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by MalcD
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:39 pm
Forum: PHOTOGRAPHS
Topic: ZS-UDT with Aerovee
Replies: 2
Views: 785

Re: ZS-UDT with Aerovee

Hi Sven.
Looks like you were having fun! Nice video.
Best
Malcolm
by MalcD
Fri Jan 01, 2021 10:59 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: Canopies
Replies: 15
Views: 10897

Re: Canopies

Hi all.
I have a Mk1 Nipper ( GBWCT ) and now a cracked canopy :( I have drilled the end of the crack for now but would like to buy one. Are they available now?
Best
Malcolm
by MalcD
Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: Tie down points
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: Tie down points

Hi Paul.
Brilliant! Thank you for that, I’ll have a closer look next time I’m there.
Malcolm
by MalcD
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: Tie down points
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: Tie down points

Hi Paul. Thanks for your reply. I don’t want to compromise the integrity of the wing. Probably best to look at another one “in the flesh” and take a measurement of where it is fixed exactly. It does feel solid in the general area of the one I saw a picture of on the forum. I would probably make them...
by MalcD
Tue Nov 03, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: Tie down points
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Tie down points

Hi all. I have owned my Nipper, G-BWCT since July and I am enjoying it immensely, Niel Spooner is right about the grin! My question is about tie down points/brackets. Mine doesn’t have any. I have seen pictures of other nippers with these on the ends of the wings. Not knowing the construction of the...
by MalcD
Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:42 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Nippers in the South East?
Replies: 18
Views: 7659

Re: Nippers in the South East?

Hi Mark. I’ve just got a nipper too. Actually I’ve met Tom and it turns out we were both looking at buying the same one! (1959 factory built Mk1) I’d be really interested in having a look at yours. I’m based at Popham (for the immediate future) let Me know when you are available and I’ll fly up to m...
by MalcD
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: OWNERS 'TESTIMONIALS' - WHAT ARE THEY LIKE TO OWN & FLY
Replies: 15
Views: 10881

Re: OWNERS 'TESTIMONIALS' - WHAT ARE THEY LIKE TO OWN & FLY

Hi Jim. I’d be really interested in the drawings for the wheels. I’m new to Nippering. I’ve just acquired G-BWCT. The brakes are really not very good. I am looking into changing them for a hydraulic setup. I’ve found a lever /piston assembly that fits a downhill mountain bike and has the capacity to...
by MalcD
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: LeBurg ignition installation
Replies: 17
Views: 14161

Re: LeBurg ignition installation

JimCrawford wrote:Their website seems to be working, are they not responding to enquiries?

Jim

Hi Jim.
I did email them through the website but didn’t get a reply.
by MalcD
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:21 pm
Forum: ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE
Topic: LeBurg ignition installation
Replies: 17
Views: 14161

Re: LeBurg ignition installation

Hi Everyone, I’m new to the group and also to Nippers. Sorry if this a really old post but does anyone know where could buy a Leburg kit since Skycraft seem to have gone bust.
Best
Malcolm

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