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03-13-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,217
Posted By rmenke

RE: A little more Diamond Dust action (video)

Hi Guys, CP, ETAL:
At 77, old age has finallyt caught up to me, eyes going south. Old guy flying high speed stuff is not user friendly, the guys would hide! Anyway, got rid of the fast stuff...
07-19-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,662
Posted By rmenke

RE: Jett .35 Viper Plane Setup

Being a recent deserter to eldectric, please note the only glow engine left in the cabinet is a Jett 35. The 90, 50 and 40's sold well cause they were running like new. The 35 is 9 or more years...
06-20-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,711
Posted By rmenke

RE: Does 3D Prop size matter? 130g Motor at 14x7 for 3D HobbyShop EPP Yak 48

Gizmo:

You need to learn what size motor you need to do what starting off. First, just how much motor do you need? Useing weight as a basis is my mort used method. Ok, common smarts say yoiu...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-08-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 466
Posted By rmenke

RE: castor oil mix

I run a extra 2 oz. of castor just for insurance. A habbit I got into in the 70's from reading engine tests from the designers of the time. Fore some reason, the extra 2 oz in 15% really wakes up...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-08-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,869
Posted By rmenke

RE: Used market - what's it worth?

Teachu2:

Hate to see someone like you giving up the hobby after 20 years of enjoyment. I assume eyessight and reactions are giving you some problems. Couple of years ago I started selling off...
06-01-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,946
Posted By rmenke

RE: aeroworks qb 52

Bob 2:

Am afraid our problems with these airframes is US! The AJ Extra 330 I have is just too unstable for me. It wing wags, snaps out of high alpha and most of the harder 3-D stuff. I have...
05-27-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,946
Posted By rmenke

RE: aeroworks qb 52

Bob 2

At 77, you look like a kid from here. I got to rolling circles at around 75, tough on a older geiser. I think your airframe is not all it should be. I had the AJ Extra 330 and it has...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-15-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,104
Posted By rmenke

RE: FAKE DHL missed delivery e-mail

Oh man, things are becomming bad bad out here with scammers, especially when you are a computer dummy. Scammers apparently have sustems than pull you to them somehow when trying to contact people...
05-15-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,650
Posted By rmenke

RE: Which Park Flyer ???

Sounds like you have a great setup for fun anytime you are home and have the urge. Youre best bet is the foamys, and to go electric with almost all the smaller stuff, you need 2.4. Fatuba makes a...
05-03-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By rmenke

RE: personal fav covering

Nitro:

Silkspan was of cource the original covering we used in the 60-70's.

Monocoat came out and the original was decent. They have been reducing quality from time to time to the point...
05-03-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By rmenke

RE: personal fav covering

Nitro:

Silkspan was of cource the original covering we used in the 60-70's.

Monocoat came out and the original was decent. They have been reducing quality from time to time to the point...
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-25-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,230
Posted By rmenke

RE: Big Hots

Skaife:

Saw my first "Hots" in 1972 at a AMA pattern contest in Madera, Ca. It got some attention as the "Novice" class pilot flew it around all over the place on knife edge. I remember it...
Forum: 3D Flying!
03-30-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,214
Posted By rmenke

RE: 3D Plane...What to buy??

Hi:

In over 50 years of flying and enjoying the hobby, I have given only one airplane away. A funtanna. So bad I just could not charge anyone for the junk.

When 3D came into voge, the...
Forum: 3D Flying!
02-14-2012, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By rmenke

RE: 3d setup need old school advice

Hay madmorgan:

One thing you will find out here is that if you are given poor direction, many of the other guys will jump all over whom ever. Not a bad thing unless you have thin skin.

...
Forum: 3D Flying!
02-11-2012, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By rmenke

RE: 3d setup need old school advice

Hi madmorgan:

You want a old timer, how about 77? Yes I fly 3d electrics cause I can still see them in close. Ok, the guys told you the motor is adequate, and wonder about your prop size. ...
02-09-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By rmenke

RE: 12X ENELOOP with 12X original Charger

For what it's worth:

Recently bought same for my specktrum 8 as the stock battery went away much to soon. The endloop battery from no bs batteries was better, but not by much. Then I discover...
01-20-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 870
Posted By rmenke

RE: What if a lipo is already fully charged and...

Wildbill:

I have also done that b4. Before the charger could detect what was going on, it went poof, by by gasser yak 54, garage carpet and smoked house. Yes, was right there, fortunately back...
12-27-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 768
Posted By rmenke

RE: How do you KNOW

Stang:

After over 50 years in the hobby, I do not believe any of the manufacturers hype about anything. Manufacturers suggested gear is just a start for me. The motor will face the watt...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-26-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By rmenke

RE: Commercial Drones in the News!

Lopman:

I don't have a lot of problems with selling the green nuts a rc drone. Our political people need to man up and go with the rest of the world in stopping the distruction of the whale...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-26-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By rmenke

RE: New to the hobby

Patrick:
I am a airplane guy, ages in the rc hobby. It is rare that a Hobby Shop will get you in the best direction on your first buy. Sad but true. Its sort of like the current crop of...
Forum: 3D Flying!
12-25-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,829
Posted By rmenke

RE: valley view rc yak 54 profile

Sarg:

That is a great looking bird. Sure hope that DLE 20 has the poop to hang. Had a MVVS 26 on a 69" full body Yak 54 from QQ . It flew great and would hover, but nothing left. Had to fly it...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-14-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,528
Posted By rmenke

RE: Motivation lost...

Hi B man:

Former friend bought a framed up twin-air 45 cheep and brought it over to me to finish. Did not look bad at a glance so ok. That was 9 months ago, or more. Most every part had to be...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-14-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,511
Posted By rmenke

RE: Did you crash today ?

Guys:

After years of flying, you may get as good at it as I am. Have not dinged anything for over 6 months. Come to think about it, I have not flown anything for more than 6 months. ENJOY
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-07-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By rmenke

RE: WAR - 10 Year Anniversary

Ed:

I have two grandsons over there, and prey for them every night. We created most of our problems over there, justd like Cuba. Backing the wrong people for years. Like we are going to stop...
10-07-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,134
Posted By rmenke

RE: How to find the best setup for speed

HH:

Now you are talking real engines and power, the Jett. Webera 90 is a good 3D power machine, but far from a good speed engine. If you find a Webra 55 speed around, that thing will push the...
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