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Reply #17 - Mar 10th, 2017 at 2:41pm

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bigrip74 wrote on Mar 5th, 2017 at 11:56pm:
The wing is covered, but my big hands that lock a times did just that and destroyed the fuselage, so I needed to order some material to complete it again. So the length of time since posting any photos.

Bob



Man, been there, done that!  Had a medication induced hand cramp that nearly destroyed the fuselage of my second Irish Jumping Bean prototype.  My sympathies!


Howard

Sorry about reading this late, but why didn't you just e-mail me?  I would have sent you another set of wood.
 

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Reply #16 - Mar 6th, 2017 at 1:23pm

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pb_guy wrote on Mar 6th, 2017 at 12:39pm:
Sorry to hear of the demise of the fuselage. I  understand about the body giving up on you at times. Keep on plugging away.  Smiley
ian

Ian, as soon as the wood arrives I will start on the fuselage again and this time when the hand is not cooperating it will be time to stop for the day. Shocked

Sorry Scigs, it seems that Ive walked all over your thread. I will put my posts in the proper thread.

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Reply #15 - Mar 6th, 2017 at 12:39pm

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Sorry to hear of the demise of the fuselage. I  understand about the body giving up on you at times. Keep on plugging away.  Smiley
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Reply #14 - Mar 5th, 2017 at 11:56pm

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The wing is covered, but my big hands that lock a times did just that and destroyed the fuselage, so I needed to order some material to complete it again. So the length of time since posting any photos.

Bob
 

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Reply #13 - Dec 5th, 2016 at 11:55pm

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I applied orange Esaki tissue to the wing, it is delicate for my large hands and fingers to not crush this wing. Some times my fingers lock up.

Now to find some new double edged razor blades so I can trim the excess tissue off for the top tissue to be applied.

 

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Reply #12 - Dec 5th, 2016 at 12:49pm

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What a great build.  She looks fantastic!   Smiley
 

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Reply #11 - Dec 5th, 2016 at 11:32am

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The landing gear attachment, LG collar of aluminum tubing with CA to adhere in place, and a bones shot.
 

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Reply #10 - Dec 5th, 2016 at 11:29am

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The stab and rudders:
 

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Reply #9 - Dec 5th, 2016 at 11:27am

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Scigs, really nice job on your Bostillation Smiley

I am finally posting some more photos of my build, not as fast as Scigs. I am a slow poke Shocked

Here is my wing:
 

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Reply #8 - Nov 10th, 2016 at 11:58am

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Sciggs...she looks great.  Almost an early American Airlines scheme!  Nice!
Tom
 

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Reply #7 - Nov 9th, 2016 at 7:44pm

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Here she is all completed after a week of allowing Sig lite dope dry. Maybe after the Santa Ana winds I can take her out flying
 
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Reply #6 - Nov 2nd, 2016 at 11:24pm

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Scigs, nice job on the tissue.

 

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Reply #5 - Nov 2nd, 2016 at 6:00pm

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Sciggs...your tissue applying skills do not disappoint! Looks fantastic!
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 #4 - Nov 2nd, 2016 at 4:17pm

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Yes, she went together well and should be a good flyer.  I preshrunk the tissue on a picture frame and covered the model with Esaki applied 50/50 Elmer's glue. I brushed on Sig Lite Cote and will leave the parts pinned up for a few days since this dope takes awhile to dry.
 

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Reply #3 - Nov 2nd, 2016 at 12:32am

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The bones look fantastic!  Great job!  Looks like the kit is going together pretty well!
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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