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Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets Today, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By crxmanpat
Whatever you do, don't Google just "Belphegor"...

Whatever you do, don't Google just "Belphegor" when looking for pics. You won't like the results! :p>
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 10-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 323
Posted By crxmanpat
+1 on what flydiver said. Sanyo Eneloops are...

+1 on what flydiver said. Sanyo Eneloops are marvelous rechargable batteries. I bought some several years ago when they were on sale at Costco. You got 8 AA size, 4 AAA size, and a wall charger for...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-27-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 629
Posted By crxmanpat
I hardly did any flying this year myself. I'm...

I hardly did any flying this year myself. I'm selling Nico Hobbies back to Adam next month, so I'll have more free time to just go and fly. Been a while since I was able to go to an event and just...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-26-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 629
Posted By crxmanpat
How many of those are HS-55s? ;) I've...

How many of those are HS-55s? ;)

I've been using HXT-500s and HXT-900s ever since I bought Nico Hobbies from Adam back in 2010. In the dozens of airframes I built for sale, and all of the...
Forum: Humor 09-26-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 272
Posted By crxmanpat
Nice! :D

Nice! :D
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-24-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By crxmanpat
Heck no the A-10 has not been retired! In fact,...

Heck no the A-10 has not been retired! In fact, there is an A-10 Wing right there at Davis-Monthan next to the boneyard. I see them flying around every time I'm down in the Tucson area. Awesome...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-23-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By crxmanpat
Wow, I just looked at overheads from MapQuest...

Wow, I just looked at overheads from MapQuest (pre-2009 based on the fact that the B-36D was still under restoration at Pima) and Google Maps. Google Maps looks like it's much more recent, and even...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-20-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By crxmanpat
2010? That's an aweful lot of Phantoms for 2010....

2010? That's an aweful lot of Phantoms for 2010. By then all the Phantoms had been dismantled. In fact, I don't recall seeing many Phantoms there back in 90.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 09-20-2014, 12:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 273
Posted By crxmanpat
I was stationed at Davis-Monthan back in 89-90,...

I was stationed at Davis-Monthan back in 89-90, which is right next to the bone yard. Got to see a lot of neat stuff out there. And occasionally something would fly into the base that you wouldn't...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 09-03-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 430
Posted By crxmanpat
Joe, Where's the Connie? I thought for sure...

Joe,

Where's the Connie? I thought for sure she'd be at the top of your list! ;)
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-27-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 678
Posted By crxmanpat
What FM radio do you currently use? Does it have...

What FM radio do you currently use? Does it have a module with the FM internals, or is it a fully integrated radio?
Forum: Humor 08-26-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By crxmanpat
I had a somewhat similar experience, but not in...

I had a somewhat similar experience, but not in my birthday suit. I was fishing along one of the estuaries in the Banana River near Cape Canaveral back in the 90's. Mostly fishing along the bank, but...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-26-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 257
Posted By crxmanpat
Welcome home Nigel! How was the vodka? ;)

Welcome home Nigel! How was the vodka? ;)
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-18-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 255
Posted By crxmanpat
Sometimes it's hard to keep contact with folks...

Sometimes it's hard to keep contact with folks who either move on from the hobby, or take a break and didn't really have any close personal friends on WF. I had interactions with Chris on here, but...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-18-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By crxmanpat
This one is on my list. Saw Let's Be Cops the...

This one is on my list. Saw Let's Be Cops the other night, it was pretty funny. But yeah, heard GOTG was great.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-15-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 35,783
Views: 1,603,220
Posted By crxmanpat
Bubsteve, That's the best explanation I've...

Bubsteve,

That's the best explanation I've ever heard! :p>
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-15-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 35,783
Views: 1,603,220
Posted By crxmanpat
What's that big long silver thing in front of the...

What's that big long silver thing in front of the kid holding the radio?

:p>

PS: It's hot and muggy here because of recent rains. Feels like home! :D
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-09-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 365
Posted By crxmanpat
I use the industrial strength Velcro brand with...

I use the industrial strength Velcro brand with sticky back. Works great and holds firm on batteries and all types of foam. It holds so well that if I try to peel it off of EPS (the beer cooler type...
Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By crxmanpat
With that motor I'd use a GWS 4.5x3 (they call it...

With that motor I'd use a GWS 4.5x3 (they call it a 4530), or a 5X3 (5030). That motor is very similar to what I use on my small pusher jets (I use a 20gr 2500kv motor), and the 4530 is the one I use...
Forum: UAV / FPV 08-06-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By crxmanpat
Darius, Welcome! Those are some neat...

Darius,

Welcome! Those are some neat looking ships you have designed. I really like the Black Diamond (I'm more into pusher jets than APV/FPV)! I'll have to take a closer look a that one.
Forum: Power Systems 08-05-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By crxmanpat
Amen brutha!

Amen brutha!
Forum: Power Systems 08-05-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By crxmanpat
Yeah, see, that's what would get me. All my...

Yeah, see, that's what would get me. All my planes are pushers and I know how to hook them up. But give me a tractor setup and I'll probably have problem! :p>
Forum: Power Systems 08-05-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By crxmanpat
50/50 is correct. You either get it right the...

50/50 is correct. You either get it right the first time, or you switch any two wires to make it right.

My experience is usually the reverse. But since I'm always wiring up the same motors and...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-05-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By crxmanpat
Happy Birthday to me! (NASCAR fans will be jealous!)

I have the best wife ever! For my birthday present, she got me a 12-lap "Shootout Experience" at the Rusty Wallace Racing Experience at Phoenix International Raceway in November (Groupon is the bomb,...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-04-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By crxmanpat
Paul, Welcome to the addiction! :p> ...

Paul,

Welcome to the addiction! :p>

If you have any questions about the radio system you purchased, don't hesitate to contact me.
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-04-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By crxmanpat
Actually, the DX6 was released before the XPS...

Actually, the DX6 was released before the XPS module system came to fruition (DX6 was available in early 2006, XPS was not released until April 2007 at the Toledo show).

Regardless of how it...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-04-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By crxmanpat
Don, I have this exact same setup, a JR...

Don,

I have this exact same setup, a JR XP9303 FM TX with the XPS 2.4GHz conversion. I'm not quite sure exactly what Paul is saying, if he has XPS receivers they should bind with his radio with...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-01-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35,783
Views: 1,603,220
Posted By crxmanpat
I see at least two monkeys in that pic. And they...

I see at least two monkeys in that pic. And they are both standing next to each other. :p>
Forum: WG1 Discussion forum 08-01-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 645,479
Posted By crxmanpat
I was wondering if that would happen. They...

I was wondering if that would happen. They already have the World Tour Tiger Moth, and the Wings Across America SQuiRT 400 (even though neither of those models actually went around the world like...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 08-01-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 35,783
Views: 1,603,220
Posted By crxmanpat
I'm trying to get back to Tally for Thanksgiving...

I'm trying to get back to Tally for Thanksgiving this year. If I do, I'd love to pop down to Shadeville for the annual Turkey Toss! Maybe this time I won't get stuck in a tree. ;)
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