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I'm Not Playing Horseshoes or Hand Grenades Here

As close as I have come to finishing one final build at my home, I am left a little disappointed to not be able to complete the SR-71. 86 more words

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Final Days at Home

The last time I moved was in 2006. I was five years away from re-starting this addictive hobby. We moved from a tiny one bedroom apartment to a 1,200 square foot home. 282 more words

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Private Pilot Checkride

July 9th, 2014

Today was probably one of the most stressful, exciting, anticipated days of my life. I have never been more excited and more anxious in my entire life. 1,349 more words


Right On Track

My one week goal is still on track for the Blackbird. I might even get the F-11 done by then as well. The Blackbird cockpit and landing gear have been finished and now it’s time to focus on the huge fuselage halves. 140 more words

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The SR-71 is underway and I am taking my time with it. With the all flat black skin making for a challenge in the weathering department, I have chosen some areas to add some extra detail to. 138 more words

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Final Build

With one week left until we have to be moved out of our home, I think I have enough time to get out one more build. 198 more words

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F2H-3 Banshee

Hobbycraft’s Banshee certainly tested my patience in the beginning. This build may have had its issues, but I believe it finished well. I am pleased with the final presentation. 85 more words

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