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#1 spitfirem9 May 07, 2005 10:36 PM

2005 PSS Fest "Skunk Works" projects?
All is quiet on the western front......so how many of you have finished your latest masterpiece for this years fest? Anyone not at the paint/detail stage like myself? I have so much more work to do I am seriously thinking about throwing in the towel and saving it for 2006. I need Chris Farley the "motivational speaker" to stop by for a few hours........"I live in a van,down by the river................"

Jeff Vosburg

#2 wackyd May 07, 2005 11:07 PM


#3 spitfirem9 May 07, 2005 11:20 PM

hahaha.................that's great. I laugh everytime I hear that. I'm pumped to build now.....

#4 ke6guj May 07, 2005 11:36 PM

I just picked up my wing cores for my project yesterday. Nothing like waiting til the last minute. I'm still on track for PSS fest 2005, we'll see how the test flight goeshttp://www.jackofsometrades.com/smil...ley_abused.gif

#5 Tawg May 08, 2005 12:16 AM

lol, i have three planes that need to be finished still

1.) the club raffle plane needs to be finished (my part is to join the wings and tail group and bondo the fillets

2.) an f-80 that needs the same plus paint

3.) the csd aircobra with clear canopy is gettin a new paintjob as well this fest

plus clean up the rest of my fleet.

plus finals next week

there is plenty of time left ;)

#6 John Rood May 08, 2005 12:10 PM


Here's a project I 've begun for my first-ever visit to Cajon:


Jan's A-1H Skyraider project made me want to put up a little sparring partner!

John in Boston
p.s. I've just decided to discontinue any more posts until the project is completed. I need the time! :)

#7 webguyjv May 08, 2005 09:16 PM

I'm In
All along I intended to bring just the DAW Ki-61 Kawafoamie.

I changed plans about a month ago and started on a surprise scratchbuild. I hope to have it ready in time for the big trek down to SoCal. If all goes well, there will be a build thread posted at completion.

If not, it'll remain our secret ;)

Happy Flying ;-)


#8 Brian Courtice May 08, 2005 10:35 PM

My LEG FW-190 is getting pretty close to completion.

#9 spitfirem9 May 09, 2005 12:58 AM

Nice job Brian on the LEG FW-190!! Glad you can make it to the fest. Hopefully I'll see ya there.

Jeff Vosburg

#10 Brian Courtice May 13, 2005 10:52 PM

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Here's a special little "skunk works" project I just completed for the Festival. A box for my airplanes!

This started as a heavy, double walled, 30x30x30 cube. With a little creative use of a box cutter and some 3M spray, I now have a nice strong 15x15x60" box for my models. The end cap on the right side is removable. Hopefully the TSA guys will be able to figure that out before they cut the box into little pieces so they can look inside...

I even gave it a carrying handle. Now we will just have to wait and see if my planes will survive the journey.

#11 Reed May 13, 2005 11:33 PM

Nice box (said the vicar to the trollop).

#12 Louied May 13, 2005 11:54 PM

Well 2 are done almost. One needs covering, one is primed and not close and one needs fixing can i start now ?


#13 surfimp May 14, 2005 12:26 AM

Aw crap Louie, your Airacobra and my Airacobra look almost identical. We're gonna have tons of fun flying formation together! LOL


#14 surfimp May 14, 2005 12:27 AM


Originally Posted by Reed
Nice box (said the vicar to the trollop).

LOL! Naughty, naughty boy! :D

I love eeeeet! :D


#15 Louied May 14, 2005 03:22 PM



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