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  2. Marin Mitev

    Best place to buy an Elf dlg?

    Hi If you can't find Elf why don't you consider other 1m. models like Toro, Hawk,.. They have ailerons (flaperons) and I think that Elf is a rudder/elevator model only. I think the 1.5m models are better option not taking in the account transportation and storage.
  3. Marc, I can't turn it off per user and Im not turning it off for all as its useful for many to see who's browsing, who's online etc.
  4. Hi. I am keen to progress in dlg'ing having had a libelle for some time. The libelle has taught me a good few things but I would like to move onto a new, more advanced, model which might teach me build/repair techniques etc. I appreciate a 1.5m may be the best approach but storage and transportation to the field would make a 1m a suitable option. Hyperflight seems sold out in the UK and I cannot find a second hand one anywhere (which would probably suit me better for budgetary reasons)? Any other sources anyone knows of? Thanks
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  6. slopetrashuk

    Used and Unloved F3F anybody?

    Asking for a friend scared of committment. Anybody outing an old or underutilised tidy and capable racing machine? He's looking to step up from Willow Ville..... Have you upgraded recently and dont need your old whip? Andy
  7. SilentPilot

    Voltij "slim"

    Total drag (including lift induced) maybe upto 90% from the wing but I can't see it being a large proportion of profile drag.
  8. Stormeflyer

    E6000 glue (Goop equivalent) UK

    Hi Sloper, I haven’t tried that one personally. I used to get my Goop direct from the States. For things like securing fins to the fuselage it is as though it’s all a one piece but is flexible. It’s cheap as chips out there but a very superior glue
  9. Marc Sinclair

    Battery checker recommendations

    Thanks for taking the time to explain that Tony.
  10. wookman

    Voltij "slim"

    All other things being equal, a skinny fuz will make a considerable difference. More speed and energy due to reduction in drag. I am surprised that 90% of drag comes from the wing!
  11. Sloper

    Voltij "slim"

    Odd i always thought the VoltiJ was quite quick but the fuz was awfully prone to breaking i remember Carpet Pete flying one in an F3F at HOH and getting a 42xx on par with the rest of us with our f3f kit
  12. Oh yes sorry, it's 6th to 7th July. I put the date in the calendar section but not on this post!
  13. oipigface

    Dartmoor 2 Day Cross Country Competition

    Is it a secret?
  14. Yes I'm afraid so.
  15. Marc Sinclair

    BARCS sticker availability?

    "It's alive!.." That's good to know, thx.
  16. Austin

    BARCS sticker availability?

    They are £50 each or join and you get a couple free.
  17. oipigface

    Dartmoor 2 Day Cross Country Competition

    Has the date been fixed?
  18. SilentPilot

    Battery checker recommendations

    I recommend setting the alarm for 5.0v for a 4.8 (4S) Rx pack. Nixx packs are totally different from Lixx, you don't want to go below their rated voltage. A 1S 3.7v LiPo has a working range between 3.6 and 4.2v A 4S 4.8v NiMH can charge up to almost 6v but you don't want to let them get below 4.8v Tony
  19. Dartmoor 2 Day Cross Country Competition Meet at Cox Tor Car Park off the B3357 at around 8am. A great opportunity to improve your thermal and cross country flying whilst having fun. All welcome. Must have BMFA insurance. £5 entry per person. There will be prizes! Contact Steve Schafer on 07739 347722 or steve.schafer@hotmail.co.uk.
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    Dartmoor 2 Day Cross Country Competition Meet at Cox Tor Car Park off the B3357 at around 8am. A great opportunity to improve your thermal and cross country flying whilst having fun. All welcome. Must have BMFA insurance. £5 entry per person. There will be prizes! Contact Steve Schafer on 07739 347722 or steve.schafer@hotmail.co.uk.
  21. Sloper

    E6000 glue (Goop equivalent) UK

    anyone tried the Zap Goo from the US: Zap Goo PT-12
  22. Stormeflyer

    E6000 glue (Goop equivalent) UK

    So after a bit of a delay the Goop has finally arrived, clearly the delivery driver doesn’t understand the words “fragile” but the tube is intact. I note it’s being offered by another seller in Ireland for £5.99 for 110ml tubes which makes it even more of a bargain, the 30ml tubes are £3.99! Now to begin surgery on my Gulp DS
  23. Phil.Taylor

    Voltij "slim"

    Yep - Aresti is heavier & more heavily loaded (from what I've read) Yep - I also use steel wing joiners for that little-bit-extra - have flown it in 50+mph winds - ballast would help energy, but at the risk of destroying the wings, which are built light with no spar. Phil. link below - flying in a 55mph wind - flying was ok, launching wasn't - crazy...
  24. Phil.Taylor

    Voltij "slim"

    Thanks Mike ! Phil.
  25. Marc Sinclair

    Battery checker recommendations

    Yes that makes good sense about try the waggle stick approach :). Will give it a go thank you.
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