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Forum: Free Items
02-25-2020, 07:25 PM
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Views: 1,544
Posted By gittarpikk

but there is even more

Abuelo hit many points, but there are more, many more and here are a few.
First, a full-size plane was built by many people, each with their own skill, many jigs, tooling, machines, etc. The plant...
08-27-2019, 04:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,922
Posted By gittarpikk

Exactly!

Exactly!
08-04-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,922
Posted By gittarpikk

Jeff at HURC has always been helpful...

I'll try that , surely he can point us to a supply or maybe even the source.
08-04-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,922
Posted By gittarpikk

Sorely missed

A few fellow RC'rs had created a new fun fly pylon racing and use a 1900 kv Blue Wonder that we always got from HURC... When I was told they were closing I went to buy a few more and found they had...
Forum: UAV / FPV
05-14-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 789
Posted By gittarpikk

Vintage FPV pylon Racing-LOS-Combat-3D

Hey guys , hadn't posted much of late...been sort of waiting til technology ripened and pilots get tired of the boring long range flying-or- quadracers that are looking for some fun in fix wing FPV...
05-01-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,282
Posted By gittarpikk

Ok... I looked at all the posts before...

Ok...

I looked at all the posts before posting...but did not see your username...so assumed the wasnt a pic...we all gittin old :D
05-01-2015, 01:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,282
Posted By gittarpikk

Did I miss something? is there a pic?

Did I miss something?

is there a pic?
02-25-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,249
Posted By gittarpikk

You can see the videos...and get all the drawings...

You can see the videos...and get all the drawings to build the Bloop 2 on this page

http://m-sandlin.info/bloop/bloop.htm

He gives a lot of detail of why he chose this airfoil and the videos...
02-24-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,249
Posted By gittarpikk

Post Update on 125% Rumplestadt

Here is a few pics of the latest Rumplestadt

at 125%, I have kept it quite light and changing the clark Y airfoil to a really slow flying Extremely high lift Boop 2 Ultralight airfoil

The Bloop...
Forum: Combat
02-10-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,155
Posted By gittarpikk

Are you doing ducted fan?? 3" is reeeeally...

Are you doing ducted fan??

3" is reeeeally small. I would vote 6 " and up
Forum: Combat
01-28-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,155
Posted By gittarpikk

Well, not combat but....

Plenty of carnage (mid airs)

just came home from the KCRC indoor at TAC Air at McGhee Tyson..


Small hanger for about 2 business jets...but everything was flying...lots of quads, micros,...
Forum: Combat
01-17-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,155
Posted By gittarpikk

yep...Mine will be faster, lighter, turn harder,...

yep...Mine will be faster, lighter, turn harder, less limitations and waaaaay cheaper if it centers a tree trunk at 60-70 mph.

This is a level turning design...not 'bank and yank'

still...
01-17-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,282
Posted By gittarpikk

theres more

You would love to see how it flies!

At 3# (3.5# fpv) AUW it floats by motor off from only 20' altitude from one end of 700' grass runway to other end and still have a few feet left. I get acused...
Forum: Combat
01-17-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,155
Posted By gittarpikk

Dead...nope!...gettin better ...yep

I know a club nearby (KCRC) has Slow Stick combat every Sunday morning...although I have not been there..

But occasionally ay VAM Knoxville we do electric combat flying Corvos...
and get in some...
01-17-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 23,282
Posted By gittarpikk

outerzone

Yep...I been hanging out for last few days at OZ (really nice place to dl lots of OT planes)...downloaded Pt-19's, and a few others .Have built a darlin fpv 72" version of the old comet 54" rubber...
Forum: Free Items
06-24-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,155
Posted By gittarpikk

I'll take it

Pm ing now
Forum: Free Items
03-21-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,478
Posted By gittarpikk

I DO have the plans ...checked today...did not...

I DO have the plans ...checked today...did not open them to see condition...but also have the pt 40 setup and flight manual as well..

was in a hurry so did not get to examine them close...just...
Forum: Free Items
03-17-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,478
Posted By gittarpikk

I will have to look....but I dont think...

I will have to look....but I dont think so...could easily be wrong though

Never finished the plane...it is ready to cover but I dont have the motor mount and simply didn't need a nitro trainer in...
Forum: Free Items
08-02-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,478
Posted By gittarpikk

I can use the nitro motor/gear mount I have...

I can use the nitro motor/gear mount

I have a PT 40 I am building into a club trainer and it did not have the motor mount with it..
06-17-2013, 02:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,249
Posted By gittarpikk

Man....Spitfire asked me a direct question in...

Man....Spitfire asked me a direct question in 2009 if the 3/4 was foam...and I completely didn't answer him at all... my bad...

Yes... the wings were hotwire cut foam (2 #/cu ft density pink) and...
06-17-2013, 02:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,249
Posted By gittarpikk

Whoa Skip..... that may make you the official...

Whoa Skip..... that may make you the official 'I've had the most Rumplestadts' recordholder...:)

I've had (3) 1FS 1 3/4 electric and 1 profile...and I'm contemplating making another FS with...
06-06-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 46,522
Posted By gittarpikk

Hi Paul I updated the build on this... the...

Hi Paul

I updated the build on this... the foamboard idea was actually a mistake....just use light balsa...no gain in weight...much more reliable/stronger
05-19-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 46,522
Posted By gittarpikk

Thanks Paul... I fixed it... After finally...

Thanks Paul... I fixed it...

After finally completing this plane, I now want to build several more in the 72-96" range using the very light stringer/bulkhead method. The older vintage planes...
05-19-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 46,522
Posted By gittarpikk

One of the videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5R6_xZb0c0

sorry about jello....was 95 % certain I balanced the prop, knowing that it was to carry 2 cams...FPV and dvr on a servo pan.... but the 5% 'bit'...
05-19-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 46,522
Posted By gittarpikk

Well after getting disgusted... I finished it 4 years later!!

The foamboard (HobbyLobby craft store) I cut the rings out of was useless. In covering the wings 4 years ago..the TE crumpled...and warped down..So I knew the solution was rebuild the entire wings....
01-21-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 46,522
Posted By gittarpikk

Hi Salat

I noticed the site s down again

Is it still working (sometimes) as it did before?

If not do you still have the files...I could post them stateside on my server..
12-02-2011, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,786
Posted By gittarpikk

funds

Money sent.. PM'ing addy and name
12-02-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,786
Posted By gittarpikk

Shocks

I can use all that is shown then. Let me know what you need to get them heading this way, and I'll paypal if that OK

37804 is zip in Tennessee.

easiest way you can get them out is fine.
12-02-2011, 03:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,786
Posted By gittarpikk

Shocks

Those look like the smaller ones... which are perfect..

I would be happy to get them..:)

If you need the springs, I really do not need those...but the shocks would help me a lot.. But if you...
11-28-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,786
Posted By gittarpikk

Pulled (upgraded) oil shocks for project (small-medium)

Hi , I need a handful of the cheap (pulled for an upgrade) oil shocks. I need to dampen movement on a project of mine and does not demand the rigors of rc car/truck competition so I figure there...
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