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1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« on: December 02, 2017, 09:20:20 PM »

  Always wanted to do one of these.

 I've had the magazine in the picture for a long time.

 Looks a bit warts and all at the moment . The marks on the wing panels and tail plane are for the cotton thread rib tapes.

 Everything is balsa with the exception of tail plane which is ply.

The propeller is 3 lamination's of 64th ply

 This won't be finished by the end of the year but early on in the New Year.

 Cheers

 Gordon

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #1 on: December 03, 2017, 04:26:10 PM »
That will make an interesting model.

Lou

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2017, 02:53:08 AM »

 Should do. I've got some decals made. Depends on what you read as to the colour scheme .
 I'm going to go with white overall with black trim.

 Also in between this and the Stirlings  is a bit of a side project.
 
 Cheers

 Gordon

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2017, 04:04:18 PM »
 Propeller roughly done.

Pinned together.

 Cheers
 Gordon

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2017, 06:05:07 PM »
Sweet.

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2017, 11:14:03 PM »

 Stretched and doped thread applied to simulate ribs/rib tape on upper wings , Stabiliser and rudder.

 3 coats of primer applied.
 
 Fine shaping and sanding of fuselage done.
 
Gordon

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2017, 09:56:27 AM »
This will fit in the Armistice 100th Anniversary cook-up

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #7 on: December 31, 2017, 12:52:46 PM »

 That's what I thought too Lou.
 The Macchi will as well.

 Gordon

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2018, 05:50:19 PM »

 Some progress . Wing struts are from wooden coffee stirrer. locating pins from copper wire.
 The propeller is for the D-VIII. I'll do a new one for the Floh.

 Gordon

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2018, 03:19:00 AM »
Looking good, regards Paul J.

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2018, 11:50:56 AM »
Nice. I know that you accurately portrait the craft but is does look like an AirToon aircraft.

Lou

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #11 on: January 16, 2018, 12:28:38 PM »

 It does look a bit weird but it's different. I suppose you could squash it up bit more to get the
 Toon effect. .

  From what I've read there was a bit of thought put into it. Minimising drag etc..,

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  Gordon

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2018, 01:09:17 PM »

 Have made up some wheel covers from thin plastic and they have been glued to the wheel blanks.

 A new propeller has been made.

 Had to  reshape  the nose profile.

 Details yet to be added to wings. Radiator and fuel tanks.

 That leaves the undercarriage.

 Pictures to follow.

 Gordon

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Re: 1/32 DFW T28 FLOH ( Flea) Commenced 18OCT2017
« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2018, 03:06:44 PM »
Looking forward to your photos.

Lou