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12-17-2015, 01:00 PM
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Views: 8,004
Posted By RC MANIAC119

Smile Vpp set up for futaba 7c

Well guys it's 2015 now, almost 2016 and except for a few German hotshots....it look like this VPP 4D stuff is almost DEAD!!!

Try finding any set-up info from this decade is almost...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-30-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 105,131
Posted By RC MANIAC119

Lom; She's not finished yet. It needs more...

Lom;

She's not finished yet. It needs more grey scale fusion on top....and BIG stripes on the bottom....Maybe then, you "might" be able to track the vicious snaps as they happen....but I doubt...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-29-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 105,131
Posted By RC MANIAC119

Another flying machine is born

I first saw it flown by Don in 1983 down in Florida, and wanted one ever since. Purchased the short kit from him in 2010.....

THIS THING IS A FLYING MONSTER .....HOLY MACARONI......The Flying...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-08-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 105,131
Posted By RC MANIAC119

It can't be the ARF version. Unless Don dumped...

It can't be the ARF version. Unless Don dumped his test platforms, and I don't believe that would ever happen!!!
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-23-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 894
Views: 105,131
Posted By RC MANIAC119

I hope it's not dead......but if it is, the world...

I hope it's not dead......but if it is, the world will never know what a fantastic platform the design is!

Glad I have plans..........
07-11-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,867
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: at 6 texan crash

So...the only reason for your 4 crashes, is the wing was way off... What does that mean, "way off"?

How long have you been flying? Is this your first RC airplane?
Can you post some...
06-29-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,373
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: 100

Dude....if you're making it Profile......toss that cowl!!! NO NEED!!

I can't wait to see some pictures.........

:)
06-23-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 887
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Sig 4 Star 40

Good job.....now take that L.A. Trash engine off, and put on an O.S. 46 FX or AX. It will solve any tail heavy issues, and you'll have an airframe that can perform!!!:D
06-03-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Nose Weight location

That's right.....NAILED IT!!!!:D:D:D:D
05-31-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Nose Weight location

Too many guys, sometimes put too much emphasis on matching exactly on the factory specs. That C/G is just a recomendation, a starting point. the only REAL way to tell.....is get is close, AND FLY...
05-31-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Nose Weight location

Where is your flight pack located??

I have NEVER....in 40 years of flying, seen a tail heavy Cub....why is it tail heavy??
05-14-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,770
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Morris Hobbies GEE-Whiz-BEE

YOU DON'T NEED NO STINKIN PLANS!!!!

If you have ever built any basla bird, and I suspect you have.........JUST DO IT!!!

Post a few pics for us.

Good Luck!!:D
04-06-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,736
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: chemical to remove old covering

Could I please order some of that fancy removal cream? Oh, ya........could you also send me about 50 feet of chowline??

Thanks
Forum: RC Combat
03-21-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,462
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: PVC downspout pipe

I used to get it from Menards. It comes in 10ft sections!!
03-10-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Cub windshield from a bottle?

See? Now it's starting to sink in!!!! I wasn't calling his Cub a Pig.....I wouldn't want to insult the Piggy like that.......BAAZINGA!!!!!!!

Just kidding guys.............

Here's my...
03-10-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,104
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Cub windshield from a bottle?

Guys.........no matter how much you spend on a pretty party dress....... If you put that dress on a pig, it's still going to oink and rut in the mud!:D:D:D

You can't see the wrinkles from 5...
03-07-2013, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Wing strut template for 2001 Thunder Tiger Trainer

Part of the problem, is the cheap balsa used by the ARF makers!!! Do what you can to make it strong, keep both halves close, and don't forget....

You're going to wrap it in plastic...
03-06-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Wing strut template for 2001 Thunder Tiger Trainer

Duners.........

You have your template right in front of you!! On a blank piece of paper, stand that wing section up, and trace around it. Use the most complete end you have.

Trim the...
03-06-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,107
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Wing strut template for 2001 Thunder Tiger Trainer

A template for wing struts????

Don't you mean .....template for wing RIBS??

The tiger trainer looks like the typical high wing trainer, with typical flat bottom Hershey bar shape. ...
02-10-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,872
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Bud can muffler's

I disagree!! I used the full Bud Light bottle on my 55's until I could find the Coke 8.5's. I have to say, the ONLY difference I noticed was the bigger bottle made starting the engine a tad more...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-10-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 105,131
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Don Muddiman Flying Machine

WOW........I really love that Orange/Black combination. The bottom side really "pops"!!

I'm not quite that far along......Big stuff is constructed, I just have to fiber glass the wing and...
02-05-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: zlin plane? poor design?

STOP BLAMING THE AIRFRAME.........this was Pilot error, pure and simple. It was too much bird for his skill set. It was not set up properly....probably NO expo in the Ailerons.

Buy another...
02-04-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: zlin plane? poor design?

Ortho......How much flying time does your buddy really have? Has he ever flown before?

It sounds like..( assuming you know what your doing) that this bird was waaaay too much for him.........
...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-03-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 105,131
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: Don Muddiman Flying Machine

Dave.......I have the exact problem with mine. The Stab is too soft, and not covered yet, so I'm going to insert 2 pieces of carbon fiber tube! Very little additional weight.....and tons of ...
02-03-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By RC MANIAC119

RE: zlin plane? poor design?

My initial reaction to your post is..."This guy did not have enough experience to fly this bird to success! Which may or may not be true, as there is no video, and I wasn't there.

However my...
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