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Daniel Leduc

German F-86K, Neuburg AB July 1964 (NATO)

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Hey guys, long time no talked...

 

It's been a while since I participate or even finish something on LSP nor else.... 

I hope I'm not too far gone with this one I stalled a year ago, 

 

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Did finish another F-86 before that one but a little accident happened...:BANGHEAD2:

a few day's befor Torcan.

 

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I guess after that I ran out of gaz (motivation...) and put it back on my doom shelf,  have quite a few on that one.... :whistle::mental:

 

Hope to hear from you and have fun.

 

Regards,

Dan.

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Oh boy, it's about I start this one.....

Cockpit is done, almost beside one or two pieces and will spray a little coat of matt later today.

 

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Can't compare the improvement with PE and was in the kit.....

So fast and easy.

 

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I decide this time that I would glue all the flaps and leading edges before putting the wings on the fuselage,

easyer to make sure the angles are even on both side....

 

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Wings and fuel tanks are done but need to add a little something to those missile rails.

 

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Will post some more during the week-end and should be able to close my fuselage sooner than planned.

At first, I wanted to put a pilot with a full finish intake but after a third trial, the result on the intake is very disapointing.

We'll see

 

Thanks for watching and have fun,

Dan.

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So far, everything went pretty whell this week-end, my flat coat on the pit was done with no problem,

first time with  Mig product, not bad.à

 

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I gave a last shut on the intake and it paid off, the result is acceptable, so now I'll have to get myself a seated pilot from the '60s...

 

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So time to close that fuselage and do some patching/ sanding..

 

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Main bay done with base oleo glued in place, found out from my previous built with the D that a little more stiffness

will do good when time come to put the wings on...

 

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Enough weight in the nose to counteract the tail heavy....

 

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Waiting for the strut to dry stiff, I'll prepare the seat fro the pilot.

 

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I'll have to check my references, I heard somewhere that those arm rest should be in down position until the pilot eject...?

 

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It's nice to see it on his wheels and weird with no wings, looks like a Go-Cart.... HI-Speeeed.....lol .:mental:

 

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I should be able to have the paint done this week, hope you like it ahd have fun.

Dan.

 

 

 

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On 4/6/2020 at 9:23 PM, bdthoresen said:

Looking good, Dan. The cockpit looks great. Looking forward to the paint job!

 

THOR    :ph34r:

 

Thanks THOR,

the more Iand use those, the more I like them..

the only thing that keeps bugging me is on some, they can't get the color right...

 

Well, I guess it's the perfect modelling world..lol.  :mental::whistle:

Dan.

 

On 4/7/2020 at 2:16 AM, mozart said:

A wingless onder! :D  Good work Daniel, looking forward to seeing more. 

 

Thanks Mozart, 

It's coming along pretty nicely and quickly too, just the way I like them.....

and congrat on your Echelon Lightning build, it made me thing about maybe a second subject with a Trumpy for the GB... :hmmm:

 

Will see,

Dan.

 

 

 

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Thanks guys...

 

But it was going too well, found out that the base of the windshield was a bit too wide,  :doh:

Was it me , I don't know, but to fix it, I tooked out some material and glue them back together....

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At least, all my rivets were done

 

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And yeap, there's another one...alignement problem.:BANGHEAD2:  easy to fix.....

 

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Some more next week and hope to receive my PJ Prod. 60's Nato pilot from Hannants..... :clap2:

Looking forward to see how the fit will be with a pilot.

 

Hope you like it and have fun.

Dan.

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I’ll look forward to seeing your PJ pilot Daniel, I considered getting one but the details look a bit softly moulded. Let me know what you think. 

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Thanks Nic, I was hoping it was the standing pilot. I don’t want to hide all that lovely detail of the Aries seat, though I do like an aeroplane with a pilot in it, so I could be tempted. 

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