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Forum: Beginners
07-02-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,999
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Summer Heat

i dont know what you're all complaining about, its great flying weather over here on the other side of the pond!.

although i havent been flying much lately, been having too much fun out on the...
06-30-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Top Flite Cessna 310

you could probably run a 12x7, buy a few 2 blade props and experiment to find the one you like best

as a general rule, if you go from a 2 blade to a 3 blade you must drop an inch in diameter, so...
06-30-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 14,592
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Young Pilots Forum

im 16, from the other side of the pond, started out with nitro cars and monster trucks a few years ago and sold them on to get myself a .40 trainer two years ago, passed my "A" Licence a month after,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-11-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,061
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Any females fly?

Hmm, the force, strong within you it is... much to learn you have... [&:]

(where the hecks the lightsaber smiley? :P)
Forum: RC Humor
08-11-2008, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,012
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: EPIC FAIL

takes a true aeromodeller to look back on the day and laugh instead of sulking about it,

'corse if it was a real model aeroplane the hawk wouldnt have been able to carry it...

ive enver had...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-11-2008, 06:20 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,061
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Any females fly?

looks too nice to launch into a tree anyway :)
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-10-2008, 01:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,061
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Any females fly?

ah, its only a little'en then :P

does look nice though, i can see you've got potential to be a great builder, keep the covering tight and keep the wrinkles out of it and hopefully it will turn...
Forum: RC Humor
08-08-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,592
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Cat versus Heli......... The untold saga....

i almost had a red Kite the other day with my Bossanova, then my dad says "better not, hes a big b*gger... would do more damage to the airplane than to the bird" so decided against it.

almost...
Forum: RC Humor
08-08-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 92,115
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Youre addicted to RC, when..

trouble is, when you start looknig for stuff to sell thats when you realise... its all just... well, useless cr*p :)
Forum: RC Humor
08-07-2008, 04:31 AM
Replies: 595
Views: 92,115
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Youre addicted to RC, when..

when your schoolbooks are full of sketches and doodles of whacky R/C designs... (hehe, guilty...)
Forum: Beginners
08-07-2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,084
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Whats some good Four Star Mods?

dual servos are good, and also flaps (cut the aileron about 70\30 with the 30 part being flaps).

one bay is all you need to clip off.

you can also cut out some balsa wingtips to make it...
Forum: Beginners
08-06-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,881
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: The WORST "FIRST" EVER !!!!!!!!!!

try epoxying a fibre-glass cloth around the centre of the wings and it should be pretty much solid, ;) and youd be surprised at how hard you can land some of these planes before they break, i managed...
Forum: RC Humor
08-05-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,516
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Muffler bearings problem, please help!!!

reminds me of my old IT lessons when we used to make cracks about the 3 1/2" Floppy Disk drive.

only we would "mis-spell" the Disk... by accident of corse :P
Forum: RC Humor
08-04-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,516
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Muffler bearings problem, please help!!!

oooh... to read that quote with the mind of a teenager :eek:
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-04-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,061
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Any females fly?

i suppose its because the majority of this sport is engineering oriented (tuning engines, rebuilding engines, setting up radio gear e.t.c) and the most females i know dont tend to find that...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-03-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,061
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Any females fly?

i see what you mean about finance, im only 15 myself so sometimes raising the funds for a project is very hard.

that being said, it costs me about £30-£40 to fully build an airframe from plans...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-03-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,061
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Any females fly?

why wait?, now is the time to get building ;)

Ive seen four stars used as cropduster, banner/glider tugs, aerial photography platforms, they really are great utility planes capable of doing...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-02-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Had to laugh at myself!

did you not do a pre-flight on the 4*? :O...

i would have thought youd be able to get it back around using the dihedral and rudder...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-02-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Had to laugh at myself!

i did that a few times when i first started with my trainer, 'corse i was using a chicken stick :P

Havent done it so much with my bossanova though...
08-01-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,329
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Airplane songs

"Leaving on a jet plane", cant remember who did the original but Aerosmith did a cover of it

"Come fly with me" - Michael Buble


er... thats all i can think of, but tbh both of those are...
08-01-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,108
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: How to build a remote

best bet would be second-hand off ebay or maybe sweet-talk your local LHS (get coverage in the local newspaper or on the 'net?)

are you planning to build your own reciever?
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-01-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,566
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: What does your LHS charge to sell one of your planes?

my LHS is a two-story converted car garage, very small shop owned by a local guy called Nev, the bottom of the shop is full of planes of varying shapes and sizes, all of which are customer models...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-01-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 820
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: K&B .40

so have you fixed it now? hows it running?
Forum: Kit Building
08-01-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,439
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Do You Stand or Sit

i prefer to build either on a large flat floor, or on a coffee-table height desk.

the cutting, sticking e.t.c i do standing up, also if ive been sitting down for a long time i find i get cramps...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-01-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,061
Posted By Wild Foamy

RE: Any females fly?

Behave, you! :P

if only there were more young ladies like you, Takingflight96. keep that attitude and you will go far in life, i can see you have potential to be a gret pilot. best of luck for...
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