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    Thanks for prompt reply, Futaba 6008, but to...

    Thanks for prompt reply,
    Futaba 6008, but to reinforce, another 6635 works on all channels on it, and the suspect 6635 (if it's a servo problem) does work on all channels on the Orange Rx.
    This is...
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    Hitec Digital 6635 weird problem

    Hi out there,
    I thought I would throw this out for any constructive opinions.
    Hitec 6635 Karbonite gear. ( I have many, always good so far, my servo of choice for a typical turbine Aileron or 1/2...
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    RE: HK 500 CMT Build Thread - Beginner to Heli's

    While I am not new to Heli's, I have just set up a HK-500 CMT TT. It has the Futaba 520 & BLS 257, Align 510 Cyclic servos. Superbrain 60A, 1600KV motor & 6S 3000 Lipos, control by Futaba 10CHG &...
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    RE: Aquabird- Incidence, modifications

    This enlarged Aquabird has a foam core 90mm thick at the centre and is fully 3/4 Oz cloth covered. It also has a reinforcing bandage along the centre line and a vertical 1/8"plywood main spar.
    I...
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    RE: Spectra II Amphibian

    We have just had our usually wonderfull Seaplane weekend here inAlbury, Australia, but foul weather for 3 days which limited entries and flying. Spectra has flown again, attached a pic of the newest...
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    RE: Spectra II Amphibian

    Electric certainly seems a great way to go with any of the rear mounted motor configurations, Spectra II, Seawind, Northstar and the like.
    Staying with Glo motors, the YS pumped setup enables...
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    RE: Spectra II Amphibian

    Finally got a bit of trim painted on the latest Spectra II.
    Anyone else out there building or flying one of these?
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    RE: Spectra II Amphibian

    Seems about time to get this thread moving again. A pic of my number one Spectra II, from 1982 has hopefully uploaded. Built in the normal way, O.S. .61 & fuel tank in the tail.
    Imanaged to shave a...
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    RE: Futaba 10fg or 12fg

    Thanks Bill,
    I incorrectly had 10FG filed as the Model name and hence had a great deal of difficulty searching for info.
    Once using 10c & 12 fg, the info was already available.
    many thanks.
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    Futaba 10fg or 12fg

    With the wealth of information available, would someone be so kind to point out the clear advantage of the 12fg over the 10fg. I have been using Futaba since 1969, currently PCM 9CHP & FF7. I have...
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    RE: 120" Clipped Wing Cub-World Models

    Thanks guys ( & gals). I think I'll go for a 50cc Twin petrol.
    Power should be adequate, and down the track, should do OK on floats!
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    120" Clipped Wing Cub-World Models

    1/3 Scale Clipped wing Cub:
    This is a well done World Models ARF, I had intended to use a Zenoah GT 80 Twin as a powerplant. Holding & looking at the Zenoah made me think it's a bit too big & the...
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    RE: Aquabird- Incidence, modifications

    I suppose it's possible I hadn't built everything perfectly straight, but on both the Aquabirds I have built, some R thrust was beneficial.
    I'm not doing anything unusual with props, in terms of...
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    Servo Lead position on Servos

    Hi, anyone prepared to listen. A major beef I have with all or nearly all Servo manufacturers is the position of the lead. It usually makes installation a little more difficult, rather than easy.
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    MOVED: Servo Lead position on Servos

    RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/fb.asp?m=6861618
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    RE: Aquabird- Incidence, modifications

    Only found the 10% oversize pics. As you see, I take a bit of license about the actual Fuz shape, made a small mould for the Cowl
    Note: Taiplane is FLAT, caused no problems. For ease of assembly,...
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    RE: Swoose plans

    Hi over there,
    I have just got my plans in, I have seen a 25% Scale up done,Saito .72, looks beautifull.
    Mine will be 25% scale up: I think, using a Saito .56 or .72
    Only hints I can give...
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    RE: Aquabird- Incidence, modifications

    Hi,
    In a nutshell, Aquabirds are incredible fun. probably the best Floatplane ever designed. Looks really weird doing circuits inverted
    A friend dallies in electric & CNC foam cutting, has made...
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    RE: Fei Bao Jets (comments)?

    Having just test flown my MB-339 from Fei Bao, I can only praise it.
    A little heavy, yes, at 18KG. Balanced on the Spar centreline, I needed to add 750g lead & epoxy in the nose, which already...
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    Sticky: RE: RCM plans service still open?

    I am happy to report that they are still working, my 2 Seaplane plans, Aquabird & Spectra arrived. I suspect they were recently printed, overall very happy.
    About 10 days Air Mail to Australia
    ...
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    RE: Panther-Ziroli 1.25X Scaleup Turbine

    Great news,
    the Panther has flown.
    C of G as per the plan. Ended up at just over 12 kG with NO added lead. Test flight, while a bit of a leg shaker went well. Smooth lift off, about 3 clicks of...
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    RE: Spectra II

    Laddie,
    nice to hear from you.
    I was thinking electric, would probably be lead free going that way.
    The alternative I will go for will be something like a pumped .56 YS & tank on the C of G.
    ...
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    Spectra II

    Can anyone help out there?
    I built a Spectra II, actually pictured in July 1982 MAN, pg 49.
    After seeing the Seawind, it got the memories burning, and yes, I'd like the plan again to do another...
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    RE: KeroStart Installation Question

    Just to put my 2c worth in, I would simply route the fuel line to that position, or use a 90deg festo connector betwen the Teflon tube & the fuel line. I suspect stuff all Jet A1 goes down there &...
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    Futaba 12 Backwards compatible

    If anyone can help.
    I have Futaba FF7 PCM & 3 PCM Rx, Futaba FF9 & 2 PCM Rx.
    I need now to go to 12Z with all the IMAC & Turbine uses.
    Tower's add says Futaba's 12Z is backwards compatible...
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