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01-22-2019, 04:28 PM
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Posted By butlern

If you zoom in on the picture, you can see the...

If you zoom in on the picture, you can see the dowel passing from F1 through F3 and F4. I added an arrow below. I still think the plans don't show an F2, right? Maybe I dreamed all the up.

Anyway,...
01-22-2019, 03:45 PM
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couldn't find a good picture, but in the attached...

couldn't find a good picture, but in the attached I circled (in red) the areas where I think I see the ends of the dowels cut off and sanded flush.
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01-22-2019, 03:35 PM
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Posted By butlern

Looks great, Jerry! Yes, sorry. I did use...

Looks great, Jerry!

Yes, sorry. I did use dowels. 1/4 inch hardwood, installed about 5-6, as I recall, distributed equally around F1 (drilled half-way between inner and outer edges of F1). Used a...
01-19-2019, 10:52 AM
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Posted By butlern

Hey, Jerry I did a fair bit of messing with...

Hey, Jerry

I did a fair bit of messing with the front formers. shifted the forward-most former back to accommodate the longer Moki engine.

Here is a link to the start of the relevant...
12-28-2018, 04:09 AM
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Posted By butlern

Not 100% sure but don't you restore classic and...

Not 100% sure but don't you restore classic and exotic automobiles?

I would be up for helping on those projects instead!
12-27-2018, 04:48 AM
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Posted By butlern

Peter, Have you started on this project yet?...

Peter,

Have you started on this project yet?

Best wishes for 2019

Noah
12-01-2018, 10:37 AM
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Posted By butlern

Quick link: RCU Forums - View Single Post -...

Quick link:

RCU Forums - View Single Post - T-28 Dave Platt (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/showpost.php?p=12224057&postcount=558)

Looking good all around, Larry!

Now that Chic has...
11-27-2018, 05:25 PM
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Posted By butlern

Well done, Chic. And very well stated. ...

Well done, Chic. And very well stated.

Looking forward to the next steps, on either this Avenger or the Sea Vixen!

All the best,

Noah
11-21-2018, 03:47 PM
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Posted By butlern

undercarriage looks awesome, Chic! Keep us...

undercarriage looks awesome, Chic!

Keep us posted!
11-19-2018, 04:44 PM
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Posted By butlern

Received! Best to you both. Noah

Received!

Best to you both.

Noah
11-14-2018, 05:19 PM
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Posted By butlern

Wow, Chic.... so happy to hear the good news. And...

Wow, Chic.... so happy to hear the good news. And so sorry to know you and Shirley have had this horrifyingly heavy weight pressing on you both for the past few weeks.

Thrilled to hear all is...
11-12-2018, 02:57 PM
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Posted By butlern

Wooo Hoooo! looking forward to it!

Wooo Hoooo!

looking forward to it!
11-12-2018, 03:58 AM
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Posted By butlern

Right on, Peter! Are you going to document...

Right on, Peter!

Are you going to document progress in a thread?

Did you get the kit from Goetz? Maybe he had one or two lingering around here in the USA.

I still would like to have one. And...
11-09-2018, 03:33 PM
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Posted By butlern

I have never used the scales... only witnessed...

I have never used the scales... only witnessed them being used... and it was sort of a cluster! In the end they got it right, but it required too much thought, planning, math, and accurate...
11-09-2018, 04:45 AM
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Posted By butlern

The Vanessa rig is perfect for big heavy models...

The Vanessa rig is perfect for big heavy models (aside from getting scales, we they use for real planes). One example:

http://www.xicoy.com/downloads/CGBasic.pdf

Expensive, but very accurate!
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10-27-2018, 03:33 AM
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Posted By butlern

Good to do all of this now, Chic, rather than...

Good to do all of this now, Chic, rather than identify these issues during a "post-mortem" review of wreckage!

Excited for those taxi tests!
10-02-2018, 03:59 PM
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Posted By butlern

I'm giddy, over here, Chic! Getting so close...

I'm giddy, over here, Chic!

Getting so close to engine and taxi tests.

Such brilliant work, my friend!! Congratulations!

NB
09-20-2018, 03:45 PM
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Posted By butlern

I should say that Steve Keesey and Boyd Maser...

I should say that Steve Keesey and Boyd Maser have my old F7F... and my old landing gear, naturally (maybe even some extra mains or an extra nose gear).

If they're not using them (i.e. have no...
09-20-2018, 03:42 PM
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Posted By butlern

Chic, I don't think Robart lists those gear...

Chic, I don't think Robart lists those gear anymore... they used to be found under the Gear Finder tool, and the F7F was listed under CBA Models. Not there anymore.
09-14-2018, 04:15 AM
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Posted By butlern

Outstanding!!

Outstanding!!
09-07-2018, 04:00 PM
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Posted By butlern

Understood, Chic! Not meaning to apply any...

Understood, Chic!

Not meaning to apply any undue pressure... just super excited about the progression and recent progress.

Breaks my heart that I no longer have mine, so I now live vicariously...
09-07-2018, 03:47 AM
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Posted By butlern

Chic, how has that small stuff been progressing?!...

Chic, how has that small stuff been progressing?!

Always eager for updates!
08-31-2018, 06:12 PM
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Posted By butlern

Rough guides are one thing... filling in the...

Rough guides are one thing... filling in the critical details is quite another thing!

Congratulations on this outstanding build, Chic!

Cant wait to see her standing on her wheels and taxiing...
08-31-2018, 03:57 AM
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Posted By butlern

Beautiful work, Chic!

Beautiful work, Chic!
08-17-2018, 03:14 PM
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Posted By butlern

Indeed! BobH is correct... woot-worthy! ...

Indeed! BobH is correct... woot-worthy!

Looks great, Chic. Congrats on the stunning results!

Watching your's come together sends waves of regret through me for having left mine behind in...
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