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Forum: Kit Building
03-22-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 139,169
Posted By Tom Nied

AWESOME. I need to clean the dust off of mine...

AWESOME. I need to clean the dust off of mine too. Will pull it out of storage and check it out. Good job Rick!
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-10-2021, 06:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By Tom Nied

I used exactly what Sig suggested and I think...

I used exactly what Sig suggested and I think that it was right at the main spar (front). Check me on that. With my light Thunder Tiger GP .42, I had to add lead to the nose to bring it into...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-18-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By Tom Nied

So did you go with the engine mounted inverted?

So did you go with the engine mounted inverted?
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-18-2021, 02:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By Tom Nied

My dog Leon checks out the Perseverance rover on...

My dog Leon checks out the Perseverance rover on Mars! "Hey, did you bring any of those yummy treats the big guy makes'?
...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-14-2021, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1,845
Views: 299,531
Posted By Tom Nied

Yeah, I noticed that too. It's a good plane as...

Yeah, I noticed that too. It's a good plane as long as you pay attention to some of the earlier problems. Make sure the hinges are glued properly. The landing gear mounting plate should be epoxied...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-10-2021, 04:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By Tom Nied

No, it's definitely not flying season. I was...

No, it's definitely not flying season. I was looking at my Senior Kadet and noticed its got a slight problem with the nose gear. It is kind of leaning. I need to pull it and see if I can correct...
Forum: Control Lines
02-08-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,312
Posted By Tom Nied

Those are nice planes with a nicely sized engine....

Those are nice planes with a nicely sized engine. Clean the crud off, clean the engine out, run it on a test stand. It can be fixed.
02-08-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By Tom Nied

Yeah I totally agree Tower is nothing like it...

Yeah I totally agree Tower is nothing like it used to be. It's sometimes hard to even just buy a servo extension. But, I still keep an eye on them. Last October I picked up aSport .46-.55 GP EP ARF...
Forum: Control Lines
02-08-2021, 04:07 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,312
Posted By Tom Nied

Considering how cracked up that plane looks in...

Considering how cracked up that plane looks in the first photo, I'm impressed how you got that wing back together. That's close to being "totaled". Very good work bringing it back. I pancaked a...
Forum: Beginners
02-06-2021, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,919
Posted By Tom Nied

I've gotten some pretty good deals from Value...

I've gotten some pretty good deals from Value Hobby. I have a battery charger with 12 volt power supply that I just love. I've also had some pretty good luck with batteries. Keep an eye on them.
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-30-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By Tom Nied

You are like me. I like buying new blades, new...

You are like me. I like buying new blades, new bits and more sandpaper. I'll even buy it at the dollar store. Is it great? No. But I buy it everywhere. Blades and bits, I'm always interested in...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-24-2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By Tom Nied

I love West Systems Epoxy, the wood will fail...

I love West Systems Epoxy, the wood will fail before the epoxy will. Should be ok as long as the plywood doesn't stress and de-laminate. I'd be wary of the landing gear plate. Happened to me once on...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-16-2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By Tom Nied

Well capt1597, that's pretty impressive. What I...

Well capt1597, that's pretty impressive. What I find interesting is that you want a slow cruiser like the Kadet. I will tell you, I think you'll like having one. Low and slow easy circuits over...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-16-2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By Tom Nied

You ought to post some pics. I think it would be...

You ought to post some pics. I think it would be interesting.
Forum: Control Lines
01-12-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,312
Posted By Tom Nied

That's great man!

That's great man!
Forum: Kit Building
01-12-2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 139,169
Posted By Tom Nied

Good old UPROR, I haven't flown mine much. I must...

Good old UPROR, I haven't flown mine much. I must fly mine this next year. This post is still going.
Forum: Control Lines
01-12-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,312
Posted By Tom Nied

Um, sorry for the misrepresentation, but the...

Um, sorry for the misrepresentation, but the UPROAR is a Sport RC model. With its straight lines, it could be modified for Controline. The rib profile is rather thick though.
Forum: Control Lines
01-12-2021, 03:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,312
Posted By Tom Nied

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/500x461/aqh_shmmkarhvjkoicniiaab2or1dgfwcozpfy_lvt5ryeaverrqj6vdkb2e_f20edda84b89f411aca1c98adcafca276ecc5488.jpg
Tower UPROAR
Tower Hobby...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-05-2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,299
Posted By Tom Nied

The plane that I learned to fly RC on was the SIG...

The plane that I learned to fly RC on was the SIG Kadet Senior that I built over 20 years ago. Equipped as a 3 channel (engine, elevator, rudder). Powered with a Thunder Tiger GP42. I still have it,...
01-04-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,068
Posted By Tom Nied

Consider making your own tank from a small...

Consider making your own tank from a small medicine bottle.
Forum: Control Lines
01-02-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,782
Posted By Tom Nied

Very nice and I like the thread hinges. I'm...

Very nice and I like the thread hinges. I'm thinking of using that method for my Brodak Buster.
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-06-2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,594
Posted By Tom Nied

Yeah, it's a pretty cool ARF. Just bought it. ...

Yeah, it's a pretty cool ARF. Just bought it. Couldn't resist the sale price, plus coupon available and free shipping. It's a bargain.
Forum: Control Lines
09-18-2020, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,901
Posted By Tom Nied

Also check out RSM for Controline items....

Also check out RSM for Controline items. https://rsmdistribution.com/index.php
Forum: Beginners
08-13-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,078
Posted By Tom Nied

Can I fly RC, sure. I would admit, one can fly...

Can I fly RC, sure. I would admit, one can fly with Safe. But if someone would have asked me yesterday, "is that easy to fly", I would have to answer, "it is easy to fly, but it is easy to get into...
Forum: Beginners
08-13-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,078
Posted By Tom Nied

Well I was out with the F4F Wildcat yesterday....

Well I was out with the F4F Wildcat yesterday. Breezy, I'm rusty on the sticks because of Covid, haven't flown for awhile.Took off with Safe on, turned it off and flew for the duration of the...
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