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Reply #16 - Dec 10th, 2017 at 3:44pm

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That's too bad.  It looks clean and has a unique color scheme.  I'd like to see yours fly.

Howard
 

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Reply #15 - Nov 24th, 2017 at 12:16pm

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kittyfritters, replaced the lost parts, but I cleaned my room and misplaced those parts again and just now found them in a box.

I will not finish this build that has taken too much time (my fault).

Bob
 

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Reply #14 - Jul 12th, 2017 at 10:00am

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SORRY! Life has a habit of getting in the way for the last 3 months. Embarrassed

The tissue is complete, but I have lost some parts due to clean up of the house and will need to replace. Cry
 

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Reply #13 - Apr 7th, 2017 at 12:53am

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Black and Orange look like great Halloween colours! I cringe at even attempting a close rhyme with orange.
ian
 
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Reply #12 - Apr 6th, 2017 at 11:21pm

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Bob,
Nice progress...I like the orange and black.  My grandsons reminded me than nothing rhymes with orange.  No extra charge for that nugget of knowledge!  Grin Cheesy Wink
Tom
 

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Your attitude will determine your altitude!- John Maxwell
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free. Jn 8:32
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Reply #11 - Apr 6th, 2017 at 8:53pm

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continued from prior post.
 

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Reply #10 - Apr 6th, 2017 at 8:52pm

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OK! its time to continue with this build after several of life's interruptions Shocked

I have continued covering the wing and started the fuselage, but for the life of me I cannot find the nose block and prop. I know it is here some where Cheesy just need to move some more piles of stuff.

The following photos should bring me up to date.
 

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Reply #9 - Nov 8th, 2016 at 11:18am

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Looking great Bob...KF made a nice kit, especially with the additional 90* tools included in the kit to assist in building the fuselage!  This is going to be a fun model.  Keep up the good work! Smiley
 

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Your attitude will determine your altitude!- John Maxwell
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free. Jn 8:32
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Reply #8 - Nov 8th, 2016 at 10:21am

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I had some trouble with the nose cross pieces, but that was more to my on ability and work area. It all came together in the end:
 

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Reply #7 - Nov 8th, 2016 at 10:11am

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I have been working on the Bostillation with some detours:
 

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Reply #6 - Oct 18th, 2016 at 10:46pm

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Page 2 and 3 of the instructions deal with the alignment tools to build the box fuselage square:

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Reply #5 - Oct 17th, 2016 at 11:05pm

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Here is a run down on the kit contents:
 

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Reply #4 - Oct 17th, 2016 at 10:43pm

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Sky9pilot wrote on Oct 17th, 2016 at 9:31pm:
  That bottom stringer looks like it has a big curve in it.  Are you soaking the balsa first for this curve?

Tom


Tom, the wood has enough bend to not need to soak in H2O.

Bob
 

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Reply #3 - Oct 17th, 2016 at 9:31pm

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This looks to be a fun model Bob...Kittyfritters has done a nice job with this kit.  That bottom stringer looks like it has a big curve in it.  Are you soaking the balsa first for this curve?

Tom
 

If God is your Co-pilot...switch seats...
Your attitude will determine your altitude!- John Maxwell
And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free. Jn 8:32
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Reply #2 - Oct 17th, 2016 at 9:13pm

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the assembly tools are placed on the plans to help with keeping he fuselage square:
 

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