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SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

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chris williams
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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

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Moving on the the canopy... The starboard rail is hinged up first, and the canopy frame built up around it. The Slingsby style hinges are super for quick fitting & removal of the canopy during the build process...
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Lacking detail, I opted to make the rear of the canopy similar to that of the red Petrel. The Flamingo canopy has an almost perfect profile match to the fuselage...
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Dragged, kicking and screaming to my birthday celebration this evening... What a surprise: a cake with Minimoa on top!

Gap below for comment from any passing Scale Policemen



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Scale Police wrote: 03 Dec 2017, 07:12 You must be mistaken, I cannot see a Minimoa!
Should have gone to Specsavers.........

:( :( :( :(

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Congratulations Chris,You have now joined the old boys club and the sunlight will look much brighter.

Regards,

Tony.
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Congratulations Chis. Lots of early nights now, you need plenty of stamina being a grandad.
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RobbieB wrote: 03 Dec 2017, 11:18 Congratulations Chis. Lots of early nights now, you need plenty of stamina being a grandad.
He's been a Grandad (x5) for some years now. That is why he is having his 70th birthday when he is actually only 64.

:D :D :D :D

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That's right, I have a City & Guilds in Grandfathering...

Meanwhile, back in the cockpit:
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Happy birthday Chris
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That's it...up to date for now. I'll get back on the job when I'm allowed to once more interact with dust!
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