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jerry campbell, Comment for image # 2201304 Apr 11 05:16
Your tips are extremely helpful, thanks.
jerry campbell, Comment for image # 2202104 Apr 11 05:07
Absolutely gorgeous!
Dale1416, Image # 2202303 Apr 11 23:08

More views of completed WACO YMF-5 model.
Dale1416, Image # 2202203 Apr 11 23:08

More views of completed WACO YMF-5 model.
Dale1416, Image # 2202103 Apr 11 23:07

More views of completed WACO YMF-5 model.
Dale1416, Image # 2202003 Apr 11 23:05

WACO completed almost as pictured on box with exception of painted cowling blisters, trim on wheel pants, and engine cylinder detail.
Dale1416, Image # 2201903 Apr 11 23:03

Alignment jig cut away after assembly has dried.
Dale1416, Image # 2201803 Apr 11 23:02

Bottom view showing black trim painted after scallops, using thin line tape for masking. Again, hairdryer was used to carefully release masking tape.
Dale1416, Image # 2201703 Apr 11 23:02

Top wing and struts glued in place using alignment jig and rubber bands to hold in place.
Dale1416, Image # 2201603 Apr 11 23:01

Top wing and struts glued in place using alignment jig and rubber bands to hold in place.
Dale1416, Image # 2201503 Apr 11 23:01

Cowl blisters painted, stick-on decals applied, and control surfaces added.
Dale1416, Image # 2201403 Apr 11 23:00

Clear masking material removed. Note: Hair- dryer was used to carefully release masking material from painted surfaces.
Dale1416, Image # 2201303 Apr 11 22:59

Scalloped design was traced from kit plans onto clear masking material (obtained from Hobby Lobby) and cut out with X-acto knife. Gloss black paint was brushed from masked surface towards tissue and then stroked lengthwise. This eliminated seepage under clear masking material.
Dale1416, Image # 2201203 Apr 11 22:59

Entire plane sprayed with Krylon # 2330 Sunbeam yellow.
Dale1416, Image # 2201103 Apr 11 22:58

Engine cylinder detail is my addition and kit propeller was trimmed down to scale size.
Dale1416, Image # 2201003 Apr 11 22:57

Trial fit of wing allignment using kit supplied template.
Dale1416, Image # 2200903 Apr 11 22:54

Tissue is shrunk and given one coat of clear dope.
Dale1416, Image # 2200803 Apr 11 22:54

Covered with kit tissue applied with clear dope.
Dale1416, Image # 2200703 Apr 11 22:53

Wings built according to plans.
Dale1416, Image # 2200603 Apr 11 22:52

WACO YMF-5 Dumas walnut scale (18" wingspan) Kit # 227. Additional stringers added to front of fuselage and tail and stabilizer construction.
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