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Old Jul 24, 2008, 11:48 PM
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i would glass it then bondo.....bondo eats foam
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 12:10 AM
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i would glass it then bondo.....bondo eats foam
Crap !!! I just checked it in a hurry, ate away some. Not ruined, just some spackling to recover.

Thanks for the notice though Air Sally!!!

FJ
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 12:15 AM
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It's a trap!
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Nice J. Looking forward to seeing the final photo shoot outdoors.
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 06:23 AM
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J Morgan....that's so purdy!
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 08:24 AM
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Not sure we will see any sun today, raining right now. Another pic from the shop.

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Old Jul 25, 2008, 12:06 PM
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fly like an EAGLE ;)
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looks GREAT!. looks like you got the clear on now?
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 01:05 PM
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That thing's operational!
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That is super
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 06:28 PM
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The Sabre is finished! I got the matte coat on, ran the motors, installed 6x4 props on to replace the 7x5s, balanced with lead weights( 8 oz) and took pics. Sun finally came out.
Had a problem with my highlights when I taped off the canopy to spray the matte. The tape pulled some of the highlight spray off. Close up shows it. I'll just consider it weathering.
I decided to try some right thrust first in the motors to counteract the left turn. We'll try that and if it doesn't help, go with both pusher props.
But all in all, I am real happy with it.
Now I'm going to bombard you with pics. Hope the Groups has enough bandwidth.
First a few close ups. I had to cut into my great looking paper tube in the intake because since I glued it in and the batt box, I couldn't get into the very front to glue in the weights. So I put another patch over it. Not very noticeable luckily.
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 06:49 PM
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Here we go.....

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Old Jul 25, 2008, 06:55 PM
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 06:58 PM
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And the last...
Now it's on the finish the F-104.

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Old Jul 25, 2008, 08:14 PM
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Hey john,

Thanks for the reply, I am going to try the panel lines on the mig-25. Great looking 86, amazing work. Are you going to have a video of it soon flying?

cheers,

John
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 10:19 PM
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That thing's operational!
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Wow!
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Old Jul 25, 2008, 10:20 PM
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Thanks Bob
We'll try the 6x4 CR and then both as pushers if that doesn't help. I did put in a little more right thrust so maybe it will inhibit the left turn.

John,
Good luck with the Mig. No vid soon but there will be plenty in Oct at the Vegas Superfly. It will be here before we know it!

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oh is that pretty! Who's F-104 are you doing?
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