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    Hi,

    A lot of us started out as modelers, this guy never quit the craft.

    https://www.warbirdsinmyworkshop.net/1-5-scale-models

    https://www.facebook.com/WarbirdsinmyWorkshop
    Last edited by Jim; 01-21-2023 at 08:07 AM.

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    Holy smokes, that is incredible. I can not imagine.

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    This is amazing.
    Among other incredible details I was impressed with the detail of the fabric tapes with stitching underneath on the rudder.
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    Bonkers.... I can't even fathom spending 7 years to build anything I can't physically operate or live in.... Then he donates them?
    This guy is legendary..... or completely mental.

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    Gawd, I cannot wait to see the details of his engine, ha!

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    It probably runs

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    Yes, after tear down and inspection following its 7 hour run-in. ha.

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    Hi,

    ...."Gawd, I cannot wait to see the details of his engine, ha!"

    He builds everything that is inside, out of view, using of wood. He then uses lithoplate, thin aluminum used in a printing process, to cover the wood. Some of the RC aircraft builders use soda, or beer cans, for the same look.

    If you haven't seen what the RC flyers are using up there with us, they are worth a look.

    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=giant+scale+rc+airplanes

    I don't know why that isn't working as a link, but it can be easily copied then pasted.
    Last edited by Jim; 01-21-2023 at 07:18 PM.

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