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Forum: The Clubhouse
Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7,773
Views: 359,638
Posted By acdii

So, what you guys think, I just finished creating...

So, what you guys think, I just finished creating the cut jobs for a Top Flite Gold Edition Giant Scale Corsair. The material costs came out to $161. Would a short kit be worth $250 on this? All...
Forum: The Clubhouse
Yesterday, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7,773
Views: 359,638
Posted By acdii

While it's true that a Mortgage was good for tax...

While it's true that a Mortgage was good for tax reasons, and an RV loan is considered a mortgage, and the interest could be written off same as a house, since the latest tax cuts were enacted, the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-20-2020, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7,773
Views: 359,638
Posted By acdii

He just looked at my fat ass and laughed. :(

He just looked at my fat ass and laughed. :(
02-20-2020, 08:49 AM
Replies: 10,604
Views: 1,489,207
Posted By acdii

I probably asked this before, but I can't find it...

I probably asked this before, but I can't find it or the answer. What are the dimensions of the plans for the TF GE GS Corsair? It looks like the plans tat are in the PDF of the manual can be blown...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-20-2020, 07:42 AM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

I wonder what will happen when Hazel passes. She...

I wonder what will happen when Hazel passes. She will be 98 this year. The flyin is held on her property. I noticed that the past few years the owners haven't shown up either, and there is no...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-20-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

I had a $25 gift certificate I had to use with...

I had a $25 gift certificate I had to use with SIG before it expired, or I would have shopped elsewhere. This is not the SIG I used to know, so no idea what is going on over there, but it's not...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-20-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

I could get it in Randolph, but I don't need an...

I could get it in Randolph, but I don't need an entire quart, not at $35 plus shipping.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-19-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

Hasn't even been billed.

Hasn't even been billed.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-19-2020, 04:22 PM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

Would really suck if I had to wait that long to...

Would really suck if I had to wait that long to get the dope I ordered last December.
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-19-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7,773
Views: 359,638
Posted By acdii

And it's not even Monday.

And it's not even Monday.
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-18-2020, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7,773
Views: 359,638
Posted By acdii

Yeah, I was just pointing out the hypocrisy that...

Yeah, I was just pointing out the hypocrisy that leads to the FAA thing we all have to deal with now.
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-18-2020, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7,773
Views: 359,638
Posted By acdii

Yeah, but look at how that greed can help! That...

Yeah, but look at how that greed can help! That Amazon dude is going to spend 10 billion to combat climate change. Don't know what the heck he will spend the money on, maybe he will build a giant...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-17-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

I have 15 x 7 and 13 x 8 3b props on my shelf. ...

I have 15 x 7 and 13 x 8 3b props on my shelf. Not a prop hoarder like some around here are! LOL Where they came from? not sure, but I think one of them was off my FA-100 GK when I bought it at a...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-17-2020, 01:00 PM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

Whats a good size 3 blade for a 100? I think I...

Whats a good size 3 blade for a 100? I think I just might slap that on the Corsair. Heck if I go CDI on it, then it should have plenty of power.
02-17-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 360,334
Posted By acdii

Hmm, then my Saito FA-100 should drag it around...

Hmm, then my Saito FA-100 should drag it around just fine. Need to double check my 3 blade props, I may have one that will work with the 100. It is in a Cub right now, but it is too much power for a...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-17-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

You mean instead of saying Walter to you on...

You mean instead of saying Walter to you on Facebook? :)
Forum: Glow Engines
02-17-2020, 10:25 AM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

I decided to pull the Corsair out of hiding and...

I decided to pull the Corsair out of hiding and try to get it finished. Just need to decide on the power for it. Of course NOW would be a good time for a 115, but don't have cash on hand for one. ...
02-17-2020, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 360,334
Posted By acdii

True, but the sound, ick. Also the extra weight...

True, but the sound, ick. Also the extra weight for the battery and ignition. It would have 3 batteries then, one for the RX, one for the retracts and then one for the ignition, so have to keep all...
02-17-2020, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 360,334
Posted By acdii

I just might. I completed (or very nearly...

I just might. I completed (or very nearly completed) a Liberty Sport. It is ready to fly but the top wing needs work still, ran out of dope, so cosmetically not finished. I know the B-25 wont be...
02-17-2020, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,575
Views: 360,334
Posted By acdii

Holy cow. I never finished my Corsair, and...

Holy cow. I never finished my Corsair, and grabbed the wing yesterday after doing some work on the B-25, and letting it dry, so I finally finished the whit belly painting on the wing, need to do some...
Forum: Kit Building
02-16-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 46,978
Posted By acdii

Yes, the Ultracote is lower temp and the adhesive...

Yes, the Ultracote is lower temp and the adhesive remains tacky once activated, unlike the monojoke. It also stretches much easier and doesn't crinkle like the plastic on packaging. From now on,...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-16-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

Thats what I thought. No 15x8 in that prop. :( ...

Thats what I thought. No 15x8 in that prop. :( If I had gone with FG-40, then the 16x8 would have worked. Oh well, I guess I can use the 3 blade for display and fly it on 2 blade.
Forum: Kit Building
02-16-2020, 08:14 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 46,978
Posted By acdii

Almost finished the wing on mine last night....

Almost finished the wing on mine last night. Monokote is a joke after using Ultracote and the Hobby King covering. It does not stretch well at all and wrinkles way too easy. Same issues as you had...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-15-2020, 04:07 PM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

Anyone know if a Biela 16 x 8 3 blade will work...

Anyone know if a Biela 16 x 8 3 blade will work on the FG-30? Putting a list together of parts still needed to finish on my B-25.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-15-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 45,229
Views: 2,519,255
Posted By acdii

Converting it to gas is not cost effective, true...

Converting it to gas is not cost effective, true it might use less fuel, and gas is easier to obtain and costs a lot less than glow fuel, but converting to ignition alone saves on fuel costs, low/no...
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