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Member postings for thunderstreak.keith

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Thread: gasparin g24
11/01/2019 14:34:42

thanks peter, but mechanics are not my thing thats why i havnt taken the complete 1 apart to look. Once took a cox 049 apart and it never ran again. Im a bit old fashioned me. I build from plans and like to see in b+w what goes where. the bags I have (3) are full of bits and bobs with loads of balls and seals along with the main bits. i`ll just keep looking on line but so far no exploded views

11/01/2019 08:40:40

Hi wasnt sure where to post this but i have a kit(packaged parts) of the above which i want to construct.I have spent hours on the net looking for exploded views no luck.prices,photos and vids are plenty. has any1 got a diagram of this lovely motor that they can email to me please? I have a complete engine but do not wish to take that apart for fear of not putting it back together again. your help would be appreciated

many thanks keith

Thread: The Atom Special
16/05/2018 22:32:30

ok all, well I will still have 4 o49 in boxes. but i do have a lovely.12 brand new in box. Other than that the mag is complete so I can get on with it. a nice interestin project . will the 12 be big enough do you think?

16/05/2018 12:43:45

thanks martin but not put off. so how is it hoppity was basically the same design but control line?the rotor was spun initialy by hand and then a take off from the ground and hopefully a landing with the 049 still running.(or a crash occured apparently)surely it would work on the same principal? was a plan included i cant remember? still havnt found one in the masses of rcme plan archives in the w/shop

16/05/2018 09:27:04

help required please.I have the autumn special which includes the a4 drawings. 2014 is a long time ago so can someone please tell me if there was a plan sheet included? I tend to remove ALL plan sheets and file them in the w/shop.cant find this one. I have just started "hoppity" an aeromodelller control line for 049. but would like to build this one. also i dont like electrikery. can i fit an 049 with servo operated fuel cut off? any help appreciated please

Thread: curtis F9C sparrowhawk
26/03/2018 18:53:41

thanks jd,all those ribs probably why i left it for so long. They were launched and landed back on airships, uss macon being one, the planes markings were each different for each airship. The history of them is fascinating, i keep googling it and find something different everytime i look. I am really glad mike put this plan of his out on his website. I only did it as a challenge. will it fly? i dont know, need to finish it first and get some fotos.

Thread: Bomb Dropping from my Super 60
26/03/2018 18:30:45

back in the 60`s when i was just a little "fetchermite" (remember them?) my uncle strapped my pride and joy,red devil action man to his twice size super 60. released by a DT fuse down he floated. I searched forever but couldnt find him. I walked those fields for weeks untill i spotted his ripped up chute. On the way back home not far from action man landing spot I found an 18" blue solid balsa wing. Looking up The rest of a yellow biplane fuzzy and blue lower wing hanging from a tree. I retrieved that and took both to uncle toms house. It was his free flighter with a small diesel attached. Action man found it on his search and rescue mission in the fields and jungles of tonyrefail. That plane was lost 6 months earlier and given up as lost. Well done action man on a successful search and rescue mission.where can i get another action man red devil circa 1965 ish? what fun us fetchermites had.

26/03/2018 16:46:53

whats the difference between controlled bomb drops, free flight anything(no d/t or radio assist, just a plain free flight) and more importantly a fireworks display? take a walk a few miles out from where the display took place and i am sure you will find some rocket debris.My answer is to drop bombs (if you must) from a safe reasonable low level.by the looks of that video there was noway you could know where that bomb was going to fall.following the bomb on video was like watching a tee off on the tv.I have never once followed that ball from the time it was hit til the time it landed. Flying sites are treasured items,to be used sensibly to ensure long time use. it only takes 1 false move

Thread: curtis F9C sparrowhawk
26/03/2018 15:49:35

This was started in 2014 I think.for some reason it was shelved but last week resurected.I must get in touch with mike for some fotos of his for the rigging wires. Looked on line but cant seem to find any decent ones.Total weight with rubber is 57gm but it could be less. those wheels came from airfix lanc bomber. i have some l/w foam ones from gws but the wheel spats inners will have to be enlarged very slightly. I dont think I am even going to bother flying it, dont want to damage it now. The balance (finger tip method under c/g top wing) is about right.All good things are worth waiting for I say. This was 1 hell of a build, all fotos available in my albums if interested

26/03/2018 15:42:17

must change the wheels to gws l/wdecals were printedretrieved from top shelfnearly there

Thread: wanted
25/08/2017 08:43:35

many thanks to eagle 899 radio rcvd by tom yesterday. he has sent you a letter. please consider this post closed now. keith

07/08/2017 20:53:02

Hi shep, great stuff thanks. Its not for me its for my ageing uncle tom. famous from "payne aviation company" tonyrefail. Would you please ring him on 01443 670462 (swales) he can arrange it with you. His 1914 set from the trenches has died along with his wright brothers fliers. he cant get along with computer screens and just prefers sticks and basic dials (altitude airspeed vel and horizon) along with an agitated attitude

many thanks keith or you can msg me direct shep and i can sort it out from yer in somerset

cheers shep

07/08/2017 19:42:57

hi paul have sent you a msg, thx for all the replies from everyone

07/08/2017 15:37:08

Hi has anyone got a futaba (or compatible) 35 meg tx+rx in good working order please? Must be non computer screen and in MODE 1 There must be one out there somewhere please. fair price paid. many thanks keith

Thread: Bwlchfest 2017 - A Fly for Fun slope soaring event in S Wales
10/06/2017 20:20:27
Steve what's the plans for Sunday please I'm currently in tonyrefail waiting to tomorrow thanks keith
10/06/2017 07:41:24

steve wont be there today arrive tonyrefail later this afternoon turning up 2moro weather permitting. is meeting point 2moro still the burgervan? cheers keith happy flying today good luck

08/06/2017 22:24:13

steve, been weather watching. doubt if i will be coming over friday for the w/e but looking at it from yer will be turning up for the sunday session. fingers crossed boyos. still looking forward to it. did you make a peg board after? keith

06/06/2017 00:58:53

steve insurance sorted, have you got a post code for the sat nav please? also is there a map or diagram i can view of the 7 slopes, i like to look at the area to get a feel of where i will be. weather doesnt look too good mind yer in somerset, hopefully there will be an improvement. looking forward to this.

01/06/2017 22:50:41

hi Steve its me again. just to let you know I will be coming and looking forward to it. sadly the reiher wont be ready but I am getting a standby ready. Just 1 other thing, my uncle has not been able to fly much lately so his bmfa ins. has lapsed he wants to know if temporary insurance can be purchased for the w/e please. he holds an A certificate for flying. many thanks keith

21/04/2017 09:07:31

Hi Steve, Although I live in somerset My uncle (tom payne, tonyrefail you may know him builder and flier for 50 years) are interested in turning up. I am currently building a dfs reiher 60 span . my reason for contacting you is can 35 meg be used or is it all that new fangled frequency only please? I have bmfa insurance. tried a470 soaring site but cant find any info on the blog. by june I should have this up and flying. all built from plans and stick and tissue. (dont you just love the smell of dope first thing in the morning) I also have a small pss but powered by cox texaco. IC allowed? your help would be appreciated. thanks keith

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