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Old Oct 22, 2012, 05:18 PM
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Missed my promised "will resume Monday"
Baby gave us a scare this AM .Stopped breathing. Tests etc.show nothing. More tests for a couple of days. In good care in hosp.
I am posting not for sympathy,but I hate promising "boat building will resume Monday " then not deliver.Priorities !
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Old Oct 30, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Because the "frankenstorm" was about to get here I actually started to work on the CC .Then there was this greeting me.https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...1760128&page=5 Well,screw it I'm working on the boat for a while.
I hope the guys to my east check in
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Old Oct 30, 2012, 11:20 AM
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Glad everyone is OK.
Old Nov 05, 2012, 08:25 PM
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Retired for now
So ya working on the stoopid boat or what OBW?
Old Nov 06, 2012, 09:04 AM
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 04:28 PM
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Barring any natural disasters........I'M B ACK !!!

If it is necessary, I'll refresh everybodys memory. (It will be for Pete.)

Back on August 22nd, # 424 I discovered a discrepancy between kit and full scale. A discussion insued (plus the normal and abnormal OT subjects). #442 I started to see the solution. Note on 442 I thought I needed to cut H-5 A and H-5 straight. As it turns out, I need to "build up" H-5 A and H-5, straight to its highest point. At this point I realized I needed to build the lower cabin. This was necessary so I could locate and mark the deck for cutting using ther windsheild for a guide. Also see # 463.

It became apparent to me that I had to fabricate a new former to be put between H-5 A and H-4. Hence, H-4.5 was born.

On # 484 Pete finally gave his blessings to my observations.

Then on #498 I saw something else of interest. The full scale design beveled both ends of the now flat panel inside the windsheild. This was necessary so as not to impinge on the side windows and frames. It turns out, on this model it is also necessary. See pictures below for the progress.
Fully re-charged and rarin to go
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 04:44 PM
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What attention to detail !

I am now lookin for a good clear pic of a completed example of how it Aint supposed to be to help me unnerstand ...
Old Nov 12, 2012, 05:49 PM
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Pic # 1,2,3,4,5, all show how the last former H-5A (before the engine room) forms an arc.[that's NOT the way it's aposed ta be]That is ok for the deck profile,but not the panel inside .(behind the wind shield)
Comprende ?
Old Nov 12, 2012, 06:02 PM
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Si.


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Old Nov 12, 2012, 07:03 PM
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And you think what I do is crazy. You sure have taken it over the top to correct this. Not many would have gone to all the trouble for this fix. Well done.
Old Nov 12, 2012, 07:07 PM
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And you think what I do is crazy. You sure have taken it over the top to correct this. Not many would have gone to all the trouble for this fix. Well done.
Ahhhh ...

Well Done Please !
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Old Nov 12, 2012, 08:32 PM
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It's what's for dinner!
Old Nov 12, 2012, 08:49 PM
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YUM !

I wish.

Heres what I'me havin.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 12:49 AM
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Taking care of the pond.
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Looks good to me.
Old Nov 13, 2012, 07:19 AM
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Glad to see you back on it OBW.


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