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Forum: Kit Building
05-04-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,490
Posted By R8893

Build it straight and you will be rewarded with a...

Build it straight and you will be rewarded with a really great flying model. I have had at least half a dozen Kaos variants and currently fly what I call a "Sorta Kaos." It is a combination of...
03-24-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By R8893

Why not use a simple brushed motor?

Why not use a simple brushed motor?
Forum: RC Jets
03-24-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By R8893

Why not use a simple brushed motor?

Why not use a simple brushed motor?
03-24-2019, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 714
Posted By R8893

Why not use a simple brushed motor?

Why not use a simple brushed motor?
03-08-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By R8893

Callie-Graphics. I have bought several sets from...

Callie-Graphics. I have bought several sets from her including custom work for a Caudron 450.
Forum: Kit Building
02-17-2019, 05:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 900
Posted By R8893

When I have had that issue I added a strip pf...

When I have had that issue I added a strip pf balsa to the top and bottom of the leading edge.
01-31-2019, 05:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 471
Posted By R8893

Mike, You are probably going to get as many...

Mike, You are probably going to get as many different opinions as there are responses to your post. I have bashed three sport/pattern planes to twins: Midwest Strikemaster, Kaos, and Direct...
Forum: Control Lines
01-04-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 457
Posted By R8893

I have done several 3-line set-ups on both...

I have done several 3-line set-ups on both carrier and scale models. I do mine so that pulling on the elevation lines give full throttle. This actually lets you fly the model with only 2 lines and...
Forum: Marketplace
12-11-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 104
Posted By R8893

Fox plugs

I will take all 11 for $40. How do you want paid? Can do PayPal to charsnyder46@gmail.com
Chuck Snyder
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-25-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By R8893

I did not totally follow your description of the...

I did not totally follow your description of the ribs changing thickness, but I suspect the wing will fly just fine. I designed an Aichi "Val" with a 23xx airfoil and used the tools my CAD program to...
Forum: Kit Building
11-21-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By R8893

I just finished painting my second Troublemaker...

I just finished painting my second Troublemaker from Eureka Models. First one fell victim to a defective elevator servo. https://www.eurekaaircraft.com/all_kits.htm Looks like there may be a couple...
10-10-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By R8893

Joe, I use a different CAD program, but TC...

Joe, I use a different CAD program, but TC probably has the same tools I use. I am basically self-taught, so there are probably easier ways. Be forewarned, it is a tedious project.

First I scan...
Forum: Marketplace
08-01-2018, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By R8893

I got mine for a 5th scale Chippy from Callie...

I got mine for a 5th scale Chippy from Callie Graphics.https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1800x1200/100_4582_123a8b11daa486759286b0cf4bf4b2ed2b962abd.jpg
Forum: Control Lines
07-27-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By R8893

I got one of those (a Green head .15) back in the...

I got one of those (a Green head .15) back in the late '50's by selling greeting cards. Part of a package with a Berkeley Dauntless. I never set it up with both needles, but the idea was that with...
07-25-2018, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By R8893

I have been flying twins for 40 years and have...

I have been flying twins for 40 years and have two at the moment. The only time they are different from a single is when one of the engines quits. All I can suggest to prepare yourself is to get very...
07-10-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 709
Posted By R8893

After covering and getting the typical wavy line...

After covering and getting the typical wavy line between colors I cut a strip of the darker color about 1/8" wide. Then I iron it along the separation with low heat and some tension to make a...
Forum: Control Lines
07-04-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By R8893

You lost me with the comments about the thrust...

You lost me with the comments about the thrust lines. Maybe somebody who takes C/L aerodynamics seriously will answer the "hinging" question, beats me. I'm just an engineer who believes in Newton's...
Forum: Control Lines
07-04-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By R8893

Your assumption on the vertical location is...

Your assumption on the vertical location is basically correct. I like to have the bell crank near the vertical and fore/aft CG location to avoid side or vertical loads on the leadout guides that the...
Forum: Kit Building
07-03-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 261
Posted By R8893

Reducing the dihedral will reduce the amount of...

Reducing the dihedral will reduce the amount of roll the rudder produces, and make the ailerons more effective.
Chuck
Forum: Control Lines
07-03-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,277
Posted By R8893

Location of the bell crank is not critical; some...

Location of the bell crank is not critical; some searching will turn up discussions suggesting that it can be anywhere. Having the pivot close to the CG is good though. Leadout guide location is...
Forum: Kit Building
05-26-2018, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 79,637
Posted By R8893

Go to McMaster-Carr and do a search for music...

Go to McMaster-Carr and do a search for music wire. Looks like the 1080 spec is what we want. Relatively cheap in a big coil.
Chuck
04-30-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By R8893

You are right about the pressure causing the...

You are right about the pressure causing the engine to quit lean. I don't remember the brand, but I had to plug one outlet of a muffler on a Super Tigre .90. I have measured the pressure on a...
02-04-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 831
Posted By R8893

Several years ago I worked with a team from the...

Several years ago I worked with a team from the Univ. of Cincinnati. There was a restriction on takeoff distance then, 200' I believe. I was their pilot and we flew with a gross weight of 33 or 34#...
01-27-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By R8893

I have done it.

I have done it.
11-07-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By R8893

I have Balsa USA SPAD with Hitec Aurora 9 2.4...

I have Balsa USA SPAD with Hitec Aurora 9 2.4 Ghz. Metal flying wires and metal pull-pull on rudder. No problems. Also scratch Handley-Page O-400 with metal rigging and pull-ups on rudder and...
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