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02-06-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 12,283
Posted By biam

Have to be, it's always been a club requirement...

Have to be, it's always been a club requirement any where I have lvied.
Forum: Kit Building
01-17-2018, 07:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,690
Posted By biam

Good luck on your build. Tite bond is my...

Good luck on your build. Tite bond is my preference also. Check your plans for correct orientation of the grain of the balsa when cutting your new shear webs.
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-09-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 470,237
Posted By biam

I remember him talking about Marcel Ledbetter and...

I remember him talking about Marcel Ledbetter and coon hunting, what a hoot! Good old memory's!
Forum: Kit Building
06-03-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,912
Posted By biam

I vote for buying both of them to satisfy...

I vote for buying both of them to satisfy whatever flying mood your in! ��
Forum: Beginners
11-01-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,003
Posted By biam

+ 1, I will always have a kaos in the hanger....

+ 1, I will always have a kaos in the hanger. Great flying planes.
10-31-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,164
Posted By biam

only one left from this post not built is the sig...

only one left from this post not built is the sig smith mini biplane. Added a .60 ultra sport, 4star.120 and a Top flite D.C.3. Kinda neat looking at an old thread to see whats been done, and whats...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-18-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 68,097
Posted By biam

Flyable planes include, .60 size escapade, cub,...

Flyable planes include, .60 size escapade, cub, kaos, p-40b, corsair, Cherokee. In reserve either in kit or hanging on the ceiling, Taylor craft, super sportster, kadet senior, sig smith mini...
04-20-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,501
Posted By biam

I use one of them switch holders with a charging...

I use one of them switch holders with a charging port built in, out is on for me.[ This aught to open up a new can of worms]. On the transmitter im with the crowd with up for high rates, down for...
04-12-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By biam

try this site, Douglas DC3 Hanger on...

try this site, Douglas DC3 Hanger on douglasdc3.com a ton of photos and info on dc3's and c-47's.
Forum: Beginners
04-12-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,355
Posted By biam

same for me, never could get used to a neck...

same for me, never could get used to a neck strap. Glad to see your post, was feeling like the lone ranger for a minute. Never dropped a transmitter either. Pinch flier from day one.
Forum: Beginners
03-31-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By biam

I use the ceiling tiles also. On top of a plastic...

I use the ceiling tiles also. On top of a plastic folding table.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-28-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 470,237
Posted By biam

That's why I fly my cub a few times each time I...

That's why I fly my cub a few times each time I go to the field. Flat turns keep my fingers in practice using the rudder and opposite ailerons. Sure looks good!
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-30-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 470,237
Posted By biam

Been sitting here getting my nightly dose of...

Been sitting here getting my nightly dose of happy reading this thread. Santa brought me a top flite DC-3 which I am going to cover as a c-47, like Donny a few other projects will need to be finished...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-16-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 470,237
Posted By biam

Spike Jones and his band was some funny stuff!...

Spike Jones and his band was some funny stuff! Makes me feel like I missed out. I did have a black cat that we named ever ready after the cat on the battery mentioned in a previous post. Can not wait...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-09-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 470,237
Posted By biam

You guys are lucky that you just got cuts. I lost...

You guys are lucky that you just got cuts. I lost an inch off my left thumb in june of this year. About two weeks of recovery and back to the field! The offending plane was one of the first flown....
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-07-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 8,905
Views: 470,237
Posted By biam

I have been creepin on this thread since it was...

I have been creepin on this thread since it was started, all I can say is fantastic! I share many of the same memorys as a lot of you do. I am only 51 years old but was raised poor also. had to post...
11-02-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By biam

Go to the glow engine forum, type in magnum .52...

Go to the glow engine forum, type in magnum .52 timing, your answer will be on page two. Lots of good info there. Hope this helps!:)
08-31-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,472
Posted By biam

The run way size your wanting to do is to small....

The run way size your wanting to do is to small. The grass run way we fly off of at our club is twice that big at least, on both the length and width. One inch would be the minimum height I would mow...
Forum: Beginners
08-11-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,222
Posted By biam

I have a G.P. .40 size cub and mounted the engine...

I have a G.P. .40 size cub and mounted the engine to the right, but routed the muffler inside the cowl and out the bottom. With the dummy engine provided mounted on the left side it looks good. I...
06-20-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,267
Posted By biam

Yes on the weathering. One of my other past times...

Yes on the weathering. One of my other past times is building model cars, they always get weathered, its just the right thing to do! So many more details can be added!:rolleyes:
Forum: Beginners
06-18-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By biam

Go for it! Tell us how it does. I think that...

Go for it! Tell us how it does. I think that would be a great combo. My experience is the same as mentioned above, have a magnum .80 in mine and still had to add weight to balance.:)
Forum: Beginners
06-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,295
Posted By biam

A member at our club has that combo and it is a...

A member at our club has that combo and it is a screamer! It can be slowed down and lands just fine. I'd say go for it if your so inclined. Fuel cost will definitely be cheaper.:rolleyes:
Forum: Beginners
05-28-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By biam

Welcome back Andy! Good for you having more time...

Welcome back Andy! Good for you having more time now, cant wait till I do. I'm with Charlie on the fuel, 10-15% nitro and 18% oil content, brand wise I'm a wildcat user. Good luck and smooth...
05-26-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By biam

went through the same thing with mine. Turned out...

went through the same thing with mine. Turned out to be the intake gasket. The engine backfired one time and would not idle after that no matter how it was adjusted. An old gentleman at the field...
05-10-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,100
Posted By biam

I have a four star sixty that is 10 plus years...

I have a four star sixty that is 10 plus years old with a few hundred flights that is still solid and flyable.
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