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05-15-2018, 12:56 PM
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Posted By Kinner

I have access to a static TBF with torpedo (MK 13...

I have access to a static TBF with torpedo (MK 13 I think) in the bomb bay and will attest, it is not as pretty as that one you have there.

Ray W.
05-15-2018, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Kinner

Looking great. I'm smitten by the copper/bronze...

Looking great. I'm smitten by the copper/bronze color on the torpedo.

Ray W.
Forum: Kit Building
05-14-2018, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Kinner

Nice work all around. Ray W

Nice work all around.

Ray W
05-07-2018, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Kinner

I thank all of you as a builder who is yet to...

I thank all of you as a builder who is yet to start my TBF. My eyes took in the wing rib issue and will be on the look out. Hope to clear off the building board this summer. 1/3 scale Fleet is...
Forum: Kit Building
04-27-2018, 09:24 AM
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Posted By Kinner

I keep my AMA current as it keeps me interested...

I keep my AMA current as it keeps me interested even though I disagree with much. I have completed my 1/3 scale Fleet 16B and turns out it is just too big for my enjoyment. I'll put it on the...
Forum: Kit Building
04-27-2018, 06:34 AM
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Views: 123,875
Posted By Kinner

Don't know. I got his request in lieu. His name...

Don't know. I got his request in lieu. His name was Rick but I have nothing else. Good to read you again. I've sorta taken a sabbatical but eagerly will get back to building soon. I've left all...
01-14-2017, 06:58 AM
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Posted By Kinner

Will do. Thanx Ray W.

Will do. Thanx

Ray W.
01-14-2017, 06:19 AM
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Views: 242,083
Posted By Kinner

I'm getting inspired again which is becoming more...

I'm getting inspired again which is becoming more difficult in my senior years. Having reintroduced myself to this thread on the late CKellogg designed TBF, my creative juice is thawing.

Of...
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2017, 06:56 AM
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Views: 28,484
Posted By Kinner

Most convincing in appearance to boot. Nice job....

Most convincing in appearance to boot. Nice job.

I'm still putting off making my cylinders for the 1/3 until I'm more mentally prepared.

Ray W.
Forum: Kit Building
01-08-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 28,484
Posted By Kinner

Yes , the 1/3 scale is complete except for final...

Yes , the 1/3 scale is complete except for final balancing. No flight yet. I'm a bit concerned over my choice of powerplant. OS 300 twin sits up front but I'm feeling the weight and began to...
Forum: Kit Building
06-07-2016, 02:13 PM
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Views: 123,875
Posted By Kinner

There are a lot of pieces to assemble and I'd...

There are a lot of pieces to assemble and I'd suggest cut out new one piece ribs instead of the 3 pieces provided per rib. Or....make a jig and assemble the 3 rib pieces into one piece... thus, they...
Forum: Kit Building
06-07-2016, 01:44 PM
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Views: 123,875
Posted By Kinner

It's still read by enthusiasts. Ray W

It's still read by enthusiasts.

Ray W
05-23-2016, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Kinner

OK, some old TBF photos from the '60s. ...

OK, some old TBF photos from the '60s.
...
05-14-2016, 04:39 PM
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Views: 242,083
Posted By Kinner

Most motivating... I've some other pix I ran...

Most motivating... I've some other pix I ran across of TBFs in retirement and insect spray use. I'll try to find them again.

Until then, here ya go
https://youtu.be/nO8rjT6-_mk

...
02-24-2016, 06:09 AM
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Views: 242,083
Posted By Kinner

Another Squadron/Signal that has nearly all USN...

Another Squadron/Signal that has nearly all USN aircraft from 1946-1956 is:

USNAircraft Carrier Air Units, Vol. 1, ISBN 0-89747-164-4

Gorgeous color of those squadron recips and jets on a...
02-19-2016, 08:26 AM
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Views: 242,083
Posted By Kinner

Here is an old vid that has warmed my startitis...

Here is an old vid that has warmed my startitis on my Avenger.

https://youtu.be/gId18EYl2kU

Ray W.
02-19-2016, 06:28 AM
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Views: 242,083
Posted By Kinner

Squadron/Signal publications have two great books...

Squadron/Signal publications have two great books to glean over that shows the -1 oil doors further back from the Kellogg cowl I have vs. the TBF/TBM -3 which had no door only a dedicated slot just...
12-18-2015, 05:39 AM
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Posted By Kinner

Chic ... you could inaugurate a ZZ Top wave. ...

Chic ... you could inaugurate a ZZ Top wave. Quite the trend setter you are.

Ray W
12-10-2015, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Kinner

Consider it done Chic. Ray W

Consider it done Chic.

Ray W
Forum: Kit Building
10-27-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 921
Views: 123,875
Posted By Kinner

I've used both 1/4 and 1/3 scale cowls from...

I've used both 1/4 and 1/3 scale cowls from Fiberglass Specialties and both were rounded as the prototype. There was a model 7G that was built for the RAF and had an inverted 6 so the cowl looks...
08-24-2015, 11:18 AM
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Views: 10,437
Posted By Kinner

Yea, long story but past RCU technicalities seem...

Yea, long story but past RCU technicalities seem to be ironed out now.

Ray W.
08-24-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,437
Posted By Kinner

Thanks for the link. I forgot about that one. ...

Thanks for the link. I forgot about that one. I placed some pix on page 40 of the partial kit I got along with a few other goodies. Seems, I've been sitting on the project since 2011. Good...
08-24-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,437
Posted By Kinner

Spectacular! I'm glad you were able to...

Spectacular!

I'm glad you were able to incorporate that feature into your works.

I told myself after finishing my 1/3scale Fleet bi plane, that I'll not build any thing that big again as it...
08-10-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,437
Posted By Kinner

Thanks. Great radar weather training in OK. ...

Thanks. Great radar weather training in OK. Springs were tuff to get any sleep.

Ray W.
08-10-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,437
Posted By Kinner

Spectacular news Maser. Your design angle is...

Spectacular news Maser. Your design angle is sound. Build a good flyer and let others do the add on's.

Where abouts is Piedmont? I used to live in Altus (South West corner), OK many moons ago....
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