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Thread: Ebay sellers...
21/11/2018 14:42:54

It doesn't claim to be a Spektrum receiver and doesn't have the logo. So is it a fake?

I shan't be finding out, wouldn't trust such an eBay offering.

Thread: BT internet email
16/11/2018 13:23:07

Unless things have changed in the recent months you can retain your email address when you change ISP. I have both and email addresses from earlier accounts which are still active although it is some years since I left BT and Sky.

As many know switching providers is really quite easy, difficult thing is choosing who to go to.

MoneySavingExpert and Which both have good guides to switching and services.

I now use NowTV as my Fibre Broadband and phone provider on a rolling monthly contract, good value and good service.

Thread: Time to check your clunk
03/11/2018 11:20:53
Posted by J D 8 on 03/11/2018 10:26:33:

That piston looks to have more than just wear marks,what is the bore like? Could be motor injested something through the air intake. We model flyers are just about the only people who operate small motors without an air filter. Even the most basic garden strimmer will have a bit of sponge to breath through.

At least 2 of us think along the same lines.

A simple air filter costs little in either money or power and could save a lot in the cost of damage to an engine.

03/11/2018 10:26:22

Why is everyone blaming the fuel?

As has been pointed out, debris would have to get through the needle valve, the usual result is that the needle gets blocked. Smaller particles that do get through might cause the minor score marks we see, the large score mark is a sign of something more substantial. The damage to the con rod could well be just fatigue.

Larger debris, the most likely cause of the damage seen on the piston, has most probably either been ingested with the intake air or comes from the breakdown of a bearing cage.

Repair will need new piston, liner, con rod, bearings and perhaps crankshaft. Cheaper just to buy a new engine?

Thread: Motor mods to old Ripmax P-51 mustang ARF
18/10/2018 14:47:42

Not enough information from the photo, but why can't you turn the motor through 180 degrees so the cables exit at the bottom?

Thread: Binding AR8010T Rx to DX8 Tx
15/10/2018 18:25:37

I have bound my AR8010T with 2 satellites to my DX8 (Gen 1) with no problem. When bound you should get a solid orange.

Does the Tx report "binding"?

Thread: Government Consultation on Drone Flying in the UK.
08/09/2018 20:31:03

Another completion. Good to have the opportunity to contribute in a real way to the consultation rather than just comment on "proposals" that are often fait-accomplis.

Thread: safe receivers
08/09/2018 18:00:43

iNav software is capable of fixed wing control when used on suitable flight controllers with GPS add on receivers.

Return to Home, circling home and auto launch/land can be configured.

Thread: D B Ghost Rider 77"
05/09/2018 09:20:52

Chris states:

SK3 5045 500kv, which is a Turnigy motor and 6 Cell 5000ma Lipo.

Thread: See if you can help me with this
28/08/2018 20:58:51

Most likely reason that the motor won't run is one or more windings are open circuit. Check each for continuity with a multimeter or simple continuity tester.

Thread: Servos that swing both ways!
20/08/2018 20:47:57

Referring to the OP, the servos being mounted "mirror image" is quite standard and produces opposing movement for the same input signal via Y -lead. No trick servos here.

Thread: The thread for your subscriber questions and queries **please do not start a new thread**
10/08/2018 08:50:28

Go to Pocketmags website. You'll probably need to register your account. Account details can be found in email confirmation of subscription or under My Account section on your iPad. You can also download the Pocketmags App to your PC.


Thread: Laser 180 Petrol
03/08/2018 14:40:57
Posted by Jon - Laser Engines on 03/08/2018 10:58:46:
Posted by BackinBlack on 03/08/2018 10:29:34:

Looks and sounds very nice. Couldn't see any descriptions in the video, what should they tell us?

yea sorry, you need to open the video in youtube for that to work. I forgot about that and cant edit the post now. On the video in the forum just click the youtube icon on the bottom right and it will take you there.

Tom, it only works like that if you follow the instructions and as previously discussed, that wont happen!

Thanks Jon, got it now.

03/08/2018 10:29:34

Looks and sounds very nice. Couldn't see any descriptions in the video, what should they tell us?

Thread: Probuild, Blandford, Dorset contact details
02/08/2018 20:32:35
Posted by alex nicol on 02/08/2018 20:19:46:

Would it be worth allowing suppliers some right of reply on the forum.

it just seems a little unbalanced that Joe Bloggs can come on here and criticise the ABC Model company and potentially damage their business.

I wholeheartedly agree with that, I wish they would.

I have no quibble, just asking if anyone has recent experience, thus far, no respondent has.

02/08/2018 19:50:10

I took it that as there were no further adverse comments since almost 6 years ago that things may have changed. Time will tell, I'll update as and when things happen - hopefully not when they don't happen.

02/08/2018 18:12:37

Does anyone have recent experience of ordering from Probuild?

Thread: Thinking of changing my car
31/07/2018 17:18:35

Mazda 6 Estate/Tourer. 2.2 diesel Sport - 150 or 175 PS. Loads of room, a delight to drive and better than 45 mpg. Mine have been utterly reliable and they're good value, particularly 2nd hand.

Only downside, it's big, as Martyn K points out, but as yet no one makes a car with Tardis characteristics. If you want room inside it stands to reason it'll be big on the outside.


Thread: DLE 30cc info sought
29/07/2018 20:05:34
Posted by Tom Sharp 2 on 29/07/2018 19:40:53:

One chap in our club has a DLE 35 equipped with a self starting set up. It costs more than a hundred pounds more but it is heaven on earth.

Edited By Tom Sharp 2 on 29/07/2018 19:45:56

Preferable to or better than a Roto 35 VI might you or anyone say?

Thread: Holding Your Nose
17/07/2018 13:20:42

I've never seen any of the Heli-guys try a nose up test. wink 2

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