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Forum: The Clubhouse
11-24-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 22,701
Posted By chashint

RE: R/C Airplanes are not toys...

The amount of anger that is evoked in some of you by someone calling a RC airplane a toy (which it most certainly is) is just mind boggling.
Same thing happens when someone says they built an ARF...
05-31-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,727
Posted By chashint

RE: Ford Flivver hits powerline Video/pictures

Might as well name the pilot Sparky.
Forum: Kit Building
05-30-2011, 03:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,685
Posted By chashint

RE: An apology to Hobbico.

If I ever drive to Florida I will swing by and haul off all those old airplanes for you, heck I won't even charge you anything :D
Forum: Kit Building
05-30-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 179,875
Posted By chashint

RE: Skybolt hangar and clubhouse

My good suggestion to you was to check your computer settings (which would include installing updates to your software).
If you have installed the latest browser updates oversize pictures should...
Forum: Kit Building
05-29-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2,138
Views: 179,875
Posted By chashint

RE: Skybolt hangar and clubhouse

Pictures look perfect to me, maybe its just your computer setting that need to be adjusted.
Forum: Kit Building
05-29-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,685
Posted By chashint

RE: An apology to Hobbico.

Its been a long time since I have looked at RCU and the kit build forum is still pretty much the same as it was months ago.
I know there are kits that get built with no mention here at all but the...
10-04-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By chashint

RE: GP Supersportster 60

I built mine with a fiberglass Dubro landing gear mounted right in front of the wing saddle and it worked great.
The Balsa is thick in this area so I thinned it and added aircraft ply to replace...
Forum: Beginners
04-04-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,929
Posted By chashint

RE: OS 40 LA Plane Suggestions?

Another vote for the Skyraider Mk II.

Plenty of power for the plane and the plane itself will do all the tricks.
Forum: Beginners
04-04-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,512
Posted By chashint

RE: Am I Making A Mistake ??

Since you are the one that initiated the offer you should fulfill your part of the verbal contract immediately.
Forum: Beginners
04-04-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,973
Posted By chashint

RE: Rules for 2 stroke engine's break-in

I am another that thinks following the manufacturer's instructions is a good idea.
Forum: Beginners
04-04-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,454
Posted By chashint

RE: 4 stroke selection OS, Saito or ???

Some planes need weight on the nose and some do not.
The Ultra Sticks do not, so if you are the type that "hates" adding ballast take weight into account when you are choosing.
I have had good...
Forum: Beginners
04-04-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,167
Posted By chashint

RE: rubber bands

I think rubber bands are cheap and throw them away after one use.
Forum: Beginners
03-19-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,607
Posted By chashint

RE: Mixing brands and nitro % of fuel

I mix three different types of fuel to get the castor % I want, I sorta think the purplish color is pretty.
11-05-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,546
Posted By chashint

RE: Skil bandsaw love it or hate it.

I would not recommend any tool with a grooved table.
The smaller the work piece is the more likely it is to snag in the grooves.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-08-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,247
Posted By chashint

RE: Can't find employment, Ideas for self employment ?

What is your degree and work experience in ?
Just about everyone is computer and internet savvy, so what does computer and internet savvy mean in the sense you can use it to make money ?
Forum: Kit Building
10-06-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By chashint

RE: Painting fabric

Take a look at these products.
http://www.stits.com/store/index.html
Forum: Kit Building
10-02-2009, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By chashint

RE: Good kit for .61 four-stroke

I have a Magnum 61 four stroke and it spins a Master Airscrew Scimitar 12x6 @ 10k (sustained not peak).
Using a digital fish scale this produces 5lb 5oz of static thrust.
When flying a plane I...
Forum: Beginners
09-25-2009, 09:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,467
Posted By chashint

RE: 2 stroke vs 4 stroke

Fred has it right for this model.

My favorite 46 size two stroke is the Thunder Tiger 46pro second choice would be the OS 46AX.
Either one of these engines is very user friendly and very...
Forum: Kit Building
09-20-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By chashint

RE: Flair Puppeteer Build

This is a build thread for an SE5 but it is very detailed and has some outstanding solutions for a variety of common WWI model issues.
If you have not already looked at it I think you will really...
Forum: Kit Building
09-20-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,410
Posted By chashint

RE: Hog bipe maiden today

Great looking plane.
Forum: Kit Building
09-18-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By chashint

RE: Flair Puppeteer Build

Looks like you are doing a fine job building it.
What kind of 'thoughts' are you looking for ?
Forum: Kit Building
09-18-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 28,186
Posted By chashint

RE: Hog Bipe Build - 2009

Its all good.
I am sure the plane will fly real nice, you did an excellent job putting it together.
I am not all that great of a pilot and this plane was very hard for me to handle on the take...
Forum: Kit Building
09-16-2009, 10:36 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 28,186
Posted By chashint

RE: Hog Bipe Build - 2009

I accept my beating.
I will try to pay better attention next time.
Forum: Kit Building
09-14-2009, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By chashint

RE: old astro hog question

My Astro Hog was 20 years old when I got it.
It has a single servo for the ailerons and it is plenty.

If the hinges are CA type make sure to check them extensively before each flight and never...
Forum: Kit Building
09-14-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 28,186
Posted By chashint

RE: Hog Bipe Build - 2009

Hi Seamus,
The outer cabanes are lite ply and the screw holes are not very durable.
Someone else posted a simple mod that will fix the issue permanently.
The mod is to install blind nuts in the...
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