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Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:21 PM
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Just thought I would start documenting some of this build. What Im attempting to do is convert the 1980's 3d papercraft 727-200 into a doable kit. The reason why I have'nt started the thread until now is because I have to work out the kinks. Its not like a one off, you fix as you go. Anything wrong on the plane has to be changed in the cad. What I did is make the paper kit into a cad sort of digitized it, only I made several changes or am making several changes as I go.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:28 PM
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Here is the latest pics on the plane. Im going to go with the scale 50mm fans and see if I can get enough power out of them. The fuse is about 6 ft long.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:30 PM
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Here is the latest pics on the plane. Im going to go with the scale 50mm fans and see if I can get enough power out of them. The fuse is about 6 ft long.
Awesome Work Paul!, I hope to come over & see your 727 in Person!
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:33 PM
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Thanks DD. If is was'nt going to be a kit it would'nt be so bad but making it a kit is time consuming.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:36 PM
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Gotta Love the Classic 1970's Delta scheme!

Delta Air Lines Boeing 727-232A Departing BUR (3 min 0 sec)


Delta Airlines Boeing 727 / 767 Takeoff DTW w/ Live ATC (2 min 37 sec)


Parade of Delta 727-200's! (Amazing Landings) (2 min 13 sec)
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 06:41 PM
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PAUL . . . . I've gotta suprise for you go to 1:11 on this video!

Classic SFO Action! (7 min 22 sec)
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 07:36 PM
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Ohhh how sweet it is.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 07:42 PM
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Last pics for now. This shows the full length.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:16 PM
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Paul, looking good. How about reserving a channel to have a little D.B. Cooper jumping out the back.

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Old Jan 27, 2013, 08:48 PM
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D.B. Cooper coming up.
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 10:04 PM
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D.B. Cooper coming up.
D-B-Deltamazda Lol
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Old Jan 27, 2013, 10:16 PM
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Gotta watch this one.

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Old Jan 28, 2013, 04:09 AM
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Hi Paul

I think I build from the same paper model kit source .

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Old Jan 28, 2013, 07:13 AM
3 holes are better than twoo!
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Hi Paul

I think I build from the same paper model kit source .

Rudi
I don't think Rudy........different sources.....
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 07:25 AM
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Just thought I would start documenting some of this build. What Im attempting to do is convert the 1980's 3d papercraft 727-200 into a doable kit. The reason why I have'nt started the thread until now is because I have to work out the kinks. Its not like a one off, you fix as you go. Anything wrong on the plane has to be changed in the cad. What I did is make the paper kit into a cad sort of digitized it, only I made several changes or am making several changes as I go.
Hi Paul! I tried also to enlarge this 1/48 kit.....But I wasn't satisfied with fitting parts..
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