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by sean smith
August 5th, 2019, 6:29 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: The peoples projects
Replies: 300
Views: 85510

Re: The peoples projects

A couple of update pictures of my Mosquito.

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by sean smith
May 17th, 2019, 5:28 pm
Forum: Show Pictures And Videos
Topic: 1/4 scale Bristol Beaufighter, LMA Longhorsley, 1998
Replies: 4
Views: 3581

Re: 1/4 scale Bristol Beaufighter, LMA Longhorsley, 1998

Hi Timothy,

You may find the answer to your tail-plane question here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_Beaufighter
by sean smith
December 11th, 2016, 8:16 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Simple to build first project
Replies: 6
Views: 1446

Re: Simple to build first project

As mike says the Greenley or Lowley models are both good fliers and simple to build. My lowley is a lovely flying model and if you have low wing experience don't let the size put you off.
Where in the South East are you?
by sean smith
May 10th, 2016, 8:25 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: New prject - DH Chipmunk
Replies: 72
Views: 10852

Re: New prject - DH Chipmunk

Found this on the web. Looks like the engine had a flat plate choke before the trumpet was added.

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by sean smith
May 10th, 2016, 5:50 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: New prject - DH Chipmunk
Replies: 72
Views: 10852

Re: New prject - DH Chipmunk

Hi Richard,
These are few pictures of my 64's carb showing the choke open and closed.

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Sean.
by sean smith
May 10th, 2016, 5:34 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: New prject - DH Chipmunk
Replies: 72
Views: 10852

Re: New prject - DH Chipmunk

Hi Richard, I always set my throttle up to get a good tick-over with the throttle stick at its lowest point and use the throttle trim to stop the engine. The use of a kill switch is to stop the engine at any throttle position and is normally done on a two position switch which if you get into troubl...
by sean smith
May 9th, 2016, 7:47 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: New prject - DH Chipmunk
Replies: 72
Views: 10852

Re: New prject - DH Chipmunk

Hi Richard, If its a Mag engine with ATM (automatic timing module) then it doesn't need a battery as you don't have an electronic ignition module. I would imagine that the red and black wires are for a kill switch which should be servo operated so you can kill the engine from the TX should you have ...
by sean smith
April 19th, 2016, 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Zenouh g38 and Sky 120
Replies: 5
Views: 1556

Re: Zenouh g38 and Sky 120

Hi Bob, this is how i did one of mine.

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by sean smith
March 3rd, 2016, 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: TSR 2
Replies: 11
Views: 2798

Re: TSR 2

Makes you wonder who is getting all the backhanders?
by sean smith
January 9th, 2016, 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: 33% scale Spitfire
Replies: 12
Views: 3203

Re: 33% scale Spitfire

by sean smith
December 10th, 2015, 7:21 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Spoof PayPal email
Replies: 3
Views: 1854

Re: Spoof PayPal email

I've had no end of those recently. I just forward them to spoof address at Paypal now.
It goes without saying never enter your details, always open a different window and log-in to check your account.
by sean smith
November 21st, 2015, 4:05 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: Twin RX batteries?
Replies: 6
Views: 2570

Re: Twin RX batteries?

Hi Stuart,
Just a bit more info to confuse you if you are using high voltage servos, http://www.futabarc.com/faq/faq-receivers-q1060.html
by sean smith
November 20th, 2015, 11:33 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: DeHavilland DH90 Dragonfly
Replies: 140
Views: 33913

Re: DeHavilland DH90 Dragonfly

These guys do all you need: http://www.cupalloys.co.uk/home
by sean smith
November 1st, 2015, 11:05 am
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: The peoples projects
Replies: 300
Views: 85510

Re: The peoples projects

Meister Fun Scale P51 ready for its maiden.

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by sean smith
August 24th, 2015, 6:43 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Plans
Replies: 2
Views: 1040

Re: Plans

May pay to find another maker of turbo props?
http://www.rcmf.co.uk/4um/jets/wren-tur ... quidation/
by sean smith
August 20th, 2015, 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Large Model Courier?
Replies: 0
Views: 693

Large Model Courier?

Can anyone recommend a large model courier who could pick up a large rc helicopter for me?
by sean smith
August 16th, 2015, 9:06 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Gelcoat
Replies: 5
Views: 1648

Re: Gelcoat

Thanks, i'll look into it.
by sean smith
August 15th, 2015, 10:14 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Gelcoat
Replies: 5
Views: 1648

Re: Gelcoat

Hi Robin,
I'll be using epoxy resin, just wondering what was popular with modelers?

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