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Forum: Humor
06-02-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By Abuelo

Do you know what a dyslexic agnostic insomniac...

Do you know what a dyslexic agnostic insomniac does?


Stays awake all night wondering if there really is a dog.
Forum: Humor
05-16-2021, 01:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 212
Posted By Abuelo

A couple was having dinner at a fancy restaurant...

A couple was having dinner at a fancy restaurant when the man suddenly slipped down from his chair and slid under the table.

The waiter came running up, "Madam, your husband just slipped under the...
Forum: Humor
04-25-2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,893
Posted By Abuelo

For awhile I believed whatever the atoms were...

For awhile I believed whatever the atoms were telling me, but I finally stopped. Seems they make up everything.
Forum: Humor
03-11-2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,108
Posted By Abuelo

These are really clever, Don. I bet you'll win...

These are really clever, Don. I bet you'll win the first EnterPrize with these.
07-28-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,957
Posted By Abuelo

Might be a Kestral. The stab differs but the...

Might be a Kestral. The stab differs but the rest, and the wingspan, seem to match.

Outerzone has the plan. https://outerzone.co.uk/images/_thumbs/models/11675.jpg...
Forum: Foamies
07-04-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,568
Posted By Abuelo

Might take a look at the Dick's Dream, a 34" foam...

Might take a look at the Dick's Dream, a 34" foam wing plane from Ace RC. Outerzone has the plan, oz5747.

Originally for the Ace pulse rudder system and a PeeWee .020, flew fine and was the...
Forum: Free Items
02-25-2020, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,861
Posted By Abuelo

Appreciate your prompt and clarifying reply. ...

Appreciate your prompt and clarifying reply. However, I will have no further involvement.
Forum: Free Items
02-25-2020, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,861
Posted By Abuelo

Marian, will you provide specifics on what you...

Marian, will you provide specifics on what you are looking for? Serious replies will come only from full information.

Some of what I'd like to see, for starters:
- What aircraft are you looking...
02-10-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,210
Posted By Abuelo

Joe, I'll be balsa building again in a couple...

Joe, I'll be balsa building again in a couple weeks, once I clear the workbench of unrelated projects and say goodbye to visiting family. There is a build contest on another forum I'd like to join.
...
10-08-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,048
Posted By Abuelo

You might be right. The About Us says they got...

You might be right. The About Us says they got their start in Sweden so they may well still be there, but their URL looks like its from the US. The name 'Josh' might or might not be the same 'Josh'...
10-07-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 10,048
Posted By Abuelo

New Heads Up

The shop name has resurfaced as https://www.headsuphobby.com.

In its "About Us" the operator is shown as Josh, whom I think is affiliated with FliteTest.

Interesting development.
Forum: Foamies
09-25-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,133
Posted By Abuelo

Looks good. Where is the center for gravity?

Looks good.

Where is the center for gravity?
Forum: Foamies
09-25-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,133
Posted By Abuelo

Any progress?

Any progress?
Forum: Foamies
08-26-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 17,133
Posted By Abuelo

Smile I'd listen to Quorneng and get the C/G right...

I'd listen to Quorneng and get the C/G right before trying to fly again.

The video shows a series of stalls and recovery, more up-elevator will only make these worse if the C/G isn't correct....
08-15-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,905
Posted By Abuelo

Good description of handling the nylon. Will have...

Good description of handling the nylon. Will have to try it as I've some I picked up at a remnants store years ago but forgot about.

Lets hope for more builders checking in.

I intended for...
08-15-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,905
Posted By Abuelo

Silk and dope for a Lil Esquire

I do.

The Lil Esquire is about to get a silk and nitrate dope covering, the yellow silk in the photo.

I like the shrinking version of nitrate dope for adhering and undercoats with brushing...
08-06-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,390
Posted By Abuelo

I have that same motor and have had no issues...

I have that same motor and have had no issues with it. Also have the printout of specifications and features.

Voltage is 2-3 LiPo batteries
Prop is 9x7 to 11x4.7
Continuous current is 10 amp...
Forum: Foamies
08-02-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,392
Posted By Abuelo

Take a look at Flite Test. Their early plans...

Take a look at Flite Test. Their early plans were for Dollar Tree foam but now sell their own brand.

The Baby Blender has been popular for quite some time. ...
07-28-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 13,254
Posted By Abuelo

If you interested in building from plans and...

If you interested in building from plans and probably having to interpret to utilize modern R/C, try Outerzone. They have over 10k free plans, and being a bit creative with your printing you can...
05-09-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,400
Posted By Abuelo

Try http://airfoiltools.com/plotter/index

Try http://airfoiltools.com/plotter/index
Forum: Beginners
04-07-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,227
Posted By Abuelo

Forget the switch. Remove the LIPO and...

Forget the switch.

Remove the LIPO and charge it in a fireproof location and store it where it cannot short out or otherwise fail and start a fire. You don 't want to charge or store it in the...
04-03-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By Abuelo

I'm assuming your setup is from eBay, where there...

I'm assuming your setup is from eBay, where there are several motors/esc/prop combos sold for replacement use in quadcopters. The motors are silver/gold and are sold from India and China, and some...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-20-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,705
Posted By Abuelo

Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-15-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,705
Posted By Abuelo

Thanks, Nigel. I found there are a couple...

Thanks, Nigel.

I found there are a couple sailplanes with forward swept wings but they were thus designed to get the main spar out of the cabin area. Forward sweep may work best in high speed...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-15-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,705
Posted By Abuelo

Dihedral effect on swept wing

A buddy built a powered glider type plane with forward swept wings and had some stability and turning issues with it. We got most of these sorted but still have a question we don't know then answer...
02-13-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,752
Posted By Abuelo

Thumbs up Watching, and subscribed.

Watching, and subscribed.
02-05-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,752
Posted By Abuelo

Subscribed.

Subscribed.
01-31-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 51,582
Posted By Abuelo

The very first was a ControlAire Mule transmitter...

The very first was a ControlAire Mule transmitter and ControlAire 5 receiver. Recall having to solder in the components to the transmitter circuit board and having it work the first time.

I had...
12-30-2018, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,447
Posted By Abuelo

Galloping Ghost

Thanks for the update. I also have the Tobe GG actuator and I'm debating on either the Half Tone by Dave Platt or the RCM 1/2A Basic Trainer by Dick Tichenor. Both would have been .049 powered and...
12-14-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 803
Posted By Abuelo

Leave the C/G alone and mount the floats so the...

Leave the C/G alone and mount the floats so the step is 1/2" behind the C/G. Adjust the C/G only if you have to, after test flights.
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