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Forum: Informal Clubs 12-10-2013, 06:13 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Merry Christmas to those that may still frequent...

Merry Christmas to those that may still frequent this thread. Best of wishes to you and yours and all my RC flying friends!
My current "hanger" of RC airplanes..

https://vimeo.com/81070140
Forum: Informal Clubs 12-07-2013, 06:36 PM
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Posted By thunker54
Brett flying his BumbleBee. The winds were...

Brett flying his BumbleBee. The winds were rather stiff too but it flew great.
It would be a good buy for multi-rotor dudes!

https://vimeo.com/60950053
Forum: Informal Clubs 11-23-2013, 04:43 AM
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Posted By thunker54
I hadn't been out to the Unclub (dare I say that...

I hadn't been out to the Unclub (dare I say that word - Garnett Field?) in months, but dropped by a few weeks ago. I wasn't there at dawn-30 on a weekend though. I simply wanted to see what type...
Forum: Informal Clubs 02-22-2013, 06:52 PM
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Posted By thunker54
A couple of years ago I picked up some colored...

A couple of years ago I picked up some colored tape from Westlake Hardware. It was vinyl tape in various widths. The widest was 1-1/2" though. I got red, blue, yellow and white. Not sure if...
Forum: Informal Clubs 12-01-2012, 07:33 AM
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Posted By thunker54
All the regulars here know that I always do a...

All the regulars here know that I always do a "Christmas video" of my airplanes. So here's this year's addition of my "hangar" of R/C airplanes. This time to a little classic Frank Sinatra music....
Forum: Informal Clubs 11-11-2012, 06:42 PM
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Posted By thunker54
Mounting details

Mounting details
Forum: Informal Clubs 11-11-2012, 06:39 PM
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Posted By thunker54
Thanks Jim. It's on a little SPT50 pan/tilt...

Thanks Jim. It's on a little SPT50 pan/tilt mount from Servo City
http://www.servocity.com/html/spt50_sub-micro_pan___tilt.html

I'm only using the pan part of the mount. I originally set it up...
Forum: Informal Clubs 11-07-2012, 04:45 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Brett I'll try to get organized get and out...

Brett
I'll try to get organized get and out there soon some Saturday AM. What SE5 did you get? Got any pics? Must be larger than my Great Planes one - I just run a little 1500 3S in it. I...
Forum: Informal Clubs 10-23-2012, 04:45 PM
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Posted By thunker54
A fellow Roper! Class of '72 here. Grew up...

A fellow Roper! Class of '72 here. Grew up around 2nd & Yale. Leon Russell (Claude Russell Bridges) was a Roger's graduate as well - but probably a few years before you.
Busey went to Hale high...
Forum: Informal Clubs 10-23-2012, 12:35 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Speaking of "UN" things, here's an old poster...

Speaking of "UN" things, here's an old poster that only us older Tulsa natives will appreciate.
Yep - that's Mazeppa Pompazoidi -aka- G. Ailard S. Artain -aka- Gailard Sartain...
Forum: Informal Clubs 10-08-2012, 04:35 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Here's a little flight with my trusty 'ol Slow...

Here's a little flight with my trusty 'ol Slow Stick pulling a streamer with the GoPro HERO2 shooting rearwards, a #16 808 camera forward and a few little clips from my head camera as well.
Not...
Forum: Informal Clubs 09-22-2012, 04:25 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Sorry - just a site I'd seen before. You didn't...

Sorry - just a site I'd seen before. You didn't say how long you needed. Good luck finding what you need! Maybe just use 3/8" square basswood stock! ha ha..... :)
Forum: Informal Clubs 09-21-2012, 09:48 PM
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Posted By thunker54
Maybe here? ...

Maybe here?

http://quadframe.myshopify.com/collections/aluminum-arms/products/10x10mm-square-aluminum-arm
Forum: Informal Clubs 09-06-2012, 05:10 AM
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Posted By thunker54
I still follow this thread. Just been back to...

I still follow this thread. Just been back to flying my old Slow Stick lately - migrating through a bunch of Tulsa's parks that I can fly from and trying to catch some video from each. I still...
Forum: Informal Clubs 08-07-2012, 08:44 PM
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Posted By thunker54
If you are further west, Chandler park at 6500 W...

If you are further west, Chandler park at 6500 W 21st has a nice field too. Only downside there is it's up on top of a hill and sometimes catches more wind.
Forum: Informal Clubs 08-07-2012, 06:00 PM
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Posted By thunker54
River West festival park on the west bank of the...

River West festival park on the west bank of the river. 21st & Jackson. I fly there all the time. Always well mowed, plenty of space and great scenery of the river and downtown. And quite...
Forum: Informal Clubs 07-28-2012, 05:51 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Very Creative Brett!! Interesting - just the...

Very Creative Brett!! Interesting - just the other day I pulled my home-made panning GoPro camera mount back off my Radian and went back to mostly stock - put the black canopy back on and...
Forum: Informal Clubs 07-21-2012, 08:29 PM
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Posted By thunker54
Thanks Jim. It was all solo - I had no camera...

Thanks Jim.
It was all solo - I had no camera person. I made a little adapter so I could mount a standard screw-type camera on my GoPro head mount like this:
https://vimeo.com/14877146

I use...
Forum: Informal Clubs 07-19-2012, 06:01 AM
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Posted By thunker54
A little frivolity - adding a little Lewis...

A little frivolity - adding a little Lewis machine gun to my Great Plane S.E.5a WWI biplane.
https://vimeo.com/45672671

And a little corny video using some oldie video filters and such. Botched...
Forum: Informal Clubs 06-16-2012, 06:39 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Yeowch! Never had a glitch like that with my...

Yeowch! Never had a glitch like that with my Futaba radio gear.... I did have a low voltage shutdown once that caused a mega crash with my EasyStar though. All part of the hobby, huh?
Forum: Informal Clubs 06-10-2012, 05:20 AM
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Posted By thunker54
That's pretty cool Brett. I LOVE the old WWII...

That's pretty cool Brett. I LOVE the old WWII warbirds. And even the old WWI biplanes. You guys must have razor sharp reflexes though! Here's my latest Warbird. It replaces my old GWS Corsair...
Forum: ParkFlyers 06-01-2012, 02:02 AM
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Posted By thunker54
I just stumbled across this thread. I got this...

I just stumbled across this thread. I got this plane a few weeks ago and built it exactly per Great Planes specs - Rimfire motor and all, except I'm running a APC 10x4.7 prop. 2200 mAh 3S...
Forum: Informal Clubs 05-26-2012, 09:03 PM
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Posted By thunker54
Elman: Don't know if this will help and I'm no...

Elman:
Don't know if this will help and I'm no expert in this stuff. But since none of the "pros" are responding perhaps this will help? Did you check the bullet connectors on the motor?
...
Forum: Informal Clubs 05-13-2012, 05:47 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Second flight of a Great Planes Super Stearman. ...

Second flight of a Great Planes Super Stearman. Lumix FX78 for a head camera, #16 808 keychain camera on-board. 2-1/4 pounds AUW.
Head camera was shaking because of nerves! This plane is more...
Forum: Informal Clubs 05-04-2012, 05:51 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Looks pretty good to me Brett. Fun to see a...

Looks pretty good to me Brett. Fun to see a different view of the same flight/videos! Nice music - the lady has a great voice!

The "grainy" part looks an awful lot to me like it was rendered to...
Forum: Informal Clubs 04-26-2012, 06:25 AM
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Posted By thunker54
Wow, 6-8 Radians with cameras, and some with...

Wow, 6-8 Radians with cameras, and some with multiples? That's pretty ambitious there Brett! 8-10 video tracks? Well I think Sony Vegas would do it, but it would be a real labor of love to even...
Forum: Informal Clubs 04-24-2012, 03:31 AM
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Views: 187,566
Posted By thunker54
Brett & I met up this afternoon at River West...

Brett & I met up this afternoon at River West Festival Park and launched both our Radians in the sky - both GoPro HERO2 cameras running. Brett is by far the better pilot so he caught most of the...
Forum: Informal Clubs 04-22-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 187,566
Posted By thunker54
Yeah - I always keep a safety line on mine too. ...

Yeah - I always keep a safety line on mine too. Cheap insurance!
Forum: Informal Clubs 04-17-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 187,566
Posted By thunker54
Brett - aren't you glad you didn't have the...

Brett - aren't you glad you didn't have the skeleton backplate on the GoPro housing!

Maiden flight of a Great Planes Super Stearman biplane today.... 2.25 pounds AUW
https://vimeo.com/40482404
Forum: Informal Clubs 04-05-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4,388
Views: 187,566
Posted By thunker54
I thought your videos were great! Of course you...

I thought your videos were great! Of course you have an unfair advantage - you're a MUCH better pilot than me so you have better raw footage to work with in the first place! LOL.

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