Search: Posts Made By: Scotty740
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 1.11 seconds.
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-10-2003, 06:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,797
Posted By Scotty740

RE: Reaction

One thing that would be recommended is to contact the local police/sheriff and the EMS squads and invite them to the field. This way they know where it is located and what kind of injuries they...
07-02-2003, 08:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,056
Posted By Scotty740

RCadmin does nose in!

Marc,

Congratulations!!

That's probably one of the biggest milestones in flying Helis. It's all down hill from here. :D

Practice all orientations now. You'll find that facing left or...
12-03-2002, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 765
Posted By Scotty740

Ever hear of HS Motors?

I've had a couple of SH engines. They don't like high nitro, 10% at the most. Both of mine would detonate on 30%. There is also a problem with the low end mixture setting vibrating out of...
12-01-2002, 12:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,710
Posted By Scotty740

AMA And Helicopters

Most helicopter fliers fly with an AMA club. I'd suggest that you visit the local clubs and see if they are "Helicopter Friendly". There are two local clubs in my area and both have helicopter...
11-30-2002, 11:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,652
Posted By Scotty740

German made!!

German machines are Graupner, Henseleit, and Robbe Schluter. The Hensleit and some of the Robbes are the only ones that are belt drive. I assume you are talking about belt main drive as opposed to...
11-11-2002, 02:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By Scotty740

Re: What do you call a 2340 stall turn?

sounds like the swashplate may be going out or possibly a bearing. Yes it is something to worry about if it comes apart and/or seizes up.

[B]

Yes that is the dreaded woof. Lots of fixes for...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-11-2002, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 739
Posted By Scotty740

Digital cameras and video recording to PC

basmntdweller,

Skip the Nikon. I am a long time dedicated Nikon user. Over the last 40 years I've owned many high end Nikons used in my photography business. For film cameras and lenses they...
11-10-2002, 05:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By Scotty740

Camera for flight videos and still pics????

basmntdweller,

Regardless of which camera you get you'll still have to get a video input card to get the video into the computer. I have had several over the years and most of the newer firewire...
11-10-2002, 03:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,503
Posted By Scotty740

Check this out

Paul,

I worked at Owens Corning Fiberglas as an engineer in the composites group. I kind of know about this stuff.

G-10 is made of fiberglass cloth laminated with resin. G-10 and fiberglass...
11-09-2002, 11:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,503
Posted By Scotty740

Check this out

Really?

Quote from McMaster Carr catalog page.
11-05-2002, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 719
Posted By Scotty740

Ran out of Gas

I use AeroTrend blue and haven't had a problem with it. I do change it every winter though just to be on the safe side. I've used Prather too and it seems to hold up just as well. None of it is...
11-04-2002, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,143
Posted By Scotty740

giant-scale helicopter?

Didn't Bergen supply the machines for the movie "Blackhawk Down"? As I recall they used their twin cylinder gas engines in them and were pretty large.
11-04-2002, 02:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,532
Posted By Scotty740

3D manuevers with wood blades

Yes the glass blades are worth the price as I said they are more efficient and give you more power available as well as better cyclic response.

If you are afraid of ruining glass blades trying...
11-04-2002, 12:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,532
Posted By Scotty740

3D manuevers with wood blades

Carbon blades are just marginaly stiffer than glass in 30 size. The big advantage over wood is that carbon and glass blades are more efficient.

In larger machines carbon makes sense as they...
11-03-2002, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Scotty740

"HELP" Getting "Re"-Started

There is nothing wrong with your selection so far. I know nothing about that radio and am not sure that it would be sutable for helicopter use.

Is it a narrowband legal radio now?
11-03-2002, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 647
Posted By Scotty740

One-way hex starters

Some machines don't have the one way bearing built into the clutch/start shaft on the machine. On them the start shaft turns all the time as it is connected direct to the clutch. You need a one way...
11-03-2002, 01:22 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,505
Posted By Scotty740

Single Stick Radios

Here is the link to information on the radio that Curtis uses.

Curtis Youngblood (http://www.curtisyoungblood.com/jr_radio-gyros.html)

His Radio...
11-03-2002, 01:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,505
Posted By Scotty740

Single Stick Radios

I learned to fly with a single stick radio and would love to have a new one. The feel of it was great and I miss flying that way. Those that haven't flown with a single stick don't know what they...
10-27-2002, 11:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By Scotty740

Nexus shakes!!

That's very typical of training gear. At a certain RPM and and head speed the gear starts a resonate oscillation. Try raising or lowering the headspeed some and see if you can find a speed where it...
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By Scotty740

Where Bulk Survo Wire ?

I buy mine from radicalrc.com
10-23-2002, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By Scotty740

Dave Browns number disconected

Unless the real Dave Brown just signed up for a Yahoo email address and is currently in Russia I don't think this is the real thing.

IP Address: 212.248.84.15
Official Name: ofmail.vstroyka.ru
10-23-2002, 09:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,264
Posted By Scotty740

What should the AMA be?

Unless the real Dave Brown just signed up for a Yahoo email address and is currently in Russia I don't think this is the real thing.

IP Address: 212.248.84.15
Official Name: ofmail.vstroyka.ru
10-20-2002, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Scotty740

O.S. 50 SX Data

www.osengines.com

SPECIFICATIONS:
Stock Number: OSMG1950
Displacement: 0.499 cu in (8cc)
Bore: 0.866 in (22mm)
Stroke: 0.847 in (21.5mm)
RPM: 2000-20,000
Output: 1.8ps @ 17,000 rpm
Weight:...
10-14-2002, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By Scotty740

Raptor mast bearings.

Well, it's the burrs where the setscrews were in the shaft that is holding it up. I've put the clutch bell on a vise with the jaws open some and driven the shaft down through the coupler with a...
10-14-2002, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,476
Posted By Scotty740

Raptor mast bearings.

It sounds like your start shaft may need moved up and the start coupling reset on it. If the coupling isn't down tight when you lock it the clutch can move up and down some. The pinion might be...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service