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Building the Bronco Horsa Glider
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 03:57 AM GMT+7
Shane is building the Bronco Horsa glider from WWII. A behemoth of a plane in 1/35 scale.

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 04:30 AM GMT+7
Studying this one carefully, though who has room for a Horsa dio????
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 05:27 AM GMT+7
looking forward to Part II
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 08:57 AM GMT+7
Great job so far. Look forward to the next installment!
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Posted: Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 06:21 PM GMT+7
Looks very good!
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 02:13 AM GMT+7
Want that! Great build so far. Thumbs up.
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 02:25 AM GMT+7
A tour inside one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKeFl6p8TIs

and an old pilot remembering how it was to fly one:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykakjxlfbs8
His comments on the take-off method are amusing
/ Robin
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 02:55 AM GMT+7
Shane- watched your upload on YouTube last night. Great build thus far! Looking forward to Part 2- interior painting.
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 05:51 AM GMT+7
Nice going! I really enjoyed the video — exactly the sort of thing that perks my interest in model building and what makes this site so great. Thank you for sharing!

Cheers!🍺
—mike
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 08:26 AM GMT+7
thanks guys really glad you've enjoyed it so far, hope to get painting the interior this weekend
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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 10:33 AM GMT+7
Looking forward to part 2 and all rest.
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Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 01:26 PM GMT+7
Wow! That's really large. Would need a complete table top dio to do it justice. Can't wait for the next installment.
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Posted: Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 02:19 PM GMT+7
Very nice. Thanks Shane
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Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 08:05 AM GMT+7
Hi Shane

Awesome stuff! Great presentation. I'm really looking forward to following how your build progresses.

I must admit my not-so-secret hope is that this kit is a sufficient success to convince Bronco to also downsize it to 1:48 and hit the cross-over "middle-scale" Aircraft/Armour market.

All the best

Rowan
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Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 08:12 AM GMT+7
Looking good. I have got to final stages of my build. Decals are on and I just need to add a few final details......then build a base.
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Posted: Friday, September 15, 2017 - 08:31 AM GMT+7
That thing is huge!
Nice build

Kind regards
Steven
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Posted: Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 06:29 PM GMT+7
Great video
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Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017 - 07:44 AM GMT+7
Nice video. What kind of glue are you using?
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Posted: Monday, September 25, 2017 - 09:56 PM GMT+7

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I must admit my not-so-secret hope is that this kit is a sufficient success to convince Bronco to also downsize it to 1:48 and hit the cross-over "middle-scale" Aircraft/Armour market.

All the best
Rowan



But Why? there is the mood-hoovering FM Version to sharpen your dementor-fighting skills on.. Horsa Wip

and finished:





Shane is doing a grand job on the Bronco Horsa, better than mine
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Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017 - 08:40 AM GMT+7
hey guys, working away slowly on this monster, don't have as much time now with college but I am soldiering on
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Posted: Sunday, October 08, 2017 - 10:28 PM GMT+7
looks great !
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Posted: Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 01:17 PM GMT+7
Looking good, nice clean lines.
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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 01:35 AM GMT+7
Waiting for Part 2!
Longlance-67
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Posted: Thursday, November 02, 2017 - 01:20 PM GMT+7
Still painting and weathering the interior ! its a big model and time has in short supply of late
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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 11:11 AM GMT+7
Where did you get it ? I havent seen it yet