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Scratch Built Gee Bee Model "Y" by Huey V77
rgoodExcellent covering too......
LASTWOODSMANLooks pristine and glistening to me Huey.
LASTWOODSMANHuey, for the root fairing fillet, I did it the hard way. I first glued in a balsa fillet root fairing made from a long piece of soft balsa, and I carved it and sanded it out into a long piece of triangular cross-section, which narrowed to a point at the tips, with the curvature of the fuse, and the curvature of the upper wing, matching the two mating sides of the triangular cross-section. I then glued this balsa fillet backing in place first, and then trimmed up some brown file folder card stock to fit as a surface cover for the fillet, and then glued this cardstock surface cover to the balsa fillet backing root fairing. It is a little long, but it is solid to glue cardstock to.

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Easy Built D-06 Westland Whirlwind by BriandKilby
BriandKilbyclose up.
LASTWOODSMANLookin' good Brian.
BriandKilbyhi guys, i'm doing the the cowls out of balsa and need help on drawing circles for cowls? any ideas? thanks brian.
John M OshustNot sure what you are trying to do. Circles?
Don CHey Brian.Look at the beginning of my Solution build for circles. The Corsair was the same and someone else just shared a similar cowl build. Not too tough to do.

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Scratch Built Gee Bee Model "Y" by Huey V77
Huey V77Wing and MLG attached.
rgoodSuper! Very smooth job.
Don CVery nice. What's the scale? and are the wings done with that same stuff as the tail feathers?
John M OshustThis is turning out super. How are you going to fillet the fuse and wing?
Huey V77Don, its 1/18, and its all Eze-Dope. Using acrylic for final colors. John, don't know yet. Suggestions?
John M OshustIf I remember correctly, when I built my Bee Gee, I used cardboard similar to card stock. I just checked my build thread on the Z, yes cardboard. Surprised I remembered it has been awhile.

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Scratch Built Laird Solution by Don C
Don CHuey, look in the background. This is the New England Air Museum.
raylDon; First glance, I thought that it was your Laird in the foreground and was going to compliment you on the nice "Laird Planes (Chicago)" decal on the side.
Don CUnfortunately my decal didn't turn out that well. I think I should have used decal paper with white background.
Huey V77Looks like a great museum.
Huey V77The Blimp and the Lockheed 12 look interesting .

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Don C StromBecker B-29Build 22-Mar-17 20:39
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Time for a toddy.
Don C StromBecker B-29Build 22-Mar-17 20:37
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Sometimes I do question my own sanity.
Don C Scratch Built Laird SolutionReference 22-Mar-17 14:28
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Huey, look in the background. This is the New England Air Museum.
Huey V77 Scratch Built Gee Bee Model "Y"Parked 22-Mar-17 11:00
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Huey V77 Scratch Built Gee Bee Model "Y"Parked 22-Mar-17 11:00
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Root fairings are going to be a B%$#h.
Huey V77 Scratch Built Gee Bee Model "Y"Parked 22-Mar-17 10:59
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Wing and MLG attached.
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