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Forum: Foamies
03-23-2014, 09:30 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

From what I've seen he takes off for anywhere be...

From what I've seen he takes off for anywhere be it grass,parking lot or water.
I saw one video where the plane went across the pavement to the grass and across that to the water where it took off...
Forum: Foamies
01-12-2014, 01:32 AM
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Posted By C130 Load

Ok thanks Larry, , gorillia glue it is then. ...

Ok thanks Larry, , gorillia glue it is then.

Ed
Forum: Foamies
01-11-2014, 11:16 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

OK after taking some time off building this due...

OK after taking some time off building this due to many reasons too long to list here I am getting back to it.

One question,, has anybody ever used this glue for assembly?
...
Forum: Foamies
11-24-2013, 07:00 AM
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Posted By C130 Load

No, not specifically as I have other float planes...

No, not specifically as I have other float planes and boats.
I made this one just because I had some stuff laying around and wanted to "McGyver" something.:)

I wanted to try differential...
Forum: Foamies
11-24-2013, 01:07 AM
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Posted By C130 Load

Already planned to do that, just thought it is...

Already planned to do that, just thought it is better marking with pencil on the paper before cutting out the pieces would be better. Mine paper seems to just pull right off not like other that have...
Forum: Foamies
11-23-2013, 04:53 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

"I See,, I See" said the blind man. Talk about...

"I See,, I See" said the blind man. Talk about being right in front of my nose. http://www.smileyvault.com/albums/basic/smileyvault-slaphead.gif ...
Forum: Foamies
11-22-2013, 05:24 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

The plans I have that I got from Post#2 show...

The plans I have that I got from Post#2 show 27.5" on one and 33.5" inches on another for all 4 wing panels but both show the same size rudder and alevons. The only other difference is the the...
Forum: Foamies
11-22-2013, 05:14 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

"It doesn't matter" "There are only a few...

"It doesn't matter"

"There are only a few rules"

"No one has actually followed all three" http://www.rocketryforum.com/images/smilies/24.gif

That's what I thought and I love your response...
Forum: Foamies
11-21-2013, 11:24 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

OK,, I solved the brain fog I had. The...

OK,, I solved the brain fog I had.

The reason the wing panels are 30" in length is that's how long each sheet of the Dollar Tree foam board is. http://www.rocketryforum.com/images/smilies/29.gif...
Forum: Foamies
11-21-2013, 08:34 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

OK Guy's I got it all cut out and ready to...

OK Guy's I got it all cut out and ready to assemble buuuut, and there is always a but, I did a screwup, well maybe, depends on the response I get.

So I planned on building the "Standard" or...
Forum: Foamies
11-20-2013, 08:44 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

Thanks Larry,, I found a different motor with...

Thanks Larry,,
I found a different motor with almost exactly the same specs that you recommend. Just a little lighter and $5 bucks cheaper and cheaper is always good Huh?:)
...
Forum: Foamies
11-19-2013, 06:58 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

I found out that I can't use either of these...

I found out that I can't use either of these motors so I will have to buy another.

Could somebody look at this page at Heads Up RC at the red 2800 series Emax motors and let me know which one...
Forum: Foamies
11-19-2013, 05:16 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

Is that considered the standard,full or 85% size?...

Is that considered the standard,full or 85% size?

What is the weight of the motor I should use for an easy flier? (For now;))

I have a couple of motors I think I can use but I'm wondering...
Forum: Foamies
11-15-2013, 05:42 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

Yep got that one,, thanks. Larry,, I'm...

Yep got that one,, thanks.

Larry,, I'm pretty sure the gold motor 2212 is a 1000kv because I don't remember having any need at the time for the other ones.

So I will go with the 2212 or the...
Forum: Foamies
11-15-2013, 04:49 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

Thanks Guy's I appreciate the help. Should have...

Thanks Guy's I appreciate the help. Should have it all cut out and started today.

What I like about this $ Tree foam is with the paper outer layer I can mark all the cuts easily and peel the...
Forum: Foamies
11-14-2013, 11:41 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

I dunno but I remember the same thing back around...

I dunno but I remember the same thing back around 2008-2009 when I tried using it.

Ed
Forum: Foamies
11-14-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 2,852
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Posted By C130 Load

Glue or Tape

Do most of you glue or tape the wings sections together?

Ed
Forum: Foamies
11-14-2013, 06:57 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

Thanks Larrry,, As promised here are the...

Thanks Larrry,,

As promised here are the motors I have on hand.

BP Hobbies 2212 Not sure what KV could be 2200,1400,or 1000
I'll have to run it up and see what it does on the wattmeter.
...
Forum: Foamies
11-14-2013, 06:26 PM
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Posted By C130 Load

I have tried to use FMS just now and in the past....

I have tried to use FMS just now and in the past.
When I try to run it this is what I get.
Forum: Foamies
11-14-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 556,993
Posted By C130 Load

Thanks for your responses Larry,, I don't...

Thanks for your responses Larry,,

I don't need it real "Slooooooooow" but maybe more like Sloooow or Slooooow.;)
So I can go a little heavier.


I know about the weight paint does, found that...
Forum: Foamies
11-13-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 2,852
Views: 556,993
Posted By C130 Load

Ok guys the "Wubbleu" bug bit me and I want to...

Ok guys the "Wubbleu" bug bit me and I want to know if it will leave a scar.;)

Seriously now,, I'm going to make one of these with $Tree foam (1/4")

I want it for a little training and for...
Forum: Beginners
10-21-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 39,836
Posted By C130 Load

Still there if this is what you mean. It is part...

Still there if this is what you mean. It is part of the Cook County Forest Preserve called "Poplar Creek Division" and is home to 2 clubs I believe. Here is link to one of them.
Click on the...
Forum: Beginners
10-20-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 39,836
Posted By C130 Load

Being from Chicago I'm still getting to know the...

Being from Chicago I'm still getting to know the area and never been to the clubs you mention but frequented many others.:D
I sure like it better here than the "City"
Looks like you have a nice...
Forum: Beginners
10-20-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 39,836
Posted By C130 Load

DaHawk,, Here are some links to mods, etc...

DaHawk,,

Here are some links to mods, etc for the SC I promised you, hope some help.

Numerous tips, mods and links here on 1st page.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=852122 ...
Forum: Beginners
10-19-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 39,836
Posted By C130 Load

Built up yes but still has country feel where I...

Built up yes but still has country feel where I live. I lived in Chicago all my life except for the time in the military (60's) until 1999 when we sold the house and roamed all over the country in a...
Forum: Beginners
10-19-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 39,836
Posted By C130 Load

Been reading this thread because I just purchased...

Been reading this thread because I just purchased a Sky Trainer and noticed this post.
I used to spend my winters and a few summers in Texas (Corpus Area) and I have experienced that summer heat. I...
03-25-2010, 08:28 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,288
Posted By C130 Load

Of the 4 I had one had a bad cell right away. One...

Of the 4 I had one had a bad cell right away. One puffed quite a bit just recently and the last two have a slight squishy feel to them.
All were used lightly never dropping them below 11 Volts and...
Forum: Beginners
03-10-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,085
Posted By C130 Load

This guy has some great videos on modifications...

This guy has some great videos on modifications to the SC.
There are about 25 of them. I have followed and done most of them and they really help with strength and durability.

Start with this one...
02-23-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,946
Posted By C130 Load

One time I got an order from him before I knew I...

One time I got an order from him before I knew I needed it.;-)
02-23-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,946
Posted By C130 Load

Just proves that Jeff is a smart man getting out...

Just proves that Jeff is a smart man getting out of all that snow and cold.;)
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