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06-26-2016, 05:03 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

Congratulations...! Those checkers really show...

Congratulations...!
Those checkers really show off the contour of the airfoil.
06-18-2016, 03:26 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

Love it..! I think I'll build something similar...

Love it..!
I think I'll build something similar for the Cyclon 1cc.
06-16-2016, 02:14 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

I think a PT Cruiser would make a great looking...

I think a PT Cruiser would make a great looking street rod. Even a "gasser" project with a straight axle, blown 392 hemi, etc..... since those '48 Anglias are getting pretty rare.
Yes, the HAMB...
06-15-2016, 07:51 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

Sorry for the sparse attendance but RCU lately...

Sorry for the sparse attendance but RCU lately has been swamping my computer with junk that is constantly loading and loading.
Tonight, things are quiet.
[I've been lurking at Ford Muscle type...
06-08-2016, 08:44 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

The tiny ones look great for those special times...

The tiny ones look great for those special times when there's no wind, but this .09 definitely looks like it's going to see a lot of air time.
05-30-2016, 05:28 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

It looks like a .020 Speed Cup entry...! The...

It looks like a .020 Speed Cup entry...!
The Catch 22 with such a small, fast model is the controls need to be minimal but if a wind comes up during the glide, you need enough command to keep the...
05-29-2016, 10:47 AM
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Posted By combatpigg

What grade of wood would you say is in the...

What grade of wood would you say is in the wing...?
Years ago I came across a single cell 6V camera battery. At the time it was a huge improvement over the 250 NICAD.
This was back in the S-133...
05-22-2016, 06:01 AM
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Posted By combatpigg

Looks sharp..!

Looks sharp..!
05-19-2016, 03:27 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

In the side view it DOES look like you are...

In the side view it DOES look like you are pushing the limits.
05-18-2016, 09:54 AM
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Posted By combatpigg

Once you reach The Wall, it takes an exponential...

Once you reach The Wall, it takes an exponential reduction in drag to create a modest improvement in speed.

The 28 sq" wing figure sounds ridiculous, but in the photo it looks like it's within...
05-16-2016, 12:32 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

It's good that you can keep experimenting with...

It's good that you can keep experimenting with different / smaller airframes until you arrive at the point where there is no gain.
05-09-2016, 05:29 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

What you can do is ask at the local CO-OP farm...

What you can do is ask at the local CO-OP farm supply if they know any property owners who would be open to discuss allowing your activity on their pasture land in exchange for....XXX?
Sometimes...
05-07-2016, 08:32 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

That prop looks real nice..! Like a pair of...

That prop looks real nice..! Like a pair of switchblades.
yes, I think it's really difficult to blow a blade with a .049 engine. I managed to lose a blade with a hand carved maple 4 x 4..but it...
05-07-2016, 06:42 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

Remember, if you aren't throwing prop blades once...

Remember, if you aren't throwing prop blades once in awhile, your props are probably built too heavy.....
05-07-2016, 02:07 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

You;ve got some nice, crisp audio to work...

You;ve got some nice, crisp audio to work with...!
How much aileron do you have either side of zero now...?
It looks like a great day to be at your field.
05-01-2016, 03:23 PM
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Posted By combatpigg

Well you gained some ground with the experimental...

Well you gained some ground with the experimental prop and you were able to salvage the plane..so not such a bad day.
A bad day of flying is better than a good day at work.......!
04-30-2016, 09:11 AM
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Views: 131,070
Posted By combatpigg

That's a real good specimen ...! Is that a...

That's a real good specimen ...!
Is that a factory original engine...?
When I first got into 1/2A in 1984, I bought 5 TDs that were all too tight right out of the box. The local 1/2A Gurus said...
04-26-2016, 05:41 AM
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Posted By combatpigg

With the chosen materials that the .049 shares in...

With the chosen materials that the .049 shares in common with the .020 and .010 I think the .049 "crosses the line" with the much larger internal stresses.
Where I've seen a little gain is by...
04-25-2016, 05:13 PM
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Views: 131,070
Posted By combatpigg

It's unbelievable that the .010 ends up being...

It's unbelievable that the .010 ends up being such a hot item that went unnoticed by 99% of the hobbyists all these years. I just thought they were conversation pieces and "trainer" engines if you...
04-24-2016, 05:22 PM
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Views: 131,070
Posted By combatpigg

Years ago the gang at N.A.S.S. were brainstorming...

Years ago the gang at N.A.S.S. were brainstorming a 65 sq inch .049 powered RC project and I figured they were being......a bit too optimistic.
Back then a 150 mah NICAD was about as small as I had...
04-19-2016, 12:36 PM
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Views: 131,070
Posted By combatpigg

That's a good looking "work around" for a .049...

That's a good looking "work around" for a .049 Reedie, too.
04-18-2016, 01:11 PM
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Views: 131,070
Posted By combatpigg

It's a tunnel ram with a 4150 Dominator...! I...

It's a tunnel ram with a 4150 Dominator...!
I have to admit that the G-Mark .061RC was fun on some models to see how low and slow you could do laps around the field.
04-03-2016, 01:21 PM
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Views: 131,070
Posted By combatpigg

The high aspect prop blades work in the higher...

The high aspect prop blades work in the higher rpms it seems regardless if it's a .010 or a .40 size project.
Keep tweaking those props.
80 degrees already..!
It was nice enough to fly today, but...
03-29-2016, 09:04 AM
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Views: 131,070
Posted By combatpigg

I like the looks of that one..! I've got too...

I like the looks of that one..!
I've got too much unfinished business to get involved with .010s for awhile.
I'll keep my eyes open for a good deal on an engine.
Lord knows 99% of these used...
03-28-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 131,070
Posted By combatpigg

I tried posting congratulations last night and...

I tried posting congratulations last night and RCU wouldn't take the post.
Nice going..!
100 MPH with a .010 has to be unheard of anywhere.
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