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Forum: Humor Yesterday, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 429
Posted By solentlife
OK .. we cannot go without this .... ...

OK .. we cannot go without this ....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZsfB0ycfMo

and the most recent example of how we Brits can mock ourselves while still maintaining our Stiff Upper Lip :...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 04-14-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By solentlife
Do as JPF says ... Throttle Full ... switch on Tx...

Do as JPF says ... Throttle Full ... switch on Tx ... Power up model... BEEP - close throttle... series of beeps indicating accepted .. Un-power model, switch of Tx ....

Now go fly.

Yes -...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-31-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,095
Posted By solentlife
Beers are on Chellie ..... Well done Lass...

Beers are on Chellie .....

Well done Lass .....

A great thank-you to all and a fantastic event ...

Cheers
Nigel
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-29-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 345
Posted By solentlife
Lanxian as well as other factory labels ... ...

Lanxian as well as other factory labels ...

Problem is that KITS are few abd far between ... plenty of ARF / NEAR RTF ... but then price is well over the $100 mark.

I find it sad that...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 03-25-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By solentlife
Noted that HK have put Speed props in their APC...

Noted that HK have put Speed props in their APC Style listings now ...

If I've wanted more than 5" pitch in small sizes before - I've cropped down a 7x6 or similar ... which is actually pretty...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-25-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 923
Posted By solentlife
Oh Dear !! Poor Service Guy - just think...

Oh Dear !!

Poor Service Guy - just think of all that commission he just lost ... Poor poor poor guy ...

Good on yer Chellie - I hate to see todays work practices.

Sorry to hear...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-07-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 418
Posted By solentlife
Water based household emulsion wall paint ... the...

Water based household emulsion wall paint ... the stuff you paint interior walls with ... flows and lines disappear ...

I paint many models with it ... no issues with compatibility of foam ......
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-06-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,820
Posted By solentlife
Ok - the wedges that are glued in place to 'round...

Ok - the wedges that are glued in place to 'round and fair' in tail should actually go on AFTER stabiliser is glued in place ...

See my attached photos ...

...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-06-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By solentlife
I have one for each set of batterys ... one for...

I have one for each set of batterys ... one for 3S ... one for 4S etc.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Flight%20Boxes/lipobox.jpg...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-05-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By solentlife
Tried the link but failed ... This is...

Tried the link but failed ...

This is the 50mm Alloy I bought ...

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__22947__Hobbyking_50mm_Alloy_EDF_4800kv_3s_Version_.html

On 3S .. it...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 03-04-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 35,222
Posted By solentlife
Just a comment for those looking at the 50mm HK...

Just a comment for those looking at the 50mm HK Alloy units ... the 3S are no better than the JPowers standard unit ... but stick a 4S up it and it starts to come alive - still not up to my 5000kv...
Forum: Aerodynamics 02-24-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 918
Posted By solentlife
KISS ..... I would set my hinges slightly...

KISS .....

I would set my hinges slightly down from top of aileron / wing TE with a 'notched' lower section. This way - you get a nice clean top surface with ample scope to allow movement up and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-22-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 378
Posted By solentlife
Way to go Gal !! You're braver than me...

Way to go Gal !!

You're braver than me ... it's near 45yrs since I last flew C/L ... Kiel Kraft Radian Stunter ... and WenMac Kingcobra

Your vid illustrates well why I changed to RC ......
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-13-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 428
Posted By solentlife
This is only true if wing is not tapered. A...

This is only true if wing is not tapered. A constant chord wing will do as you say.

If a wing is tapered from root to tip - then this will generally have greater effect than a tapered aileron...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-12-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 5,576
Posted By solentlife
Making up nacelle pods : ...

Making up nacelle pods :

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Models/Concorde%2075/Nacelles1_zps5ba04f2d.jpg...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-05-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 668
Posted By solentlife
My conversions albeit in the smaller sizes - have...

My conversions albeit in the smaller sizes - have all been lighter than the original glow ... plus the advantage that I could move weight around better than when glow. Major weights then were engine,...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-02-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 472
Posted By solentlife
Hugh Laurie ... talent ...

It's easy to just think of him as 'House' ... the tyrannical genius doctor with a self-destructive gene ... and forget his other abilities.

When on British TV -it was well known in UK about his...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-01-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 830
Posted By solentlife
This is double posting ... is there some...

This is double posting ... is there some marketing going on here ?

Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-24-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By solentlife
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Funn...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/Funny/1227.jpg (http://s6.photobucket.com/user/nluther/media/Funny/1227.jpg.html)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-24-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By solentlife
Christmas and New Year greetings to all ...

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y245/nluther/maja_ani.gif (http://s6.photobucket.com/user/nluther/media/maja_ani.gif.html)

Cheers and wising fabulous 2014 flying ...
Nigel
Forum: Video Parking lot 12-23-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 254
Posted By solentlife
Magic ... Recognised the lake etc. from a...

Magic ...

Recognised the lake etc. from a previous vid of yours ...

Merry Xmas !

Nigel

ps : watching the vid has made me Click to Buy a V959 from Banggood ... the little camera drone...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-11-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,133
Posted By solentlife
Depends on which side of the 'pond' ... ...

Depends on which side of the 'pond' ...

Color ? Colour ? Capitalization ? Capitalisation ?


And is that the Correct English Z'ED' or the Colonial US Z'EE' ?

:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D
...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-10-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,133
Posted By solentlife
I freely admit that quite often I drop a spelling...

I freely admit that quite often I drop a spelling clanger ... I use two PC's that one has a lazy "SHIFT" key and other has a lazy E ...

I dislike MS Spellchecker because even in UK English - USA...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-01-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,027
Posted By solentlife
Tip : When cutting circles - get hold of HOLE saw...

Tip : When cutting circles - get hold of HOLE saw - type that fits into electric drill ....... cuts perfect circle and also you get a nice hole in centre for leads / fuel pipes etc.

There are...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-01-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,247
Posted By solentlife
Way to go lass ! Looks like a C/L KK Radian...

Way to go lass !

Looks like a C/L KK Radian stunter I had many years ago but bigger !

Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-28-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 85,782
Posted By solentlife
Its not the Lanyu T45 ... but it should still go...

Its not the Lanyu T45 ... but it should still go well ... similar sized ...

This one I believe is based on the SAPAC version.

The Lanyu is not showing on HK site now ... shame !

Nigel
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-28-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,161
Posted By solentlife
Hawk ... that's the 'other' T45 that is higher...

Hawk ... that's the 'other' T45 that is higher priced and actually heavier when set-up. The give-away is the words USS FORESTALL under the rear Stars and Bars ... The Lanyu one doesn't have that ......
Forum: Foamies 11-17-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By solentlife
Don't see why ? It's relevant to FOAMIES ... ...

Don't see why ? It's relevant to FOAMIES ...

Nigel
Forum: Beginners 11-17-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By solentlife
Let's assume the model is as designed ... it's a...

Let's assume the model is as designed ... it's a Super Cub - so that's a pretty sure bet.

My advice stands ... learn that YOU have to say when it levels / not levels .. what direction it goes...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-17-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,069
Posted By solentlife
I'm 58 on Jan 2 ... if I was not already taken -...

I'm 58 on Jan 2 ... if I was not already taken - I'd be a knocking at yer door ...

We only are as old as we feel !! And there's plenty left in both you and me yet I bet !!

:$

Nigel
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