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Good start. I have built a few of these type of balsa aircraft, most crashed when trying to fly them, so I have none left. Are you going to make it a static model or flying one?
 

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I have built plenty of these in my life time so I will be watching with interest as I might be tempted to join in.
Good start by the way
Thanks Peter. Please do get one there's only two of us in this SIG so far.
 

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Good start. I have built a few of these type of balsa aircraft, most crashed when trying to fly them, so I have none left. Are you going to make it a static model or flying one?
I'm going to try and make it fly, ( rubber band ) but it will more than likely end up just like yours crashed.
 

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Starting to take shape now Ian.


You're doing a great job.
 

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Starting to take shape now Ian.
You're doing a great job.
Thanks Ralph I must be doing something wrong it's going together nicely.
 
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Its good that there are instructions too, so many times in my RC flying days, you'd open a kit box and find a pile of wood and a big plan! There were a few manufacturers who went the extra mile (mostly American ones) but many of them were old-school. I'm reminding myself of this as I start my Mirror Models Diamond Wrecker! That does look like a nice little kit, and I reckon it won't be your last, as they really are satisfying!
 

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Looking good Ian, intriguing to see a balsa model being created.
 

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Looking good on this one Ian. Reading this seems to be very intricate in the construction.


Coming together though.


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As you can see I've got some more done on this, all the formers on the fuselage done and the wings built, I've also started the rudder and tail plane.


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Now that wing dehidrel must have been fun


Looking good.


Mind me asking are you going to fly this?


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So, just like the plastic kits we're used to, you just cut the parts from the 'sprue', clean them up and stick them together? Is this really as simple as you make it look Ian?
 

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Great work going on here.


Especially the dihedral of the wing's.
 

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Now that wing dehidrel must have been fun
Looking good.


Mind me asking are you going to fly this?


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Yes that's what I'm hoping to do Robert, but it will probably be the one and only time then it will more than likely just end up being a pile of splintered wood and paper.
 

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So, just like the plastic kits we're used to, you just cut the parts from the 'sprue', clean them up and stick them together? Is this really as simple as you make it look Ian?
Well that's all I'm doing Dave.
 

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Great work going on here.
Especially the dihedral of the wing's.
Thanks Ralph, but the box came in handy being just the right size
 

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Yes that's what I'm hoping to do Robert, but it will probably be the one and only time then it will more than likely just end up being a pile of splintered wood and paper.
Oh no not your work ( keep it on the ground ) safe


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Oh no not your work ( keep it on the ground ) safe
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He who dares wins Robert :smiling3:
 
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