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Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 12-30-2016, 10:52 PM
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Posted By patternflyer1
I agree itc, it will be nice to have an option....

I agree itc, it will be nice to have an option. And probably a quiet option. I will ask be your questions and hopefully have some answers soon. Sorry for the lag in response. Christmas and my...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 12-21-2016, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,156
Posted By patternflyer1
BJ Craft Contra

Just received word that it's ok to release the info that BJ Craft will have a new belt drive contra available next spring!!! Pretty exciting!! I don't have one and don't have any other info yet, but...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 06-05-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Hi Steve, Yes sir, you are perhaps correct. I...

Hi Steve, Yes sir, you are perhaps correct. I usually mount them the other way. I will have to take a look to see which way they ended up when I did the final install. I blame the beer! haha..
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Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-27-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Have I mentioned how great this plane flies yet?...

Have I mentioned how great this plane flies yet? This to me isn't like BJs other designs. BJ designed a whole new plane. I don't feel that he went off of his other designs. The tracking is amazing....
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-27-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
CA Hinges

The non fun part. I don't know why I don't like hinging surfaces, it's not really hard.. Anyway, I use a hinge centering tool like most of us do. I measure and mark where the hinges will go, and get...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-27-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Servo Mounting

Mounting the servo's is fairly standard. Cut the covering, iron it over the corners. Take the plywood pieces, and glue them in, making sure your servo will fit. I like to install extra plywood pieces...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-18-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Thanks for the links, I will book mark the first...

Thanks for the links, I will book mark the first one! I like that.

Chris
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-18-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Mounting the wheels and wheel pants

This is a fairly easy process the way BJ builds these and as long as you get it tight, it will be hassle free. Well, it is for me.
You will start with the following pieces. ...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-18-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Mounting the ESC

So I chose to mount the esc in a little different of a spot that where BJ intended it. I wanted a cleaner look than normal seeing as I had that nice chin cowl. BJ does include a precut piece of...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-15-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Motor mounting

Just like any Plettenberg Advance install. I use the F3A Unlimited mounts. Its obviously fairly easy to install the motor with these mounts. I did put a full plywood donut in this install, backed...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-15-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Tailwheel

Next I install the tail wheel.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2096118http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2096119
Drill the appropriate size...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-15-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Landing Gear

One of the first things I generally do is install the landing gear...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-15-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Chin Cowl

These 2 screws secure the chin cowl. Easily removable through the canopy. No need to flip the plane over.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2096109
The rear of the chin...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-15-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Inside of fuse

A few pics of the inside of the bare fuse. Same good quality as normal.
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Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-15-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Unpacking

Remove the screws (4) on both sides to get the fuse out of the box
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2096096

Everything was nicely wrapped for protection with foam and...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-15-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
Unpacking

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2096091http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2096092http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=209609...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 05-15-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,859
Posted By patternflyer1
BJ CRAFT INVITATION (Electric)

I was fortunate enough to receive a Invitation from BJ Craft and thought I would do a build thread on it. I feel this is the nicest pattern plane BJ has built so far and to me, this one has the best...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 03-29-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 95,646
Posted By patternflyer1
I'm using the PT 20x13 3 blade I think (Don't...

I'm using the PT 20x13 3 blade I think (Don't remember the brand, never changed it, lol). It's been super windy here when I fly lately, but never use over 3500 for Masters. The new radio.. Wow is all...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 03-29-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 95,646
Posted By patternflyer1
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2085067

Installed the 28x in the Biside and tried the last method Steve told us about for the throttle to rudder mix.. Where you trim...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 03-27-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 54,837
Posted By patternflyer1
Just heard from Alex last night and mine is...

Just heard from Alex last night and mine is shipping.. I'm excited about this plane! Thanks Steve for the tips! Mine will be flying 2 days after I get it. Looking forward to it!

Sorry I gotta miss...
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 03-13-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,268
Posted By patternflyer1
I'm thinking I need this on the 28x!!! Its...

I'm thinking I need this on the 28x!!! Its Android but no google play store. Already has a sexy chick that talks to us and should be able to get that on a switch at it works for flight modes now....
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 02-17-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 54,837
Posted By patternflyer1
Looking forward to getting an Essence!! Waiting...

Looking forward to getting an Essence!! Waiting is the hard part.
Forum: RC Pattern Flying 09-14-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 990
Posted By patternflyer1
What a great time with amazing people with some...

What a great time with amazing people with some great piloting in all classes. Thanks Jon, Dale, Peter, Deb, Joan and everyone else including the Hollister club members for once again letting us...
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 09-03-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,608
Posted By patternflyer1
Never noticed an issue with it. Chris

Never noticed an issue with it.

Chris
Forum: Electric Pattern Aircraft 08-24-2014, 08:49 PM
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Views: 389,782
Posted By patternflyer1
f3aunlimited.com click on the yellow contra...

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