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Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Today, 02:59 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By crxmanpat
Me. ;)

Me. ;)
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft Yesterday, 06:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,497
Posted By crxmanpat
I'd recommend a HET 6904 with a 2W20 motor. Nice...

I'd recommend a HET 6904 with a 2W20 motor. Nice quality 70mm setup for 4S.

Electric Jet Factory has them in stock it looks like:

...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat Yesterday, 06:41 PM
Replies: 35,740
Views: 1,568,701
Posted By crxmanpat
Good luck with it! I just spent the...

Good luck with it!

I just spent the weekend up in Flagstaff, trying to get out of this oppressive heat! Flagstaff is at 7000', so it was much cooler up there. Temps were in the mid 80's. Pretty...
Forum: Foamies 07-29-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 67
Posted By crxmanpat
EPS (Expanded poly styrene) = Beer cooler foam....

EPS (Expanded poly styrene) = Beer cooler foam. Not CA friendly (unless it's foam safe). Dings and breaks fairly easily.

EPO (Expanded poly olefin) = Spongy foam you can use regular CA on.

A...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-29-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By crxmanpat
Be sure to tell him his friend Pat wants a...

Be sure to tell him his friend Pat wants a kickback if he does have them. ;)
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 07-28-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 107
Posted By crxmanpat
Not sure where you go to purchase stuff, but any...

Not sure where you go to purchase stuff, but any decent 3S 55mm fan setup would work nicely. The stock power system was 55mm and flew it about 70mph.

However, if you are looking for the...
Forum: Hobby Lobby discussion 07-28-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By crxmanpat
Yes, it was the Hobby Lobby craft store that was...

Yes, it was the Hobby Lobby craft store that was in the news, not the old Hobby-Lobby RC store (now called Hobby Express).

Besides, we don't discuss politics here at WF, so this thread is not...
Forum: Beginners 07-21-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 257
Posted By crxmanpat
For the set screw on these types of connectors, I...

For the set screw on these types of connectors, I go ahead and lock down the set screw in the proper position, then I go back with a set of needle nose pliers and really crank down on the screw head....
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-16-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 478
Posted By crxmanpat
Thanks. They fly great and I take them to shows...

Thanks. They fly great and I take them to shows all over the southwest. One day I will get to SEFF....
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-16-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 682
Posted By crxmanpat
I have a friend who has gotten into building big...

I have a friend who has gotten into building big bombers. So far he's done a B-17, B-29, B-36 (6 motors only, no EDFs just dummy pods), and now he's working on a B-24. They are made primarily of foam...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-16-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,597
Posted By crxmanpat
Konrad, I did not single you out. I only...

Konrad,

I did not single you out. I only mentioned you in direct reply to your post script in the first post I quoted above. Sorry if there was a misunderstanding.
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-16-2014, 01:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,597
Posted By crxmanpat
Konrad, Not directed at you specifically....

Konrad,

Not directed at you specifically. But I just wanted to remind the membership here to leave their squabbles with other members at the other sites. Personal attacks are not tolerated here...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 07-16-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,597
Posted By crxmanpat
Gentlemen, Let's leave the tensions from...

Gentlemen,

Let's leave the tensions from other sites where they belong; at those other sites. We don't allow that stuff here at WF. This is all I will say on the matter.
Forum: ParkFlyers 07-15-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 478
Posted By crxmanpat
Do you want the canopy to be somewhat...

Do you want the canopy to be somewhat transparent? If not, I say hit it with Testors flat black on the inside and call it a day. And go to Michael's for the paint, and be sure to download a 40% off...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-12-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 164
Posted By crxmanpat
About 99.9% of ESCs come with no connectors at...

About 99.9% of ESCs come with no connectors at all. Some ESCs will come with bullet connectors attached, particularly if they're sold with a motor combo. I sell a Suppo motor on my site for pusher...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-10-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 111
Posted By crxmanpat
Nigel, It's been done already: ...

Nigel,

It's been done already:

http://www.rcsuperhero.com/

and

http://wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=63559
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-10-2014, 02:45 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 4,416
Posted By crxmanpat
My business revolves around models that weigh...

My business revolves around models that weigh 6-7oz AUW. If I, or any of my customers, were required to have an altitude logger on board, performance would suffer greatly.

Same as with all the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 520
Posted By crxmanpat
Yeah, I don't see model aviation being shut down...

Yeah, I don't see model aviation being shut down entirely. The sky is not falling.

But look for more government in our hobby very soon.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-09-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By crxmanpat
Yeah, water-soluble peanuts have been around for...

Yeah, water-soluble peanuts have been around for a while now. Pretty neat stuff. Fortunately for me, since I ship out a lot of stuff from my business, all packing materials I receive get reused. ;)
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 4,416
Posted By crxmanpat
Yeah, fhhuber posted that story last night. Want...

Yeah, fhhuber posted that story last night. Want to see something scary? Google the phrase "drone nypd gwb". Every single result on the first 10 pages of results are directly related to this story (I...
Forum: UAV / FPV 07-08-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By crxmanpat
Our club just put in new rules for Multirotor...

Our club just put in new rules for Multirotor (Section 18). We're lucky that we have a lot of room that can accommodate many forms of RC:

...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 4,416
Posted By crxmanpat
Unfortunately, there will be no way to regulate...

Unfortunately, there will be no way to regulate purchase. China will ship to anyone and will mark the customer form as "toys".
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 4,416
Posted By crxmanpat
And the media is not helping either. I just saw a...

And the media is not helping either. I just saw a headline that said "Drone nearly takes down an NYPD helicopter". Wow, sensationalist journalism at its finest!
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-08-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 4,416
Posted By crxmanpat
Yeah, this isn't going to end well now.

Yeah, this isn't going to end well now.
Forum: WG1 Discussion forum 07-02-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 6,362
Views: 632,121
Posted By crxmanpat
Many of us were fortunate enough to be part of...

Many of us were fortunate enough to be part of both the Wiggy tour as the WAA tour. Wish I was around when the Tiger Moth was making the rounds. It came through herre just before I got into RC.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 07-02-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 4,416
Posted By crxmanpat
Gentlemen, Let's leave the political...

Gentlemen,

Let's leave the political commentary out, as well as the personal attacks. This is not tolerated here at WattFlyer.

Yes, this thread deals with the FAA which is somewhat political...
Forum: Video Parking lot 06-27-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By crxmanpat
Nice find Tom! That was pretty cool.

Nice find Tom! That was pretty cool.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-27-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 4,416
Posted By crxmanpat
We have written down registration numbers and...

We have written down registration numbers and reported full scale pilots violating Class A rules. We had one that would buzz our field once a month or so, just because (6 miles from the closest...
Forum: Humor 06-27-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By crxmanpat
A man walks into a bar and falls flat. A...

A man walks into a bar and falls flat.

A rabbi, a priest, and a Lutheran minister walk into a bar. The bartender looks up and says, "Is this some kind of joke?"

A horse walks into a bar, and...
Forum: Support & Suggestions 06-26-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 480
Posted By crxmanpat
RCG uses a different type of bulletin board...

RCG uses a different type of bulletin board program than WF. And us mods don't have edit abilities. We'd have to discuss it with the admins.
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