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2018-07-07, 21:07 by Gary M Jones

I was at the field today between 14:00 & 15:00 all on my own , good flying too. There is a dead sheep along the fence line towards the gate from the pits, I saw the farmer so reported this to her. I hope no one had plans for a BBQ Smile .

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Post by Stubbsy on 2011-06-29, 09:42

Been using a travel Iron for years for covering, but getting the urge to get a proper covering iron now - Anyone seen or tried the new Prolux LCD covering Iron? Cant see any reviews anywhere for it and was wondering if they were any good?
Failing that, anyone got any suggestions for good ones? Im looking for one with a pretty decent heat adjuster - one that says 100C on the dial and IS 100C on the plate - if you get my drift!
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Post by Tim on 2011-06-29, 10:16

Best to use a seperate dedicated iron thermometer - I have one that you can borrow - just use the thermo to calibrate the irons version IYSWIM

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Post by Brian Colclough on 2011-06-29, 10:31

Best to use Profilm then you can give your iron the beans Wink

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Post by Andy Sayle on 2011-06-29, 10:32

I've tried both, and I find a travel iron with a smooth footplate to be much nicer to use. The proper covering irons with a long handle make my wrist ache (and if that doesn't get a witty retort, and I don't know what this forum is coming to!)

As for calibrating the temperature, get yourself one of those little Infrared non contact temperature-o-meters, and you can then calibrate it yourself. If you want to borrow one, just shout, I'm sure I've got one knocking around in the workshop.

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Post by Brian Colclough on 2011-06-29, 10:35

Witty retort it's either your sex life (well in hand ) or that milk expressing pump that makes your wrist ache Razz

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Post by Andy Sayle on 2011-06-29, 10:47

Tis true, I'm not used to things with long handles....

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