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Mar 29, 2009

After many years of wanting to attend, I'm finally bound for the Toledo Show sponsored by the Toledo Weak Signals club! I'll be leaving Wednesday, April 1st, so my countdown offically begins. If you're planning to attend this show, look for the big ugly fellow lurking around the PhlatBoyZ booth and wearing a T-Shirt...

Z Bends MY Way

Mar 25, 2009

I wanted to share a quick little video I shot this morning with you guys on the subject of Z Bends for your control surface linkages. I won't use Z Bend pliers, as the ones I tried years ago yield a very narrow area for your servo or control horn and they do not give you true 90 degree bends like you need for bind-free...

T-Shirts Anyone?

Mar 23, 2009

In order to promote my little show when I'm out and about, I decided to get some T-Shirts printed up.

Rather than doing the conventional silkscreen thing, I figured I would try out the inkjet process that Printfection offers. I received two shirts in today and I must say, I am quite pleased with the quality that they...

Mar 22, 2009

After my call for some 60-sized kit suggestions last week, I've received quite a few suggestions for kits that I should consider for my Thunder Tiger Pro .61 engine. Thanks for these great responses!

Bridi Airplanes
Uproar 60
Goldberg Super Chipmunk
Ultra Sport 60
Super Sportster 60
Sig Four Star 60

I snagged up a new...

Mar 16, 2009

What? A little history lesson in this episode?!? Well, you get a little of everything with this show! :)

I'm on a quest to find the perfect sport-plane for a Thunder Tiger Pro .61 engine that I have, so I'm looking to you guys to suggest that perfect all-around, Sunday flier. Remember, I don't dig ARFS and I don't want...