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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By road king 97
Some of my first lipos had no balance plug . I...

Some of my first lipos had no balance plug . I still have a thunder tiger lipo that only has a deans plug on it. I have personaly seen a guy have a fire in his pocket from carying a lipo in it and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-14-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By road king 97
After seeing guys use cheap chargers i would like...

After seeing guys use cheap chargers i would like to hear if anyone else thinks that chargers are the cause for some of these lipo fires by not shutting off when fully charged ? joe
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-13-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By road king 97
To be honest most every time i charge my batterys...

To be honest most every time i charge my batterys when iam building at my bench and just sit and keep a close eye on them . I have a metal cooking pan and charge them in . joe
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-12-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By road king 97
Nice idea about the grill . I just found a scrap...

Nice idea about the grill . I just found a scrap yard where i buy older bycicles for 10 bucks a piece and plenty of grills out there also. :D
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 375
Posted By road king 97
Army Amo boxes work well and i have seen people...

Army Amo boxes work well and i have seen people talk about cheap fire proof safes at wallmart to charge a lipo in. A big metal pot in a pinch and they do sell fire proof bags to charge them in. I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-07-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,201
Posted By road king 97
I agree with you Nigel . I dont know why he has...

I agree with you Nigel . I dont know why he has thrust issues you can mount them with side and down thrust with a little carving and shiming . joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-07-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,201
Posted By road king 97
It might just be me and its up to you if you want...

It might just be me and its up to you if you want to build this interchangable thing but its more weight and more construction on the planes. With the price of motors and esc's coming down i just buy...
Forum: Beginners 06-12-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,159
Posted By road king 97
I just bought 2 typhoons complete at a garage...

I just bought 2 typhoons complete at a garage sale for 20 dollars .I gave one to a flying buddy and mine needed a esc and i put a DXM reciever in it also. Iam going to fly mine with a 3 cell 1300...
Forum: Beginners 04-21-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 17,214
Posted By road king 97
I dont think they will discontinue it like other...

I dont think they will discontinue it like other e -flight planes for just that reason . I think iam going to get the floats for it from seaplanesupply and it will have to get flaps cut into the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-16-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 111,562
Posted By road king 97
I got one now too but iam never going to put that...

I got one now too but iam never going to put that ring on my finger again.:D joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-15-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 111,562
Posted By road king 97
Ha Ha My ex is waiting for me to kick the bucket...

Ha Ha My ex is waiting for me to kick the bucket so she can get some of my SS ,so i told the my kids i have great insurance and if i go first keep me on life suport till she dies then pull my plug...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-08-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 111,562
Posted By road king 97
I fly a electrict Quad but mine has a wng and...

I fly a electrict Quad but mine has a wng and looks like a plane 4- 480 size motors swinging 10x6 four bladed APC props on 2# 3- cell 5000 packs lmao :D joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-01-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,834
Views: 111,562
Posted By road king 97
I had to have a jet too so Jurgen B sent me plans...

I had to have a jet too so Jurgen B sent me plans for a Judi Jetstream toon plane I made the plans bigger from a 26 inch wingspan to a 30 3/4 one.My wings are blue fanfold and the rest is dollar tree...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-25-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,526
Posted By road king 97
Its would not be the first time i build 4 or 5...

Its would not be the first time i build 4 or 5 planes of the same one, each getting better or worce as i went. If it was easy every one would be building them Mclarkson. :D Remember down elev is up...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-21-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,055
Posted By road king 97
The electric hots was desighned by Don Sobbe and...

The electric hots was desighned by Don Sobbe and he is a friend of mine for many years. He retired from his full time job now and Midwest to but i seen him two years ago at a water funfly meet and he...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-12-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,712
Posted By road king 97
The first one is for gramps . I can roll it...

The first one is for gramps . I can roll it around the house now.lol When you screw into ply you pre drill the screw holes first then put the screws in ,now take them back out and put one drop of...
Forum: Beginners 07-08-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By road king 97
Osher we have alot of guys building slowly's...

Osher we have alot of guys building slowly's ,some from your neck of the woods . :D I have 3 dollars in my airframe plus the motor and servos/ reciever and you can find the instruction photos ,videos...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-30-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,037
Posted By road king 97
With only a couple clicks of trim it shows you...

With only a couple clicks of trim it shows you built her straight and true Forge ,have some fun showing her off and flying it now. In less than a week you will be wanting to build something else like...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-22-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,712
Posted By road king 97
Its tightbond 3 ,from what i understand tightbond...

Its tightbond 3 ,from what i understand tightbond 1 and 2 were semi waterproof but this new 3 is fully water proof . I like this stuff very much and will stock up on 6 or 7 bottles just in case they...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-21-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,712
Posted By road king 97
Alright guys and girls i got a little time in...

Alright guys and girls i got a little time in this week and got the top totaly done and most of the bottom . I stopped short of the nose section and made up a balsa block that will be the round nose...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-21-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,220
Posted By road king 97
I agree, they made it that way so carry on with...

I agree, they made it that way so carry on with the build Big O .:D joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-18-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By road king 97
Compared to the weather you get most times in the...

Compared to the weather you get most times in the UK i dont see why you say your say your stuck here.lol WE have another flyer(scott) from the UK that is visiting all the sites in the states and has...
Forum: Beginners 06-18-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,832
Posted By road king 97
Since most of you know i build and there is...

Since most of you know i build and there is nothing wrong with a noob building and flying his own plane ,its been done this way since i was a young sprite and it will still be done long after all of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-16-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,522
Posted By road king 97
Yea we have some low down broke two legged...

Yea we have some low down broke two legged critters here were i live but iam moving south out in the country soon to get away from them .lol Tigers and snakes would not be a good place for me to fly...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-03-2013, 01:38 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,712
Posted By road king 97
I got a little time in today and started the...

I got a little time in today and started the removable upper hatch section by getting plastic on it and using 1/8 x 3/16 strips on top on the lower half ,then beams across and finaly the round...
Forum: 3D Flying 05-30-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By road king 97
The wattsaplane has the same ply inside of it and...

The wattsaplane has the same ply inside of it and iam pretty sure its the same plane just a little cheaper....
Forum: 3D Flying 05-29-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,857
Posted By road king 97
Hobby king has it already under a different name...

Hobby king has it already under a different name of course . joe i want one also...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-27-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,590
Posted By road king 97
Chellie got me hooked on foam building for over a...

Chellie got me hooked on foam building for over a year now :censor: . lol She is a great builder and i have seen her home made landing gear .:D I have learned alot watching her build some of her foam...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-26-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,712
Posted By road king 97
Lets remember here in the US our fallen troops...

Lets remember here in the US our fallen troops today ! The last 4 remaining flyers out of 80 from the Doolittle raid on Japan ,flying B-25's meet and drank a toast to the ones who have past last...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-26-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,712
Posted By road king 97
By all means post some pictures here Brad so...

By all means post some pictures here Brad so others can see Ivans birds or post a link please . I hope you guys get good weather both days it has rained there in the past . I know about Beverly and...
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