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    • Mike

      PhotoBucket are no longer permitting 3rd party hosting   01/07/17

      As most of you are now painfully aware, Photobucket (PB) are stopping/have stopped allowing their members to link their accumulated years of photos into forums and the like, which they call 3rd party linking.  You can give them a non-refundable $399 a year to allow links, but I doubt that many will be rushing to take them up on that offer.  If you've previously paid them for the Pro account, it looks like you've got until your renewal to find another place to host your files, but you too will be subject to this ban unless you fork over a lot of cash.   PB seem to be making a concerted move to another type of customer, having been the butt of much displeasure over the years of a constantly worsening user interface, sloth and advertising pop-ups, with the result that they clearly don't give a hoot about the free members anymore.  If you don't have web space included in your internet package, you need to start looking for another photo host, but choose carefully, as some may follow suit and ditch their "free" members at some point.  The lesson there is keep local backups on your hard drive of everything you upload, so you can walk away if the same thing happens.   There's a thread on the subject here, so please use that to curse them, look for solutions or generall grouse about their mental capacity.   Not a nice situation for the forum users that hosted all their photos there, and there will now be a host of useless threads that relied heavily on photos from PB, but as there's not much we can do other than petition for a more equitable solution, I suggest we make the best of what we have and move on.  One thing is for certain.  It won't win them any friends, but they may not care at this point.    Mike.

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  1. I Build helicopters and as for displaying them it take little room on the shelf as have no rotors on them at home. and only at shows do I put the rotors onto them and store them in various sized pizza boxes to keep them safe from damage. Geoff Arnold World Helicopter SIG IPMS
  2. Hi Dermot What 72nd Revell EC135 kit did you get the extended landing gear from as every one(I've got 5 of them) in my stash seems to have the short skids as I would like to make the west midlands police EC135 hoping you can help all I need is the Revell box number. thanks in advance. Geoff Arnold
  3. Hi I use a small length of 24swg piano wire which is just the wright size to go through the needle if you cant get the piano wire 10lb (4.5 kg) fishing line also works
  4. Hi Richard and all I was a Survival Equipment Fitter from 1969 to 78 and I believe the seat harness were the light brown in colour similar to that used on the Lincolns, in about 1964 when I was a cadet I remember them also on helicopters, later the harness were medium blue webbing, and starting in the mid seventies started to appear using Black webbing. Geoff Arnold.
  5. This is also the way that the 38 Sqn Shack's were put into the T2 hangar's at Hal far and Safi in Malta
  6. HI all I remember a series of shows in the early sixties presented by Jake Hargreaves on the old southern television channel which over few programme was all about modelling railways mainly and other subjects, in one show one of his guests built the airfix signal box and scratch built the all of the insides as well they also put in the corner the airfix control tower and windsock of a small airfield.
  7. Hi Selwyn Thanks for the contact Selwyn. Geoff
  8. Can anybody recommend the best Halfords rattle can paint is closest to this British standard colour as I am starting to build a collection of RAE (rasp ripple) models
  9. Hi As this discussion is about the release of the Victor. I ordered mine direct from Hornby in July and have just had a e-mail from their distribution centre stating that my one should be on my doorstep sometime tomorrow 28/11/16. Geoff Arnold
  10. Hi Canberraman I can confirm the reply by Bentwaters the u/c legs are grey,and the props are grey also, but I have a ? for you In the early 1970 I saw an Argosy which had been repainted in temperate camouflage scheme of dark grey/green/light grey at the time, I did not take the serial number. Can you or any other member of the forum help as I would like to make the Mach 2 Argosy in this scheme as it was only one I think that was repainted in this colour scheme. Geoff Arnold Market Drayton geoff.arnold-heli-sig1@talktalk.net
  11. Re release of the H.19b 1/72nd new model. 1/72 AW109e, S92 1/48 H19b or Whirlwind Mk10 Geoff Arnold
  12. Thanks Chris Geoff
  13. Many Thanks Jabba Geoff
  14. Hi I am trying to contact Magna Models as I have parts missing from a Skyraider AEW conversion kit I brought a few years ago when I came to reopen the box the parts were missing as the box was damaged Any help with this request would be most helpful. many thanks Geoff