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Hi

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WAAF, mosquito pilot, heavy's pilot, in progress, printed here in 1/32

Norbert

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Cool stuff Norbert, I've never seen better looking figures.

What's the cylinder on the guy to the right? Never seen that in pics before. Is it a "walk-around" O2 bottle or is it used to inflate his life vest?

I like the fact that your figures have different heights (as do real people). Don't see this very often from other manufacturers.

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Beautiful work! But mind those warm boots on a Mosquito crewman. Even in very cold weather, shoes would be the norm as the cockpit got hot, being next to those radiators.

GRM

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Beautiful work! But mind those warm boots on a Mosquito crewman. Even in very cold weather, shoes would be the norm as the cockpit got hot, being next to those radiators.

GRM

Hi GRM, many thanks for your compliment

We found both on the pictures, shoes or boots. I was told here it depicted a pilot making mission over Norway. I'm not a specialist here, but I can imagine it was more mission related as weather related (or weather related on target are, in case of...)

BTW, have to clear how it is close to some swordfish uniform, the battledress may be wrong.

Norbert

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Those are incredible!!

Just out of curiosity, do you buy these or make them?

Many thanks for the kind words

We make them and we sell them

Norbert

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Cool stuff Norbert, I've never seen better looking figures.

What's the cylinder on the guy to the right? Never seen that in pics before. Is it a "walk-around" O2 bottle or is it used to inflate his life vest?

I like the fact that your figures have different heights (as do real people). Don't see this very often from other manufacturers.

It is a 02 bottle. There was also another model, more angular, that I found on more pics, was not far to change model.

The tube was relatively long, it start at the bottle (right side of it on the picture) then goes up to the buckle, then down to the knee (print failed here, thats why it is a test shot) up again to the shoulder and around the neck up to the inhalator...

Norbert

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Hi

ready now, 1/32 and 1/48

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it will take a little more time for the second bomber pilot

Norbert

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Hi

The second Bomber Command pilot is now ready in 35 and 32 scale(48 and 72 will follow)

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Norbert

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1/24 scale

We converted partialy some of our figures to 1/24 :

RAF WAAF and pilot, and also a Normandie-Niemen pilot that stands in front of a german plane in 45 in the way from the russian front back to Paris...

well, it's not a british one...

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cheers

Norbert

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Absolutely amazing Norbert! Just stupendous.

The WAAF and the tall gent look great, but I still think the middle one looks a little 'beefy' for a WWII aircrew member. He looks too old and jowly. The average age of aircrews was like 23.

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Norbert I have been afraid to go to your site as I think I will buy everything I see. They look so good :)/>

I have a Tamiya Mosquito waiting on my shelf so maybe that British guy looks like a nice companion to it.

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Absolutely amazing Norbert! Just stupendous.

The WAAF and the tall gent look great, but I still think the middle one looks a little 'beefy' for a WWII aircrew member. He looks too old and jowly. The average age of aircrews was like 23.

I thought so too but would a Wing Commander be an older guy?

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When I watch wartime pictures, pilots looks all older as todays 23, probably because of wartime stress.

Will try to get my next RAF pilots younger, but beyong the pilots, they were airlines pilots and even WW1 veterans.

Just look at the pictures of Douglas Bader, born in 1910...or our french Saint-Exupery, born in 1900...

opposed to that, some were not realy 18. Hope to depict all this with the time

Norbert

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Hi Norbert, your work is superb. My admiration knows no bounds. How do I contact you to buy figures. Particularly 1/32 and 1/24 scale?

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Norbert,

 

I have been continually amazed at the very high detail and quality of your products.  Are you 3D scanning real models in appropriate dress or is this all computer generated.  If you are 3d scanning, how much additional effort is needed to "clean up" the scans for printing?

 

Thanks for allowing a peek into your work.

 

C2j

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19 hours ago, george kemp said:

Hi Norbert, your work is superb. My admiration knows no bounds. How do I contact you to buy figures. Particularly 1/32 and 1/24 scale?

Dear Sir,

our webshop is at www.reedoak.com, and we ship worldwide

 

cheers

Norbert

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8 hours ago, Cubs2jets said:

Norbert,

 

I have been continually amazed at the very high detail and quality of your products.  Are you 3D scanning real models in appropriate dress or is this all computer generated.  If you are 3d scanning, how much additional effort is needed to "clean up" the scans for printing?

 

Thanks for allowing a peek into your work.

 

C2j

We are scanning real models. With the scan, you have less than 5 % of the work done, there is a huge work on computers afterwards

 

cheers

Norbert

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