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Trevor Crook25/01/2020 21:27:21
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I needed a couple of pilots for my TN Provost, and my son is building the Gnat, so I ordered four 1/15 'Jet Provost' pilots from RMP on Wednesday. I was initially a little concerned as I didn't get an email confirming the order, but the pilots themselves arrived on Saturday morning.

They look rather nice. Never having bought something 3D printed before, I was expecting to see some "layering" but it's very fine and only slightly visible on the top of the helmets. It will probably vanish under a couple of coats of paint, but I'll give it a light rub with some 1000 grade paper.

I'll certainly use them again when the need arises.

Chris Walby25/01/2020 22:27:01
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Hi, Any photos of pre and post painting please?

David Sack25/01/2020 22:46:56
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US |Navy pilot 1950s overseeing work on an FJ3 Fury, His name is Captain Grey ! He needed surgery to fit the seat but he is fine now.

6-3 wing 3.jpg

Trevor Crook26/01/2020 11:25:18
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Here they are:


I'll need to make some little shaped wedges as the cockpit floor slopes forward


Trevor Crook26/01/2020 11:26:17
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May be a week or two until they are painted.

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