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Old 02-05-2011, 07:19 AM
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Default Fantastic!

Thanks Greg,

Saved me the trouble and I can enlarge it to whatever BT size.
Thank you for your hard work and for sharing.

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Old 02-08-2011, 11:01 AM
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I just put one together. The cockpit seemed to work better with the front tab cut off though.

And, I pulled it up in Illustrator and pre-colored it...
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Old 02-08-2011, 01:16 PM
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I just put one together. The cockpit seemed to work better with the front tab cut off though.

And, I pulled it up in Illustrator and pre-colored it...


Can you get us a picture of the completed nose cone? I always like to see what others can make of my designs.

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Old 02-08-2011, 08:06 PM
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Not currently. My camera disappeared and her's died.
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Old 03-05-2011, 05:00 PM
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Here is mine I made about a month ago. Now I need to build the Manta bomber.
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Old 03-05-2011, 07:41 PM
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Nice! Have you coated it with anything or is it straight cardstock? I find that if you saturate the cardstock with thin CA, then sand smooth, you will get a finish at least as good as the plastic nose cones. If you do, though, be sure to use plenty of ventilation - the fumes from the CA will not do your eyes and nose any good!

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Old 03-06-2011, 07:13 AM
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Default Good idea.

Good idea Greg.
I'll try that.
And yes, I know all about CA. Been useing it for over thirty years building R/C planes.
Thank you for the tip and the N/C

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Old 03-17-2011, 03:23 PM
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Default Super glue

I spread thin super glue on the NC. It does not seem much stronger but it is waterproof.
Now some sanding! Oh tbzep, where are you when I need you?
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Old 03-17-2011, 07:25 PM
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It won't need much sanding - I use a fine and extra fine on it to make it really smooth. Once you've done that, it'll paint just like plastic.

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