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03-30-2004, 07:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,034

Cheap 1/2A starter

Here's a pic of a little 1/2A starter I made with stuff laying around the hobby room.
Materials:
Old R/C Car motor - 05
Door Bell button
Heavy duty Paint stick
Tamiya connetor
Some fiber...
03-30-2004, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008

RE: Can a $10 "pattern style" airframe really exist?

Thanks guys!
I appriciate the compliments...
I guess you can tell, pretty easy, that I'm a fun-fly guy by nature....I got most of the "concepts" from the OK Pilot Seduction series...they seem to...
03-30-2004, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008

Can a $10 "pattern style" airframe really exist?

Hi all,

Well, I've been playing with my pink foam again... http://home.comcast.net/~crazyherb-rc/
This is my initial design, and I'm sure it may have some distinct inadequacies to a $2000...
02-24-2004, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,707

RE: Monocote Hinges?????????????

I wouldn't even hesitate to use monokote hinges on anthing up to a giant scale.

Here's my drawing of how I do it...

http://www.crazyherb.com/PlansandDrawings/COVERINGHINGE.jpg

I have...
02-10-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 54,114

RE: Giant Delta...has it's OWN site now...

Ensignnolo,
Yes, you are correct...that's a big phased radar array...more details here...
http://www.peterson.af.mil/21sw/library/fact_sheets/7sws.htm

CrashHawk, this would make an...
01-29-2004, 12:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925

RE: I need help locating CG on straight flying wing

Slappie,
You got it right....
I've gone as far back as 20% on my wings..so, if you have poor elevator response you may be a little nose heavy.
I average about 16-18%...
which if calculated on...
01-25-2004, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,149

RE: Two New Giant Foamie Ryobi Designs

DXF plans are up!!
http://www.crazyherb.com/newgiantdelta.dxf

Let me know if anyone needs different formats. I'll convert and post to web if I have capability.

Also, if you build one keep...
01-24-2004, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,149

RE: Two New Giant Foamie Ryobi Designs

Not a problem FoamCut...
What format would you like?

.jpg, .dwg, .dxf??


Or shall I say....what program are you using to view/print the file.

If you search/read the Giant Delta...
01-22-2004, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,149

RE: Two New Giant Foamie Ryobi Designs

Good info...
Thanks...
Just curious what kind of birds have you delt with the most?

CrazyHerb
01-22-2004, 05:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,149

RE: Two New Giant Foamie Ryobi Designs

So, the comment "Bird Brain" is more of an insult to birds? :D

Starcad, awesome information...I knew SOMEONE had done this before....

I think they're currently using ground burst simulators...
01-21-2004, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,149

Two New Giant Foamie Ryobi Designs

Hi all,
I my quiet time this last weekend I drew up two new designs around the Ryobi 31cc conversion.
The first is going to be an experiment in Bird conrol at our local aerodrome.
Feeding on...
01-12-2004, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,512

RE: Foam Delta wing plans??

Balance!!
Sodflyer,
From your measurements I calculated a CG at 9 inches from the nose...you have way too much nose weight.
Thats why you couldn't pull up.....
For the smaller deltas....I've...
01-11-2004, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032

RE: Ultra Hots Bill of Materials

How about a BIG PINK foamie Hots???
http://www.crazyherb.com/BigPink/bigpinkaero.jpg
(if the picture lacks detail, turn off auto-resize in IE Explorer tools/internet options/advanced/settings...
01-11-2004, 12:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,512

RE: Foam Delta wing plans??

Sodflyer,
Sorry for the delay in getting back to your e-mail. I'm away from home right now...
My little Foamie deltas are almost so easy that you don't need plans....just cut the shapes from the...
01-02-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 54,114

RE: Giant Delta...has it's OWN site now...

Love Deltas,
Awesome job on the Giant Deltas!! I love the SKI RUNNER idea....I like the profile fuse look on the GD as well!! I've started adding profiles to my designs too like Plank and Plank...
12-20-2003, 01:48 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 54,114

RE: Giant Delta...has it's OWN site now...

Spa3D,
No need to paint...I love the newspaper look...
especially the large sheet right in the middle like a diamond....cool...effect....reminds me of an "M.C. Escher" drawing...almost...
09-04-2003, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 776

TYVEK Hinges

I just used TYVEK material for my "BIG PINK" hinges.

http://home.comcast.net/~sherbertson/bigpink.htm
(Scroll down to see installation application)

The stuff is rip-proof, and very flexible. I...
09-04-2003, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,695

Maiden flight

Maiden is planned for next Wed/Thurs timeframe....maybe even the following weekend 13-14 Sep.

This thing called "life" keeps getting in the way of my hobby...

I'll post full report, with pics...
09-04-2003, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455

Power Supply

I power a 24 inch bow with a 6 amp automotive battery charger.
20 bux

Home-made bow from a piece of 1x2 furring strip (Lowes/Home Depot) - .97 cents for 6 ft
Two pieces of 3/8 inch all-thread...
09-04-2003, 04:04 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 54,114

WOW...a FIVE STAR THREAD!!!

I just noticed I have a 5 star thread going on here....groovy...
5333 views (as of 3 Sep 03)??? PHEW!! Insane!!

Just want to thank all you guys that are out there making these things....you've...
09-04-2003, 03:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,695

"Big Pink" Foamie - 96 inches!!!

Hi all,

Just thought I'd show you what my latest project is.
http://home.comcast.net/~sherbertson/bigpink.htm

Following my 86 inch "Giant Delta" theory of ultra-simple foam giant planes, I...
09-04-2003, 12:17 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 54,114

Giant Delta! 86 inches!!

Yobeekster,

Definitly go with the high-wing first...
Just use the standard measurements on the drawing on the Big Pink web page.

The delta is very nice plane....but with the added weight of...
09-03-2003, 06:12 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 54,114

WHoo hoo!!

Four Stroke power!!!

Looks like your almost there!! Great how the silver paper/plastic works as a covering....PRE COVERED foam...makes a fast light build...

Watch out...they're addictive....and...
09-02-2003, 01:09 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 54,114

Watch that tan foam with foil!!!

Welcome to the insanity Jetts!!

I do have a couple comments on the tan/yellow foamboard.

It's rigid...but VERY brittle compared to the pink/blue foam.
I built a 48 inch free flight to test CG...
08-28-2003, 06:31 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 54,114

Black Packing tape? Or Monokote?

Wayne,
What did you use to cover your wing?
Black packing tape? Monokote?

Inquiring minds want to know!

Looking good....hope to hear about flight report...

CrazyHerb
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