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Forum: Q-500 Racing
09-21-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 667
Posted By BenG60

Getting Out of Racing

I have one new Vortex with composite wing. It comes with back plate and fuel shut off.

I have one MH27 which is the red wing. It has a Vortex fuse and a copy of a samurai tail. It is a composite...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
08-06-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 724
Posted By BenG60

Getting out of hobby

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Forum: Q-40 Racing
01-12-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,555
Posted By BenG60

RE: Futaba Setup

im guilty for passing this on to bruce, a few months ago i tried a life and no regulater, i lost a couple servos, so i contacted futaba, and horrizon, the both advised me not to, it was to high a...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-17-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By BenG60

RE: pics of mh27

Randy , when kommander had sam lay up this wing, he had sam put the ailerons out on the tips, 11 inches long and 2 inches deep. because the wing has some washout, aprox 2 tenths. that starts aprox 12...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-16-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By BenG60

RE: pics of mh27

The plane is ok to fly, it's the landings that are a little hairy. For flying it has 3/32 on elevator and 1/8 on aileron. When you kill the engine, you switch to high rates, which are aprox 3/8 of...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-14-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By BenG60

RE: pics of mh27

Yes, we practice out at Crows Landing and again the mh27 came through unscathed. Coffey and myself flew it today, the cg was at 2 13/16 when Jacob flew it yesterday and it only took about a 1/16 of...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-13-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By BenG60

RE: pics of mh27

Well the mh27 made it through four flights unscathed. Jacob flew it today. You would think 3/8 of an inch on ailerons would be enough for landing, but its not. Coffey and myself opted not to fly it,...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-12-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By BenG60

RE: pics of mh27

Thanks for the comments on the finish and yes, they are ball joints. They almost touch each other and the fuse is about 1/16 or less just around the ball joints. We practiced at an abandoned air...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-11-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,981
Posted By BenG60

pics of mh27

Here are the pics I said I'd post of it finished.
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-07-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By BenG60

RE: mh27

the wash out starts at about twelve inches in from the wing tips, if the center of the wing was at 0 deg the tips would be -2 tenths, so i set the wing at 0 at the tips, and this is + two tenths of...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-07-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 976
Posted By BenG60

mh27

This forum needs somthing fresh to crash, I know there has been a few attemps to build a quickie with the mh27 airfoil, and the results didn't pan out apparentley. Coffey, a good friend, has a mh27...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
05-08-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 770
Posted By BenG60

head shims

dave s. has some .001 shims left, do any of you know where i might find some .005 shims, thanks
Forum: Q-500 Racing
05-08-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By BenG60

baffle

have any of you seen the new baffle in the thunder tiger pro .40
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-10-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,176
Posted By BenG60

RE: skinned hinge materal

thanks for all your input ive used the .10 glass board on the bias for ail on a foam core wing, but having to sand down the surface to get the board flush, and then filling every thing around it is...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-05-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,176
Posted By BenG60

skinned hinge materal

I see a few different ways of making a skinned hinge, and a few different materals being used, has any of you tried laying 2 layers of 1.4oz glass cloth on the bias over the hinge area on top of the...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-04-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,100
Posted By BenG60

FIRST TIME RACING

went to my first contest over the weekend at the LA BASIN, what a blast flew 424 on short course saturday, finished 8 out of 15, having never flown my 426 planes on a short course i chose not to...
12-11-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By BenG60

RE: fair trade

no actualy there are a few other people that know what im rattling on about, this forum needs somthing, even if its a little out side the box, it got a comment
12-10-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 726
Posted By BenG60

fair trade

russo, i think your going to owe coffie a full set of dentures some day
09-28-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 757
Posted By BenG60

new wing

well after month of working on a wing off and on, its ready for paint, skinned hinges, carved and hallowed out wing tips, way to much work, im hopping it looks as nice as a composit,BUT WAY TO MUCH...
09-07-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By BenG60

RE: reciver

I exchanged the 6010 and picked up the 7010, the trans is a 9303, i didnt dave any bind issues? just flying issues
08-25-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By BenG60

RE: reciver

Thanks randy for the quick responcse, i kinda remember somthing wrote about having issues with it and coffey did to. we just needed some more input, your old plane has a 7000 series, i needed a...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
08-24-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By BenG60

RE: Rebuilt quickie

Three more flights this evening, felt pretty good, didnt have to hand the radio off to coffey , starting to catch up with the plane and the fill of the sticks, my take off"s are good and landings are...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
08-23-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 866
Posted By BenG60

Rebuilt quickie

here are some pics of a vortex that randy bridges gave me through a friend, B coffey, the tail was broke off, the leading edge of the wing had a segment missing aprox 4x6 inches top and bottom, a...
08-23-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By BenG60

reciver

could any tell me if spektrum"s 6210 is ok, thanks
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-07-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 622
Posted By BenG60

sanding

theres no end
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