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10-10-2010, 09:26 AM
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Posted By tam popo

RE: Space Shuttle Depron RC Model - Scratch..

Hiy guys....so you think that Shuttle is cute, just look at my pal Brians Shuttle - and it flys!!!! Towed up it glides really well, made of all types of foam, balsa and ply. See you late guys......
08-09-2010, 07:51 AM
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Views: 2,238,104
Posted By tam popo

RE: Official Hobby Zone

What is a 'Baseball Toss'? 'What is Baseball'?:D:D:D:D

Seriously though, I'm ordering the parts for the SC tonight and wanted to know if I went Brushless do I need a SC firewall (standard) or...
08-08-2010, 01:35 PM
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Posted By tam popo

RE: Official Hobby Zone

Thanks guys, all help appreciated!! I've seen the E_Bay advert and that mount looks well amde and also fits the Rimfire and Turnigy motors. I've also sourced an on-line shop for all the body parts...
08-08-2010, 12:52 PM
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Views: 2,238,104
Posted By tam popo

RE: Official Hobby Zone

Hiya Guys!! Well I finally decided to make a SC from parts available on-line and at LHS etc. The spec will be as follows: Spectrum DX6i and AR6200 long range RX, 1300 3S lipos, my fave E-Max digital...
04-16-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 752
Posted By tam popo

RE: IFO Build

Alexdrift - hiya pal!! Is your IFO made from Depron, EPP or ripstop-type Nylon? It looks good anyway. Have you looked at what the Americans call the Nutball|? its similar but flys better, 'cos its...
04-16-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By tam popo

RE: Some advice with my first flat foam/balsa model

KarolH, this is just a personal view of your problem and I know someone, somewhere will have a different view, but here goes.....
Because there is no aerofoil shape prodcing lift from the...
04-16-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By tam popo

RE: Want to make my first flatout bipe! HELP!!

Stonecolded....first, don't believe Calvino can't fly - he can, I've seen his vids etc.
OK, what are using for base material, EPP, Depron or Artists Board? I've heard its hard to get Depron in...
04-16-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,628
Posted By tam popo

RE: My R/C Multiplex Fox

ClaserD....thats a very nice and neat build you've done there!!! Questions\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\; what brushed motor are you using and a folding prop or not? Also, what size lipo (250/300 mah or what).
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03-04-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,210
Posted By tam popo

RE: LightFlite Bug

Wheelnut, I haven't got a clue!!!! It was advertised as 5mm but nothing else. Its coming from the same company that sold me my Bongo, which I think is 5mm also. The other choice would have been 9mm...
03-04-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,094
Posted By tam popo

RE: J-3 Club Ultra Micro

Wheelnut, how do you mix in the elevator with rudder input? I've been trying on my DX6i but can't manage to do it. I know it can be done on the Futaba sets (I have instructions for that) but not the...
03-04-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By tam popo

RE: my first scratchbuilt biplane

Its taking longer than I thought...but its looking Ok. I've still got more foam to chisel away to save weight in non-stressed areas, and the motor will be an E-Max 2812 with 2S 500. Still go the...
03-04-2010, 07:11 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,210
Posted By tam popo

RE: LightFlite Bug

Gerald - I like the Blue Wonder but about 1700Kv, it will swing an 8 x 4 on 2S. But that E-Max 2805 is almost the right motor.....In my opinion the 2812 is ideal 'cos that can swing a 9 x 4 easily....
03-03-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By tam popo

RE: MICRO FLYERS AND 72 BAND RADIOS

Steve, I think I've found what you are after, a warbird and you could have it on 72, and its only 15in w/span....check it out...

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03-03-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 647
Posted By tam popo

RE: MICRO FLYERS AND 72 BAND RADIOS

Steve, it depends on what you term 'sub' and micro? Wheelnut is right, I don't nkow of any off the shelf, but the alternative could be this:
Look at planes in the w/span you want, ranging from EPP...
03-02-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,801
Posted By tam popo

RE: Kyosho Micro Edge 540

SRT10, hiya. I've got one of those coming from a pal in Japan, and he says its a brilliant flyer - look at the vids on U-Tube. The Edge is on sale here in the UK at www.robotbirds.co.uk (look under...
02-24-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 954
Posted By tam popo

RE: my first scratchbuilt biplane

Sickbat, that is one nice Bipe!! I'm currently building a Bipe about the same size but from a Depron-type foam thats 5mm but tough as hell. You've given me a few tips there: I like the way you...
02-24-2010, 07:40 AM
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Views: 74,616
Posted By tam popo

RE: Slow stick Forum!!

ZRat...I was on another thread to P...the guy who wants to convert his Aerowhatever to a Slowstick, and it must be the 6-cell Nimh (8.4V) that comes as standard with those Plastic Pigs of planes!!! I...
02-23-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,210
Posted By tam popo

RE: LightFlite Bug

Fern...what Robot???
02-23-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 157,489
Posted By tam popo

RE: Sukhoi Su-26M BNF by ParkZone

PecanP...no, thats not the original, thats a GWS Formosa look-a-like copy thing. I'll get pics of mine maybe tomorrow when I can get MY camera back from my son the little so-of-a........(censored by...
02-23-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By tam popo

RE: New to the SU-26

OrangeHat...Hiya and congrats on your college work etc!!!

I've just ordered an Su26 and E-Site and have done a little research as well - there's lots to do!!! It seems the plane has a few 'soft'...
02-23-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,267
Posted By tam popo

RE: Foamie landing gear

FlyBoy...try this idea, I saw it on here the other day.

Take a piece of paper about 8in. square. Put a dot in the middle using a pen, Then from that dot (the centre) draw an X. Join the 2 top...
02-23-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,279
Posted By tam popo

RE: Slow Stick

PilotPil..., here's the link to the SlowStick Forum on RCU.... http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_7214765/tm.htm

There is really nothing to worry about building the SS, its dead easy. Basically,...
02-23-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,210
Posted By tam popo

RE: LightFlite Bug

Wheelnut...its totally new. Built from Artists Board from HobbyCraft stores and is similar to Depron, but just a little heavier but tougher!! The sheets came in 600 x 900mm at £6 for 2 sheets...
02-22-2010, 08:05 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 45,210
Posted By tam popo

RE: LightFlite Bug

Yes guys, I know this is the Liteflite thread but here's a pic of something 'similar'....a Nutball!!!!
It took 1 1/2 hours to make, cost £3 in foam and I've been told they fly great....we shall...
02-22-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 157,489
Posted By tam popo

RE: Sukhoi Su-26M BNF by ParkZone

Micro guys....sorry guys who fly Micro (not height-impaired!!). There's a special offer on in the UK of the P/Zone Su26 BnF for £45. Very cheap....but the price for just the AR6400 with 2 servos is...
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