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Another AIM-9 Missile Display

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Project by AlBCuttnWud posted 03-24-2014 02:06 AM 1815 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These seem to have become popular on the request list of late. I made a jig to route the slot for the tail fin and drill the hole for the dowel that holds the front fins so it doesn’t take but 15 minutes to have ready to install both sets of fins. These are 1 1/2” dowels, 24” long. The stands just vary depending on the request.

I used water-rub decals for the logos. I picked up some PVC at Lowes today so looking at making a larger scale one to hang from the ceiling.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA





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#1 posted 03-24-2014 02:12 AM

Nice work,
Looks very similar to a missile I would know as a “sidewinder”

-- Regards Robert

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#2 posted 03-24-2014 04:23 AM

Awesome! I know our ammo guys here would love it!

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#3 posted 03-24-2014 12:22 PM

Yup, I think everyone should have a few to use if/when needed.. Very good

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#4 posted 03-24-2014 12:29 PM

Sorry but what do the initials stand for?? ED

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#5 posted 03-24-2014 03:12 PM

If you aren’t ordnance you…..
Thanks for sharing, nice to know red shirts haven’t changed in the last 25 years!
(AO3 VAQ-134 CAG-15 CVN-70)

-- Psalm 62: 11 Once God has spoken; twice have I heard this: that power belongs to God, 12 and steadfast love belongs to you, O Lord. For you repay to all according to their work

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AlBCuttnWud

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#6 posted 03-25-2014 12:24 AM

Edwin,
AIM stands for air intercept missile…..also known as the sidewinder.

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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#7 posted 03-25-2014 12:27 AM

Great looking Sidewinder!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#8 posted 03-25-2014 05:53 PM

Looks great , but if I had one of thouse in my house I would have to make sure you couldn’t see it from outside. My super Paronid neighobor would be calling the ATF on me.

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