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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-15-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 299
Posted By pattern14
When I had my heart trouble a few years back, I...

When I had my heart trouble a few years back, I told them I wanted the oldest ugliest nurse they had to help shower me. They must have turned that hospital upside down to find the size 10 babe with...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-02-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,516
Posted By pattern14
Hi Ed:); so the one model that did not...

Hi Ed:); so the one model that did not bounce.....was it piloting skill that prevented this, or was there more to it?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-13-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,177
Posted By pattern14
Being in Austalia means that what ever the US...

Being in Austalia means that what ever the US does, we do eventually:rolleyes: It's great that membership of one organisation entitles you to a dicount some where else, although in my experience,...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-24-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,528
Posted By pattern14
Living in a pretty much forgotten Island south of...

Living in a pretty much forgotten Island south of Australia means that the rest of the world goes by without too much notice. I do hear lots of strange things about the good ol' USA though, on the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-11-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,752
Posted By pattern14
Hi Jimmy:), I've never even seen a real P80, or...

Hi Jimmy:), I've never even seen a real P80, or Meteor, although I've walked around a static, decommissioned Vampire. First "real" jet was a Mirage, before they were replaced with the Hornet,...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-09-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,752
Posted By pattern14
experimentals and prototypes

Hi Barry:); for one second of madness, I nearly put the motors on the front of the nacelles, but stopped myself just in time. No doubt it would fly, but it just wouldn't be right::o. I have some...
Forum: Beginners 07-04-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By pattern14
I've made it my lifes' mission to crash as many...

I've made it my lifes' mission to crash as many times as possible before I die, and if it wasn't for EPP, I would be utterly without hope:{
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-09-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,490
Posted By pattern14
Thanks for the comments Forge:). Unfortunately,...

Thanks for the comments Forge:). Unfortunately, the official video is in the hands of the Military Historical society, and they have been a little hard to contact, as they only run the event every...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 06-09-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,988
Posted By pattern14
Hi Barry:); it appears that the backing plate(s)...

Hi Barry:); it appears that the backing plate(s) have some sort of toothed/ratchet type of fit, and they were probably meant for lower powered park flyers. I have broken clevises before, and pulled...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-19-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,379
Posted By pattern14
All these observations are pretty close to the...

All these observations are pretty close to the mark:) I had enough faith in the plane to buy another one that is still in the box unopened, just in case they no longer became available. Getting it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 921
Posted By pattern14
No questions are pointless; NOT asking for help...

No questions are pointless; NOT asking for help is a sure fire way to disaster:<:. Do you have someone to give you a hand with getting her in the air (friend, nearby club or hobby shop proprietor...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-18-2013, 12:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,988
Posted By pattern14
can't help there:confused: all mine are belly...

can't help there:confused: all mine are belly landers, as the ground i fly from is way too rough for wheels:concern: That HK Fw190 looks good too; any idea who actually makes it?
Forum: Australia 12-10-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,455
Posted By pattern14
Welcome Raaf:D Don't really read the Oz forum...

Welcome Raaf:D Don't really read the Oz forum much, as 99% of my Wattflier time is spent in the main (U.S) forum. The reason being that the local one sems pretty dead most of the time, and replies to...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-04-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,387
Posted By pattern14
I suspect Hank was being tongue in cheek as well....

I suspect Hank was being tongue in cheek as well. I've been a motorcyclist since my teens, and my BMW has now got 760,000klms (not a misprint) on her. She looks every day of it too:silly:The sidecar...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 09-18-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,749
Posted By pattern14
Brilliant work

That looks fantastic Bob:D. You have done an amazing job; can't wait until it gets in the air:) I'll guess we'll have to wait for the thread now so we can get the inside story........if you get the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-22-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,191
Posted By pattern14
I'm just about over EDf's, for a number of...

I'm just about over EDf's, for a number of reasons, but I hear so many good things about this plane that I am still really keen to give it a go. Can't get one for under $140.00 including postage (...
Forum: Beginners 04-04-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,152
Posted By pattern14
Sorry to hear that Wayne:sad:, but at least...

Sorry to hear that Wayne:sad:, but at least getting back into R/C is a bonus ( I bet you know that BMW built aero engines and pioneered the early jets!) All the best for a full recovery:D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-04-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,712
Posted By pattern14
us and them ?

I'm one of the founding members of a recently formed club that caters for all types, but has very few active members because of weather restrictions. There is a general lack of interest from the...
Forum: Beginners 01-14-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,484
Posted By pattern14
My radian flew ok, and I taught one rank...

My radian flew ok, and I taught one rank beginner on it, but it is hardly durable. I thought this was the "most durable" thread:confused:. The Z foam used in those things is just above styro in my...
Forum: Beginners 01-13-2012, 02:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,484
Posted By pattern14
look no further

The S&B Komet, the "C" model in particular. Flies from novice to ace, vast amount of power options, also slope soars. Eats zagi's and strykers for breakfast, not made in China, and is still the best...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 10-19-2011, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,233
Posted By pattern14
try these companies

Hey Gazza; if you want EPP, depending where you are, try "Wowings", the glider manufacturer on the Qld sunshine coast. Alternatively, "Canterbury sailplanes" in NZ has a good selection too. I buy...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-09-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 137,186
Posted By pattern14
a couple of pic's....

Some photo's of the customised version.....
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 02-26-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,131
Posted By pattern14
Build a tougher plane

Why don't you make an EPP one next time;)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-18-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,562
Posted By pattern14
all in your own good time Bob:) You've done a...

all in your own good time Bob:) You've done a brilliant job so far:D
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 11-03-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 159,295
Posted By pattern14
and again.........

With all the agriculture happening around me, I'm having to be a lot more resourceful. Trying to land my 2 metre span twin engined Arado 234 pusher is getting tricky. It's a heavy plane and comes in...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-02-2010, 12:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 8,571
Posted By pattern14
Stenting!!!

Geez Bob, one of the areas I worked in a couple of years back did stenting and Bypasses and it is no small thing:eek: One of those re-think your life sort of experiences. I know a little bit about...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-11-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,253
Posted By pattern14
almost lost for words

I don't own a gun, or lock my doors or windows. But i live in rural Tasmania, where tiger snakes and Devils are the only problem. Not sure how I would cope with such a violent dangerous world. take...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 05-28-2010, 01:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,340
Posted By pattern14
a bit more....

Managed to put in about 10 more flights on this one yesterday:D. It seems that the concept of this aircraft was just about spot on. Considering the abysmal failure of my last piggy back jet, a semi...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 04-26-2010, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 159,295
Posted By pattern14
who crashed today.........

I did, again. This time though it was my motorcycle outfit that hit the fence, ran through it and ended up in the paddock where I normally fly. Could not get back the way I came, as it was all boggy...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 12-31-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,868
Posted By pattern14
MZK recievers

Had some glitches myself with all my radios ( JR, Futaba, Hitec etc). Bought an MZK sextra rx from Euromodels in Sydney, and all my troubles vanished:D. As soon as they have more stock in the new...
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