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Forum: Projects 10-29-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,714
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Sure was. Thanks again. Now for the paint to...

Sure was. Thanks again.

Now for the paint to set a couple of days while I'm out of town, then decals and dull coating.
Forum: FreeForAll 10-28-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 109
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Happy Birthday, Scigs!

And many more. Looking forward to your next vintage build.
Forum: Projects 10-28-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,714
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Thanks! I asked because I wasn't sure if glue...

Thanks! I asked because I wasn't sure if glue would cause the paper to bubble or wrinkle, and whether it might be better to use a spray. Titebond worked fine.

See below for fins attached. While...
Forum: Projects 10-28-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Congratulations. That's definitely an...

Congratulations. That's definitely an achievement.
Forum: Projects 10-28-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,517
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Beautiful work. I love Testor's Competition...

Beautiful work.

I love Testor's Competition Orange. Use it on every Comanche III I build. I then dull coat it as per instructions. Takes some of the glaring orange off.
Forum: Projects 10-22-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,517
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Yes. It seems I've spent a lifetime in...

Yes. It seems I've spent a lifetime in Tallahassee. A long one.
Forum: Projects 10-21-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Beautiful. That looks like it would be a fun...

Beautiful. That looks like it would be a fun build.
Forum: Projects 10-21-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,714
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Thanks. It better be. It's Sandy's kitchen...

Thanks. It better be. It's Sandy's kitchen table. :rolleyes:

Ends are filled. When the Squadron Green dries and is sanded, I'll smooth the leading and trailing edges and strengthen with thin...
Forum: Projects 10-20-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Newbomb Turk
There are never enough pictures for us.

There are never enough pictures for us.
Forum: Projects 10-20-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,714
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Thanks, Jedi Master! Saturday morning. My...

Thanks, Jedi Master!

Saturday morning. My dowels arrived yesterday, and have been cut, haphazardly glued to the fin cores and allowed to dry overnight. Today we'll be sanding bevels into the...
Forum: Projects 10-18-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By Newbomb Turk
The mouse always finds out.

The mouse always finds out.
Forum: FreeForAll 10-18-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 910
Posted By Newbomb Turk
That's right. (I can't imagine how painful a...

That's right. (I can't imagine how painful a staph infection in a knee would be.)

Not sure if it was their product, but in the early '70s my Dad was a pharmaceutical rep for Abbott Laboratories. ...
Forum: Projects 10-18-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Beautiful. Such technique.

Beautiful. Such technique.
Forum: FreeForAll 10-18-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 910
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Zep's rolling, lately. Does anyone remember the...

Zep's rolling, lately.

Does anyone remember the old Phisoderm? In the big green bottles? We seemed to always have that around.
Forum: Projects 10-18-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,814
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Thanks, BG, and everyone for sharing their...

Thanks, BG, and everyone for sharing their knowledge.

Now, I don't believe I've formally introduced what I call my Quadraphonic Blaupunkt of Goblins.

1) A mini, culled from a Mini-Red Max. Hand...
Forum: FreeForAll 10-17-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 72,059
Posted By Newbomb Turk
One of the most egregious to date.

One of the most egregious to date.
Forum: Projects 10-16-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Newbomb Turk
The two saddest days in modern rocketry are the...

The two saddest days in modern rocketry are the day Semroc closed up shop, potentially permanently, and the day Sandman's printers joined the choir invisible.
Forum: Projects 10-16-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,129
Posted By Newbomb Turk
You should be. It's already a master stroke.

You should be. It's already a master stroke.
Forum: FreeForAll 10-16-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 72,059
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Sheesh is the official word of this thread.

Sheesh is the official word of this thread.
Forum: Vendors 10-15-2018, 07:41 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 36,799
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Nose cone sold separately.

Nose cone sold separately.
Forum: Projects 10-15-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,714
Posted By Newbomb Turk
OK Jeffy, I finally worked up the testicular...

OK Jeffy, I finally worked up the testicular fortitude to attempt these fins. (Note expertly constructed and installed engine mount below.)
Had to order the dowels as that size is a tough find. ...
Forum: FreeForAll 10-08-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 651
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Terribly sorry for your loss, Sandman, but...

Terribly sorry for your loss, Sandman, but congrats on your new family member.

Barney is quite the handsome guy, and it seems everyone involved is very lucky and blessed.
Forum: Mission Control 10-07-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Got to fly my Mega Red Max. Great flight on a...

Got to fly my Mega Red Max. Great flight on a G74-6W.

Very hot day, but a great day of flying.
Forum: Mission Control 10-07-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Here's a glamour shot of my Star Orbiter, flown...

Here's a glamour shot of my Star Orbiter, flown on an F15-6 on a still day. Still until apogee, when a breeze came up. To paraphrase the great philosopher Costanza:

The wind was angry that day, my...
Forum: Mission Control 10-07-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 288
Posted By Newbomb Turk
Ha! I think I'll retire the Centaur. At least...

Ha! I think I'll retire the Centaur. At least for now. :rolleyes:

Got to fly my 2x Goblin upscale. Initially built for, and flown often, on a 2 D cluster, the body finally came down in flames...
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