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Old Jun 17, 2013, 12:43 PM
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Hi all,

the last time I started to build a VIIc. The most of you know the Sub from different build logs. So I will show you my solutions and ideas.

You can also follow my report at: www.pressluft-u-boot.de The page is only in german. But if you have questions, feel free to ask me here!

best regards

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A few pics:
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Hi all,

the last time I started to build a VIIc. The most of you know the Sub from different build logs. So I will show you my solutions and ideas.

You can also follow my report at: www.pressluft-u-boot.de The page is only in german. But if you have questions, feel free to ask me here!

best regards

Sascha

A few pics:
Looks very nice,

Keep up the good work,

Kind regards,

Jan,
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 02:56 AM
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Sasha,
Very nice build.
On the propellor, how did you lengthen the end to make that nice taper? Did you turn a cone first then add it?
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Old Jul 27, 2013, 04:39 PM
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Hi,

no that was my first try to turn a cone. The Problem is that the cone not fit very well and the tip runs out of center. So first I cut the old cone and solded a 10mm brass round and than I turned it. So you get a nice running prop.

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Thank you for that explanation!
Please keep posting your progress.
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Some Progress....

Feel free to ask if you want to know something.

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This is the final Version.

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So you are remaking the whole deck?
Were you dissatisfied with the Engel version?
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Old Jul 22, 2014, 04:28 PM
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Hi,

yes i will Remake the complete deck. Look at the pics above and you can see the difference. The original is made by a 2mm file and 2mm cutter. So this new deck is accurate, and with 1mm much more scale.

The other thing is that I am a little scale fetish ; )

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Now it makes sense. I have a scale fetish too but not this bad! Looks great so far.
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