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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat Today, 04:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 174
Posted By Turbojoe
I ride a motorcycle to and from work every day....

I ride a motorcycle to and from work every day. Sometimes I think I've had to save myself from just about everything stupid someone in a car/truck/van/bus can possibly do. Then there is the next day...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Today, 02:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 556
Posted By Turbojoe
Other than one time they couldn't seem to get my...

Other than one time they couldn't seem to get my order out of the warehouse I haven't had any complaints about shipping time from the USA West warehouse. In fact I just ordered a Mobius camera about...
Forum: ParkFlyers Today, 12:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
I took the back off the TX a while ago and found...

I took the back off the TX a while ago and found the problem. The surface mount battery connector on the board had a loose + pin at the trace. I must have somehow knocked it loose while changing...
Forum: ParkFlyers Yesterday, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
I'm about to give up on trying to fly. Got a...

I'm about to give up on trying to fly. Got a total of six batteries charged up last night. 3 for each plane. Charged the 9C TX battery too. Tested everything before bed and all was ready to go. As...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-18-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Mike, See post #19 above for the flight...

Mike,

See post #19 above for the flight report. She flew great even in some wind!

Too many other things to do today but I'm hoping to take it out again tomorrow if the wind stays light. Gotta...
Forum: General RC items For Sale and WTB 10-16-2014, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By Turbojoe
Found some.

Found some.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-13-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Turbojoe
Some of these machinists are simply not of this...

Some of these machinists are simply not of this planet. Have you seen the video about the Ferrari 312? LINK (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeUMDY01uUA)

Joe
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-13-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By Turbojoe
I couldn't possibly be less of a Harley fan but...

I couldn't possibly be less of a Harley fan but that is amazing!

Joe
Forum: Foamies 10-13-2014, 02:31 AM
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Views: 357,595
Posted By Turbojoe
It was beautiful here in Mesa early this morning....

It was beautiful here in Mesa early this morning. Low 70's and almost no wind (until I got to the field). First time I've flown in almost a year and I finally maidened the Mountain Models Tom-E-Boy...
Forum: Aerial Photography 10-13-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 196
Posted By Turbojoe
It seems like everyone from snow country comes...

It seems like everyone from snow country comes here to the Phoenix area in another month or so to escape the white stuff. I'd do the same. Just go there for the colors then come right back. The only...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-13-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By Turbojoe
Yep, I'm very happy with the Brother laser. I...

Yep, I'm very happy with the Brother laser. I have the HL-2280DW...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-13-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 243
Posted By Turbojoe
I finally gave up and bought a laser printer. For...

I finally gave up and bought a laser printer. For the last few years all of the inkjet printers I've bought have refused to work with refilled cartridges. I just took a carload of inkjets to...
Forum: Aerial Photography 10-13-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 196
Posted By Turbojoe
If I ever win the lottery I'll be buying a place...

If I ever win the lottery I'll be buying a place in New England just to be able to see scenes like this. Wow!

Joe
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Steve, Yeah, it has been finished, ready to...

Steve,

Yeah, it has been finished, ready to fly and the build thread saved and ready for post for an embarrassingly long time. I had to wait for the temp to drop a bit before I wanted to go out...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Guess what? You're pretty much done with the...

Guess what? You're pretty much done with the build. Now it's on to covering and installing whatever electronic gear you choose. I used pretty much what Brian suggests. I did have some trouble getting...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
In step 5 the left wing is held flat on the...

In step 5 the left wing is held flat on the building surface and glue all the joints.

Steps 6,7 and 8 are built exactly the same as the left side. Make sure you have the leading and trailing...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Step 4 involves adding the leading edge. This is...

Step 4 involves adding the leading edge. This is a 2 piece affair and because this is a smaller bird some parts are thin and fragile until assembled and glued. Be VERY careful here. I slid W3 into...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Here we start the wing build by assembling the...

Here we start the wing build by assembling the left side spars, ribs and trailing edge. Very simple assembly here. Ribs W7 and W10 can be slid into place on the spar now too.
DO NOT GLUE ANYTHING...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Steps one and two involve gluing the wing spars...

Steps one and two involve gluing the wing spars and wing tips together. I used "Super-Phatic" glue here and will use it for most of the entire build.
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Steps 37-50 Step 37. Step 37-40 involve...

Steps 37-50

Step 37. Step 37-40 involve beveling, hinging the rudder and elevator and gluing the horizontal and vertical stabs in place. The manual covers this very well. I deviated here by...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Step 33 - 36. For step 33 we install the pushrod...

Step 33 - 36. For step 33 we install the pushrod housings. I find it easier to work the pushrod wires through the guide holes in the formers then slip the housings into place with them protruding...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Step 32. There are no build instructions in the...

Step 32. There are no build instructions in the manual for the tail feathers. They really aren't needed. The plans show everything you'll need. I have taken pictures of the needed parts as well as...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Step 29 - 31. Gather balsa parts F24, F25 and...

Step 29 - 31. Gather balsa parts F24, F25 and plywood part F1R.

Step 29. Fit the balsa "eyebrows" F24 in place on bulkhead F4 and make sure they're level with the wing saddle. Lightly glue...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Step 24 28. In these steps we build the battery...

Step 24 28. In these steps we build the battery hatch and its magnet mount. You really need to pay attention during these steps or you could end up with a hatch that won't close!

Step 24 -...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Part 22. Gather parts F20,F21, F22 and F23. Stack...

Part 22. Gather parts F20,F21, F22 and F23. Stack and glue F20, F21 and F22 together on the fuse at F19 cowl top making sure the large hole stays clear all the way down. Glue the cheek doublers on...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Steps 19 - 21. Gather parts F14, F15, F17 and...

Steps 19 - 21. Gather parts F14, F15, F17 and F19. Install fuse bottom F14. Keep the fuselage flat and square while you glue F14 in place.

Step 20. Install fuse top F15. Make certain it is...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Step 17 and 18 are performed together as they...

Step 17 and 18 are performed together as they provide alignment for each other. Gather pre-bent landing gear and plywood parts F6 and LG. Also get two balsa parts F31. Landing gear plywood part F6...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Step 15 Once all the tabs are nested in place on...

Step 15 Once all the tabs are nested in place on fuse side F8 install right fuse side F16 and nest it completely. To hold it all together I used one of the rubber bands that came in the kit to hold...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Steps 12 - 14 Starts the fuselage assembly. You...

Steps 12 - 14 Starts the fuselage assembly. You need to gather left fuse side F8, your assembled and glued F2 firewall/motor mount you just built. Balsa parts F1, F3, F10, F11 and F30. From the...
Forum: ParkFlyers 10-12-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 340
Posted By Turbojoe
Step 11 is where we build the motor mount and...

Step 11 is where we build the motor mount and firewall. Gather parts F2, MM1, MM2, MM3 and MM4.During assembly the firewall sits with F2 lettering face up. Assemble all the pieces for the motor mount...
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