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PostPosted: 27 Jan 2020, 06:12 
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PostPosted: 27 Jan 2020, 12:17 
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Mark look at my Cammel post, you can see how I do the tapes.

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PostPosted: 08 Feb 2020, 23:38 
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Small update.

Added two internal cartridge ejection chutes using Evergreen H beam. I used the H beam because the hobby shop was out of square tubing at the time. The H beam worked well, I subsequently squared them off and painted them.

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PostPosted: 09 Feb 2020, 00:04 
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Here I have glued in the top gun fairing, firewall and horizontal stabiliser.

The gun fairing(?) needs a bit of work to fit correctly. After looking at Theunis's build I realised that the machine guns fit through the fairing, so I built up the center section. Added a hood across the panel section with sheet styrene.
Whilst dry fitting the guns I further realised that the guns sit too far back. The muzzle's are right up close to the propeller. :shock: . Its a easy fix and actually helps with correcting the fairing.

I glued in the firewall as well as the engine crankshaft. The kit gives the option to have a rotating engine, I opted to fix the engine in place to keep things simple for construction.
Vents were added for cartridge ejection chutes, again using Evergreen H-beam. There seems to be a few vent variations between Camels.


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PostPosted: 09 Feb 2020, 08:14 
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Last post re-edited.

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PostPosted: 15 Feb 2020, 19:53 
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RNAS Camel's used the 150HP BR1 Bentley engine. Must say its a a very beautiful piece of engineering.

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This is the BR2 Bentley engine, not related to this build at all. Just love the photograph.
https://airandspace.si.edu/collection-objects/humber-ltd-bentley-br2-rotary-9-engine

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PostPosted: 15 Feb 2020, 20:30 
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Started working on the engine. I scratch built the induction tubes using using binding wire from the hardware store to correct the kit part.

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PostPosted: 16 Feb 2020, 07:57 
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very nice indeed :smt023


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PostPosted: 17 Mar 2020, 20:29 
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Engine painted, weathered and fitted.

Sprayed with Tamiya AS-12 bare-metal silver. Weather with Tamiya grey panel accent and a light Mig dark brown oil wash.

In retrospect I should have weathered the firewall as well.

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Vertical stabiliser/rudder added.

Reversed course on the panel hood based on updated reference.

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PostPosted: 29 Apr 2020, 10:37 
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Found reference on the cockpit decking. The Wing Nut plans illustrates the differences.

The decking was modified in the field.

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Wow, those are pretty detailed instructions, like the use of photos.

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