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Re: 2022 Black Sheep 500 Series Contest
Reply #1 - Aug 7th, 2022 at 9:07pm
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Congrats to Dave, Don and yourself!  Thanks for the pics.  Yep it helps to have invasion stripes or yellow or red or white tails on those warbirds!!

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2022 Black Sheep 500 Series Contest
Aug 7th, 2022 at 7:53pm
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Went to the Black Sheep Squadron Guillow's 500 series at the "Grassy Knoll" this morning. It was hot and (hit 104 F a bit later) and the wind came up and blew us out about 10:30.  Dave Gee was first, P-40, Don Butman second, Spitfire, and myself third, Hellcat.

Dave got an interesting lesson in model finishing on the field. When deciding on a color scheme remember where you are going to fly it! (See photos.)  He says that the next military model he builds to fly there will have a target tug paint scheme.


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