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F-4J Phantom II 1:33 - GPM

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Update 53Tweeted 4 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 50 - The fuselage is done!

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Update 52Tweeted 4 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 49 - Lower fuselage is done

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Update 51Tweeted 4 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 48 - Preparing parts for the lower fuselage

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Update 50Tweeted 4 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 47 -  The tailhook

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Update 49Tweeted 4 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 46 -  Rear fuselage sections are completed

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Update 48Tweeted 4 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 45 -  Fuselage sections part #21
I need to practice more on this kind of shape...

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Update 47Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 44 -  Fuselage sections part #19

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Update 46Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 43 -  Fuselage sections part #17

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Update 45Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 42 -  Start working on the rear fuselage sections - part #16

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Update 44Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 41 -  The engine nozzles are installed.

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Update 43Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 40 -  The engine nozzles will be installed soon.

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Update 42Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 39 -  The engine nozzles are ready to install

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Update 41Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 38 -  The engine nozzels

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Update 40Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 37 -  Fuselage segment #14

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Update 39Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 36 -  Fuselage segment #12

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Update 38Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 35 -  Fuselage segment #11
The length already goes beyond the A4 cutting pad

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Update 37Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 34 -  Fuselage segment #10

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Update 36Tweeted 5 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 33 -  Forward fuselage belly and missile recesses

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Update 35Tweeted 6 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 32 - Fuselage segment #9

It's so big πŸ˜…

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Update 34Tweeted 6 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 31 - Fuselage air intakes segment installed

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Update 33Tweeted 6 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 30 - Fuselage air intakes segment

The inner side of the air intakes is has no color, decided to add a black cover. One more day to get them assembled πŸ˜…

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Update 32Tweeted 6 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 29 - Shaping the fuselage air intakes segment

Spent lots of time to shape the parts, hope the assembling will be smooth.

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Update 31Tweeted 6 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 28 - The air intakes 

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Update 30Tweeted 6 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 27 - Preparing the fuselage part 8
After completing the A-4F, I'm back to the work of F-4J

F-4 in 1:33 v.s. A-4 1:144

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Update 29Tweeted 7 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 26 - Put cabin inside the fuselage
Quite challenge to fit it in. I think I have glued the rear cockpit to the wrong position which is too high, need to fix it before the next step...

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Update 28Tweeted 7 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 25 - Getting the front fuselage ready

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Update 27Tweeted 7 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 24 - Back to the fuselage

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πŸ“… Day 23 - Preparing the front landing gear recess flap

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Update 25Tweeted 7 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 22 - Some interior details of the front landing gear recess

Lego bricks are the perfect tools for shaping and gluing the cube corners 😁 

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Update 24Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 21 - Preparing the front landing gear recess

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Update 23Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 20  Both front and rear cockpit are assembled and connected.

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Update 22Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 19  The font cockpit is assembled.

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Update 21Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 18-2 The control sticks
Made control sticks from the clay

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Update 20Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 18-1  The control sticks
No corresponding parts from the paper sheets, but a simple diagram...
Decided to make them from the clay

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Update 19Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 17 - The rear cockpit instrument panel

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Update 18Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 16 - The rear cockpit parts.

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Update 17Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 15 - The front cockpit parts.

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Update 16Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 14 - Working on the front cockpit.
To make the edge sharper, I tried cutting the folding line slightly, then did some color retouching on the white edge.

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Update 15Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 13 - Ejection handles are installed, the seats are complete now.

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Update 14Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 12 - The ejection handles - painting is done

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Update 13Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 11 - The ejection handles - continue...
Not much experience on painting... covered the surface with surface primer before painting the actual color

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Update 12Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 10 - The ejection handles.
The instruction is not detail enough, took some photos as reference, not sure if it's the exact model though. Will do some painting works afterwards

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Update 11Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 9 - Both seats are done.
Next will work on the ejection handles.

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Update 10Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 8 - The rear pilot seat is in progress
Added frame support to make the assemble easier.

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Update 9Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 7 - The front pilot seat is almost done
Will add the ejection handle after the second seat is done.

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Update 8Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 6 - The front pilot seat 
Not much progress yesterday, just did some edge touching up, shaping and dry assembling.

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Update 7Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 5 - Start working on the pilot seat, it's a very much simplified versionπŸ˜‚

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Update 6Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 4 - Nose cone is done
The edge of each parts are still visible, but I'm happy with the result. 

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Update 5Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 3 - Nose cone part 3

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Update 4Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 3 - Nose cone part 2

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Update 3Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 2 - Nose cone part 1
According to the instruction, each segment to be glued individually before connect together. I'm taking a different approach and hoping it can make the connection smoother. 

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Update 2Tweeted 8 months ago

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πŸ“… Day 1 - Cutting the nose cone. 
I'm a bit concerning  the black border around the edge, so tried to get rid of it using sandpaper. Will it work? Let's see after the assemble.

Update 1Tweeted 8 months ago

Thanks for the suggestion, decision is made. Will be working on this GPM F-4J paper model in coming months. πŸ›©οΈ
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