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PostPosted: 01 Mar 2014, 17:44 
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Cheers Vlammie, me neither!

And some colour on the fus ;)

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Monique wrote:
And some colour on the fus ;)


A bit too contre-jour for any details ....


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My goodness. :shock:

There's sunlight!

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Dean wrote:
My goodness. :shock:

There's sunlight!


A clever ruse, at best!


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m4rek wrote:
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My goodness. :shock:

There's sunlight!


A clever ruse, at best!


Undoubtedly the work of the British Secret Service....


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PostPosted: 02 Mar 2014, 23:32 
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New bulbs in the street lights...

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I spent Sunday making and attaching decals. I drew them up in Photoshop, laser printed on bond paper and applied with thinned down pva. Really comes to life with them on!

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I was going to attach printed numbers for the serials, but they were a bit fiddly, so I made a stencil and hand painted them in. I was sitting on the sofa, wing on lap, brush in one hand and little pot of paint in the other, merrily finishing the last number. On the floor was an empty soda bottle, which went pop as it expanded from the warmth in the room. It was such loud pop that I jumped, throwing the little pot of paint all over the wing! Grrrr, could only laugh. Wiped most of it off and three coats of blue later, it's repaired.

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Here's a mock up of it all together... Countre jourless ;)

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I've just ordered a canopy for it too. Should be here in the week. Now it's panel lines, install aileron servos, build the cockpit, battery and rx housings and finalise control rods to all the surfaces.

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Holeeeee smoke!! Those decals just bring the entire a/c to life. This just gets better and better!


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Canopy came yesterday, which I've fitted and painted and now busy with decorating the cockpit a bit.

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Monique wrote:
Canopy came yesterday, which I've fitted and painted and now busy with decorating the cockpit a bit.


Hate to be an ignoramus on this but you have a local friendly bespoke canopy making service?


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Eugene wrote:
Monique wrote:
Canopy came yesterday, which I've fitted and painted and now busy with decorating the cockpit a bit.


Hate to be an ignoramus on this but you have a local friendly bespoke canopy making service?


Well, hundred miles away, but with the amazing postal service here, everything is local! This company does all the Vacforming for Traplet publications and he had a canopy plug for a two seat F15 which once cut down works almost right for the Bucc. It's about a CM higher in profile, but for the ease and price it's worth it.

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Monique wrote:
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Monique wrote:
Canopy came yesterday, which I've fitted and painted and now busy with decorating the cockpit a bit.


Hate to be an ignoramus on this but you have a local friendly bespoke canopy making service?


Well, hundred miles away, but with the amazing postal service here, everything is local! This company does all the Vacforming for Traplet publications and he had a canopy plug for a two seat F15 which once cut down works almost right for the Bucc. It's about a CM higher in profile, but for the ease and price it's worth it.


Looking good. If you were here I'd stand you a pint at the Toad!


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Wow, she rearly looks fantastic ... even with an F-15 canopy. =D>

Is that a hole in the port front canopy?

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Looking good. If you were here I'd stand you a pint at the Toad!


Eish, anywhere but the Padda... FBYC maybe a better idea ;)

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Wow, she rearly looks fantastic ... even with an F-15 canopy. =D>

Is that a hole in the port front canopy?


The canopy is so cut down you'd never know ;)

You mean just in front the yellow and grey stripes? That's an optical illusion, it's the dashboard inside ;)

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