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Old Apr 04, 2012, 07:33 PM
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Sean
Love it,how long do you wate between painting colors?
Do you let it tack up,or dry? lightly sand?
-Ron-
Hey Ron,

I only waited 40 min or so between the black and the white on the bottom. It was still tacky when the second coat was applied. I used a lot of paint, don't know if that makes a difference. The thermal builders out there would have been horrified.
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Old Apr 04, 2012, 07:35 PM
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Awesome mate....we done.
BUT I can not believe you done checker's......that how I was going to do my latest wh60.. Looks very nice.
Bummer Tim, but don't let this stop you, I'm certainly not the first person to do it, would love to see a checked WH60.
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Old Apr 04, 2012, 11:23 PM
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Sean
Thanks for the reply,it seems like at times if it is still a little tacky it
flows together better.
What aspect ratio is your wing?
-Ron-
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Old Apr 04, 2012, 11:42 PM
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Thanks Chris . The order list isn't too long, if you're interested......... (I'd love to see one fly in CA).
I think a lot of us would be interested in one of these beautiful planes.

PM me the info!! Please!

Awesome plane!!

Thanks Sean!

Chris
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Old Apr 05, 2012, 08:28 PM
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what aspect ratio is your wing?
-ron-
19:1
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Old Apr 05, 2012, 09:14 PM
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It should turn on a dime--love spar lay-up.
Nice work,love the look
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Old Apr 06, 2012, 06:40 AM
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Elevator Hinge

Some pics of the elevator hinge and a size comparison next to a Needle DSL stabiliser.

The hinge turned out well but it took a very long time. Should be better prepared for the next one, definitely need to cut the time it took to do that job. The hinge is nice and loose too, and moves 90 degrees without any effort.

Making the wiper is going to be very interesting, there is 2mm or maybe slightly less between the skins at the tips of the elevators. I guess if you can have a wiper on a D40 stabiliser then this couldn't be any worse.
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Old Apr 06, 2012, 08:22 AM
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Looks really nice Sean ,with a bit more practice scoring the hinge will speed up.
Needle stab looks a bit boring next to the Deepend one
Good luck with the wipers.

Keep going ,Shane S
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Old Apr 06, 2012, 03:27 PM
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Nice sean.
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Old Apr 06, 2012, 07:22 PM
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Great looking stab Sean. Perhaps doing the wiper in stages may help with better control of the bog.
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Old Apr 07, 2012, 03:35 AM
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Watching and learning. I understand your comment on feelings of pride. Wait til it takes flight for the first time ... it's an awsum feeling.
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Old Apr 07, 2012, 03:49 AM
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Sean you certainly are a perfectionist. That is the best looking hingecut. Talk about an A grade part!
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Old Apr 07, 2012, 10:41 AM
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Looks Great Sean! Looking forward to seeing more parts!
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Old Dec 28, 2012, 08:10 AM
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Hey Sean

things seem to have gone a bit quiet. hows the rest of the model coming along?
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