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Member postings for Tom Ruut

Here is a list of all the postings Tom Ruut has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.

Thread: Fitting a 4 Stroke
04/05/2008 01:18:00

  Hi Dave,

  You described very well an important  facet of aeromodelling problem solving,the "sit and stare".

Thread: The May Grand Prize Draw
04/05/2008 01:10:00
 As they say inOz,letsavago!
Thread: The April Grand Prize Draw
16/04/2008 23:15:00
  Me too!
07/04/2008 22:59:00
  Let it be....me!
06/04/2008 08:49:00
I am feeling lucky!
Thread: Two elevator servos?
03/04/2008 22:27:00
 A Y lead is the way to go!
Thread: The April Grand Prize Draw
03/04/2008 22:25:00
  Nothing flies quite like a Cub!We need more of them in Australia.
Thread: Terified pilot
25/02/2008 22:01:00
  He looks like a kamikaze pilot lining up the USS Lexington.
Thread: Thems tuff oop north ya knows!
12/02/2008 01:51:00
Ee,bar goom,luddie!
Thread: What cars type and model do the aged flyers use to transport their models
20/01/2008 01:30:00
  I always thought that an old hearse would make a good aeromodellers car.
Thread: Lipo Incendiary
19/01/2008 00:23:00
  Hey Andy,did you eat the baked beans before they exploded?
Thread: What cars type and model do the aged flyers use to transport their models
18/01/2008 23:57:00
  I am looking forward to getting the new BMW X6.There is plenty of space on the back for planes and stuff.The current X5 has 2 12V outlets in the back for leccies.
Thread: Age groups of modellers
13/01/2008 06:55:00
  I found after a 7 year break,try and fly at every possible opportunity.Maximise your 'stick' time.Once a month is not enough.
Thread: Heat gun
11/01/2008 21:51:00
  Thanks Timbo.
Thread: Giant Big Stik
31/12/2007 22:11:00
  Santa gave me a Great Planes Giant Big Stik for Xmas.Wingspan 80".The box suggests engines of 1.20-1.60 size.Can anyone share their engine choices with me?
Thread: I know mode 1 - Should I learn Mode 2 ?
31/12/2007 21:59:00
  Mode 1 or Mode 2,switching is a bit like learning to fart and chew gum at the same time[quote attributed to ex US president,Lyndon Johnson.]
Thread: Jersey Model Cans
30/11/2007 06:02:00
  Good gear but shame about the price.
Thread: ME 109 pics at last
30/11/2007 05:52:00
  Looks great,I want one preferably 1.20 FS  or .90 2c size.
Thread: Just getting started.
30/11/2007 05:32:00

  The Boomerang is a beaut trainer and I would be a bit controversial here and recommend the 60[10cc] version as a big plane is easier to fly and see.The price difference is minimal.ARTFs are actually cheaper than kits and probably scatch build too.It is easy to get up to 100 quid by the time you buy wood,glues,covering,wheels,tanks and other hardware.Do anything to fly soon and often.I fly 3 times a week but I am lucky because I am 10 minutes from the field.

  As Timbo says get the same radio as the instructor or as stocked by the local shop as you will need help to program it.This is important!

Thread: Bushwhacker
30/11/2007 05:17:00
  Is the Ben Buckle kit available yet?Is there an Australian agent for Ben Buckle?
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