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Member postings for dave parnham

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Thread: Multiplex Acromaster Where to get One?
07/10/2016 20:37:52

That would be a real shame if that is true. However I think I have secured my replacement the order is being processed now so fingers crossed.

07/10/2016 16:00:29

Thanks guys, there is hope, a fellow club member just ordered one yesterday and it turned up this afternoon.

Sadly for me they are now out of stock but my search continues.


06/10/2016 17:30:36

Hi Everyone, some of our club members and I are looking to buy/replace there beloved Acromaster's But I have scoured the net here and in Germany and cannot find Stock.

Have they been discontinued? or are they just very popular??

If anyone knows of a LMS that has stock I would be very interested to know, many thanks.

dave p

Thread: ytinternational in West Bromwich
23/08/2016 17:46:20

Such a shame they don't seem to cater for your average club stuff anymore, where are all the Demons and Magic Fun Flys, all out of stock or long since discontinued. Great shame.

Thread: Wings 'n' Wheels
27/06/2016 15:20:33

I haven't been to WW for two years due to Holiday clashes, but I was really looking forward to it, especially as it was billed as the 30th Anniversary.

I did go last week to Weston Park in the Dark for the first time, and you cant help but compare and contrast the two.

Wings and Wheels was no different to the last time I went, they didn't push the boat out for the 30th as you might expect.

They could have had a quad area with large screens and enough room to watch from the sidelines .They could have had a heli only flight line and where were the "wheels"? There was also room if they planned it right to have car racing track and the show could have been so much better, maybe some fireworks, and the Dawn patrol, where was the pizazz?

I know the weather wasn't great and the flying was enjoyable in tough conditions,but when people leave the show already thinking well I wont bother next year then something is clearly wrong.

Thread: England 44 Aussies 40
25/06/2016 16:31:49

44 -40 Whitewash??

I haven't seen any coverage of the games I'm more concerned with whats happening with Wales!! was it 46-4? I'm hearing?

Thread: Wings 'n' Wheels
25/06/2016 16:29:07

BD, was it very muddy in the carpark or for that matter along the trade line?

Me and Chairman Richard are going Sunday so wont be at KMFC

Thread: Weston Park Model AMAZING show !
19/06/2016 17:52:27

Totally agree it was my first time here and the wife wants to go back next year!!

Enjoyed Saturday nights display, only wish we had wandered down to the Heli flight line later it sounded amazing too.

Thoroughly enjoyed the Dawn Patrol on Sunday and emptied my wallet.

Will definitely go again

Thread: USA import
01/04/2016 15:11:42

ive been tempted to Order from Balsa USA for some time, its not the costs that really bother me, as I'm sure I would save money importing what I need. Its the size of the parcel and possible damage on Transit.

Anybody done it recently?

Thread: SC Exhaust Nipple
30/03/2016 17:52:36

thanks for the help, ive ordered off the ebay link, a "local" LMS I must admit ive never been in.

cheers everybody

30/03/2016 15:04:40


I need to obtain the Exhaust Nipple for a SC15a or indeed a SC91 as they are indeed the same size.

Does anyone know who stocks spares for these engines?

perkins website lists entire exhaust for 91 at £25 but I didn't want to do that so I pinched the nipple from an unrun 15 and it fits

But I will need a replacement.

Irvine OS and Jen nipples too big.

Thread: What Would You Do?
13/03/2016 11:27:03

i work for royal mail as a postie, the only thing I would suggest is to clearly write on the mail Unknown at this address since (date) or Gone Away/deceased/refused. Delete as appropriate. And stick them in the nearest post box.

The postman on your delivery then gets them back next and day, we then attach official stickers on them,marking them up as above, sign em date em and with blue crayon circle the return address.

Or if no return address is given they go to Belfast to be destroyed if they cannot find return address when they open them officially first.

They will then slowly stop coming and you will have piece of mind.



Thread: Band Saw or Scroll Saw?
24/01/2016 20:15:54

go back to screwfix and have a look at the scheppach scroll saws, I got one for Christmas and love it.

Thread: Your most reliable engine ?
21/01/2016 14:27:41

thanks guys, I have only stuck the biggest prop I could find on to start her up, but its too cold at the mo. Sounds like I need a 15x 6 then.

This Panic is years old and was electric, then os40 (passed A) turned rates down, then 65LA , now awaiting first run in on sc90


21/01/2016 11:07:29

Does anybody have a SC90 as I'm about to start running it in on my Panic Biplane?

Are they any good? What APC prop? I'm starting with a 13x8 if I remember correctly.

21/01/2016 08:37:02

Irvine 46 and 53 both nearing 20 years old.

Saito 82 fs start first time after a long wait in the shed for flying time.

And any Laser 150/ 180 ive owned.......all Brilliant.

Thread: Me 163 documentary
29/12/2015 18:09:07

Yes I second that......Very interesting Video.

Thread: Did Santa bring you anything nice ?
26/12/2015 19:55:49

yes hobbyking its electric with 3cell 11.1v 2200mha and the dolly drops off at the touch of a button plus the option for Rockets up the rear for more smile factor and Ummph!

26/12/2015 19:34:06

ha haa.... I got the 163 too. Only mine was from my brilliant Brother.....looking for Rocket motors as soon as the shops return to normal in January laugh

Thread: Looking For an Albatros
18/12/2015 13:57:15

looking for 1/4 scale in the 80-83inch wingspan range. with ic 4stroke power or first petrol model.

ive been looking for respected rc designers, but have not had much luck.

Gary sunderland? perhaps?

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