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Guillows Series 1000 - P-47 Thunderbolt by mattolson
mattolsonNew build. The balsa is pretty crappy(light and weak) with this model, so what I usually do with these pieces is to; 1. Cut out the parts very carefully. 2. Give each piece a coat of 50/50 elmers white or wood glue (I prefer the wood glue). 3. Lay on a flat surface that hase wax paper covering it. 4. Cover with another piece of wax paper and top off with some heavy books. This will prevent the wood from warping when drying. 5. Allow to dry for a couple of days (patience little beavers) 6. After dry, give a light sanding on all glue edges and outside surfaces... Its not good for weight, so flyers beware, but it sure makes a strudy piece, albeit a lot of work and time (which we do anyway for this hobby).
David DuckettLittle beavers? Yes, by all means. May I suggest you kill the flash? It really isn't needed with digital cameras and the glare washes out much of the image.
raylLooking forward to another Jug build.
lukebozek1This is my next build, I didn't realize how large this plane was.

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Dumas Kit #233. MiG 17 by David Duckett
David DuckettI've deleted the earlier photo and given it the official title of Snow on the Outer Banks.
Don CThat works!
David DuckettThanks, Don. :-)

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Dumas Kit #233. MiG 17 by David Duckett
David DuckettAt 0235 DDS Intrepid was briefly in port then left. The ship's motto is "Onward through the fog".
Don CDD - What is the origin of the F-94?
David DuckettIf you mean the F-80 it's a Cleveland kit. The build thread is in my hanger.
JohnG.Very NICE NEAT display of exceptional modeling skill.
Don CI just realized that. Sorry, I know that one.
David DuckettThanks, John. How's the B-25 build going?

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ManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12a by John M Oshust
John M OshustThe Gumster managed to assemble the four pulleys that direct the aileron control cables over the upper and lower wing surfaces. Tomorrow he must assemble four slightly larger pulleys that mount slightly below the wing surfaces directing force from the ailerons to the wing mounted pulleys. He is on hos own tomorrow AM as I am off to the doctor for my annual physical examination. Looking forward or rearward to an unpleasant experience!
Don CAre you sure you should leave him unchaperoned? Last time he was out he hurt himself.

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David Duckett Guillows Series 300 - DeHavilland BeaverAerial 26-Feb-15 20:47
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About 7 pm...Venus and Mars
mattolson Guillows Series 1000 - P-47 ThunderboltBuild 26-Feb-15 19:48
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New build. The balsa is pretty crappy(light and weak) with this model, so what I usually do with these pieces is to; 1. Cut out the parts very carefully. 2. Give each piece a coat of 50/50 elmers white or wood glue (I prefer the wood glue). 3. Lay on a flat surface that hase wax paper covering it. 4. Cover with another piece of wax paper and top off with some heavy books. This will prevent the wood from warping when drying. 5. Allow to dry for a couple of days (patience little beavers) 6. After dry, give a light sanding on all glue edges and outside surfaces... Its not good for weight, so flyers beware, but it sure makes a strudy piece, albeit a lot of work and time (which we do anyway for this hobby).
John M Oshust ManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild 26-Feb-15 19:38
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The Gumster managed to assemble the four pulleys that direct the aileron control cables over the upper and lower wing surfaces. Tomorrow he must assemble four slightly larger pulleys that mount slightly below the wing surfaces directing force from the ailerons to the wing mounted pulleys. He is on hos own tomorrow AM as I am off to the doctor for my annual physical examination. Looking forward or rearward to an unpleasant experience!
David Duckett Dumas Kit #233. MiG 17Reference 25-Feb-15 18:55
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David Duckett Dumas Kit #233. MiG 17Reference 25-Feb-15 18:54
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I've deleted the earlier photo and given it the official title of Snow on the Outer Banks.
John M Oshust ManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild 25-Feb-15 18:09
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