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Old Jun 02, 2011, 08:37 PM
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Wowplanes B 24 Build Log

Okay I have started my first build ever, so far it has just been horizon hobby bnf's and arf's. I am stepping it up a notch with the wowplanes b 24 kit. I had a previous thread in the warbirds section but since everyone else's build log for this plane was in here i decided to switch.
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1415168
Please this is my first build so tips and tricks/advice are greatly appreciated.
My color scheme is going to be the dragoon and his tail(callies graphics).
spinning three blade props are four eflite park 370's
powered by 20 amp eflite esc's
Using eflite 15 25 retracts with a parkzone t 28 wheel and two 3"(maybe 2") dubro treaded

Enjoy the build and hope it turn out well.
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Old Jun 02, 2011, 08:47 PM
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Old Jun 03, 2011, 04:52 PM
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I'm in.

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Old Jun 03, 2011, 06:52 PM
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Well for the past two nights(don't laugh i'm new) i've been working on the pilots all of them are cut and ready to be primed. I will be following park flyers plastics layering paint method stay tuned.
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Old Jun 03, 2011, 11:40 PM
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Cool! Subscribed...
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Old Jun 04, 2011, 08:08 AM
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Hi Friz,

I have one of those B-24 kits. I started building quite a while back but I had to put the build on hold temporarily. I never got around to pick up the build after that. I might join you in building the bird.

I'll be following closely.

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Old Jun 04, 2011, 04:10 PM
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Hi Friz,

I have one of those B-24 kits. I started building quite a while back but I had to put the build on hold temporarily. I never got around to pick up the build after that. I might join you in building the bird.

I'll be following closely.

Robert
Cool sounds fun.
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Old Jun 04, 2011, 06:17 PM
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Well heres a little treat for you guys couldn't resist doing it. If you have any tips on painting the tips yellow that would be extremly helpful.
I'm starting on the sanding and nose retract so more picture to come.
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Old Jun 04, 2011, 11:45 PM
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hey fritz when your done u wana build me one
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Old Jun 05, 2011, 07:44 AM
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hey fritz when your done u wana build me one
And then what fly it to oregon lol.
Did D rock say no
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Old Jun 05, 2011, 01:17 PM
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i got no word and next week i move to montana so you have to fly over the rockys lol and as for the prop tips all i do is mask the props and paint the tips yellow eather with a spray can or a air brush
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Old Jun 05, 2011, 08:16 PM
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Thanks Warbird cowboy,

Today I put the nose retract in, all of the wood is ply. i purchased a dremel stylus yesterday and its awesome did almost all the work including cutting the landing gear strut. I'm really happy with how it turned out.
Wowplanes B 24 Nose Retract (1 min 27 sec)
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Old Jun 05, 2011, 09:12 PM
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Looking good Fritz. When I did mine electric retract were not in vogue yet, but I think they are the way to go

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Old Jun 06, 2011, 09:58 AM
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Ditto what D-Rock said. I like how compact it is, my mechanicals ate up a lot of space in the batt compartment. Neat job. Jeff
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Old Jun 06, 2011, 01:17 PM
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Hi Friz,

That nose gear looks very good. Which brand is it? It seems to me that these electric retracts are a better choice as the one I have bought a while back.

Are you going to do gear doors on your B-24?

Robert
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