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Forum: Humor 02-28-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By Old Fart
Morning humor

Hunter was 4 years old and was staying with his grandfather for a few days.

He'd been playing outside with the other kids, when he came into the house and asked , 'Grandpa, what's that called when...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-12-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,481
Posted By Old Fart
You do. And you owe back taxes.

You do.

And you owe back taxes.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-29-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,276
Posted By Old Fart
Congratulations Bill. I of course always thought...

Congratulations Bill. I of course always thought you were old enough :<:

Mess with Mom and Dad - tell everyone the kid is "one foot eight" instead of that silly inches nonsense....... [popcorn]
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-27-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By Old Fart
I have it's successor (AR600) in several slope...

I have it's successor (AR600) in several slope planes
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-21-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Old Fart
"What plane is it going in?" Would be a good...

"What plane is it going in?" Would be a good question. Like pmullen, I have 3 or 4 of the OrangeRX's, but only use them in stuff that's staying close, or easy to live without (my blucor 3d plane is a...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-21-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 609
Posted By Old Fart
Which one are you looking for?

Which one are you looking for?
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-31-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35,755
Views: 1,583,082
Posted By Old Fart
y'know Steve, I never post pictures to CrackBook...

y'know Steve, I never post pictures to CrackBook - but I might have to make an exception for that one.....
Forum: Humor 01-21-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 934
Posted By Old Fart
God made men and women to complement each other...

God made men and women to complement each other with the unique traits each were given:
Women
Women have strengths that amaze men. They carry children, they carry hardships, they carry burdens,...
Forum: Beginners 12-27-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,083
Posted By Old Fart
I'll have to side with Ed then on the EZ Star. No...

I'll have to side with Ed then on the EZ Star. No prop in front to break, no gear to hang up, just heave it and fly. Also has the BIG advantage of getting the plane a few mistakes high, trimmed out...
Forum: Beginners 12-27-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,083
Posted By Old Fart
What's the flying experience level of the OP?

What's the flying experience level of the OP?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-21-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,416
Posted By Old Fart
FASST hasn't been without it's problems either....

FASST hasn't been without it's problems either. All of the European 6EX, 7C and TM7 modules were recalled by Futaba to fix GUID issues, and about the same time Hobbico offered the free "upgrades".
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,170
Posted By Old Fart
LOL Steve When I was building my 25%...

LOL Steve

When I was building my 25% Ultimate, I got several PM's from a buddy of mine with the same plane and truck as I have.

First one: "Damn plane will NOT fit under the tonneau cover"...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-26-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,170
Posted By Old Fart
When I take the planes that are too tall for the...

When I take the planes that are too tall for the tonneau cover (1/4 scale stuff) I use a Harbor Freight moving blanket and one of those "bungee cord" nets. 'Cept the 36% Katana - it "wedge fits"...
Forum: Power Systems 07-19-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,881
Posted By Old Fart
Not an issue - just a matter of what procedure...

Not an issue - just a matter of what procedure you're comfortable with. I turn the TX on, go to full throttle, then plug in the Deans. Drop the throttle to arm

Works for me.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-24-2011, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By Old Fart
IIRC, the K&B was a 5" DF, so 120mm EDF ...

IIRC, the K&B was a 5" DF, so 120mm EDF

They make an e-Turbax in 120mm

http://www.jethangar.com/Accessories/Accessories.htm#ETFP
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 06-10-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,487
Posted By Old Fart
John, did you get a chance to do an inflight CG...

John, did you get a chance to do an inflight CG test?
Forum: Beginners 06-03-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,563
Posted By Old Fart
I'll give it a shot - although your Practice,...

I'll give it a shot - although your Practice, Practice, Practice quote is pretty much on the mark :)

Flew my 1/8 F6F Hellcat over the weekend, actually concentrated on what I was doing with my...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-01-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,807
Posted By Old Fart
Build it ...

Build it

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33639&highlight=launcher+PVC
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 06-01-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,807
Posted By Old Fart
Haven't flown the F-18, but if it flies half as...

Haven't flown the F-18, but if it flies half as good as my HET F-20 - it'll be a winner.

I'd bungee launch it lvjet. Although I've seen some of the HET's hand launched - more of those launches...
Forum: Beginners 05-31-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,563
Posted By Old Fart
Which GeeBee? (I know the R2 is not a learning...

Which GeeBee? (I know the R2 is not a learning plane - 'cept maybe "learn to repair" :))

Biggest thing with any tail dragger (and really an issue with a short nosed tail dragger) is letting the...
Forum: Beginners 12-23-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,815
Posted By Old Fart
Profiles can be great aileron trainers. I used to...

Profiles can be great aileron trainers. I used to buy those HL Yak 55's in batches when they went on sale. They can generally be fixed twice once they crash :)

Keep the speed down and set the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 11-09-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,819
Posted By Old Fart
Technically, no. Physically (creating the...

Technically, no. Physically (creating the paralling harness or bussing), and getting it to fit in the plane (or cable to the ESC) - it could pose a problem. What are you proposing?
Forum: Standard & Large E-Heli Talk 09-25-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,489
Posted By Old Fart
Some not equipment related advice ...

Some not equipment related advice

http://www.dream-models.com/eco/flying-index.html

Bookmark it :)
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-17-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,857
Posted By Old Fart
BING! BING! BING! BING! BING! ...

BING!
BING!
BING!
BING!
BING!


Give the man a prize!
Forum: Beginners 05-26-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Old Fart
No. You can have traditional flaps and...

No. You can have traditional flaps and traditional ailerons by going with a pair of Y harnesses. Quad flaps require a 7 channel RX and (4) slots in the RX
Forum: Beginners 05-25-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Old Fart
If all he wants is Flaps, you coud do that with...

If all he wants is Flaps, you coud do that with an AR6200 and Y harnesses. But if you want the "classic Ultrastick" functionality, you're going to need a 7 channel or better RX. On my Mini Ultrastick...
Forum: Beginners 05-25-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,332
Posted By Old Fart
Can't speak to the Dx6i, but you'll need an...

Can't speak to the Dx6i, but you'll need an AR7000 for quad flaps.
Forum: Beginners 05-25-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,825
Posted By Old Fart
nah - I wouldn't do that....!

nah - I wouldn't do that....!
Forum: Beginners 05-24-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,825
Posted By Old Fart
No, but eventually you'll find that they're a...

No, but eventually you'll find that they're a hell of a lot of fun. My Mini is programmed for flaps (3 position switch, delayed), ailerons coupled with flaps (full span ailerons), and throttle...
Forum: Beginners 05-24-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,825
Posted By Old Fart
Looking at my current flight line - I don't own...

Looking at my current flight line - I don't own anything with tricycle gear :0
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