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Forum: RC Tanks
Yesterday, 07:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,594
Posted By a65l

As an entry level resin printer I got an Anycubic...

As an entry level resin printer I got an Anycubic Photon mono. Been very impressed so far with it, but I hvaen't really done anything really challenging or large. I got some of their flex resin and...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-13-2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By a65l

I haven't checked out the gun stabilization yet,...

I haven't checked out the gun stabilization yet, but the turret point function works just dandy. I don't think I noticed any mention of stabilization in the operations manual, but I'll eyeball it...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-12-2022, 06:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By a65l

So now I'm wondering if I don't need to adjust...

So now I'm wondering if I don't need to adjust the screws, in the top turret section, that serve as attachment points for the magnets. That might get rid of some of the gap, and I note that the...
Forum: Marketplace
08-11-2022, 04:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 142
Posted By a65l

Tamiya T-01 DMD

Not one, but 2 brand new in the package T-01 DMD's. These are the very basic units, movement only, unless you know something I don't. I upgraded two Tamiya tank kits i had to the full option units,...
Forum: RC Tanks
08-11-2022, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 431
Posted By a65l

jgsdf type 10

While most of the assembly has gone along swimmingly, I ran into an issue last night. Installed the cannon onto the turret lower, and then went to install the front, upper piece of the turret. Let...
01-25-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 450
Posted By a65l

Glennis 109G wheels

If any of you have lost hubcaps for Glennis 109G wheels let me know. I made a mold of the outer hubcaps and can cast replacements, not out of exactally the same plastic but pretty close in weight...
11-06-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 231,679
Posted By a65l

If you buy a set of FRS radios from the store,...

If you buy a set of FRS radios from the store, inside the package are instructions on how to apply and get an FCC license so you can legally operate your radios. Just how many people do you think...
08-21-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By a65l

So, for what it's worth, or if anyone cares, ...

So, for what it's worth, or if anyone cares, after another long hiatus, the Avenger has flown. I did a bad job balancing it, and it flew even though it was terribly tail heavy. Not the best...
07-07-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,622
Posted By a65l

^^^^^^^^^^^ This. The aerobatic guys I hang...

^^^^^^^^^^^ This. The aerobatic guys I hang out with say the only reason to go to a 3 blade prop is for noise abatement. I flew one a few years ago on a 33% Edge and didn't really notice and less...
05-12-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 16,518
Posted By a65l

Sold mine to another club member. I think he...

Sold mine to another club member. I think he sold it to someone else... haven't seen it at the field yet
Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By a65l

I generally cut them close, but a little long. ...

I generally cut them close, but a little long. Then I work them on the belt sander until they fit tightly.
Forum: Kit Building
12-31-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,758
Posted By a65l

For my flying wires on the tail, I use a piece of...

For my flying wires on the tail, I use a piece of carbon fiber tube in the hole. It fits the 4-40 bolt perfectly, and is strong enough to resist crushing, plus it presents a larger diameter face for...
Forum: Kit Building
12-25-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,758
Posted By a65l

Srry, not ignoring your question. Finals week...

Srry, not ignoring your question. Finals week and my attention has been elsewhere. Actually, "built". You saw it at the MADP....
...
Forum: Kit Building
12-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 312,020
Posted By a65l

Day late and a dollar short, but some very good...

Day late and a dollar short, but some very good info in this video, plus an actual camel:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjOqNj7R1jg
Forum: Kit Building
12-17-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 312,020
Posted By a65l

I know a guy (who shall remain nameless even...

I know a guy (who shall remain nameless even though he's a member of this very group) who has a 1/4 scale DVII that tops 30 lbs. It's a mystery build, and not a BUSA kit, but I mention it just for...
Forum: Kit Building
12-17-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,758
Posted By a65l

Yeah. You come talk to me about cap stripping...

Yeah. You come talk to me about cap stripping ribs. ..;)

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2055940

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Forum: Kit Building
12-03-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 312,020
Posted By a65l

I don't think he has it listed on the site yet. ...

I don't think he has it listed on the site yet. Best results are from a phone call.
Forum: Kit Building
12-03-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 312,020
Posted By a65l

I've got a Procter Albatross kit, and to be...

I've got a Procter Albatross kit, and to be honest, I'd never fly it. Not that it isn't airworthy, or structurally sound, but it would be a crime to cover up all those details. I'm not by any means...
Forum: Kit Building
11-24-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,758
Posted By a65l

I buy CA in the 8 oz bottle from Bob Smith. I...

I buy CA in the 8 oz bottle from Bob Smith. I order it thru my LHS, the bottle is $20, and I re-use 2 oz bottles that I've used up before. There is a savings to be had using in bulk, and...
11-14-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 828
Posted By a65l

So, after a little hiatus, I'm back. I came into...

So, after a little hiatus, I'm back. I came into an engine (G-62 w/ ignition) that should haul this monster around just fine. I'm going to mount all the electronics and engine, and fly it, before I...
11-14-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 37,274
Posted By a65l

A note on the Starmax 162, if the ESC is still...

A note on the Starmax 162, if the ESC is still located in the fuse, as mine was, you will want to get it some cooling air before you try and fly. I got about 2 minutes before mine got hot enough to...
Forum: Kit Building
11-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 312,020
Posted By a65l

Not a Camel... right side of the front though. ...

Not a Camel... right side of the front though. Spad 13, one of my all time favorites.

Yes, I was there. My club puts it on, and I was running around with a neon yellow t-shirt on, flying the...
Forum: Kit Building
11-11-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 17,758
Posted By a65l

Yeah, keep telling yourself that.. till you shut...

Yeah, keep telling yourself that.. till you shut the van doors on a rudder or someone's kid steps on your wing before you get it mounted...
Forum: Kit Building
11-11-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 2,476
Views: 312,020
Posted By a65l

There's just something about the smell of...

There's just something about the smell of balsawood in the morning...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2046601
Forum: Kit Building
11-08-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,326
Posted By a65l

A final report, and some final pictures. Maiden...

A final report, and some final pictures. Maiden flight was accomplished under the watchfull eye of Dave Lewis from Balsa USA, and was one of the most unexciting maiden flights I have ever had. ...
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