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Well I have finally had a kind of response from the seller , had a email this morning saying they have refunded my money with no explanation as to why or anything is this another company closing down ?
hi all has anyone had any problems with the above company, placed an order couple of weeks ago but goods not been delivered , i contacted them via email and through there web site but had no response. i noticed today that they have removed everything from there ebay shop but there website is still showing all there goods ? they have been very good in the past with a excellent and quick service ron
For flags I've always used Mike Alsop scale flags and ensigns but he uses silk to make the flags. But unlike some supplies he can do the flags date specific as he does them by hand . Tel: 01476 573331 email: email@example.com Ron
I would say steam would be your best bet, you would need to make some kind of frame to hold it to the correct shape and a steam box for it to sit in while the steam softens up the timber. I modified a wallpaper steamer to do something like this and it works a treat with trial and error. How it's done is knock up a box in timber large enough to accommodate the item to be steamed , drill some vent holes in the roof of the box to allow some of the steam to vent out and drill one hole at the base of the box large enough for the hose from the wallpaper stripper to fit through and away you go. You could also use this method for steaming planking strips Ron
Your not having much luck Martin , I've never used the orange rx's so can't help you with that I've always used the turnigy 9x and for the money it's been a great radio that's never let me down. I'm sure you will figure it all out and it will be something simple staring you in the face . Ron
It needs a complete refit Martin , fittings are missing the rigging is in a right mess with broken mast ect. I'm not a big fan of these boats but doing it as a favour for a club member. I have found plans online for a Thames barge which at a push I could possibly use.
Hi all I have been asked to renovate a Thames sailing barge, after some research I have discovered that it is this one https://www.modeljetdrives.com/thames-barge.html Does anyone know where or have the build manual/ instructions that they could copy and email for me Thanks Ron
hi martin using the imax b6 for the basics is pretty simple once you switch it on you short press the first button (battery type) to select the type of battery lipo,nihm,nicd,leadgel once you have selected your battery type and all leads are connected just long press the last button on the right (start) and it well start charging the battery, but if charging a lipo you will need to short press the start button again for it to start charging.if you want to stop the charger mid way just short press the battery type button. hope this helps Ron
Hi Dave thanks for your response, I do like the fin idea for the ballast plus there's no ugly bulp sticking out the bottom spoiling the lines. That's a good weight of fibreglass your using so it must be the light not doing you any favours in the picture making the hull look distorted. I have been researching the wherry for sometime now for a future build at 1.12 scale with clinker hull . Cheers Ron
Hi Dave and welcome to the mad house, looking at the picture of the hull the hull sides look like they are collapsing, what weight of fibreglass are you using for the hull? What is the finished thickness of the hull? Is there a reason for the fin running the length of the hull ? Ron
That hull is shocking Martin I would have been ashamed to have shown that to someone never mind a customer, don't think I will be ordering from them. I would be happy to help you regarding the mould Martin
Martin When using a drum winch for the sail control wire in a continues loop, it needs to be kept taut but also needs some flex in the line for when the drum is moving so a spring or bungee cord is needed for this purpose which stops the line from wrapping it's self around the drum and stops the line snagging.