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Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale Scratch and Kit Build Threads' started by dhal22, Feb 9, 2018.

  1. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    More. I suppose I will Hysol the firewall to the tubing behind. Maybe through bolt it to the tubing.


  2. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    One side is leaning out a 1/4" or so and needs to be drawn in. Couldn't use the opposite side as its not strong enough to keep from being drawn in itself. Figured out a way pull it in though. All thread and washers make for a good screw jack.


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  3. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Now to lock the sides together with the dowel on the plans. I don't trust simple glue joints here so pinned each side with a thin ribbed nail and Hysol.



  4. TonyHallo

    TonyHallo 70cc twin V2

    A couple photos from the Piper museum in Lock Haven PA that may be of interest. Note the tabs for bolting the firewall.

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  5. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 640cc Uber Pimp

    Nice job enjoy following this build. This is one difficult and time consuming build not very many people will take on a build like this. Great work
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  6. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Thank you!
  7. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    I thought 4 years to build this originally. I started February (?) 2018 so approaching end of year 2. I think 4 is still a good estimate.
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  8. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Trying to design a wooden bracket to build the cabin framing around.

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  9. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Staying busy during halftime.

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  10. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Got a step knocked out during football watching. Great Sat afternoon.

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