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by Alan King
June 17th, 2020, 11:27 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: screwjack actuator
Replies: 4
Views: 674

Re: screwjack actuator

did a similar thing with a servo too but instead of microswitches used a linear potentiometer to stop it. process I used was to make up a screw to fit into servo output, I used a cheap metal gear servo, literally used a woodscrew and threaded end of it to screw into servo where belcrank arm retainer...
by Alan King
February 29th, 2020, 8:28 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Saito FA 90R3
Replies: 0
Views: 1698

Saito FA 90R3

by Alan King
January 29th, 2020, 10:05 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Rxcl three cylinder ignition system
Replies: 0
Views: 986

Rxcl three cylinder ignition system

Rxcl three cylinder ignition system for glow plug size plugs. Complete brand new unused system. £100.00 ono. Contact via messaging.
by Alan King
September 2nd, 2019, 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: An Update on the UK Regulations for Model Flyers
Replies: 172
Views: 20510

Re: An Update on the UK Regulations for Model Flyers

No terrorist will register, well he might but more then likely not, and yes the point of registering is seemingly to give some mate a title and fat paycheck and a few others a job at minimum wage to make it all look good. I though believe that regulation through the associations is more then adequat...
by Alan King
September 2nd, 2019, 8:33 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: An Update on the UK Regulations for Model Flyers
Replies: 172
Views: 20510

Re: An Update on the UK Regulations for Model Flyers

Rubbish you may view it as but sadly I lived through terrorism in two countries, some called them freedom fighters. It was not unknown for babies to be killed and their bodies stuffed with explosive and denoted by the mother whose back the child was strapped to. Or for schools and churches to be att...
by Alan King
September 2nd, 2019, 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: An Update on the UK Regulations for Model Flyers
Replies: 172
Views: 20510

Re: An Update on the UK Regulations for Model Flyers

Allow me please to play devils advocate, an incident occurs with a drone flight to interrupt traffic into in this case Coningsby, severely restricting the ability of the QRF ( quick reaction force ) and any other aircraft to fly out of or into the base. The current situation is such that any attempt...
by Alan King
May 17th, 2019, 9:23 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted : Any Decommissoned Spitfire(s) for Castle Brom College Project
Replies: 1
Views: 712

Re: Wanted : Any Decommissoned Spitfire(s) for Castle Brom College Project

Hi Mark

as discussed you have a 1/4 scale spit from me, come on gents we need to check out our sheds, what better way to garner interest in our hobby.
by Alan King
May 10th, 2019, 7:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Sebart Shark
Replies: 0
Views: 447

Sebart Shark

I know this a long shot but I have been asked do some flying with a young man who has Duchenne Muscular Distrophy, this is a devastating illness and the only interest he has shown is in aircraft, I know the Shark well and it is ideal for this due to its extremely docile flying characteristics. If an...
by Alan King
May 4th, 2019, 7:21 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: a gaffer tape and lollipop sticks special
Replies: 13
Views: 2896

Re: a gaffer tape and lollipop sticks special

All the clutter in the workshop show just how busy a man Arthur is, if any silly bigger were to tidy it Arthur will find nothing as he knows where all is. To a tidy person a messy workshop is a nightmare, to those who say stuff it will tidy it later it becomes their quite place as all fear to enter....
by Alan King
March 30th, 2019, 8:28 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Flair Fokker DR1 revamp , completion
Replies: 2
Views: 1834

Re: Flair Fokker DR1 revamp , completion

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Almost there, engine now in but still need to complete painting, fit guns and radio installation .
by Alan King
January 28th, 2019, 7:28 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Flair Fokker DR1 revamp , completion
Replies: 2
Views: 1834

Flair Fokker DR1 revamp , completion

Fokker DR1 bought off LMA website, appears to have never been completed, built well, covered in doped Nylon. New Rudder built busy with elevators waiting for dope and Nylon to arrive. FK 2_kindlephoto-21777604.jpg FK 3_kindlephoto-21824413.jpg Colour scheme will be this. b97c1fa748fd9711c1772b0a8ec4...
by Alan King
October 21st, 2018, 4:16 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted near Manchester
Replies: 0
Views: 756

Wanted near Manchester

This is a request for some assistance for my son who lives in Manchester, he needs to find some work shop space in the area or on a farm close to the city. Please pm, email or text me if you know of anything at a good rent. Needs space to set up for a hotrod project and some model AC projects. 07776...
by Alan King
August 29th, 2018, 8:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Congratulations !!!!
Replies: 8
Views: 2078

Re: Congratulations !!!!

Where exactly were you selling these parts, quite simply lovely people like this always get their comeuppance , no consolation to you at this moment I know, if I find your retracts ill sell them back to you for £30.
by Alan King
August 9th, 2018, 7:51 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Seagull Models Gee Bee
Replies: 4
Views: 1463

Re: Seagull Models Gee Bee

Hi John

Very interested in the gee bee sent you an email about a week ago, have sent you a PM.
by Alan King
June 28th, 2018, 8:45 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Flair Fokker Triplane DR 1 SOLD
Replies: 3
Views: 1144

Re: Flair Fokker Triplane DR 1

Hi Ron

Can you confirm 1/4 scale or smaller ? Am quite near you and happy to pay asking price.

Regards

Alan
by Alan King
January 21st, 2017, 8:13 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Lathe Harrison L5 gap bed
Replies: 0
Views: 969

Lathe Harrison L5 gap bed

IMG_20170119_191706_kindlephoto-53125309.jpg Harrison gap bed for sale Comes with , fixed steady, moving steady, three jaw chuck, four jaw chuck, drill chuck, backing plates , centre and tail stock, some tooling , 3 phase but easy to change motor to single phase. Currently on EBay but will sell to ...
by Alan King
December 3rd, 2016, 2:14 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted - spit
Replies: 2
Views: 1217

Re: Wanted - spit

What do you need it for, I have one I am busy on if interested pm me .
by Alan King
November 27th, 2016, 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Activity at the 1 st of the new fields
Replies: 43
Views: 8106

Re: Activity at the 1 st of the new fields

Thanks hope it's suitable.
by Alan King
November 27th, 2016, 6:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Tool for simulating rivets and panel lines
Replies: 10
Views: 2898

Re: Tool for simulating rivets and panel lines

Tool in prototype stage tips to unscrew as per a leather punch so various sizes can be fitted, well that's the idea, the pics show impressions made in Ali covering, the tool can be made heatable but if used on primer which is not yet dry it works well , the fact is Phil I may in all likelihood just ...

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