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04-29-2013, 03:13 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Scratch Build / Wing Loading

Fixed the Power problem, Running 4 cells on a 65a SC. Runs like a champ now - For Grins... :D
04-23-2013, 03:10 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Scratch Build / Wing Loading

Went out and flew it today. Took off in a short run up, Flew level off the start and no slow flying stall characteristics. Did one barrel roll, happy with the design.
The power on the other hand...
04-17-2013, 03:17 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Scratch Build / Wing Loading

Well, thought I would post a closer for this.
Here is the finished product less the servo connections and rudder system, since completed after this picture was taken and I am ready to go to the...
03-11-2013, 05:04 AM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Scratch Build / Wing Loading

Awesome info, Ill read that this evening, saved too my hobby folder!
03-10-2013, 06:56 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Scratch Build / Wing Loading

Well, after deliberation and the input from you all. Better safe than sorry. I have decided to increase the wing to 50".
This will give me a wing area of 450" and reduces the Wing and Cube load.
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03-10-2013, 10:40 AM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Scratch Build / Wing Loading

All Day Dan - I should have had them on the wing but the Picture would make them look small, They protrude, and I did not calculate them into the original. Did not know you could use that as part of...
03-10-2013, 10:10 AM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Scratch Build / Wing Loading

Thanks Lnewqban:
I have some shaping to do on them which reduce them a tad but over all width in the picture on the horizontal stab is 16" and height is 5.5 from top of fuse.

Here is the...
03-10-2013, 08:20 AM
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Posted By jw637362

Scratch Build / Wing Loading

I am almost complete with a Scratch Build Float Plane.
I am concerned I did not make the wing loading enough as I didn't calculate the Float weight / Built afterwards.

Electric setup with...
05-24-2011, 07:12 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: NAMBA 11 Connecticut - RACE PICS - 5-21-2011

Truly awesome. Love the Outriggers in the air. Great eye!
Can I use the Green Hydro coming right at me as My Desktop image??????!!!!!!!
05-24-2011, 07:04 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Running Issue OS Max XM

Just curious but this statement here:


Inquiry Do you have the Cable anchored at the servo point and also anchored to the engine? Turning the outboard engine either direction should never...
05-24-2011, 06:52 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Sidewinder By Morgan Fuels

Sorry cant answer the fuel one.

I use Morgan Cool Power Synthetic in my Helicopters. Looking at the Label - It states the Same thing. "Don't use After runs due to a Rust inhibitor". The heli...
05-24-2011, 06:12 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Sidewinder By Morgan Fuels

Fuel Lube, After run Oils VS Flex Shaft Lubrication are 2 Different things altogether.

The Lube in the Fuel - Lubes the internal Components. Piston, Cylinder, Crank etc.
After run oil...
05-24-2011, 04:54 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Circus Circus Unidentified Hull

Thanks HJ, That's a start. Have you ever seen one with the ability to have an adjustable front wing via servo. Steve muck's site is not working for me at the moment.
05-24-2011, 03:39 PM
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Posted By jw637362

Circus Circus Unidentified Hull

I was hoping someone could take a look and identify what make of 1/8 scale Circus Circus Hull this is.
It has no Mold numbers, or manufacturer name on the inside that I can find.

It weighs...
02-21-2011, 05:40 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: 1/6 SCALE SOPWITH PUP

@ MerlinV - did you happen to take pictures of the Wing Servo configuration as you were building it.
I am trying to come up with a good way to frame it up by having them laying down under the...
02-15-2011, 03:05 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: 1/6 SCALE SOPWITH PUP

Looking Awesome Hugh - That is an excellent mod. I was thinking I might give it a shot, but i think i'll stick with the Kit designed mount version this go around. I will be taking it apart a lot. I...
02-01-2011, 04:58 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: 1/6 SCALE SOPWITH PUP

Excellent, Thanks for the notes. I have started the kit.

Top wing is framed up. I am a little rusty as my angles were off on the leading edge angles matching but no biggy.
I sandwiched...
01-29-2011, 07:56 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: 1/6 SCALE SOPWITH PUP

Today, I purchased this kit. I was excited to see a build thread. Why did it stop. I know its an old one but still.
Wheres the end of the story!!!!
01-06-2011, 03:53 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Sailplanes you have had?

I am putting aileron/flaps on the Green, White, Grey one. Well see how that goes..:) Its my own Wing design, Foam core, carbon spar and balsa sheeted
Picture during the process - They sure do...
01-01-2011, 10:47 AM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Sailplanes you have had?

I have had numerous home built box frame gliders but I currently have 2 Soarcraft Magnum 12's.
12-29-2010, 04:25 PM
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Max altitude of RC heli

Wow thats Crazy, We walk / hike here in Colorado at 11,000' to 14,000' - Colorado 14'ers.
Surprising you would have to wear oxygen that low in a real heli, Now that I think about though we are...
11-13-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,006
Posted By jw637362

RE: Reliable Regulator for Raptor 50

I use the Align 2 in 1 on my Raptor 50.

I modded it - Took the micro Switch off the unit. Soldered it in the "on" position. Put an Actual Hitec switch in Series with the Wiring and then sealed...
10-17-2010, 06:59 PM
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Posted By jw637362

EXI 450 Feather Shaft / Other Parts

Hello, 1st off - Great little Heli, lots of fun. EXI 450;) I hit the ground hard though.

I cannot seem to find the actual separate parts listed for the heli.

Need the Feathering shaft...
06-01-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jw637362

RE: Revo 3.3 - Reverse Gone

Thank you for the responses but I like the reverse, not a racer just a basher.

Problem identified - It stripped a gear in the stock Forward / Reverse switching servo which was not enabling the...
05-31-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By jw637362

Revo 3.3 - Reverse Gone

I recently purchased the Revo 3.3
Today the Reverse went out. As in - None Existent, Switching Servo Just chatters and its like the gear is stripped. Heard that the reverse goes out frequently on...
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