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01-26-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
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Posted By quint-rcu

RE: What is the point of giant elecrtrics?

The last time I looked at my bank statement it said there was enough 'play' money in it to go to a big electric... so... If I was trying to justify the cost of big gassers (not being a contest type...
08-24-2006, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Opinions on Cox warbird build.

That aileron setup works too, I just didn't want the linkages/servo arms on the bottom without any landing gear to protect them from damage. You might also check out this link:...
08-21-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,434
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: cox warbirds...?

Perhaps your problem is not enough cooling from the stock openings. I ran some tests before and after opening up the front intake passages and air exhaust openings. After roughly doubling the size of...
08-21-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Opinions on Cox warbird build.

Very nicely done gunracer!
I too made the battery removable since I had allready cut away the fuse at the wing mount for the aileron servo. After more than 30 flights on my corsair and about that...
08-18-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Opinions on Cox warbird build.

Check post number 3 on this thread: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_3863479/anchors_4240049/mpage_1/key_/anchor/tm.htm#4240049 for a build up using Alierons instead of Rudder. W-A-Y more responsive...
08-18-2006, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Opinions on Cox warbird build.

Check the buy and sell listings under 'flight packs' for a better deal on a full setup.
08-18-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,434
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: cox warbirds...?

That's so true. I spent quite a bit for an 'all up' setup and now when moving up to larger planes Now you will find my ad listed as a complete setup with LiPo, and even a transmitter and all for $75...
06-07-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,785
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Why does the AMA need PF'ers?

Maybe there is hope for some 'new' blood at AMA... Last weekend I introduced myself to our District V VP - Tony Stillman and let my mouth run for a bit about my electric flier opinions. He actually...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-31-2006, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: PARK FLYER ARF'S

If you want some information on the Ultra Stick you can check here and get w-a-y more than enough on it: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=429964&page=80&pp=15
It will get you to...
05-31-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,785
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Why does the AMA need PF'ers?

macr0t0r, I agree this thread has just about run it's course and it was refreshing to see some lively posting without flaming. If we 'old guys' and those young whipper-snappers can agree on the...
05-30-2006, 02:48 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,785
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Why does the AMA need PF'ers?

Dang it macr0t0r, now you got me ageeing with a feller from California. Go for it...
05-30-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,785
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Why does the AMA need PF'ers?

Bill, some of us youngsters (I'm only 63) who fly electrics also build stick planes as you can see from my 17" ittle rubber to e-flite conversion. You can only imagine what I used to say about 3D and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-30-2006, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: PARK FLYER ARF'S

Have you looked at the E-Flite Mini Ultra Stick for your 450? Bet you couldn't find a better flier for your gear.
05-30-2006, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Looking for places to fly in South Mississippi

Oh yes a report from Ocean Springs.... Let me see, We had a nice day, the fried chicken was great and the guys from Mobile were fantastic company! Some guys flew, nobody crashed and we had great...
05-30-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,785
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Why does the AMA need PF'ers?

The reference to the 'park flier crowd' was my attempt a cynicism - guess it failed. Perhaps I did not properly illustrate my point that it's not a great idea for the 'AMA crowd' to want to segregate...
05-29-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 7,785
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Why does the AMA need PF'ers?

Here goes another 2ΒΆ worth.

I am 63 and modeling since the age of 9 when I used to watch the guys flying rubber band and U-control (remember that term?) at the local park. The hobby seemed...
05-29-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Looking for places to fly in South Mississippi

Well, we've got two fine clubs on the gulf coast of MS; one just north of Gufport and one in Ocean Springs that would welcome you anytime.
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-29-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: PARK FLYER ARF'S

Are you married to the GWS brand, or would you consider others? That would open the field up quite a bit. I too went looking for a GWS plane and wound up with an E-flite that is so fine.
05-28-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Whats the best battery for the Cox Warbirds?

I have used the Hyperion Lite Storm 300mAh 7.4V LiPo ($15.50) from:

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05-04-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,074
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Cox micro wings with ailerons

If your local hobby shop doesn't carry them try: http://www.coxmodels.com/
The radio gear and LiPo battery can be had at: http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id=V052392
05-04-2006, 08:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 33,972
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: COX Micro Warbirds

Here is a link to the other Cox Warbird thread where I posted pictures and step-by-step mods to add ailerons.

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05-04-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,074
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Cox micro wings with ailerons

Someone had asked me to post pictures of the aileron modification to the Cox Warbirds. Here is a step by step build-up of my P-47 - The pictures are at the bottom:

Step 1:
Verify the fit of...
04-26-2006, 09:56 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 33,972
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: COX Micro Warbirds

I had posted this reply on another Cox warbird thread, but wanted to share it here too. Hope no one minds and the ailerons do make them fly so nice.

I had assembled and flown the F-4 and the...
04-25-2006, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,074
Posted By quint-rcu

RE: Cox micro wings with ailerons

I had assembled and flown the F-4 and the P-51 on the stock motors with a 300mah Li-Po and stock elevator/rudder/throttle setup with many nice flights. Plenty of power, etc, BUT, the aileron bug got...
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