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Old Mar 20, 2012, 09:25 AM
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Got a lot more done,all thats left before covering is to fit the push rod tubes and the interplane struts.
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Old Mar 20, 2012, 11:31 AM
I like real wooden aeroplanes!
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Looks great Rabidrue, still six weeks to go on the build off so one more lock in should do it!
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Old Mar 20, 2012, 11:48 AM
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Beautifull as always! Wow, that lock in really worked
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Old Mar 20, 2012, 01:36 PM
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Beautifull biplane..

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Old Mar 21, 2012, 09:06 AM
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Thanks guys,I built the interplane struts this morning before work.They will sit in place with no clamps so they must be the right shape,now I just need to work out the mounts to hold them.I need to test drive something to the LHS for some 1/8" ply for the mounts,so I better get working.
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Old Mar 22, 2012, 08:57 AM
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Mounts in.
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Old Mar 26, 2012, 08:38 AM
Blueplaidcanard flyer
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Most of the pre covering nick kaks are done,just the glassing of the wing centers to go.One more lock in should have the bird covered.
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 08:16 AM
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More done.
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Old Mar 30, 2012, 08:09 AM
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Covering to start sunday.
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Old Apr 02, 2012, 08:31 AM
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No covering yet as the wife had me rearange the liveingroom,but I got some small stuff done.
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Old Apr 09, 2012, 11:01 AM
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In spite of the easter weekend I was able to get the base color on the top wing and one aileron hinged.I should get the other aileron hinged and a start of the trim colors in the morning before work.
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 08:25 AM
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Still swinging.

Got one half of the top wing done-more to come.
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 10:29 AM
I like real wooden aeroplanes!
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Oooh, that is looking nice Rab - quite "Pitts Special-ish". Stick at it, 19 days to go!
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Old Apr 11, 2012, 11:21 AM
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Good work rabidrue. 19 days - more than enough time to finish it

Personally I would have chosen this scheme

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Old Apr 11, 2012, 12:02 PM
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Looking good!
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