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Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

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Here you go Adam.

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Clive,

Thanks. A real mixed bag of dimensions! I may have to give this a miss.

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But aren't models like that? Nothing that is not available from SlecUk!!!
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Adam, don’t be put off by mix of metric & imperial dimensions. Just use nearest imperial in U.K.
Thus, 0.8mm is 1/32”, 1.5mm is 1/16”, 2.4mm is 3/32”, 3mm is 1/8 etc.

I doubt that you will find it easier unless you buy an ARTF model.

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My style of drawing comes from my industrial background. A project comes with a BOM short for Bill Of Materials. drawing shows part numbers or code. the BOM gives details/ Standard drawing practices. This gives an overview of material required in one place. Drawings would become difficult to read and clogged up with text and repeating info.
Building a vintage glider of some size is a project in itself and part of that side of the hobby. The alternative is an ARF.

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Thanks all.

Well aware of the world of building. Everyone has their preferences and mine is to look for simplicity in terms of wood dimensions used. Just finished a 4m Komar with only 3 different spruce dimensions and all using 2mm sheet. Simples!

I'll give it another look but other bergfalkes are avsialbe that work for me.

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Not very challenging then! Just as well go ARTF
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Adam, you have to face the challenge head on, as that what modelling is, a challenge, not just an easy ride or else you would go to the Toy Shop. If you are concerned about the material sizes, just rip them from standard sheet sizes with a small table saw, problem solved.

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Guys, getting a bit bored repeating this but Ive built over 100 scratch models so Im well aware of the challenges. I just prefer designs that reduce the need to source or cut masses of different dimension wood .

Good designs simplify not complicate a build. Why do you need 5 different stringer sizes for example ? Shame as its a lovely well though out design.

Thanks for the input , helpful or otherwise but I have found a nice laser cut czech bergfalke kit that suits my needs perfectly.

safe flying...

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Over 100 !! Well is there any collateral damage or are they all still around

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