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11-27-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,828
Posted By Boomerang

I didn't vote for other power but as as I have...

I didn't vote for other power but as as I have tinkered with rubber models as well I should have ticked every box.

Variety really is the spice of life! - John.
10-06-2008, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 831,521
Posted By Boomerang

Yep, TOO seriously. :rolleyes: - John.

Yep, TOO seriously. :rolleyes: - John.
07-14-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 831,521
Posted By Boomerang

Well I was surprised when Mickey T called me to...

Well I was surprised when Mickey T called me to say he had Wiggy in his hot little hands. I signed up ages ago but dropped out when one of the participants became the self appointed keeper of Wiggy &...
07-14-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 29,574
Posted By Boomerang

Well I was surprised when Mickey T called me to...

Well I was surprised when Mickey T called me to say he had Wiggy in his hot little hands. I signed up ages ago but dropped out when one of the participants became the self appointed keeper of Wiggy &...
07-07-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,287
Posted By Boomerang

Hi Keith, glad to see you corrected the dihedral....

Hi Keith, glad to see you corrected the dihedral. I know the designer, Chris White, & the prototype had almost no dihedral, perhaps reflecting his pattern flying roots.

I tried to track your club...
12-05-2007, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 831,521
Posted By Boomerang

Stop & take a look at what's happening here. You...

Stop & take a look at what's happening here. You guys have posted this model all over the place & the first time it goes missing in the post you are all ready to hang the last guy that posted it....
11-18-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,537
Posted By Boomerang

Yes, I have a Dubro brake. It's just a spring...

Yes, I have a Dubro brake. It's just a spring wound around a hardened steel drum which locates between the spokes on a wheel.

I also have a Kavan electric brake, as linked by Twmaster, fitted...
Forum: Beginners
11-03-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,377
Posted By Boomerang

$30? It's pennies, go for it. Take it easy, ask...

$30? It's pennies, go for it. Take it easy, ask for advice on this website & who knows, you will probably have lots of fun for your $30.

But if $30 is a kings ransom to you a word of warning:...
11-02-2007, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,350
Posted By Boomerang

Good luck finding a job. Remember, it's much...

Good luck finding a job. Remember, it's much easier finding jobs when you have one already. Your next job might jut be an 'in betweener' ;) - John.
10-06-2007, 10:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,994
Posted By Boomerang

Provided they are both FM radios & both are JR...

Provided they are both FM radios & both are JR crystals you should be fine.

Dual conversion & single conversion are types of recievers, the transmitted signals are the same. That's why Hitec...
10-06-2007, 05:40 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,746
Posted By Boomerang

I bet you don't like waiting an hour for your...

I bet you don't like waiting an hour for your model to charge either! The answer to the problem is exactly the same - fit a fresh battery.

What if electric cars do not come with a battery, you...
09-04-2007, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,224
Posted By Boomerang

Good to see you are back on the job, like...

Good to see you are back on the job, like Grasshopper says, great therapy.

Like Deck Chair Danny (the guy who tied weather ballons to the folding chair & sailed off into the air traffic lanes)...
09-01-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,005
Posted By Boomerang

I was training a beginner with a HZ Cub today, we...

I was training a beginner with a HZ Cub today, we had a couple of close calls. We certainly tested how well the wings are held on! :eek:

Two guys in our club are learning on them & are...
08-29-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,858
Posted By Boomerang

?? :roll: - John.

??

:roll: - John.
08-29-2007, 11:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,858
Posted By Boomerang

On the internet? From magazines? I hope you are...

On the internet? From magazines? I hope you are not relying on these for the truth.

Call me old fashioned but I rely on the forerunner to 'virtual reality'.

It's called 'actual reality'.
...
08-29-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,858
Posted By Boomerang

Same pattern over & over again. Noob buys small,...

Same pattern over & over again. Noob buys small, cheap chinese ARFs over the net & from ebay because they think it will save them a few bucks, has heaps of problems which because of their their...
08-28-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 197,780
Posted By Boomerang

Thanks James, scratch builds are always...

Thanks James, scratch builds are always satisfying. Hey, that's another thank you point for you! :) - John.
08-28-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 197,780
Posted By Boomerang

At last, finished! :) My Stratos is test flown....

At last, finished! :) My Stratos is test flown. Duration was a bit disappointing on a 1200mAh lipo but plenty of power. It weighs just under 400 grams all up so it will climb vertically at the...
08-21-2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,290
Posted By Boomerang

How about Mexican walking fish? The water does...

How about Mexican walking fish? The water does drain eventually. You have got to love Australia, eels one day, poisonous snakes the next, never a dull moment :Q - John.
08-20-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,290
Posted By Boomerang

It's a flood basin. To the left of the pic it...

It's a flood basin. To the left of the pic it flows through a narrow storm water channel & becomes a raging torrent! VERY risky, although we have thought about it. ;-) John.
08-20-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,290
Posted By Boomerang

We didn't fly on Sunday, our field was 'damp' :<...

We didn't fly on Sunday, our field was 'damp' :< - John.
08-19-2007, 12:41 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 30,972
Posted By Boomerang

I like to scratch build & I fly other than...

I like to scratch build & I fly other than electric so my electric fleet is kinda small. I do have one ARF from the dark side though.

B-36
Jaguar E-type
Chubby Stick
Wildcat ARF

Nearly...
08-18-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 41,229
Posted By Boomerang

Even a name...

Even a name like..............................................Easytiger!!!? :eek: - John.
08-18-2007, 04:56 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 9,546
Posted By Boomerang

Kits made in western countries like the US,...

Kits made in western countries like the US, Europe & yep, Australia are becoming more & more rare & eventually will only be available from 'cottage industry' types of operation where enthusiasts run...
08-18-2007, 04:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,933
Posted By Boomerang

Problems with 2 cheapo ARF's, a delay getting...

Problems with 2 cheapo ARF's, a delay getting another one & you are ready to pack it in?

What will you do when you spend real time & money actually building a nice model & break it - slash your...
08-17-2007, 05:19 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 41,229
Posted By Boomerang

Not yet. You are allowed 5 posts & then you are...

Not yet. You are allowed 5 posts & then you are asked to become a site supporter. One of the regulars on the site very kindly offered to pay my subscription but money wasn't the issue. Good luck...
08-16-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 41,229
Posted By Boomerang

Matt's got it sussed. Different forums have...

Matt's got it sussed. Different forums have different threads that appeal to different people. At RCU I check out the jets & scale thread, RCG I check out scale electric planes & here it's general...
08-15-2007, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,072
Views: 67,266
Posted By Boomerang

Count me in, I'll tell my wife I won the model. ...

Count me in, I'll tell my wife I won the model.

Wait on, I've used that one before! :Q - John
08-13-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 108,055
Posted By Boomerang

After unpacking my 1/4 scale 'gas' powered scale...

After unpacking my 1/4 scale 'gas' powered scale model from the car and working for a little while on my park flyer while cycling the batteries on my turbine model I read dekan's post.....

Sorry...
08-09-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 474
Views: 41,229
Posted By Boomerang

I visit other forums too. Simple, I do not...

I visit other forums too. Simple, I do not exclusively fly electrics & this forum is as per the mission statement: 'Focus on electric flight only and serve first and foremost the e-powered rc...
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