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08-06-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,086
Posted By c.sitas

Wild, That's a very good safety tip. Could really...

Wild, That's a very good safety tip. Could really save some finger from nicks.We tend to live in a careless world.
04-09-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By c.sitas

Hey Panther, you have to learn how to use a whamo...

Hey Panther, you have to learn how to use a whamo slingshot and an arrow. Bring that plane down now.
04-09-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,266
Posted By c.sitas

Guys, been there done that. I had one lost and...

Guys, been there done that. I had one lost and stuck up a tree for a full month. I knew a bout where but not exactly. Kept checking , and after about a month it came down with a storm. I was new...
03-26-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,851
Posted By c.sitas

Nigel, I have to agree whole heartedly with you....

Nigel, I have to agree whole heartedly with you. Everyone thinks
Hobby K,
well when they are all that's left , hang on.
09-28-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,395
Posted By c.sitas

Kody ,I'm an old speed jock. Save your money and...

Kody ,I'm an old speed jock. Save your money and time , you'll be needing both. What you are making is a money pit. Have fun.
08-24-2016, 03:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,052
Posted By c.sitas

this kinda goes along with Nigel's thoughts. As...

this kinda goes along with Nigel's thoughts. As an old timer ,I still remember someone telling me , when your upside down , "push" the nose up with the stick. I still use that saying to this day.
04-21-2016, 03:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,774
Posted By c.sitas

You know another thing that I really get a kick...

You know another thing that I really get a kick out of , especially with thr electric crowd is. Everyone brags about how nice and quiet things are without the messy fuelers running.Then they go out...
12-17-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,820
Posted By c.sitas

MY friend ,you don't know how I have to bite my...

MY friend ,you don't know how I have to bite my tongue.
12-15-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,949
Posted By c.sitas

up date this thread. It's to late ,they're...

up date this thread. It's to late ,they're knocking on the door
12-15-2015, 12:13 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 16,560
Posted By c.sitas

Congress has said no to this ,but the faa is...

Congress has said no to this ,but the faa is gonna do otherwise . AMA is taking them to court is what I hear. Faa is federal ,and its like everything else with the present system . They don't have to...
10-29-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,572
Posted By c.sitas

Hey guys, would you class a seperate stabilizer...

Hey guys, would you class a seperate stabilizer the same as a safe reciever?
10-06-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,458
Posted By c.sitas

I was reading on RCG the other day and a fellow...

I was reading on RCG the other day and a fellow says that walmart carries a brand of foam made by Ross. He thought it was a spin off of Elmers foam board,only light like dtfb.Also the paper stays on...
08-24-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,458
Posted By c.sitas

One side tip here guys. If ,you'r having warpping...

One side tip here guys. If ,you'r having warpping troubles , the way to fix it is to do both sides at the same time. Then assemble the pieces when dry.I do both ways ,just depends on the job at...
08-23-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,458
Posted By c.sitas

I take off all the paper. It comes of easy. Then...

I take off all the paper. It comes of easy. Then I recover with coffee filters. A fellow on RCG started this, and it works great. To recover I use water based poly. To use foam with the paper on ,...
08-01-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,612
Posted By c.sitas

Push rod wire

I often use regular hardware wire. You by it in a round roll at the hardware store.. It's somewhere around .025 to .040 for size. I don't care cause, i"m going to use it. Take a piece ,say 3 feet...
07-06-2015, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,061
Posted By c.sitas

Nigel , You have it good for O rings. Where I...

Nigel , You have it good for O rings. Where I live ,you can buy them for pennies ya, about 35 of them a piece.
07-04-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,291
Posted By c.sitas

Alls well that ends well. This post just proves...

Alls well that ends well. This post just proves one thing for sure. Well the makers write instructions ,----follow them---- to the ---T. Everyone gets so in a hurry, that they run over themselves....
07-04-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,061
Posted By c.sitas

One thing on the rubber bands for the prop...

One thing on the rubber bands for the prop savers. I buy 5/16 round silicone rubber tubing.Take a short length that you can handle like say maybe 5 or 6 ". Take a piece of 1/4" wood dowel about an...
06-12-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By c.sitas

Thank you for the explaintion. That's really good...

Thank you for the explaintion. That's really good to know. I am still learning something new everyday,at 72. Who said you can't teach an old dog new tricks. Thanks again.
06-12-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By c.sitas

FHhuber, What you show is very interesting, I...

FHhuber, What you show is very interesting, I never tried that. The thing for me is the spruce.That's cool. I'm thinking along bow making lines.Do you think ,once dry, that there would be any limits...
06-12-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By c.sitas

I agree here ,use wetter water . That's what...

I agree here ,use wetter water . That's what fireman call it. It allows things to become weter faster and deeper. Almost any detergent will suffice. Once wetted, you have to try to control the...
Forum: Foamies
05-28-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,195
Posted By c.sitas

Yes , that is cool for the main cg location. What...

Yes , that is cool for the main cg location. What I suggested is more for lateral balance.
Forum: Foamies
05-28-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,195
Posted By c.sitas

This is way old but, I'll go with Nigel. You can...

This is way old but, I'll go with Nigel. You can go from the nails all the way down to needles. They are brass and respond nicely. I guess I just like to TINKER.
05-19-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 890
Posted By c.sitas

Funny thing here, I've known two commercial ...

Funny thing here, I've known two commercial pilots , neither one could fly rc . They told me they don't have feel of the controls,---makes since.
Forum: Foamies
04-23-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,102
Posted By c.sitas

I get my stuff from Ebay. No shops close to me ....

I get my stuff from Ebay. No shops close to me . I fly in the sticks of Necedah,Wis. King of the Jack Pine country. No one to bother you , sad part , no one to help you or cheer you on .Lovein...
Forum: Foamies
04-23-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,150
Posted By c.sitas

Well , mostly you get what you pay for . If, you...

Well , mostly you get what you pay for . If, you want top notch planes , "don't buy cut rate material." My self , I don't see where the ripples hurt anything.Surely not flight.
10-16-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,473
Posted By c.sitas

Hey; good one Fly.

Hey; good one Fly.
Forum: Foamies
10-12-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,892
Posted By c.sitas

There is a fellow pilot on rcgroups that uses...

There is a fellow pilot on rcgroups that uses coffee filters to recover the foam after stripping the original paper off.They claim the original paper is twice as heavy. I use this system and would...
10-12-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,360
Posted By c.sitas

I don't have a spectrum, I have a flysky. All I...

I don't have a spectrum, I have a flysky. All I had to do was tell my throttle which switch I used and away we go . I really like this feature because it's like walking around with the safety on for...
10-11-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,473
Posted By c.sitas

Actually this isn't painting a prop. I can...

Actually this isn't painting a prop. I can remember back a little when we used to boil our props so that they would take a walk in the sand better. I, think it really did help , cause I sure put them...
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