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    Default Building a Skytrex Bristol Scout.

    Building Hawker’s Bristol Scout.

    This would be a good build for a novice.


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    Clean up the casting.
    Clean out the strut holes with a suitable drill.
    Position wings and struts.

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    This time I used wire pins for cabine struts to strengthen the wings.

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    Pop in the pins for cabine struts.
    I removed the pilot with a piercing saw.
    Replace pilot with Lt. Hawker and his gun.

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    Glue on top wing.

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    After cutting off the heads, place cabine pins and glue.

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    File down strut tops and wet and dry wings for fine finish.
    Fit undercart.

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    Spray white undercoat.
    Paint plane
    Fit the prop.
    Apply decals. Use micro set and micro sol as per instructions.

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    Varnish to taste.

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    Not a bad one to do. Even with the change of pilot it only took a day to complete.
    Lt Hawker was by Reviresco with the soft gun barrel replaced by a piece of brass wire.

    Rob.

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    All that I just said before, something like a minute ago.

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    Well thanks again in that case Joaquim.
    Rob.



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