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cliff strachan

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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #15 on: July 03, 2014, 09:37:00 AM »
It is truly a very nice model, Scott. And I'm very sorry about the break-in. I'm afraid though that it's a lot like moving.
For comparison purposes,  the movers have informed me that I had enough books - although I haven't been able to find some of them so I guess that they were correct?
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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2014, 11:30:06 AM »
I'm sorry to hear about the break-in, Scott.  Glad to see you are back in the shop!

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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #17 on: July 04, 2014, 06:46:42 PM »
It is truly a very nice model, Scott. And I'm very sorry about the break-in. I'm afraid though that it's a lot like moving.
For comparison purposes,  the movers have informed me that I had enough books - although I haven't been able to find some of them so I guess that they were correct?
Cliff.

O.M.G!  I would have freaked, Cliff!  I had a little over 200 books when I moved here about 10 years ago, and those were the books in my personal library, not including my wife's craft/hobby books, my kids books or the small library we had set up for the kids' homeschooling.  Books still outnumber our other so-called 'valuables.'
 I am suddenly sooo thankful I supervised the move personally. 

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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #18 on: July 05, 2014, 10:05:25 AM »
Good Luck again, Scott. I'm sure you've thought of this already, but don't be like me in leaving your reading until it's too late. For a number of reasons - and I won't even tell you now (although it would be an interesting story) - now it seems by late I refer to the fact that I seem to fall asleep. So we have to model, read, exercise and work. Something like that!

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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #19 on: June 07, 2015, 01:15:48 PM »
Finally have a chance to share what I've been doing with the BB recently.  Once I had the strut issues figured out, I screwed up the courage to attempt that scourge of every biplane build: RIGGING!!!! As I mentioned in the gallery pics, the 24 gauge (??) filament I used is rather difficult to capture on (ha, I was going to type film) media, but I can assure you it is there, and it is not Photoshopped onto the picture.  Man, do I pick the hard stuff!




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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #20 on: June 07, 2015, 02:25:39 PM »
Nicely done! How did you anchor the filament to the wings?

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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #21 on: June 07, 2015, 02:38:53 PM »
Welcome back. The Type BB looks great and that rigging does look very delicate.

Lou

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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #22 on: June 07, 2015, 03:21:07 PM »
Thank you both!  I got the idea, Peter, from my friends at "Wings Of Peace"  (Yahoo forum).  It entails securing the filament strings into the main strut holes, but while plastic models (and larger wooden ones like my SE-5a) allow for multiple holes,  I then tied the strand very carefully to the next strut, making absolutely sure I have the tension right, applying a tiny dap of cryno (AKA superglue), and so on.  Biggest problem: keeping four strands of filament from catching on every little thing while setting the fuselage struts into place. 

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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #23 on: June 07, 2015, 04:57:18 PM »

 Looks great!
 Well done with the rigging.

  Gordon

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Re: Morane Saulnier Type BB--Putting it together
« Reply #24 on: June 08, 2015, 06:43:42 AM »
Thanks Gordon!