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Forum: Beginners 08-24-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By road king 97
Me too ! joe

Me too ! joe
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-14-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By road king 97
Some of my first lipos had no balance plug . I...

Some of my first lipos had no balance plug . I still have a thunder tiger lipo that only has a deans plug on it. I have personaly seen a guy have a fire in his pocket from carying a lipo in it and...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-14-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By road king 97
After seeing guys use cheap chargers i would like...

After seeing guys use cheap chargers i would like to hear if anyone else thinks that chargers are the cause for some of these lipo fires by not shutting off when fully charged ? joe
Forum: Beginners 08-13-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 722
Posted By road king 97
I just sold my sons apprentice and it was a great...

I just sold my sons apprentice and it was a great plane to fly. Slows down well and lands easy but dont let that fool you it can handle high winds that would make smaller planes stay grounded . Good...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-13-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By road king 97
To be honest most every time i charge my batterys...

To be honest most every time i charge my batterys when iam building at my bench and just sit and keep a close eye on them . I have a metal cooking pan and charge them in . joe
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-12-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By road king 97
Nice idea about the grill . I just found a scrap...

Nice idea about the grill . I just found a scrap yard where i buy older bycicles for 10 bucks a piece and plenty of grills out there also. :D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-12-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 573
Posted By road king 97
Glad you cleared that up for us. :D I build my...

Glad you cleared that up for us. :D I build my own extentions its alot cheaper that way ,hard solder real long ones . These rc gear male and femail plugs have been the same even back when i started...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 573
Posted By road king 97
OK and what dont you understand about a male and...

OK and what dont you understand about a male and female plug ? Its not rocket science ! Geeze BTW if are that confused read the label when you buy it. Turner if its that important to you why dont you...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By road king 97
I think i would just buy a new brushed motor for...

I think i would just buy a new brushed motor for it at that price with a gear. If you go to brushless you would need a new brushless esc and not worth the hassle . I gather your still learning and...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 231
Posted By road king 97
I like it Bill ,kinda looks like a German foam...

I like it Bill ,kinda looks like a German foam desighn called a slowly . This one is Jurgen Bs slowly . joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-11-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 573
Posted By road king 97
If you cant tell a simple female or male plug i...

If you cant tell a simple female or male plug i feel sorry for some of you guys girlfriends and wives .:eek: :D lol joe
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-11-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 329
Posted By road king 97
Army Amo boxes work well and i have seen people...

Army Amo boxes work well and i have seen people talk about cheap fire proof safes at wallmart to charge a lipo in. A big metal pot in a pinch and they do sell fire proof bags to charge them in. I...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,479
Posted By road king 97
Nice ! flyWheel good luck on the maiden. :D joe

Nice ! flyWheel good luck on the maiden. :D joe
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,030
Posted By road king 97
These guys have a line of planes with switchable...

These guys have a line of planes with switchable foam power pods from one to another. joe http://flitetest.com/authors/FliteTest#/textSearch=FTScratchBuild&listSort=date_high_to_low
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-11-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,030
Posted By road king 97
:D I have a friend with a lazer cutter from china...

:D I have a friend with a lazer cutter from china i think and one with a cnc machine but iam old school and enjoy cutting foam parts out by hand. I can make cardboard templets so i always have them...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-10-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,030
Posted By road king 97
The only time i have ever used up thrust if it...

The only time i have ever used up thrust if it was a pusher and sometimes alot of up thrust .The back of this pusher fuse has 2 degrees up thrust built into the back firewall . I understand your...
Forum: Beginners 08-08-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 9,659
Posted By road king 97
The best advice i can give you is to find a rc...

The best advice i can give you is to find a rc club close to you and get some help untill you feel you can fly well enough on your own. AEAJR thats a good moderator recomending a kit .:D Heck before...
Forum: Beginners 08-08-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By road king 97
I agree with you ,i sent them a reciever to get...

I agree with you ,i sent them a reciever to get fixed and told them i had crashed the plane so it was my fault it was not working and they sent me a new one no charge. Thats service !
Forum: Beginners 08-08-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By road king 97
After flying my fun cub with the flaps down and...

After flying my fun cub with the flaps down and the goffing off by my flying buddys and me do with it i would pay twice as much for my second one now . :D lol joe
Forum: Beginners 08-08-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By road king 97
Welcome back Jeff ,it wont take you long to catch...

Welcome back Jeff ,it wont take you long to catch up . :D joe
Forum: Foamies 08-08-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By road king 97
Yep a sharp exacto blade and cut around it to...

Yep a sharp exacto blade and cut around it to loosen it then wiggle it loose . After hooking up the new servo and testing it to make sure it works then i hot glue it back in with a cheap 3 dollar...
Forum: Beginners 08-08-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 517
Posted By road king 97
I Scratch build most of mine and only own a...

I Scratch build most of mine and only own a couple ARF planes but like others have said i have a bunch of friends flying durafly ,parkzone and others. I own a Multiplex fun cub and a Acromaster by...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-08-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,002
Posted By road king 97
Iam guessing after building alot of kits but...

Iam guessing after building alot of kits but they most times double up the middle ribs or the very end ones or both. Could be the ail as you said ,sounds like the directions are lacking . I went...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-07-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By road king 97
I agree start at around two inches and work your...

I agree start at around two inches and work your way back ! Nothing looks worse than flying a tail heavy plane and seeing waddle around the sky till it crashes .:eek: I take that back i seen one do...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-07-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,030
Posted By road king 97
I agree with you Nigel . I dont know why he has...

I agree with you Nigel . I dont know why he has thrust issues you can mount them with side and down thrust with a little carving and shiming . joe
Forum: General Electric Discussions 08-07-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By road king 97
Since iam not real good at converting...

Since iam not real good at converting measurements from US to what the guys across the pond use i found this site. joe http://curezone.org/conversions.asp I just converted 50 mm and it came to 1.9685...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-07-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,030
Posted By road king 97
It might just be me and its up to you if you want...

It might just be me and its up to you if you want to build this interchangable thing but its more weight and more construction on the planes. With the price of motors and esc's coming down i just buy...
Forum: Beginners 08-04-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 385
Posted By road king 97
Sham there is a building side to this hobby and...

Sham there is a building side to this hobby and plenty of free plans to choose from in balsa annd foam. I belong to your forums in the UK And Germany plus a couple others countrys and we share free...
Forum: Beginners 08-04-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 760
Posted By road king 97
I wish comed would stop putting those poles in...

I wish comed would stop putting those poles in our way ! lol
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 07-31-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,763
Posted By road king 97
The littlest stick can be found here...

The littlest stick can be found here http://my.pclink.com/~dfritzke/ as a free download and some other free tiled goodys.The das canard stick i have also in pdf form . I made mine a 40 inch wingspan...
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