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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 Mark Barnes on 2012-02-20, 17:36

My return to Gliding is imminent soooooo

Im looking for a scale glider around 3m span but no bigger than 4m.

I stupidly didn't order a flyfly 3m Fox and now there out of stock again Evil or Very Mad

Other options Ive seen are the Seagull K8 and B4 which seem ok

Anyone got any other ideas or maybe a flair K8 sat in a box lying around? will consider most options.

I would prefer glass fuz but not to bothered if not (the seagull models are Woodies)

Sadly the Bill Hempel 50% K8 wont fit in the van. http://www.billhempel.com/


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Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-20, 19:13

Just been offered a lovely Purbeck 1/3 scale 4.7m fully moalded for a good price but not good enough lol , why is quality always so damm expensive

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Post by Rich on 2012-02-20, 19:37


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Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-20, 20:02

it was

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Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-20, 20:15

Just been tempted by another offer,

http://royal-model.sweb.cz/ash-26.htm all molded RTF just trying to find some info on it

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Post by Rich on 2012-02-20, 20:20

Looks nice no prices to compare though

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Post by Rich on 2012-02-20, 20:32

no gear, so £800 rtf, that Fox looks reasonable at £600

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Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-20, 20:34

Rich wrote:no gear, so £800 rtf, that Fox looks reasonable at £600

Fox is a steal, spray job is abit marmite but I kinda like it.

Ash he wants 300 notes for Im very tempted

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Post by Rich on 2012-02-20, 20:47

I'd have one of these but can't justify it.

http://www.icare-rc.com/shark_6m.htm

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Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-20, 20:52

Rich wrote:I'd have one of these but can't justify it.

http://www.icare-rc.com/shark_6m.htm

Now that is fit

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Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-20, 20:54

May have to change my avatar again as the prediction of how mine will end has been delayed somewhat again (thanks YT) hence now back to gliders

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Post by Tim on 2012-02-20, 23:11

Rich wrote:I'd have one of these but can't justify it.

http://www.icare-rc.com/shark_6m.htm

Micro servos recommended for flaps and airbrakes - on a 6 mtr ship Shocked

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Post by Rich on 2012-02-21, 08:32

there's a slight difference between micro & mini (eyes) I have mini servos pushing or pulling 4.6Kg

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Post by Tim on 2012-02-21, 09:06

o's as well.
Yup, I know, but Ill bet 20p that many folk , when setting them up for the necessary throws, are getting maybe half of the spec'd torque - and besides, mini gears strip easy, and as we know, flaps can be particulary prone to that.
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Post by Rich on 2012-02-21, 09:08

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Post by Rich on 2012-02-21, 10:06

Back on track, got anything yet Mark

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Post by Guest on 2012-02-21, 10:45

Mark Barnes wrote:Just been offered a lovely Purbeck 1/3 scale 4.7m fully moalded for a good price but not good enough lol , why is quality always so damm expensive

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didn't think Purbeck did an all moulded glider just glass fuz foam/veneer wings tail ? Rolling Eyes

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Post by Guest on 2012-02-21, 10:56

Mark theres an
alpina pro 4001 4 mtr carbon on ebay only £400 at the mo bloody bargain Very Happy

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Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-21, 11:48

Gary wrote:Mark theres an
alpina pro 4001 4 mtr carbon on ebay only £400 at the mo bloody bargain Very Happy

Yeah saw that, great glider but not scale and as we all know 2012 is the year of scale!

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Post by Mark Barnes on 2012-02-21, 11:49

Rich wrote:Back on track, got anything yet Mark

Not yet still looking, may just go for a cheep chinc 3m as I wont use it that much as we know.

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Post by Guest on 2012-02-21, 11:54

FlyFLY DG808s 4mtr ? around £170 ish

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Post by Guest on 2012-02-21, 12:03

http://www.hobbystores.co.uk/ have got the flyfly fox on there site at £155

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Post by Guest on 2012-02-21, 12:05

FlyFly Fox ARTF Glider
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