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Forum: Beginners
09-16-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnBuckner

Congratulations Allmode's on the successful...

Congratulations Allmode's on the successful maiden of your Senior. Not only are they wonderful keepers but for this reason do retain their value regardless, in the kit box, completed airplane...
Forum: Control Lines
09-12-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 448
Posted By JohnBuckner

Good morning Redtail. I believe that the D to...

Good morning Redtail. I believe that the D to B mod did not change the CG almost at all and virtually unmeasurable. What definitely will help is to move the tank as far forward as possible where...
Forum: Beginners
08-19-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 523
Posted By JohnBuckner

Use the cell count as recommended by the...

Use the cell count as recommended by the manufacturer. Reducing the cell count will result in less power possibly even makng the airplane unable to fly. Address the heat problem as outlined by...
Forum: Beginners
08-18-2019, 08:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By JohnBuckner

A wise decision indeed Real2You. There is no...

A wise decision indeed Real2You. There is no doubt in my mind that this will be the key to your continued success.

John:cool:
Forum: Beginners
08-15-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By JohnBuckner

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Forum: Beginners
08-15-2019, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By JohnBuckner

The problem is when you dumb down the...

The problem is when you dumb down the controllability of the airplane you vastly increase the actual space you can fly it in. typically these silly systems often end up in tall trees, rooftops and...
08-15-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 515
Posted By JohnBuckner

Sounds like a job for BVM Aeropoxy especially if...

Sounds like a job for BVM Aeropoxy especially if some sort of splint can be fabricated but its not cheap.

John
Forum: Beginners
08-07-2019, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By JohnBuckner

Hi Lee, this is the setup I,ve used for the...

Hi Lee, this is the setup I,ve used for the last twenty. I built simply with steel legs so that I could size them to the exact height needed since I use a wheelchair all the time. The length...
Forum: Beginners
08-07-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By JohnBuckner

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/700x525/stinson_trimotor_7_007_553fd77f511ac81394606454222eb14277573567.jpg
Replies: 5
Views: 683
Posted By JohnBuckner

Xpress with the demise or the A9, A9X may we...

Xpress with the demise or the A9, A9X may we expect this also with the nine channel Receivers? I was forced some back too go to Futaba for much of my jet stuff simply due to a lack of channels ...
Forum: Beginners
07-29-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnBuckner

There is no need to use different fuels for...

There is no need to use different fuels for either engine. The wildcat should be fine. With the slow flying airplane like a senior I prefer somewhat larger diameters and flatter pitch. The...
07-29-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By JohnBuckner

Like I said "easy to resort to good old...

Like I said "easy to resort to good old fingertips"!

John:cool:
07-29-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By JohnBuckner

Forgive me but if you simply shake the fuselage...

Forgive me but if you simply shake the fuselage (forget the balancer) can you feel anything move or hear any noise? Another point is if you think the CG is changing Then how much does it change?
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Forum: Beginners
07-28-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnBuckner

This engine will serve you well with the Senior. ...

This engine will serve you well with the Senior. By the way suggest you do not give into temptation to try and add ailerons just because this one is a three control variation. All the kit built...
Forum: Beginners
07-28-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,356
Posted By JohnBuckner

With most glow engines an exhaust gasket is...

With most glow engines an exhaust gasket is really not important. What size Supertiger is that?
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By JohnBuckner

I must say I am impressed and surprised you found...

I must say I am impressed and surprised you found such a source. Indeed if you wish to keep the second R700 going then eight bucks or is worth a try.

No I do not know anything about the seller...
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By JohnBuckner

Good now that we have established that you have...

Good now that we have established that you have two good rx's and only one 'single conversion crystal' Your task now will be to find another 'single conversion crystal ch #47.

All older JR rx's...
Forum: Beginners
07-22-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By JohnBuckner

Yup, secure the mains with two bolts and large...

Yup, secure the mains with two bolts and large fender washers inside and outside. Plugs from wooden hole saws work well in situations like this.

John
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By JohnBuckner

Did you actually try the known good crystal in...

Did you actually try the known good crystal in the defunct rx or just saying you know it worked in the past?
Forum: Beginners
07-20-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By JohnBuckner

The ideal plug for any FP's is in fact the OS #6...

The ideal plug for any FP's is in fact the OS #6 (formerly A3).

The Idle bar glow plug is from the dim past when virtually all model engines used some form of loop scavenging. The piston...
07-20-2019, 05:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By JohnBuckner

OK now obrian 135 I am very pleased at your...

OK now obrian 135 I am very pleased at your response, that attitude is the key to your ultimate success. Yes I understand the money pinch and that is exactly why one needs to get involved. By...
07-20-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By JohnBuckner

Good morning obrien135, OK here is what seems...

Good morning obrien135, OK here is what seems to be the bottom line in your case: you need hands on help and I am not talking about the forums either. You need a real life competent flyer...
Forum: Beginners
07-14-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,091
Posted By JohnBuckner

Not the kind of RC system I would care to invest...

Not the kind of RC system I would care to invest any money in, a not particularly high quality "one airplane/one transmitter" system of 35 years ago. Even though yes it may still be legal Its...
Replies: 10
Views: 651
Posted By JohnBuckner

Try the frequency Crystal from the functioning...

Try the frequency Crystal from the functioning R700 in the defunct R700. If that works then it means your other crystal is not a single conversion crystal.

John
07-13-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 845
Posted By JohnBuckner

I suspect that he is talking about an AM ...

I suspect that he is talking about an AM frequency module as used in some early Futaba gold case transmitters. But Jamie the fellows are right this is very a dead end road to pursue If I...
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