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Forum: RC Tanks 04-24-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,872
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Heng Long StuG III with ambush camo pictures

Thanks Aribrushler, my neck still hurts. [&o]

Al
Forum: RC Car General Discussions 04-24-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,937
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Im Seriously On the Verge of Losing This Hobby

It's not the hobby, it's your product. I've been a car guy for years and I have lusted after a Jaguar for most of that time. I got one...........it sucked! I'm not exaggerating, for every hour of...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-11-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,127
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: ESM Bf 109G

All,

Regarding the loss rate of 109s to ground handling accidents I posted earlier, the numbers I copied from Flight Journal Magazine were not my own but were quoted by Captain Eric Brown yet...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-09-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,127
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: ESM Bf 109G

P-40K-5,

Regarding your comment:
"where did you get 33.33% were lost to ground accidents? somehow I doubt that very much"

The information is out there and it's not hard to find. The...
Forum: RC Tanks 01-09-2011, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Toy web site

Panther G,

Go play with your toys, Bud.

Al
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-08-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 32,127
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: ESM Bf 109G

P-40K-5 wrote:

"and I agree, if the real airplane can take-off/land w/o any problems, no reason why a scale 109 shouldn't either. most of the Ground Loops
I've seen were do to

1. a very...
Forum: RC Tanks 01-08-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Toy web site

Oh, this is SO hard! Must I really copy and paste all by myself? Oh, woe is me........having to type 12 whole characters. And you guys hype the macho military machines. General Patton would have...
Forum: RC Tanks 10-08-2010, 01:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 9,447
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Amazing KINGTIGER

I'm with Southern Steel. I just finished painting my Pz III and was going to post pictures. Not now, not ever!

The original post had Jagdtiger literally bursting with pride over his new KT and...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-19-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,203
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: The P6E Hawk Returns

I've had mine for a bit over a year now and it's a good, honest airplane. One thing I noticed though is the OS 1.20 does fly the plane in a scale-like manner but, in my mind, it was simply...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-15-2010, 12:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,608
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: scale realism, speed and sound

So, if we are really considering judging a scale performance with a criteria based on realistic engine sounds in addition to scale fidelity and flight replication, how does that affect those who...
Forum: RC Tanks 09-10-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,424
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Battery Question

Hey Guys,

What battery charger would work with these batteries?

Al
Forum: AMA Discussions 09-08-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 205,153
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

All I can say is that I've been in this hobby since 1985 and I joined the AMA that same year. Each of those years has given me some wonderful memories and even more wonderful friends. ...
Forum: Forum questions or problems 09-08-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,075
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Should pictures of pretty women be allowed in ads?

While this may not be a recruiting poster, it is a picture of one squared away Marine, Staff Sergeant Sheila Miles, and the 2008 Marine Corps Reserve Shooting Team at Camp Perry, Ohio. Sheila is...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-08-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,436
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: 72MZh, 2.4 Which are you flying?

I have to agree with Carl Becker 100%. I've flown on 72 for a good many years without a problem and I have a fair investment wrapped up in it now. Besides, with all the guys flying 2.4 the wait for...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-30-2010, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,288
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Palmer Plans P63

dstflyp39,

Try Larry Katona at Precision Cut Kits. He now has exclusive rights to Dan Palmer's plans. He offers the P-63 in both a full kit and a short kit as well as plans for both the...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-29-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 53,476
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: P-39 Airacobra anything thread!

And then there was this article...........
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-29-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 53,476
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: P-39 Airacobra anything thread!

Sometime in 2005 there was an article in Model Airplane News about a gentleman who scratch-built either a P-39 or a P-63 using a Moki 2.10 in the mid-engine position. I was able to speak with him...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-29-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,104
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Yet a fresh poll...

I choose my projects by IMAA guidelines.........60" minimum for biplanes and 80" minimum for monoplanes.........and by what will and won't fit into my truck. With that in mind, the scale really...
Forum: RC Tanks 08-29-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: what is wrong with my sodlering?

johnmar78,

Something to consider is the use of JB Weld instead of soldering. Granted, it takes a while to harden but you won't get the pieces apart once the adhesive sets and it will bond most...
Forum: RC Tanks 08-28-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,178
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: what is wrong with my sodlering?

Silver solder is used exclusively for structural bonding and it has great strength. Resin core solder, as a rule, is intended for electrical applications and has little strength. One cannot...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-24-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: What type of finish do you want on a warbird ARF

Tom,

Thank you for requesting finishing preferences and, especially, for offering what will, no doubt, be an exciting addition to your Wild Hare RC line up.

While I would normally have...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-23-2010, 07:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,182
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: power of observation

While the A-20 and the P-51 were built in Southern California, I believe the P-39 was built in Buffalo, New York.

This is, no doubt, a publicity shot taken stateside in the early 40s as I...
Forum: RC Tanks 08-23-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,300
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Decided to spend some more money

yellowshaker,

VERY nice tanks! You did a remarkable job detailing your armor and you've set a pretty high bar for me to reach.

How did you paint and weather the tracks on your Pz and Tiger...
Forum: RC Tanks 08-18-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,289
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: Colourguide

This is some valuable information and really gets me excited about starting on my HL Pz III. Some of the techniques described are new to me and I look forward to trying them out. While I haven't...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-16-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 69,135
Posted By rrudytoo
RE: ESM 82

PSJDBF,

After watching your video I'd say you're going to thank yourself for choosing the Saito 200 Ti. It'll take at least a week to wipe that grin off your face after your first flight. :D
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