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06-18-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By firemanbill

Nice! I have a DLE35cc in a big giant stick. that...

Nice! I have a DLE35cc in a big giant stick. that thing rocks!

Nice score man, and congrats.
05-27-2021, 01:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By firemanbill

I'd wear myself out if I had to walk everywhere...

I'd wear myself out if I had to walk everywhere in my shop! One kick off the workbench and I can be on the other side of the shop in a jif!
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05-24-2021, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 863
Posted By firemanbill

I learned the roller blade wheel trick many years...

I learned the roller blade wheel trick many years ago when the high end 911 Dispatch Center chairs started coming with them.

I do have an office chair I use and have them on it now. I got a set...
Forum: Foamies
05-11-2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By firemanbill

not much into clicking on blind links. thanks for...

not much into clicking on blind links. thanks for the info.
Forum: Foamies
05-11-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By firemanbill

very nice video quality, What camera are you...

very nice video quality, What camera are you using?

Plane is cool too!
Forum: Foamies
05-09-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By firemanbill

doubtful there is a fix yet. We saw a couple at...

doubtful there is a fix yet. We saw a couple at SEFF where the gear failed. It wouldnt be til a V2 comes out that there would be anything different in the gear.
05-03-2021, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By firemanbill

what a great event it was. One of the best ever...

what a great event it was. One of the best ever in mu book.
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By firemanbill

yep, should be awning to awning based on what Mel...

yep, should be awning to awning based on what Mel said.
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By firemanbill

I guess it will just be us three Don...

I guess it will just be us three Don...
Replies: 11
Views: 684
Posted By firemanbill

HEY! Just 18 days away from the official staret. ...

HEY! Just 18 days away from the official staret.

Who all is going, come on Wattflyers! We need to represent!
04-06-2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By firemanbill

Totally agree. Should list price, location and...

Totally agree. Should list price, location and shipping options.

I don't see this as a recurring issue at this point but if it does become problematic a notice may be posted. Thanks for the input.
04-01-2021, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,125
Posted By firemanbill

Sad news indeed. Will forever miss that smiling...

Sad news indeed. Will forever miss that smiling face at SEFF. Steve was everyone's friend.

This hurts my heart.
03-30-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By firemanbill

i would take all that stuff off and start over....

i would take all that stuff off and start over. See if it flies again, if it does add one thing back at a time until it doesn't fly again. Then take that back out.
03-24-2021, 03:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,420
Posted By firemanbill

Thanks, super happy with how it all turned out.

Thanks, super happy with how it all turned out.
03-24-2021, 01:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,420
Posted By firemanbill

The wing is 3 piece, the horizontal stab is also...

The wing is 3 piece, the horizontal stab is also removable.
https://wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=188394&stc=1&d=1616544012
03-23-2021, 05:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,000
Posted By firemanbill

yeah a couple weeks ago. maiden was perfect....

yeah a couple weeks ago. maiden was perfect. making a few minor adjustments and upgrades.

https://wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=81353
03-20-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By firemanbill

My patience is wearing thin with it for sure. I...

My patience is wearing thin with it for sure. I just want our club to survive. I like my 5 minute drive to my field! Next closest one is just under an hour away.
03-19-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By firemanbill

It was at my previous club as well. I started out...

It was at my previous club as well. I started out as electric and was the only member along with my son that was electric at the time. for exception of a few guys we were pretty much shunned. My...
03-19-2021, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By firemanbill

Dying clubs with bad attitudes

Saw a post on facebook this morning that got me to thinking...

I am president of our club. Took over about 6 years ago. We are a very small club, that had lost most of our members to clubs over an...
03-19-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,416
Posted By firemanbill

Not to hijack a thread from glue to weights but...

Not to hijack a thread from glue to weights but there seems to be so little good conversation threads here nowadays so apologies in advance...

So many good tools and tricks of the trade so to...
03-19-2021, 02:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,416
Posted By firemanbill

HAHA! Yeah, man I use about anything heavy. Old...

HAHA! Yeah, man I use about anything heavy. Old fluorescent light ballasts work well also. I have cut all the wires off since taking this pic.
...
03-18-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,416
Posted By firemanbill

Harbor freight clamps, for the win! lol ...

Harbor freight clamps, for the win! lol
https://wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=188392&stc=1&d=1616075639
03-18-2021, 03:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,416
Posted By firemanbill

Harbor freight is a good source for small and...

Harbor freight is a good source for small and medium size clamps also
Forum: Foamies
03-14-2021, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By firemanbill

That is kind of what I am getting at. to each...

That is kind of what I am getting at. to each their own I suppose. Some folks really like Ford, some like Chevrolet, Some like Spektrum some like Futaba...To say something is the best in such a wide...
Forum: Foamies
03-14-2021, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By firemanbill

It is arbitrary. If you want a high speed wing...

It is arbitrary. If you want a high speed wing this is not the best foamie. A Ritewing Demon would be a better choice.
If you want a good introductory trainer the E-Flite apprentice may be a better...
Forum: Foamies
03-08-2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,344
Posted By firemanbill

I wouldn't say it ever WAS the best foamie. There...

I wouldn't say it ever WAS the best foamie. There are so many to choose from and what perspective you are looking at it from makes that a very arbitrary statement.
03-06-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,420
Posted By firemanbill

It was amazing. At best I was hoping for one good...

It was amazing. At best I was hoping for one good day of flying. It was supposed to be raining when this pic was taken! We caught a break and had 2 great days to fly.
03-06-2021, 03:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,420
Posted By firemanbill

The Skylark has flown. Maiden flight was a huge...

The Skylark has flown. Maiden flight was a huge success! After a little tweaking on the elevator trim it was stable as could be. Was soaring with a live hawk for what seemed like forever. Flew about...
03-02-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By firemanbill

I mix ammonia in distilled water about 50/50. put...

I mix ammonia in distilled water about 50/50. put it in a spray bottle and soak her down. then do that opposite bend thing. Just like pretty much everything else in building, be patient, take your...
03-01-2021, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,420
Posted By firemanbill

Skylark... It is done! Maiden flight SUCCESS!

So after a little over 2 years, (on and off) my Skylark is done. I have completed my punch list items and all that is left to do now is fly it.<br /><br />Will be taking it down to my buddies in...
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