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Big Boeing Bombers outrigger wheel question


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Hi,

 

As I can't do any proper plastic modelling, I'm making CAD models for parts I find lacking in a couple of kits I have stored away.

I've found the dimensions of the main wheels for both the B-47 and the B-52, but I can't find the dimensions (diameter and width) for the outrigger wheels.

 

Can anyone help me please?

 

TIA,

 

Sebastien

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  • 3 weeks later...

Sebastian doing some research for the B-47 ,I found reference from a B-47 build by Darius Aibara on ARC. He used the main wheels from a late model F8F Bearcat for his outriggers. They arrear to also be the correct size and design for the BUFF's outrigger system.

http://www.aircraftresourcecenter.com/Gal7/6301-6400/gal6380-B-47-Aibara/00.shtm Hope this might be of some help.

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