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by Arthur Fielding
February 5th, 2019, 10:21 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Head Office
Replies: 25
Views: 1022

Re: Head Office

Hi This is a genuine question . The club I belong to is BMFA affiliated if I wont to be a club member I have to join the BMFA and except their insurance. Now if i join the LMA ,and the LMA and BMFA use the same insurance company surely they would not insure the same person twice, for the same risk, ...
by Arthur Fielding
February 3rd, 2019, 8:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Over 20Kg Weight Limit
Replies: 3
Views: 337

Re: Over 20Kg Weight Limit

Hi I have read your latest posting on the 20kg rule. However I read in the BMFA news that IMAC committee has agreed to raise the weight limit in this class to 25kg . Now I might have missed something but it reads to me like the rule change is as of now. I would appreciate your comments Thank you Art...
by Arthur Fielding
November 23rd, 2018, 8:37 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Stash Clearance
Replies: 3
Views: 1139

Re: Stash Clearance

Hi
I am interested in the P47,what part of the country are you in ?
Thanks
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
November 7th, 2018, 7:28 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Mick Reeves 25% Spitfire Build
Replies: 113
Views: 19916

Re: Mick Reeves 25% Spitfire Build

Well done Rob Good to see the spitfire has flown. I followed the build from your first post with great interest, as I had just started building my own spitfire from the Brian Taylor plan.in fact I copied your aileron drive system with great success ,so much better than looking at control horns. Than...
by Arthur Fielding
July 21st, 2018, 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: over 20k rule
Replies: 1
Views: 351

over 20k rule

Hi
Is there any truth in the rumour that the weigh limit for models is going up to 25k ?
regard's
Arthur.
by Arthur Fielding
July 19th, 2018, 5:13 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: TX SWITCH
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Re: TX SWITCH

Thanks for the reply Dave. I looked up the part At RS .It does seem to have a long operating plunger, could you tell how much travel is needed to operate it as ideally I would like it to be protected by a shroud the plunger being level with the top. The switches are cheap enough to just order one an...
by Arthur Fielding
July 10th, 2018, 8:42 am
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: TX SWITCH
Replies: 3
Views: 807

TX SWITCH

Hi I would appreciate some advice please. Is there a plug in device available that i can buy (I am no good with a solding iron ) that will let me use the sprung switch on my Tx(Futaba 16 ) when deployed, to drive a servo one way and have it stop,and then using the same switch a second time have the ...
by Arthur Fielding
July 1st, 2018, 8:12 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: JR 2.4 Module
Replies: 5
Views: 645

Re: JR 2.4 Module

Hi I have a spare 2.4 dsm2 module for a JR radio If you live anywhere near Southend on sea in Esssex you are welcome to call in with your radio and we can fit it and see if it works.I would not just wont to sell and post on as if on fitting my module the problem is still there you will still have do...
by Arthur Fielding
May 12th, 2018, 7:49 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Spitfire flaps
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Re: Spitfire flaps

Hi Back in March I requested information on the effects of the flaps on my Brian Taylor Spitfire. At the time still being built. With the CG and control throws as per the plan, and in-between the rain shows it had its first flight today, and I am well pleased. Dave Wilshere got it spot on with his d...
by Arthur Fielding
March 12th, 2018, 6:36 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Sist Fw 190 make over
Replies: 7
Views: 1406

Re: Sist Fw 190 make over

Hi
For what is worth Nitro moors do a paint stripper for use on GRP used it in my boating days
Most good boat charlenders should have it.
Reguards
Arthur.
by Arthur Fielding
March 8th, 2018, 2:11 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Spitfire flaps
Replies: 8
Views: 1079

Spitfire flaps

Hi
Any one out there flown a Brian Talyor MK 9 spitfire 83in version built from his plans.
Getting ready to test fly mine and was wondering what to exspect trim wise when the flaps go down.
Would appreciate any info
Thanks
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
January 7th, 2018, 5:57 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: M2 Left hand thread screws
Replies: 14
Views: 844

Re: M2 Left hand thread screws

Hi
Have a look at Mick Reeves models( under accessories he sells 2m turnbuckles L-R hand thread . And lots of other bits as well.
Regards
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
January 4th, 2018, 7:14 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: RDS system
Replies: 2
Views: 310

RDS system

Hi I have been following the Spitfire build by Mr Rob Crawford. I liked the RDS system he used on the ailerons . I was not to far into my Brian Taylor spitfire build that I could not copy and fit this system. A bit of time on the lathe etc saw it up and running, and to be honest not a real problem t...
by Arthur Fielding
October 27th, 2017, 9:27 pm
Forum: Electric Stuff
Topic: ferrite rings
Replies: 2
Views: 449

ferrite rings

Hi I would appreciate sum advise please I have a power box ignition kill switch working with a OS 33 petrol engine , the engine has started to miss fire, and I notice the red ignition light goes out. Now as this unit works through the RX I believe it is picking up interference from the ignition unit...
by Arthur Fielding
September 30th, 2017, 8:48 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Engine/silencer joint repair
Replies: 10
Views: 877

Re: Engine/silencer joint repair

Hi I had the same problem with a OS 33 petrol ,the silencer kept coming loose .Despite drilling the bolts for wire locking and the use of spring washers. I was told clean it up and glue on with epoxy.( still using the bolts of cause ) To be honest I was not expecting it to work, but i does. No more ...
by Arthur Fielding
August 11th, 2017, 7:53 am
Forum: Electric Stuff
Topic: switches
Replies: 2
Views: 800

switches

Hi
I have a JR radio system that is all 4.8 volts and no problems ,however I wont to upgrade the servos to the HV type (7.4volts
My question is will the original JR rx on/off switch handle the higher voltage? and if not what should I use?
Thanks for your time
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
July 10th, 2017, 7:11 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted. SD Greenley
Replies: 2
Views: 581

Re: Wanted. SD Greenley

Hi
Please look at my post 18 May, might be of interest.
Regards
Arthur.
by Arthur Fielding
June 10th, 2017, 8:58 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: JR RD922 Rx
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: JR RD922 Rx

Thanks for all the advice, the Rx is back on line.
Like a lot things its simple when you know how.
Regard's
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
June 10th, 2017, 3:12 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: JR RD922 Rx
Replies: 5
Views: 980

Re: JR RD922 Rx

Thanks for the reply, but still not sure.
I have a plug with plus, minus and signal wires ,one of these wires goes to the switch and then back to another wire at the plug. But I do not know which wires to use.
Hope you can help
Thanks
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
June 10th, 2017, 11:09 am
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: JR RD922 Rx
Replies: 5
Views: 980

JR RD922 Rx

Hi The on /off switch on my JR RD 922 power save Rx got its self broke ( don't ask) .now the manual tells me that I can not use a normal switch cos its wired differently. Now the plug is a standard three pin servo plug, but only two wires come out of the on/off switch , both are black. My question i...

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