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Old 05-12-2015, 05:55 PM
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First Post on RCC... Whoo !

Just had to snag a nice name...
from this: http://www.urbandictionary.com/defin...iscombobulator

It is pronounced:
"Dis,com,'brat',ula,tor..."
Like Marvin the Martian says ' Space..Modellaetor '... on BuggsBunny.

This will be Fun.

I'll have to learn how to post pictures here, but somehow, I have learned 'Expo' !

Keeping it simple, is hard.

Hard part, is keeping it simple !


Take care,
Have fun,
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Old 05-12-2015, 06:07 PM
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I thought you have already posted RC combat before..?
Posting photos is easy enough once you learn how [and where] you save them in your computer. The process at RCU is simple. Click on the photo icon and then load your images into the "carrier" that RCU provides.
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I know I'll get help CP !
Thanks!

I'm thinking of FF flyaways,
and RO 'stunting'...

And songs like this:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwGwzKbd9CI

and listening to this, with my HB Pencil...

Cheers, CC

P.S. More music for thought:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kiy-GLMNxA

Cheers ! ! !

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Old 05-13-2015, 05:35 AM
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And make sure your photos are small enough, like 150-400kB or so. I open the high res photos in Paint, "Resize" to 30% (or whatever % gives you a good file size based on the original), then I save them in a new folder called "small".. that way I keep the originals if wanted. I started by posting a handful of full size photos and got a few "***, resize your photos!" replies.

Whatever you are designing, it has to be big enough that you can fit the name on the wing.

Oh BTW Dave - I've been fiddling with your "engine aiming device" model.. and it looks like it would be easy to fit a 6 oz tank and a Jett .50. Only if I can get the top fin locked tight enough onto the rudder post though.. Maybe I'll silver solder a small tab to the side to better transmit torque. Whaddya think of that idea (the .50)?
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Hi MJD,

Thanks for the tips, posting photos will be part of 'the Challenge' for me !

The 'name' of the plane is the hard part ! All the good ones have been used !

Speaking of names...
That 'engine pointing device', I dropped off is called 'theRuntley'.
(A 'Runtley' is an errection so big, you cannot close your eyes, because all the skin is used up...)

Your call on the .50 ! Had CG issues with a .32... CF on the spars, doubt you could fold the wing...

There is a wheel collar holding the top and bottom rudders together. The hole might be covered with a sticker.
Should be able to take it apart, file a notch where the set screw hits, and will be good to go.

Cheers,
Dave'crosscheck'Fallowfield
Old 05-13-2015, 08:31 PM
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Looking it over, that's some quality workmanship in there Dave. Nicely built.

I don't think I could break it in the air, unless that rudder starts spinning..
Old 05-19-2015, 05:24 PM
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MJD,

You are right on the name...
Tried to change this post topic, but not able to...I'll start another thread...

And use this one to practice posting photos !

If I can get started soon enough,
I'll make the Oct. 1st deadline !

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RCU has a Test Forum just for stuff like this.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/test-posting-forum-72/

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