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Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-12-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,956
Posted By Fig
If you don't get this in writing, I would take...

If you don't get this in writing, I would take this with a very large grain of salt. We had a cabin on a lake. We owned and built the cabin back in the 1950's. The spot was rented by our family and...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 02-25-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,860
Posted By Fig
Everything is extra especially the trailer. It...

Everything is extra especially the trailer. It seems there are a couple of trailer options. Not to mention I would guess that if you live across the old pond there's going to be a lot more money...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 02-25-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,860
Posted By Fig
firemanbill, that is hilarious. I did find a...

firemanbill, that is hilarious.

I did find a price but that thing is way over my head. Looks like the base model is about 70,000 swiss francs.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-21-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By Fig
Hasn't been much good flying weather lately but I...

Hasn't been much good flying weather lately but I was able to squeeze in almost an exact hour yesterday. The wind was blowing anywhere from 10 to 20+ mph. I would give her power, head upwind and get...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-06-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By Fig
There is a fish somewhere with indigestion.

There is a fish somewhere with indigestion.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-06-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,787
Posted By Fig
You know a couple of days ago I read this thread...

You know a couple of days ago I read this thread and thought "this is absolute insane". Thirty, forty five, sixty minutes on a single power run. There's no way. Until yesterday. While I didn't make a...
Forum: Beginners 02-05-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,833
Posted By Fig
Not necessarily newer but I do have a comment. ...

Not necessarily newer but I do have a comment.

One of the key pieces for me in purchasing a radio is feel. In this day and age purchasing over the internet is fairly easy and much more common...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-04-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 759
Posted By Fig
So you are saying that it picked a fine time to...

So you are saying that it picked a fine time to leave you?
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 02-04-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By Fig
She's Alive!

Well we got it back together with a little epoxy, some braces to strengthen the body, soldering the wires back into the esc (since they were ripped out), and lots of love. She flew for almost a...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-04-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By Fig
If we aren't talking about weather, it would be...

If we aren't talking about weather, it would be the time my friend insisted that he could fly his brand new trainer after watching me take it up for a maiden flight. He re-kit his plane after...
Forum: Informal Clubs 02-03-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 81,478
Posted By Fig
I have spent the last few hours reading up on...

I have spent the last few hours reading up on them, and then looking at the various places you mentioned above. Seems that the two other than Banana have shipping charges from about $60 to $85. OUCH....
Forum: Informal Clubs 02-02-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 81,478
Posted By Fig
Boy that thing looks nice. You got me searching...

Boy that thing looks nice. You got me searching for the FMS P51D model. Where did you purchase that one if you don't mind me asking?

I am still trying to get out there to meet up. My weekends just...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-28-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By Fig
That's classic firemanbill. That sun will get...

That's classic firemanbill. That sun will get you. I watched a friend flying a Super Chipmunk. We were standing apart at the time and the plane went right into the sun from where he was standing....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-28-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,012
Posted By Fig
My son was helping us move houses and I was...

My son was helping us move houses and I was putting together a Wattage Cap-232. Wattage made two planes that they stocked at the LHS and the other was blue in color and this one was white. I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-28-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,740
Posted By Fig
Looking at what I wrote I probably should have...

Looking at what I wrote I probably should have split that into two sentences. On the digital servo part my comment about buying digital was more addressing the fact that they tout things like...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-27-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By Fig
I actually want to put one of those GPS automated...

I actually want to put one of those GPS automated units that will return the plane home if the signal is lost. Once I lost sight I could have just cut the power to the transmitter and it would...
Forum: Maxamps discussion 01-27-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,239
Posted By Fig
Someone's gonna get lucky if you know what I...

Someone's gonna get lucky if you know what I mean, and I think you do.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-25-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By Fig
Maybe I wasn't too clear. I wasn't diving it in...

Maybe I wasn't too clear. I wasn't diving it in deliberately. I was pushing it down, but since it was behind a cloud/fog I couldn't tell it was going that fast. My fear with just letting it glide...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-25-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By Fig
Yeah. I forgot to mention how amazing the GoPro...

Yeah. I forgot to mention how amazing the GoPro is. I am betting it was doing over 100mph when it hit and the camera didn't miss a frame.
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 01-25-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By Fig
Crashed our Radian - GoPro onboard.

So we knew flying through the fog wasn't a great idea. And by the time we got outside the fog was starting to lift a little. The initial plan was to just go up a little, get into some fog and then...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 01-25-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,606
Posted By Fig
I have heard mention of having to place batteries...

I have heard mention of having to place batteries in a fireproof charging bag. Would it be a bad idea to also use this bag in the plane? As long as it was contained in the bag after a crash you would...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2013, 04:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By Fig
Wise choice there. That has to be the hardest...

Wise choice there. That has to be the hardest part of this hobby at times. Waiting out the weather.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By Fig
It should roll easier. That might make it a...

It should roll easier. That might make it a little less stable for you as well. Not sure if there is any dihedral build into this model but that would help compensate and make it a little more...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 719
Posted By Fig
I have the micro Sukhoi SU26xp, and I really have...

I have the micro Sukhoi SU26xp, and I really have to argue with myself to wait for "No Wind" conditions. You get anxious to fly and where I live days with no wind are few and far between. It really...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-23-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,332
Posted By Fig
Here's my solution. How about getting one of the...

Here's my solution. How about getting one of the ammo cans from a local army supply store. Then stop at a feed store along the way home and pick up a 12v gel cell. I have the battery mounted inside...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-20-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,630
Posted By Fig
Appreciate the replies. I am going to give the...

Appreciate the replies. I am going to give the LHS a chance. I will at least go put my hands on a couple of radios and see what feels the best in my hands.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 01-20-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 27,630
Posted By Fig
So has anyone ordered from Ultimate Hobbies (The...

So has anyone ordered from Ultimate Hobbies (The link on the first page)? I am curious how they can basically sell this for the cheapest price I can find anywhere. I understand someone has to have...
Forum: Informal Clubs 01-16-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,603
Views: 81,478
Posted By Fig
One qq, and I don't want to start a whole off...

One qq, and I don't want to start a whole off topic threadjack, but what is the stance on flying with you guys, AMA membership required? Or is this just a bunch of guys gathering together? Other than...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-16-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,329
Posted By Fig
Some of us are just looking for an excuse to get...

Some of us are just looking for an excuse to get a lathe. :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-15-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,740
Posted By Fig
Thanks. I am really looking forward to picking...

Thanks. I am really looking forward to picking this up. Just with my current list of planes it will be nice not to have to move sliders and re-trim every time I switch to a different plane. Plus I...
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