Posted by mp- | Feb 11, 2006 @ 10:05 AM | 6,545 Views
Finished front and rear hubs last weekend, and made more frame brackets. At this point I've made enough parts to actually need a new organizer for the v3 parts. Only about a dozen different parts in it at the moment, but I'm on a roll with the design, and I'm cranking out the parts just about as fast as I can complete the drawings. I made up some skidbar mounts sized for large diameter strimmer line, with a cross drilled holes for QR pin retention. If these work out I'll offer them for sale on the upcoming website. I'm planning to fab a handful of front brake rotors and rear sprockets this weekend. We're supposed to get a whopper of a snowstorm (12-18 inches), so I may have to spend some time running the snowblower rather than the machines. I've been increasing my caffiene uptake to in an effort to keep up with new part manufacturing. I think I'll put a "Powered by Starbucks" sticker on the side of the v3 cowling.
Posted by John Kim | Feb 11, 2006 @ 03:53 AM | 11,293 Views
Best of Hyori, from her album. See posted under previous thread "What is Blog?"

이효리 알밤. What is Blog를 드려다 보세요.
Posted by John Kim | Feb 11, 2006 @ 03:49 AM | 10,198 Views
Anyone ever heard of Japanse Navy martial music of the Second World War?
Here is your chance. The marching music is played in the background while Zeros are flying. It was produced for promotion by GWS. Hope it will not offend Americans.

軍艦行進曲にあわせて飛ぶ 零戦。 

일본 군가 군함행진곡을 드러보세요. 이 곡에 맞춰서 난무하는 GWS Zero.
Posted by ozace | Feb 10, 2006 @ 04:59 PM | 17,527 Views
[QUOTE=ozace]updated list (124 and counting)
1~astro 010
1~axi 2204-54
2~axi 2208-20
1~axi 2208-34
1~axi 2212-26
1~axi 2212-34
1~axi 2820-8
1~EM cyclon 20
1~EM cyclon 60
1~EM cyclon 2000 (heli)
1~EM cyclon 1600 (heli)
1~EM elios 24
1~EM tweety speed
1~EM tweety torque
1~EM twist 25
1~EM twist 40
1~fiego 380
1~fiego 540
1~gws 2205 outrunnner
1~hacker c40 9l
1~hacker c40 8l
1~hacker A30-8xl
1~hacker A50-12s
1~hacker C15-L
1~hacker C50-20xl
2~himax 2015-4100
2~himax 2015-5400
2~himax 2015-6800
1~himax 2025-4200
1~himax 2815-2000
1~himax 2825-3600
1~himax 3225-4500
1~himax 3630-1500
1~himax 2808-1080
1~himax 2808-1360
1~himax 2812-720
1~himax 2812-920
1~himax 2812-1200
1~kontronik twist 37
1~kontronik 500-19
1~kontronik 600-15
1~kontronik 600-17
1~kontronik 600-18
1~Kontronik Tango 45-10
1~mega 16-7-12
1~mega 22-20-3
1~mpjet 25/25-26 mk11
1~mpjet 25/35-20 mk1
1~mpjet 25/35-20 mk11
1~mpjet outrunner blue
1~mpjet outrunner red
1~mpjet small red outrunner
1~mpjet small blue outrunner
2~pjs 300
1~pjs 500
1~pjs 550
1~razor 350
1~razor micro heli v2
1~razor 2500a
1~razor 3650
1~ultrafly frio 900
1~ultrafly frio 1050
2~ultrafly 2400
3~ultrafly 2900
1~ultrafly B 6-10
1~ultrafly D 3200
1~ultrafly C 3300
1~ultrafly C 2800
1~ultrafly C 2050
1~mamba 5400
1~mamba 6000
1~mtm 450 dh
1~mtm 400 df
1~mtm 400 dh
2~mtm 300 df
1~mtm cd rom
1~lens cd rom 17t
2~apex cd rom
1~neumotor 1105-3y
1~neumotor 1107-2y
1~neu ORK 1907-1.5
1~neu 1912h
1~neu 1915h
1~neu 1515-2y
1~neu 1512-2y
1~aveox 36/38/3
3~eflypower (feigo rebadged)
1~align 430lf 3550
1~align 430lf 3550 twist cap
1~align 400l 2800
1~align 420l 3200
1~align 600 1620kv
1~multiplex 480-4d
1~ikarus 500-4
1~park 400 (typhoon)
1~torcman 280
2~towerpro outrunner
1~mtm 300 outrunner (twister heli)
1~ultrafly something (blackhawk E)
2~Z-power 400 (3300kv)
2~Z-power 450 (3300kv)
4~Z-power 450 (3800kv)
1~Z-20 (1550kv)
3~Z-30 1050kv
2~Z-50 600kv
3~Z-50 780kv
1~Actro 24-5
Posted by miljnor | Feb 10, 2006 @ 12:58 PM | 4,771 Views
A little about me.

I have a thriving business in So cal U.S. making Aftermarket custom motorcycle parts (for the kind of bikes in O.C. Choppers). Have been machining since I was 16 (a long time ) and have been machining professionaly for 10years.

I enjoy R/C (obviously ), mostly WWII warbirds (my violent nature, say my wife!) and followed by a War jets (duccted and pusher). Havn't been able to play for about 10years do to business and other hobbies, and have recentely jumped back in. Hope to have some fun!

Would like to eventually build a turbine power but my main interest is Electric Foam style planes (do to noise and restrictions placed on the others).

Real love the 20.00 dollar planes for trainers (already crashed two) because of cost of training goes way down.
Posted by ozace | Feb 10, 2006 @ 05:09 AM | 11,850 Views
- twister Bell 47 counter rotating (mash)
- Dragonfly FP stock
- Hummer CP, b/less-ali head-swash
- Hummer 3dPRO, b/less-ali head-swash
- Hornet 1, astro 010-some walt and JK parts
- Hornet 2, axi 2208-20, duzi mount
- Hornet 3dx, axi 2208-20 stock
- Twister 3d, stock
- Zoom , just some CF ultrafly a20-2900
- Zoom , stock noname b/less
- Kyosho Caliber 400 ep, mtm 400df
- X-400, mtm 450th-all the red ali they make
- T-rex SE, stock
- Trex , Align CF full ali blue-1107 neu
- Trex , Align CF full ali grey- 1105 neu
- Trex 600 CF
- MS stinger 3 , cyclon 20-ali swash
- MS stinger 6, Axi 2820-08-ali swash
- Corona, ali crutch- multiplex 4d motor
- JR Voyager E, CF frameset himax motor
- Eolo R22, Hacker 9l some ali bits
- Eolo 300c fuse, himax motor
- Eolo spirit pro , hacker 8L full se spec
- Eolo Li ,twist 37
- Lipoly V1, stock motor
- Lipoly V2 , hacker A30-8xl
- Eco 8 , fun 500-19 CF frames, full ali red
- Eco 8 , x-500 custom frames full red ali
- Quick JP EP8v2 , Rotorworkz SE
- Quick JP ep10 , stock himax
- Quick ep 10 CF
- Quick EP 16, aveox
- Logo 10 extreme, fun 600-17 digi's allround
- Logo 10 , Tango, CF frames , all mikado bling inc stretch
- Logo 10 , cyclon 2000 most mikado Ali
- Logo 10 , stock fun600-18
- Swift 16, stock, Z-power 30
- Robbe L16 , cyclon 1600
- Hirobo Shuttle E, Twister 40 motor HHI motor mount in a longranger fuse
- Robbe Moskito Hughs 300, E-converted
- TT raptor E550, stretched and quickUK'ed
- TT raptor titan E, hacker A50-12s
- TT raptor titan 50, hyper 50
- Black hawk E
- Black Hawk 12 glow
- Joker CX actro 24-5
- Picco-Z
- Gazur mars
- Gazur poisidon
- Dragonus SA
- Joker 2 24-4
Posted by Mike Kolesnikov | Feb 10, 2006 @ 03:23 AM | 12,243 Views
Crabfu R/C steam toys - steam tank, walker, boat, crab, even LocoCentipede, all remote controlled and powered by the steam engine. Check out the videos, they're amazing!

Found through

Update: it turns out crabfu (the creator of these steam toys) has posted this back in November right here on RCGroups: Tamiya 1/16 RC Steam Tank
Posted by Mike Kolesnikov | Feb 10, 2006 @ 01:28 AM | 11,032 Views
The blog navigation is somewhat lacking right now - we just display all blog entries in one long list, and you have to page through it to get to the older entries.

So we're going to add the links to blog archives to the sidebar column, like "January 2006", "February 2006", to show only the entries added in those months.
Posted by RAY GWS | Feb 09, 2006 @ 06:51 PM | 12,717 Views
Dear all,

Here are anything about myself. You are welcome to post your any comment and suggestion to me here.


Posted by Archamid | Feb 09, 2006 @ 03:18 PM | 5,273 Views
Hi this is Dick "Spider" Smith AMA517 i got the name Spider when I was flying P51's in the First Scouting Fofce in the Eighth Air Force out of Englend . I got the mname because I was 6'2" tall an only weighed 147 lbs. The navigator said I was a Daddy Long Legs so the other pilots painted Spider on my P51 ,I've been Spider ever since . You can see Spider's Story on <> look under Links. I was a founding member of the RCCR in Rochester NY. and moved to California in 1982 .I have been a member of the Hemet Model Masters and the secretary for 13 years and newsletter editor for ten years. While I was in the Air Force i was a member of the Air Force team at the 1950 Nationals where Carl Goldberg helped me trim out my Cumoulus and I palced in the Nationals with it. Presntly I fly electrics and also fuel Pawred models mostly Scale. I also fly Gliders and belong to The Valley Wide Gliider Club which flys out of the Park in Winchester Ca on weekdays.
Posted by PoudreDerf | Feb 09, 2006 @ 01:37 PM | 8,786 Views
Alright, so this is my area, huh? Guess I'd better tell you about myself.

Okay, now that's done, here's what I've got:
GWS Beavers, lots of them. Some still in the original, unopened boxes.
GWS A-10 Warthog with the big EDF's
RV-4 wooden airplane, still building.
FP pimped helicopter that's impossible to fly.
Posted by OhioPete | Feb 09, 2006 @ 08:44 AM | 15,393 Views
This model has been moved from the build pile to the workbench! I've completed my PCW (except for some trimming and balancing) last evening and I decided to give a rubber powered model a try! For the whopping price of $8.00 you can't go wrong. I had no intention of purchasing this model, I didn't really even know about them until a flying buddy of mine pointed them out at the LHS. He's built and flown free-flight and rubber powered planes. He said that this particular model was a quick and easy build. For $8.00 I figured I would give it a go. I've seen a few of the larger Guillows planes made into electric flyers, I'd like to try that as well someday.
I scanned various parts of the plan sheet on my PC and printed out copies with my laser printer. I did verify that the scale had not changed. My workbench isn't wide enough to accomodate a set of plans laying flat. This way I can use an 8 1/2" x 11" piece of paper and I can keep the plans looking nice. The longest part of the plan, the fuselage, will fit on this size sheet going from corner to corner.
I started with the tail feathers last night and got the elevator completed before it was time for sleep. I'll upload a pic or two later.
Posted by Joe Ford | Feb 08, 2006 @ 08:17 PM | 15,541 Views
Pics of a few of my babies, and one of yours truly.
Stars and Stripes is an Acme Cyclone
Kawa green and deep purple is an Acme Hummer.
Posted by dmucop1 | Feb 08, 2006 @ 06:02 PM | 5,340 Views
I am getting ready for the

indoor pylon.... More to come!!
Posted by noodle | Feb 08, 2006 @ 04:31 PM | 6,967 Views
Well, I finished the hot wire bow. And guess what?

IT CUTS FOAM!!!!!!!!!!

After a little fiddling, I got the bow up and running.

The one major thing I had to change was the transformer; it had nowhere near enough power to noticeably heat the wire. So, I pulled a BIGGER train transformer out of the attic. It's a huge, 275 watt, 20 volt monster, proudly made in the USA. The wire really sizzles with this thing.

The pics show the basic layout of the bow and how I hooked up the wire. It's really very simple to build, and it works great. It's 48" long, so it has to be operated by two people, but it's very easy to use. I was able to cut a 48" cylinder and slide it out of the foam- way cool!

I have also successfully cut a wing core. It came out very nice, and I was amazed at how accurate it was- I was even able to cut spar notches. Very impressive.

Now, back to cutting foam!

Posted by GRW3 | Feb 08, 2006 @ 04:13 PM | 7,422 Views
Even when I quit flying four years ago, I kept going to the club meetings for a while but tapered off. I quit altogether when I started driving my son to acting lessons in Austin every Tuesday (and our meeting is on Tuesday). Now that Im getting back in I find I want to go to the meeting again. When I found out the same venue was hosting a Bluegrass jam session on the same night (and playing Bluegrass music is a passion of mine) I told my son he was on his own for first Tuesdays. I packed my mandolin and my airplane and went to the meeting.

The meeting started about 7 pm and went through the usual club subjects winding up eventually at the highlights of the evening show and tell, crash dummy, and raffle. Some people routinely spend $10-20 on the Raffle, God bless em, but I just never got so excited. A dollar for two tickets and Im satisfied. The crash dummy award is the typical misery bonding experience that many clubs have. Ive won my share - no guts, no glory or crash dummy awards.

Show and tell is one of my favorite parts of the meeting. Its amazing what you can learn about an airplane and its owner by just listening to the presentation. We vote on the best and the winner gets $10. Last night the highlight was really nice Top Flite P-39 Aircobra. The model was great but so was the presentation than covered a lot of lowlights of the Aircobra in service. I would call it fun scale but that doesnt do it justice since that category includes ARFs and this...Continue Reading
Posted by Red 61 | Feb 08, 2006 @ 10:47 AM | 13,507 Views
I am no longer an RCGroups member!
Posted by k225 | Feb 08, 2006 @ 08:07 AM | 6,333 Views
Got my MTB project in the water at our clubs annual Dine and Cruse night on Feb 4. Every Year the Rideau Nautical modellers go to Perth for a dinner and then a night at the local pool for shake down cruises of our newly completed projects.
I really like the way she performs with that MCD SC480 ESC no glitches good acceleration. With the twin Robbe700/13 motors it really moves out. High speed runs had the 12v 7.2 amp lead cell drained after about 15 min of run time. To be expected with this setup. Still had some battery, mind you could only run at a very sedate speed, after an hour.
Some things I will consider:
1) I think that I will install a water cooling system for the ESC and maybe even the motors just to be sure.
2) Will consider using 35mm two bladed racing props to see if the performance and run times improve. The 3 bladed props are fairly agressive and move her along at very scale like speeds however.
Posted by David A | Feb 08, 2006 @ 01:18 AM | 6,999 Views
Great, got that trainer wing out of the way last night. First bit of solarfilming I've done in ages. I'm pleased with it and despite the poor photo it's free from wrinkles and nice and smooth. Now I can get back to my lovely big Sea Fury which I'll post soon with regular updates.