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10-12-2021, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Threaded Clevis

Threaded

Clevis
10-02-2021, 04:56 AM
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Views: 136
Posted By Wildflyer

Full size is 37' or 444" wingspan I think yours...

Full size is 37' or 444" wingspan
I think yours is 64.6"
so your scale would be 1/6.8730, or pretty close to 1/7
09-18-2021, 07:44 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Ale IPA

Ale

IPA
09-18-2021, 07:43 PM
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Posted By Wildflyer

Nylon Glassfilled

Nylon

Glassfilled
09-01-2021, 06:27 PM
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Views: 391
Posted By Wildflyer

No, you can't just add wire to the battery side....

No, you can't just add wire to the battery side. It does all kinds of bad things to the ESC. Ron Van Sommeren has several posts about this. Try to look up his posts.
You can extend the motor side,...
09-01-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By Wildflyer

Good catch on the servo arm, many would have...

Good catch on the servo arm, many would have missed it.
Nice looking plane should be very visible in the air.
08-30-2021, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By Wildflyer

Balsa deal of my life !!!

I was over in eastern Washington, about 350 miles from my home, at the end of last week. My daughter lives over there.
While we were leaving I stopped at a place called Woodworker's Network. I had...
Forum: Foamies
07-10-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 595
Posted By Wildflyer

RC Depron says the PDF is $19.99 I can see that...

RC Depron says the PDF is $19.99
I can see that the plane is a very complex structure and the PDF is probably worth the money.

Very cool, would look great painted like Superman or another flying...
06-17-2021, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 888
Posted By Wildflyer

I am not leaving electric

I went to the AMA jamboree in Wenatchee WA. this past weekend, it was great.
Just before I left Sunday morning I thought I would donate to the cause and bought a couple of raffle tickets for $5...
Forum: Humor
06-11-2021, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Wildflyer

My dad wired the ignition spark box from a Ford...

My dad wired the ignition spark box from a Ford Model T to the springs of his brother Al's bed. I guess Al just put a sheet over the springs.
Then dad dripped some water on the sheet for...
Forum: Humor
06-10-2021, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Wildflyer

I have a friend that flys a real heli. I showed...

I have a friend that flys a real heli.
I showed him a video of a guy flying a 3D heli, doing all kinds of crazy things.
Mike watched wide-eyed, and then said; "NO! OH HELL NO! That would kill me."...
Forum: Humor
06-10-2021, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Wildflyer

Free Helicopter ride

Is anybody interested in a free ride in a helicopter flight for 4 people?

I'm still looking for 2 more people to join us.

We leave early Saturday (June 12th) from Greater Rochester Airport and...
Forum: Humor
06-06-2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By Wildflyer

Don, I have learned to put my coffee down before...

Don, I have learned to put my coffee down before I start reading these jokes.
It really hurts to blow hot coffee out your nose. :red:
05-30-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By Wildflyer

If it was my plane I would cover it with Monokote...

If it was my plane I would cover it with Monokote and not worry about it.
Monokote can be a bit overpowering for lightweight flimsy structures like the old Gillows kits, but my Mini ultra Stik has a...
05-27-2021, 06:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Wildflyer

WOW, I would love to have that much space. But I...

WOW, I would love to have that much space. But I have no way to add on or build another shop.
05-26-2021, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Wildflyer

I know the feeling Nigel, I have a 24-foot square...

I know the feeling Nigel, I have a 24-foot square wood-working shop,
I don't have enough space to even sit a chair down on the floor right now.
05-23-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Wildflyer

I guess because my dad set up a table 62 years...

I guess because my dad set up a table 62 years ago and we used chairs, that just became my normal way of doing it.
For me, after many years of construction work, my back gets sore leaning of a table...
05-22-2021, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By Wildflyer

Do you use an office chair?

Some people like to stand at their modeling table, and I guess the rest of us like to sit in a chair.
I have always used a chair. Now after having an office-type chair for 60 years of building I...
05-21-2021, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By Wildflyer

There are thin wing servos about 1/2" thick, they...

There are thin wing servos about 1/2" thick, they mount sideways.
Another possible servo sideways is the Diamond D47 they are 5/16" thick, small but good servos, I have 2 in the back of a contest...
05-08-2021, 05:34 PM
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Views: 1,879,699
Posted By Wildflyer

Filet Salmon

Filet

Salmon
05-08-2021, 05:28 PM
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Views: 55,701
Posted By Wildflyer

Graupner Cirrus

Graupner

Cirrus
Forum: Humor
04-23-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 900
Posted By Wildflyer

I am sure you guys realize just how much trouble...

I am sure you guys realize just how much trouble we would be in, if our wife's read these.
I am taking the safe route and not posting a joke on this list.
I like having my airplanes. :p>
04-23-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,317
Posted By Wildflyer

Those old planes did not have much power, ...

Those old planes did not have much power,
Don't know the size and weight of a TD Coupe, but 75-100 watts per pound would be plenty.
Don't over power it

I have a 1949 Radio Queen, 7' wingspan,...
Forum: Humor
04-20-2021, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By Wildflyer

That must have been my cousins, Ole and Sven

That must have been my cousins, Ole and Sven
04-06-2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,384
Posted By Wildflyer

Here is the data from Scorpion, should be able to...

Here is the data from Scorpion, should be able to find a good system from this.

http://www.scorpionsystem.com/files/i1,417_data_chart.htm
04-04-2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,419
Posted By Wildflyer

As a test, one time I turned the gains up to max...

As a test, one time I turned the gains up to max to see what would happen.
Got my little stunt plane about 200 feet high, cruising normal, then hit the switch.
Glad I had the battery tied in real...
04-04-2021, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wildflyer

Here is a picture of the thrust vectoring system...

Here is a picture of the thrust vectoring system on the Squall, could be done on other planes.
I might try it on one of mine after I maiden it.
04-03-2021, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wildflyer

One thing I read was this suggestion, test it one...

One thing I read was this suggestion, test it one something before your model.

" plastic etch primer (for car bumpers)."
04-02-2021, 06:18 PM
Replies: 33,826
Views: 1,879,699
Posted By Wildflyer

putrid Oder

putrid

Oder
04-02-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 55,701
Posted By Wildflyer

Rotate Takeoff

Rotate

Takeoff
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