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Old 11-28-2012, 07:29 AM
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how do you keep the batery from craping out real quick in this cold weather guy ???
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Hi George Put the batteries in your pant pockets untill your ready to use them, Make Darn good and sure there are no keys in your pockets or they can short out your lipo Ask me How i Know Chellie had hot Pants one Day with a 1300mah lipo that the keys shorted it out yea, I am Really Blonde LOL

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George you could put it....naw, I won't go there !
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Old 11-28-2012, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Dimeflyer View Post
Crash
how do you keep the batery from craping out real quick in this cold weather guy ???
George
Not a problem for me, i fly in the yard so i am out the back door,fly for a few minutes,
back in the house for a recharge and warm up.
I fly all winter as long as it is not too windy.
I plow the yard with my snow plow to keep a place to land.
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Dimeflyer View Post
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how do you keep the batery from craping out real quick in this cold weather guy ???
George
Yesterday it was in the low 40s here and I filled two plastic water bottles with hot from the tap, put them in the bottom of a "six-pack" size cooler, and put all the batteries in there. They were toasty warm to the end (~three hours later).
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by CHELLIE View Post
Hi George Put the batteries in your pant pockets untill your ready to use them, Make Darn good and sure there are no keys in your pockets or they can short out your lipo Ask me How i Know Chellie had hot Pants one Day with a 1300mah lipo that the keys shorted it out yea, I am Really Blonde LOL



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I would have liked to have seen that ,there was probly some kind of dancing going on too.lmao joe
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:53 PM
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+1 - I would have even paid to seen that ! Would have even put on white loafers and worn a leisure suit and brought a stack of dollar bills- LOL. Have not heard the term "Hot Pants" in a while . Making a comeback?
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Old 11-28-2012, 03:56 PM
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LOL i think she just meant the pants just got hot. joe
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Old 12-01-2012, 01:53 AM
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I think I will ignore DaHawk for a while !
Chellie
I don't think I will try that with my luck ?!?
I would maybe keep the bat. in my coat pocket the one on the inside would most likely be a good bet to keep them going till used ?
I don't carry my keys in my pocket because I have to many and I have a pocket
knife on the keyclip so I keep them on my beltloop or in the outside coat pocket !
I don't know why I did not do that the last time I tryed to fly in the winter time ?
DGJessing
I think I will pass on that idea also ,for the same reasone as the pocket idea !?
I have made a little head way on the GentleLady and the small rc plane I have had
on the bench for a while but not on the darn camera so still can't send pics. yet.
I think I will ask santa for a new camera this Christmass this year !!!
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Old 12-01-2012, 02:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Dimeflyer View Post
I think I will ignore DaHawk for a while !
Chellie
I don't think I will try that with my luck ?!?
I would maybe keep the bat. in my coat pocket the one on the inside would most likely be a good bet to keep them going till used ?
I don't carry my keys in my pocket because I have to many and I have a pocket
knife on the keyclip so I keep them on my beltloop or in the outside coat pocket !
I don't know why I did not do that the last time I tryed to fly in the winter time ?
DGJessing
I think I will pass on that idea also ,for the same reasone as the pocket idea !?
I have made a little head way on the GentleLady and the small rc plane I have had
on the bench for a while but not on the darn camera so still can't send pics. yet.
I think I will ask santa for a new camera this Christmass this year !!!
George
My little lady just told me to send her a link to the plane i want for X-mas ,if she keeps this up she might get that ring on her finger . naaaaa but the new plane will be nice. lmao joe
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:23 AM
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Originally Posted by road king 97 View Post
My little lady just told me to send her a link to the plane i want for X-mas ,if she keeps this up she might get that ring on her finger . naaaaa but the new plane will be nice. lmao joe

My God man, snap out of it before it's too late, get the plane and run!
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by road king 97 View Post
I would have liked to have seen that ,there was probly some kind of dancing going on too.lmao joe
I got Lucky Only smoke came out of the Lipo, and i got the lipo out of my Pocket real real quick

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+1 - I would have even paid to seen that ! Would have even put on white loafers and worn a leisure suit and brought a stack of dollar bills- LOL. Have not heard the term "Hot Pants" in a while . Making a comeback?
See I am a Baby Boomer I grew up during the 70 and 80 when Hot pants and mini skirts were in Fashion

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LOL i think she just meant the pants just got hot. joe
yea my Jeans started to get very warm when that lipo shorted out I got lucky this time

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I think I will ignore DaHawk for a while !
Chellie
I don't think I will try that with my luck ?!?
I would maybe keep the bat. in my coat pocket the one on the inside would most likely be a good bet to keep them going till used ?
I don't carry my keys in my pocket because I have to many and I have a pocket
knife on the keyclip so I keep them on my beltloop or in the outside coat pocket !
I don't know why I did not do that the last time I tryed to fly in the winter time ?
DGJessing
I think I will pass on that idea also ,for the same reasone as the pocket idea !?
I have made a little head way on the GentleLady and the small rc plane I have had
on the bench for a while but not on the darn camera so still can't send pics. yet.
I think I will ask santa for a new camera this Christmass this year !!!
George
Hi George I like to Live Dangerously LOL , its more fun that way
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Old 12-01-2012, 03:43 PM
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Originally Posted by pistnbroke View Post
My God man, snap out of it before it's too late, get the plane and run!
Yea i was maried for 23 years and now that iam free it wont happen again .lol joe
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Old 12-02-2012, 01:16 AM
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Should I know thies guys Chellie ?
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You sound like me when I tease my wife -I tell her -once biten twice shy
and she thinks I am jokeing !?!?!?
I have a friend that quotes his Grand Father that said (You know you love it when you don't know weather to kiss it or straingle it ? ) and my wife of 40+ years gets angry with him and me when we spout that at her !?
I don't kow why she does that ?
Got to go Lady and Germs !!
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Old 12-02-2012, 10:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Dimeflyer View Post
Should I know thies guys Chellie ?
R.K.97
You sound like me when I tease my wife -I tell her -once biten twice shy
and she thinks I am jokeing !?!?!?
I have a friend that quotes his Grand Father that said (You know you love it when you don't know weather to kiss it or straingle it ? ) and my wife of 40+ years gets angry with him and me when we spout that at her !?
I don't kow why she does that ?
Got to go Lady and Germs !!
George
lol
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:05 PM
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Now I don't feel so bad about the way I look cause I'm not alone -married 40+ yrs -
and the last pic. in the set looks like me except for the Gray hair I have all over ?
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Originally Posted by Dimeflyer View Post
Now I don't feel so bad about the way I look cause I'm not alone -married 40+ yrs -
and the last pic. in the set looks like me except for the Gray hair I have all over ?
George
Yea i have a full head of hair to ,some of it grey but i also have new gray hair comming out of my ears now. I started building my foam canard stick the bigger one here was 60 inch wing span and a 60 nitro and i shrunk it down to a 38 inch wing span with a 1600 kv motor .I should have it done soon and see how it flys. BTW i have the plans for a free download of the bigger balsa one if anyone wants them . joe
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Crashalott View Post
Not a problem for me, i fly in the yard so i am out the back door,fly for a few minutes,
back in the house for a recharge and warm up.
I fly all winter as long as it is not too windy.
I plow the yard with my snow plow to keep a place to land.
Crash
Same here except I do not plow the snow, just put skis on my plane.
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Old 12-06-2012, 01:49 PM
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I don't like the cold guys so I just build planes and stay inside in the warm house, I might try to build a miniturevillage this Winter just to keep up mt graymatter on a different media !?
That is if I still have any graymatter left yet ??
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Old 12-06-2012, 09:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Dimeflyer View Post
I don't like the cold guys so I just build planes and stay inside in the warm house, I might try to build a miniturevillage this Winter just to keep up mt graymatter on a different media !?
That is if I still have any graymatter left yet ??
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Dont forget to Include a HO Miniature Train with the Village Build

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Bachmann-Ho-...item3f1f9f2f36



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Old 12-06-2012, 09:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Dimeflyer View Post
I don't like the cold guys so I just build planes and stay inside in the warm house, I might try to build a miniturevillage this Winter just to keep up mt graymatter on a different media !?
That is if I still have any graymatter left yet ??
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The Village People Might be able to give you a hand makeing your Miniature Village LOL

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Old 12-07-2012, 01:03 PM
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Here is my new build, a SnowFlyer for the winter months.



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Will try to do the maiden this morning although i have no snow here right now.
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Old 12-07-2012, 01:41 PM
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Ok did the maiden and it went like clockwork. Also while dressed for the maiden i flew
my newly built Sportster and that went well also. Now i am charging up for a flight with
my newly built Ultimate Bipe. Wind is not too bad this morning for a change.
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:43 AM
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Hi All,

This is my latest build, Steve Shumates Polaris. It is not quite finished but you get the picture.
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Old 12-08-2012, 12:50 PM
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Hi All,

This is my latest build, Steve Shumates Polaris. It is not quite finished but you get the picture.
Looking very good, there PB
Should be a good one for the snow or water too.
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Old 12-08-2012, 01:55 PM
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PISTNBEOKE
Where did you get the plans for this plane. Looks like an interesting winter scratch build
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:59 PM
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Thank you Crash,
It has been a fun build, I really do not like the finishing stagevas I am not too clever with colours and schemes, in fact,what I have done is sort of used the colour scheme from the British Airways verticle stabiliser livery from the 90's

SARG5,
I found the link to the plans at parkjets.com the design is by Steve Shumate, I think he has about 14 different plans and I don't think there is a bad one amongst them.

If you have difficulties finding parkjets.com please let me know and I will forward more info to you, I really doubt that you will have trouble finding them.

This flies great from grass, water and snow. snow I know nothing about

All the best

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