Been following this since it was first rise here and it’s all very interesting in deed. Anyway it’s good to see the jig staying NZ and FYI there was a mossie base just down the rd from me (about 50km) still got landholders phone number.
Rumour has it there is a big dump about 1km from my new house of aircraft parts and god knows what else at Howard Springs Defence Establishment which was close to the old North Australian Railway (The Never Never Line).
Yes we are lucky and it is always a privilege and full of anticipation when you walk thru the door and see what is there. Just wandering around and looking at the workmanship that goes into their restorations you are full of admiration. And Wal is always so laid back when the aircraft are going thru their test programs.
I think it was in a thread about the rebuild of KA-114, someone mentioned the need for brass screws. In Darfield we are setting up a Menz Shed, and one of the items among the donated stuff is a large number(not weighed them, but more than 1 Kg) wood screws brass, size 4 x 3/8", couner sunk head. isc