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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #600 on: May 29, 2016, 02:02:46 am »

The train of thought also got me thinking about the Hawker P.1027

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #601 on: May 29, 2016, 03:18:54 am »
Good news or not for the rest of the modellers here, depends on your point of view. I have managed to book a hotel room near to the Telford international Centre for this years Nationals  :drink:

I know that there is usually a limit of two builds for the Sig display at Telford so I will have to work out what to finish in time. I have an F-111 or two started, my recent ideas about F-4's in All over white and Air Defence Grey and of course the previously mentioned DC-10 conversions too. So many options and so little time to build them  :banghead:

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #602 on: May 29, 2016, 03:46:28 am »
Bring them all Alastair, and chop and change during the day.  ;)
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #603 on: May 29, 2016, 07:49:38 am »
Bring them all Alastair, and chop and change during the day.  ;)

Yup, that's the way to do it  :thumbsup:

The P.1027 has to be one of the most beautiful aircraft ever designed  :wub:

As for Contacta tubes. When mine get blocked I simply take them out and hold them in a gas flame with pliers. Sorts it out in a jiffy
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #604 on: May 29, 2016, 10:22:40 am »
Bring them all Alastair, and chop and change during the day.  ;)

Yup, that's the way to do it  :thumbsup:

The P.1027 has to be one of the most beautiful aircraft ever designed  :wub:

As for Contacta tubes. When mine get blocked I simply take them out and hold them in a gas flame with pliers. Sorts it out in a jiffy

I used the cooker flame trick but they were still blocked. At least I have found a solution  :rolleyes: to the problem

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #605 on: May 30, 2016, 01:40:28 am »
I clear them with the 0.5 mm wrapping wire I use for 1/25 spark plug wire.
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #606 on: May 30, 2016, 08:49:58 am »
I use 5 amp fuse wire, when I can find it that is, plus a brushfull of MekPak beforehand. :banghead:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #607 on: June 09, 2016, 05:24:04 am »
What a gorgeous machine !

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #608 on: June 10, 2016, 03:17:20 pm »
Still done bugg3r all construction wise for anything, not even painted on the windows in the nose of the G.91 to finish that off  :banghead:

I should get something done Saturday even though the footy is on or even maybe because of it as I am not a big supporter of such things. Most of my time has been spent sorting out a few orders for future projects. I ordered a 1/144 C-5M recently for two reasons, 1) I had the opportunity and the means to do so 2) I am thinking of using these with the kit, backdating the M to an A

I have also recently ordered a Hasegawa SH-60B to donate a few parts for my AH-64A naval build, tail wheel and possibly a few other items. The SH-60 will not go to waste as I already have another one so doors etc can be cut out on one kit and cut around on the other thus making doors and hatches that fit. I also intend to fold the main rotor so the spare kit will donate parts to assist in doing that as well. No time table on this as the first SH-60 has been in the stash for quite some time.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #609 on: June 12, 2016, 05:20:12 am »
Not going to get much done today, at least not until this evening as I have a couple of blisters on my hands after bell ringing this morning. Spent around about 45 minutes ringing continuously for what is called a quarter peel, my first this century  ;D though my hands are suffering from gripping the rope and pulling said rope for that length of time.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #610 on: June 13, 2016, 11:44:41 am »
First time I've ever heard it called that...
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #611 on: June 13, 2016, 12:12:24 pm »
Should be called a 3 quarter peel ?  :thumbsup:

Hope the hands feels better....now, how are the ears ?

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #612 on: June 13, 2016, 01:44:28 pm »
Nothing to cause a problem for the ears Captain. Practice nights last for the best part of two hours and are no worse.

On a better note  :rolleyes: I have a skills test tomorrow which should lead to a job.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #613 on: June 14, 2016, 05:57:08 am »
Excellent news ! And best of luck !

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #614 on: June 14, 2016, 06:49:07 am »
All the best with the test mate
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