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This is the largest project I have ever undertaken. Going into the second year of work and consisting of over 2800 parts so far, this is a real challenge and a real joy to work! Update!! As you can see I have added more photos.
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The customer, Doug Scroggins, examining the model in progress

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Updated : 09-14-2010
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Forward fuselage being stripped

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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Completed nose wheel bay

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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Wing root fairng blended into fuselage ready for primer

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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fuselage being stripped of paint

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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fuselage being stripped of paint

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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fuselage being stripped of paint

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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Straight on view of aircraft

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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Close up of cockpit area from outside

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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Forward interior section starboard side showing ribs and stringers

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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Overwing exit area showing FA seats and bulkhead from outside

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Aft section interior showing FA seats and bulkhead

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Aft pax section showing interior with FA seats

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Updated : 09-09-2010
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Masked and ready for final cleaning

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Updated : 09-14-2010
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Masked and ready for final cleaning

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Updated : 09-14-2010
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Masked and ready for final cleaning

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Updated : 09-14-2010
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Masked and ready for final cleaning

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Updated : 09-14-2010
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Masked and ready for final cleaning

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Updated : 09-14-2010
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Masked and ready for final cleaning

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Updated : 09-14-2010
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Using diluted white glue and foam, I inserted the foam in the open cabin and cargo doors to prevent overspray

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Updated : 09-14-2010
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The prestine Model ready for the next step, cleaning, prime, bare metal then BAC grey where applicable

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Updated : 09-14-2010
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Aft interior section

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Updated : 07-12-2010
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Completed cockpit

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Updated : 07-09-2010
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Nose gear well weathered and complete

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Updated : 07-23-2010
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Tarmac completed waiting to be mounted.

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Updated : 08-02-2010
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Wings attached to fuselage using superglue.

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Updated : 08-19-2010
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Wings attached underside picture

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Updated : 08-23-2010
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Wings attached

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Updated : 08-23-2010
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Wings attached

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Updated : 08-23-2010
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Wings attached

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Updated : 08-23-2010
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Primed for recoat with problems

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Updated : 09-21-2010
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The problem close up

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Updated : 09-21-2010
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Paint prep work on the fuselage

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Updated : 09-27-2010
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Fixing the problem

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Updated : 09-27-2010
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Primed for the last time

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Updated : 09-27-2010
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David Hannant and I

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Updated : 09-27-2010
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Gloss paint being applied for bare metal coat

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Updated : 09-27-2010
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Current Temp outside

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Updated : 09-27-2010
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Cooking outside

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Updated : 09-27-2010
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Fuselage almost ready for wing attachment.

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Updated : 07-29-2010
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Engine modification and cleanup for casting

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Engine painted

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Engine cast

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Engine cowling being filled

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Engine cowling complete and ready for primer

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Rear of N1 fan with scratch built engine hot section

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Hot section

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Hot section in engine

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Additional view of N1 fan and hot section in casing

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Under cutting rear of engine nacell

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Prestine fuselage polished

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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Prestine fuselage unpolished

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Updated : 10-07-2010
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paint reaction stripping

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Updated : 10-16-2010
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paint reaction

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Updated : 10-16-2010
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Pristine model being readied for cheat line markings

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Updated : 07-30-2010
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Initially I wanted to correct the errors by sanding them, then re-applying the paint. This didn't work.

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Updated : 11-14-2010
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The fuselage completely stripped by hand. No chemicals could be used.

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Updated : 11-14-2010
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Turning the MG from 3/8 brass stock

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Updated : 11-14-2010
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The completed gear for mold and casting

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Updated : 11-14-2010
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Actual aircraft towed to final resting place. The model is depicted in this condition.

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Updated : 07-29-2010
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