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Forum: ARF or RTF
03-20-2013, 07:11 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

That's a heavy duty looking ball-link !! NICE !!!

I use the links off a 60 size helicopter ; same thing i guess but YOU don't
ball link remover tool for yours.

I make EVERY airplane i own...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-19-2013, 09:00 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

I Built , No "Re-built" the stab around the carbon tube.
I put the inserts on the one with holes by placing the glass tubes
on the carbon first. Use the glass tubes that go through the fuce
as...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-19-2013, 05:03 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

Ameyam asked me to show him how i made my horizontal tail fins removable.

I wraped the carbon with some wax-paper, then wrapped some Glass & Epoxy around
it.

Cut the new glass tubes as...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-19-2012, 09:38 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

YEA NOT many people who have the patience to actually "Build" something
from scratch now-days ; but the result usually is like what you describe !!

An ARF or a Bind & fly, is what people prefer...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-08-2012, 07:50 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

Yes lots of fun-fly's usually for fall & winter, as it's way too hot in summer. Look
forward to seeing you !  In January, when the rest of the northern states are under snow,
that is when we are...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-03-2012, 05:42 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

About how long does a tank of fuel last with your Saito 100 ?
How big is the tank ?

Bille
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-28-2012, 07:46 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

Well September is Almost here ; that means the Vegas 112deg days are almost over
for the year, and Our flying season is nearly here. Vegas only has One month of blistering
cold 50-deg days, and 5...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-29-2012, 09:23 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

Reinforce the landing gear but use nylon bolts, better it snaps off in a screw-up !

Actually better to make it stop nosing Up on landing. Can the wheels go Back 1/2 Inch ;
maybe turn the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-15-2012, 10:17 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

THANKS : Dave !!
Couldn't have said it Better myself !!!!!

OK PROP STRIKES :

You guys DO realize that you Can place a balsa spacer with hard-wood dowels, a bit
bigger than the bolt holes to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-14-2012, 09:22 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

I Do Not want something Bigger.

Lots of guys are putting the DLE-20 in a 60" profile ; I Can't Stand those type planes .
I DO like my Extra though ; the Perfect size airplane !!!

Even With the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-13-2012, 07:00 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

YES 17 X 6 is the True Call !!!
I use a 17 X 6 VESS. It's good for nearly 14lb Thrust.

ameyam, try dumping the wheel fairings, and place a really large set of tires on her.

Secondly, go back...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-13-2012, 06:54 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

HA !! GOODone ; I'll be using That one if Ya don't mind ?

A question :

Soon as the wind backs-off on Vegas, i want to vedio my Extra. I've Never
posted to You-tube. Will my SONY, Cyber-Shot...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-07-2012, 02:33 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

LOL !!

NICE Reply !!!!!

SO did Ya actuly, "Look" at My feet ?

Bille
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-07-2012, 01:02 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

With the Cheap-garbage covering it came with YES !
With a well sealed and heat-shrunk MonoKote job NO !!!

It gets 112 deg in the shade here in Vegas, so heat is not a
problem for MonoKote ...
...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-07-2012, 11:45 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

OK But "Some-Body" put TO0oo many quarters in the Wind machine for today for Vegas !!!! (sigh)

When i said i dropped a 1/2 lb ; it was from when it was electric with a Hacker & a 6,000mah 22v...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-06-2012, 02:57 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

My Extra completly referbished :

3oz glass on fire-wall and landing gear.

Made the tail removeable.

Wing gates , a MUST HAVE !!

Sheeted the LE bays with 3/32 balsa & capped the ribbs with...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-06-2012, 02:35 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

SUCKS being Human dosen't it ?
WE : "Live & Learn".
It All makes for an interesting life !!

Bille
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-27-2012, 05:32 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

Honest :
Wasn't trying to Insult Ya , i'll back off on the advise colome.

Bille
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-26-2012, 11:10 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

I tried all of them and Monokote seams to hold up Best for me ...
Placing Monokote over other brands, didn't seam to work too well because the
glue in monokote has a higher sticking temprature, so...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-26-2012, 10:57 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

Yes they Do ! And you really can't even see them form over 20yards away if their
made with 10mill Mylar. The mesurment across the back is 2 1/4inches, (57.15mm) then
they taper down to the width of...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-25-2012, 11:03 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

Yes
Flaps up reduce Lift and Speed-Up the landing, as well as Reduce the tendency to tip-stall.
Flaps down increase lift, (Lift "IS" Drag) , they Slow down the landing and Increas the tendency to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-24-2012, 06:50 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

I "LIKE" it !!!!

Who makes your landing gear ?

Bille
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-20-2012, 08:15 AM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

Me too on the classic Acro !
Me too on the warm-up with another machine first ; only mine is a T-rex heli and i find
that after hovering just (1) battery, i'm almost, "Relieved" to get on my Extra...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-18-2012, 04:46 PM
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Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

ME Too !!
Is it a consentration thing , or something else ?
This may help :
I run 80% expo on the elevator, 50% on the alerons, and 30% on the rudder
ALL the time.

On Low rates i cut the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-12-2012, 11:39 PM
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Views: 243,470
Posted By BilleFly

RE: Pheonix Extra 330S 60-90 Size

A Biplane is a GOOD way to go ; LOTS of wing aria for the span !!!
At $339.99 why is the Reactor SO expensive ?

This one may work also ; it's 59.4 inches long, so ya got 0.6" to spair !
It's...
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