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  1. BTW the one I have has the pocket in rear, to...

    BTW the one I have has the pocket in rear, to recess a turbine engine almost flush with the lower wing skin. He makes it with or without. I'll cover it with buffed up Al litho plate doing double...
  2. But on that website, there is a link called...

    But on that website, there is a link called "kontakt". In there you will find Hubert's email address. He doesn't advertise them or have a business website. I think they just sell through networking...
  3. Thread: Just an idea..

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    Now yer talking. The Q500's done in the past with...

    Now yer talking. The Q500's done in the past with Dynajets weren't killer fast. Better put one on each side..

    I love the story of the guys who put one on the bottom of a Playboy oldtimer, figuring...
  4. Closest I've seen to that prop is the FF two...

    Closest I've seen to that prop is the FF two blader by Mike Hazel, 6.4x2. I never got one to examine, I suspect it has pretty thin and narrow blades for running in the high 20's.

    With APC you get...
  5. Thread: Just an idea..

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    Nice, but I don't see a pulsejet on it.

    Nice, but I don't see a pulsejet on it.
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    A 12x14 is on paper a good choice, it should be...

    A 12x14 is on paper a good choice, it should be similar or a hair less load if the overall design is similar to the 15x8. The pitch speed is in the 140+ range so if the airframe drag is low enough...
  7. On a similar subject (1/2A size bits) I also...

    On a similar subject (1/2A size bits) I also grabbed a 250mAh and 500mAh of these to check out:

    http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__54931__Hobbyking_174_5v_Smart_LiPo_250mAh_1pc_.html
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  8. Gotcha. I'm itching to put them on something, I...

    Gotcha. I'm itching to put them on something, I do have a small 1/2A bipe in the wings, might be the ticket for that. They were too cool not to get some.
  9. Thread: Just an idea..

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    Hearing loss is a good excuse to get into them -...

    Hearing loss is a good excuse to get into them - once it just doesn't matter any more you have a lot more fun. Any my wife appreciates it too, it gives me a good excuse not to have heard anything she...
  10. Here's some future bling - the little CF proto...

    Here's some future bling - the little CF proto speed LG legs from Steve Wilk (Eliminator) are pretty small and sexy:
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  11. See post #27 - Hubert makes both the Virus and...

    See post #27 - Hubert makes both the Virus and the engine.
  12. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    Today was total blech.. fog, wind, rain, anything...

    Today was total blech.. fog, wind, rain, anything you can make out of wind, water, cold and misery seems to be upon us. Hope tomorrow gives a little break, I wanna fly it, I wanna fly it... :(
  13. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    I experimented a bit this evening and came up...

    I experimented a bit this evening and came up with the right length of 1/8" latex for a 25cc bladder, this goes to a 1/8" barbed plastic tubing coupler, and a length of medium silicone to run through...
  14. Thread: Just an idea..

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    Just an idea..

    This forum seems to be pretty dormant these days, A few little things happening here and there, but maybe it needs some new kind of activity to rouse the lurkers and wake things up. I had an idea...
  15. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    Winter is pushing itself through the door here by...

    Winter is pushing itself through the door here by force, last few days have not been good RC days, I put up an EF-1 Shoestring on Saturday, but that was in 15-20mph winds and -3C temps, and it slices...
  16. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    Yeah, long drive to listen to someone *****ing...

    Yeah, long drive to listen to someone *****ing about the cold..
  17. Thread: Teeny tiny servos

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    Much as I love .010's I can't see the combo being...

    Much as I love .010's I can't see the combo being ideal.

    What are you going to use for a prop?
  18. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    Oh yuck. I think we could get one more thaw and...

    Oh yuck. I think we could get one more thaw and temporary respite, but I'm not counting on much more than that.


    Saturday, 15 Novemberhttps://weather.gc.ca/weathericons/16.gifCloudy with 60...
  19. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    20-25cc is what I'd target also, The real...

    20-25cc is what I'd target also, The real question was related to the convenience of needle access. I'll solder a brass slot screw head to the needle stub I think, or if enough material, sleeve it...
  20. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    The bladders I've made generally have lots of...

    The bladders I've made generally have lots of unexpanded tubing between the filled part and the nipple where it attaches. So I think as long as I see a few diameters of free tubing either side it...
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    Nice job Speedy. Everything I've seen you post...

    Nice job Speedy. Everything I've seen you post looks really well done.
  22. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    Hey here's a question for the combat flier(s) in...

    Hey here's a question for the combat flier(s) in the crowd - how much does the needle setting vary between subsequent fills and runs on the same bladder?
  23. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    Our new hangar/shop is a large shed next to 100...

    Our new hangar/shop is a large shed next to 100 acres of flat cultivated fields with two runways. 20 minute drive away. So for starters I'll put in10cc of fuel and burn off 5cc walking to the edge of...
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    Popped out for test glides today at lunch. Cold...

    Popped out for test glides today at lunch. Cold and windy, but the model handled it fine. CG seems good, control is solid. Ready for powered flight.. just add fuel bladder.
  25. Thread: 1/2A Boomerang

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    Temperature is 33F, winds gusty 10-15. So,...

    Temperature is 33F, winds gusty 10-15. So, logically, at lunch I took the Boomerang out back for some test glides. All is well - CG feels good, slightly nose heavy relative to race trim. Fast flat...
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