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Offline MikeDX

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Side Panels
« on: 04, November, 2010 - 20:04:35 »
Dear all

Does anybody have a set of side panels they wouldn't mind loaning to me briefly? I have a friend who is quite a seamstress who would be interested in trying to create a pair using the originals as a template.

If this works out, we could easily run up new panels in alternate designs!

They would be returned unmarked, this would be purely to take measurements and observe the fabric for its various properties.



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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #1 on: 04, November, 2010 - 21:08:23 »
Dear all

Does anybody have a set of side panels they wouldn't mind loaning to me briefly? I have a friend who is quite a seamstress who would be interested in trying to create a pair using the originals as a template.

If this works out, we could easily run up new panels in alternate designs!

They would be returned unmarked, this would be purely to take measurements and observe the fabric for its various properties.




I'm sure I have a set lurking in my garage, I'll get back to you  :)

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #2 on: 04, November, 2010 - 21:39:41 »

I'm sure I have a set lurking in my garage, I'll get back to you  :)

If you do have a set lurking in your garage Karl & they are surplus to requirements then I would be interested in buying them.

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #3 on: 04, November, 2010 - 23:31:30 »
I have a set here as well if you need to borrow them, also the cover thingy, the one i have has got a few holes in it so  maybe this could also be recreated with a more modern fabric.

On another forum someone was looking to make some of these out that Wet suit material (neoprene) but for some reason it didn't happen.

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #4 on: 04, November, 2010 - 23:37:21 »
Brilliant. Cheers both - something for the 20th then? :)

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #5 on: 05, November, 2010 - 08:57:57 »
Good idea Mike,

Hope something good is coming out of this. :D

Frank

Karl

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #6 on: 05, November, 2010 - 09:48:45 »
Brilliant. Cheers both - something for the 20th then? :)

..perfect, I'll bring along my side panels and Plod can bring along his stuff as well. Between us, we should have it covered then if one of us forgets  ;D

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #7 on: 05, November, 2010 - 09:50:18 »

I'm sure I have a set lurking in my garage, I'll get back to you  :)

If you do have a set lurking in your garage Karl & they are surplus to requirements then I would be interested in buying them.

Hi cappio - although I do have a set the are part of my collection that I use for displaying at shows etc., so sadly they are not for sale.

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #8 on: 05, November, 2010 - 10:22:41 »
Side panels!!
Not required for me! always sunny here in oz  :)

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #9 on: 05, November, 2010 - 12:00:05 »
Side panels!!
Not required for me! always sunny here in oz  :)
so anyone making a C5 parasol in the colonies?

 ;D ;D ;D

Alan

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #10 on: 05, November, 2010 - 14:52:29 »
My company makes exactly these kind of things in small quantities.Furthermore we have suitable fabrics  in stock. We have also made a breathable outdoor storage cover for the C5.

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #11 on: 07, November, 2010 - 15:07:32 »
Coverman

We should colab on this then - are you going to brooklands next week?

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #12 on: 07, November, 2010 - 15:18:11 »
Side panels!!
Not required for me! always sunny here in oz  :)

I see you are in Adelaide. Fancy a race up O,Halloran Hill ( spelt wrong I know )  ;D

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #13 on: 07, November, 2010 - 19:14:12 »
My company makes exactly these kind of things in small quantities.Furthermore we have suitable fabrics  in stock. We have also made a breathable outdoor storage cover for the C5.

Adam Harper made a solar panel for Arthur C. Clarks sinclair C5 for use in sunny Tia land if that counts. 

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Re: Side Panels
« Reply #14 on: 07, November, 2010 - 22:18:06 »
He Umpa,

I was thinking, since you can get flexible solar panels now, to cover the whole Sinclair.
But I am afraid you have to wait a couple of days before you have enough power to drive a couple of miles.
Maybe as some sort of rescue accessory, you take a 80 square feet solar blanket, spread it out when your in battery trouble and after a few hours it can bring you home  ;D
On the other hand, there is a chain and pedal rescue mechanism already build in. That could help you in this situation.  :D