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11-16-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,267
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Extra-AMA Modeling

KidEpoxy

Our club would never allow an obviously unstable plane, or rocket (see the video?) to leave the ground.

What ever happened to the rule that unproven designs are to be test...
11-15-2007, 01:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,267
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Extra-AMA Modeling

If that was an actual Tripoli event, they have been taken over by some bona-fide idiots [:@]

I am always amazed by the lack of attention, and respect some people show for commonplace...
11-14-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,690
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Membership Directory?

I'll find out when mine arrives in May '08[:o]
11-14-2007, 01:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,091
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Home Made CA Kicker

Nitromethane is an ingredient debonder:)
Forum: Beginners
11-09-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Hobbico Superstar questions++

Thanks for the advice.
I've already joined the wings, but I'll look at ways to strengthen the joint.
Forum: Beginners
11-08-2007, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By Fredsterman

Hobbico Superstar questions++

I have this post in the ARF forum, and the response was to try it here.


I'm assembling a Hobbico Superstar ARF, and have a few questions on ways to improve the "build" quality

1....
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-08-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Hobbico Superstar Questions

Thanks for the response Ian.
I'll add ply strips to the servo tray, and inside the wing where the servo mounts.
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-07-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By Fredsterman

Hobbico Superstar Questions

I'm assembling a Hobbico Superstar ARF, and have a few questions on ways to improve the "build" quality:)

1. Are there any areas that need to be reinforced with tri-stock?
2. I had to...
11-03-2007, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,419
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Make a Good Dremel Router Table and Fence

I have a new Dremel 440, and a plunge router attachment.
They fit together nicely until I start a cut[:@]
I can tighten the dremel to the router base with the supplied wrench..............[:@]...
Forum: Beginners
11-03-2007, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Start now or wait?

I've gone to work smelling of glow fuel many times:D
Forum: Beginners
11-02-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 794
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: transmitter help

She wants to buy her boyfriend a new radio?
He needs to marry her, and FASST:D
11-02-2007, 12:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 863
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Gas on nitro engine

Don't even think about feeding gasoline, or propane to a glow engine[X(]
The result would be a blown engine, and one long stay at the the ER, or mourge;)
Forum: Beginners
11-01-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: engine problems

Every engine I ever broke in, (three), needed a new glow plug before it would "air tune" properly.
11-01-2007, 12:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 13,752
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: B25 Crash

From the AMA section. Brought the plane home minus one wing:)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-qTjuBRD6M
10-30-2007, 12:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,459
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Blood and gore in Model Aviation Magazine

They don't do that here Hircflyer, but I wish they would[:@]


The problem might be that common sense is dying out[:@]

As in a soup can warning. Soup will be hot after heating:D
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-27-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,813
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: What is this called: Full throttle take-off and sudden elevator = yaw left?

P-factor, precession? sideslip torque?
Check out faa.gov. You can find, and download airmans handbooks, etc.
You can also sign up for sectional chart updates for full scale airports to use in ...
Forum: Beginners
10-26-2007, 01:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 695
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Ambiguously specified part in GP Extra kit

I just read through the online manual and there was nothing about the hatch cover support, a.k.a part #32.
I'd just play "jigsaw puzzle" with it:D
Glue it in where it seems to fit the best[8D]
10-24-2007, 12:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,987
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Why do you belong to the AMA? Poll

I joined the AMA first, because I needed AMA to join my club.
Later i realised I really HAD to;)
My trainer crashed within 200' of "some guy on a bike", at the edge of the field. Scared him a...
10-20-2007, 01:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 669
Posted By Fredsterman

Crashed Futaba R127DF substitution

The R127DF has been discontinued. Is there another brand of RX that will work as a replacement?
10-18-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,987
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Why do you belong to the AMA? Poll

Without the AMA you wouldn't even have a frequency band to fly on[8D]
10-17-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,047
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Plans for Hot wire Foam Cutter?

Do a Google, or whatever... search for Jim Youngs' "Scale Builders Workshops".
He has videos, and free plans for a nice homemade hot wire foam cutter.
It's not CNC, but it works.[8D]
10-17-2007, 11:39 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 56,152
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Prop Bitten

We use regular CA, in rubber extrusion, to close the small paper cuts we get on our hands from spinning cardboard reels.
It does sting, but it closes the wound better than the old standby, duct...
10-17-2007, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By Fredsterman

Replacement Futaba RX cases?

I crashed an AirCore 40 and the reciever case is broken beyond repair[:o]
I checked the rx itself, and it is still functioning properly.
The rx is on frequency, responds to the TX perfectly,...
10-13-2007, 02:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,272
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: Bird Strike with Big Stik 60

No the birds are laughing at all of us:D
Like flying's hard:D
Forum: Beginners
10-13-2007, 01:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,477
Posted By Fredsterman

RE: high voltage power lines

Test your gear near, or under under the HT line.
A standard range check of the system should show any "potential" problems:D
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