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zak

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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #150 on: March 31, 2022, 01:43:58 PM »
I did get the top wing on, much nautical language and lots of fiddling.
Here it all is left to dry for a day.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #151 on: March 31, 2022, 02:28:03 PM »
Looking exquisite.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #152 on: March 31, 2022, 02:32:40 PM »
Looking exquisite.
it is a bit fragile though!
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #153 on: March 31, 2022, 04:20:14 PM »
Looking good, I seem to remember having fun getting the engines to fit on the Curtis H16
which I think is basically the same kit. Love the paintjob.
Haddock.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #154 on: March 31, 2022, 07:47:36 PM »
Looking exquisite.
it is a bit fragile though!

Is that you or the kit....?
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #155 on: April 01, 2022, 07:03:56 AM »
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #156 on: April 01, 2022, 11:13:55 AM »
The top wing has come off while installing the engines, two steps forward and about 17 backwards.
Used solvent and left it to dry overnight.
Scratch head and try again.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #157 on: April 01, 2022, 11:45:29 AM »
Hi Zak,
The joys of modelling!!
Good luck.
Cheers
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #158 on: April 01, 2022, 12:05:32 PM »
Good luck Zak - if it was mine, a deep breath from me and it would be in 85 bits, so you are doing well to only have the small amount of damage
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #159 on: April 01, 2022, 12:30:24 PM »
Attempt number 2.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #160 on: April 01, 2022, 12:52:43 PM »
It still looks rather fragile.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #161 on: April 02, 2022, 01:40:38 PM »
Engines in and progress amidst the chaos of my work table.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #162 on: April 02, 2022, 06:02:10 PM »
Still battling away, but getting there. Keep at it.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #163 on: April 03, 2022, 07:23:17 AM »
Busy rigging at the moment.
Photos later.
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Re: Biplanes and rigged aircraft
« Reply #164 on: April 03, 2022, 07:56:39 AM »
Having studied rigging diagrams and photos of completed models in this scale, it seems most people do not double rig the wires as they should be, they opt for a single wire, I am going to chicken out and do the same.
Here it is so far.
Off for a lie down now!
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