Inside F5J

Inside fuse

Had my first go at resin finishing a balsa fuselage, hmm 90% happy with it. The drying on the top section wrinkled up a bit, so by the time I seen it, it was dry. Some elbow grease and time made it smooth-ish. As you can see on the image, it isn’t perfect.  

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Glass finishing on the Inside

Have decided to glass finish the Inside fuse with 3/4oz glass, I was a little nervous about adding a bucket load of weight. After watch endless youtube vids on the process I jumped in. Don’t use a brush, I seen a few that had small $2 brushes, nope it dragged the glass. I used the credit card process which worked a treat. Doing 3 sides at once was a bit stupid, but I managed to pull it off. Pic is…

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Inside all most there

Almost completed the Inside F5J, have to mount the servos in the wings, glass the fuse and cover. Such a good looking model, will be building another.

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Main Wing and right panel

Have 95% finished the main wing, just sanding and a few small things to complete, right mid section started and about 80% on that. Should have cleared space and did both at the same time. The 6 pin connectors are for the inner parts to join the two outer servos to the main wing.

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