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11-22-2005, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By sbd-5

RE: firewall install methods

depends on the model on fiberglass fuselages i apply cloth and either polyester or epoxey resin on the backside for reinforcement.on balsa fuselages i use epoxy and triangle stock behind the firewall...
Forum: Beginners
11-21-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,675
Posted By sbd-5

RE: CellPhones

a little courtesey used and this won't be an issue.people go to the field to fly,not bothered with ringing cell phones.those that bring cell phones turn them off or leave them in your car.you can...
11-21-2005, 02:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,349
Posted By sbd-5

RE: sweet stick .40

there is an arf stick around for under $100,if you want a copy of the plans pm me i have a set of sweet stick plans i can get copied at kinkos for around $8.
11-20-2005, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By sbd-5

RE: retract servo

any servo will work as all it does is move the valve,if you want to save weight and space then use a mini if you have a standard lying around use it.
11-19-2005, 06:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,349
Posted By sbd-5

RE: sweet stick .40

clocked my sweet stick with a webra speed 40 and 10-6 prop at 89 mph in a slight headwind and 99 mph downwind so average was 94 mph.used a surplus radar gun this was more than 20 years ago but that...
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2005, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By sbd-5

RE: PCM and FM radios, whats the difference?

pulse code modulation uses the same fm signal [ppm] and most pcm transmitters can be programmed to use either pcm or ppm[regular fm] so you can buy the less expensive recievers.the pcm rx will go...
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2005, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By sbd-5

RE: Dual conversion Vs. single conversion???

single conversion am hitec rx range is good for 2500 feet.while both fm rx are rated for over 1 mile plus.that was the reciever i was thinking of as well as the gws rx which have a 1000 ft range for...
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2005, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By sbd-5

RE: New toy

that should be fine.a plane flying faster than a park flyer in a small field run out of room quickly
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2005, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,518
Posted By sbd-5

RE: removal of prop on OS46

there you have it all,the right way the wrong way and the hurry up do it any way i don't care way.they all do the job you pick which one to use.
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2005, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By sbd-5

RE: New toy

first fly it as it comes it's a sail plane you should be fine if you keep it light and you can kill the engine and let the prop fold back for landing like a glider.unless the field is very large you...
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2005, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By sbd-5

RE: V tail connections

what is channel 1 and what is channel 4 on your tx when you move the sticks?usually ch 6 is an auxillary channel like flaps.i am guessing that 1 is elevater and 4 is rudder if this is correct then...
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2005, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,109
Posted By sbd-5

RE: Disorientation in the air?

the last posted sentence above is the best advice,do not fly so far away,stay in fairley close and low,stay above trees or bamboo..actually you need to fly ahead of the model.you need to know where...
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2005, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By sbd-5

RE: Magazines?

you can always ask your questions here and you will get different opinions from people with different experiences.the best thing is what alot of people used to do.visit a local flying field first and...
Forum: Beginners
11-19-2005, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By sbd-5

RE: Dual conversion Vs. single conversion???

correct,most park flrer rx are single conversion as the range they fly is not great due to their size and the cost to male single conversion rx are less.
Forum: Beginners
11-18-2005, 06:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 933
Posted By sbd-5

RE: Castor Oil?

all i can say is there are cheaper alternatives that do a better job.save the castor oil and add it to your fuel,the extra oil will not hurt.i think the oil content is on the low dide these days any...
Forum: Beginners
11-18-2005, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By sbd-5

RE: seal edges of covering material

ok there are places where you do not want seams.when covering a wing start with the bottom and cover the bottomincluding the top of the trailing and leading edges.then cover the top of the wing...
11-18-2005, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,959
Posted By sbd-5

RE: returning an ARF,,,

sounds like they may have re sold a returned item,i have had this happen in the past..some warehouse picker is looking for a kit and finds the return and ships it out.the re tape was from the person...
Forum: Beginners
11-18-2005, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,518
Posted By sbd-5

RE: removal of prop on OS46

use the copper glow plug washer inserted into the exhaust port to lock the piston while removing the nut.this is suggested technigue by clearance lee.i have used the hydraulic lock method when...
11-18-2005, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By sbd-5

RE: .049 Cox engine RC build

just remember to balance this with a full tank of fuel as the tank is behind the cg.that way you will not be tail heavy at launch.
11-17-2005, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By sbd-5

RE: Retract Gear - electric

you may have better luck finding just a suitable gear with all the cars and gear drives in use these days.how many teeth?gear diameter and shaft size?likes line may have something that may work as...
11-17-2005, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By sbd-5

RE: .049 Cox engine RC build

servos torque depends on the size area and amount of deflection of the control surface.you did not specify what size the model is.all servos can run on 4.8 volts without damage some can also use 6...
11-17-2005, 02:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,779
Posted By sbd-5

RE: B-36

would you like to veiw the jerry bale b-36 plans,they are the same size and are for electric power,will give you imformation on what size motors and control surface size?john
Forum: Beginners
11-16-2005, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 638
Posted By sbd-5

RE: An observation

sound about right but the first group should was me but it was more like before i damage $500 of equipment i am going to get help and learn to fly first.this was when minimum wage was $2.00/hr so we...
11-14-2005, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 448
Posted By sbd-5

RE: Inline Thrust

so whers the plane???????????
11-14-2005, 07:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,081
Posted By sbd-5

RE: My B-17 Kit is Here!! I Need Some help!!

terry, i can't tell if you got an early kit or a latter one,looks like yours has a white gelcoat.when i got my west craft b-17 the fuse was one piece came by yellow freight,the wings were not covered...
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