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Apr 07, 2011, 08:42 PM
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Mountain Models - Art Chester Jeep


new model from Mountain Models.

just opened tonight. i'll read through the instructions and start on it this weekend.
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Apr 07, 2011, 08:45 PM
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let's see what we have.

2 pages to the plans. one is for the fuse/rud and the other has the wing/ stab.

nice little bundle of laser cut parts.

can't wait to dig in to this plane.
Apr 07, 2011, 08:52 PM
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Saw that at the show. It's a great looking plane.
Apr 07, 2011, 10:26 PM
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well, i couldn't wait until the weekend so....
i jumped right in!

i'm going to lay this build thread out in the order of the directions.
let's start with step one of the fuselage.
-NOTICE-
nothing is glued at this time. parts are just wedged together.
Apr 07, 2011, 10:31 PM
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Apr 07, 2011, 10:41 PM
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Rapid progress! That's funny - tonight I placed 4 roundels on my S.E.5a. You built a fuselage.
Apr 07, 2011, 10:43 PM
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i took pictures while i was building it too!
it's was easy to do. the parts go together rather quickly.
Apr 08, 2011, 06:13 AM
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Hey Sarge!

I realized I forgot to put together a photo pack of construction images. So, if you find something you don't understand, send me an email, or give me a call. I'll build up a couple more planes this weekend and take lots of photos.

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Apr 08, 2011, 07:05 AM
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Apr 08, 2011, 08:39 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kdahlhaus
Rapid progress! That's funny - tonight I placed 4 roundels on my S.E.5a. You built a fuselage.
and that fuse is probably lighter than your roundels
Apr 08, 2011, 08:40 AM
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Nice build thread Jack. Keep up the great work.

I like the plane but have never worked at that scale, for RC at least.
Apr 08, 2011, 08:57 AM
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I saw one on display at the Toledo show and also saw it fly at the Saturday PERF Micro Invitational. It flew quite nicely.
Apr 08, 2011, 02:25 PM
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