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Old Apr 24, 2012, 08:06 AM
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I laughed myself to tears about this. My wife couldn't understand what I was on about.
Yeah,
And that's from the Patsy himself!
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Old Apr 24, 2012, 12:17 PM
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Nice to have you around James!
Speaking of witch...
Best I pull up my skirt!
That's the spirit J Show us your Goldfish:
Old Apr 24, 2012, 02:36 PM
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...missing the PE Slope Rebels
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Smelly fish.... Little fish..... Jelly Fish.... the sushi aint big enough....
Old Apr 24, 2012, 03:12 PM
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J is the sketches appearing in the thread such as ' The swiss fish' your artwork ? if so you are talented !
Just adjusting my skirt in an upward manner as ' Patsy ' mentioned
Old Apr 24, 2012, 04:05 PM
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Fly fast, Dont crash.
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You wonna see my awesome granny nickers?
Old Apr 24, 2012, 06:07 PM
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You wonna see my awesome granny nickers?
Old Apr 25, 2012, 04:39 AM
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just a rumour
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Enjoy Morgans Bay J. I believe the landing zone is mind boggling compared to our patch of grass.
Old Apr 25, 2012, 05:12 AM
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 05:49 PM
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Enjoy Morgans Bay J. I believe the landing zone is mind boggling compared to our patch of grass.
Hehehe
Still fixing planes before we leave tomorrow morning!

I never realized I had so may penguins in my quiver....

I'll get back on the GoldFish...
Soon!
Old Apr 30, 2012, 06:33 PM
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Soooo...
We're back after a long weekend's frolicking on the Wild Coast!

The slopes and the company was great!
But,
Back in the saddle!

This build has been very slow!

The splitting board and "edge" is complete.
The plug is back in the board, and I'll cast the one face tomorrow!
The motivation indicater is right back in the red!

J
Who wishes he could fly all day!
Old May 01, 2012, 04:23 PM
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Some progress.....
The nose mould half has been cast.

I need to leave it a few days to cure as I used extra slow hardener.
I have "cooked" the lay-up in the past as it generates a lot of heat with that quantity of resin going off.

It's also the 1st time I've used a sand resin mix as a filler. I made it fairly resin rich...
Almost like a self levelling screed.
So far so good!
Old May 02, 2012, 12:42 PM
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Hi Johann,
Glad you had a great trip,Enjoyed the films.
Did you measure the sand epoxy ratio when you mixed it ? or did you keep adding the sand till it looked right. And then do the same on the other side ?
Do you have an Epoxy Mine at the bottom of your garden ?
ATB
Chris
Old May 02, 2012, 01:18 PM
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Hi Johann,
Glad you had a great trip,Enjoyed the films.
Did you measure the sand epoxy ratio when you mixed it ? or did you keep adding the sand till it looked right. And then do the same on the other side ?
Do you have an Epoxy Mine at the bottom of your garden ?
ATB
Chris
I never checked....
I made a pretty runny mix. About 1.5: 1 Sand/Epoxy
The resin forms a "bleed water" effect as the sand settles.
I added sprinkled sand to dry the bleed epoxy...
Looks OK!
I stripped the splitter board, and all looks sound.
I'll add the resin wells and do the next casting.
Soon!
Old May 03, 2012, 02:10 PM
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.....till the wind drops.
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How big you going to make the nose cone J?
Old May 03, 2012, 02:43 PM
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How big you going to make the nose cone J?
Hehehe
Yeah, it's slightly oversize....

I'll cut back the nose cone, then scribe the cut line into the mould once it's all fitted.
It will only fit as far as the widest (vertical) part of the fuz anyway.
That's about 2" in front of the leading edge!
J
Just wondering if this is a trick question!


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