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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-14-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,111
Posted By vicrider
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,481
Posted By vicrider
Me to!

Me to!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-14-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,481
Posted By vicrider
[QUOTE=thepiper92;945394]Not sure if I wanna know...

[QUOTE=thepiper92;945394]Not sure if I wanna know how badly your wallet was wounded from all of these things.[/QUOTE

Yea, it took alittle bit of a hit.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-14-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,481
Posted By vicrider
It is alot of fun and very addictive. Never...

It is alot of fun and very addictive. Never replace my other planes though.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-13-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,481
Posted By vicrider
175030 Skyhunter FPV plane. ...

175030


Skyhunter FPV plane.

Futaba RC gear
Cobra 2826 850kv motor
Cobra 60 amp esc
Cyclops storm osd
Boscam rx/tx
Forum: UAV / FPV 01-18-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 646
Posted By vicrider
I had my first experience flying fpv about 6...

I had my first experience flying fpv about 6 months ago. Im hooked.

There are a few different fatshark systems with different levels of video quality. I started with the predator v2 system...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-05-2013, 03:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,184
Posted By vicrider
Wow, The buster brings back memmories. I had one...

Wow, The buster brings back memmories. I had one back in the early/mid 70's. Had a fox .35 on it. Flew the crap out of that thing.


Good luck on your build.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-30-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By vicrider
I built one of those about 15 to 20 years ago. It...

I built one of those about 15 to 20 years ago. It was stolen from my garage about a year after I finished it. From what I remember it was an excellant kit. It flew like it was on a rail, and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,481
Posted By vicrider
Couple more Scoop on bottom to feed air to...

Couple more
Scoop on bottom to feed air to motor and scoop on side to feed air to electronics.

170140

170141
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-06-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1,908
Views: 117,481
Posted By vicrider
I wanted somthing to mount a small camera on, and...

I wanted somthing to mount a small camera on, and maybe later try my fpv gear on. This took me about a week to throw togeather and is really not a very good job. It has a 41 inch wingspan and a 400...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-30-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
Work always seems to get in the way. Make sure...

Work always seems to get in the way.
Make sure to post a pic, would love to see it.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-30-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
Roadking, I tend to order alittle bit more balsa...

Roadking, I tend to order alittle bit more balsa and monokote and hardware then I need to complete a project since I came back in to the hobby a few years ago. That way I build up enough stock that...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-28-2013, 12:11 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
I'll hold off tell you get it started. Maybe I...

I'll hold off tell you get it started. Maybe I can get my grandson involved.
I have a couple projects going also, so I need to get those out of the way. I have the plans from model airplane news and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-27-2013, 04:09 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
Im in. I already have plans. I built one...

Im in.

I already have plans. I built one about 2 yrs ago but it now hangs in my grandsons room and I want another. I built my first Q-Tee back in the late 70's. They were great little flyers...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-27-2013, 02:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
A Q-Tee Challenge, That would make an intresting...

A Q-Tee Challenge, That would make an intresting group build.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-25-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=L...

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXBWGM&P=0
This isnt expensive, its just not dirt cheap.

I have more motors from heads up rc then anywhere else, I see nothing wrong with using...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-24-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
$55 at tower. I have 2 o.s. motors now .10 and...

$55 at tower. I have 2 o.s. motors now .10 and .15, with coupon code you could buy both for close to a $100. Stiil about twice for it then a motor at heads up rc, who I buy alot of stuff including...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-24-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
Hi chellie, Yes that would be a good...

Hi chellie,

Yes that would be a good choice also. My suggestions with the bigger motors was mainly a concern of weight. He may have to add weight to balance this plane with the lighter motor,...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-24-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
That sounds awsome roadking. Friend of mine is...

That sounds awsome roadking. Friend of mine is looking at big bores and cams right now for his 05 RK. I guess I embarrassed him alittle out on the road one day.
I havnt done anything to it like...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-24-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
LOL ! Hey man, I just wanted more bike then...

LOL !

Hey man, I just wanted more bike then what my grandpa rides!:)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-23-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
If its a 480 thats comparable to an eflite .480 I...

If its a 480 thats comparable to an eflite .480 I think the plane will be underpowered. The .480 that was suggested in post #6 I think would be great. I think this way cause that motor is more...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-21-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
Im a real fan of the hots. My current one is...

Im a real fan of the hots.
My current one is the lectric hots built from model airplane news plans.
I have also had a super hots, also built from plans.
My first hots was the original, built from...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-21-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
Looking forward to it.

Looking forward to it.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 07-21-2013, 03:36 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,064
Posted By vicrider
The radios I use most of the time are ...

The radios I use most of the time are

Futaba 6j
futaba 8j

I also have these other futabas that have all been converted to 2.4
Futaba 4ex
Futaba 6xa
Futaba 8u
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-08-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
This is a good suggestion. When I built...

This is a good suggestion.

When I built mine, being tail heavy was my main concern. 3.6 oz motor and 3 cell worked out great. Didnt have to add any thing additional.

That motor weights the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-07-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,478
Posted By vicrider
Is this the midwest electric hots ? I built...

Is this the midwest electric hots ?

I built the lectric hots from M.A.N. plans which is what the midwest version is based from. If this is the one you have you might find that a .450 might be...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-01-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,088
Posted By vicrider
congrats, good job.

congrats, good job.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-29-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,938
Posted By vicrider
Its a flat bottom airfoil that I just eyeballed...

Its a flat bottom airfoil that I just eyeballed myself. It has a 1/8x3/8 spruce spar. spruce leading edge and 2 1/8 balsa stringers (turbulators ?) that run in front of the spar. The trailing edge...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-29-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,938
Posted By vicrider
I have A few times. This is the most recent one....

I have A few times. This is the most recent one. Its just a generic shoulder wing, with a flat bottom airfoil.

39 inch span, and 19 oz's.

Its very basic but its really one of the best flying...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-27-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 33,111
Posted By vicrider
From the pictures, it doesn't look that bad and...

From the pictures, it doesn't look that bad and an easy repair. But full of water I wouldn't know what to do, other then drain any trapped water, strap it to something to keep it straight and let it...
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