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Unread post by Si-Fli » Sun Jan 17, 2010 5:38 am

:) Hi, Mike, Thank You, I am putting a 3w 140 in it, and I got the semi-kit off a Bloke that moved to England
about 10 years ago. Got most of the drawings and plans off Brian Martin, and various bits and pieces where I
could find. :) Made the rest.

Thanks for the Info, Theuns, cannot see all the detail on the photos, so, will do the tapes again.
Going to do the RCAF colour scheme, as it is much easier to see in the air... :D
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Unread post by Mike Wissing » Sun Jan 17, 2010 6:27 am

Big bucks for the motor...I see one listed used at $1200 here!! OUCH
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Unread post by Si-Fli » Sat Feb 27, 2010 3:54 pm

:oops: :oops: Ooish!!! Sorry this thread took a bit long... :oops: :oops:
I have been making seats, controls and odds n sods for interior. Taking for ever, S@#t, I am starting to get a bit dispondent now. :x Been at it for 3 weeks now. :x
I am going for a drink to CHEER up, Might feel better later.
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Unread post by Si-Fli » Mon Mar 08, 2010 7:40 pm

:D :D Work, Work, Glorious work... :lol: :lol:
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Unread post by Si-Fli » Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:11 pm

:D :D Got round to doing some more work, today. :D :D
:twisted: Nou begin ons vordering kry.... :twisted:
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Unread post by Si-Fli » Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:16 pm

:) More Aliminium work. :)
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Unread post by Si-Fli » Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:20 pm

:evil: More work. :evil:
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Unread post by Si-Fli » Sat Mar 20, 2010 9:23 pm

=D> =D> 3W make very Impressive Power plants. =D> =D>
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Unread post by Mike Wissing » Sat Mar 20, 2010 10:12 pm

It is looking good! Keep plodding away. When you are finished, you will suffer withdrawal and look for the next project, and the next.......!
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Unread post by Mike Wissing » Sat Mar 20, 2010 10:14 pm

My e-Flite Stearman took me about 4 hours to put together, and it flies great!
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Unread post by Theuns v V » Mon Mar 29, 2010 8:53 pm

The rib tapes are all fine, don't re-do them.Just add the others :D
Remember the sequince it wich tapes go on
1. rib tapes
2. other coardwize tapes
3. all spanwize tapes
4. all perimiter tapes ei. LE,TE and wingbow tapes.

Otherwize it is looking stunning sofar =D>

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Unread post by Si-Fli » Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:30 pm

Thanks for the "INFO", Theuns..
My dope has gone a bit gooey, What can I thin it down with? I think it is Pacific-Balsa, from Australia..
Also, what primer can I use on fabric and alliminium?

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Unread post by Mike Wissing » Tue Mar 30, 2010 12:43 am

For the money you are spending on this fine model you could refurbish a "real" one!
It looks great though.
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Unread post by Si-Fli » Sat Jun 12, 2010 6:20 pm

:) Been "pottering" about with it again today. :D
Top-wing done, ready for covering. 8)
Centre section getting detailed, then spraying. :D
Slowly, surely, getting finished... :D :D
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Unread post by 87Juliet » Wed Sep 15, 2010 5:30 pm

Sli-Fli, where you at with this addiction of yours?? She flying yet?
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