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12-06-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 12,623
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: 6
Views: 792
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: 540
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: 6
Views: 792
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: 6
Views: 792
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....
10-15-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By Turbojoe

It doesn't HAVE to use a radio signal. As Nigel...

It doesn't HAVE to use a radio signal. As Nigel said in an above post you can use a servo tester to achieve the same goal. You then have full control of the RPM the same as if you used throttle stick...
10-15-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By Turbojoe

Like Ron said, exactly what is it you're trying...

Like Ron said, exactly what is it you're trying to accomplish? Without knowing the requirements for the fan any suggestions given will be nothing more than wild guesses. Good luck finding a brushed...
10-09-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,823
Posted By Turbojoe

I hear ya on that one. I've had a few that turned...

I hear ya on that one. I've had a few that turned out much better than I thought I was capable of producing. Most of them I sold without flying. I have a ParkScaleModels Monocoupe 90a...
10-09-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,823
Posted By Turbojoe

I haven't flown my PT-17 (or anything) since...

I haven't flown my PT-17 (or anything) since about this time last year. Yep, the roll rate sucks but I love this bird for slow relaxed flying and touch and goes. For UMX aerobatics I have the UMX...
09-27-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By Turbojoe

Here's just one of those videos:...

Here's just one of those videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtMbYxEqgiw

This girl is amazing and she's using a freaking clothes iron!

Joe
Forum: Humor
09-19-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,471
Posted By Turbojoe

Yet another great one. Thanks Don! Joe

Yet another great one. Thanks Don!

Joe
09-13-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,378
Posted By Turbojoe

I asked Jeff that same question several weeks ago...

I asked Jeff that same question several weeks ago and he replied with a source. I don't have access to my main computer to get that info while my house is being restored for broken plumbing damage....
09-01-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,079
Posted By Turbojoe

I bought almost all of the closeout BEAM 450 Heli...

I bought almost all of the closeout BEAM 450 Heli parts from RC Bits there in Australia several years back.16 pounds/7.26 kg worth! Three separate purchases. Each took over two weeks to get here and...
09-01-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,079
Posted By Turbojoe

Yeah, I happened to be working on a few photo...

Yeah, I happened to be working on a few photo changes when the post showed. Happy you get your stuff so fast. Not so fast here to the states if it comes from China...

Joe
08-31-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,079
Posted By Turbojoe

Being in OZ you probably get your orders in...

Being in OZ you probably get your orders in several few days vs a few weeks to the USA. Most times I've ordered from HK "USA warehouse" it still ends up coming on the rowboat from China......

Joe
08-31-2019, 10:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,079
Posted By Turbojoe

I couldn't possibly care any less about multi...

I couldn't possibly care any less about multi rotor/drones etc. regardless of price. Bang You Good can own that market 100% for all I care. The rest of their crap is just that. Crap!

Joe
08-31-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,079
Posted By Turbojoe

I don't even look at Hobby King anymore. And Bang...

I don't even look at Hobby King anymore. And Bang You Good? Not a chance in HELL! I've ordered from them exactly three times in the last 3-5 years or so. Each time no less than 5 weeks waiting for...
08-31-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By Turbojoe

In a boat you should be fine. Weight and capacity...

In a boat you should be fine. Weight and capacity is the biggest problem with almost all round Li-Ion cells when it comes to aircraft. In a boat where you usually need to add some ballast it could...
08-31-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By Turbojoe

I've got some electric tools with bad ni-cd/ni-mh...

I've got some electric tools with bad ni-cd/ni-mh packs that I've considered using some of my old Li-Po packs on but just don't trust them in case I damage or over amp them during use. I'm sure...
08-31-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,386
Posted By Turbojoe

I saw the news the other day and couldn't believe...

I saw the news the other day and couldn't believe it. Such a huge loss. I've been a fan of Jessie since first seeing her on the many car shows. Not many girls that look like her that can...
08-29-2019, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,718
Posted By Turbojoe

That's why I never buy ANYTHING from "BANG YOU...

That's why I never buy ANYTHING from "BANG YOU GOOD" anymore. You TRULY get what you pay for but you NEVER get your money worth.......

We bought our printer on sale before Christmas on Amazon last...
08-28-2019, 11:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,718
Posted By Turbojoe

I still have my daughters 3D printer. I've been...

I still have my daughters 3D printer. I've been slightly consumed with using TinkerCad and making several one of parts for myself. It's amazing just how many R/C plane/heli parts are out there for...
08-14-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,061
Posted By Turbojoe

I found THIS:...

I found THIS: https://willynillies.com/shop?olsPage=products%2Fsuper-sport-250 while snooping around the site and it wasn't listed for sale yet. I emailed about it. He posted it up and I ordered it....
08-13-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,061
Posted By Turbojoe

Another new BALSA kitter!

I found this posted on Flitetest.com by Rockyboy: https://willynillies.com/shop?olsPage=t%2Flaser-cut-balsa-aircraft-kits They've got some really cool 250 gram balsa kits. I'm getting ready to order...
08-12-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,933
Posted By Turbojoe

Those UMX are addicting aren't they? Having been...

Those UMX are addicting aren't they? Having been a balsa snob and foam hater for better than 40 years I felt forced into these tiny birds back when the FAA set all kinds of crazy weight rules when...
08-04-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,378
Posted By Turbojoe

One of the great things HURC did was no B.S. on...

One of the great things HURC did was no B.S. on the motors they sold. Here's a cut and paste from the website: "Please note: The KV ratings we publish for the motors we sell are the direct result of...
07-25-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,752
Posted By Turbojoe

Truly sad news.....:{ Joe

Truly sad news.....:{

Joe
07-16-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,378
Posted By Turbojoe

I couldn't take it anymore. I went back and...

I couldn't take it anymore. I went back and grabbed 6 of the 3.7 gram servos before they were all gone. I'll find something to stick 'em in........

Joe
07-16-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,378
Posted By Turbojoe

Well THAT sucks! I waited too long. I just went...

Well THAT sucks! I waited too long. I just went to put an order together. All servos except 3.7 gram are gone already. I knew I should have bought as soon as I got the e-mail. My own fault......:(
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07-16-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,378
Posted By Turbojoe

After getting burned on the absolute garbage...

After getting burned on the absolute garbage Hobby King (forgot the original name finally) was selling back in the beginning I stayed away from lower cost Chinese R/C imports. Then after starting to...
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