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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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Finally have one!!

Good mate of mine imported a few things from the US, amongst it was this, i had to ask if i could have it. As a kid flying with my uncle, this was the model to have, but as a kid could never afford one. It’s only been 30years, but I have one! Thanks Ian, your a legend. I’ll take a few more pics over this week when i have some more time.

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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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Found a $50 bargain

an older model, but make a great slope machine. FVK Trendy. I’ll repair the nose at some stage and she can line up with the Graphite  

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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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Working on the Element

Rudder post has the two servos for the elevator and the rudder, so i’ve mounted them in there. Lets hope they don’t fail, it’ll be a job and a half to replace them.

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