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Forum: Kit Building
03-14-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,262
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Vinyl cutter??

+1

Cost adds up fast to get started. Some years ago, after being annoyed at the poor local cutting service, I purchased a Roland Stika 15". By the time I had a variety of colors and the other...
Forum: RC Jets
03-06-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,986
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Internet Brands-Owners of RCU-Everyone Send complaint - link here

I USED to post build information and responded to questions. RCU is very low on my list of sites to visit because of the lousy experience. I only visit here when I am bored.

My best guess is...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-04-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,505
Posted By blikseme300

RE: I Challenge...........

Look at the other sites and their daily number of new posts. Theirs have been going up vs RCU which has declined significantly.

This was once the premier go-to site but the flakey performance...
02-29-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 52,235
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Great Planes 25% Pitts M-12s 3D

AFAIK there has been no changes. I have helped a number of others with metal landing gear and modifying their aircraft with proper plywood replacement to ensure survival of props, etc.

This is...
Replies: 102
Views: 8,492
Posted By blikseme300

RE: SPEKTRUM Misrepresentation?

About time people realized that buying Spektrum is opting in to be a guinea pig - at YOUR expense.

Off to get more popcorn as this is surely not over.

Bliksem
02-12-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,951
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Where can i find 1000-2000 grit sandpaper.

I have used some of the lapping film used for finishing fiber optic terminations to polish a canopy. Here is a source:http://www.datacomtools.com/catalog/fiber-Consumables.htm

Bliksem
Forum: Gas Engines
02-09-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,846
Posted By blikseme300

RE: New (to me) internet myth

Look at all the posts that followed yours. Tell me if I was wrong that I predicted this would be interesting?

Good information to be had from the people here that know their business. I might...
Replies: 32
Views: 5,714
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Futaba has been busy lately.....

The "other" brands need to catch up with their lame TX's, never mind the RX and servo technology that they are behind with. Not talking about simple entry level TX's here alone. Futaba has been ahead...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-07-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,846
Posted By blikseme300

RE: New (to me) internet myth

Off to go make some popcorn and grab a soda. Be right back as this is going to be interesting.:D

Industrial grade is just fine by me.

Bliksem
Forum: Gas Engines
02-07-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 20,365
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Gasoline Rotary Engine from Thunder Tiger NEW!

Cool!

Looks like it's a 50cc. Any information regarding weight and props?

Bliksem
Forum: Gas Engines
02-06-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,796
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Zenoah G-62 Run ?

Not sure of full throttle consumption but at near full throttle 30 minutes is possible. I know this because the the throttle link on my large Stick broke shortly after take-off and I had to fly it...
02-03-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By blikseme300

RE: RCU's

Well, in my biased opinion the quality of these forums are tied to the speed and stability of the serving platform. I have been closing stalled browsing sessions more often in the recent past and am...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-01-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,586
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Has anyone noticed USPS tracking service running strangely?

USPS is circling the drain financially - news articles are easy to find. This causes their service to be less than stellar. Many sorting facilities are being closed and certain areas and routes will...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-01-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,651
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Is it mandatory to mount Gas Engines Inverted?

Yep, and no flying inverted allowed. The engine will die a horrible death.;)

Bliksem
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-01-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,447
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Where do you like to fly?

I fly off private property together with my friends. The local "official" clubs are too full of pompous self-important donkey rear ends so they can kiss my rear end.

Flying is supposed to be fun...
01-31-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,050
Posted By blikseme300

RE: New Ownership...New Numbers?

Interesting question. My experience has been that the most Nazi-like enforcers of AMA rules don't abide by it themselves. Like the esteemed members of our congress that make laws that apply to...
01-17-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 893
Posted By blikseme300

Forum: Gas Engines
01-16-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By blikseme300

What Kolbenschmidt-based single is this?

I acquired this engine some time ago and all indications is that it is a 5.8ci Kolbenschmidt-based Sach's 5.8ci. The ignition is an older CH unit and the engine is outfitted with a mechanical...
01-12-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,108
Posted By blikseme300

RE: My experience with xheli

I have ordered and received items from Xheli 3 times now with absolutely no problems. Is there more than meets the eye with your problem?

Bliksem
01-09-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Bipe versus mono at altitude

Where in SA is Zebula? I don't know these new names.

Bliksem
01-09-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 349
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Best Propellar for DLE-30?

I use a 18x8 Xoar and it runs well. As pointed out the manufacturer recommends this size.

Bliksem
Forum: Gas Engines
01-09-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,563
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Gasoline Fuel tank Stoppers

I have been using Du-Bro tanks and their gas stoppers for many years without a problem. Currently I have a number of installations that are more than 7 years old without any leaks or other problems....
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-08-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,135
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Great Planes Extra 330L

Yep, the tube looks familiar. Are you going to strengthen the tube to spars connection? I wrapped Kevlar tow around the assembly before I fitted the skins.

Bliksem
01-07-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,514
Posted By blikseme300

RE: Analog vs. Digital

Why is it that only Hitec recommend twisting the leads? None of the other major manufacturers need this treatment to make their servos work right.

Just a thought.

Bliksem
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