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  1. Ok so I try my hardest to glue the grab handles on and I actually did it. It just took sooooo long and I went through 8 of them just to installed 2. Im not going to put grab handles on the other 3 guns. Its above my skillset.
  2. Yes IR3! In such small quanities it seems impossible to manage. imagna your gonna have to wait a few days. ๐Ÿ˜ž model time got cut short today. But yes im sure it will be entertaining when PE is accidently glued to my fingers and forehead.
  3. Ok fine... im going to attempt more PE. Im going to regret this though im sure. Lets try these handles which are 3 times smaller than the ladder rungs I hate so much.
  4. Thanks for the info HOF, I'de love to see a photo of that! Im working on the last 4 guns, these guns are pretty cool. this is the PE i'm using and the PE i'm leaving behind. Sorry guys ๐Ÿ˜• but half of it you will never see and the other half I could never install with my skill set. The instructions also give you two options for the PE. I'm not sure if I like number one or number two yet.
  5. Wow HOF! thats amazing! Thank you everyone for the wealth of info on this! I wonder if glass boxes can be built without wood frames. Like they do with acrylic just gluing the panels together. I like the look of nothing but glass. for some reason it stands out to me.
  6. How did i not see this earlier? This is great! No doubt the hornet!!
  7. Thanks guys. Haha kevin i cant imagine the cost of a 7 foot acrylic box! Lol.
  8. Oooh thanks! Micro fiber towels will be needed if i go acrylic lol
  9. Im wondering if theres A difference in clarity
  10. Thanks, also have to think about thickness. 1/8,1/4,3/8. When the box is 54" long would 1/8 be to flimsy? Would 3/8 glass be to heavy? These are all things I have to think about. But I'm sure ill figure it out.
  11. yes CDW I have to get a custom acrylic or glass box made basically the shape of a fish tank. Any thoughts on what is better acrylic or glass? I delayed doing this for a while due to how expensive it is, but I recently had a Cash winfall so I can really move forward on this now. Im basically going to put this next to the front door or in the living room. Somewhere everyone can see it though๐Ÿ™ƒ 4 of 8 guns done, ready for paint.
  12. Thank you Brian! That means a lot To me! I can't wait for the sea planes either because by that point she will be nearly complete lol.
  13. Oooh. Yes you Are right theres 8 guns 4 have hoods and 4 don't. You can see the differences here. I got 4 of each.

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