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Forum: Foamies
08-23-2011, 01:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,306
Posted By Chappy

danford1, I did finally get to fly the plane...

danford1,
I did finally get to fly the plane with some success however I never was comfortable with it. Just don't think I'm cut out for that style of an airplane. Too quick, too responsive and...
05-10-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,397
Posted By Chappy

They're dangerous I tell you! These darn things...

They're dangerous I tell you! These darn things ought to be out lawed right along with Guns, alcohol, fast cars and mini skirts!:p>
Replies: 8
Views: 2,183
Posted By Chappy

I've had my share of problems from the Corona's...

I've had my share of problems from the Corona's and had one doing the same thing. It wouldn't lock to my 6102. I was doing this in my hobby room with the computer on. I was advised to go outside...
05-04-2011, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,857
Posted By Chappy

When I need to make a hole in thin to medium...

When I need to make a hole in thin to medium balsa I use a brass rifle or pistol casing of the size I want, 22 thru 45 or bigger, which can be had very easily. Use a reloaders chamfering tool...
05-04-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,531
Posted By Chappy

Same here, I use a stainless wire brush while hot.

Same here, I use a stainless wire brush while hot.
04-25-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By Chappy

I would certainly think so. I had a 15 size and...

I would certainly think so. I had a 15 size and used a 11" prop and could have used a 12". The Electrostick is a 25 - 32 size, substantially bigger and could likely go as big as 13" with this...
04-24-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By Chappy

If it were mine I would go up to a Power 15 or a...

If it were mine I would go up to a Power 15 or a 25. Your chosen ESC will work fine with either and I'd use a 11x5.5 prop on 3 cells. If you wanted more performance you could go to 4 cells with a...
04-24-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,186
Posted By Chappy

E - Had I not flown this plane for the last two...

E - Had I not flown this plane for the last two years and knew nothing about it's history I could consider your assumptions to have some merit, however I never experienced any flight issues with this...
04-24-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,186
Posted By Chappy

If I might chime in here with Coreman's delima. ...

If I might chime in here with Coreman's delima.

I'm the fellow hobbiest and previous owner of the last plane that took the dive of death. I flew this plane, a 15 size stick probably 100 times...
04-11-2011, 02:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,066
Posted By Chappy

Old Classic is back

I see Tower Hobbies is once again offering the SLOW POKE 10-25.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&P=G&I=LXLP42

Wouldn't you know, I've scrounged for the past year or so and...
04-11-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,142
Posted By Chappy

Hey lookie here it's back as a 're-run'. ...

Hey lookie here it's back as a 're-run'. http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&P=G&I=LXLP42
03-31-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,142
Posted By Chappy

Slow Poke 25 E conversion

Thought I'd post some Pic's of my recently acquired Slow Poke that I repaired, recovered, and converted to electric. AUW 2 lb 14 oz bare. I had to add 7 oz unter the motor and use 13 oz of battery to...
Forum: Power Systems
07-27-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,483
Posted By Chappy

Lights; Have you checked out the Monster Power...

Lights;
Have you checked out the Monster Power Motors from HobbyPartz.com? They are inexpensive and are shipped out of California. They seem to be great motors and the "on paper" spec's are equal to...
Forum: Power Systems
07-27-2010, 02:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,069
Posted By Chappy

Texasclouds: Don't overlook the Monster Power...

Texasclouds:
Don't overlook the Monster Power motors from Hobbypartz.com. I'm flying a 7.5 lb 60" wing GP Cherokee with a MP 32 on 4 cells turning a 12x8" prop and I've got all the power I need and...
07-20-2010, 05:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,114
Posted By Chappy

Congrats Chillie, hope it works for you. I've...

Congrats Chillie, hope it works for you. I've retired twice and thought I was on easy street when 10 mos later we found ourselves raising a grand daughter so back to work I went. You never know...
07-16-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,650
Posted By Chappy

If you want to save some "change" don't over look...

If you want to save some "change" don't over look a Monster Power 32 from Hobby Partz at under $23.00. A buddy has a Senioritta running this motor on 4cells with a 12X8 prop and has more than...
Forum: Beginners
07-06-2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,625
Posted By Chappy

Try this link for determining how your power set...

Try this link for determining how your power set up will perform:

http://brantuas.com/ezcalc/dma1.asp

I use it quite regularly just to see what voltage, amps, thrust, RPM changes I can make...
06-28-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 0
Wanted GP Slow Poke
Views: 986
Posted By Chappy

GP Slow Poke

Looking for a Great Planes Slow Poke Sport 40 unassembled kit. Tower Hobbies list's them as discontinued. If anyone knows of another shop/dealer that still has one on the shelf that would work too....
06-13-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,134
Posted By Chappy

I believe this is the motor Iflyrc is referring; ...

I believe this is the motor Iflyrc is referring; http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=7993&Product_Name=Turnigy2836_brushless_Outrunner_2350kv
06-12-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By Chappy

Go to radio shack and pick up two plugs and wire...

Go to radio shack and pick up two plugs and wire them into the ends of an unused telephone reciever cord. Make sure your polarity is correct on both ends.

Chappy
06-04-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,947
Posted By Chappy

Here ya' go. Can't beat the cost. Mine on 4...

Here ya' go. Can't beat the cost. Mine on 4 cell witha 12x6 will blow 780 watts @ 52 amps. http://www.hobbypartz.com/monsterpower-32--770kv--outrunner-brushless-motor.html

Chappy
Forum: Foamies
05-21-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,238
Posted By Chappy

perfect glue #1

Thought I'd post this info on a new foam safe glue I've tried from Liquid Nails. [Didn't find anything posted about it in a search] It's called "perfect glue 1". It comes in a squeeze tube, no mixing...
05-21-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,902
Posted By Chappy

I just tried a new glue on a foamy that I really...

I just tried a new glue on a foamy that I really think is a winner, it's by Liquid Nails called "perfect glue 1". There are several formulas for different materials but this stuff is really good...
05-16-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,571
Posted By Chappy

Ripmax sale

If you haven't seen it already Tower Hobbies has a sale on the P-51 and the Spitfire ripmax planes for $59.99! Quite a savings over the original $130.00.

Chappy
03-17-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,379
Posted By Chappy

Guess you can scratch this post I no longer need...

Guess you can scratch this post I no longer need the cowl. I used the resin used on fiberglass and covered all the pits and cracks sanded it down smooth and it looks and feels (plyable) like new. ...
03-15-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,650
Posted By Chappy

Max, Ever ordered from them before? I assume...

Max,
Ever ordered from them before? I assume they are a Chineese operation but can't find their address on the site. I was wondering how reliable they are to deal with and since everything is...
03-09-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,604
Posted By Chappy

Corey, Go here;...

Corey,
Go here; http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/StoreFront It's a site full of useful info when deciding what you need and the prices can't be beat. If it were mine I would go with the GWS 24g...
Forum: Beginners
02-27-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,850
Posted By Chappy

Anyone checked out the video on the Headuprc home...

Anyone checked out the video on the Headuprc home page "when airplanes attack" ? It's a hoot to watch. Check it out.

Chappy
02-25-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,661
Posted By Chappy

Hahhahhaaa! "Tuity Fruity" Hahhahhaaa! Good...

Hahhahhaaa! "Tuity Fruity" Hahhahhaaa! Good one Rattlecat!
02-15-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,379
Posted By Chappy

Mini Funtana cowl-1st gen.

I'm looking for a mini-Funtana (1st gen) cowl, (sm yellow plane). Anyone have one? didn't think so. Anyone know of any shops that might have one? Anyone made one (heat shrink moulded)? I've got one...
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