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Forum: Foamies
07-10-2021, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
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: 463
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: 222
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: 210
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: 210
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: 209
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: 267
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: 863
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: 863
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: 863
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: 863
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: 444
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
Replies: 33,633
Views: 1,847,244
Posted By Wildflyer

Filet Salmon

Filet

Salmon
05-08-2021, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 51,722
Posted By Wildflyer

Graupner Cirrus

Graupner

Cirrus
Forum: Humor
04-23-2021, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
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: 854
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: 313
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: 947
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: 992
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: 969
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: 960
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: 33,633
Views: 1,847,244
Posted By Wildflyer

putrid Oder

putrid

Oder
04-02-2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 51,722
Posted By Wildflyer

Rotate Takeoff

Rotate

Takeoff
03-29-2021, 05:33 PM
Replies: 33,633
Views: 1,847,244
Posted By Wildflyer

Lawsuit Lawyers

Lawsuit

Lawyers
03-29-2021, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 51,722
Posted By Wildflyer

Windscreen Cockpit

Windscreen

Cockpit
03-29-2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,076
Posted By Wildflyer

I would start by checking the system with a...

I would start by checking the system with a wattmeter to see if that looks right.
No sudden restriction to airflow after the fan.
Did the rear wheels get moved back somehow? Too far back and a...
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By Wildflyer

Volantex lists a flysky transmitter it uses a...

Volantex lists a flysky transmitter it uses a encoding format that I am not familiar with, so I don't think your airplanes will bind to a spectrum transmitter, which will use DSMx or DSM2.

If your...
03-13-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,408
Posted By Wildflyer

Changing the motor to a different more powerful...

Changing the motor to a different more powerful one may very well push the current beyond what your ESC can handle.
Some EDF's are real power hungry,I have a 70mm that requires a minimum of a 90amp...
03-08-2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By Wildflyer

Motion RC and many other places....

Motion RC and many other places....
03-04-2021, 01:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By Wildflyer

[QUOTE=RKTLaunch;1028516]Not for a leading edge....

[QUOTE=RKTLaunch;1028516]Not for a leading edge. It'd make one wing heavier then the other. Otherwise it might be ok in other places.

I don't use anywhere close to enough glue to "make it heavier"...
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