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Member postings for Scott Edwards 2

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Thread: Andy's Partly-Retrospective PSS Jet Provost Build
13/09/2014 13:04:41

Damn fine job ! I don't know why I sound surprised, I expected nothing less hahah

Shame about the Ivinghoe comp today, fingers crossed for a maiden on the 27th

09/05/2014 12:33:12

As ever Blackburn, your building skills make my planes look like they've been sanded down by a blind Hippo with arthritis

I forgive you though, as long as you let me have a go with it

Thread: PSS A-10 Thunderbolt II - build blog
27/01/2014 08:52:52

Staggeringly beautiful work !! Watching with HUGE interest

Thread: Flair Fokker D.VII Build
27/01/2014 08:40:22

I'm a recent convert to Robart pin hinges, didnt use them for years as they looked 'orribly fiddly to line up but they are actually OK. I found you can make the hinge lines exactly on the top of the control surface, which I never managed to do with 'fuzzy' mylar hinges, or flat plastic hinges. The look quite cool too, as in Jeffs wing pic above !

Any more thoughts on the Lozenge pattern Andy, or how to achieve it ?

23/10/2013 22:53:10

Relative to my cockups that only scores 1 out of 10 I'm afraid Just build the starboard aileron in exactly the same way. We shall not judge you.

If its any consolation, I've just built two left hand Lancaster ailerons. Thats a 3 out of 10 on the cockup scale and a full 10 on the nitwit range. I just laughed, drank tea, binned the worst one, and made a right hander, Theres always a way

02/09/2013 08:25:53

Holy Bellcranks Batman !! Golly, must have been designed when servos only came in one size. I suspect bellcranks will be a lost art soon. Watching with interest, and looking forward to seeing those Lozenges (rather you than me though mate ...)

Thread: proxxon tools micro band saw
26/08/2013 14:43:56

I have the 240E and utterly love it. Its small enough to fit under the bench, and light enough to lift onto it when needed. I also have the Proxxon Scroll Saw, but I use that far less than the Band Saw.

You can cut surprisingly tight radii, and trim things remarkeably accurately. I couldnt do without it now. Only downside is that the blades are expensive (£15) and it is for MODEL use only. It loves balsa, but its limit is really 1/4 inch plywood. The 'throat' isnt huge, but its enough, I've churned out 240mm wide formers no problem.

So .... as long as you dont want to cut tree trunks, and treat the blades gently ... its great.

Thread: Flair Fokker D.VII Build
24/08/2013 11:28:11

Watching with interest, and very impressed with those trailing edge scallops !

Thinking ahead ..... Colour scheme ?

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