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CY MODELS La-7//Evolution 160 radial

Old 06-29-2017, 02:19 PM
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Just getting started with stripping wing and detail pubs
Old 06-29-2017, 02:26 PM
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Robart 635RS retracts will replace stock
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Old 06-29-2017, 02:32 PM
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Wing stabs and rudder are all built up fully sheeted and covered in a solar Tex type of fabric
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Old 06-29-2017, 02:34 PM
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Fiberglass fuse and cowl
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Will sand this all off and add more detail before paint scheme goes on
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Old 06-29-2017, 02:42 PM
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All I got done today....marked CG on wings and belly to guide the gear relocation
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Old 06-29-2017, 02:45 PM
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I did notice that the thrust offset is built into the nose of the cowl which will help a lot with keeping the radial centered in the in the cowl opening
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Old 06-29-2017, 03:30 PM
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I think that this plane is one of few that the evolution 160 will fit within a cowl...what a shame
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Time to upgrade the axles to 1/4"
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Old 06-30-2017, 06:24 PM
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1/4-20 drilled and tapped
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Old 06-30-2017, 06:25 PM
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Now to move the gear
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Old 07-01-2017, 06:55 AM
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opened wing in area of new gear mounts
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first rib template is made....fortunately it fit both wing halves
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Old 07-04-2017, 09:11 AM
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Templates are cut and trial fitted
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Old 07-04-2017, 09:14 AM
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Gear blocks cut and trimmed
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Now to glass open bays and glue new mounts down
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Old 07-04-2017, 09:17 AM
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Right side finished!!!
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All lines up correct....can't wait to get the radial mounted
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Move on to glass work
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Very well built!!!
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Old 07-04-2017, 06:27 PM
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One wing ready to glass....done for the day
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Old 07-04-2017, 06:29 PM
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One more pic, my scheme, "Ivan the Terrible"
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Old 07-06-2017, 07:19 AM
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Ailerons are all that's left then to lay the glass to it
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That's coming along really, really nice....thank you for sharing
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Thanks moparbob....should have some new pics this afternoon

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