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Fujimi F-86s - Obtaining correct wing dihedral...

June 6 2012 at 2:38 AM
Tomt.  (Login txt808)
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... Does anybody have a solution to obtaining the correct wing dihedral on Fujimi's F-86s?

Fujimi molded their -86 wings flat, & getting some dihedral in the things has frustrated me so far.

I've tried cutting the bottom wing section in half, but that didn't come out too pretty. Also tried filing the lower fuselage inwards, but again that wasn't "an exact science", and I was left w/some fairly homely gaps.

I remember reading a Paul Boyer article / kit review a while back regarding the new Airfix -86 and how they fixed the dihedral problem, but unfortunately I've got 4-5 Fujimi offerings sitting around doing nothing until I can find a dihedral fix.

Any suggestions on how you solved this one, other than throwing 'em in the trash, would be appreciated!


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