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Forum: Beginners 02-28-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,222
Posted By blueapplepaste
Member of a club (though I mostly fly my nitros...

Member of a club (though I mostly fly my nitros at the club, and electrics at the local park, I still bring electrics to the club sometimes)



Not applicable.



Its in N. Texas, I've been...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 02-25-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,346
Posted By blueapplepaste
Sure, what the heck, I'll take it! I'll send a PM

Sure, what the heck, I'll take it! I'll send a PM
Forum: Motors and Speed Controllers for sale & WTB 02-08-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 631
Posted By blueapplepaste
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: 3D Flying 01-21-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,413
Posted By blueapplepaste
I just bought one of these:...

I just bought one of these: http://www.depronwest.com/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=137&category_id=50&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=343&vmcchk=1&Itemid=343
...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 01-19-2011, 02:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
RJ, Nope still haven't flown it. I got side...

RJ,

Nope still haven't flown it. I got side tracked with the Holidays and work got crazy for a while. Then when I have had chances to fly, the weather hasn't cooperated. We had that snow a week...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 01-15-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By blueapplepaste
Climax Axon RxR - LPU Dallas-Ft Worth area

I have a Climax Axon for sale that I've built. A blast to fly, just selling it to thin out the hangar some. Here's more info: http://www.cl-i-max.com/axon.shtml

Comes with Turnigy outrunner, 4 HXT...
Forum: Airplanes - Electric For Sale & WTB 01-05-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,955
Posted By blueapplepaste
Still available...

Still available...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-15-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Well I got a final coat of WBPU on, but it...

Well I got a final coat of WBPU on, but it smeared a lot of the RWB paint and even pulled off a couple of patches of paint. I thought I would be able to put a coat on, but I guess my foam brush was...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-13-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Yeah, I get too worked up about how things look. ...

Yeah, I get too worked up about how things look. I need to remind myself that I'm not trying to compete in Top Gun. I've spent too much time building this thing, time to get it in the air.

And...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-13-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Paint is all done. I need to touch up the nose,...

Paint is all done. I need to touch up the nose, the tape pulled off a lot of the grey paint, you can see this in the photo (you can also see some of the wrinkling of the silk :mad:). I also think...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-09-2010, 03:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
RJ, glad you got the catapult working. Just toss...

RJ, glad you got the catapult working. Just toss your plane in a big box with a bunch of epoxy, give it a good shake, and go fly! ;)
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-09-2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Started on the top today. I'm going for a red,...

Started on the top today. I'm going for a red, white, and blue camouflage scheme, similar to the aggressor squadron with different colors.

It was going pretty well until a gust of wind (I was...
Forum: Beginners 12-07-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,852
Posted By blueapplepaste
My biggest beef with ARFs is that I don't want a...

My biggest beef with ARFs is that I don't want a plane that a hundred of other people have. I want a totally unique plane that is completely mine. The only ARF I've bought was my .40 glow trainer...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-07-2010, 05:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Here are just a few pics. Not much to look at...

Here are just a few pics. Not much to look at really. I posted pics of the EDF/motor unit got. As you can see its a 5 blade 70mm unit and has an outrunner motor.

I have the bottom all done with...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-06-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
RJ, sure I'll start posting some pics as I go. ...

RJ, sure I'll start posting some pics as I go. Wasn't sure if there would be any interest except for the finished project, but I'll be glad to. So far I only have the bottom done. Where the old...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-05-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Sorry about the mishap, but glad you could get it...

Sorry about the mishap, but glad you could get it fixed easily.

I've started painting mine, turns out the paints I bought on super sale at Michael's are super crap!! In order to get them to spray...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-02-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
BAWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!:D:p> (Sorry, but that...

BAWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!:D:p>

(Sorry, but that cracked me up a little!!)
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-02-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
RJ, I used to use one all the time when I...

RJ,

I used to use one all the time when I was in middle and high school back when I used to build plastic models. I'm not planning on doing any crazy graffiti or anything - so hopefully it will...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-01-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Woo-hoo! Airbrush came in last night. I ordered...

Woo-hoo! Airbrush came in last night. I ordered it last week on Thanksgiving, I didn't think it'd be here until the end of this week or next week. But they got it out on Friday and FedEx had it...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-30-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
That's what I meant, these are the small bottles....

That's what I meant, these are the small bottles. 2oz sounds about right for their size, not sure off the top of my head. Yeah, they were on sale for 30, and if one bottle will do an average sized...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-30-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Michael's had their acrylic paints on sale for...

Michael's had their acrylic paints on sale for 30 for the small tubes for black friday. I stocked up on a lot of them in lots of colors! :D

About how much coverage do you get out of one of the...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-30-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Silking, extra coats of WBPU, and sanding are all...

Silking, extra coats of WBPU, and sanding are all done. It actually turned out silky smooth (minus the wrinkles!! :mad:). I think for my next one I will definitely sand down the frame to get rid of...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-23-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
I didn't weigh mine before, but it doesn't feel...

I didn't weigh mine before, but it doesn't feel any heavier (and others who have weighed confirm that silking adds minimal weight). I mostly wanted it for a smoother finish, and to help protect from...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-22-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Definitely looks good RJ! I bet it will fly just...

Definitely looks good RJ! I bet it will fly just fine. Good luck with the maiden.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-22-2010, 01:24 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Look forward to a flight report and some pics! ...

Look forward to a flight report and some pics!

On a side note, I have the silking all done. Overall I think it turned out OK. I already know that the next silking job I do will be much better. ...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-19-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Ummmm, yeah, that's it! No sense dwelling on the...

Ummmm, yeah, that's it! No sense dwelling on the past!

J/k.

Yeah, crashing always sucks. At least you have another waiting to go, or almost ready to go.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-19-2010, 06:21 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Yeah, I think my problem is that it would be...

Yeah, I think my problem is that it would be super silky smooth and flat, and then I'd set it and forget it and come back in a couple of hours and it would be dry but wrinkly. Now I know to keep...
Forum: Beginners 11-19-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,516
Posted By blueapplepaste
If you just jam the throttle on a powerful plane...

If you just jam the throttle on a powerful plane it will torque roll. If you're doing ROG take offs, the trick is to advance the throttle more slowly and keep her straight with the rudder. If you...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-19-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Yeah, there are already a few things I've...

Yeah, there are already a few things I've learned/picked up on. One is that I started doing on wing with a sheet on top, then putting WPU up to the edge, and then trimming it off after it dried. ...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 11-19-2010, 04:36 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,388
Posted By blueapplepaste
Well I started silking the plane. I had a...

Well I started silking the plane. I had a problem in that the rudder/fin warped when it dried. I was able to mostly get it pretty straight. Straight enough anyways.

Other problem I had was that...
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