1:1 Spitfire sim pit of aluminum construction...

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  1. FluxCapacitance

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    Sort of like extreme modelling. hehe Not sure how far I'll get but here's the beginnings after research this winter. intercostal_shop_sm.png
     
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    Dang...it looks like you have a heck of a project on your hands!

    Looking foreward to seeing the progress :thumbleft:
     
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    Truly a daunting prospect! Good luck and eagerly awaiting your posts,

    Darryl
     
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    Quite the project indeed. Looking foward to it.
     
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    Looking forward to this
     
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    Finished the opposite intercostal and moving to Frame #8 where the instrument panel mounts. You can kind of see the layout being drawn on the wood beneath (hard to see sorry). DSCN0223.JPG
     
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    Here's a full day's work (phew!), though most of it was making the new tooling for the remaining parts (frame #8). Got to use my new shrinker/stretcher set!
    The second pic has one of the previous parts lined up. Shows where the pilot's right leg would rest (looking aft). Frame8_shop_sm.png
    Frame8-2_shop_sm.png
     
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    Frame eight is a swine to make !.

    Good to see another 'Warbird ' being made :)

    Do keep us posted as things progress, and if you get stuck, just yell !
     
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    Nice work so far!
     
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