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Yesterday, 09:18 PM
Replies: 18,105
Views: 855,090
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Sorry for the delay on new clues. Work and "life"...

Sorry for the delay on new clues. Work and "life" got in the way.
Time for some new clues:
1) This aircraft was single engined
2) This aircraft had a crew of two
3) This aircraft was unarmed...
02-21-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By Hydro Junkie

To use an "app based" solution requires a smart...

To use an "app based" solution requires a smart phone and access. Not all locations have coverage to make that work and I personally don't have a smart phone since I don't need or want one. That...
02-21-2020, 05:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By Hydro Junkie

And this kind of follows along with what many of...

And this kind of follows along with what many of us have been saying all along. The AMA is only looking at building it's membership numbers and treasury. By requesting only AMA sanctioned sites(aka...
Forum: Kit Building
02-21-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3,686
Views: 178,730
Posted By Hydro Junkie

So do I. Nothing like a build that goes outside...

So do I. Nothing like a build that goes outside the box and is done well. Do you have pictures of it in the air?
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2020, 07:52 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 41,295
Posted By Hydro Junkie

I remember seeing the commercial where they ran...

I remember seeing the commercial where they ran over one with a Hummer. Granted, it was basically showing how tough the lap top was and why the government had gotten them for soldiers in the field. ...
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2020, 06:50 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 41,295
Posted By Hydro Junkie

DAMN!!!!! That is an old one as I haven't seen...

DAMN!!!!!
That is an old one as I haven't seen a Panasonic anything in years. Just a word of caution, when I replaced my laptop, I was told that a hard drive was going to way of the dinosaur as you...
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2020, 06:27 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 41,295
Posted By Hydro Junkie

So, nothing powers up? That tells me it's a...

So, nothing powers up? That tells me it's a power supply card or switch.
I had a laptop that powered up but nothing came up on the screen. I went out and replaced the laptop only to be told later...
02-19-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18,105
Views: 855,090
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Not the T.B.8 Time for another pair of clues: ...

Not the T.B.8 Time for another pair of clues:
Looking for an aircraft:
1) This aircraft was single engined
2) This aircraft had a crew of two
3) This aircraft was unarmed
4) This aircraft was...
02-19-2020, 07:25 AM
Replies: 18,105
Views: 855,090
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Looks like it's time for another pair of clues. ...

Looks like it's time for another pair of clues.
Looking for an aircraft:
1) This aircraft was single engined
2) This aircraft had a crew of two
3) This aircraft was unarmed
4) This aircraft was...
Forum: Beginners
02-19-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Some prefer to have more up than down as it...

Some prefer to have more up than down as it reduces drag, in theory anyway. You can get that result by moving the control horn further from the hinge line from what I've been told, haven't tried it...
Forum: Beginners
02-19-2020, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 313
Posted By Hydro Junkie

I was just reading your design ideas and, as I...

I was just reading your design ideas and, as I see it, putting a nitro .40 in the nose and a pair of electrics in the wings is asking for problems. If one of the electric motors fail, you will see...
02-18-2020, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18,105
Views: 855,090
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Not the Taube, though it was an interesting...

Not the Taube, though it was an interesting guess. Time for another clue plus a bonus clue:
Looking for an aircraft:
1) This aircraft was single engined
2) This aircraft had a crew of two
3) This...
02-18-2020, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18,105
Views: 855,090
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Since I'm assuming the floor is open, I'll try an...

Since I'm assuming the floor is open, I'll try an "obscure" little aircraft and see you you guys do with it.
As I said, looking for an aircraft:
1) This aircraft was single engined
2) This...
02-17-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 265
Posted By Hydro Junkie

And that was where I was having the issue. He...

And that was where I was having the issue. He was giving prop sizes in inches, HP rather than watts and thrust in kilograms. Kind of makes it hard to know how to respond
02-17-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 265
Posted By Hydro Junkie

I know that. Since he hasn't listed his...

I know that. Since he hasn't listed his location, I felt the warning was appropriate since, unless I'm badly mistaken, well over half of the people on this forum are from North America where the FAA...
02-16-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 265
Posted By Hydro Junkie

With the latest rules planned by the FAA, your...

With the latest rules planned by the FAA, your plane will be illegal before it's completed
02-16-2020, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 265
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Why do you need a plane to fly for 10 hours?

Why do you need a plane to fly for 10 hours?
02-16-2020, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 265
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Horse power actually means very little when it...

Horse power actually means very little when it comes to how much power an engine kicks out. By definition, one HP is how much force it takes to lift 33,000 pounds one foot in one minute.
Torque, on...
Forum: Kit Building
02-14-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 41,295
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Okay, I see a misquote on Speed's part. When I...

Okay, I see a misquote on Speed's part. When I made my post on thinning epoxies, I had included this statement:
"What I am going to say is to make sure the epoxy used is compatible with the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 41,295
Posted By Hydro Junkie

No, the fact that you admitted that it was...

No, the fact that you admitted that it was dangerous:eek:
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2020, 02:54 PM
Replies: 857
Views: 41,295
Posted By Hydro Junkie

damn dude!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Quit...

damn dude!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Quit scaring us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
02-13-2020, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,784
Posted By Hydro Junkie

When we use the term "crickets", it just means...

When we use the term "crickets", it just means that no one has posted in any of the AMA forum threads in a few days, not that the forum is without activity.
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 857
Views: 41,295
Posted By Hydro Junkie

I think it's due to using the .5 glass. Had you...

I think it's due to using the .5 glass. Had you been using anything much heavier, I think it would have caused issues. I know I don't use anything over .75 for many of the reasons you haven't ...
02-13-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 18,105
Views: 855,090
Posted By Hydro Junkie

I hope that removed all the "gobble goop" as I've...

I hope that removed all the "gobble goop" as I've removed it twice
02-13-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18,105
Views: 855,090
Posted By Hydro Junkie

Clue 3 had me thinking the subject was a twin...

Clue 3 had me thinking the subject was a twin engined plane. That led me to the grumman E-1 Tracer
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