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04-10-2014, 07:08 AM
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Posted By motor12

Sorry to say my Taylorcraft was destroyed. An...

Sorry to say my Taylorcraft was destroyed. An aileron servo came loose on a climb out and I did all the wrong things trying to get back on the ground in one piece. The wing stalled and I was not...
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04-02-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By motor12

el_xero every flight after the repair is free,...

el_xero every flight after the repair is free, now you can fly the snot out of her and not be worried about dinging up a new plane. I have to do that from time to time.
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04-02-2014, 06:27 AM
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Posted By motor12

About wood props, I use wood on all but the...

About wood props, I use wood on all but the smallest of my planes. A correctly balanced prop is the one least expensive ways to get peak performance out of your power plant electric or gas. I balance...
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04-01-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By motor12

I have been watching Mach2's old videos, the...

I have been watching Mach2's old videos, the Revolver eats up a lot of sky when the left stick is pushed hard. As stated before when you first fly the Revolver there is a tendency to fly fast all the...
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03-28-2014, 11:59 AM
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Posted By motor12

Today I spent the best $32.00 ever in this hobby....

Today I spent the best $32.00 ever in this hobby. I bought a Hobbico TorqMaster starter. I have been having trouble flip starting my DLE20, after trying for an hour or so I said screw it, if I can't...
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03-28-2014, 06:25 AM
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Posted By motor12

Bigbird3, thanks. I moved from Vermont to Austin...

Bigbird3, thanks. I moved from Vermont to Austin in the early eighties, I miss Vermont and all she has to offer. I am sure I would miss the year around flying we have here but there is a trade off in...
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03-27-2014, 11:20 AM
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Posted By motor12

Ya gotta love a cub on floats..

Ya gotta love a cub on floats..
Forum: Kit Building
03-27-2014, 07:12 AM
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Posted By motor12

A question about RF filter rings. Due to the...

A question about RF filter rings. Due to the length of the aileron servo leads Hangar 9 is showing RF filter rings. Are the rings a must with 2.4. I have not used them in the past but never had such...
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03-26-2014, 11:25 AM
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Posted By motor12

How are you wrapping the cord around the gear...

How are you wrapping the cord around the gear leg, photo would be nice. I just finished doing the oring mod but I am open to other ideas. If the orings are not working I would give the shock cord a...
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03-21-2014, 09:02 AM
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Posted By motor12

Thanks guys, guess I will do the oring mod as...

Thanks guys, guess I will do the oring mod as described on the thread.
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03-20-2014, 04:03 PM
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Posted By motor12

Yes a cold start.

Yes a cold start.
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03-20-2014, 03:38 PM
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Posted By motor12

Today I really got to ring out my Revolver and...

Today I really got to ring out my Revolver and love it. Had a perfect day and took advantage. My DLE 20 now is hard to start by hand flipping. I have been using a starter and it starts almost...
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03-20-2014, 03:27 PM
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Posted By motor12

Did you guys do the gear mod as it is described...

Did you guys do the gear mod as it is described in this thread. If so I may go ahead with the mod. thanks
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03-19-2014, 06:34 AM
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Posted By motor12

The assembly of my H9 cub is just about complete....

The assembly of my H9 cub is just about complete. The only mod I did is adding the 6 inch Dubro tires, and convert to electric E-flite Power 160. I am waiting to see how the gear holds up with the...
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03-07-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By motor12

My Cub showed up today. Had fragile stickers, top...

My Cub showed up today. Had fragile stickers, top load only stickers all over the box. I did see light damage on one corner but was not about to refuse delivery for that. I took the box inside, took...
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03-07-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By motor12

I hope replacement parts are available for...

I hope replacement parts are available for awhile. There must be thousands of H9 cubs flying all over the planet...
Forum: Kit Building
03-07-2014, 07:31 AM
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Posted By motor12

Thanks Cub Man.... Motor12

Thanks Cub Man.... Motor12
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03-06-2014, 02:40 PM
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Posted By motor12

I looked all over for the 1/4 scale J3 Cub and...

I looked all over for the 1/4 scale J3 Cub and found one at Chief Aircraft, every place I looked they were out of stock. I like the Super cub but really wanted the J3. I hate when they discontinue an...
Forum: Kit Building
03-06-2014, 01:59 PM
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Posted By motor12

Cub man, i would love to be counted among the Cub...

Cub man, i would love to be counted among the Cub lovers on this forum .Can you issue me a number so I may join the Club Brotherhood. I am just now putting together a H9 1/4 scale cub that I am going...
03-04-2014, 07:37 AM
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Posted By motor12

Thanks sparky..

Thanks sparky..
03-04-2014, 07:20 AM
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Posted By motor12

Sparky, when you say 1/2 and full deflection on...

Sparky, when you say 1/2 and full deflection on the gyro are you using 50% gain and 100% gain , thanks
03-01-2014, 07:18 AM
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Posted By motor12

I also agree, it's usually dumb thumbs, at least...

I also agree, it's usually dumb thumbs, at least in my case. The FW190 is a nice performer. I have been plagued with gear problems but hope to have it all sorted out soon.
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02-24-2014, 11:39 AM
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Posted By motor12

I used Futaba S3305 with metal gears..

I used Futaba S3305 with metal gears..
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02-24-2014, 07:53 AM
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Posted By motor12

I went with the recommended 5 1/2 inches to start...

I went with the recommended 5 1/2 inches to start with keeping in mind what you had suggested. As I get more time on the airplane I will play with the CG. It flew very nice for a maiden, but you know...
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02-23-2014, 03:00 PM
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Posted By motor12

Got to maiden my Revolver today and all went...

Got to maiden my Revolver today and all went well. The DLE20 was a bit stubborn but kicked off after a bit and ran very good. I needed a few clicks of down elevator and that was it. it flies like its...
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