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Member postings for Andy Meade

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Thread: Hawker Hunter
04/06/2020 13:38:31

I'd double check it with an online calculator like this : **LINK**

It's never let me down yet. I'd put static margin at 9%.

Thread: Sabre made in Belgium
03/06/2020 13:00:24

I'm calling the scale police, and they're going to lock you up.

03/06/2020 12:07:56
Posted by Alan Gorham_ on 03/06/2020 11:21:10:

By using the stretch function in AutoCAD of course!

Stretched you say?! surprise

P-almost-SSA wink

03/06/2020 11:08:43

nee-naw, nee-naw! 

How did you get the camo to line up on that stretched wing then? cooldevil

Edited By Andy Meade on 03/06/2020 11:10:08

Thread: Forum members' new models: Let's see them.
28/04/2020 16:04:55

Thanks both, great video too! Painted in B&Q Valspar cheapo paint, which turned out quite nice with a layer of Halfords satin lacquer from a rattle can on top.

28/04/2020 13:58:42

PSS F105 Thunderchief, ready for the off.20200424_180855.jpg

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Here she is with her PSS Century fighter series sisters. One still to finish, nearly there though!

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Thread: Phil's F-86 Sabre build thread
26/04/2020 20:15:53

We both had the same kit for a sixth scale A10, mine took me 6 months to build and finish - Phil's will be 10 years old before it gets a launch laugh

26/04/2020 19:04:26

Good grief, there's more work in that than your fuselage!

The A10 looks on in disgust.

24/04/2020 11:49:18

I think from Matt's experiences, balsa can still end up lighter than 3d printed parts in all honesty. It suits me as I can design quickly once, then print multiple items whilst doing other building (or God forbid, house!) jobs. Agreed that the moulded tanks looks fantastic too yes

23/04/2020 23:28:21

3D print it - they won't weigh more than 20 gr :D

Thread: Rob's F-86F NASA 228 research aircraft build
22/04/2020 21:55:44

Not far off at all now Rob, great work. That scheme is really going to "ping" in the sunlight - good choice!

Thread: Phil's F-86 Sabre build thread
19/04/2020 17:30:51
Posted by Martin Gay on 19/04/2020 14:06:40:

Impressive work Phil.

We might have to get you to do the Mig15 beta build!

Please don't - I'd like to see him actually finish his A10 before he ends up in an old folk's home.

Thread: Andy Edmead Build Blog Sabre
12/04/2020 19:31:30

That's all looking rather neat and tidy Andy, great work. Keep it up!

Thread: Phil's F-86 Sabre build thread
10/04/2020 18:04:59

It looks like it's 35meg too, so right up your street!

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10/04/2020 17:57:32

No wiggly rudder?! no We must convert your TX to single stick sometime soon Phil.

Thread: F-86A Sabre Montana Air National Guard
09/04/2020 09:58:42

Looking great that, Harry. Great weather for some garden based carving!

Thread: Show Us Your 3D Prints
03/04/2020 14:44:53

Furlough has had its advantages - all 3 printers here have been flat out for me and customers.

1/4 scale seats and switch panels for a CT-114

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Lots of ordnance for my Vietnam veteran :

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FRSky rx and aerial mounts :

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A whole bunch of 10th scale Spitfire parts - exhaust stubs, control columns, radios, gun sights, throttle quadrants, rear view mirrors.

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Thread: Chrome covering
03/04/2020 14:32:37

Crikey, I've never seen Phil's work only being classed as "not bad"!! Excellent finishes from an aeromodelling artist, and as close to the real thing as I've ever seen, short of "flite metal". Thanks for sharing them Al, they are outstanding, and far above and beyond what a plastic film could manage yes

Thread: Sabre made in Belgium
28/03/2020 14:57:04

A good solution but... you're just going to drop a small weight off the back onto the slope somewhere? Sounds a bit risky (not to mention if it's lead...)

Thread: Pete's Cavallino Rampante Italian Aerobatic Team Sabre
21/03/2020 20:21:23

Covering looking great Pete, yes I think we're all getting some excellent workshop time in at the moment. I'm also glad the pilot and seat arrived safe and sound, and that I used the correct honorific angel   I'm sure you've noticed the heads have balls in the neck - this should allow you to get whichever angle you deem appropriate - just sand the plastic back to the required angle.  Cyano is fine for gluing these parts.

 

Edited By Andy Meade on 21/03/2020 20:23:01

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