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11-01-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,181
Posted By andrew66

RE: whatcha think

Well, it looks different, so naturally i like it! So I take it this is a ducted fan?
One thing I noticed is the angle/height of the gear. It could make ground handling pretty tricky. Also, one...
10-29-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,634
Posted By andrew66

RE: 162

hey, any progress on the build? Been patiently waiting for an update
Forum: Beginners
10-23-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By andrew66

RE: Futaba servo and battery question.

if u want 5-6 flights then a good 1200mah pack will do you just fine. (depending on the size of model and duration of flight) i never did get why those servos say nicad only...
Forum: Kit Building
10-23-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By andrew66

RE: Wing Bolt Threading?

I personally like to use the threaded inserts that sig sells. As stated before, drilling and tapping the wood works too.
Forum: Kit Building
10-22-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,125
Posted By andrew66

RE: Anyone know of an online SIG seller?

im having the same troubles. most all the canadian suppliers have dried up. i really wanted a 1/4 spacewalker but not gonna happen. shipping is too much.
Forum: Kit Building
10-20-2010, 07:09 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 11,386
Posted By andrew66

RE: One Design Build

Same here. Loving the details! I watched the other thread that you did some time ago using the same methods. Great work! makes scratch building more appealing now.
Forum: Gas Engines
10-20-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 969,916
Posted By andrew66

RE: NEW DLE 20cc Gasser! (Data & Links 1st Post)

hey, quick question for jody: Does running avgas affect the warranty of these engines at all? I can get it really easy, and really cheap too. Basically I like the "no smell" characteristics of it...
10-19-2010, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,659
Posted By andrew66

RE: Don Smith Convair

not just yet. It did just roll off the assembly line!

It would be kinda cool to see someone gradually add "wear and tear" to a scale plane. Probably more work than its worth though...

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Forum: Gas Engines
10-19-2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By andrew66

RE: SPE 26 Engine and plane balance

You should always balance the airplane with an empty tank. (keeps from having a too aft CG when you are low on fuel. )
Forum: Gas Engines
10-12-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,765
Posted By andrew66

RE: JB Weld gasoline proof

I used to work at a factory in alberta that makes landscaping tiles out of recycled rubber from old tires. the molds that we used were made of high density polyetheylene. We tried about a hundred...
Forum: Kit Building
10-12-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By andrew66

RE: Seniorita vs LT-25

campgems: making a steerable tailwheel is easy! Just make a pull-pull system that links to the next holes in the servo arm, and solder a metal horn to the tailwheel unit. a flat piece of brass or...
Forum: Kit Building
10-12-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,228
Posted By andrew66

RE: Seniorita vs LT-25

having built and flown both, I would say the lt-25 is better as far as aerobatic capabilities (when i built the ailerons for the seniorita, they were a bit too small)
The lt is a very quick and...
Forum: Kit Building
10-03-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 24,125
Posted By andrew66

RE: Balsa USA Citabria Pro Build Countdown

I am going to be doing almost exactly the same project this winter. I was kinda thinking of using the dle 30, but not sure if it will be too much engine for the airframe. Ill be watching this...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-03-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6,892
Views: 969,916
Posted By andrew66

RE: NEW DLE 20cc Gasser! (Data & Links 1st Post)

I took this year off r/c, due to moving and new career. I was looking for an engine for my winter project (up here in the north, there isnt much to do in the winter) and im going to be building a...
Forum: Beginners
10-03-2010, 04:18 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,332
Posted By andrew66

RE: Sig Kadet LT .25

nice job on the 25! I built one a few years ago (i think my build thread is in this forum) I bet if a guy had nothing but time, he could build one in a matter of a couple days. They are a dream to...
10-03-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 26,634
Posted By andrew66

RE: 162

very nice work! One technique i was shown for making wing skins, is to join the sheets of balsa with contact cement. Works pretty good and is a fairly quick procedure providing that the sheets are...
Forum: Kit Building
02-28-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By andrew66

RE: Assembly Sequence

i have a sig seniorita build on here, that shows how i used koverall and minwax
Forum: Kit Building
02-24-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,678
Posted By andrew66

RE: Forgive me, for I have sinned.

im with ya. im thinking of an arf. mainly cause im in a hotel room, and want a new plane for the new season. its not all bad. but i would waaaaay rather build!
Forum: Gas Engines
02-24-2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,123
Posted By andrew66

RE: Captnjohn, Engine Guy

ya same here, im not sure whats going on with him. But i must say whatever it is, i hope it all works out. I am really grateful for all the contributions he has made on the forums. especially the...
02-24-2010, 02:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,543
Posted By andrew66

RE: One engine out on takeoff...or How to repair a twin engine airplane

man that just sucks. you did what we in the full scale world call VMCed it. it sucks, cause there is no real way to determine it in a model. obviously u did the right thing, cause its repairable. ...
Forum: Kit Building
02-22-2010, 10:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,697
Posted By andrew66

RE: Sky Shark Dauntless build

nice build! make sure to include your shop foreman in all the pics! would kinda be a neat twist to a build thread
Forum: Kit Building
09-27-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,729
Posted By andrew66

RE: Your favorite part of building

I really like building the fuse. I usually start with the wings and tail, so the fuse, for me is a major milestone in a build.
Forum: Kit Building
09-26-2009, 10:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,487
Posted By andrew66

RE: Arf Review in the Kit Build Forum?

I personally feel that "just anyone" could be a good candidate (providing that they dont represent the views of any company, ect. ) I am just anyone, as are most all the other fellow RCUers. I...
Forum: Kit Building
09-26-2009, 04:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,487
Posted By andrew66

RE: Arf Review in the Kit Build Forum?

actually, I would like to see reviews done for some of the laser cut kits. I really want to go that route, but dont want to use the "wrong guy"
Forum: Beginners
09-24-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,962
Posted By andrew66

RE: Question of ethics . . . needle valve tool

On my webra, the high speed needle has a bolt in it so I can use a ball driver. I had the ball driver pop out, and my hand came pretty damn close to the prop. Since then, I just use the "standard"...
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