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    Better than a bottle rocket

    This is the most impressive home made firework I have ever seen. I just love the ignition team.


    http://youtu.be/oNEwNxK4_5k
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    10 cubic centimeters The glow engine will be...

    10 cubic centimeters

    The glow engine will be physically smaller.
  3. Sure the Edge 540 is a nice flying plane for the...

    Sure the Edge 540 is a nice flying plane for the capable and confident pilot. It just is not suitable for the OP.

    BTW I have flown several 540s some were good generally the bigger ones, some were...
  4. Build it just like you built that 125% one.With...

    Build it just like you built that 125% one.With one possible addition. Monocoat covering does not ad much strength so make sure you have vertical webbing to make the LE section a D section.

    It...
  5. I would go for the big Astro Hog, just make sure...

    I would go for the big Astro Hog, just make sure you have the reduced dihedral version.

    An easy model to fly and an excellent first low winger. It also has a great 'set' in the air.
  6. If you like building and want something easy to...

    If you like building and want something easy to fly but capable of maneuvers then consider a BIG ugly stick. At least 60 inches.

    You can get the plans easily and I think there are pre cut kits...
  7. I will let this one run for a while as the...

    I will let this one run for a while as the incident raises the likelihood of increased restrictions on RC.
  8. Edge 340s are designed to be able to snap roll. ...

    Edge 340s are designed to be able to snap roll.

    This means that if you mistreat them on take off or landing you WILL get a snap roll and most likely a broken airplane. Not a design that I would...
  9. This the third or fourth thread on essentially...

    This the third or fourth thread on essentially the same topic.

    There is enough info here to identify the good guys.

    Closing this one now.
  10. HEY GUYS I AM GETTING A LITTLE CONCERNED ABOUT...

    HEY GUYS I AM GETTING A LITTLE CONCERNED ABOUT HOW HEATED THIS THREAD IS GETTING.

    Can we dial it back please, There are some major issues here that need to be aired but keep it polite and avoid...
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    Pangi crashed his plane in 2009. I am not sure...

    Pangi crashed his plane in 2009.

    I am not sure if it is the case here but we are having problems with a rash of spam bots.
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    These are the latest spam bots. I will see to...

    These are the latest spam bots.

    I will see to their executions.
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    Go for it. I retired and came across from the...

    Go for it.

    I retired and came across from the UK to the US, bought an RV and hit the road. As a long time RC flyer I had to have a model and visited clubs from Mexico to Alaska. I was always...
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    My feeling is that there is a lot of interest...

    My feeling is that there is a lot of interest amongst general Jet members and that a niche forum specifically for pulse jets would result in a reduction of ' views '.

    After all I needs to know...
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    Right spelling is Roy Lever. His model shop...

    Right spelling is Roy Lever.

    His model shop was Mega Models.

    The TV program he described the system on was called Model Mania.

    He was quite a guy.

    Here is a short clip of his 4 pulse jet...
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    He did a TV program back then where he showed it...

    He did a TV program back then where he showed it on the bench. I have never seen an actual deployment on video.

    If I can find anything I will post it on this thread.
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    The mods will jump on anybody who makes fun of...

    The mods will jump on anybody who makes fun of another's spelling or grammar. { Including mine ! }
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    The late Roy Leivers [spelling doubtful] devised...

    The late Roy Leivers [spelling doubtful] devised and installed such a system on many of his large scale models about 30 years ago.

    He had several successful deployments saving air frame damage.
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    If you use the advanced editor and Chrome you...

    If you use the advanced editor and Chrome you should certainly get spell checked as you complete each word and leave a space. Words that the checker will be underlined with a wiggly red line.
    ...
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    An original Holland Hornet is rare and...

    An original Holland Hornet is rare and collectible but you can get a repro that is about as good. http://www.mecoa.com/vintage/index2.htm However it will lag behind a TD 049.

    Even a good Hornet...
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    There is this guy in the UK who is reverse...

    There is this guy in the UK who is reverse engineering the early RC stuff but on 2.4 using standard rx and servos. The clever stuff is done on the input to a standard 2.4 tx module. You would need is...
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    Yup I have developed a fairly serious allergic...

    Yup I have developed a fairly serious allergic reaction to epoxy. This has worsened over the years.

    I have a specific problem with epoxy dust and quickly develop *****ling around my mouth severe...
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    One possible cause would be that the receiver...

    One possible cause would be that the receiver aerial is detached from the receiver.

    A GENTLE pull while observing the connection may reveal the problem.
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    It is a good idea to bolt the UC on with nylon...

    It is a good idea to bolt the UC on with nylon bolts. Buy some spares!

    Now if you have a bad landing the bolts shear and the UC will depart with out damaging the fuz.

    To remove a broken bolt...
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    Never had a problem, analogue or digital.

    Never had a problem, analogue or digital.
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