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03-14-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By dirt4dinner

Remember a great pilot, and great man. MikeJ

I was asked by Mike's wife Lassie, to post this on their familes behalf.

MikeJ was one of the lurkers on WattFlyer, but no less of a devoted RC Pilot. Mike passed away several weeks ago from...
12-01-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 988
Posted By dirt4dinner

5300KV 12mm brushless motor & ESC

I am looking to build a Stevens Aero Model Adrenaline Rush hotliner, and figured I would ping the community for a motor for it before I bought a new one. Chances are at the speeds this thing will...
03-25-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By dirt4dinner

$150 shipped to the CONUS if anyone is...

$150 shipped to the CONUS if anyone is interested. I am getting tempted to go fly it again...get it before I do something stupid with it :)
03-22-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,285
Posted By dirt4dinner

My buddy Grinchmob and I started the covering...

My buddy Grinchmob and I started the covering today. We got the horizontal and vertical stabs done as well as the battery hatch cover. I attempted to do the wing when I got home. I got the bottom of...
03-18-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,768
Posted By dirt4dinner

I am interested, but am concerned with shipping....

I am interested, but am concerned with shipping. Are you willing to do the leg work on a shipping quote or would you rather give me the dimensions and let me figure it out? My zip is 85204.....I...
Forum: Foamies
03-16-2010, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,824
Posted By dirt4dinner

Alright here is the video. It's currently still...

Alright here is the video. It's currently still being processed but I have to jump on a flight. It should be done before I land (I hope).

After you watch the video....go buy a Flying Surfer...
Forum: Foamies
03-16-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,824
Posted By dirt4dinner

TDisaster...YOU'RE BRILLIANT! It's uploading now,...

TDisaster...YOU'RE BRILLIANT! It's uploading now, and it looks like it's working. I had to uninstall AVG to disable it (apparently the free version doesn't have an on/off switch. It might be time for...
Forum: Foamies
03-16-2010, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,824
Posted By dirt4dinner

Interesting...I just downloaded the latest...

Interesting...I just downloaded the latest version of AVG actually! You might have found the problem....I will have to walk my wife through the upload since I am on a business trip. Hopefully she can...
Forum: Foamies
03-16-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,824
Posted By dirt4dinner

I used the small brushless combo from Heads Up RC...

I used the small brushless combo from Heads Up RC with a 8040 prop from Heads up RC with a 3 cell 850mAh lipo and it flew pretty darn well. Here is a link to the motor / esc.
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03-16-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 0
For Sale SOLD
Views: 659
Posted By dirt4dinner

SOLD

SOLD LOCALLY!

I have used this radio about 5 times on my Parkzone Trojan. I have decided to go old school and found a great deal on a computerized FM radio, so I don't need this Spektrum setup...
Forum: Foamies
03-15-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,824
Posted By dirt4dinner

I am so disappointed right now! I have a terrific...

I am so disappointed right now! I have a terrific HD video of this thing shredding my neighborhood flying spot...and stupid YouTube won't take it. I have tried to upload it 5 times to YouTube and...
03-15-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,285
Posted By dirt4dinner

It's amazing what you can do when you put a TV in...

It's amazing what you can do when you put a TV in the garage! Yesterday there was a couple good movies on back-to-back, and I literally felt like I was watching TV more than I was building the plane....
03-15-2010, 04:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,285
Posted By dirt4dinner

Today was my big BUILD DAY! The wife was at work,...

Today was my big BUILD DAY! The wife was at work, and I had the garage all to myself for about 4 hours. I got the fuselage knocked out pretty quick, and the wing was not really a problem either. It's...
Forum: Power Systems
03-12-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,646
Posted By dirt4dinner

Yup, that's one of the best commecials EVER!

Yup, that's one of the best commecials EVER!
Forum: Power Systems
03-12-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,646
Posted By dirt4dinner

Thanks MiniSteve for the specs! I will have to...

Thanks MiniSteve for the specs! I will have to wait and see what the build weight is and go from there.

Chellie,
Really...Miller Lite? You're killin' me! I am a beer guy...but if Miller is...
Forum: Power Systems
03-11-2010, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,646
Posted By dirt4dinner

Chellie, I go out to SOCAL on business all...

Chellie,
I go out to SOCAL on business all the time....I owe you a beer. :)
Forum: Power Systems
03-11-2010, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,646
Posted By dirt4dinner

How can I power this with electric? Which motor/ esc/ prop?

Hey gang,
I need some advice, I am wanting to build a large scale Cub and have had my eye on the Dare Hobby 60" WS Piper Cub. It says 400 motor with a bunch of gearing info that means nothing to...
03-08-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,285
Posted By dirt4dinner

SQuiRT 700 Build Thread (1st balsa plan build for me)

I might just be documenting this for me...but who knows perhaps someone else will enjoy watching me struggle through my first build.

I have had this kit for almost 2 months, but wanted to get...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By dirt4dinner

The guy that took this photo was cool enough to...

The guy that took this photo was cool enough to print me out a 12 x 8, and then attach it to a nice piece of black foam backing and mail it to me. Talk about having the right guy walk up on your...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,447
Posted By dirt4dinner

Right on! I am getting super comfortable with my...

Right on! I am getting super comfortable with my T-28 (maybe to comfortable). I had a VERY VERY VERY close call last week. I was in a full dive hard banking turn very low, and some type of windsheer...
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-07-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,447
Posted By dirt4dinner

I have no idea if this would work....but would a...

I have no idea if this would work....but would a couple strategically placed rare earth magnets do the trick? It would suck to find out you were wrong if your wing detached in mid-flight, but just...
03-07-2010, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,486
Posted By dirt4dinner

For Trade - Blade CP with everything done

I am looking to trade for an airplane, let me know what you have and we will figure it out.

This was once a Blade CP....but now it's a real helicopter! It's tough to describe all the mods, but...
Forum: Foamies
03-07-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,824
Posted By dirt4dinner

Surf's up!!!

I just got done building my Phlatboyz Surfer Dude. This thing looks like a BLAST! I have to get the electronics installed tomorrow and then hopefully maiden it next weekend...or Monday if the weather...
03-06-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,505
Posted By dirt4dinner

Parkzone T-28 Trojan Cockpit Cam

This is going to be a work in progress! This was my first time trying it, I will modify the cockpit to get a better image, but I figured I would share the first attempt.

Talk about getting a...
Forum: ParkFlyers
02-28-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By dirt4dinner

Cool Trojan T-28 Photo

Yesterday, I was out at the local flying field after a LONG day of flying and a guy with this HUGE telephoto lens walks up and starts talking to the group of guys I was flying with. He said he was...
02-26-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,472
Posted By dirt4dinner

I ordered 13 days ago, and went with the slow...

I ordered 13 days ago, and went with the slow boat for shipping since I am not in a hurry to get this hopped up motor for the Trojan.

But, now that I found this thread, how long am I going to end...
02-23-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,379
Posted By dirt4dinner

How about a good faith extension for those new to...

How about a good faith extension for those new to the hobby? I want to pick up two of the 4 channel ones...maybe even three.

They would be a nice compliment to my flashy new FM radio! HOOK ME UP!
Replies: 18
Views: 2,799
Posted By dirt4dinner

I am planning on putting Berg receivers in my two...

I am planning on putting Berg receivers in my two nice planes and then going with teh cheaper receivers for the park flying foamies.

I will wait and see how the included receivers look before I...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,799
Posted By dirt4dinner

ALRIGHT! I was able to throw a bid at an ebay...

ALRIGHT! I was able to throw a bid at an ebay auction with 5 seconds left today (thanks to Auction Sniper!), while on a business trip. I was sitting in a meeting just waiting for my phone to vibrate...
Replies: 18
Views: 2,799
Posted By dirt4dinner

Chellie, That's where I am right now. I like...

Chellie,
That's where I am right now. I like my little DX5e, but I don't want to have to adjust it for every plane (it doesn't have model memory). I currently only have one Rx for it, so I am not...
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