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02-02-2012, 06:05 AM
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Posted By windy city

Argggg

Argggg
02-02-2012, 06:04 AM
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Views: 1,827
Posted By windy city

Mustang, Check out this link for a step by step...

Mustang,
Check out this link for a step by step foamy build.
http://www.mikeysrc.com/Spitfire-Step-By-Step-Build-Videos.html

Hope this helps
Fred
01-06-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,723
Posted By windy city

cutting mats

These are called "cutting mats" they have self healing surface. They really save your cutting blades! You can get them though Tower Hobbys and larger on-line hobby stores. But your best bet cost...
11-12-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,040
Posted By windy city

Two thumbs up on that project!!!! Very nice!!!!

Two thumbs up on that project!!!!
Very nice!!!!
11-05-2011, 05:43 AM
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Views: 7,190
Posted By windy city

I would go with Econokote/ Towerkote (very close...

I would go with Econokote/ Towerkote (very close to the same thing)
I have covered hotwire cut blue and pink foam wings as well as bluecor without any issues.
Just sneak up on the temp you need,...
05-14-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 32,713
Posted By windy city

WOW Texasclouds, Don't know how I missed this...

WOW Texasclouds,
Don't know how I missed this thread,,,,,
Very nice job on the Hellcat!
Looks Great, and flies Super!!!

Try a APC 7x5 prop on that 1700kv Blue Wonder, It will pull ~10 amps. I...
05-08-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 39,164
Posted By windy city

Mr Bill G, I have been watching this one from...

Mr Bill G,
I have been watching this one from day one. When you laid out your goals I knew this was going to raise the bar a bit. Boy was I wrong,,,, your in a totally different league!
Just...
05-08-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,129
Posted By windy city

Simon you are a non-stop ANIMAL! lol Sorry...

Simon you are a non-stop ANIMAL! lol

Sorry to see your little setback. But you are right back on the horse and riding. Wow

I also love the way the "Stick" type planes fly. You should check out...
05-08-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 38,591
Posted By windy city

Well today is the day! Everyone is a...

Well today is the day!

Everyone is a WINNER!!!!!

And a tip of the hat to Mr Possum for starting this, it made for some good lurking.
04-18-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,028
Posted By windy city

Simon, Very nice plane! I like the concept,...

Simon,
Very nice plane! I like the concept, true stick and tissue.

Possum
WOW! Great videos!!!
Thanks for the dope on Dope (and tissue)

It's threads like these that make Wattflyer forums...
03-08-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,466
Posted By windy city

Scratch my last post. The more I think about it...

Scratch my last post.
The more I think about it the better I like Possum's idea. $100 here it is!

Fred
03-08-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,654
Posted By windy city

Very nice airplane!!!! Great job. And the video...

Very nice airplane!!!! Great job.
And the video was great! Your son did capture the essence of "going flying with Dad"!
Neat to see the world though a 6yr olds eyes again.
fred
03-08-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,466
Posted By windy city

Possum, Great idea, I like it! But I do see a...

Possum,
Great idea, I like it! But I do see a couple of issues,,,(maybe)
1) no rules! People love to nit-pick and B:censor: or crab over rules,,,,lol
2) Foamys, Maybe a $50 limit on foam...
03-02-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

Rattlecat, Any word on the maiden yet???? ...

Rattlecat, Any word on the maiden yet????

Drdanke, Glad to see your back on the horse and building! thought for a minute we might have lost you,,,, No more wing walking this time. lol
...
02-08-2011, 07:57 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

Oh no never been any good with riddles,,,,...

Oh no never been any good with riddles,,,, we'll leave that one hanging. lol

But I bet being the mayor is cool,,, fly in any park anytime. :)

fred
02-07-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

Rattlecat, Very nice covering job! Glad to...

Rattlecat,
Very nice covering job! Glad to hear you got it ready!!! I don't know where you are in the world, but I hope you get some nice flying weather.
Seeing as you have lost that "drone" look...
01-30-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

Dr Dr Dr, Man what a gut punch,,,, sorry to...

Dr Dr Dr, Man what a gut punch,,,, sorry to hear about it!
Put whats left of the wing back on the shelf for now. Keep going on the fuse
and tail feathers. After your going good with the rest of...
01-30-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

Bingo! You have a winner there Rattlecat!!!! ...

Bingo! You have a winner there Rattlecat!!!!
14.5-15.5 is right in the ballpark with the rest of us mere mortals.
(Only PD1 has hit the 12-13oz range,,,,)
Your Red Drone does look great!
Yes...
01-20-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

Rattlecat, Looking good!!!! I like your...

Rattlecat,
Looking good!!!!
I like your dual hatch setup.
fred
01-18-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

Rattlecat, Sound like you got it dialed in. ...

Rattlecat,
Sound like you got it dialed in. well maybe not dialed in just yet,,,, but close enough for a maiden!

Fire that bad boy up and have a good time! Got any pictures?
Fred
01-17-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

drdanke, Boy your wing looks nice! I agree...

drdanke,

Boy your wing looks nice! I agree with Paul, looks like you have been scratch building for decades!
Glad your having fun. Stick with it...
Fred
01-17-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

With this being a low wing plane most of the...

With this being a low wing plane most of the weight is over your balance point. You can flip the plane over and balance it upside down. It will be less sensitive to battery placement.
Just get it...
01-04-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

Hey Guys, Don't sweat the servo thing too much....

Hey Guys, Don't sweat the servo thing too much. praymond built his with 4-9gm servos, no problems. (see post 181) I used 4-5gm servos on mine and after 200-300 flights I have never had any...
01-04-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 81,362
Posted By windy city

gcedillo, Did pd1 ever get back to you...

gcedillo,
Did pd1 ever get back to you on a set of plans? (must be out of town or something)
If not just send me an email or PM with your email address and I will send the plans out to you....
07-19-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,881
Posted By windy city

Tex, Very nice job on your "LadyBug"!!!! I...

Tex,
Very nice job on your "LadyBug"!!!! I watched your videos, and it looks to fly just great.
And give some credit to the camera person! Not an easy job. Super Job!!!!

Fred
P.S. Be sure to...
07-01-2010, 05:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 19,881
Posted By windy city

Looking Good Tex! I've been looking over some...

Looking Good Tex!
I've been looking over some of the Lady Bug plans also, what ver. are you building from?
windy city
06-22-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,782
Posted By windy city

Hey Grayrush! (got to be Rob) Welcome to...

Hey Grayrush! (got to be Rob)
Welcome to Wattflyer, first post!

Yea you better get out there sometime this year. lol I did fly with Rich for about an hour last Sunday night. Last time flying...
06-20-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,782
Posted By windy city

Hi Steve, Thanks! As far as the finish, it is...

Hi Steve,
Thanks!
As far as the finish, it is not that nice (still pretty un-even, and splotchy) Sometimes you just have to move on,,,
You didn't see this thread because it laid dormant waiting...
06-20-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,782
Posted By windy city

Thanks Paul! This one was hard to get...

Thanks Paul!
This one was hard to get through,,, Bet I could have finished the fuse off with tile grout and come out lighter. lol
I talked with Paul R a few months ago, and he said he was not...
06-19-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,782
Posted By windy city

Well it has been a loooooong time,,,, Well over...

Well it has been a loooooong time,,,, Well over one year.
My only excuse would be "real life" got in the way. Last year the wife was diagnosed with some heath issues, and airplane stuff came to a...
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