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    Well, I am quite annoyed with them. not that I...

    Well, I am quite annoyed with them.

    not that I expect them to rectify or anything... I was not even looking for a crazy plane, just a big box to fly and maybe tow...

    So now trying to ting what...
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    3dhs Bigfoot - a disappointment

    This is a copy of an email I sent 3DHS a few days ago, nary a response:

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    I am writing to you to (briefly) summarize my experience with the Bigfoot.

    First and foremost - I purchased the...
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    Hobby King Cosmic Wind

    Hobby King has a copy. A short while ago I built one and wrote up the build process into a review...

    HK Cosmic Wind
    Build and Flight Review
    Marc A. Volovic, 2014, marc@bard.org.il


    I got...
  4. Mini-HOWTO: Futaba Student-Trainer wireless setup

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZwvtJUiu-nRQ9773ie0rqpVL4qnvXlaf6o1FMPK3Pao/edit?usp=sharing


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    Simple and Easy Wireless Student-Trainer Setup for Futaba Radios
    I never trained another...
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    Doh. Ok :(... I will have to talk to my CC...

    Doh. Ok :(... I will have to talk to my CC company and get a refund.

    I now feel quite a pillock.

    Does _anyone_ know were I can get ahold of Desperado/Simitar plans by Bill Evans?

    M
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    RCM Plans? Are they alive?

    Hi,

    I ordered a set of plans from RCM about a month ago,

    Nothings has arrived and trying to contact them simply does not work - email bounces and there is no answer on the phone.

    Does any...
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    By the way - whoever it was who electrified a...

    By the way - whoever it was who electrified a Dalotel - that's sacrilege. People have been crucified for less.
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    I had had a Moki 45cc glow I never dared run....

    I had had a Moki 45cc glow I never dared run. Just thinking of hooking it to a fuel well made me shudder.
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    The sad/shocking part is that my currently most...

    The sad/shocking part is that my currently most used plane is an electric conversion of a sig tri-star with a nutty electric motor...

    i can can just throw it in the car get to the abandoned road...
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    My local (Israel) price for glow is between $25...

    My local (Israel) price for glow is between $25 for 5% and climbs from there. Making own is not an option - I would need a hazmat license. Buying 6-8 cell LiPo batteries in sufficient quantities is...
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    Large glow engines - are they passing away?

    With the price of glow fuel, I am having second thoughts every time I want to take my Skillful for a go. It has an OS 120AX on it and a 600cc tank. So - 8-9 flights and I am out of a gallon of 10%...
  12. Thread: Pe Reivers

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    I think Dar is still active. I know I bought a...

    I think Dar is still active. I know I bought a flying wing off him a year or so ago, and I think he's still around. I'll try get ahold of him. Pe will be missed.
  13. Have you no shame? :) to details - you need...

    Have you no shame? :)


    to details - you need 250w input power per plane pound for 3d. The prox260 is supposed to weigh 7lb all up... That translates to 2000w (I am giving here a 'freebie' 250w...
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    RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

    Aye. Exactly right. Hear Hear!<br type="_moz" />
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    RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

    I, too, am all for supporting the LHS. Yet, sometimes, it is gives one a strange feeling when one needs to buy at double, tripple and/or quadruple prices. Why should a CM-6 plug cost $22? Why should...
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    RE: Cheap NGK CM-6 plugs

    Well, that depends.

    In Israel (where I am located) - I am asked to pay ILS 75-85 for a spark plug. That is, about $20. And I need to drive to get it. So - if I can get it shipped for about $5-$10...
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    RE: Do you use FrSky Modules and Receivers?

    Hmmm... I use the 7 channel R617-lookalikes from FrSky with my FF9/TM-8. Work like a charm.

    One is on a Su-26 small (1.2m) electric, one is on a a Precision Aerobatics Bad Boy (1.2) glow plank and...
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    RE: Irvine Q72 - which tuned pipe header

    That is what I read too, but I am running on a fairly small prop (12x9) - and on that it feels tired. I do not have the ground clearance for a bigger prop.

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    Irvine Q72 - which tuned pipe header

    Hi All,

    I am trying to "guess" which tuned pipe header I need for my Irvine Q72-equipped Calypso.

    The engine is curently equipped with a standard Irvine silencer assemby (the two-colour one -...
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    RE: Allied Hobbies Integra

    CJ - can plans still be had?
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    RE: RC Plane Guys Are Cheap!

    Yes. This is the wisest statement I've read in a while...
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    RE: RC Plane Guys Are Cheap!

    Alas, true.

    I am located in Israel and import a (very very) limited set of planes for resale here. The typical argument for a price reduction goes along the following lines - "Hey! It only costs...
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    RE: .40-.52 Swift Racer

    She looks like thishttp://www.citysound.co.il/ProductInfo.asp?ProdId=3 - and, in case you do not know the language :-) - wingspan is 1320mm, length is 1280mm, engine required is 46-53.

    <br...
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    Calypsos? Tangos?

    We got my handsessss on a preshusss Calypso...

    Errrr.... sorry. Wrong movie. Ok. Back to reality.

    I am (in 30 minutes) going to collect my newly built Calypso - a Mk3 Aviomodelli. But, browsing...
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    RE: best way to train new pilots

    I think you are mixing between glow/electric argument and balsa/foam argument. :-)

    For students, I agree, a foam/electric route is faster for a number of reasons - less damage on minor landing or...
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