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12-11-2017 10:38 PM  9 months agoPost 1
jbewley

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Tailkiller is doing my mechanics for me, but detailing the fuselage is all mine. Here is the weapons system on a real one and my rendition of it.

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12-11-2017 11:02 PM  9 months agoPost 2
co_rotorhead

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That looks great. Did you 3D print the weapon system?

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12-12-2017 01:11 AM  9 months agoPost 3
marc28

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Very nice Jim

East Coast scale helicopter Field Rep
Vario Team Pilot

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12-12-2017 02:14 AM  9 months agoPost 4
jbewley

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Thanks, I was please with the way it turned out. I bought the 1/6 scale, .50 cal and it came with the ammo belt. Then I found the flex chute and ammo box here.

iflytailies

Jim

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12-12-2017 02:38 AM  9 months agoPost 5
lightfighter

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Where did you get the flex chute?

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12-12-2017 03:09 AM  9 months agoPost 6
co_rotorhead

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Where did you get the flex chute?
https://www.iflytailies.com/store/guns-ordnance/

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12-12-2017 03:49 AM  9 months agoPost 7
Heli143

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Dang Jim, that looks much better than I expected

Roy Mayoral

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12-12-2017 04:00 AM  9 months agoPost 8
co_rotorhead

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Hey Jim -- how long is that 1/6 scale machine gun?

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12-12-2017 12:26 PM  9 months agoPost 9
jbewley

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Roy, I was pleased with it myself. Turns out I could have gotten the ammo box a size larger, but wasn't sure.

Here is the site. If you look at the box below each item, you can pick the scale you want. Size it up or down.

https://www.iflytailies.com/store/guns-ordnance/

The .50 cal is 1/6th scale and 11" long.

The flex chute is call an ammo channel.

Jim

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09-17-2018 08:56 PM  2 days agoPost 10
jbewley

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Now that the fuselage is back it is time to start detailing. There has been a change in plan, from when I started this project. I have decided to do an OH-58C, which had the two blade rotor head and was rated to be armed with a 50 cal, or two TOW missiles. I am going to use "sand" as the camouflage, as it will be easier to see then OD and was correct for the Gulf War period. With the change in color I had to modify my 50 cal build, so I made it more like the picture above. I also disguised the GPS puck as an ALQ-144, inferred, missile,protection system, which was first fielded during the Gulf War. So far, so good. Waiting on my rivet strips to arrive.

Jim

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09-18-2018 08:40 PM  1 day agoPost 11
jbewley

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Put the finishing touches on the ALQ-144.

Jim

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