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01-10-2021, 10:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,774
Posted By Bigshark

How do you guys have the time for all this? Do...

How do you guys have the time for all this? Do you actually fly RC planes or just whine about the AMA? This forum is an unreadable mess, made more so by your childish vendettas. I'm not a huge fan...
Forum: Kit Building
01-10-2021, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By Bigshark

Curious about this too. Almost seems too good to...

Curious about this too. Almost seems too good to be true in our increasingly kitless world.......
Forum: Glow Engines
12-23-2020, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By Bigshark

well....... the link doesn't work in your first...

well....... the link doesn't work in your first post. Might want to update that....
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,393
Posted By Bigshark

It seems like the car guys rc and full scale will...

It seems like the car guys rc and full scale will always help fuel availability. My problem will be lack of spares. If I bend a crankshaft on my Super Tigre 2300 I'll be hunting through ebay for a...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-21-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,246
Views: 216,193
Posted By Bigshark

I had a semi-religious Super Tigre 2300...

I had a semi-religious Super Tigre 2300 experience today. I have the 2300 mounted 45 degrees inverted to fit a cowl in a Sig 4 star 120. It's been sitting since it last run at least 8 years ago I...
11-20-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By Bigshark

Me too! As I see it you need AMA and you need to...

Me too! As I see it you need AMA and you need to pay $5 to the FAA and put both numbers on your planes somewhere.

You know it's not easy to find decent nimh batteries anymore and I've yet to...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-17-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,132
Posted By Bigshark

There is nothing sexier than an inverted rear...

There is nothing sexier than an inverted rear exhaust glow engine with a tuned pipe running the length of the fuselage.....
Forum: Glow Engines
10-17-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,451
Views: 69,050
Posted By Bigshark

Sign me up for the Glow Head Brotherhood. Been...

Sign me up for the Glow Head Brotherhood. Been out of flying for about a year went to the field and I was the only glow flyer there other than a heli. Ten people flying electric and no one flying...
Forum: Free Flight
08-16-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,960
Posted By Bigshark

Thanks a bunch for the info. I can't imagine...

Thanks a bunch for the info. I can't imagine carving a halfway efficient prop so I'll be using what's commercially available. I'll have to find some info on de-thermalizers too although our field...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-15-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,427
Posted By Bigshark

Said it better than I could....... (Sorry to...

Said it better than I could.......

(Sorry to bring up an older thread but I missed this till just now)
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-15-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,509
Posted By Bigshark

Roughly 15 years ago I learned to fly using GREAT...

Roughly 15 years ago I learned to fly using GREAT nearly LIMITLESS advise from the folks over at RC Groups. They were smaller and mostly tailored to electric flight then. Figuring out a good...
Forum: Free Flight
08-15-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,960
Posted By Bigshark

Rubber Power Question (Going Old School with an Earl Stahl Hi-Climber)

My experience with rubber band powered planes has been of the dime-store variety. I'm making a stick and tissue Hi Climber with my 6 year old son and the plan glosses over the "14 strands of rubber"...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-01-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,718
Posted By Bigshark

RE: Handwriting on the wall?

There are people still making cox glow heads and diesel heads and companies like Lazer and Jett are making really interesting stuff. If anything, cheap glow engines might dry up and cheap glow fuel...
04-26-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By Bigshark

RE: How to time an electric motor

If you're like me, you still have a ton of can motors and jeti brushed speed controllers laying around from 7-8 years ago. The thread in the link below is the bible for retiming a Mabuchi 370 that...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-21-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,529
Posted By Bigshark

RE: Engine to be buried with when the time comes

While I'll drink a straight Bud over anything from Coors, I'd prefer a locally made or Schlafly or even a Bud American Ale.

Bury me with my old school Flash 5 channel 14 transmitter and my...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-20-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,529
Posted By Bigshark

RE: Engine to be buried with when the time comes

I think we're all wondering what that amazing engine is doing next to that bottle of horse pee........
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-23-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,665
Posted By Bigshark

RE: RC in Movies and Television

Perhaps one of the worst movies ever made was the post apocalyptic thriller "City Limits" starring James Earl Jones as an animal skin wearing, pink cadillac driving, mentor to a Mad Max wannabe...
09-23-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,229
Posted By Bigshark

RE: Another arf front cover

That's got to be the funniest thing I've read in a while.

Kudos.
Forum: Glow Engines
09-12-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Bigshark

RE: Decent air filters.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXN372&P=7


This might work too.......
Forum: Glow Engines
09-12-2011, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Bigshark

RE: Decent air filters.

Dang. When did Bru-line filters go away? I'll be stopping at my lhs to buy a couple more inserts on the way home......
06-22-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,927
Posted By Bigshark

RE: EZ Connector for Throttle

I lost a Four star 120 on her maiden due to an ez connector on the throttle. Flew a race track for over twenty minutes at half throttle and then it spun in. I'm guessing the flight battery pack...
06-22-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,850
Posted By Bigshark

RE: WHICH TOOL?

It was a modern Ryobi scroll saw and was pretty light weight at that. The wood in question was thick but light pine. and the result was a bit of a mess.

In any case, on a peg over my work...
06-22-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,850
Posted By Bigshark

RE: WHICH TOOL?

Having done things like building an English longbow using a hand-cut hickory stave using a draw knife and spoke shave, I can appreciate working with hand tools. I'll have you know though, that...
06-21-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,318
Posted By Bigshark

RE: Blueprints to wood

I just cut the plan into pieces and use my 4 year olds supply of Elmer's Glue sticks. Cheap and effective. It will also adhere wood to wood for multiples like wing ribs. It's a good idea to remove...
06-21-2011, 08:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,427
Posted By Bigshark

RE: Anyone notice that CL brings out the dumbest people?

When I clicked on this threadfrom the front page, I thought it was going to be someone ragging on Control Line flyers.......
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