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    Just curious but in what way are the Hotshots...

    Just curious but in what way are the Hotshots outdated? I'm not trying to argue, I just know very little about design. Looking at info on the VS-1 it has a few things on the bottom while the HS is...
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    Thanks Ron that was very informative. I like this...

    Thanks Ron that was very informative. I like this boat and will order one after Christmas. I hope they are in stock! Meanwhile I'll sand on the Hotshot just to keep busy and get it finished. I gather...
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    Which tunnel?

    Afternoon all,

    I've gotten a bug to get a competitive .21 size tunnel hill to enter a race or two next year. I'm looking at two options. First is a Hotshot Sprint. The advantage to this boat is...
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    "I see," said the blind man. I was under the...

    "I see," said the blind man. I was under the impression that you were proposing a change, not an additional class. I have no problem with that, I even have a couple of unemployed Pro .46 motors in...
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    Though I didn't race or fly any other events this...

    Though I didn't race or fly any other events this year for that matter I still have a fleet of Club 40, 424 and EF-1 planes ready to go. I'm not in favor of changing engines unless we can't find a...
  6. Mine has held up pretty well. I'm the second...

    Mine has held up pretty well. I'm the second owner, the first engine it had was also the Saito 300. Not it's running on an OS 1.60 which is enough but by no means unlimited. Everything is holding...
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    Some years back I flew with a crowd of very good...

    Some years back I flew with a crowd of very good r/c pilots who enjoyed life. They would, nearly every Sunday, bring a cooler or two out and drink and fly and eat chips all day. I never did see them...
  8. Thread: My Ntc3.

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    Did you paint that? Very nice. Rick H.

    Did you paint that? Very nice.

    Rick H.
  9. Thread: Car ID help

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    The radio, or at least the Tx, was dead so I put...

    The radio, or at least the Tx, was dead so I put a Spektrum Rx in it and tried charging the battery. About 30 minutes had it on the street but the battery is shot. Will replace tonight and see what...
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    Interesting points of view and quite a variety....

    Interesting points of view and quite a variety. I'm not a competitor of any sort with cars, just like to go out occasionally and blast around a parking lot or do a little pick up racing. Nothing...
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    Yeah I did. I went back and glassed the inner...

    Yeah I did. I went back and glassed the inner section of each wing, all of the inboard section that was sheeted, the re-covered. A friend came to town and we finally got the motor running though not...
  12. Those servos date back to the late 1960's. I'd...

    Those servos date back to the late 1960's. I'd guess the chassis is from the early-mid 70's but that's mostly based on the servos and motor, lack of muffler.

    Rick H.
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    trying to ID some Traxxas street cars

    Afternoon all,

    Since it is more of an indoor day at least in the south, I decided to crack open a box of r/c cars my Dad put up some years ago. My nephews used to run them but then came big cars,...
  14. I don't know what the chassis is but the servos...

    I don't know what the chassis is but the servos are very old Kraft KPS9's and the motor looks like an un muffled Enya judging by the carb.

    Rick H.
  15. Thread: Car ID help

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    Car ID help

    Afternoon all,

    And a windy day it is around here at least. So I stayed inside and got out a sealed box of R/C cars that my Dad put up a few years ago. It's kind of like Christmas, no idea what is...
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    What boat will this be?

    Evening all,

    I'm looking for a new boat. What kind you may ask? Good question. A fast boat basically. Under my workbench are a Hotshot Sprint in 3.5cc size, another one that will require a .67...
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    So far so good. Everything is working except the...

    So far so good. Everything is working except the Blade 450X and I have no idea what is wrong with that thing. Too bad, since it's great when it works. The other models on that TX are working well so...
  18. The Duelist is was made by Pica. Kits do show up...

    The Duelist is was made by Pica. Kits do show up from time to time and there was an ARF version for a while. Look around and you can probably find one. Great flying airplane and pretty much meets...
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    We broke out a Dick's Dream from my high school...

    We broke out a Dick's Dream from my high school days, updated the radio from an Ace galloping ghost to Spektrum 2.4, added an elevator, it flies great!My Dad also built a Perky from MA plans and put...
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    The original Kaos has to be right at the top with...

    The original Kaos has to be right at the top with the Super and Ultimate variants right there with it. For a bipe it's the Andrews Aeromaster. As for ARFs I think the original .40 sized Escapade may...
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    I ordered an Evolution from him earlier this year...

    I ordered an Evolution from him earlier this year and was told that it would ship by bus and was charged for that. Don't bother with expedited shipping, that won't speed anything up. After several...
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    Engine still won't start. Maybe it's a sign. In...

    Engine still won't start. Maybe it's a sign. In any case I've removed most of the covering top and bottom from the inboard wing section. I've glassed both wings in this area with 2 oz. glass cloth....
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    Well maybe I won't fly it this weekend....

    Well maybe I won't fly it this weekend. Damn%$$&()^)()%(%(*ing YS engine that just got rebuilt won't start. I'm remembering now why I prefer OS.

    Rick H.
  24. Looking for a fixed wing autopilot system

    Evening all,

    I've been approached recently by some land owners in the area regarding a way to keep an eye on their property. A lot of it is in crops but much of it is wooded and not being used in...
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    Go back to page 17 of this thread, post #404 and...

    Go back to page 17 of this thread, post #404 and look closely at the photos. I'm not sure how much of that is original and how much it may differ from what is being sold now. I think that if I took...
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