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Thread: Ben Buckle Kits
24/12/2020 13:57:43

There is this comment on another thread by David Ashby, dated end November:

"I've had a message to the effect that Colin of BB is just undergoing rehab after surgery and, hopefully, should be back at the helm in a couple of weeks. Like lots of Hobby traders, he's the owner/manager which is why things have been a little quiet of late."

Sorry I don't know how to post a link.

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 24th Dec - last one!
23/12/2020 19:24:54

Yes please

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 23rd Dec
23/12/2020 00:07:31

Yes please

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 21st Dec
21/12/2020 11:31:24

Yes please

Thread: My First Build Starts Soon
20/12/2020 22:31:54

Hi Brian, I'm building this at the moment, it's almost complete and I hope to be covering it soon. I'm enjoying this build, it's straightforward, but, I have found the instructions are a bit confusing in some places. If you have any problems, and you post on here, I'm sure the expert forum members will be happy to help. I am but a mere novice compared to others here, I've only been building and flying for a decade or so but, I will be happy to help where I can based on my experiences with this model.

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 21st Dec
20/12/2020 21:23:33

Yes please

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 19th Dec
19/12/2020 18:25:35

Yes please

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 15th Dec
15/12/2020 11:29:59

Yes please

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 9th Dec (post to enter)
09/12/2020 09:57:17

Yes please!

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 6th Dec (leave a post)
05/12/2020 19:27:04

Yes please

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 3rd Dec (post to enter)
02/12/2020 19:46:22

Yes please!

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 2nd Dec (now closed)
01/12/2020 20:13:24

Yes please

Thread: Advent Prize Draw - 1st Dec (now closed)
30/11/2020 21:49:46

Yes please!

Thread: Glass fibre woven cloth and epoxy resin
23/10/2020 22:01:31

Thanks, this is one of the most informative threads I have read for some time, I'll try glassing again at some point now I have some idea what I'm doing!

Thread: Enya SS40.....fuel
29/09/2020 08:52:31

I had one from Steve Webb's, they recommended fully synthetic when I bought it, the manual Here says castor or synthetic. I hope it helps.

Thread: Green RC 50" Tiger Moth
11/09/2020 22:53:46

Ive just been to look at the model to find the prop size but, it seems to have no markings whatsoever. It came from hobbyking. It is however nine inch diameter (just measured) but I can't remember the pitch. Sorry this isnt as much help as it could be.

11/09/2020 15:29:53

I don’t know how much this helps but, I have a DB Sport and Scale 48 inch tiger moth, it flies very nicely on 300w using a 35mm diaTurnigy motor and 3s lipo. Performance is probably best described as scale like but, it was never designed for lots of power (I am already concerned about the security of the top wing). Mine is a little smaller than yours, but this was the biggest motor I could fit in the cowl and there is only just enough space for a 3s battery in the fuselage. At the time of building I had a 60 amp ESC and tried to use it because I'm a skinflint and didn't want to buy another, however I couldn’t squeeze all the wires in the cowl. I replaced it with a smaller (40 amp, from HobbyKing) which I fitted in the cowl attached to the firewall. It will easily take off on ½ throttle, even with this (by modern standards) feeble power unit. (sorry about the bold type)

Edited By edgar on 11/09/2020 15:30:47

Thread: Lockdown Models
07/05/2020 20:36:21

Rear view.jpgFront view.jpgGalaxy Domino gradually taking shape. Not the easiest model have ever built because the instructions omit some key steps and the build sequence seems a bit odd sometimes, but it is keeping me busy and it's different to anything else I have. Laser 70 for the bit at the frontLaser70.jpg

Thread: Anyone used the Spektrum AR410 or 620 receivers ??
01/03/2020 10:23:47

Yes, I am using a 620 and I'm perfectly happy with it, it's not quite as small as I expected (my fault, I should have checked) but easy to install with no antenna to think about.

Thread: Galaxy Domino lower wing dihedral
13/12/2019 08:01:51

Yes I got lucky last year on eBay, £60. Someone was having a clear

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