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by barrie burton
March 29th, 2017, 6:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Members map
Replies: 15
Views: 867

Re: Members map

How do BARCS get away with it?I also I know that Steve is from Farnborough and that Rob is from just outside Bath,plus you boast, I ve got a reasonable idea where you live.I dont want their post codes and phone numbers displayed.Just to know that if I am on holiday just outside Bath,I can contact yo...
by barrie burton
March 29th, 2017, 3:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Members map
Replies: 15
Views: 867

Members map

I notice that the BARCS website has a members map,which indicates the geographic position of each member,would such a feature be useful or even desirable,on our site?It might be nice to know that a person with similar interests was near to my next holiday destination.Is it technically possible on ou...
by barrie burton
February 6th, 2017, 5:00 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: WW1 hinges
Replies: 5
Views: 515

Re: WW1 hinges

OK,I know its not German,I am getting old and past it

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by barrie burton
February 6th, 2017, 4:53 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: WW1 hinges
Replies: 5
Views: 515

Re: WW1 hinges

Hope this photo helps,taken at Shuttleworth

Barrie B
by barrie burton
January 28th, 2017, 5:47 pm
Forum: LMA Events for 2017
Topic: LMA Garden Party
Replies: 23
Views: 2217

Re: LMA Garden Party

Mr Greenfield,is that a technical term?

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by barrie burton
January 1st, 2017, 10:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: HAPPY NEW YEAR
Replies: 14
Views: 694

HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all.
My New Year resolution,to fly some of my models that have not taken to the skys since 2.4 gig

Barrie B
by barrie burton
December 28th, 2016, 2:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Prop size equivalent
Replies: 4
Views: 381

Re: Prop size equivalent

Peter according to an online software programme,the following applies 28x10, 549 ozs thrust @5000 rpm producing 6.47 hp with a level speed of 57 mph 26x12, 527 ozs thrust @5000 rpm producing 5.77 hp with a level speed of 57 mph I am just guessing the revs and and wether the hp is produced or require...
by barrie burton
November 10th, 2015, 4:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: 2016 fees
Replies: 18
Views: 1410

Re: 2016 fees

I can see all the thanks being posted,but what are we thanking whome for? The first post says thank you.Are the fees the same,or have I missed a post?

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by barrie burton
September 17th, 2015, 1:57 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Casting rubber for tyres
Replies: 8
Views: 1534

Re: Casting rubber for tyres

Thanks Stuart,you may have the solution for my post re leaking Dubro wheels.

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by barrie burton
August 8th, 2015, 8:42 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Leaking Dubro wheells
Replies: 5
Views: 1081

Re: Leaking Dubro wheells

Peter,I have not tried cavity foam,I assume that it would collapse on impact,I was hoping for an expanding rubber foam.I think that I will have to keep waiting.

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by barrie burton
July 22nd, 2015, 4:29 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Leaking Dubro wheells
Replies: 5
Views: 1081

Re: Leaking Dubro wheells

Allan,I have tried that,the problem is getting the fluid into the tyre via the inflater.It then has to seal everything,yet still allow inflation,via the valve.I was hoping for an expanding spongy foam to fill the space where the air was,but still be bouncy.
by barrie burton
July 21st, 2015, 8:12 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Leaking Dubro wheells
Replies: 5
Views: 1081

Leaking Dubro wheells

Me,again,I have many sets of Dubro inflatable wheels,problem is they all leak.They leak from the valve,around the valve and the occasional puncture.I am too tight to throw them away.I have tried injecting the fluid used to seal punctures in car tyres,no luck.Is there an expanding rubber type foam th...
by barrie burton
July 9th, 2015, 9:52 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Servo lead markers
Replies: 7
Views: 974

Re: Servo lead markers

Bob,I used to fly seaplanes.You should see the state of my shed roof.

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by barrie burton
July 9th, 2015, 9:23 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Servo lead markers
Replies: 7
Views: 974

Re: Servo lead markers

Gordon,thanks for advice
I have found on the RS Components,web site,part no 8121528.This is a book of self adhesive,waterproof numbers 0-9,with enough numbers to last me.Price about £10 including delivery.I am a MPX/Taranis user and mixing and such like are identified by channel numbers not functions.
by barrie burton
July 6th, 2015, 7:50 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Servo lead markers
Replies: 7
Views: 974

Re: Servo lead markers

Thanks for your help,both of you.

Barrie B
by barrie burton
July 6th, 2015, 1:24 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Servo lead markers
Replies: 7
Views: 974

Servo lead markers

Anybody come across, numerical,waterproof, self adhesive ,cable markers that we can put on servo leads,my stock of 20years ago,all used up.

Barrie B
by barrie burton
March 30th, 2015, 8:15 am
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: 3rd scale
Replies: 8
Views: 2083

Re: 3rd scale

Try Ladbrooke Hobbies,he is in the LMA and imports Kolm engines.Contact name Allan Ballard


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by barrie burton
March 27th, 2015, 5:23 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: 3w 70 fuel consumption
Replies: 9
Views: 1276

Re: 3w 70 fuel consumption

Thank you for your help,gentlemen,I am going to fit a 1 litre clear tank in the cabin area,that way I can see fuel usage.I don't do hairy batics with it,it is a Max Holste Broussard,a very sedate aircraft.

Barrie B
by barrie burton
March 26th, 2015, 5:13 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: 3w 70 fuel consumption
Replies: 9
Views: 1276

Re: 3w 70 fuel consumption

Tony,no clunk,the outlet to the engine is via a soldered pipe out of the bottom of the tank.
by barrie burton
March 26th, 2015, 9:51 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: 3w 70 fuel consumption
Replies: 9
Views: 1276

Re: 3w 70 fuel consumption

Thanks,John,we do about 6 tows in succession,this gives the other normal flyers a chance to fly.What I did not mention,is that after about a 10 min flight,not towing,I seem to have run out of fuel and had to make a dead stick.No leaks were apparent and the tank was full.I was wondering if the 3 W 70...

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