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05-10-2017, 09:42 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

HJ......I was joking....[amateurishly]

HJ......I was joking....[amateurishly]
05-10-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,135
Posted By combatpigg

How would they be able to take pictures for the...

How would they be able to take pictures for the magazine of handing each other plaques and trophies if they teleconferenced..?

Geeze, it's like I have to do all you guys thinking for you...!
02-27-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 30,185
Posted By combatpigg

Miatas have quite a loyal following. Canada...

Miatas have quite a loyal following.
Canada seems strict about their roads, but there's a bunch of drag strips listed in BC last time I checked.
Every summer there's a strong showing of BC...
02-26-2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 30,185
Posted By combatpigg

What a great looking body..! Building just an...

What a great looking body..!
Building just an "open tub" roadster would be a big enough project with FG, but building cars with doors and a roof sure looks like a job and a half.
The few companies...
02-25-2017, 10:46 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 30,185
Posted By combatpigg

That's outstanding. I've know people that spent...

That's outstanding. I've know people that spent more than $1000 back in the 1980s for a simple repair at a dealership.
I was thinking about getting a little econocar....how about this belly tank...
02-24-2017, 11:41 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 30,185
Posted By combatpigg

Sorry I didn't see your post earlier. Welding...

Sorry I didn't see your post earlier.
Welding is a good hobby to avoid unless you have a burning desire.!
In the early 70s I knew a parts guy at a Toyota dealership who thought they were junk. The...
02-23-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 30,185
Posted By combatpigg

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2202564http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2202560http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=220256...
02-21-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 30,185
Posted By combatpigg

Thanks for the acknowledgments Gents..! That...

Thanks for the acknowledgments Gents..!
That Yukon Jack looks good, too..!
The past several months I drive past the old flying site every day on the way to getting coffee. The huge building in the...
12-25-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,360
Posted By combatpigg

Most [almost all] of the AMA fields I've ever...

Most [almost all] of the AMA fields I've ever flown at were within easy crashing distance of a busy road and / or people's houses.
I've also seen a lot of out of bounds crashing done at these...
12-16-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By combatpigg

This looks like a most "Enlightened Progressive"...

This looks like a most "Enlightened Progressive" endeavour that I want to see get thoroughly tested where only our most Enlightened Progressive Dreamers live...[mainly your west coast port cities...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-16-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 10,777
Posted By combatpigg

All model engines a very beautiful, special and...

All model engines a very beautiful, special and precious Little Snow Flakes in their own way...!!
11-25-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By combatpigg

Quickie ARF Thanksgiving Recipe Microwave...

Quickie ARF Thanksgiving Recipe

Microwave pre-thawed and halved Cornish Bird in 1100 watt oven [and in a covered pot], for 10 minutes on 3 power.
Transfer bird halves to toaster oven on broil...
11-21-2016, 11:50 PM
Replies: 4,400
Views: 187,031
Posted By combatpigg

What a great development for modern...

What a great development for modern society.......we now have "Drone Attorneys".......[facepalm]

Remember, anything that happens in their realm will inevitably leech into what we do and the things...
11-17-2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,521
Posted By combatpigg

I just spent a week living with each candidate...

I just spent a week living with each candidate and I still don't know enough about them to pick one over the other.
Hey BTW...did anything COOL happen here while I was gone...?
07-18-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 11,021
Posted By combatpigg

I learned to fly on a 2 channel hand launch...

I learned to fly on a 2 channel hand launch glider and was taught to always wiggle the sticks and take a peek at the control surfaces before releasing the model.
You can still accidentally have the...
07-02-2016, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By combatpigg

I'm only 1/2 way joking, but things do tend to...

I'm only 1/2 way joking, but things do tend to loosen up on account of vibration.
I wouldn't tape working parts [like an assembled engine] to a running sander.
There might be some "science" to the...
07-01-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By combatpigg

Tape it to an orbital sander and leave it running...

Tape it to an orbital sander and leave it running all night.
06-26-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 79,912
Posted By combatpigg

Congratulations...! Those checkers really show...

Congratulations...!
Those checkers really show off the contour of the airfoil.
06-24-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,661
Posted By combatpigg

I'd just keep tweaking the CG / loading plan of...

I'd just keep tweaking the CG / loading plan of wing you've got. Yes, you'll find more thrilling performance with more power..!!
I like your idea to try the pusher configuration again. My only...
06-24-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,661
Posted By combatpigg

To build a delta of equal area to this plane of...

To build a delta of equal area to this plane of your's, it would have less span.....wouldn't it...?
Less span will make it more sensitive in the roll axis. The control setup and proper balance of...
06-24-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 712
Views: 13,262
Posted By combatpigg

With a closing speed of 200 MPH+, anyone with any...

With a closing speed of 200 MPH+, anyone with any common sense will tell you that nothing could possibly go wrong.
[/humor]
06-23-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 13,262
Posted By combatpigg

Elsewhere in the news the DOT has been awarded...

Elsewhere in the news the DOT has been awarded $20MM to study the effects that falling boulders have upon moving vehicles.
Forum: Control Lines
06-23-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,364
Posted By combatpigg

Looking good...!I I was just telling someone...

Looking good...!I
I was just telling someone the other day about the place in Colorado Springs that made the dinner plate sized hamburgers.
06-22-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,306
Posted By combatpigg

LJE, thanks for that great explanation / history...

LJE, thanks for that great explanation / history lesson about our technical challenges.!
06-18-2016, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,852
Views: 79,912
Posted By combatpigg

Love it..! I think I'll build something similar...

Love it..!
I think I'll build something similar for the Cyclon 1cc.
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