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Thread: Making wheels
24/04/2019 11:04:58

Hi Russ,

If it can be of any help, I made some wheels for my Vicomte 1916 WW1 type monoplane.

Here are some pics >





I used a 6mm balsa core, some ply for the rims, some small ply roundels to give it some thickness, bits of ABS tubing for the bearings and a neoprene 12mm chord for the tires...

Probably your Gladiator wouldn't need the 'spokes', but the basic idea might be the same.

If you want some construction details & materials, please visit my Vicomte build blog starting page 14 & following.



Thread: Building Brian Taylors Cessna 120
23/04/2019 19:12:08

Sorry for my late reply, Dwain.

We were away for the the Easter WE, but YES, your glass board is the right stuff.

I just hope the "105mm" thickness of the 'copper' one was a typo... ?

I use some 1,5mm thickness homemade FG board but yours is very suitable. yes

Here is Vicky's rudder arrangement for pull/pull cables.


Cheers & keep an eye on Wallace's head...


20/04/2019 20:59:15

... yes, yes, YES, please Dwain.

PCB for the wing struts fixings as well. yes

Just think about the L'Oréal house slogan >... "Because I'm worth it"... and your '120' definitely is. cool



19/04/2019 20:22:46

... PCB glass fiber horns, please Dwain.

Your '120' deserves it. smiley

... and don't get to 'poetic' regarding those Clee Hills... wink



16/04/2019 17:26:16

... had a good chuckle, Dwain... wink

... the 'cheese' is OK, thx Wallace... but I just hope those fancy tea cakes are filled with genuine British orange marmelade... surprise



16/04/2019 08:59:02

Great progress so far, DD.

I'm wondering if Wallace is a converted heli pilot?

IIRC, in an aeroplane the 'driver' - aka the PIC - is sitting in the left seat... ?



Thread: How do you buy your Balsa?
15/04/2019 18:39:20

... can you point us to one of your recent build blogs, please Percy?

As that balsa stock seems to be from a while back, I'm wondering what you used it for...

Always great to follow nice build threads, ain't it?



Thread: RAF's Finest Biplane? Hawker Fury MkI
15/04/2019 17:02:01

Splendid job, Richard.

... and a magnificent result... yes



Thread: Fantasy Formula 1
14/04/2019 18:12:45

Thanks, John P.

... wow... well done, John S... as you would say, "job's a good un"



Thread: Which Brand?
13/04/2019 18:57:46

... maybe a Volantex Phoenix 2000... ? ...



Thread: Fantasy Formula 1
12/04/2019 07:32:38

Please, Charles. Next time you consider throwing away £20, just ask me my Paypal address. wink

Wait till his team mate is provided with a functional sixth spark plug... or is that part of the Red tactics? ...

Now having said all that, just pretend that the last row in the arena obviously is the best place to watch the lions doing their job... surprise

No worries... & cheers


11/04/2019 13:05:15

Surely a lot of us really appreciate that kind of 'compassion', Charles.

But, on a personal note, I would prefer Robin and Ade to show the same way of 'shockingly misjudging'... devil wink

We'll see soon now.

Cheers & good luck to (nearly) all.


Thread: Building Brian Taylors Cessna 120
10/04/2019 08:42:49

... cool cool cool ...

Thread: Seagull 80" DH Chipmunk
07/04/2019 08:52:55

Congrats, young men. cocktail

... but, is it me? ... or is the '671' missing its 'driver'... ??? ...

... humm...



Thread: Building Brian Taylors Cessna 120
03/04/2019 18:47:28

... subscription box ticked, DD. wink

Thread: Funcub replacement ?
01/04/2019 22:20:11

+1 for Josip's HK Tundra or the Grand version.

Just got myself the small 1300 one and eager now to get the box opened.



Edited By McG 6969 on 01/04/2019 22:22:08

Thread: Fantasy Formula 1
01/04/2019 14:09:20

Thank you, gents.

I presume I was just lucky, as I was invited to a painting exhibition all WE long and could only have a look at the FP2 & quali's on Saturday evening.

As my predictions were a bit 'blind', I guess John is right and Gaston did a real great job... wink

Poor Charles, after that perfect ride he had. He'll get some other opportunities in a close future for sure. He's already winning a lot of fans... and Vettel isn't starting his season the best possible way. frown

Looking forward to China now.



Thread: Seagull 80" DH Chipmunk
31/03/2019 07:31:24

Good luck with your maiden, Danny... yes



Thread: K3731 Martians Fury 1
24/03/2019 14:55:41

So happy for you regarding your heath, Martian. cocktail

Indeed great job with your Fury. Well done. yes



Thread: Fantasy Formula 1
17/03/2019 17:07:59

Thanks, John.

Well, ending last year at 'mid-field' and now starting the same... not good enough, especially as Pete is going to resume his normal top ranking very soon !

Anyhow, very lousy predictions job done with only one of them correct. Should I start 'hating' those Reds now? They should put the 'Winnow' stickers back on right away... ppfff... frown

Congrats to the top-ranking guys.



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