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04-18-2007, 08:01 PM
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Posted By captnem

What engine to substitute a two .25 size ducted fan setup

Heys guys I am going to convert a Royal Cessna Citation to regular engines. I am going to extend a mounting platform just far enough out to accommodate a non ducted fan setup. I am not sure how much...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-16-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 160,966
Posted By captnem

RE: Great Planes 1/4 scale Gene Soucy Extra 300S

Hey guys, I have a complete Soucy Extra that I bought a few months ago. It has the 1.60 FX and a Futaba 9cap. I flew it about 7 times, before it got too cold. the engine was broken in per the O.S....
Forum: Kit Building
11-28-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 16,449
Posted By captnem

RE: Marutaka kits

I have the Royal Cessna Citation. It is 75% complete. I am going to use electric ducted fans on it.
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-21-2006, 01:56 PM
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Views: 160,966
Posted By captnem

RE: Great Planes 1/4 scale Gene Soucy Extra 300S

Ok, stupid question here, but how do I set up the needle valve extension wire through the cowl? I have a 1.60 FX in it. Can somebody help??
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-05-2006, 02:52 AM
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Views: 160,966
Posted By captnem

RE: Great Planes 1/4 scale Gene Soucy Extra 300S

Are most of you using regular standard fuel tubing? I am debating if I should use large or medium. Also, is it better to use a fuel dot, or a fuel port? Thanks!
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-12-2006, 01:11 PM
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Views: 160,966
Posted By captnem

RE: Great Planes 1/4 scale Gene Soucy Extra 300S

Could you guys post what kind of servos you are using? Does anyone use the Futaba 3305? I was thinking that servo for the rudder. Thanks!!
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-12-2006, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 160,966
Posted By captnem

RE: Great Planes 1/4 scale Gene Soucy Extra 300S

Hey would you guys suggest a radio for me. I am trying to make up my mind if I should buy a Futaba 7cap or a Hitec Optic 6. I like the fact that the Hitec has a dual elevator servo function to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-10-2006, 01:33 PM
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Views: 160,966
Posted By captnem

RE: Great Planes 1/4 scale Gene Soucy Extra 300S

Hey guys, I got my extra a couple of days ago. I opened the box, and started to inspect everything. I was pretty upset with what I found. First one of the wings has a huge hole in the leading edge,...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-10-2006, 12:51 AM
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Views: 160,966
Posted By captnem

RE: Great Planes 1/4 scale Gene Soucy Extra 300S

Do any of you guys have an extra O.S. 1.60 FX sitting around for sale?
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-07-2006, 01:11 PM
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Views: 160,966
Posted By captnem

RE: Great Planes 1/4 scale Gene Soucy Extra 300S

Hey Rich, I am an aspiring captain. I am working on my Flight Instructor certificate currently. I hope to work for an airline or corporation someday. Sorry I didn't buy yours, but I put the plane on...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-07-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,503
Views: 160,966
Posted By captnem

RE: Great Planes 1/4 scale Gene Soucy Extra 300S

Hi everyone, I just ordered my GP Extra yesterday. Can you guys tell me what radio you are using? I have to buy a new one soon, and was thinking either the Futaba 7cap or 6exas?? I only have 3...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-04-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 298
Posted By captnem

Best Aerobatic ARF for me?

I have been flying for 15 years. I currntly have a Great Planes Extra 40. I am looking at getting into something bigger. I want something with about a 70 inch wingspan. I have looked at the GSP...
06-09-2006, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By captnem

Dave Brown Fiberglass Pushrods

I am installing a fiberglass pushrod in my airplane. I have it all setup, except for the connection to the servo. I am not sure how to securely connect it. The instructions say to measure and inch...
Forum: RC Jets
02-14-2006, 03:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 834
Posted By captnem

I need help with a ducted fan setup

I have a Royal cessna citation. It take the Kress RK20B fans. I am trying to locate some good engines to use with these fans. I have been leaning towards buggy engines. Has anyone ever done this...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-14-2006, 02:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By captnem

I need an O.S. 25 Ducted Fan Engine

If anyone has one or possibly two, I would like to buy them. I am putting them on a Royal Cessna Citation. Just PM me with details... Thanks so much!!! I believe the proper name for the engine is a...
Forum: Kit Building
02-09-2006, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By captnem

RE: Aligning a T-Tail

bump, anyone??
Forum: Kit Building
02-07-2006, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By captnem

Aligning a T-Tail

Hey guys, I am building a Royal Cessna Citation. I was wondering if anyone has advice on how to properly align the tail feathers? This is proving to be a little tricky. Thanks
02-05-2006, 11:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 124
Posted By captnem

Sent in receiver for service....

I sent my receiver in early last week (Jan 30,31?) I never got an email indicating that the shop got it. I sent it in to Hobby Services in Illinois. On the webpage of Hobby Services, it says that I...
Forum: Kit Building
02-04-2006, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 632
Posted By captnem

Priming an engine

Hey guys, I have a Great Planes Extra 300 with an O.S. 46 FX on it. I was just wondering how do most people prime the engine? I cannot get my finger in the cowl to cover up the carb. Thanks!!
02-01-2006, 01:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By captnem

RE: Post your Retract Pics!!

Thank you so much guys!! I am now clear on the setup. I have a Royal Citation that I am working on...I am at the retract point in building. I now know what I will do. Thanks again!
01-31-2006, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By captnem

RE: Post your Retract Pics!!

I would like to see both the servo setup and the mechanism. I am debating if I should use stiff pushrod wire to connect the retracts to the servo or use braided cable? Thanks for all the responses so...
01-31-2006, 03:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,006
Posted By captnem

Post your Retract Pics!!

Hey guys, I was wondering if you would post some pics of your retract setup. I really would like to see mechanical retract setups. I am new to retracts and just need a little help. Thanks so much!!
11-30-2005, 07:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,012
Posted By captnem

Best covering for a fully sheeted model?

Hi guys, I have a Royal Cessna Citation that I will be finishing up very soon. I have elected not to paint it. I painted the last one that I had, and did not enjoy it, or like the results. I am...
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By captnem

Is this servo any good?

http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-RETRACT-SERVO-METAL-GEARS-THESE-SERVOS-103oz_W0QQitemZ6004352563QQcategoryZ19164QQssPageNameZWD1VQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

Just copy and paste. It is a GWS 136GM retract...
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Views: 240
Posted By captnem

Watned: Retract Servo

If anyone has a spare, or would like to just get rid of one, I would like to hear from you. Thanks

-Matt

Email: captnem@hotmail.com
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