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Jun 18, 2012, 05:22 PM
Stirring the pot
johannlochner's Avatar
What can I say.....
I finally have her ready for casting!

I had some issues during painting, and I sanded thru the glass in a couple of places and causing me some grief!
That's all behind me, so I hope to sort out the splitter board and do the casting over the weekend.
I do have a concern...
On the "flat edges" I may have some minuscule negative planes that may be problematic, but I think she's good to go!
We'll see!
Last edited by johannlochner; Jun 18, 2012 at 05:23 PM. Reason: Don't laugh.... This build is painfully slow!
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Jun 18, 2012, 05:32 PM
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Clippedwing's Avatar
She is so beautiful! Makes me wish i still had my Cnc machine oh and also time :-)
Jun 18, 2012, 05:39 PM
It's time for me to fly
JimZinVT's Avatar
That's looking quite exotic Johann!
Jun 18, 2012, 07:45 PM
Building with TLAR precision
Zenmaniac's Avatar
All I can say is 'WOW'!

Oh yeah, and it goes really well with the dining set!

-= Dave
Jun 18, 2012, 11:42 PM
just a rumour
Drusky's Avatar
Whooop!

What have you planned for the wings? Foam, Obechi veneer? Built up balsa? EPP taped up? Something along the DLG line of thought but with semi symetrical foil?
Jun 19, 2012, 04:15 AM
I think I'm Mode 2
Bakkie's Avatar


Absolutely Awesome Johann
Last edited by Bakkie; Jun 19, 2012 at 04:15 AM. Reason: take your time doesn't look like it's gonna blow anytime soon
Jun 19, 2012, 04:37 AM
.....till the wind drops.
Sean Oelofse's Avatar
Very nice J!
Last edited by Sean Oelofse; Jun 19, 2012 at 04:39 AM. Reason: Wondering why the Black got 8 views.
Jun 19, 2012, 09:08 AM
Building with TLAR precision
Zenmaniac's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Sean Oelofse
Very nice J!
So Sean....aren't you responsible for the workings of the 'Mad' tail of this 'commitee' plane? I haven't seen any pictures on the progress of that, and Johann's moving along nicely.

Stirring the pot ,

-= Dave
Jun 19, 2012, 02:10 PM
.....till the wind drops.
Sean Oelofse's Avatar
Dave,
The harder you look, the less you see!
Jun 19, 2012, 02:56 PM
Stirring the pot
johannlochner's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zenmaniac;21937308
So Sean....
Stirring the pot ,

-= Dave
Hehehe
Yeah Dave,
Stir that pot!
Sean says he has a mock-up all ready for testing!
Jun 21, 2012, 12:17 AM
just a rumour
Drusky's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by johannlochner
Sean says he has a mock-up all ready for testing!
Is it made from correx?
Jun 21, 2012, 10:03 AM
Good, fast or cheap, pick two
robh's Avatar
Sheesh, that's a thing of beauty! I can hardly wait to see where this leads...
Jun 22, 2012, 02:08 AM
certified insomniac
wow
Jun 23, 2012, 04:01 PM
Stirring the pot
johannlochner's Avatar
Thanks guys!
I hope it goes to plan...

The next few steps will determine the final outcome as the splitting line is crucial.
Hopefully I don't have any twist on the plug as this effects the vertical planes in the nose area.
Today I managed to make the splitting board and cut the plug outline.
Spooged in the over cut area to level it out with the board.
More therapeutic sanding tomorrow!

It's raining cats and dogs here!
Jun 23, 2012, 04:39 PM
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Fubar 123's Avatar
Great idea with the tape markers,J
The fuz looks like it lends itself to be made in two parts similar to some of the rcrcm gliders,
Beautiful shape I have to say.
P.s it's also pissing down here too ! only 3 weeks to the Lundy Trip
Last edited by Fubar 123; Jun 23, 2012 at 04:41 PM. Reason: Altzhiemers rears its head again + common sense


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