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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #15 on: July 09, 2019, 02:48:13 PM »
Thanks guys!

After these are done I hope to keep rolling on two others - I want to finish that Bockscar kit that I never finished, and I found a set of Kee Bird decals last week that I had forgotten I bought.  I wish that I had ordered three kits to do at once instead of just these two.

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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #16 on: July 15, 2019, 02:46:55 AM »
I guess it took me a week total, but the bomb bay and nose gear doors and the tail skids are in place.  The flaps are installed on the wings, and I've started cleaning up the seams.  I hope to have the seams cleaned up, wings installed and some primer going on by the end of the week.


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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #17 on: July 15, 2019, 05:41:59 AM »
:-ok

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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #18 on: July 20, 2019, 10:34:29 PM »
I lost some work time this week due to migraine and other issues so they won't be in primer this weekend, but they're close.  I need to get the cockpit glass on and the masks done, and some areas need a second application of filler. 


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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #19 on: July 21, 2019, 04:49:15 AM »
Good to see you back, I suffer in past from migraine and know what is the pain :(

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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #20 on: July 21, 2019, 05:36:05 AM »
Usually when I get a good migraine I can count on having it for three days, it's there immediately when I wake up and lasts throughout the entire day.  We're going through some pretty tough times at work with new owners that we unanimously agree have ruined the reputation that we built over the last 25 years and my blood pressure was so high for most of last week my vision was going hazy, and the stress is what set my headache off this time. 

On a lighter note, I just finished installing the greenhouse glass on the models about two minutes ago.

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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #21 on: July 21, 2019, 08:42:43 PM »
woah, the two big birds looks great !
 

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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #22 on: July 28, 2019, 04:10:54 AM »
This was kind of brutal, but I made it!


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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #23 on: July 28, 2019, 05:13:46 AM »
And one hour later....


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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2019, 08:14:23 PM »
Nice progress!

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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #25 on: July 29, 2019, 07:01:33 PM »
With all those glass there, hope your eyes are in place :))

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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #26 on: July 30, 2019, 01:10:07 AM »
With all those glass there, hope your eyes are in place :))

I have plenty of light around my model desk but this was the first  time I've done this for quite a while, and I did have more trouble seeing than I remembered!

I got the gloss black base coat on last night.  Some areas will need some sanding - I've never had great luck with spraying gloss colors. I'm headed to Thunder Over Michigan for four days so I probably won't make any more progress for a week or so.

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Re: B-29 Assembly Line
« Reply #27 on: August 06, 2019, 09:04:49 AM »
Very nice progress !