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Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-17-2014, 01:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,126
Posted By starcad
If you think that is bad, you wouldn't believe...

If you think that is bad, you wouldn't believe the number of people that have no clue where the start button is on there computer monitor or what there wi/fi ssid is. Yet these same people want to...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 05-16-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By starcad
Nice. Man if you ever get that in a thermal your...

Nice. Man if you ever get that in a thermal your gonna really love it.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-14-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,559
Posted By starcad
I'll have to get mine out of the plane tonight...

I'll have to get mine out of the plane tonight and take a look. I did have a problem getting them aligned as at the time I installed it the Cataract on my left eye made me blind in that eye and I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-14-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By starcad
I remember doing it years back with brushed...

I remember doing it years back with brushed motors and then oiling the heck out of the bearings. Thought it crazy at first and then when I saw the results I was convinced.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-13-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,559
Posted By starcad
I'm not seeing an issue with mine. Flypaper in...

I'm not seeing an issue with mine. Flypaper in your photo it appears you haven't plugged it in correctly and missed a pin.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 05-13-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 776
Posted By starcad
I don't know but even using carbon fiber I think...

I don't know but even using carbon fiber I think I would just cut them out again by hand. The look simple enough and could save you some time.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 05-10-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,715
Posted By starcad
Paul, you may want to remove the complaint as it...

Paul, you may want to remove the complaint as it contains his phone numbers and email address. Not good.
Forum: Beginners 05-03-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,744
Posted By starcad
You could do it similar to this. Just a quickie...

You could do it similar to this. Just a quickie drawing with out hidden lines.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-30-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,629
Posted By starcad
Wow! I'd love to have a hobby shop like some of...

Wow! I'd love to have a hobby shop like some of you have. Unfortunately my LHS is a joke and really shouldn't advertise as a hobby shop. They were out of thin C/A for 3 months along with kicker. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-30-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 580
Posted By starcad
Looking forward to this one.

Looking forward to this one.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-27-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By starcad
Wow! Sorry fhhyber you had such a bad experience...

Wow! Sorry fhhyber you had such a bad experience with Turnigy motors. I have 7 of them and have been using them for the last three years with no issues. Only thing I don't like is some of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-29-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 961
Posted By starcad
Hey Nigel, I'm in the same boat you are with...

Hey Nigel, I'm in the same boat you are with almost the same model. The one I inherited seems to be the larger size one with all the bells and whistles, nav lights, and flaps. It had a successful ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,216
Posted By starcad
I'm fly this Sbach. It's the 55" span model and...

I'm fly this Sbach. It's the 55" span model and weighs 3lbs 14oz dry ( without battery ) and the battery adds another pound. Has a 700kv turnigy around a .32 glow with 4000 4s. Performance is way...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-26-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 562
Posted By starcad
Haha! I always like the guys selling a kit I...

Haha! I always like the guys selling a kit I bought as a kid for $3.95 and selling it of over $100. I still have all my plans and with a little over $10 and scraps from the balsa bin I can build a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-14-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,173
Posted By starcad
For the radio of that day, it used single channel...

For the radio of that day, it used single channel receiver with compound escapement. You could add a second escapement for 'blip' motor control. I haven't looked at that design in probably 25 or 30...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-13-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,637
Posted By starcad
I'll go for thirds on the Hyperion, I've used...

I'll go for thirds on the Hyperion, I've used this for the past year and haven't had a battery issue since I change from the Triton.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-13-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,964
Posted By starcad
No, don't use that use one of these instead. ...

No, don't use that use one of these instead.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-13-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By starcad
Jim, when I get mine you and I will have to have...

Jim, when I get mine you and I will have to have lunch.
\Guy
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-11-2013, 02:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,917
Posted By starcad
Looks like you had some double lines resulting in...

Looks like you had some double lines resulting in the double cut. Also may want to crank up the speed.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-09-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 547
Posted By starcad
Excellent service my order for a watt meter was...

Excellent service my order for a watt meter was processed and delivered within a week. Very fair on shipping. Considering buying a plane from them but haven't yet pulled the trigger.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-30-2013, 03:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,397
Posted By starcad
Unfortunately Nigel, No. You have to upgrade as...

Unfortunately Nigel, No. You have to upgrade as ACad 2000 will not run in a 64 bit environment. I tried everything and finally had to spend the bucks.

Thank you very much MicroSoft.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-14-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,625
Posted By starcad
Wow, first flights. Ken Willard design School...

Wow, first flights. Ken Willard design School Master single channel rudder only .049 second GoldBerg Skylane 42 again single channel rudder only .049 followed by a GB Jr. Falcon ( the $3.95 kit )...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-12-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By starcad
It wouldn't be cost effective today as you can...

It wouldn't be cost effective today as you can pick up a brand new system on 2.4 a whole lot cheaper than converting. However, it can be done as Crist did it by gutting the old circuits and...
Forum: Sport Planes (Formerly I/C & Gas Conversion) 01-11-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,529
Posted By starcad
Looking good Gramps. Your so right the best...

Looking good Gramps. Your so right the best trick to Monocote is Heat, starch, and Tac. Took me years to learn that but now it seems like just doing a normal day of ironing. About 10 years ago I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-08-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,366
Posted By starcad
Here are a couple more ...

Here are a couple more

http://www.amazon.com/SE-4in-Minature-Table-Saw/dp/B000SNM32W

http://www.micromark.com/microlux-miniature-table-saw,6936.html
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,369
Posted By starcad
I have to agree with Slipstick. Sounds like...

I have to agree with Slipstick. Sounds like some sort of mixing going on as every transmitter and receiver I have ever used including my quad use the same order Ailerons -1, Elevator -2, Throttle...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,369
Posted By starcad
Humm! I started flying real airplane at 14,...

Humm! I started flying real airplane at 14, models around 5. Our neighbor was an airline pilot for American Airlines and would take my brother and I out to McCarran Field and let us sit in the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,369
Posted By starcad
BTW, what model airplane are you putting together?

BTW, what model airplane are you putting together?
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2013, 02:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,369
Posted By starcad
Yes, if your looking at the front then counter...

Yes, if your looking at the front then counter clock wise is correct. Usually we look from the rear of the plane as in 'pilots point of view'. When looking from in back of the wing to the nose the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 12-24-2012, 02:35 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,941
Posted By starcad
I like how you used the jig for the tail section....

I like how you used the jig for the tail section. Wish I would have thought of that several years ago when I built my Bonanza. Very Kool way.
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