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12-17-2017, 08:26 AM
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Posted By gphil

FunFli 4 - 20

I think I got that correct. Anyway has balsa buildup and has 48 in wingspan. Converting to electric and wondering which power motor to use along with the esc and batteries. Placement of the...
Forum: Kit Building
11-27-2017, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By gphil

Smile SunFli 4-20

Excuse the red, hope to find later. I am building the above-mentioned plane which has sparse plans. I am going to put an electric motor in along with batt and ESC. Could someone give me a hint...
09-18-2016, 03:57 PM
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Views: 686
Posted By gphil

Thanks once more and my plane may be sightly...

Thanks once more and my plane may be sightly heaver. The motor suggestions I sent was from the kit. I will have to really get the numbers correct. Yes I have a new charger for the batteries. I...
09-18-2016, 05:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By gphil

Thanks guy for all the good information. I have...

Thanks guy for all the good information. I have looked at that site mentioned and it seems good. I do not know anything about this side of modeling. Old nitro flyer here and not too good at it. ...
09-17-2016, 09:59 AM
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Views: 686
Posted By gphil

Motor selection

I have a 4 - Star by SIG that I am going to put a electric motor into. . . . The plane can be either one has EG designation. I have been searching for the proper combo for this plane to the point...
08-26-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By gphil

Jester, early here right now but before the...

Jester, early here right now but before the morning is out will go to shack and see what the name is of my quad. Short memory now days... I cannot keep it still enough to even trim, if indeed it...
08-21-2015, 08:40 AM
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Views: 551
Posted By gphil

Bax, have suggestions????? gphil

Bax, have suggestions????? gphil
08-21-2015, 08:39 AM
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Views: 551
Posted By gphil

Miss phrased the "more control." The higher...

Miss phrased the "more control." The higher priced ones , as you mentioned, will stay in one spot allowing you to think where you want to go next. The one I have says gyros but touchy. The early...
08-21-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By gphil

Quads aka Drones

Looked for a place discussing these but finally ended up here. I was given a small quad and it is a bear. Do you really need a larger one to have more control or am I just that inept. lol Do...
06-01-2015, 09:12 AM
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Views: 308
Posted By gphil

Tubing

Will gas tubing tolerate nitro fuel ??? Probably not but wanted to ask..... gphil:cool:
05-12-2015, 10:24 AM
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Posted By gphil

My thoughts but the muffler still has the...

My thoughts but the muffler still has the fitting. Block it off I guess.....gphil
05-12-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By gphil

Gas engines

Got a Evolution .15cc gas pumped engine. The muffler has a fitting for tank pressurization. Is this needed to the tank? Thought pumped , it was not necessary. New to the gas environment so some...
05-03-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 653
Posted By gphil

Thanks fellas for all the input. That is the one...

Thanks fellas for all the input. That is the one reason of many that I enjoy this site. Always a lot of good information given and one can learn a lot. gphil
05-02-2015, 07:30 PM
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Views: 653
Posted By gphil

Adheasives & Epoxys

Always have wondered, if the adhesives found in stores like W-mart and others is ok to use....The CA's seem like the same ingredients and the epoxy may a little heavy. So question is , is it fine...
04-17-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By gphil

No never think ill of any advice I can get....

No never think ill of any advice I can get. Strange you should bring up the thumbs.... Went on a trip and buddy and I went to another fellas field to do a little air splitting etc. He insisted ,...
04-17-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By gphil

Loopdeeloop, yup but I still have the tendency to...

Loopdeeloop, yup but I still have the tendency to stare like a deer in the headlights. It will come. Going to keep at it as long as it takes. Could get expensive .....gphil
04-17-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By gphil

Thanks John... I am a 20 year old locked in a...

Thanks John... I am a 20 year old locked in a 74 year old body. How is that song,,,,,,,,"I am as good once as I once was, but not as good as I always was." lol Going to crack the wing....
04-17-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By gphil

Thanks for the pics. I was thinking of...

Thanks for the pics. I was thinking of somewhere along 3 degrees maybe.....I built a 60 size Stick and had the option of straight of dihedral and I elected the flat wing. It flies great for a more...
04-17-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By gphil

Correct it does fly well, but at my stage I need...

Correct it does fly well, but at my stage I need a little more stability. I got the plane for a song and it is just a little ahead of my learning curve. I am a senior and need all the help I can...
04-16-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By gphil

That is ok, I did a double take......lol No the...

That is ok, I did a double take......lol No the plane never had dihedral but from what you wrote, won't have either .... I knew it would be work but had rather just purchase another wing. . ....
04-16-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 619
Posted By gphil

SIG 40 wing

I have a SIG-40 kadet that has a straight wing. Having to recover the wing and was wondering if it is possible to make dihedral in the wing. Would have to split it then put a stiffener with...
10-17-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By gphil

Al , very good advice. I for one will probably...

Al , very good advice. I for one will probably never get into any advanced maneuvers . Other than loops , ailerons rolls etc all I am doing. Too old but love this hobby . My radio is a...
10-17-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By gphil

This is truly helping loads and its appreciated. ...

This is truly helping loads and its appreciated. Any others wanting to wade in, the door is open. Thanks gphil
10-17-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By gphil

I have the protractor and you are saying not to...

I have the protractor and you are saying not to worry about the % shown in the radio but the actual throws measured at the control surface. I can try that. Just the manual calls for 45 degrees which...
10-16-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 525
Posted By gphil

control throws

Plane is a Texas rc Dragstick or a 60 size stick. The manual gives throws for the controls in inches and mm's My transmitter DX-6i programs in percentages ( % ) The aileron calls for 1" or...
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