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Member postings for Ray Wood 4

Here is a list of all the postings Ray Wood 4 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: London Model Engineering Exhibition Alexandra Palace
19/01/2020 21:16:42

That's a great idea, it gets my vote, but wood they cover the travelling costs from Norfolk?

I haven't been for a couple of years and have saved the money 😀

Regards Ray

18/01/2020 21:17:55

Hi Tim,

You may find the Midlands Model Engineering in October rather more engineering orientated, the Alley Pally has always been a wide variety of interests, as the kids aren't taught basic metalwork I doubt if the show will have any engineering content in 20 years 😀I

I do fly RC, build steam engines & model boats , model making is a broad church thank goodness.

Regards Ray

Thread: Hi from me and my KK Fairey Gannet build
17/01/2020 18:59:29

Hi Jim,

Most of us have a soft spot for the Gannet 😀

Regards Rayimg_20191026_152836.jpg

Thread: Cambrian ME109 Funfighter electric build
12/01/2020 09:37:42

Hi Martin,

I' m a car ferry enthusiast, spent my childhood holidays at Greatstone watching the Bristol Freighters fly out of Lydd, I had a freighter design published back in 1999 ! That led me to meet loads of ex Silvercity pilots who went into jets.

Also the late Pete Lowe & I shared the passion for freighters and were members of the Silvercity Association.

Regards Rayimg_20200112_092353.jpg

09/01/2020 21:44:40

Hi Martin,

Is the Carvair in you profile picture one your models ? G-ASHZ, always fancied the C54 conversion.

Regards Ray

09/01/2020 20:53:01

Hi Martin,

My fun fighters were back in the late 80's but here's a 68" Brian Taylor Harvard which is completely tissue covered with wall paper paste it dries an disappears , a hang over from Keil Kraft Flying Scale Series in the 60's 😀

Try it on a sample of really works

Regards Rayimg_20200109_204424.jpg

09/01/2020 19:32:51

Hi Martin,

I have found that a couple of coats of sanding sealer rubbed down between coats on foam wings and sheets fuselage to seal the wood then wall paper paste through the tissue and a coat of dope works fine 😀 I have built the Spitfire x2 Mustang, 109 & 190, my favourite is the 109, but the Mustang is easiest to launch with the intake under the wing.

Regards Ray

Thread: T N Avro York
07/01/2020 19:36:46

Hi Cliff,

Looks like Christmas again 😀

Regards Ray

Thread: Very heavy drones!
02/01/2020 20:15:22

Yes I watched the ITV Meridian reporter say you had to have proof of purchase to fly your drone!!!

I would have thought it would be better researched? But their still on holiday this week 😀

Regards Ray

Thread: Epoxy
02/01/2020 09:15:31

I will second that Poundland Epoxy & Cyano are great, all I ever use these days!!

Regards Ray

Thread: T N Avro York
31/12/2019 19:33:28

Hi Cliff.

Always have a soft spot for Dan Air since we first flew on one of their 727's for our honeymoon to Ibiza in 1977

My dad flew to Aden in a York in 1944 was shocked at how much the wings flexed up & down !!

Regards Ray

Edited By Ray Wood 4 on 31/12/2019 19:59:45

31/12/2019 15:36:45

Hi Cliff

Keep us posted with your build, I think the York At Duxford is in the Danair livery always fancied one 😀

Regards Ray

Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Hunter & Phantom
30/12/2019 08:22:21

Hi Tony,

Not wanting to promote a world wide shortage of FMS 50mm fans but the 262 & Javelin have always been favourites of mine 😀I

Regards Ray

Thread: Miles Sparrowhawk
24/12/2019 18:57:54

Hi Andy,

I'll see what I can find 😀 I'm building a Magister at the moment.

PM me your email address and I will ping anything I find over in the new year 😅

Regards Ray

24/12/2019 13:31:12

Hi Andy,

Hope this is readable? From The Book of Miles Aircraft 1943,

If you would like it scanned properly and emailed after Christmas from my office let me know?

Regards Ray

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Edited By Ray Wood 4 on 24/12/2019 13:34:43

Thread: I need glue !!
23/12/2019 22:33:49

Poundland 😀

Thread: Miles Sparrowhawk
23/12/2019 18:24:30

Hi Andy,

I can't find any reference to a recognised Aerofoil section used by Miles, but to say the Sparrowhawk wings were the outer panels of the Hawk Major M2F minus the centre section. The Dennis Bryant plan would help ?

Regards Ray

Thread: From one simple question to chaos
21/12/2019 20:47:42

Count me in 😀 26 ??

Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Jet Provost & Folland Gnat
11/12/2019 20:32:09

Hi Steve,

Wow that drastic !! I'm just covering but could add some lightness holes, was your Lipo right up the front? And still needed ballast?

Regards Rayimg_20191211_202654.jpg

03/12/2019 15:23:22

Hi Tim,

Yes that's what I did with Cyano, and used a hot glue gun for the first time to install the fan, go easy when put the second part of the bulkhead in as the fan shroud distorts easily

Regards Ray

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