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Very nice work as always, Isaac. Yoav's kits are amazing.


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Very nice modeling (as always) Isaac, waiting to see it complet.

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Very nice modeling (as always) Isaac, waiting to see it complet.

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I am back, so I will continue the build shortly. Still building my Florov 4302 rocket plane.


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Cool Reverse canopy making

I have one of Yoav's canopies for this Fouga. However, I would like to build another version in the future if someone repaints it with the 1967 blue and brown color scheme armed with machine guns, rockets and small bombs. So until that time, I will need another canopy. So I decided to make my own mold so I can vacuform one in the future.


Here is the original vacuformed canopy
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0103.jpg

what you need is Plaster of Paris ( or equivalent )
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0104.jpg

oil
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0105.jpg


and a support stand for the upside down canopy


coat the inside of the canopy and drain the excess
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0106.jpgTzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0108.jpg


mix the plaster to a thicker soupy consistency
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0107.jpg


pour the plaster into the canopy
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0109.jpg

add a wood pedestal on top ( this aids the vacuforming release process later on )
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0110.jpg

wait overnight for the plaster to harden


remove the mold ( the oil will allow it to just slide out ) ; you may repair if needed any small bubble voids.
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0111.jpg


here is the mold ready to vacuform when needed.
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-img_0112.jpg


that is all.


Did I hint for a camouflaged Fouga version?
Tzukit- Israeli Fouga- Yoav model-fouga-model-67.jpg


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