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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By Abuelo
Nigel, please change the date in your camera. ...

Nigel, please change the date in your camera. Interesting video, but dated in 2008?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-17-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 350
Posted By Abuelo
You sure can, but he there is a bit more to it...

You sure can, but he there is a bit more to it than you mentioned.

Several outfits sell compatible micro receivers for use with the 72 band transmitters. I have a receiver and crystal purchased...
Forum: UAV / FPV 07-29-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By Abuelo
My daughter is a professor at one of these...

My daughter is a professor at one of these institutions. When I visited with her family last spring I gave her sons, 6 and 8, one of the small Husban quadcopters and showed them how to fly it. They...
Forum: Beginners 07-29-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Abuelo
You might be out of luck in finding a balsa...

You might be out of luck in finding a balsa biplane ARF in this size range. Foam is more popular and much more common these days, and so you might need to scratch build what you are looking for.
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-10-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 503
Posted By Abuelo
???? Something along this line? The Hot...

???? Something along this line?

The Hot Tube, a 1960 vintage multi with the twin engines mounted back-to-back within the tube. Found on Outerzone. There is also one there called the Ballooney, a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 371
Posted By Abuelo
Check the HeadsupRC site. Across the top in blue...

Check the HeadsupRC site. Across the top in blue are several sub sites and one is for Help and Technical. Easy to overlook as we usually go there seeking a specific product.

Try: ...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-07-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By Abuelo
Dope is a lacquer made up from nitrocellulose...

Dope is a lacquer made up from nitrocellulose dissolved in a solvent, usually MEK or acetone. Any paint that will go over lacquer will work.

Aircraft spruce is a good mail order source and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-06-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 773
Posted By Abuelo
Thumbs up Subscribed. Nothing to add on the...

Subscribed.

Nothing to add on the construction, you know what you are doing.

Only suggestion is to check www.DharmaTrading.com for the silk. They carry several weights and the quality is...
Forum: Beginners 07-02-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 773
Posted By Abuelo
+1 on the Gorilla White Glue. Huber's got you...

+1 on the Gorilla White Glue. Huber's got you covered.

If you want a more paste-like, or if you want something lighter than just the glue, try Durham's Water Putty (red, white, and yellow round...
Forum: Humor 07-02-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By Abuelo
Two guys were standing at the bar when one asked,...

Two guys were standing at the bar when one asked, "That woman down at the end, is that Hortense?"

The other looked and replied, "I don't think so. She seems pretty relaxed to me."
Forum: Indoor & Micro Electric Planes 06-28-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,588
Posted By Abuelo
Question Did you get the maiden flight in this morning? ...

Did you get the maiden flight in this morning? 83 and 3 mph winds at dawn.
Forum: Beginners 06-27-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 805
Posted By Abuelo
I flew a Q-Tee years ago and its an excellent,...

I flew a Q-Tee years ago and its an excellent, simple aircraft. For electric, you may have to secure a lighter and smaller motor, ESC, and battery than what you have. Mine came in at the one pound...
Forum: Aerodynamics 06-22-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By Abuelo
From what i've read on the Corsair, the inverted...

From what i've read on the Corsair, the inverted gull wing was intended to accomplish two things:

- To get the wing to fuselage angle close to 90 for reduced drag.,
- And to get the fuselage up...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 06-17-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 313
Posted By Abuelo
[QUOTE=xmech2k;950632]Well, that's like a 10 year...

[QUOTE=xmech2k;950632]Well, that's like a 10 year old recall? . . ./QUOTE]

Date is April 4, 2014. Its in a year/month/day format
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 06-15-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By Abuelo
As long as the plan has text you can copy it into...

As long as the plan has text you can copy it into one of the translation programs on your computer. May come out mangled to a degree, but still understandable.

I have a Mac and use widgets that...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-08-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By Abuelo
Very much so, and much needed. [popcorn] ...

Very much so, and much needed. [popcorn] Subscribed.
Forum: Beginners 05-20-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By Abuelo
Sorry to have brought the idea up. I will bug...

Sorry to have brought the idea up. I will bug out of this thread.
Forum: Beginners 05-19-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By Abuelo
For what its worth, and with all due respect, the...

For what its worth, and with all due respect, the binding instruction from the Spectrum AR6300 receiver instruction sheet:

"How to Bind

With the power off, short the bind pins together with...
Forum: Beginners 05-19-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By Abuelo
Might try shorting the inner and outer pins by...

Might try shorting the inner and outer pins by using a pair of tweezers.
Forum: Foamies 05-08-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Abuelo
Nigel, as always, you are correct. The plane is...

Nigel, as always, you are correct. The plane is a Vic Smeed British design from the early 1950s, and designated as either free flight or radio controlled. Goes by the name Tumbletot, of unknown...
Forum: Foamies 05-08-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 871
Posted By Abuelo
Dharma Trading Company has the silk in several...

Dharma Trading Company has the silk in several weights. They call it Habotai silk and others just call it Chinese silk. I bought some of their lightest weight and it came from Malaysia in about 10...
Forum: Foamies 05-08-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 901
Posted By Abuelo
Read where folks are covering foamies with...

Read where folks are covering foamies with lightweight silk and water based polyurethane.

Silk is available in several weights from Dharma Trading Co, mail order. I have some of their lightest...
Forum: Beginners 04-30-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 422
Posted By Abuelo
That 1200 rpm quoted might be the rpm per volt. ...

That 1200 rpm quoted might be the rpm per volt. If it shows as 1200kv on the specification sheet multiply it by the voltage, i.e. 2 cell lipo 7.4 volts times 1200 = 8880 rpm.

And yes, the prop...
Forum: Humor 04-26-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 485
Posted By Abuelo
My grandmother went to school with a girl whose...

My grandmother went to school with a girl whose last name was Onion. Changed it to the Irish O'Nion.

Veronica Drew will never own anything with her initials.

Came across a J. R. Hopkins once. ...
Forum: Foamies 04-21-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,207
Posted By Abuelo
Maybe we could have a contest to see who could...

Maybe we could have a contest to see who could use the most materials. The Guppy would be a prime contender.
Forum: Foamies 04-21-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 408,207
Posted By Abuelo
Perfect flying weather, high 80s to low 90s with...

Perfect flying weather, high 80s to low 90s with and clear skies. So good a buddy and I loaded our Harleys and set out for a 2-3 day ride through southern Arizona, taking the blue highways wherever...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-19-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 338
Posted By Abuelo
Intriguing, and subscribed.

Intriguing, and subscribed.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-11-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,430
Posted By Abuelo
Take care out there.

Take care out there.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-09-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,080
Posted By Abuelo
My feeling is that a scratch building contest...

My feeling is that a scratch building contest should be just that, build from your own imagination and creativity. To me, this is a more "complete" hobby when I can take an idea, sketch it out, turn...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 04-08-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,271
Posted By Abuelo
Transmitter picks up the body motions of the...

Transmitter picks up the body motions of the pilot plus FPV in reverse. Where the pilot looks the quad goes, etc. Handles as if the pilot on the ground was actually on board?
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