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02-15-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By baz49exe

Thanks for the thought David. I live in the...

Thanks for the thought David.
I live in the South West of the UK in Exmouth in Devon. That's the other side of the bay from Dawlish where the main railway line was destroyed.
I'm lucky as we live...
02-11-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,353
Posted By baz49exe

Arrived today!!! that's ten days from order to...

Arrived today!!! that's ten days from order to delivery in the UK:D:D
If this terrible weather stops I'll be able to give it a spin.
02-10-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,085
Posted By baz49exe

Great choice. It looks like a large BV P.215 and...

Great choice. It looks like a large BV P.215 and that is a great flying design so I can't wait to see the results!!:D

Barry
02-09-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,699
Posted By baz49exe

You are most welcome Topcat. Looking forward to...

You are most welcome Topcat. Looking forward to your build.

Barry
02-07-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,699
Posted By baz49exe

Getting back to it after a long break. Topcat...

Getting back to it after a long break.
Topcat I'm using AX-2308N1800/5430 1800kv brushless motors and HK-SS30A/6460 Hobbyking SS Series 25-30A ESC s with Zippy Flightmax 1300 3s 20c lipos in each...
02-04-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,699
Posted By baz49exe

Hi Topcat and thanks for the kind comments. I...

Hi Topcat and thanks for the kind comments. I have no experience of the Traplet plan but it should build to a great model at an almost perfect size for a twin. Built light you can still use smaller...
02-04-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 31,350
Posted By baz49exe

I couldn't agree more. I have fourteen...

I couldn't agree more. I have fourteen scratchbuilds all fitted out with Hobbyking electronics. Many are years old with lots of hours on them and all are fitted out with HXT 9g servos. The only ones...
02-01-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,353
Posted By baz49exe

Thanks for the info Tom. I've been really pleased...

Thanks for the info Tom. I've been really pleased with the performance of my Orange receivers ( five years and counting in some models ) so I've ordered a "Lemon" to give it a try.
Looks good from...
01-31-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,146
Posted By baz49exe

Nigel, I use a very cheap ( 9-00 or thereabouts...

Nigel, I use a very cheap ( 9-00 or thereabouts I think ) lightweight Wickes folding workbeach at home to support models when working on them. It's like a lightweight Workmate really but it also...
01-29-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,242
Posted By baz49exe

"Looking good" Dave.:D I still use spruce for...

"Looking good" Dave.:D
I still use spruce for spars and fuselage keels and it works very well for me too!

Baz
01-19-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,242
Posted By baz49exe

Looking good:- can't wait to see this model...

Looking good:- can't wait to see this model develop!:D:D

Baz
Forum: WWI Era
12-14-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,859
Posted By baz49exe

Michael, this may be useless info but here goes....

Michael, this may be useless info but here goes. :D
Back in the 80's I scaled up a 22 inch span single channel high winger designed by Eric Clutton called "Sharkface." The original had a diesel...
12-09-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 32,935
Posted By baz49exe

Great news Micheal. Isn't it fantastic when a...

Great news Micheal. Isn't it fantastic when a project comes together this well!!! :D:D
12-04-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By baz49exe

"Now why can't the b****y UK do it ?" Nigel,...

"Now why can't the b****y UK do it ?"

Nigel, I guess that's because we are not really, and perhaps have never been, a democracy. It's all smoke and mirrors over here!!!:mad:

Barry
12-04-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By baz49exe

Nigel, you're not the only one !!! Here in the UK...

Nigel, you're not the only one !!! Here in the UK three major banks had their computers crash on Cyber Monday leaving people stranded at the tills with no money and at the same time wiping out their...
Forum: Power Systems
10-14-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,073
Posted By baz49exe

Thanks for the links Chellie. Very informative...

Thanks for the links Chellie. Very informative tutorials;- makes taking the first step less of a giant leap.
Now it's definitely something to seriously consider doing.:D
Forum: Power Systems
10-13-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,073
Posted By baz49exe

Hi Barry :ws: Thats good to Know :ws: I have...

Hi Barry :ws: Thats good to Know :ws: I have heard of some pilots having issues once in a while with mis Matched motors causing them some problems with more than one motor being used, and I was...
Forum: Power Systems
10-13-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,073
Posted By baz49exe

Chellie, I've built and flown a number of twins...

Chellie, I've built and flown a number of twins and a four engined model all based on a basic 1800KV HK motor.
All are hand launched and none of them has an operating rudder, however, all are...
10-13-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,055
Posted By baz49exe

Aren't the transparent cowls just great when it...

Aren't the transparent cowls just great when it comes to setting up everything within the cowl?
I tend to test fly mine like that as well and finally paint the cowls themselves when I'm totally...
10-11-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 21,055
Posted By baz49exe

How did I miss this!!!! :oops: What a great way...

How did I miss this!!!! :oops:
What a great way to build an accurate, light, foam fuselage from 3 views.
So many great construction ideas too. Really going to enjoy seeing the rest of the build...
08-24-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,329
Posted By baz49exe

The first flights seem to be going well Michael...

The first flights seem to be going well Michael if you overlook the worst that weather and attack birds can do.:eek:
" left side vertical stab was ripped clean off" Wow! you were lucky to survive...
08-20-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 18,329
Posted By baz49exe

Micheal, it sounds as if you're having the winter...

Micheal, it sounds as if you're having the winter conditions which we just experienced.
Hope he weather clears up soon so you can try the Heinkel out. I'm really looking forward to hearing how the...
08-19-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,913
Posted By baz49exe

"Have to look at the plans again and decide a...

"Have to look at the plans again and decide a better route than last attempt. The fuselage was extremely weak at the wing section and broke when it fell of the bench ! Killed my enthusiasm then."
...
08-18-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,913
Posted By baz49exe

Cheers Nigel, I really do hope you finish your...

Cheers Nigel, I really do hope you finish your Lanc as well, especially as the links to your Mum are so strong.:D:D


Hi Bill, you've got to have a few bombers in the fleet haven't you!
I really...
08-16-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,913
Posted By baz49exe

Hi Chellie, thanks :D ;very much appreciated from...

Hi Chellie, thanks :D ;very much appreciated from a skilled builder like yourself.

Hi Brad, your uncle was a real hero of a generation which we unlikely to see the like of again. It is great to...
08-15-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,913
Posted By baz49exe

Cheers Michael, I've...

Cheers Michael,
I've managed a little building each day so progress is slow but sure.:D
I've based it on "Just Jane" a privately owned Lanc which is taxi worthy and hopefully...
08-11-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,913
Posted By baz49exe

Moving forward at last!! Front turret framed with...

Moving forward at last!! Front turret framed with strips cut from freezer labels and painted with enamel. Just the canopy and rear turret to frame now until the upper turret is moulded that...
08-11-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,913
Posted By baz49exe

Hi Bob, I'm really pleased that I decided to give...

Hi Bob, I'm really pleased that I decided to give it a Humbrol wash. I only used less than half a tiny tinlet of paint for each colour as it's thinned so much using universal thinners.
I started...
08-08-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,913
Posted By baz49exe

Hi Jimmy, hope the temperatures are better down...

Hi Jimmy, hope the temperatures are better down there now !!
Have you had any thoughts about what to build with all that foam you're lucky to have stored??? :D:D

Barry
08-08-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 32,913
Posted By baz49exe

Thanks Paul, it's brilliant news about your new...

Thanks Paul, it's brilliant news about your new field. Looking forward to hearing about your flights there too.:D:D

Barry
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