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    It's getting there. It's so motivating to have a clean, semi organised workspace for once.
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    I have never heard anyone say: "I wish I hadn't wasted time, sorting out my work space" Its not easy though. We accumulate a lot of good stuff.

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    Covered the elevators in solartex.




    Last edited by kev.au; 22nd January 2018 at 10:21 AM.
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    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
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    Built and rough shaped the rudder




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    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
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    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

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    I finished shaping the rudder, added the control horn and covered it with solartex.





    Added 4 upper fuselage formers so I could sheet in front of the cockpit.





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    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
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    I decided to make a start on the center section. All of the ribs, UC blocks and wing mount points have been cut.





    Dry fit looks good, the dihedral braces in the following two pics are just placeholders.





    Last edited by kev.au; 1st February 2018 at 06:08 AM.
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    Should look something like this


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    Thought I'd change it up and start on the exhaust plug. About 30+ sandwiched balsa circles
    and some foam.





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    I made and installed the elevator and rudder trim tabs.





    There is a transition that happens on the upper fuselage just in front of the canopy so I
    tackled that next.




    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
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    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

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    I scrapped the flap I had built previously because of warping, the new flap now has a strip of box carbon lengthwise to hopefully prevent any twisting




    Last edited by kev.au; 16th July 2018 at 08:04 PM.
    Håvard Støre : Sir I humbly bow down to your balsa bashing abilities!!.
    chicken sashimi : my T-Shirts are all 100% guaranteed to get you laid.
    Roberto : you're a legend Kev.
    ssassen : I bow humbly before kev.au's greatness.
    Danub : Sir I humbly bow down to your tree bashing abilities!!.
    MonZon : Damn, Kev you are gooooood!.
    R. Montiel : For sure the limiting factor is the earth curvature

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