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Tim Mackey20/09/2011 18:03:25
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Posted by David Gilder on 20/09/2011 09:19:56:
Sounds like a great plan Tim.
 
As you say. Should be an issue geting a place to stay but thankyou for your kind offfer.
 
Can you also please clarify the sizes for the foam you wanted. the 2 p.m's you sent me both had different sizes!!
 
Dave
 
All I know is it needs to be at least 2" ( 50mm ) thick and the number of panels depends on their size. If they are 2 x 1 mtr panels then I would need at least two.
David Gilder20/09/2011 19:24:06
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B+B booked!!
 
About 200 meters from the restaurant!!
So I should be good for a stagger back!!!
 
T45 Goshawk..... Check
Combat Wing..... Check
Mirage..... Check
Normal Glider..... Check
 
Weather..........????? Who knows!!!!
 
5 more days of work!!!!!
 
Dave
Phil Cooke20/09/2011 19:29:04
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Posted by Tim Mackey on 20/09/2011 00:17:50:
LOL....yes alright, hes easily confused is young Phil
I still think 'digitup' is a cooler nick name than 'dig-it-up'! but fear not ill not get it wrong again - have fun on the slopes at Lleyn guys - wish I could join you!

Dave - Yes there's a group of us staying in a B&B in Colwyn Bay on the Sat night and looking forward to some grub and beers that evening (it will be dark by 6 so should be able to get eating and drinking sooner this time round!)
Turnout looks really promising with people travelling from as far afield as Scotland for the weekend - so all we need now is the weather gods on our side!

Tim Mackey20/09/2011 22:24:54
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Posted by David Gilder on 20/09/2011 19:24:06:
B+B booked!!
 
About 200 meters from the restaurant!!
So I should be good for a stagger back!!!
 
T45 Goshawk..... Check
Combat Wing..... Check
Mirage..... Check
Normal Glider..... Check
 
Weather..........????? Who knows!!!!
 
5 more days of work!!!!!
 
Dave
 
EXCELLENT. ( Weather will be spot on Dave )
David Gilder24/09/2011 20:36:23
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Just wondring if anyone can provide a link to the google maps thing that shows all the flying sites for the Great Orme....
 
I know Tim posted a link for the Lleyn Sites.....
 
Anyone!!??
Phil Cooke24/09/2011 21:00:14
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Here you go Dave - you may have to zoom out and reorientate the map a little to find the Orme but they are all here...
 
David Gilder24/09/2011 21:43:04
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Thanks Phil
 
Which of the slops is used for Southerly Winds?
 
Just wondering as thats the current forcast direction!!!
(I know...I know..... It will probably change!!!)
I was just curious!!
 
Dave
Matt Jones24/09/2011 22:41:51
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Why do I do this? Been doing a few late nights and a few hours still to go tonight on the chance I can get something new finished. Tea and cake should keep me going!
Phil Cooke24/09/2011 23:54:25
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Matt,
Theres a few of us at that this week - Im not sure why we do this, but no doubt we'll each be up till 3am on Saturday morning finishing rigging a new model before we drive to the Orme... Roll on the weekend...
 
Dave
Weve successfully used the 'Hang Glider Slope' on a Southerly, its a 15 minute walk from the main tank track car park, but the slope is good - strong lift and a nice landing zone but for a small stone wall which has to be cleared as you are on finals...
 
Its a good slope, so no probs regarding flying, however the walk means well not get as many models on the slope as we would on the lazy SW slope, where you can effectively use your car as you wish all day.
 
Anyway, like you say, it could all change yet, and easily swing from S to SW as we would want for the perfect set up.
 
Speak later in the week, and see you Saturday am.
 
Phil
David Gilder24/09/2011 23:58:42
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Cheers Phil...
 
I think I've flown that slope last year!!!
 
3a.m. on Saturday I should be tucked up in my sleeping bag at a friends dorm room in Bangor!! Uni friend!!! Leaving SWMBO there for the weekend and coming flying !!!
 
See you all Saturday and fingers crossed for a wind swing and build!!!
 
Dave
David Gilder25/09/2011 22:38:13
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Just an update...
 
I would like to add to the earlier list of my attending models!!!! (As long as it arrives in time!!)
 
WildThing 46"...
 
Yes Tim... You can have a play!!!!
 
Phil Cooke25/09/2011 22:49:15
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not at a PSS event Dave, surely
David Gilder25/09/2011 22:54:47
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Have to have a model for condition checking!!!!
 
And I understand that Lord Mackey finally lost his WT 46!!!! Have to keep the locals happy!!
Phil Cooke25/09/2011 23:09:48
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PSS BAe Hawks are designed to keep the locals of N Wales calm Dave
 
Tim Mackey26/09/2011 07:41:52
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Only retired my original limited edition signed 46" one Dave....still have a relatively new ( 3 yr old ) version to defend the honours with mate
Matt Jones26/09/2011 22:06:52
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Can you tell what it is yet?
 
Tim Mackey26/09/2011 22:14:58
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Comet?
Bet thats not ready for the weekend, and what will the mother ship be?
Matt Jones27/09/2011 09:14:49
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Gonna give it a good try, if it is the paint will still be wet
 
Mother ship? LOL. Pure PSS.
Phil Cooke27/09/2011 19:40:33
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hey nice one Matt - presume this is a scale model to prove the concept yeah? What span will the real RC model be??
 
Seriously, nice job - is it your own design? Is it a solid sheet wing at that scale?? Looking forward to seeing it up close this weekend!
Matt Jones27/09/2011 22:57:37
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Hey Phil. It all started earlier in the year when we were moving. The modelling room had been converted back to a bedroom and all my gear was packed and I was going nuts, I had to build something but it had to be small! I'd also been to an indoor meet where someone was selling Jetex kits and the idea was born. It's built from a Skyleada plan for Jetex 100 and should look like this:
 

The wing is built up, the whole model sheeted in 1/32 balsa. Sheet wing indeed! not a proof of concept, just boredom. Weight before painting was 103g including radio. Pics of John Hey's Flitzer inspired me to finish it but not sure it'll be done for the weekend. With any luck it should look a little like this:
 

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