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Aug 24, 2017, 06:31 PM
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I think he is saying oh crap another kit I have to buy.
He162s are cool. I have the CJM version getting refinished now.
Ahhhh ! O.K, I get it now.
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Aug 24, 2017, 07:00 PM
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trying to wrap up the top sheeting today. Starting to think about the fan unit. I'm really looking hard at the JP hobby 90mm for 8s. But think I should build the nose section next to figure out how much battery I can fit in there
Aug 24, 2017, 08:47 PM
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Yes ..crap I need more money...Lol...I don't think I can pass up the He162...
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Aug 24, 2017, 09:05 PM
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Don't feel like the lone stranger...There's no way I can say no to this one.
Aug 25, 2017, 07:18 PM
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almost done with the top of the fuselage !
Aug 26, 2017, 12:05 PM
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Are you planking with 1/8" sheet, or something thinner? Enjoying the build by the way. I've been thinking about getting this kit.

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Aug 26, 2017, 12:48 PM
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Its 2mm, I think it works out to be 3/32 ? Anyway, I never really gave any thought to this jet until I bought the kit. Now I'm starting to do some research, and the more I get into this project, I realize what a cool jet the Douglas company came up with in the early 50's.
Aug 26, 2017, 12:55 PM
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Top sheeting done ! Nose section is glued on too, so now I can figure out how much battery I can shoe horn inside the intake wedge. I can move the edf aft to get the proper balance. with me, adding dead weight is a no no.
Aug 27, 2017, 02:19 PM
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ready to start the underside.
Aug 27, 2017, 08:50 PM
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Very cool..I see some sanding in your future..
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Aug 27, 2017, 09:33 PM
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Wax on wax off.
Aug 28, 2017, 06:52 AM
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Oh yes....lots of fairing and sanding as you well know, then glassing. I can't believe how light this assembly is.
Aug 28, 2017, 01:44 PM
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The one F-4D i built out of depron foam was super light too.
Aug 28, 2017, 08:22 PM
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wrapping up all the loose ends like the duct, and edf access hatch, etc. Still need to finish glassing the gear mounts.....try to get that done tomorrow.
Aug 28, 2017, 11:36 PM
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there a great sky ray book has som cool stories ...the first flight was a doosie


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