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Old Apr 14, 2011, 09:57 AM
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Good to see you guys making things come together!
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Old Apr 14, 2011, 01:26 PM
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Rhys ,
Have you managed to get the plan printed yet ?
Chris
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Old Apr 14, 2011, 01:58 PM
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No, not yet Chris
Cheers.
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Old Apr 17, 2011, 07:08 AM
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Older Man Tony!

Tony sent me some pics of the Migs he built. Two are for his two grandsons....can you tell which two?? They will more than likely not fly....more for display in thier rooms. The other two are his to fly....cmon Tony.....lets get them in the air! They look great!!
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Old Apr 17, 2011, 07:18 AM
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Hit a snag in my build. The correx I found is too narrow for the fuse to be cut from one piece. It's perfect for the wings though so I will cut another set so I will have a backup wing or maybe build two complete Migs.

I'm thinking that I will have to resort to actually buying some material ;eek. I can only get 4mm locally, I suppose that I'll end up with a sled.

EB
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 02:32 AM
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It shouldn't be too expensive, last time I bought a sheet here it cost about R40 ($5.70) for a great big 2.5m x 1.2m (100" x 48") sheet.
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 04:56 AM
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The only local place that I checked (sign shop) wanted $42.50 for a 4x8 sheet of 4mm. I'm going to check around some more.
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 12:21 PM
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Really cool flock there Old Man Tony ! I like the flames decals- had a similar idea.
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 12:25 PM
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Can someone confirm the length of the fuselage template when scaled up to give a WS of 1320mm please?
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 12:40 PM
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Can someone confirm the length of the fuselage template when scaled up to give a WS of 1320mm please?
rhysduk,
815mm...that for the fuzz blank....incl an extra 15mm.
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 12:45 PM
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Thanks Sean!
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Old Apr 18, 2011, 12:57 PM
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The extra 15mm I add onto the front nose (stretch the nose), to lessen the nose weight.
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Old Apr 19, 2011, 01:08 AM
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Old Apr 19, 2011, 04:13 AM
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Lovely, Cheers Sean. Need to read through the thread and note down all the changes I need to remember for the build (adding to the formers etc) today.
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Old Apr 20, 2011, 05:55 AM
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So.. Correx is on the way... probably wont see it until next week due to the 2 Bank Holidays we have Friday and Monday.
Still waiting on plans... Can't start anything with out them

Already got my colour scheme planned and an idea for the nose cone! Itching to get started!!!
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