[Papermodels II 46417] Colt 45 Bones Fri Feb 24 18:00:33 2012
Hello All, this is just a little update on my current project, for some odd reason I seem to have a thing about 1:1 scale weapons right now. If anyone is wondering about the 73 Winchester I posted some time ago, well the thing is basically complete but the stock is giving me a huge case of the heebies. I will attack it again in the future, but this one here is a beauty. >From our friends at www.paper-replika.com it's apparently from some game or other although I'm just going to build the stock pistol without all the other stuff that it comes with. Good instructions in the form of graphics but if anyone is going to try it there are a couple of things. One is the trigger, it seems both "sides" of the trigger are not the same and if, like me, you glue the strip joining both sides together onto one side and then later when dry glue the other side on then you'll find out it becomes a disaster. Just check it and trim before gluing. The other thing is during the build of the top slide...there is a part, No 28, that should be glued to the base of the slide, part No 27, before all the framework goes on and then the skin over the frame. Part 28 is shown in the instructions after the thing is put together and trying to get it in and straight afterwards is diabolical. Apart from that it's a pleasure to build and everything is pretty much spot on fit wise. I checked the dimensions of the real thing and it seems pretty accurate although I have yet to measure the hole thingy where the heavy, pointy bit comes out very fast to see if it really <IS> .45. I'll post some pics when finished. Oh yeah, I don't know if anyone has downloaded from Paper-replika lately but click on the BOTTOM download word from the page and not the highlighted one, it takes you to some wretched site where you're supposed to sign up for crap to get the model...nasty !. Bones ------------------------------------------------- Does the name Pavlov ring a bell ???? -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Papermodels II" group. To post to this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/papermodels?hl=en.
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