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12-25-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,503
Posted By eliworm

If I may chime in. I have three lasers that I cut...

If I may chime in. I have three lasers that I cut with for others (Jtechlaser.com). Bed size is everything. Get the largest table that you can afford. You will just get frustrated trying to make...
Forum: Beginners
10-16-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,062
Posted By eliworm

A person does not develop bad habits just by...

A person does not develop bad habits just by flying a 3 channel plane. To the OP, if you enjoy a 3 channel, go with a 3 channel. If you want 4 go with 4. It's all about having fun. Practice good...
03-13-2013, 04:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,920
Posted By eliworm

No Problem Guy, it would be my pleasure. Jim

No Problem Guy, it would be my pleasure.

Jim
03-13-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,840
Posted By eliworm

Agreed, keep it light. The covering will stiffen...

Agreed, keep it light. The covering will stiffen it just fine. On your Econokote covered wing, you just reheat the covering while twisting the warp in the other direction and allow to cool. Adjust as...
03-13-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,920
Posted By eliworm

Hi hayofstacks, You won't regret getting a...

Hi hayofstacks,
You won't regret getting a laser. The trouble being once all your buddies find out your cutting they will come knocking. If I might give you a few pointers. As mentioned your...
Forum: Beginners
02-14-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,396
Posted By eliworm

I agree with everyone here that flaperons are not...

I agree with everyone here that flaperons are not necessary but they are alot of fun to play with. It can add another dimension to your flying and is just another way you can expand and have fun.
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07-11-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 52,669
Posted By eliworm

Yes, that's the brand they had before. Some of...

Yes, that's the brand they had before. Some of the best wood I have seen. I'll be ordering some more from them.
Thanks,
Jim
07-11-2012, 03:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 52,669
Posted By eliworm

Nodd, what was the brand of balsa that RCfoam has...

Nodd, what was the brand of balsa that RCfoam has now. I was wondering if they changed balsa brands since they moved to Colorado from Atlanta. Their balsa was first rate.

Jim
07-10-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 13,774
Posted By eliworm

Here you go, original Mud Duck on RCgroups. Too...

Here you go, original Mud Duck on RCgroups. Too big to put here. Post photos when you get one built.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1688849#post22125918
Forum: Beginners
05-05-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,759
Posted By eliworm

If the RX and servos are Futaba I would say yes....

If the RX and servos are Futaba I would say yes. But, not a lot of people want 72 anymore so some may have a different answer. I have two T7caps and like them. So much that I went with a 7c for my...
Forum: Foamies
03-23-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,315
Posted By eliworm

Is their site down? I can't get anything. Jim

Is their site down? I can't get anything.

Jim
03-17-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,901
Posted By eliworm

I have both CAP7 and the 8FG. Very good radios...

I have both CAP7 and the 8FG. Very good radios with never an issue. I've had two brown outs with Sektrums leading to the loss of the aircraft. I wouldn't touch Spektrum again with a ten foot pole....
03-14-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,377
Posted By eliworm

Was it a Spektrum radio?

Was it a Spektrum radio?
Forum: Power Systems
03-08-2012, 01:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,722
Posted By eliworm

Another vote for Hacker. Also, I have always...

Another vote for Hacker.

Also, I have always liked the Scorpions line from Inov8tivedesign for quality. I just started running the Cobra line and am impressed so far.

Jim
Forum: Foamies
02-17-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,932
Posted By eliworm

Why do you feel silly flying your park flyer? If...

Why do you feel silly flying your park flyer? If you are having fun that's what counts. I have been flying 31 years and still fly anything I can get my hands on. I don't care if it's a simple flyer...
Forum: Beginners
02-17-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,088
Posted By eliworm

Sorry, I couldn't resist the vid. :rolleyes: ...

Sorry, I couldn't resist the vid. :rolleyes:

If the store and the so called person who is a RC plane intructor recommended those planes to you, I would stay away from both. Listen to the tips...
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,107
Posted By eliworm

I have flown one or two 3 channel planes in my 30...

I have flown one or two 3 channel planes in my 30 years of RC. Thanks for the lesson.

Have fun.
Jim
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,107
Posted By eliworm

When companies advertise that a plane is for a...

When companies advertise that a plane is for a beginner or intermediate, it's usually, not always, is a line just to sell a plane. An easy way to get cash from the unknowing. What helps to make a...
10-05-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,171
Posted By eliworm

Pat, I know you are pretty well up on these but...

Pat,
I know you are pretty well up on these but did Mesa say no kites as well? I see them all the time. Also I don't think it's just RC, but model flying of any kind.

Jim
06-29-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 996
Posted By eliworm

WW1 Ace George Vaughn

I just got around to digitizing some old VHS that I had laying around. One I had was from 1986 or 87 of an interview that my friend and I had videoed of George Vaughn, a WW1 ace with 13 victories....
Forum: ParkFlyers
06-22-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,789
Posted By eliworm

I'm not sure about the evenings but Nichols Part...

I'm not sure about the evenings but Nichols Part at Higley and guadalupe has lots of morning flying during the week. One of my favorite places to fly. You will find everything from Micros to old...
06-10-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 49,641
Posted By eliworm

De Havilland Mosquito ...

De Havilland Mosquito

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZLnOlaFGac
Forum: Foamies
05-22-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,825
Posted By eliworm

Looks good. Cool name. Hope it doesn't "thud"...

Looks good. Cool name. Hope it doesn't "thud" into the ground.

Jim
Forum: Foamies
04-08-2011, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,585
Posted By eliworm

I have had my eye on the GeeBee since I seen it...

I have had my eye on the GeeBee since I seen it hanging in the local hobby shop. I was able to see one fly at the AEF in January and it was very cool It has the look when flying.The gentleman who was...
03-25-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 38,700
Posted By eliworm

Bill, looking good. I can see her racing through...

Bill, looking good. I can see her racing through the sky now!

Jim
03-10-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,861
Posted By eliworm

I think splitting the cost was the thing to do as...

I think splitting the cost was the thing to do as he had the wrong card and you turned the radio on. But if I question the frequency the very first persons I ask are the ones who are flying. That's...
03-06-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 38,700
Posted By eliworm

Here are a few shots I had taken at the Henry...

Here are a few shots I had taken at the Henry Ford Museum for my plane.

Jim
Forum: Beginners
02-21-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,151
Posted By eliworm

Most used in my shop is a balsa stripper...

Most used in my shop is a balsa stripper followed by the bandsaw.
Here is a short article I wrote about the balsa stripper on PopularRC. http://www.popularrc.com/?p=143#comments

Jim
02-11-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 38,700
Posted By eliworm

Found this plan on the web this evening. Jim

Found this plan on the web this evening.

Jim
02-07-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 38,700
Posted By eliworm

Hi Bill, What a great subject for building. I...

Hi Bill,
What a great subject for building. I have wanted to build one for some time now. I have gone through the trouble of drawing up much of the model in cad based on the Jetco plan. I think it...
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