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LF: An astrodome
« on: August 05, 2020, 02:34:48 pm »
Does anyone have a spare astrodome please? I'd like one to go on my Avro Leeds, but the vacform one in the donating York kit has been crushed flat. :(

Like the one that came with the original Airfix Herk, but it's not that vital how large it is.
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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2020, 12:40:46 am »
I will have a look through my clear bit's box when I get home from work for you Kit.

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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2020, 03:08:07 am »
Likewise, I'll have a look when I get a chance, later today.
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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2020, 03:37:06 am »
What's the diameter you need? I've done a few dome-shaped windows by rounding off the end of a plexiglass rod.

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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2020, 04:56:19 am »
5-7 mm dia. would be the optimum I reckon.

A good idea Harro, I may try that if the ForumNet doesn't come up with a solution, thanks.  :thumbsup:
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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2020, 05:56:24 am »
You could try crash forming one with some shaped rod/dowel with a clear yogurt pot lid.
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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2020, 06:22:14 am »
I have some spare Lancaster tall astrodomes from my ASR conversion if of interest.

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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #7 on: August 06, 2020, 06:59:55 am »
I'll have a rummage through my clear parts spares boxes Kit
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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2020, 08:11:42 am »
Found a nice dome that's about 8mm in diameter. It's actually an XF5U-1 clear nose cone. ;D
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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2020, 09:02:26 am »

Found a nice dome that's about 8mm in diameter. It's actually an XF5U-1 clear nose cone. ;D


Hell's Bells, I never thought of that! And I BUILT one only a few months ago!  :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:

I think that'd work a treat H, thanks so much. Anything I can trade in return, to be delivered in the medium term as I'm still marooned in Northants.

And thanks very much for everyone else who're looking for me.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: LF: An astrodome
« Reply #10 on: August 06, 2020, 10:02:06 am »

Found a nice dome that's about 8mm in diameter. It's actually an XF5U-1 clear nose cone. ;D


Hell's Bells, I never thought of that! And I BUILT one only a few months ago!  :banghead: :banghead: :banghead:

I think that'd work a treat H, thanks so much. Anything I can trade in return, to be delivered in the medium term as I'm still marooned in Northants.

And thanks very much for everyone else who're looking for me.  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Nah, it cost me nothing and postage will be cheap. DM me what address I'm sending it to.
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