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Sep 23, 2009, 01:30 PM
Lipo abuser ... smoke on!
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Sketchup rocks!

If you've never used Googles Sketchup application, you're missing out! I've yet to use such a powerful FREE 3d application. A whole new breed of scratchbuilders have emerged ..... they call themselves 'phlatboyz'. Crafting foam models from a 'kit' based sub $1000 CNC machine for foam sure sounds like fun to me!
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Sep 23, 2009, 06:57 PM
Rem The Wasp CV-7 9/15/42
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Can you give more info or examples of finished planes?
Sep 23, 2009, 09:31 PM
Lipo abuser ... smoke on!
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Of course! Check out or

TVCasualty here on rcgroups has done a few himself, and is currently doing a B-17 build.

Some builds:

Have fun!
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Oct 15, 2009, 01:55 PM
The Junk Man
SketchUp is "rocking" a bit less now. Google is slowly crippling it so you will have to buy the full version. The new update to 7.1 will not import DWG and DXF files. I posted here, along with a temporary fix:


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