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Good Deals!

Post by PennySharpe » Wed Mar 04, 2015 12:14 pm

If you know of a particularly good deal that fellow members may benefit from, please use this thread to tell them about it.

To start it off, here's an upcoming deal from Aldi, the supermarket chain.

From tomorrow, March 5, they will be selling a 3hp, V-twin compressor with a 50 litre tank for just £169.99.
A range of air tools and accessories is also available, including an air filter/regulator/lubricator for £14.99 and a reel of suitable air hose. Aldi has a 'when it's gone it's gone' business model so if you are interested then get down to Aldi as soon as you can tomorrow because this won't be a regular stock item.

See link for details: https://www.aldi.co.uk/en/specialbuys/thur-5-mar/

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Post by Nick Allen » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:06 pm

Great idea to post this here. Thanks!

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Post by Ian Melville » Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:51 pm

Thanks Penny a good idea.
I managed to visit the loac Aldi and picked up a windy ratchet and a reeled hose. I had most of the other tools they had in stock.

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Re: Good Deals!

Post by Chris Thompson » Fri Apr 24, 2015 2:49 pm

While you are there they are excellent for wine also!
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Re: Good Deals!

Post by mikeblyth » Fri Apr 24, 2015 4:58 pm

£3.15 Rosso £3.15 Bianco Italian. Love it

Some people question my taste in wine, don't no why :D
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Re: Good Deals!

Post by Harry Hopkins » Wed May 20, 2015 11:37 am

Plumbing for pitot-static.

B&Q sell clear plastic tube, in various sizes, together with T-pieces, right angle bends and in-line joiners. We used these to refitt he plumbling on an RV (I think we used the 5mm size).
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Re: Good Deals!

Post by mikeblyth » Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:33 am

3 and 4 wheel dolly's in Aldi. Great for putting tail wheel (after making slot) in.
Makes moving plane around in a hanger very easy. £13
PS I made both ours

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Re: Good Deals!

Post by Harry Hopkins » Tue Jul 14, 2015 4:12 pm

Endoscope for inspection inside cylinders and similar difficult places. Powered via a USB lead and using your own laptop as video display.

http://www.eachbuyer.com/professional-tools-c16265/
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Re: Good Deals!

Post by Ian Melville » Mon Jul 20, 2015 6:10 pm

Thanks for the last one Harry. Keep meaning to get one of those.
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Re: Good Deals!

Post by mikeblyth » Thu Aug 27, 2015 9:38 am

Glasses broke earlier this week, wandering around store beginning with A, saw pairs being sold for
2.99, thing is they look strong and included string and case, but the novel feature is
the LED's built in Cool 8)
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Re: Good Deals!

Post by mikehallam » Sun Nov 22, 2015 4:50 pm

My best supplier with know-how, & who have also been very supportive to many folk over the years, is ConAir for Rotax parts.

I had mysterious loss of charge & eventually found the rectifier/regulator was in doubt.
The correct Rotax parts are hard to find at short notice from other than risking the official Agent, so I looked up the web site of the old agency, Conair. Not only did it show they carry the correct Ducati unit in stock but at a very sensible price,which they despatched forthwith.

Good wx & strip last Friday allowed a flight & I'm delighted charging is back to normal.

Conair proved to be the right supplier - despite the Rotax new engine business being gifted away.
Luckily for me they're willing and so far able to support our kind of ownership.

I can heartily recommend their service with a smile.

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Re: Good Deals!

Post by fuzzflyer » Tue Feb 16, 2016 6:05 pm

:)
mikehallam wrote:My best supplier with know-how, & who have also been very supportive to many folk over the years, is ConAir for Rotax parts.

I had mysterious loss of charge & eventually found the rectifier/regulator was in doubt.
The correct Rotax parts are hard to find at short notice from other than risking the official Agent, so I looked up the web site of the old agency, Conair. Not only did it show they carry the correct Ducati unit in stock but at a very sensible price,which they despatched forthwith.

Good wx & strip last Friday allowed a flight & I'm delighted charging is back to normal.

Conair proved to be the right supplier - despite the Rotax new engine business being gifted away.
Luckily for me they're willing and so far able to support our kind of ownership.

I can heartily recommend their service with a smile.

mike hallam.
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Re: Good Deals!

Post by Ian Hoolahan » Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:35 pm

For anyone after a PLB the McMurdo Fastfind 220 was £175 with these guys http://www.marinesuperstore.com
Rather than over £220 with the aviation suppliers!
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Re: Good Deals!

Post by pilottrev » Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:23 pm

Just bought an endoscope/boroscope from Aldi £39.99 to inspect the inside of my engine, fantastic bit of kit all self contained and good sized screen complete with attachments (magnets etc) absolute bargain. :D
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Re: Good Deals!

Post by Harry Hopkins » Wed Sep 21, 2016 6:32 pm

For those building a wooden aircraft, or contemplating doing so, B&Q have a speciall offer on compound angle saw bench on tubular legs - £130. It even has a dust collection bag.

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