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Foghorn Leghorn

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Foghorn Leghorn last won the day on May 20 2016

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    Some days you 'get' life, other days life gets you
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  1. Quote on a cat calendar: Cats are the lap dancers of the animal world. Soon as you stop shelling out, they move on, find another lap (Andrew Vachss)
  2. FWIW I used twin PC fans for a number of years, they did the job ... eventually ... but I upgraded a couple of year back to this: https://www.extractorfanworld.co.uk/manrose-mf100t-4-inch-inline-duct-fan-with-timer-247-p.asp Seemed to be the best bang for the buck (no pun intended). And it's pretty quiet as well. You need to know basic electrics though (like how to wire a plug) as no mains lead is supplied. I've used cellulose, enamel and acrylic thinners through it and it hasn't blown up on me yet (the PC fans didn't go bang either). Mind you, I've been a very occasional modeller for the last 3 years and nowt for the last year so I haven't tested it to the full. My setup is contiboard spray booth 34"x22"x18" (W/D/H). Then inside the booth: small box which holds a filter (standard cooker hood filter) attached to a short piece of hose which allows me to move the filter box to the best location in the booth. then connected to: extractor fan to: another hose to: vent through open window One thing I will mention is the vent pipe (tumble dryer hose) needs to be as straight as possible, as any bends/corners hinders the flow rate EDIT, thought it'd be best to show you the booth filter box in situ, easier to see than explain
  3. Spot on Gorby! Many thanks. I remember the backing card it came on now that I've seen it thanx Neil
  4. Ok fellow BMers To cut a long story short, I acquired this sander many years ago via a free model sanding pack. I'm in the middle of DIY and I'm finding it brilliant for wood and I'd like to get some more of it, but I don't know what it's called. It's got a metal sheet backing, it's fairly rigid and it has a kind of sanding disc abrasive surface. I've searched the web but (as I don't know what it's called) I'm finding it hard to track down. Any ideas? TIA Neil
  5. That's a shame, I was hoping I was wrong. What we need now is a set of replacement wheels but that would add a chunk of extra dosh on top of the kit price. Ah well, it's back to eyeing my BW white metal kit. Every now and then I get it out, fondle it, come out in a cold sweat and then put it back in the drawer ...
  6. I must admit I find the move of Airfix dabbling in 35th again a bit odd. Unless .... There's some sort of marketing deal in the pipeline with World of Tanks or similar. Not sure how successful Italeri's tie-in with WoT has been, maybe Airfix has been tempted to join in as it connects with a younger market I don't play WoT but the kit list probably covers tanks in WoT, although the tractor is a bit of an aberation. I doubt that would figure in WoT, but you never know nowadays
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