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Forum: The Clubhouse
11-21-2020, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By colmo

I get you, Barracuda. The reason I say it because...

I get you, Barracuda. The reason I say it because she first thought I was from Puerto Rico, and she immediately told me they don’t take any cards from PR. That sounds a lot like profiling to me....
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-20-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By colmo

As I said, I totally understand. That’s why I...

As I said, I totally understand. That’s why I offered plenty of evidence that I was: a) a previous physical customer, and b) the owner of the card, with the same shipping and billing address. What...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-20-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By colmo

They were happy to ship it if I paid with Paypal....

They were happy to ship it if I paid with Paypal. No political issues there.
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-19-2020, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By colmo

She said the owner was the one to stop the order.

She said the owner was the one to stop the order.
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-19-2020, 10:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By colmo

Venting about Graves Hobbies

Graves RC Hobbies has always been a must destination when I go to Orlando, FL. They are the only full stock hobby shop still in business that I know of, at least in my area. Every time I go, they ask...
09-18-2003, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,732
Posted By colmo

RE: Big Props on Norvells

I´ve used a 7-3 for a while, runs great on my gillow´s zero converted to rc. The center hole was bigger, obviously, bit I filled it with a piece of fuel tubing. No problems yet.

Colmo
07-18-2003, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By colmo

Guillows f6f can it be set for r.c.

Off course!!!!!

Look for a thead in this list about a gillows mitsubishi zero.

I built it last year and this, converted it to 4 channel using hitec hs 55 servos and micro reciever, and a Norvel...
05-31-2003, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By colmo

Do I want an electric or non-motored sailplane?

I would start with the most famous and easy glider, the Great planes spirit. They come in Arf version, fly great and are very easy to control. Try to find someone in town that flyes, he will surely...
05-27-2003, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By colmo

Dehaviland Beaver (DH2) Is this what I want?

have in mind that the catalina is a 40´s plane, old technology. Controlled by wires, and with old and loud radial engines. It requires a lot of care to be in good shape. It can land and take off...
05-27-2003, 04:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By colmo

Ever seen a model bird???

Thx a lot for the tips, Im aiming for a glidre, so ornithopters are out. My idea is to move wing forward to make bird go up, aft to make it go down, anda differencially ti make it turn. No tail...
05-24-2003, 11:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,626
Posted By colmo

Ever seen a model bird???

I am seriously thinking about designing and building a model bird, maybe a seagul or an albatros, to be gliders, off course. The idea is to control it by pivoting the wings back and forward from the...
05-24-2003, 11:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,476
Posted By colmo

Dehaviland Beaver (DH2) Is this what I want?

Also, if memories are part of the trip, I would recommend a PBY Catalina, a bigger plane that floats on the its fuselage, known to have rescued a lot of pilots from the sea in WW II. It has 2...
05-15-2003, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By colmo

need help

carve them out of balsa, then hollow them with a moto tool. then make fins from 1/32 ply. Plan the system to use to hang them or drop them if you want. sand, paint (or cover) and attach. Make sure...
05-15-2003, 03:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By colmo

Gillow´s 28 in span 4-channel Zero

I´m finishing a Gillow´s Mitsubishi Zero, modified as a 4-channel rc, with a Norvel .61. I´ve built it as lightweight as can be. I replaced all the plastic farts except for the cockpit with carved...
05-15-2003, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By colmo

Gillow´s 28in span 4 channel Zero

Thanks for your post.

I did reinforce the structure, planked almost all the fuselage and strengthened the wing joint and gear supports. The ailerons are scale in shape and size, as well as rudder...
05-14-2003, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 856
Posted By colmo

which to build, the TF P-51 D or the P-51-B ?

Great looking plane. was that spinner painted by you?
05-14-2003, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By colmo

Gillow´s 28in span 4 channel Zero

I´m finishing a Gillow´s Mitsubishi Zero, modified as a 4-channel rc, with a Norvel .61. I´ve built it as lightweight as can be. I replaced all the plastic farts except for the cockpit with carved...
05-07-2003, 12:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By colmo

Final coat for silk

Ooooooooo great idea thax a lot ill try it
05-06-2003, 05:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,487
Posted By colmo

I want to get into scale...

If you have never built a plane, the odds are you will build heavy. To this I recomend the Cub, a 40 size with a .70 4 stroke. Plenty of power and sounds great, besides it will handle the extra...
05-06-2003, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By colmo

Which J-3 Cub Kit has Acft. ID NC4734 on wing?

You´re drowning in a glass of water there. Mask and paint them or go to a decal store for custom making.
05-06-2003, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By colmo

Final coat for silk

Help please

I have an almost finished Gillow´s mitsubishi zero which I transformed into a 4- channel rc with a Norvel .61 and Hitec sub micros. ( a little heavy at the end, let´s only hope...). I...
09-24-2002, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,033
Posted By colmo

DeHavilland Dash 8 A/C Plans

You know, i fly a dash 8 in my commuter airline and have had the idea of building 1, i thought 2 .061's from normel, maybe 40" span
tell me if you do it plz

Colmo
09-20-2002, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,070
Posted By colmo

correcting a wing twist prior to covering

As there is no planking on the wings, the steam wont do much as ironing cover will warp again.

Just go as everybody a you'll be ok. By the way, always doubt a little the incidence meters. Use...
09-20-2002, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By colmo

Weighing airplanes

People at grocery stores will normally be very happy to help, as it is a novelty to them. besides those are very accurate scales
09-19-2002, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By colmo

Gillows Zero 4 channel pushrod sos

Hi all:

I am building a Gillow's Mitsubishi Zero converted to 4 channel R/C. It's my first small project and would appreciate guidance as to radio to use and linkage. I'm using a Norvel .061 (the...
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