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Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 01-13-2018, 06:10 PM
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Posted By c550
Very nice, thats a foam core with butt joints and...

Very nice, thats a foam core with butt joints and only reinforced with fiberglass?
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 01-13-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By c550
Thanks for the info. I'm hoping with mini servos...

Thanks for the info. I'm hoping with mini servos and smaller battery I can keep the weight down. I am planning on a small ply wing joiner, just cant see fiberglass strip keeping the wings on.
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 01-13-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By c550
I need the instructions for the T-6 to find out...

I need the instructions for the T-6 to find out the control throws and their method of joining the wing sections, before or after sheeting. I guess any set of Jemco instructions would get me close...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 12-13-2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By c550
I'm in the same boat, does anyone have a set of...

I'm in the same boat, does anyone have a set of instructions?

Thanks
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-12-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By c550
Jemco T-6 help

I just picked up a nib Jemco T-6 but it doesn't have the instructions. Anyone out there have an old set they can copy?

Thanks in advance.

Dave
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 12-03-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 221
Posted By c550
Seeking Pilot PT-19 rib templates

Fellow builders. I picked up a neglected Pilot PT-19 1/5 scale kit. It is framed up but I am missing the the ends of most of the wing ribs. I'm hoping someone out there has templates for the wing...
Forum: Glow Engines 11-07-2017, 07:24 AM
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Posted By c550
I really like the turbo header mufflers-I just...

I really like the turbo header mufflers-I just wish he would make them to fit the Saito .30 and .40a.
Forum: Glow Engines 11-06-2017, 09:39 AM
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Posted By c550
Hobbsy, How did you fit a turbo header on...

Hobbsy,

How did you fit a turbo header on the Saito .40A?
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-20-2017, 09:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By c550
Its cool stuff. Can you give more detail on how...

Its cool stuff. Can you give more detail on how you made the tips?
Forum: Glow Engines 08-15-2017, 10:06 AM
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Posted By c550
I have a 2000 mah Life battery, It can do about...

I have a 2000 mah Life battery, It can do about three flights before I recharge it.
Forum: Glow Engines 08-14-2017, 08:39 AM
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Posted By c550
No, I think there are a lot of factors other than...

No, I think there are a lot of factors other than just the engine that will affect the final position of the needle. i.e. tank position length of fuel line run and fuel line size. Mine never came...
Forum: Glow Engines 08-12-2017, 08:57 AM
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Views: 2,144,242
Posted By c550
I srtuggled with my 450r3 for a while trying to...

I srtuggled with my 450r3 for a while trying to balance the cylinders. You might have the one on the lower left not running well(too rich). I solved it by converting it to glow ignition from C H...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-26-2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By c550
I run it on methanol. I ordered the fiberglass...

I run it on methanol. I ordered the fiberglass specialties F4U-4 cowl. The engine fits with out any cut outs.
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-26-2017, 05:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By c550
No, CH ignitions makes a glow ignition kit for...

No, CH ignitions makes a glow ignition kit for it. I never could get the cylinders to balance well on glow, once I added the ignition it runs fine.
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-25-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By c550
I have this kit with the Saito 450r3, once I...

I have this kit with the Saito 450r3, once I converted the engine to glow ignition I'm happy with the combination.
Replies: 17
Views: 886
Posted By c550
I have a Top flite giant corsair, I use the...

I have a Top flite giant corsair, I use the Futaba 18mz. two weeks ago I took off and the model didn't 'feel' right as I made my first turn. as I was on the downwind leg I got a low voltage alarm. ...
Forum: Glow Engines 04-13-2017, 08:57 AM
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Views: 2,144,242
Posted By c550
Saito lovers some advise please. I just got a...

Saito lovers some advise please. I just got a Saito 100 that was described as new in box. http://www.rcuniverse.com/market/item.cfm?itemId=1103256 However, upon inspection the bearings are stuck and...
Forum: Questions and Answers 01-18-2017, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By c550
I get good results from a Xoar 17x8.

I get good results from a Xoar 17x8.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-03-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,539
Views: 314,087
Posted By c550
raaf, You might think seriously about CH...

raaf,

You might think seriously about CH ignitions. I have a Saito 450r3 that I never could get to run well until I broke down and got the ignition. Now the cylinders are much more balanced and...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-29-2016, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10,563
Views: 1,376,554
Posted By c550
A lack of a good runway has been a problem, I was...

A lack of a good runway has been a problem, I was hosted by a flying buddy at his club with a very nice grass runway. Our club is working on fixing the runway but until it improves i'm not flying...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-28-2016, 03:30 PM
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Views: 1,376,554
Posted By c550
After a year and a half as a hangar queen I got a...

After a year and a half as a hangar queen I got a flight on my Corsair. I couldn't fly it because of a lack of a decent runway and trouble with the Saito 450. I finally broke down and put ignition on...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-16-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,623
Posted By c550
I wont use gas either, I had a ST 3000 in a 25...

I wont use gas either, I had a ST 3000 in a 25 pound Pica Spitfire. The performance was ok but not great. I had a Moki 180 in a 20 pound Yellow P-47. It had pretty good power but was hard to start as...
Forum: Futaba Radios Direct support forum 12-02-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By c550
Just a note on my service experience

I sent my 18MZ in for an end of season check up and to fix a minor problem. I just wanted to comment on the fast turn around and excellent service from Futaba.

Regards,

Dave
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-29-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By c550
Just to add a little insight to my gyro use. I...

Just to add a little insight to my gyro use. I have it in a Top Flite Spitfire. The narrow gear make it a little more of a challenge when it comes to takeoff and landing. The gyro does not eliminate...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-26-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,165
Posted By c550
I have just started using on of these futaba...

I have just started using on of these futaba units; http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXGCDV&P=7 very easy to set up if you use futaba
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