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by hobby
04 Jul 2020, 18:34
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: FSX SE Continual crashing on starting
Replies: 1
Views: 36

FSX SE Continual crashing on starting

I made a mistake yesterday ,probably while trying to install TacPac. The upshot of that error means that whenever I start FSX SE the program crashes immediately. Other people have suffered the same problem and there seem to be numerous cures on the internet - none of which have worked for me! One so...
by hobby
24 Apr 2020, 21:57
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Model Making
Replies: 14
Views: 441

Re: Model Making

Rigging!!!! Try old dentists drills, cadge them for free and use hand power. Combine those with various thicknesses of fine green nylon fishing line. Some old modellers used to melt plastic sprue over a candle while gently pulling each end of the sprue to achieve the desired thickness. You could the...
by hobby
20 Apr 2020, 20:49
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Lost aromas
Replies: 25
Views: 525

Re: Lost aromas

<t>Some months ago I wrote to "Country Life" after a conversation with three ladies who were in an art class. I had asked them which sounds from their childhood they no longer heard.<br/> <br/> One answered: "The sound of a neighbour's husband sharpening his carving knife on Sunday morning ready to ...
by hobby
27 Mar 2020, 16:17
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Applause for the NHS staff.
Replies: 1
Views: 202

Applause for the NHS staff.

Our neighbours joined us in the 8 pm applause last night. It occurred to me that we have our own British form of applause. (British Clap is obviously something else!!!) Most forum members will have seen the film "The Italian Job" and will recall the clap-clap,clap-clap-clap, clap-clap-clap, clap, cl...
by hobby
17 Mar 2020, 21:46
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: Can't delete PMs
Replies: 4
Views: 531

Re: Can't delete PMs

Still "No Go!"

Obstinate old PMs.
by hobby
14 Feb 2020, 10:27
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: Can't delete PMs
Replies: 4
Views: 531

Re: Can't delete PMs

I've a new computer and everything is somewhat different to my previous computer. Thanks for your help.
by hobby
13 Feb 2020, 11:14
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: Can't delete PMs
Replies: 4
Views: 531

Can't delete PMs

For some reason I cannot at present delete PMs. Once again assistance needed!!!
by hobby
12 Feb 2020, 18:30
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: A curse on W10
Replies: 4
Views: 228

Re: A curse on W10

The new computer is a Scan Computers 3xs FSX model specifically designed for flight simulation and able to accommodate 64 bit games.
by hobby
12 Feb 2020, 17:21
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: A curse on W10
Replies: 4
Views: 228

A curse on W10

I have a new computer fitted with Windows 10. To my surprise I found that this excellent machine has no disk drive. I also find that DVDs are regarded as legacy ware these days hence no drives are fitted to computers. I bought an external DVD drive which the seller told me just to plug in and the wh...
by hobby
27 Dec 2019, 14:20
Forum: The Virtual Spanner
Topic: Cannot print FSX flightplans
Replies: 2
Views: 216

Re: Cannot print FSX flightplans

TSR2: Yes, my Adobe reader is fully updated and checked today.