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Forum: ARF or RTF 02-08-2016, 10:05 AM
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Ack - I will move the braces down and install two...

Ack - I will move the braces down and install two additional ones for the center. I don't have the tools to slice up aluminum so I had to use pre-made brackets. I'll figure something out. Thanks!
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-08-2016, 09:49 AM
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Thanks for the tip on the battery. To be honest...

Thanks for the tip on the battery. To be honest I haven't flown in like 8 years but the last plane I flew was a Funtana 100X which had a CG pretty far back. You're right, though, maybe for the...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-08-2016, 09:39 AM
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Posted By hitcttd
The IBEC does not have a separate battery. I'll...

The IBEC does not have a separate battery. I'll take the foam off the battery per your advice and will make sure the throttle linkage doesn't touch the muffler. Thanks for the input!
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-08-2016, 09:15 AM
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Posted By hitcttd
Okay folks, it's 90% done. Only thing left is...

Okay folks, it's 90% done. Only thing left is the throttle linkage. The rear exhaust really makes it a tight fit so I ordered some nylon flex tubing which will hopefully do the trick. Does anyone...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-02-2016, 12:03 AM
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Posted By hitcttd
Hey guys - quick question about the LiFe source...

Hey guys - quick question about the LiFe source batteries - I noticed there is a balance lead. The onyx charger I have supports balancing but is it necessary to balance every time I charge? I have...
Forum: ARF or RTF 01-29-2016, 08:35 AM
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Posted By hitcttd
Did you guys run into issues with the wing tube...

Did you guys run into issues with the wing tube being super tight? i was going to run to home depot today to grab the aluminum bracket for the landing gear and was thinking about picking up some...
Forum: ARF or RTF 01-27-2016, 10:53 PM
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Posted By hitcttd
Plane came in today. So many wrinkles! Quick...

Plane came in today. So many wrinkles! Quick question - where is everyone getting that nice 90 degree landing gear metal piece from? You guys making it at home or is it sold somewhere?
Forum: ARF or RTF 01-26-2016, 12:58 PM
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Posted By hitcttd
Has anyone had experience with using the rear...

Has anyone had experience with using the rear exhaust version of the DLE20 on the revolver? Is there enough clearance? The rear exhaust would look sick!

Also - if I get a lifepack do I connect...
Forum: ARF or RTF 01-26-2016, 08:35 AM
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Posted By hitcttd
Thanks for the all the replies everyone. Per...

Thanks for the all the replies everyone. Per everyone's advice I will
- use 1 battery
- pick up an IBEC
- definitely reinforce the landing gear
- mount the rudder servo in the back (planned on...
Forum: ARF or RTF 01-26-2016, 12:43 AM
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Posted By hitcttd
Hey everyone! super late to the party on this...

Hey everyone! super late to the party on this airframe. Coming back to RC, just ordered REV 70, gonna fit it with a DLE20. I'm coming back and this is my first time working with a gas engine so I...
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Posted By hitcttd
Hate to interrupt a great discussion but I wanted...

Hate to interrupt a great discussion but I wanted to thank you all for the input. Looks like what I'm going to end up doing is go back to the field to see what the mix of 72 mhz and 2.4ghz users...
Forum: ARF or RTF 12-19-2013, 04:47 PM
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Posted By hitcttd
When I left the hobby 5 years ago I could hang a...

When I left the hobby 5 years ago I could hang a Funtana on its prop till the fuel ran out. Also did combat flying so IN MY PRIME I was pretty good. Now? No idea. That's what I'm hoping to...
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Posted By hitcttd
Thanks for the info. That was my plan exactly -...

Thanks for the info. That was my plan exactly - to get something inexpensive to get the wheels spinning again. I've never skimped on RC equipment in the past but don't want to make a huge dent in...
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Posted By hitcttd
Am I seeing this right? The Futaba Module is 300...

Am I seeing this right? The Futaba Module is 300 and the FRSKY module is 50? They are both 8 Channels. The FRSKY one has "TELEMETRY" labeled on it but also includes a receiver so I'm assuming it...
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Posted By hitcttd
oh.snap game changer. do they work well? ...

oh.snap game changer. do they work well?

Thank you
Forum: ARF or RTF 12-18-2013, 06:45 PM
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Posted By hitcttd
Do you have a gasser or nitro in the pulse? ...

Do you have a gasser or nitro in the pulse?

Thanks
Forum: ARF or RTF 12-18-2013, 06:44 PM
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Posted By hitcttd
Hey, thanks for the response. I've flown...

Hey, thanks for the response.

I've flown the Pulse .40 in the past and it was great. You're getting me real excited saying that the revolver is much better. Is the .55AX enough power? I'm...
Forum: ARF or RTF 12-18-2013, 03:02 AM
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Posted By hitcttd
Suggestions for a .60 - .90 ARF to be fitted to 2 stroke gas

Hey all - making a grand return to RC and I see that inexpensive and small 2 stroke gas engines have finally come around. Looking for your suggestions on a good .60 - .90 maybe 1.25 sport plane. ...
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Posted By hitcttd
Hey - thanks for the warm welcome back. You...

Hey - thanks for the warm welcome back. You caught my attention with kits. I've always hated the lack of good kits in the 60+ size, aerobatic planes. Can you recommend any? I've had experience...
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Posted By hitcttd
Thanks for all the responses guys. I'm keeping...

Thanks for all the responses guys. I'm keeping the 9CAP. I'll be sure to replace the battery and do full checks. I did some more research and it looks like if I'm going to get a new Radio it'll be...
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Posted By hitcttd
Question about old FM radios vs new radios

Hey all - I'm looking to come back to RC after a 4-5 year break. Last time I flew all the buzz was about all the new radios with the new spectrum technologies and what have you. A few questions...
Forum: ARF or RTF 04-18-2013, 08:01 AM
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Posted By hitcttd
Replacement hatch and canopy for Funtana 100X?

Hey guys - i got a sweet deal on a Funtana 100X a few months ago. Unfortunately a friend of mine sat on the top canopy and destroyed it. I've done some searching but wasn't able to find anyone that...
Forum: Aeroworks Vendor Forum 08-17-2007, 12:08 AM
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Posted By hitcttd
RE: Introducing the new 90-1.20 Yak QB

On the Saito 1.25

It seems to me like the 125 will power it much like how it powers the Funtana 100X. If this is accurate here is how it'll perform. Most of this was already commented but i'll...
Forum: Aeroworks Vendor Forum 08-15-2007, 04:29 PM
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Posted By hitcttd
RE: Introducing the new 90-1.20 Yak QB

someone tell me how a 125 will fair! I have one drooling over its potential home!!!
Forum: Aeroworks Vendor Forum 08-08-2007, 05:11 PM
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Posted By hitcttd
RE: Introducing the new 90-1.20 Yak QB

I think thats enough throw. I like to have a little more on my other planes, but even on flat spins and high alpha knife edges i dont normally use full rudder. Imho though... Im jealous of...
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