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Jan 14, 2013, 04:11 PM
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I don't...
Your loss.

Andy
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Jan 14, 2013, 05:08 PM
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Ha Ha packardpursuit I help newbes with both foam and balsa . I was never to old to learn how to use foam and i have fun building my toon planes out of dollar tree foam. There are more of us balsa bashers who like to fly our FOAMYS in the gym all winter. joe
Jan 15, 2013, 01:12 AM
The wheels touch down FIRST??
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Hell yeah, CraksMeUp.

Just getting into CNC hotwiring (steep learning curve just now) - then the sky is the limit. Literally.

I'm hoping to turn out a few 'foamies' with it - and ultimately use foam plugs to produce fibreglass moulds for a glass fuze, wings etc. if it turns out to my liking.

Who said building was dead...?

BJ

PS - Andy... probably not everyone flys your brand of Tx. There's a few to choose from out there these days. And some pretty powerful "cheapies" too
Jan 15, 2013, 07:45 AM
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Hell yeah, CraksMeUp.

Just getting into CNC hotwiring (steep learning curve just now) - then the sky is the limit. Literally.

I'm hoping to turn out a few 'foamies' with it - and ultimately use foam plugs to produce fibreglass moulds for a glass fuze, wings etc. if it turns out to my liking.

Who said building was dead...?

BJ

PS - Andy... probably not everyone flys your brand of Tx. There's a few to choose from out there these days. And some pretty powerful "cheapies" too
I could never build a CNC machine but i like seeing others build them /program them and make some great kits in foam and balsa . I know of 5 others on this site who have built either CNC machines or bought lazer cutting machine's . Like you said BJ (who says building is dead ? ) joe
Jan 15, 2013, 08:43 AM
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BJ - I know. And you get what you pay for.

Andy
Jan 15, 2013, 03:21 PM
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BJ - I know. And you get what you pay for.

Andy
Different thread for another time...
Jan 16, 2013, 04:43 AM
The wheels touch down FIRST??
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BJ - I know. And you get what you pay for.

Andy
So who do you represent then?

JR/Spektrum? Futaba? Aurora?

BJ
Jan 16, 2013, 04:56 AM
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Spektrum mate.

I know some people are 'wary' of them but I love my DX7. Not a single issue so far and only one signal loss... but that was my fault as the receiver pack shat itself and brought the plane down.

Cheers - boingk
Jan 16, 2013, 06:53 AM
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Nah - not what you use, BnK... I'm asking who Andy 'creates' for...

BJ
Jan 16, 2013, 07:20 AM
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Nah - not what you use, BnK... I'm asking who Andy 'creates' for...
You mean the Andy who has "Spektrum Dev Team" under his name on every post ? Have a guess !

Anyway I just popped back into this old thread after ignoring it for ages. I'm glad to see most people have finally got round to noticing that model building never went away. It's just a bit different from the way it was in "the good old days" .

Steve
Jan 16, 2013, 08:23 PM
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....just as well I use a DSX9 then, huh?

BJ (who can't read the small stuff without his specs on - which he refuses to wear, just coz...)
Jan 17, 2013, 07:58 AM
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....just as well I use a DSX9 then, huh?

BJ (who can't read the small stuff without his specs on - which he refuses to wear, just coz...)
Ha Ha i wear glasses for up close on top of my head then walk around swearing while i look for them . joe
Jan 17, 2013, 08:17 AM
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Oh... I never do that... *whistles*

They're either on top of my head... or where I last put them down (anywhere within a 3 mile radius )

Then I started getting "smart"... bought about 5 pairs of +1 to +1.5 diopta (I'm long-sighted) cheapie glasses from a 2-Dollar shop up the road... put them in 'stategic' places. Never to be removed.

Yeh.. right... I still can't find me friggen glasses - and when I do... there's like 5 pairs all on top of each other in a heap.

I think I need some of the coily things they have on Bank biro's - so I can't remove them from where they are...

BJ
Jan 17, 2013, 08:25 AM
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Ha HA i walk out to my van with them on my head then take them off and leave them in there . Once i cant find anymore in the house i have to go back out to the van and stock up again. lol joe
Jan 17, 2013, 11:52 AM
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Sounds like you guys need those "librarian" holders so they hang around your neck.

I only take mine off to read fine stuff. Anything past the tip of my nose needs them on.

Andy


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