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05-11-2016, 10:35 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By castlebravo

You need to go over to the RC Tank forums and see...

You need to go over to the RC Tank forums and see what they are doing over there.....they are the MASTERS of modifying and creating custom models that cant be purchased.......but I...
Forum: Beginners
04-26-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By castlebravo

Actually you should be a little lighter with glow...

Actually you should be a little lighter with glow vs electric.....I don't think your lift off speed or timing will be much different. You may not need as much right rudder as you're used to because...
Forum: Beginners
04-26-2016, 12:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By castlebravo

Oh....I did forget to mention that there is one...

Oh....I did forget to mention that there is one slight difference in flying......if you were used to having your electric go to zero idle...say on a downline or coming in to land....your glow/gas...
Forum: Beginners
04-26-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 894
Posted By castlebravo

No real differences in flying...other than I.C....

No real differences in flying...other than I.C. engines come up to speed just a little slower than electric where all the torque is available from the start.....but it is doubtful you will notice...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-21-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,844
Posted By castlebravo

That was me....and it was scary.........It was a...

That was me....and it was scary.........It was a loose plug cap on a DA-50. Fixing the plug cap (adding a small hose clamp around it) resolved the issue. I have doubts a ferrite ring would have...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-20-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,844
Posted By castlebravo

They are small ferrite rings that when you wrap...

They are small ferrite rings that when you wrap your servo wire around them creates small chokes. On especially long leads...they can help reduce induced interference. I disagree that they are...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-29-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,018
Posted By castlebravo

And bye the way.....one of my first experiences...

And bye the way.....one of my first experiences with a loose plug cap interfering with the servo wires was with a DA-50 in a Lanier Edge.....first start was in a start stand.....the plug RF caused...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-29-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,018
Posted By castlebravo

Hi Stick 40, The interference I was referring...

Hi Stick 40,
The interference I was referring to above would be generated by the plug cap....so regardless of whether you have an electronic ignition or a magneto.....if the cap is loose.....you'll...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-22-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,018
Posted By castlebravo

It is a misnomer that 2.4ghz systems are immune...

It is a misnomer that 2.4ghz systems are immune from interference. Ignition noise can certainly interfere with your system. It may not affect the signal to the receiver from your transmitter......but...
Replies: 7
Views: 709
Posted By castlebravo

Sorry.....but if you cant figure out how to...

Sorry.....but if you cant figure out how to reverse a control setting on your transmitter....do you really think you should be flying this thing in the National Air Space? Go find a REAL RC club and...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-03-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,874
Posted By castlebravo

CB

CB
Forum: Gas Engines
03-03-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,874
Posted By castlebravo

Yes...each diode will drop about .7vdc for each...

Yes...each diode will drop about .7vdc for each diode......just solder them in series to the "battery in" on your ignition module.......you can modify a servo extension by cutting out the proper...
02-26-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By castlebravo

I'm flying this exact combination with a Flex...

I'm flying this exact combination with a Flex Innovations Aura 8 in a 60cc airframe and it works beautifully! Just be sure to set your RF to FASST MULTI.


CB
02-25-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By castlebravo

Do you have a "better" cordless drill.....like a...

Do you have a "better" cordless drill.....like a 14-24v? You could chuck up the starter cone in your cordless drill and give it a try....other than that.....The Sullivan Dynatron is the way to go.......
02-20-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

Great Job Elmshoot! Stinson L-13 1) Single...

Great Job Elmshoot! Stinson L-13

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed First models came with a Franklin...Many were retrofitted with PW or Jacobs radials
2)...
02-19-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

Clue #10 was slightly wrong...it seats up to...

Clue #10 was slightly wrong...it seats up to 8...not 6

Still cant believe there are no guesses.....I basically gave you the airframe in the last last clue.....

1) Single Engine...
02-19-2016, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of...

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed
2) "Greenhouse"
3) First flight 1945
4) Was built by a subsidiary of a company that became another company but when everything...
02-18-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of...

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed
2) "Greenhouse"
3) First flight 1945
4) Was built by a subsidiary of a company that became another company but when everything...
02-18-2016, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of...

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed
2) "Greenhouse"
3) First flight 1945
4) Was built by a subsidiary of a company that became another company but when everything...
02-18-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

Nope Hydro.....NO Helicopters were harmed in the...

Nope Hydro.....NO Helicopters were harmed in the making of this quiz....nor are there any involved :D
1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed
2) "Greenhouse"
3) First...
02-18-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of...

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed
2) "Greenhouse"
3) First flight 1945
4) Was built by a subsidiary of a company that became another company but when everything...
02-18-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of...

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed
2) "Greenhouse"
3) First flight 1945
4) Was built by a subsidiary of a company that became another company but when everything...
02-17-2016, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of...

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed
2) "Greenhouse"
3) First flight 1945
4) Was built by a subsidiary of a company that became another company but when everything...
02-17-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of...

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed
2) "Greenhouse"
3) First flight 1945
4) Was built by a subsidiary of a company that became another company but when everything...
02-17-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17,777
Views: 828,533
Posted By castlebravo

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of...

1) Single Engine aircraft....although the type of engine changed
2) "Greenhouse"
3) First flight 1945
4) Was built by a subsidiary of a company that became another company but when everything...
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