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Member postings for Graham R

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Thread: Warbird Replicas Bf 110 club.
19/09/2017 21:17:13

It's looking good Paul. I'm still trying to get the belly pan looking right on the bottom of the wing.

What paints are you going to use?

12/09/2017 20:09:32

Paul, bet you're pleased to have finished the covering. Looking good. i have fallen behind again. I'm trying to re-organise the workshop.

paul, DD, did you make the nose cone removable? cos I can't see any reason to.

03/09/2017 12:54:19

Just got back from hols and I see that yours Dd has test flown. Well done mate.The first of many.. Paul I guess yours will probably be next. I have a little way to go on mine, covering painting etc.

Dd when you say you put some fillets under the tail, is that just to increase the area to hold the tail plane on?

24/08/2017 08:02:27

Make sure you don't suffer a dead stick.

Thread: Who Else Wants a 63" Lavochkin La7 kit?
15/08/2017 21:11:09

Hi Richard

In defence of my case, I did put my name on the 63" but you put me off suggesting that the smaller version would be better for electric.

I'm sorry I missed the bird with the worn that went after the horse without the bush. See how distraught I am. Now full of gobbledygook.

Just thought I'd try

Kind regards

15/08/2017 19:42:56
Posted by RICHARD WILLS on 15/08/2017 15:38:47:

not listening crookdevil

I'm going to have to cry louder. I might even throw all my toys out of the pram.cryingcryingcrying

Ps A hurricane would be rather nice instead.

Edited By Graham Russell on 15/08/2017 19:48:00

15/08/2017 11:38:07

Richard

crying crying 2crying

12/08/2017 21:08:08
Posted by RICHARD WILLS on 11/05/2017 17:27:32:

Graham ,

I think you would be better off with the smaller La7 as it works so well in electric form . Might have to deal with that separately at a later date.

Anyone out there that wants a big La7 better put their hand up . The last batch was in 2011 !

Not likely to get a second go on that basis . Dont want any "grizzlers"crying on the phone after the boat (aircraft carrier) has sailed.

Guess I won't see one now

Thread: Kit builders, what would you like???
10/08/2017 17:54:52
Posted by RICHARD WILLS on 10/08/2017 09:10:40:

Both Colin and Matty are correct in their assumptions . But we at the mighty Warbirds have witnessed another aspect .

Cloud models produce a 48" DH mossie which is easy to build and flies really well . The rear decking is convex as you can imagine , so my good friend Phillip made the rear deck in ABS which was a perfect fix . Or was it ?

When he showed me the prototype (uncovered ) I was very enthusiastic about a mossie but wrinkled my nose at the plastic deck .

There is no logic to this of course, but the few times I have added say pink foam instead of balsa or abs instead of sheet balsa , the traditionalists have been less than happy ,

Perhaps the reason we alll like traditional kits , is because we all lie in the past . That is probably our undoing but I have to admit I'm happy here in retro land .

Doesnt solve the problem though does it?

Richard

I have to take issue with you Richard about foam. Foam has used as wing cores, foam decks, glider wings(as in the phoenix 100(blue foam) since I started building models in the 70's. Foam and obechi vaneer must now be regarded as traditional materials.

Graham

05/08/2017 20:30:00

I will be looking for single engine next time. I would really like a Fokker 190d or a bf109. What do you fancy producing Richard? I am sure there will be support for you again.

Both Graham and green Graham

Thread: Warbird Replicas Bf 110 club.
03/08/2017 22:49:50
Posted by Dwain Dibley. on 03/08/2017 22:36:34:

Thanks Cymaz,

Don't forget we still have Pauls' to look forward to, plus 20 more.......laughcool

D.D.

And mine.

03/08/2017 16:06:43

Looking good DD. When is the maiden due?

03/08/2017 09:09:05

Looks a bit like chocolate.

31/07/2017 21:05:20

 

Feeling satisfied.

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One done. Thank goodness for Dremels.

Dwain, yours is looking good mate.

Edited By Graham Russell on 31/07/2017 21:07:43

31/07/2017 17:19:18
Posted by steve Atkinson 2 on 31/07/2017 16:13:53:

BF110g SOLD

That didn't hang around. Lots of info on this thread. Enjoy!!!

26/07/2017 10:25:44
Posted by Paul Johnson 4 on 26/07/2017 06:30:57:

Looking at how you have hinged the flap the hinge line is below the flap leading edge which will produce a slightly slotted flap action. Not a problem as far as the way the flap works but it might make it awkward in getting the nacelle fairing to slide inside it self just takes a little jiggery pokery...smiley

Edited By Paul Johnson 4 on 26/07/2017 06:31:39

 

Thanks for info on narcelle.

It's ok Paul. I haven't glued the hinges in yet. Flap is flush when I push them back in.

Edited By Graham Russell on 26/07/2017 10:27:10

25/07/2017 22:28:29

Hi Paul, what I am trying to say have i removed enough abs material from the mould. i.e. its around 40mm deep where the ruler is, do I need to remove more material so that the nacelle is not so deep.

25/07/2017 21:50:35

Sorry, I should have posted a photo. Here it is.

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25/07/2017 18:26:00

Dwain,Paul ,

I have just started cutting out the nacelle lower moulding. How far (measured at the l/e of the flap)down from the bottom of the wing does the moulding extend mine seems an awful lot. Not sure if I have cut enough away when shaping it to the wing contour . Hope you understand what I am trying to describe.

Graham

21/07/2017 22:01:55

I wonder why they left the hex bit on the driver. I thought about removing it on my lathe.

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