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TheHobman
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PostSubject: Graupner Inspiration.   Mon 12 Jan 2015, 12:58 am

Picked up a new toy this week cant wait for a dryish field and to get this down there!!






Have had to do a little bit of work on it ...

The previous owner had not bothered fitting the turbine ducting so set about sorting this out this evening not as easy as I had hoped but all done so just receiver and set-up to do and its ready to go Glee

Started out like this:


Turbine removed ready for ducting:


Getting there:


All fitted and ready to go:


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PostSubject: Re: Graupner Inspiration.   Mon 12 Jan 2015, 9:53 am

Wicked looking piece of kit there mate, well tasty Bravo Bravo Bravo
May have to get a few pics of that on the pics section Picture Picture Picture
Tidy job on that ducting
Bravo Pucker Jet 10/10
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PostSubject: Re: Graupner Inspiration.   Mon 12 Jan 2015, 10:02 am

Steve
Make sure the start plug (gas or kero) is at the top of the engine, when model is on its wheels.
Looks handsome mate!
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PostSubject: Re: Graupner Inspiration.   Mon 12 Jan 2015, 4:52 pm

Cheers gents , yeah the plug is on the top (more luck than judgement Laughing )
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PostSubject: Re: Graupner Inspiration.   Mon 12 Jan 2015, 5:39 pm

Steve was just teasing us chaps, I think he's a master Jet builder on the quite lol! lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Graupner Inspiration.   Mon 12 Jan 2015, 6:11 pm

Nice machine, Steve. Look forward to seeing that roaring by inverted, daisy cutting the patch.

The Major Laughing Laughing Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Graupner Inspiration.   Mon 12 Jan 2015, 7:49 pm

Very nice Steve, very nice indeed! Ian beat me to it, was going to say make sure that plug is up top mate!! lol.
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