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Mark_1984

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Not a proper build thread, but I thought I'd post the construction photos of the Madcow Honest John that I got for Xmas. All I'm waiting for now is some decent weather so that I can sand and paint the model (that has to be done outside !) and the RCA document so that I can buy some motors for it !!










The kit went together quite easily. The only down side was that the balsa nose cone and boat tail were a bit on the rough side and will need a bit of filling as well as a lot of sanding to get smooth.
 

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Wow, man! When the two parts are put together, that has got to be one massive piece of balsa sitting on top of that airframe tube! :D I didn't see any mention of it, but is that the smaller or the larger of Madcow's versions? And just how much weight did they have you put into the NC?

I so want want of those. When (or if) I eventually start having money again, the HoJo (either one) will be the first Madcow kit that I buy. Looking forward to seeing your paint job when you get it done.

EDIT: OK, now I see that the kit instructions in the photo show that it is the 1.9" version. Cool!

Mark \\.
 
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Very nice! But, is that a big enough eye bolt?;) :p
 

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Its the one that came with the kit, but it does seem a bit overkill ;)
 

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That's interesting, i was going to comment on the boat-tail and small fins not seeming right, then I saw the photo with the "later style" I didn't realize they had a later style, interesting.

Frank
 
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