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Windy Dvd's
« on: January 31, 2021, 05:14:56 PM »
Could the person that had the Windy DVD's for sale a while back please PM me? I lost your contact info. Thanks.


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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2021, 06:44:40 PM »
I don't have any of them, but I sure would like some copies.

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2021, 06:49:41 PM »
I don't have any of them, but I sure would like some copies.

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every Windy video can be found here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC72HkjIpjnIwN0m-AS3y1ng

or here https://www.youtube.com/user/rootbeard
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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2021, 01:30:35 AM »
every Windy video can be found here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC72HkjIpjnIwN0m-AS3y1ng

or here https://www.youtube.com/user/rootbeard
Every video? Please send me the link for the entire Tsunami build. I couldn't find it. Thanks! 😁

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2021, 06:17:47 AM »
I've subscribed to both a long time ago. Unfortunately, neither has all his dvds. I started watching with the Tribute build and have watched through the build of his Big Job, but only through clear coats, no buffing. Thats about where the tapes/dvds end, around 951 or so.

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #5 on: February 01, 2021, 06:20:43 AM »
Started watching the Nobler build would like to find the rest. Yes I'm 61 flying since I was 12 and never built a Nobler...lol
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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2021, 10:14:02 PM »
" Every video? Please send me the link for the entire Tsunami build. I couldn't find it. Thanks! 😁 "

Now Look, Kevin. Your just being awkward !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.  VD~ S?P

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Maybe someone should try and compile a list of holders of the originals , maybe set up a repository / List or somesuch . The ' Library ' section .

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Usually I just skim thruthem . Fast Forwarding & rewinding . I finally found footage of the renowned " Flushing Meadow " Field . So famous its now used for international tennis .
Seeing the personalities , planes , and flying, from a ' missing era ' of my aeromodelling is intresting, as ' we forigners ' were only ever outside observers really , through Flying Models, Aeromodellor ,
Model Aircraft News etc etc . Tho a few clubs in N Z got overseas newsletters in exchange & form inter club in N Z . There were only a few of the International Jetset in N Z . on the Comp. Field .
Primarilly Paul Lagan . though he flew mainly Free Flight at the Internationals . Often N Z entries were ' by proxy ' i.e. a forigner or Brit was the operator of a N Z Built & Trimmed machine .  :P

o.k. From a history perspective of the 90s U. S. / Neu York shenanagans - these tapes are a record of an era , to a degree .

Observing theoverseas comps / entrants in W/C's the Strega / Patternmaster / Spitfire obviously got significant numbers of flyers up & running . The G M flying devision . Even if we dont all agree with all the
comentary and interplay , it would seem that it would be worth preserving as much as possable  .

Maybe there should be a donor / repository - > M A A Museum / Library THING set up . ???????????

Juast look at the V.W. , over 20.000.000. even if they were a nasty little beetle .  S?P Any thoughts on co-ordnateing something there .  H^^

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #7 on: February 11, 2021, 09:49:23 AM »
Started watching the Nobler build would like to find the rest. Yes I'm 61 flying since I was 12 and never built a Nobler...lol
Are the Nobler videos on YouTube somewhere? I'd like to see his take on that classic.

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #8 on: February 11, 2021, 11:06:24 AM »
Steve, there are not any Nobler videos online. All the Nobler videos are sitting in someone's  basement.

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2021, 11:14:04 AM »
That's a real shame. I love having his videos going in the background. Some of techniques are a little overkill, but the results are undisputed.

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2021, 09:16:48 AM »
Steve, there are not any Nobler videos online. All the Nobler videos are sitting in someone's  basement.

I donít have a Basement

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2021, 10:11:57 AM »
Is that a subtle way of saying you have them? If so, can you possibly convert and upload them?

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2021, 06:57:39 PM »
I donít have a Basement

Have a look in the attic, then .  ;D

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #13 on: February 18, 2021, 07:03:04 PM »
Guys here is the deal.
I took a butt load of my time to upload all the DVDs that Windy had saved.
For some dumb ass reason YouTube decided to flag some of the videos because there was music in the background. Almost all his videos has music in them. No way to edit it out without a hell of a lot more editing time then I had or the equipment needed. This was me buying some DVD ripping software or taking boxes of VHS tapes and killing two VCRís. So the missing YouTube videos are the ones that were flagged. Nothing I or Windy can do about.
One good thing is every model he built he showed what he did or how he learned and improved on it. So just because a video is missing from a set you can watch other videos to see how he did it. And another reason why the videos are between my two channels is because YouTube suspended my first channel because of the copyrighted videos for a few weeks.
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All videos are uploaded that will be uploaded.
Thanks to Windy for sharing.
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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #14 on: February 18, 2021, 11:03:15 PM »
And thanks to you Paul for making these available for us to watch and learn from.
They were and are a real inspiration for me returning to the hobby.

If you are ever inclined to make copies available to purchase I would definitely be interested.

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« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2021, 12:14:09 AM »
Paul, we all appreciate the time you spent uploading the videos. I will add to the Library as soon as I get my Video Capture device.

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #16 on: February 19, 2021, 07:17:57 AM »
Hey Guys
I also have a number of Windy DVDS that he gave me personally when I saw him in2016. They are out on loan to a friend right now Possibly we can try to upload them as well but I am sure we will have the same problem as manyof them have music playing in the background as well. I have probably around 100 DVDS but that is just a splash in the bucket of all the DVDs he made but it would be good if we could somehow put a library of his DVDs together but we would need someone to coordinate and that would be a lot of work and we would all have to send in what we have as I am sure Windy Videos and DVDs are all over the place. I dont know if anyone is up for such a monumental task.I unfortunately am not that guy I am not techno savvy with computers ETC and would not know where to begin.





 

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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #17 on: February 19, 2021, 07:58:13 AM »
Thanks guys

Another expensive part is shipping boxes of media. Both Windy and I paid that cost. He would ship me a box, I would upload and ship back. Windy said when he lent them out he never got them back.

Some guy wanted to make his own copies and asked me to ship him a box. He asked Windy to approve and Windy gave me the green light with the stipulation the guy would ship back to Windy. To this day I donít think Windy got them back. So they are scattered.
I think the best place for them is YouTube. Itís free to all. Ripping a DVD is very simple, just time consuming.
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« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2021, 03:47:57 PM »
Hey Guys
I also have a number of Windy DVDS that he gave me personally when I saw him in2016. They are out on loan to a friend right now Possibly we can try to upload them as well but I am sure we will have the same problem as manyof them have music playing in the background as well. I have probably around 100 DVDS but that is just a splash in the bucket of all the DVDs he made but it would be good if we could somehow put a library of his DVDs together but we would need someone to coordinate and that would be a lot of work and we would all have to send in what we have as I am sure Windy Videos and DVDs are all over the place. I dont know if anyone is up for such a monumental task.I unfortunately am not that guy I am not techno savvy with computers ETC and would not know where to begin.
If it's possible to even upload DVD to You Tube, and Windy is ok with it, I am willing to do it.

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« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2021, 07:54:01 PM »
If someone trips over the tape he supplied with the G 51 , would they let me know. p.m. , Just out of intrest.. To see how they went on it.

Was a ' cut ' with Big Jim a 50 gallon drum on U tube , ' testing G 51 ' that was cut due to the music !  :P

Oner could always scratch some of the tunes out . Or SING ALONG over it !  VD~ should cover the copyright .  ;) H^^


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« Reply #20 on: February 21, 2021, 03:50:01 AM »
Air Ministry, that was me that uploaded the 'Big Jim Greenaway testing the ST 51 video. Big Jim was sitting on the 55 gallon drum. And the infamous Steve Buso interview. I converted over  200 VHS control line videos and uploaded them to You Tube. Unfortunately I accidently DELETED that channel when Google bought YouTube. HB~> I had around 40 windy videos but gave them away when I left the hobby, and it's hard to ask for something back once you give it away. Ps, It was not "cut" by YouTube because of music copyright infringment.
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« Reply #21 on: February 21, 2021, 04:13:26 AM »
More on Copyright infringment. Google buying YouTube was the worst thing that could have happened to YouTube, However there are ways around our videos being flagged, Unless the 'FAIR USE' laws have changed. Google will sometimes flag videos with unintentional music in the background. Our control line videos are not stealing and  uploading music for profit,  so this can be successfully disputed. That's why some of our videos got taken down. PS, I am waiting for my Video Capture Device to arrive so I will upload the few videos I have. So be patient and stay tuned mate.😁
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Re: Windy Dvd's
« Reply #22 on: February 21, 2021, 08:05:04 AM »
Kevin,

Robert, aka Sparky, also has building and finishing videos on line.

His work is excellent and more updated.

just a thought and suggestion.

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« Reply #23 on: February 21, 2021, 09:02:23 AM »
I've been fishing around Windy's Tutorial videos on painting designs, making stencils, and backmasking. I wish there was an index covering various topics and what videos they can be found in. What a master he was.

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« Reply #24 on: February 22, 2021, 10:05:14 AM »
Charles, I am aware of Sparky's YouTube channel and I am a  subscriber and supporter of Sparky. His contributions to the hobby are huge. Thank you Sparky!⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

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« Reply #25 on: February 22, 2021, 09:24:58 PM »
 I converted over  200 VHS control line videos and uploaded them to You Tube.

pity you havnt got them in a electronic drive thing somewhere . ?

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« Reply #26 on: February 23, 2021, 06:26:21 AM »
AM,
What key word (s) did you include when you uploaded the videos? This would help locate them in a YouTube search.

I think Windy has an index of all his videos and that would be great if someone in NJ could get a copy and post it.

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« Reply #27 on: February 23, 2021, 06:41:24 AM »
I had the 6 tape set of Windy's Nobler build.  Loaned it to someone in the club and have never seen it since.

If anyone does any editing of Windy's videos, please edit out the sanding!  Once you do that, the videos are much shorter!  Seriously!

There is a lot of great content but I was always on FastForward to skip the sanding episodes.

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« Reply #28 on: February 23, 2021, 10:52:13 AM »
I think Windy has an index of all his videos and that would be great if someone in NJ could get a copy and post it.

Dennis, That would be a great resource, I wonder if some of his closest buddies from that era would know where the index is?

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