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Posted by andrewtexas123 | Sep 11, 2010 @ 09:19 PM | 3,429 Views
Never forget. 9/11/2001
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 20, 2010 @ 12:34 AM | 3,804 Views
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...3#post14118133

Very cheap prices more added almost every day, if you see a plane in my blog that your intrested in shoot me a pm!!

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jun 09, 2009 @ 11:22 PM | 4,524 Views
Not RC but still one of my projects, its my first car and so far here is the sound set up:

Door: Polk audio DB651s all the way around...

Head unit: Kenwood KDC-HD942U

Amp: Quantom Audio Cozmic series 3000d mono amp

Subs: x2 12" Alpine Type-R

Box spec's:
33W x 14.5 x 17.25 Rectangular
3/4" Inch MDF w/ wood glue + 1.25" brads
2.873 cubic feet net internal volume @ 35.5 Hz
3" Slot port
Peak output 129dB @ 40 Hz (that's SLAPPIN)
Slightly greater emphasis on SPL over SQL

Wiring: 4 Gauge amp kit..

Great set up does amazing! Next is to tint the windows and get some seat covers! Ohh and I need to wash her this weekend
Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Mar 22, 2009 @ 10:55 PM | 4,956 Views
Couple pictures of what I have been up to this weekend! AT-6 has started got my short kit and all 4 sheets of plans for it. Last weekend I built a 4'x8' table cause I knew I was gonna be needing it for this build..

What you see in the pictures is just me messing around getting a feel for all the parts and plans. Nothing has been glued yet waiting for all my balsa sticks to arrive and I will begin the fuselage!

Andrew
Dx7
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Feb 22, 2009 @ 07:37 PM | 4,742 Views
Bought a DX7 yesterday along with a couple of reaciveres and a case.. If any one is intrested in buying a JR8103 with a bunch of reaciveres and 2.4converstion kit send me a pm or check my add's..
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 26, 2009 @ 10:22 PM | 4,746 Views
Conversation: Got everything mounted and its ready for its maiden! Looks like alot of fun!

Rambler: Got it from world models in livermore this was on there show table at the AMA convention so they just wanted it out of there office so I got it for $30 and got it built tonight just gotta install servos and fly!

Today's flights: Taught a guy locally how to fly hes got a dx6i and a park zone radian. I maiden-ed and trimmed it. 5min on buddy box. And he was off on his own I guarantee if he hadn't flown on a simulator before today he would still be on a buddy box!

I flew my radian and my squirt 700..

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 23, 2009 @ 12:27 AM | 4,942 Views
Motor mounted in all of 10miniutes.

1.Drilled out "X" mount holes to enlarge them to fit the bolts.
2.Marked holes on fire wall then drilled them out.
3.Bolted motor to fire wall useing spacers to extend the motor out.

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 22, 2009 @ 05:30 PM | 4,695 Views
Got my order from china today so I will be able to continue on the converstion of the 40 size low wing. Will keep this blog updated with that.

Epoxy
Turnigy Motor
APC 11x7
Turnigy charger (Charges lead, nihm, lipo) Lipo up to 6s so thats good!
4000mah 4s lipo
1250mah 3s lipo for a buddy
50amp esc
Power supply for charger
Lipo battery moniter!

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 19, 2009 @ 02:37 AM | 5,052 Views
Got the EDF mounted and the elvon servos are in. Stil have to mount the rudder servo and finish putting the big parts together. The wings are now connected and the landing gear is on! Gotta pick up a couple screws tommorrow and some servo extentions and I should be good to go!

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 18, 2009 @ 09:50 PM | 4,981 Views
Won my local fields raffel todayafter the meeting!!! I got the grand prize im was amazed I won it!

Its an EDF= Electric ducted fan and has elevons for control Shoudl finish it with in the next few days and whould be alot of fun to fl during those windy days!!

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 16, 2009 @ 10:23 PM | 4,917 Views
Wing mounted, Elevator and Rudder are now linked up.. Still got some things to do tomorrow or Monday battery, motor, and esc will arrive!!

Edit: to more pictures added of the servos installed need to pick up some more hardware tomorrow and then control surfaces will be connected and finished.. Then all I have to do glue canopy mount motor and battery then hook up every thing to my rx and im done!!

Servos: Tower Pro SG5010 High Torque

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 16, 2009 @ 12:36 AM | 5,077 Views
Put on the landing gear ans started mounting the wing not finished yet!!

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 15, 2009 @ 12:36 AM | 5,061 Views
40 size low wing trainer from nitro models. Gonna use std. servos turnigy motor, 4s lipo, gonna be a lot of fun so far got the wing built and put on the horizontal and vertical stab.

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 08, 2009 @ 12:46 AM | 5,236 Views
AT-6... Still Undecided on the wings weather they should be built up or foam core kind of leaning toward built up. Its more work but it will be worth it more. What do you think?

P-51... Going smooth going to set up

Hs-81 servos
E-flight 30amp esc
Himaxx motor (9-10inch APC prop)
1500mah 3s lipo

Covering is going good as well first time fully using mono coat always have used cheap stuff but now I can afford it a little better!!!Alot easier to work with and the p-51 should be finished in another week because ive gotten into it and cant stop!!
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 08, 2009 @ 12:31 AM | 5,189 Views
The piece in the middle plugs into an open space on the receiver then the two wires plug into the 2 connectors.. Works great glows read and blue.

Andrew
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Jan 04, 2009 @ 09:45 PM | 4,541 Views
Want to find local items for sale? Go here and vote yes!
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=978234

Look at my threads made to find a couple Items for sale!!

45$ shipped- Thunder Tiger .40
65$ shipped- Vapor lot!
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Dec 29, 2008 @ 01:15 AM | 4,688 Views
Got my self a plug in play radian made by parkzone from my LHS just a basic 3 channel sail plane. Aprox 5 and 1/2ft wingspan.. Lot of fun had its madien flight today and that went really well!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xWo9X1amPk

Stick Build: Mounted landing gear, Motor, Aileron servo, Esc Im removing weight from the tail and have to bod a little of the front to sit the batter forward more! Other then that Cant wait to fly it!!
Posted by andrewtexas123 | Dec 25, 2008 @ 09:25 PM | 4,985 Views
Presents!

P-51
Great planes 20 Trainer
X8 2.4 converstion and more!