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Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-14-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By Turbojoe
I seriously considered doing that but you have to...

I seriously considered doing that but you have to create an account just to find out how much shipping will be. That always stops me right in my tracks and I look elsewhere. Keeps me from getting so...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-14-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 108
Posted By Turbojoe
It has been many months since I've flown. Mainly...

It has been many months since I've flown. Mainly because when I have the opportunity to fly the winds say no. Some people like to fly in the wind. I hate it. Lately I've started to think about adding...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-14-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 266
Posted By Turbojoe
And I've been whining all day about a twisted...

And I've been whining all day about a twisted ankle. Kind of pales compared to what you're experiencing. Hope you get better soon!

Joe
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 09-13-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Turbojoe
About 8 years ago I had a wooden blade fail at...

About 8 years ago I had a wooden blade fail at the bolt hole and split in two parts on a T-Rex 450 during hover. One pointed half of the failed blade zinged just past my leg. The heli balled itself...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-09-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,168
Posted By Turbojoe
While there isn't much real estate left there I'd...

While there isn't much real estate left there I'd like to see a link to the classifieds up there at the top of each page with the "Home" Membership" Who's online" etc. Kind of like RCG.

Hmmmm,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-09-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,168
Posted By Turbojoe
Yep, it seems just about every thread on RCG goes...

Yep, it seems just about every thread on RCG goes off topic and turns into an huge arguement by the 10th post. This thread is already three pages deep with many opposing views yet it's still civil....
Forum: Humor 09-09-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By Turbojoe
You know the video would be funny if they weren't...

You know the video would be funny if they weren't singing about me. :{

Joe
Forum: Humor 09-09-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 211
Posted By Turbojoe
This can't possibly turn out well but the...

This can't possibly turn out well but the suspense is killing me. :eek:

Click. :concern:

Joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-08-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,168
Posted By Turbojoe
Today's "hobby shops" are a huge part of the...

Today's "hobby shops" are a huge part of the problem. Long gone are the true hobby shops that carried kits and the items needed to support them. Most took the easy way out, became corporate sheep and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-06-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,168
Posted By Turbojoe
You'll love the FireStorm. I built the first...

You'll love the FireStorm. I built the first flying prototype and debuted it at AEF in 2009. The FireStorm came about from me giving Brian a set of Sig Kobra plans and asking him to convert them for...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-06-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,168
Posted By Turbojoe
Don't buy those strips and stringers. Cut your...

Don't buy those strips and stringers. Cut your own. Get a balsa stripper (http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXAA63). It'll save you tons of money. You just cut your own strips from...
Forum: Balsa Kits For Sale and WTB 09-04-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Turbojoe
Thanks for posting up the plans link. I've always...

Thanks for posting up the plans link. I've always liked the Sophisticated Lady too. Outerzone has tons of plans but I never thought to check there for this one. I thought it was too new. Glad I'm...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 09-04-2014, 02:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Turbojoe
Have you started or are you going to start a...

Have you started or are you going to start a thread on the Airtruk? I'd love to subscribe.

Joe
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 09-04-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Turbojoe
That's the plane from Mad Max beyond Thunderdome...

That's the plane from Mad Max beyond Thunderdome isn't it? Now THAT'S cool! Weird but cool. Got a link to the plans?

Joe
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 09-03-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Turbojoe
Pat, I had to be realistic in my desires....

Pat,

I had to be realistic in my desires. Can't even get the basic stuff. Asking for a Connie would be going way to far.

Steve,

Yeah, lots of nice stuff at Manzano but most of the scale kits...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 09-03-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By Turbojoe
What would be your "perfect" SCALE kit?

I have a LOT of kit built planes that I'm beyond happy with the way they fly. Am I happy with the way they look? Absolutely not. I'm one of those weirdos that loves scale but couldn't care less for...
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 09-02-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By Turbojoe
Watching with interest as I have a few powered...

Watching with interest as I have a few powered planes that are very clean and hate to slow down. Been wanting to try spoilers mainly to have just one more gadget to play with. ;)

Joe
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-02-2014, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By Turbojoe
Outstanding link! Tons of great pictures. Thanks!...

Outstanding link! Tons of great pictures. Thanks!

Joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-01-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 577
Posted By Turbojoe
I've got about 30 a123 cells and have them in all...

I've got about 30 a123 cells and have them in all kinds of stuff. Only flown them 4S1P in my Tyro 150 and briefly on a T-Rex but I have them in dustbusters, lamps and an emergency light. I've also...
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-01-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,283
Posted By Turbojoe
When I first built my EVA bipe I couldn't figure...

When I first built my EVA bipe I couldn't figure out why my landings were so ugly all the time. I quickly learned that you can't just chop the throttle and float it in as just when you're ready to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-01-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 577
Posted By Turbojoe
If you mean fully assembled with no damage then...

If you mean fully assembled with no damage then at last count 31. If you mean plug in a battery and fly then probably about 22. I've been yanking gear from a few planes I'll likely never fly again. I...
Forum: Balsa Kits For Sale and WTB 08-31-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 279
Posted By Turbojoe
Because this particular thread started off all...

Because this particular thread started off all wrong I just sent a PM to Don asking him to delete this entire thread. Those first few responses just make it all look bad for the forum beginning....
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-31-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,283
Posted By Turbojoe
The EVA is by far the best bang for your buck as...

The EVA is by far the best bang for your buck as far as kits go. Wing swaps can be done at the field in minutes and you have a completely different looking and flying airplane. While I have all three...
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-31-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,283
Posted By Turbojoe
There have been a few but HERE...

There have been a few but HERE (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2043259) is the latest one. Look at the poll count. We should have gotten it but the thread was closed by a moderator. ...
Forum: Beginners - Helis 08-31-2014, 02:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 338
Posted By Turbojoe
I Googled the plane and took the liberty of...

I Googled the plane and took the liberty of attaching a picture of it. Very cool looking bird! While my biggest heli is only a 500 maybe something in the .60-.90 size tail rotor would be a closer...
Forum: Balsa Kits For Sale and WTB 08-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Turbojoe
I thought about getting the plans but RCM plans...

I thought about getting the plans but RCM plans service is gone now. Probably not a bad thing as they were ripping everyone off. Took 4 months to get a few plans from them about 4 years ago. :mad:
...
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-30-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,283
Posted By Turbojoe
OK. How about the ultimate easy build all balsa...

OK. How about the ultimate easy build all balsa kit? Based on the best parkflyer ever kitted, the MM SwitchBack. The MM Dandy Sport (http://www.mountainmodels.com/product_info.php?products_id=230)....
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,283
Posted By Turbojoe
My newest Tyro 150 is done except for covering so...

My newest Tyro 150 is done except for covering so there is little left to document that would help you with a new build. Starting another new build right now and trying to document it all just isn't...
Forum: Humor 08-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Turbojoe
Awesome! Thanks Chellie. I just printed it and...

Awesome! Thanks Chellie. I just printed it and hung it on the wall above the bench. :D

Joe
Forum: ParkFlyers 08-30-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,283
Posted By Turbojoe
It's in my post above but the full link is...

It's in my post above but the full link is http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=260.

Joe
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