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Aug 27, 2003, 05:07 PM
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Another Molt Models HellCat begins to take shape..


Hey guys..

Well, I'm nearing completion of my Molt Models Hellcat.. This thing has been a breeze to build.. It's a sweet kit, I can't wait for the P-38 to hit the building table!

Anyway, I've seen plenty of the dark blue hellcats so I figured I'd do a little something different.. This scheme is actually a realistic scheme that was used by the Navy during Atomic Atmospheric testing..
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Aug 27, 2003, 05:08 PM
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Looks great!

Hope your not putting that huge motor/prop i see beside it on there



Thomas
Aug 27, 2003, 05:16 PM
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Nope.. that motor, prop is part of my Miss June who should be flying VERY soon.. weather crapped out on me today so I thought I'd do some work on the Hellcat..
Aug 27, 2003, 05:16 PM
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Oh man.... I love it!
Aug 27, 2003, 05:57 PM
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Wow! Stunning paintjob. Most definitely a grand departure from NAVY blue. I'd like to hear how she flies as I always liked this plane.
Aug 27, 2003, 06:21 PM
Lookin' Good. Real Good.
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It's a beaut, Tram. I always liekd the prewar schemes, Yellow, blue, silver, a whole mix match of colour.

Are those lithium cells puffed?

Cam
Aug 27, 2003, 06:26 PM
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Cam-

No.. the guy I got them from built the pack with spacers between each cell for airflow, so the pack looks larger than normal..

Jeff
Aug 27, 2003, 06:28 PM
Lookin' Good. Real Good.
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That's a good idea. But a bit misleading.

When will the maiden be?

Cam
Aug 27, 2003, 06:47 PM
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Hopefully sometime this week.. I'm trying to get the MJ in the air and the Hellcat, writing a review and studying for my full scale written. Been a tad bit busy.


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