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Posted by Tommy D | Oct 03, 2010 @ 05:53 PM | 5,702 Views
... are we ready Yet???
Posted by Tommy D | Dec 25, 2009 @ 02:01 PM | 7,657 Views
Just some photos of the Guts of my 4800. Looks like I need a new video card/power supply to run G5!
Posted by Tommy D | Aug 06, 2009 @ 08:02 PM | 17,465 Views
For a upcoming RC Groups review. Going electric naturally.

Initial impression is this is the BEST model yet from Black Horse. See Hobby Peoples website for further details

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Posted by Tommy D | Apr 05, 2009 @ 08:45 PM | 9,719 Views
HE-162 Exhaust Nozzel

Intake 64mm

Exit 60mm

Distance from EDF to exit 6.25 inches
Posted by Tommy D | Dec 25, 2008 @ 02:01 PM | 12,254 Views
Boy, I wonder how man little <and no so little> good little boys and girls got one of these this Christmas? You can bet Ill have the review of this one in right quick as I have all next week off.

Looks like a miniature version of the larger Super Cub and if it's 1/2 as good it will bring a lot of new fliers into this hobby successfully.

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Posted by Tommy D | Nov 16, 2008 @ 06:37 PM | 10,873 Views
weight....
Posted by Tommy D | Nov 01, 2008 @ 07:40 PM | 10,762 Views
Hope this info helps.

Factory plug is for a 2.3mm shaft.

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Posted by Tommy D | Oct 07, 2007 @ 11:47 PM | 12,638 Views
Well were going to give Blogger a shot. Have a look here.

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Posted by Tommy D | Jul 02, 2007 @ 09:34 AM | 13,749 Views
Ok might as well log whats new with the Wolrd Models 51.

Removed the tail weight. Were now at or about 75mm C of G, well ahead of the 88mm Wolrd Models suggests.

Servos are now in the top wing ala combat style. No more stripped servos for me! <Ugly as sin I know!>

Thinking about a new design chin scoop, perhaps a magnet to hold it on as the last two got knocked off on the belly flop.

Last chance hotel for this model. The gear goes to another model if this bird dosen't fly!

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Posted by Tommy D | Jun 25, 2007 @ 05:25 PM | 13,354 Views
Thought I might post some notes in here as to keep track of the Zero.

Tail wheel came loose 2nd flight. Repaired but must keep track of that. My hats off to Tom Hunt flying his free castering ME-109s!

1/8 gear is holding up well despite the fact this Zeke lands hot.

Speaking of hot the air exit holes in the back fixed that trouble.

Need to cut some fuel tube to secure the pushrods on the flight control surfaces before next flight.

Crabs.... got to love em!

As always a big thanks to Jimsky for the great photos.

Tommy
Posted by Tommy D | Jan 25, 2007 @ 08:04 AM | 14,614 Views
John

I hope these photos help.
Posted by Tommy D | Apr 29, 2006 @ 08:38 AM | 16,044 Views
A friend recently built a Multiplex Glider. I figured I needed something to harasses his <or anyone else’s> gliders. So I put together this Terry.

A failed experiment in using women’s pantyhose <thanks MAN> instead of the usual .50 glass cloth.

Powered by a Mega 5T it's sporting just under 200W for a cost of 18A or so.

I hope it's like an annoying little gnat amongst the sailplanes!

Tommy D