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02-28-2011, 10:11 AM
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Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: dle 20 gasser in 60 p-51 arf?

The cowl was butchered to make it fit. Had to be mounted sideways and it sucked the fuel down fast.
However with a 16x12 prop it was a rocket estimate 100mph+ couldn't keep it in sight at my field.
02-27-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,636
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: dle 20 gasser in 60 p-51 arf?

Do you by chance have pictures? I have a a hangar 9 p51 blue nose I want to do this to... My os.120ax just looks ugly on the front of it

Any info or pics would be appreciated!
Thanks!
12-02-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,186
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: Turbulators, are they supposed to stick up from ribs or be even?

I'm talking about turbulator spars then...

so how do you sand them down without sanding the curvature of the ribs out that is between the turbulator spars?
12-01-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,186
Posted By 99GrandTouring

Turbulators, are they supposed to stick up from ribs or be even?

Just wondering some things about turbulators....

On my 1 other glider build I did I sanded them down smooth with the wing ribs or are they supposed to stick up above them?

Also what do they...
11-22-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,311
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: Question building polyhedral wing, and wings in general

I know I'm splitting hairs on this one as it probably won't affect anything but i'd still like to learn how to do it properly...

Here are some photos, in progression showing the outer panel and...
11-21-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,311
Posted By 99GrandTouring

Question building polyhedral wing, and wings in general

Guys I'm building my 2year old a old gilder kit (he's been begging for a airplane and transmitter for christmas ) i've had sitting on the shelf for years (a bridi tercel).

I've had this...
Forum: Beginners
11-10-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,053
Posted By 99GrandTouring

what to glue canopy on with?

I have a hangar 9 p51 mustang that the prev owner had the canopy screwed on.. I'm not to fond of this and would like ti glue it on. I've been told elmers white glue would work. Any suggestions?
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11-07-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By 99GrandTouring

ok to use a high start in cold weather?

Just wondering if its ok to use a high start in 30 degree weather? I just got my fling finished and it has a mini high start with it.
11-06-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 517
Posted By 99GrandTouring

ok to charge fling battery at .1ah?

Guy I got another glider, a great planes fling and I also got the reccomended 2/3aaa 350mah battery pack for it. Manufacture say only charge at 40mah but my charger will only go down to 100mah.
...
10-17-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,011
Views: 254,426
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: NEW H9 P51 Mustang 60 ARF

Just to give an update a friend gave me a 16x6 prop and it seems to be the ticket for the 1.20ax.. still has killer top speed thoughand slows down good for landings
10-11-2010, 09:19 PM
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Views: 254,426
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: NEW H9 P51 Mustang 60 ARF

I can definately vouch for securing the firewall...
On my first flight with the mustang I couldn't get it to slow down enough even with flaps, ended up running out of fuel about 30yards out and to...
10-11-2010, 12:28 PM
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Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: NEW H9 P51 Mustang 60 ARF

With the 1.20ax it is overpowered.. with 15x12 prop at 8krps it will rocket out od sight... the bad part is it doesn't land well it flys way to fast at idle. I can fly the plane at a little less...
10-10-2010, 10:26 PM
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Views: 254,426
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: NEW H9 P51 Mustang 60 ARF

Guys I need help with my hanger9 blue nose..
I purchased it used and its my first "big" plane (to date largest is a .52 fourstroke) and my first warbird..

Here are my problems.
1. The wheels...
Forum: Beginners
08-29-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,533
Posted By 99GrandTouring

My plane has up trim in it, should I make it more tail heavy?

Hello all,
I was told by someone that if you have up or down trim in your elevator (meaning not level with stab) that you can change your balance point to adjust for this.
For instance if you...
08-14-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 68,500
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: Official Parkzone Extra 300 thread

well guys I have about 50 hard flights on mine and its showing some signs of fatigue...

When I say hard I mean hard... Full speed snaps at full deflections I mean things that when you see you...
07-22-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,139
Posted By 99GrandTouring

cox medallion .09 engine, what glider to put it on? BOT?

A guy at work overheard a friend and I talking about airplanes and he mentioned he had a ton of old stuff he'd give us...

Well it was treasure for me, I got a brand new in the box cox medallion...
07-19-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 68,500
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: Official Parkzone Extra 300 thread

guys I'm fairly new to electrics and the extra is my first 3d / high performance plane.
I was wondering is there a different prop I could use that would make it better for hovering / climb out from...
06-27-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 68,500
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: Official Parkzone Extra 300 thread

Another guy at the field lost his landing gear on his..

as preventative measure I'd try to wick some foam safe ca into / around the gear mounting plate, then lay a piece of reinforced packing...
06-25-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 68,500
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: Official Parkzone Extra 300 thread

my rudder is warped slightly, how can I straighten it?
06-25-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 68,500
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: Official Parkzone Extra 300 thread

I just lost the gear on mine on touchdown...

Came in, set her down and the gear folded back, heres some pics, it appears the mount wasn't fully glued into the fuse.


What did you all do...
06-24-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,422
Posted By 99GrandTouring

Help, Newbie to 3D, plane keeps snapping with up elev.

Guys I just got my first "3D" type plane and I'm having a problem with it.
Its the new parkzone extra 300 and its the first plane I've ever had that has large amounts of throw to the surfaces.

...
06-21-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,383
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: Parkzone Extra 300

I just got one of these for fathers day and flew it 5 times this sunday in wind..
Its the first plane I've ever had thats even close to 3d capable (normally just sport type planes)
and I have to...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-29-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By 99GrandTouring

My first four stroke, how hot should it run?

Guys I just got my first fourstroke a magnum .52 and I must say I like it.
The thing hand started on the first ever try.

My question is how hot should it run? Esp for break in..
I ran a tank...
05-17-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,107
Posted By 99GrandTouring

RE: Keychain video camera mounted on my radian

Ebay has them cheap like $20 or less..
Do a search for keychain camera and you'll see a ton of them. they look just like a car remote / key fob.
:)
05-17-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,107
Posted By 99GrandTouring

Keychain video camera mounted on my radian

I was flying sunday and being new to my field a member saw me take the radian up, asked if it was ok to mount a camera on it and I said sure!

Results are pretty cool, had it angled down a little...
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