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03-17-2011, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Huffy01

I think there is a website going by the name of...

I think there is a website going by the name of "Southern Soaring League" that runs alot of the sailplane competitions here in South Australia.
I know there is meant to be a slope site at Hallet...
01-17-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,386
Posted By Huffy01

Sorry I can't help you about the demo . I could...

Sorry I can't help you about the demo . I could only say maybe if you went to your local hobby store and see if they have it in store.
Before I got my copy I got a demo at my LHS. It was what the...
01-17-2011, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1,865
Views: 112,168
Posted By Huffy01

Lower Murray river, lakes and river's. The "LA...

Lower Murray river, lakes and river's. The "LA NINA" weather pattern has produced a cool summer. I can only remember 3 days of over 30C.
More like Autum than summer, there is green grass on the...
Forum: 3D Flying
01-17-2011, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,496
Posted By Huffy01

I have INO-LAB 650hg servos in the wings and...

I have INO-LAB 650hg servos in the wings and Spektrum DS821's for rudder and elevator.

Sorry I would have answered earlier but I forgot about this thread and I left it in the "inbox" and was just...
Forum: Foamies
01-14-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,738
Posted By Huffy01

This is a little off topic but I'm covering my...

This is a little off topic but I'm covering my Radian with 0.8mm balsawood.
I've almost done one side. It's a little slow and time consuming soaking the wood in a 1:1 ammonia : water solution and...
01-14-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 62,907
Posted By Huffy01

Automask, mainly used in with airbrushing whether...

Automask, mainly used in with airbrushing whether it be T-shirt or custom murals.
Comes in 50mm (2") to 500mm (?") width rolls.
I have 100mm width X 90metres cost me about $25au+ shipping.
Has a...
01-14-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,242
Posted By Huffy01

Thumbs up I've finally gotten to the computer to post. ...

I've finally gotten to the computer to post.
Just to point out I'm only doing this because I don't have the money to buy new parts and have another sailplane almost finish which I think will take...
01-14-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,544
Posted By Huffy01

I am building a Great Planes Spirit Elite kit...

I am building a Great Planes Spirit Elite kit build at the moment. Not the best kit if you wish to modify for EP.
It's also possible to get the ARF with a fibreglass fuselage.
I have a DVD called...
01-02-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,626
Posted By Huffy01

You can use monokote for hinges as well. One...

You can use monokote for hinges as well. One method of attaching it is the same as using tape.
01-02-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,242
Posted By Huffy01

Thumbs up Modifying a Parkzone Radian

Thought I'd start a new thread about modified Parkzone Radian's so that other threads on the Radian and Radian Pro stay on topic.
I am covering my Radian in balsawood, changing the wing and...
01-02-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

After bending the balsa I found that it had lost...

After bending the balsa I found that it had lost most of the bend I needed so I had to cut and sand more than I had planned.
The Z foam has more difficult shape but in the end the dremel tool with a...
12-31-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,745
Posted By Huffy01

I have a few "airbrush action" DVD's I bought...

I have a few "airbrush action" DVD's I bought from the US. I can't remember the name of the business "something??" depot. Try ebay but be sure their at a good price.
I'm buying Autoair paints, it's...
12-31-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

Talking First 2 photos are my ugly stick project. Weighs...

First 2 photos are my ugly stick project. Weighs about 24g (0.8oz) at this stage. It's fairly strong but needs some stringers and some iron-on covering to finish. It's only the body of the project, I...
12-31-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

I have been thinking about the wing and the flex....

I have been thinking about the wing and the flex. I can get a 0.8mm sheet to mould to the wing but I'm not sure if it woulf be ridged enough.
I have been playing around with some 1.5mmX15mm strips...
12-31-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

Bare fuselage is $42.?? and wings are $38.?? plus...

Bare fuselage is $42.?? and wings are $38.?? plus $15 shipping so it would cost me almost $100 which I don't have at the moment.
I have almost finished my Great Planes Spirit Elite ,a few more...
12-31-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

I've got to ask this question, I know something...

I've got to ask this question, I know something similar has come up before.
Can Zap-a-gap CA be used on the Radian without destroying the foam or do I have to buy foam safe Zap-a-gap.
I've decided...
Forum: Beginners
12-16-2010, 04:05 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 94,613
Posted By Huffy01

What legal and responsinble firearms owner...

What legal and responsinble firearms owner wouldn't keep there firearm's in there house.
I wonder if batteries that can explode almost unexplainably is it covered by basic home insurance.
With the...
11-08-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

I didn't go for the steel rod because I wanted...

I didn't go for the steel rod because I wanted the ballast closest to the centre.
I had read that a weight extending in the wing could cause side slip in a turn and make corrections more difficult....
11-08-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

I push the battery all the way and the c.g. seems...

I push the battery all the way and the c.g. seems to be right.
I carved some of the foam out of the wing saddle area to put in some ballast for flying on windy days.
Its a rough job ,I just got a...
11-07-2010, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

I can't remember what the measurement is from the...

I can't remember what the measurement is from the leading edge, you will have to check the manual.
When the is on you c.g. sticks it should be level, like it is flying.
If it is to far aft it will...
11-07-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

If you haven't done any modifactions to it just...

If you haven't done any modifactions to it just make sure the c.g. is correct.
The stock battery strap can slip in it's plastic clip, if it's loose stick to the clip with some epoxy and make sure...
11-01-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,867
Posted By Huffy01

You need one of these mesh gloves ? You can even...

You need one of these mesh gloves ? You can even get a chest guard in mesh or plate!
You really need to get a new one ,mine still smells of sheep.:blah:
10-28-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,661
Posted By Huffy01

i soar would you be able to post some build...

i soar would you be able to post some build pic's?????
10-28-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,346
Views: 246,470
Posted By Huffy01

I have tried flying inverted before with the...

I have tried flying inverted before with the Radian. It flew poorly and in the end it just stalled. I reckon if you let it go it would "tuck under" in a dive.
I would suggest that you get alot of...
Forum: 3D Flying
10-28-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,496
Posted By Huffy01

I actually got it from my local hobby shop Fly-in...

I actually got it from my local hobby shop Fly-in models at Mount Barker ,South Australia.
In their words "That :censor:ing awesome shop".
10-28-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 29,566
Posted By Huffy01

I just got the email from Parkzone, $250 USD...

I just got the email from Parkzone, $250 USD thats without the retracts and flap servo.
I don't even want to imagine how much it's going to cost when it get's Australia.
It looks very nice and I...
Forum: 3D Flying
10-27-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,496
Posted By Huffy01

I am not quite sure what company makes it. The...

I am not quite sure what company makes it.
The stickers have the website www.dolphinco.com.au ,they have this plus alot of different size planes up to 120cc.
I have also found them on ebay and...
Forum: 3D Flying
10-26-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,496
Posted By Huffy01

Yesterday I took the heatshrink off the ESC...

Yesterday I took the heatshrink off the ESC ,de-soldered the power wires and put one longer ones .
I only had automotive wire which is a little stiffer but works well.
I had some problems...
Forum: 3D Flying
10-23-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,496
Posted By Huffy01

Build Review 3D 50 series Yak 55M

I bought this ARF home on Thursday .
Yak 55M, 1450mm (57") wing span. All hardware including ball links and pull-pull ruder system.
After looking over the parts and giving them a dry fit, I did...
10-20-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,806
Posted By Huffy01

I'll probably be a little farther up the coast....

I'll probably be a little farther up the coast. I've got some relatives in the byron/murwillumbah area.
I agree that China's the cheaper place to shop and faster.
I would like to see/read about...
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