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11-06-2019, 06:19 AM
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Posted By paladin

i'm glade you are having fun now! Joe

i'm glade you are having fun now!

Joe
11-04-2019, 06:19 AM
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Posted By paladin

+1 an easy test for the spring in the strut...

+1

an easy test for the spring in the strut is with the plane sitting on it gear lift a wing tip a foot to 18in quickly (of coarse the tail wheel has to be in the air), while some one watches the...
11-01-2019, 09:59 AM
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Posted By paladin

standard operating procedure I don't...

standard
operating
procedure

I don't have any of those retracts. anyone able to give him the amount of shim you use?

Joe
11-01-2019, 07:57 AM
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Views: 526,092
Posted By paladin

yes, that is the way the man carrying version is,...

yes, that is the way the man carrying version is, wheels perpendicular to the ground. on much smaller focke wulfs I have bent the wheel axle and added spacers if needed. that eliminates the excessive...
11-01-2019, 05:16 AM
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Views: 526,092
Posted By paladin

While I don't have this one I do have both...

While I don't have this one I do have both platt's, esm, and extreme fw190 a & d. assuming you have the wheels parallel to the strut you want zero toe in or toe out in the tail high configuration, if...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-09-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 524
Views: 114,085
Posted By paladin

if you decide to sell the us60 let me know, and...

if you decide to sell the us60 let me know, and how much you want.


Joe
10-04-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,389
Posted By paladin

TIA, I think we've talked at the other place. if...

TIA, I think we've talked at the other place. if I remember correctly you are using the switching that comes with the retract. that has a idiosyncrasy in that if the gear does not trip the switch on...
09-17-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By paladin

I have a cub covered w 21st century fabric, its...

I have a cub covered w 21st century fabric, its 28 year old and 4 years ago it was looking pretty ratty. the paint had oxidized and just looked dirty, looks like you have some mold in there to (just...
08-07-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,597
Posted By paladin

notice in the reflection the cowl flaps in the...

notice in the reflection the cowl flaps in the shadow, rules out the t-6
04-03-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By paladin

mine has a motor on it. assuming yours is stock I...

mine has a motor on it. assuming yours is stock I would go 60 route. my reason for saying that is most 75's (if not all) are bored out 60's so if you have a prop that can deliver the extra power to...
03-06-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By paladin

ANY TIME YOU HAVE QUESTIONS HOLLER. been doing...

ANY TIME YOU HAVE QUESTIONS HOLLER. been doing this for 50+ years. don't get here much but will eventually.

Joe
02-28-2019, 01:38 PM
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Views: 258
Posted By paladin

I HAVE THIS ONE IN 4 PLANES on all different...

I HAVE THIS ONE IN 4 PLANES on all different types of retracts

http://www.hobby-china.com/control-box-v1-for-gear-operation-jp-hobby.html

its...
02-28-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 520
Posted By paladin

YOU HAVE ply on both sides of the ribs that's...

YOU HAVE ply on both sides of the ribs that's good. I would have run the extra ply you added to the TE only because as is it creates a stress concentration just past the main spar, but what you have...
01-31-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,189
Posted By paladin

jon, sorry my Hollywood zero ceased to exist 10+~...

jon, sorry my Hollywood zero ceased to exist 10+~ years ago. I gave the plans to someone in a similar position as you. but there is hope. go here:
https://www.top-flite.com/

look...
01-25-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,289
Views: 279,459
Posted By paladin

I have the center of gravity at 108mm with the...

I have the center of gravity at 108mm with the spinner. will have to check again without the cone. it has flown great when it flys just very cantankerous between the car and the flight line.
01-23-2019, 01:39 PM
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Views: 279,459
Posted By paladin

Mike it looks great! I have one also but it has...

Mike it looks great!
I have one also but it has been one of those planes that fights me all the way so its going to have to fly without the spinner before I put anymore time or $$$ into it. but...
01-04-2019, 12:22 PM
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Posted By paladin

does your spinner fit a platt back plate? Joe

does your spinner fit a platt back plate?

Joe
11-29-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,479
Posted By paladin

if you r unable to get a new one, look at the one...

if you r unable to get a new one, look at the one u have. is it a single crack? you can crack stop it (drill a hole at the end of the crack) then but glue the peace's with formula 560 and a brace on...
11-02-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,518
Posted By paladin

robart 615's are c-rap. first time you rap them...

robart 615's are c-rap. first time you rap them they are done. then you have wheels rotating while you are landing to look forward to.

my only corsair was a ziroli because this type of retract...
Forum: Kit Building
09-18-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 247,719
Posted By paladin

WELL WHILE RECOVERING my 32 year old us60 I...

WELL WHILE RECOVERING my 32 year old us60 I debated replacing the servos (same age as the plane) and having never worn out a pot I decided to leave the old servos in. within 10 flights of the new...
Forum: Kit Building
08-24-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 247,719
Posted By paladin

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0208_9a257737b50fd4f0e1b241c81d5a1fe059797f56.jpg
the two togeather.
Forum: Kit Building
08-17-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 247,719
Posted By paladin

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1333/img_0923a_2afc611f37183bd891ed4a9458ae8034c3ebdc43.jpg
This is my 32 year old (1100+ flights) ULTRA SPORT 60 after its recover. I...
07-26-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 32,389
Posted By paladin

put a retract controller in and the problem goes...

put a retract controller in and the problem goes away.

but it requires modifying the retract unites, so a lot of people shy away from it.

Joe
Forum: Kit Building
06-27-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 247,719
Posted By paladin

I have all the covering off the wing of my 32...

I have all the covering off the wing of my 32 year old US60 so have started the recover. I have several spots of rotten wood in non structural areas, covered it with balsa rite.

Joe
Forum: Kit Building
06-27-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 81,849
Posted By paladin

I've watched my kids for years, they manage all...

I've watched my kids for years, they manage all that stuff from their phones. they never sit down at a pc to do fb and the like. sorry I cant see well on those lil phones so I'm fine with rcu and...
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