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by Spitfire
Wed Jun 18, 2008 1:39 pm
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: 12.57 miles
Replies: 8
Views: 494

Use H=1/2(Vi+Vf)t
Where H= Height
Vi= initial velocity
Vf=Final Velocity, in this case 0
t= time

or H=ViT + 1/2aTSquare
a= Gravitational acceleration, -9.8 m.s
by Spitfire
Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:32 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: We Got Vernon
Replies: 11
Views: 602

Also in Joburg. More towards Krugersdorp. Always good to find out that you not the only one in your country. Only prob at the moment is its to cols to go out and do someting. In terms of sports yes. Heres a coin the Goverment made to Commemorate him http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk133/Go-Boom/1...
by Spitfire
Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:10 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: We Got Vernon
Replies: 11
Views: 602

Haha, Knew there had to be another, the total of 3 sounds rite. Where about in SA?
by Spitfire
Wed Jun 18, 2008 2:11 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: We Got Vernon
Replies: 11
Views: 602

We Got Vernon

I just thought I would show you guys what a South African hero looks like [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GP_dnkwlgiI&feature=related[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uG5piBfxeZQ&feature=related[/youtube] [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBYPxPAjamw&feature=related[/y...
by Spitfire
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Fuel Prices in Your Area
Replies: 91
Views: 2817

In SA we pay R10.23 a liter. Thats about 1.25USD a liter, 4.68$ a gallon.
And here i thought we paying waay above other countries for fuel
by Spitfire
Fri Jun 13, 2008 1:12 am
Forum: Ammo & Parts
Topic: Was This A good Deal?
Replies: 30
Views: 1462

MaxuS the 2nd wrote:Why the hell are you complaining? That much costs $50 or more over here. Count yourself lucky. Jees, some people don't know how good they have it.
Thinking the same, cost the equivelant of about $70 here
by Spitfire
Wed Jun 11, 2008 5:35 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Your favourite music tracks...
Replies: 110
Views: 3581

Here is my selection

Elegie- Ef-El
Gedagte vir die dag-straatligkinders
Ten seconds-Cutting Jade
Hokis-Eve6
Swing life away- Rise Against
Knockin' on Heavans Door- Bob Dylan
River Below-Billy Talent
Boom-POD
The Pretender-Foo Fighters
Kind nie- Ef-El
Sit Down- Love Jones
Lonely Lonely- The Narrow
by Spitfire
Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:17 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Spinning disk question
Replies: 31
Views: 1558

TurboSuper wrote:Uhh, a brushless motor does need a controller, but I think in most motors that is already integrated.
oops, all my brushless motors can be hoked up directly, didnt think that controlers would be built in
by Spitfire
Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:10 pm
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: I'm back...
Replies: 37
Views: 2129

spudfarm wrote:for some reson i think it is thin walled pipe.. so no hybrid for me
Look the the welds on the T-piece

edit: just beat me
by Spitfire
Sun Jun 08, 2008 12:06 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Building cabinet out of old army crate (what was in it?)
Replies: 15
Views: 1709

Google says: :D

Acronym - Definition
RMWC - Randolph-Macon Woman's College (Virginia)
RMWC - Respected Mature Women with Class/Confidence (Randolph-Macon Woman's College)

It could be some sort of munitions case. If you can find out where your dad got it, or whose it was
by Spitfire
Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:54 am
Forum: General How-To & Discussion
Topic: I'm back...
Replies: 37
Views: 2129

Hybrid mabey? :?
by Spitfire
Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:32 am
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Spinning disk question
Replies: 31
Views: 1558

Being a brushless motor, the one linked would have to have a speed controller (esc) to make it run. They work on a different principle than your standard brushed motors that can just be directly hooked up to a power source. Computer fans are brushless, and can be hooked up to any power source and s...
by Spitfire
Sun Jun 08, 2008 11:27 am
Forum: Ammo & Parts
Topic: Wear on BBQ igniters
Replies: 22
Views: 1666

I dont think DWV exists here in SA. Most of the stuff i have found are pressure rated.
by Spitfire
Sat Jun 07, 2008 12:21 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Hobbies
Topic: Spinning disk question
Replies: 31
Views: 1558

Why not use a nitro engine? A .40in sized motor drives a 10" prop at about 30 000rpm. Thats what my engine averages at
by Spitfire
Fri Jun 06, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Ammo & Parts
Topic: Wear on BBQ igniters
Replies: 22
Views: 1666

It does turn into a hunt one place sends you there, another sends you here. then they send you back to where you started. 1m of 2" pvc cost about $6.50. Ill most probably get one this weekend from my cousin, he knows where to get.