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Is it just me or do we all take ages to do things?

The story of a Flair Harvard.

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David Davis07/11/2019 13:01:40
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Well perhaps not but I never seem to have enough time to do everything!

Stevo restored this Flair Harvard in 2015. **LINK** I think he advertised it on eBay, leastways I bought it sometime in 2015. I recall picking it up in a south London supermarket car park when I was on my way home in the two "tonner" to pick up my furniture. It came complete with five servos and a battery.

Fitting the engine, an OS61 FS Surpass, was not straight forward but I finally got it into the model yesterday and flashed it up on the Great Mate stand. i need to adjust the throttle throw because I could not stop the engine from running. I had to resort to the old trick of chucking a rag into the prop!

Once I've sorted that out and dealt with a grumbling aileron servo, I plan to maiden the model.

I'll attach a few pictures of the model later for your entertainment. The model is a credit to Stevo. My French clubmates think that I built it but I'm not going to tell them who did! cheeky

 

Edited By David Davis on 07/11/2019 13:05:50

David Davis07/11/2019 13:03:31
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Pictures as promised.

Don Fry07/11/2019 13:47:07
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As the old saying goes.

How many pensioners does it need to change a light bulb?

One, might be an all day job though.

PS. Hasn't forgotten, yet, the doculam. No time.

Peter Miller07/11/2019 13:59:28
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It depends on how much I want to do them.

Some things "right now!!" Some "Tomorrow" which never comes!

Brian Hammond07/11/2019 14:09:11
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Too many coffee breaks!

Brian Hammond07/11/2019 14:10:00
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Too many coffee breaks!

kevin b07/11/2019 15:50:31
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Does it matter ?

They say if you want something doing quickly, ask a busy person.

That way the rest of us have time to do what we want, when we want.

I could be lethargic, if I didn't already suffer from apathy.

Who says age doesn't have benefits ?

Ronaldo07/11/2019 16:09:36
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Hmmmmm dont know ...... and why am I on here reading this when I've got models sat in my workshop waiting for me to finish ? ...... all in good time ... all in good time ... wink

cymaz07/11/2019 16:50:40
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Eat drink and be merry...for tomorrow you may diet

Tim Ballinger07/11/2019 17:31:57
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I work at the same speed I always did. It’s just that time now moves faster.......

Its all relative!

Tim

Foxfan08/11/2019 10:40:10
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I used to do it for a living and the sooner I finished, the sooner I could invoice and start the long wait for payment. I'm still quick. Great Planes Electri-Cub...3 afternoons from the kit. Alongside household chores, shopping and other model stuff.

Martin

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