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11-28-2019, 07:34 AM
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Posted By butlern

Happy thanksgiving, Chic. All the best ...

Happy thanksgiving, Chic.

All the best

Noah
09-25-2019, 02:42 PM
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Posted By butlern

Chic is correct.... the gear mount flanges...

Chic is correct.... the gear mount flanges themselves will strengthen those spans (left and right installations).

Chic, what is your Avenger's status?!

Noah
08-13-2019, 02:57 AM
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Posted By butlern

Looks amazing!! Congratulations on getting...

Looks amazing!!

Congratulations on getting to the finish line, Chic!

Well done.

Noah
08-05-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,800
Posted By butlern

magnificent work, peter! did you have to...

magnificent work, peter!

did you have to plant 5 lbs of lead in the (empty) tail just to keep it from nosing over on the bench with that massive engine installed?!

kidding of course... but I...
07-31-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,800
Posted By butlern

Appreciate the updates, Peter. Still keen on this...

Appreciate the updates, Peter. Still keen on this kit, although now probably unavailable anywhere...

Gear mounts look minimal in their capacity to support the size/weight of this model. Maybe it's...
07-26-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,800
Posted By butlern

Progress, indeed. Looks great, Peter ...

Progress, indeed.

Looks great, Peter

And how are you finding the assembly/fit? I suppose on some level a bit tedious and finicky, yeah?
07-03-2019, 03:53 AM
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Posted By butlern

Looks awesome, Larry! Nice work. Noah

Looks awesome, Larry!

Nice work.

Noah
06-27-2019, 02:36 AM
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Posted By butlern

Looking great, guys. Chic I love the scheme...

Looking great, guys.

Chic I love the scheme you selected and the weathering looks very impressive.

Best wishes for next steps!

Noah
06-12-2019, 06:16 PM
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Posted By butlern

Looking great, Chic!

Looking great, Chic!
06-05-2019, 04:58 PM
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Posted By butlern

those subtle warps won't impact anything, Chic ...

those subtle warps won't impact anything, Chic

My flaps were a bit wavy... not so bad that it looked terrible in static display on the ground, but still wavy.

But certainly once in the air and...
05-30-2019, 03:23 AM
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Posted By butlern

Looking forward to a report on the engine...

Looking forward to a report on the engine run-ups, Chic!

Keep up the good work

Noah
05-23-2019, 02:47 AM
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Posted By butlern

Nice!

Nice!
04-26-2019, 03:54 AM
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Posted By butlern

Couldn't find any hard documentation, but I am...

Couldn't find any hard documentation, but I am pretty sure I checked balance both with wheels up and down.

I was using a "Vanessa Rig" to balance all my large models... and because the model is...
04-26-2019, 03:36 AM
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Posted By butlern

I would have to check back through the thread to...

I would have to check back through the thread to see if documented that, but I think it should not matter too much given the gear retract nearly straight out into the wing, so CG should be too...
04-14-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,800
Posted By butlern

Looking as impeccable as ever, Peter. Keep...

Looking as impeccable as ever, Peter.

Keep up the good work.

Very much appreciate the updates!

Noah
03-30-2019, 05:26 AM
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Posted By butlern

YES! Looking forward to seeing the final...

YES!

Looking forward to seeing the final stages, Chic!

Noah
03-28-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 15,800
Posted By butlern

Oh, wow.... Peter! Thanks for returning...

Oh, wow....

Peter!

Thanks for returning to update us!
01-22-2019, 04:28 PM
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Views: 379,629
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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Posted By butlern

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
Replies: 79
Views: 15,800
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
Replies: 79
Views: 15,800
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
Replies: 923
Views: 142,493
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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Views: 379,629
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
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