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Yep, long way to go, but I'm enjoying it.

March 2 2012 at 9:58 PM

Michael D Scott  (Login mayonardo)
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Response to Wingnut Wings FE.2b Early progress

That's the thing about these 1:32 scale kits, they require a committment to spend more time on the details that we'd normally do in smaller scales. Wingnut Wings removes most of the fiddly and repetitious bits with their fine casting and engineering. Still, this one, like all early aircraft, and especially pushers, has a lot of "parts" and much rigging to deal with.

I spent time tonight looking at the diagram for the control wires. Many, long and complex. And, that's after the standing rigging that offers structural support. In Brett's new MIM mag, there is a build of this aircraft by Dave Johnson or Wingnut Wings. He shows how they planned and engineered the plastic to provide structural support for the tail boom by rigging with monofilament, and how they made this much easier. If you are going to build this model, check that out. Or send me an email for a description of that process.

Good company of modelers there.

Michael D


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