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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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Winter build.

Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:32 am

Thought you guys might be interested in a little something I've been designing and building recently.

The wingspan is about 6.5metres, with a length of 2.8metres. Construction is sliced, dried tree,  with concrete ballast to get the right centre of gravity. Currently it is covered in rubber on the flying surface, and tyvek on the structural supports. Eventually the structural support will be clad in more sliced dried tree though.

Enjoy!

Day 1 of the build:


More inna bit!

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Re: Winter build.

Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:33 am

Day 2:


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Re: Winter build.

Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:34 am

Day 3:


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Re: Winter build.

Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:37 am

And day 4. We suffered camera issues halfway through the day, mainly because some of forgot to empty the memory card in the morning!

Construction is currently paused until I can get some more time off work.




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Re: Winter build.

Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:38 am

Oh and if anyone knows where I can source approx 50 square metres of 19mm thick waney edge larch cladding, I'm all ears!

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Re: Winter build.

Post by Rich on Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:47 am

There used to be a saw mill in Bodelwyddan called Maxwells not sure if it's still there, about a mile from hospital going east there's a turning on right before Pengwern Hall the road used to link to the old A55 just after the east bound slip road from St Asaph Business Park now closed off.

Around this area 53.273982, -3.474525, bang it in google maps

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Post by Brian Colclough on Thu Mar 06, 2014 8:14 am

Maxwell's is still there but what they sell these days I don't know Wink

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Post by Andy Sayle on Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:12 am

Smashing, I'll look into them!

I've found a couple of places over the border (quite a way over the border!) that can supply what I want, but the delivery charges are astronomical!

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Re: Winter build.

Post by Allan Patrick on Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:44 am

Conwy Fencing Ltd, Conwy

http://conwyfencingltd.co.uk/waney-lap/

Not checked any prices
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Re: Winter build.

Post by andy-kaz on Thu Mar 06, 2014 4:53 pm

try the reclamation yard mate, there is one in Denbigh but other than that try google.
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