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Forum: Video Parking lot 12-14-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 187
Posted By xmech2k
Most multi-engine planes don't bother with the...

Most multi-engine planes don't bother with the counter-rotating thing. I think mostly it's because then the operator had to keep twice the spares for props, engines, and some engine parts. I think...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-09-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 638
Posted By xmech2k
What timing... Don't work too hard.

What timing... Don't work too hard.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 136
Posted By xmech2k
Sorry to hear that bug is still getting you down,...

Sorry to hear that bug is still getting you down, Chellie. Lots of rest and fluids for you! Hope you feel better soon.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-02-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,261
Posted By xmech2k
Sorry to hear all the troubles Slowjohn. Nigel...

Sorry to hear all the troubles Slowjohn. Nigel said it best. Wishing for the best for you. Hopefully all the bad stuff is past and you're on the road to recovery. I used to live south of Houston. If...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,006
Posted By xmech2k
Good work Chellie! Looks just like the pros. I...

Good work Chellie! Looks just like the pros. I like the shape of that wing.
Forum: Humor 11-20-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 367
Posted By xmech2k
And you can probably replace football with...

And you can probably replace football with airplanes for most of us guys here.
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 11-14-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 361
Posted By xmech2k
Lol! I grew up in the Chicago area, vacationed in...

Lol! I grew up in the Chicago area, vacationed in Wisconsin all the time. Beautiful place and I miss it. Except for feeding the mosquitos!
Forum: Pusher Park Jets 11-13-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 361
Posted By xmech2k
Welcome to WF, charlesrc! That's an excellent...

Welcome to WF, charlesrc! That's an excellent build there and video. (RC planes I think are the hardest things in the world to video.) I was wondering until you said it in the video if that was on 3s...
Forum: Aerial Photography 11-07-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,600
Posted By xmech2k
And there's good reason. The Wright Brothers...

And there's good reason.

The Wright Brothers
Glenn Curtiss
Louis Bleriot
Eddie Rickenbacker
Manfred von Richthofen
Amelia Earhart
Wiley Post
Chuck Yeager
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-29-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 423
Posted By xmech2k
Welcome to the contest, crispy! Sounds like it...

Welcome to the contest, crispy! Sounds like it will be a great plane. I looked at your website and saw some nice planes I'll keep in mind for the future. Good luck!
Forum: Foamies 10-20-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 547
Posted By xmech2k
Otto, you've got a good companion to have some...

Otto, you've got a good companion to have some fun like that! Enjoyed the show. Keep up the good work. I'll have to post a pic from yesterday's float fly when I transfer them to the computer.
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 10-19-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,488
Posted By xmech2k
:eek: How'd I miss this thread before? Beautiful...

:eek: How'd I miss this thread before? Beautiful work on a beautiful plane, E-Challenged! Congrats on the good re-maiden.
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e121/OSOKILL/Smileys/smiley.gif
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-18-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 694
Posted By xmech2k
I have some Zippy Compact 4s 2200's and they've...

I have some Zippy Compact 4s 2200's and they've been incredible even though they take some abuse in my edf's. Of course, from things I've read, all batteries are at the mercy of the companies that...
Forum: UAV / FPV 10-12-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 719
Posted By xmech2k
:confused: I got a list of FAA AC's. What are you...

:confused: I got a list of FAA AC's. What are you trying to link to?
Forum: Power Systems 10-10-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 173
Posted By xmech2k
From what I've read, (and I probably read way too...

From what I've read, (and I probably read way too much!) you're right, less blades equals better performance, less power draw. More blades equals cool whooshing sound.
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 10-05-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,575
Posted By xmech2k
I'm getting a 'video not available' error from...

I'm getting a 'video not available' error from YouTube.
Forum: ParkFlyers 09-26-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By xmech2k
Well, I have only minor experience with SAFE, and...

Well, I have only minor experience with SAFE, and none on that Su-29, but on the models I have with AS3X, it doesn't activate until the throttle is activated once. Did you power up then just blip the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 68
:)
Views: 2,015
Posted By xmech2k
:{ Sorry to hear it Chellie. I wish it could have...

:{ Sorry to hear it Chellie. I wish it could have been sorted out easier. I can understand the frustration, but I hope you still keep it and get it flying for your own enjoyment.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-16-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 252
Posted By xmech2k
+1! Sad to see the membership going down. I...

+1! Sad to see the membership going down. I recommended it to our whole club in our last newsletter.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-15-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 252
Posted By xmech2k
Beat me to it!

Beat me to it!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-15-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 68
:)
Views: 2,015
Posted By xmech2k
Oh, the contest is running until the 30th? I...

Oh, the contest is running until the 30th? I meant to say that paint will take 2 weeks to fully cure! :D

Hope the lack of a maiden report isn't a bad omen? Hope it went well, or seeing as we...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-14-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 68
:)
Views: 2,015
Posted By xmech2k
Looks great, Chellie! But I really think you...

Looks great, Chellie! But I really think you ought to give it about 2 days for the paint to fully dry. ;-) :D

Good luck with the maiden!
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 09-11-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 167,990
Posted By xmech2k
Bonez! Nooooo! :( Maybe just too slow still and...

Bonez! Nooooo! :( Maybe just too slow still and the prop torque pulled her over? I'm flying off either paved surface or hard packed dirt, so I don't have experience on the grass. I can usually just...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 09-11-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,372
Posted By xmech2k
OK, here's a zip containing the excel spreadsheet...

OK, here's a zip containing the excel spreadsheet I made and a text document I think I copied from someone's post about the subject long ago on RCG.

The spreadsheet can do 2 things. It can...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-01-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By xmech2k
Back at you, firemanbill! Getting ready to go fly...

Back at you, firemanbill! Getting ready to go fly now. I used to be one of those working holidays as an A&P mechanic at the airlines. Got a nice cushy job building engines indoors now! But I can...
Forum: Beginners 08-30-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 379
Posted By xmech2k
Is been done. Volo copter...

Is been done.

Volo copter (http://www.gizmag.com/e-volo-electric-eighteen-rotor-volocopter-maiden-flight/29882/)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-23-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 68
:)
Views: 2,015
Posted By xmech2k
Looks nice. Brilliant use of that 'I Can Fly'...

Looks nice. Brilliant use of that 'I Can Fly' model. You've really captured the look of the 337. Good work!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-21-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 68
:)
Views: 2,015
Posted By xmech2k
Noooooooooooo!!!! ...

Noooooooooooo!!!!
http://content9.flixster.com/question/21/11/43/2111431_std.jpg
:D

(That's gonna be a good looking plane. I've always liked the C337!)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-13-2014, 04:18 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 857
Posted By xmech2k
Ah! I'm not alone! Not in love with it, either....

Ah! I'm not alone! Not in love with it, either. Just as an added fyi, I still have my first version ParkZone Corsair, which I think I've heard the new Corsair with SAFE shares the same airframe, and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 857
Posted By xmech2k
It all depends. As I upgraded, I sold off my...

It all depends. As I upgraded, I sold off my older tx's. Nothing wrong with them other than I outgrew them. But I know where you're coming from, fireman. I'm that way about cars!

Adam, I doubt...
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