Search: Posts Made By: Skyhawk940
Showing results 1 to 25 of 126
Search took 0.59 seconds.
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2019, 04:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By Skyhawk940

Just my thoughts about servos. Digital servos...

Just my thoughts about servos. Digital servos are more precise and have higher holding power. I know my real old analog servos would get dirty on the var. resisters and not be so dependable. If...
01-31-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 201,118
Posted By Skyhawk940

OS 108 would be fine in a Kaos90. Plans are at...

OS 108 would be fine in a Kaos90. Plans are at http://www.airagestore.com/. My Saito 120 will pull it straight up outa sight. Foam wing at http://www.eurekaaircraft.com/foamwings/wing-k.htm. The cost...
Forum: Beginners
01-29-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 513
Posted By Skyhawk940

In todays radios, it depends on how far you're...

In todays radios, it depends on how far you're going to take it. Almost any 6 chan. radio system will work just fine and have enough features to fit your needs. If you want a high end, then you...
Forum: Beginners
01-29-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 519
Posted By Skyhawk940

Joining a club will save you a lot of money....

Joining a club will save you a lot of money. First, it will save you a few crashes and secondly, if you're really interested in flying and strapped for money, the club members will help you with...
01-09-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Skyhawk940

it is 3/16" not 1/8" I was wrong. Will try...

it is 3/16" not 1/8" I was wrong. Will try using real music wire and see. I'll bet that's the problem. The wire at Lowe's is too soft. Guy's, thanks for the help. Next question, can you solder...
01-08-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By Skyhawk940

.061 to .074 size to electric

Building a Mini Kaos and the plans call for a 061 to 074 engine. I'm going electric and need info for the correct size motor and ESC. Would a 370 and 18 amp be too much? I'm thinking it would be. ...
01-08-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Skyhawk940

plans called for 1/8" Skyhawk

plans called for 1/8"

Skyhawk
01-08-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Skyhawk940

landing gear wire

I build from plans and have a problem with my landing gear wire not being a strong as you get in kits. On my Kaos 90 I use 1/8" and it gets bent on every 'not so good' landing. I keep extras in my...
01-01-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By Skyhawk940

Pull the glowplug and drop a few drops of oil in...

Pull the glowplug and drop a few drops of oil in it. Put the plug back in and see if it helps, if not, it could be a leaking valve. Pull the valve covers and make sure you have some pushrod gaps. ...
12-26-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,225
Views: 201,118
Posted By Skyhawk940

After building and flying a Kaos 90 (love it),...

After building and flying a Kaos 90 (love it), I've started building a Mini Kaos. Coming right along. It has a 35" WS and going electric. Have photos if interested.

Skyhawk
12-01-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Skyhawk940

Hey, Flyboy, we lived in Omaha for a few years...

Hey, Flyboy, we lived in Omaha for a few years and in the Omahawks club.

Skyhawk
12-01-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Skyhawk940

Thanks, gives me some ideas. Now I remember...

Thanks, gives me some ideas. Now I remember about the monokote. flip one over and seal a bit of overlap together, now you have sticky on both sides to stick to the wood.
Thanks again

Skyhawk...
11-30-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By Skyhawk940

How to hinge thin wood?

Building a Mini Kaos to pair with my Kaos 90. The stab, elevator and rudder are 3/32" thick. Any ideas on how to hinge them??? That's very thin to work with. I've thought about using thread in a...
11-08-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By Skyhawk940

Big, Very big! You're talking big warbirds. ...

Big, Very big! You're talking big warbirds.

Skyhawk
Forum: Kit Building
11-08-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,688
Posted By Skyhawk940

Sounds like the old days when, if you wanted a...

Sounds like the old days when, if you wanted a plane, you had to design, gather up all the wood and build it yourself. I see the same foamies everywhere I go. I like to have something different. ...
11-07-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Skyhawk940

I built a Kaos 90 from plans and I love the way...

I built a Kaos 90 from plans and I love the way it flys. Satio 120 will pull it straight up forever. Just starting to build a Mini Kaos. Very easy to build with a foam wing. I think you'll like...
10-16-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,693
Posted By Skyhawk940

I use dental flose to tie them together. Very...

I use dental flose to tie them together. Very cheep and works great. Two times around between the wires. Never had one come apart, even in a crash and I've had a few of them.

Skyhawk
10-11-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 7,291
Posted By Skyhawk940

Goverment, mind your oun Business

I think its about time we all READ our Constitution and demand our Government to abide by it! AMA, yes, Government, no. Government, mind your our business and stay out of our hobby. I will never...
Forum: Beginners
08-07-2018, 12:29 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,439
Posted By Skyhawk940

I would take out all or most of the expo. When I...

I would take out all or most of the expo. When I have used expo, 30% or more, I tend to way over control. A little, little more, little more, WOW, too much!! Whenever I do use expo, it's 5 to 15% ...
Forum: Beginners
07-28-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,439
Posted By Skyhawk940

Good luck. I've had problem planes and asked...

Good luck. I've had problem planes and asked questions here. Some were good answers and others were not so good. Ended up crashing the plane before the problem was fixed. Next plane flew great,...
07-23-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By Skyhawk940

If you ever build, Please keep us posted. ...

If you ever build, Please keep us posted. Building is becoming a lost art.

Skyhawk
07-23-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By Skyhawk940

Good way to keep printer in shop clean. ...

Good way to keep printer in shop clean.

Skyhawk
07-22-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,359
Posted By Skyhawk940

I trace the parts onto plain paper. I tape the...

I trace the parts onto plain paper. I tape the paper to white poster board paper and cut them out. Now I have poster board templets of all my parts for later repairs or another build. Be sure to...
07-19-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5,280
Views: 195,178
Posted By Skyhawk940

When Pigs fly!

When Pigs fly!
07-18-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 445
Posted By Skyhawk940

I believe today you could buy almost any radio...

I believe today you could buy almost any radio and get good use out of it. Even the low end radios are still so much better than the hi end radios we had in the 70's and 80's. Depends on how much...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 126
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service