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Chipmonk

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PostSubject: waco 33%   Sun 27 Jan 2013, 6:23 pm

here are the long awaited pictures powered by dle 111 with smoke


























more to follow
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PostSubject: Re: waco 33%   Sun 27 Jan 2013, 7:35 pm

Jesus!

This is how far I would have got with your 25% if I started building it when you did!!!

Impressed with yor building ability Mike.

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PostSubject: Re: waco 33%   Sun 27 Jan 2013, 8:22 pm

cheers i do like building keeps me semi sane in retirement

this one might be ready for the late summer

at the momemt its looking well inside the 20 kilo limit

might be around 18 kilo

will need agood test pilot

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PostSubject: Re: waco 33%   Sun 27 Jan 2013, 10:12 pm

........"Will need a good test pilot"

Colin loves Biplanes. I'm sure he'll be only too pleased to help you out! Shocked
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PostSubject: more pictures of progress on the build   Mon 11 Feb 2013, 10:21 am











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PostSubject: Re: waco 33%   Mon 11 Feb 2013, 8:30 pm

Thats the b********i'd be over the moon if I built something like that Very Happy Almost a shame to cover it Bravo

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PostSubject: Re: waco 33%   Mon 11 Feb 2013, 8:30 pm

Thats the b********i'd be over the moon if I built something like that Very Happy Almost a shame to cover it Bravo

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PostSubject: Re: waco 33%   Mon 11 Feb 2013, 8:36 pm

grounded wrote:
Thats the b********i'd be over the moon if I built something like that Very Happy Almost a shame to cover it Bravo



I don't know why that went on twice!!!

I don't know why that went on twice!!!

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PostSubject: waco   Thu 21 Feb 2013, 5:16 pm

john hall came over today and the waco was checked for wieght and c of g

bingo c of g on the nail little final fettle will needed when covered and last parts fitted

wieght is at the moment 14-5 kilos great

well under max of 20 kilo

solatex and little paint should be still well under

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PostSubject: Re: waco 33%   Thu 21 Feb 2013, 8:08 pm

what a beautiful build!
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PostSubject: Re: waco 33%   Thu 21 Feb 2013, 8:18 pm

How long do you think it'll be before maiden?
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PostSubject: waco build   Thu 21 Feb 2013, 9:59 pm

could be a while a few niggles to sort
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PostSubject: more pictures as i progress   Mon 25 Feb 2013, 10:15 am

this is the weigh in 14.5kg







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PostSubject: Re: waco 33%   Mon 25 Feb 2013, 5:06 pm

Just did a quick conversion in my head and it comes out at roughly
31.967028017lbs ....

You must be feeling rightly proud of producing a model to that standard Mike, RESPEK!!
Bravo Bravo
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PostSubject: waco   Mon 25 Feb 2013, 5:22 pm

thanks for that my abacus is bust and john and me could not work that out

thanks agaian
mike
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