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Offline salt6

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FB-4W
« on: May 14, 2019, 05:59:57 pm »
This one began in this thread, check the date.  Now it's back in the build line.

https://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php?topic=4031.msg48778#msg48778

« Last Edit: June 26, 2019, 06:40:21 pm by salt6 »
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Of shoes and ships
         and sealing wax
      Of cabbages and kings
And why the sea is boiling hot
      And whether pigs have wings."

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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2019, 07:52:04 pm »
Sweeeeeeet. Go for the gusto!
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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2019, 03:12:56 pm »
This what I started with after a "short" break.  The spacers on the top were not even installed, after about a week I ended up with the first picture in the post.



Spacers install, reinforced on the inside, and the start of PSR.



Tails enlarger, I had to add a stiffener plate.



Rudder also enlarged.




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"The time has come,
         The Walrus said,
     To talk of many things:
Of shoes and ships
         and sealing wax
      Of cabbages and kings
And why the sea is boiling hot
      And whether pigs have wings."

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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2019, 03:07:26 pm »
The wing is together and solid.  I also widen the main tires for the extra weight.

Steve B


"The time has come,
         The Walrus said,
     To talk of many things:
Of shoes and ships
         and sealing wax
      Of cabbages and kings
And why the sea is boiling hot
      And whether pigs have wings."

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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2019, 04:49:24 pm »
The date on the decal sheet 6-88, not too bad for an old geezer.  I'll go around the edges with some black and call it good.  Oh yeah, no setting solution at all.

Steve B


"The time has come,
         The Walrus said,
     To talk of many things:
Of shoes and ships
         and sealing wax
      Of cabbages and kings
And why the sea is boiling hot
      And whether pigs have wings."

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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2019, 02:48:31 pm »
Relocated the tailhook.

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         The Walrus said,
     To talk of many things:
Of shoes and ships
         and sealing wax
      Of cabbages and kings
And why the sea is boiling hot
      And whether pigs have wings."

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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2019, 03:20:06 pm »
Lookin good, bud!!! Some impressive stuff. I can't wait to see the end result. She's gonna be a biggin'.  ;D
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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #7 on: June 13, 2019, 06:11:05 am »
Moved as per request

Chris
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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #8 on: June 13, 2019, 06:31:01 am »
The fat body and twin ventral tanks make me think of the Gloster Javelin.  Lookin' good. :thumbsup:
I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.

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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2019, 08:18:26 pm »
Forward fuselage is together.


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"The time has come,
         The Walrus said,
     To talk of many things:
Of shoes and ships
         and sealing wax
      Of cabbages and kings
And why the sea is boiling hot
      And whether pigs have wings."

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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #10 on: June 17, 2019, 08:53:51 pm »
Looking good! :thumbsup:

But that mat is wa-ay too clean! :o
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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2019, 06:06:35 am »
Looking good! :thumbsup:

But that mat is wa-ay too clean! :o

I have to agree with both statements  ;D
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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2019, 07:28:46 am »
Nice one, Steve!  This going to be super cool . . . . and I'll have whatever you're having  :mellow:

Good luck going forward,
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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #13 on: June 18, 2019, 08:09:43 am »
Maybe he's another rare individual such as myself that periodically cleans their mat.  ;D
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Re: FB-4W (MoJo4)
« Reply #14 on: June 20, 2019, 01:30:32 pm »
This is where I build.  The work area is on the left and layout area on the right.  I have a piece of glass on the work area.  So, if I want a puddle of super glue or need to mix some paint, no problem, on the glass.  It is a little messier than normal.

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"The time has come,
         The Walrus said,
     To talk of many things:
Of shoes and ships
         and sealing wax
      Of cabbages and kings
And why the sea is boiling hot
      And whether pigs have wings."