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Forum: IMAC
07-13-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Are you wanting to get to a good IMAC setup? If...

Are you wanting to get to a good IMAC setup? If so what worked well for me was to move the CG so that from an inverted 45 it would take 7 seconds to arc to inverted level hands off. From there you...
Forum: IMAC
07-12-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Not really. Trimming has become somewhat a lost...

Not really. Trimming has become somewhat a lost art. When you stop to think that there may be 500 guys combined that fly pattern and IMAC in the country. Most sport pilots are happy just to fly...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-12-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 138
Posted By speedracerntrixie

IMO SAFE may be a good way to start out whether...

IMO SAFE may be a good way to start out whether you have an instructor or not. It will help build confidence and has the potential to speed up the learning curve. Once the basics are down then it...
07-10-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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Forum: IMAC
07-10-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 110
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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https://www.ckaero.net/blog/triangulation-trimming-2/
06-27-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 198
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Jim, the dowels is the exact same fix I have done...

Jim, the dowels is the exact same fix I have done on the past. I make them a fairly tight fit, press them into place flush and saturate them with thin CA. Drill new holes so that you can self thread...
Forum: Beginners
06-22-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,100
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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Forum: ARF or RTF
06-22-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Wattage Crazy 8

Wattage Crazy 8
06-22-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 14,463
Posted By speedracerntrixie

It would be nice to see more guys building their...

It would be nice to see more guys building their own models. The hobby overall seems to have lost the craftsmanship aspect.
06-20-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,007
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I will certainly say we have different...

I will certainly say we have different perspectives. As for your store example, my LHS is owned by a man named Chet. I usually get helped by Rob, Joe or Andrew. I know them by name because I have put...
06-20-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,007
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I would suggest a better approach would be to...

I would suggest a better approach would be to park the bike and walk up to a club member and say Hi, my name is Richard. Can I ask you a few questions?.
06-17-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,007
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I guess I just don't understand the mentality...

I guess I just don't understand the mentality that an AMA club has to any different then what we encounter in real life. I do agree that when an unfamiliar face shows up that it would be best that...
06-10-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,007
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I can see where you are coming from here but you...

I can see where you are coming from here but you also need to remember that you are the new guy in that situation. It is up to you to present yourself in a social manner. Every club that I have...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-10-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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06-09-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Thanks, yes it does require more power then a...

Thanks, yes it does require more power then a .60. I have a YS 140 in mine and it is insane power. Any 120 4 stroke would do the job though.
06-08-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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Forum: ARF or RTF
06-08-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I agree that attempting flaperons on a Pitts is...

I agree that attempting flaperons on a Pitts is almost certainly result in a Monokote bag of busted up wood. I am going out on a limb and guess that the reason for wanting to do this is that the...
06-07-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 23,985
Posted By speedracerntrixie

I think that practice and just plainly getting...

I think that practice and just plainly getting more time on the airplane will really show up in contest performance. Although it will be a bit tough I have made the decision to clean house a bit. I...
06-05-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 23,985
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Not really the direction I wanted to go. At least...

Not really the direction I wanted to go. At least now I know it is my flying that needs to improve and the airplane is solid. I need to get an actual practice schedule going and stick to it. Flying...
06-05-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,785
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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06-03-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 23,985
Posted By speedracerntrixie

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06-03-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 23,985
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Well, it didn't work out as well as I had hoped...

Well, it didn't work out as well as I had hoped contest wise but I came home super stoked anyways. The first round this morning was to be an unknown. Not a major deal as we were just supposed to fly...
06-03-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 23,985
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Im just about to start the second day of a...

Im just about to start the second day of a pattern competition. This is what it is all about! Check the points spread after the second round! Still anyones game for 2-4 place. The third round made...
06-03-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 23,985
Posted By speedracerntrixie

Im just about to start the second day of a...

Im just about to start the second day of a pattern competition. This is what it is all about! Check the points spread after the second round! Still anyones game for 2-4 place. The third round made...
05-26-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By speedracerntrixie

The CG needs to be adjusted according to how the...

The CG needs to be adjusted according to how the airplane flies. Gear placement is a complete other issue. When establishing the gear placement on a taildragger design, I always go with placing the...
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