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PostPosted: Sun 02 Oct 2016 13:55 pm 
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Follow fittedkitchens Grumman Martlet Mk.IV build here:

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PostPosted: Mon 03 Oct 2016 22:42 pm 
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Cheers Fred, it'll be the new Martlet. Looking forwards to slapping it together.


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PostPosted: Mon 17 Oct 2016 22:37 pm 
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Okily, I'll be attempting a brace of builds... one with folded wings the other with extended ones.

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These builds will be of glacial slowness... you have been warned!


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PostPosted: Fri 21 Oct 2016 21:07 pm 
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Slow is fine. :)
Lets the paint dry well :wink:

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PostPosted: Wed 26 Oct 2016 22:52 pm 
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Plastic has been washed!


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PostPosted: Thu 27 Oct 2016 21:10 pm 
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Looking forward to pictures of progress.

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PostPosted: Sat 29 Oct 2016 11:53 am 
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Yay, progress!

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Cockpits have been built and dry fitted, along with the engine firewalls. It's taken a bit of shaving with a craft knife to get it all to fit together.


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PostPosted: Sat 19 Nov 2016 16:10 pm 
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We've passed the halfway mark; anymore progress to share with us?

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PostPosted: Sun 20 Nov 2016 22:01 pm 
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Yup, a bit Fred.

I've got the cockpit tubs painted and have built the undercarriage on one Martlet. Wings also assembled for both extended and folded options.

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Being a contrary type, I've decided to ignore the instructions and build onto the firewall in-situ... seems to work ok, though I've noticed that a couple of parts are on backwards... d'oh... but shouldn't impact on correct undercarriage angle/pitch/incidence or whatever the correct term is.

Like mentioned... glacial!


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How have you got on with these?
Hope you keep on with these two and post up some up-dates of your progress

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PostPosted: Wed 01 Feb 2017 23:18 pm 
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Aargh, sorry guys! The models are still very much in progress, but have taken a backseat to work and DIY (rooms replastered, tile flooring needing done, etc). When things calm down a tad I'll get cracking on these little beasties!


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In your own time
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PostPosted: Sun 18 Jun 2017 23:22 pm 
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In what promises to be the ATF's slowest ever build, we've finally resumed progress on these dusty Martlets...

Fuselage builds went together ok, but some rescribing was required after sanding, and some filler down below.

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Check back in 2018 for updates :twisted:


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Good to see you're still on them, :thumb:

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