Wattflyer RC Network: RC Universe :: RCU Magazine :: RCU Forums :: RCU Classifieds :: RCU User Reviews :: RCU YouTube
Home Who's Online Calendar Today's Posts RealTime Post Spy Mark Forums Read
Go Back   WattFlyer RC Electric Flight Forums - Discuss radio control eflight > Search Forums
Register Members List Wattflyer Extras Articles Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Social Groups


Showing results 1 to 30 of 274
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: DHC Beaver
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-03-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,512
Posted By DHC Beaver
I must be a relative newby when it comes to rc. ...

I must be a relative newby when it comes to rc.
I started in the late 70's with a Futaba 2ch.Medallion,as I was getting into 1/8 rc circuit cars.A friend of mine built several RCM&E radios out of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-01-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By DHC Beaver
I have used highlighters on it,but,to be...

I have used highlighters on it,but,to be honest,was a little disappointed with the result.If you have an airbrush,I would use that with the water-based paint.Brushing any paint on adds weight,more...
Forum: Foamies 01-28-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 398,756
Posted By DHC Beaver
Eddy,I built my original capricorn from that...

Eddy,I built my original capricorn from that board,and found it to be much too heavy.If you soak off the paper,it'll save more than half the weight,at the expense of some rigidity.
You could get...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-26-2016, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26,844
Views: 1,455,411
Posted By DHC Beaver
musket

musket
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-25-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,594
Posted By DHC Beaver
Sweet little machine!It looks somewhat similar to...

Sweet little machine!It looks somewhat similar to the Speedy Bee,which is on my to-do list.Love to see a flying report.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-19-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 26,844
Views: 1,455,411
Posted By DHC Beaver
Young Restless (Or,as it was known around these...

Young
Restless (Or,as it was known around these parts,"the old and the useless"):D
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-16-2016, 05:58 AM
Replies: 26,844
Views: 1,455,411
Posted By DHC Beaver
Duff Beer

Duff
Beer
Forum: Beginners 01-15-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By DHC Beaver
[QUOTI got bored with the flight sims really...

[QUOTI got bored with the flight sims really fast...E][/QUOTE]
And price doesbn't seem to be a deciding factor.A friend of mine bought some fancy schmancy $200 sim,and after a couple of weeks,he...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-09-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 408
Posted By DHC Beaver
I can just see it now:The sky filled with Ford...

I can just see it now:The sky filled with Ford Anglia,s(the Harry Potter car).Will the cops have flying motorbikes?
Shades of "the Jetsons".If you don't know what that is,look it up.
Forum: Humor 01-06-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 686
Posted By DHC Beaver
I did not intend to step on any toes,so have...

I did not intend to step on any toes,so have removed my post.
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 12-23-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 974
Posted By DHC Beaver
I have one of these in my stable,and was very...

I have one of these in my stable,and was very pleased with it.It.s quite fast,so you have to keep your eye on it.
Last flying day,I got disorientated,and decked my Skipper.The tail broke off at the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-21-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 444
Posted By DHC Beaver
I have to mention that it wasn't me that sent you...

I have to mention that it wasn't me that sent you the plans,Nigel:<:
I think it was actually Don.
But i like the looks of it.It should fly a lot better than my version,which was very heavy.All the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-18-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By DHC Beaver
Nige,it is based on the Flying Lawnmower...

Nige,it is based on the Flying Lawnmower wing,which was in the RCM plans range years ago.There was also a flying Porsche on the same wing.
It,s basically just a foam wing,2 foot chord,and the same...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-18-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 289
Posted By DHC Beaver
Will he get away with this: ...

Will he get away with this:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v401/bramleynz/rc%20aircraft/santassleigh.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/bramleynz/media/rc%20aircraft/santassleigh.jpg.html)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,267
Posted By DHC Beaver
My santa is too fiscally challenged to bring me...

My santa is too fiscally challenged to bring me what I want:sad:.
I was looking at HK,s Pilatus Porter during the big sale last week,but they wouldn't ship that size box to my country.
I'll have to...
Forum: Beginners 11-20-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 471
Posted By DHC Beaver
The measurements given in instructions are...

The measurements given in instructions are usually set at a level safe for a beginner,and not likely to be too critical.Once you have a bit of stick time on the plane,you may find you need more or...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,347
Posted By DHC Beaver
I've had no problems at all,and I'd like to add...

I've had no problems at all,and I'd like to add that Wattflyer is without doubt the friendliest forum on the net.Three cheers for all the people doing the work behind the scenes!
Hip hip hurray,etc.
Forum: Foamies 11-12-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 398,756
Posted By DHC Beaver
I cut the floats for my (late) Capricorn out of...

I cut the floats for my (late) Capricorn out of foam packing supplied with my new TV.It was a closed cell type foam,but a bit flexible.It was only 25mm thick,so I used Gorilla glue to glue two pieces...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-11-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By DHC Beaver
I got a .40 size plan for the Airtruk off...

I got a .40 size plan for the Airtruk off ebay.The booms are build up around individual bulkheads,but I think i,m going to go the CF route too.
That will be stronger and lighter.I could feed the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-10-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By DHC Beaver
Great flying plane.Strictly speaking,it does...

Great flying plane.Strictly speaking,it does stall,but the stall is so benign,it causes the aircraft to drop the nose and regain flying speed.
Shows what a bit of imagination can do with a bit of...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-31-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By DHC Beaver
I very seldom buy anything through Fleabay.I tend...

I very seldom buy anything through Fleabay.I tend to use Aliexpress,and have had no problems at all.Often you get free shipping,which means no tracking number,but I wouldn't buy anything more...
Forum: Foamies 10-13-2015, 03:15 AM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 398,756
Posted By DHC Beaver
Thanks,Larry,I forgot to mention mine will be...

Thanks,Larry,I forgot to mention mine will be made out of Elmers board with the paper removed.This makes it quite a bit heavier than the lighter varieties of foam,but that,s all i can get.I was still...
Forum: Foamies 10-12-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,842
Views: 398,756
Posted By DHC Beaver
85% version powert setup

It,s been over a year since i lost my capricorn,and i'm getting the itch again.
I have decided to go for the 85% version this time,as that will fit nicely in my small car.
I've gone back through...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 10-01-2015, 01:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,399
Posted By DHC Beaver
As usual,media are short on facts,and long on...

As usual,media are short on facts,and long on sensationalism.
A pilot of a local airliner reported seeing a "drone" at 6000 feet.If that was true,why didn't they take a picture on their phone?I...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 09-04-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By DHC Beaver
Sorry,fixed the link.

Sorry,fixed the link.
Forum: Multi-Rotors 09-04-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 948
Posted By DHC Beaver
I want one!

I guess it was only a matter of time:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=66&v=t5JgnMJzCtQ
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-23-2015, 01:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,753
Posted By DHC Beaver
Sounds like I need to wait out the usual crap...

Sounds like I need to wait out the usual crap shoot of new os,s.I have never been an early adopter,and I,m glad I didn't fall for the MS hype.I'll wait for W11:).
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-23-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,269
Posted By DHC Beaver
Leaving the paper on creates a very heavy...

Leaving the paper on creates a very heavy airplane.Taking it off saves about 40% in weight.
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-26-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 731
Posted By DHC Beaver
I do like Mythbusters,but you do have to take...

I do like Mythbusters,but you do have to take their "results" with a grain of salt.It's not as if their testing ends with laboratory grade information.
Like Nigel said,it's TV.The sole purpose of...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 07-24-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,690
Posted By DHC Beaver
It's morons like this that cause problems...

It's morons like this that cause problems everywhere,including other countries.
The New Zealand FAA has just announced regulations regarding the use of "drones"(I hate that term,which i believe is...
Showing results 1 to 30 of 274

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 05:41 AM.


Powered by: vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2005 WattfFlyer.com
RCU Eflight HQ

Charities we support Select: Yorkie Rescue  ::  Crohn's & Colitis Foundation



Page generated in 0.09323 seconds with 13 queries