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06-21-2010, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Kevlar

RE: Which is the best foam to buy from Home Depot

That Blue Fan Fold looks to be about 5mm-6mm? How heavy is that compared to an equivalent size Depron sheet?

I build with Depron, 3mm and 6mm....had thought about giving that stuff a try.

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01-09-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,063
Posted By Kevlar

RE: RC Tech 6 CH Flight Simulator

I think he is talking about just the controller and whatever software it comes with (Probably FMS)...not XTR.

I too ordered one to test out...I've seen some threads that state it will work on...
01-03-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,445
Posted By Kevlar

RE: RED NECK Foam wing cutter power supply

How about this dimmer?

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/displayitem.taf?Itemnumber=94867
01-03-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,445
Posted By Kevlar

RE: RED NECK Foam wing cutter power supply

Hey Mike,

Can you elaborate? I'm looking to build one and get into making my own wings....just started into electrics - been nitro'n for a while now. I looked at HD and found this transformer.
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10-30-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,560
Posted By Kevlar

RE: I need a video camera only!

Anyone have any luck with the Vuescape 5.1 MP Digital Camcorder from Ink Stop?

http://www.inkstop.net/in_store_flyer/IS_main.php

http://www.inkstop.net/in_store_flyer/IS_page_1.php
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-25-2008, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 619
Posted By Kevlar

Dog Made Adorably Bionic With Model Airplane Wheels

Thought this was a very interesting use of our hobby.

http://gizmodo.com/5019510/dog-made...airplane-wheels
Forum: Beginners
04-27-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,717
Posted By Kevlar

RE: Four Star .40 Balance Question

Perfect! Thanks Frank.

Wiqar
Forum: Beginners
04-27-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,717
Posted By Kevlar

RE: Four Star .40 Balance Question

Hey guys,

I recently picked up a complete 4*40 and would like to know the CG range. Don't have the plans as this is built kit and the manual doesn't show anything. Noticed a few replies earlier...
Forum: Kit Building
03-09-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,125
Posted By Kevlar

RE: Great Planes Rv-4 40 Questions!?!

I've got a OS 70 in mine, was going to use a 46FX, then went to 61FX and finally decided on the 70 4-Stroke. I pitched the tips and carved mine out of balsa and painted. It's hard to find a good...
01-27-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Kevlar

Prop Balance/Wobble Problem

Hi Guys,

I have a 13x8 prop that I reamed and balanced using the standard method of painting the lighter side. Now she is pretty much parallel to the work bench. BUT, when I hold the prop viewed...
01-27-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 550
Posted By Kevlar

RE: Duracell 2650 Mah RX Battery packs???

As far as I'm concerned it shouldn't be any problem. I've used standard Ni-MH AA's that are rated anywhere from 2200-2500 mAH to create replacement packs for my Tx and some for my Rx Packs. Should be...
Forum: Beginners
01-24-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,099
Posted By Kevlar

RE: Is there a DIY version of a CG checker?

Check out this Tinker Toy Balancer

http://webpages.charter.net/rcfu/ConstGuide/BJConstr.html

Seems to fit your description and it looks simple and effective.
01-17-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 922
Posted By Kevlar

RE: BATTERY LEVEL INDICATOR

A picture would help, but if it's anything like this monitor, you can plug it into any open Rx channel. This will give you the status of your on-board battery.
Forum: Beginners
01-16-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,378
Posted By Kevlar

RE: Tinting a butyrate canopy

Do find that it loses it's dyeing capabilities over time. How long can you have that stuff in a 5-gallon sealed paint bucket before it loses it's effectiveness? I have 4 canopies I'd like to tint...
Replies: 1
Views: 714
Posted By Kevlar

GP Lancair EP Brushless??

Hey Gang,

I recently picked up a Great Planes Lancair ES EP that comes standard with a T-400 brushed motor, 30A esc, and a 1800mAH NiMH battery. Here are the specs from the website...
01-08-2008, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 853
Posted By Kevlar

GP Lancair EP Brushless??

Hey Gang,

I recently picked up a Great Planes Lancair ES EP that comes standard with a T-400 brushed motor, 30A esc, and a 1800mAH NiMH battery. Here are the specs from the website...
01-08-2008, 01:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,492
Posted By Kevlar

GP Lancair EP Brushless??

Hey Gang,

I recently picked up a Great Planes Lancair ES EP that comes standard with a T-400 brushed motor, 30A esc, and a 1800mAH NiMH battery. Here are the specs from the website...
Forum: Kit Building
01-07-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 751
Posted By Kevlar

RE: 4 star 40 maiden

Nice 4* - I'm getting ready to Bash a 60 - fly your 40 for a while and look into customizing a 4*60 (search here for 4*60 bashing). Shorten the WS, enlarge the rudder and elevator for snappier...
Forum: Beginners
01-07-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By Kevlar

RE: I need help with reciever placement!!!!!!!!!!

Thanks Ken - It would be more of a V shape following the lines of the fuse on the bottom. So, yes it may impact the range.....I'll see if I can re-route like you have in the picture, following the...
Forum: Beginners
01-04-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 964
Posted By Kevlar

RE: I need help with reciever placement!!!!!!!!!!

I have a question about the antenna - since my Rx is towards the trailing edge of the wing, the antenna will extend about 16" beyond the tail and I don't want to coil it. Looking at the bottom of the...
01-04-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Kevlar

RE: After run oil for Saitos

ATF - Automatic Trans Fluid correct?

I wouldn't think you used Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms - although, the thought has crossed my mind on some temperamental engines :D...the 'F' in ATF that...
01-04-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By Kevlar

RE: servo leads

Just organize them neatly, drill a hole for small zip-strips in a former ( or make a small of balsa/ply segment you can drill into) or twist ties and get them out of your way.
01-04-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,001
Posted By Kevlar

RE: Prop mount position in relation to piston position

Don't mean to hi-jack, but I'm new to 4-strokes. Can they be hand started? My OS book says to run it up with a starter to get fuel into the engine and then apply the heater and fire away....

Any...
Forum: Kit Building
01-04-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,912
Posted By Kevlar

RE: Magnets ??

Search eBay for Rare Earth Magnets. I like the 1/8" cubes at N48...small pocket or notch in balsa, a little epoxy and your good to go. You can also place a small layer of balsa on some of the...
Forum: Kit Building
01-01-2008, 07:16 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 47,297
Posted By Kevlar

RE: Balsa USA Fokker E . III Eindecker build

I have a Balsa USA Eindecker 90 that's been sitting for a while and after seeing these...I have a Saito 1.00.....hhhmmmmmm
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