Here is a list of all the postings Philip Hughes 1 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: RAF rescue launch ASR HSL|
So took the eze kote route - thanks for the tips guys - so it starts with the hull bottom:
So also starting constructing upper superstructure:
So next things to do - we have made a thin ply top again to cover some of the dings and such the blasa jas picked up on the deck.
Also upper deck superstructure to sort out.
have the 2.4ghz transmitter and servos etc
BUT need to 'water proof first' - any advise on this guys? for the hull and inside hull?
Do you still use dope? anything recommended here?
So my Father-in-law spent a happy bank holiday - sanding and carving etc to get a very good looking bow IMHO:
Closer up view:
So the rudder and prop shaft epoxied in place:
And someone asked about the instructions - brief photo here not sure about the original source but came with the plans:
looks like my F-I-L beat me to it - he had already 'blocked' in the bow with block balsa and scrap
Guess this bit will take a little time - time to learn some carving! lol
hi Ray - it came with instructions that look like its from a magazine article - i'll post a pic here when I'm round next time - thanks for the tips
image of w-i-p upper superstructure that we decided to not use: shows rear hatch cut out - so we can get to servos/rudder etc:
looks .like we will go with this super structure: - also shows Oerlikon canon from 3d printed:
So we still need to block the bow and 'carve' it out - not sure about this bit!
You will notice in some of the above pics - we doubled the bulk heads to add more riigidity and larger surface ara to glue the sides to.
Something to note - the plans appear to be 'out' in some parts by as much a 5mm on some of the bulk heads - either that or the top deck needs to be wider!
So here are a few pics from my build - so you can see progress:
These are plans being used:
and here are the cutouts joined to make a frame:
Started using thin ply for the sides:
glued down with cascamite - and needs final trim to size and 'sanding in'
thats all for now
|Thread: RAF rescue launch ASR HSL|
thanks for tips guys - I'll be sure to feedback how this goes. Nice tip about the bulb - can I ask what bulb you used - looks good on the pictures @Dave Cooper 6
@Ray Wood the model is for radio control - but only thinking of powering the motors - not turrets etc
Hi guys - as a first model building a 'whaleback' using a set of plans - being built with my father-in-law.
Its a RAF HSL/ASR - with a 'flat bottom' - thought this plan best for my basic skills in 1/24th scale - any hints or tips please?
We are scrath building hull and superstructure from balsa with added details from 3d printed parts from ebay etc. BUT need some help sourcing 1/24th scale gun turrets x2 anyone able to help - happy to pay a fair price for them. Not happy with just shaping them out of wood and painting them white!
Help appreciated for this newbie
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