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Scale Bud Nosen 1/4 Scale Cub?

Stevendavis

70cc twin V2
I used my lazer light to make sure the formers were aligned on the backside.
 

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Got some catch up to do,
I added some extra cross bracing to the aft of the fuse, since this plane will spend some time in knife edge flight.
 

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Stevendavis

70cc twin V2
These next steps are not all that clear. But I looked through several build threads, mostly the BUSA Cub, and went with some of those instead of stock. I used the 3/16 round stock included with the kit for the top sides, but ripped some 1/4 x 1/2 spruce down to 3/16 x 3/16 for the side stringers, as they will glue better. Then rounded the tops. I'm loving that new saw!!
 

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Stevendavis

70cc twin V2
These next steps are very confusing on the Nosen plans. Took a lot of looking at other builds to get an idea of how this is supposed to go, but I think its close, though I probably did it wrong. The Nosen plans don't show a lower vertical stringer at the front of the cabin, but I may put one in anyway, following the BUSA builds. The area around the upper cabin is also a bit confusing and not sure how covering will go.
 

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Stevendavis

70cc twin V2
Couple more.
I also found that with the added 1/8" forward sheeting, the firewall is the right shape for the upper sheeting.
 

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Stevendavis

70cc twin V2
Got the front wire brace in place. Hope it will hold up, as it is the structural integrity of the front cabin top. Has anyone got any advice? I plan on using a lock nut on it and glue! I also have a tow hook I'd like to use on this Cub, but I would have to leave the top fin off. I had to heat up the V-brace wire to make it fit right, as one side was a tad longer than the other. I've got the engine standoff bolts running through the back of the blind nuts for now. I may cut the heads off, or just keep it like it is.
 

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Stevendavis

70cc twin V2
Did a little work today and found another issue. The template that came with my Robart gear doesn't match up with the gear, so double check it if you use it. I used it before I glued the gear plate in, so I'll have to fix it. Got the tail gear plate installed. I recessed it a bit. The Hanger 9 tailwheel is a little big, but I think it will work out.
 

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