Some good progress has been made since my last post a month ago. Continue reading Hispano-Suiza 8F (Part 7)
Things are finally starting to come together now.
It’s been almost 2 months since the last update, and in all honesty, despite a lot of effort over that period, there isn’t that much tangible to show for it.
A very quick update this time as there is very little to describe or show whilst building up the CAD model of the engine.
Things are going well, though the carburettor gave me some problems as it is all curved and blended shapes. Only the magnetos and marine conversion gearbox need to be added. All the bolts, cables and wires will be added during the actual assembly of the model. There’s no point 3D printing them as they won’t look right in the end.
I may even get around to building things in real life soon.
This is a bit of a departure from my normal fare, but it’s something I’ve had in mind for a long time. A scratch build from original drawings of an aero engine. In this case, a licence built version of the Hispano-Suiza 8F.
It’s past time for another post about the Chris Craft build. This activity was always intended as one to learn the new techniques required for marine models on. Because of that, it is effectively pacing the Miss Severn build, and only getting attention when I need to practise or prototype something for that primary project. Continue reading Chris Craft 19ft 1940 Barrel Back – Dumas 1:8 (Part 6)
This is the final installment in the build of this model as it is now complete and can be viewed in the Gallery section of this blog.
Having completed the stand and ancillaries for the model, the next section is about building the main affair: the engine proper. Continue reading Clerget 9B– Hasegawa 1:8 white metal kit (Part 2)
As I mentioned at the end of my last post, I’ve been taking a small break from the boat building to assemble Hasegawa’s white metal version of their 1:8 scale Clerget 9B engine.
A fair amount of work has gone on since the last post on this build, though there isn’t a huge amount to describe.