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n8622t 06-29-2017 02:19 PM

CY MODELS La-7//Evolution 160 radial
Just getting started with stripping wing and detail pubs

n8622t 06-29-2017 02:26 PM

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Robart 635RS retracts will replace stock

n8622t 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

n8622t 06-29-2017 02:34 PM

Fiberglass fuse and cowl

n8622t 06-29-2017 02:38 PM

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Will sand this all off and add more detail before paint scheme goes on

n8622t 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

n8622t 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

n8622t 06-29-2017 03:30 PM

I think that this plane is one of few that the evolution 160 will fit within a cowl...what a shame

n8622t 06-30-2017 06:21 PM

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Time to upgrade the axles to 1/4"

n8622t 06-30-2017 06:24 PM

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1/4-20 drilled and tapped

n8622t 06-30-2017 06:25 PM

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Now to move the gear

n8622t 07-01-2017 06:55 AM

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opened wing in area of new gear mounts

n8622t 07-01-2017 06:58 AM

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first rib template is made....fortunately it fit both wing halves

n8622t 07-04-2017 09:11 AM

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Templates are cut and trial fitted

n8622t 07-04-2017 09:14 AM

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Gear blocks cut and trimmed

n8622t 07-04-2017 09:16 AM

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Now to glass open bays and glue new mounts down

n8622t 07-04-2017 09:17 AM

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Right side finished!!!

n8622t 07-04-2017 09:19 AM

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All lines up correct....can't wait to get the radial mounted

n8622t 07-04-2017 09:20 AM

Move on to glass work

n8622t 07-04-2017 01:07 PM

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Very well built!!!

n8622t 07-04-2017 06:27 PM

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One wing ready to glass....done for the day

n8622t 07-04-2017 06:29 PM

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One more pic, my scheme, "Ivan the Terrible"

n8622t 07-06-2017 07:19 AM

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Ailerons are all that's left then to lay the glass to it

moparbob498 07-07-2017 04:17 AM

That's coming along really, really nice....thank you for sharing

n8622t 07-07-2017 07:39 AM

Thanks moparbob....should have some new pics this afternoon

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