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Forum: Beginners
10-28-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,831
Posted By bikerbc

I agree with Brian . I had a Nexstar and it...

I agree with Brian . I had a Nexstar and it served me well for quite a long while . But it did fly best after all the stuff was removed from the wings and the self righting system disconnected . If...
Forum: Beginners
10-25-2016, 02:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By bikerbc

Its difficult to say for sure but it looks to be...

Its difficult to say for sure but it looks to be like it has been in moist area and has dry rot . Its possible that it may never be safe to fly . Fixing it as a static display model might be the best...
Forum: Beginners
10-25-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By bikerbc

Its difficult to say for sure but it looks to be...

Its difficult to say for sure but it looks to be like it has been in moist area and has dry rot . Its possible that it may never be safe to fly . Fixing it as a static display model might be the best...
Forum: Beginners
10-25-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,302
Posted By bikerbc

If you remember that there are three axis to...

If you remember that there are three axis to control Roll Aileron , Pitch Elevator , and Yaw Rudder . Its nice to have control over all three . jaka is rite that a pattern plane in a normal fast...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-25-2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By bikerbc

We only have two at our field and the guys that...

We only have two at our field and the guys that fly them fly planes too . They don't fly their Drones while there are planes in the air and we all share the air space . These guys are our friends ....
10-25-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By bikerbc

I don't know anything about your transmitter but...

I don't know anything about your transmitter but on my transmitters ( Spektrum & Aurora 9 ) You can re Bind your receivers as many times as you want . As long as you have a compatible receiver . ...
10-25-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 918
Posted By bikerbc

I am glad to have read this thread . I have...

I am glad to have read this thread . I have learned some new information . Thanks guys .
Forum: Beginners
10-25-2016, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,799
Posted By bikerbc

I agree . Aline the bottom , glue it. The front...

I agree . Aline the bottom , glue it. The front usually gets sanded anyway so sand till you are happy and move on to the next step .
Forum: Beginners
10-25-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,302
Posted By bikerbc

Some planes like the piper Cub often need rudder...

Some planes like the piper Cub often need rudder to help coordinate turns , some planes don't need as much rudder input but as has been pointed out it is best to learn how to use your rudder early ,...
Forum: Beginners
10-24-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,302
Posted By bikerbc

In a normal turn the ailerons are used briefly to...

In a normal turn the ailerons are used briefly to bank your plane then once the plane is in a bank you use up elevator to maintain altitude . Most trainers have inherent stability which will try to...
Forum: Kit Building
10-17-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 19,248
Posted By bikerbc

I love the BUSA kits . Pls be sure to bring back...

I love the BUSA kits . Pls be sure to bring back all the Cub kits both 1/4 and 1/3 scale . J3 and Super Cubs . And bring back Dave ,he has been a fantastic source of help to builders when they run...
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2016, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By bikerbc

I just went on the Tower site and the GP 60 size...

I just went on the Tower site and the GP 60 size Super Sportster kit is in stock for $1.49 . LXJ576 . There was also a super size Super Sporsterj ARF ,I think it was 81" for a little over $300.
09-22-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,958
Posted By bikerbc

I believe the poster has already stated that he...

I believe the poster has already stated that he is using this tank on his test stand . I don't see why anyone would discourage him from trying to find a way to repair it if he so chooses . We all...
09-22-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,177
Posted By bikerbc

You have done a fantastic job . Almost anything...

You have done a fantastic job . Almost anything can be rebuilt ,after all you can build a complete plane if you have a set of plans . I would really like it if ARF's would come with a few diagrams of...
Forum: Beginners
09-20-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,556
Posted By bikerbc

At one time I was very fussy with my props being...

At one time I was very fussy with my props being careful to balance them and always carry a spare pre balanced prop but nowadays most manufactures are already close enough for me . If I run across...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-15-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By bikerbc

I think your J3 would make a good camera airplane...

I think your J3 would make a good camera airplane but make sure you are comfortable flying it first . They can be a bit difficult until you are used to flying them especially on take off . I found my...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-10-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By bikerbc

Oh by the way I forgot to mention you can pick up...

Oh by the way I forgot to mention you can pick up old highway signs from the highways maint. dept. . usually for free . The are often bent but you can easily pick one that will work .I have a metal...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-10-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,060
Posted By bikerbc

You can also purchase articulating gear that...

You can also purchase articulating gear that should fit from the replacement gear for the new Hanger 9 Carbon Cub .HAN506517 $29.99 , plus it appears you will also need to purchace the hardware...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-09-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By bikerbc

If you plug the left side servo into the right...

If you plug the left side servo into the right side does it work okay ? and if you plug the right side into the left side does it still not work properly? I don't think AR 7000 servos are Tactic I...
Forum: Beginners
08-15-2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By bikerbc

No matter what radio you chose you will get...

No matter what radio you chose you will get negative comments about it . I would chose a Radio with no less than 6 channels , a radio that is well established like Futaba , Hitec , Spektrum ,JR ,...
Forum: Beginners
08-15-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,178
Posted By bikerbc

I wouldn't bother with the Vanessa Rig for an...

I wouldn't bother with the Vanessa Rig for an Apprentice but for anything a little bigger I would . They are easy to make , can be kept over your work bench or where ever you usually balance your...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-13-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,683
Posted By bikerbc

Larry I don't know which one I have but I have...

Larry I don't know which one I have but I have had it for about 5 yrs . I won it along with a set of floats but haven't gotten around to putting it together. I got my information from an online...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-11-2016, 12:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,683
Posted By bikerbc

Sorry I am wrong ... I went and looked at the on...

Sorry I am wrong ... I went and looked at the on line manual and the wing struts must be used or you risk wing failure . I apologise for the bum steer , I know for sure my buddy got away with out...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-10-2016, 02:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,683
Posted By bikerbc

I have the same ARF but haven't started it yet ....

I have the same ARF but haven't started it yet . I won it a few years ago . I believe the wing struts on this cub are just for show and it can be flowen with out them . my buddy had one and he flew...
Forum: Kit Building
07-17-2016, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 242,731
Posted By bikerbc

Yea Vancouver is a pretty nice city . If you go...

Yea Vancouver is a pretty nice city . If you go there check out Science World , that's pretty cool . and the Planetarium .Stanley Park is nice And I really like English Bay . Yea you will have lots...
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