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Forum: Beginners 06-29-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,632
Posted By Abuelo
SHD, I think I found it. Looks very...

SHD,

I think I found it.

Looks very much like a slightly simplified Playboy free flight. Have a match on the tail surfaces in both shape and construction details and on the wing, right down...
Forum: Beginners 06-29-2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By Abuelo
Doesn't seem to be any write-ups since the 2005...

Doesn't seem to be any write-ups since the 2005 one on RCG. The Fairchild is an attractive plane and well might be worthwhile to convert to electric.

Only recommendations are the usual ones,...
Forum: Foamies 06-11-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 4,239
Views: 589,399
Posted By Abuelo
Nicely done. Keep up the good work, and...

Nicely done.

Keep up the good work, and photos.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-09-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By Abuelo
Thanks, Tom. I like the older style planes...

Thanks, Tom.

I like the older style planes buit with the older techniques and materials. Have no objection to the new stuff but for me the hobby is in the creating.

Bill
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-09-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By Abuelo
Mark, here is the setup. Wheels are 275R...

Mark, here is the setup.

Wheels are 275R Low Bounce, 6" axle 5/32" diameter, plus hardware. Weight is 123 gr, 4.375 oz.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-08-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By Abuelo
Du-Bro Low Bounce. Packaging says they are...

Du-Bro Low Bounce.

Packaging says they are shock absorbing and use a 5/32" axel. They are heavy.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-24-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 234,756
Posted By Abuelo
Thanks, Porcia. Would like to see photos when...

Thanks, Porcia. Would like to see photos when yours are ready to fly.

Have a 40" Lazy Bee about 2/3 done and its been sitting a couple years. May be time to finish her. I read somewhere that...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-24-2016, 09:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By Abuelo
Lady Bug 36 is flying

Finally complete and flying. Photos in the "What is your newest plane" thread.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-24-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 234,756
Posted By Abuelo
Newest plane is my Andy Clancy's Lady Bug...

Newest plane is my Andy Clancy's Lady Bug expanded from a 22' span to 36".

Power is 880kv 400 brushless motor on three cells, weight is 28 oz, and covering is nitrate dope and Polyspan with rattle...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-19-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Abuelo
Hawk, Headsup recently increased their...

Hawk,

Headsup recently increased their shipping to $2.50. Still great products and prices, and their shipping charge remains the best I've found.

Bill
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-28-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By Abuelo
Just curious, but does anyone in an...

Just curious, but does anyone in an other-than-U.S. country know what regulations are in place for what the news outlets call 'drones'? I saw one flying over the Buddhist temple Borobudur in...
Forum: Beginners 04-12-2016, 05:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 498
Posted By Abuelo
Here is a prop chart from HeadsupRC. What plane...

Here is a prop chart from HeadsupRC. What plane you will be flying and its anticipated weight would be helpful, others here can advise on prop and ESC choices.

Propeller Test Data for the Emax...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-24-2016, 10:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,674
Posted By Abuelo
Block sand only. Using your hands can cause dips...

Block sand only. Using your hands can cause dips and lead to uneven stringers but it is OK for final smoothing with very fine sandpaper.

Also don't sand to the point the formers are out to the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-15-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By Abuelo
Question Another Build Contest ?

Just curious, but is there any thought to another design, build, and fly contest?

Enjoyed the previous ones, both entering and in watching the creativity in action.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-12-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 480
Posted By Abuelo
I fail to see this as a problem. Sounds normal...

I fail to see this as a problem. Sounds normal and healthy to me.

Post when you get to electric Control Line.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,273
Posted By Abuelo
Sorry I offended you with my suggestion.

Sorry I offended you with my suggestion.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-08-2016, 01:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,273
Posted By Abuelo
Take a look at FliteTest and their free plans...

Take a look at FliteTest and their free plans using Dollar Tree foam boards.

http://flitetest.com
Forum: Beginners 02-24-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,632
Posted By Abuelo
SHD, would you do me a favor? If you still...

SHD, would you do me a favor?

If you still have the remains, would you measure and advise:

1. At the leading edge of the wing, the fuselage width, depth, and length back to the rear:

2. ...
Forum: Beginners 02-24-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,632
Posted By Abuelo
Sorry to hear this, but it happens. Best to...

Sorry to hear this, but it happens.

Best to you on your next project.

Bill
Forum: Beginners 02-23-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,632
Posted By Abuelo
OK on nixing the plans. Have other projects on...

OK on nixing the plans. Have other projects on the back burner.

The weight increase would be negligible. Suggest making a tracing of the fin/rudder and popping it onto a copier where you can...
Forum: Beginners 02-23-2016, 01:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,632
Posted By Abuelo
I can make up the plan drawings. Not CAD, but...

I can make up the plan drawings. Not CAD, but drafted on paper full size for building. I'd have them copied to .pdf and then send to you. There would be at least one model built from the plan to...
Forum: Beginners 02-22-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,632
Posted By Abuelo
I can make up the plan drawings. Not CAD, but...

I can make up the plan drawings. Not CAD, but drafted on paper full size for building. I'd have them copied to .pdf and then send to you. There would be at least one model built from the plan to...
Forum: Beginners 02-22-2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,632
Posted By Abuelo
SHD How is the conversion coming? and did...

SHD

How is the conversion coming? and did you draw the plan as suggested?
Forum: Humor 02-22-2016, 02:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 604
Posted By Abuelo
Forum: Beginners 02-19-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,632
Posted By Abuelo
JPF is correct, the added elevator is...

JPF is correct, the added elevator is recommended.

I flew pulse rudder only extensively in the early 1970s and, while archaic even then, was a lot of fun on the cheap. The planes were essentially...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-19-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,331
Posted By Abuelo
Definitely got it. Thanks for your excellent and...

Definitely got it. Thanks for your excellent and perceptive reply.

I have my email reader set up to show the full address of the sender. Amazing what shows up -some advertiser is spoofing as...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 02-19-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,677
Posted By Abuelo
Nigel, the sliding servo mounting plate also...

Nigel, the sliding servo mounting plate also worked well, with the elevator pushrod attaching to the structure. I had one with a V-tail setup in the 70s.

I'm thinking of trying a Nutball with...
Forum: Beginners 02-19-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,632
Posted By Abuelo
Build your own kit from the existing aircraft?

SHD, this looks like a pretty well designed aircraft. The wing with its five spars would be warp resistant and the elliptical tips and stab shows the designer had an eye for appearance as they are...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-19-2016, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,331
Posted By Abuelo
When my post appeared in the thread it had an ad...

When my post appeared in the thread it had an ad for Clothing Monster dog faced T-shirts.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-19-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,331
Posted By Abuelo
Strip of ads down the side that are vaguely...

Strip of ads down the side that are vaguely related to my interests - an ad for the Scout 60 motorcycle and for a woman's motorcycle jacket liner, and pop-up ads within postings that appear random -...
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