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Forum: ARF or RTF
07-15-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,048
Views: 332,761
Posted By Tom Nied

Joystick TX, you have run three engines to...

Joystick TX, you have run three engines to destruction? How does one do that? I don't think I've ever run an engine to destruction. I'm not doubting you, but just curious.

As far as the hinges...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-14-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 319
Posted By Tom Nied

You could run a separate rod, would be tricky...

You could run a separate rod, would be tricky getting it in there right. I think an easier solution would be run a rod from the rudder through the fuselage so that you could connect it to something...
06-08-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 232
Posted By Tom Nied

I cant answer your question exactly, but if you...

I cant answer your question exactly, but if you are within 11 ounces as you describe and you are using a Magnum XLS .46, you are going to be ok. I'm sure weights of coro can differ from one...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-06-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 30,675
Posted By Tom Nied

Just a thought, have you considered making one...

Just a thought, have you considered making one out of aluminum?
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-05-2018, 08:14 PM
Replies: 359
Views: 30,675
Posted By Tom Nied

I love how it looks except the landing gear...

I love how it looks except the landing gear riser. I think a better solution would be a different (longer) landing gear.
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-24-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,430
Posted By Tom Nied

Oh I agree. I should have just landed if I...

Oh I agree. I should have just landed if I didn't feel comfortable. Even though I had waited for an open window of opportunity and was up first. Seems unfair, but I have to live with it.
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-23-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,430
Posted By Tom Nied

Well today I cracked up my Tower Razor. Not a...

Well today I cracked up my Tower Razor. Not a pretty sight. Got freaked out by a giant scale gasser flying inverted parallel to my path and decreasing altitude. I tried to pull out and away but...
Forum: Kit Building
05-14-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 71,630
Posted By Tom Nied

Not to be cynical, but I think its something like...

Not to be cynical, but I think its something like this. Would you rather work and build something that can take weeks and you have learn how to do it, or would you rather just play some mind numbing...
Forum: Kit Building
05-14-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 71,630
Posted By Tom Nied

I wonder why the 9-11 attacks would have such a...

I wonder why the 9-11 attacks would have such a profound effect on the hobby industry. Seems like a constructive hobby like model airplane building would be a good stress reliever and anti-depressant...
Forum: Kit Building
04-26-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 71,630
Posted By Tom Nied

yeah, seems to be freaking out

yeah, seems to be freaking out
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-20-2018, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Tom Nied

Wing Bolt driver

Make yourself one of these. A small Craftsman stubby screwdriver, a strip of aluminum from a pop can, and a hot melt glue...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-20-2018, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By Tom Nied

That's cool. I've been holding out for the Tower...

That's cool. I've been holding out for the Tower Ryan STA, but who knows if that will ever come in. Did the assembly go pretty good?
04-18-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,795
Posted By Tom Nied

I would love one. How does one research and...

I would love one. How does one research and figure what would be good for hobby and home use?
04-16-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Tom Nied

Not so sure about that.

Not so sure about that.
04-15-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By Tom Nied

Vanessa CG rig and a small tubular bubble level...

Vanessa CG rig and a small tubular bubble level on the stabilizer.
04-06-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By Tom Nied

Hanley Page Halifax ? Wow, cool.

Hanley Page Halifax ? Wow, cool.
03-23-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Tom Nied

Ok, thanks. I can see html is not allowed. Can...

Ok, thanks. I can see html is not allowed. Can live with that. Thank you.
03-23-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Tom Nied

That's not very helpful.

That's not very helpful.
03-22-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Tom Nied

Weather Underground Sticker in my signature?

Hi, Maybe somebody could tell me if I'm able to put a Weather Underground Sticker in my signature? I've got a pws and post my data on Weather Underground. I try to add the URL, but for some reason...
Forum: Kit Building
03-21-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 23,188
Posted By Tom Nied

I think those are good changes

I think those are good changes
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-21-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 267,383
Posted By Tom Nied

Also made sure landing gear block was securely...

Also made sure landing gear block was securely epoxied in. See previous posts. Use thread lock on all bolts and set screws.
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-21-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 267,383
Posted By Tom Nied

Yes, I epoxied the wing halves together. My...

Yes, I epoxied the wing halves together. My escapade fits into the back of my van, I can just keep the plane together. Added fresh, thin CA to all hinges, top and bottom. Epoxied horizontal stab...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-20-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 267,383
Posted By Tom Nied

Avistar Right Thrust

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So what I did was take a straight yardstick and drilled in...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-19-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 1,831
Views: 267,383
Posted By Tom Nied

I just looked at mine. The right thrust is...

I just looked at mine. The right thrust is almost negligible. So try to make measurements before you start adding right thrust. Because on mine, it's very little. Hope that helps.
Forum: Kit Building
03-15-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,180
Views: 114,371
Posted By Tom Nied

If anyone would know, it would be RICKSTUBBZ. ...

If anyone would know, it would be RICKSTUBBZ. But the UPROAR kit just screams "kit bashing" for anyone who wants to try something like that. One thought that pops into my mind would be make it a...
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