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TF P-47 Tail Feathers Attached (Finally!)

I have recovered from my misstep from last weekend and made a small but critical step forward this weekend by getting the Stab and Fin glued onto the Fuselage. I have included a few shots of the dry fit up … Continue reading

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TF P-47 I Ended up Going Backwards Today :(

Well I spent quite a bit of time in my shop this weekend. I made great progress getting the stab and fin fitted to the fuse and aligned. I got everything true and square and ready to go. I even … Continue reading

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TF P-47 Fuse Top Construction Continues 2

Well I finally got a chance to get back into my shop and make a bit more progress on the P-47. Next step is to get the sheeting on the fuse top. I had previously formed the pre-cut lower sheeting … Continue reading

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TF P-47 Fuse Top Construction Continues

Construction of the fuse top continues with the installation of the stringers and the razorback spine. All very straightforward with no real surprises. Next step, sheeting the lower section of the upper fuselage. I have spliced on extenders to the … Continue reading

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TF P-47 Fuse Top Construction

Progress continues on the P-47 fuselage top. I spent more time than I care to admit cleaning up and fussing with the formers. It’s hard to see in the photo, but some of the plywood was a bit rough and … Continue reading

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Fuse Top Construction Begins

I decided to hold off on hinging the elevator/rudder and move on to fuselage construction today. I went back-and-forth a few times, but finally settled on building the razor-back version. So far, I have managed to sort through and separate … Continue reading

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Tail Feathers Done (Mostly)

After three short months I have finally finished the tail feathers – well mostly finished anyway. I still need to add the hinges and round the leading edges of the elevator halves and the rudder. To give a more scale-like … Continue reading

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