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Forum: Beginners 02-03-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,226
Posted By Turbojoe
350 watts in a 20 OZ plane? You're on REAL doctor...

350 watts in a 20 OZ plane? You're on REAL doctor prescribed medication, am I right? :eek: I just weighed the empty/covered Simple 400 airframe at 7.0 ounces. AUW would be at the highest with 3S...
Forum: Beginners 02-03-2016, 02:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,226
Posted By Turbojoe
Sorry to drag up such an old thread guys. I have...

Sorry to drag up such an old thread guys. I have a Simple 400 on the shelf that last flew with an Astro Flight 010 14 turn motor probably 8-10 years ago. It's still in pristine condition and just...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-27-2016, 01:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 391
Posted By Turbojoe
I used 3/4" PVC secured to the walls with conduit...

I used 3/4" PVC secured to the walls with conduit clamps. Cheap and strong. Sorry for the huge mess. I had company last weekend and had to clear out the guest room and stuff everything in this...
Forum: Company Discussions 01-18-2016, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By Turbojoe
I've had several different brand SDHC cards. PNY,...

I've had several different brand SDHC cards. PNY, SanDisk, Lexar, Transcend etc. Used them in phones, cameras etc. Failures with every brand except Kingston. Needless to say my DX6 has a Kingston in...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-16-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,010
Posted By Turbojoe
Oh jeez, this isn't good. I was just looking at...

Oh jeez, this isn't good. I was just looking at the Eaglet 50 and had a thought that it would be very cool as a twin. I love twins. I made all the wing templates so the basic wing build will be a...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-16-2016, 07:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,010
Posted By Turbojoe
Thanks Ray. I don't know why I took so long to...

Thanks Ray. I don't know why I took so long to finish the project. If I'd known how well it would turn out I would have finished her a LONG time ago.

Actually I find British female voices crazy...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-06-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By Turbojoe
A few years back my son in law expressed some...

A few years back my son in law expressed some interest in R/C but didn't want to risk crashing one of mine even using the buddy box. He wanted to try something cheap that wouldn't hurt so bad if he...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-06-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By Turbojoe
Yep, I love the Pitts. Tied for second would be...

Yep, I love the Pitts. Tied for second would be the T-28 and the Habu. I haven't gotten the chance to put many flights on the Habu yet though. It's fairly fast but I think it could use an...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-06-2016, 03:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By Turbojoe
They won't like my answers.... Joe

They won't like my answers....

Joe
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-03-2016, 02:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,010
Posted By Turbojoe
Wow, it's been 10 years since I bought the Eaglet...

Wow, it's been 10 years since I bought the Eaglet 50 kit and used it to cut another kit from balsa vs the lite ply the original was cut from. I've had her done for quite some time. Just never got...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-25-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,460
Posted By Turbojoe
I actually have a few pesos to spend on R/C right...

I actually have a few pesos to spend on R/C right now. Already spent a bunch but I'm waiting for the Mountain Models (http://www.mountainmodels.com/) black Friday sale. Brian has been really busy so...
Forum: Helicopters- Electric For Sale & WTB 11-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,083
Posted By Turbojoe
Thanks Mike but since last post I've cleaned out...

Thanks Mike but since last post I've cleaned out Australian supply and picked up a N.I.B. SE. I now have enough Beam parts to open my own hobby shop. Guess it's time to close this thread.

Joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-11-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By Turbojoe
I've lost count how many times I've watched that...

I've lost count how many times I've watched that Airtruk video. Since I first saw one in the Mad Max movie I thought it was the coolest plane ever. Post up a link here to your build thread when you...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-31-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Turbojoe
Now when I search something on ebay I check the...

Now when I search something on ebay I check the "US only" box to weed out the 99% of the items that are shipped from China. Waiting months for inferior quality items to arrive just isn't worth it to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-31-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Turbojoe
Well I just dug through every possible place they...

Well I just dug through every possible place they could be and it looks like I must have already given them away. Nowhere to be found. Sorry. :oops:

Joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-31-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 326
Posted By Turbojoe
I used to have 3 or 4 of them laying around and...

I used to have 3 or 4 of them laying around and at least one was brand new. Let me check around and see if I still have them when I get home. If I haven't already given them away and I find them...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-30-2015, 01:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By Turbojoe
Yep. Got mine. Loved Tower Hobbies since the...

Yep. Got mine. Loved Tower Hobbies since the early 80's. Already spent a couple hundred bucks in the last two weeks thanks to getting $10 off $50 coupons packed in each order. I now have a forest of...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-15-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Turbojoe
I haven't been out to the C.B. in almost 10...

I haven't been out to the C.B. in almost 10 years. Long drive for me but if the area I plan to fly over here doesn't work out I just might make the trek to see how many of the old gang are still out...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-15-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Turbojoe
Very nice! I've always wanted to build a Clancy...

Very nice! I've always wanted to build a Clancy bird but never got around to it. I have most of the plans so I should get off my butt and make it happen soon. Like you I have a backlog of unfinished...
Forum: Beginners 10-14-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 588
Posted By Turbojoe
I've got a bunch of older AR6200's and 7200's...

I've got a bunch of older AR6200's and 7200's bought directly from Horizon. They work fine however I've been buying a lot of Lemon RX's lately. In fact I just ordered two of the new Lemon 6 channel...
Forum: Power Systems 09-28-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By Turbojoe
For any plane I just can't bear to lose I use...

For any plane I just can't bear to lose I use Hitec exclusively. I'd really hate to have to count them all..... That said I have been playing around with THESE...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 09-22-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By Turbojoe
A.M.A. is a first rate facility. It's where the...

A.M.A. is a first rate facility. It's where the Arizona Electric Festival and Arizona Jet Rally are held. Haven't been to either event in a while. I may have to make it this year. It's only a 15...
Forum: Beginners 09-22-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Turbojoe
I've had a Futaba 9c for about 13 years and love...

I've had a Futaba 9c for about 13 years and love it to death. When I was forced to go to Spektrum several years back I bought the module for the 9C. it worked fine but swapping back and forth between...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 09-21-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By Turbojoe
Carlos, The main reason I stopped working...

Carlos,

The main reason I stopped working on the Telemaster (it just needs to be covered and outfitted) is that it's too hard to find a place around here to fly something this big and heavy. The...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 09-21-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,171
Posted By Turbojoe
Nice job Carlos. I built an LT-40 as a...

Nice job Carlos.

I built an LT-40 as a slimer back in 2000. Never maidened it because I went all electric and it sat for years never having seen a drop of fuel. It sat until a buddy bought it...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-16-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Turbojoe
When I got home yesterday I looked through my...

When I got home yesterday I looked through my chemical caginet and lo and behold there was a can of Stixit! Stixit is a great name because it was dried up so hard that I couldn't pry the lid off it....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-14-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Turbojoe
I just read the restrictions and it's only Canada...

I just read the restrictions and it's only Canada and via air which means Hawaii and any of the US territories. Guam, Puerto Rico etc. Sounds like you can still get it ground shipped in the lower 48....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-14-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Turbojoe
Some of the many reasons I left there 13 years...

Some of the many reasons I left there 13 years ago.......(San Diego native)

Joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-14-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Turbojoe
But the Balsarite is still available. (film...

But the Balsarite is still available. (film version only)

Joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-14-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By Turbojoe
How about Balsarite...

How about Balsarite (http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0001P?I=LXB356&P=8)? Only the film version is available now as the fabric version has been discontinued.

Joe
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