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Brian Cooper09/07/2019 22:50:33
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I'm posting this with a heavy heart...
As much as I love having model aeroplanes and flying them, it takes up too much of my time and I am struggling to keep up with the everyday basics such as cleaning and maintaining my home, so something has to give. . I will be re-homing my collection.

Please don't ask any questions, as I can't handle talking about it.

Below is a list of what will soon be available, but to good homes only. Serious inquiries only please.

Thanks for reading and understanding...

1. Dustpan and brush

2. Sponges

3. Dusters

4. Mop and bucket

5. Window cleaner

6. Vaccuum

7. Dishwashing liquid

8. Laundry detergent

9. Fabric softener

10. Laundry baskets

11. Toilet brush

12. Cleaning sprays

13. Scrubbing brushes

Bob Cotsford09/07/2019 22:57:43
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Brian, I urge you not to sell too hastily, there is always another way.

Do as I have and hire a cleaning maid teeth 2

john stones 109/07/2019 22:59:06
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Chuckle. face 1

If I understood what the items were for, I'd buy sumat to help out. wink

Martin Harris09/07/2019 23:20:31
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Posted by Brian Cooper on 09/07/2019 22:50:33:

And I thought you were real enthusiasts, Brian and John. Many of these articles are standard fare for proper aeromodellers:


1. Dustpan and brush Work bench cleaning after planing/sanding

2. Sponges Wet cleaning dusty models

3. Dusters Dry cleaning dusty models

5. Window cleaner Cleaning oily models

6. Vaccuum Glass fibre "vacuum bagging"

7. Dishwashing liquid Cleaning engine parts

8. Laundry detergent Cleaning engine parts

12. Cleaning sprays Cleaning oily models

Tom Sharp 209/07/2019 23:24:26
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Nice to see a bit of fun in this doom ridden world

john stones 110/07/2019 00:07:56
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Posted by Tom Sharp 2 on 09/07/2019 23:24:26:

Nice to see a bit of fun in this doom ridden world

yes

Dave Cunnington10/07/2019 08:06:05
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Another bit of fun...any relation of yours JS ?60937452_2786181168075636_5898488443993849856_n.jpg

Peter Miller10/07/2019 08:26:00
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Brian, Don't give up.

I have much the same problem however I can occasionally find the broom an sweep some of the debris up.

I do usually keep the kitchen clean, well the top of the cooker and the draining board and I do wash up the plates etc after meals. Well, stomach bugs would interfere with modelling!

I also have a little chuckle to myself. You see I have four vacuum cleaners. Two are about 30 plus years old. and two are freebies from the Amazon Vine program. When they come to sort out my home they will wonder why I even have one!!

I always know when to Hoover the stairs...when the balsa chips reach the bottom step.

I seem to remember that someone once said "Cleanliness is akin to Godliness".

Oh well, I must be a great big sinner.

Don Fry10/07/2019 08:35:17
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Posted by Bob Cotsford on 09/07/2019 22:57:43:

Brian, I urge you not to sell too hastily, there is always another way.

Do as I have and hire a cleaning maid teeth 2

Also available with no clothes on, I am informed.

Wingman10/07/2019 10:00:42
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Gawd! That would really put you off your modelling!

Don Fry10/07/2019 10:36:04
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Possibly. The article I read had pictures. It would quite distract from propellor discipline.

Bob Cotsford10/07/2019 10:38:20
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Posted by Don Fry on 10/07/2019 08:35:17:
Posted by Bob Cotsford on 09/07/2019 22:57:43:

Brian, I urge you not to sell too hastily, there is always another way.

Do as I have and hire a cleaning maid teeth 2

Also available with no clothes on, I am informed.

you haven't seen my cleaner, no clothes is the last thought that would cross your mind

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ken anderson.10/07/2019 10:44:05
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Posted by Brian Cooper on 09/07/2019 22:50:33:

I'm posting this with a heavy heart...
As much as I love having model aeroplanes and flying them, it takes up too much of my time and I am struggling to keep up with the everyday basics such as cleaning and maintaining my home, so something has to give. . I will be re-homing my collection.

Please don't ask any questions, as I can't handle talking about it.

Below is a list of what will soon be available, but to good homes only. Serious inquiries only please.

Thanks for reading and understanding...

1. Dustpan and brush

2. Sponges

3. Dusters

4. Mop and bucket

5. Window cleaner

6. Vaccuum

7. Dishwashing liquid

8. Laundry detergent

9. Fabric softener

10. Laundry baskets

11. Toilet brush

12. Cleaning sprays

13. Scrubbing brushes

........................………………………………………….

teeth 2 excellent Brian….

ken anderson...ne..1....BC dept.

kevin b10/07/2019 10:51:22
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I have lived on my own (mostly, with interesting breaks) for over 37 years.

When I bought my first house friends and family kindly bought me lots of "extremely useful" bits and pieces to help with running the new home.

I still keep finding them !

Sometimes though you get fed up of being on your own (only rarely though) and I was thinking of putting an advert in the Post Office. What do you think ?

Man who doesn't, looking for woman who does. Comfortable accommodation provided. Sense of humour required. Must not be allergic to glow fuel, dope fumes and balsa dust. Needs to have interests to keep busy when weather is dry and calm. No pets, children or scrounging relatives.

devil

kevin b10/07/2019 10:55:35
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Posted by Don Fry on 10/07/2019 10:36:04:

Possibly. The article I read had pictures. It would quite distract from propellor discipline.

I think you need to go take a shower and then read the new BMFA magazine !

Gary Manuel10/07/2019 11:37:03
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Love it Brian.

Even made the missus chuckle when I read it to her.

Nightflyer10/07/2019 13:08:17
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Love it Brian and yes don't give up. I have found that the occassional clean and tidy of my workshop often yields marvellous goodies such as:

Nuts and bolts that sometimes are sufficient for engine mounting or control horn fitting.

Servo screws including the lesser spotted servo head screw.

Modelling pins - I wondered why I was struggling to find sufficient - went and bought some and then found more around the workshop.

A few useful offcuts of balsa or ply.

The occassional anti-social plan that has re-filed itself away from other plans.

I could have spent money (and possibly have in the past) replacing these parts that amazingly have disappeared often when I have needed them most.

David Ashby - Moderator10/07/2019 13:16:02
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How much for the lot Brian? laugh

Fun Flyer10/07/2019 14:01:58
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Post of the year Brian.laughlaugh

Jason-I10/07/2019 19:38:15
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Posted by Gary Manuel on 10/07/2019 11:37:03:

Love it Brian.

Even made the missus chuckle when I read it to her.

Made my missus laugh too!

- and you've made my sides hurt.......

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