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BeeJay UK

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #900 on: October 06, 2020, 01:32:44 pm »

Bin diving can be a problem - particularly if you put you recycling bin out the night before collection.
It might be overcautious but it is all about what you feel comfortable with.


I guess so, however with the lack of any real evidence I'll stick with how I muddle along now.


Another major factor may well be where we live of course.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #901 on: October 07, 2020, 09:05:58 am »

Volume 3 of Naval Weapons.  Was really impressed with Vol 1&2.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #902 on: October 07, 2020, 11:56:36 am »

Bought a small (420mm inc. rudder etc.) cheap RTR so that I can have a go in other classes in addition to the Club 500 for the racing at my local club.

Numbers are restricted of course but it's still fun and the ARTR & RTR boats give me something to get some water time with whilst carrying out my builds.

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #903 on: October 07, 2020, 12:53:26 pm »

Size dosen't matter Chris  %) %)


Nice looking 500 never got round to making one of those but have watched them racing with much pushing and barging and one up man ship going on plus a whole lot of banter.  :-))


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #904 on: October 07, 2020, 01:41:45 pm »

Just picked this new toy up
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #905 on: October 07, 2020, 02:58:11 pm »

Size dosen't matter Chris  %) %)


Nice looking 500 never got round to making one of those but have watched them racing with much pushing and barging and one up man ship going on plus a whole lot of banter.  :-))


Joe.


The Club 500 are great as they provide close competition and can take abuse. I've hit the angle iron launch ramp which is near one of the turn buoys and just bent the rudder and have been turfed upside down on a couple of occasions which is game over as water gets inside. Leave to dry out for a day or so and then it's back in business!


Hence why I bought a cheapo for another class!


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #906 on: October 07, 2020, 04:43:29 pm »

Just picked this new toy up
You'll never get the Arleigh Burke in that  :D
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #907 on: October 07, 2020, 05:00:43 pm »

Dam never thought about that  <:(  grrrrr just have ask the wife if can use her car  {-)
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #908 on: October 07, 2020, 08:05:22 pm »

Has it got a brushless in it  {-) {-) {-)
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #909 on: October 08, 2020, 10:01:27 am »

Whats the lipos as well 2's 3's ? and the amps   %%
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #910 on: October 10, 2020, 10:54:10 pm »

£5.60 delivered









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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #911 on: October 21, 2020, 01:55:48 pm »

I scratched an itch and bought a Harley Davidson I have rode for 46 years had every brand of motorbikes from Japanese to Italian and have a collection of old Triumphs but I've never rode let alone owned a Harley until now just waiting for this blasted wet weather to stop for my first ride...
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #912 on: October 22, 2020, 12:30:08 am »

I had a ten year interlude in my seagoing career building bikes initially for the Japanese but later all over. I needed my own bike for promo purposes, couldn’t have Japanese, couldn’t stomach a Brit bike so bought an 883 Sportster. Never let me down (bought Reynolds chains and sprockets in bulk) loved the bike. Couldn’t be arsed spending every weekend polishing it like the big ones. Here’s a few examples of mine.














Enjoy
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #913 on: October 22, 2020, 08:44:05 am »

 %) ..did you use AS or BS Renold chain?.........as the American chain [size for size] had larger diameter rolling chain roller surface area and as such the 1/2" pitch American 119043 had a higher loading over the 1/2" pitch British 110046 chain


In 1971-2, I usually spent a few hours each Friday afternoons in the stores helping cut lengths AS chain the bikers[/size]  O0 for their weekend work

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #914 on: October 22, 2020, 11:01:37 am »

Hi Derek, I wasn’t aware there was a difference but I bought a 200’ reel of Reynolds UK chain and  UK sprockets to match. Used the old and well proven cyclists trick of 3 chains to a set of sprockets and swap 1 2 3 every 2500 miles. The rest of the chain went on the bikes I made.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #915 on: October 22, 2020, 11:37:52 am »

some lovely bikes there, I have had to order some new spanners/sockets for the Harley as the imperials I use on my old triumphs are not fitting...
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #916 on: October 22, 2020, 04:26:40 pm »

I've just bought most of the parts for the narrowboat I plan to start making soon. Using the Invictus plan as attached.





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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #917 on: October 29, 2020, 11:56:03 am »

I just received 10 of these as wifey wanted some too.
I found them at £2.49 each

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #918 on: October 29, 2020, 06:18:05 pm »

.... and you can always borrow hers when you need them!  (Most of the time then.)

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #919 on: October 29, 2020, 06:52:57 pm »

They're actually 3kg clamping pressure and her lickle mitts struggle with them  {-)

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #920 on: November 20, 2020, 10:45:48 pm »

I thought I would share my experience of shopping at Bauer-Modelle in Germany.
I found many items had no dimensions given in English so I emailed them about this. The vendor replied quickly that all the dimensions are in the German language selection. However by the end of the day he had translated all into the English language selection  :-))


After his first reply, then knowing that all info was there in German I switched to google chrome browser as I know it will readily translate foreign language pages. This also applies if shopping at Knupfer for nuts bolts etc.


Anyway I digress  %%   I then placed an order for parts at Bauer and selected pre payment by bank transfer thus cutting out PayPal type charges.
So I ordered and paid on the morning and by evening received a DHL tracking number.
I look forwards to revealing my purchases very soon as I'm sure delivery will be faster than Royal Mail lately.


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #921 on: November 20, 2020, 11:19:43 pm »

I recently bought a stern-drive off them for a current build and found them very helpful and responded quickly to my emails asking questions including sending me photos of similar installations.

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #922 on: November 24, 2020, 10:59:17 pm »

Well the delivery was yesterday with a 1hr delivery slot from DHL so that was pretty fast from Germany yes?


One of the items is the Italeri Effer crane @ €15.80
I'm looking forwards to assembling this, I cannot remember the last time I did a plastic kit  %%








I also got fendering, various spot/search lights, hawser fittings and gooseneck vents.

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #923 on: November 24, 2020, 11:09:32 pm »

Looks good Andy.




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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #924 on: November 25, 2020, 06:14:41 am »

a smoke unit for my HMS TIGER an its very good goes on in seconds
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