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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-14-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 120
Posted By Bald Paul
It's happened again, thinking of selling

Just got an email from the club president that the final obstacle for the sale of the land the club field is located on has been removed, and it's just a matter of days before it's gone to the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-10-2016, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Bald Paul
Check the instructions that came with the ESC....

Check the instructions that came with the ESC. There may be a setup / programming feature that tells it what closed throttle vs 100% throttle is. It's possible that you are giving it full throttle,...
Forum: Beginners 07-07-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Bald Paul
You can go to Outerzone, search for RC / Trainer...

You can go to Outerzone, search for RC / Trainer / Cabin, specify your wingspan range, and:
http://outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=7386
You can print out the plan sheet, take some dimensions,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-02-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 473
Posted By Bald Paul
I'm going to be building a Circus Prince...

I'm going to be building a Circus Prince (electric powered) in the near future. I just finished up a dollar store foam CL bipe, using a small park flyer Rx and my transmitter attached to my belt...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 07-02-2016, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Bald Paul
So, you're storing your batteries with full...

So, you're storing your batteries with full charges, and they are slightly swollen? Please tell me they are stored in some type of fireproof container.

Your charger should have a...
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 06-30-2016, 10:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By Bald Paul
I'm hoping the weather co-operates enough for me...

I'm hoping the weather co-operates enough for me to get in a couple of days of flying. I know one day will be RC with the Snafuey II and the Tigercub. I think the other day just may be spent in the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-27-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Bald Paul
I've seen that happen in cars. The worst part is...

I've seen that happen in cars. The worst part is the smell!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-25-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By Bald Paul
Oh, believe me, I understand. ARF Experts....

Oh, believe me, I understand. ARF Experts. :rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-24-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By Bald Paul
I have to ask - what prompted your decision to...

I have to ask - what prompted your decision to get out of the hobby?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-21-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 416
Posted By Bald Paul
There have been multiple discussions regarding...

There have been multiple discussions regarding the FAA rulings here and elsewhere.

The FAA says that your model aircraft - fixed wing, helicopter, multirotor - is a drone.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-21-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Bald Paul
I just belly landed on some damp grass once....

I just belly landed on some damp grass once. That's all it took!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 301
Posted By Bald Paul
I agree, I liked it better when the engines were...

I agree, I liked it better when the engines were limited to displacement, and you had V8s, V10s, and V12s all together with no RPM limits and that screaming sound. It still beats Indycar, where all...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 301
Posted By Bald Paul
No flying here. Watched the F1 race (I'm a big...

No flying here. Watched the F1 race (I'm a big fan) on TV, then my wife took me out to go bowling, and proceeded to beat me 3 strings to zip. The four pups consoled me when we got home.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-12-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 642
Posted By Bald Paul
You're not alone. I stuffed my Tigercub when...

You're not alone. I stuffed my Tigercub when pulling "up" from an inverted pass. Altitude is your friend here.
Forum: Foamies 06-09-2016, 01:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By Bald Paul
The hobby shop is under no obligation to repair...

The hobby shop is under no obligation to repair what is being described as a manufacturer defect. You can ask them for advice as to how to repair it yourself if you choose to do so, or ask them to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-07-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Bald Paul
20 - 30 MPH winds? You're a better man than I am.

20 - 30 MPH winds? You're a better man than I am.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-04-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Bald Paul
If the wing is a snug fit, which it should be,...

If the wing is a snug fit, which it should be, you'll probably mess up the covering if you cover first and then slide it in. It's not too difficult to cover the wing halves after it's been glued in...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-04-2016, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Bald Paul
Most of the electric powered CL planes are using...

Most of the electric powered CL planes are using pusher props and opposite motor rotation just for the P-factor. FWIW, I wouldn't trust a pole in the ground, unless it was for a 1/2A sized model, and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-03-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Bald Paul
I have no problem with building techniques. The...

I have no problem with building techniques. The best information I found about design parameters (bellcrank placement, leadout geometry, etc) was in the MA article.

BTW, way back when, the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-03-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By Bald Paul
Round and Round (going to the dark side)

I've decided that my next build won't be radio-controlled.

At the electric fly-in event I recently attended, I spent a good deal of time speaking with a gentleman who was there flying an electric...
Forum: Foamies 06-03-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 803
Posted By Bald Paul
May I ask what model and manufacturer offers that...

May I ask what model and manufacturer offers that type of warranty and / or flight insurance?

No matter what you are flying, or how well it was built, sooner or later something is going to loosen...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-02-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 428
Posted By Bald Paul
You're probably right. If it's reported stolen,...

You're probably right. If it's reported stolen, law enforcement would be hard pressed to pull over every plain white trailer they saw on the road to check it out. Really, the best bet of finding the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-01-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 428
Posted By Bald Paul
I'll pass the word to the flyers in this area.

I'll pass the word to the flyers in this area.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-31-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 182
Posted By Bald Paul
I managed a few flights on Saturday morning at...

I managed a few flights on Saturday morning at the Black Sheep RC club Electric Fly In event. Great bunch of guys and a fantastic field with paved and grass runways. Kind of makes me wish they were...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-28-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By Bald Paul
Beautiful work! Did you design in CAD? Who did...

Beautiful work! Did you design in CAD? Who did your laser cutting?
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-27-2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Bald Paul
Oh, I realize that. I was just wondering who buys...

Oh, I realize that. I was just wondering who buys a manual on a Death Star? I can see some Star Wars fan trying to build one in his garage. ::o
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-27-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Bald Paul
Yeah, well, it sort of takes away the credibility...

Yeah, well, it sort of takes away the credibility when they also sell this:

https://haynes.co.uk/catalog/general-interest-manuals/childrens/imperial-death-star-manual
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-24-2016, 01:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,276
Posted By Bald Paul
With me? It's when I announce "Taking...

With me? It's when I announce "Taking Off".
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 05-24-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Bald Paul
I couldn't agree more. That Kaos is classic, and...

I couldn't agree more. That Kaos is classic, and classy. Excellent work on the conversion. I think it looks even better now without that huge pipe hanging along the side.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-22-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,370
Posted By Bald Paul
So, my question is: If a transgender person...

So, my question is:

If a transgender person carrying an automatic rifle enters the wrong bathroom in a zip code that doesn't coincide with the town they are in.....

..... does the FAA care? ...
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