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Steve Houghton12/11/2019 13:29:14
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Hi David,

I've chosen the Spirit 78 scheme, but please feel welcome to join me with another one so that we can make a team. It's only a colour scheme - no one has ownership of any one in particular, and as Phil (I think) said on another thread, it's good to see multiple examples of one scheme as it gives a sense of cameraderie.

Steve

David Still 112/11/2019 20:44:13
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Posted by Steve Houghton on 12/11/2019 13:29:14:

Hi David,

I've chosen the Spirit 78 scheme, but please feel welcome to join me with another one so that we can make a team. It's only a colour scheme - no one has ownership of any one in particular, and as Phil (I think) said on another thread, it's good to see multiple examples of one scheme as it gives a sense of cameraderie.

Steve

That's very good of you Steve I will go for a different number .

Dave

McG 696912/11/2019 21:36:19
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Good point, Dave.

Just pick a different reg number and join Steve with his version. yes

Cheers

Chris

Martin Gay12/11/2019 21:57:36
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You could also share any paint masks/decals if they are made!

Simon Ward 212/11/2019 22:17:30
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Hi David, sorry I've only just seen your post.

Would be great if you were to model an aircraft of the Patrullia Ascua, after all they were an aerobatic team.

I think it could be cool to have 2 rather 'flashy' looking aircraft on the slope thumbs up.

Cheers,

Simon.

Chris Barlow13/11/2019 00:52:37
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Agree with all the above posts and don't even worry if you do manage to recreate the same aircraft. There are many other builds also taking place outside the forum or simply without build blogs and quite likely a few more of the more sporty colour schemes we don't know about.

Join in with us on the journey and if possible come fly with us too. yes

David Still 113/11/2019 20:50:32
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I have just done a dummy order for the remainder of the timber at balsa cabin it comes to just over £70 does that sound about right?

Dave

Flyer13/11/2019 21:04:18
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Hi David,

Did an order with Slec…….(for more than one but less than three), and was shade short or £90......including £10 post etc. Have you doubled up there somewhere?

Cheers

Ade

Steve Houghton13/11/2019 21:28:40
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Dave,

My wood order from SLEC (excluding horns, wire, magnets and accessories) was £58 incl post. That included 48" sheets and strips for the fuselage, and spruce spars. I normally buy a couple of extra strips, in case of breakages or very bent stock.

David Still 113/11/2019 21:49:16
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Ok thanks I'll double check not that I'm ready to order yet just checking prices etc.

Dave

David Still 115/12/2019 23:11:25
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Still sat patiently waiting enjoying seeing all the builds comming on and seeing any little niggles before I get my bits ordered hopefully next month.

Dave

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