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05-25-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By yojoelay

Hi Whittonm Its a case of working out what...

Hi Whittonm

Its a case of working out what you need vs what you want, selecting plans that can be built within those constraints and being a bit creative with things when there is a constraint...
09-06-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 58,933
Posted By yojoelay

Hi Lauriehughes Do you have any tips on...

Hi Lauriehughes

Do you have any tips on installing the Shindin retracts? I have just ordered a set.

J
02-14-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,716
Posted By yojoelay

Ahh yes, the imperfections in my covering give my...

Ahh yes, the imperfections in my covering give my airplanes character (and repeat).
02-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 24,307
Posted By yojoelay

Can i join too? My simple formula for motor...

Can i join too?

My simple formula for motor selection is to take the largest four stroke recommended size, make it a 2-stroke and add about 20% to that.

I am puttering with a 96" OV-10 Bronco...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-04-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,754
Posted By yojoelay

I bet it will take less than a minute from your...

I bet it will take less than a minute from your arrival time for a Canadian to apologise for the Mayor of Toronto.

j
01-31-2014, 02:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By yojoelay

Thanks mate, I do like that. I actually use...

Thanks mate,

I do like that. I actually use quite a few take away containers to store bits and bobs, they are cheap and just the right size for many different things in this hobby. They also...
01-28-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By yojoelay

Hi guys, Thanks for the contributions. ...

Hi guys,

Thanks for the contributions. Unfortunately I have put this project on hol as work commitments have taken over.

The lure of a flatpack set up nearly got me over Christmas when a...
Forum: Beginners
12-28-2013, 03:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,785
Posted By yojoelay

Izzy, if you have to go nitro go with an OS...

Izzy,

if you have to go nitro go with an OS BGX with a 20x8 prop. It is marginally heavier but not so much that it can't be overcome by moving things like batteries around. It is not as powerful...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-26-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,754
Posted By yojoelay

I would like to go to a Great Hobbies shop. Last...

I would like to go to a Great Hobbies shop. Last time I looked they still had a few Unionville Hobbies kits. The same owners used to have a shop here in Brisbane but it went bust a few years ago....
12-24-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 58,933
Posted By yojoelay

Ok, 645s it is, thanks. Joel

Ok, 645s it is, thanks.

Joel
12-22-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 58,933
Posted By yojoelay

I am about to start assembly of my NIB ESM Bronco...

I am about to start assembly of my NIB ESM Bronco (same as the KMP version). I am going electric with two Hyperion motors (4025-16 320kv on 8s). My question is about servos. Up until this point my...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-21-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,754
Posted By yojoelay

Rob2160 I was glad to read your last post....

Rob2160

I was glad to read your last post. Picking a safe point to switch from road to air on your way north is a very smart move. With one stroke of bad weather you'd be facing black ice, a hire...
12-19-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By yojoelay

Dirtybird, Have a look at a plane called the...

Dirtybird,

Have a look at a plane called the Mojo (http://www.swanyshouse.com/index.aspx). The fuse is built around a carbon fibre rod which runs approximately down the thrust line and through...
12-15-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,985
Posted By yojoelay

Hi Calvinman, A computer radio would...

Hi Calvinman,

A computer radio would definitely be the way to go. It's interesting that, back in the 1970's and 80's, someone was so keen to have a plane with those surface movements that they...
12-15-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,985
Posted By yojoelay

I love those old sliding servo tray designs. ...

I love those old sliding servo tray designs. Neat design, looking forward to following along.

Joel
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-18-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 934
Posted By yojoelay

Kiddkid90, Have a look at this video. ...

Kiddkid90,

Have a look at this video.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAAywtq7WGo

Flying a sim is a great start; the next step is a trainer. You'll be flying a jet in no time if you follow this...
11-14-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By yojoelay

Hi Tom, I've been thinking about moving to...

Hi Tom,

I've been thinking about moving to magnets but haven't taken the leap yet. Not sure if i'll do it all in the one 'renovation' or maybe in a second step.

Thanks,

Joel
11-13-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,722
Posted By yojoelay

Building table

Hi,

I am looking to build a new table for building airplanes and would appreciate seeing anything that people have to share. I know lots of people build on a hollow core door over two saw benches...
11-11-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 761
Posted By yojoelay

Here you go: ...

Here you go:

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=5008
11-09-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,786
Posted By yojoelay

Hi RC Fanatic, If I was to do it again I...

Hi RC Fanatic,

If I was to do it again I would likely use a cheaper wood. The tassie oak looks nice but it is heavier than it needs to be and it cost about twice as much as pine. It was a...
11-07-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,786
Posted By yojoelay

Hi Villa, No, I won't start the plane on the...

Hi Villa,

No, I won't start the plane on the stand for the reasons you mention and a few others. At my field large planes must be moved outside the pits to a dedicated starting area. For small...
Forum: RC Jets
11-07-2013, 01:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,221
Posted By yojoelay

Dude, What are you doing mucking around with...

Dude,

What are you doing mucking around with airplanes?
11-06-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,786
Posted By yojoelay

Thanks Robert, much appreciated. Joel

Thanks Robert, much appreciated.

Joel
11-06-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 11,786
Posted By yojoelay

My new flight stand!

Here is my new stand and I'm as pleased as pleased as punch with it. Can't wait to take it to the field.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1937155

This is a 'Greg...
09-14-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 882
Posted By yojoelay

Here is a very cool use of 3D scanning, this guy...

Here is a very cool use of 3D scanning, this guy must have been a modeler at some point.

Bentley Speed 8 Replica:
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