1/48 HB F-23

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  1. F-104nut

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    This thing is massive and cockpit is just very well detailed. For nose weight i used 3 3/8 and one 5/16 nuts. 1/48 F-23 nose gear solved. Cut oleo from the main strut. Drilled hole through strut,oleo and tire. Yes a drill bit was sacrificed . I cut the drill and used it as the pin. So there is a little pin sticking out in between the strut and tire. Pin is 3/4 in the strut. So now the nose gear is solid . Only took fifteen minutes to do :)

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    Cheers Brian
     
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    Good work so far!
     
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    Yep, looking good!
     
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    Great stuff Brian the wheel pinned is exactly what I have done on my group Build P-61.....great minds must think alike...:D
     
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