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Forum: Beginners
05-22-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,341
Posted By Oberst

RE: Plane Cleaning

Ahhhh!!!! I goofed! Let me do this one more time. I'm having a senior moment!

Airplane Cleaner


Mix into a gallon milk jug or equivelent-

*10 cups of distilled water
*2 cups...
05-22-2012, 03:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,644
Posted By Oberst

RE: My big FW 190 is on its wheels

I guess the AMA wouldn't consider it in the "Park Flyer" class in the United States, would they? :D


Very nice work Alain! Another fantastic work of art coming from France.


Pete
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2012, 03:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,276
Posted By Oberst

RE: I DID IT!!First solo flight, well first flight period

+1

I soloed on a electric trainer about 11 years ago at a local private airport. I was so happy and thrilled- but yet very nervous. That's when someone mentioned I should join a AMA sanctioned...
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2012, 02:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,365
Posted By Oberst

RE: Hobbico Starter

+1

I agree with everyone so far about this subject.


My Hobbico Torque Master Heavy Duty Starter works great. I replaced my 15 year old standard Tower Starter this Spring because my old...
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 961
Posted By Oberst

RE: Unhinging a control surface

That's what I usually do. When I rebuild a old classic plane or out of production aircraft, I usually take all the covering off and with a safety razor I cut the CA hinges right at the control...
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,341
Posted By Oberst

RE: Plane Cleaning

This is what I make and use:


Airplane Cleaner


Mix into a gallon milk jug or equivelent-

*10 cups of distilled water
*2 cups denatured alcohol
03-18-2012, 11:32 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,465
Posted By Oberst

RE: Something for Del Johnson

Thank you so much Anthony. I think about Del almost every day. I already miss his emails, the posts, the jokes and his phone calls. No matter what day it was, if he was home and I ran into a issue...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-18-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 117,028
Posted By Oberst

RE: Seagull Gee Bee Z

Thanks Steff!

For those who are interested, I've started a build thread here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1612907 for this plane and I've already started some modifications....
03-16-2012, 02:44 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,465
Posted By Oberst

RE: Something for Del Johnson

I'm still taking it hard that Del is gone after talking with him just hours before he went in to the hospital. It was not even 2 days prior that he had sent me the copy of GT rudder and tail skid...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-16-2012, 02:26 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 36,243
Posted By Oberst

RE: My Discontinued Great Planes .60 Fokker DR1 Rebuild and Modification

I checked out the R/C Spanish website you have your build on and you are doing a fantastic job on your Fokker DR1, I really like what you did to your tail skid! [8D] Of course I had to put what you...
02-29-2012, 01:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Oberst

RE: Help!

Yes ordering it over the pond can be expensive, that's one of the reasons why I wanted to buy from the United States only. My concerns was the thickness, and I wanted the exact same thing that Joe...
02-28-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Oberst

Help!

Where in the United States can I get this? Proctors supplier went out of business and he can no longer get it. The 1/4 scale airplane I'm building next uses flat cables. I'd rather cut it to size and...
02-22-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Oberst

RE: On Board Video During a Crash

What do you mean, can you elaborate on it a little more? Do you mean full size or RC?


You-tube has it all including, RC and full scale. FAA has released a crash that is a little disturbing in...
02-22-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 24,533
Posted By Oberst

RE: Rebuild and modification of a 15 year old ARF

You are doing a great job on the plane, keep up the good work.



Yes, you can mask it and use Black Rustolium Enamel. What you want to do is make your line how you want your windows, and wet...
Forum: Beginners
02-22-2012, 01:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By Oberst

RE: futaba servo

Yes you can, I have seen people use Futaba Digital Programmable Servos with JR or Spectrum 2.4GHz receivers ie rx . That's a really nice servo! Just trim off the lip off the male end of the plug and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-22-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 36,243
Posted By Oberst

RE: My Discontinued Great Planes .60 Fokker DR1 Rebuild and Modification

A shameless bump.

Help from RCU community!!!!

Has anyone made this DR1 into a electric powered aircraft? Manolo wants to know if he can make a hatch on the bottom between the landing gear...
Forum: Beginners
02-22-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,778
Posted By Oberst

RE: How do you teach?

Amen.


We can debate without fighting. We can agree to disagree and leave it at that. We all have our ways of teaching others how to fly. It's not about who is right or wrong, it's about how...
Forum: Beginners
02-22-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,131
Posted By Oberst

RE: Radio Help

He decided to keep his old radio. I had nice chat with him personally.


Pete
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-22-2012, 12:19 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 117,028
Posted By Oberst

RE: Seagull Gee Bee Z

Steff, I guess you didn't get the Joke? :D Thanks for the pictures! I just got a brand new signed copy of "Those Incredible Gee Bees" this morning. Very educational video!

For my plane I'll also...
Forum: Beginners
02-20-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,131
Posted By Oberst

RE: Radio Help

I have no problems with any of my 72MHz and Futaba still makes and sells them at Tower Hobbies. I don't mind the antenna, using the impounds and haven't ever had a problem using a radio on my channel...
Forum: Beginners
02-20-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,131
Posted By Oberst

RE: Radio Help

I'd stay away from 2.4 GHz radios!

http://www.modelairplanenews.com/blog/2011/05/30/2-4ghz-is-it-all-its-cracked-up-to-be-join-the-discussion/

I have no problems with any of my 72MHz and...
Forum: Beginners
02-20-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,131
Posted By Oberst

RE: Radio Help

I'd stay away from 2.4 GHz radios!

http://www.modelairplanenews.com/blog/2011/05/30/2-4ghz-is-it-all-its-cracked-up-to-be-join-the-discussion/

I have no problems with any of my 72MHz and...
Forum: Beginners
02-20-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,131
Posted By Oberst

RE: Radio Help

They can disagree all they want, but what some of them claim- is it true? How many aircraft have crashed without finding the real reason other than doing something stupid? Usually my aircraft fly...
Forum: Beginners
02-20-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,131
Posted By Oberst

RE: Radio Help

Personally, I stay away from 2.4 GHz radios. See the link below for more information as to why I made the decision.

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02-20-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,582
Posted By Oberst

RE: Transmitter question

Your opinion is based on conjecture. Even the AMA can't agree with your statement. Matter in fact, they had a article on it a few months ago in MA.

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