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09-08-2013, 03:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,421
Posted By Big Johnny

How is Everyone Doing?

Hi folks, been awhile since I have logged on. My youngest son has been extremely ill with Lung problems. He has severe asthma and allergies. We have found a Dr. at the "Jeff Gordon" pediatric...
11-21-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,725
Posted By Big Johnny

I shop local if possible. My LHS is a 100 mile...

I shop local if possible. My LHS is a 100 mile round trip.
11-20-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,245
Posted By Big Johnny

Woo Hoo We Had Fun!!

My youngest son (9 years old) had a cheap Wally World Grave Digger R/C Monster Truck that gave upper the ghost. We modified that bad boy. We exchanged the stock 600 Brushed motor with a Outrunner I...
11-14-2012, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,088
Posted By Big Johnny

I have found that "Parchment Paper" works better...

I have found that "Parchment Paper" works better than "Wax Paper" You will find it in the same area of the Supermarket as the Wax Paper and Tin Foil. Also get some "Push Pins, like for a bulletin...
11-14-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,249
Posted By Big Johnny

Is the Skybolt built?. Nice Airplanes but a...

Is the Skybolt built?. Nice Airplanes but a "Female Dog" to build. Virtual balsa lumberyard. I love to build and have had the idea of building a "Sig" Smith Miniplane and Amping it up. Had one...
11-13-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,801
Posted By Big Johnny

Is that the one where he keeps singing, "and they...

Is that the one where he keeps singing, "and they swam and they swam all over the dam ?

My favorite is "Captains of the Clouds" with James Cagney made in 1942. I also love Always, Iron Eagle, ...
11-13-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By Big Johnny

AWESOME with a capitol A!!!!!!!!!

AWESOME with a capitol A!!!!!!!!!
11-13-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By Big Johnny

Stupid is as stupid does.

Stupid is as stupid does.
11-13-2012, 06:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,921
Posted By Big Johnny

I used the linear servos from the 4-Site. I try...

I used the linear servos from the 4-Site. I try to keep the amps below 4. The prop is a 6x3 pulling a little over 3.5 amps. Didn't take no pictures, but will do a buildlog on the 170 or Beaver,...
11-13-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,921
Posted By Big Johnny

I converted a Gulliows 24" Super Cub 95, useing...

I converted a Gulliows 24" Super Cub 95, useing the guts out of a 4-Site. I converted th brick, so I could use a 2S and 7 Amp ESC. I used Power Up Sport 180 10gram brushless from HeadsUpRc and a 2s...
Forum: Foamies
11-12-2012, 02:27 AM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 788,434
Posted By Big Johnny

Awesome weather today. Crystal blue skies, 72...

Awesome weather today. Crystal blue skies, 72 degrees, zero wind. Burnt through 10 batteries. Changed my sunglasses to brown tint, never seen my planes so good. Not one ding on anything. ...
10-27-2012, 01:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,751
Posted By Big Johnny

I have had "ZERO" Problems with Horizion Customer...

I have had "ZERO" Problems with Horizion Customer service. I received a faulty aileron servo on a 4-Site. Called and had a new 4-Site within 3 days. Horizon Rocks!!!
10-27-2012, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,515
Posted By Big Johnny

Monokote over EPO Foam???

Anyone ever covered EPO Foam with Monokote/Ultrcoat?
09-13-2012, 03:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,012
Posted By Big Johnny

I will second Jeff at Heads Up. #1 in customer...

I will second Jeff at Heads Up. #1 in customer satisfaction!!!!
09-13-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,978
Posted By Big Johnny

Howdy All. Been away a while. good to be back!!

Dadgum back been on the fritz again. (Curse My Broken Back) Been real depressed too. Haven't been flying or building in ages, but if you need to know how the Universe works or Ancient Aliens, or...
06-13-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By Big Johnny

My biggest problem was I was addicted and still...

My biggest problem was I was addicted and still am of the planes from the Golden Era of flight. I'm very comfortable with scale type flying. Cuban 8's, stall turns, Immelmans an such. I don't...
06-13-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,287
Posted By Big Johnny

I always use a seperate UBEC on all my models...

I always use a seperate UBEC on all my models except the very smallest of models
06-11-2012, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,398
Posted By Big Johnny

Smile Yahooooo. Reached A Milestone Today

I know this is old hat for a lot of you fine folks. But this morning was excellent weather for flying. I got brave and decided to learn how to fly Knife Edged. I took my Full Metal Yakket and did...
06-11-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,759
Posted By Big Johnny

The 5000 fit fine and it does not even notice the...

The 5000 fit fine and it does not even notice the extra weight. For some reason I needed the extra weight to balance it correctly. The flaps are so much fun. The Heads Up Power Up 480 is plenty...
06-09-2012, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By Big Johnny

Terrible General Aviation Crash.

Have you all seen the news where the PC12/47 crashed in Lake Wales Florida killing an entire family? They say it broke apart in flight at 26000ft. The only thing Incantation think that would cause...
06-09-2012, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,247
Posted By Big Johnny

At least it wasn't. Aluminum Foil or a Spaghetti...

At least it wasn't. Aluminum Foil or a Spaghetti Strainer.
Forum: Power Systems
06-06-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,860
Posted By Big Johnny

Man I wish I had Dennys electronic knowledge. I...

Man I wish I had Dennys electronic knowledge. I have a hell of a time soldering Deans connectors, much less programming chips and stuff. He is the man!!!!!!!!
06-06-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,102
Posted By Big Johnny

Hey Chellie where you been girl? Been getting...

Hey Chellie where you been girl? Been getting greasy lately? I was scrounging through my toolbox the other day and found all my injector pins and rack tools for Detroits. Been a long time since I...
06-05-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,178
Posted By Big Johnny

I have never seen a Tom Herr design fly bad. ...

I have never seen a Tom Herr design fly bad. Even his new company Alien Aircraft are all great flayers and east to build. www.alienaircraft.com
Forum: Beginners
06-04-2012, 02:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,188
Posted By Big Johnny

A good portion of slop from Z-Bends are using the...

A good portion of slop from Z-Bends are using the wrong size drill to enlarge the servo horn. One of the best investments is a set of number and letter drill bits. You can buy a 60 piece Number...
06-04-2012, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,759
Posted By Big Johnny

Fun Cub Maiden Flight

Had a blast flying my new Fun Cub. It only needed a little down and left trim. The 480 was plenty of power and it never knew it had a 3s1p 5000 battery in it. It took me about 4 tryst to land it...
Forum: Foamies
06-04-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,566
Posted By Big Johnny

I had a wing fold once on a Bud Light Extra 200...

I had a wing fold once on a Bud Light Extra 200 back in the early 90's. I was pulling the upline on a Cuban 8 and WAM!!!!! You could hear a loud crack when it folded. It became a lawn dart and...
06-03-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,807
Posted By Big Johnny

Denny has made me a Hacker Convert. I love them....

Denny has made me a Hacker Convert. I love them. Never a hiccup out of them. A first I though Denny owned Hacker Stock:D I have never used their ESC's. Always use Castle Creations.
Forum: Foamies
06-03-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,566
Posted By Big Johnny

Gnarly Dude.

Gnarly Dude.
06-03-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,102
Posted By Big Johnny

Thanks Denny. I will check my solder joints

Thanks Denny. I will check my solder joints
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