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07-29-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,796
Views: 312,005
Posted By Loopman

Well, here's the almost completed fuse on my YA...

Well, here's the almost completed fuse on my YA P-47. Not turning out too shabby (at least for my abilities). Still need to add rear view mirror, gunsight in the cockpit, antenna mast & wire....
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-29-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,478
Posted By Loopman

I say "GO FAA!!!" the AMA is taking a very...

I say "GO FAA!!!" the AMA is taking a very subdued attitude to all the FPV out there in my opinion. I fully support the agency's intention to regulate the airspace from kooks like this. I would go...
07-22-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,401
Posted By Loopman

How Fast Do They Fly?

Okay, We've all heard things like "it flys scale like", "it's faster than scale", "flies on the wing", and let's not leave out "flies like a brick". But how fast does the average RC Plane fly? Is...
07-09-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By Loopman

Yellow P-47 Tailwheel

I am at my wits end trying to install a tail wheel in a YA P-47 that I am finishing. Can any of you recommend how to do an install? Please provide some pics if possible. I have two tail wheels that I...
05-04-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,466
Posted By Loopman

Unhappy Airshow Crash at Travis!

Hopefully no fatalities but it does not sound good for the pilot. Not much to go on right now other than Travis closed the airshow and reported that "a performer" in a bi-plane had crashed. First...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-24-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Loopman

Enya R-120 FS Question

I have an old but new in the box Enya R-120 and have mounted it on a Hangar 9 Razorback. The question I have is this; Do I need to install a pressure tap on the muffler? Enya does not mention this...
03-07-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By Loopman

Canopy Frame - How Do I?

I am starting a 1/5 scale P-47 and have a canopy frame separate from the clear plastic. What's the best way to go about installing the frame on the plastic? Or, do I cut out each frame section of...
03-05-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,811
Posted By Loopman

Well I agree on the point that certain hobby...

Well I agree on the point that certain hobby dealers were absent, like Radical RC, The other nuts & bolts guy, Batteries America... BUT, I picked up what was sold to me as a Yellow Aircraft P-47...
03-02-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Loopman

Okay guys here are a few pics. The wingspan is...

Okay guys here are a few pics. The wingspan is dead on 80 inches, the fuse length (front of cowl to back of rudder is right at 68 inches). Would love to know what kit but in the end it will be...
03-02-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Loopman

Well, just for giggles I went down to the shop...

Well, just for giggles I went down to the shop and measured the wingspan, it's 80 inches. Isn't the Aerotech 82 inches? I found a few pics of a Aerotech Jug and it looked like it had a two piece...
03-02-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Loopman

Thanks, I believe you guys are correct! The wing...

Thanks, I believe you guys are correct! The wing and fuse are a work of art! What were these planes powered with? I have a Zenoah G-45 on electronic ignition sitting on the shelf, would that do the...
03-01-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Loopman

Which P-47 Do I have?

Hey guys, I bought a fuse and wing along with the canopy frame and I was told it was a Yellow Aircraft P-47. The fuse fits the description, the bulkhead where the tailwheel goes looks right, the...
Replies: 260
Views: 43,250
Posted By Loopman

Okay, brown-out, timed-out, whatever. I did not...

Okay, brown-out, timed-out, whatever. I did not change a single thing in my set-ups when I went from JR/Spektrum to FAAST, not a single solitary thing and I guess there are quite a few people in that...
Replies: 260
Views: 43,250
Posted By Loopman

Hmmmm... let's see, flew Spektrum JR religiously...

Hmmmm... let's see, flew Spektrum JR religiously for several years. Had many brown outs with JR/Spektrum. Lost three planes with JR/Spektrum. Finally wised up and went with Futaba, guess what?! No...
02-15-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,811
Posted By Loopman

Hey Gang, I can't wait, I'll be heading down...

Hey Gang,
I can't wait, I'll be heading down from Duluth, GA on the Thursday before the show. Bringing a 1/4 scale scratchbuilt Ryan STA done in Dutch WWII colors (plane has never been flown), a...
01-04-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,811
Posted By Loopman

Well, I can see on the website that just about...

Well, I can see on the website that just about all the tables are sold or spoken for, just a few left in the "Miller-Murphy" building. I,m bringing a scratch built 1/4 scale Ryan STA done in aluminum...
Forum: RC Jets
11-30-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,430
Posted By Loopman

I am so,so tired of hearing about man made carbon...

I am so,so tired of hearing about man made carbon emissions and how they are destroying the atmosphere. It's all a bunch of hogwash brought on by the tree huggers and Al Gore. Mother nature does a...
Forum: RC Jets
11-28-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,812
Posted By Loopman

Hey, while you engineers go on and on about which...

Hey, while you engineers go on and on about which signal is best, laughing at some of us who change systems just because we can't determine the technical reasons for why one system crashes more than...
Forum: RC Jets
11-25-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,812
Posted By Loopman

Well, I did not want to go into the sordid...

Well, I did not want to go into the sordid details so let's just say Horizon owned up to one of the crashes. The others were "loss of signal", "brownout" whatever you want to call it. It was not a...
Forum: RC Jets
11-25-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,631
Posted By Loopman

You guys know that our carbon footprint in the...

You guys know that our carbon footprint in the scheme of things is infantisimile compared to the volcanic activity mother nature produces, and is producing at a couple of major eruptions right now....
Forum: RC Jets
11-24-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,812
Posted By Loopman

Gotta go with Futaba FAAST here. I was a...

Gotta go with Futaba FAAST here. I was a JR/Spektrum user for many years but over the course of time lost 4 aircraft to unknown forces. I switched to a Futaba 8FG Super about a year ago and have had...
Replies: 260
Views: 43,250
Posted By Loopman

As to Horizon replacing planes they sure as heck...

As to Horizon replacing planes they sure as heck did not offer that option to me! I would say that by them saying my brand new DSMX receiver needed a "software" upgrade they sorta admitted there was...
Replies: 260
Views: 43,250
Posted By Loopman

Okay, I was a JR/Spehtrum user for many years. I...

Okay, I was a JR/Spehtrum user for many years. I found myself rationalizing why I had "brown outs" and lost three aircraft (the last one being a brand new H9 Supercub). In every case I had the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-26-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,799
Posted By Loopman

Not much to say here. Been using these guys for...

Not much to say here. Been using these guys for about 6 years, "cheapbatterypacks.com". Won't hurt your wallet and the quality is spot on.

Loopman :D
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