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PostPosted: Sat Jan 02, 2010 2:43 pm 
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My cousin took some pictures of these amazing models produced by Fine Art Models in Michigan. Pretty amazing stuff! :shock:

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 Post subject: Re: Fine Art Models
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darn good work!!!!!!!!!!!!

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 Post subject: Re: Fine Art Models
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Thanks for posting those, my poor old tired eyeballs needed it today. The Corsair is very nice, but that Mustang is simply out of this world! Fine Art, indeed. 8)

And hooray for art lovers!! :drinkers:

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 Post subject: Re: Fine Art Models
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Holy Cow! 8) 8) 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Fine Art Models
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OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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 Post subject: Re: Fine Art Models
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This shot is the real killer for me -- that bubble is just plain REAL looking. Looks like the perfect miniature of a blown canopy, alright....

So what does 'blown' mean, anyway, when used in the context of a 'blown canopy'? Can anyone shed some light on how canopies like this are manufactured?

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That freakin' model can almost be rated X..... :rolleyes:

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 Post subject: Re: Fine Art Models
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My understanding is that these are actual glass and would be manufactured by being blown in to a mold. Molten glass bubble blown in a female mold.

I could be wrong and don't hesitate to add better info. :wink:

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aircraft_canopy

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I was referring to the model, not the real thing. :wink:

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doh!
Probably the same way actually.

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Holy cow! The Corsair is kick ass. The Mustang is unreal... or real. You know what I mean. :lol:

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