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02-25-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,093
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Prather Fun cruiser

There in lies a problem... I'm an airline pilot. I am not around long enough to really get any projects done..lol Most of my free time is obsorbed by visiting friends/family. I do know some people...
Forum: Beginners
02-11-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,561
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Best beginner aircraft...

I'm planning on having a local friend teach me.. He's been flying for some time and builds most of his stuff from scratch.

He reccomended starting with a cheaper electric model to learn on... ...
02-11-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,093
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Prather Fun cruiser

So, the question I then have is: Where do I take it to have fiberglass repaired? A body shop? Does anyone on here do fiberglass work?

I'd certainly be willing to give them my business......
02-10-2009, 02:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,093
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Prather Fun cruiser

I should add I was/am quite familar with it... I had mainly run it out in the lake and many times right along side my big boat.

This happened when my dad (who wanted to try it) made a left turn...
02-10-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,093
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Prather Fun cruiser

Here's a pic...unfortunately, it's more than just a few cracks... I forgot to mention part of the bow is missing...lol

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k238/nobbe3728/P1010640.jpg

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Forum: Beginners
02-10-2009, 01:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,496
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: breaking the sound barrier

Aside from the physics....how the heck would you be able to keep control of it? Or, How the heck would you even see it? [8D]
Forum: Beginners
02-10-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,561
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Best beginner aircraft...

Absolutely... I'm thinking that getting use to descent rates are going to be slightly thrown out of proportion..lol

From what I've seen (mainly in pictures) is that slowing to land is almost a...
Forum: Beginners
02-10-2009, 01:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,561
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Best beginner aircraft...

When I say full size, I should have said commercial airliner...lol Which brings me to the subject of learning R/C... the maneuverability compared to some of the jets I've flown...

I think the...
Forum: Beginners
02-10-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,561
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Best beginner aircraft...

Thanks for the welcomes! No, I don't fly 747s..lol Fortunately, my R/C boat might help slightly.. There is a local club in the area which I've seen from time to time..some nice Giant scale planes.....
02-07-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 843
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: car rotors..drilled?slotted?

Slotted or cross drilled rotors will help improve cooling. BUT please know that you cannot have them cut once the pads are worn out.

Depending on the car, they might be worth it. Both of my cars...
02-07-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,190
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Before R/C

I have a few other hobbies besides R/C. I'm just getting into airplanes now, but I have an R/C boat, I am an avid Walleye fisherman (when I'm home) and I love snowmobiling. And of course, as my...
02-07-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 64,069
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: What does everybody do for a living??

Commercial airline pilot for 10 years...love every minute of it. Never joined the Navy or Air Force. Growing up in Oshkosh, WI (home of EAA) pretty much did me in at a young age..
Forum: Beginners
02-07-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,561
Posted By 997Porsche

RE: Best beginner aircraft...

That's what I was hoping to find.. thanks for sharing.
Forum: Beginners
02-07-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,561
Posted By 997Porsche

Best beginner aircraft...

I'm sure this has been covered here numerous times..but I'm somewhat in the dark on R/C aviation..

I'm a commercial pilot by trade, but I'm thinking of getting into R/C airplanes as another...
02-07-2009, 12:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,093
Posted By 997Porsche

Prather Fun cruiser

I have a Prather fun cruiser that I bought a few years ago which now has a cracked hull. The damage is on the very front.. It still floats, but I'm told that the cost to repair it is almost the same...
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