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Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 03-01-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 192
Posted By gramps2361
That stinks I haven't had it happen with fedx or...

That stinks I haven't had it happen with fedx or UPS, but the USPS man can they screw up a delivery. Sorry to read your problem hope one of the folks turns it into FedEx, or FedEx finds it so you can...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 02-28-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By gramps2361
Thanks I will have to keep a eye on Laines site...

Thanks I will have to keep a eye on Laines site to see what the prices are for the 2 different sizes. I am sure Laines suggested power system is a 100 plus MPH to start with, and goes up from...
Forum: Special Interest Aircraft 02-28-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By gramps2361
That's sweet looking do you have a siren for this...

That's sweet looking do you have a siren for this one like the old Cuda. I went to Laines website looks like it is under construction at the moment. I did see that this one is 36" is that the...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 02-28-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By gramps2361
Once again congrats on the job and moving back...

Once again congrats on the job and moving back home. I'm still flying the foam Cuda that I bought at SEFF thing is a blast to fly. Does he have a balsa Cuda? I think I saw PCPHIL post about bring a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-24-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By gramps2361
I went back on Sat. and they had very little that...

I went back on Sat. and they had very little that was brought in from another store, but I did score a digital soldering station plus I found 2 tips for it. I spent 20.08 cents for all of it. Always...
Forum: Foamies 02-22-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,141
Posted By gramps2361
Crash I couldn't find a place I could get to with...

Crash I couldn't find a place I could get to with the floats on the Cub. Came home swapped landing gear for wheels,and went back out. Did one flight as I was coming in for a landing watching the...
Forum: Foamies 02-22-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,141
Posted By gramps2361
We got the same up here but we escaped the sleet,...

We got the same up here but we escaped the sleet, and ice in my area of the state. Good thing is no wind temps are going to be mild, and I am going out to fly my fun cub off of floats. Even if it's...
Forum: Foamies 02-21-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,141
Posted By gramps2361
Wow so that is what grass looks like! Thanks for...

Wow so that is what grass looks like! Thanks for posting that pic i can't wait to see green again. I am looking at over 3 feet of snow in my yard.

Funny had a couple of days I could of flown,...
Forum: Beginners 02-21-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 209
Posted By gramps2361
A alternative is to use magic markers to make the...

A alternative is to use magic markers to make the prop look like wood. I have seen these done and they look good. In the WWI section here there are some pics of the finished prop have to do some...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-21-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By gramps2361
I felt bad for the employees that where working...

I felt bad for the employees that where working at this store. For people losing their jobs they where super helpful when I was trying to find some items. Everything was in boxes, or in bags you had...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-20-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 314
Posted By gramps2361
Radio Shack closing

If anyone is interested in big savings Radio Shack is closing it's doors. I bought enough soldering supplies to last me for years. The savings is 60 to 80% off everything in the store even the...
Forum: Foamies 02-15-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,141
Posted By gramps2361
Swede that's why you gotta do a build. Keeps you...

Swede that's why you gotta do a build. Keeps you going and you can look forward to flying it in the spring. I have 3 going finishing up a H&M corsair ARF, just started a Crashtest hobby wing, and the...
Forum: Foamies 02-14-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,141
Posted By gramps2361
Ya I second crash you better get out there while...

Ya I second crash you better get out there while you have the nice weather. Dang 40 degrees next week boy would I love that warm temp. about now.:)

Nigel we started out winter with just cold...
Forum: Foamies 02-14-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,141
Posted By gramps2361
No flying again this weekend -7 right now, and...

No flying again this weekend -7 right now, and then another snow storm coming in today. We might get bumped to the number 1 spot for the snowiest winter on record.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-13-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 630
Posted By gramps2361
Mark the was a tip and trick thread tried looking...

Mark the was a tip and trick thread tried looking for it, and no luck. Myself I never heard of using glad press and seal. I have a crashtest hobby wing on the way might give it a try.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-13-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By gramps2361
I had a brand new emax 9 gram MG servo dead on...

I had a brand new emax 9 gram MG servo dead on arrival. When I contacted the seller I had to ship it back on my dime so they could test it. Then they would decide if it was bad or not. Never did...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-13-2015, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5,117
Views: 479,451
Posted By gramps2361
Welcome to WF there is a 5 post minimum to help...

Welcome to WF there is a 5 post minimum to help keep the spammers at bay. Now you have your 5 posts you should be all set. Enjoy the site.
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 02-13-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By gramps2361
cseb this for sale is over 2 years old probably...

cseb this for sale is over 2 years old probably sold by now.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-13-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 2,114
Views: 137,557
Posted By gramps2361
You sir have what is commonly called cabin fever!...

You sir have what is commonly called cabin fever! Glad to read your having fun with the new toys. I need to get my little quad fixed so I can buzz around the house again.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-12-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 284
Posted By gramps2361
Tolona turn on your radio first then plug your RX...

Tolona turn on your radio first then plug your RX battery. When your done flying unplug the rx battery then shut off your radio. See if this helps out.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-12-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 630
Posted By gramps2361
Mark next time you do a paint job do your base...

Mark next time you do a paint job do your base color first and give it a light coating with minwax. I like the satin finish. Let it sit for a day or to then you can use painters blue tape and it...
Forum: Foamies 02-11-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,141
Posted By gramps2361
Gotta take those nice days and enjoy em fly one...

Gotta take those nice days and enjoy em fly one for me. Looks like I won't be flying for awhile nasty cold coming our way with wind. Just looked at the extended weather and we might get lucky and...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-11-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 630
Posted By gramps2361
Mark glad the stand offs worked for you. I have...

Mark glad the stand offs worked for you. I have used them on many planes. If you find you need any down and right washers work great to achieve this. Have fun with your speedy Stang looking forward...
Forum: Foamies 02-11-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,141
Posted By gramps2361
Nice picture, and no snow on the ground what a...

Nice picture, and no snow on the ground what a sight to behold!

We just keep getting one snow storm after another up here. We are 34" over are normal snow fall with 2 more storms on the way in the...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-09-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 630
Posted By gramps2361
The ones from Ace hardware have a small diameter...

The ones from Ace hardware have a small diameter hole. I normally have to drill them to the size I need.
Forum: Warbird Electrics 02-09-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 630
Posted By gramps2361
Mark that's a easy fix. It looks like the motor...

Mark that's a easy fix. It looks like the motor can will go through the fire wall. If I am correct in assuming this Ace hardware sells nylon stand offs, or if you can wait for shipping HURC sells...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-09-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 303
Posted By gramps2361
Just use the lowest temp. on the iron to get the...

Just use the lowest temp. on the iron to get the covering to stick. Mine is going on 2 years and still holding like it on balsa. By the way I fixed the link in post 7 so it goes to the Kougar build...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-09-2015, 12:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 303
Posted By gramps2361
That plastic turtle deck can have the covering...

That plastic turtle deck can have the covering ironed onto it. That Kougar uses the plastic turtle deck too, and I just ironed on the covering. No need to make extra work for yourself. You will be...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-08-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 303
Posted By gramps2361
That patriot build I used Hitec 225 mg servos on...

That patriot build I used Hitec 225 mg servos on the rudder and stab. For the wing I used 2 Hitec 85 BB servos. Felt these would have plenty of torque for this plane.

Swimmer that Slowpoke looks...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-08-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 303
Posted By gramps2361
The plane I have sitting a Patriot conversion I...

The plane I have sitting a Patriot conversion I did 2 servos for the wing. I would have to look what size I used on them, and the stab,rudder. I would not use 9 gram servos just because of the wgt....
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