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Old Oct 08, 2012, 07:24 AM
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Fire yesterday, Insurance claim today.


Just a short post today, had an electrical fire in the workshop yesterday and lost all of my planes - had 6 of them in total stacked up, fire took them all. Pretty cut up about it but will hope to get something back from insurance. For now the fire guys are investigating what it could be, looks like it may have been an old halogen bulb which blew and scattered hot glass over a suitably oily/spirit soaked rag...

The positive is that I didn't loose my transmitter and have a micro quad to play about with, hopefully insurance will provide me with a nice new fleet. Any one have any experience claiming this stuff back I'd appreciate any advice.
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Old Oct 08, 2012, 10:54 AM
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After the depreciation and deductable were subtracted from the settlement, there wasn't much left to buy new planes. Good luck with you claim.
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Old Oct 08, 2012, 12:27 PM
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I was told most household insurance DOES NOT cover hobby items. It will cover them if you add a rider to your policy though. With that said, you may recover a portion of your loss depending how good the adjuster is.
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Old Oct 08, 2012, 02:10 PM
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I have spoken to them today - the want the invoices/ receipts etc... Lets see how it pan out.
Old Oct 13, 2012, 10:49 PM
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Hope you get everything sorted soon.......

On the brite side of things Lberry88...seems as though your gear door fix/mod on tthe 1100mm A-1 Skyraider...with the motor magnets...LOL The plane is now shipping with your excatt modification you deserv a ATA'Boy and they owe you atleast a free plane or 2

DId you also loose your Spad? I feel they DO owe you..perhaps one of them will see this...and make it happen <<I hope so>>

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Old Oct 14, 2012, 03:43 PM
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Ah thanks for the info Pat, I had not heard that, it's something I do/did with all my planes with gear doors. Trying to get the levers, pulleys and springs just right is almost impossible so magnets are almost always the solution!

Haha, I don't think I could ask for a plane - though of course others could for me no - its just a simple progression - I did nothing special!


I'm still waiting on the insurance claim - I feel I could be waiting a while!
Old Oct 20, 2012, 08:31 AM
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hey mate any update on ur insurance and sorry to hear about the house fire worse thing that can happen :/
Old Oct 20, 2012, 10:43 AM
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Waiting for the insurance to come through: its not a quick fix!
Old Oct 20, 2012, 11:21 AM
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yeah aknow that man ma mate had to wait 2month before insurance payed out they did pay everything out though hope the same to you his fire was caused by a faulty boiler

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