Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

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Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:07 pm

Could not get it over my heart to let this girl lye and die...

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Mayhem on the counter
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At least the damage on the tail boom was limited to the tail gearbox tube and not much else...

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Re: Hirobo Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by wessie » Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:50 pm

Daars hy Andre !!!! Chop Chop dan vlieg sy weer.
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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:53 pm

The frame was basically bust in all the weak spots...

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So the repairs with some aluminium flat bar, channel and ply is making her look like a Frankenstein experiment... BUT IT WILL WORK!!
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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:57 pm

Repairs progressing nicely... Took the plunge and ordered new mechanics frames... They should be here in 2 weeks

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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:51 pm

Some last minute mounts, tomorrow is the re-maiden!!

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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Wed Aug 21, 2019 4:36 pm

Awesome!! Her old self again!!

But...

Superglue no good for skid repair...

Pinned the 4 broken parts and now all good...

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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:07 pm

Totally happy with the re-build!! Weathering limited to some Korean mud splatter...

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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Tomcat1 » Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:36 am

BEAUTIFUL Andre =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:41 pm

Tomcat1 wrote:
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BEAUTIFUL Andre =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D>
Thanks!
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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:06 pm

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Re: Century Bell 47 G MASH rescue and revival

Unread post by Wonko the Sane » Tue Oct 15, 2019 3:23 pm

Nothing wow by any means, but got the mechanicals sorted so that the blades rotate the correct CCW direction 8)

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