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Forum: Kit Building
10-26-2020, 08:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By foodstick

BUSA pup is a good plane and if you have the...

BUSA pup is a good plane and if you have the bench space and time.. Some people are afraid of the soldering.. but thats really the only thing that is tricky if you haven't done it...its a fun build....
Forum: Kit Building
10-24-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By foodstick

Good kit and illustrated instructions... GREAT...

Good kit and illustrated instructions... GREAT flier.
Forum: Kit Building
07-08-2020, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 259,401
Posted By foodstick

The Camel does fly good once setup. I think the...

The Camel does fly good once setup. I think the BUSA Camel has even more wing area than the Pup? I know that doesn't seem like it would be true. I have been guilty of over (balancing ) my BUSA kits...
05-11-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,065
Posted By foodstick

My friends and I used to race these trucks quite...

My friends and I used to race these trucks quite a bit.. and I think we did find some slightly bigger tires for them. However The Dromidas we had ...had a fairly weak transmission and we found we had...
Forum: Kit Building
04-04-2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By foodstick

Anyone watch the new BUSA vid on youtube?

Its a long one, over an hour.. However deep in the interview.. There was a comment that two new designs are coming soon, and the
1/4 Albatros,1/3 SE5a, and the 1/3 Camel are on the drawing board for...
Forum: Kit Building
04-02-2020, 05:22 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 101,598
Posted By foodstick

Your email came thru, glad to hear you found a...

Your email came thru, glad to hear you found a manual..
Forum: Kit Building
03-31-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 101,598
Posted By foodstick

Sending you a private message , .. and maybe I...

Sending you a private message , .. and maybe I can get you some info...
Forum: Kit Building
03-31-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 101,598
Posted By foodstick

How far along is the build? Post some pics of...

How far along is the build? Post some pics of where you are in the process.
I don't know how many people can scan instruction books, but there are other ways if someone knows how far along you are.
11-14-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,877
Posted By foodstick

I have met jeffEE, and used to talk to him...

I have met jeffEE, and used to talk to him often.. He sold everything and left the hobby...
Forum: Kit Building
10-03-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,963
Posted By foodstick

You might want to give the Gorilla glue FOR WOOD...

You might want to give the Gorilla glue FOR WOOD a shot as well. I think it dries faster than titebond 2 .. dries clear to whitish.. stays a bit rubbier? hahahah Wouldn't use it for areas that...
07-19-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,291
Posted By foodstick

These were fun little trucks if you keep the dirt...

These were fun little trucks if you keep the dirt out of the gears and diff..
06-25-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,948
Posted By foodstick

Ok, I have to add this just for fun .. I am not...

Ok, I have to add this just for fun .. I am not trying to start a problem !!! hahahaha

Since you say it is tail heavy, it would be tempting to me to extend the fuse about 3 inches so it would...
06-19-2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,294
Posted By foodstick

wow, I envy you that flying site.....

wow, I envy you that flying site.. beautiful......and the plane is a keeper as well ;)
06-11-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,188
Posted By foodstick

I also heard ,,,,, "I ain't got it !" ..... ...

I also heard ,,,,, "I ain't got it !" ..... quite a few times...

You know the crazy thing is if you have any first hand knowledge of a "INFAMOUS " rc crash on video.. and you try to figure it...
Forum: Kit Building
05-16-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,159
Posted By foodstick

I know I mentioned that there were more than...

I know I mentioned that there were more than enough formers in there.. But don't get to far along in your build without opening some routes for your pushrods.. Unless you are mounting the servos in...
Forum: Kit Building
05-16-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 259,401
Posted By foodstick

No, this is a builder over on RCGroups.. I...

No, this is a builder over on RCGroups..
I believe his name may be his youtube handle... I was just glad to see some footage.. ;)
Forum: Kit Building
05-14-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 259,401
Posted By foodstick

Just to add to this BUSA thread.. I think this is...

Just to add to this BUSA thread.. I think this is the first and only documented flight of the 1/6th Fokker D8... Someone finally did it !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mP0y5cEY3q8&t=19s
Forum: Kit Building
04-26-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 21,245
Posted By foodstick

Its much more well mannered than I would have...

Its much more well mannered than I would have expected.. I haven't flown it in many sorties yet with the group at my field... Won't be long though. We had several crash free years, then a couple bad...
Forum: Kit Building
04-25-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 21,245
Posted By foodstick

Yes I had to small of mechanical throw on the...

Yes I had to small of mechanical throw on the elevator. I almost didn't pull out of that roll in the past video ! now it is fine. You know what else improved the feel of the elevator? I installed...
04-25-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,007
Posted By foodstick

Erans... just for laughs I rebuilt this one ! ...

Erans... just for laughs I rebuilt this one ! She is a beauty now, and I flew it yesterday for the first time this year...
...
Forum: Kit Building
04-23-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,159
Posted By foodstick

One things for sure, you could eliminate at least...

One things for sure, you could eliminate at least half of those formers !!!
holey cow they are packed in there..
04-23-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,007
Posted By foodstick

Wow, I had no idea it has flown now ! great job...

Wow, I had no idea it has flown now ! great job on that..

Looks pretty nice out on the runway.. Its nice to know it flies as well !
Forum: Kit Building
04-23-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,159
Posted By foodstick

Flat board across the bottom (old bed board in my...

Flat board across the bottom (old bed board in my case) Three vertical boards mounted squarely to it. (angle brackets checked with square) make your support rods all the same height off the bottom...
Forum: Kit Building
04-16-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 46,768
Posted By foodstick

I would also consider a little reinforcement on...

I would also consider a little reinforcement on the bottom of the fuse behind the wing. Possibly some doublers on the side ..tied to the fuse bottom... I have seen many 4 stars break at this point.....
04-11-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,007
Posted By foodstick

Yeah the advantages of a friend with a lathe, and...

Yeah the advantages of a friend with a lathe, and the ability to run it are HUGE !

Nice answer to that problem !
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