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Good night last night. busy down there again great to see planes, helis, quads and discuss gliders all enjoying the seperate flightlines.

I had a good time instructing and mocking Mr Sayle. His A10 looked gread to begin with...................

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Post by Stubbsy on Sun Oct 30, 2011 3:24 pm

Thats it - its official! Uhu Por is the worst glue on the planet!

I have just taken off a piece of supporting tape on my new shokkie wing which has been drying for THREE WEEKS (forgot the tape was on the underside actually) and within two minutes the whole wing has fallen off - attatched to the still uncured glue which looks all stringy like molten toffee!
Just the weight of the wing has pulled the leading edge carbon from its seating, detatched the wing from the fuse at the root, and pulled the wood and carbon support from the bottom of the plane!

Damn you Uhu - Damn you!

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Re: Should have used poo instead!

Post by Mark Barnes on Sun Oct 30, 2011 5:34 pm

Stubbsy, Por is geat glue.

If you get chance bring it round mine and I will show you how to do it properly, got 2 builds on the bench so can go through it with you (new house by the way)

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Post by Tim on Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:01 pm

YUP IT IS ONE OF THE VERY BEST FOR FOAMS - YOU PROBABLY DIDNT LET IT DRY LONG ENOUGH BEFORE BRINGING THE TWO SURFACES TOGETHER.
bugger caps lock sorry Embarassed

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Re: Should have used poo instead!

Post by Andy Sayle on Sun Oct 30, 2011 7:44 pm

Use it like contact adhesive. apply to both surfaces, leave until they are both almost but not quite touch dry, then bring together the surfaces. support and leave for a while for the glue to fully dry. it sounds like you used the glue wet, in which case it takss ages to dry and isnt very good....

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Re: Should have used poo instead!

Post by Stubbsy on Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:02 am

Hmmmm - actually thinking about it - That particular wing section was glued using the last of an old tube - the rest has been done using a new tube recently bought! - could be that, although to be honest, I am quite impatient when it comes to building (especially with two young kids at home and lack of avaliable build time) so might have jumped the gun a bit with mating the two surfaces too!


Okay Uhu - you have bought yourself one last chance! Suspect
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Post by Tim on Mon Oct 31, 2011 11:44 am

I find it can /should be left for at least 20 minutes before joining.
I have on occasion left it a LOT longer, and it still worked great.

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Post by Stubbsy on Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:03 pm

Got home tonight and the other sodding wing has fallen off now!
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Post by Marty on Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:37 pm

Hey Ben, you ever considered taking up knitting? Rolling Eyes
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Post by Roy on Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:44 pm

Stubbsy wrote:Got home tonight and the other sodding wing has fallen off now!

See if Rich will do you a ARTF kit of a shocky. Twisted Evil

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Re: Should have used poo instead!

Post by Rich on Mon Oct 31, 2011 6:24 pm

I can do a RTF for the right money, how much ARTF can a pre cut block of foam take Ben

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Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:06 pm

bloody hell Subbsy, Bring it round and I will "teach" you the ways of foam

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Re: Should have used poo instead!

Post by Stubbsy on Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:43 pm

This bloody thing is flying on saturday regardless - Tape - epoxy and chewing gum!
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Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Oct 31, 2011 7:51 pm

dont ruin it get it round here,

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Re: Should have used poo instead!

Post by Stubbsy on Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:31 pm

Cheers Mark!
I re-glued the wing earlier this evening, but if it doesnt take this time I will drop round! Wink
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Post by Brian Colclough on Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:35 pm

You know how Poo sticks to the blankets ??

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Post by Stubbsy on Wed Nov 02, 2011 9:39 am

Woo hoo - Wings seem to have stayed stuck this time!
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Post by Tim on Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:01 am

I can fix that for ya Ben - just ask Marty about my patented wing fixing testing procedure Very Happy

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Post by Marty on Wed Nov 02, 2011 10:14 am

Don't even go there! Evil or Very Mad
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Post by Roy on Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:30 pm

Stubbsy wrote:Woo hoo - Wings seem to have stayed stuck this time!

Well done Stubbsy on getting the glue to work. All you need now is some solvent to melt the APRON STRINGS jocolor

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Re: Should have used poo instead!

Post by Rich on Fri Nov 04, 2011 2:32 pm

Fair play Roy, that's a fair statement from you

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Post by Stubbsy on Fri Nov 04, 2011 7:11 pm

I dont know why you fellas give me so much stick!
I will be there tomorrow!.................





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Post by Tim on Fri Nov 04, 2011 7:15 pm

Field is closed all day tomorrow, but its for a mother and baby fair -so youre OK Ben Very Happy

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Post by Rich on Fri Nov 04, 2011 7:24 pm

He's glad the field is closed Tim, he want's to go to the Sports Centre for the indoor, just another pint of milk love won't be long

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