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Forum: Vintage and old timer models 05-28-2011, 10:57 PM
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Posted By marksherlock
Eros is finished...

Windscreen in, battery secured, and colour scheme applied, as per original model. I just need the gales and wind to stop long enough for a test flight now:(.
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 05-22-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Eros finally gets its motor...

The overlander 3548/5 arrived, and matched up with a Turnigy mount, fits Eros like a glove! After thinking about the best way to secure the mount to F1, I decided to make up an alloy plate with 4...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 05-10-2011, 10:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
More progress!..

Finished off the wings, built them as one piece, with alloy tubes built into the centre section, then cut in two and finished as per the pics. Laid the model out with the spats and wings to see the...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 05-01-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Stuart, Yeah, the LG is very solid on this...

Stuart,
Yeah, the LG is very solid on this model - poss too much so! Finally got round to spending some time on the wheel spats today, primed and painted them. The will be removable from the LG and...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 04-30-2011, 11:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Hi Stuart, Shes 84" span, I think she will be a...

Hi Stuart,
Shes 84" span, I think she will be a good model for the summer evenings..
Motor install should be quite straight forward (I hope!!!) Luckily the undercarriage and spats are not too...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 04-30-2011, 11:20 PM
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Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Eros now has a pair of wings!!!

Really got to work on the wings this week and got them finished and covered. I built them in one piece, and finished the sheeting, so they were structurally complete, with alloy tubes built in to the...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 04-03-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Eros gets its Cad Yellow Oracover..

The fuselage has now been covered, tail wheel is fitted, and the tinted flush fitting windows are in! The little nyodyme magnets are fitted into the cowl and hold it firmly in place.. just like an...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 04-03-2011, 09:29 PM
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Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Friday... and the wheel spats are under way!!!!

I opted for fibreglass spats, so I made a wooden prototype as per the plan, then a latax clay mould was made, and the pics show the glass fibre tissue and resin being laid up..
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 03-28-2011, 09:18 PM
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Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Tailplane, fin and rudder....

Finally settled on this idea for the rudder. I built it as per the plan, but with revised rib positions and additional strenthening where required. This was also my first attempt with Oracover! very...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 03-03-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Tailplane finished..

After completing the tailplane, I thought I would tape the bits in place to see the visual progress!!
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-26-2011, 08:23 PM
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Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Eros gets it undercarriage!!!

Progress this week.. undercarriage got bent to shape, jigged, and welded. So she looks a bit more like a vintage model now. Still have to fit the brackets that will hold the spats. Built the fin base...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-14-2011, 10:23 PM
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Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
This Eros is being built (in my spare time) in...

This Eros is being built (in my spare time) in the old Freddy Laker Hangar at Southend Airport -which must make it the first aircraft to be built on the site since the BAF Carvairs in the 1960s!!!!...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-14-2011, 10:17 PM
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Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Hi John, Will definitley try to fly her at...

Hi John,
Will definitley try to fly her at Beulieu this summer. Im currently up in Southend with work commitments, But she will grace the Hampshire skies - promise!!:)
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-14-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
duplicated post!

duplicated post!
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-14-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
Thanks guys, The tail is hopefully going to get...

Thanks guys, The tail is hopefully going to get built this week! The undercarriage was bent to shape and will get welded up tomorrow. All my worries about lack of nose weight faded away when I put...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-13-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,774
Posted By marksherlock
My Eros build for electric..

After admiring the design for years, I finally started my Eros. The build is pretty much as per the plan, (except I have ommited the engine bearers) and F3 is now aluminium instead of 1/16" ply. I...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-22-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,069
Posted By marksherlock
Andy, Very sorry to hear about your Linnet -...

Andy,
Very sorry to hear about your Linnet - (good job I had to leave early that day) I don't think I would have liked seeing that!:(. Linnets are rare at the best of times without that!!! Excellent...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-20-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,069
Posted By marksherlock
sorry dupicated post

sorry dupicated post
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-20-2009, 12:18 AM
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Views: 8,069
Posted By marksherlock
Welcome Andy!

Welcome Andy,
I found a set of vac formed wheel pants from my Graupner Parenavia which I removed as they kept getting knocked off!! I think they look much nicer on the Linnet. I think this style of...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 11-16-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By marksherlock
Aft fuselage top & cockpit area done. Looks a bit...

Aft fuselage top & cockpit area done. Looks a bit more like a FROG model now!!
With the new motor and a few tweakings here and there the AUW is 25.5g ready to fly (2 small bits of 2mm depron still...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 11-13-2008, 12:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,069
Posted By marksherlock
Dereck, I found that the 2mm depron sheet...

Dereck,

I found that the 2mm depron sheet was easier to work with than balsa in terms of cutting and notching, but it is spongier and lacks the directional rigidity of balsa. The Linnet fuselage...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 11-13-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By marksherlock
Hi Bob, I got the idea for the cotton...

Hi Bob,

I got the idea for the cotton thread closed loops from a guy about 20 years ago at our local club who built a Vic Smeed Debutante for single channel, and the rudder control was cotton...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 11-12-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By marksherlock
Hi Jim, Thank you for the link, this is my...

Hi Jim,
Thank you for the link, this is my first attempt at micro r/c - after flying the Kyosho minium Cessna - very addictive form of aeromodelling this!!!!
I love the idea getting the most out of...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 11-12-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,069
Posted By marksherlock
Hi Dereck, Thats my first go at Depron, but to...

Hi Dereck,
Thats my first go at Depron, but to give the model a more 'traditional look' I went for a good old tissue covered balsa wing!!! It didn't seem right to build a FROG model entirely from...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 11-11-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,248
Posted By marksherlock
FROG Linnet 18" span 3ch r/c.

This is my first model built to use the Kyosho Minium gear. Traditional built up tissue covered wing, 2mm Depron Fuselage/tail. Rudders are operated on a closed loop thread system. AUW is 28g with...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 11-11-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,069
Posted By marksherlock
FROG Linnet at 18" span 3 ch r/c..

This is my latest Linnet. At the original size of 18" span. Built up wings with 2mm Depron eveything else!. The rc gear is straight out of the Kyosho Minium Cessna 210. Also fitted is the stock...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 09-30-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,069
Posted By marksherlock
Dereck, You share my enthusiasm totally with...

Dereck,
You share my enthusiasm totally with these lovely events!
A chap on the RCG forum is interested in the yellow 3 finned model in the Linnet pics, but I have no idea what it is, nor am I in...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 09-29-2008, 02:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,069
Posted By marksherlock
Another Linnet...

I found this lovely twice size rubber powered Linnet at Old Warden yesterday, built and flown by Andy Snellson, the perfect calm sunny weather made this event a great success. Flew beautifully as...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 09-29-2008, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,160
Posted By marksherlock
Manx Monarch at 46" span..

This is my latest project, A. H Wilson's 1950 Manx Monarch, scaled down to 46" span.
Construction is much the same as the original, but instead of rudder only, I will include elevons, and fly it...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 09-23-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,069
Posted By marksherlock
Dereck, Ive not seen this model before,...

Dereck,
Ive not seen this model before, certainly interesting and different -that would be great for electric, probably an older design than the Linnet and the other Senior series models - and it...
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