Ken West SR-71

Discussion in 'Aircraft & Aviation' started by Johndhs, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. Johndhs

    Johndhs New Member

    I just bought the Ken West SR-71. Man what a model. Well above my skill level at this point, but I had to have it. Has anyone built this thing yet?
  2. ASC Mclaren

    ASC Mclaren Member

  3. Zathros

    Zathros Guest

    He makes some awesome models. I would just go for it. His instructions are great! :)
  4. inky

    inky Member

  5. Johndhs

    Johndhs New Member

    I also bought the astronaut Ken designed. It looks a little more forgiving, so I might give that a whack first.
  6. cgutzmer

    cgutzmer Active Member

    Hope to see some pics! Of both :) the sr-71 has a couple tough curves but otherwise goes together well from my understanding!
  7. Don't worry, everything fits like a glove, just take your time, one tip ; after building the internal formers , put the whole upper and lower surface together without glueing it to the formers, then put it on, maybe you have to trim the outer rim a little bit, but it works better than doing it part by part

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