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Forum: Kit Building
01-05-2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,261
Posted By Calvinman

not yet

Hi Jim, very close, I am going electric on it and just need to mount the battery etc. I have not had much time lately to build and fly as we bought a cabin that needed to be jacked up 24 inches,...
01-17-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,534
Posted By Calvinman

Thanks Scale only 4 me, it came with one and i...

Thanks Scale only 4 me, it came with one and i took it off. I will give it a try with the splitter on. :rolleyes:
01-17-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,534
Posted By Calvinman

Hi Doog-meister, I got a mini table saw from...

Hi Doog-meister, I got a mini table saw from Harbour Freight two Christmas ago and like it. It is great for cutting down sheets to make some square stock. It seems to bind a bit at the end of the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-12-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 385
Posted By Calvinman

Hi Jason, Welcome to RCU. You are right nothing...

Hi Jason, Welcome to RCU. You are right nothing is ever simple. You could use a remote that controls the power from an outlet. I got one with a garage door opener package I picked up. The...
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By Calvinman

What aircraft is that a picture of geneh-RCU?

What aircraft is that a picture of geneh-RCU?
Replies: 10
Views: 860
Posted By Calvinman

Hi Karolh, I would use them as long as you are...

Hi Karolh, I would use them as long as you are using them for what they are intended for(ie 40 to 60 size aircraft)

Calvi
09-26-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,681
Posted By Calvinman

looks like fun till someone catches on fire :D

looks like fun till someone catches on fire :D
Forum: Glow Engines
09-25-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Calvinman

If the 3 mm bolt does not fit, perhaps it has...

If the 3 mm bolt does not fit, perhaps it has been resized, you may have to go to a local hardware store and try different sizes until on fits, then you will know what size you are after.

Calvi
Forum: Glow Engines
09-25-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Calvinman

Hi Harry, I measured the screw on my OS...

Hi Harry,

I measured the screw on my OS 55 the best I could and got a .5 mm thread pitch and 3 mm bolt diameter. the length of the bolt is 3 and 1/2 cm from shoulder. Hope this helps. the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-25-2017, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By Calvinman

Hi jpeggy, I was just looking for the...

Hi jpeggy,
I was just looking for the same thing. I was looking for a 2 view of an os 46. Then I remembered that the plans for the Ultra Sport 40 has top and bottom view of both the 46 SF...
Forum: Beginners
08-29-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By Calvinman

Hi Ghia, I like the way you bundled your servo...

Hi Ghia, I like the way you bundled your servo leads using a tie inside a piece of fuel tubing. I'm Gonna use that technique from now on.:cool:

Calvi
Forum: Beginners
08-29-2017, 04:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By Calvinman

You need to get someone to inspect and test fly...

You need to get someone to inspect and test fly and trim out your plane, then as mentioned get someone to buddy box with you till you get the hang of it. Things happen very fast and until you are...
Forum: Beginners
08-29-2017, 04:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,011
Posted By Calvinman

I will second Jesters comment about not taking...

I will second Jesters comment about not taking your eyes off of the plane, but I check my timer on my tx while flying by holding up my tx so I can keep an eye on the plane and check how much time I...
08-29-2017, 02:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,380
Posted By Calvinman

Subscribed :o

Subscribed :o
08-25-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By Calvinman

oops sorry Therapy, I see you have done exactly...

oops sorry Therapy, I see you have done exactly as I have(and have the blisters to prove it :p )
08-25-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 878
Posted By Calvinman

I have even used a piece of tube cut to fit...

I have even used a piece of tube cut to fit between the ribs and roughened up to cut. It takes a little while and can be hard on the fingers just make sure to hold a piece of light ply or whatever...
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Calvinman

I like to build as much as I like to fly so even...

I like to build as much as I like to fly so even though it well end up costing close to double of an arf I will go with the kit.
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Calvinman

Your Welcome thailazer, I see by your signature...

Your Welcome thailazer, I see by your signature you fly a tiger, I am thinking of updating my 25 year old tiger that is mostly epoxy now with the new tiger :cool:
Replies: 11
Views: 656
Posted By Calvinman

I think you will be happy with the radio, I own a...

I think you will be happy with the radio, I own a Futaba T6EX and about the only thing I can nit pic with it is that it does not have a timer like the radio you are getting and it is useless as a...
Forum: Beginners
07-27-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,221
Posted By Calvinman

Hi Jospeh114, I read your post in another thread...

Hi Jospeh114, I read your post in another thread in the beginners posts, you should start a new thread for your problem. One thing you might want to check is if you missed a head gasket? could the...
Forum: Beginners
07-26-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,682
Posted By Calvinman

Hi Boner 321, I got back into rc after a 10...

Hi Boner 321, I got back into rc after a 10 plus year lapse and went with 4.8 volt nicads for my recievers(it is what I know). The plus to this is that the charger that comes with your radio will...
Forum: Beginners
07-18-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Calvinman

Hi Deadlyscars, and welcome to our addiction :) ...

Hi Deadlyscars, and welcome to our addiction :) I would take the tank out and give it an inspection first, it may need to be rinsed out and may need to have some of the tubing replaced. The...
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Calvinman

Your welcome flyhi, I have been in your shoes...

Your welcome flyhi, I have been in your shoes many times and there has always been someone here to lend a hand :) A great hobby with great people!
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By Calvinman

Hi flyhi, I am not familiar with the Barnstormer...

Hi flyhi, I am not familiar with the Barnstormer 25 but as far as servo installation there are several ways to do an aileron servo or servos installation. If a single servo is used it is mounted in...
Forum: Beginners
06-10-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,526
Posted By Calvinman

Hi Phantom Blue, I will second Jesters opinion...

Hi Phantom Blue, I will second Jesters opinion that removing a bearing may damage it. This is if a press is used to remove it as the outer race of the bearing is being pushed out by the ball bearings...
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