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  1. Airframes

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    Good stuff. Note that there appear to be some 'burrs' on the locating pins, which, as you pointed out, are the probable cause of the slight gaps - pins not fully locating in the holes.
    Going back to the rudder - that 'overlap' is actually part of the fin cap, and appears to have been moulded a part of the rudder in the kit, It will need to be sanded back some way to prevent an overscale 'bump', especially on the starboard side.
     
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    Great job on getting the paint off! I have heard of using acetone and have used the nail polish version with no issues a few times when I oopsed some paint on areas I did not mean to. But never for wholescale removal. Filed that one away for future use!
     
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    Hopefully you'll never have to remove the entire paint job but these were in the "to be continued" stash and I found other options. The lower cowl has been attached with only minor gaps to fill.

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    To improve the fit of the top half of the cowl I removed the top part of the engine firewall as well which won't be seen in the end

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    Again the test fit shows minor gaps on both sides but I think some filing will improve the fit

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    Nicely corrected and restored Geo.
     
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    With Terry, looking good. I've got 4 in the "Planes-in-waiting" file
     
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    Awesome re-fit work. Needs some sanding, I have some sticks!
     
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    Send it to Robert, Geo - he's weird, he enjoys sanding !!!
     
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    Good restoration work there George
     
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    Thanks guys. Cowling now in toto and resting comfortably.

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    Lookin' good..!
     
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    #6076 le_steph40, May 19, 2017
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    Hello :salute:
    I'm still alive...!!! ;)
    On the workbench: two 1/48 Eduard Spitfire IX (Late)

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    :)
     
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    Very nice Steph.
     
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