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04-01-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 45
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Posted By Roby

Forgot to mention . When thinning latex, use...

Forgot to mention . When thinning latex, use distilled water.

Roby
04-01-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By Roby

I do suppose if I was charging at the field all...

I do suppose if I was charging at the field all day long off my truck battery it could
possibly be a problem unless I start it up it up once in a while. But to date , t hasn't been
a problem for...
03-27-2016, 05:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,324
Posted By Roby

Been using Solartex with latex paint for many...

Been using Solartex with latex paint for many years with great success.
I do use a primer from Benjamin Moore called fresh start. (gives greatly
improved adhesion) Then I spray my color followed...
03-27-2016, 05:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By Roby

If I'm flying any of my electrics I don't bother...

If I'm flying any of my electrics I don't bother to lug a 12v battery around much less a generator. . It's a waste of
money and energy. I just use the battery in the vehicle that got me to the...
02-02-2016, 06:24 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,749
Posted By Roby

Sport pilot, I'm not sure how to get that...

Sport pilot,
I'm not sure how to get that page posted so you can see it but was in the paper , (Boston Globe) Jan 28th
page A11. Sorry but that's the best I can do.

Regards,
Roby
02-01-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,749
Posted By Roby

Thanks Granpooba, At this point I think...

Thanks Granpooba,

At this point I think I'll just step back , be very quiet ,(but still might be crabby) , and not do anything until forced to do so.
Hopefully soon this will all pass by and...
02-01-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,749
Posted By Roby

The posting in the 2 newspapers was on Friday Jan...

The posting in the 2 newspapers was on Friday Jan 29th in the Globe and Herald.

Now , as far as taking the "sheep route" or the AMA not requiring compliance. While the new FAA rules that are now...
01-31-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,749
Posted By Roby

Never before have I ever seen anything like this

Last Friday I was shocked about what I saw in TWO major newspapers in my local area. ( Boston Mass )
Each paper had a full page add about drone registration. This add clearly specified the...
Forum: Kit Building
09-02-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 783
Posted By Roby

RCM plans

Not really sure where to post this but I figure I might as well at least start with guys who build.

I'm sure I'm way behind the times on this but what happened to the RCM plans service ? I bought...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-12-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 557
Posted By Roby

VQ JU-52 (electric)

VQ JU-52 electric

I just finished assembling one of these for a friend of mine . Has anyone flown one of these yet ?

Regards,
Roby
06-09-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 801
Posted By Roby

The short answer to your question is yes , and it...

The short answer to your question is yes , and it must be done with a AMA member who is / or has the intro pilot
identification on his /her AMA card. No buddy box required as far as I know .

...
08-27-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 824
Posted By Roby

Nitroplanes 92 " cessna 310

Nitroplanes 92" cessna 310.
Can someone please tell me where the CG should be. I could always use the 25/30%
rule but I'd really like the real number if i could get it.

Thanks,
Roby
08-19-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By Roby

I was eventually able to get into the on line...

I was eventually able to get into the on line manual. I got all the info I needed.

Regards,
Roby
08-19-2014, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By Roby

CG for 65 inch top flite Mustang ( gold edition)

I picked this plane up from a friend of mine who never flew it. Can't find the manual,
can't download the manual on line without locking up the computer. I'm guessing the CG
is about 5 1/2 to 5...
Forum: Kit Building
03-20-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 325
Posted By Roby

Nosen Gere Sport

I'm sure there is at least someone out there who has flown this bi plane . My question is
how well does it handle with just 2 ailerons on the bottom wing ? Seems to me with a flat
bottom wing ,...
04-19-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Roby

RE: Fly Baby Balance point

Try 25 t0 30% of the wing cord

regards,
Roby
Forum: Kit Building
08-29-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By Roby

RE: Northeast Aerodynamics Belair 40 bipe

Don't remember the weight but the one I flew just recently had a bushed .40 on it
and it was enough to get it into the air off of grass.


Roby
08-28-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,180
Posted By Roby

RE: Rattle Can Painting Advice

Whenever I use a rattle can to spray anything. I always put it into a bucket of very hot water for 10 minutes
prior to spraying. It seems to make the paint flow better.


Regards,
Roby
Forum: Kit Building
08-28-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By Roby

RE: Northeast Aerodynamics Belair 40 bipe

I had one of those 25 years ago. Great flying model and a very high quality kit at that time.
As a matter of fact I just test flew one last week for a guy who picked one up at an auction.
Flew...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-24-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Roby

RE: where to get Art-teck props

Really haven't put much thought into anything electric but I'll look into it.
Electric flight is somewhat of a "during the week side show" when he can't get
to our local field because I'm not yet...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-24-2012, 03:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Roby

RE: where to get Art-teck props

Thanks for the reply Seamus,

I thnk I figured out what I need to do about Hobby King so I'm all set there.
What I am going to do is figure out what generic 2 bladed prop will work
...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-23-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By Roby

where to get Art-teck props

I need to get several props for my grandsons Art-Teck P-51 . The part number is B5041

Where is the best place to get them from or can anyone suggest a suitable
2 blade generic replacement that...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-17-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By Roby

RE: Art-teck P-51 and F4U

Just so you'll know.

P-51 servo access

I removed the 4 small screws that fastened the canopy and behind the pilots
seat is a little ABS molded cover that's supposed to look like a radio...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-16-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By Roby

Art-teck P-51 and F4U

Good afternoon everyone.

I new to electric flight but not to RC. The other day my grandson and I were heading home from the field
and we stopped off at a yard sale. On one of the tables...
Forum: Kit Building
06-13-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By Roby

RE: Top Flight Stinson SR9

Thanks guys. I think I'll reconsider using the 1.60 4 stroke. Tonight if I get a chance
I'll weigh mine just to see how heavy , (or light) it really is.

Regards,
Roby
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