Here is a list of all the postings MaL has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Anet A8|
Hobbyking - EU warehouse
|Thread: A puzzle for engine guru's|
Did you leave the engine sitting upright on its bottom and notice upon returning that there was a leak from a hairline crack in the crankcase?
|Thread: Leicester Model Centre Hawk?|
Found a couple of pics...
First is reported as being a Gnatty sports Trainer
And this is supposed to be a super gnatty....neither has an anhedral mainplane or tail
The Hawk, on the other hand, has an anhedral tail
Anyhow.. I remember mine was flown on an O.S. 40 FSR, which made it docile enough to learn to fly on... and didn't fold the tailplane
Edited By MaL on 14/11/2017 13:35:07
I seem to remember the gnatty having a simple flat tail - with the Hawk having the anhedral one??
I learnt to fly with my gnatty...ended up weighing a ton with all the glass fibre repairs
|Thread: RCGF 20cc Silencing advice|
HK also do **LINK** to help suppress the 'bark' (when in stock)
Edited By MaL on 10/11/2017 17:40:19
|Thread: Friday the 13th|
Interested in using PETG?.....this arrived in my inbox today
|Thread: Pyramid Models One : Royal Mail Nil|
[Is it just me, or does this render the whole 'signed-for' concept pretty much useless from the recipient's point of view?]
No it isn't just you....'signed for' are a complete waste of space and money, as described in your post. IF an actual delivery address AND a FULL name was supplied with the signature then I might be a little less derogatory about the useless service. It is especially galling when Ebay insist on 'signed for' deliveries, especially with international deliveries (which rarely get a delivery signature anyway).
|Thread: building bench|
Exactly Martyn....you cannot look up at close objects... try reading the price of an item that is on the bottom shelf at the supermarket without crawling on your hands and knees.
Edited By MaL on 26/09/2017 12:01:11
|Thread: September 2017 Lipometer|
Sorry, not got the article but someone is asking serious cash for the kit of parts on ebay....considerable more than the 100amp wattmeter offerings from Banggood or HobbyKing
Maybe the RCM&E offering has some super facility that the commercial ones don't have?
Anyhow...looks like a dozen of so components so should be very straightforward to build.
|Thread: New generation of Fake Spektrum Receivers|
There is nothing to defend. This is normal business policy for the Chinese. If you find it not to your liking then you can always stick with a regular importer/distributer and pay the premium.
Edited By MaL on 06/09/2017 18:22:37
More than 10 available bestdeals_us
More than 10 available fashion_virus
9 available cskwin2015
More than 10 available bestdeal_uk
10 available honestdeal_au
10 available mega_electronics_show
.......and so on........still think these are HH rejects?
The examples Paul showed in the OP have the trademarked symbols obscured, if these were 'fakes' why bother obscuring the trademarks?
Looking a bit deeper into one of the listings...this one
it declares the Make as 'generic' and describes it as a 'receiver for a Spektrum transmitter. It also claims
"This DuaLink receiver simultaneously gathers information from two receivers that is processed by patent pending Spektrum software that combines it to form the most vivid picture of an RF signal."
patent pending is not the same as patent granted is it!
Providing the trademarks are obscured before they hit the UK customs what exactly has the seller done wrong?
Perhaps Paul could post the link to the actual items he bought....
I bet it came from the same sweatshop as the expensive ones you can buy from horizon. Just the excess production from the order from the distributer.....normal Chinese production protocols......Spektrum logo obscured to circumvent importation trademark violations....
|Thread: Anet A8|
Glad you have sorted it Tony.. It is a common 'problem' with the generic RAMPS board too, although usually down to poor connections at the screw terminals with people using tinned wires or not tightening the screw enough (or not checking it regularly). The 'problem' is that there is a lot of current flowing through the board when the extruder and the bed heater are on together - hence the desire to fit a 3rd party MOSFET driver board for the heated bed and reduce the current flowing through the mainboard......lots of solder on the pcb tracks will help also.
(sorry if this is teaching Granny)
|Thread: LiPO Fire extinguisher help needed|
|Thread: Anet A8|
I don't have one of these printers but the generic method for ensuring the extruder is supplying the correct amount of plastic is to mark the filament 120mm from where it enters the extruder, then set your control software (whatever you are using) to extrude 100mm of filament. You can then measure how much is actually extruded. If you read **LINK** it tells you how you can calculate and enter a new value for your E steps per mm to adjust the amount extruded, alternatively you may be able to enter the value directly via firmware upload.....as I said I don't have an A8 .......
sorry your printer has packed up Tony..what is wrong? controller board gone south?
Edited By MaL on 12/08/2017 11:04:47
under extruding. or possibly extruder temp too low
Have you calibrated your extruder?
Yep.. that works David Thanks.
ummm..not showing yet.. perhaps they need vetting before being released......
|Thread: Quick Delivery|
It's not DHL's bill, it's the customs duty that they have already paid H.M.Gov on your behalf that they want to recover..... (assuming the item was assessed for VAT)
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