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Forum: Q-40 Racing
08-16-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,608
Posted By AllanU

RE: My new Q40 STREGA airmodel

Hi Kevin

In my Candace which is the same I am sure,I cut a slot and glued the horn in from the back. Then filled in so it will not come out. It works fine.
Forum: Q-40 Racing
07-13-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 26,608
Posted By AllanU

RE: My new Q40 STREGA airmodel

Hey Kevin

Back in 2007 did you think that you would have one of these Strega's hangin on the wall?

Nice airplane.

Al
07-12-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,707
Posted By AllanU

RE: NATS practice day - pics

Save those salvaged hairs. They make good flies.....

I'm just glad Roy and Randy are OK. Gives me a chance to beat them at the Calgary Race in 2 weeks. (like that's guna happen)

Sounds like...
01-07-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,600
Posted By AllanU

RE: LS/SS/LS Conversion

$420 USD for a complete engine with muffler and spinner, you supply the case.

Al
12-21-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By AllanU

RE: Li Po charging

I think you can get an adapter like this one.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=7349

As for LIPO batteries to use. Look at this post on the NMPRA site

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Forum: Q-40 Racing
06-30-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,710
Posted By AllanU

RE: Sweet V, landing block repair

They are Hayes clevises. Black with metal pins for a 2/56 rod. Just bough some yesterday from PM Hobby.

Al
Forum: Q-40 Racing
06-30-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,067
Posted By AllanU

Nelson Long stroke muffler on a short stroke Q40 motor

I have been running Nelson short stroke in Q40 and have heard that you can get increased performance out of a short stroke by running the long stroke muffler and prop the motor like a long stroke...
06-04-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,723
Posted By AllanU

RE: DeNight Special - Pylon Racer????????

The Hanger 9 DeNight is too big for this electric formula 1 (EF-1) class. There is not much on this pylon universe forum about the new class. Have Look here

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Forum: Q-40 Racing
06-04-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By AllanU

RE: Nelson SS-Q40, propellor range

Hey Kevin

I have been using 7.4x8 and 7.4x7.8's I did buy a couple of 7.4x7.81's that I will run and see how they do. I ran one up on the ground to 23k.

Take that long stroke out of the bag...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
06-04-2010, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,044
Posted By AllanU

RE: HS 5245 digital servos for pylon

Jorge

I have used them in both Q500 and Q40 on aileron and elevator. I Have them in a Polecat and a Foxy Lady and not had any problems with them. It appears to me that they like 6 volts better...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
03-11-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 74,828
Posted By AllanU

RE: Post pictures of your RACERS!

Hey Kevin,

I have an old seeker that I am going to use for that race. It is seriously attracted to those shiney new airplanes.

See you there.

Al
12-28-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,463
Posted By AllanU

RE: shoebox joint

Try this link and look at updates 153 to 157. It is all about creating a joggle for a clean strong joint between 2 halves. This example is for a wing but the same principle applies.

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10-02-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 984
Posted By AllanU

RE: Wax type?

Try
www.cstsales.com/mold_release.html which is CST composities web site or

Dolphin wax from http://www.hmracinginc.com

Both very good

Al
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-04-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,342
Posted By AllanU

RE: V-Tail Layup Schedule

Hi Dave

So to summarize your layup, are the layers as follows? (not counting centre section)

0.75 oz first
1.4oz second
1/32 balsa Third
1.4 oz Fourth
0.75 oz fifth
peelply
Forum: Q-500 Racing
01-27-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,829
Posted By AllanU

RE: 66-012 airfoil

Jeff

I have a couple of templates/cad files if your still looking. The 66012 for 11.25% for us CPPRA flyers and the 66012 for 12% as well as 12.25% to get the 1 3/16 thickness( a little too...
01-06-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,216
Posted By AllanU

RE: Mold questions

What I used were the self adhesive rubber/plastic door bumpers like the ones on the inside of your kitchen cabinet doors so they so not bang when closed. The come in all sizes and shapes,...
12-01-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,059
Posted By AllanU

RE: How to fuse two halfs together

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_7459282/mpage_2/key_/tm.htm

There is also info in the most recent posts in above thread.

Al
09-30-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,012
Posted By AllanU

RE: Quickie 500 Fuselage layup question...

Thanks Kevin

I never thought of the wire with a small loop in it. That should work good. I will see how #2 works out.

Al
09-22-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,012
Posted By AllanU

RE: Quickie 500 Fuselage layup question...

Thanks Ed

I should of attatched a different picture. That picture was taken before I cut the hole in the wing saddle and the stab locations. I could make the hole a little larger to give more...
09-20-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 14,012
Posted By AllanU

RE: Quickie 500 Fuselage layup question...

Gents

I have built a mold using the same method and have a couple of questions. My seam did not turn out well. It can be fixed but the fuse is already 8 oz. Mostly because I think I overdid the...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
07-18-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,950
Posted By AllanU

RE: Q500 aileron torque rods

Hey Kevin

1/8" weldable rod from Canadian Tire. Just bought 2- 3 foot lengths today for $1.99 each. I have done the crisco and epoxy thing but now use aluminum tubing. It adds next to nothing...
05-18-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By AllanU

RE: Picked up some old stuff. Questions.....

I have been looking for some info on the old fs90, perhaps it is in your manual or info with the motor.

Does your manual spec what the valve gap spacing for the intake and exhaust valves should...
04-10-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,081
Posted By AllanU

RE: Q500 Fuse plug

Kevin

I can't wait to fly it! It will be ready for Saturday won't it.

Thats awsome. Now I am going to have to work on my plug some more.

Remember that exchange rate eh, 2 US Beer =...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-20-2008, 07:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By AllanU

RE: Need help

Or try at H&M Racing

http://www.hmracinginc.com/product.php?id=3

Al
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