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You know you do it too... you get that perfect stance on a model and sit it on your bench and check it out for a day or two!

Finished up (mostly) the chassis on my Merc... Got the stance I was after! I'm not quite sure how I acheived the taildragger rake, but I'm not gonna question it! All 4 corners lowered by 3/32 styrene shims, modified exhaust (rearend, exhaust and pan can't all occupy the same space!) I still need to start polishing the paint...

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Here's an example of how finicky this Ultraviolet pearl paint is. First pic is available light, no flash (looks this way normally). Second pic is with flash...

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You know you do it too... you get that perfect stance on a model and sit it on your bench and check it out for a day or two!

Finished up (mostly) the chassis on my Merc... Got the stance I was after! I'm not quite sure how I acheived the taildragger rake, but I'm not gonna question it! All 4 corners lowered by 3/32 styrene shims, modified exhaust (rearend, exhaust and pan can't all occupy the same space!) I still need to start polishing the paint...

15-vi.jpg

Here's an example of how finicky this Ultraviolet pearl paint is. First pic is available light, no flash (looks this way normally). Second pic is with flash...

16-vi.jpg

Hi, Steve! Say, are those the Sombreros that came in the Revell kit? The tires too? Man, they sure look right! And, YES! The perfect Taildragger-Tilt! It has been nailed...

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