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Member postings for Phil Francis

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Thread: Acrowot with laser 80
20/01/2019 21:33:17

I have OS 95 in mine and a 5 cell pack under the tank. They do vary in weight distribution.

Thread: Good service from Ripmax
31/07/2018 21:45:36

Bought a Futaba 14sg in 2013 + extra 7008rx. Went to use the RX about 6 weeks ago it would bind but would not operate any servos. Sent it back to Ripmax explaining the situation expecting them to repair and ask for a payment for return. Phoned them a couple of weeks later to find out what was happening and they told me there was a new one on the way to me. Well chuffed.

Thread: Seagull P40 - weak bulkhead / poor design
19/02/2018 08:49:07

I tend to ditch there spinners now and pay for a good one. Ali backplate sounds the way to go. Phil

18/02/2018 20:53:26

I have had a fare few Seagull Models and not had a problem like this. Though I have seen more than one of there spinners disintegrate. I do tend to go around any glue joint that I can reach. May be a Friday afternoon one!

Just for info I bought a Hangar 9 Carbon Cub that came in it’s shipping box inside packing box was a label that said Manufactured by yep you guessed Seagull Models.


Thread: Powered by Laser, a gallery thread
13/02/2018 21:55:17

img_1736.jpgimage3.jpgApache aviation Chipmunk Laser 155

Edited By Phil Francis on 13/02/2018 21:56:47

13/02/2018 21:47:52

Charles, what size is the Spacewalker 1/4 or 1/3?


Thread: re skinning artf's
12/11/2017 20:55:08

Paint over exciting covering then fuel proof.


Thread: Forum members' new models: Let's see them.
31/07/2017 21:32:48

Not strictly new, finished in January maiden in April.

Apache Avation Chipmunk 82" Laser 155 powered. First full kit build since 1982!!! Two clicks of down trim was all that was required.



Edited By Phil Francis on 31/07/2017 21:35:12

Thread: How many plan-built models have you made or started in the last year?
24/04/2017 19:42:30

Just one. Apache Aviation Chipmunk. 82" wingspan, Laser 155

Thread: Mick Reeves Gangster 63 Lite
24/04/2017 19:37:45

Don't use New power Servo's unless you want a world of hurt. Tried a couple a while ago they don't centre well, 1/4" either side of centre.


Thread: Mitsubishi Zero
16/04/2017 21:58:10

Stunning, I hope mine turns out half as good as that.

Thread: Seagull Super Decathlon 120 size
30/03/2017 21:22:44

Nice mount you got there mate.

Thread: Visit and Fly at BMFA Buckminster
17/03/2017 23:07:50


17/03/2017 22:29:59

Electric only?

Thread: Mitsubishi Zero
25/02/2017 21:17:20

I'm following, have the kit waiting in line.


Thread: What's the main radio brand you use 2017?
04/02/2017 21:38:39

Futaba 14SG Transmitter with a mix of Futaba and Frsky receivers.

Thread: Mitsubishi Zero
04/02/2017 21:30:39

Got one In the loft waiting in line, about number 4 or 5 on list. Saito 125 for power. Yours looking good.

Thread: thin aliminium
18/11/2016 21:46:33

Do a search for metal supermarket, there may be one near you. They will cut any size you need.

Thread: Futaba T14SG chat
12/10/2016 16:55:50

Futaba wouldn't make £17 every time if they done that!

Thread: Hobby King postage costs
13/05/2016 22:41:31

£30 dearer though!!

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