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06-13-2017, 10:29 AM
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Posted By rccrazedman

well I am going to make my order on National...

well I am going to make my order on National Balsa so if I buy the sticks needed it will cost me $50 compared to costing me $38 for sheets plus the stripping tool. this is including extra sheets to...
06-08-2017, 04:19 PM
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Views: 672
Posted By rccrazedman

This looks like a real nice tool. Mount it to a...

This looks like a real nice tool. Mount it to a solid piece of hard wood for a base and add a hardwood guide fence with the tool bolted to the top of the fence and this should make a great tool. I...
06-06-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,412
Posted By rccrazedman

nice job. overall your covering looks good i...

nice job. overall your covering looks good i could see the wrinkle area you were talking about in the blue area but still not bad. I think the wings look good. I like the stars as it gives the scheme...
06-05-2017, 07:46 PM
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Views: 672
Posted By rccrazedman

Ok thanks. I will have to recheck my calculations...

Ok thanks. I will have to recheck my calculations to make sure I'm right. I figured something like 60 sticks of one size.I think I calculated wrong because to me for one airplane 60 sticks of one...
06-04-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By rccrazedman

Exclamation determine how much balsa sticks needed for scratch build

I am getting ready to start building a short kit model of a DC 6 Mainliner designed by Pat Tritle. For any of you that are unaware, a short kit is a kit with only the laser cut parts and plans with...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-29-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By rccrazedman

sent you a very detailed pm. let me know if you...

sent you a very detailed pm. let me know if you need more help. Now I think I have to get started on mine.
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-29-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By rccrazedman

someone has done it for me once. But then again...

someone has done it for me once. But then again the plan was an old model that you no longer can even find the kit. I was under the impression that you can give it to a friend or someone as long as...
Forum: RC Humor
08-29-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,239
Posted By rccrazedman

Who does that ? I've never seen anyone try to...

Who does that ? I've never seen anyone try to start their engine that way. not to mention if it fired up who's to say hes leg wouldn't be in the way of the prop when it comes back around ?
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-29-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By rccrazedman

Hi terry first of I do have the plan you showed...

Hi terry first of I do have the plan you showed in the picture. For some reason I see the plans are drawn somewhere near half size with some of the dimensions for only some parts. I don't know if you...
08-29-2015, 02:17 PM
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Views: 457
Posted By rccrazedman

sounds like a good idea, and I have considered...

sounds like a good idea, and I have considered that for my larger 24 volt starter for bigger planes. one advantage to this may be that you would not have to charge your starter batteries every time...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-27-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By rccrazedman

Hey terry. sorry I didn't get a chance to get...

Hey terry. sorry I didn't get a chance to get back to you as I am just checking rc universe after I got home from work this morning. I work the next two nights and will get a chance to get my...
Forum: Unusual R/C
08-25-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,406
Posted By rccrazedman

i have a flying lawn mower i got through Flying...

i have a flying lawn mower i got through Flying thinz a few years. back. never built it yet. But to give you some info the Deck is the wing foil like charlie had stated. The back of the deck uses a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-24-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By rccrazedman

another option is hang plywood on the wall. then...

another option is hang plywood on the wall. then what you do is go to your local lowe's and get some pvc pipe along with some t fittings. cut the t straight through part in half creating a flat...
08-24-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By rccrazedman

well it wouldn't hurt to try it. But in the same...

well it wouldn't hurt to try it. But in the same token a 12 v battery usually has around 12 volts in it when its dead. it sounds like it may not keep a charge if it took that long to charge.
lead...
Forum: Unusual R/C
08-24-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,406
Posted By rccrazedman

Hobby king I would be very careful with two. do a...

Hobby king I would be very careful with two. do a search about them you will find many many people had problems and at times lost there money with them as well. I also once made an order to hobby...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-24-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By rccrazedman

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/unusual-r-c-245/10...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/unusual-r-c-245/10329797-flying-thingz.html

here is a link to another discussion
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-24-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 750
Posted By rccrazedman

Flying things was a very good place. I bought the...

Flying things was a very good place. I bought the flying lawnmower from theme a few years ago. didn't have a problem with them. But as far as now I think I seen a thing or two on here with people...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-24-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 740
Posted By rccrazedman

i use this shelving system without the wooden...

i use this shelving system without the wooden shelves.http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2116463
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By rccrazedman

i don't know if its possible being how much room...

i don't know if its possible being how much room is in the plane. would you be able to set up a mini servo on the wheel on channel 4? or would that be recommended against?
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By rccrazedman

what do you mean spinning in opposite directions?...

what do you mean spinning in opposite directions? are you talking when the engine is running and driving the wheels? or when its not running and your turning the wheels by hand? If the wheels are...
05-27-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,375
Posted By rccrazedman

Jenny I never really salvaged any monokote...

Jenny

I never really salvaged any monokote or have I ever tried to retrieve a hinge. The way I see it when it comes to hinges is that they are usually ca type hinges so when you have already...
05-22-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,375
Posted By rccrazedman

r.c day frugal yes. I'll even try to find a good...

r.c day frugal yes. I'll even try to find a good deal on used engines at an upcoming swap meet if I can wait long enough for the next one. fly them in crap planes till i know if they are good before...
05-22-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,375
Posted By rccrazedman

Well it seems like more often then not you will...

Well it seems like more often then not you will likely find airplanes at your field that has used hardware and it doesn't cause problems. Not saying anything bad about $2500 into a plane, but that is...
05-20-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,375
Posted By rccrazedman

I pick it all up all splinters and all throw them...

I pick it all up all splinters and all throw them in a garbage bag toss it in the back of the truck and strip the plane at home after the day of flying is over. my field doesn't have a trash bin so...
05-20-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,375
Posted By rccrazedman

do you save clevases, control horns, bolts from wrecked planes?

Ive been flying for a 15 years with a lot of on and off through the years as I get time to fly. When I started flying and tough all about this hobby one of the things my mentor tough me was to...
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