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07-24-2010, 01:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,411
Posted By capn chaos

Dont get me started.... But now to get back on...

Dont get me started....
But now to get back on topic
Hitachi air nailer....framing 3 1/4" . A much better chance to clear the area before things break bad.
Also never run over your batteries even...
07-24-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 19,605
Posted By capn chaos

JZ, Spend some quality time at your local...

JZ,
Spend some quality time at your local liquor store. Alot of the 1/2 gallons are now plastic. When you come to....you might find its just the ticket:eek:
You might even develop a taste for lime...
07-23-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5,460
Views: 865,590
Posted By capn chaos

Kingy, First....welcome to wattflyer, your local...

Kingy, First....welcome to wattflyer, your local friendly support group!:D
Your'e making great progress. The first important step is to admit you have a problem. Step two...go buy another...
Forum: Humor
07-20-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,273
Posted By capn chaos

So I checked the answers and took the test again....

So I checked the answers and took the test again. Still got four wrong:eek:
07-19-2010, 01:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,945
Posted By capn chaos

Weathervane Good stuff there. Shoulda'...

Weathervane
Good stuff there. Shoulda' mentioned it earlier but save Michaels "First foods", "Second foods" containers. With lids they're great for organizing small parts and pieces, screws etc and...
07-19-2010, 12:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,396
Posted By capn chaos

Before I get to the guts of the post, I need to...

Before I get to the guts of the post, I need to explain my flying (assuming anyone could possible explain that).
I like flying scale models and try to fly them scale. To me there is some "beauty"...
07-18-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,503
Posted By capn chaos

Yes, HURC is really well set up and organized. ...

Yes, HURC is really well set up and organized.
Only a couple of complaints..\
1) he ships before I have a chance to change my mind????
2) he shows you a history of purchases with $ included::o
...
07-18-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,483
Posted By capn chaos

I want to know how you retired at "39"...wish I...

I want to know how you retired at "39"...wish I coulda' done that;-)
Congratulations and thanks for giving us all a good reason to smile this AM.
PS you HAVE been "conspicuous in your abscence"......
07-17-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 120,730
Posted By capn chaos

Park, Just what bubsteve said. What a great...

Park,
Just what bubsteve said. What a great job...just dont scare us like that again..some of us are getting up there and the ticker's not so good. Glad it was succesful and the wheel issue...well...
Forum: Humor
07-17-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 941
Posted By capn chaos

:Q:Q:Q:Q:Q:eek:

:Q:Q:Q:Q:Q:eek:
07-17-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,065
Posted By capn chaos

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/wppages/finn...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/wppages/finnishbirch.php
Check this site out. I haven't bought ply from my LHS or any supplier who sells it in 6"x12" sections as it is outrageously expensive...
07-17-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,065
Posted By capn chaos

diverdon. Aircraft plywood is used in both full...

diverdon.
Aircraft plywood is used in both full scale and model building. 1/64" is three ply construction. You must remember that wood is inherently week along the grain and prone to split or break...
Forum: Beginners
07-17-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,297
Posted By capn chaos

Laxfan, First, welcome to Wattflyer and your...

Laxfan,
First, welcome to Wattflyer and your local "support group". Glad you have joined us all in the addictive world of RC and particularly electric flight.
As for your mishap, very sorry that it...
07-17-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,871
Posted By capn chaos

Thanks, John I might also look into a higher Kv...

Thanks, John
I might also look into a higher Kv set of motors and keep the same props. For 20 bucks a pair of emax cf2822's (1300kv) would increase amps, and power by as much as 10-15% (I think) and...
07-17-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,871
Posted By capn chaos

Havent checked real close but I'll bet thats...

Havent checked real close but I'll bet thats pretty water tight:D
I was really surprised at maiden when the PBY required 0 trim...even a blind squirrel gets a nut sometimes...musta been my turn:Q
I...
07-17-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,871
Posted By capn chaos

Hey Gramps (Ringo) Yes a true ARF...no...

Hey Gramps (Ringo)
Yes a true ARF...no modifications for a change:Q. So out of character for me...lol.
Couldnt find corrosion x in my rush. I did get a silicone electrical (dielectric) compound...
07-17-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,871
Posted By capn chaos

Wading in

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07-16-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 636
Views: 42,758
Posted By capn chaos

"I see in both of the pics he's looking to the...

"I see in both of the pics he's looking to the sky! :ws:"

Yes, it takes time but he will soon learn to start looking in the trees... like the rest of us:eek::D
Capn uncle C
07-15-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,031
Posted By capn chaos

V2lCats Gotta luv it when a plan'e comes...

V2lCats
Gotta luv it when a plan'e comes together..:Q you dont need much luck methinks...just some good Midlands weather to toss the PT 19 in the air.
Hope it hasn't been too hot...have to admit we...
07-15-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By capn chaos

Tyler, Fantastic!! I'm very happy for you and...

Tyler,
Fantastic!! I'm very happy for you and your wife. and Thanks big time for sharing the event with us here. Looking forward to great reports (note I did NOT say "report cards".
CC
07-15-2010, 01:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,794
Posted By capn chaos

Well looks like these two threads might be...

Well looks like these two threads might be diagonally parked in a parallel universe.
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=56850ell
Looks like Bubsteve was all over this but I didn't...
07-14-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,414
Posted By capn chaos

Bubsteve, Whoa...a lesser mans knees woulda...

Bubsteve,
Whoa...a lesser mans knees woulda buckled:D. Just dont let the "tree huggers" get a glimpse of that, they'll be bussing to Shadesville in record numbers taking that field away from ya....
07-14-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 42,758
Posted By capn chaos

Andrew, Geez how time slips by. One year on the...

Andrew,
Geez how time slips by. One year on the 21st and as it turns out that is my Dad's birthday...just 90 years difference.
Remind Michael you have to learn to walk before you can fly....I...
Forum: Beginners
07-14-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By capn chaos

Motoguy, Thanks for checking in...and a belated...

Motoguy,
Thanks for checking in...and a belated welcome to Wattflyer. I too had some glow stuff laying around for 10 or 12 years (second foray into RC with those) and after spending some time...
Forum: Beginners
07-14-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,219
Posted By capn chaos

JZSlenker, Welcome back...we've been wondering...

JZSlenker,
Welcome back...we've been wondering watt happened to you...:Q.
There are many of us here that have the same basic story though a few different aspects here and there. Overiding theme:...
Forum: Beginners
07-13-2010, 01:30 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,199
Posted By capn chaos

My bad...just got a glimpse before seeing the...

My bad...just got a glimpse before seeing the temps you posted. Credit where credit is "past due". Nice looking build, Chris.:Q:Q
And 1T7, you're right it building is addictive...good news...there...
Forum: Beginners
07-13-2010, 01:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,199
Posted By capn chaos

Thanks, 1Troy7, for going the extra mile on...

Thanks, 1Troy7, for going the extra mile on getting that info out. Thats what makes this site such a great one.
Your build is looking great! l think I see a maiden coming up soon;-)
CC
Forum: Beginners
07-10-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,900
Posted By capn chaos

Glen B, First and most important....WELCOME to...

Glen B,
First and most important....WELCOME to Wattflyer. You are in good company and having read your post on "Who crashed today" welcome you also to the support group..lol.
As for flight...
07-10-2010, 01:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,196
Posted By capn chaos

fmw, Welcome to wattflyer... and... great...

fmw,
Welcome to wattflyer... and... great looking plane you have there. Thanks for sharing the info and setup.
CC
07-09-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,031
Posted By capn chaos

Ok, back on the grid after being stuck in the...

Ok, back on the grid after being stuck in the boonies...(had to talk Voyager2lcats in for the last 1/2 mile. Was good to put another face on a "watthead" and enjoyed my time spent with "Bob thother"...
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