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Member postings for Andy Meade

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Thread: Hawker Hurricane mk IId - JV-Z
17/08/2018 14:42:45

Not a huge update, but I'm away on hols for a week on some south Devonshire slopes, so the build will sit stationary for a little while.

Exhaust painted up, ready for fitment :

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Canopy glued on, HVAC tape ready for framing. Now she's ready for the top coat all over.

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Thread: 2018 PSSA Mass Build - The Completed Model Thread
17/08/2018 14:27:39

Cor, what a bevvie of beauties yes

Thread: Power Safe for any receiver
17/08/2018 12:27:14

If you send me one of the boards, I can measure up, design and print some cases for them. Looks great! yes

Thread: Hawker Hurricane mk IId - JV-Z
13/08/2018 13:10:07

A couple of "bench flying" shots at lunchtime, just before I took the gun pods in to the shed for a coat of primer.

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13/08/2018 11:45:33

Hi Ade,

I used two, running span-wise. I found a great supply of large magnets on Amazon, but they are quite heavy unfortunately. With 12 magnets now on-board, it's added a decent amount to the weight.

13/08/2018 09:31:45

Lots of progress this past 2 weeks - wing and fuselage fully glassed and in primer, now it's time to fit her out and do some detailing.

Aerial masts and nose 'umps added:

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Aileron servos mounted:

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Some more printed parts - this time the exhaust stacks to my own design:

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Gun pods and radiator magnetised mounts final gluing up:

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Next up - cockpit fit out, some more detailing, then final paint. I might just make it!

Thread: Decals
10/08/2018 09:09:42

Have never had a handling charge or VAT stopped for decals from Callie, even on orders over £80

Thread: Hurricane Building Tips and Plan/Woodpack queries
09/08/2018 16:33:51

lol! Sounds like Chris is offering to take the work on for you there Pete surprise

Thread: Decals
09/08/2018 10:20:57

Again for Callie - quick and professional, plus superb quality yes

Thread: Hurricane Building Tips and Plan/Woodpack queries
09/08/2018 09:10:05

hmm, I was quite taken with the Gaffer's bolt-and-lead idea, but better to have less dead weight on board. All my glassing is done now, so ideal time to have a look at extended that box yes

Edited By Andy Meade on 09/08/2018 09:10:25

Thread: RN Hawker Sea Hurricane IIc
08/08/2018 10:10:46

Very neat solution Phil, and super fine carving there too.

Thread: Flyers Sea Hurrican Mk 1B
07/08/2018 09:29:02

Nice. I like the yellow flash on the fin - very visible.

07/08/2018 09:17:26

Get some more pictures up!

Chosen a scheme yet?

Thread: Is epoxy the same as mustard?
06/08/2018 15:10:04

I'm the same (with mustard and epoxy) - but I try to go around all the builds or outstanding repairs, and use the remaining epoxy somewhere on something. This is where having 2 or 3 builds on at once may seem like madness, but is less wasteful in the glue department!

Thread: 11C 213 Squadron Hurricane El Alamein 1942
06/08/2018 10:01:09

That looks superb Pete, very nicely done yes

Thread: Seagull Hurricane
02/08/2018 15:54:50

Mick Reeves Models for the instrument panel. Not too expensive, and lovely quality.

 

Edited By Andy Meade on 02/08/2018 15:56:19

Thread: Hawker Hurricane MK1
02/08/2018 08:46:27

She's getting there Harry, great work yes

Thread: Warbird Replicas Ju88 Night Fighter build
02/08/2018 08:44:47

Beautiful shots Rich yes

Thread: Death Warmed Up
30/07/2018 08:57:06

I don't think the weight is anything to worry about chaps. I'm sure Phil will be along later to clear things up, but I believe the 2.5lb AUW was a red herring. I mean, look at the size of the aircraft. You'd struggle to get a JP in at that weight.

Great progress btw Chris yes

Thread: Hurricane - 303 Movie Due For Imminent Release
27/07/2018 12:07:26

Crikey, talk about hard to please! A story not told before, featuring the model from our PSSA mass build? I'm in yes

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