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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #15 on: May 07, 2018, 10:48:04 am »

Kit:

Shorten them?   :wacko:


Shock! Horror! Heresy!  :o
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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #16 on: May 07, 2018, 07:50:11 pm »
Kit, please forgive this inventive modeller... ;)
(As I have forgiven him, destroying the twin-fuselage layout into a triplex-fuselage one) ;)
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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2018, 10:45:46 am »
Small progress in getting the OD anti-glare panels painted.  I had made the mistake of using blue painters tape to mask the fuselages and had lots of tape residue to clean off  :angry:  Ready for more masking, and a glue session to join up the airframe.  Not much to show here, yet.





Nevermore with the blue painter's tape, quoth the slow builder  :banghead:.

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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #18 on: June 04, 2018, 11:04:45 am »
Looking promising there.  :thumbsup:
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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #19 on: June 04, 2018, 11:22:48 am »
Good! Go on! :thumbsup:
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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2018, 08:44:45 am »
Thanks guys!  :thumbsup:

Kit:  Wish I could have gotten the wing extensions a bit neater.  I should have chosen a night scheme to hide it  <_<.  Curious if you left off the guns or installed them.  I'm tempted to leave them off.

Tophe:  Hoping to get a sudden flurry of activity on this bird.  Once the airframe is joined, prepped and painted, then the contra prop will be the next big hurdle.

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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2018, 09:02:33 am »
Tophe,

How about removing the engine from the center fuselage and putting a canopy from the front to the tail for passengers?

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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2018, 11:50:11 am »
uh? :-\ ;D
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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2018, 03:52:12 pm »

Kit:  Wish I could have gotten the wing extensions a bit neater.  I should have chosen a night scheme to hide it  <_<.  Curious if you left off the guns or installed them.  I'm tempted to leave them off.


I left all the 'standard' F-82 guns in  place, resulting in a twelve gun surprise for any enemies who decided to cross into the P-82M's path. So the gun hatches in both wing sections actually do things,
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

Regards
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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #24 on: June 17, 2019, 08:19:52 am »
A lot has happened in the past year, but not so much for the Tri-Stang.  Here is where we are now picking the thread back up:








So much time has elapsed, in fact, that I have mostly forgotten how to put a post together  :-\

Some really sweet work going on here though, nice!

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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #25 on: June 17, 2019, 10:05:48 am »
Yes, nice! :thumbsup:
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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #26 on: June 17, 2019, 02:03:09 pm »
That's looking REALLY good now, even with the Allison engines.  :thumbsup:
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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #27 on: June 17, 2019, 02:41:40 pm »
I do happen to have three more F-82 kits  :wacko: sooooo what if  :lol: one of the F-82's was in fact a single seater
You make me dream... :thumbsup:


I've been thinking of something along the lines of the bottom one Tophe.
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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #28 on: June 17, 2019, 02:45:25 pm »
Might look at this for a color scheme, Air Nation Guard P51-H looks like it might be painted silver.

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Re: F-82 or A-Something Tri-Stang WIP
« Reply #29 on: June 17, 2019, 08:39:34 pm »
I've been thinking of something along the lines of the bottom one Tophe.
Good project!
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