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Member postings for Pete Willbourn

Here is a list of all the postings Pete Willbourn has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: What on earth are these ???
15/01/2018 15:17:30

Thanks chaps , I have red all the links , $200- $350 !!!!!! phew !!!

A mate gave me these yesterday , 2 sets , and said he's got hundreds , they were inhis garage when he moved onto his house years ago and never found a use for them ,!

Now we know what they are ,smiley but still have no use for them crying


15/01/2018 09:55:48

like a Wigwam for a Wowser to wind the sun up with ??

I dont have any hair so dont need a comb crying


15/01/2018 09:37:36

I recon they are rivet hole spacers ??!! well they just could be used for that sort of thing !img20180115_09302382.jpg

Thread: AS3X receivers
13/01/2018 16:26:28

Yes I was cross, because the lead cost me more than the Visionaire , and I got that from Ali !!!,

now where is that RCS reed set I had ???


13/01/2018 15:26:37

I have an iphone 4 and its "memory " is not big enough to house the Speccy program for the AS3x , as you tend to find out when you have bought the phone lead and read the small print , !!!!!sad

13/01/2018 14:54:23

a couple of years ago I bought a Visionaire without wings , but everything else , got new wings off an ME109 and Tower pro 90 mg servos for the ailerons and alls well after nearly 2 years ,

I guess it would be best to put in digital servos like the rudder and elevator , but I doubt i would tell the difference !


Thread: Winters Here Who's Been Flying ?
09/01/2018 11:44:34

I do admit that as a club we are all MAD , Sunday actually had over 90% turn out , with only one missing , with a cold , the rest of us just were !!(cold that is ).( also a very small club !!)

The NE wind was a bit gusty and it was really cruel to fly something like the Luton but enthusiasm overcame all obstacles !It was its first proper "maiden " so caution was thrown to the wind , ( Pun??)

and getting out of the house is magic !


09/01/2018 08:39:03

The Skies on Sunday were super ,( in the Midlands ) hence this photo !luton.jpg

Thread: Forum members' new models: Let's see them.
04/01/2018 16:44:43

skylark 003.jpgskylark 002.jpgA "new model for the Christmas holidays , A Skylark , so could not miss the chance of trying it out over Christmas and new years eves !!

Pretty viceless, ideal for a "B" cert practice airframe

Happy new Year skylark001.jpg

Thread: Ripmax EasyStreet 2
01/01/2018 16:43:21

That looks good , much more room than in the "old one ", all my Easy Streets are powered by Mystery 2836 , 1700kv on 8x4 props ,

The motor plus esc used to be a fiver on ebay !!



Thread: Christmas Caption Competition!
30/12/2017 14:52:50

Between them, They have more channels than Freeview !

Thread: Replacement shafts?
29/12/2017 13:54:47

Do what John Rudd has suggested , !!


you know it makes sense !

not expensive and you will have some left over for next time .


PS if you can avoid cutting circlip grooves in the shaft it will eliminate a stress raiser , If there is room use a collet instead !

Edited By Pete Willbourn on 29/12/2017 13:56:57

Thread: Buying Ether
28/12/2017 20:24:53

The last ether I have bought has been from Southern , I normally drop them an email so they bring me a 1/2 gallon to an air show , for me normally Weston and Cosford , and a gallon lasts me the year .

Or get a mate who is going to any show that Southern attend to pick it up for you ,

Works for me !!

Thread: Ripmax Easy Street
24/12/2017 22:44:33

I don't have a problem fitting 3s 2200 lipos under the wing ! My RX joins the servos under the canopy ie on top !


24/12/2017 21:48:42

I have 3 Easy Streets, !! obviously love them . ( and a spare set of wings !)

They are quick, not as fast as the EFX, but pretty nippy , I gather from my "older"pylon friends, that they bought the kits purely for the wings which were the best easily obtainable ready built ones, so the plane has "providence "

I fit mine with 1700 kv on an 8x4 on a 3s 2200 and SD 200 servos , Super smooth, and end to end very fast knife edge. !

Old it may be, but not out !!


Thread: Is traditional building a disappearing art?
24/12/2017 16:34:39

Hi Chris , ( and dad) Happy Seasonal Greetings

These photos were attached to his Christmas Card , so the answer is YES !!

Pete W

24/12/2017 09:38:25

The heading of this Thread " trad building a disappearing Art " more or less?

As the previous post showing unique design and build ability had no comment or critique , I would presume the answer is YES !


But id anyone is out there

Have a Happy Festive Holiday !


20/12/2017 14:48:25

Ratty 018A good while I showed you some photos of what my mate is building "

well here is an update ! Just enjoy !Ratty 017

Thread: Mirus Build Blog
17/12/2017 17:01:43

This new Mirus turned up today , MVVS 28 powered .mirrus 01x.jpg

Thread: Detectorists
14/12/2017 15:21:34

A fairy story for grown ups ( and me )

and they all lived happily ever after !!

pity there will be no more !


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