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Forum: The Clubhouse
05-04-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 983
Posted By mattnew

I think its "Always treat your airplane like its...

I think its "Always treat your airplane like its loaded..."
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By mattnew

I did this before my 17 flew the first time.I...

I did this before my 17 flew the first time.I found there is a point where you can prevent signals from reaching the receiver, but you hit this around 5-6 layers of aluminum and tightly sealed... any...
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By mattnew

it only presents a problem if you completely seal...

it only presents a problem if you completely seal it inside of aluminum. I have an aluminum covered B-17 that flies with no radio issues.

you can always test yourself, put a radio and servo...
Forum: Kit Building
11-02-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2,255
Views: 263,757
Posted By mattnew

$300+ for a kit.... its funny how things change,...

$300+ for a kit.... its funny how things change, I bought mine 5 years ago for about $175, makes me think I should sell instead of crack it open!

I think its going to be my winter build though :-)...
02-27-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

They are cut and drilled for mounting ... I'm not...

They are cut and drilled for mounting ... I'm not really sure what they are worth?
Forum: Kit Building
02-21-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 318
Posted By mattnew

Royal/Marutaka P-38 with scale wing?

For those that have built the Royal P-38... anybody tried building the scale wing? How did it fly with the smaller wing area?


Thanks
-Matt
02-17-2017, 08:42 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

we got a name today: ...

we got a name today:
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02-17-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

Tamiya Sherman Tanks: part number 9225067 You...

Tamiya Sherman Tanks: part number 9225067
You can just order the .50 caliber gun in 1/16th scale

I cut the engine mounts off and mounted the motors to the firewall....
02-14-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

I ordered new fiberglass engine cowls from...

I ordered new fiberglass engine cowls from fiberglass specialties as well....
02-14-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

radio retracts and engine are in.....control...

radio retracts and engine are in.....control surfaces hinged and painted....need to work on the two turrets and get them installed.. at that point she is flyable! more details may come after....
02-14-2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/saWZWlif5g5UXV4P...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/saWZWlif5g5UXV4PHl3wAv6zzWjnrSqdV-Widd0szopzJrWcj_cyTYWDqeWxhR68rvxInzCJ4ifHAImM7Uzl9WqtCoamVZaGGWdQRWFMe6R_4hKW4JfWaK5FdeZ7HSimqr-JB79f5yHaG9oab4t5mdGTQaGKQ-D_iqXbWD...
02-13-2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

my bad, power-15s. park 480's seem small for...

my bad, power-15s.

park 480's seem small for a plane that is going to be in the 12-15lb range.

The Royal B-17 was originally designed to run on 4 Veco .19 nitro engines... ( this is where my...
02-09-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

Eflite power-19's for the motors, a pair of 1.20...

Eflite power-19's for the motors, a pair of 1.20 sized 85 degree electric retracts for the mains.
02-01-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

Royal B-17 did not have flaps....

Royal B-17 did not have flaps....
01-31-2017, 12:39 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

Wing almost done with main sheeting, on to...

Wing almost done with main sheeting, on to details. servos are also installed and wired...
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01-16-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,604
Posted By mattnew

I got my ballot after the election results were...

I got my ballot after the election results were posted this year for the AMA.....

Not sure what to think about that....
Forum: Kit Building
01-16-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,410
Posted By mattnew

you can download from the links above my last...

you can download from the links above my last post.
12-13-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

What he said, the only challenge is the...

What he said, the only challenge is the downthrust, I added a single washer, I hope it is enough.
Forum: Kit Building
12-01-2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,255
Views: 263,757
Posted By mattnew

turn down the iron heat, you want to seal not...

turn down the iron heat, you want to seal not shrink... another option is balsa stringers in the bays to iron to.
12-01-2016, 08:48 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,195
Posted By mattnew

Not sure how I feel that I haven't posted in over...

Not sure how I feel that I haven't posted in over a year and a half and my thread has only slid to page 2 for the forum. People need to post more!

I had a move to a new house and life happen that...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-26-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By mattnew

FYI, looks like a valid starting point is...

FYI,

looks like a valid starting point is "halfway" on the offset screw...The engine will start from there and run rich, so no harm done.

From there you can tweak the settings so that the...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-26-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By mattnew

O.S. fs-120 Surpass 2 mixture control settings

pumped version....

What is the factory default for the mixture control settings? It is not in the manual.

I have this engine handed down from my father, trying to get it to run. I can get it to...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-22-2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,083
Posted By mattnew

replace the spark plug with a real NGK sparkplug,...

replace the spark plug with a real NGK sparkplug, available at most autozone type shops

My OS GT33 behaved exactly the same way when new until I replaced the plug, I even posted on here about my...
02-04-2016, 10:23 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,638
Posted By mattnew

you are right.. you can ask for that... I don't...

you are right.. you can ask for that... I don't agree with your statement about what happens if an unregistered member causes an accident. That has been answered in the FAQs, it is the pilot's...
02-04-2016, 09:28 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,638
Posted By mattnew

maybe irresponsible isn't the right word. by-laws...

maybe irresponsible isn't the right word. by-laws and membership rules aren't something that you can change at will as an officer, it has to be put forth to the membership, put in the newsletter,...
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