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Old 06-08-2018, 12:49 AM   #26
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Yeah, I think the old emotions and nostalgia are kicking in with Nigel..
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Old 06-08-2018, 09:26 AM   #27
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Business for me is crazy days ... as you may have gathered - I have major works in Middle East ... and the developing situation is creating real headaches for me.

Rebuilding models such as this are like 'therapy', allowing me to concentrate on something completely different.

Unfortunately the other side of the ME developments is my travelling a lot now .. just returned from Bahrain and Dubai ... now skipping of to Singapore which will be absolute murder with Trump there.

I have the Lancaster to repair - so that will soothe the brow when I return ...

Its funny that all the repairs I do ... and I am NO master at this - believe me. I don't have the patience to get immaculate finish ... I get to what I call rough but practical !! The other day at that show ... I dragged out my old 64mm T45 EDF. Guys looked at me and you could see in their faces ... OK - here we go !! But it flew absolutely straight and true - so much so they remarked about it.

I don't understand binning models to be honest, there's always parts ..wing .. tail ... something that is good for another. This WOT4 - if I gave up on the fuselage - I have Colin's plan of the Watt Four ... same model .. so the good wing would be planted onto a new fuselage ...

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Old 06-08-2018, 12:24 PM   #28
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I know I can do better .... but for now its good to go ...



Later I think I will go for a more 'vibrant' scheme and then she will get all sanded back / sorted properly.

Yes - I know ... balcony needs new decking !!

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Yes - I know ... balcony needs new decking !!

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Who cares? It's the WOT4 that matters
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Old 06-08-2018, 02:13 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by Panther View Post
Who cares? It's the WOT4 that matters
That's what I said to wife !!!

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Finally gear back in and smoke system sorted ....



CoG is spot on of course ...

All I need now is to get back from Singapore Meetings next week and get a flying day !!

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She flies superb !!

Just needed trimming and settling down in the wind ...



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Old 06-22-2018, 01:54 AM   #33
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It sure jumped into the air and is a nice flyer. The landing....

Take care and thanks for posting at WattFlyer!!

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Originally Posted by Don Sims View Post
It sure jumped into the air and is a nice flyer. The landing....
Yeh I know ... I'm getting old and eye's not what they used to be ... !!

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Well my WOT4 along with Tiger Moth and many others are in my Van sitting in Riga Airport car park ... and will be there for about 2 weeks.

I lost my car keys and cannot drive all home. I now wait replacement keys from factory.

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Drinking will cause this!
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Lets hope no vandals spot the planes in the car. Sorry about your keys Nigel. That would be a huge PITA.
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