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      Ongoing DDoS Attack causing Forum Slowness   26/04/17

      In case you have missed the announcement, the reason that the forum has been slow at times since the minor version update the other day is due to a Denial of Service attack, brute force attack on our email, and judging by the lag with our FTP response, that too.  If you're feeling like you're experiencing a glitch in the Matrix, you're not wrong.  This is the same MO as the attack in September 2016 that occurred when we transitioned to the new version 4 of the software.  We're currently working with US and UK cyber-crime departments, who specialise in this sort of thing, and we're hopeful that we'll be able to track them down this time by using the accumulated evidence already held.    We are pretty certain that it's a continuation of the same attack last year, only at a reduced intensity to deter people from using the site "because it's terribly slow", rather than taking it down completely, and we're also sure of the motivations of those responsible.  Spite.   Please bear with us in the interim, and wish us luck in dealing with these.... "people".


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  1. @Randy, your metal work at this scale if absolutely "apocalyptic" jaws just fell right on the ground
  2. Evening @Roy vd M. I quote you: "In the manual it says that, unfortunately, aluminium cannot be plated (or it's not advised). That means I'll use brass for certain parts of the engine. I couldn't find an answer to my question whether a seam of silver solder would be nickelplated just as well (getting the same colour) as the brass." If you read another time the answers I made you on another post, you'll notice that I already advised that it's not possible to nickelplate aluminium; in all events, it's impossible with the nickel plating system provided by Frost Restoration. You'll have to use brass or copper for that. Regarding your question, I can certify that it is possible to nickelplate a tin solder. In any case, it worked for me I've not yet tried to nickelplate a silversolder....I think we'll experiment that simultaneously
  3. Yes @Roy vd M. very good decision And with all yours skills, no doubt that you would be able to build a working engine at this scale
  4. Very precise and nice job, Olivier
  5. @Olivier de St Raph I'm strongly struck by the resemblance between your face (shown on your avatar), and the face of the miniature you've chosen to feature Bordino As a physician and as a scientist, I dot not believe in coincidences It's rather funny and very "cool" No relationship with the subject of discussion, but I wanted to say it
  6. Hello @Roy vd M. and @PROPELLER You can find the same spark plugs connectors on restored T50 Bugattis
  7. Excellent job, Dan, as always, and very inspirationaml, as usual....I'll remember all that methods when necessary, if you agree so, of course. You're building faster than me, the advantage to be retired I'm actually moving my medical office in another town, so, I'm unable to see patients, and unable too, to build anything !
  8. Absolutely EXCELLENT, @Roy vd M.
  9. I couldn't say better
  10. @Roy vd M. Really strongly inspiring job and report of mistakes and methods, which, finally, provide a stunning result Had you thought you could try to start turning a hex brass rod of the needed diameter, to avoid having to mill the hex faces on such a tiny part ?
  11. Your painting work and result are absolutely breathtaking and really inspirational ! I've this kit in my stash, and no doubt that your technics and methods will help me to build something that could look correct, but I've lost hope to reach such a top quality ! Congrats, Steve
  12. Looks like a real one ! I'm thoroughly amazed by the accuracy and plenty of details ! It's going to be a masterpiece, Ron
  13. Thanks a lot for your kind encouragements, Wayne
  14. I'm deeply moved by your kind words, @Roy vd M., particularly when I certainly need comfort actually... Many thanks to you