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Old Jul 20, 2010, 09:14 PM
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Oh no! So sorry.


Here's my carnage...











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Old Jul 21, 2010, 08:28 AM
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Oh no! So sorry.


Here's my carnage...
Aw man, that'll buff right out, and with the repairs it will have even more character.
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Old Jul 21, 2010, 10:02 AM
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Is the prop a painted GWS slow-fly ??

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Old Jul 21, 2010, 10:17 AM
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Is the prop a painted GWS slow-fly ??

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That one was a painted APC prop. Slow flyer
http://www.apcprop.com/PhotoGallery....ctCode=LP10047

I used some tan spray paint, shot the whole thing first. Then I used a Brown Sharpy to put on the mahogany lines. Then shot it with a very thin coat of the tan again. After that was dry, I use a brushed on coat of yellow Tamiya CLEAR Acrylic paint as a varnish. I have a bottle of Orange Clear also, sometimes I mix them a bit for a nice amber tone. Super easy to do.

I had a real mahogany and bass wood laminated prop for a while, but I had a landing that rolled the plane into the grassy edge of a running track and it busted the wood prop. I need to make another, it was fun to build, and looked great!
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Old Jul 21, 2010, 10:53 AM
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Thanks for the info...prop looked nice !
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Old Jan 06, 2014, 10:21 AM
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I was shocked to see this thread hasn't been touched in so long!

Got a keychain vid camera for Christmas, here's the first vid from it.
In the cockpit of my SE5a.

Mt. Rainier in the distance.

MINI0002 (5 min 40 sec)
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Old Jan 08, 2014, 04:04 PM
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Great video there. I finally did my original one in last summer. It was one of the best handling planes Ive had the pleasure to fly. Hopefully Ill have another one ready by the Spring. B
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Old Jan 09, 2014, 03:11 AM
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7car7,

Love the vid! Beware the Hun in the sun!

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Old Jan 09, 2014, 08:45 AM
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Thanks guys!
Brut, sure hope you get one in the air soon. No-one should be without an SE5.
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Old Jan 13, 2014, 01:12 PM
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Its just a matter of finding the time to build. I have the remains of the crashed one and another NIB arf in the workshop. Im pretty sure Ill have the month of Feb. free so building then is the plan ,for now anyhow. B
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