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Forum: 3D Flying!
09-05-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By kevinbell

RE: What engine for Wild Hare Edge 540 73"

I don't know if it is, I bought it second hand last year.
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-05-2007, 04:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By kevinbell

RE: What engine for Wild Hare Edge 540 73"

I just looked up the rvc 130 and it only has 2 hp and swings small props. I'm looking for 3.5hp to 4hp.
Thanks anyway.

Kevin
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-04-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 835
Posted By kevinbell

What engine for Wild Hare Edge 540 73"

Hi All,

I have the 73" span edge 540, had about 15 flights with it now and not quite happy with the power. I spent a lot of time getting the geometry right and I have to say the plane is superb!...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-03-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,845
Posted By kevinbell

RE: 2 cycle vs 4 cycle

"2 cycle vs 4 cycle" ....... Hate to say but there's no such thing.
Why do Americans get confused with this? Every engine going has 1 cycle. intake, compression, power and exhaust. What you mean to...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-10-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By kevinbell

RE: DA 50 Underpowered

Hi all,
Just to let you know that I've changed my exhaust system, I've kept the silencer, gutted it, ie, took the baffle out and the other crap, got a KS manifold like the ones in the photo's I...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-15-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By kevinbell

What Prop for Satio 180 Wood or Resin?

I've read loads of threads and still have a question.

Well first I have a Wild Hare 73" span Edge 540 that has a Saito 180 in it and weighs 10 3/4 lbs. I do like aerobatics and can do some 3D. ...
Forum: Aerodynamics
05-15-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By kevinbell

RE: HELP!! Edge 540 Geometry is wrong should I worry?

An update,
Have a look at the photo's.
Red Bull colour scheme has come out really well... :D:D:D
Just working on the cowl now.

Kevin
Forum: Kit Building
05-15-2007, 06:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By kevinbell

RE: HELP!! Edge 540 Geometry is wrong, do I change it?

An update,
Have a look at the photo's.
Red Bull colour scheme has come out really well...:D:D:D
Just working on the cowl now.

Kevin
Forum: Gas Engines
04-21-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By kevinbell

RE: DA 50 Underpowered

It's mega! Not had enough time with it yet to say if it will harriar well,I would say the wing area isn't enough for the weight, it's bang on 15lbs. For the price it's well worth it!
It stalls flat...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-21-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By kevinbell

RE: DA 50 Underpowered

Hmm... I looking into getting a MTW exhaust system, might have to seriously modify the layout to accept a longer exhaust system.

You know it's funny to hear you abbreviate muffler to muff, it...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-20-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By kevinbell

RE: DA 50 Underpowered

Where did you get that manifold/header from? It looks nice. I've had a look at BMB, MTW, Krumscheid systems, there doesn't ssem to be a nice curved pipe like Dick's. Is the length of the header...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-19-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By kevinbell

RE: DA 50 Underpowered

Wow, so many helpful replies so quickly. A bit disappointed that the exhaust cost me so much money and basically wrong.. I did ask for it to be quiet but not hamper the power too much. Just Engines...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-19-2007, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By kevinbell

RE: DA 50 Underpowered

Without changing the whole system what would you say would help? Is it the volume and the exhaust exit size?
Hmmm.... dilemma... Do I start again?
I do love power..
Kevin
Forum: Gas Engines
04-19-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By kevinbell

RE: DA 50 Underpowered

Ok,
I was planning on putting a menz 22x8 on it. I fly smaller models with saito's and run a 6" pitch on that it has really thrust to weight ratio. Do you think running an 8" pitch would be ok...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-19-2007, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,102
Posted By kevinbell

DA 50 Underpowered

Hi all,

I have a DA 50 in a 80" span CM PRO Extra 330. I had a canister type silencer made for it as our field is a bit noise sensitive.
Is the silencer restricting the power?

It has a...
03-19-2007, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By kevinbell

RE: Help!! Saito 150 to electric in Cap 232

Quick reply...
Ok, I've moved it to a few different forums.

Cheers for that!

Kevin
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By kevinbell

Help!! Glow 4stroke to electric in Cap 232

I've looked at loads of forums to get information on a electric conversion from glow but not had much luck...

I have a 68" span Cap 232 with a Saito 150, it has a mega power to weight ratio.:D ...
03-19-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 358
Posted By kevinbell

MOVED: Help!! Glow 4stroke to electric in Cap 232

Brushed/Brushless motors, speed controls, gear dri: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/fb.asp?m=5587168
Replies: 0
Views: 308
Posted By kevinbell

Help!! Glow power to electric in Cap 232

I've looked at loads of forums to get information on a electric conversion from glow but not had much luck...

I have a 68" span Cap 232 with a Saito 150, it has a mega power to weight ratio.:D ...
03-19-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By kevinbell

Help!! large glow to electric in Cap 232

I've looked at loads of forums to get information on a electric conversion from glow but not had much luck....

I have a 68" span Cap 232 with a Saito 150, it has a mega power to weight ratio.:D...
03-19-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 542
Posted By kevinbell

Help!! Saito 150 to electric in Cap 232

I've looked at loads of forums to get information on a electric conversion from glow but not had much luck...

I have a 68" span Cap 232 with a Saito 150, it has a mega power to weight ratio.:D...
Forum: Kit Building
01-08-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By kevinbell

RE: HELP!! Edge 540 Geometry is wrong, do I change it?

Hi,
Just to bring you up to speed, I've done all the geometry alterations.. Now that the wings are squared up to the fuz, they now fit much better... funny that. Everything is 0 degrees incidence...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-08-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By kevinbell

RE: HELP!! Edge 540 Geometry is wrong should I worry?

Hi all,
Just to bring you up to speed, I've done all the geometry alterations.. Now that the wings are squared up to the fuz, they now fit much better... funny that. Everything is 0 degrees...
Forum: Aerodynamics
12-30-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By kevinbell

RE: HELP!! Edge 540 Geometry is wrong should I worry?

Thanks for all the info and support. I've already started to make the changes so I'll keep you updated. I've make all the decals for the plane.... A lot of hours in that alone but looks mega!!
Does...
Forum: Kit Building
12-09-2006, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By kevinbell

RE: HELP!! Edge 540 Geometry is wrong, do I change it?

Majortom,

Thanks for the reply. Well I do want the plane to fly nicely, :D I did get the plane for a good price so it's worth the effort. All the control surfaces are glued in so the incidence...
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