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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #475 on: October 23, 2019, 05:30:18 PM »

At Blackpool I bought


Fairey Huntsman ready built and Calder craft kit of a Police launch.


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #476 on: October 24, 2019, 12:49:38 PM »

I've been getting a bit ahead of myself and just purchased the finishing resin, cloth and rollers for my build.  I've decided to try a different brand from my usual Z-Poxy and have opted for Bucks Composites resin.  It gives a 45 minute pot time which is a lot longer than Z-Poxy so I'm hoping it will take the pressure off a bit when laying the cloth.





The only thing is Graham who runs the company explained to me that this resin will bloom if used as a clear coat when immersed in water.  This shouldn't be a problem for me as I intended to give the resin a coat of matt clear coat as I don't want a gloss finish.  If anyone has used this product it would be great to hear from you.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #477 on: October 24, 2019, 02:29:24 PM »

At Blackpool I bought


Fairey Huntsman ready built and Calder craft kit of a Police launch.


Ian.



Is the Huntsman ready to go or does it need some work? I'm assuming it's a Huntsman 31, what size have you got?


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #478 on: October 25, 2019, 10:13:45 AM »

Seaducer 45" SD3 NM and a CMB 91 M-Line :-))

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #479 on: October 25, 2019, 08:06:37 PM »


Is the Huntsman ready to go or does it need some work? I'm assuming it's a Huntsman 31, what size have you got?


Chris


It has a brushless motor, water cooled ESC, steering servo,prop/prop shaft and some lights wired up. I will need to
check it all out, then install battery and Rx.
It is around 31 inches in length.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #480 on: November 01, 2019, 07:45:45 PM »

Mercedes CLS!

....3rd owner and it's a 2008 model though!  RIP 16 year old Volvo but in the last week my new 3L turbo seems to return the same economy as your 1.8 Petrol!


Picked up a deivery from Howes from my folks house today as I'm working away from home "close" by.  Bit bemused when I saw the fedex "box" when I expected an A5 jiffy bag!  Howes sent me 2 Exmitter TX/RX kits rather than 2 Exmitter RX!  So I could have kept quiet, but my conscience would have bothered me and I've just E-Mailed them to ask what to do as it might be a while before we can exchange.  I've only paid for the receivers.



Suppose I should have kept shtum and ebayed them to help pay for the new car!  I bet allot of folk would have just done that and slept easy.  I couldn't do that (and I don't need another 2 TX's as I alredy have 2).



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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #481 on: November 01, 2019, 07:52:29 PM »

Well not as expensive Rich but I got a ess dual plus sound unit free and kept shtum  :-X


I ordered two in error and tried to cancel immediately but the Chinese dealing via Germany said too rate aleady posted  :((  That was on a Saturday night  %%  no way was they posted


Anyway one turned up from Germany in a few days but no sign of the other by the time limit so I requested a refund
The tracking said derivered to USA so they refunded me O0 then two days later it turned up 8)

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #482 on: November 01, 2019, 08:08:11 PM »

 
CMB 91 M-Line showed up today. What gets me is that even after paying import tax, it's still £200 cheaper to buy this from Australia than it is direct from the factory in Italy, or from a supplier in this country %)
Unfortunately unlike Taranis I didn't get sent two accidentally...



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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #483 on: November 01, 2019, 08:17:31 PM »

Arg .....Germany.  I've had so much hassle personally and professionally with German suppliers this past year.  I thought they were supposed to be efficient and punctual.  Nothing of the sort.  They continue to be just a pain in the proverbial derriere to deal with.  I'm talking everything from a £100 personal order (impossible as they won't take a card, or when they do they won't give a receipt!), to  250-400k EUR PO I'm trying to place at work at the moment.

Andyn: I did dabble in nitro briefly in cars.  I upgraded everything and nothing worked the same after so I stick to Electric ever since!  I do always admire the engineering and skill in running notro or small gas engines though!

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #484 on: November 01, 2019, 08:30:01 PM »

Cracking motor Andy  :-)


It was deliberately actually but computer say well done me  {-)
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #485 on: November 01, 2019, 09:45:37 PM »

Two tins of Humbrol enamel, one bottle Humbrol Laquer and a chicken kebab from a well known supermarket as I needed the wooden skewer to use as a piece of doweling.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #486 on: November 01, 2019, 10:42:46 PM »

91 M-Line showed up today. What gets me is that even after paying import tax, it's still £200 cheaper to buy this from Australia than it is direct from the factory in Italy, or from a supplier in this country %)


Is that a replacement Earth rotator Andy?!    :o :o :o
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #487 on: November 02, 2019, 07:57:27 AM »

Hi All

A Eileen fishing boat kit(started) and I think a Waverider 30" h8alf cabin with a Johnson 888.

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #488 on: November 02, 2019, 08:29:34 AM »

Is that a replacement Earth rotator Andy?!    :o :o :o

That's the newest version of the engine that was in the orange Thunder I ran at Wicksteed this year. Out the box 7 horsepower at 27,000rpm. Boat to put it in is currently sitting in customs in Coventry  <*<
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #489 on: November 02, 2019, 10:12:04 PM »

My packs of scroll saw blades don't quite fit into the same category!

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #490 on: November 02, 2019, 10:48:41 PM »

... And certainly puts my new dustpan & brush in the shade - however, at just 69p,from poundstretcher, surely qualifies as 'bargain of the year'  :-))


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #491 on: November 02, 2019, 10:56:17 PM »

Nor my Apron  :embarrassed:  Chris


Nearly three years of modelling and wife is fed up of sticky stuff on my pants and shirts  {-)
So she presented me with an apron today  :-)) 
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #492 on: November 02, 2019, 11:47:36 PM »

Masking tape and Halfords Grey primer today but I have bought recently some 3D printed anchor chain for my HMS Invincible, and some props from Prop Shop for HMS Albatross.
Next weekend may prove to be quite expensive as I have several things to order and collect from Warwick!
Including a C-class submarine from Mountfleet Models and some ordering via Simon for a specialised propeller for a project that will be seen at Warwick.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #493 on: November 04, 2019, 09:05:37 PM »

Went out for some junior hacksaw blades and came back with the Milwaukee too





Made a home for the pin vices that I have used every day lately


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #494 on: November 04, 2019, 09:42:42 PM »

Just love those Proxxon TCT blades Andy  :-)) 


Have the 80 diameter x 36 tooth blade in the FKS/E table saw

The packet on the left is a 50 diameter x 20 tooth blade........for the KG50 baby Cut Off saw  :kiss:


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #495 on: November 04, 2019, 09:47:29 PM »

Quality Derek but ashamed to say Iíve never used them or the saw table which cost quite a lot of dosh  :((
Iím sure one day it will come into its own.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #496 on: November 04, 2019, 10:19:06 PM »

That Milwaukee looks like a useful saw. Been meaning to get myself a set of pin vices, though I don't need them just yet with my builds.

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #497 on: November 05, 2019, 12:05:39 AM »

Alclad chrome paint.  And Alclad Stainless Steel paint, along with their gloss black undercoat.  For my current build, which has long dry exhaust pipes coming off the twin diesel engines.  Gonna try both on samples of the ľ" styrene tubing that will be the exhaust pipes.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #498 on: November 05, 2019, 01:17:16 AM »

Alclad chrome paint.  And Alclad Stainless Steel paint, along with their gloss black undercoat.  For my current build, which has long dry exhaust pipes coming off the twin diesel engines.  Gonna try both on samples of the ľ" styrene tubing that will be the exhaust pipes.


Looking forwards to your 'real world' results!   :-))
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« Reply #499 on: November 08, 2019, 05:26:16 PM »

Boat arrived today  :-))
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