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February Model Of The Month (Man & Plane)
« on: January 29, 2009, 11:07:50 PM »
The man in the plane is this months challenge for those that are up for a challenge ;)  :D
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2009, 01:51:16 AM »
Here is the man in a plane and a super fast man in a plane - vary basic for lines
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2009, 08:50:24 AM »
Will a flying mouse do  :D

Silver did not quite work for the wings in the pic :cry:  looks a lot better in real latex. :)
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2009, 09:11:18 AM »
Roger, I like the map underneath the flying mouse!!!

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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2009, 12:02:40 AM »
Very much like the head of the man on Grahams sculpture, though could not figure out to make it properly.
So looking forward to the instructions :)

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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2009, 06:27:24 AM »
Not a man in a plane ...Wonder Woman in her invisible plane!
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2009, 02:53:37 PM »
Hi Graham,

Very nice model this month, I would love to try it..

If I had some balloons!!!! :roll:

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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2009, 09:38:58 AM »
Hi Graham,


I managed to find some scraps, Here is what i came up with..

Thanks Graham!!!

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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2009, 12:41:39 PM »
This is the third time of trying to put the instructions up but I'm having trouble with spyware :o  so the computer keeps crashing and the technicians have just finished working on it and say it's OK. My digital camera is also still playing up so these instructions may be a bit of a challenge for me to get on.

They are also a bit late due to my very busy, hectic & very stressful February due to all the problems with getting over to America and with attanding the Blackpool magic convention, so fingers crossed here we go with the instructions for the plane,

The main body,
Inflate a 260 fully and tie the ends together, then divide into two.
Twist the centre of these two bubbles together and finally fold them over on top of each other and push just one side of one of the loops through the other to lock into place.
You need to end up with four bubbles of approx 10 finger length so that it looks like a rugby ball.
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2009, 12:45:55 PM »
Rear tail section

Inflate the second 260 leaving a 4/5 finger un-inflated and twist two 2 finger pinch twists. Then a 6 finger bubble followed by two 3 finger twists locked into the end of the 6 finger bubble. You then need two more 3 finger bubbles locked into the same point on the balloon. These are for the side fins of the tail plane, and then a 4 finger bubble and a 2 finger bubble again locked into the same point on the balloon.
Twist a 2 finger bubble followed by a 1 finger pinch twist where the rear wheels will lock into.
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2009, 12:49:10 PM »
The rear wheels are a 260 4 finger bubble that is tulip twisted and then split in half, instructions for this can be found here;

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Attach the wheels around the pinch twist of the rear tail section.

Attach the two pinch twists from the rear tail section through the main body of the plane.
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #11 on: March 03, 2009, 01:52:16 PM »
The wings

Inflate a 260 leaving 1 finger un-inflated, twist a 4 finger bubble at the nipple end of the balloon and wrap the knot around this twist. Divide the big fold twist in half for the two wings.
You could then put a twist into each wing in the middle but I think the wings take on a more pleasing shape if they are slightly off set. Twist a 3 finger bubble and a 1 finger pinch twist to attach the front wheels too.
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #12 on: March 03, 2009, 01:55:13 PM »
Make the front wheels with a 6 finger tulip twist split in half from a 360 and attach to the pich twist below the wings. Position the wings through the body of the plane
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #13 on: March 03, 2009, 01:58:57 PM »
Propeller

Inflate a 160 about half way, twist a 4/5 finger bubble followed by three very soft 1 finger pinch twists and then another 4/5 finger bubble, tie off balloon and use the rest of the 160 for the last part of the 4/5 finger bubble for the propeller.
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Re: February Model Of The Month
« Reply #14 on: March 03, 2009, 02:01:29 PM »
With a scrap from the 160 tie the propeller this very tightly to the front of the plane as you don’t want the propeller falling off at 10.000 feet……..do you!
Finishing touch is to add a very small red bubble to the front.
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