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by paul needham
October 3rd, 2020, 9:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Roland Ladds
Replies: 3
Views: 716

Roland Ladds

Sad to report that Roland ladds passed away on Sunday 27-09-20 after a long illness. For those that do not know the name he was the guy on the mobility scooter with an oxygen bottle, he used to help on the gate at shows a few years ago before he got too ill to help and was a friend of the late Dave ...
by paul needham
April 25th, 2019, 5:56 am
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: a gaffer tape and lollipop sticks special
Replies: 13
Views: 4493

Re: a gaffer tape and lollipop sticks special

The other 'O' is somewhere on the bench. :lol:
by paul needham
April 24th, 2019, 8:00 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: a gaffer tape and lollipop sticks special
Replies: 13
Views: 4493

Re: a gaffer tape and lollipop sticks special

Where have you hidden the hover Arthur ?
by paul needham
November 19th, 2018, 3:29 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Oratex v Solatex
Replies: 4
Views: 1943

Oratex v Solatex

Afternoon all, just looking for your comments regarding Oratex, I have used Solatex in the past with good results, unfortunately not available now. Is there any noticeable difference between the two coverings ? Does Oratex sag in hot sun ? Is there any difference in strength or weight ? What paints ...
by paul needham
November 16th, 2018, 7:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Christmas is comeing.
Replies: 3
Views: 1501

Re: Christmas is comeing.

https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/chr ... tmas-2018/
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by paul needham
November 16th, 2018, 7:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Christmas is comeing.
Replies: 3
Views: 1501

Christmas is comeing.

You all knew it would happen one day, this is the start of my gang colonizing the rest of the world.
https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/foo ... tmas-2018/
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by paul needham
September 26th, 2018, 8:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: DENIS[CLAUDE]SMITH RIP
Replies: 15
Views: 3824

Re: DENIS[CLAUDE]SMITH RIP

As everyone else has said, Claude was a lovely chap, known for building some unusual types of aircraft to a very high standard, very interesting to spend an evening talking with him about his earlier days including being in the army and flying full size aircraft as well as models. A true gent that w...
by paul needham
August 28th, 2018, 6:41 am
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Sky 120 LMA Trainer
Replies: 176
Views: 37079

Re: Sky 120 LMA Trainer

Looking good Geoff, cracking idea using old magazines to weigh down the wing skins, never heard of that before.
by paul needham
August 27th, 2018, 6:56 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Proxxon DSH Scroll saw
Replies: 0
Views: 839

Proxxon DSH Scroll saw

For sale is a Proxxon DSH scroll saw, from the late Hugh Grants estate so the funds from its sale will go to a cancer charity, It has had very little use from new, complete with six packs of new blades. The new price from a well known Proxxon supplier is £214.99 for the saw and £4.13 to £6.38 per pa...
by paul needham
June 12th, 2018, 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Hugh Grant
Replies: 5
Views: 1866

Re: Hugh Grant

As has been said already, a lovely friendly gentleman, the shows seemed to lose that little something a couple or three years ago when he stopped attending. Will be sadly missed.
by paul needham
May 30th, 2018, 10:08 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Fun stuff goes here.
Replies: 1227
Views: 483310

Re: Fun stuff goes here.

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by paul needham
April 14th, 2018, 5:25 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Fun stuff goes here.
Replies: 1227
Views: 483310

Re: Fun stuff goes here.

realize the extent of your own ignorance. - Thomas Sowell When NASA started sending astronauts into space they quickly discovered that ball-point pens would not work in zero gravity. To fix this problem, Congress approved a program and NASA scientists spent a decade and over $165 million developing ...
by paul needham
April 14th, 2018, 5:23 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Fun stuff goes here.
Replies: 1227
Views: 483310

Re: Fun stuff goes here.

The wife came home early and found her husband in their bedroom making love to a very attractive young woman. And she was upset. 'You are a disrespectful pig!' she cried. 'How dare you do this to me -- a faithful wife, the mother of your children! I'm leaving you. I want a divorce right away!' And t...
by paul needham
April 10th, 2018, 9:17 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: 3D printing Parts
Replies: 2
Views: 1539

Re: 3D printing Parts

Here is a bit more of their work in the back of a Lysander....
by paul needham
April 5th, 2018, 12:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Black horse Hurricane
Replies: 7
Views: 2371

Re: Black horse Hurricane

It needs to go on the front end. :mrgreen:
by paul needham
March 26th, 2018, 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: LMA Spring Journal received in Sproutland today.
Replies: 9
Views: 2753

Re: LMA Spring Journal received in Sproutland today.

It's also been delivered to the capital of Sproutland. Looks good Dave. Just putting my feet up and having a beer while I read it.
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by paul needham
March 10th, 2018, 8:42 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Fun stuff goes here.
Replies: 1227
Views: 483310

Re: Fun stuff goes here.

During my check-up I asked the Doctor, "Do you think I'll live a long and healthy life then?" He replied, "I doubt it somehow. Mercury is in Uranus right now." I said, "I don't go in for any of that astrology nonsense." He replied, "Neither do I. My thermometer jus...
by paul needham
March 6th, 2018, 9:47 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: eBay cheap exhaust
Replies: 2
Views: 1412

Re: eBay cheap exhaust

Well spotted Arthur.
by paul needham
February 20th, 2018, 9:49 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: yellow submarine
Replies: 18
Views: 4600

Re: yellow submarine

Now that’s a novel idea for the fun slot at the shows, a flying turd.
by paul needham
January 18th, 2018, 6:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: DAVE WALKER RIP
Replies: 6
Views: 2578

Re: DAVE WALKER RIP

Very sad news, and a shock, we will miss seeing him at the shows.

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