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by Dave Lowe
January 18th, 2015, 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Ian Pottinger
Replies: 14
Views: 2751

Re: Ian Pottinger

So sad to hear of Ian's passing what a smashing guy, Why does it always have to be the good guys.
My condolences to Gale and his family.
by Dave Lowe
January 4th, 2015, 8:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 2
Views: 1210

Re: Sad News

We have just received the results of Clive's post- mortem it was as suspected a heart attack. The funeral will take place on the 15th. Jan. at 11-00am. At :- St. Johns Church, Church Lane, Hammerwich. Staffs.. WS7 0JS All are welcome.
by Dave Lowe
December 24th, 2014, 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Sad News
Replies: 2
Views: 1210

Sad News

It is with great regret that I have to announce the sudden death of one of our new members Clive Greenhough on Saturday 20th. December. Clive only joined the association earlier this year at the Catton garden party, He had been flying Helicopters for a number of years before deciding to try his hand...
by Dave Lowe
October 31st, 2014, 10:49 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Dodgy veneer on foam wings
Replies: 7
Views: 1697

Re: Dodgy veneer on foam wings

When using Copydex I find you get a better job if you coat the foam, and veneer or balsa and then leave overnight to dry completely before rolling the foam wing onto the veneer, I normally start at the trailing edge and roll toward the leading edge. This way there is no moisture left in the adhesive...
by Dave Lowe
June 7th, 2014, 9:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: 1/3 scale full bodied pilot
Replies: 8
Views: 2163

Re: 1/3 scale full bodied pilot

Hi Stuart, I'ts taken me ages to get back on this site, lets hope I am able to stay logged-on. A third scale Pete's Pilot should be available from :- Roger Hawkins Broadaford Farm 12 Carter Road Ivybridge Devon Telephone 07798772711 He bought all Pete's moulds and equipment when he retired with a vi...
by Dave Lowe
June 7th, 2014, 5:17 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: spark plugs
Replies: 4
Views: 868

Re: spark plugs

Test message - please ignore this
by Dave Lowe
April 20th, 2014, 7:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: 1/3 scale full bodied pilot
Replies: 8
Views: 2163

Re: 1/3 scale full bodied pilot

I know what you're looking for, an ex-Pete's pilot. Email me & I'll give you his address.
Dave
by Dave Lowe
April 17th, 2013, 6:04 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: Futaba 14 SG
Replies: 4
Views: 3776

Re: Futaba 14 SG

Thank you, All sorted now thanks to my daughter and her Kindle and some very cleverwork with her computer to transfer the manual to me. Having read through it I can recommend this to anyone much better than the Futaba version which comes with the set.
by Dave Lowe
April 15th, 2013, 8:02 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: Futaba 14 SG
Replies: 4
Views: 3776

Re: Futaba 14 SG

Thanks Alan I saw that about a week ago, From what I understand it's only available on Kindle at the moment and as I havent got one it's not much use.
by Dave Lowe
April 15th, 2013, 7:00 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: Futaba 14 SG
Replies: 4
Views: 3776

Futaba 14 SG

I have recently bought a new 14 SG transmitter and while I was able to program most things quite easily and I have flown with it, after programing Ailerons / Rudder mix, and also Engine cut switch, I now seem unable to program in a flap to elevator mix. 1) Has anyone else had this type of problem ? ...
by Dave Lowe
June 29th, 2012, 9:57 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Chrome paint
Replies: 5
Views: 1527

Re: Chrome paint

Thanks Tony,
Just ordered a can hopeing the description is correct this time. Looks very promising.
by Dave Lowe
June 22nd, 2012, 9:45 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: WW2 Kittyhawk discovered in Sahara
Replies: 1
Views: 953

Re: WW2 Kittyhawk discovered in Sahara

This story has been around for some time, It's probably well stripped by now.
by Dave Lowe
June 15th, 2012, 7:34 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Chrome paint
Replies: 5
Views: 1527

Re: Chrome paint

Not really what it says on the tin, More a sort of metalic gray. Very disappointing, I'll keep looking.
by Dave Lowe
June 13th, 2012, 9:34 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Chrome paint
Replies: 5
Views: 1527

Re: Chrome paint

Thanks Simon,
I'll have a look at that tomorrow.
by Dave Lowe
June 13th, 2012, 7:23 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Chrome paint
Replies: 5
Views: 1527

Chrome paint

Sometime in the distant past I saw a small Tin of chrome paint, which at the time I thought " that could come in usefull " And of course I should have bought it there and then, Now I need some I can't remember where or which store I saw it in, Is there any chance someone on here knows what...
by Dave Lowe
April 18th, 2012, 9:48 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Pilots and cockpit detail
Replies: 5
Views: 1482

Re: Pilots and cockpit detail

Try Roger Hawkins, Tele. :- 07798772711. He's in Devon bought all the moulds from Pete's Pilots and I believe he's now open for orders
by Dave Lowe
December 23rd, 2011, 11:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: Engine options for PFM Giant Zlin
Replies: 9
Views: 4139

Re: Engine options for PFM Giant Zlin

Back in the old days me and a mate bought one each at Sywell both flew really well on a OS 60 but could never get them to knife edge despite seeing Pat Frenches do all sorts of aerobatics during his slot at the shows. At one of the shows we managed to have a chat with him about this and discovered h...
by Dave Lowe
December 18th, 2011, 11:10 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: It's all about the hobby
Replies: 18
Views: 4595

Re: It's all about the hobby

Yes, Building 1/32 scale slot cars ( similar to Scalextric ) and then racing them at Wolverhampton slot car club where we have two large tracks, one known as the International track which has four lanes and the other called the Aldersley,( because we are based at Aldersley Stadium,) which is five la...
by Dave Lowe
November 28th, 2011, 10:42 pm
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: Poor level of service
Replies: 23
Views: 5463

Re: Poor level of service

Hi Dave,
Erase the low life their just not worth the hassle.
As to the Decembers website front page what about Neil's photos of the various presentations at this years AGM. if it can be arranged in time ?.
by Dave Lowe
November 23rd, 2011, 11:43 am
Forum: The Old Forum Lounge
Topic: AGM, ‘are you coming’
Replies: 18
Views: 3615

Re: AGM, ‘are you coming’

Fantastic Dave thanks..... :D

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