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 Dave Milbourn RIP

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barriew
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PostSubject: Dave Milbourn RIP   Dave Milbourn RIP EmptyFri Mar 05, 2021 11:24 am

I have just read on another Forum that Dave Milbourn passed away yesterday after a long battle with Cancer. Dave was active on this and other forums under a variety of nicknames - always ready to give good advice. He will be sorely missed not only as a contributor to the forums, but as a designer of model boats, in particular the Fairey range, and also many of the Model Slipways models. He also rescued Action Electronics when Craig Talbot became too ill to continue.

Barrie

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PostSubject: Re: Dave Milbourn RIP   Dave Milbourn RIP EmptyFri Mar 05, 2021 3:35 pm

Top modeler, and a great bloke to chat with, he will be sorely missed, RIP Dave

Mark
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PostSubject: Re: Dave Milbourn RIP   Dave Milbourn RIP EmptyFri Mar 05, 2021 5:12 pm

Dave really helped me out with the electronics on my models. I still have a signed multi speed controller number 1 from him.... deeply saddened to hear this sad news..
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PostSubject: Re: Dave Milbourn RIP   Dave Milbourn RIP EmptySat Mar 06, 2021 2:19 am

Ah this is a sad bit of news, another great loss to our community. My best wishes and sympathy’s to his family at this time.. 
may it be some comfort his passion and skills within the model community inspired many of us, me especially in this hobby and have given us many years of pleasure, advice and grace over the years. He will be sorely missed.

It will be with deep regret that I add his profile to our “”Lost but never forgotten”” group. 

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