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Old Jan 27, 2008, 03:27 PM
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Re-Building a 1/12 Scale P-39

Just a picture story of my P-39 Airacobra rebuild.
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 04:23 PM
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Painting complete. Letting it cure for a day or two then going to put the Russian Stars on it and a final flat clearcoat!
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 04:44 PM
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Looking good Richard! now you need to electrify it...
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 04:47 PM
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Nope! She's a screamin slimer all the way!!!! When you get one you can put a rediculous electric power plant in it! Just make sure you break 120 mph or you'll be left in the dust!
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Old Jan 28, 2008, 04:49 PM
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want to race my lynx?
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Old Jan 30, 2008, 05:08 PM
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She's a Russian!

I finally got the markings on! I was planning on doing it this way already but, I got on the web to see if I could find a pic for the actual placement of the stars. Low and Behold!!! There was a pic of a real p-39 in the EXACT same markings that I had already planned on doing!!!! I thought that was kinda neat! Woo HOO!! The worst part is over! Next...get engine mounted and radio gear in!
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Old Feb 01, 2008, 02:10 PM
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Radio gear and fuel tank installed and functional! All that's left is to mount the OS .25/tuned pipe and she'll be flyin!!!!!!



The bird is finished!!!!! Pics later. Maiden flight tomorrow afternoon!!!
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Old Feb 03, 2008, 11:58 AM
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she's done!
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Old Feb 03, 2008, 08:39 PM
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I like your hat...
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