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04-23-2018, 07:35 AM
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Posted By hornetnz

Looks great! Just needs a lil weathering! :) ...

Looks great! Just needs a lil weathering! :)

What wheels are you using?
02-13-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 213
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Posted By hornetnz

Todd, did you use a different instrument panel in...

Todd, did you use a different instrument panel in there? I tried removing mine, but it seems to be blocked in on the sides.
Forum: RC Jets
06-01-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,583
Posted By hornetnz

Hey all, I've posted my pics & video up on a...

Hey all, I've posted my pics & video up on a flyinggiants feature story for everyone...enjoy!
https://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/showthread.php?t=214516...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-16-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Overall, it went well. Somehow despite my...

Overall, it went well. Somehow despite my preflights, my rudder was reversed, which thankfully wasnt needed much. The tailwheel tiller arm rod is too soft, so didn't want to hold heading once...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-09-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Can anyone confirm the CG should be around 5"? I...

Can anyone confirm the CG should be around 5"? I saw several different numbers floating around the thread. Mine was around 4, so had to move my batteries back by the rudder servo...now its around 5"....
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-06-2015, 02:53 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Are washers needed when attaching the cowl or...

Are washers needed when attaching the cowl or H-stab? I used the rubber washers, but wasnt sure if small washers would be needed too.

Should hopefully be maidening it this week or next. Gotta...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-31-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Did anyone drill access holes in the cowl to get...

Did anyone drill access holes in the cowl to get to the engine needle adjustment screws? Or did you just get it tuned before attaching the cowl, and simply remove it if it needs tweaking?
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-09-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Ohh cmon, if I had it on the wrong side, the...

Ohh cmon, if I had it on the wrong side, the pointy trailing edge of the pant would be forward. :P I'm guessing you havent heard of this issue because most will just live with it. If I slid the pant...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-08-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Had a busy time at work lately, so hadn't had a...

Had a busy time at work lately, so hadn't had a chance to finish this bird. Finally nearing the end of the wheelpants/landing gear issue. Have both left and right access hatches cut, former bent...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-25-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 79,977
Posted By hornetnz

So I did last week what I really didn't want to,...

So I did last week what I really didn't want to, but had no choice. I cut a panel in the wheel pant to allow me to get the wheel off, and do the cutting & reinforcement that I needed to do. I used a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-13-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 79,977
Posted By hornetnz

AHHH! Now I get it. thank you!

AHHH! Now I get it. thank you!
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-12-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Evan, did you run flying wires to the fuse from...

Evan, did you run flying wires to the fuse from the wheel pants too??
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-12-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 448
Views: 79,977
Posted By hornetnz

Good idea for marking a parallel line. Could you...

Good idea for marking a parallel line. Could you take a picture or illustrate? Not sure I'm clear how you're measuring where to mark the line.

Evan-rcu came up with a wood U block to trap the wire...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 448
Views: 79,977
Posted By hornetnz

Did anyone else have tight wheels? Mine barely...

Did anyone else have tight wheels? Mine barely spin on the 'axle'. (not I have the 30cc version) I cant pull the wheel off w/o breaking the pant. How are you guys replacing the wheels?? I'm...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-08-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Did anyone else have tight wheels? Mine barely...

Did anyone else have tight wheels? Mine barely spin on the 'axle'. I cant pull the wheel off w/o breaking the pant. How are you guys replacing the wheels?? I'm considering dremeling off the 'axle'...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-14-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

I didnt ask about parts, but he said he's running...

I didnt ask about parts, but he said he's running into issues with his current manufacturer.

I'm hoping to maiden in a month, maybe two depending on my work load. =/ Main things left are to finish...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-13-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

I ahvent worked on mine in a couple weeks. Had to...

I ahvent worked on mine in a couple weeks. Had to build PNP foamies for West Michigan Park Flyers before the Toledo Show, and now we have a basement wall ripped out cuz of a leak. :( I did get to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-12-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Great news Evan! Did you get any pics/video?? ...

Great news Evan! Did you get any pics/video??

How did the gear hold up?
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-31-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Nice work. Can you get any pics inside the...

Nice work. Can you get any pics inside the wingpants? Im not sure I understand what you said you did.

Glad Gerry got back to you on the cowl!
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-29-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Lets see some pics! :)

Lets see some pics! :)
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-15-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Progress update... I've got the cowl cut,...

Progress update...
I've got the cowl cut, pull-pull crimped and tightened, fuji water bottle tank with PSP parts installed, throttle servo mounted, control horns painted red, and working on a hidden...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Other than the wraped canopy, I hadnt noticed any...

Other than the wraped canopy, I hadnt noticed any of those issues. Tho I will try to remember to check the level of the stab to wings. I'm guessing Gerry will do what he can for you.

BTW the gear...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-01-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

Yeah this is the GMP stuff. All good quality...

Yeah this is the GMP stuff. All good quality hardware that I know Gerry has upgraded a few times. Carbon fiber spinner and tubes. IMO, support US business by buying from Gerry. You'll get it much...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-01-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

This was the hardware straight out of the box.

This was the hardware straight out of the box.
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-21-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 29,936
Posted By hornetnz

I ended up using my 1/4x20 tap to knock the blind...

I ended up using my 1/4x20 tap to knock the blind nuts out. It wasnt difficult being there wasn't much glue on them. I'll be replacing the rear ones with 1/4x20, since thats the bolts I already...
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