Here is a list of all the postings Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: RC IC Engines, you've probably never heard of.|
I mentioned the Red Fin Twins. These are also from Alex Phin. As far as I am aware he has no 060 Twins available and that's now finished regard new manufacture. He does have some 99 Twins left currently. Very low numbers.
They look so sexy!
The Silencers tend to starve the engines power.
The Twin should only be run by someone experienced in the running of model diesel engines. They must not be ran over rich. if the cylinders flood and one over compresses while the other is still max on power the loads put on the individual conrods can cause failure. NEVER let the rear cylinder over take the from cylinder in revs. It will all go very wrong, very quickly. This is not an unusual trait in Diesel Twins. The Boddo Twin suffered the same issues. The rear cylinder revving harder than the front causing conrod failure and instant engine stop. The OTT 5cc Twin also suffered Conrod Fails if the rear cylinder revved more than the front. The forces on the conrods when the cylinders are compressed or revving differently can lead to catastrophic failure.
I've always had a thing for Twins, Diesel Twins - Its heaven. Diesel Heaven.
Edited By Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) on 30/06/2020 17:23:41
Another Rare Diesel currently available from Red Fin Engines is an 05 Mini Racer Based on the famous and classic 2.49 racer by ED its a jewel of an engine. great for 30 to 40 inch RC assist vintage. The Junior 60 flew with the Original 2.46 Diesel. It was often seen paired with one. Now you can build the half size Junior 30 and have a shrunken down 1/2 cc Replica in it. Just perfect for a 1/2 size Junior 60 or similar.
Red Fin engines are by Alex Phin. Hence the name. The Mini Racer is available in Original as pictured or a classic cool blue version or a green version. They all look awesome, but its hard to beat the original Red and Black look. You wont get Red Fin at a store or anywhere else. Its available from Alex Phin Direct.
He has stock at June 2020 - He has a new Millish 061 TBR engine due soon. A modern running engine with a vintage style of looks. He has fixed stunt venturi, but he does offer diesel Carbs for some of his engines. So some can be RC throttle engines. He was a website Red Fin Engines, although its never totally up to date. His contact details are there.
I think Alex is doing aeromodelling a great service designing and manufacturing ( in the Ukraine) diesel engines when i'm sure making such engines is a risky business. Because of modern manufacturing methods, Alex has been able to run limited quantity runs on all manner of small diesel engines including 2 Twins 060 and 99 and a Tether Car Diesel. Once manufactured in The Ukraine they end up with Alex who test runs every engine before dispatch. Once 100,200 or 400 engines of a type have been sold they are usually not made again. It keeps the engine types 'wanted' and scarce and it also keeps the value of the engines at least the buying price if not more. The Twin diesels which have cost £200 to £245 from Alex have been seen selling on eBay for £300 to £450. Instant gain in value on the purchase price. Alex has no 060's leftm, but he does have some 99 size. I think around £240 to £250 or more with RC carb. Yet they are selling for over £400 on eBay sometimes. Once thing is for sure the return on Alex 's engines it better than the Nationwide Building Society high interest account.
Buy to run and sniff, buy to invest and collect or even use them in model planes. Apparently that's what they were for originally.
My millish 020 from Alex Phin. Number 10
Even though the Crank Case says 030 , its really the 020 - the 030 was made and then the 020 and to keep costs down they share the crank case right down to them all being marked 030.
Alex Originally started with manufacture in China by CS and after CS closed he went to the Ukraine. It has to be said the Ukraine engines are way ahead regard construction and build quality, but as can be seen by this Navo 1.3 ( Mills 1.3 ) engine the Chinese turned out a nice looking engine most of the time.
I will try and post some more Red Fin as I think they are one of the UK 's best kept secrets.
More Diesels. The Blue Tops are Glows that have been converted to Diesel. The West Engine is a currently available RC Diesel Engine 38 size. The West 38 - Only from Weston UK. Alan at Weston UK also has some ED Diesels available again.
Peter Tarn Diesels
There is a Model Engineer I have come to know called Peter Tarn. A grand chap and super model engineer. He set about converting Glows to Diesels. Why? Because he could. He's come up with a system and converted all manner of glow to Diesel.
Like all engines that are custom, his engines are Rare. he sometimes lists conversions for sale on eBay. Last week he had a 15 LA Diesel in auction on eBay. A new condition engine only ran by Peter to check the conversion.. A strong runner as a Diesel and super quiet. The 15 LA engine made it to £188 in auction. His engines are well thought off. I'd put them in the custom , rare and hard to find range of engines. That is not readily available , although Peter has done commision Diesel Builds.Keep an eye on his store on eBay, he lists conversions all the time. Currently 30.06.2020 he has a K&B diesel for sale. It looks awesome. Below We have some SS 50 Enya Diesels and Nova Rossi Rear Exhaust 3.5 cc WC 2008 engine, pictured along side West 38 Diesel Engine. The West 38 is currently available Direct only from, Weston UK. Its a cracker!
Lovely looking engines. Weston's route offers an off the shelf way into RC Diesel engines.
|Thread: What Traders are still offering Mail Order? Services?|
Really nice to hear from you. Thanks for news. I know what you mean regard the lock down. Remember me to Tim and wish him good luck from me, I shall pass on your best wishes the SWM team. They'll be pleased to hear from you.
Your making me blush with the description of the SWM store, but I've never been too modest and so I'll agree.
Friday Night Opening. That was a good time - Back in the old day. Due to the Addison's disease and Steroids and the RA I am actually double the weight and plus a little more than I was back then. Twice the man I joke. I'd love to return to the slim old days.
Recently I found a hand written photocopy sheet of one of my Friday Night Specials. One of the Friday Nighter's passed away some 20 years ago and his wife was moving home to go into sheltered housing. His daughter asked we'd help get rid of his stuff. We don's do that sort of thing usually, but she needed help so took his gear to sort and dispose of on eBay. He had all the What's New at Steve Webb Sheets. The hand written ones to the later Apple Mac desk top publishing ones.
The sheets were hand written until about 1995 as we did not have a computer. The paper I found was interesting to me as it had an offer in a hand drawn star shape offer -Futaba 148's. Back then the 148 was the staple servo diet of most modellers. Above the offer is said ' Steve Webb Models is the servoshop. That's where the name servoshop was to come from. Years later. So servoshop had its beginnings on Friday Nights. Servoshop has been essential to SWM's continued trading. We now have a number of industrial users and special effects companies that use us for servo supplies.
Not only the best model shop, but also this guy. If you stayed in the Frodsham area you would be broke!
Have a look at his site. He holds make your own guitar classes. He's selling some Guitars from Gordon Giltrap. He just got me with one. Inexpensive made in Malaysia. Mine cost a little more as he did a set up on it and changed strings etc. The Band is called 'Vintage' and mine is made from Mahogany wood. A sort of Parlour esk guitar.
Take Care old pal.
My very best wishes.
It’s super to hear from you. I often think of you, wonder how you are getting on . Timmy will be a young man now with career and all that comes with age. Time Flys .
Yes - A cautionary Phase 1 , restricted shorter open hours to callers , but still open for business all day on the phone, website . The mail order has been incredible , but so difficult for only 4 staff to cope with. But like you’d expect of our lot they’ve done it!
Imagine all the times I’ve been in the shop and customers when given the bill have said ‘ blimey Ste Dick Turpin wore a mask’ . I can’t be there - But finally I would have had a mask!
Have you noticed on the floor on the way in we are one of the only stores in this pandemic to warn modellers to keep away from their spouse or the opposite sex at 2 metres apart . A different spin on Social Distancing !
i didn’t have great pictures , but these should give the idea . It’s all about safety first.
mail order is still very active , we are on the verge of releasing click and drop off to collect . Our IT guy is on it
so customers will be able to collect goods. They will pay on line and can arrange to collect outside . Avoid any queuing or having to be in the store.
of course fuel, paints , li pos are not all mail order friendly .So collection by many wanting those items is a good thing.
I miss the old days Brian. I have some good news . I’d sold many off my guitars due to my hands and the RA . But I have managed to take up playing in a strange arthritic hands way! I’ve developed some techniques and my playing is better than when I had hands! I just got myself a mahogany Vintage Guitar from MG Guitars in Frodsham . Yes we have a specialist guitar store in Frodsham. Jack picked it up when my old acoustic Fender was in for some work. It was a big step buying a guitar as I honestly didn’t think I’d play ever again.
My warmest best wishes to you all
Edited By Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) on 24/06/2020 23:10:31
Edited By Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) on 24/06/2020 23:12:12
Slec are a good UK company , they put a lot into the Hobby . Essential trader , good to hear all is well with them . They have a very good reputation for their service . I might have my own store , but I’ve mail ordered stuff from Slec in the past and always been very happy with what was delivered !
Thank you for your kind words , it’s been rather frustrating for me as I’m shielding , being on the most vulnerable Gov List .
We are still advising customers to use the mail order service where they can. There’s only two customers , two staff allowed at the counter , door open, letting air in . So important to keep the staff and the customers safe. We have complementary Sanitiser on the table in front of the counter .
Theres an RC Company that makes a product called Muck Off . A cleaning solution for muddy RC cars. They turned to Sanitiser production and I have to say there’s are best I’ve tried . The trigger Atomiser is so good!
thanks again Ron
Just thought I’d pop back and thank everyone, especially those supporting the UK model trade during this pandemic crisis and for posting and sharing information in this thread.
SWM came out of the end of lockdown ( personal callers) last week. Never truly completely closed like many other UK companies as we were continuing with mail order. Now re opened to callers with reduced hours . I’d still advise people to Mail Order and only collect items that cannot be sent by mail .
Our own store has re opened with what will be an unfamiliar layout to our regular customers.The counter has moved and has protective Perspex shielding to comply with Social Distancing and Government recommendations. There’s no browsing for the moment , my nephew described the store as being a mini argos.
Many companies have re opened in a very similar manner and I think no matter what UK store you plan to visit you will need to check opening times to avoid disappointment and to comply to social distance regulations. Like many other stores we do not have a full compliment of staff in work is and only 2 customers can be in the store at any one time. No browsing is particularly harsh but like many stores we don’t have the staff to follow customers around wiping down items touched - But remember these measures are temporary. Eventually normal service will be resumed .
I expect this thread has served its purpose for the moment.
Once again let me say , regards shopping - I would recommend Mail Order where possible and if you are visiting your local model store check any temporary open / closing times that may be currently in place and adhere to social distancing measures. Like many UK businesses our own is committed to keep customers and staff as safe as possible. Regards toilet facilities we regret currently we have none available and many UK stores will be the same.
Stay Alert and keep safe.
Edited By Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) on 21/06/2020 08:27:33
|Thread: Revolver Pusher type Autogyro trainer|
Hi Richard and Gyro Guys
I really enjoyed this thread. I speed read in places, really enjoyed the video with (is it) David's first landing of his first Gyro flight. Such a super reaction to the flight. Its that 'first' landing feeling. It can't be beat. The first landing on the strip, the first with a Jet and the first indoors and so on. You just cant beat those feelings.
I haven't seen you for a while Rich, I'm at home shielding. I didn't get much flying ( indoor) before the lock down and so I am suffering withdrawal now. Have you still got that little Diesel engine? You know the one... the little Mills.
I just got myself a 050 Replica ED Racer from Alex Fin - Amazing.
|Thread: Engine Care, Cleaning & Storage Chat|
Many years ago and until now when it comes to storing engines between flights - after the last flight of the day I would run the OS & Enya Four Strokes up at full chat pinching the pipe to use all the fuel up. I would suck pump the remaining fuel out of the tank. Often not connecting the feed back onto the engine. I use plastic plugs to seal off the tubing.
I would then use a good quality oil in the engine while still hot and turn it over swish it around a little. I used various oils over the years there was a specific oil Technics made I used a lot. At home I would store the level or nose up. Storing models on the nose with fuel left in the tank is one of the biggest problems regard from bearings in two strokes and four stroke. I don't fly power at the moment but back when I did 20 years of flying with four strokes never had a bearing go and yet being privileged to see engines with problems in the Job I've seen a four stroke get a rusty front bearing or an Enya SS 40 rust up solid in a week/10 days when fuel is left in the tank in a damp atmosphere with the model on its nose and fuel running from the 1/2 full tank into the engine. Bad storage can wreck and engine in under two weeks.
If I could bring up a point that Paul Marsh has made regard some of OS engines newer engine designs. I would say that the life of the bearings is not as good as they used to be for OS. I am not sure why this should be, but I have a couple of pals that store engines similar to what I used to and yet in some modern OS they've had bearing problems , where as in the old series Surpass and before they never had problems.
Likes of the FSR and SF range had fantastic bearing life. Could it be increased power with less lubrication?
I buy a few vintage engines and often find them gummed up solid with castor. Its great when they are as usually the engine once cleaned is like new. Except in the case of some OS engines. I've bought a few old OS that lose the plating on the pistons. I can't pin point one reason why this is, it is something that I have seen more than a few times. Again it never used to with the FSR and SF series engines. A pal recently had the plating come of the 60FP piston. I had one similar a few years ago.
The Old OS Max. FP, FSR.SF, Pre Surpass and Surpass engines take some beating. Of course dealing with Enya, although haven't had engines like the SS40 available for years. There's still lots out there. I have yet to find some one that can wear an SS40 out. They take gallons to run in and they don't seem to run out. Most Enya designs have not changed that much for years and the only engine that ever had bad bearing issues was 46 4C Mk1 fourstroke. Bearings lasted a couple of runs. The Mark 2 'Beefy' front was the cure. It wasn't corrosion issues it was a small bearing, the size used on the first Enya Open Rocker engines in a new Powerful 46 4C. The bearings were not up to it. It was just before my time with Enya, but when we took over the agency we were still dealing with some fall out from the 46 Mk1
|Thread: What Traders are still offering Mail Order? Services?|
RC Plane Flyer Glad to hear you were sorted out with an alternative. It seems to be a 'thing' at the moment that usual brands are not in stock and others are. I think the supply of goods is not flowing quite as well as it used to.
Some firms like ourselves working on reduced staff levels, there's some hit and miss postage, I have just waited for over 2 weeks for a package to come from the Wirral that was on a 3 day service and yet I also had some ultrasonic cleaning flew on order on a 7 day delivery from down south and that got to me in 3 days.
I've been a little naughty myself regard buying stuff - While Team SWM are in work I'm shielding at home, I have som,e health issues which means I cannot risk catching Covid.
I had a Mavic Mini on order from ourselves for about 4 months and that arrived just as the lock down started so that's not much use. I should at least give it a buzz in the back garden. Its 249g so under the CCA Regs.
But having had a text saying to stay in until the end of June and then expect further instructions. I won a Flair DR1 kit on eBay and picked up a 120 Enya on eBay.
A few other bits and bobs for projects but a couple of nights back spotted a reduced scale Hepcat on eBay eBay and 'nabbed' my self one. £49.99 Ready to cover. It hasn't arrived yet.
The same chap is selling a 30 inch reduced size Simplex
£42.99 Built! I have had kits of him before Miss Tally and Miss Tally's Big Sister. In Kit form and in Part Builds
Big Sister Mono **LINK**
I have one of those as well £29.99 Part built!
I thought I'd mention Grey Fish as I've been checking out his listings and he only started listing a week ago, he's been missing I guess because of the lock down.
One of my favourite sellers (Grey Fish) as he has re production Tanks for Diesels and I've had a fair few of those, I just ordered 2 046 ED Baby Tanks from him. £6.99 fittings kit. There's 2 in a set/ To give an idea of the value - I bought some similar from the late David Owen 12 year ago and they were £20+ each.
All good stuff.
I had a balsa building board off them (and other stuff). It was unusually glued together ends of balsa. Great for sticking pins in. When it arrived a couple of years back it was flat. I was worried it might not stay flay and so stored it flat under the bed. Recently got it out to use and it had badly warped. I started to wish I had laminated it to a board. Anyway, my brother in law has done just that. He is glued and clamped it flat to a thick piece of MDF. It appears to be flat now. I am hoping it stays stable as the idea for pins is a good one. I also got a lot of odds and ends of ply that were great value.
Your post is excellent. ‘pales into insignificance to other issues of our present times’.
Anyway let's keep positive. There's more positive than negative. Lots of good stuff going on. Lots of traders continuing to support the hobby.
Thanks again for all the posts regard business that continue to trade in these difficult times. I think the situation remains unchanged many traders are continuing to offer Mail Order services. The situation still feels many miles away from normal.
At SWM we are operating with less staff than usual and this situation presents lots of problems / solutions that would have never been thought off if it wasn’t for the current situation. Take the usually simple procedure off passing a phone to a colleague . Now there’s spraying and wiping down phones before passed to another person. The continual wiping down of surfaces and hand sanitising makes most people appear very Howard Hughes. Keeping 2 mtrs apart sounds easy , but I’m assured it isn’t. On the plus side , support has been good and thanks to all that have been supporting UK traders at this time.
I thought a few snippets of information might be of interest . At SWM we have found our presence on eBay to be trading well. That platform has become very busy. Considering the much smaller range of goods we have listed . Kits - from the Vintage Model co, Tony Ray , Dumas , Ripmax Keli Kraft through to the Buckle and Foss kits are all selling in higher numbers than usual . It seems people are taking the opportunity to build during the lock down. Big thanks to all our suppliers for keeping us supplied . Especially Colin Buckle and Chris Foss who will also be facing the problems of lock down. Hi y TV IV
We still are experiencing some delays in supply and although most Mail Order is arriving OK with customers , there’s been the occasional delay with Royal Mail and carriers in general . But the delays are very few.!
Edited By Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) on 06/05/2020 01:24:52
Edited By Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) on 06/05/2020 01:29:28
|Thread: Rojair ME163 build|
I learned to fly multi on a Rojair 62 from Alpha Models in Ellesmere Port. I had a second Rojair Cadet to build , better and power more. Mistake. My first Rojair which survived into the 90's training folk , that had a OS Max 40 RC and it was perfect. The second had a 40 FSR and I was at the untidy aerobatic stage of learning. I ripped the wings off it.
I think I should have gone for the comet ... LOL. Im posting as this was on the wall of the shop. It was there for years or at least the same kit was. I expect it sold and another was placed there. The day it came to buying it - I went in and it wasnt there and worse. Rojair had burned down.
So that was that. I thought the kits were great at the time.
|Thread: OS 40 FS pre Surpass|
The FS 40 ( one of the best engines OS ever produced IMO) uses the same exhaust pressure adaptor ( some call it a silencer) as the 20 & 26 OS engines. I think the ASP, SC 52 fits. Sometimes the OS version turn's up on eBay.
They can go for surprisingly high prices. Have you tried Just Engines? I sold a new one in its packet a few years ago. It was a spare I had and the auction went over £20 - I was amazed and wished I'd bought 20 off them when they were available. LOL.
The pressure adaptor ( which some think is a little Muffler) is best left off. It does nothing to quieten the engine as its quiet to start with. Its not high power like later generation OS engines. The FS 40 sets up better and runs better off pressure.
FS40 OS - 1982 - First version had a spring needle. Like a control line or stunt engines Needle. Flexible. Later versions had the grey shorter Needle. Like on the Surpass 40
Edited By Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) on 17/04/2020 17:04:46
|Thread: Ebay sellers...|
Well I have learnt something there! I did not know that was not a laser. Not at first glance, but then I noticed no name, no laser on it. I still thought maybe it was a prototype. I have never heard of Flyte? But does that mean that could be a rare engine.
Also - Fake? Surely just a different Manufacturer? But I guess everyone means the advert was fake as it wasnt a Laser? But reading it, sounds like a chap lumbered with shifting engines for a deceased pal. TBH at first glance if he'd asked me what it was I might have said its a Laser. Looks like he's sold it? as the listing is removed.
Do you still have any Laser Diesels knocking around? I did hear from someone that you had thought of making the Laser Diesel again. Not sure how many were made? or if that's true.
|Thread: The Crescent Bullet is back!|
Re Webra - I knew they'd been less active like all engine manufacturers, I had not heard they stopped trading.
ED by West
I just bought a West 36 Diesel and it appears to look very much like a Webra. When I saw one I just had to have one. Its diesel - They do a 52 also! Sorry had to correct myself.
i'll get some pics and report back.
Oh.. Western UK - still seem to be listing Webra.
As a modeller that enjoys eBay for the odd classic engine. There's always old OS 40 FSR's and Webra's and HP's turning up. Well worth a punt at some of the low prices. Generally gummed up solid when they arrive and once cleaned up, usually the worse issues is bearings. But they can be replaced. Some of the old engines wear very well or should I say don't wear when they've sat in a shed for 40 years.
They are only available Direct from Weston UK - Allan and June
Edited By Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) on 17/04/2020 15:22:16
|Thread: What Traders are still offering Mail Order? Services?|
Alan H, Chris Walby, Martin Harris (Any one reading this - Model Shop Leeds, worth a visit after the clamp down – a terrific long standing Model Trader).
Michael Barclay, I1tofly,
Andy Joyce – I’m sorry I do not know the company.
When ordering from sites you don’t know, search for google reviews or face book reviews or simple the website having the Padlock in the Url etc
BUT… IMO… Drones Direct web site looks professional and it secure etc. Says UK based advice on a 13p per minute number). I just paid £459.00 for my Mavic Mini Fly More Combo and they are £499.00. Not sure about the rest of the prices. Typical I waited months for stock and now I have one and we are locked in home and can’t use it. The website looks genuine to me. Its secure etc. Much to good of a Website to be fake.
Martin Mcintosh – I can’t answer your question but this info could be relevant - Generally if items are coming from China some stuff is not reaching the UK. One supplier we have had his parcels to mainland Europe turned back. I’m wondering if Chinese shipping to the UK came via Europe if the same thing would happen? We are on hold on Tony Ray stuff at the moment as he’s had problem in China returning to work and now, he’s not sure his parcels would get to us. Some stocks we are low on. We are the Tony Ray UK distributor as off November 2019. Doesn’t answer your Hobby King question. There’s a few asking about HK – why not mail them and ask?
Dennis – see what said. Yep looks genuine. Re Drones Direct
Andy Joyce – that’s’ strange, only because I could not select Pay Pal on the Post Code Lottery – just. I would select it and it didn’t work. Coincidence or do Pay Pal have an issue?
See how you get on.
Lee Damms – Thanks - A new name to me, they do appear to have contact details on the net
Thanks all! Keep Posting – Support UK traders and they can support the Hobby. Stay at Home and Support the NHS.
Anyone else twitching from not flying?
R/C Plane Flyer. It’s quite a cutie. Mini Wot E
RayWood and Capt. Kremen Thanks for posting. Good info.
Shop V Mail Order or Mail Order
Thanks for the kind words and support.
Shop v Mail Order. Not that it hasn’t been discussed many times, especially in more recent times when the store has been quiet for callers and yet Mail Order has been busy. I mean pre Covid 19 measures. A couple of times in anger I have threatened to close the shop and go mail order only. That usually happens when shop lifting occurs, and I expect many a shop owner would say the same in the heat of the moment.
The current Mail Order Only situation has been forced upon us. I must admit I thought this is going to trial Mail Order only. I had no idea if it would work. I have to say it is working. But its hardly a fair trial as No ones going out racing and flying or boating. Or at least very few people are. I’m sure there’s frustrated flyers up and down the UK. What I’m saying is with 90% locked down except for essential journey’s etc the current Mail Order only situation doesn’t sample what it would be like in normal time. Then again are some areas of sales increased. Because modellers are buying things to do. We’ve been selling a lot of glues. It seems to be that Cyanoacrylate and other adhesives are the model trades ‘toilet rolls.
What is worth mentioning is when I had the idea for servo shop, the staff at the time were very against it. ServoShop was born from the reluctance to go online selling. Mainly the staff would say how will we cope with orders when the shop is packed out all the time? Where will we put the stock, we are over full etc
So, I said – servo’s we’ll trade servos – servo shop. Servos are small, that’s storage sorted. Reluctantly the staff agreed to try it. It worked and the other directors said…. Could we put other things online? So, we did and it’s a good Job we do have servo shop as foot fall in in decline.
This current situation isn’t going to be representative of trading Mail Order, but in some ways it will reveal the problems and benefits of mail order only.
Re > A new build project will almost certainly come from an on-line supplier e.g Sarik, Tony Nijhuis, Balsa Cabin or SLEC as a few examples. So many other smaller on-line only companies as well<<
It’s great that you support UK business. I believe the decline in UK traders has been felt by almost every model club in the land. Clubs that onetime had 70 members now have 10 or 20 members. This current crisis will only add to Club Problems. Unless the Club has a strong ‘heart’.
Thanks for the posts. Steve
Edited By Steven Webb (Steve Webb Models) on 17/04/2020 14:22:04
|Thread: Anyone still using a balsa stripper?|
Slec and Master Airscrew and a home made one that a pal made me - The home made one mounts to a Black and Decker Work Mate Bench. Its metal channel and blade. Very good. The Slec would have been my favourite until the home made one was given me. The wood pushes through it. I just realised I don't know where it is or I'd have photo'd it. Locked down at the house and it might be at the store.
I did get a couple of Perspex CNC cut ones off eBay, I have not found them very good. Not compared to the Slec one any how.
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