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Forum: RC Combat
11-03-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,567
Posted By ddemu

RE: Gremlin help

My first Gremlin (The black & yellow one) did a similarly beautiful arc across the sky, with the wing slowly fluttering down, when the wing was torn off in a mid-air collision. In the picture it's...
Forum: RC Combat
11-02-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,567
Posted By ddemu

RE: Gremlin help

Gremlins aren't just for Halloween - but they do seem to multiply and take over the workshop!
All are powerd with .25's (ASP, OS-FX & OS-FSR) for our regional Open-B combat sessions.
Black &...
10-19-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,042
Posted By ddemu

RE: Need a reason to keep my Laser Cutter

Interested in learning more about the process, but likely just a spectator due to a limited modeling budget.
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-21-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 16,658
Posted By ddemu

RE: Are all RC forum's activity in decline?

I agree with a lot of the comments here.
As only an occassional visitor to the forums, I for one would like to see a "Like" or "That's Cool" button for the threads (taking a lesson from the social...
09-30-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,274
Posted By ddemu

RE: Great Planes F-14

We went with the Scorpion 4020-12 motor, a 100amp ESC, and two 4,000mAh 11.1 batteries = 22.2 volts.

Test flights have been with a 12x8 APC electric prop (I broke the 12x10 on a botched...
09-30-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,583
Posted By ddemu

RE: DynaFlite Butterfly 99 inch (Endoplasma Powered)

Love the color scheme! My dad has a Butterfly that he built back in 1978 and has hundreds of documented flights. Who knows how many people have learned to fly with it, but it's got to be around 50...
Forum: RC Combat
01-16-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,145
Posted By ddemu

RE: SPEED-GUN

I've seen a few others advertised at sporting goods dealers, but I think the Bushnell model is probably better quality. Others that are advertised to use for baseball and other sports may work just...
Forum: RC Combat
12-30-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,459
Posted By ddemu

RE: Exhaust Deflector on OS .25

It might be a little more work than the previosuly mentioned hole and screw idea, but I've used a small file to make a groove around the exhaust nozzle. Slip the exhaust diverter over the nozzle and...
Forum: RC Combat
11-30-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,145
Posted By ddemu

RE: SPEED-GUN

I've done quite a bit of radar work at club fun-fly events, and have found it pretty easy to do, but that's using a $2,000 radar unit.
Bushnell and others sell lower cost "speed-guns" for use with...
11-20-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By ddemu

RE: Scale Combat Wingspan rules?

I did look at the JK Aerotech planes, they look like good kits/planes, but most do not conform to the AMA's 40" minimum wingspan.
Even the Great Planes Combat ARF series come up short in the...
Forum: Kit Building
11-20-2009, 12:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,898
Posted By ddemu

RE: December Tower Talk ARF's

As someone who's grown up in the hobby, it's quite dissapointing to see where Tower Hobbies has come from and where it is today.
The entire hobby is kind of the same way. My father and I used to...
11-19-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By ddemu

Scale Combat Wingspan rules?

I'm just getting into combat flying. I'm looking at flying Open-B because ti will be faster & cheaper to start with, but prefer to fly scale and will work up to that.

I fully support AMA, but...
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By ddemu

RE: Does scorpion 450 motor comes with manual?

I got a Scorpion 4025-10 that came without any instructions or manual.
Probably available on-line from Scorpion but I haven't looked yet.

"Instructions, we don't need no stinkin'...
10-06-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,274
Posted By ddemu

RE: Great Planes F-14

We're considering an electric conversion for the conveinience and to improve motor reliability.

Cost will be the big decision maker as it appears I can replace the problematic Super Tigre .75...
09-17-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,274
Posted By ddemu

Great Planes F-14

Hi guys.

I'm looking for suggestions/recommendations for e-power systems to convert my 7.5-pound Great Planes F-14.
It currently has a top speed of @115mph with a SuperTigre .75 and a APC...
03-19-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,399
Posted By ddemu

RE: Airplanes for dummies.

Check out www.towerhobbies.com They are a sponsor of these RCUniverse and have been a great supplier of everything R/C for the past 20+ years. They have lots of beginner information, including an...
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