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    RE: Bendix Special by EcomRC

    Finally got her going and ready to maiden within the next few days.

    Tried to post a picture once again and no such luck...
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    RE: Balancing your rocket

    The string test is a crude but reliable test for stability. On a standard designed rocket - find where the rocket balances on your finger or pencil (forwrd to aft.) Tie a string to that position and...
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    RE: Ultra Stick 25e Conversion

    Well I no longer have my Ultra Stick 25e conversion.

    Nope I didn't crash it. Iflew four tankfulls for the last time 2 weekends ago. This past weekend I took her to the Perry Swap meet and did an...
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    RE: Perry Swap Meet

    I sold one plane, a Dx6i and traded one plane. I came home w/ three planes, some parts and still pocketed $50. I like my hanger more after Perry then before Perry. My son also bought a scap metal...
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    RE: Bendix Special by EcomRC

    Did a quick inventory. I have the eleator, rudder, and throttle servos. I have in my stash all the pushrods I need. At this point I only need to purchase Aileron servos and I think I'm good to go....
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    RE: Bendix Special by EcomRC

    Since Bendix Specials are out of stock World Wide and have been for some time I think I hit pay dirt today http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/thumbs_up.gif

    I...
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    RE: Startting glow or gas ?

    A guy at our club uses that method all the time and his engines always start.
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    RE: Falcon 120 help

    This is a forum for converting an electric plane to glow power. You might get better responses in a different forum.
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    RE: Bushed Vs. Ball Bearing Engine Power v. fuel

    My vote would be for the TT Pro .46 It will outperform the .46LA hands down and is a reasonably priced alternative. I had a stick with a .40LA on it and I switched to the TT Pro .46 and I noticed...
  10. AviStar 40 Just your average trainer (video)

    A club member of ours loves to fly the "snot" out of his AviStar 40 trainer so I decided to mount my GoPro 2 camera on it to see what we could get. Here are the highlights from 2 flights. So if...
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    RE: Embed Youtube video test

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSUymYSpN1k&hd=1
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    RE: CMP Beaver conversion

    Judgeing from past experience 3 degrees of down and 2 degrees of right sounds like way too much. Every conversion I have done to date needs some thrust taken out compared to what the electric setup...
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    RE: Help on Eflite power46

    Stagger this is a nitro forum - This forum is for converting an electric powered airframe into a nitro powered plane. You would be better off asking your question in an electric forum.
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    RE: WHATS YOUR TAKE ON WEIGHT?

    I agree. Lately I fly mostly balsa EP, ARF's. They are built light and then I convert them to glow using a larger then required engine. They are still light and slightly overpowered. They fly...
  15. RE: How strong a servo do I need for 1/4 scale?

    http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/thumbup.gif

    Thats a kewl calculator. Not sure how accurate or usefull but I did bookmark that link for further use/study.
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    RE: Ultra Stick 25e Conversion

    Got her all back together again. I added one washer to help remove some of the right thrust built into the firwall area. I also replaced my throttle servo with one that had a more robust servo arm....
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    RE: Ultra Stick 25e Conversion

    For now we can call this the Rodney Dangerfield forum http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/spinnyeyes.gif
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    RE: Ultra Stick 25e Conversion

    Maybe one day we'll get some respect and be able to post mutiple pics per post.
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    RE: Ultra Stick 25e Conversion

    Oh I forgot - Only one pic per post in the only forum the mods don't give a crap about.
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    RE: Ultra Stick 25e Conversion

    Last weekend I took her straight up vertical to see how far she wouold go. At around 400' she was still going strong but getting small so I cut the throttle to idle and kicked the tail over in a...
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    RE: Flight instructor job description

    This is a crazy thread. Take any stable plane you own and let a newbie buddy box on it with you on the master controls. You are now an instructor. If you're a jerk the student will walk away.  If you...
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    RE: GLOW FUEL PRICES???

    In Andersonville GA you can pick either Omega Pink (syn/castor), Cool Power Green (all syn) or the Heli mix. All were priced the same by the Nitro content:

    1 gallon of 10% = $15
    1 gallon of 15% =...
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    RE: Ultra Stick 25e Conversion

    Way windy again today but flew another 3 tanks at Hodges Hobbies. After driving 90 mins to get there it's hard not to fly on that pristine putting green type runway.

    Another issue I have is

    I...
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    RE: black friday sales?

    No worries Wingspam - I've been divoriced for about 10 years now. At this point I buy a new plane every couple of months. I use the dinning room table for building. Best of all I ended up with...
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    RE: Ultra Stick 25e Conversion

    One issue I've had - I bought a new TT Pro .36 from Tower Hobbies - When I ran a few tanks for break-in and then another few tanks in flight mode the engine seemed really loud. I then took apart the...
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