Cox Engines Forum
You are not logged in! Please login or register.

Logged in members see NO ADVERTISEMENTS!


Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Cox_ba12




Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Pixel

Log in

I forgot my password

Search
 
 

Display results as :
 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» My Mazda RX-7GSL-SE build log with the occasional balsa inclusion
by rsv1cox Today at 7:20 am

» Me 163 in 1/32 scale
by Jo Nuesseler Today at 6:34 am

» Props for a Stels .049
by Ken Cook Today at 3:57 am

» Willy Nillies saga
by Admin Yesterday at 10:18 pm

» AJ/JW .020 Firebaby Jr. Pretty neat
by 944_Jim Yesterday at 8:08 pm

» So to the rescue of an EZ BEE .049 r/c
by MauricioB Yesterday at 11:26 am

» Simple Gliders
by rdw777 Sat Jun 22, 2024 4:45 pm

» My Cox .049 Marine inboard engine
by F4D Phantom II Sat Jun 22, 2024 4:33 pm

» Cox PT-19 Trainer.
by GallopingGhostler Sat Jun 22, 2024 1:24 pm

» Help! What is it and where can I find it?
by rsv1cox Sat Jun 22, 2024 12:05 pm

» Cox Mustang repair
by Kim Sat Jun 22, 2024 4:48 am

» Opened a Box and look what jumped out !
by rsv1cox Fri Jun 21, 2024 7:09 am

Cox Engine of The Month
June-2024
F4D Phantom II's

"Cox .049 Marine inboard engine."

More info on this engine!




PAST WINNERS
CEF Traveling Engine

Win This Engine!
Gallery


Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Empty
Live on Patrol


Wen Mac Corsair - Paint

Go down

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Empty Wen Mac Corsair - Paint

Post  rsv1cox Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:20 am

Thought I would start a new thread on this rather than pawing though the first one again.

Made a belly pan for it.  I dislike those open-bottomed fuselages.  Problem is, once I button it up, it stays.  I will open a drain hole under the engine before doing so, might even use a brass eyelet in the hole.  Light coat of paint, after I get everything assembled I will give the whole thing a final coat.  Have to as the fitted belly pan will have an unpainted line.  Cement in the belly pan then sand to the fuselage outline. Probably epoxy but I may use canopy cement which I used on the balsa to plastic runners.    

The bell crank is external to the pan, leaving it red to match the prop.. I got the tail wheel off but couldn't remove the mains and feared breaking old plastic. Will have to paint the tires black when finished.  I love this paint!  Best paint for WW2 era Navy airplanes that I have seen!

Somehow I will have to mask off the engine before the final coat.

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013544
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013543
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013542
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013545
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10749
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Empty Re: Wen Mac Corsair - Paint

Post  rsv1cox Fri Jul 01, 2022 6:20 pm

I couldn't use the silicone tubing, to thick to clear the mount.  Switched to some that I got from Bernie years ago.  I still get a kick out of just three mounts molded in for the screws.  I would like to construct a 90 degree elbow for the tube. Otherwise I may need to cut a slot in the pan to clear.

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013551
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013550

Cut to length and slipped on. Post on top of tank keeps it from being crushed. I won't have to cut the pan.

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013552

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013553
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10749
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Empty Re: Wen Mac Corsair - Paint

Post  944_Jim Fri Jul 01, 2022 8:47 pm

Bob,
That is one awesome restoration!

I've seen this paint in the local Lowes and wondered how well it resists fuel.
If you could, please-please spray a test panel for fuel proofing. Then, in two weeks, test for how well it resists melting from glow fuel.

Thanks in advance!

_________________
Never enough time to build them all...always enough time to smash them all!
944_Jim
944_Jim
Diamond Member
Diamond Member

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 1985
Join date : 2017-02-08
Age : 59
Location : NE MS

Back to top Go down

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Empty Re: Wen Mac Corsair - Paint

Post  rsv1cox Sat Jul 02, 2022 2:59 pm

If you could, please-please spray a test panel for fuel proofing. Then, in two weeks, test for how well it resists melting from glow fuel.

Good idea Jim, will do, but if I forget, remind me.

Story about that fuel line sticking out the front (picture above.)

After putting it on the tanks nipple I went back later to check on it and it had twisted off. Torque did it. I had to pull the engine and put the curve back toward the fuel tank. I secured it with a drop of CA. Put on the belly pan and cemented with 560.

Still trimming to do, build a half moon filler for under the starter, final paint and decals. I think I can use computer paper slipped around the engine to protect from paint.

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013556
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013558
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013557

Somebody find me a canopy. Smile
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10749
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Empty Re: Wen Mac Corsair - Paint

Post  944_Jim Sun Jul 03, 2022 5:23 pm

rsv1cox wrote:

Somebody find me a canopy.  Smile

Bob
What is the wingspan for that plane? How wide is the cockpit opening from side to side? How long is the opening from front to back?

Any chance the corner of some obscure, around the house, about to be emptied plastic bottle could sacrifice a corner to make one?

I'm looking at a small bottle of SoftSoap and see the "shoulder" of the bottle as being a potential canopy:
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Img_2090

_________________
Never enough time to build them all...always enough time to smash them all!
944_Jim
944_Jim
Diamond Member
Diamond Member

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 1985
Join date : 2017-02-08
Age : 59
Location : NE MS

Back to top Go down

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Empty Re: Wen Mac Corsair - Paint

Post  rsv1cox Sun Jul 03, 2022 6:19 pm

Thanks for the interest Jim.

The opening for the canopy is 1 5/8" front to back, width is about a consistant 7/8", wing is 13 1/4".

I have made a couple of canopies out of balsa with varing degrees of success. Made this one for my R/C Corsair, outsized because the receiver sits in there.

I watched that video of the fellow making a buck and a canopy, beautiful job, but I don;t have that kind of talent.

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013561
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013560
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013559

Went to Walmart this morning and found the paint that Levent suggested. Ought to do well. I just sanded down and sealed with sanding sealer the fuselage pan that I put on the W/M corsair. Can take a hit. After my ham handling it for the last few days, sanding etc. I washed it with soap and water getting it ready for final paint and it still looks good. That paint can take a hit.

Under it sits the makings of the Bipe. One project at a time.

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013562


rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10749
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Empty Re: Wen Mac Corsair - Paint

Post  rsv1cox Mon Jul 04, 2022 2:56 pm

My canopy turned out rather well.

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013563

Smile

Smile

That picture came up and I thought - When did I do that...............Optical illusion, wing melds in.

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013566
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013565
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013564
Wen Mac Corsair - Paint P1013567

Still detail to do.

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Wen_co12
rsv1cox
rsv1cox
Top Poster
Top Poster

2022 Supporter

2023 Supporter

2024 Supporter

Posts : 10749
Join date : 2014-08-18
Location : West Virginia

Back to top Go down

Wen Mac Corsair - Paint Empty Re: Wen Mac Corsair - Paint

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum