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Forum: Kit Building
08-23-2004, 12:33 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 118,574
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Good covering jobs!

Is this thread only for models covered with plastic films? Here's my recently completed 1/6 scale Sig Liberty Sport covered with silk and painted with Sig dope :)
08-03-2004, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5,779
Views: 786,847
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Best scale photo!

My 1/6 scale Liberty Sport from an old Sig kit. This is a photo taken in June when it was just completed enough to fly at SEFF. I've continued to add more finishing details and will post another...
Forum: Kit Building
07-13-2004, 04:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,497
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Covering scheme for Ultimate Bipe

Here's a web page dedicated to the Ultimate: http://moleski.net/ULTBIPE/index.htm
Forum: Kit Building
07-13-2004, 04:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,497
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Covering scheme for Ultimate Bipe

Hmm... forget the green and yellow one, looks too much like a John Deere tractor:)

Here's a few more:
Forum: Kit Building
07-13-2004, 01:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,497
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Covering scheme for Ultimate Bipe

OK, so you don't like that one :D.
Here's a couple of full-scale ones.
Forum: Kit Building
07-13-2004, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,497
Posted By GeraldO

Forum: Kit Building
06-27-2004, 12:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Ron Daniels Tempest Tips

Have you tried Ron's web-site? http://www.rwdrc.com/
Forum: Kit Building
06-25-2004, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Anyone put of of these together yet, Eindecker E1 from Srbatteries?

The kits aren't shipping yet. They may be ready to go around the end of the month though. I'll be doing a review article on it, so stay tuned.
06-24-2004, 03:36 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,920
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Anybody seen the new E-Flite Tribute or Ultimate profile?

I've got two of the Ultimates that I just won in the raffles at SEFF last weekend.
According to Horizon they are waiting on the motor systems to be available and that is at least one of the...
06-06-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,438
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Flying the Sig Liberty Sport

I'm at this same point in completion of mine. Was going to work on the struts today so this is timely. DAW, can you tell more about this nylon "L" bracket you referred to? Is it something you had to...
Forum: Kit Building
06-04-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,473
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Sig Liberty Sport Building Manual???

It's been out of production for a few years now but you can still find kits for sale now and then. Usually there will be one on ebay every couple weeks or so.
Forum: Kit Building
06-03-2004, 12:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,473
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Sig Liberty Sport Building Manual???

I'm just about done building mine. It's going to be electric powered. I've got tons of construction photos; let me know if you need any help or tips. Here's a few photos, one in the bones and a...
Forum: Kit Building
05-26-2004, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Somethin Extra w/ HB .61?

I've had an older (pre-schneurle) K&B .61 in mine and it flew way better and with more power and torque than another with an OS.46FX.
The K&B is a very light engine for its size though at about...
04-05-2004, 09:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 909
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Microballoons?

There are two kinds of microballoons, the ones made of glass, and a kind made from phenolic plastic. I prefer the phenolic type for a few reasons. The phenolic type is lighter weight, I think they...
04-05-2004, 09:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,582
Posted By GeraldO

RE: How do I cover with Silk?

I'm building a kit right now that is getting silk covered. It's an old Sig Liberty Sport biplane kit. So far I've got it all framed up and have started covering.
I'm using a bit of an...
04-05-2004, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,283
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Liberty Sport

Joe, sent you pm.
04-04-2004, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Guillow's Stearman to electric?

Eric, I converted one of these several years ago. It was one of my first electric conversions so I had to revise the setup several times till I got it flying ok. See my web page for some details:...
03-27-2004, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,803
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Old Timer On The Tarmac......

Looks like photo-shopped "way back now" :D Is that a 4-stroke muffler I see up front? ;)
03-27-2004, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 863
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Ignition Engine ID

It is an Ohlsson & Rice .60.
It might fetch about $50 on ebay in its present filthy condition, assuming that it is in good condition internally. It is missing the fuel bowl, and prop drive washer,...
Replies: 148
Views: 211,513
Posted By GeraldO

RE: How does a brushless motor work?

Most of today's ESCs, brushless and brushed type, already have the capability to vary the chopping frequency. When you power up the ESC you can usually hear tones generated in the motor which are...
Replies: 148
Views: 211,513
Posted By GeraldO

RE: How does a brushless motor work?

The speed of the motor is regulated by 'chopping' the current (turning it on-off rapidly) at part throttle. With the current being chopped the average torque is reduced so it spins the load slower....
Replies: 148
Views: 211,513
Posted By GeraldO

RE: How does a brushless motor work?

Matt, the ESC is indeed a DC device. There is no AC current in it. I have designed 3-phase brushless motor controls too so I understand quite well how they work. You are correct that the ESC turns...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-14-2004, 10:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,722
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Old Olson & Rice .23 Engine

Some of the 1/4 x 32 threaded spark plugs had a 3/8 hex size and others others had a 5/16 hex. The plugs with actual 3/8 threads could not possibly be made to fit the OR.23, it would be practically...
Forum: Kit Building
03-14-2004, 10:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,661
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Show Your Sig SE's

Here's a photo of mine a couple years ago when I was flying it electric powered. Later I took the Electric gear out to use in another plane so I dropped a K&B .61 in the SE.
03-14-2004, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By GeraldO

RE: Forgot to unplug!

Your pack will probably be OK. Since the voltage was low but not totally flat, and for a short time, I'd recommend charging it at the 0.1C rate as you thought. Do it in a safe place and monitor it...
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