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04-09-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 118
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Posted By Foamguy

RE: Thanks Foamguy!

[8D]

I can't believe guys are STILL flying this thing !

What's it been now ? 3 years ?

Wish I had the patent !

Foamguy
Forum: RC Combat
07-11-2004, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,884
Posted By Foamguy

RE: Coroplast Gremlin?

Go to Spadworld.net

I haven't seen Grim around in ages but there are plans and ideas for building many comparable planes. Things have been in sort of a slump for awhile both with coro and...
06-15-2004, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 239,024
Posted By Foamguy

RE: Build your own PBF

LOL I never get tired of reading PBF success stories either. :) Who woulda guessed ? :)

Foamguy
07-25-2003, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,468
Posted By Foamguy

Old U.s.army Target Drones-mig 29's

Heh,

M60's ? Fun, yeah, but Ma Deuce was even more fun. :) Funny part was........we must have shot a deuce and a half load of ammo at one........and only scored ONE hole...........in the fin,...
09-28-2002, 12:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,566
Posted By Foamguy

Is the GREAT PLANES DAZZLER considered as a fun-fly??

I like to think of the Dazzler as an entry level funfly plane, sorta like I do the Fazer. It ain't the best by a bunch, but will take you in the right direction.


Foamguy
09-28-2002, 12:21 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 239,024
Posted By Foamguy

Build your own PBF (Pizza Box Flyer, Flying Pizza Box)

Just checking in guys :)

Saw the article in RC Report. Havent been home too much lately, still in Md. Glad your all still having a LOT of fun :)


Foamguy
09-14-2002, 12:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,255
Posted By Foamguy

Thunder Tiger Fun Tiger Extra

I had one a few years ago and hated it Can find few if any redeeming qualities for this plane. Heavy, weak, brittle ( all that mystery wood I guess ). Didn't care for the shelfpaper covering much...
09-14-2002, 03:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,083
Posted By Foamguy

A Couple Questions :)

Profile bro-hood dudes,

I have a few questions....... first of all, I wanna join the brotherhood..... as a dedicated funfly guy, but what if half my planes are pod and boom and not true profile ?...
09-14-2002, 03:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,255
Posted By Foamguy

Thunder Tiger Fun Tiger Extra

Dan Kress,


Where in Oregon are you ? I'm out near Forest Grove. I'm secretary for Oregon Miniature Aircraft Squadron. Total funfly dude here. :) Lemme know, ok ?

John Petersen
09-12-2002, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 239,024
Posted By Foamguy

Re: Giant Scale PBF size

Hi Tom !

Glad you are having so much fun with it ! Honestly, most of ya'll here have far more experience with it/them than I do. I haven't had much time to mess with them since spring and probably...
09-03-2002, 02:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 734
Posted By Foamguy

Elev->Flap Mix - How Much?

Martyg,

I don't know of a rule of thumb set in stone for this. The closest I've ever heard was perform your tightest loop with no mixing, then add flaperon mix to tighten the loop, performing the...
08-29-2002, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,466
Posted By Foamguy

Dave McDonald the father of pizza box fliers?

Hi Dudes !

I havent been around here at all for a few months now. Been a heck of a last 6 months and my computer is broken beyond all hope too. What time I have had has been spent teaching newbies...
07-29-2002, 10:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,409
Posted By Foamguy

New Pizza Box Forum

Hi Guys ! All is well here, but having modem problems, hard to connect often. Hehe, we had an interclub picnic last weekend out here in Oregon and.... a kid showed up... with a PBF ! :) A kid I'd...
07-18-2002, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 239,024
Posted By Foamguy

Re: What's the spread?

Hehe.....

Mud, you might not wanna bet TOO much on Dave. :) Trust me, I can fly this machine too. :) Don't know where you got into the thread... but while Dave has worked out a lot of the bugs and...
07-16-2002, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 239,024
Posted By Foamguy

Build your own PBF (Pizza Box Flyer, Flying Pizza Box)

Dave McD,

Been to your build page, lookin' good guy. Maybe this will land me that job at Hobby People.... LOL
Seriously, to all who are flying the PBF.... while I am glad I had an idea one...
07-15-2002, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 239,024
Posted By Foamguy

Build your own PBF (Pizza Box Flyer, Flying Pizza Box)

[QUOTE]Originally posted by RC_Eflyer
[B]Hey Foamguy,
Are you gonna have a PBF out at our fun fly this weekend? I'll have the Penknife for combat/3D. We'll have to get more guys in our club to do...
07-14-2002, 11:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,588
Posted By Foamguy

Will an LA 46 Handle a 12x4

Well said Dave. :)

I concur for the most part. All will get the job done. I wanted to add a few alternats to the list. I also use the Magnum .28 and .32 engines. Of those two, the .28 has better...
07-14-2002, 02:35 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,361
Posted By Foamguy

Flying Pizza Box

Don,

Try another local shop too. When I began getting into coro, I almost gave up at first. The first shop I went to wanted almost $50 for a 4x8 sheet. I assumed this was normal and it set me back...
07-14-2002, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 239,024
Posted By Foamguy

Build your own PBF (Pizza Box Flyer, Flying Pizza Box)

Hehe, I just got home from the Seaplane meet. 150 miles over Mt. Hood one way, had a blast. Yup, should have had the forsight to have built a floaty PBF. Lots of Weaver Whatsits there on floats.... a...
07-13-2002, 06:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,588
Posted By Foamguy

Will an LA 46 Handle a 12x4

Again, it depends a lot too on your airframe, drag, weight, expectations, etc. An LA is no powerhouse.... but it will deliver good torque... which is exactly what you need to swing a 12x4. As for...
07-13-2002, 05:58 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,361
Posted By Foamguy

Flying Pizza Box

Dave McD,

Yeah... the delta wing versions were even better.... along with easier to control in pitch for most. Like you, I can fly pretty much anything and figure out how to get it down in one...
07-13-2002, 12:04 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 18,361
Posted By Foamguy

Flying Pizza Box

Antispad,

hehe, it makes my heart swell. BTW, Spads have their place too. I've spent a weekend with Tattoo and you wont find a finer person anywhere, and his philosophy and dedication to our hobby...
07-12-2002, 11:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,588
Posted By Foamguy

Will an LA 46 Handle a 12x4

It's ported and timed perfectly for a wood 12x4.... try it on a good FF plane weighing....4 lbs or less.... and you'll love it. I have 3 of them.... and 3 .40's....its a great FF engine for us sport...
07-12-2002, 11:38 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 239,024
Posted By Foamguy

Build your own PBF (Pizza Box Flyer, Flying Pizza Box)

I'm quite happy everyone is having so much fun with it. :) I've tried to launch several models I designed since I began flying RC and while I had some... marginal semi success with a few of them......
07-09-2002, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Foamguy

E3D Rocks !

Oops,

Thanks for the correction Gary. Thanks for the tips on motor/prop/gearboxes too. I am probably gonna just let RC_Eflyer walk me through this one... as its gonna be my first electric...
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