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Yesterday, 05:08 PM
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Posted By kram

Looking forward to seeing you out there, Sam! ...

Looking forward to seeing you out there, Sam!

My recently widowed 85 yo Dad, who was a Navy flier in the 50's, recently moved to town, and much to my surprise picked up this decent foamie at Hobby...
09-13-2018, 05:20 AM
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Posted By kram

Kevin: The two 169s I am familiar with...

Kevin:

The two 169s I am familiar with belong to Dwayne and Frank. Built in about the same time frame, they each have several seasons of flight on them and both pilots are the elite of the...
08-31-2018, 10:19 PM
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Posted By kram

Thanks for the pics, Sam! Good to see you...

Thanks for the pics, Sam!

Good to see you again

If a friend is only a friend once a year, is he still a friend?
06-20-2018, 11:19 AM
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Views: 252
Posted By kram

I read you loud and clear! I was just trying...

I read you loud and clear!

I was just trying to figure out a way to get er done in a warbird, where digging out 2 battery leads every day might not be easy
06-20-2018, 09:10 AM
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Posted By kram

I like the concept, even considered it, but I...

I like the concept, even considered it, but I dont think those arming plug set-ups give me charging access: they just interrupt the red wire

So I would still need a separate charging lead for...
06-20-2018, 08:14 AM
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Views: 252
Posted By kram

Thanks Put them in mail today Do you...

Thanks

Put them in mail today

Do you have an opinion how to charge the batteries without disconnecting them from PowerSafe?

Mark
06-19-2018, 10:45 AM
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Posted By kram

Thanks for your prompt reply Perhaps I...

Thanks for your prompt reply

Perhaps I should engineer a way to unplug my batteries. Pretty difficult for some of my warbirds where they're hidden in the belly of the beast!

Receiver...
06-19-2018, 10:23 AM
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Views: 252
Posted By kram

Caveman Question

I hate to show on a public forum that I still hunt with dinosaurs, BUT:

I fly Spektrum 12ch receivers with my old JR 12X-DMX transmitters and they work great

Recent purchase of AR12300T's, have...
01-26-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 30,407
Posted By kram

Zero: Sorry about the delay I haven't...

Zero:

Sorry about the delay

I haven't been tracking the thread very carefully since the maiden

Dwayne says his big (1/10) bomber has Century Jet gear that he modified to improve durability...
09-27-2017, 06:56 AM
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Posted By kram

You must be looking through a limited device or...

You must be looking through a limited device or web portal.

This thread is quite long: as close as I could make it to an Illustrated Build Manual, start to finish

Dwayne has a dozen or so...
09-16-2017, 06:42 PM
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Posted By kram

Inside the booms, carbon fiber seems to run from...

Inside the booms, carbon fiber seems to run from about 4" in front of the gear bay door opening to about 6" aft

It's on the sides and about 5" wide and maybe? 6 oz cloth (hard to tell)

Starting...
09-16-2017, 09:24 AM
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Posted By kram

finished mechanical

finished mechanical
09-16-2017, 09:10 AM
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Posted By kram

Short video won't load, sorry Use your...

Short video won't load, sorry

Use your imagination
09-16-2017, 09:05 AM
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Posted By kram

I up-graded to carbon fiber "super...

I up-graded to carbon fiber "super horns"
09-16-2017, 09:00 AM
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Posted By kram

Since you asked! Details of the Fowler flap...

Since you asked!

Details of the Fowler flap construction

Wing with invasion stripes is Jeff's: the one I copied
09-16-2017, 08:03 AM
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Posted By kram

cz-7a: Very exciting to hear you have the molds...

cz-7a: Very exciting to hear you have the molds and the skills to put them to use! I did not know they existed

This is a most impressive beast of a P-38 and very stable in the air. Everybody at at...
09-16-2017, 07:33 AM
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Posted By kram

70 ragtop: Yeah, although I've owned it for > 10...

70 ragtop: Yeah, although I've owned it for > 10 years, I am the last of several owners on this beast, and by the looks of it and the way it used to land, I'm sure the gear doors have been ripped off...
09-13-2017, 05:06 PM
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Views: 130,144
Posted By kram

In chrono order

In chrono order
09-13-2017, 04:52 PM
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Posted By kram

22318662231867Happy News from Owatonna last month...

22318662231867Happy News from Owatonna last month

The official coming-out party for my re-habbed CBA-38 with counter-rotating DA-50's

After some feeble trials on my part, DA re-built the...
09-13-2017, 04:34 PM
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Views: 130,144
Posted By kram

Welcome to the forum What size is it? ...

Welcome to the forum

What size is it?

What brand?

Look forward to pictures of your progress

mt
07-23-2017, 01:27 PM
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Views: 130,144
Posted By kram

Let me re-phrase that: "I would gladly trade...

Let me re-phrase that:

"I would gladly trade it all for the knowledge of WHERE TO BUY a NIB 12X!!


Mark
07-23-2017, 01:20 PM
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Views: 130,144
Posted By kram

I'm yer man! I crashed a Yellow-38 with the...

I'm yer man!

I crashed a Yellow-38 with the gear up a few years ago

I know the gear's in good shape because crash damage wasn't too terrible, so I put the gear down a couple of weeks later and...
07-05-2017, 07:32 PM
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Views: 130,144
Posted By kram

David: This is may seem like an out-dated...

David:

This is may seem like an out-dated reply, since I haven't flown a VQ-38 for almost 3 years, but I do love its flight characteristics

I got more than 200 good flights on a couple of them...
07-03-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,414
Posted By kram

Let's see.....just a little quick mental calculus...

Let's see.....just a little quick mental calculus here:

If Sam says "4-5 days' work," how long would it take me to have that ARF ready to fly?


mt
07-02-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 30,407
Posted By kram

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