[WWI] “Mojo motivater”

Steve Cox steveoldglebe at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 17:47:12 EDT 2020


I made a scraper by finding a machine screw with the right thread, then
filing off opposite sides to leave a flat 'blade' with corrugations down
each edge.
IIRC I used it to scratch (literally)-build a tailplane for my Pegasus D.I

Steve
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On Tue, 17 Mar 2020 at 16:11, Nicklas, Brian <NicklasB at si.edu> wrote:

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> *Yes – I have tried making a “corrugation scraper” specific to a model, so
> that I could make matching areas of a mod.*
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> *I used some epoxy to make a shape, then file a small bit of metal to
> match.*
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> *But it didn’t work too well.  But that may have been me being ham-fisted.*
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>    - Brian
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> *External Email - Exercise Caution*
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> Charlie!
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> I’ve built the Roden Junkers (
> http://www.wwi-models.org/Images/Duckworth/CP/index.html
> <https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wwi-models.org%2FImages%2FDuckworth%2FCP%2Findex.html&data=02%7C01%7Cnicklasb%40si.edu%7C66a7610aec97413f97dc08d7ca8d5c71%7C989b5e2a14e44efe93b78cdd5fc5d11c%7C0%7C0%7C637200580810494868&sdata=%2By02ODAa0ayDHCWEtWc7OfstJdzfhM%2FhiacN7mRjY34%3D&reserved=0>)
> and agree it’s a quick, easy built.  The decals were a bear to get to say
> down but several applications of Walthers Solvaset solved the problem. Wish
> they’d done to two-seat version too.
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> Yes, one of those iconic aircraft but as they have corrugated skin very
> difficult to convert and kitbash.
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>  So stay tooned!
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> T-t-t-that's all folks!
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> D.
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