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    Scientific Beechcraft 1948

    I restored this for my father. Finally finished after about 2 years of fits and starts. It is a 1948 Scientific kit with a McCoy Sportsman 36 from the same year. Evidently the first design by Dick McCoy exclusively for glow. I accumulated all period accessories for it, Veco bellcrank, wheels and fuel tank, Froom spinner, Grish Plasticote Tornado prop, all slot screws, bent music wire leadouts, etc. It's painted in the same scheme and numbers as my parents family airplane we all cruised around when I was in school. It's long been sold and dad's still active in modeling and full scale at 77, and this is his Christmas present.
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    RE: Scientific Beechcraft 1948

    Finally got the pics up. RCU was having trouble with uploading. Hope you all have a Merry Christmas.
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    RE: Scientific Beechcraft 1948

    Seeing this model restored is the bestest Christmas present EVER!
    \"Keep it clean and not too lean\" Duke Fox

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    RE: Scientific Beechcraft 1948

    Fantastic.
    Way to go Chris

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    RE: Scientific Beechcraft 1948

    That is just so cool. Merry Christmas.
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    RE: Scientific Beechcraft 1948

    Sweet.

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    RE: Scientific Beechcraft 1948

    Outstanding restoration - and a Christmas present he's going to love!!!

    Well done Chris!!!!!!!!


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    RE: Scientific Beechcraft 1948

    Nice build, specially like your effort to find period parts. Your dad will be pleased! Happy new year


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