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Forum: Warbird Electrics 05-07-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,666
I really dig your thread...Ive always wanted to...

I really dig your thread...Ive always wanted to tryvacuum forming some stuff but was too afraid (lazy) to try.

as to your vacuum source: look up HVAC servicemen in the phone book and DRIVE OVER...
Forum: Combat 04-17-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,775
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6...

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=60735

Id love to have you build another. I bet if you used less expensive Power up parts from Heads up RC you would come in WAY under $100.
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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-17-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,919
Simon, This might help you some.....

Simon,

This might help you some.. http://www.youtube.com/user/hillbillypossum#p/c/544BE5503C72602B

This is my first attempt at editing, so bear with the vid

Possum
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-08-2011, 03:14 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,053
Welcome to the contest. Glad to have you! ...

Welcome to the contest. Glad to have you!


Possum
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-03-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,277
Simon, The cost of the charger, and power...

Simon,

The cost of the charger, and power supply does not count towards the contest total. Neither does the Tx. The only items that need be counted against you are bits that are in the air.
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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-28-2011, 02:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,965
Balsa Stripper Table Top Mod.

This should be posted in the "Tips, Tricks, and Stuff I wish I knew" thread But I thought it deserved its own build thread.

I got myself a balsa stripper the other day and found almost impossible...
Forum: Power Systems 12-05-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,011
I use the same motor on my PH Bipe and Sat Nite...

I use the same motor on my PH Bipe and Sat Nite Special. For a 2 cell lipo I run an APC 9 X 6E. I grind the sides of the "hub" on the prop a little to make it fit the prop saver a little better. I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-04-2010, 11:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
The auto parts house here in town will sell you a...

The auto parts house here in town will sell you a rattle can of whatever custom color you want for a resonable price. You might try your local parts house.

Possum
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-20-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 15,292
Doggone-it Tom, I really liked your plane....my...

Doggone-it Tom, I really liked your plane....my maiden crash was about the same, only my Hellcat just had some scuffs......I dont think touchup paint is gonna cure yours. Sorry for your loss.

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Forum: Foamies 11-16-2010, 02:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,927
Check this out: ...

Check this out: http://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/cm/hotwire.html Good stuff, good prices, GREAT SERVICE.


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Forum: Beginners 11-07-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,136
Tin Man Most folks say not to fly a pack...

Tin Man

Most folks say not to fly a pack down to the cut out voltage. You are right about the cut out not killing any thing but the ESC. Some just slow down the prop to about 50% some shut it...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-31-2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,931
Heres how I do mine on small foamies. The mount...

Heres how I do mine on small foamies. The mount is made from 16 or 20 ga. aluminum. I need to say the mount is mounted across the span of the wing to add a little strengh. I use hot glue to attatch...
Forum: Foamies 07-06-2010, 04:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,141
An ultimate Bipe or a Possum Holler Bipe Might...

An ultimate Bipe or a Possum Holler Bipe Might suit you well.

Possum
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-18-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,557
Johnny.....It aint the cotton-pickin cat......its...

Johnny.....It aint the cotton-pickin cat......its the mountain dew (the clear kind) thats doin that!
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-08-2010, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 765
The charger is idiot proof...I've tested it. ...

The charger is idiot proof...I've tested it.


Capt.....you are a man after my own heart


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Forum: Beginners 05-26-2010, 04:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,728
Landing gear is for girls....just fling it in the...

Landing gear is for girls....just fling it in the air, fly it and belly flop it in some grass.


That being said, I agree with Johnny. I almost dispise trike gear planes. I seem to break off...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-19-2010, 05:01 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,557
This is a pretty good two-fer. I did a small...

This is a pretty good two-fer. I did a small bone head move at the end of the vid posted here....clipped a power line. No damage to the plane.
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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-18-2010, 02:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 745
Wow...that boy is grinnin ear to ear! I dont...

Wow...that boy is grinnin ear to ear! I dont think he of been happeier if you'd of give him $700.


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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-15-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,557
Well this bone head move could have been a lot...

Well this bone head move could have been a lot worse. I was "mowin the hay" (skimming the top of the fescue to try to clip off the heads) and hit a stump. No harm done other than a knocked loose...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 05-14-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
A big thanks to CHELLIE

Well guys I read this tale of woe:

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=51180

And then I decided to build a power supply out of an old pc power supply. I foung this link:...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-13-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 9,557
this needs to be made a topic of its own. Every...

this needs to be made a topic of its own. Every week we could vote on the dumbest move.......the winner could get a icon to proudly display. Id even put up some money for a yearly prize for the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-13-2010, 03:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Get a piece of foam or a pile of balsa and sand...

Get a piece of foam or a pile of balsa and sand off everything that aint an airplane.

Possum
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-22-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,149
Covering with Glad wrap

I must have Scottish ancestry. My wife says Im as tight as the bark on a hickory tree. Im always trying to make things stronger lighter and mostly, CHEAPER. This is about as cheap as I can get. ...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-22-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,149
Polyester

my two cents:

Im not even close to the builder that Paul is.....I have covered several planes with polyester dress liner. You can shrink it with an iron and the stuff draws up drum tight. I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-15-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,573
Nitrate and Butyl dope can be found here: ...

Nitrate and Butyl dope can be found here:
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/cs/randolphcoatings.html
and here:
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/menus/cs/certifiedcoatings.html

They have...
Forum: Humor 10-27-2009, 01:00 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,758
Did you hear about the new Missouri state zoo? ...

Did you hear about the new Missouri state zoo? Were building a fence around Arkansas.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-22-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 69,428
http://www.aircraftspruce.com/ Heres a...

http://www.aircraftspruce.com/

Heres a source for everything you need to build a full size air plane. They have aircraft grade plywood, will saw out spruce per your specs, have fiberglass at...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 10-15-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,207
What about glow in the dark paint...anyone tried...

What about glow in the dark paint...anyone tried it? We used it for the steps at little old ladies houses so they could see them better at night if the power went off and they had to get into the...
Forum: Foamies 09-11-2009, 03:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,362
A slick trick for gear and motor mounts

Ive been looking around for ways to mount landing gear, motors, ect. Nothing ever really ever appealed to my low skill level, or looked like something that I could build out of "found" parts. I...
Forum: Foamies 09-07-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 313,014
Pull Pull

Thank, guys.

Im gonna do some playing around using what I learned from yall.

Your wisdom is worth gold

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