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03-23-2007, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,028
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: Make your own Incidence meter form cheap laser

Works ok for me. it does open in a new window so you might want to check your browser settings.

Bill
03-23-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,028
Posted By TopThumbs

Make your own Incidence meter from cheap laser

Another good idea for those cheap laser pointers.


Laser incidence meter

Enjoy

Bill

URL to copy and paste
03-23-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,681
Posted By TopThumbs

Make your own Clamps

I discovered this excellent site by accident and thought I should share.

Mostly useless stuff but then came across this Gem of an article.

Make your own clamps CHEAP !!

hope it's...
03-05-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,654
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: Carbon Fiber Golf Club Spar?

Hmmmm, This makes me want to look into carbon fiber arrow shafts.
I would think the taper of the golf glub shafts would cause some amount of grief.


Bill
Forum: Kit Building
03-02-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,728
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: disappointing hobby shop trip

LOL...

LAS = Local ARF Shop
LHS = Local Hobby Shop

The future ??
02-28-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,840
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: New Plans Page... a few thousands of free plans

Thought i'd go ahead and let you know I registered

user id: rcspot

looks like a great resource

Bill
02-28-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: OS FS-70 Ultimate 4Stroke??????

I have several and am always keeping an eye out for more. In fact my older .70's run so well that I have no reason to buy the newer .70 II's
I love 'em. Idle great, run excellent and easy to...
02-26-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,463
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: Civil Discourse

I get your drift Jug, and I understood Hoss's point, however...

bad form IMHO and was caught off guard with the offensiveness with the 9/11 post.
I'm sure some other more tactful "drift" could...
02-26-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,463
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: Civil Discourse

JC...

I've watched this thread as well as all the others and. frankly, was not really impresses with your position - untill now. Nice post.

Hoss...
If it matters at all to you I am...
Forum: Unusual R/C
02-19-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,513
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: what kind of craft is this???

I thougth it was a 27% scale X-31 Thresher

my bad
02-19-2007, 06:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,610
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: AMA Survey

Excellent and well thought out post there Hossfly - I appreciate your wisdom and tact.
I am humbled to be within the same white space as you with your 2658 posts to my measily 74'some - oh, by the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-19-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,172
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: LHS's I put you on notice!!!!

I owned a LHS through the 80's and 90's specializing in R/C planes. I started the shop from the ground up, co-founded two R/C clubs, held several Club officer positions and am known for marathon...
02-19-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,610
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: AMA Survey

Isn't a flaw an improper or disfunctional design?
ie:
flaw - an imperfection in a device or machine; "if there are any defects you should send it back to the manufacturer"
flaw - defect or...
Forum: Beginners
02-18-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,086
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: any ideas for triple prop sizes

Why use a three blade in place of a two blade prop?
well... ground clearance can be one reason.

I flew a Ace sport T-34 for years but I had a OS 70 in it and the 2 blade prop wouldnt clear the...
Forum: Kit Building
02-15-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: Best kit out there

I would say a Greatacetopyellowcarlmidbrisig would be an excellent choice.

Bill
02-14-2007, 09:01 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,463
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: Civil Discourse

[X(] Now I gotta clean the coffee spray off'n my screen
02-13-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 24,463
Posted By TopThumbs

Civil Discourse

Civil Discourse (this is a paste - I don't know the who the author is. I read this on another site I frequent and immediatly thought of this forum):

1)Recognize a person's right to advocate...
02-13-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,199
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: So rude

I'm not at all versed on Spektrum gear but it's my understanding that the frequency your flying at is propriatary, or the data being sent is proprietary to the RX.
either which way interference...
02-11-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 935
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: cutout in glassfibercowling

I've read in other threads here, and am waiting to try myself, that some use those lazer levelers sold at home centers and or the cheap laser pointers may also do.

Strap your plane down as noted...
02-11-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,074
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: Design New Shop AKA "The Spouse Avoidance Zone"

Ditti the ceiling outlets with retractable extension cords. This is how I plug in my table saw in the center of the room. I can unplug when not in use and dont have to mess with floor outlets.

I...
02-09-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: 9 CAP vs 9 VAP

You sir are my new best friend [8D]

Back in the day, if you look at some of the older Futaba higher end radios, they are all heavy, boxy and of quality construction. The heavy aluminum "coating"...
02-09-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,082
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: 9 CAP vs 9 VAP

I've owned my 9V since new and has never failed me. Something about "mechanical sliders" that turn me on. Something about mechanical pots that turn me on and the tach?
it's built in. there is a...
02-08-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 648
Posted By TopThumbs

RCM what's up?

Seems I'm having a heck of a time finding these mags on the shelf and the site says it's in negotiations for sale and the subscription link goes to a phone #...

Does NE1 have any idea what's up,...
02-08-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,986
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: Hollow core door vs. Solid panel door for building table

I use a commercial type extra heavy solid core door I salvaged from an school. The kind with the metal kick panel on the bottom.
It's 2 inches or thicker and heavy as a mother trucker.
I built my...
02-06-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,074
Posted By TopThumbs

RE: Design New Shop AKA "The Spouse Avoidance Zone"

already thought of more.

Nice sound system AKA stereo
Coffee station
Rocking chair or other comfy "pondering spot"
Fridge is an excellent idea - Make sure there is room for C/A and battery...
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