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Lancfan's Transatlantic Bomber
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The broken drill bits are down to thin drills, hard,brittle plastic and solid wing mouldings.

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Hi David.
If you want the Modeldecals transatlantic F4 Decals just let me know. I have that sheet.

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The glue has dried, the tape has been removed and the seams cleaned up, a little filler was needed along the seams to even out a slight step along them and there were a few small, shallow sink marks but nothing serious.
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Coming along very nicely David.


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Very nice. Looks like very little filler was needed.

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Looking good, David. I went a couple of years or more without breaking any of my micro drill bits then promptly broke three in about as many weeks.

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It's looking good, what are you planning to use for rigging wire?

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VickersVandal wrote:
Very nice. Looks like very little filler was needed.

There were no gaps just very slight steps along the seams.

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splash wrote:
It's looking good, what are you planning to use for rigging wire?

I'm going to rig the model with Knitting In Elastic Alan.

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Nice work on the 'pit and buttoning up the fuselage, David!

I've always had a real soft-spot for the Vimy since I read about Alcock & Brown's epic flight way back when and I'm going to enjoy watching your version come together.

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