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09-22-2015, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Druce

slipstream 80" chipmunk

HI ... I was wondering were the best balance point is on the plane. I am using a DLE 35 ra and upon flying it it has trimmed out with quite abit down trim, like a 1/4 " down or more.
Has anyone...
02-01-2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By Druce

dsm receiver

I have an older DX6 Spektrum radio and an ar6000 receiver. Is there another receiver I can use also? an older DSM reciever with longer range. A JR maybe?
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Views: 722
Posted By Druce

Voltage

Hello everyone


I will be upgrading my optic 6 radio with the new 2.4 ghz module when it becomes available . My question is, I want to use ether a 5 cell pack 6 volt or a life04 123 which...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
02-18-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By Druce

lipo battery for starter

Hi...

I'm trying to lighten up may flight box and was considering using a lipo to power my starter. Has anyone done this? If so did you use a 3 celll or 4 cell and what milliamp and "c" rating?...
08-13-2008, 11:39 PM
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Views: 425
Posted By Druce

new web page

There is a new web page for NMPRA district 3 up in Canada it has a lot of results from all the races that were held here and is kept up to date. It is fairly informative. I hope you all enjoy it....
12-09-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,359
Posted By Druce

RE: viper

why would you do such a thing?? those planes are not built for those motors or speeds. It's a pretty dangerous thing to do.
08-29-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,482
Posted By Druce

RE: Great Planes Little Toni (What Engine)

you do have to cut the cowl a little bit at the bottom but nothing real noticable. RC universe has a review on this airplane, you should read it.

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08-28-2007, 08:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,482
Posted By Druce

RE: Great Planes Little Toni (What Engine)

I use a super tiger 90, the ringed version. It's cheap, lots of power, just like in the reviews here on rc universe.
Motor works great. I have the battery pack right up in the nose as far as I can...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
08-07-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By Druce

RE: puzzle

That's something I never thought of ..throttle/elevator mixing. What radio does that?? My computor radio's does not have that, but then their older. Hitec flash 5's. I wonder if the new spectra's has...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
08-06-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,139
Posted By Druce

puzzle

OK.. I know this has been discused before but maybe theres some new idea's kicking around.
I have a scratch built own design 500, it has a NACA 66-012 airfoil. It flys pretty smooth and straight...
05-05-2007, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By Druce

battery drain

Hello everyone..
I've got question about batteries..
I'm running a 6 volt 700 milliamp AAA Nickel Metal Hydride battery pack and the question is, how low can I run them down and still be safe?
...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-19-2007, 01:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,672
Posted By Druce

RE: 424 Info

I found if you put little pin holes in the bubbles in the covering and press out with a hot towel after heating it sticks a lot better cause the air escapes through the pin holes.
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-18-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,600
Posted By Druce

RE: V-tail, pitch down on left rudder

Kevin.. is both rudders moving moving the same or is one moving up and down more than the other? maybe one is higher than the other in the nuteral position, sometimes its kind of hard to tell. Are...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-17-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,560
Posted By Druce

RE: Best Glow PLug for Q-500 (Thunder Tiger Engine)

I use whatever is cheapest at the time.. but if I'm in the mood I will buy and do like is the McCoy #9. If they can handle a RC car motor then they can handle any Thunder Tiger 40. I think the MC #55...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-14-2007, 02:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,031
Posted By Druce

RE: Problems with delaminated resin in Vac bagged wing?

umdadum ... you know those seekers won't stand a chance against my predator .. The only thing those Seekers are going to seek is the ground ..LOL's
:D see you in two weeks..
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-14-2007, 02:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,540
Posted By Druce

RE: Predator II

Well after reading the posts in this thread it seems to be a 50 50 split for the Laniar Predator and the Great Planes Viper. Personally I think the Viper has a faster wing but the Predator has a...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-10-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,802
Posted By Druce

RE: How to make a Q500 wing??

Do you put the carbon fiber down the middle of the wing on the bottom? How about a strip about 1" on top of the wing along the trailing edge for a hinge line also?
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-08-2007, 05:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,540
Posted By Druce

RE: Predator II

Well the snow has finally melted enought to take a test flight with my new predator 2. I bought a new TT 40 for it and used the GMS muffler. I ran 2 tanks of fuel through it using an old worked...
Forum: Club 40
04-07-2007, 02:47 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,930
Posted By Druce

RE: Club 40 - Rules / Mod discussion

The way I see it is that any repairs made to the aircraft and the said repairs happen to turn out better than the orginal way it was, whether it be a landing gear, a wing , tail etc.. should be under...
04-06-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,686
Posted By Druce

Mouton-1600v EP electric glider

Does anyone know about this electric glider??(Mouton-1600v EP) I have a fuse and no wings so I would like to know if its worth while getting some..
Thanks
Forum: Club 40
04-04-2007, 06:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,930
Posted By Druce

RE: Club 40 - Rules / Mod discussion

We used to have that problem.. We used to call it the Alberta rules and the Saskatchewan rules. One would allow one thing like a worked prop and the other would not, something like that. Each had...
Forum: Club 40
04-03-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 59,440
Posted By Druce

RE: Club 40 Racing Hangout

You will find that the motor will be strong for a season and it will lost a bit. They don't seem to stay tight very long. But hey for $59 bucks you can't go wrong.!! The 47's are stronger yet.. I got...
Forum: Q-500 Racing
04-01-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,733
Posted By Druce

RE: First pylon race.

I think these motors are being pushed to hard. I don't think there intended to do the RPM that these motors are putting out. Ever think of using a little more pitch and a little less RPM. Might save...
03-31-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,100
Posted By Druce

RE: Viper 500 info

any standard AA flat battery pack, just make sure the switch doesn't get in the way. I use 6 v 700 milliampe AAA
Forum: Club 40
03-31-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,930
Posted By Druce

RE: Club 40 - Rules / Mod discussion

WELL....
if I can't lower my motor a 1\4 " then I'll raise my tank up a 1\4 " maybe even use large fuel tubing, the florescent kind and really go fast.... and I won't tell anyone!!:)
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