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Mar 20, 2012, 06:22 AM
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Lookin good Sam!
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Mar 20, 2012, 06:32 AM
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Sam.
Is that a scale model of a B26 Marauder. My fave US bomber from WW2. ??
Mar 20, 2012, 07:38 AM
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Megowcoupe, nice looking B-26? Whatever, it looks great and I'm sure it was a proud moment.
Mar 21, 2012, 08:33 PM
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Thanks all- and yes it's a B-26 and I think it's actually pretty close to an early B-26B with the shorter wings. A pretty heavily modified Dumas kit.

Sam
Apr 14, 2012, 12:09 AM
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Spring is in the air. So I finished a Guillows quick build Cessna I had started about a year ago while stuck out of town for work for a week. I built the tail feathers in my hotel room at night and stuck it back in the box. I got it out this week and finished it. Here's a pic--came out 33 grams prior to trimming--hope to maiden it this weekend. Wouldn't it be nice to have a Guillows kit that could fly? Next up is a Lacey M-10 with help from Bill Warner's book on the FA Moth which has a chapter dedicated to this kit as an intro to scale FF modeling. My moth built from this book is still my only FF success so hopefully the Lacey will turn out ok.
Apr 25, 2012, 04:04 PM
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22 1/2" wing-span Easy Built Models Half a Wake.
Apr 25, 2012, 04:24 PM
Zach
Nice covering job.

Zach
Apr 25, 2012, 04:32 PM
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Nice job Kevin, I bet it will be a flyer for you. I was pleasantly surprised at a 1/2 wake I just finished up.

Is the LG plug-in or did you decide to leave it off?

scrubs
Apr 25, 2012, 05:18 PM
flight999
Nice build Kev. See you got yourself a camera at last.
Sure it isn't a 1/4 wake?
Good flying,
Flight.
Apr 25, 2012, 08:49 PM
Culper Junior
Nice model. Kev.
I wouldn't have thought to put those two colors together but they look great. Is that EasyBuilt tissue??

I like the black outline around the wing and tail.
Apr 26, 2012, 08:15 PM
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The landing gear didn't work out very well so I removed it. It is a 1/2 size Wakefield and built with easy light tissue.

Kev
Apr 27, 2012, 02:35 AM
flight999
A realy nice looking model Kev. Well finished too. Except for competitions
which required r.o.g. we used to leave the landing gear off provided the
c.g. could work out right. In your case it looks as though you can move
the wing so that shouldn't be a problem. Bet it flies well.
Only kidding about the size. If you halve the measurements you don't get
half the area!

Cheers,
Flight
Apr 27, 2012, 03:34 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by flight999 View Post
Only kidding about the size. If you halve the measurements you don't get half the area!
Or half the weight, sadly

Nice work Kev.
Apr 27, 2012, 03:20 PM
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Thanks for the compliments guys. I haven't been working as much as I have been on free flight. I've been busy with starting my small business and there has been a lot of paperwork and business plan writing among other red tape. I *have* been building an Easy Built Westland Whirlwind. It has two propellers with a 30" wing-span. I've made a few changes including longer nacelles, more wing dihedral and a shorter tail by one bay...thinking that would ease the tail weight.

Kev
May 03, 2012, 08:01 AM
I fly SLOPE landings are crash
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Not so much a photo. My 44" Tomboy & Original Mills .75

Andy at the Muswellbrook (Australia) Veterans Gathering 2012 (1 min 14 sec)


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