Well, i thought it about time i started some sort of blog, so unfortunately you guys are the unfortunate souls whom i have chosen to burden.
So i have been here in RCGroups for some time, and posted a few times, in various threads, blah blah blah.
Who am I?
i am a mechanical maintenance engineer, this means i fix alot of broken stuff. ranging from a small dynamo to a primary oil pump for a cargo ship, some of the places i have been would make alot of you physically sick....
So anyway. My RC history started when i was about 14,
My first proper car was a Tamiya Honda Accord JTCC FWD Touring car (1/10th scale). I did everything imaginable to that thing. but to this day, i still dont know what happened to it...... Its like it just vanished out of my life.
I stayed with cars up until i was about 21, i had a range of them, from Nitro Buggys, to Electric touring cars. Because of my job, i was able to make anything i needed, like anti roll bars that were identical to the real thing, custom backbones, and shock mounts, to split 3 spoke wheels, made from aluminium.
This was it, until about 4 years ago. I was given a P-51 Mustang as a birthday present.
Needless to say, she lasted all of 10 mins. a sever lack of skill, and an ego that told me i could fly anything, lead to its fatal crash, but it is hard to get it to fly straight and level when you forgot to switch the ailerons over to the correct orientation.... But this led to the birth of...Continue Reading