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Lancfan's HP 0/400 build
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PostPosted: June 14th, 2017, 3:59 am 
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Just marking the place for my build- box and sprue shots will be added later.

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Excellent choice David; looking forward to seeing this get started

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Pre-painting will begin this evening, here is the boxtop shot and the freshly washed sprues ready to begin.
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Watch out for warpage in the fuselage David; mine still looks a bit on the banana side of straight!

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Keeping the fuselage straight seems to be a common complaint with this kit iggie, I have given it some thought and will try something new, I have a cunning plan!

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As long as it doesn't involve a turnip then it stands a chance!

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Dratt! he guessed it.

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I look forward to watching you do your magic on this big beast.

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Looking forward to this build David. I thoroughly enjoyed the one I did with/for the local ATC squadron a few years ago. It was for a diorama so I motorised it with two tiny pager motors power from a battery, via a switch, housed in the fuselage.
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I let the cadets do the baseboard with buildings and cotton wool explosions and even some railway line, i.e. something to keep them busy while I was hogging the O/400!
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Best of luck with you build. The rigging is a cinch as the holes are marked or even pre-drilled and then the wings sandwich together to hide the wires!
Hope you have as much fun as I did.
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lancfan wrote:
Pre-painting will begin this evening, here is the boxtop shot and the freshly washed sprues ready to begin.
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Looking forward to it.

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