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Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By mclarkson
I hear ya! I didn't even list all my planes -...

I hear ya! I didn't even list all my planes - just the ones that seemed to be notable firsts of some sort. I've seen guys who really fall in love with a particular type of plane and have a bunch of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By mclarkson
Notable Firsts

I have no idea how typical my experience is, but it's occurred to me that nearly every RC aircraft I've bought or built has represented some kind of first. Maybe it's indicative of my low threshold...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-18-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 736
Posted By mclarkson
Congratulations!

Congratulations!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-16-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 736
Posted By mclarkson
Looking amazing.

Looking amazing.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-15-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 201
Posted By mclarkson
I make/use adapters all the time for use in my...

I make/use adapters all the time for use in my planes. I've never had an issue.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-14-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By mclarkson
Absolutely no offence taken.

Absolutely no offence taken.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-14-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By mclarkson
I never doubted you. I only mentioned it with the...

I never doubted you. I only mentioned it with the thought that there might well be some analog available in any country where homes are built and renovated - e.g. my friend in Slovakia.

I have no...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-13-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 282
Posted By mclarkson
FWIW - my favorite foam is 1/4" blue Dow...

FWIW - my favorite foam is 1/4" blue Dow Protection Board (http://building.dow.com/na/en/products/insulation/protectionboard.htm). Because it is a standard house building material, it may well be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-09-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 85,845
Posted By mclarkson
Tell me more of the 2.0 update.

Tell me more of the 2.0 update.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-08-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 449
Posted By mclarkson
The first thing to do, if at all possible, is to...

The first thing to do, if at all possible, is to shift the weight of the battery forward, or even increase the size of the battery.

My concern with putting the weight all the way up in the spinner...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-07-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 85,845
Posted By mclarkson
Posted this in the scratch-built foamie thread as...

Posted this in the scratch-built foamie thread as well. A 34", 11oz 'Slowly.'

https://scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/t31.0-8/p843x403/1980370_10201657137613201_623080705_o.jpg
...
Forum: Foamies 04-07-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 3,665
Views: 365,877
Posted By mclarkson
That looks wicked cool.

That looks wicked cool.
Forum: Foamies 04-07-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3,665
Views: 365,877
Posted By mclarkson
Yay! It flies! :D ...

Yay! It flies! :D

https://scontent-b-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/t31.0-8/1801324_10201666947618445_893354695_o.jpg
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-05-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,024
Posted By mclarkson
It never occurred to me that it wouldn't fly...

It never occurred to me that it wouldn't fly great. :)

Congrats!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-05-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 496
Posted By mclarkson
You simply can't go wrong with the Parkzone T-28....

You simply can't go wrong with the Parkzone T-28.

However, I'd like to throw in this suggestion from out of left field: The Dynam Gee Bee Sportster...
Forum: Foamies 04-05-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3,665
Views: 365,877
Posted By mclarkson
My newest is almost done. I hope to maiden her on...

My newest is almost done. I hope to maiden her on Sunday, if the winds stay as low as predicted.
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-29-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 345
Posted By mclarkson
I'm pretty sure that Hobby People's popular Phase...

I'm pretty sure that Hobby People's popular Phase 3 Squall (http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php/rc-planes/airplanes/edf-jets/phase-3-squall-kit-with-thrust-vector-included-no-motor-fan-esc.html) and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-28-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 395
Posted By mclarkson
Hmmm... I'm not familiar with the brand. AA...

Hmmm... I'm not familiar with the brand. AA batteries have between around 500 - 3000 mAh each, depending on the brand, the chemistry, and etc.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,026
Posted By mclarkson
I'm such a newb. :/ Given that I didn't make my...

I'm such a newb. :/ Given that I didn't make my first flight 'till I was 50, I seriously doubt I'll ever get 75 years in.
Forum: 3D Flying 03-25-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By mclarkson
They're great planes. I just fished mine out of a...

They're great planes. I just fished mine out of a neighbor's tree.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=943437&postcount=1726
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 03-25-2014, 02:10 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 135,234
Posted By mclarkson
It was my neighbor's tree. I doubt he would have...

It was my neighbor's tree. I doubt he would have appreciated that. :D
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 03-24-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 135,234
Posted By mclarkson
LOL

LOL
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 03-24-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 135,234
Posted By mclarkson
https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/t...

https://scontent-b-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/t31.0-8/1796714_602018713206831_42353880_o.jpg

Fishing for treed planes. :)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-16-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 85,845
Posted By mclarkson
Let us know what you think. I've been really...

Let us know what you think. I've been really tempted by the Pop Wing and Mini Pop Wing for some time now.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-13-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By mclarkson
No matter how bad it looks, someone has...

No matter how bad it looks, someone has successfully rebuilt one that looked worse.
Forum: Foamies 03-12-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,276
Posted By mclarkson
I realized I haven't posted any shots of the...

I realized I haven't posted any shots of the (semi-)final cutter.

http://rc.markclarkson.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/cutter1.jpg
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-12-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4,961
Views: 422,239
Posted By mclarkson
Welcome, sir!

Welcome, sir!
Forum: Foamies 03-12-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,276
Posted By mclarkson
Thanks. I'm currently using a D string from a...

Thanks. I'm currently using a D string from a handy electric guitar.
Forum: Foamies 03-12-2014, 01:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,276
Posted By mclarkson
For the cutting wire, do I generally want to use...

For the cutting wire, do I generally want to use a thinner wire? Or a thicker wire?
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 03-11-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 135,234
Posted By mclarkson
Alright: it's not an actual crash but I didn't...

Alright: it's not an actual crash but I didn't want to start a whole new thread. I took my GWS Tiger Moth out for some flying today for the first time in a couple of months. Mounted my cameras,...
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