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Boomerang

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  Work has commenced on this project.
  To date 2 x Cassutts have been cut out and roughly shaped
  1 x Gee Bee Z has been cut out out, rough sanded.
  1x  Caudron C460 has been cut out

  As for Number 5  it will be a toss up between a Laird Super solution and whatever else I can find.
  My basic criteria is Bright colours and numbers.
  Pic to follow
  Cheers

  Gordon

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2015, 04:55:02 PM »
Hi Gordon,

What's the over all size of the mobile going to be?


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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2015, 10:24:02 PM »

 Peter ,
  I haven't got that far in my forward planning. Probably 18 inches by 18 inches.
  Then again I might just supply the raw materials and let his parents sort it out.
  I'll get all the models sorted first and then have a bit of a play.

  Cheers

  Gordon

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2015, 02:39:10 AM »

  Results so far.

 Cheers

Gordon

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2015, 02:42:14 AM »
 Tailplane's are 1mm ply. The spats on the GB Z are 1.5 mm ply core faced with balsa.
 The undercarriage for the Cassutts are in the plastic bag and are from 1mm ply.
 The rest is balsa from the bits box.
 cheers
 Gordon

 

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2015, 02:04:01 PM »
It is going to be a great build. Looking very promising so far.

Lou

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #6 on: July 29, 2015, 11:17:13 PM »

  After a couple of days of solid work ( no pun intended). The fleet so far.
 
  Cheers
  Gordon

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2015, 03:41:16 AM »
I admire your creations Gordon. Your grandson will be well motivated to being an aviation buff.

Lou

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2015, 08:20:52 PM »


   Progressing along.

  Gordon

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2015, 07:54:59 AM »
Beauties each one. I will have to adopt a grandson to have an excuse to make one of these.

Lou

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2015, 07:28:44 PM »

 Must admit I'm having a lot of fun doing these.

 Bit more work done on the Caudron today
 
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 Gordon

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2015, 02:13:22 PM »
Very nice indeed Gordon, coming on a treat, regards Paul J.

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2015, 10:00:04 PM »

 Thank you , Paul

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #13 on: August 29, 2015, 09:58:43 PM »

 A bit more progress

 The spats on the Cassutts are attached with Blu- Tac at this stage.

 Cheers

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Re: 5 x 1/48th Air Racer ( for grandsons Mobile) commenced 14/7/15
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2015, 11:06:01 AM »
Well done! I think this is one of my favourite project to follow right now on SMM.

Peter