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Old 09-03-2003, 08:40 AM   #1
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Noseart

I saw the recent post where photoshop was used to create a noseart image.

I bought my 1985 270 from a WWII B24 pilot who used it to travel to his reunions.
I found this image of Rita Hayworth after months of looking for the perfect noseart image. BTW, I replaced the 2 barrel seats with rebuilt pilot and co-pilot seats out of a Boeing 727. images to follow.
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Old 09-03-2003, 08:55 AM   #2
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Lightbulb

How about a pair of ejection seats from an A6 or any jet that seat side by side,the rockets have to be remove of course..
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Old 09-03-2003, 09:54 AM   #3
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Old 09-03-2003, 12:39 PM   #4
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Wow! Thats great looking. I did the mock up of the P40 nose on my 345. Since my wife and I met at flight school and after some of the positive comments on the mockup I'm seriously considering doing it for real. It's great to see one out there already done up.
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Old 09-03-2003, 12:43 PM   #5
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Steven,

You could have both!

A gleaming machine and nose are that is removable. I was looking to get some signs made and the local sign guy makes static clings in any size. You supply the Photoshop or Adobe image and he can print it.

Then you could install it and not worry about the clear coat. :0
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Old 09-03-2003, 12:49 PM   #6
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That is a great idea. Actually it would be a good way to cover up the one bad dent I have in my passenger side fender...There's a guy here in town that I've driven buy that does similar clings for the news vans in town. Maybe I'll pay him a visit with the AS soon
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Steven,

If the dent is inthe fender and reachable from the backside you may be able to CAREFULLY push it most of the way out without much work. I know Alan was able to get a golf ball sized dent that was under his windhield most of the way out and make it almost unnoticable.

The cool thing on doing it with a cling is that you can get as mild or wild with multiple peices and add or remove them as necessary.
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Old 09-03-2003, 07:28 PM   #8
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Brett. My dent is a strange one. Kind of an "innie" and an "outie'. It looks like someone tried to hammer it out already. Kind of a hot dog shape. I'll post a pic when I get a chance. I'd like some advice on improving it.

torin knorr, lets see some pics of those chairs!
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How does the static cling sign works?I thougt those signs are magnetic so we are out of luck having an alumium motor home.Great Idea any ways let me know how it works I like to put my Squadrons tail art on my 345.
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Old 09-04-2003, 07:45 AM   #10
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Thumbs up This is a cool topic.

I would really like to see pictures if anyone doe put some "art" on their A/S. Here is a link of a painting of my great uncle. I'd like to see the skull on an A/S.

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Old 09-04-2003, 09:31 AM   #11
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The image of Rita Hayworth was scanned from an orginal litho and then printed on a 3M adhesive film that is UV protected. It can be removed later... it's rated @ 90mph. Most graphic shops areset up with these materials. Beats painting them on by hand.javascript:smilie('')

I will photograph the pilot seats this weekend. I am adding a set of 4 six volt batteries along with a 1000 watt inverter. With the 270 layout there is lots of space under the rear sofa. I will install the battery bank along with the inverter and a seperate charger. I will keep the orginal batteries in the lower drawer and have them on a disconnect switch.

The seats are orginal, out of a 727. I found a company in SF near the airport that does all of United Airlines interiors. They liked the project and redid the seats in the orginal sheepskin and leather. When I mentioned my wife flies with United ,he threw in an additional 20% discount.javascript:smilie('')
These seats new cost over $20K + each! ouch...
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Pin-up on jeep

My favorite toy is the A/S but no pin-up on it so;
my other toy is the famous WW2 jeep where is sticken on the hood, a genuine WW2 pin up:

For your eyes only...


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the other choice

The other choice for my jeep was this one;
So i've hesitated for a long time but she has not the army style as the other one and the position is, may be, a bit too hot.

But she's pretty.


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But my favorite...

But my favorite pin-up is jumping out of the jeep, as soon as there is some difficulties...

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