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08-14-2019, 05:11 AM
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Posted By Turbojoe

I found THIS:...

I found THIS: https://willynillies.com/shop?olsPage=products%2Fsuper-sport-250 while snooping around the site and it wasn't listed for sale yet. I emailed about it. He posted it up and I ordered it....
08-13-2019, 07:28 PM
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Views: 253
Posted By Turbojoe

Another new BALSA kitter!

I found this posted on Flitetest.com by Rockyboy: https://willynillies.com/shop?olsPage=t%2Flaser-cut-balsa-aircraft-kits They've got some really cool 250 gram balsa kits. I'm getting ready to order...
08-12-2019, 05:35 PM
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Views: 311
Posted By Turbojoe

Those UMX are addicting aren't they? Having been...

Those UMX are addicting aren't they? Having been a balsa snob and foam hater for better than 40 years I felt forced into these tiny birds back when the FAA set all kinds of crazy weight rules when...
08-04-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By Turbojoe

One of the great things HURC did was no B.S. on...

One of the great things HURC did was no B.S. on the motors they sold. Here's a cut and paste from the website: "Please note: The KV ratings we publish for the motors we sell are the direct result of...
07-25-2019, 03:05 AM
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Views: 2,111
Posted By Turbojoe

Truly sad news.....:{ Joe

Truly sad news.....:{

Joe
07-16-2019, 07:17 PM
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Views: 1,524
Posted By Turbojoe

I couldn't take it anymore. I went back and...

I couldn't take it anymore. I went back and grabbed 6 of the 3.7 gram servos before they were all gone. I'll find something to stick 'em in........

Joe
07-16-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By Turbojoe

Well THAT sucks! I waited too long. I just went...

Well THAT sucks! I waited too long. I just went to put an order together. All servos except 3.7 gram are gone already. I knew I should have bought as soon as I got the e-mail. My own fault......:(
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07-16-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
Posted By Turbojoe

After getting burned on the absolute garbage...

After getting burned on the absolute garbage Hobby King (forgot the original name finally) was selling back in the beginning I stayed away from lower cost Chinese R/C imports. Then after starting to...
07-01-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By Turbojoe

I agree with the first sentence but have to...

I agree with the first sentence but have to disagree on the "off" and "blatant". Max braked late and got the advantage. He was ahead of Leclerc and had the position. Cockpit video showed Max at full...
06-28-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Turbojoe

Sorry Paul. I completely forgot to check when I...

Sorry Paul. I completely forgot to check when I got back! I just checked through all of my covering and no green. Now I remember what happened to it. It went with the Marston Pterodactyl...
06-28-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Turbojoe

I seem to remember getting a partial roll of...

I seem to remember getting a partial roll of green in a trade several years ago. I know I haven't used it on anything. I'll look through all my covering when I get back in an hour or so. If I find it...
06-23-2019, 11:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,903
Posted By Turbojoe

I'm thoroughly convinced people WAY over think...

I'm thoroughly convinced people WAY over think battery charging for a flying day. Preparation is always the key to success. Way back in the very early 80's when I was racing off road R/C I ALWAYS...
06-21-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,186
Posted By Turbojoe

Way back when I did the initial setup I was...

Way back when I did the initial setup I was pretty happy with the LED's. After moving the speaker to different areas of the fuse I could get decent gun sound. Probably wouldn't be super loud at a...
06-20-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,186
Posted By Turbojoe

Do you think this might help you?...

Do you think this might help you? https://hobbyking.com/en_us/catalogsearch/result/?cat=&q=machine+gun

I have it in a bird that is in a multi year finishing queue. I made gun barrels from aluminum...
Forum: Foamies
04-28-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By Turbojoe

Has anyone tried "Super 'Phatic"...

Has anyone tried "Super 'Phatic" (https://www.horizonhobby.com/super-phatic%21-dlmad21) on foam like Dollar Tree, EPP or Depron? Ignore the negative reviews on the Horizon site as those guys simply...
04-01-2019, 10:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By Turbojoe

Yep. New drivers and front tire changers. :) ...

Yep. New drivers and front tire changers. :)

Joe
04-01-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By Turbojoe

Bahrain definitely was one of the best F1 races...

Bahrain definitely was one of the best F1 races in many years. Since Rosberg retired I really don't have a favorite driver now. There are many that I like but none I'm a rabid fan of yet. I tend to...
Forum: Humor
04-01-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Turbojoe

Getting into my wifes beaver....

(Not what your dirty mind is thinking)

https://youtu.be/TRozAbaKs9M

Joe
04-01-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By Turbojoe

Definitely a good race today. Except for the...

Definitely a good race today. Except for the usual ending... Leclerc was robbed. He earned the win today. Technology killed it for him though. He still made the podium and that's a big positive so...
03-29-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By Turbojoe

I watched the F1 website info this morning....

I watched the F1 website info this morning. (Practice unfortunately NOT televised in USA). Nice to see the better mix up with "lower rated" teams moving up from last year. As an American of course...
03-29-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 489
Posted By Turbojoe

Maybe others are seeing something that I'm not...

Maybe others are seeing something that I'm not but I don't have any issues at all with the new format. Heck, I don't even see any ads anymore. I used to allow ads and click through on them at times...
03-25-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Turbojoe

I've been thinking about doing that. I still have...

I've been thinking about doing that. I still have some plaster of Paris left. I won't waste my time using P of P for making plugs again as the bubbles render them needing more finish work needed than...
03-25-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Turbojoe

I wonder about pulling plastic over a balsa built...

I wonder about pulling plastic over a balsa built buck. Of all the threads I've seen about vacuum forming I haven't seen anyone using balsa. Maybe one or two using hardwoods but never saw reports on...
03-24-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Turbojoe

I just checked the Custom Building Products...

I just checked the Custom Building Products manufacturer website and you can buy it virtually anywhere on the planet EXCEPT Europe. :confused: It is available on Amazon though if you use them over...
03-24-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 396
Posted By Turbojoe

I made a vacuum forming rig from junk materials...

I made a vacuum forming rig from junk materials about three years ago. I used the Fix-it-All for most of the molds I created. Loved the stuff. Cures hard and very smooth. I ran out of it and tried...
03-21-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 390
Posted By Turbojoe

100% in agreement Nigel. I've been whining (or...

100% in agreement Nigel. I've been whining (or whinging ;)) about this for years. I'd add warbirds to your list above as well. I've never been a warbird fan. The R/C market is over saturated with...
03-17-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By Turbojoe

I don't think anyone questions the talent of the...

I don't think anyone questions the talent of the Mercedes drivers but when Bottas puts a 21 second gap to second place Hamilton that's not all talent. That's the car. Hamilton was obviously...
03-17-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By Turbojoe

I watched F1 qualifying this morning. Just as I...

I watched F1 qualifying this morning. Just as I suspected. Hamilton/Bottas/Mercedes 1 and 2. (nah, they never sandbag...) My daughter was here this afternoon and had to listen to me go on and on and...
03-16-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By Turbojoe

Fernando Alonso. 'nuff said! Joe

Fernando Alonso. 'nuff said!

Joe
03-16-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,317
Posted By Turbojoe

OMG! Never EVER post those feelings on one of the...

OMG! Never EVER post those feelings on one of the many F1 websites!! To post the heresy that you did will get you beaten mercilessly and will prove you are not of UK decent! Lewis Hamilton is the...
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