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    here are some more pics of the project ...

    here are some more pics of the project
    https://i.imgur.com/mbxWVSQ.jpg?1

    https://i.imgur.com/SW6g7Cg.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/33Vg7Cc.jpg?1
    for some reason Imgur is not saving the resizing...
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    on a different note - I spent some time working...

    on a different note -
    I spent some time working on a project for the grandkids.
    https://i.imgur.com/wLrFZ0U.jpg

    I'll repost these after I resize them...
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    I know it doesn't look like much has been...

    I know it doesn't look like much has been accomplished in the last week or so, but what I have managed to do is get the brake lines installed and the
    hydraulic pump cannisters started.
    I'm still...
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    this is going to help immensely with this project...

    this is going to help immensely with this project as it moves to the next phase
    https://i.imgur.com/omTpDRZ.jpg
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    a friend of mine and the person who's model...

    a friend of mine and the person who's model craftsmanship inspired me to try the balsa infill method has most of his builds posted
    here at Virtual Aerodrome -----> Virtual Aerodrome - Model...
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    flaps down too https://i.imgur.com/n2SuWaZ.jpg...

    flaps down too
    https://i.imgur.com/n2SuWaZ.jpg
    looks a bit odd without the lower fuselage belly pan installed yet..
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    All just a mock up but this way I can see the...

    All just a mock up but this way I can see the dihedral, stance, the proportion of the gear legs, wheels, and doors as complete assemblies when compared to the airframe..to see if we're on the right...
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    I'm still here and still working on the LG for...

    I'm still here and still working on the LG for the P-47D

    https://i.imgur.com/2gp5jz1.jpg

    as you can see I'm having to make adjustments to the overall scale appearance of these LG components to...
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    https://i.imgur.com/Glm1rQO.jpg early on in...

    https://i.imgur.com/Glm1rQO.jpg

    early on in the process of refining the P-47 wing - miles to go on it yet.
    ..now, keep this in mind fellers - she won't be perfectly to scale, but I will do...
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    still hoping to do justice to the Jug - thanks...

    still hoping to do justice to the Jug - thanks for checking in John - always appreciated.

    I should have something to post here and to the channel soon
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    work continues - now the main gear doors as well...

    work continues - now the main gear doors as well as determining the cutout for the gear well fairings
    https://i.imgur.com/9RFhehp.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/Q3CWzwF.jpg

    Added the inner doors or...
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    the work continues - currently adding a couple of...

    the work continues - currently adding a couple of build videos to the channel - should be up over the next couple of hours.
    https://i.imgur.com/n8iq20u.jpg

    https://i.imgur.com/uDZXWus.jpg
    ...
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    thanks, John - Appreciate you. it's been slow...

    thanks, John - Appreciate you.

    it's been slow going with all the real world intrusions - don't these people know that my 'work' is important? lol
    anyway - I'm still cleaning up and detailing the...
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    alright - so there isn't much to show that looks...

    alright - so there isn't much to show that looks new - but the wing has been treated to more surface preparation - sanding, filling and sealing.
    https://i.imgur.com/YgLZkTx.jpg

    Also - I am...
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    smoothing out the P-47's elliptical wing ...

    smoothing out the P-47's elliptical wing
    https://i.imgur.com/DtmqcSo.jpg
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    I appreciate the encouragement John - I have...

    I appreciate the encouragement John -
    I have posted some recent build vids to the channel as of last night
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    thanks, John - It took a while but it feels good...

    thanks, John - It took a while but it feels good to be back on this project again. Hopefully I'll be able to keep it rolling along.
    I'm about to begin on the main LG legs and retraction method for...
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    more wing shaping and sanding ...

    more wing shaping and sanding
    https://i.imgur.com/K0JrqPz.jpg
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    Checking the fit to the fuselage - still many...

    Checking the fit to the fuselage - still many hours of work to do on the wings yet..
    https://i.imgur.com/ptmRuxK.jpg
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    only the trailing edge, wingtips and flaps left...

    only the trailing edge, wingtips and flaps left to infill
    https://i.imgur.com/cYSZAAb.jpg
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    I have resumed posting build videos of the P-47...

    I have resumed posting build videos of the P-47 project at Heywood Planes channel on YT - for those interested in that sort of thing.
    the link is in my sig, below
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    slow and steady work - this was a couple of days...

    slow and steady work - this was a couple of days ago..
    https://i.imgur.com/MphtZGz.jpg
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    and here she is - getting fired up ...

    and here she is - getting fired up

    https://youtu.be/eihw26ibY5U
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    I have settled on the paint scheme for this model...

    I have settled on the paint scheme for this model

    https://i.imgur.com/Dbv9mKH.jpg

    it's been a while since I have done a checkered cowling but I'm willing to take a run at it on this project.
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    ok - there's a LOT of work to do to make this...

    ok - there's a LOT of work to do to make this look like a proper P-47 wing - heavy sanding and shaping, not to mention the entire upper surface still needs to be infilled.
    Landing gear struts and...
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