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Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-08-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Big Johnny
How is Everyone Doing?

Hi folks, been awhile since I have logged on. My youngest son has been extremely ill with Lung problems. He has severe asthma and allergies. We have found a Dr. at the "Jeff Gordon" pediatric...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-21-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 707
Posted By Big Johnny
I shop local if possible. My LHS is a 100 mile...

I shop local if possible. My LHS is a 100 mile round trip.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-20-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 600
Posted By Big Johnny
Woo Hoo We Had Fun!!

My youngest son (9 years old) had a cheap Wally World Grave Digger R/C Monster Truck that gave upper the ghost. We modified that bad boy. We exchanged the stock 600 Brushed motor with a Outrunner I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-14-2012, 02:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,156
Posted By Big Johnny
I have found that "Parchment Paper" works better...

I have found that "Parchment Paper" works better than "Wax Paper" You will find it in the same area of the Supermarket as the Wax Paper and Tin Foil. Also get some "Push Pins, like for a bulletin...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 11-14-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,184
Posted By Big Johnny
Is the Skybolt built?. Nice Airplanes but a...

Is the Skybolt built?. Nice Airplanes but a "Female Dog" to build. Virtual balsa lumberyard. I love to build and have had the idea of building a "Sig" Smith Miniplane and Amping it up. Had one...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-13-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,270
Posted By Big Johnny
Is that the one where he keeps singing, "and they...

Is that the one where he keeps singing, "and they swam and they swam all over the dam ?

My favorite is "Captains of the Clouds" with James Cagney made in 1942. I also love Always, Iron Eagle, ...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-13-2012, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Big Johnny
AWESOME with a capitol A!!!!!!!!!

AWESOME with a capitol A!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-13-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By Big Johnny
Stupid is as stupid does.

Stupid is as stupid does.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-13-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,836
Posted By Big Johnny
I used the linear servos from the 4-Site. I try...

I used the linear servos from the 4-Site. I try to keep the amps below 4. The prop is a 6x3 pulling a little over 3.5 amps. Didn't take no pictures, but will do a buildlog on the 170 or Beaver,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-12-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,836
Posted By Big Johnny
I converted a Gulliows 24" Super Cub 95, useing...

I converted a Gulliows 24" Super Cub 95, useing the guts out of a 4-Site. I converted th brick, so I could use a 2S and 7 Amp ESC. I used Power Up Sport 180 10gram brushless from HeadsUpRc and a 2s...
Forum: Foamies 11-12-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 5,680
Views: 358,659
Posted By Big Johnny
Awesome weather today. Crystal blue skies, 72...

Awesome weather today. Crystal blue skies, 72 degrees, zero wind. Burnt through 10 batteries. Changed my sunglasses to brown tint, never seen my planes so good. Not one ding on anything. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-27-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,961
Posted By Big Johnny
I have had "ZERO" Problems with Horizion Customer...

I have had "ZERO" Problems with Horizion Customer service. I received a faulty aileron servo on a 4-Site. Called and had a new 4-Site within 3 days. Horizon Rocks!!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-26-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,975
Posted By Big Johnny
Monokote over EPO Foam???

Anyone ever covered EPO Foam with Monokote/Ultrcoat?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-13-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By Big Johnny
I will second Jeff at Heads Up. #1 in customer...

I will second Jeff at Heads Up. #1 in customer satisfaction!!!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-13-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 730
Posted By Big Johnny
Howdy All. Been away a while. good to be back!!

Dadgum back been on the fritz again. (Curse My Broken Back) Been real depressed too. Haven't been flying or building in ages, but if you need to know how the Universe works or Ancient Aliens, or...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-13-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By Big Johnny
My biggest problem was I was addicted and still...

My biggest problem was I was addicted and still am of the planes from the Golden Era of flight. I'm very comfortable with scale type flying. Cuban 8's, stall turns, Immelmans an such. I don't...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-13-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,247
Posted By Big Johnny
I always use a seperate UBEC on all my models...

I always use a seperate UBEC on all my models except the very smallest of models
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-11-2012, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 686
Posted By Big Johnny
Smile Yahooooo. Reached A Milestone Today

I know this is old hat for a lot of you fine folks. But this morning was excellent weather for flying. I got brave and decided to learn how to fly Knife Edged. I took my Full Metal Yakket and did...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-11-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By Big Johnny
The 5000 fit fine and it does not even notice the...

The 5000 fit fine and it does not even notice the extra weight. For some reason I needed the extra weight to balance it correctly. The flaps are so much fun. The Heads Up Power Up 480 is plenty...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-09-2012, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 498
Posted By Big Johnny
Terrible General Aviation Crash.

Have you all seen the news where the PC12/47 crashed in Lake Wales Florida killing an entire family? They say it broke apart in flight at 26000ft. The only thing Incantation think that would cause...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 06-09-2012, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 662
Posted By Big Johnny
At least it wasn't. Aluminum Foil or a Spaghetti...

At least it wasn't. Aluminum Foil or a Spaghetti Strainer.
Forum: Power Systems 06-06-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,591
Posted By Big Johnny
Man I wish I had Dennys electronic knowledge. I...

Man I wish I had Dennys electronic knowledge. I have a hell of a time soldering Deans connectors, much less programming chips and stuff. He is the man!!!!!!!!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-06-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
Posted By Big Johnny
Hey Chellie where you been girl? Been getting...

Hey Chellie where you been girl? Been getting greasy lately? I was scrounging through my toolbox the other day and found all my injector pins and rack tools for Detroits. Been a long time since I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-05-2012, 03:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,363
Posted By Big Johnny
I have never seen a Tom Herr design fly bad. ...

I have never seen a Tom Herr design fly bad. Even his new company Alien Aircraft are all great flayers and east to build. www.alienaircraft.com
Forum: Beginners 06-04-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,269
Posted By Big Johnny
A good portion of slop from Z-Bends are using the...

A good portion of slop from Z-Bends are using the wrong size drill to enlarge the servo horn. One of the best investments is a set of number and letter drill bits. You can buy a 60 piece Number...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-04-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 842
Posted By Big Johnny
Fun Cub Maiden Flight

Had a blast flying my new Fun Cub. It only needed a little down and left trim. The 480 was plenty of power and it never knew it had a 3s1p 5000 battery in it. It took me about 4 tryst to land it...
Forum: Foamies 06-04-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,013
Posted By Big Johnny
I had a wing fold once on a Bud Light Extra 200...

I had a wing fold once on a Bud Light Extra 200 back in the early 90's. I was pulling the upline on a Cuban 8 and WAM!!!!! You could hear a loud crack when it folded. It became a lawn dart and...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 06-03-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,897
Posted By Big Johnny
Denny has made me a Hacker Convert. I love them....

Denny has made me a Hacker Convert. I love them. Never a hiccup out of them. A first I though Denny owned Hacker Stock:D I have never used their ESC's. Always use Castle Creations.
Forum: Foamies 06-03-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,013
Posted By Big Johnny
Gnarly Dude.

Gnarly Dude.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-03-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,506
Posted By Big Johnny
Thanks Denny. I will check my solder joints

Thanks Denny. I will check my solder joints
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