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04-06-2010, 02:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,929
Posted By rahtware

RE: Junk that flies

Hi guys! I got here on a thread jump and have enjoyed reading the other posts so much I would like to add my own...

One of the best flying RC planes I have ever seen cost nothing to build! ...
10-10-2006, 11:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,088
Posted By rahtware

RE: free CAD

I haven't tried it yet, but I read in the TurboCAD "3D training guide" where the program will fill in a shape based on the formers that are drawn... In other words, it looks like, if I were to draw...
10-10-2006, 10:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,088
Posted By rahtware

RE: free CAD

I guess I was thinking of how easy it is to generate ribs in Profili, and thought it should be that easy with a CAD program to do the same with fuselage formers (calling them ribs was wrong on my...
10-09-2006, 09:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,088
Posted By rahtware

RE: free CAD

Rainedave

Man I hope that nobody thought I was pointing the finger at them... I try to only judge my actions, not others. I am not a saint, but try to accept others exately as they are,...
10-09-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,088
Posted By rahtware

RE: free CAD

God I like that cat avitar!

I must have been unclear in my last post. I paid for version 10.2 of TurboCAD, not DeltaCAD. I was just asking if there was a "free" version that I wasn't finding. ...
10-08-2006, 08:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,088
Posted By rahtware

RE: free CAD

Wait a second... Are we talking about the same DeltaCAD... The only one I can find on the internet is a 45 day free trial. After that it costs more then I paid for TourboCAD with three manuals...
10-08-2006, 07:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,088
Posted By rahtware

RE: free CAD

Rainedave

I will be thrilled when I get to the level you have reached! Great drawings!
10-06-2006, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By rahtware

RE: TurboCAD Newbe

Thanks guys, great looking planes.

I just discovered Bezier curves... WOW!!! This is one of the tools I have been looking for. Like having a pocket full of French curves!

(I told you I...
10-06-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,532
Posted By rahtware

RE: Newbie to Scratch Build

Forgive my ignorance, but isn't the Big Stick a "2nd" plane, not a trainer? I also have trouble with advising a Kadet Senior or Seniority to a first time builder/flyer. Great kits but a little...
10-04-2006, 02:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,088
Posted By rahtware

RE: free CAD

Has any CAD people tried this product?

https://www.alibre.com/Xpress/Register/RequestInfoX.aspx

I messed around with it, but as I really didn't know what I was doing I didn't get very far. ...
10-03-2006, 02:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 867
Posted By rahtware

TurboCAD Newbe

Hey all

After reading through the stickys and a few of the threads I have come to the conclusion that if a guy wants a job working with CAD he needs to learn AutoCAD.... But, that equals either...
10-03-2006, 02:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,088
Posted By rahtware

RE: free CAD

If you are doing so well with deltacad (when most CAD users say it is a nightmare to use) how about a picture of what you have done with it....
09-25-2006, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By rahtware

RE: Control line to RC, what modifications?

Check the construction... CL models "could" be built heaver than RC planes and some were. Also, some designs had wings built like fins... Thin and no airfoil, as they relied on the centrifugal...
09-25-2006, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 859
Posted By rahtware

RE: Will gasoline damage blue foam?

An old-school way (man but what a HazMat problem) to build a one-off glass fuselage....
09-25-2006, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,616
Posted By rahtware

RE: foam cutting

Good luck, I just got mine working, but haven't had the time to fine tune it or cut a wing. I tried to find the plans for the power supply I built but haven't yet. It is like the 2nd link, but has...
09-24-2006, 11:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,676
Posted By rahtware

RE: CAD shoot out

BS

(Sorry, but I just couldn't pass that one up!)

I hope you and your family are doing OK... I had a tractor (old massy farm tr) roll over on me 30 years ago and if it wasn't for family...
09-22-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By rahtware

RE: how to reallign my planes tail

Yes a trainer is more forgiving, and can be set up less than perfect, but it is always better to have things lined up (as per the original design) as well as you can.
09-15-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By rahtware

RE: Advice for an oldie newbie

Bruce

Both the manual and version are #12, downloaded from the TC website...

I did follow you advice (bakers dozen) and have been working with snaps. This is really like learning a new...
09-14-2006, 03:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By rahtware

RE: Advice for an oldie newbie

I'm having the same problem with T-CAD that I've had with other CAD programs...

The manual doesn't match the program! I followed the tutoral to the part where it says to add constraints, and...
09-13-2006, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By rahtware

RE: Advice for an oldie newbie

CBL

I hear you!

I was planning on doing that this semester, but got involved in painting my moms house... I feel kinda funny saying that as I am almost 60, but I guess she will always be...
09-13-2006, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By rahtware

RE: Advice for an oldie newbie

Downloaded a 15 day trial version of T-CAD 12 last night... Have fought my way to page 223 of 538 in the manual... My brain hurts!

I'm going to go back through the sticky and find your...
09-12-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By rahtware

RE: Advice for an oldie newbie

Bruce

Thanks for the post. My problem is that I TRIED to work my way through the stickys and just got more confused. I felt that there was a large gap between the pro-posters and what I want...
09-12-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 891
Posted By rahtware

Advice for an oldie newbie

Hi all

I've been in this great hobby for 25 years now. I tend to stick to the low-end stuff as it would kill me to watch something I've spent a thousand bucks (or more) go in!

I've...
04-22-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By rahtware

RE: just got my F-27 stryker but got servo probs already?

The PZ radio equipment is POS and should be ripped out as soon as you can afford to replace it. After that comes a 3s liPo then a brushless and on and on and....

Usually what goes first is a...
04-22-2006, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By rahtware

RE: GWS A-10 Ducted Fan?

My only experiance with an A-10 was to watch one struggle through the air on stock battery and 55 fans. On a 3s Lipo it came alive and flew well, not fast or outstanding, but good enough to keep...
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