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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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As this build log is running a little behind, I still have some progress to post...
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Yes, I agree. I wasnt expecting an update for a while.

Hope you are OK Chris

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Yes, thank you, chaps...

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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!

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Re: SLINGSBY GULL 3: 1:3.25 scale

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That would be the rare T tail all glass Minimoa? All the best Chris. :D
To err is human, to leave home without the wing joiners is sheer stupidity.

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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.........

:( :( :( :(

BC

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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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