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Important The Café (There is no Topic)
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Topic started 23 Jan 2011 02:20 by admin
PG (not the tea, the guidance) If you are of a sensitive nature, then please note, this is the designated area for moderately adult chat.
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Closed Important Admin Blog - Locked
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Topic started 12 Feb 2011 15:41 by admin
In here i will effectively write a new post every time I've completed something. I like to keep our members informed as to what I am up to. Most recently I have created an SPF record for ModelChat which helps (not stops) our emails going to junk. There are many things I can do to stop our emails...
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Last Post by admin 21 Apr 2017 21:43
So, Admittedly I never got around to doing what I mentioned above. I will be temporarily disabling images uploads (on Sunday 23rd May 2017 - If i remember to :) ) This is to make it easier for me to move stuff around the server. As i explained before... posts are stored in a database, images are...
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Important Introduce Yourself
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Topic started 23 Jan 2011 02:33 by admin
Here you can post a brief or descriptive introduction about yourself. It is not compulsory but some members like to know a little about the person they're talking to.
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Last Post by Nigel 11 Apr 2017 16:41
Quote: Welcome I too have a part built Tiggie 72 " ... Anyway have fun here .Regards John Guilty as charged, m'lud... 'mine' was started with son #2 when he was 8, now 25. Keeps getting a bit done. [attachment] We should start an unfinished Tigermoth appreciation thread, or maybe self-help group would...
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Closed Important Temp change of leadership
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Topic started 11 Oct 2012 15:44 by Garry Pollard
Due to some events that have happened, over the last few days, and last night, I have, at Pol's request, taken overall control of the site . Will all members please now direct any problems, complaints etc to Mike, Kippy , or preferably to myself. Garry
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Last Post by Garry Pollard 21 Jan 2015 13:59
Not used this thread for a while, but felt it was time I did !!!! Firstly I would officially like to thank Mike from all of the members for the work he has recently done to provide this great new site for us all to enjoy. Lets not forget that without Mike, we wouldnt have this place, or the last...
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Important What's on soon.
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Topic started 28 Apr 2013 21:44 by Eric
Let's keep this thread clear of trivia, please. If you know of, are part of, or have organised a model show, somewhere, post it on here, please. Name, location (postcode for a satnav if you know it) times, dates, who will be there. etc.
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Last Post by flyright5 21 Sep 2014 17:07
The winter Northwich swap meet is coming up soon..! see the thread in the events section Sunday 9th November 2014 www.northwichswapmeet.co.uk Hope to see you there..
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Topic started Today 17:54 by one tenor
Hi all ! Is there a sloper in the Cockerham area of Lancs who flies at the Orme? If there is would you be prepared to pick up 2 lts of ether kindly donated to me from a chap in that town/village I live in Meliden Prestatyn N Wales On A487 You would need to arrange pick up with the donor though.I...
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Been flying
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Topic started 19 Nov 2011 20:55 by Tony B
[image] Took my own design low wing blue foam thing. used to have a hell of a job with tip stalling on take off, so much that i broke the wing in half and threw it in the corner. i finally got round to fixing it. second time out now and we have...
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Last Post by Quorneng Today 14:20
As the weather is going to get colder and windier I flew the Endurance this morning. Its battery is now 5 years old and likely to be able to deliver just half its rated 5000 mah but that still means well over 2 hours continuous. Flew for 33 minutes and only stopped when the wind had increased to...
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spoked wheel
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Topic started 15 Apr 2017 20:30 by Tony B
been working on a 3d printed rim and hub for a spoked wheel just lately. [image] need to print the jig next so i can then start lacing them together. Tony B
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Last Post by Tony B Yesterday 22:53
printed out a rim, hub and jig for a smaller wheel today. going to have some fun lacing this one up. [image] This one is 35mm diameter. Tony B
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Topic started 14 Apr 2017 21:07 by THE BLACKBIRD
For the last couple of days Im having problems when I bring up any threads, all I get is the latest post, I used to get the whole page so that if there were more than one post since I last looked I could see them, now I get the last post only, then below that a list of people that have replied to...
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Last Post by boz Yesterday 14:57
My problem still exists, I can't get to any of the page numbers with the 3 dots on any thread for threads of up to 4 pages it's ok and I can click on the number I wish it view, after that the 3 dots appear, I can't read any pages the are included in those dots. Sometimes there are lots of pages in...
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RC Boats
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Topic started 01 Apr 2017 09:51 by The Beard
Anyone into boats,my 3 year old grandson wanted an rc boat for his birthday so I bought him one and now ive bought myself 2 and him a second although Ive only been to the boat lake alone as there always ill.Model aircraft seem to be much better value than boats
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Last Post by The Beard 20 Apr 2017 15:26
woohoo boz one came out
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Topic started 21 Mar 2017 00:13 by Quorneng
Having got the new parts for my printer today and with Klippy working on his little Indians I wondered if it would be possible to print the components of a single cylinder that actually moved. So far I have. [attachment] The crankcase, crank shaft, liner, piston and fins. To give an idea of scale the...
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Last Post by Quorneng 17 Apr 2017 23:34
The latest incarnation of the crankshaft of the "Big Twin" air engine. [attachment] Just two main bearings to reduce friction. The crank webs are "open" so that suitably sized lead weights can be inserted once the engine is assembled. [attachment]
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Topic started 23 Mar 2017 07:08 by Andy Sephton
With Live Chat now gone, we have a bit of hole to fill. So, the reason for this thread is to canvass ideas on how you, the Forum members, would like to see the the Forum develop. Everything will be considered and anything goes, so start thinking out side of the box and start posting your views...
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Last Post by THE BLACKBIRD 13 Apr 2017 20:29
Talking of the forum I have a problem with it All of a sudden my comp is only showing the last post and below that I now get a list of repliers ???? What have I done :whistle:
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Gear for sale
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Topic started 24 Mar 2017 19:14 by Garry Pollard
I know I am going to get slated on here for this post, however with what I have, I am never going to fly all the models I have accumulated, some 19 at the last count + loads of modelling gear, chargers lipos etc etc I shall be keeping 5 models only and , that is the 3 I usually fly and 2 spares. I...
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Last Post by THE BLACKBIRD 12 Apr 2017 20:04
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Gardening
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Topic started 05 Apr 2017 19:38 by THE BLACKBIRD
Two things in life I do NOT like doing is painting and gardening :angry: And this is one of the reasons I don't like gardening Remember the jungle we got with the house [attachment] And how I slaved to get it cleared [attachment] [attachment] Well since my accident crimbo eve this is...
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Last Post by Firewood 12 Apr 2017 16:29
I would be more than willing to organize the workers ....................IF there are any LOL ;) [badass]
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Topic started 23 Jun 2011 15:04 by Eric
The only way for a couple to enjoy an afternoon 'quickie' away from their 8-year-old son in the flat was to send him out on the balcony with a Mars bar and tell him to report on the street activities. He began: "There's a car being towed away", "Jason is on his skateboard", "The Wilsons are...
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Last Post by Eric 10 Apr 2017 16:27
A lonely 70-year-old widow decided that it was time to marry again. She put an ad in the local newspaper that read: "Husband wanted! Must be in my age group, must not beat me, must not run around on me and must still be good in bed. All applicants please apply in person." The following day, she...
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Topic started 08 Apr 2017 14:09 by Klipkopwildlife
I've just managed to get into my computer after receiving 'We can't sign into your account' for the last day or so. The worrying thing is, all the files from any program that wasn't Microsoft appeared to have lost all it's files! Does anyone know why and how can I stop it happening again. I'm now...
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Last Post by Klipkopwildlife 10 Apr 2017 08:47
I sorted mine somewhat quicker. Powered up my old Windows XP computer that is intended to drive my Phlat printer (project not yet complete) and Googled the problem. It came up with a web site www.ugetfix.com. All I had to do was change a Registry item and that was that! Although I suspect I could as...
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Did anybody miss me
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Topic started 07 Jan 2017 13:47 by THE BLACKBIRD
To think nobody missed me these last weeks after I went free flight with aerobatics :ohmy:
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Last Post by The Beard 07 Apr 2017 23:08
hope you soon feel better BB hi John
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Topic started 01 Apr 2017 10:12 by The Beard
Since being given Fish and Chips as a meal in hospital after an operation and having no appetite for 10 days the meal arrived at 12.30 and it was tiny but so delicious.As I hadnt eaten for so long I was soon full and couldnt finish the tiny meal.Since then its been one of my favorites.On Thursday I...
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Last Post by Flytilbroke 03 Apr 2017 10:27
Love, or did love, Fish n' Chips. Recently thought that my time enjoying traditional "suppers" was over :-( I found I was quite Gluten Sensitive after a lot of discomfort ect. That means A LOT of normal food a very big NO. Then at a weekend at friend's place they said a Chippy in Pitlochry did...
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Topic started 05 Mar 2011 07:06 by gee kiwi
Hello guys Ive always had a keen interest in anything modelling related Here at modelchat we thought we may open to any models ,not just planes,. Im posting a couple of videos on different subjects to see where the interests li. Feel free to add or comment ,if theres enough response i will open new...
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Last Post by Firewood 01 Apr 2017 14:54
Bit different than when I was kid playing trains.
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Topic started 30 Mar 2017 12:22 by one tenor
Well that's the test over Let's see the outcome. I for one hope it's adopted . It seemed quicker to me
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Last Post by Eric 01 Apr 2017 09:37
Look who's talking! :evil: Pol's keeping Ozzie time again! [badass]
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Topic started 28 Mar 2017 20:16 by THE BLACKBIRD
Went up to near the top of the hill behind us this afternoon and found flying site 150m long and between twenty and 10m wide quite passable for take off and landing, And it is less than a 1/4 mile from the house, but 200' higher [attachment] [attachment] [attachment] This is the hill...
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Last Post by The Beard 29 Mar 2017 15:08
lovely views rugged and very handy for you
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Topic started 28 Mar 2017 01:05 by one tenor
Further to a topic mentioned elsewhere .When I send a PM to Boz immediately I get a blank message in my in box. Anyone know why?
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Last Post by one tenor 29 Mar 2017 05:56
It didn't happen last time Boz
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Topic started 28 Mar 2017 10:59 by Eric
Trying to read Klippy's post this morning, I get this message - Error displaying the error page: Could not connect to MySQL.: Could not connect to MySQL. All other threads working 100%
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Last Post by Eric 28 Mar 2017 11:16
Working ok now @ 1115!
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Topic started 27 Mar 2017 12:41 by DominicM
I've seen some crazy stuff on my travels while filming at shows and events...but this was superb. The Banger drivers at Wycombe Racing Car Club all expect to take their shells home in bits and you can understand it from the hard hits that they take on a 40 lap race. Some obviously don't make it to...
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Last Post by boz 27 Mar 2017 15:03
Very similar to parking at tesco Saturday mornings. :) It's very fast.
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Topic started 22 Mar 2017 20:45 by one tenor
what if we paid?
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Last Post by one tenor 25 Mar 2017 21:26
Ha Ha I already do but live chat was a bit quicker ;)
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Closed FORUM NOTICEBOARD
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Topic started 03 Mar 2015 15:00 by Garry Pollard
I have decided that the Temp Change of Leadership thread has run its course and this thread will now take its place. It will be used by myself and the Admin team to keep members up to date on what is happening on the forum, if there are any changes in the pipeline, and also used as before for any...
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Last Post by Garry Pollard 24 Mar 2017 18:49
Boz has requested 2 of his threads to be deleted, as he no longer builds models, so as the O/P this is his right. However, strictly speaking threads are the property of the forum so, having deleted the two threads, they are only "Temp Deleted" which means that they can only be seen by admin staff...
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Topic started 23 Mar 2017 02:04 by one tenor
Does anyone know a courier who will carry ether ?Lancs to N.Wales preferably
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Last Post by one tenor 23 Mar 2017 22:08
Never went bang IN A transit Ha Ha Ha
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Topic started 26 Jan 2017 18:21 by Andy Sephton
Garry's put up some rather bad news in the Forum Noticeboard thread here: www.aeromodellers.co.uk/forum/thecafe/32...board?start=15#79700 I suspect that like me, all the Forum members would like to pass on their good wishes but have been frustrated `as the Forum Noticeboard is...
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Last Post by boz 23 Mar 2017 21:07
That's good news about your heart garry, please don't stress yourself regarding the live chat and the forum, we all want to see you get yourself fit and ready for your opp, keep positive my friend, boz.
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Topic started 14 Mar 2017 22:37 by Nigel
Alfreton Leisure Centre, 5 mins from J28 of M1 (A38 junction). All (considerate) flyers welcome. It is somewhat shocky dominated in numbers but lightweight/freeflight models get 50% of the flying time in alternate 15 minute slots. I am particularly trying to attract free flighters or micro-RCers to...
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Last Post by Nigel 21 Mar 2017 01:03
Nearly there.... [attachment] trimmable tail... [attachment] I could NOT match the tissue colours! [attachment] [attachment] The black pad is vibration foam for mounting Rx etc in early multirotors. It allows thrust adjustment via the self tappers without removing the motor whilst...
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Topic started 19 Mar 2017 09:18 by Tony B
The National Flying Centre opens on the 1st of may. National centre Looks like they have got their act together and are in the process of building a great new place. Tony B
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Last Post by Flytilbroke 21 Mar 2017 00:31
Heck, two for Costa costs more than that for about half an hour :-)
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