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    LOL. That was the third run, each with minimal...

    LOL. That was the third run, each with minimal sizing differences. It will probably get flown the most of all my models.


    Time wise maybe two weeks of actual work, calendar wise probably a month....
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    I think not having the canopy was the downer. ...

    I think not having the canopy was the downer.
    One side canopy rail mount has been made. It needs a little trimming (down to the blue line) but I need a finer tooth bandsaw blade for that.
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    The canopy is getting there, need to bend the...

    The canopy is getting there, need to bend the stock aluminum for the side mounts, elsewise it's fitting real well.
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    If I remember right, rings is not his day job.

    If I remember right, rings is not his day job.
  5. That's the whole point of it, is it not!

    That's the whole point of it, is it not!
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    The Stits product only requires 30 minute's...

    The Stits product only requires 30 minute's between coats. Of course longer could be utilized such as I did with the silver, I sanded between layers.
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    And again it is white.

    And again it is white.
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    And them came the silver.

    And them came the silver.
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    And the last is done.

    And the last is done.
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    The first coat of polybrush is on, two more to...

    The first coat of polybrush is on, two more to go. The fan and filter is working great, hardly no smell at all much less a lingering fog. I'll take a pic after the last coat.
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    Amen brother!

    Amen brother!
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    Here are the canopy frames trimmed close, they...

    Here are the canopy frames trimmed close, they will get finished after mounting the canopy to the windscreen and adding the side rails. Those are the points of securement and will hold it firm to...
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    Not very often. She left this morning so she...

    Not very often.


    She left this morning so she has not seen the finish, but I emailed her a photo.
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    Another productive day, along with the last post...

    Another productive day, along with the last post I have also installed the cabinet hardware, they are done. The trim work on the canopy frames has yet to happen, had to soak them for several hours to...
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    The last coat of Polyurethane has been done. The...

    The last coat of Polyurethane has been done. The doors are out of my room and the wing's bottom has been taped up. Tomorrow I will start the finish work one last time. The lay-up for the canopy...
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    And while I wait on the lay-up to cure I am...

    And while I wait on the lay-up to cure I am finishing the cabinets. One coat of clear, one more to go.
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    I prefer doing something a little more scale,...

    I prefer doing something a little more scale, like in the pic of the little pitts.
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    It will be when done that's for sure. Thanks!

    It will be when done that's for sure. Thanks!
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    The inside of the canopy has been glassed up for...

    The inside of the canopy has been glassed up for the frame. These one inch glassing strips are what I will cut the inner and outer frame's from. Then I will remount the canopy and make the sliding...
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    Another PM for ya squirlly.

    Another PM for ya squirlly.
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    You bet I will. And I PM'ed you back, twice.

    You bet I will. And I PM'ed you back, twice.
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    The outer frames have been glassed. Will let them...

    The outer frames have been glassed. Will let them cure till morning then glass the inside.
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    The windscreen frame has been semi trimmed and...

    The windscreen frame has been semi trimmed and drilled. The opening has been taped by the laser as well as the rear 1/2" overlap being taped. I will trim the rear then glass both sections on the top,...
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    Uh, it was 42 in the house, when I left last week I turned the a/c (heat) off.
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    Thanks for the warm wishes everyone. I am back at...

    Thanks for the warm wishes everyone. I am back at the property and as soon as it warms up in here (42) I will start on finishing up the canopy frames.
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