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Most impresive and well done build video I have ever seen: Sean Mchale f104

Old 11-25-2014, 04:52 PM
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Wow, guys thanks for the comps! Humbling as I know and look up to many of you.
Voy thanks for the shout out and posting the video here.
the F-104 is one of my favorite planes so the build and video was an enjoyable process. Can't wait for spring and next year's events!
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Old 11-25-2014, 06:44 PM
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Awesome Sean.

Looking forward to coming up there in the Spring.
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Old 11-25-2014, 06:51 PM
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Very cool Sean. What was the real total hours ?

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Old 11-25-2014, 08:17 PM
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Wow, certainly hope I get to shake your hand one day. Artistic, stunning, and dedicated to the "Art" of building. Chic
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Old 11-25-2014, 09:15 PM
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I was there for the maiden - flew great. The attention to detail on this plane is super impressive. Way to go Sean!
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Old 11-25-2014, 09:27 PM
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Wow, how does the main undercarriage assemble itself??? Amazing job..................
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The best RC Jet video I've seen. Sean's work is amazing!
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Old 11-26-2014, 01:34 AM
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Very well done! Lots of time and talent to do this one...
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Old 11-26-2014, 04:47 AM
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Sean ,cool video. Is this the same f104 that you flew as an EDF?
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Old 11-26-2014, 06:19 AM
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Thanks guys!
Simon, a few of the items came from the previous F-104, but it's a completely new airframe and build. Sadly I lost that first one due to my own pilot error.
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Pity about the first one, it must be one of your favorite planes if you decided to build another. Ad-least you were able to build the second one quicker, just 19 min .... truly remarkable
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Old 11-26-2014, 07:00 AM
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What a great video presentation. The time to so that is amazing. Thanks for sharing. What an awesome thing to watch
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Old 11-26-2014, 09:01 AM
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Sean


Hands down, You win the “Perseverance Award” for both the build and the documentation of the build, absolutely amazing work, well done!

The best part is your from Pennsylvania
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Old 11-26-2014, 09:23 AM
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Man what a great build video! I will try and do better on my next one, that wide aspect lens seems to help a lot. I like the assembly of the gear in time laps very cool, need to learn how to do that since its perfect to show someone perfect assemble of items!
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Old 11-26-2014, 09:28 AM
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Excellent!! Well done on all accounts! Going to have to do some googling on the artist oil's weathering technique, have always used chalks, interested in finding more about the oil technique.. looks great!
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Old 11-26-2014, 04:51 PM
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Brilliant! simply Brilliant! I enjoyed every minute of it...

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Amazing video, and amazing build!!!!!
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Old 11-27-2014, 03:17 AM
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Sean,

All I can say is WOW!!! That is a great video to show how much time and effort is put into a true build. Your skills are off the hook and you truly built a world class plane. I can't wait to see it fly at Jets over Kentucky.

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Old 11-27-2014, 11:13 AM
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Nice as always Sean! Thumbs up….

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Old 11-28-2014, 12:20 PM
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Sean,
Fantastic work!
Can you share with me what you use for paint and also your painting system?
I have my A10 to tackle soon and plan to use my Sata minijet but I wouldnt mind even using something smaller.


Thanks
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Old 11-28-2014, 02:29 PM
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Wow Sean! Is that my old busted landing gear (partly) in there An astonishing model, and, I must say, a very nice video. Some people do what they can, others what they want!
Man its a tight fuselage to squeeze all the stuff into…but flies sooo well.

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Old 11-28-2014, 10:06 PM
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Sean, really great video. So sorry I couldn't make it up from the shore last summer...planning now to get there. I have to say the flying presentation proves to me that scale lighting (not just AB rings) really brings a model to life....I'll be putting them on my next project.

See you next summer!
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Old 11-29-2014, 12:38 AM
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Just when building gets a little bogged down along comes a video like this for inspiration!

Thanks Sean for going to all the trouble to make the vid, congratulations on a job well done!

Thanks Woj for posting it.

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Old 11-29-2014, 09:41 PM
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It's not often I'll sit through a twenty-minute video... But the F-104 is one of my favorite jets so I thought I'd watch the first couple of minutes. Got hooked immediately! It's not just a great model-build video - it's a great video, period! Love the vid, love the plane. Liked the white board layout trick, will have to try that...

Big thumbs up, Sean! Thanks for taking the time to make the vid and sharing it with the world.
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Old 11-30-2014, 05:05 AM
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Thanks guys! I'm amazed that the clip is nearing 11,000 views in a week. Maybe there are more people interested in building than I thought, hope that's the case!

Tuomas, that is your used gear. Been repaired and is working well.
Dave, for this size model all the colored paint was sprayed using my dual action airbrush. The clear I used a 2-part spray in a rattle can. Works great. For the large A-10 I would think the Sata mini jet would work really well, it's a great gun. I'd love to weather an A-10 one day, just seems begging for a well used finish!

thanks for the interest guys!
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