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Member postings for Andrew Edmead

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Thread: F86 "Gamma" Build
15/11/2019 21:39:29

Thanks Martin, makes perfect sense. I can start the wing now, I've only built one or two kits and neither used a wing jig.


15/11/2019 15:30:41

Hi Martin, I have started my build, well the wing jig anyway.

I've been following other peoples blogs and I noted that some of them have left the bottom skin slightly wider to allow for the shape of the ribs etc.

On your build, am I right in saying that you simply made the wing skin to cover the false leading and trailing edges and then marked all the positions on the skin whilst on the plan before putting it onto the jig, and you didn't make the skin wider than the plan?

Hope this makes sense.


Thread: PSSA Sabre Woodpack List
17/09/2019 09:45:41

Hi Martin thanks for checking that for me, I'm going to look again now but I read your Gamma build blog and you said that it was neater to use 48" balsa fuselage planking. I think you used 36" originally but you had to join the planking.


I think for me it would be much easier to use the longer sheets for planking but your wood list suggests 36".

I may have misunderstood.

On your wood list you mentioned "10 sheets of 1/8" x 4" x 36" Med/Soft balsa for tail-planes and fuselage planking",

I added 10 x 48" sheets, so this could be why I'm getting to £60.


Would you say 8 sheets of the 48" 1/8th would be enough?




I've just read all the posts in this thread and you have already addressed this,

So I think probably 7 sheets of the 48" 1/8 should do?










Edited By Andrew Edmead on 17/09/2019 10:01:29

Edited By Andrew Edmead on 17/09/2019 10:02:11

14/09/2019 23:10:39

Hi does a £60 spend seem about right for the extra wood ???


Edited By Andrew Edmead on 14/09/2019 23:13:09

Thread: Andy Edmead Build Blog Sabre
14/09/2019 20:37:16

I had my first proper look at the plan tonight....

This is going to be a challenge for me!

12/09/2019 22:37:28

Mark, it's fine, It's not the 1st of November yet, so I will let you off lol

12/09/2019 15:57:30

Thanks Mark, Awesome Pics Andy..

Slightly off topic but my mind was wandering and I thought about what happens to the tanks after being dropped, you may well of seen this before but check this link out, Amazing.


Thread: My 2020 F86 mass build cchoice
11/09/2019 11:46:15

Hi Ray, I have gone for the Red scheme now.


Thread: Andy Edmead Build Blog Sabre
10/09/2019 18:35:15

The tanks on the Skyhawk look massive, it's a very nice looking aircraft.

I'm not sure about having RC tanks, would that mean you would have to drop them before a landing. Knowing me I'd forget and rip the mechanism off or something.

How did the mechanism work in the skyhawk?

10/09/2019 13:43:09

"Other Andy" smiley I do like the black one, but the red one should be easier for me, I think. However I reserve the right to change my mind throughout the build! But will stick with the the aerobatic scheme.

It's been interesting reading up on the Sabre such a lot of history with that aircraft.

I will build in the flaps then.

I assume you attach the drop tanks on with magnets so they fall off on landing?

I'm going to study the plan tonight to get all my materials ready, so I will probably have a load more questions soon.


10/09/2019 09:48:55

Martin, to be honest I like the red scheme as it looks a bit more straight forward than some of the other schemes.

I'm not sure about the drop tanks, this is not my first model build but it is my first Scale one.

Are the drop tanks on the plan? I haven't checked yet?

Can I ask a question, did the flaps make a difference? Should I build them it or keep it simple?


09/09/2019 21:56:15

Haha yep, I did wonder what you where up to with the Concorde!.

Link to my wot 4 build that we talked about.


And my Wild Thing Blog.


This looks like a very active forum, smiley Sadly our Club forum has become dormant,

09/09/2019 21:32:19
Posted by Mark Kettle 1 on 09/09/2019 21:26:35:

Hi Andy and welcome to the forum. Good choice and scheme.



I have found a new one now as someone has already picked that one. Still sticking with the display team idea though.


Thanks Mark I was talking to you at the Orme I think? I'm really bad with names!




Edited By Andrew Edmead on 09/09/2019 21:33:13

Edited By Andrew Edmead on 09/09/2019 21:33:40

09/09/2019 21:27:06

I like the idea of an aerobatics scheme, so this one looks like an option!

09/09/2019 21:16:45

Thanks Martin, I will have another look.


09/09/2019 19:17:18



Edited By Andrew Edmead on 09/09/2019 19:36:46

09/09/2019 13:06:23

Looking forward to starting this model, especially after a great day at the September meeting at the Great Orme. I'm thinking of going for the Lanceri Neri Aerobatic Scheme?

What do you think?



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