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12-13-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By Peter_OZ

Lou, I would do them at the correct scale...

Lou,
I would do them at the correct scale size. the designers of the full size knew what they were doing.


Simply calculate the L x W of the control surface, plug it into the calcultor along...
12-13-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Peter_OZ

Lou, I would do them at the correct scale size....

Lou,
I would do them at the correct scale size. the designers of the full size knew what they were doing.


Simply calulate the L x W of the control surface, plug it into the calcultor along...
12-13-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

been running some numbers on torque requirements...

been running some numbers on torque requirements for the servos.

Seems I'm mid range for most though the HS-645 get to about 2/3. Still ok.
12-13-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By Peter_OZ

http://www.mnbigbirds.com/Servo%20Torque%20Caculat...

http://www.mnbigbirds.com/Servo%20Torque%20Caculator.htm

As n example the ailerons on my 85" span P47 are approx 35cm x 5 cm and move say +/-35 degrees.

If I assume a top speed of say 180kp/h...
12-13-2015, 01:03 PM
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Posted By Peter_OZ

Seems with the UP2/3 air valves you need...

Seems with the UP2/3 air valves you need individual air lines for each cylinder back to the valve as opposed to have up lines / down lines in parallel.

Can still make it work by blocking off ports...
12-13-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11,264
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Posted By Peter_OZ

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2135581http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2135582http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=213558...
12-12-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

Thought you might Bob :-) here are a few videos...

Thought you might Bob :-)
here are a few videos for you to enjoy. If I can find the retract valve I might even have those working today.

https://youtu.be/4EhurnOXEc8
...
12-12-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11,264
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Posted By Peter_OZ

Nav and landing light. ...

Nav and landing light.
...
12-11-2015, 07:51 PM
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Posted By Peter_OZ

Ok anyway I will try it see how it goes. Mick...

Ok anyway I will try it see how it goes. Mick said he also used graphite but yes it is messy ****.

I dribbled led metho down fiz when flushing the tubes and it has stained it cloudy. Used some...
12-11-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

Working away on the linkages. ...

Working away on the linkages.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2135453http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2135454
12-11-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11,264
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Posted By Peter_OZ

Trip to bunnings for graphite powder completed....

Trip to bunnings for graphite powder completed. Another coffee then I will head down to the shed.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2135403
12-10-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 872
Posted By Peter_OZ

35C summer 20C winter . . . . what T...

35C summer

20C winter . . . .

what T shirt and shorts will I wear today ?
12-10-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

It is bloody hard keeping them all servicable. I...

It is bloody hard keeping them all servicable. I only have 4 now that are flyable.

storage of them all too is an issue, even though I have a big shed down the backyard I still don't have room...
12-10-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

ahhhhh should have thought of that, graphite...

ahhhhh should have thought of that, graphite powder! Great stuff but makes an awful mess. I put WD-40 down the tubes, helped marginally so will flush them out with metho then try the powder.

...
12-10-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

ahhhhh should have thought of that, graphite...

ahhhhh should have thought of that, graphite powder! Great stuff but makes an awful mess. I put WD-40 down the tubes, helped marginally so will flush them out with metho then try the powder.
...
12-10-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

In my case I need that hahaha :rolleyes:

In my case I need that hahaha :rolleyes:
12-10-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

Tom, some serious dollars invested in that...

Tom,
some serious dollars invested in that little fleet. Do you still have them all?

Great looking field!! Thought ours was pretty good but nothing like that. Personally I hate flying off a...
12-10-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 11,264
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Posted By Peter_OZ

where is the pizza though?

where is the pizza though?
12-10-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11,264
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Posted By Peter_OZ

bob you should start a new company called "Bob's...

bob you should start a new company called "Bob's RC restorations" !!

thanks on the DL, would cost far too much to ship over here mate. ;)

I'll be onto new projects soon, repai the 1/4 Cub to...
12-10-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 872
Posted By Peter_OZ

always summer here man, we fly all 12 months

always summer here man, we fly all 12 months
12-09-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

mate we are all average blokes here, we build and...

mate we are all average blokes here, we build and fly what we can afford. My budget is very limited these days. Not like a few years back when I was married and we both had good incomes.

the...
12-09-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

Bob should be like a pig in sh it with all the...

Bob should be like a pig in sh it with all the photos now hehe :rolleyes:
12-09-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11,264
Views: 967,938
Posted By Peter_OZ

ahh mate try finding bits and pieces you put...

ahh mate try finding bits and pieces you put aside 10 years ago and have had about 8 moves over those years.

I have to try and work out all the wiring i built into the wing yet, servos are easy...
12-09-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,718
Posted By Peter_OZ

Richard maaaaate, nice job on the little jug. ...

Richard maaaaate,
nice job on the little jug.

Still got the woofer of yours?

Mine is nearly done!

cheers
me
12-09-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 872
Posted By Peter_OZ

grass strip

grass strip
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