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05-01-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,975
Posted By w0mbat

When the AMA lobbies the government to mandate...

When the AMA lobbies the government to mandate that people must join their organization in order to fly, you know that they are in self preservation mode. The main goal of the AMA at this point is to...
01-14-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 115,382
Posted By w0mbat

It needed a little up trim. The wind that day was...

It needed a little up trim. The wind that day was 15-20 mph so it wasn't an easy flight! It flies great in low wind though!
01-14-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 115,382
Posted By w0mbat

I set my cg according to the Seagull Manual and...

I set my cg according to the Seagull Manual and it flew fine. The plane is more difficult to balance than other planes, so perhaps that is where people have been getting into trouble.

I attached...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-12-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 24,634
Posted By w0mbat

I really don't think anyone would buy a company...

I really don't think anyone would buy a company that has been left in the dust by it's competitors and hasn't had any real innovation for the past 15 years. While Tower has name recognition, much of...
09-20-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 659,893
Posted By w0mbat

I've been flying the Sierra gear for 2 years...

I've been flying the Sierra gear for 2 years without a single issue.
08-02-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,194
Posted By w0mbat

Probably the best advice I have seen. ^^^ I...

Probably the best advice I have seen. ^^^

I have never had a lipo burn unintentionally but I did have a couple nimh receiver batteries bust into flames from plugging them into the receiver in...
06-30-2017, 02:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,680
Posted By w0mbat

Fox glow plugs??

Anyone know what happened to Fox Mfg and if their Idle bar glow plugs are still available?
05-19-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,110
Posted By w0mbat

From the AMA website: "Please keep in mind...

From the AMA website:

"Please keep in mind that this is a fluid situation and there is always the possibility of a renewed push in Congress to compel federal registration for model aircraft. If...
05-19-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,110
Posted By w0mbat

Why are we paying the AMA?

Why are we paying the AMA?
02-18-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 16,667
Posted By w0mbat

I think just about every manufacturer in RC has a...

I think just about every manufacturer in RC has a "black list" I have a feeling that Darrel's is longer than anyone else. Some customers can really be brutal when they are not talking to you face to...
12-23-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 33,025
Posted By w0mbat

Unless you register and agree to their 400ft....

Unless you register and agree to their 400ft. limit on the registration page!
12-23-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 33,025
Posted By w0mbat

This is the very reason why we have so many laws...

This is the very reason why we have so many laws on the books that go unenforced. Good, law-abiding people stand by and let the government walk all over them with unnecessary regulations that do...
10-17-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 219,728
Posted By w0mbat

I can see it now . . . we will have to let...

I can see it now . . . we will have to let murderers and rapists out of prison so we can make room for all the rogue R/C aircraft operators! I wonder if the police enforcement will patrol using...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-12-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By w0mbat

Ebay used to be a great place to buy and sell...

Ebay used to be a great place to buy and sell when they allowed feedback by both parties. Ever since they only allow buyer feedback, the site has been filled with criminals. I have never been ripped...
Forum: Kit Building
08-06-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,591
Posted By w0mbat

Zach, Good choice on the 4 star for your...

Zach,

Good choice on the 4 star for your first kit. That one will give you the experience you will need in order to build one of our warbird kits. Framing the kit is no problem for a beginning...
08-01-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 767
Posted By w0mbat

Goo Gone should work fine.

Goo Gone should work fine.
07-14-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,005
Posted By w0mbat

Nice job!

Nice job!
04-25-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 767
Views: 123,574
Posted By w0mbat

Incidence being off a few degrees wouldn't cause...

Incidence being off a few degrees wouldn't cause the plane to be that difficult to fly. Sounds like you had a CG problem.

Try setting your bottom wing at 0 in relation to the tail, top wing at +1...
04-23-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,917
Posted By w0mbat

I have tested many different retracts over the...

I have tested many different retracts over the years and have yet to find any Chinese made retracts that are even close to the quality of Sierra. In fact, I haven't found a set I would trust in any...
04-22-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,917
Posted By w0mbat

I read the reviews but there were no reviews from...

I read the reviews but there were no reviews from actual use. The video didn't really show anything but the motor running. I have to wonder what will happen after a hard landing. I just found it...
04-21-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,917
Posted By w0mbat

Are you saying these are the same quality as...

Are you saying these are the same quality as Robart and Sierra?
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-04-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By w0mbat

I think the most difficult part of running a...

I think the most difficult part of running a hobby shop is having to spend most of your time with people who have no intention of buying anything from you. Many people just prefer to purchase online...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-26-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By w0mbat

We started out as a kit manufacturer and ended up...

We started out as a kit manufacturer and ended up with a hobby shop by accident. As a manufacturer of kits, we had quite a few dealers that were small hobby shops. 90% of them didn't have very good...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-24-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,107
Posted By w0mbat

With the ability to source many products direct...

With the ability to source many products direct from the manufacturer, the local hobby shop is still a very viable business model in most areas of the country. There are 2 main reasons why hobby...
01-22-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 4,694
Views: 659,893
Posted By w0mbat

For cooling, I cut a couple small slots in the...

For cooling, I cut a couple small slots in the bottom of the cowl - which I really didn't need. I have been running this same setup on a P-40 for over a year with no airflow over the motor and quite...
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