YAMAHA V MAX 4 times bigger

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  1. PaperAir

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    trying to build the VMAX 4 times larger than offered. 005.JPG

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  2. PaperAir

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  3. Rogerio Silva

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    Great start, man! And doing it 4x larger will alow for a lot of greebling, should you "choose that path".
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    Not sure why the forks are so loose but that is a big challenge. It should look great. At that size, I would consider using wood dowels for the forks and other "non paper" materials, you will need them for a sturdy model. :)
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    Four times bigger? That would probably be the only way I could successfully build one, with ham hands. This will be interesting to watch.


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  6. PaperAir

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    thats the way the instructions are
  7. PaperAir

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    after the strokes this is the only way i can do it too.
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    I like to scale models up too. It's something that is economical to do in paper, but big models in plastic cost a fortune. I think there are fork sliders that will take care of the front end. :)
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    If the forks are a bit loose, maybe you could fill them with something, like some small pieces of thin paper (75gsm). Just an idea, and you've probably already thought of that.
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    Hey, our going along really quick. This should be nice. Gotta take a pic with it next to something for comparison. Your hand would do. :)
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    010.JPG

    011.JPG here is a 12 inch ruler
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    Geez, that's almost as big as a mini-bike!! :)
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    steering column is complete 008.JPG

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    Lookin good dude :p just don't ride it to a Harley convention :p
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    thank you