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Member postings for Nigel Day

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Thread: J2W's Barnstormer 52
19/01/2014 10:26:11

Thanks for the info and for taking the time Jeff.

Thread: TN 72" Lancaster build.
19/01/2014 10:24:34

Another of your great builds to follow Tony. The Lanc's on the list of future builds so this will be valuable. Thanks in advance.

Thread: Barnstormer Martin's build
18/01/2014 11:19:43

I'll be watching Martin. Thanks in advance.

Thread: Barnstormer Boys
16/01/2014 19:33:58

Well that's made me feel better! smiley

16/01/2014 08:21:25

Thanks a bunch Phil, kc!

That's another thing to go on my 'must buy' list.

Pocket money only stretches so far you know.smiley

15/01/2014 17:39:20

Hmm, thanks Phil, I need to read the link options more closely. I'll try again.

The Axminster is HERE

The forum thread is HERE

Oh, and I WAS joking kc.

Edited By Nigel Day on 15/01/2014 17:40:18

Edited By Nigel Day on 15/01/2014 17:42:19

15/01/2014 16:42:06

Although the Axminster is 20Kg Mike, I've no difficulty lifting about my work area and even to the floor - and I'm no weightlifter either. Feels solid too.

You wouldn't want to rob kc of another lot of commission would you? smiley

Edited By Nigel Day on 15/01/2014 16:43:16

Thread: Types of models
15/01/2014 16:38:57

What have I started?! laugh

I don't fit into any of those yet Martyn.

We'd need a 'Enthusiastic learner who's flying is limited to a simulator' category at the moment.

I've only been 'at it' for 4 months or so but I suspect I'll end up somewhere between the 'Builder', 'Tree Hugger (if my golf is anything to go by)' and 'Unintentional Loner' - but I hope not!

15/01/2014 13:56:33

Thanks all, very helpful.

Thread: Barnstormer Boys
15/01/2014 13:54:11

Hi Mike.

It's the Axminster Hobby model. The cost was just under £80. You can see it here: LINK

I got it following the discussion about scroll saws in this forum, one of which is HERE

Looks good and seems excellent value to me. You can blame KC if you don't like it though. smiley

Thread: Phil's Barnstormer
14/01/2014 13:55:50

Interesting Phil, thanks.

Thread: Types of models
14/01/2014 11:06:41

Thanks BEB, that'll do for now. smiley

14/01/2014 10:23:46

I've seen various descriptions of model types flying around. Some are pretty obvious (aerobatics) but I'd be interested to know a working (as opposed to competition) definition of the main types.

I'm guessing that scale is a reduced size version of a real plane (Spitfire, Concorde, Sopwith Camel etc) at any size?

Does sport cover most things that aren't from 'real' planes? I guess like the Wot4, Barnstormer variants and so on.

Thread: Barnstormer Boys
14/01/2014 10:18:13

Noddy question here.

Am I right in thinking that the Barnstormer design was created by 'Boddo' and wasn't directly from a real plane?

If so, then I guess any styling and colours etc are acceptable (within the bounds of at least reasonable taste obviously)?

14/01/2014 10:02:45

My wood's arrived and the scroll saw should follow today so I'll be off soon with the 63"er.

From a quick look at the plans I might be looking for help to identify one or two pieces. I'll shout if I still have a problem after a proper shifty.

Thread: Calling all Mass Builders
14/01/2014 08:06:54

Received my wood bits yesterday and my scroll saw today (hopefully). Just got a few bits to finish on the current model and I'll be off.

Still guilty as charged I guess m'Lud?

Thread: "Shedstormer" The build.
13/01/2014 09:08:55

Thanks Kevin. I suspect that I'll make the same mistakes as you. smiley

Thread: J2W's Barnstormer 52
13/01/2014 09:03:54

Thanks Jeff, very helpful.

Thread: Teflon sheets - nothing sticks
12/01/2014 16:19:44

You're welcome Terry.

Might be useful for doing other gluing jobs on as well. Might save some cling film etc or risk of getting plans, instructions/desk/kitchen table messed up.

Thread: Phil's Barnstormer
12/01/2014 16:02:16

Lovely Phil.

I'm new to electrics but I think I understand the logic of the deadman plug. I'l be interested to see where it will live and what it'll look like fitted.

All very useful and gains you another 2 1/2 % back.

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