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Post  stuntflyr on Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:49 pm

Here are some Scale models piled on a box in the garage. I built the Triplane in high school, it has a Tee Dee 049, my eldest son built the Typhoon when was 9-10 with  Babe Bee 049 with twin port cylinder, and the Focke Wulf when he was 10-11 it has a three line throttle system on a Fuji 09 RC.
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Post  Jason_WI on Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:45 am

Very nice. Those need to be displayed in a more suitable venue like a rec room or man cave ceiling.
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Post  stuntflyr on Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:53 am

I agree! They used to , but now that we've moved our house is not yet finished so ladies side first then another connected two car garage for my side and mancave it is.
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Post  roddie on Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:31 pm

Yes.. those are beautiful scale-model airplanes! I suppose if they survived the move from CA to AZ.. then they'll be safe enough until you provide a dedicated space. My models that have escaped any major hangar-rash are the ones that have "hung" from the ceiling/rafters. I always figured that "hanging-high" was reasonably safe. Even if something "bumps them"... they can swing-away with minimal damage.. as opposed to being knocked off a shelf and falling to the floor. I use bungees extensively in my model-airplane storage. I hook the "hooks" around the landing-gear or "nose" and also the tail-end of the fuse.. and hang the model inverted from the ceiling.

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Unfortunately.. that Sterling Monocoupe in the above photo was damaged before it came to my shop. My dad built both; the green Veco Warrior and the Monocoupe.

The Warrior has a Veco .35C that's been removed and stored with my other engines.

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The Sterling Monocoupe has an OS .25 FPS that's still mounted.

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Post  akjgardner on Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:36 pm

stuntflyr wrote:Here are some Scale models piled on a box in the garage. I built the Triplane in high school, it has a Tee Dee 049, my eldest son built the Typhoon when was 9-10 with  Babe Bee 049 with twin port cylinder, and the Focke Wulf when he was 10-11 it has a three line throttle system on a Fuji 09 RC.
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I really like the typhoon, What kit is it ?
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Post  rsv1cox on Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:06 pm

I'm all in for the Focke-Wulf 190 with that big old radial sitting up front.
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Post  stuntflyr on Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:35 am

akjgardner,
The Consolidated Typhoon solid model kit. Jeremiah built this and then refinished it once he learned some more about finishing. They're really neat models and fly pretty well. I had an almost complete selection at one time. Mustang, Zero, Typhoon, Spitfire, Corsair, Focke Wulf, Stuka, and a couple others maybe. They're 18 to 24 inches. Thick sheet wings and tail, shaped block fuselages.

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The Guillows 25 inch Focke Wulf is a good flyer rubber powered or IC. Jer framed this up and sheeted it with 1/32nd contest balsa sheet from Sig. It's tissued and doped, painted with color that I can't remember. It's got a JRoberts bellcrank and an old Fuji 09 that my brother used in an RC airboat and sunk a few times! He flew it better than I, the performance at the '93 Nats were remarkable. He scored mid pack with 24 contestants, all Open but him, a Junior. He won Junior. He won in '91, '92 and '93. He placed in 1/2A Proto Speed and just missed in Mouse Racing.
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