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  1. If the planes, engine and radios all sat for 3...

    If the planes, engine and radios all sat for 3 years they should all be replaced. Send them to me and buy all new stuff! :D -- You should be find with the exception of the batteries. I would not...
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    Current Draw Question

    I am planning the electronics for my 1/3 scale Fly Baby and I have a question about Current Draw. When you look at the specs on a servo it tells you the current draw at idle and at zero load travel....
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    I hear what you’re saying. Going to the 1/3...

    I hear what you’re saying. Going to the 1/3 scale is a new adventure for me and I am learning as I go. Until now the 23cc plane was my largest and I love the way it moves in the air. I am a full...
  4. I would say your opening in the front is too...

    I would say your opening in the front is too small. Make a single opening rather than 3 small ones.
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    I say you use trim tape to fix it, add a tail...

    I say you use trim tape to fix it, add a tail wheel and REMEMBER who the plane came from and don't order another from them unles the price makes the extra work worth it!
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    I treat my planes like a gun. I assume it will...

    I treat my planes like a gun. I assume it will take off full on when I crank it up and I never put anything in front of the plane that I don’t want to lose. Check, double check and then check one...
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    Am I doing the right thing?

    In 1994 I aquired my first plane; a .40 size trainer from the local hobby shop. I don't recall what I paid but it was an ARF and included a 4 ch. Futaba Radio, O.S. FP .40 engine and everything I...
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    Thank you for all the responses. I am not...

    Thank you for all the responses. I am not against scratch building from plans but I have found the past few years I can often get a kit for the same price and save myself the work of cutting all the...
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    Kit or ARF?

    I have been flying up to .90 size models for nearly 20 years. About 3 years ago I purchased a used low wing model with a .23cc engine in it. That one was a trainer type (unknown what model) we...
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    RE: NitroPlanes 30cc J3 Cub

    <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 9pt">I have not ordered mine yet. I have to put together my presentation and get approval from the purchasing department...
  11. Thread: New Guy

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    RE: New Guy

    <p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: "Arial","sans-serif"; FONT-SIZE: 9pt">Welcome!

    </p></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in...
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    RE: Air Buble in my fuel lines

    <p class="MsoNormal" style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="LINE-HEIGHT: 115%; FONT-FAMILY: "Arial","sans-serif"; FONT-SIZE: 9pt">It is not uncommon to have air in the line between the needle and...
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    RE: CA Kicker ?

    <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt"><span style="line-height: 115%; font-size: 9pt">Kicker works well and when used especially on balsa you don&rsquo;t have to worry about the joint bonding being...
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    RE: What to use to hold screws in?

    Another vote for BLUE. Another "trick" in addition to the BLUE thread lock is to put a drop over the head of the screw but only on 1/2 of the screw. This way you can see if the screw is turning as...
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    RE: twin motors back to back

    <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Ahhh&hellip; very well explained.I had not entertained the idea of turning a the prop &ldquo;in&rdquo; or &ldquo;out&rdquo;.
    Sometimes the simple things escape me....
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    RE: twin motors back to back

    <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Yes, this will work, but depending on the size of your plane and the propeller you are using it may not be the best idea.</div><div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">If...
  17. RE: Having an issue with North Star Build...

    Water landing is NOTan option... hahaha
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    RE: Throttle Servo?

    Wow... that was the long way around the block... but i guess 3 left turns will get your there as will 1 right turn, just takes longer...
  19. RE: Hangar 9 95

    Questions:
    Does the yaw severity change with air speed?
    Does the yaw severity change with engine speed?

    Things I would check:
    Engine thrust angle.
    If the thrust angle is far enough off It...
  20. RE: Cub tires coming off hub (Hangar-9)

    <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">I have been at this a long time (over 20 years) and I agree with the CA &ldquo;fix&rdquo;.I also race 1/5 scale off road trucks with 30cc gas engines.Mine is 37...
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    RE: NitroPlanes 30cc J3 Cub

    <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Some of the guys at the field got talking about ARF planes.A common problem, regardless of the brand, appears to be the tail feathers.All three guys in our...
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    RE: Saito FA 56 no needle valve ?

    I can see how it could run, not well but if everything was just right...&#160; With the needle valve all the way out you would have a wide open fuel flow, but with the open hole where the needle should be...
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    RE: AGAIN , aileron to flap ratio size

    <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Flaps are cool for scale looks, but if you are as new as you say you are, I would not worry so much about flaps.The Citabria is an &ldquo;aerodynamically...
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    RE: How much downthrust is right?

    <div style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt">Assuming all else is built straight, tail incidence and main wing incidence is where it should be, 7 degrees of down thrust is HUGE.How do you know you have 7...
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    RE: Need Carbon Fiber 3-Bladed Props

    http://www.chiefaircraft.com/am-cl-12x6.html This is one place to look. I think they only have 2 blade CF blades. If you shoot them an e-mail they may be able to point to some-one who has 3 blade...
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