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Forum: SEFF 2014 04-05-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 260
Posted By Murman
Nice packing job! I'm not headed out until Mon...

Nice packing job! I'm not headed out until Mon morning, but I started packing today. I tried something new this year and took the passenger seat out of my truck. I was able to put a few of the bulky...
Forum: Foamies 03-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,319
Posted By Murman
This is my latest build, it's called the SlowBoat...

This is my latest build, it's called the SlowBoat by Scott Swanson on RCG. During the build, I decided to add LEDs so I could fly it at night on the pond at SEFF. I now call it the GlowBoat!!:D It...
Forum: Beginners 03-14-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 611
Posted By Murman
I taught myself to fly with a Superfly. I...

I taught myself to fly with a Superfly. I launched it by grasping it by one wing and tossing it side-arm. It's what I'm used to, and I now use this launching technique for most of my planes. ...
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 03-02-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,452
Posted By Murman
Ha! You are right! I wonder how that thing flew...

Ha! You are right! I wonder how that thing flew with reversed props?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-12-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,209
Posted By Murman
There is an old proverb that says, "A fool and...

There is an old proverb that says, "A fool and his money are soon parted".
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 01-26-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 291
Posted By Murman
And here's another clone... ...

And here's another clone...

http://images.rcuniverse.com/art/leading_edge/4294_photo_1.jpg

I have an Accucel 6 and until just recently, this Battman B6. It finally gave up the ghost about 6...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,384
Posted By Murman
But the car seats would have flashing lights on...

But the car seats would have flashing lights on them! ;)
Forum: SEFF 2014 01-12-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 597
Posted By Murman
Hey, I remember that guy! I think his name was...

Hey, I remember that guy! I think his name was Dustin.
Interesting dude.......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xC3NZaFnizI
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-09-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,384
Posted By Murman
Northern has a fairly good selection of heat...

Northern has a fairly good selection of heat shrink tubing also. Radio Shack sucks !!!
Forum: SEFF 2014 01-04-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By Murman
LOL! That video was taken at Triple Tree...

LOL! That video was taken at Triple Tree Aerodrome (http://www.tripletreeaerodrome.com/) during eWeek last year. The place is amazing! You should save up and make the trip sometime. It's an...
Forum: SEFF 2014 01-03-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By Murman
I guess I should have clarified, that wasn't me...

I guess I should have clarified, that wasn't me flying, I was up on the hill behind the pond enjoying BBQ and beer while watching the flight.
I got my kit from Hoosier Cutout Service...
Forum: SEFF 2014 01-03-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By Murman
What are you building?

I've got a couple of flying wing ideas floating around in my head and hopefully I'll have them completed before SEFF. I've also just started building a SlowBoat...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-30-2013, 12:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,159
Posted By Murman
I'm not a member of any club, but I need an AMA...

I'm not a member of any club, but I need an AMA membership to have access to our local flying field and also to attend SEFF and eWeek at Triple Tree. I consider it a small price to pay for access to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,159
Posted By Murman
It only cost me $58.

It only cost me $58.
Forum: Beginners 12-27-2013, 02:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By Murman
I don't know if you're any good at 3d flying, but...

I don't know if you're any good at 3d flying, but if you are, a mini piYak might work. Not my video, but here's an example of one flying inside a home...
http://vimeo.com/18678346
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 10-27-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,043
Posted By Murman
"OH!!" You sounded like Napoleon Dynamite!...

"OH!!" You sounded like Napoleon Dynamite! LOL
Forum: Foamies 09-15-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Murman
Here is a great deal on a Mega 16/15/4... ...

Here is a great deal on a Mega 16/15/4...
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1989747&highlight=mega
Forum: Foamies 09-14-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Murman
Sho, I'm using a Castle Ice 50a esc with my...

Sho, I'm using a Castle Ice 50a esc with my setup. They're not cheap, but they are the best esc on the market.
A great alternative is the Turnigy dlux esc...
Forum: Foamies 09-05-2013, 02:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Murman
I modified my Stryker C a few years ago by...

I modified my Stryker C a few years ago by removing the fuselage and cutting a couple of inches from the wingtips. I put a Mega 16/15/4 motor with an APC 6x4 sport prop, 45a esc, and 2200mAh 4s...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-18-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,433
Posted By Murman
I use 9g cheapo servos in nearly all of my...

I use 9g cheapo servos in nearly all of my planes. For this one, I sprung for some HS-82mg's. Maybe the larger servos are what a wing this size needs. The roll rate on mine is not that bad.
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-18-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,433
Posted By Murman
Here...

Here (http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1551613) are the plans for a wing based on a dissected Chris DeGraaffe wing.
I bought one of Chris' wings from a buddy of mine who bought it at...
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-06-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,482
Posted By Murman
EPP does get softer and warps in the heat. If you...

EPP does get softer and warps in the heat. If you don't store your Superfly completely flat, it will require additional trimming each time you fly it.
Forum: Delta & Flying Wings 08-03-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,482
Posted By Murman
The Superfly may not be the best trainer, but...

The Superfly may not be the best trainer, but it's what I used. Almost 8 years ago, I was that guy. I saw a video and just had to have one. I crashed it over and over again, but kept trying. I now...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-25-2013, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 628
Posted By Murman
Here's my forward-swept "Cuda" I maidened at SEFF...

Here's my forward-swept "Cuda" I maidened at SEFF this year. I think my last flight with her one night was about 3:15am!:rolleyes: I will probably add a few more lights to her before next year.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-18-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By Murman
Like the other two guys said, the wire colors...

Like the other two guys said, the wire colors vary from one manufacturer to another.
I use a cell checker like this one...
Forum: SEFF 2013 05-08-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,243
Posted By Murman
The Bildo should try to attend eWeek at Triple...

The Bildo should try to attend eWeek at Triple Tree (http://www.tripletreeaerodrome.com/eweek-fly-in.php). It's the Electric Nall! The "Outlaws" will be there for sure. It's a bit more laid-back than...
Forum: SEFF 2013 04-14-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 744
Posted By Murman
Last year was my first SEFF and the weather was...

Last year was my first SEFF and the weather was perfect. I'm hoping for a repeat performance. Looks like we're in for a light show on Monday night......
Forum: Power Systems 04-10-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,100
Posted By Murman
Yeah, it took me a few minutes to realize it....

Yeah, it took me a few minutes to realize it. Almost 4 years old!
Forum: Hi-Performance and Sailplanes 04-08-2013, 02:16 AM
Replies: 1,939
Sticky: 100+ MPH Club
Views: 165,538
Posted By Murman
I believe a true and fair speed pass doesn't...

I believe a true and fair speed pass doesn't involve any kind of dive. If you're just trying to reach a certain speed to please yourself, then have at it. I recently had a guy in another forum claim...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-30-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,762
Posted By Murman
Nearly every day at work,a Piaggio P180 Avanti II...

Nearly every day at work,a Piaggio P180 Avanti II (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piaggio_P.180_Avanti) flies over my route. I notice it because it's twin engines have a distinctive sound.
I've...
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