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Thread: Wanted details on teh Tid TUG Bonchurch
04/07/2009 10:10:58
Does anyone out there have a set of plans for the Tid Tug called Bonchurch I hav a set of Tid plans but this verson is different as it has a totally different funnel arrangement to all the others.
I have spoken to my next door neighbour who used to own her at one time(Marev tugs) but to no avail.This Tid was at one time based in Bangor North Wales and was last seen on a canal in cheshire having been painted Grey.When based locally she was red over black can nayone help me here
 
 
Dave
Thread: large cooling coil.
03/07/2009 23:51:20
Ashley brake pipe is really cheap to buy costing around £10 a roll to buy.What you need is the COPPER type as it bend easily and yes it needs to be wrapped around a slightly smaller former you are correct  in what you say
Available through ALL good Motor Factors
 
 
Dave
 
 
 
Thread: North Wales Model Boat Rally
03/07/2009 23:17:20
Thanks Dave nothing wrong with your instructions
 
 
Dave
03/07/2009 22:10:10
Thanks to all for their support very much appreciated.
 
Right then lets get this back on track so to speak I am willing to listen to ALL sugestions of events anything  specific that we can think of EXCEPT Throwing the organisers into the lake,we dont want Caeranrfon hit by a TIDAL wave.
And no we are not going to throw Colin Bishop in either Phil Abott well thats another story.
 
If anyone wants pictures of the venue putting up then just ask (how the heck do I do that)
 
The vent will be a success just like last year but bigger and better mark my words on that.
 
On the Sat evening I am trying to get a firework display up and running if finances permit,and sorry  it wont be a viking funeral either
 
If ANY club or society want to attend this event could you let me know,forearmed is forwarned.
 
 
dave
Thread: large cooling coil.
03/07/2009 18:01:06
Sorry to be a thorn in your side The Fat Controller but brake pipes are indeed made of copper and copper/nickel, see:
 
 
Dave
 
Post amended to remove irrelevant and unnecessary content - Colin
 

Edited By Colin Bishop on 03/07/2009 18:37:03

02/07/2009 21:01:10
Posted by The Fat Controller on 02/07/2009 14:38:29:
Quote:
 
Now Now Bob
 
You will only confuse the children.......you will have them all running down to B&Q to buy copper pipe and a copy of "plumbing for dummies"
 
Paul
 
Now I said BRAKE pipe NOT copper tubing
 
 
Dave

 

Edited By Colin Bishop on 03/07/2009 18:40:21

02/07/2009 20:59:40
Posted by The Fat Controller on 02/07/2009 07:07:55:


Quote:

Dave Jones 3
 
 
I find your comments regarding this particular topic a little incongruous as silicone tubing is an excellent medium for creating a quick and very efficient cooling coil.
 
You can not bend soft copper around a 75mm motor without a spring or packing with sand because even recently annealed copper will kink and crease at such a tight radius.
 
Paul
 
so sorry to be incongruous so please EXPLAIN to me therefore how I make brake pipes for cars then have I been doiing this wrong for the last 25yrs boy oh boy so have all the other mechanics in the world.If you had read my post properly which I doubt you have, KUNNIFER brake pipe will NOT bend it is to hard and will collapse as you have so rightly said. Copper brake pipe by it's nature will bend even to 90 degrees by hand and will not kink so wrapping ti around a 75mm Motor is simply NO problem at all.Copper brake pipe by it's nature is soft as S*** and will work.
 
Now the reason I stated that silicone piping is no good is simple silicone is not a conductor of heat copper is.Now as the heat is drawn away from the motor with the copper piping wrapped around it the water will instantly cool the copper and the warm water is drawn away with silicone all that happens is that the piping gets warm and does not cool the motor sufficiently,.
I have used both methods and have found that copper is the best soloution but make your own minds up 

 Dave

Edited By Colin Bishop on 03/07/2009 18:39:16

Thread: North Wales Model Boat Rally
02/07/2009 17:30:19
What on earth has this got to do with commimg to a 2 day model boat rally in Wales I really DON'T know
 
 
stav
Thread: sale through ill health
01/07/2009 23:11:02
Where are you from
 
 
dave
Thread: large cooling coil.
01/07/2009 23:05:43
I personally would not bother with silicone tubign as it will not do a thing.
Right then what you really need is quite simple go out and buy someCOPPER NOT Kunnifer brake pipe and simply wrap around the motor you DO NOT need any bending spring or even filling it with sand it will bend no probs at all
 
 
 
 
dave
Thread: motor and speed controller trouble
01/07/2009 23:01:49
Contact Dave Milbourn on here he owns ACtion electronics far superior to the rest
 
 
 
dave
Thread: viper speed controller issue
01/07/2009 22:57:47
Having had many a viper go down on me I only use ACTion products now
 
 
Dave
Thread: Large Rc Yachts
01/07/2009 22:52:57
Try the Robbie range I think form memory that the Smareg which is a scale yacht it over 36ins and sails beautifully
 
 
Dave
Thread: North Wales Model Boat Rally
01/07/2009 22:46:37
So come on whats stopping you comming I am really surprised there has been no questions asked or repies to this thread
 
 
 
Stav

Edited By Dave Jones 3 on 01/07/2009 22:48:31

01/07/2009 22:45:57
Just a quick update on this event which contarry to popul repeat NOT canceled ar rumours is NOT cancelled Ibut DEFINATLY ON
 
Traders cofirmed as comming as follows
ACTion components all electrical goodies esc's etc
MMB Smoke genarators Moptors etc
Component shop   Batts and more Batts
Reades Models...Fittings Bec etc
A Model World...you name it in kits Marc stocks it
 
The mad omra mob are commign with their loony petrol boats WOW are they Fast
Plenty of boats on the water
Various displays
Straight running by Phil Abbot  and Stavros(the latter is better than his tutor...HA HA)
Club 500 racing
Springer madness
Tug Towing
Loads of spot prizes etc
 
The name of the gane on htis event is FUN AND EVEN MORE FUN
 
Where else can you come and sail anyboat whatsoever from an IC to a sedate clipper in shuch specatcular scienery and better than that there is NO addmission charge I repeat it is FREE.
No show in the UK can compare to this one as they all charge addmission even hte traders get in free(now thats a first) 
 
There is FREE camping whether you have a caravn or tent yes even thats FREE.
 
Right then without the cooperation of the Padarn Country Park wardens and his staff this evnt would not take place so if you see him in his land rover just say thanks it goes a VERY long way
 
Special mnetion must also be given to the GWynedd Model and Yaught group without their cooperation it would be impossible for this event to proceed
 
Now whats stopping you commign along for a weekend of sheer bliss,there is even a night sail on sat night and a barbi....bring your own food sorry but thats nto FREE But the cooking is !!!!!!!!!!!!! Well need anything cremating,oops meant cooking ,well a can of Bodingtons goes down my throat ever so smoothly!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
Serriously though the only rules are as follows
 
ALL IC TO HAVE A FAILSAFE FITTED AND SILENCED IT WILL BE CHECKED BY AN OFFICIAL AND PASSED TO BE SAFE
 
IF YOUR VESSEL GETS INOT TROUBLE NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO USE THE RESCUE BOAT ONLY MYSELF OR PHIL
 
IF USING A DISBOSABLE BARBI PLACE ON SOME SLATE AND NOT ON THE GRASS
AND EXTINGUSHED AFTER USE.....THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT.IF IT IS STILL LIT AND YOU HAVE GONE OT BED AND i HAPPEN TO BE ON A WALKABOTU YOU SORRY TO SAY THIS BUT WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE THERE AND THEN
 
NO ONE TO CLIMB DOWN THE SLATE WASTE TIP TO RESUE THEIR VESSEL IT IS FAR TO DANGEROUS
 
UES THE LITTER BINS AS PROVIDED
 
 
THOSE are the only rules simple isnt it
 
 
oh one other important rule
 
 
 
HAVE FUN FUN FUN AND EVEN MORE FUN
 
 
 
Stavros and Phil and not forgetting Bruce!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 
Thread: 48 inch perksa
25/05/2009 22:53:15
Ditch the MFA motor and get a MMB 900 series 55mm 2 blade z prop 2 x 12v 4300 packs from Component shop and an ACTion speed controller and watch her plane and have a run time of 55mins.
 
Lead acid batts and a MFA motor are a total waste of time believe you me been there had the Tshirt etc etc
 
 
dave
Thread: North Wales Model Boat Rally
25/05/2009 19:55:24
I am organising a model Boat Rally on August the 15th/16th this year.There is FREE camping on site for the ones that want to stay out and there are plenty of B&B's around the area.Sailing will be either on the Lagoons or on the main Lake at LLanberis by the Slate Museum.Ther will be traders in Attendance who will make you part with some cash!!!!!
 
If you need any info just email me at stavros@compo.f9.co.uk
 
 
 
 
THIS SHOW IS TOTALLY FREE NO ADMISSION YES YOU DID READ IT RIGHT FREE
 
 
Dave

Edited By Colin Bishop on 02/07/2009 22:15:35

Edited By Colin Bishop on 02/07/2009 22:16:46

Thread: My paint nightmares during the day
25/05/2009 19:45:42
Woah for goodness sake DONT use paint stripper ......WHY simple if it is not a wooden hull it will attack it.Grp will adsorb it and it will attack the gell coat,plastic etc you will end up with a palstic blob.
 
GRP can be stripped with stripper BUT ONLY with one that is designed for grp
 
Plastic and abs can be stripped with Modlestrip
 
Wood can be stripped with no problems with stripper of any variety
 
 
Wonder about my credentilas to advise ....................been in the spray painting trade for 25+yrs...but of course go your own way
 
 
 
dave
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