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Post  NEW222 on Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:10 pm

So this past weekend I picked this up along with a couple of other thing, but will just focus on this here. Anyways, it is an apparently rare Cox Arctic Trainer. Overall, it is in good shape for its age. There are a couple of small cracks in teh fuselage that are very minor. The biggest thing to me was teh elevator assembly. The gentleman I got it from had installed a spare yellow one, of which I was totally fine with, then he showed me that teh original was there, but had a broken mount where the elevator hook up was. I was originally just going to drill a new hole, then thought I would attampt a fix. So I gave the area a good sanding and flashed quickly with my torch then masked an area with tin tape. I mixed up some epoxy and 'poured' it in the area. I let it set up and harden, then filed to the correct shape and size. I then marked the location of the rod and drilled a 1/16" hole by hand. I gave it a few tugs and twists and it seems to be holding up. Unfortunately, again, I forgot to take before pictures and also before installing it. As well, I tried a glue stick to install the decals on the wing as I do not have any spray adhesive here at the moment. The only thing I now can see I am missing is a tail skid and do not know what they look like so will now do some searching.
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Post  Cribbs74 on Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:40 pm

Looks good, you are a lucky dog!
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Post  NEW222 on Mon Apr 15, 2019 4:47 pm

Thank you.
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Post  Iceberg on Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:28 pm

I bought a new one of those in 1974 flew it until there were only pieces to pick up. Did great wing overs!
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Post  Marleysky on Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:32 pm

Cribbs74 wrote:Looks good, you are a lucky dog!

I’ll second Cribs comment! lol!
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Post  roddie on Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:56 pm

Congratulations Chancey! I never knew of this Cox model. Very VERY COOL!! literally...
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Post  NEW222 on Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:03 pm

If I may, Ice, do you possibly happen to remember where you got yours from? Just asking as these seem to be a rare model and believe that Sears was the only place that sold them I believe I read. If that was true, was it possibly only available at Sears, or was it available all over with just not many people wanting it in that color at the time.
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Post  Iceberg on Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:24 pm

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I bought from this catalogue in 1974 it was delivered by Sears to Grande Prairie Alberta.
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Post  NEW222 on Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:36 pm

That's awesome, thank you.
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Post  NEW222 on Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:38 pm

As per a request of another member, I will post a couple pictures of the round Canadian logos on the side of the fuselage. Luckily, my fuselage has one still, so was able to get the pictures. I will one day figure out how to re-create them so I can print another and put it on the other side, along with the white and blue stripes. But for now, here are the roundels (?). They are 1 1/4" diameter. The outer red circle is 1/16" diameter.

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Post  NEW222 on Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:44 pm

Also, from the base of the maple leaf to the tip of the leaf is exactly 1".
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Post  DrCox Yesterday at 9:36 am

NEW222 wrote:The only thing I now can see I am missing is a tail skid and do not know what they look like so will now do some searching.
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