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01-09-2019, 06:54 PM
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Posted By rainedave

Epilog Zing 24 laser cutter at work

rainedave here...
I now work at a university library that has a Maker Workshop. We have an Epilog Zing 24 laser cutter, and I have free access!
Maybe more Sure Sharks, Shark SV's, a new design or,...
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Posted By rainedave

Thanks for the replies. rgburrill, that has...

Thanks for the replies.
rgburrill, that has been what I've been thinking.
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Posted By rainedave

Honest question seeking experienced answers

I am returning to the hobby after 8 yrs away.
I am replacing my 72mhz radio with a new 2.4ghz.
I want to use a Life/lifepo4/A123 battery pack in my transmitter instead of a nicd/nimh pack for a...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-23-2018, 07:05 PM
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Posted By rainedave

1QwkSport2.5r, I couldn't agree more... I...

1QwkSport2.5r, I couldn't agree more...

I put together a carb from the parts box, and discovered that my OS .40 FSR header fits Tigre. So, I can use a pipe!
...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-22-2018, 08:43 AM
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Posted By rainedave

It's all cleaned up with new bearings. The ABC...

It's all cleaned up with new bearings. The ABC pinch is great, so it really pops when flipped.
I'm thinking I'll run it in with a 9x6 and just let it rev up. This is usually best for ABC engines. (I...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-22-2018, 05:14 AM
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Posted By rainedave

That is very tragic. But, you're correct, there...

That is very tragic.
But, you're correct, there is no groove in the barrel. In fact, it spins completely around 360 degrees.
It's interesting that it does not fully close, either. Because the...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-21-2018, 07:43 AM
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Views: 345
Posted By rainedave

Thanks Jesse! Twin Stack on rcgroups posted a...

Thanks Jesse!
Twin Stack on rcgroups posted a World Engines ad from the 3/81 issue of MAN. The one thing different about mine is the carb. It is a rough casting. It has no low-speed needle. No idle...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-20-2018, 04:14 PM
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Posted By rainedave

Thanks Jim. Yes, Sceptre Flight was one of the...

Thanks Jim. Yes, Sceptre Flight was one of the first places I looked. No luck there.
David
Forum: Glow Engines
12-20-2018, 12:00 PM
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Views: 345
Posted By rainedave

Here's my "S" series Bluehead for comparison. You...

Here's my "S" series Bluehead for comparison. You can see the case is very different....
Forum: Glow Engines
12-20-2018, 11:55 AM
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Views: 345
Posted By rainedave

Mystery Super Tigre

Hi all, I haven't posted here in a while. I just received an interesting engine that is a mystery to me.
It is clearly a Super Tigre, but unlike any I've ever owned or seen.
It is true ABC with...
08-10-2017, 06:52 AM
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Posted By rainedave

A "short kit" on three sheets of printer...

A "short kit" on three sheets of printer paper...
08-10-2017, 03:35 AM
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Posted By rainedave

Good to hear from you Rafa! Yes, the similarities...

Good to hear from you Rafa! Yes, the similarities are there.
08-08-2017, 06:27 PM
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Posted By rainedave

Hey H5606, I've been using DeltaCad for about...

Hey H5606,
I've been using DeltaCad for about ten or eleven years. It's extremely easy to use and does everything I need. It's inexpensive, too. I've drawn every set of plans I've done since since...
08-08-2017, 04:58 AM
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Posted By rainedave

One cool thing about 1/2A is that you can print...

One cool thing about 1/2A is that you can print out all the rib patterns on one sheet of paper.
08-07-2017, 06:47 PM
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Posted By rainedave

Thanks! I'm about ready to print out patterns and...

Thanks! I'm about ready to print out patterns and start cutting parts.
Here's a look at the two wings with the fuselage:
08-06-2017, 04:19 AM
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Posted By rainedave

Thanks! Here's the other wing option...

Thanks! Here's the other wing option...
08-05-2017, 06:35 AM
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Posted By rainedave

Sketching again...

I got the bug to do some sketching for something fast and agile: a 28" span, mid-wing thing.
06-24-2017, 09:01 AM
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Posted By rainedave

Tee Bee, thank you for that awesome video! That...

Tee Bee, thank you for that awesome video! That .09 really hauls it around. Beautiful build!

Brian, it is great to re-connect. We can only leave the hobby for so long before it always pulls us...
06-24-2017, 04:33 AM
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Views: 26,695
Posted By rainedave

Great to see my designs still flying! Here's...

Great to see my designs still flying!
Here's the prototype at the BARKS field down in Graham, NC.
Pretty sure that was an OS FP .15 in the nose; Solartex/Worldtex covering.
I miss those days!
06-30-2013, 01:20 AM
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Views: 958
Posted By rainedave

RE: SF Meets AX (Pump & Pipe)

Well, it won't be with an 11x7. :)
I was sort of joking about the 16K, that would probably require a too-small prop like a 10x6.
06-29-2013, 06:36 PM
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Views: 958
Posted By rainedave

SF Meets AX (Pump & Pipe)

I've been away from these forums for a few years and it's good to be back. I'm glad to see some of the old names are still here.

Now on to business. I have an OS AX .55 that never ran well for...
04-15-2013, 01:27 PM
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Posted By rainedave

Hello

Some catching up to do.
08-25-2011, 08:40 PM
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Posted By rainedave

Veco .45 R/C

Bench numbers coming soon.
01-20-2011, 06:41 AM
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Posted By rainedave

RE: Bridi UFO Build (all wood)

Hey gang! Sorry to disappear like that. I returned to UNC-Chapel Hill last fall to finish my PhD/dissertation and have not had time to work on models. Plus, I needed a break; the kit thing was...
12-24-2009, 01:08 PM
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