Resurrecting the cover model!!!

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  1. May 22, 2014 #381

    Bunky f. knuckle

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    Cover shot, MA 10/09!!!

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    You sure you can wrangle another one away from that guy?? If so, send it to me, white, again. You have my address, still, hopefully.... Just let me know. :)
     
  2. May 26, 2014 #382

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    Cover shot, MA 10/09!!!

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    I'll get cranked back up on this ole girl this week.
     
  3. May 29, 2014 #383

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  4. May 29, 2014 #384

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    Cover shot, MA 10/09!!!

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    I got the gear plate made!! :)
     
  5. Jun 4, 2014 #385

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    Cover shot, MA 10/09!!!

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    Not alot to show. Working like crazy, since Im leaving my current job in 3 weeks. Trying to make as much $$ as I can, since Im taking a considerable pay cut. But the new job offers better benefits package and 401k. Worked 12 hr last nite and 12 hr tomorrow nite.

    But here is the latest. Went with 3/8" ply instead of 1/4". Had to trim 1/8" from the tri stock so that the gear plate would sit flat.
     

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  6. Jun 4, 2014 #386

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    12's suck! I'd be napping, not working on planes!

    I feel your pain- keep up the good work!
     
  7. Jun 4, 2014 #387

    Bunky f. knuckle

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    Cover shot, MA 10/09!!!

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    I did also manage enough time to get the gear plate glued in. I goofed in making the plate, but since this is gonna be a special day flyer, I think it'll be ok.

    12's do blow donkey kong...... But they do help me afford my new toys!

    Decided to snap a couple of shots before I left for work. Good use of some engines I have laying around!!
     

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  8. Jun 4, 2014 #388

    Bunky f. knuckle

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    Progress today!! Gear plate is in. A little fresh sheeting, some Gorrirra grue, and a gear cheek will be installed. And just maybe the top motor box and chin pieces.

    Gonna put my 106 on this airplane, and the DA in the RARC 108" Corvus.

    Shameless sales plug...... Got some DSM2 Rx for sale on the "other site" $425 for 3 12 ch and a 9 ch, inc data logger and shipping! Help me build up my new Corvus fund. Selling off the stuff I dont need or use. Also have a Falcon CF 24x8, BNIP, 80 or 85 shipped, if I remember right..
     
  9. Jun 5, 2014 #389

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    Cover shot, MA 10/09!!!

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    Not too bad for about 90 min worth of work. Had to make a Lowes run for more Gorrirra Grue. Couldnt find my open bottle, so I bought 2!!

    After this is probably all said and done, after it has flown, I may give Dennis a call at Carden and get a new pair of LG cheecks. The ones on the plane are in horrible shape. Having to reglue the one in pics, definately not a good way to go.

    Then just hang'er up for awhile.
     

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  10. Jun 5, 2014 #390

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    Just a bit more work......
     

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  11. Jun 5, 2014 #391

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    Wow man, you're cooking right along!

    You really want to sell this thing? C'mon, it's famous!

    Ok everyone, join me in a chant- Keeep it! Keeep it! Keeep it!
     
  12. Jun 5, 2014 #392

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    Didnt say I was gonna sell it. Got odd n ends that Im looking to recoop some $$ on, so that I can pay for that Corvus from GreenE in August.

    This bird is gonna be a special event flyer, not an everyday flyer.
     
  13. Jun 6, 2014 #393

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    2 more hours worth of work. No work on it this weekend, or the following 3. A graduation party I'm dj'ing, and 3 fly ins!

    Gonna try to keep up on the little work during the day, before I go to work.

    The way it looks like now, I'll more than have this bird done for the BG Extreme event!!
     

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  14. Jun 12, 2014 #394

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    Got the tabs glued in on the lower cowl half that was shown in the pics above. Maybe with a little luck, I can get the cowl fitted and glued to the cowl rings Sat eve.

    I goofed a little in making those tabs and drilling for the blind nuts. But its done and all set up now. But, I should have glued the tabs in the start with, then pressed the blind nuts in. Is what it is! Thats what I say.

    I think a 3W 106 with a Falcon 28x9W will do just fine. The 28x9.5 was an animal on it, when I had that engine in my Yak 55M. I also think there will be another SMJ Spinner shoe up for this bird. White, Steve. White! ;) Providing you can wrangle one away from that guy.
     
  15. Aug 1, 2016 #395

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    Wow.... A little over 2 years since an update on this.....

    Are ya ready for this......

    It's painted!
     
  16. Aug 1, 2016 #396

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    Yay!
     
  17. Aug 2, 2016 #397

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    Cover shot, MA 10/09!!!

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    Pix.
     

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    BRUTUS and Tseres like this.
  18. Aug 2, 2016 #398

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    Wow! That's awesome. Looks great Bunky.
    Perhaps this will get this thing called The Flying Circus back on track.
     
  19. Aug 2, 2016 #399

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    sexxy!
     

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