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IMAM Ro43 1/32 scratch-built


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  • 3 weeks later...
  • 3 weeks later...

Hello,  a little tired with the wings :

 

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The floats. The largest come from Arado 196 B by Revell. It has been shortened reduced in height but widened and the bottom vacuformed.

Thanks to Revell France after sale service.

For the small floats, plugs in balsa.

 

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1 mm plastic card is used.

 

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To follow............

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Tests for attaching floats :

 

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The small

 

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The big. I used Contrail profiles reinforced with a stainless steel tube

 

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Since nothing is stuck, it may seem wonky........

 

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The engine cowl support must take into account that the propeller axis is shifted up and left.

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Hello gentlemen, 

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Sme details on the masts of the central float, always renforced with inox tube Contrail profile.

 

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Rhodoid square is only there for the photo.......Six hatches are missing and will be cast in resin.

 

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At the rear of the masts the "big" pulley where the rudder cable runs.

 

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Here, two small pulleys on each side.

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