Search: Posts Made By: andrew66
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 1.21 seconds.
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 11-01-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,114
Posted By andrew66
RE: whatcha think

Well, it looks different, so naturally i like it! So I take it this is a ducted fan?
One thing I noticed is the angle/height of the gear. It could make ground handling pretty tricky. Also, one...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-29-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,451
Posted By andrew66
RE: 162

hey, any progress on the build? Been patiently waiting for an update
Forum: Beginners 10-23-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By andrew66
RE: Futaba servo and battery question.

if u want 5-6 flights then a good 1200mah pack will do you just fine. (depending on the size of model and duration of flight) i never did get why those servos say nicad only...
Forum: Kit Building 10-23-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By andrew66
RE: Wing Bolt Threading?

I personally like to use the threaded inserts that sig sells. As stated before, drilling and tapping the wood works too.
Forum: Kit Building 10-22-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,057
Posted By andrew66
RE: Anyone know of an online SIG seller?

im having the same troubles. most all the canadian suppliers have dried up. i really wanted a 1/4 spacewalker but not gonna happen. shipping is too much.
Forum: Kit Building 10-20-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,610
Posted By andrew66
RE: One Design Build

Same here. Loving the details! I watched the other thread that you did some time ago using the same methods. Great work! makes scratch building more appealing now.
Forum: Gas Engines 10-20-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,857
Views: 915,854
Posted By andrew66
RE: NEW DLE 20cc Gasser! (Data & Links 1st Post)

hey, quick question for jody: Does running avgas affect the warranty of these engines at all? I can get it really easy, and really cheap too. Basically I like the "no smell" characteristics of it...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 10-19-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,205
Posted By andrew66
RE: Don Smith Convair

not just yet. It did just roll off the assembly line!

It would be kinda cool to see someone gradually add "wear and tear" to a scale plane. Probably more work than its worth though...

...
Forum: Gas Engines 10-19-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 479
Posted By andrew66
RE: SPE 26 Engine and plane balance

You should always balance the airplane with an empty tank. (keeps from having a too aft CG when you are low on fuel. )
Forum: Gas Engines 10-12-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,751
Posted By andrew66
RE: JB Weld gasoline proof

I used to work at a factory in alberta that makes landscaping tiles out of recycled rubber from old tires. the molds that we used were made of high density polyetheylene. We tried about a hundred...
Forum: Kit Building 10-12-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By andrew66
RE: Seniorita vs LT-25

campgems: making a steerable tailwheel is easy! Just make a pull-pull system that links to the next holes in the servo arm, and solder a metal horn to the tailwheel unit. a flat piece of brass or...
Forum: Kit Building 10-12-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By andrew66
RE: Seniorita vs LT-25

having built and flown both, I would say the lt-25 is better as far as aerobatic capabilities (when i built the ailerons for the seniorita, they were a bit too small)
The lt is a very quick and...
Forum: Kit Building 10-03-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 21,065
Posted By andrew66
RE: Balsa USA Citabria Pro Build Countdown

I am going to be doing almost exactly the same project this winter. I was kinda thinking of using the dle 30, but not sure if it will be too much engine for the airframe. Ill be watching this...
Forum: Gas Engines 10-03-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6,857
Views: 915,854
Posted By andrew66
RE: NEW DLE 20cc Gasser! (Data & Links 1st Post)

I took this year off r/c, due to moving and new career. I was looking for an engine for my winter project (up here in the north, there isnt much to do in the winter) and im going to be building a...
Forum: Beginners 10-03-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,493
Posted By andrew66
RE: Sig Kadet LT .25

nice job on the 25! I built one a few years ago (i think my build thread is in this forum) I bet if a guy had nothing but time, he could build one in a matter of a couple days. They are a dream to...
Forum: Scratch Building, Aircraft Design, 3D/CAD 10-03-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,451
Posted By andrew66
RE: 162

very nice work! One technique i was shown for making wing skins, is to join the sheets of balsa with contact cement. Works pretty good and is a fairly quick procedure providing that the sheets are...
Forum: Kit Building 02-28-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By andrew66
RE: Assembly Sequence

i have a sig seniorita build on here, that shows how i used koverall and minwax
Forum: Kit Building 02-24-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,580
Posted By andrew66
RE: Forgive me, for I have sinned.

im with ya. im thinking of an arf. mainly cause im in a hotel room, and want a new plane for the new season. its not all bad. but i would waaaaay rather build!
Forum: Gas Engines 02-24-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,987
Posted By andrew66
RE: Captnjohn, Engine Guy

ya same here, im not sure whats going on with him. But i must say whatever it is, i hope it all works out. I am really grateful for all the contributions he has made on the forums. especially the...
Forum: Crash & Rebuild 02-24-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,438
Posted By andrew66
RE: One engine out on takeoff...or How to repair a twin engine airplane

man that just sucks. you did what we in the full scale world call VMCed it. it sucks, cause there is no real way to determine it in a model. obviously u did the right thing, cause its repairable. ...
Forum: Kit Building 02-22-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,092
Posted By andrew66
RE: Sky Shark Dauntless build

nice build! make sure to include your shop foreman in all the pics! would kinda be a neat twist to a build thread
Forum: Kit Building 09-27-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,563
Posted By andrew66
RE: Your favorite part of building

I really like building the fuse. I usually start with the wings and tail, so the fuse, for me is a major milestone in a build.
Forum: Kit Building 09-26-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,315
Posted By andrew66
RE: Arf Review in the Kit Build Forum?

I personally feel that "just anyone" could be a good candidate (providing that they dont represent the views of any company, ect. ) I am just anyone, as are most all the other fellow RCUers. I...
Forum: Kit Building 09-26-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,315
Posted By andrew66
RE: Arf Review in the Kit Build Forum?

actually, I would like to see reviews done for some of the laser cut kits. I really want to go that route, but dont want to use the "wrong guy"
Forum: Beginners 09-24-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,648
Posted By andrew66
RE: Question of ethics . . . needle valve tool

On my webra, the high speed needle has a bolt in it so I can use a ball driver. I had the ball driver pop out, and my hand came pretty damn close to the prop. Since then, I just use the "standard"...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:52 AM.