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SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:09 pm

To compliment our battle to produce an Oryx/Puma in 1:7( viewtopic.php?f=242&t=221232 )

We are resurrecting another old mold

It is also of the SAAF Aerospatiale Puma, but we will make the plugs for 2 variants. The Puma as well as an Oryx.

Scale will be 1:12 (Fuselage length 1400mm)), which is about 550 size

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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Magoebaskloof » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:04 am

Mmm and I have brand new 4 blade trex head.....
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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:24 am

Magoebaskloof wrote:
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Mmm and I have brand new 4 blade trex head.....
Dis die 5 blade tail rotor wat die pawpaw in die mix gaan wees...

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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:22 pm

I will be basking in someone else's glory, as I already have an old mold to work from...
The mold will be cleaned up and a foam plug pulled. Wonko the Sane will then get to the detailing and scale business end of the plug and a new mold will be pulled.This will be the Puma. A second plug will then be cast and will then be modified to an Oryx, as the changes are cosmetic and a mold pulled from that. The original mold will then be cut up to be used as a template for the formers and innards.

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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:24 pm

Main rotors for both sizes...

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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:43 pm

Can’t wait to get the plug from the mold man himself... Thanks Theuns van Vuuren

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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Theuns v V » Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:44 pm

Cool , kts.going to be a fun project. One day when all.done in the Wonko scale detail magic I hope to get a kit of the old school Puma, they did look so cool :)
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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:16 pm

Finally a fresh fuse, ready for the hard work...
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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by cabeng » Mon Dec 23, 2019 9:37 am

Now id love to get one of those !
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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:45 pm

Hi Alex

Will put your name on the list!

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Re: SAAF Aerospatiale Puma/Oryx 1:12 (550 size)

Unread post by Theuns v V » Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:59 pm

I will take mine in the Antarctic colours LOL

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