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Krill 39% Ultimate 300KS Assembly And Paint

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale ARF Build Threads' started by Jetpainter, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. BalsaDust

    BalsaDust Moderator

    this should be fun.
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  2. Jetpainter

    Jetpainter 640cc Uber Pimp

    I was able to get the cowl to fit really nicely, with a little argument. The two upper bolt holes are going to take a little filling, I had to move them a bit.

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  3. Jetpainter

    Jetpainter 640cc Uber Pimp

    I decided I wasn't happy with the look of the canopy bolts I used, so I decided to replace them with countersunk flat heads. I don't have the right countersink here, so I used a drill bit by hand, then a carbide burr by hand in a pinvise. It took a while to get them just right, but the results were good. I'll probably paint them to match.

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  4. BalsaDust

    BalsaDust Moderator

    That's straight up P.I.M.P. what you did with the canopy bolts.
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  5. 49dimes

    49dimes Damn I'm hungry

    I sub'd earlier before anyone else so +0 for me :lol2:
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  6. 49dimes

    49dimes Damn I'm hungry

    Have to agree with @BalsaDust . You definitely pimpin' the ride :afro:.
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  7. acerc

    acerc 150cc

    You would think that would be the way Krill would have done it. Superb Jetpainter!
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  8. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    That is a really terrific idea with the counter sunk canopy screws. I have often wondered why more ARF makers didn't dream up something really cool. I have resorted to the Seacraft affixing hardware. Though I think it looks nice, the counter sunk method is much cleaner and...well, just really sexy.
    You can bet I will be watching this thread "VERY" closely.
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  9. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 640cc Uber Pimp

    Nice job on the counter sink screws, that not easy to do because the centres have to perfect.
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  10. Pistolera

    Pistolera HEY!..GET OUTTA MY TREE!

    NICE!.....it'll be 1 mph faster now!!! Not sure i'd paint the screw heads....they'll get chipped eventually from the allen wrench.
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