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Author Topic: Gee Bee R-3 Build! Ohhhhhhhhhh My Gosh! Finally?  (Read 67579 times)

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Re: Gee Bee R-3 Build! Ohhhhhhhhhh My Gosh! Finally?
« Reply #250 on: October 12, 2017, 03:00:56 PM »
Last but not least, the cowling.

Finished recessing the louvers and now the silk is completed.

One coat and a quick 250 brakes off the hanging silk.

Few more coats and the model will be ready for primer.

That's when the work really begins.

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Re: Gee Bee R-3 Build! Ohhhhhhhhhh My Gosh! Finally?
« Reply #251 on: October 12, 2017, 10:35:59 PM »
Waiting patiently to see the creative process flow! y1 H^^
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Re: Gee Bee R-3 Build! Ohhhhhhhhhh My Gosh! Finally?
« Reply #252 on: October 13, 2017, 09:16:16 AM »
Waiting patiently to see the creative process flow! y1 H^^

Glenn,

Hey! Hey! My only poster.

I forgot a spot. took care of that a few minutes ago. I still have to do the inside ring area.

Thanks for the reply!

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Re: Gee Bee R-3 Build! Ohhhhhhhhhh My Gosh! Finally?
« Reply #253 on: October 15, 2017, 11:41:05 AM »
Cowling completed with recessed working louvers to vent out hot air.

Primer to follow.

The Gee Bee R3 is now totally framed and ready for finishing. The real work is about to begin.

Maybe.

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Re: Gee Bee R-3 Build! Ohhhhhhhhhh My Gosh! Finally?
« Reply #254 on: October 18, 2017, 09:26:15 AM »
Charles that is super nice.
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« Reply #255 on: October 18, 2017, 09:59:23 AM »
Charles that is super nice.
Have you flown the Argus?

Traian,

Thanks for the reply.

You mean ARGO. No I haven't, it's not totally finished. I'm trying to sell it.  ;D

I think I will fly the Stuka first. I have a few things to do to it first.

I believe the Stuka will work well off of our flying field. But, I do have a great parking lot I could use.

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« Reply #256 on: October 18, 2017, 10:15:14 AM »
Bottom line go fly something before I get there and chase you around with  mw~ mw~ mw~ mw~
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Re: Gee Bee R-3 Build! Ohhhhhhhhhh My Gosh! Finally?
« Reply #257 on: May 21, 2018, 11:40:13 PM »
Bottom line go fly something before I get there and chase you around with  mw~ mw~ mw~ mw~

TDM,

Just saw your reply, I haven't been in the Thread for quite some time.

The Gee Bee R-3 is leaning against a wall collecting dust.

I've been working on Pushy Galore.

As soon as I pick up some Deftcon 4, I use it to apply silk in some ares. I'll do the inside of the cowling using Deft and silk.

Then the model will be just about ready for primer.

See how things go over the next few weeks.

I have to order primer.

Thanks for the reply.

Charles
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"Perhaps the greatest challenge in modeling is to build a competitive control line stunter that looks like a real airplane." David McCellan, 1980.


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