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Scale Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub build

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale Scratch and Kit Build Threads' started by dhal22, Feb 9, 2018.

   
  1. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    I have bought a Nelitz 1/3 scale Cub kit from Don at Rcaiir.com. Don primarily sells classic pattern plane kits (I have bought a few of those) but he sells a few giant scale kits as well. Looks to be a nice kit. Very smooth laser cutting.

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  2. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Some more photos of the kit.

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  3. Oh boy!!!

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  4. Saweeeeeeet!!!!!! Looking forward to seeing this go together!!!!!

    Gotta get my popcorn ready ;)
     
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  5. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    You definitely have your work cut out for you. Looks to be a great build.:way_to_go:
     
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  6. Snoopy1

    Snoopy1 150cc

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    I am in on this one a real kit build and on a new workbench this is going to be good. Are you planning to fly it this year.
     
  7. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    A little issue pops up. Main spar is 5/16" but rib slot is 1/4".
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  8. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Pretty easy cut with a Dremel. Except I have about 40 cuts.

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  9. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Rear spar fits fine.
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  10. dhal22

    dhal22 GSN Sponsor Tier 1

    Building on glass, I will get a bigger piece before I start gluing.
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