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Posted by Yak54qs | Yesterday @ 05:40 PM | 117 Views
Hello everyone

The Original Hobbies team wants to thank all are recent customers for your purchases. THANK YOU !!!!!!

Remember before checking out do not forget to add some of these low cost items to your shopping cart. They are great little parts that make a BIG difference to your air craft performance.

www.originalhobbies.com

Thank you
Original Hobbies Team
Posted by FBaity | Yesterday @ 12:28 PM | 124 Views
Where can I buy tail wheel control springs?
Posted by Yak54qs | 08-25-2015 @ 02:19 PM | 305 Views
Hello Everyone

Make sure to check out www.originalhobbies.com and go under are gears and accessories tab click on STAINLESS STEAL AXLES we have them in many different sizes.

High quality
Easy to install
Low Price
Low shipping Cost

Thank You

Original Hobbies Team

Posted by Erik | 08-23-2015 @ 03:35 PM | 539 Views
Good times in the hot autumn days in Vesteraalen, Norway. Foto: Torgeir Sørensen
Posted by cherrybomb48 | 08-23-2015 @ 10:17 AM | 590 Views
My good friend let me fly his 92" Edge and I have to say it is a great flying airplane. Very stable and strong airplane.

3DHS 92" Edge 540 - YouTube

Posted by cherrybomb48 | 08-23-2015 @ 08:40 AM | 599 Views
IFLY was nice enough to let me try out his new big edge. Got a few minutes of the flight on video. Very nice airplane!

PAU 43% Edge 540 - YouTube

Posted by cherrybomb48 | 08-22-2015 @ 09:54 PM | 850 Views
Finally a good video of my Sundowner F1. It has a DLE 61 packed in the nose so its makes the aircraft really fun! It breaks everytime I fly it but I'm glad I got some good video.

Hangar 9 Sundowner F1 - YouTube

Posted by Yak54qs | 08-18-2015 @ 05:51 AM | 1,540 Views
Hello everyone my online RC SHOP IS up and running make sure to visit us at www.originalhobbies.com and check out are great deals on Fuel Dots, Crystal Clear CNC gas tanks and more.
Posted by PilotObi | 08-16-2015 @ 03:31 AM | 1,797 Views
I need to download a DA 70 Engine mounting template. can anyone help me find one please....This is my first gaser and I am having a hard time finding that template?
Posted by TomHintz | 08-14-2015 @ 01:16 PM | 1,943 Views
A good friend of mine suggested that I set a somewhat longer term goal for myself that is achievable considering the progression of the Alzheimer's that will eventually end my RC flying career, if we can call it that.

So I am going to try and put together a Top-Flite Giant Scale P47 Razorback because that was already on the "big want list" with the goal of flying it at Joe Nall 2016. I am confident I can handle all this for the 2016 but beyond that might be pretty optomistic. I am flying well now and not having any issues at all. In fact I made a terrifying save of a foamy warbird at our field when a guy shoved the transmitter to me as his plane was headed into the woods. The reflexes remain in tact for the time being!

The big problem for this build/goal will be money. No kidding huh? You can see more specifics about this effort at the link below.

http://www.flyingrc.net/p47nallproj.html
Posted by pittsartist | 08-11-2015 @ 08:10 AM | 2,286 Views
There's a password - "RC"

https://vimeo.com/135959645

Taken with a Gopro on Multiplex Easystar. Shame the air was a little bumpy, but we managed to get the aircraft in frame every time and to (very nearly) stick to the safety brief.

I got some really good "flyover" shots that Im saving for my year end video edit
Posted by e730015 | 08-11-2015 @ 12:26 AM | 2,236 Views
Just purchased giant stick (tail dragged)
I would like to convert to tricycle landing gear.
Can anyone give me an idea how far back from the CG I should place the main gear?
Is there a general rule?

Thx
Posted by rolling circle | 08-09-2015 @ 03:57 PM | 2,475 Views
Got a little video last night of some night flying on the foamies. Hanging out at the field with about 1,000 mosquitoes... Bring your Off spray if you wanna hang out with us... LOL

Here's the Big Beaver and the Crack Pitts getting a little stick time...

Twisted Night Flights August 2015 - YouTube

Posted by rcfs | 08-02-2015 @ 09:52 AM | 3,695 Views
1st U.S. R/C Flight School instructor launches Scott Airshows (full-scale). Building on his 25+ years as a professional R/C aerobatic instructor and demo pilot, Dave Scott has developed a one-of-a-kind full-scale airshow performance featuring continuous action, crisp precision, and constant variety, to produce an airshow routine that blows the doors off the usual barrage of tumbling and stock maneuvers seen at most airshows. Go to www.scottairshows.com to learn more and watch flying video.
Posted by phoenixjeff123 | 08-01-2015 @ 09:49 PM | 3,785 Views
At the end of a day of flying, do you run the engine dry of gas?
Posted by rolling circle | 07-29-2015 @ 11:35 PM | 4,213 Views
A little vid from last weekend's IMAC contest in PG County, MD. Some shots from the DJI P3. Fun event, hot weather and good times!

PGRC AN IMAC EVENING - YouTube

Posted by warbee55 | 07-29-2015 @ 08:36 AM | 4,242 Views
Hi, I am building a P-40 giant scale from Ziroli plans. I will post pictures if anyone is interested of the process. I have modified some parts of the original plans to make it more "scale" accurate. I have added the trims on the rudder and elevator and added the "metal" cover on front of the stabilizer as well as the baggage' door, visor, wing antenna, under wing access trap, etc…
I also plan to convert it to electric with a sound system including real P40 sound engine and 2 smoke systems - one dynamically linked to the throttle to recreate the smoke from the exhausts and one under the fuselage for "show".
Another added modification will be the motorized cockpit and the extra drop fuel tank under the wing.
3 high intensity orange LEDs will be added inside the .50 calibers and synchronized with sound system to simulate an attack.
Many other details like rivets, paneling, airbrushing techniques, etc will be described too.
I will do my best to describe each process and add pictures that can help anyone wanting to add these features to their own model. I hope you will have as much fun as I do building my giant models from scratch.
Thanks for joining. Please don't hesitate to ask questions/comments.
Posted by pittsartist | 07-20-2015 @ 06:22 AM | 5,531 Views
After (and before) .......


https://www.youtube.com/embed/FbkFeaO-bDg


http://vimeo.com/53429216


A real shame, I know it's not "real" but it did look lovely in the air.