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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 04-30-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,264
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I always liked "The Rocketeer".

I always liked "The Rocketeer".
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-27-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,251
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Thanks! I'll do the hot glue toothpick thing. ...

Thanks! I'll do the hot glue toothpick thing. They came with a small protective case.

Dan
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-26-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,251
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I received my rx's yesterday. It took almost 2...

I received my rx's yesterday. It took almost 2 weeks to get here. Just sat down with them this evening and all went through the bind process without issue. Can't wait to give them a try in the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-12-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,251
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I have been looking at these for a few weeks....

I have been looking at these for a few weeks. Just ordered a few to include 1 of the stabilizer ones. Five RX for $43 shipping included. I plan to test them in my Flite Test dollar tree foam...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-30-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,135
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Chellie, based on your review I picked up an...

Chellie, based on your review I picked up an e-cig 2 weeks ago. Not the same brand but it sure looks similar. Its been a fine replacement and I have not needed or wanted a regular cigarette since. ...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-30-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,780
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Always like the look of that plane. Where did you...

Always like the look of that plane. Where did you order it from?
Forum: Heads UP RC discussion 01-30-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Haha total accumulation was less than 2 inches...

Haha total accumulation was less than 2 inches with lots of ice. Being a non-native here gives me a chuckle when this stuff happenes. It was a nice day off. It would have been nice to go fly but...
Forum: Heads UP RC discussion 01-29-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Snow day Headsuprc order

What better to do on a stay home snow day than to place an order with Headsuprc. Again excellent service! Received the "Your order has shipped" email in less than an hour after I hit the "place...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-17-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,036
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Subscribed as well. I have been contemplating...

Subscribed as well. I have been contemplating building this one! What have you decided on for power?
Forum: Company Discussions 11-09-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Absolutely, heads up rc is excellent!

Absolutely, heads up rc is excellent!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-14-2013, 01:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,254
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I'll second the formula 560. I think it's also...

I'll second the formula 560. I think it's also called rc56 or was at one time. I wouldn't put a canopy on without it. Goes on milky, dries clear and and flexible. When dry, it has an excellent bond.
Forum: Power Systems 09-07-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Chellie, Went with your recommendation and...

Chellie, Went with your recommendation and ordered a firepower 480 sport from heads up rc. So far, initial mock ups (uncovered) with all electrics except for Rx and 2 servos have the 3s 2200 battery...
Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Thanks for your input. That's what I was looking...

Thanks for your input. That's what I was looking for. I had not considered what could happen in the even of damage. I believe I will lean towards the shaft mount.

Dan
Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Yes ma'am that is the one I'm building. I have...

Yes ma'am that is the one I'm building. I have put it on a diet. That with careful balsa selection has yielded a very light plane so far. I used laminated balsa instead of sheet because I had not...
Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Shaft or bell mounted prop adapter?

I am in the process of picking a motor for my newest scratch built, (RC Clipper, plans from outerzone) and I was wondering if there is any benefit of motors with shaft mounted prop adapters or...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 08-07-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I have the pz t-28 and would recommend the stock...

I have the pz t-28 and would recommend the stock prop. It works fine and someone somewhere presumably did some testing during development. If you are concerned about speed then throttle back some. ...
Forum: Beginners 08-04-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,561
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I a member of a clubl. The Sumter Model Airplane...

I a member of a clubl. The Sumter Model Airplane Club is a fine but small bunch of folks. No one cares what you fly and everyone is friendly. This spring we lost our field and just recently have...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-02-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I didn't thing to check the servos under a load...

I didn't thing to check the servos under a load but I did this morning. All functioned normal but great imput!
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-01-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Thanks y'all for your replies. I was not going...

Thanks y'all for your replies. I was not going to slow I was flying faster than I normally do. I'm going with nothing to worry about unless it persists. The plane flys great otherwise. Wonderful...
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-01-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Unclebuck21228
It's all secure. Just checked again. I suspect...

It's all secure. Just checked again. I suspect it has something to do with the wind. It was as if I was moving the rudder back and forth. No elevator change and no noticeable roll as well.
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-01-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,089
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Parkzone T-28 tail wag question

I was flying my T-28 today and at times the tail appeared to be waging back and forth. No one else was at the field at the time so I had no one to consult. :confused:The plane is new, 4th or 5th...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-24-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Thank you all for sharing your knowledge. Right...

Thank you all for sharing your knowledge. Right now for this model Im after air worthy with a traditional finish. I did a terrible job on color selection before and had to repair many years of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-23-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Silk and dope - How do I know I have enough coats?

I am recovering and converting to electric a Sig Kadet Seniorita I built 20ish years ago. I removed the monokote and have recovered the wings (so far) with habotai 5mm silk and Sig nitrate dope. I...
Forum: Beginners 12-23-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,851
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I too returned to the hobby after 20ish years. I...

I too returned to the hobby after 20ish years. I pursched up a Spektrum DX8 radio, a used Stinson SR-10 (Parkzone), an off brand fairly inexpensive Lipo charger and Tunigy 2200 3s Lipos from Hobby...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 12-04-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,923
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Depending on how many servos you have I would...

Depending on how many servos you have I would consider an OPTO speed control and a separate BEC. Falls under personal preference.

If you have never ordered from heads up then you are in for a...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 11-27-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,923
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I recently did a conversion while building to the...

I recently did a conversion while building to the 1/6 scale Sig piper cub 71' wing. My all up weight came out a tad over 4.5 lbs.

I contacted Heads Up Rc and went with a 32 outrunner, 60 amp...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-19-2012, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,341
Posted By Unclebuck21228
I managed to get apply the silk over a week ago. ...

I managed to get apply the silk over a week ago. It was a learning process for sure. I doped the edges of the air frame (open areas) with a few coats of thinned dope. Then wet the silk, smoothed...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-08-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,341
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Its been a busy week at work but I have found...

Its been a busy week at work but I have found time to work on it here and there. This builds super fast especially compared to the 1/6 scale Sig Cub that is just getting its power sorted out. I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-03-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,341
Posted By Unclebuck21228
Since I have been planing on building this plane...

Since I have been planing on building this plane for some time I had already ordered the electronics from Headsuprc. My second order from them and they have been great.

Firepower 300 (2822-12)...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-03-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,341
Posted By Unclebuck21228
This is a crutch built fuselage so I really only...

This is a crutch built fuselage so I really only needed the plans for the wing. I spent some time at the bandsaw cutting out my parts. This is my first scratch built. Cutting out the parts was a...
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