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Forum: Foamies
06-01-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,316
Posted By K CLOSE

Boiling water poured on to the dent helps with...

Boiling water poured on to the dent helps with some types of foam. Others need a surface skim of Balsalight or Spackle.
05-30-2011, 03:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,327
Posted By K CLOSE

Oh that is a nice one Bill. Jeesh, how many big...

Oh that is a nice one Bill. Jeesh, how many big birds do you have nowadays?
Forum: Beginners
05-27-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By K CLOSE

I would look for a old Scorpio or Simprop WWI...

I would look for a old Scorpio or Simprop WWI bird. The conversion to brush-less is pretty straight forward and ailerons usually cut in pretty well. For the effort you will get a quite fun...
05-14-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,493
Posted By K CLOSE

OK, on the old brushed motors the "turns" is...

OK, on the old brushed motors the "turns" is windings on the armature. The number and thickness of the windings effects performance. The lower the number the faster the motor. Higher windings with...
05-14-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,493
Posted By K CLOSE

Sorry, didn't know that was a link (I'm kinda...

Sorry, didn't know that was a link (I'm kinda slow on this stuff). I thought you were a complete nubie to cars.:Q I'll go read it now....[popcorn]
OK, on the speed controller if I remember...
05-14-2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,493
Posted By K CLOSE

Hey Tyler, Years ago I started out in...

Hey Tyler,
Years ago I started out in R/C with cars and still have a few. Completely different shot then planes and fun in their own right. I have a deep love for the Tamya kits from my...
12-22-2010, 01:53 AM
Replies: 6,384
Views: 940,571
Posted By K CLOSE

Yeah Paul, don't give up. I was blessed with...

Yeah Paul, don't give up. I was blessed with nice fall weather and was able to move her on in a few days-you've been hammered with nasty weather (I'm only 1.5 hrs or so north NYC so I can vouch for...
12-16-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,981
Posted By K CLOSE

CX Novice, No, not trade only - I'm open to cash...

CX Novice, No, not trade only - I'm open to cash offers too. It's a good heli I just don't seem to ever fly it. As such I don't need to sell it for super cheap, but I didn't know what was a fair...
Forum: WWI Era
10-12-2010, 03:09 AM
Replies: 5,147
Views: 689,909
Posted By K CLOSE

I'm with you on the Python. All I could think of...

I'm with you on the Python. All I could think of was the four Yorkshiremen skit.
Michael Palin: Ahh.. Very passable, this, very passable.

Graham Chapman: Nothing like a good glass of Chateau de...
08-06-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,213
Posted By K CLOSE

All my prayers will be going out to SJ. As...

All my prayers will be going out to SJ. As previously stated he is a good man and a great Watthead. I'll be checking in regularly.
Cheers,
Kelly

Oh, and Andrew- which one of your...
02-11-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,273
Posted By K CLOSE

Bill, Glad your home. That stuff sure...

Bill,
Glad your home. That stuff sure puts everything else into perspective. Without your health you've got nothing. Glad your on the mend.
Cheers,
Kelly
/Oh, and sorry to hear...
11-26-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,969
Posted By K CLOSE

Slowjohn is a GREAT guy to work with. He hung in...

Slowjohn is a GREAT guy to work with. He hung in their while I devised a custom made box to ship in, AND sorted out some other things that kept interrupting our progress.
...
11-13-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,969
Posted By K CLOSE

I still have them both SJ, their yours if you...

I still have them both SJ, their yours if you want them. I'll hit you with a PM.
11-09-2009, 03:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,697
Posted By K CLOSE

Done. My youngest son is just a little bit older...

Done. My youngest son is just a little bit older than Noah and he just lost it when we explained what we were doing and why. So the card has a special small gift inside from Quinn. I copied the...
10-05-2009, 02:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,628
Posted By K CLOSE

I'll start with the caveat that I am a bit...

I'll start with the caveat that I am a bit adventurous with my Lipo's. (their not the little 'nukes their accused of being, just require a little respect) I've retro fitted balance plugs or repaired...
10-02-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,039
Posted By K CLOSE

Sorry C&B, I can't do it for that...Besides I...

Sorry C&B, I can't do it for that...Besides I have a deal pending from a P.M.
09-18-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,088
Posted By K CLOSE

My understanding of it is that this was GWS's...

My understanding of it is that this was GWS's very first plane. They designed it to fly VERY underpowered and heavy. I guess you need all that lift for a brushed speed 280. Glad she flies good for...
09-12-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,088
Posted By K CLOSE

I'll second Sky Sharkster on the virtures of a...

I'll second Sky Sharkster on the virtures of a modded Zero. I'm still flying mine, and it truely is a test case for "when do you let them die". Mine started out as a box-stock Nimh on a 350 can back...
07-09-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,573
Posted By K CLOSE

I'm lucky enough to live about 5 min from Old...

I'm lucky enough to live about 5 min from Old Rhinebeck. FWIW they do a R/C model fly in every year that's awesome. Last year (or was it two years ago- I forget) a guy brought down a 1/4 scale...
02-17-2009, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 39,955
Posted By K CLOSE

Thumbs up H/L StarMax JAS-39 Gripen RTF

I bought the StarMax Gripen JAS-39 from Hobby Lobby as a RTF package. My hope was to get in the air with my first EDF using a plane I hadn't spent hours building in case things should end...
Forum: Beginners
10-29-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,625
Posted By K CLOSE

fantom69, I can't comment on your choice of...

fantom69,
I can't comment on your choice of planes as I've never flown one. I can comment on the wife / kids situation however:roll:. I know quite a few guys here are in the same boat as us, maybe...
03-31-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 83,829
Posted By K CLOSE

'Hoppy, Ummm, yea sorry to...

'Hoppy,
Ummm, yea sorry to say I think I happen to have one of those. 'Bout the only thing that didn't bash itself to bits on the runway (RX glitch--not my fault ;-)) I check...
11-28-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,326
Posted By K CLOSE

Tommy, Let me get this straight, you...

Tommy,
Let me get this straight, you asked which GWS warbirds fly best on a can motor for cheap (I assume) full contact fun. All other kit manufactures and brushless/warp/rocket drive...
10-29-2007, 08:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,900
Posted By K CLOSE

Onesub, I have an 8-ball. It was my...

Onesub,
I have an 8-ball. It was my second Pylon or Reno style plane. I love the thing and it really honks. FWIW- I was used to slower warbirds and built my throws too great. Dual...
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