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Forum: Foamies
11-06-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,427
Posted By Timewarp

Multiplex Fun Cub Tail Wheel Fix

Yea I understand your pain regarding the tail wheel. I found a fix though that has worked for over a year with no problems. I cutout 2 small triangles from 1/16 plywood. In one of the pieces I...
Forum: Foamies
09-16-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,636
Posted By Timewarp

Maiden Flight Report

Well I was a little bit anxious about this weekends maiden flight since I had gone outside the specs by adding some Ultracote to the foam pieces before assembly...but you know what this is one of...
Forum: Foamies
09-16-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,636
Posted By Timewarp

The AUW with 1300mAH battery the YB22 is just at...

The AUW with 1300mAH battery the YB22 is just at 15.5oz. I maidened her and did about 8 flights so far this weekend and I have had zero problems with weight. I actually even ran a bit larger pack a...
Forum: Foamies
09-09-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,786
Posted By Timewarp

You will like the Hitec gear. I have an Aurora 9...

You will like the Hitec gear. I have an Aurora 9 and love the fact that the optima receivers have the battery telemetry built into the receivers without needing any extra gear like the spektrum...
Forum: Foamies
09-09-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,636
Posted By Timewarp

I finally got some time to work on my Yard Bird...

I finally got some time to work on my Yard Bird 22. This is my first ever covering project and let me tell you it does take some time. I covered every piece prior to assembly so a build that would...
Forum: Foamies
08-28-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,786
Posted By Timewarp

Thumbs up The Apprentice is a great trainer and my plane of...

The Apprentice is a great trainer and my plane of choice when I first started flying. Unlike those that choose something like the 3 channel supercub, you won't outgrow the Apprentice as quickly since...
Forum: Foamies
08-27-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,571
Posted By Timewarp

I agree the foam technology is getting better and...

I agree the foam technology is getting better and better making foam planes much more durable than they use to be. Yesterday I was flying with a friend and he was testing out the HK airplane gyro,...
Forum: Foamies
08-26-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,636
Posted By Timewarp

Build Log 08.26.12

Well it has been slow going but I am finally getting some time to continue with my covering and building of the Yard Bird 22. I decided to give this bird some color and I figured the easiest way to...
08-21-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,009
Posted By Timewarp

Thumbs up You will enjoy it, I took my time as well and...

You will enjoy it, I took my time as well and painted all of the parts prior to putting it together and it looks sharp and fly's great!
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Forum: Foamies
08-08-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,636
Posted By Timewarp

Yea good stuff, I like all of the versions of the...

Yea good stuff, I like all of the versions of the Yard Birds and I have a warm spot for the YB22 version since it makes for a little better slow fly capabilities because of the wider wing area. I am...
Forum: Foamies
08-06-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,636
Posted By Timewarp

Yard Bird 22 Unboxing and Build Log

http://www.yardbirdrc.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/product/466x288_yb-22_1_1.jpg

I've joined the Yard Bird club, I bit the bullet and pulled the trigger on the YB22 Combo Kit that is offered...
06-18-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By Timewarp

I posted the Stearman PT-17 maiden flight report...

I posted the Stearman PT-17 maiden flight report here http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=67073
06-14-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,009
Posted By Timewarp

On sale again fellas, Phase 3 EF-16 NO...

On sale again fellas, Phase 3 EF-16 NO /fan/motor/ESC for only $44.99 great price http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php/phase-3-ef-16-edf-foam-kit-no-motor-fan-esc.html
06-14-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,890
Posted By Timewarp

Thanks fellas, I appreciate the support. I am...

Thanks fellas, I appreciate the support. I am really looking forward to flying the PT-17 again, she handled very well for a maiden.
06-10-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,890
Posted By Timewarp

E-Flite Stearman PT-17 - Maiden Flight Report

Well everyone, I have been reading up on the PT-17 for awhile now trying to get as many lessons learned for reference as I have gone through my build. I took a few recommendations from everyone like...
04-16-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By Timewarp

Thanks Chris: I went ahead and ordered the PT17...

Thanks Chris: I went ahead and ordered the PT17 it should be here tomorrow, I don't do much inverted flight nevertheless I will keep that in mind about getting too low. I am a warebird fan and really...
04-04-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,009
Posted By Timewarp

if you already have the electrics this is a great...

if you already have the electrics this is a great deal on sale now the Kit only $34.99 http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php/phase-3-ef-16-edf-foam-kit-no-motor-fan-esc.html
04-04-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By Timewarp

Ahh okay now I have a better understanding of...

Ahh okay now I have a better understanding of what you mean and to me it is also interesting to note the you are running a power 25. I have an extra one laying around the shop and was wondering to...
04-03-2012, 10:24 AM
04-02-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By Timewarp

Hi fmw, Yes I know all about the PT17...

Hi fmw,

Yes I know all about the PT17 needing nose weight, many reviews and actually the updated manual mentions it as well nevertheless thanks for the recommendation. :D
04-02-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,625
Posted By Timewarp

I just sold my Apprentice a few months back and I...

I just sold my Apprentice a few months back and I picked up a Fun Cub with floats. From what I can tell the FunCub is similar in size to the Apprentice and should be able to use the floats built for...
04-02-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By Timewarp

Question Yes I'm and Aeroholic and I'm Ready to place my order for the PT17 but...

Hi everyone,

My name is Rich and I'm an Aeroholic..... my hanger has grown over the last year and I have been pretty progressive in my plane buying approach starting with an Apprentice, then I...
Forum: Beginners
02-12-2012, 10:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,987
Posted By Timewarp

Hi, We fly out at Sembach most of the time and...

Hi, We fly out at Sembach most of the time and sometimes Krickenbach. I'll send you a PM with my email address and if you have facebook you can add me and I'll add you to our facebook group, that is...
02-11-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,552
Posted By Timewarp

Thanks! Since the build I have added a few...

Thanks!

Since the build I have added a few mods to help protect the electronics. I added a middle fin and two short tail fins as well to the underside of the fuselage. I reinforced them with...
02-10-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 18,009
Posted By Timewarp

Okay they are having a Feb. 10th Black Friday...

Okay they are having a Feb. 10th Black Friday sale today only. $79.99 (http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php/one-day-sale/phase-3-ef-16-edf-r-c-w-fan-brushless-motor-and-esc.html)
Forum: Foamies
02-06-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,427
Posted By Timewarp

Maiden Flight Report!

Maiden Flight Report,


I just wanted to drop everyone a note to tell you how the maiden flight went on the Fun Cub! Sorry no pictures all my buddies said I was nuts for venturing out in this...
Forum: Foamies
02-02-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,427
Posted By Timewarp

Thanks for the props although I can't take the...

Thanks for the props although I can't take the credit, I am not very good at painting myself so I had this done for me, I think he used Krylon Short Cuts" spray paint the "Sun Yellow."
Forum: Foamies
01-26-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,196
Posted By Timewarp

hairband fix

Hi, I just picked up a FunCub as well. Try using this recommended method, View picture below for exact setup. All you need are 4 wheel locks, 4 long screws and 2 hair bands. I have been reading a lot...
Forum: Foamies
01-25-2012, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,427
Posted By Timewarp

Post My New Multiplex FunCub - Initial setup

This is my new Multiplex FunCub code named "BushBee." This was just a dry test to make sure that all the control surfaces are working correctly. I set up the system using an Aurora 9 and an Optima 7...
Forum: iTrader talk
01-23-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,277
Posted By Timewarp

up until the 45 day mark from the date of...

up until the 45 day mark from the date of purchase you can make a claim through paypal, I would try there and see if you can get your money back. :)
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