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Forum: The Clubhouse
01-07-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7,534
Views: 340,849
Posted By Scorpionjack

Offensive?

Josiah;
Why in the heck is it offensive that a bunch of old farts want to reminis about years past. Your the age of some of my grandchildren. Most of you are talking about foamies, FPVs etc.. We...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-17-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 7,534
Views: 340,849
Posted By Scorpionjack

Q500 to UC electric

that's right I cut a old spickler 500 wing embedded CD sheeted vacuum sealed, spickler fuse. Now comes the modifications......
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-22-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7,534
Views: 340,849
Posted By Scorpionjack

thanks doesn't matter where you live I can send...

thanks doesn't matter where you live I can send it...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-22-2018, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,534
Views: 340,849
Posted By Scorpionjack

Only as Old as I feel

Seems I fit this category as when I was born father still had nitro on his hands flying Combat in Waco TX 1952. He put me on a handle in 1957, flew junior competition in hawaii, New Hampshire and...
Forum: 3D Flying!
10-15-2003, 09:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,752
Posted By Scorpionjack

RE: Jason Shulman's Extra

Anyone know the email address for extremeflightrc?
Forum: Q-500 Racing
01-26-2003, 06:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,822
Posted By Scorpionjack

The best Pylon racer

Bill;
Agreed! But to the fact that it's possible to run engines designed for FAI in a Q-500. I saw this kind of lunacy at the Tangerine in 1988 F-1 engines Tuned Pipes and FAI Fuel. As well under...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
01-26-2003, 04:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,822
Posted By Scorpionjack

The best Pylon racer

Speedman;
You need to look at increasing the size of that prop on the GRRT. Your running a prop in the 25 size engine area. Not the 40 size, RPM's are good if the prop matches the motor as well as...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
11-27-2002, 01:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,849
Posted By Scorpionjack

single Aileron

Contender;
Reference your question on the single aileron:

No! Not really a good alternative to practice and good flying. The single aileron takes more control to do the job than conventional. ...
Forum: Kit Building
11-13-2002, 03:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By Scorpionjack

Read Before Buying!!

ncf1;
I saw that aircraft years ago when it first hit the market in Japan. I've seen it fly, thought it was cute for an ARF! But thats as far as it went.
Back about 20 years ago Byron's had a line...
Forum: Beginners
11-13-2002, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 908
Posted By Scorpionjack

Kit Questions

Sigment? LOL Thats like going back 30 years and using Ambroid again.
Since the introduction of CA's, Carpenter white glues, and epoxy's. There has been never been a need for me to go backwards and...
Forum: Kit Building
11-12-2002, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,140
Posted By Scorpionjack

Read Before Buying!!

Those aren't kits! There ARF's
Kits= Building
ARF's=Assembly
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-12-2002, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 420
Posted By Scorpionjack

Hirobo Stream 50

YS-63 w/ a hatori pipe 12 X 7 APC. Yes it can compete in any aerobatics arena. It can also hover! Torque Roll! Harrier! as well as many other maneuvers. It goes where you point it, key point to F3A...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-07-2002, 03:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,593
Posted By Scorpionjack

Senior Balance

Ryan;

If your going to use the 46, then move it as far forward as the mounts will allow. put the battery under the tank again as far as it will go. Balance the aircraft so it balances right on...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-04-2002, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Scorpionjack

First Electric Starter

Bill;
Back in the 50's our first starter was against a veco spinner on a B, C and D Proto speed planes. This was a bicylce turned upside down and the spinner placed against the rear tire. Once...
Forum: Beginners
10-28-2002, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Scorpionjack

Needle Valve

John;

2 Strokes basically are very simple to adjust the same basically regardless of temperature changes for sport engines.

Start your motor and let it run for about 30 sec to bring up the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-27-2002, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Scorpionjack

Need Help with Sig Senior ARF

Who said anything about ballooning?

The Senior is an excellent flying aircraft. As you mentioned the right engine! Balance without added balast is the key to a light aircraft with years of use...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-27-2002, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 667
Posted By Scorpionjack

Sig Senior ARF

PLJ;
As for mounting the Saito at 90 degrees there is only one problem. Centering the engine for the Cowl, to allow the exhaust to deflect properly. As you've noticed your tank location on the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-21-2002, 11:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,593
Posted By Scorpionjack

Kadet Senior Balance?

Maybe this is a little late but what the heck! After reading these posts reference the Senior, and since I've built 7 of them over the years for people. I had to see just how good it really was.
...
Replies: 46
Views: 3,811
Posted By Scorpionjack

Servo City

Ditto! They are such a good bunch to deal with. Can't anything better than it's been a pleasure to deal with them.
10-14-2002, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By Scorpionjack

SLC Q-500

Pathous;
Years ago I met some guys out on the Flats we flew Q-500 there. Frank Pace and some of the others have to still be around. John Sandusky I'm sure can put you in touch with some of the...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
10-03-2002, 11:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 783
Posted By Scorpionjack

Nicer site

Thats terrible! All they did was take a great site like RCuniverse and plagiarize it calling it by a different name.
10-03-2002, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,324
Posted By Scorpionjack

Sig and an LT-40 ARF

Sig needs to be commended! I'm not going into extensive detail but a LT-40 ARF while test flying it on the third flight had the Servo tray rip out during flight.

Notified Sig of the problem,...
09-19-2002, 01:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,065
Posted By Scorpionjack

Fiberglasing Wing Joints

Rodney;
I agree that saran wrap does work! For a beginner I try to keep it as easy as possible. With Saran wrap to much epoxy or fiber glass resin creates a small ripple effect, when you apply the...
09-15-2002, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,065
Posted By Scorpionjack

Microballoons

Micro balloons, contain soda lime and borosilicate glass.

Microballoons is a filling process not a strengthening process. Using a 3;1 ratio mixed with a prepared Epoxy resin you can use this...
08-05-2002, 03:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 874
Posted By Scorpionjack

was 'AMA Magazine-Pylon'

Don;
It's just strange that good threads are lost for no apparent rhime or reason. I'll check some of my personal posts on threads that have been removed. But I think RCUniverse uses a Common...
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