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Forum: The Clubhouse
04-04-2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By Jim B

Toledo $$ envelope update-please read

A big thanks to Dan from Buddy rc and Hank of Hank's hobby hangar for securing the return of my money envelope. These guys are proof there are still good people in the hobby. With honest guys like...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-03-2022, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 762
Posted By Jim B

Bad experience at Toledo Swap

I have attended Toledo since the mid 70's. First with my father, then my son, and now with my brother. I attend more for the camaraderie with fellow modelers than anything else. While setting up...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-23-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 363
Posted By Jim B

Smile Kudos to Jeff at Redwing rc

Needed a fuse for my redwing extra 330 and Jeff from Redwing really took care of me. A great guy with great customer service.
jb
Forum: Marketplace
12-23-2021, 12:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By Jim B

Redwing Extra 330 70E (58") fuselage

Need a fuselage for Redwing Extra 330 70E (58"), either color.
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-15-2017, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 921
Posted By Jim B

Redrock, I agree with Xpress. I have the...

Redrock,

I agree with Xpress. I have the Sbach. Beautiful plane, great finish, but it would never hold up to glow/gas/ especially a 4-stroke. the front ends are just to lightened. It flys well...
01-15-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By Jim B

alcarafa, Great job in finding this. Thanks...

alcarafa,

Great job in finding this. Thanks much. No I did not save the plans but have the cores for a curare downstairs. The information you can get off of RCU is amazing.
Jim B
01-01-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By Jim B

Smile Best flying kaos, my opinion.

Guys,
just finishing my third super kaos in last 12 months. Built one for my son, one for my brother, finishing the third one for me. I've built so many kaos' and it's variants in the last 40 yrs...
01-07-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 32,509
Posted By Jim B

RE: Skylark 56 – 1966 Flashback - Build

;) My first plane was a Falcon 56 with "rubber banded" stab and fin assembly. State of the art, Testors/McCoy series 21 0.35, guided by a "gold/green colored case" Blue Max radio. I'm sure though,...
Forum: Control Lines
01-15-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,015
Posted By Jim B

RE: scientific kingpin

Appreciate everyone's help. I'll keep an eye out for an old kit.
Jim B.
Forum: Control Lines
01-13-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,015
Posted By Jim B

scientific kingpin

Looking for plans, kit, anything that would help me build the scientific 0.049 kingpin controline plane I had as a kid. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Jim B>
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-08-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 37,717
Posted By Jim B

RE: Best RC airplane ever owned.

Bridi Kaos with any .61 (Clarence Lee custom .61 early on)
MK Arrow
AAMCO A-Ray
Southern RC Sweet tater
Goldberg Ultimate with 120 4-stroke
JR. Telemaster (the 25 sized)
Sagitta 900
...
05-25-2009, 12:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By Jim B

baby edge and extra

Tom,
When will you have the baby edge and extra back in stock?
JiM B.
Replies: 7
Views: 2,655
Posted By Jim B

RE: does DSM2 module work in Futaba 12FG

Tim,
Talked to the horizon people on sat. at Toledo about that very thing. When you bump the transmitter hard the module falls out, all they said was the module is not made for my (ours) FGs. I...
02-03-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 957
Posted By Jim B

MK Arrow turtledeck

;)Can anybody help me in obtaining/fabricating the fiberglass turtledeck that came with the MK Arrow?
Thanks,
Jim B.
12-02-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 58,210
Posted By Jim B

RE: Build Thread: New QQ-Yak 54 101", DA-85

Man sorry to hear about your crash, nothings worse than a crash with the radio working on the bench. I don't know what to tell you about the DSM thing I flew 3 helicopters last year with my 9Z 9C...
12-02-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 398
Posted By Jim B

KIEF 2008

Just a note of accolades to Mark nd the guys of KIEF, on a tremendous job with their first BIG indoor flyin. I know this is late in coming, but it seems time passes quickly! My son and I had a...
02-29-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,357
Posted By Jim B

RE: New carden / horizon arf !

It's already on the website and it's $699! Same wing constructon, same stabs, same foam fuse pieces. Himges already drilled and mounted, all the hardware, tank and pilot! You can count us in for...
02-11-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By Jim B

RE: Looking for an ETOC style indoor foamy

Dean,
Go to RC Groups website and look under the free plans. Those of us in the pgh. area are currently "hot" over the "Index" and "Index 2" designs. They are more indoor pattern oriented but...
02-01-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,026
Posted By Jim B

RE: Kaos tail wag??

"Back in the day" this was known as the "quick fly dance." The use of sub fins and fore fins did help. On the 8 kaos's i've built thru the years the simple balsa wing filets really help. Our...
12-24-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,258
Posted By Jim B

RE: Kaos Historical Association (and Chaos too!)

rainedave,
I always try to airfoil at least the elevators. It does help alot with eliminating the "quick fly dance" at high speeds. It also seems to help with very low speed inverted flight.
...
12-22-2006, 04:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,258
Posted By Jim B

RE: Kaos Historical Association (and Chaos too!)

;) I have number 7 kaos sixty on the board right now. Seems like i have building these ( mostly from scratch, i have one old kit i use for templates) most of my life. The super is much better...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,200
Posted By Jim B

RE: New to brushless, Could use some help picking the right battery

patrick,
2100mAh 3-cell should be perfect, skyshark sells a nice battery for economy, the new EVO battery is unbelievable, the amperage they are capable of delivering is awesome. my son and i use...
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-27-2006, 09:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 629
Posted By Jim B

Youth Masters

;)Andrew,
We want to publicly thank you, your brother Joe, your mother and father, on your incredible help and devotion of time, you gave the Matt Chapman Youth Masters. I have been in this hobby...
03-04-2006, 12:48 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 41,775
Posted By Jim B

RE: Carden Cuda Build

Steve,
Been there done that. Isn't it amazing how long the first attempt goes with these carden kits and how fast each attempt after that is.
jim B
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-21-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,153
Posted By Jim B

RE: I am stuck on stupid

Michael,
As everyone has already stated, don't be to hard on yourself, i once built two excellent RIGHT wings for a goldberg suhkoi, and both my son and myself ended up in the ER for laceration...
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