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Forum: RC Pattern Flying 05-15-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: battery size??

Thanks for clearing that up. I found a ready made adapter at f3a unlimited

http://www.f3aunlimited.com/webstore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=33_57&products_id=567
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 05-14-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,044
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: battery size??

Keith,

Im putting together my first elec. patten plane (wind S bought used) and I like your idea using the motor battery to power primary regulator. I am unclear as to how to wire the input to...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 05-14-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: ys 160dz Question ?

The area under the valve cover is used as an air plenum or chamber to store the charge untill the intake valve opens.
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 03-09-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,303
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: Strange clevis failure

Im no chemist or soldering genius, but I do know flux contains acid (muriatic) of varying amounts that if not cleaned off will attack metals and I assume other materials. I believe isopropal alcohol...
Forum: Aeroworks Vendor Forum 01-16-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,787
Views: 297,240
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: Introducing the new 90-1.20 Yak QB

I had the same problem w the elevator servos. I used nylon landing gear straps under the servos. Worked fine.
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 01-16-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,394
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: Will YS ever go gas/petrol?

I have been out of rc for a couple of years, but when I left it was electric power taking market share from glow. Glows market is 2.0 CID and less. Does gasoline even compete here? And is there some...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 09-21-2006, 09:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,395
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: I just don't get it!

SC, I dont get it either. In the thread titled "What is a CD to do?" you seem to be of the opinion that once the scores are written down (properly) they must not be changed. But in this thread you...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 09-21-2006, 09:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,395
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: I just don't get it!

Patter is Fun, Scott, I cant figure out what it is that you want. If you want to fly against your self and improve your flying, then go to a secluded place and fly with no judges present. If you...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 09-21-2006, 08:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,729
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: BRIO Construction by the numbers

My canopy is attached by a single 4-40 screw in the front w/ plywood reinforcement in the canopy. The screw has come out a few times in the past but I put lock-tite on the screw periodically and...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 09-12-2006, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,516
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: YS 140 FZ Problem

I agree w/ Alex. If your check valve leaks it will apply pressure from the fuel tank to the regulator diaphram and allow fuel to flow when engine is not running. also will allow excessive flow when...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-21-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,729
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: BRIO Construction by the numbers

Don,
Thanks for the info. If I'm understanding your advice, I should leave well enough alone and accept this minor annoyance as a charactaristic of this plane. This is fine as everything else about...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-16-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,729
Posted By Jimbo952
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-16-2006, 12:54 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,729
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: BRIO Construction by the numbers

Yes, it does climb when inverted and using the rudder.
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-15-2006, 04:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,729
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: BRIO Construction by the numbers

I have been watching this thread since it started and have had my Brio flying for several months. I'm very happy with the way it flies with only one exception. I dives faily hard when the rudder is...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-15-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,897
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: Minicraft Javelin S 90

As far as the pump goes, I started out w/ a perry oscillating pump but didnt like it very much. Did'nt seem to be adequate. I then installed a perry pump w/ regulator. A much better unit. Not sure it...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-15-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,897
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: Minicraft Javelin S 90

Mike,
My plane looked identical to yours in every way. I bought it from a place in Vancouver and had shipped here. So as far as I know its not exactly available to distrbutors in the U. S. I bought...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 08-14-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,897
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: Minicraft Javelin S 90

I had one of these planes and ended up cutting a hole in the bottom as far back as I could. I put a 1500 MA Jr pack back there and some lead. I also moved my fuel tank to the COG and used a pump on...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 06-06-2006, 10:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 424
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: Mincraft Javelin II

I had one of these last year, It flew very well. How ever some of the hardware wasnt so good. There is a review here on rcu. The wing ultimately broke in two during an outside loop and it was...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 05-25-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,048
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: Wheel Pants - What are they good for??

I Believe wheel pants are to an airplane what fenders are to a car. Go ahead and pull all the fenders off your car and drive it down the road and watch the reaction of people who see it. They're just...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 04-30-2006, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: YS help....old school

Check valve is likely Leaking and overfueling the midrange and causing your poor accell. Blow through the check valve backwards, If it does not check instantly then it is bad.
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 04-30-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,449
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: Turnaround?

As a reletively new pattern flyer, I believe I can offer a pretty good perspective on whats being discussed here. I got interested in pattern 7 or 8 years ago, after seeing a fellow club member...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 02-07-2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,729
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: BRIO Construction by the numbers

Don, Ive been following this thread but I'm not sure if this is where I should post this question. I have been building a brio (fiberglass version), had it ready to paint. During transport my...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 01-18-2006, 09:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 24,729
Posted By Jimbo952
RE: BRIO Construction by the numbers

Don, I hope I'm not getting ahead of you here, But I don't see anything in the back of the fuselage to attach a tail wheel to. I'm not a contortionist, so I don't see any easy way to get anything...
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