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    ๐Ÿ“ Turnigy Standard 9x transmitter
    2 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    My apologies I have had another look at my radio, set the mode to Heli and this will give you your third switch. ( Not used my radio for a year due to health)
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    ๐Ÿ“ Turnigy Standard 9x transmitter
    2 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    hi what mode do you have the radio set ie glider /heli/prop? as it is this that sets the use of the switches, i have a 9x my self and purchased mine for the same reason as you as was using 12 channels for one of my tugs using all 8 channels plus a 4 channel switcher on the right stick.
    you are best setting the mode to prop (will see plane icon on screen) to give you best use of all the switches and then you will have use of three switches as i had lights on one, radar on second and water pump on third.
    hope this helps

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    ๐Ÿ“ Sails
    9 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    I got mine from nylet sail makers they are listed on there website only downside is that they are made to order and they can be a bit of a wait as he his very busy but the quality is outstanding.
    Ron

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Norfolk Wherry
    10 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    Stunning model, I'm looking forward to getting around to building mine.

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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Hull Pt2: Motorisation - Come What May!!
    10 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    Excellent workmanship there Doug coming along nicely.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Gwen M Model Yacht
    10 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    Have found a copy of the magazine if it helps
    http://www.magazineexchange.co.uk/marine-modelling-magazine-july-1996-issue.html
    Ron
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    ๐Ÿ“ Crash Tender crew
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    Nice pair of nogulars Martin ๐Ÿ˜

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    ๐Ÿ“ mr rc world
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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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 ?
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    ๐Ÿ“ mr rc world
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    Sadly Martin it's happening everywhere it's always the good ones that seem to be dropping like flies
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    ๐Ÿ“ mr rc world
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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
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    ๐Ÿ“ The other lot...
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    It's there loss martin, although I'm registered on there I don't use it as much anymore as like you say there's to many restrictions on what you can and can't do unlike on here
    Ron
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    ๐Ÿ“ The other lot...
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    I've had a look on mayhem Martin and the reply button is definitely there on the postings.
    But if I remember correctly I think they placed more restrictions on new members
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Handrails Painted!
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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: scaleflags@outlook.com
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ Colour change
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    Stunning workmanship marky looking forward to the maiden voyage video.
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    ๐Ÿ“ The 'Other Sea Scout' -Build yourself a nippy 14.5" Runabout!
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    To open the PDF just right click on it and save ๐Ÿ‘

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    ๐Ÿ“ What do you do when...
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    Couldn't have said it better myself Martin , we do have a 2 seater rescue boat that we use for our meetings but generally we use one of the members tug boats to do the rescue.
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    ๐Ÿ’ฌ deck planks
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    nice tip that hammer regarding the grating would never of thought of that.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Warped wood
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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
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    ๐Ÿ“ Charging NiMhs, one for Doug?...
    11 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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 .
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    ๐Ÿ“ Build manual/ instructions
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    Thanks commodore for the info
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    ๐Ÿ“ Charging NiMhs, one for Doug?...
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    I know when my 5 cell receiver pack is charged it shows 6.7v in my meter , and like yours Martin it also shows "Nixx" in the top left

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    ๐Ÿ“ Build manual/ instructions
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    thanks martin

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    ๐Ÿ“ Build manual/ instructions
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Build manual/ instructions
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    I have contacted them Martin to see if they can supply the instructions but not had any reply as yet

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    ๐Ÿ“ Build manual/ instructions
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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
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    ๐Ÿ“ Charging NiMhs, one for Doug?...
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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
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    ๐Ÿ“ Wherry hull in GRP
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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
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    ๐Ÿ“ Wherry hull in GRP
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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 ?
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    ๐Ÿ“ Painting
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    I use the Halfords rattle cans for painting hulls but make sure you use the ' for plastic ' cans so you don't get any paint cracking from the plastic flexing.

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    ๐Ÿ“ Wherry hull in GRP
    12 months ago by kmbcsecretary ( Warrant Officer)
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    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

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