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Project by Vacantcranium posted 03-21-2010 06:54 AM 8811 views 9 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a toy airplane I made my nephew a few years ago. This was one of my favorite projects because it was a birthday present. The unique thing about the plane is if you look closely at the pictures you can see the the lights in the corners of the wings and the switch in the middle of the plane. I bought the lights and a battery pack from a local electronics store and wired them in with a 12v flasher from a car so when the switch was turned on the lights would flash.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 03-21-2010 07:18 AM

Nice job on that!! Welcome to LJ.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 03-21-2010 01:18 PM

too Cool. As you will see I love toys, welcome to LJ’s

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#3 posted 03-21-2010 03:38 PM

cool plane
it´s hard to see but I gess he can sit in it
you most have been the uncle of the year
when you delivered it

welcometo L J injoy and have fun

Dennis

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#4 posted 03-21-2010 10:31 PM

Outta sight airplane!!!!!!!!! What kid would not want one like that. Nice job. Thanks for sharing!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 03-22-2010 04:05 PM

Graet Job!!!!!!!

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#6 posted 05-12-2011 03:28 AM

Freakin Awsome!!! Did you router chanels for the wiring or drill holes?

-- Lotidus

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#7 posted 03-18-2014 08:50 PM

Just what the kiddy Doctor ordered LOL I don’t know any child, that would not hugely approve of that wonderful toy plane . Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#8 posted 03-10-2015 03:05 AM

VERY WELL EXECUTED from all aspect!

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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raydawg

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#9 posted 03-27-2018 02:45 AM

Using this design,

How did you make the Wheels stay put on the shaft?

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#10 posted 03-27-2018 03:08 AM

THIS :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#11 posted 03-27-2018 04:31 AM

That’s just too cool!
Who did you build it for?
I just can’t imagine how any kid wouldn’t love it!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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