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Forum: Foamies 04-21-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 209
Posted By pd1
WPBU is water based poly urethane as you said,...

WPBU is water based poly urethane as you said, but the actual product here in the US is Minn Wax. It's available at Home Depot and Lowes.


mclarkson When we say...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 03-08-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 427
Posted By pd1
You will love the Skylark, I've had a bunch and...

You will love the Skylark, I've had a bunch and they all flew great.

The pattern plane is an early TopFlight Contender.
The plane was ugly, but it built real fast and flies very nicely. It was...
Forum: Foamies 02-10-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,657
Posted By pd1
Flew indoors Saturday, took some pictures of the...

Flew indoors Saturday, took some pictures of the river near my house Sunday.
It's been cold.
173426 173428 173429

This hasn't been any worse than years gone by.
Three years ago.
173430 173431...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 11-12-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By pd1
trumpy 959, PM answered.

trumpy 959, PM answered.
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 11-09-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By pd1
Hi trumpy959, We're currently flying in a...

Hi trumpy959, We're currently flying in a warehouse 50 feet wide by 180 feet long.
If you think that plane will fly in that small a place we will be happy to have you join the group.

One of the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-16-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,155
Posted By pd1
Hi Stu, sorry to hear about your skunk problem, I...

Hi Stu, sorry to hear about your skunk problem, I hope it goes away faster than my episode with the skunk.
2 weeks ago we were alerted to the presence of a skunk, the smell was unbelievable. I went...
Forum: Foamies 09-30-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,657
Posted By pd1
Great day yesterday, got in a few flights. ...

Great day yesterday, got in a few flights.
Can't see across the street today.
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-28-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By pd1
The very small helis rotors less then 2 foot are...

The very small helis rotors less then 2 foot are OK.
Since the building we now use is smaller than the original warehouse we had to stop the larger helis, there just isn't enough room to fly the...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 09-26-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By pd1
We've been flying in the Haverhill area for a few...

We've been flying in the Haverhill area for a few years now. Usually it's just an empty warehouse, but it's free.
Currently we are using a smaller warehouse so the planes have been restricted in...
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 09-22-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,467
Posted By pd1
I agree, best to get a relaxing day in. Thanks...

I agree, best to get a relaxing day in.
Thanks for letting us know.
Maybe next time.

Paul
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-19-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,036
Posted By pd1
Altitude rules for full sized planes: Except...

Altitude rules for full sized planes:

Except when necessary for takeoff or landing, no person may operate an aircraft below the following altitudes:

(a) Anywhere. An altitude allowing, if a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-19-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,561
Posted By pd1
dahawk, that's two nice looking models.

dahawk, that's two nice looking models.
Forum: Foamies 09-18-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,657
Posted By pd1
Thanks. I never even thought of that, never...

Thanks.
I never even thought of that, never touched the yokes.
But I did enjoy the view.

The Intrepid is a great museum and worth going to..

General aviation has been hit hard, we only heard...
Forum: Foamies 09-18-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,657
Posted By pd1
Beautiful weather up here today and I went...

Beautiful weather up here today and I went flying, sort of.
My 92 year old friend wanted me to go along for a ride in his Bonanza down the Hudson river.
Here's some pictures..
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 09-14-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,467
Posted By pd1
Bob, I won't be flying anything. I'll go with my...

Bob, I won't be flying anything. I'll go with my wife and camera to take pictures.
If anyone has a flyer for the meet, could they post it here?

Hey John, I could give you the tail for the Kadet...
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 09-13-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,467
Posted By pd1
Bob, If you go to the Wayland meet on Sept., 27,...

Bob, If you go to the Wayland meet on Sept., 27, please send me a PM.
I would try to go to see your flying boats.

Paul
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 09-13-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 11,467
Posted By pd1
Beautiful job on the Mars. I might have to go...

Beautiful job on the Mars.
I might have to go to one of the seaplane events just to see it fly.

Paul
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-04-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,561
Posted By pd1
The nose is stock length. The whole plane is...

The nose is stock length. The whole plane is stock.

That F-4 is a nice looking plane.

Paul
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-03-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,561
Posted By pd1
Just test flew this one, my Astro Hog Build...

Just test flew this one, my Astro Hog
Build log:
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=68179
Last post with more pictures:...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-03-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,383
Posted By pd1
The Hog Flies

Back on topic....
Wanted to use the Monster 46 motor but the KV was too high for 6 cell packs.
Since I don't have any large 4 or 5 cell packs I decided to change the motor to a Turnigy 5065- 320....
Forum: Foamies 08-31-2013, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,657
Posted By pd1
I have a Sig Kadet all set up for night flying, I...

I have a Sig Kadet all set up for night flying, I just got a notice from the city that a few mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in the local area. No night flying for a while.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-31-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 650
Posted By pd1
I just bought some new batteries and they came...

I just bought some new batteries and they came with EC3 connectors.
I had been using Deans T type connectors.
Rather than change all my connectors I decided to make an adapter to go between the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-31-2013, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By pd1
I wish I had a throttle kill on my transmitter. ...

I wish I had a throttle kill on my transmitter.

My Pulse 60 has an E Flite 60 with a 15x10 APC and a six cell pack. Very scary.
I have a separate receiver/ servo battery pack and when I switch...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 08-31-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By pd1
This is a well run fun event, if you're close try...

This is a well run fun event, if you're close try to go there.
I went a couple of years ago and I'm trying to go again this year.

Paul
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-31-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By pd1
I never met Dereck, but I have read some of his...

I never met Dereck, but I have read some of his comments.
Always pleasant and helpful, truly a nice person, he will be missed.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-31-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By pd1
Don't walk with the battery connected

We just got a new field and they installed the safety fences last week. Two foot tall green fence material was chosen so it would look better than the old orange.

I landed my Pulse 60 and went...
Forum: Foamies 08-25-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,657
Posted By pd1
One plane was in the air at the time, he managed...

One plane was in the air at the time, he managed to avoid the twister.

Fortunately the twister seemed to be confined to a small area south of the main group of people with the canopy being the...
Forum: Foamies 08-25-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 5,463
Views: 311,657
Posted By pd1
This one will get you

We went flying today. great weather, slight breeze and no clouds.
After lunch the wind picked up a little, blew my friends hat off, and the hat went up....and up....in one vertical spiral, and the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-19-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,561
Posted By pd1
Thanks Nitroblast. Nice job Capt Easy, that's...

Thanks Nitroblast.
Nice job Capt Easy, that's another plane on my to do list.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-19-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 86,561
Posted By pd1
41 years in the making

I was given a partially completed Goldberg Shoestring a few years ago.
When I picked it up, it felt like it was welded to the bench. Not just a little over weight, but truly heavy.
I had one of...
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