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  1. Thank you. No real build log. Just taking plenty...

    Thank you. No real build log. Just taking plenty of pics as I go along. http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2285917#post29954602
  2. I'm in. About 3 weeks into my Dynaflite SD build...

    I'm in. About 3 weeks into my Dynaflite SD build and lots of fun. Wood selection/substitution and modified plans will hopefully shave a good portion of weight. DLE30 power.
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    11 years since the original post but I finally...

    11 years since the original post but I finally got my wish. Frsky and OpenTX !
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    I wanted to visit your page to check them out but...

    I wanted to visit your page to check them out but couldn't. .See if this virus warning means anything to you.
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    RE: Ability to draw plans?

    Chad, the plan itself is a work of art.
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    RE: Pitts M12 26% plans available soon

    Where does one find or buy a dwg or dxf set of plans for this?
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    RE: K&E Drafting Machine

    Hey Jetpack, I have some scales for you free. They're still in a cardboard box somewhere here. When I moved last year I got rid of my table and arm, but I still have some scales left.
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    RE: Tequila bipe by Chuck Cunningham

    Kris,
    Just wondering if you're still around and any updates on the Tequila. I bought the plans a few months ago and am now ordering wood for it. My lord, there's a lot of 1/4' thick balsa in...
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    RE: What would your ideal R/C workshop look like?

    Laser cutter.
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    RE: What would your ideal R/C workshop look like?

    I hvae everything but space. One third of the basement is my plane shop, one third is my wife's model train room, and one third utility.
    i keep the big tools, table saw, band saw, sanders, ect, out...
  11. Thread: seagull models

    by TomM
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    RE: seagull models

    After my first Seagull Harrier 46 took a dumbthumb dirtnap, I bought the larger 90 Harrier. Just lately I found a NIB Harrier46 again. All electric, and they're great flyers. A little heavier than...
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    RE: Not enough

    Flyable:

    Eflite Eratix
    Eflite P-47
    Eflite P-38
    Eflite Taylorcraft
    E-flite Mini FuntanaX
    Seagull Harrier
    Paragon Sailplane
    Caliber 5 heli
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    RE: Jobs of RC people

    Dayummm. A dream job. And you RETIRED ?!?!?
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    RE: Jobs of RC people

    Idid all kinds of stuff. Started off in the mid 70's as a microwave tech in the defence area. Then worked in satellite guidance and propulsion for NASA, Took a part time job at a cabinet shop trading...
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    RE: What you like the least in this hobby?

    I dislike that 75% of all the planes I see look like a generic&#160; ExtraCapEdges.
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    RE: Help with Saito FA-100

    Thanks guys.
    I could ask the previous owner, but he mentioned how little he flew it so I'll leave it alone. Even with a near dead engine, it was a good deal.

    IF I do decide to rebuild it, do I...
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    Help with Saito FA-100

    I'm new to 4-strokes. I bought a plane with a Saito FA100. On the first flight, it seemed fine, started on the second bump, but had some knocking noise. Flew fine for 10 minutes and landed due to...
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    RE: Outer color for a foamy-SUGGESTIONS

    Wallyworld craft paints and an airbrush.
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    RE: xacto blade and soldering iron

    I took a 1/4" soldering tip and cut a slot down the middle with an exacto saw. The #11 blade fits in the slot. To secure the blade I drilled and tapped a 2-56 hole to take a setscrew to clamp it...
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    RE: Airbrushing books?

    A good magazine:

    http://www.airbrushaction.com


    I've been picking this up whenever I get to Borders. There's tons of good reading and tips, and each month they walk you through a new...
  21. Thread: RC Pilot Job

    by TomM
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    RC Pilot Job

    Found this:

    http://www.navmar.com/jobs/tigershark_training_instructor.doc


    Unfortunatly I crash too often to even consider myself.
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    RE: Digital or Analog Servos

    I'm wondering why a digital servo is less prone to failuer from vibration and stress. Is there a major difference in how they're made as in quality of bearings, gears, and/or soldering?. What would...
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    Balancing head after rebuild?

    After a crash I replaced about half the head linkage, flybar, paddles, blades.....

    Other than getting a balancer and removing the shaft and all the ganglia , how would I get the flybar and...
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    Balance head after rebuild

    After a crash I replaced about half the head linkage, flybar, paddles, blades.....

    Other than getting a balancer and removing the shaft and all the ganglia , how would I get the flybar and...
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    RE: Don't Answer Cell Phone While Flying!

    Been away from this forum for a long time and just found this thread active again. I would like to apologize to Awesome (in post #83) for my outburst.

    Tom
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