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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 10:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 799
Posted By tobydogs
the support bracket is a great idea gunny. i was...

the support bracket is a great idea gunny. i was looking at the pvc bending under the weight of planes and would think they would sway without a brace of some kind. what you have drawn up looks great...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 04:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 799
Posted By tobydogs
when i was 20 years old i bought a 63 chevy dump...

when i was 20 years old i bought a 63 chevy dump truck and a steel box trailer someone homebuilt. the ball hitch popped off once and i switched to a sandwich steel hitch with a large pin....man did i...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 04:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 799
Posted By tobydogs
the more i watch i can't help but ask 2...

the more i watch i can't help but ask 2 questions. first,you have a beautiful trailer to outfit as a plane carrier. very nice!

i look at the rails, your planes are resting on their wings and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-24-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By tobydogs
the te strips worked perfectly as ailerons and i...

the te strips worked perfectly as ailerons and i used plenty of hings to keep it operating smoothly. a lot of the decision on doing full length was dialog with other builders and glider pilots. i...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-23-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 344
Posted By tobydogs
very little judging the guy carrying it under his...

very little judging the guy carrying it under his arm like that,plus they use a bungie to launch it. the 121,000ft rocket launch was also a cool video.

apple,you'v been honest about being in...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-23-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 344
Posted By tobydogs
Search Results very very very fast Turbine...

Search Results
very very very fast Turbine powered RC Jet 440 MPH Speed ...
Video for smallest fastest fpv jet supersonic speed▶ 5:29
www.youtube.com/watch?v=sa-TSNeTK-A
Sep 18, 2013 - Uploaded...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 03-23-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 344
Posted By tobydogs
:Q:Q:Qgood one!!

:Q:Q:Qgood one!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-22-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 381
Posted By tobydogs
Thumbs up ouch!....$180 for a foam plane,i'd be flying it...

ouch!....$180 for a foam plane,i'd be flying it when i'm no longer rusty.:Q

chellie is 100% right though about using another plane and not your remaing good planes to warm up the thumbs after a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-21-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 211
Posted By tobydogs
some batteries run in series get rubber banded...

some batteries run in series get rubber banded together and velcro strips use as straps to secure the batteries down. i also will be using electrical tape for the 4cell/3cell 4000mah 40 c's that fly...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-21-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 381
Posted By tobydogs
2 years ago in the spring i posted the exact same...

2 years ago in the spring i posted the exact same type thread you did. i lost 3 planes and finally discovered my hitec optic 6 tx with a cheap china module for 2.4 was defective after many years of...
Forum: Foamies 03-21-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 6,162
Views: 391,563
Posted By tobydogs
this is the big day!!!!!! we have 3inchs fresh...

this is the big day!!!!!! we have 3inchs fresh snow on the ground and my only plans for the day is to take each plane down from where they hang and clean em up.:$.

i don't fly unless i check...
Forum: Beginners 03-19-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 124
Posted By tobydogs
jpeggy, were you flying it for 5...

jpeggy,

were you flying it for 5 minutes or testing it out on the bench. if testing things out you need air flow thru the components to keep things cool. don't run a plane while stationary...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-18-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 335
Posted By tobydogs
truly will be missed....a builder to the very...

truly will be missed....a builder to the very end. a good friend to all here at watt flyer.

i just reread SJ's last pm to me. he was going to build an uproar from tower hobby he bought for his...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-17-2015, 01:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By tobydogs
it's sort of boring and was drawn out do to...

it's sort of boring and was drawn out do to flying season in the middle of start to finish.....but heres the bot build thread i started in 2012 here at wattflyer.

...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-16-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By tobydogs
i can seriously say the skimmer is an awesome...

i can seriously say the skimmer is an awesome bird and will glide in smooth and long. if your not low enough as you approach the runway you get plenty of tries to go around. i'v stayed up...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-16-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By tobydogs
lol...:D, i don't think the discussion of adding...

lol...:D, i don't think the discussion of adding washout to the wing is in my thread. i think of wash out as adding a twist/shape ect...ect to the wing tips to help with stall issues or something...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-16-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By tobydogs
i can't find my skimmer build manuel,how does it...

i can't find my skimmer build manuel,how does it describe setting washout on the wing? could you possible take a picture of that section of the instructions. i'm wondering if i missed something in my...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-15-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By tobydogs
RR and i think alike....lol:D you will...

RR and i think alike....lol:D

you will be building the wing flat on the board and thats how you want the wing halves to be when joined with the dihedral.

i remember maiden day for my...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 03-15-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 309
Posted By tobydogs
it's not commercial use,the flyer/pilot doesn't...

it's not commercial use,the flyer/pilot doesn't collect any money. the running of pop up adds by youtube generate money for the advertiser and FAA decided the whole presentation was one production...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 03-14-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 309
Posted By tobydogs
FAA say's don't post youtube vids...they are commercial used of drones.

The FAA is at it again,

news reports a pilot who posts his videos on youtube is crossing the private use to commercial use boundaries of drone.????WHAT!!!!!!!

the pilot and poster...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 03-14-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 358
Posted By tobydogs
fish, thanks for the update. still hoping...

fish,

thanks for the update. still hoping to hear you found the problem and we all can learn more.

i just watched a video that i hate seeing. seem the FAA sent a letter to a simple video...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-11-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By tobydogs
alright then......:D,you have all the necessities...

alright then......:D,you have all the necessities to build this bird. now for the fun part of putting glue to the balsa.[popcorn]. i'v been following along and am looking forward to your posting...
Forum: Humor 03-10-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 458
Posted By tobydogs
i like GG's also...very funny:Q

i like GG's also...very funny:Q
Forum: Foamies 03-10-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 6,162
Views: 391,563
Posted By tobydogs
temps are in the mid to upper 40s and...

temps are in the mid to upper 40s and increasing!!!!! going to be in the 50's this week.

i can almost hear the snow crying like the wicked witch on OZ" oh!! i'm...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 03-08-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By tobydogs
i'll take it at the price you posted...

i'll take it at the price you posted here............:D seems affordable at shipping cost only.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-06-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 172
Posted By tobydogs
i will also back Nigels positive post on hk...

i will also back Nigels positive post on hk customer service. i ordered six 3cell 4000 mah batteries. got one with a dead cell. i test each battery on arrival to see what charge they shipped them...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-06-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By tobydogs
hobbyking hxt900's work great in the...

hobbyking hxt900's work great in the skimmer.thats what i used.

my now favorite small servos are EMAX eso8mgd's. they work smooth,have nice torque and don't break the bank. you can get them...
Forum: UAV / FPV 03-06-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By tobydogs
all news programs twist the truth to get your...

all news programs twist the truth to get your attention.


example is when they say at 5pm" discovery of defect in everyones car that many prove fatal......news at 11pm" if it was really that...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-04-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 924
Posted By tobydogs
[QUOTE=FlyWheel;969692]Does anyone here know what...

[QUOTE=FlyWheel;969692]Does anyone here know what the weight of a completed 600 Skimmer is, without the motor, esc and battery pack? I would like to be able to plug in something better than a guess...
Forum: Foamies 03-03-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 6,162
Views: 391,563
Posted By tobydogs
i should have talked my darling wife into a trip...

i should have talked my darling wife into a trip to shadeville and not let her talk me into clearwater florida......now i have to spend a beautiful ,warm weather week on the gulf coast laying around...
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