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Vintage 702 aermotor windmill – scratch building the tower [1]

November 3, 2013

by Seb Perez

For this project, I decided to start with the tower. After drawing all the plans according to the original parts descriptions I purchased the profiles and glued everything together. It takes some patience but it’s a very straight forward process. Making the steps on one of the columns was a a little more difficult. The difficult part here was to bend the wire each time perfectly in order to make all steps to look exactly the same.

After finishing the tower I started cutting all  the pieces needed for the wheel. Here you see a few parts. On the next post I’ll show you the building process of the windmill wheel. The wheel is technically also very simple, but there are lots of details to be made and the assembly must be done right in order to achieve a solid structure and real looking wheel.

 

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{ 13 comments }

JonasL November 25, 2013 at 7:08 pm

Oh my god!
You guys are crazy!
Beautiful work!
Greetz from Germany!
Jonas

Seb November 30, 2013 at 3:42 pm

Vielen Dank! Schöne Grüße zurück!

DENIS NEUMAYER January 24, 2014 at 5:20 pm

Masterful building your the best. Did you get the pics I sent you on my diorames ? This is what I do all day long. Let me know if not I will send again DENIS neumayer

Seb Perez April 1, 2014 at 11:06 pm

Hi Denis, please send me the pics again, I can’t remember receiving ‘em.
Take care,

Darrell Troutt January 24, 2014 at 5:29 pm

The vintage soda crates are awesome. I can really appreciate the time that you spent on this project. I hope to make some 1/25 scale crates. Would you please tell me what material and the thickness that I should mount my color print on.

Thanks for the help,

Darrell T.

Seb January 26, 2014 at 10:06 am

Hi Darrell, thanks for the feedback!
I used grey cardboard 0.5 and 1 mm thick. for mounting the prints and building the soda crates.
Have fun building your crates!
Take care,
Seb

gary g January 27, 2014 at 1:00 am

Vintage 702 aermotor windmill is great is the plans available ? for structure and wheel and housing?

Seb January 30, 2014 at 7:17 pm

The plans are not available yet, but soon! Stay tunned.

gary January 30, 2014 at 11:46 pm

thank u, and will be looking forward to them have a good day.

gary g April 19, 2014 at 4:07 pm

anything yet
Vintage 702 aermotor windmill is great is the plans available ? for structure and wheel and housing?

Jaried April 23, 2014 at 3:11 am

Man this is insane I’m working on the home made rust and have made an entire tin system for my diorama out of aluminum cans thanks for the inspirations guys can’t wait to see more of this aermotor

Seb Perez April 30, 2014 at 11:44 am

Hi Jaried, thanks for the feedback!

Jaried May 1, 2014 at 3:47 am

I have some pictures of my diorama it has a tin roof to garage doors led lighting where can I send them for you guys to check out and maybe give me some feed back and maybe some websites to get good priced material and things like that

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