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After watching the OPC and 10th Scale a the MCX Nat's, I'm going into another build mode. What better spot is the new Blog.
So as things progress I'll show off what I'm doing..... :thumup:
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Gale v

Posted 11-12-2009 at 07:40 AM by chuckc
Updated 11-12-2009 at 07:43 AM by chuckc

Well we have done a few thing to the Gale V.
1st off, don't flame the foam, I know it's ugly, but when it grows 5-6 times in volume, it's hard to not to try and stop it. 2nd is the Flood Chambers that I decided to install vs painting them on later. Kinda looks neat and won't cause any problems that I foresee.
All in all, She starting to take shape. Waiting on hardware and motor mounts before decking...







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    What keeps the water from filling the hull through the holes?
    T.C.
    Posted 11-12-2009 at 03:32 PM by T.C. T.C. is offline
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    The flood chamber is not a hole, but glad you asked. The secret is to drill a 1 1/4" hole and use the canister that you get 35mm film in. only 1 1/2 " deep no leakage. After glassing over and trimming I'll put the cross bar in.

    Good question though..... Thanks for watching the build
    Posted 11-12-2009 at 03:44 PM by chuckc chuckc is offline
 

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