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Post  NEW222 on 12/22/2018, 12:15 am

Well, it is officially done now with the exception of a test run. And that will be done in the spring of 2019. I got the plans from a member on a Facebook group. I cut it out and painted it with white for a basecoat followed by a simple neon blue and neon green paint job using craft paints. I followed up with sealing with Minwax Polyurethane in a rattle can for a fuel proof finish. It is nothing fancy, but I had wanted one for a while and with the mention of an upcoming contest got my butt in gear. SO here it is. Looking forward to trying it out.

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Post  Cribbs74 on 12/22/2018, 12:21 am

Good job, hope it’s a good runner.
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Post  NEW222 on 12/22/2018, 12:57 am

Thank you. Fingers are crossed as I had not yet run this engine since rebuilding and polishing it up. Even if it goes round and round at a snails pace, I'll still be happy.
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Post  Oldenginerod on 12/22/2018, 1:28 am

Pretty similar to a kit that Blackhawk Models used to sell. Is it balsa or pine? Heavier might be better once it gets up some momentum.
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Post  NEW222 on 12/22/2018, 2:22 am

I do not honestly know what kind of wood it is. It was just a scrap piece I had laying around that was the right size. Sorry I could not be of help.
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