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Forum: Q-500 Racing
06-06-2017, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 748
Posted By Alabama Racer

PM sent. brad

PM sent.
brad
Forum: Q-500 Racing
09-03-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By Alabama Racer

Race October 22 & 23 Hodges Hobbies

We are having our 3rd annual Quickee race at Mac Hodges field
in Andersonville Georgia. Incredible place to fly and some
very good racing.
In honor of the tremendous help we received in the past,...
08-22-2016, 05:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By Alabama Racer

Rick: We are having a race at Mac Hodges field...

Rick: We are having a race at Mac Hodges field on October 22&23. We will be racing
2 events: 424 Quickee (Thunder Tiger & Evolution engines) and 426 (Jett engine).
Keep your eyes peeled for...
03-15-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,153
Posted By Alabama Racer

An alternative to wrapping the outside of the...

An alternative to wrapping the outside of the carbon pushrod with tow, is to slide an aluminum tube sleeve over
the outside of the pushrod. Find some aluminum tubing that is a good fit to the...
02-10-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,429
Posted By Alabama Racer

Just an observation on the gap seal issue. I had...

Just an observation on the gap seal issue. I had a gap seal/wiper come off during a
heat race with a 424 plane. The plane was WAY out of trim with the 1 side wiper
missing. After I got home and...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
09-10-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By Alabama Racer

If I remember correctly: They were used a little...

If I remember correctly: They were used a little in the South East.
Doug Whitaker tested several of the engines and I believe
made some suggestions back to the factory. There was
great hope when...
08-04-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By Alabama Racer

Barry posted some photos from the race on the...

Barry posted some photos from the race on the NMPRA web site.
nmpra.org
brad
Forum: Club 40
08-03-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 6,274
Posted By Alabama Racer

James: the penalty for jumping the start is 1...

James: the penalty for jumping the start is 1 cut. You can do a loop and
go back behind the starting line, cross it again and be ok though if you
cross the starting line too soon.
brad
07-09-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Alabama Racer

Thanks a lot P-Y. That will be a lot of help and...

Thanks a lot P-Y. That will be a lot of help and he
should be able to get with someone that can steer him
in the correct direction.
brad
07-08-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Alabama Racer

He is in Marseille.

He is in Marseille.
07-08-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Alabama Racer

Thanks. Will try your suggestion

Thanks. Will try your suggestion
07-08-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,464
Posted By Alabama Racer

Model Flying in France

My son is in Southern France for a couple of years, is interested
in doing some RC flying. Does anyone know where to turn for
some info regarding flying there? License required, local
clubs,...
06-30-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By Alabama Racer

The race was very successful. No r e flys, no...

The race was very successful. No r e flys, no rain, light wind for part of the day.
Great food, got started on time and kept things moving pretty well.
Results have been posted on the N M P R A...
06-23-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By Alabama Racer

Race is almost here!!! Weather forecast at this...

Race is almost here!!! Weather forecast at this point looks good.
93 degrees, light wind, 30% chance of rain - typical June weather
in the South. Updated pilot list is on NMPRA website.
Barry...
03-25-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 803
Posted By Alabama Racer

All I have to do is figure out how to get to...

All I have to do is figure out how to get to Harvest.
Just get on I65 and drive north. It is not too hard to find,
Would be good to see you there.
Brad
02-06-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,114
Posted By Alabama Racer

Rick: We would love for you to come and race...

Rick:
We would love for you to come and race with us. Hodges Hobbies is a
wonderful place to fly, guess you already know that. Let Barry or I know
if you have any questions or need any help....
Forum: Glow Engines
02-06-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,131
Posted By Alabama Racer

Actually, Nelson q40 and q500 engines are still...

Actually, Nelson q40 and q500 engines are still being built,
maybe better than ever. Aero precision in Julian n.c.
Forum: Club 40
09-03-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,160
Posted By Alabama Racer

Tim: The Julian race is Nov 2 & 3. They are...

Tim:
The Julian race is Nov 2 & 3. They are running the Q40 Championship race a few weeks before that.
Jim Katz and Mike Langlois put on the races there, they are some of the best races I have...
Forum: Club 40
09-02-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,160
Posted By Alabama Racer

First weekend of November (2nd & 3rd) would not...

First weekend of November (2nd & 3rd) would not work for
Greg and I. Race quickees and EF1 at Old Julian.
brad
Forum: Club 40
08-28-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,160
Posted By Alabama Racer

Maybe me, depending on the date. brad

Maybe me, depending on the date.
brad
Forum: Q-40 Racing
08-19-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,574
Posted By Alabama Racer

No doubt, his plane is the Q40 Tsunami. Even...

No doubt, his plane is the Q40 Tsunami. Even painted with the "wave" on the tail like the
original plane. There were also QM15's of the plane, still have one in the garage.
See Wikipedia article...
Forum: Q-40 Racing
06-26-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 22,659
Posted By Alabama Racer

RE: AR-6 Construction Thread

I do hinges very similar to Scott.
The layer in contact with the wood surface is
peel ply. Then a layer of 3.2 oz fiberglass on the
bias (45 degree orientation of the fibers). Then a
layer...
05-30-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,129
Posted By Alabama Racer

RE: Sharkface plan questions

I've done quite a few 1/2A racing planes with 1 aileron only.
If you are looking for pretty, axial rolls, forget it. But, if
you are only interested in speed and making left turns only,
it...
Forum: Club 40
05-20-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,638
Posted By Alabama Racer

RE: HARVEST RACE MOVED TO MAY 18th

John: Tim was my caller for that A Main heat. I told him before
we flew that both you and Greg were faster than me, my plan was
to just stay clean, on the same lap as you guys, wait for one
...
Forum: Club 40
05-19-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,638
Posted By Alabama Racer

RE: HARVEST RACE MOVED TO MAY 18th

Thanks for posting the photos there Cuts McGowan. They are appreciated -
both the cuts and the photos.
Thanks to Tim and the NARCA club for hosting the race, great job.
brad
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