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Thread: Paint masks& markings
12/01/2020 11:55:02

Is Modelmarkings(Tim Calvert) trading anymore. Excellent products and service in the past.

Looking for a supplier of paint masks/markings preferably UK based.

Thread: 1/6 Westland Whirlwind
11/12/2019 23:09:32

Hi Timo

Good to see you still progressing Mine is stalled at painting, side tracked doing a Hutson Lysander Kit will probably end up painting both together.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Yeargiftstar.

Thread: Rapid RC
12/10/2019 16:51:57

Purchased some items, one was found faulty. Quick phone call to notify them and a replacement first class post was on the way. Polite no hassell couldn't wish for better service. Recommendedyes

Thread: Shedly Protection
10/10/2019 22:42:21

Barrettine was recommended by a shed manufacturer, for one of my sheds, they said don't use any of the other stuff shed will not last. Does soak into the wood as its spirit based.

Thread: 80 Mick Reeves Hurricane
29/09/2019 16:04:11

Yes Bert sorry my typo definitely 3/4" (19mm) Down on ailerons, but as said no worry if equal up and down



29/09/2019 15:45:36

Hi Bert

Have rechecked the instructions would post a photo but printer/scanner has had a episode, so quoting the written.

Ailerons 5/8" up (16mm)

Elevator 1/2" up and down ( 13mm)

Rudder 11/4"each way (32mm)

C of G 41/2" (115mm) back from leading edge next to fusalage.

Wishing you a good flight


Thread: Home Made CNC/Laser Cutter
27/09/2019 15:21:51

Well impressed, first class example of ingenuity.yes

Thread: 80 Mick Reeves Hurricane
18/09/2019 09:12:05

Hi Bert

As on list aileron movement 16mm up and 19 mm down. This was the instruction recommendation think mine was equal up and down still flew fine. floated a lot landing with that thick wing only needed half throttle with the 90 up front and 3 blade prop.

17/09/2019 22:38:19

I've still got my instructions from 1989 ish or there about. Mick states it was comfortable in flight at half throttle on a HP61F . (It was a long time ago) Mine was well powered with a super tigre 90 2st.

C of G 115 mm (41/2 inches) back from leading edge next to fuselage(Tank empty) fuselage level when balanced.

Control throws

Ailerons 16 mm up/19 mm down

Elevator 13 mm up & down

Rudder 32 mm each way

Even with the 90 up front still needed lead to balance, but he does say most models will need it.

Thread: RCM&E 2019 Fly-In - pics etc,,
14/09/2019 08:24:50

Slightly off topic that picture of the short Seamew hanging from the ceiling,reminds me of a 9/10 year olds ambitious attempt at scale modeling back in the 1950's. Definitely a nostalgic reception.

Thread: E-Hawk 1500
08/09/2019 17:39:44


Anyone with a E-Hawk 1500 will find it a brilliant flyer, But as I have had two failiures at the boom/pod join at the ABS blow mould joint. Last one on a decent(for me) landing.

Would be advisable to strengthen the joint with a wrap of glass cloth and resin/epoxy at that point. will now be using some ali tube to reinforce the existing repair internally as well as glass cloth externally.

Thread: Broken servo arm screw
24/08/2019 18:48:34

As previously mentioned gentle heat to screw or gear and patienceangel

Thread: AND finally.....the 'Mini Jet' TSR2
20/07/2019 09:53:00

YES, the icing on the caketeeth 2 Well Done Tony.

Thread: Hitec Flash 8 Battery Life
11/07/2019 14:43:51

Hi Glenn

Just charged tx battery on multi charger after discharging, showed full charge 7.0. back in tx screen showed 6.9.

Mine usually shows min 6.8 using supplied charger, and holds charge well, just make sure if it needs a top up if required.

Thread: Peculiar petrol engine idle
12/05/2019 09:06:00

Leaks in the fuel supply chain, has the tubing developed pin hole leak in the tank , tipping nose down could be exposing it to pulling in air?

Thread: Suitable caption?
12/05/2019 08:50:00

Rare Bird of time is seen protecting its nest!!

Thread: looking for advice on water based Silver paint
02/05/2019 10:37:29

Try the Vallejo Range of acrylic spray paint for plastic models, good coverage for little weight. A small bottle goes a long wayyes

Thread: CAA registration consulation
02/05/2019 10:33:29

Has the CAA just dropped a stone in the pond to see the how large a ripple it produces. then modify their approach according to the strength of the response/outrage. Not happy about it but definitely not affecting the blood pressure.

Thread: Hitec Flash 8 ear phone
29/04/2019 11:47:11

Is anyone aware if the Flash 8 supports the use of an earphone plug.

Thread: CAA registration consulation
29/04/2019 11:43:09

Gonzo I am cut to the quick that you should suggest I would think such a thingcrying 2

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