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Member postings for Geoff Gardiner

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Thread: Tony Nijhuis Harvard - Build Log
02/07/2019 23:28:22

Nearly done with the painting.

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Now the cowl is mounted I can paint the green camo.

More later...

02/07/2019 23:04:30

Hi Mike.

Thanks for the comments.

The movements Tony suggests are as follows:

Elevator - 12mm

Aileron - 12mm

Rudder - 25mm

CofG 100mm from L.E. at wing outer root

25/06/2019 13:02:23

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21/06/2019 15:19:02

Made use of a "lull" in the weather and did a bit more painting - nearly there!

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More later...

04/06/2019 11:48:07

Hi David.

This is what I use:

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I got it from Amazon about 4 or 5 years ago. Cost about £15 and works fine, in my opinion.

28/05/2019 12:22:23

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24/05/2019 22:50:21

Bit more spraying done today.

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More later...

06/05/2019 10:44:07

Hi Goth.

I did ponder over that for a while but decided not to as I was glassing the model - I may regret that decision!

02/05/2019 17:29:31

Started the paint job:

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Had to stop because it started to rain - typical!

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16/04/2019 22:28:46

I have fettled the wing fairing/wing join.

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I decided to brush on the filler primer coat as most will be sanded off. I will spray the colour coat.

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Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Jet Provost & Folland Gnat
16/04/2019 12:06:54

Just ordered a couple of the FMS fans from Bangood to add to the one I got from AliExpress.

Have know added the Hunter, Provost and Gnat to my 'to do' list, when and if they become available.

Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Hunter & Phantom
13/04/2019 11:27:32

Hi Tony.

Do you have any photos of your Provost and Gnat?

I am sure that I'm not the only one that is 'itching' to see them!

Thread: Tony Nijhuis Harvard - Build Log
27/03/2019 17:47:33

Thanks for your comments gents.

I use Fusion 360 for my 3D design work and I am not an expert - I just tinker.

It is probably different from FreeCad (not used it myself) but if you think it might be useful, I can try and show you how I made the scoops in Fusion 360. Might take me a while though.

Geoff...

Thread: Don't just stand there, get one up!
26/03/2019 21:17:20

That's looking rather splendid Martin.

Have you managed to reduce the weight, relative to the first one that you made?

Geoff...

Thread: Tony Nijhuis Harvard - Build Log
24/03/2019 14:37:02

Bit more 3d printed stuff:

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Nearly ready for painting.

More later...

21/03/2019 18:52:42

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21/03/2019 18:52:20

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21/03/2019 18:51:38

I wasn't happy with the first Air vent that I made so I have redesigned it to make it more 'scale like'.

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17/03/2019 21:13:34

Glassing is finished and sanded.

Starting to add some 3d printed bits before painting:

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Thread: Fouga magister 1/4.5 moulded from scratch
10/03/2019 20:22:47

Inspired by your Dremel router attachment I had a play with my 3d design / printer and came up with this:

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