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05-13-2007, 10:43 PM
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05-12-2007, 05:30 PM
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Posted By GrantK

Battery for the GP Fling

I noticed that Tower Hobbies recommends that you use a specially shape battery for the Fling. Would a normal 4.8V square NiCd work? Thanks
Forum: Kit Building
04-02-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,136
Posted By GrantK

RE: Tower Hobbies Fun 51

You realy don't need digitals for a plane like this. I doubte you'de notice any differnce. The Fun 51 was ment to be cheap, simple fun. Don't spoil it with a bunch of unnesisary expence and...
Forum: Kit Building
03-11-2007, 10:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,136
Posted By GrantK

RE: Tower Hobbies Fun 51

Looks good. Can't wait to hear how it flys.
02-26-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,174
Posted By GrantK

RE: How much time per week do you RC??????

OK I'm 16, obviously single, but am prety much married to school and my social life. Last year I probably advradged 5-10 hours building and maby two flying. But thus far this year I've probably been...
Forum: Sport Flying
02-26-2007, 10:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,824
Posted By GrantK

RE: 3D or not 3D that is the question?

Some 3D planes are electric but most are glow or gas. esspesaily the big 1/4, 1/3 aircraft you see in compititions. Electric planes can now match the preformance of gas engines (even on the big guys)...
Forum: Kit Building
02-21-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,136
Posted By GrantK

Forum: Kit Building
02-21-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,136
Posted By GrantK

RE: Tower Hobbies Fun 51

PICS! PICS! PICS! PICS!:D
Forum: Kit Building
02-15-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,101
Posted By GrantK

RE: Best kit out there

Yeah, go with a Sig cub. I've never build one, but I've head plenty. There grea kits. In my opinion Sig is the best of the big manufacurers.
Forum: Kit Building
02-14-2007, 03:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,472
Posted By GrantK

RE: Kit vs Arf

Oh, not anouther one of these discussions. I've seen several of these here, in the arf forum, scale, warbird, giant. And none of them ever got anywhere. If you enjoy building, build. If you don't,...
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,136
Posted By GrantK

RE: Tower Hobbies Fun 51

Sweet :D. Good choice, 3004s will do the job just fine. No point in having more $$$ in the servos than the plane.:D
Forum: Kit Building
02-01-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,379
Posted By GrantK

RE: Wing Mfg B25 Build

Looks like your making good progress, I'm looking forward to following this one.
Forum: Kit Building
01-31-2007, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,127
Posted By GrantK

Forum: Kit Building
01-31-2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,136
Posted By GrantK

RE: Tower Hobbies Fun 51

Anyold servo will do. I use Futaba 3003 standard and they seem to work just fin. This is a fun fly/sport model. If I were you I'd save the expensive stuff for a gaint sclale (or somthing similar) and...
Forum: Kit Building
01-31-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,442
Posted By GrantK

RE: Sig Kadet LT-40 Engine Size?

I had a .46FX on mine and I would describe it as the perfict power plant for this airplane. I've also flown it with a .40LA and I'd say thats about the minimum, couldn't even get it to roll with that...
Forum: Kit Building
01-31-2007, 09:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,136
Posted By GrantK

RE: Tower Hobbies Fun 51

I would leave the wing and servo set up as is. Even with the permanently mounted wing its pretty compact. As for mounting the servos in the rear fuse, I'd just leave them where they are. The controls...
Forum: Kit Building
01-30-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,136
Posted By GrantK

RE: Tower Hobbies Fun 51

I love mine, fly it for two years with a 40LA and it did great. I got a ST51 for it for Christmas. I took that as an oppreotunaty to to recover it with silkspan and dope. I can't wait to get it in...
01-28-2007, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By GrantK

Which is lighter, silkspan or monokote?

I rebuilding a 1/2a stealth sport and have a lot of extra silkspan and black monokote and would like to know which would be lighter, presuming 2-4 cotes of dope. Thanks
01-27-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By GrantK

RE: What plane do you guys recomend for a cox .049

I hate to be picky but a plans built plane realy isn't what I'm looking for. Guess I should have been more specific. Which of the planes kited by one of the major manufatorers (liner, sig, HofB,...
01-27-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By GrantK

What plane do you guys recomend for a cox .049

I've got a Cox .049 (I don't know what model) I got of one of there plastic C/L models years ago. I've had it on glider/power pod duty for a long time. But know I want to give it a good home in a...
Forum: Kit Building
01-27-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,532
Posted By GrantK

RE: Sig LT 40 Tail wheel conversion

What ever you do, don't even think about conecting the rudder directly to the tailwheel. I tried that and had rebuild the whole tail section before I finaly gave up. Do what Hughes500E said, that...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-25-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By GrantK

RE: Four-Stroke Engine Question

Awesome, thanks so much guys. I tried starting it at full throttle and the thing fired up on the first revolution. Thanks for all the help.

Blue Skies and Tailwinds.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-25-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By GrantK

RE: Four-Stroke Engine Question

Thanks for all the help. I'm loading the manual as I type this, I have been trying to start with the throtle at idle. I'll try it full open. If that doesn't work I'll check for the O rings and all...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-25-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By GrantK

RE: Four-Stroke Engine Question

OK, I got the glow plug glowing as bright as the sun and the engine is gettign fuel but the darn thing still won't fire. I guess the only thing left is the valve timeing. Campgens, I took the cam...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-24-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,879
Posted By GrantK

RE: Four-Stroke Engine Question

Thanks for all the help. I'm thinking it must be the glow plug, I took it out to check it again and saw no visible glowing, though it did fisel when I put some fuel on it. I'll try changing the...
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