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Forum: Kit Building
01-30-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,655
Views: 172,082
Posted By carlosponti

I used to have a Sig Kommander I now regret...

I used to have a Sig Kommander I now regret selling that plane. It was such a fun airplane to fly. Would be nice if Sig brought it back.
Forum: Kit Building
01-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,216
Posted By carlosponti

This is the first I have heard of Minnflyers...

This is the first I have heard of Minnflyers passing Ive read a load of his writings on the site and over the years on the forums. I am sad to hear he had passed. Ive missed out on the forums for...
Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,216
Posted By carlosponti

pretty little airplane there scully

pretty little airplane there scully
Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,216
Posted By carlosponti

I dropped away from flying RC for a bit going to...

I dropped away from flying RC for a bit going to start on mine this year I hope. Glad to see the brotherhood idea has grown. Happy to see the ultrasports still out there.
Replies: 21
Views: 6,688
Posted By carlosponti

RE: Looking to mod out a vintage Grasshopper II......

i was given a rough rider chassis and drive train. i wish to do something with it someday too. it came without the body and the front bumber is gone. the tires are shot as well. it would be...
07-28-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,630
Posted By carlosponti

RE: Kit or RTR

to the original poster i will say this if you have an interest in building one just do it already. a sparked interest should never be smothered out just because someone might say its too expensive or...
Replies: 57
Views: 3,638
Posted By carlosponti

RE: Honest truth! Stock slash durability?

why is it in every hobby there are those who wish to bring doom and gloom to it. I have NEVER built a kit rc car. I however tend to build rc airplanes and a fair amount of woodworking projects call...
Replies: 63
Views: 7,929
Posted By carlosponti

RE: Dont Buy RTR Brushless Trucks!

wow this thread is do done with. bottom line let people enjoy the hobby in their own way opinions don't matter to anyone but themselves. if you don't like rtr brushless oh well it wasn't being made...
Replies: 63
Views: 7,929
Posted By carlosponti

RE: Dont Buy RTR Brushless Trucks!

its a help to me for cars to come prebuilt since i build rc airplanes and i build wood crafts for a hobby as well. so I take no issue with RTR brushless or anything else for that matter. someone...
07-12-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,617
Posted By carlosponti

RE: Do you get offended when someone calls your RC

i say the only difference between men and boys are the price of their toys. Friends I know are into real cars and i still call those toys as well.
07-08-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 447
Posted By carlosponti

RE: New slash body coming soon, A few suggestions?,

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pWNgDn6rGI&feature=PlayList&p=6EFC1586EAA7BEDB&playnext_from=PL&index=7&playnext=6
Replies: 3,214
Views: 366,266
Posted By carlosponti

RE: The Official Traxxas Slash short-course race truck

I have yet to tear out a part on my slash im no fan boy either i have losi and i have had tamiya(rough rider). i ran the slash head on into the curb missing where i was needing to go i always expect...
07-05-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,426
Posted By carlosponti

RE: I need to stop staying up late at night!

i'd also suggest a cage around the prop for two reasons 1st being the most important is for safety the 2nd being in case you turn it over so you wont lose a prop. other than that its pretty cool.
07-03-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,471
Posted By carlosponti

RE: Weed eater

ive converted acouple of engines. i liked the experience it was fun never got them on an airplane but i liked running them on test stands. on putting them on airplanes i never got time to get around...
Replies: 3,214
Views: 366,266
Posted By carlosponti

RE: The Official Traxxas Slash short-course race truck

why didnt you post this as a seperate post? this thread is for slash, might be more helpful if you post your own thread with a bandit question over posting in this thread.

ps hope my tone doesnt...
07-02-2010, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,181
Posted By carlosponti

RE: What would you do (RCU Marketplace question)

when i buy used stuff i give good feed back if not DOA otherwise i wouldnt expect a refund after 10 days or so after fiddling with it. this guy shouldn't expect his money back either.
Forum: T-Rex heli
06-25-2010, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 771
Posted By carlosponti

RE: Stickers that come with the 325 Blades?

you can put those on the blade tips to atleast where it helps with blade tracking most i have seen wrap them around the blade on the tips
06-17-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,632
Posted By carlosponti

RE: SPAD

i have the short wing kit from spadflyer its a fun airplane and you can put a supertiger 51 on it for cheap. I use a 12.25x3.75 on one of the old ST 45 italian made engines. on the supertiger 51 its...
Forum: Kit Building
05-24-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,216
Posted By carlosponti

RE: *** Ultra Sport Brotherhood ***

i have a YS 110 sitting in the waiting i am going to try.
Forum: Kit Building
05-13-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,216
Posted By carlosponti

RE: *** Ultra Sport Brotherhood ***

can i be number 54? I have a kit I want to build soon. I flew a 40+ and was told the original flew even better. cant wait to get it built putting retracts in it. this will be my first plane with...
Forum: Kit Building
04-12-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,222
Posted By carlosponti

RE: Life without CA

i bought the little jar of spring clamps at harbor freight they are useful for glue ups like that and i have a big bag of wooden clothes pin too.
03-26-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,217
Posted By carlosponti

RE: seagull models yak 54 .60-.90

i want to clarify part of the confusion on the CG is where you obtain the measurement the instructions were not clear whether you balance at the wing root or wing tip.
03-26-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,004
Posted By carlosponti

RE: What is scratch building?

im sorry if i have to cut my own parts its building from scratch regardless. I'll continue to call it scratch building. Its semantics just like Cache i still pronounce cash. oh well my airplane my...
Forum: Kit Building
03-25-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,583
Posted By carlosponti

RE: unusual servo connectors

WOW really?
http://www.wsdeans.com/products/plugs/micro_plug.html

not likely.


to the original poster you might post something about this in the futaba support forums. you might find...
03-20-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,217
Posted By carlosponti

RE: seagull models yak 54 .60-.90

the 61 size had an misprint with the balance point if i remember correctly. look on the arf forum for the seagull yak 60 in whice i was a poster someone mentioned it not being right in the manual....
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