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Member postings for Alan Gordon 5

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Thread: Heat shrink covering
10/01/2020 04:58:49

Hi folks. I guess this topic has been done to desth but with the demise of Solarfilm/ Solartex can anyone suggest and alternative sopplier.

Thread: Cremation, or Composting ?
11/11/2019 16:07:37

We could send our old models to China or India, thereby increasing their major contribution to climate change, mind you they spew out so much crap I guess a few bits of balsa will make no difference.

Thread: Fuel Agitation
08/11/2019 09:08:56

i would like to try this Robert, are they generaly available ?

Thread: Firefly 46
07/11/2019 20:36:42

Kevin, Did you get the plans ?

Thread: Fuel Agitation
07/11/2019 10:53:44

The present tank is 56.5 ml square, with an over all lenght of 120 ml I think I will try as Nigel suggestes getting a smaller tank but longer, will scout around the web !!

07/11/2019 08:54:18

Interesting regarding the polish, guys, I realise that enclosing the tank in foam would help but this being an ARTF the tank is good fit and I would have to cut away the former holding the tank to fit foam then I would be concerend with regards to loosing structural strenght. I take on board also the need to balance thr prop / spinner.

06/11/2019 18:28:41

I thought about cutting away the formers as this seemed the way to go with sponge surrounding the tank but being ARTF was concerned with weaking the structure.

Will check prop balance though !

06/11/2019 17:11:42

Hi Guys, I have aquired a Seagull Extra 300 with a Super Tigre 91 up front, No problems apart from the tank as supplied is a tight fit in the formers, the trouble is vibration in tank which in turn is causing bubbles in the fuel delivery to engine which in turn is causing eratic running, Any ideas on how to insulate tank to minimise this adgitation ?

Thread: power panel
02/11/2019 08:05:45

Thanks for the help and advice folks, will take all on board.

01/11/2019 10:37:11

Hi Guys, Looking on advice for a new power panel, Any recomendations ? I

Thread: Wheel size
21/10/2019 16:05:26

The plan I have was damaged, sods law if there was any info it aint there now ! Thanks for your help I will get a set ordered.

21/10/2019 15:44:49

Hi Folks. I am in the final stages of building a Ben Buckle Red Zephry ,any advice on wheel size would be appreciated.

Thread: Edit adverts
27/04/2019 14:41:57

Hi Don, Sincere apologies, I did respond but obviously it did not get through, To answer your question I purchased the kit and all the extras I think around the end of 2017. But I simply do not have the time to start.

27/04/2019 08:34:43

Hi Guys, I am going to have reduce the price of my SE5a which at present is in the classifieds, but how do I edit the current posting (or can it be edited ?)

Thread: eyelets
18/04/2018 19:17:42

Hi Guys, I am about to start a DB sport and Scale Quarter scale SE5a, can anyone advise me where I buy quarter scale eyelets ?

Thread: Best Plane You Have Owned
18/02/2018 08:38:37

Mine was a Skyway Hawk 70 ( now a Masons Models) This was was semi scale but simple to build and a joy to fly

Thread: What airframe
18/02/2018 08:23:15

Morning chaps, I have a 91 fourstroke kicking about and desperate for an airframe. I would like to put it in a vintage type model any ideas on a model large enough.

Thread: Hinges
27/01/2018 18:20:00

Thanks Lads for all the info, Job done

27/01/2018 11:09:11
Hi Frank Thanks for that but does the small slot in the hinge run parrale with the trailing cos the hinge can go in one of two ways
Regards Alan
27/01/2018 07:46:16

Hi Guys, I have just started to assemble an Acro Wot. The hinges are a loose fit until glued in, however I notice that each hinge has a small pre cut slot. My question is this, are the hinges glued in with this small slot parrarel with the trailing edges or at ninety degrees to the trailing edge ? Hope this makes sense

Edited By Alan Gordon 5 on 27/01/2018 07:46:59

Edited By Alan Gordon 5 on 27/01/2018 07:48:04

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