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      Post #73742, posted on 11-05-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Hi,
      Iíve started a project to build Rolls Royce RB211-524 engines
      in 1/144 scale for Boeing 747 kits with 3D model:





      Provided these engines are interesting for a fairly wide range of modelers I can bring them to the end with pylons and release the set in a reasonable time.
      With decals of course!

      Some parts will be made on a 3D printer, so direct price is expected as $ 31 -33.

      BTW If there is an actual need for some other engines, let me know,

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      Sergey

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      Post #73746, posted on 11-06-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      I thought the ones in the Revell kit were decent, no? What we really need is a set for the -100/200/300.

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      ahmed

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      Post #73747, posted on 11-06-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      While the parts breakdown does make it easier to paint and detail than the Revell, perhaps doing the more widely used PW4000 would have garnered more interest and thus more return on your investment - seeing as neither Revell or Hasegawa bothered doing it! (Due to their similar appearance, they passed off the GE as a PW to save a little money)

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      Post #73748, posted on 11-06-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Those look great, Sergey. The RR engine isn't necessarily my thing but I defer to you as the creator, and the gap you saw that these engines would fill. Regardless, I am impressed with the detail and I know they'll make someone happy.

      If you're taking suggestions, I'd love to see a really good set of GE engines for the first-generation 747s. I've had an E-4B in work for several years and the reason it's unfinished is because the kit engines are kind of crude, and I haven't found any aftermarket engines I liked that well. A modern set with this kind of attention to detail would be an answered prayer.

      Jodie Peeler

      In 1924 Wien was Alaska's first airline. In 1980 it still is.

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      Post #73749, posted on 11-06-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      BTW If there is an actual need for some other engines, let me know,

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      Sergey


      waw, very good Sergey.
      The B747-200 and -300 CF6 engine is missing.
      It's just a suggestion...
      Thank you and congratulation.
      Philippe

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      Post #73750, posted on 11-06-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Yes, the GE engines are badly needed for the early 747s. I would love to build an ANA Mohican scheme 747 with GE engines.

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      Post #73756, posted on 11-06-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      I got a set of Sergey's JT9D Early Pylon Engines and they are really nice! Highly recommended. A set of PW Engines for 747-400 would be great as well!

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      Post #73757, posted on 11-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      I'm in complete agreement about the GE CF6-50 engines.

      Romy

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      Post #73758, posted on 11-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Very interesting project!

      Do you plan to decline it in 1/200 for the hasegawa kit?

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      Post #73759, posted on 11-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Great idea nanga, please scale down to 1/200.

      Could you consider making a set of undercarriage legs for the Zvezda 787 to replace the really skinny kit ones?

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      Post #73760, posted on 11-07-2019 GMT-5 hours    
      Bad news: As far as I can see the situation, this project is to be suspended.
      Good news: Iíve started GE CF6-50 engines.
      Best regards
      Sergey