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04-24-2021, 02:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,653
Posted By Turbojoe

There are LOT'S of Coupes out there. TD coupe of...

There are LOT'S of Coupes out there. TD coupe of what? You need to be MUCH more specific in your request.

Joe
04-13-2021, 12:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,735
Posted By Turbojoe

Oh boy, that's a moldy oldie. I had one when they...

Oh boy, that's a moldy oldie. I had one when they were first released and to be honest hated everything about the way it flew. Only plane I ever had that made me happy when it crashed when I took my...
Forum: Beginners
03-26-2021, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,853
Posted By Turbojoe

You wanna go cheap? Buy used 72mhz equipment for...

You wanna go cheap? Buy used 72mhz equipment for pennies on the dollar. I have some Spektrum equipment and it's fine. I've been flying since 1973 and still have a LOT of 72mhz TX's and RX's. They...
12-04-2020, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,106
Posted By Turbojoe

Take a look here: LINK...

Take a look here: LINK (https://www.airfieldmodels.com/information_source/how_to_articles_for_model_builders/construction/wing_construction/11.htm). He covers converting to bolt on wing. I'm not a...
11-07-2020, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,895
Posted By Turbojoe

Been storing my "storage charged" Li-Po's in the...

Been storing my "storage charged" Li-Po's in the fridge for going on 20 years now. Never a condensation/corrosion issue and not a single battery fire while stored there. I have close to 70 batteries...
10-16-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Turbojoe

I already bought three rolls off of RC Groups. I...

I already bought three rolls off of RC Groups. I forgot to close this thread but thanks!

Joe
09-24-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Turbojoe

WTB: Solarfilm metallic red

Want to buy a full roll of Solarfilm metallic red. P.M. with price shipped to 85132. I always pay PayPal fees.

Joe
Forum: Beginners
08-17-2020, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,961
Posted By Turbojoe

That looks AMAZING! Nice work! Joe

That looks AMAZING! Nice work!

Joe
07-28-2020, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,106
Posted By Turbojoe

I tried using a hat and gave up. Then probably...

I tried using a hat and gave up. Then probably 4-5 years ago I tried what you see in my pictures for my Mobius camera. I took one of those fake credit cards you get in the mail and used my heat gun...
Forum: Beginners
07-15-2020, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,155
Posted By Turbojoe

That's normal until the gyro initializes and...

That's normal until the gyro initializes and senses movement. It should then center and hold position while spooling up. If it doesn't then it'll pirouette meaning setup in the TX is not proper.
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07-01-2020, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,598
Posted By Turbojoe

I always like to figure absolute minimum 85+...

I always like to figure absolute minimum 85+ watts per pound to have at least a good sedately performing aircraft and preferably 100 watts per pound. Your figure of 70" and ONLY 4 pounds sounds quite...
06-28-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 21,218
Posted By Turbojoe

Sorry for dusting off a really old thread but I...

Sorry for dusting off a really old thread but I just dusted off an old unfinished FunJet from my partially built airplane vault. I started glassing it with WBPU a long, LONG time ago and stopped to...
06-22-2020, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,521
Posted By Turbojoe

Mountain Models is BACK!

I realize that most of you are into foam airplanes and bARF's but for the few here like me that fly mainly balsa seeing that Brian (Mountain Models) is back at it after having a lot of serious...
02-15-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

Dang! I almost forgot the unedited link to the...

Dang! I almost forgot the unedited link to the maiden flight of my Willy Nillies Jr. Skylark 250 today. YouTube link: HERE

Like the video or not I welcome replies.....

Joe
02-15-2020, 11:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

Yet another Willy Nillies kit maiden.

I'm starting to get the vibe that the Wattflyer subscriber is only foam or b.A.R.F. interested. Well here goes yet another balsa conversion attempt.This video is unedited of the maiden of my Willy...
02-12-2020, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

The Willy Nillies kits in my first post couldn't...

The Willy Nillies kits in my first post couldn't be easier to build BUT they don't have instructions yet. There are videos on the website and a lot of us doing build threads on FliteTest. com. You...
02-12-2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

Sig and Carl Goldberg hands down have the best...

Sig and Carl Goldberg hands down have the best beginner targeted build manuals and plan sheets. Back around 1980 I watched my buddy fly his R/C plane and I was hooked. He suggested the Goldberg...
02-11-2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

You need to give us a size range that you are...

You need to give us a size range that you are interested in and how much you are willing to spend. (as little as possible doesn't work!)

Joe
02-10-2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

Hey, I'm in the same boat as you. 50+ aircraft...

Hey, I'm in the same boat as you. 50+ aircraft not counting helicopters. Many ready to fly with just a battery. Unfortunately all of them are well over the FAA weight limit. Screw the FAA though. I...
02-10-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

Thanks for the links Ron but here in the USA the...

Thanks for the links Ron but here in the USA the FAA has put a weight limit of 250 grams on R/C aircraft before you have to register with the FAA. I prefer to avoid any and all federal bureaucracy...
02-10-2020, 03:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

This post is closing in on 6,000 views and no...

This post is closing in on 6,000 views and no real interest. ???? Is no one even remotely interested in actually BUILDING their own plane anymore? Flying a bARF that a 12 year old Chinese slave...
01-28-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

In addition to the Super Sport 250 I finished up...

In addition to the Super Sport 250 I finished up the Eaglet 250...
01-27-2020, 01:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,642
Posted By Turbojoe

No bigger Mountain Models supporter than me since...

No bigger Mountain Models supporter than me since 2000/2001 way back when Doug Binder created it. Lately it just seems Brian has walked away from the business after finishing his degree and getting a...
01-01-2020, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,324
Posted By Turbojoe

Wink I know of no electronic method available to do...

I know of no electronic method available to do what you're asking. Maybe Ron will pop in with an electronic solution if it even exists. If he doesn't know then nobody does. ;)

Joe
01-01-2020, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,324
Posted By Turbojoe

As can be seen in your picture that aircraft uses...

As can be seen in your picture that aircraft uses a folding propeller. I can honestly say this is the first 1:1 aircraft I've ever seen with a folding prop. (Unless of course it's a model placed to...
12-06-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 21,783
Posted By Turbojoe

I've seen tons and tons and tons and tons of...

I've seen tons and tons and tons and tons of positive reviews of Ivan's plans and the builds. That's exactly why I ordered my Partenavia plans so far back I couldn't even tell you. I built 75% of the...
11-23-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,906
Posted By Turbojoe

Looks like Doug (Willy Nillies...

Looks like Doug (Willy Nillies (https://willynillies.com/)) is getting ready to release a few more designs very soon. Many are old Carl Goldberg designs shrunk to 250 size. I'm waiting impatiently...
11-05-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,346
Posted By Turbojoe

I doubt if anyone will ever approach the...

I doubt if anyone will ever approach the unmatched service that HURC provided. Price wise I'm lost now. BangYouGood carries some of the stuff that Jeff did but how well do they treat you when you get...
10-30-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,906
Posted By Turbojoe

If you've built even one laser cut balsa kit this...

If you've built even one laser cut balsa kit this is exactly the same just smaller and incredibly strong. The "instructions" that came with my Super Sport were basically just glue all the parts...
10-29-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,906
Posted By Turbojoe

A "new" kitter of under 250 gram BALSA kits!

https://willynillies.com/ So far he has 6 kits available and I've only built the Super Sport kit so far but I'm going nuts waiting for the several new cool kits he will be releasing this month....
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