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Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-17-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 565
Posted By DHC Beaver
If you can't stand up,it's too windy to fly:D

If you can't stand up,it's too windy to fly:D
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-03-2016, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By DHC Beaver
Wonder what he could catch if you gave him a rod...

Wonder what he could catch if you gave him a rod and bait:D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-20-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By DHC Beaver
FMS Super EZ

After seeing a friend fly this plane ,I went ahead and ordered one.
My friend unfortunately crashed his(just one more flight,even though the tx battery is low:concern:).
He mentioned that the prop...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-27-2016, 12:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 669
Posted By DHC Beaver
The New Zealand government in the shape of it,s...

The New Zealand government in the shape of it,s customs dept. has seen fit to ban the importation of Li-poly batteries of the hobby variety.So we are reduced to trying to sneak in under the radar by...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,276
Posted By DHC Beaver
"Landing!". Any fool can take off,it,s the...

"Landing!".
Any fool can take off,it,s the landing that sorts the pilot from the crashbunny.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-16-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 602
Posted By DHC Beaver
I read somewhere that car manufacturers often...

I read somewhere that car manufacturers often don,t make much money on selling you a car,they get their profit from selling hugely expensive parts after the warranty period has run out.
This is...
Forum: Foamies 04-17-2016, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 421,535
Posted By DHC Beaver
That,s a cute looking Capricorn,John. What,s...

That,s a cute looking Capricorn,John.
What,s the twisted material you,ve used for the elev/aileron pushrods?
Tell the dogs to stop playing up to the camera:D
Forum: Foamies 04-17-2016, 12:12 AM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 421,535
Posted By DHC Beaver
Sadly,my 85% is no more.On the first flight,it...

Sadly,my 85% is no more.On the first flight,it was extremely nose heavy,and after straggling through most of a circuit,it crashed.
I glued up the broken bits,and replaced the motor with a smaller...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-11-2016, 10:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,215
Posted By DHC Beaver
Smile Glad it all went good with the maiden.I love...

Glad it all went good with the maiden.I love Beavers,it,s just something about it,s rugged looks,and the sound of that big radial purring away!
Nice flying site too.Where I fly we also have to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-24-2016, 11:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,242
Posted By DHC Beaver
Nothing to do with the batteries,but personally,I...

Nothing to do with the batteries,but personally,I love the sound of a 4 cylinder four stroke engine.In that case,the battery option would be considerably cheaper,but I would find the sound very...
Forum: Video Parking lot 03-12-2016, 10:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By DHC Beaver
Nice bit of footage,Nigel.I thought some Lancs...

Nice bit of footage,Nigel.I thought some Lancs had been sold for conversion to airliners though.Maybe a different model.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-11-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,045
Posted By DHC Beaver
You actually were able to buy those in the...

You actually were able to buy those in the 1970,s!They were sold to cut open doors etc. on model plastic kit cars.I tried that once.Ruined a perfectly good '64 Mustang kit that way:(.The blade simply...
Forum: Foamies 02-28-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 900
Posted By DHC Beaver
I don't know if the 3 has the same motor as the...

I don't know if the 3 has the same motor as the 2,but if it has,replace it with a Turnigy 2826 1400kv motor.
You will need to remove the motor mount out of the pod,and turn it around,or get the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-18-2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,324
Posted By DHC Beaver
I too have had these adds appear,usually in...

I too have had these adds appear,usually in bottom center of the window.
Funnily enough,the adds are local to me,so i don't think it's anything to do with WF.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-13-2016, 12:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,529
Posted By DHC Beaver
Nigel,a leccy version would come out much lighter...

Nigel,a leccy version would come out much lighter than a glow job,wouldn't it?
I doubt that you would need to go to such big motors,especially if you can lose some of the foam pieces.I would go for ...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 02-03-2016, 06:09 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 27,672
Posted By DHC Beaver
I must be a relative newby when it comes to rc. ...

I must be a relative newby when it comes to rc.
I started in the late 70's with a Futaba 2ch.Medallion,as I was getting into 1/8 rc circuit cars.A friend of mine built several RCM&E radios out of...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-01-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 461
Posted By DHC Beaver
I have used highlighters on it,but,to be...

I have used highlighters on it,but,to be honest,was a little disappointed with the result.If you have an airbrush,I would use that with the water-based paint.Brushing any paint on adds weight,more...
Forum: Foamies 01-28-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2,850
Views: 421,535
Posted By DHC Beaver
Eddy,I built my original capricorn from that...

Eddy,I built my original capricorn from that board,and found it to be much too heavy.If you soak off the paper,it'll save more than half the weight,at the expense of some rigidity.
You could get...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-26-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27,551
Views: 1,516,692
Posted By DHC Beaver
musket

musket
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-25-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,834
Posted By DHC Beaver
Sweet little machine!It looks somewhat similar to...

Sweet little machine!It looks somewhat similar to the Speedy Bee,which is on my to-do list.Love to see a flying report.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-19-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 27,551
Views: 1,516,692
Posted By DHC Beaver
Young Restless (Or,as it was known around these...

Young
Restless (Or,as it was known around these parts,"the old and the useless"):D
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-16-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 27,551
Views: 1,516,692
Posted By DHC Beaver
Duff Beer

Duff
Beer
Forum: Beginners 01-14-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By DHC Beaver
[QUOTI got bored with the flight sims really...

[QUOTI got bored with the flight sims really fast...E][/QUOTE]
And price doesbn't seem to be a deciding factor.A friend of mine bought some fancy schmancy $200 sim,and after a couple of weeks,he...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-09-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 824
Posted By DHC Beaver
I can just see it now:The sky filled with Ford...

I can just see it now:The sky filled with Ford Anglia,s(the Harry Potter car).Will the cops have flying motorbikes?
Shades of "the Jetsons".If you don't know what that is,look it up.
Forum: Humor 01-06-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,514
Posted By DHC Beaver
I did not intend to step on any toes,so have...

I did not intend to step on any toes,so have removed my post.
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 12-23-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,054
Posted By DHC Beaver
I have one of these in my stable,and was very...

I have one of these in my stable,and was very pleased with it.It.s quite fast,so you have to keep your eye on it.
Last flying day,I got disorientated,and decked my Skipper.The tail broke off at the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-21-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 582
Posted By DHC Beaver
I have to mention that it wasn't me that sent you...

I have to mention that it wasn't me that sent you the plans,Nigel:<:
I think it was actually Don.
But i like the looks of it.It should fly a lot better than my version,which was very heavy.All the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-18-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By DHC Beaver
Nige,it is based on the Flying Lawnmower...

Nige,it is based on the Flying Lawnmower wing,which was in the RCM plans range years ago.There was also a flying Porsche on the same wing.
It,s basically just a foam wing,2 foot chord,and the same...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-18-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 576
Posted By DHC Beaver
Will he get away with this: ...

Will he get away with this:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v401/bramleynz/rc%20aircraft/santassleigh.jpg (http://smg.photobucket.com/user/bramleynz/media/rc%20aircraft/santassleigh.jpg.html)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,600
Posted By DHC Beaver
My santa is too fiscally challenged to bring me...

My santa is too fiscally challenged to bring me what I want:sad:.
I was looking at HK,s Pilatus Porter during the big sale last week,but they wouldn't ship that size box to my country.
I'll have to...
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