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Member postings for Tim Mackey

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Thread: New EDF Mini Jets- Sabre & MiG15 RCM&E 2018 Special
01/05/2019 02:00:50

Yes Tony - I have used the same make fan ( also got mine from bangood ) but 70mm in my Windrider Bede.

Cracking unit for very little money, pretty sure Jeremy has this one in the Mig.

30/04/2019 14:48:53
Posted by Steven Shaw on 30/04/2019 13:55:21:

Both links work fine on my PC - Thanks for posting, by the way.


30/04/2019 07:29:13

Couldn’t see an embed / resize option on the U Tube “Share” button ? Perhaps the forum system has improved since I last used it - or is it the IPhone limitation etc? Seems to work ok for me, but apologies if I’ve screwed the thread up 🤷🏼‍♂️

29/04/2019 21:27:59

The flight 


Edited By Tim Mackey on 29/04/2019 21:33:59

29/04/2019 21:27:16

Here’s a mate demo-ing his Mig this evening


Edited By Tim Mackey on 29/04/2019 21:33:29

Edited By Tim Mackey on 29/04/2019 21:34:50

Thread: Dave Burton (BEB)
17/01/2019 19:54:01

Only recently returned to UK after lengthy time at sea with little of no internet. Steve Hargreaves kindly informed me of this sad news, and my condolences go out to all Dave’s family. 😢

Thread: Hobby King
01/12/2018 16:58:43
Posted by Nigel R on 22/11/2018 10:40:40:

Their search engine is beyond hopeless. Google works better at searching their website. Awful!

Can't beat them for anything small, foam, or motor/ESC/battery related.

Anything large, wood, IC, or where I want a "quality item" (surprisingly often) and I'm shopping elsewhere.


Thread: Tornado GR4 (150%)
08/11/2018 22:00:55

Nice progress Dave

01/11/2018 17:55:44

You’re progressing well there Dave - she’s looking nice at that size too 👍🏻

Thread: PSSA Gliding Events 2019
09/04/2018 00:05:03

Yes sadly the weather could not have been much worse, for Saturday especially. A last minute slight increase of wind speed saw five of us have a nice few hours on the Easterly slope late evening Sunday. Thanks for the company and usual laughs to - from L to R...... Chris Barlow, Bob Jennings, Myself, Mark Kettle, and Steve Kemp on the camera phone 👍🏻


Thread: End of year and NYD flying
06/12/2017 20:57:51

Im in for NYD 👍🏻

A few new models to maiden too😀

Thread: PSS A-10 Thunderbolt II - build blog
22/11/2017 10:38:09

Beautiful as always Sir

Thread: Bwlchfest 2017 - A Fly for Fun slope soaring event in S Wales
10/06/2017 07:23:31

If North Wales is anything to go by, and I know it isnt......... Its flippin torrential rain and wind here - definately flippers, goggles, and lead boots weather no

02/06/2017 08:31:15

Wishing you all a great weekend andc good lift ! I had thought this may be the time IO actually get back to the Valleys and fly the Bwlch at last...... however its not to be.

Work calls on the Saturday and a friend has offered me a free trip to Cosford full size airshow on the Sunday.

Have a great time chaps and chapesses and Ill see you at the next one

Thread: How do they do it for the money?
21/05/2017 11:45:56
Posted by Geoff Sleath on 20/05/2017 20:07:46:

Yes, but 90% of Sinclair's stuff was absolute rubbish. The radio that wouldn't fit in the case, the Black Watch, the awful class 'D' amplifier as well as the more conventional ones which never approached the claimed performance to say nothing of the disaster that was the C5 electric trike (I was always sorry I never came across one on the road I could have overtaken on my racing pedal trike )

Dad stocked a few of the amplifiers and they sold in small quantities. In the early 70s I worked with a lad who'd worked for Sinclair testing those amplifiers. The rule was to send them out whether they worked or not and replace the ones returned. Of course a significant number weren't returned as the users assumed it was their fault they didn't work as advertised.

Sinclair never quite forgave Acorn for getting the BBC contract for the superb (for the time) BBC computer. And of course Acorn when on to be ARM (Acorn RISC Machines) who make the chips found in mobile phones and elsewhere (Taranis I think?).

I think Poundland has Sinclair beaten all ends up


Nicely put Geoff - but the ZX Spectrum still got me interested in home computing

Thread: DX9 Owners thread
02/05/2017 18:48:52

Ensure that trainer mode is enabled on the tx as the head tracker outputs its signal(s) via the trainer cord so the tx expects to see a "trainee" connected, also ensure the correct channels are assigned to the "trainee"

Thread: PSSA Gliding Events 2019
07/04/2017 09:58:25

Morning all. Cottage loaf is v popular, and food generally good, we locals use it a lot. Its not a big place ( clue's in the name ) but its right next to the rear of wetherspoons, so we could always use that as a back up LOL

Weather as I stand here in tghe garage fettling and checking the fleet is very overcast and without much wind - we are promised by the forecasters a very warm sunny weekend, but it aint arrived yet ! Saturday looks a very light day, but Sunday looks very promising in all respects.

See you guys there smiley

Thread: Parkzone Night Vapor
16/01/2017 21:34:59

Vapor is fine on the dx6i - Ihave a night vapor here never used for a couple of years if you're interested

Thread: Once upon a time...
13/01/2017 10:08:02
Posted by Josip Vrandecic -Mes on 12/01/2017 19:15:29:

I am so old that I remember this glider in 1957, but I forgot where ?smile p

Also this is the one and only useful ''selfie''.....ever......teeth 2


Not YOUR selfie tho eh Josip ?

Nice find

Edited By Josip Vrandecic -Mes on 12/01/2017 19:15:55

Thread: Back to RC Aircraft after 20yrs.
04/01/2017 08:07:26

wot 4 arguably even better for your purpose 😄

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