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Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2016, 04:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,820
Posted By rcguy59

I tried that and more often than not, it didn't...

I tried that and more often than not, it didn't work. I separate it using a fresh #11 blade. Tedious as hell, but it works. What I ended up doing was separating the film from the backing along the...
01-10-2016, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Giulio Gavotti?

Giulio Gavotti?
01-09-2016, 11:01 PM
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Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Boyd was mistaken for a madman because he was so...

Boyd was mistaken for a madman because he was so much smarter than the vast majority of his "superiors". History bears this out.
Forum: Kit Building
01-09-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,820
Posted By rcguy59

I started using HK covering a couple of years...

I started using HK covering a couple of years ago. Living very close to the old Lakewood whse, I always picked it up, so the shipping cost was a non-issue. With no instructions, (HK customers are...
01-07-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Billy Mitchell?

Billy Mitchell?
01-07-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

On the mission where McCampbell scored nine...

On the mission where McCampbell scored nine kills, he and his wingman attacked a strike force of 60 Jap planes heading for the U.S. ships. Two Hellcats against sixty enemy planes ! After losing...
01-07-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,976
Posted By rcguy59

I'm quite fond of the Zippy Compact LiPo's,...

I'm quite fond of the Zippy Compact LiPo's, myself. Great value. The NanoTech's have worked well for me, too. Before they moved it to Oregon, the HK U.S. warehouse was 8 min. from where I worked....
Replies: 9
Views: 2,343
Posted By rcguy59

The 3004 is a very good servo. I wouldn't...

The 3004 is a very good servo. I wouldn't hesitate to use them in a .60-size sport model. I've ruined some in crashes, but I've not managed to wear one out, nor do I recall having one fail. Great...
01-07-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

You got it, Ernie. McCampbell was also an LSO...

You got it, Ernie. McCampbell was also an LSO aboard the Wasp when it delivered Spitfires to Malta. He was quite old for a fighter pilot in those days, a couple of years older than Boyington, even....
01-07-2016, 01:50 AM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

1. This pilot and his wingman combined for 15...

1. This pilot and his wingman combined for 15 aerial victories in one mission.

2. When this pilot returned home after this mission, his engine quit at the end of his landing roll-out because he...
01-06-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,976
Posted By rcguy59

Just make sure you have plenty of headroom with...

Just make sure you have plenty of headroom with your battery's C-rating. Higher rated batteries maintain noticeably higher voltage. Also, with flight times this short, it's really easy to...
01-06-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Looking for the name of a fighter pilot. This...

Looking for the name of a fighter pilot. This shouldn't last long.

1. This pilot and his wingman combined for 15 aerial victories in one mission.

2. When this pilot returned home after this...
01-06-2016, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Read #3 again, HJ. I'm looking for one specific...

Read #3 again, HJ. I'm looking for one specific pilot.
01-06-2016, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

And...?

And...?
01-05-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Looking for the name of a fighter pilot. This...

Looking for the name of a fighter pilot. This shouldn't last long.

1. This pilot and his wingman combined for 15 aerial victories in one mission.

2. When this pilot returned home after this...
01-05-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By rcguy59

The heat-dissipation advantage of black paint is...

The heat-dissipation advantage of black paint is fairly small, but it is measurable. Flat finish is best due to increased surface area.
01-05-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Looking for the name of a fighter pilot. This...

Looking for the name of a fighter pilot. This shouldn't last long.

1. This pilot and his wingman combined for 15 aerial victories in one mission.

2. When this pilot returned home after this...
01-05-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Thanks, CB. The quotation marks on "twin engine"...

Thanks, CB. The quotation marks on "twin engine" got me thinking about mixed-power airplanes. Several have been proposed over the years, a few actually got built but very few indeed ever saw...
01-05-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Mikoyan-Gurevich I-250.

Mikoyan-Gurevich I-250.
01-05-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,269
Posted By rcguy59

Get some black "Header Paint" from the local auto...

Get some black "Header Paint" from the local auto parts store and paint the cylinder with it. Darker colors radiate heat better. the difference will be as much as 10-15 degrees or even a bit more....
01-05-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

You got it, CB. Here's some more info for anyone...

You got it, CB. Here's some more info for anyone that's interested.
http://www.joebaugher.com/usattack/a21.html
01-05-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Name this warbird 1. Only one built, it is...

Name this warbird

1. Only one built, it is presumed to have been scrapped.

2. During this warbird's short life, the company that built it was absorbed by another company that is still in...
01-05-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Name this warbird 1. Only one built, it is...

Name this warbird

1. Only one built, it is presumed to have been scrapped.

2. During this warbird's short life, the company that built it was absorbed by another company that is still in...
01-04-2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Name this warbird 1. Only one built, it is...

Name this warbird

1. Only one built, it is presumed to have been scrapped.

2. During this warbird's short life, the company that built it was absorbed by another company that is still in...
01-04-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 20,321
Views: 1,252,009
Posted By rcguy59

Clues 2 and 4 are incorrect. The Lockheed U-2...

Clues 2 and 4 are incorrect. The Lockheed U-2 family are tail-draggers and are still in service, still flying missions over hostile territory. The Lockheed YO-3 had retractable main gear. Otherwise,...
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