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Member postings for FastFlyer Smyth

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Thread: Gutted!
19/02/2019 17:44:25

Well done on rebuild Cliff, She looks amazing.. Think I prefer that colour scheme.

Thread: Dave Burton (BEB)
01/01/2019 13:06:31

What awful news to start the new year. Very sad news indeed... RIP BEB

Thread: Park flying in/near Great Dunmow
30/10/2018 18:10:38

Isn't that Enfield Model Flying Club who fly by the golf course in Chingford Luke ?? Or is there another one over that way ??

Edited By FastFlyer Smyth on 30/10/2018 18:11:07

Thread: Majestic Major (electric) build.
21/10/2018 13:59:26

Hi David, I'm quietly lurking here watching with interest, I have a vintage kit on my to do list. Watching this hoping to pick up a few tips as i've forgotten a lot of my old skills...

Thread: Mercury original 33" Tiger Moth Kit
10/10/2018 01:57:01

Took all that time to suss it out Martin......Someone finally had the sense.....

10/10/2018 00:06:12

So, I've been a lurker here for long enough and it's been a long long time since i put a sharp knife anywhere near balsa wood. I was lucky enough to pick up a Mercury 33" original Tiger Moth kit for the princely sum of £2.50 from a local charity shop on Friday just gone. Who could resist a bargain like that ? It's a kit I always had my eye on as a kid but the pocket money never quite stretched far enough to actually buy one. Looking through the kit it would seem that it is very complete. If there are any short falls I do still have a scrap box !! Having perused the plan and instruction's it's quite clearly crying out to be built and for a small diesel to be fitted to the sharp end. However, I will electrify it with a small motor and rudder and elevator control. I don't think I'm going to have a problem with the business end of the Tiggy as there is more than enough on that subject in these great forums to assist with that, if I need any help there I will be asking. What bothers me are the "Knock off" wings and tail feathers designed in the event of a hard free flight landing. The tail will obviously be fixed but what do I do about the wings ? Do I stay with the existing system of attaching them since I won't have ailerons ? They use a tube system to attach to the fuz using hooks and bands. I am intending to do a build blog but this will be a slow build due to other commitments/responsibilities -  I am a full time carer for my now sadly disabled wife. Any help gladly accepted..... Cheers all.....

 

 

 

 

 

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Edited By FastFlyer Smyth on 10/10/2018 00:09:51

Thread: Sign of the times - funnies
05/10/2018 11:56:16

You can tell an ant's gender by putting it in water.

If it sinks girl ant, If it floats buoyant.

Thread: Posting Letter to the USA
14/08/2018 13:10:38

Plug the blue USB cable in Erf and try and reinitialise it that way, You can of course print/scan through a cable connection if the worst comes to the worst.

Thread: Excerpt from Aero modeller 1971
17/02/2018 00:37:18

Peter, What was your column called in Aeromodeller ? Was it Millers Misc...... ??? Or something ? Correct me if I'm wrong.

Thread: Single Channel Radio Control - RH Warring
03/02/2018 14:16:51

The valve heaters must been a bit heavy on the poor old batteries...

Thread: Model Aircraft on the Telly
31/01/2018 21:47:00

You've been reading too much Roddy Doyle !

Thread: Sign of the times - funnies
22/01/2018 13:38:15

A magician was working on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. The audience would be different each week, so the magician allowed himself to do the same tricks over and over again. There was only one problem: The captain’s parrot saw the shows each week and began to understand how the magician did every trick. Once he understood he started shouting in the middle of the show:

“Look, it’s not the same hat.”

“Look, he is hiding the flowers under the table.”

“Hey, why are all the cards the Ace of Spades?”

The magician was furious but couldn’t do anything; it was, after all, the captain’s parrot.

One day the ship had an accident and sank. The magician found himself floating on a piece of wood in the middle of the ocean with the parrot, of course.

They stared at each other with hate, but did not utter a word. This went on for a day and another and another. After a week the parrot said: “OK, I give up. Where’s the boat?”

Thread: Download area
16/01/2018 21:32:22

Scroll down on the main page Bob and they are in the RCM&E extra area.

Thread: Searching for a particular magazine
10/01/2018 20:28:59

Radio modeller I think possibly Stewart, I may have this in my collection as the Widgeon Plan rings a bell with me. I'll check tomorrow and let you know.

Thread: Grumpy Tiger Cub by John.
02/01/2018 21:22:40

GSD or cross ? unusual colouring....

Thread: Hobby stores
17/11/2017 18:44:40

I live just up the road from the Ripmax factory and as far as I am aware its still open.

 

Edited By FastFlyer Smyth on 17/11/2017 18:45:07

Thread: BN2 Islander, Refurb blog
25/10/2017 15:16:02

yes

Thread: New request for a 'like' button
22/10/2017 17:55:42

yeslaughthumbs up

Thread: Ebay sellers...
21/10/2017 23:45:15

**LINK** Looks like its had a hard landing

Thread: Long wait for car parts
18/10/2017 01:39:36

Yeah, so the insurance company can up your premium yet again..... Don't even bother to inform the insurance company if the other driver bungs you money to get it fixed. Just get it fixed and be done with it.

Ask me how I know.

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