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Forum: Foamies 02-17-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 340,347
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
I got my cap in the air today. 1st day in weeks...

I got my cap in the air today. 1st day in weeks the winds weren't gusting. Had about 4 mph winds........perfect. Flew 2 packs then At the end of the last pack I thought of putting my phone in my...
Forum: Beginners 02-13-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 668
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
A bigger plane would have been better. Then you...

A bigger plane would have been better. Then you could get out to fly more without too much worry about the winds. What Heli r u flying?

CTD
Forum: Humor 02-08-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,140
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
He he he. I can relate!!!

He he he. I can relate!!!
Forum: Foamies 02-08-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 340,347
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
I cut 2 strips of plastic and duct taped them to...

I cut 2 strips of plastic and duct taped them to the bottom of the floats. I did a taxi test in my garage at about 12:30 AM this morning. So far they work great. CG is set about 7 inches behing the...
Forum: Humor 02-08-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Ha, ha, Ha!! Good one.

Ha, ha, Ha!! Good one.
Forum: Foamies 02-08-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 340,347
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
My Cap is finished! Now I need some weather. This...

My Cap is finished! Now I need some weather. This week looks like high winds. The winds are no big deal but the wind chill is. Temps this week are showing in the 30's so if I can get some 10 mph...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-07-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,998
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Joe, I would encourage u to keep it. It was...

Joe,

I would encourage u to keep it. It was a really good flyer. I had a stock fan and motor in mine that came out of a Twister. It was very fast on 4S. 3S was pretty fast and less weight. I just...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-07-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 12,998
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Wow, I miss mine. Don't recall its experation...

Wow, I miss mine. Don't recall its experation date but I still have the main wing and the tail feathers.

CTD
Forum: Foamies 02-07-2013, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 340,347
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Here is a front shot of my floats. The foam is...

Here is a front shot of my floats. The foam is very dense EPP like foam. I was thinking of adding some fiber reinforced tape on the bottoms. I will be on grass most of the time.
Forum: Foamies 02-07-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 340,347
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Wow Larry, that's a long trip! Get some rest. ...

Wow Larry, that's a long trip! Get some rest.

My Cap is coming along. Everything is glued up but the motor mount. It is rite at 2 Lbs W/O the motor, esc, rudder servo, and receiver. What weights...
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 02-05-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,016
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
My worst flying condition is when my plane stops...

My worst flying condition is when my plane stops flying and I crash!

I have probably flown in just about all weather conditions. One time Raynet11 and I were flying on a cold foggy morning...
Forum: Foamies 01-31-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 340,347
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Humm, good info thanks. Glad I didn't install...

Humm, good info thanks. Glad I didn't install them. I have some perfect foam for the job, its a block of EPP (like) foam. I have a foam cup company nearby my home and they have 3 big recycling...
Forum: Foamies 01-31-2013, 04:50 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 340,347
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
My Cap, under construction. I thought I'd try...

My Cap, under construction. I thought I'd try some corplast for the main fuse. It will add weight but it will be very strong. If I need more power I'll just put in a 4 S pack. I will be running a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-22-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,861
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
http://www.ideaslaboratory.com/2012/10/16/michael-...

http://www.ideaslaboratory.com/2012/10/16/michael-idelchik-how-the-u-s-can-lead-the-next-manufacturing-revolution/?goback=.gde_88762_member_176688115

This process was will change manufacturing...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-21-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,861
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Very cool Hayofstacks! Thanks for posting. Sounds...

Very cool Hayofstacks! Thanks for posting. Sounds like you have a 3 D printer. What ya got?

This is cool stuff. I have been doing a lot of reading about this subject, very neat stuff u can do...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-18-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,861
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LRv4jp-hhBE Enjoy.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LRv4jp-hhBE
Enjoy.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-18-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,861
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Have you guys seen this?!!!?!!!

Check this out. The plane was printed on a 3 D printer! This could change everything. It comes off the printer with the surfaces already hinged and attached. You will like the video.
...
Forum: Beginners 12-26-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Good luck, let us know how it works out for you. ...

Good luck, let us know how it works out for you.

CTD
Forum: Beginners 12-21-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,624
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Take a look at the Easy Star, made by Multiplex....

Take a look at the Easy Star, made by Multiplex. It is a great beginners plane. The prop is mounted high in a pusher set up. With this setup if U dork it in U don't get broken props and gluing motors...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 12-18-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,196
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Good point. However the picture of the Stryker...

Good point. However the picture of the Stryker dont really look all that bad. Other than needing a nose it looks pretty good.

CTD
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 12-18-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,196
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Strykers will take alot of abuse and still fly...

Strykers will take alot of abuse and still fly well. If the electronics R trashed, U can find a pretty cheep set up to fly her. My Stryker is from the 1st Gen of Strykers. It only came with a 480...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-17-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,727
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Red face I fly rite behind my house. There is a stalled...

I fly rite behind my house. There is a stalled home building project back there and it gives me lots of flying space and a nice street to use as a runway. There is also a park at the same location...
Forum: Foamies 12-15-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 340,347
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Thanks Otto. I will ck out the thread. CTD

Thanks Otto. I will ck out the thread.

CTD
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-15-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,743
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Terrible. The 1st thought that flashed in my mind...

Terrible. The 1st thought that flashed in my mind when I heard the news was my 5 year old Grand Daughters little pretty little face. She just started school this year.

Prayers to all the family's!...
Forum: Foamies 12-15-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,805
Views: 340,347
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Hey guys! I want to build a mega minor. Are there...

Hey guys! I want to build a mega minor. Are there plans posted here somewhere? I did a Cap and loved it, now I would like to try a MM. I can't find the foam u guys are using here. Tried all the big...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-18-2012, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Hey Guys, I got the best gift ever!!! My...

Hey Guys,

I got the best gift ever!!! My oldest Daughter bought me a 40 minute flight in a Extra 300L!!! I got to do Rolls, Loops, steep high banking turns!!!! What a rush!! Here is a link to the...
Forum: Foamies 01-26-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Nice idea. I checked out your website also very...

Nice idea. I checked out your website also very nice. Thanks for the reply.


CTD
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-25-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,044
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Thanks, Ha Ha Ha!! I cant wait to fly her again....

Thanks, Ha Ha Ha!! I cant wait to fly her again. Tomorrow looks like 1 to 2 miles per hour winds!! Sweeeeet. I had to end my maiden early due to a low batt warning on my Transmitter. I think I will...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-24-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,044
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
The plane that chopped up my fingers was a Ultra...

The plane that chopped up my fingers was a Ultra Fly BAE Hawk. After the said incident I pulled the gear out of it and there it sat for 6 years in the hanger. I am glad to report that I re maiden-ed...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,044
Posted By Crash Test Dummy
Yea, Brad we live and learn. After the finger...

Yea, Brad we live and learn. After the finger chopping I pulled the gear out of that plane [Ultra Fly BAE Hawk] and up on the shelf she went!! I just pulled it down after all these years and stuffed...
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