E-3A (Heller)

E-3A (Heller)

Postby RayS » Mon Jun 20, 2022 10:11 pm

This is a resurrected build as it was 'deconstructed' for my move to South Australia

This is how it looked before the move.
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Radome assembled and test fitted
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And then....
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..to get it to fit into a box

Now the reassembly has started
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SOme antennas need to be remade as they did not survive the trip over.
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Re: E-3A (Heller)

Postby hrtpaul » Mon Jun 20, 2022 10:15 pm

That will look great when done. I love your antenna work on all your builds. Really adds to them I reckon. Great catching up at expo to mate :)
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Re: E-3A (Heller)

Postby RayS » Mon Jun 20, 2022 10:22 pm

Cheers Paul, great to see you.

Since I got obliterated by the competition with everything I entered I might take a bit more care finishing this one off fro next year.
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Re: E-3A (Heller)

Postby hrtpaul » Tue Jun 21, 2022 3:17 pm

RayS wrote:Since I got obliterated by the competition with everything I entered I might take a bit more care finishing this one off fro next year.

As long as you have fun then that's all that matters. Trophies are a bonus :)
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Re: E-3A (Heller)

Postby tor lives » Tue Jun 21, 2022 3:49 pm

The big, ol E-3 is looking good Ray.
Don't worry about trophies mate....at least you had some models on the tables (which is much more than what I can say), and, form what I could see, they were bloody nice.
PS: It was good catching up with ya.
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Re: E-3A (Heller)

Postby RayS » Tue Jun 21, 2022 6:04 pm

Cheers guys, you are right, I am not worried. Jut there to make up numbers :D

The other wing back on with persuasion
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Once all that Revell Contacta sets it will be out with the putty to fill the resultant cracks and seams
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Re: E-3A (Heller)

Postby RayS » Sat Jun 25, 2022 11:25 am

After some sanding it was once again primed
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In blue! I have lots of spare paint in odd colours so I thought I would use these instead of the usual primers. Some more putty has gone on.

It is close to reinstalling the blade antennas that were knocked off and wing tip HF antennas
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