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08-06-2010, 12:58 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Sounds good - remember, we can't take our money...

Sounds good - remember, we can't take our money with us, so let's have fun with it now! Enjoy
08-06-2010, 02:09 AM
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Posted By rgaynor

Wow - you are having a string of bad luck. At...

Wow - you are having a string of bad luck. At least you got to fly your P51. I stalled my on take-off and that was all she wrote :-( I have started to post my build on the Bonanza forum ...
08-03-2010, 12:36 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

WOW - what a great rebuild!! I was not aware...

WOW - what a great rebuild!! I was not aware that you put this plane through a tree. How did that happen???? What are you working on now? I have started a TF 1/5 scale Bonanza kit.
11-15-2009, 09:56 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Gord - looking forward to the pictures. Spent the...

Gord - looking forward to the pictures. Spent the day out at the field in 70+ weather, full sun and no wind. What a great day to fly. Best news is...I came back home in tact with all 7 of the...
11-15-2009, 04:56 AM
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Posted By rgaynor

Hey Marc - my hats off to you for taking the time...

Hey Marc - my hats off to you for taking the time to read this entire thread - wow!!. Although my P51 never made it past it's maiden flight, I learned a tremendous amount during the build process. ...
11-13-2009, 01:48 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

No videos - just a few pictures of it in the air....

No videos - just a few pictures of it in the air. I would enjoy seeing the pic of your H9 P51 when you have a chance.
11-12-2009, 01:09 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

The Cessna flys great. Was not aware that your...

The Cessna flys great. Was not aware that your TP 51 is being given a second chance - maybe she will act better!. Check out this site if you are in to building "foam" type jets. This site offers...
11-12-2009, 02:21 AM
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Posted By rgaynor

Hi Gord, Have you looked on Ebay for Castle...

Hi Gord,
Have you looked on Ebay for Castle Creations ESCs? I recently purchased 2 brand new Phoenix 60amp for $80 a piece - well under the retail. You may want to check them out. Here are a few...
10-26-2009, 02:28 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

I really like the Aero P51 ARF - looks like it...

I really like the Aero P51 ARF - looks like it has a lot of nice details. Best of all, and as to put it - no sanding!!! Looks like it can easily be converted to electric as well. Are you thinking...
10-17-2009, 01:17 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

I used an E-Flite 110 motor with 2 4S 5000...

I used an E-Flite 110 motor with 2 4S 5000 Thunderpower batters, Castle Creations HV85 and a 16x12 APC E prop. Hope that helps.
10-12-2009, 12:42 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Aren't they all! Please post pictures along the...

Aren't they all! Please post pictures along the way.
Best,
Ron
10-11-2009, 11:35 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Gord - I am so sorry to hear about your P51 - I...

Gord - I am so sorry to hear about your P51 - I know the pain having mine crash during her maiden. Now you can put all the building experience you learned on the TF P51 into building the H9. I...
Forum: ParkFlyers
10-07-2009, 10:14 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Fear not Joe - all of our planes have a death...

Fear not Joe - all of our planes have a death sentence. It is not a question of if, but WHEN!

Sorry to hear about your crash.
Ron
10-06-2009, 05:29 AM
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Posted By rgaynor

Unlike the P51, this was an ARF. That said, I...

Unlike the P51, this was an ARF. That said, I did a lot of custom additions. Not sure of the total time, but I have many hours into this build.
10-06-2009, 02:35 AM
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Posted By rgaynor

I bought (2) Flightmax 3S 5000 from HobbyCity -...

I bought (2) Flightmax 3S 5000 from HobbyCity - what a great price. Here are some pics for the TF Cessna 182
10-05-2009, 01:36 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Good for you - I just finished a Top Flight 1/5...

Good for you - I just finished a Top Flight 1/5 scale Cessna 182 and hope to maiden it this weekend :-)
10-05-2009, 01:33 AM
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Posted By rgaynor

Gord - I was just thinking about you today. I am...

Gord - I was just thinking about you today. I am very happy to hear the maiden flight went well - that is terrific news. You have spent many hours sanding her to perfection and I am glad it paid...
Forum: ParkFlyers
09-08-2009, 02:52 AM
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Posted By rgaynor

I upgraded my T28 with the same motor (Turnigy sk...

I upgraded my T28 with the same motor (Turnigy sk 3536-910 and it works great. I actually used the same prop that came with the original plane (9.5x7.5), but you could easily run an 11x4.5 or 12x6...
08-30-2009, 04:19 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Hi Gord - have you maiden the P51 yet? Ron

Hi Gord - have you maiden the P51 yet?
Ron
08-20-2009, 01:14 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Look at it this way - all our planes have a death...

Look at it this way - all our planes have a death sentence. You have just given your YAK one more chance. Good luck!!!
08-19-2009, 11:59 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Sorry to hear about your plane. I'll be honest,...

Sorry to hear about your plane. I'll be honest, I do not have much faith in Turnigy ESC for any of my larger/more expensive planes. I always use Castle Creative products. They cost a little more,...
08-19-2009, 01:39 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Hi Gord - how did your maiden flight go over the...

Hi Gord - how did your maiden flight go over the weekend? Any pictures??
08-15-2009, 11:56 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

That is still a good solution - good luck with...

That is still a good solution - good luck with tomorrows flight!!!
08-15-2009, 03:08 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Can't wait to hear about the maiden - good luck...

Can't wait to hear about the maiden - good luck this weekend. Send videos!!!

Ron
08-03-2009, 01:30 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Hi Gord - looks like you are almost ready to fly....

Hi Gord - looks like you are almost ready to fly. The amps and watts should be fine to lift your 11lb pound. I would also suggest you doing a static thrust test just to play it safe
08-01-2009, 02:29 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

can't wait to hear how great she flies!!

can't wait to hear how great she flies!!
08-01-2009, 03:55 AM
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Posted By rgaynor

Thanks Alex for your kind words. The one test...

Thanks Alex for your kind words. The one test that I forgot to perform on my plane before its maiden was static thrust. That messurement is the best way to determine if there is enough power based...
07-31-2009, 02:16 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

Gord - she looks great. All that sanding you did...

Gord - she looks great. All that sanding you did really has paid off. I like the paint colors as well. Won't be long be she takes to the sky!
07-22-2009, 01:24 PM
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Posted By rgaynor

You are correct about flight metal being pricey. ...

You are correct about flight metal being pricey. It is also very challenging to apply. Can't wait to see the final product!
07-22-2009, 04:00 AM
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Posted By rgaynor

I see what you were talking about - the chrome...

I see what you were talking about - the chrome just does not stand out. Flight metal is the best way to go for that type of look
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