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Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 08-30-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,175
Posted By dahawk
Phoenix Models is the only Connie Arf I can think...

Phoenix Models is the only Connie Arf I can think of. Wow, that was sure a whopper of a crash
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By dahawk
If it's the same size motor as the Squall, it...

If it's the same size motor as the Squall, it would be 70mm. I have both planes. The only negative to the Phase 3's is the fact they use " beer cooler" foam. Needs protection(glassing) or face the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-21-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 583
Posted By dahawk
When I worked in an R&D organization, we had a...

When I worked in an R&D organization, we had a saying:" There are no bad ideas, just ideas" Something might come out of it. Maybe nothing like you see here but it might spawn another idea.
Forum: Foamies 08-20-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,561
Posted By dahawk
Been a few years since I've bashed a Titan. Might...

Been a few years since I've bashed a Titan. Might go with a twin 50mm edf airliner.

Had fun with these birds
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-20-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,540
Posted By dahawk
Hip, hip Hurray ! I'll bet your wife misses...

Hip, hip Hurray !

I'll bet your wife misses you !

Now you can get back to the real business at hand !

Congrats !

Hawk
Forum: Humor 08-18-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By dahawk
Retiree Mental Fitness Evaluation

Retiree Mental Fitness Evaluation


I got one right !


This test is to ascertain your mental state now. If you get one right you are
doing ok, if you get none right you better go...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-09-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 286
Posted By dahawk
If it's glue you're looking for, the absolute...

If it's glue you're looking for, the absolute glue I've found for foam, no matter what type of foam is Beacon's foam -tac. Get mine from Headsuprc.com

There are some other glues I use...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 08-09-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By dahawk
Dropped a 70mm w/ 10 blader in my Squall. Should...

Dropped a 70mm w/ 10 blader in my Squall. Should be good to go now. Just need to replace broken elevon horn.
Forum: Beginners 08-09-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,700
Posted By dahawk
Shamster, Welcome to WF. You'll get all...

Shamster,

Welcome to WF. You'll get all the help you need here. When I returned to the hobby 4 years ago, I started off with the HZ Super Cub. Still have it some 30 + planes later. Ended up...
Forum: Beginners 08-08-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 525
Posted By dahawk
HH does indeed offer the best support but they...

HH does indeed offer the best support but they sure don't give anything away. I've had my share of PZ's and Eflights over the last few years. One problem with HH is they have a tendency to quickly...
Forum: Humor 08-07-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By dahawk
This is your Captain Speaking

A plane was taking off from Kennedy Airport. After it reached a comfortable cruising altitude, the captain made an announcement over the intercom, ôLadies and Gentlemen, this is your captain...
Forum: Humor 08-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Posted By dahawk
Good one !

Good one !
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 08-07-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,625
Posted By dahawk
No worries on the ribs. Supported with formed...

No worries on the ribs. Supported with formed balsa for the wheel wells. I did end up swapping out the motor from the exceed to the Powerup 46. I also had trouble with the HK all metal retracts. 2...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 08-02-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 154,608
Posted By dahawk
Nitro, It'll buff out- LOL

Nitro,

It'll buff out- LOL
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-01-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 337
Posted By dahawk
GWS?

GWS?
Forum: Humor 08-01-2014, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By dahawk
The Aerial Photographer

The photographer for a national magazine was assigned to get photos of a huge forest fire. Smoke at the scene was too thick to get any good shots, so he frantically called his home office to hire a...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-01-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,973
Posted By dahawk
I agree in general. It's like oil. It all comes...

I agree in general. It's like oil. It all comes out of the same hole. But the QA may vary from vendor to vendor. Some may have truer C-ratings while others just slap a label on them.

I'm...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-29-2014, 01:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By dahawk
I have one and the Squall from Phase 3. Pretty...

I have one and the Squall from Phase 3. Pretty easy flyers but I thought they were 64mm. Got mine from Hobby People.
They go on sale from time to time.
some guys have been hopping them up with...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-21-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 56,221
Posted By dahawk
Brick, Sorry to hear about your run-in...

Brick,

Sorry to hear about your run-in with a soccer net. Next time go to a real Futbal field.-LOL I still have the Screamer and hope you'll like it as much as I do. A survivor to say the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-21-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 799
Views: 56,221
Posted By dahawk
Stu, I tried it by wrapping the shroud...

Stu,

I tried it by wrapping the shroud with some depron from dollar tree foamboard so it would fit in the fuse. Peeled off the paper. Not enough power, even on 4S. The Stinger on 4 cell is...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By dahawk
Awesome. Quite a build. I grew up not too far...

Awesome. Quite a build. I grew up not too far away in Elm Grove, WI. make me want a Brat !

Go Packers !

Hawk
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 154,608
Posted By dahawk
You guys were amazing! Already in the bin...

You guys were amazing!

Already in the bin but I am happy to have recovered the electronics, retracts and lipo. Unlike EPO, the EPS planes don't survive well.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 07-21-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 381
Posted By dahawk
China Hoby Line

Not much luck with Nanotech's.

Really like China Hobby Line. Great prices, US warehouse, free, fast shipping on orders over $40, and they even include a small gift like a pair of aa's. ...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 07-21-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,803
Views: 154,608
Posted By dahawk
I've been thinning out the squadron lately. Last...

I've been thinning out the squadron lately. Last weekend it was the L-39 and F-15 .

This past weekend it was the 70mm Unique Models T-50 and 70mm FMS F4 both of which browned out on me. Ouch !
Forum: Humor 07-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By dahawk
One-eyed Red Head

A man was dining alone in a fancy restaurant and there was a gorgeous redhead sitting at the next table.

He had been checking her out since he sat down but lacked the nerve to talk with her.
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-16-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 859
Posted By dahawk
Max , Very cool. I almost popped for the F/A...

Max ,

Very cool. I almost popped for the F/A 18 but ended up with the 80mm A-6 Intruder. Yet to maiden but I'm confident it will rog.

T-50 is still a project. I'm dealing with a grass field,...
Forum: Beginners 07-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,700
Posted By dahawk
I see more and Apprentice S's with SAFE...

I see more and Apprentice S's with SAFE technology. Three Switch postions to limit roll.

Alot of raves

-hawk
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-07-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 768
Posted By dahawk
Nigel, This looks like a great project. Would a...

Nigel,
This looks like a great project. Would a 60 size electric motor like a G60 w/ 100 amp esc and 6S 40C lipo deliver enough watts to power this beast? AUW? Figure 150-200 watts per # ?

Had...
Forum: Beginners 07-06-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 731
Posted By dahawk
Welcome Rick, I'm seeing more and more...

Welcome Rick,

I'm seeing more and more Appentice's at our field. A lot of raves about it. Fly it like you stole it !

I was in North Florida for Memorial Day weekend with my grandkids and...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 07-06-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,841
Posted By dahawk
Brick, there are guys putting 6S lipos on these....

Brick, there are guys putting 6S lipos on these. Yikes. Big thread over on RCG. I had one. RIP
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