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Thread: Diacov - any user comments?
29/06/2020 21:50:20

well i have used diatex 1000 (which is the original non glue backed version) and I found it to be very good and was podering on getting the dicov to try myself, the diatex is defently more stable than solartex and lighter if painting too.

Thread: Horus RTC battery
13/06/2020 23:35:27

The rct battery is a CR1220 coin battery 3v on the x12s whch i have replaced on mine . Its on the mainboad under the battery holder ,easy job Not seen a battery listed for the x10 i would contact t9 and ask

Edited By flight1 on 13/06/2020 23:36:28

Thread: Where can i buy 2mm pushrods 750mm long
13/06/2020 11:28:59

You can get carbon rod for linkages from lots of model shops in 1m lengths and some specialist suppliers 2m and even 3m lengths.

get the right threaded coupler glued on for joining your rod makes nice push rods see here for them and 1m lengths of rod from them too brc models   

1.5 mm carbon rod in a sleeve much better than steel and lighter

Edited By flight1 on 13/06/2020 11:31:37

Edited By flight1 on 13/06/2020 11:54:16

Thread: Laminated WW1 type prop, where to source?
10/06/2020 21:51:45

Have a look at Xoar propellors they have some nice vintage range some available from the propguy here in the uk

 Or  buy a bigger prop and carve to size needed


Edited By flight1 on 10/06/2020 22:03:08

Thread: Radio cases
06/06/2020 18:04:34

Well after all the cases i have had have fallen apart , i have found that the cases  to use which are water/dust proof and are very ruggad are what are generally called pelican cases(and thier coppies) they come in different sizes and most have pluck foam to fit your item. see this item just for what i am getting at

Edited By flight1 on 06/06/2020 18:05:21

Thread: Litho plate substitute?
04/06/2020 09:25:21

you can buy aluminium sheet off ebay look for 0.3mm which is the equivelant to the thicker litho plate used to be 0.15 0.2 and 0.3mm thick .

i just remembered you can get sheet from 0.125 to 1.6mm so a good choice from this modelshopuk

Thread: Best glue to fix plastic mouldings to balsa wood?
24/05/2020 15:39:07

canopy clue works the best formula 560 dries clear and has a bit of flex in it , so takes little knocks better

Thread: Radio
24/05/2020 11:39:40

all I can say after reading the last few posts (that are of topic too) is MEOW!


locked in far to long

22/05/2020 13:27:40
Posted by Paul Marsh on 22/05/2020 12:22:03:

I use Hitec, Futaba and Spektrum, also Tactic and been all good sets.

Did have Taranis, but even I couldn't get round the logic, could not even reverse the throws on a basic 4ch model and Found that to reverse, you altered "weight" whaaat? does not compute! Was about to throw the TX over the hedge and smash it.

I don't want to look at Youtube every time I set a parameter up. So I sold it last week, as never used it.

Spektrum and Futaba are the main ones, as Hitec don't do radios any more, as does Tactic, though the Tactic set is brilliant, pity there was never a larger set made.

thats false well you don't use weight to reverse your servos on opentx you go to the out put (servo) page and set throws movement etc on that page very easy ( you were using the mixes page). pity you did not download the manual or ask some one on here very easy once shown , also there is a wizard to set up basic models which comes up when a new model is set up / indicated.

Also these day there are lots of good reliable Tx's makes out there multiplex, radiolink(ripmax), flysky(PL18) , Jumper T18(multiprotocol), you take you money and choose one to suite yourself

Edited By flight1 on 22/05/2020 13:31:33

Thread: UK resin supplier
19/05/2020 20:40:36
Posted by Martin McIntosh on 19/05/2020 19:16:10:

Thanks for the replies but nicht spreken se Deutch.

It was twill weave cloth, about 180gm or lighter that I was after. I now have my latest crop of moulds done with what I had/could get.

If you go to the top right of the screen and click the german flag it will all magically turn to British and English.

use R@g many years ago(25 years) were good then and still have a fantastic range, was a lot cheaper and you couldn't get it here then especially the range of top end stuff.

19/05/2020 14:22:09

Well that's £24 + vat, a good laminating resin can be had else were for about £22inc for 1.5 kg. like

don't forget that the pacer do laminating and glue versions which have additive added to make it stronger so can fill gaps etc

I am looking for a budget epoxy glue supplier for 5 min and 30 min, i have noticed that the prices really have gone up. ( please don't suggest poundland it is a recycled/remanufactured epoxy glue and not as strong, no does it bond as well compared to known makes like pacer etc

Thread: Benefits of the lockdown
13/05/2020 08:29:42
Posted by cymaz on 03/05/2020 21:01:23:

I’m done with decorating yeslaughparty

No you haven't as you can visit one other out side your household now for exercise I have two rooms that need doing and you have had practised it be a good gobnote

ps got plenty of tea

Thread: Soldering!
08/05/2020 19:00:58

with such thin wire you have proberly burnt the flux away before it could do its work with a 40w iron

and also make sure it's claen no coating like the others have said. You can not beat good old tin/lead solder though.

Thread: The big question, WHEN
08/05/2020 13:29:10
Posted by john stones 1 on 08/05/2020 12:52:11:

My comment on Nicola was purely on her leadership and messaging, now pick a bit to attack, and don't put your words in my mouth.

The fact that they have higher death rate proberly does reflect on leaderships control of the situation , saying what one want's to hear does not deal with the situations at hand, even though the words might make us feel better for that moment.

HOld on! Hold on! i've mentioned politics , i will mute up and cower in the corner with my bad spellingcrook

Thread: Please advise for LiPo charger
08/05/2020 12:43:00

Well if i was to buy one today i would get the new turnigy M8 as it does everything and is accurate at a good price only available at hk where house but shipping is quick these days with priority shipping

Thread: The big question, WHEN
06/05/2020 18:55:04

I think the powers that be will find that when the masses decide otherwise the power they think they weald is only gratuitous

Thread: Your standard insatallation of FRSKY equipment
05/05/2020 18:05:08
Posted by Ron Gray on 05/05/2020 17:45:28:

For me, when using an Rb-20 I use 2 batteries for the receivers and a separate battery for the ignition, no point messing about imo.

Yes that works to and in large planes 3 battries is not an issue, i like my ultra ibecs functions

05/05/2020 17:56:23
Posted by Andy Joyce on 05/05/2020 16:22:11:

That ultra ibec looks very interesting, did you buy direct from the US or a UK importer?

a few times now direct from the USA paid my 20% (once not) no problems. not the cheapest but super quality and reliability and best filtering and voltage regulating going(very reinsuring to use)

Thread: New boiler installation
05/05/2020 09:33:18

Find out what cleaner your plumber has used, because some are stronger than others and have maximum time allowed before it must be flushed out. read the manufactures instructions and go by that . 3 months is far to long in my experience, get it power flushed and refilled with fresh central heating inhibitor/protector

Thread: New gas engine break in
05/05/2020 09:24:00

language is an involving thing, one can't be offended by it can one and it's still a gas that explodes when ignitedwink

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