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Old Mar 22, 2014, 06:33 PM
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Topflite P-47 Redbox

I am in the process of building a P-47 Redbox kit, circa 1976. I am at a point where I need to figure out covering. I will fiberglass this kit.

What weight cloth should I use to cover this airplane? 1/2oz or 3/4 oz fiberglass cloth?
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Old May 26, 2014, 08:09 PM
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In case you havent found out yet. Use 3/4 oz fiberglass.

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Old May 27, 2014, 11:32 AM
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Either weight cloth will work just fine.
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Old May 27, 2014, 08:46 PM
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Thanks. I ended up going with the 1/2 oz cloth. Will post pics, first coat of primer gets airbrushed tomorrow.
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Old Jun 13, 2014, 05:31 PM
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Finished Product

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Description: Final product of my Topflite Redbox kit.

Finished product of my Topflite P-47 Redbox kit.
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Old Jun 14, 2014, 02:01 AM
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looks good! no maiden yet?
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Old Jun 15, 2014, 10:26 AM
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What engine are using?
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Old Jun 15, 2014, 06:51 PM
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I am using an OS 65 AX with a wrap around muffler from JTEC.
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