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Re: Bearcat, on floats
« Reply #15 on: June 12, 2019, 06:51:46 am »
Float on

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Re: Bearcat, on floats
« Reply #16 on: June 12, 2019, 09:09:19 am »
Looking REALLY good now Dave.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Bearcat, on floats
« Reply #17 on: June 13, 2019, 06:17:12 am »
Looking REALLY good now Dave.  :thumbsup:

She certainly is  :thumbsup:
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Re: Bearcat, on floats
« Reply #18 on: June 13, 2019, 08:53:19 am »
Float on

Do you plan to have some sort of (retractable) wing floats like the Kawanishi E15K?

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Re: Bearcat, on floats
« Reply #19 on: June 14, 2019, 04:13:48 am »
IIRC the wing floats on the E15K were retractable and inflatable...

...and didn't work properly.
I also think they could be jettisoned in an emergency for a faster getaway.
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Re: Bearcat, on floats
« Reply #20 on: June 15, 2019, 11:43:21 am »
Complete

Bearcat F8N operating from the USS NORTHWIND off Greenland, late 1945. 














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Re: Bearcat, on floats *finished*
« Reply #21 on: June 15, 2019, 01:43:15 pm »
I can't imagine how Grumman didn't do that for real, it looks just SO plausible!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Bearcat, on floats *finished*
« Reply #22 on: June 15, 2019, 04:42:55 pm »
That looks great - nice one!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Bearcat, on floats *finished*
« Reply #23 on: June 15, 2019, 06:07:15 pm »
Paint it Japanese and you'd really confuse the JMNs.

Good job Dave.
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Re: Bearcat, on floats *finished*
« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2019, 06:09:46 pm »
Congratulations modeller/engineer! :thumbsup: :bow:
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Re: Bearcat, on floats *finished*
« Reply #25 on: June 15, 2019, 06:32:38 pm »
Most excellent!  :thumbsup: :cheers:
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Re: Bearcat, on floats *finished*
« Reply #26 on: June 16, 2019, 12:21:54 am »
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Re: Bearcat, on floats *finished*
« Reply #27 on: June 16, 2019, 06:16:58 am »
I can't imagine how Grumman didn't do that for real, it looks just SO plausible!  :thumbsup:

It really does, doesn't it ?  :thumbsup:
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Re: Bearcat, on floats *finished*
« Reply #28 on: June 16, 2019, 10:28:37 am »
Looks VERY good!

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Re: Bearcat, on floats *finished*
« Reply #29 on: Yesterday at 05:28:33 am »
Oh yeah ! I like that one. Defo going in my idea pile. I like how you joined the float as well....thanks for the tip ! The parasol Kingfisher is another neat idea. Hopefully you carry on with it !

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