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Ferrari
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Airfix Stirling propellers

Post by Ferrari » Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:34 am

Hello all,

The propeller blades on my 1/72 Airfix Stirling came out of the box all bent (plus standing on one by mistake hasn't helped!)

Any advice on how to straighten them without bending, or even a retailer where you can get spares?

Thanks in advance,

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Ferrari

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Re: Airfix Stirling propellers

Post by steve149c » Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:38 am

Ask Airfix direct

http://www.airfix.com/contact-us/

They might charge P&P

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Re: Airfix Stirling propellers

Post by Ferrari » Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:43 am

Great!

Thanks Steve.

Ferrari

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Re: Airfix Stirling propellers

Post by steve149c » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:16 am

Your always welcome!
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Re: Airfix Stirling propellers

Post by Vulcanone » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:39 am

I seem to recall heating them up with hot water might help make the plastic soft enough to straighten them ?

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Re: Airfix Stirling propellers

Post by Ferrari » Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:12 pm

Many thanks Tim,

I'll try that if Airfix are unable to send new ones.

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