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09-05-2008, 10:41 PM
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Posted By thunder1

Tropical Bf-109G2 RTF

I have a Rittinger Bf-109G2 model for sale. It is RTF and includes everything needed to fly, just add your own transmitter. The model was built from Mark Rittinger plans. It is constructed with balsa...
08-28-2008, 08:40 AM
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Posted By thunder1

Sweet! Nice flying. What battery are you using?

Sweet! Nice flying. What battery are you using?
07-31-2008, 03:43 AM
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Views: 3,849
Posted By thunder1

Thanks!

Thanks!
07-29-2008, 07:15 AM
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Views: 1,671
Posted By thunder1

Sorry, the model has been sold.

Sorry, the model has been sold.
07-29-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By thunder1

The forum software mangled the link. It should be...

The forum software mangled the link. It should be working now.

Thanks, Mike!
07-23-2008, 05:50 AM
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Views: 1,671
Posted By thunder1

3DHS Blue Velox ARF

I am selling my 3DHS Velox Revolution 47" ARF. It is in good condition, flys terrific with unlimited vertical and will do any 3D move you command with ease. All it needs to fly is a 3s2200 20C lipo...
07-23-2008, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,849
Posted By thunder1

Haikong Spitfire ARF

I am selling my HK Spitfire. It is fully assembled and is in good condition. It is ready to fly, just add your battery (3s3200 Lipo or equivalent) and your radio and you're set. The model flys...
07-04-2008, 06:31 AM
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Views: 4,422
Posted By thunder1

I applied some metal tape to the side of the...

I applied some metal tape to the side of the fuselage in the exhaust area. It's dulled with some black paint applied with a cotton ball for a sooty appearence.
06-27-2008, 05:19 AM
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Views: 7,113
Posted By thunder1

The model is in excellent (like new) condition. ...

The model is in excellent (like new) condition.

I originally was using 6 TP 3s2100PL packs but the last time I flew the model, I used 6 3s1800 25C packs. The batteries are connected in two...
Forum: WWI Era
06-26-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,333
Posted By thunder1

Funaero Albatros DIII

Here is my FunAero Albatros DIII. It was designed as a .60 sized glow model with a 65" wingspan. I converted it with a TP4130-8T motor, TP70A ESC, Master Airscrew 16x8 wooden prop and 6s2p 3600...
06-26-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,422
Posted By thunder1

Thunder Tiger F8F Bearcat conversion

I've had this model a while and it flys great. The model was designed for a .90 size glow motor but I substituted a big outrunner. The power is a 9s2p 3600 lipo setup.

Here's a video:
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06-26-2008, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,113
Posted By thunder1

Thunder Tiger F-8F Bearcat (ARF)

I am selling my Thunder Tiger F8F Bearcat which I converted to electric power. It is a great model with fiberglass fuselage, built-up sheeted wings and airfoiled tail surfaces. It has mechanical...
03-24-2007, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,769
Posted By thunder1

Do you really need them? The model seems to land...

Do you really need them? The model seems to land slowly without them.

The biggest negative with flaperons is that the tend to increase tip stalling. The skinny wing tips on the P-38 are very...
03-01-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,619
Posted By thunder1

If the tab is broken off right where the seal is,...

If the tab is broken off right where the seal is, it's toast.

The TP 1900 packs haven't been made for a while, as evident in the lack of balancing tap (node?) Did you purchase it new?
03-01-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,013
Posted By thunder1

Here's a review: ...

Here's a review:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=620608
02-22-2007, 03:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,337
Posted By thunder1

OK. Enjoy!

OK. Enjoy!
02-21-2007, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,337
Posted By thunder1

max2112, I was wondering where the HS-55 servo...

max2112, I was wondering where the HS-55 servo went. I guess I forgot to take it out. Did the model arrive without damage?
02-16-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,127
Posted By thunder1

I think this motor will do nicely. It requires a...

I think this motor will do nicely. It requires a high voltage controller and 9s or 10s configuration.
https://www.unitedhobbies.com/UNITEDHOBBIES/store/comersus_viewItem.asp?idProduct=2130

ESC:...
02-12-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By thunder1

OK. I was in the Army many years ago and I...

OK. I was in the Army many years ago and I understand what an APO is. I was stationed in a little town called Erlangen about 15 K north of Nuernberg. I got a few packages from Tower Hobbies sent to...
02-11-2007, 08:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By thunder1

Paypal. I would think that shipping this model to...

Paypal. I would think that shipping this model to Germany could exceed the cost of the model itself.

The paint scheme is my favorite Fw-190 scheme.
02-11-2007, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,519
Posted By thunder1

SOLD PZ Fw-190 Replacement Airframe

SOLD

I have for sale a PZ Fw-190 replacement airframe. It is in excellent condition. I am selling it with the stock brushed motor and an HS-65 aileron servo installed. No other gear is included....
01-08-2007, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,059
Posted By thunder1

That's a whopper;-) What's the expected airframe...

That's a whopper;-) What's the expected airframe weight?
01-08-2007, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,876
Posted By thunder1

Dave, I hop you didn't trust the CG listed in the...

Dave, I hop you didn't trust the CG listed in the manual. It's nearly always wrong. I generally start about half way between the manual specified CG and the leading edge and work my way back from...
01-07-2007, 06:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,876
Posted By thunder1

I guess you meant 6s lipos. You might want to go...

I guess you meant 6s lipos. You might want to go up to a 13" prop to get more thrust. What's the amp draw with the 12x10 prop?
01-01-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 28,544
Posted By thunder1

I wouldn't try to just match the performance...

I wouldn't try to just match the performance numbers from the gas motor. Electric motors deliver torque thoughout the entire RPM range so they act like more powerful gas/glow equivalent motors when...
12-30-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 28,544
Posted By thunder1

Here's one way to electrify that beast: ...

Here's one way to electrify that beast:
http://www.hackerbrushless.com/motors_c50quad.shtml

That's $3K for the motor and then you've got to spring for an ESC and batteries!!!
12-30-2006, 02:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 28,544
Posted By thunder1

Sounds interesting. But why convert a model which...

Sounds interesting. But why convert a model which is way overbuilt for electric use? The beauty of electric is that the power system doesn't pound the airframe constantly. If a model were to be...
Forum: Combat
12-24-2006, 07:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,918
Posted By thunder1

The stock PZ Fw-190 and P-51 use proprietary...

The stock PZ Fw-190 and P-51 use proprietary electronics which aren't compatible with standard RC components. Other than that, they should be great for combat.

I've ordered a PZ FW-190...
12-24-2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 144,712
Posted By thunder1

Chellie, You should post power system related...

Chellie, You should post power system related questions here:
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=17
12-08-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,767
Posted By thunder1

Your motor mount looks nice. I also prefer using...

Your motor mount looks nice. I also prefer using plywood boxes in my large electric conversions. They usually turn out lighter than using bolts. And they are way more crash resistant. Don't ask me...
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