Register

If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Lone Star Charles

Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.22 seconds.

  1. Interesting. Did you find the prop? If so, can...

    Interesting. Did you find the prop? If so, can you post photos? Would especially like to see the hub where it contacts the flange.
  2. Replies
    29
    Views
    929

    Certainly - Let's use your 40% Extra (nice...

    Certainly - Let's use your 40% Extra (nice plane by the way) for our example and that you want the CG set precisely at 30% of the MAC. A simple weight check of each wheel will give you a very...
  3. Replies
    29
    Views
    929

    Nice analysis, Grosbeak. I use a similar routine...

    Nice analysis, Grosbeak. I use a similar routine except that I use the front of the spinner as "station 0" and then define all distances aft as positive. I only have one little postal scale that I...
  4. Replies
    2
    Views
    191

    I have used this link for calculating required...

    I have used this link for calculating required servo torque - http://www.mnbigbirds.com/Servo%20Torque%20Caculator.htm
    I am not certain that the weight of the aircraft will have any effect on the...
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    258

    FAA manual AC 43.13-1B is also a very good...

    FAA manual AC 43.13-1B is also a very good resource. http://www.faa.gov/documentLibrary/media/Advisory_Circular/AC_43.13-1B_w-chg1.pdf
  6. Replies
    11
    Views
    258

    Check this out -...

    Check this out - http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/fplgtr/fplgtr190/chapter_05.pdf
    There are other qualities besides just strength that help determine suitability for structure - i.e. glue ability,...
  7. Replies
    129
    Views
    3,915

    The answer to your question is generally, yes. ...

    The answer to your question is generally, yes. That does assume that both of the main gears are located at the same datum.

    The only thing that might matter is that when using that method (or...
  8. Replies
    129
    Views
    3,915

    I have always found the three point weighing...

    I have always found the three point weighing system to be the most accurate and foolproof. I have a little postal scale that I think cost about $20 with an accuracy of 0.1 oz. and a maximum capacity...
  9. Replies
    129
    Views
    3,915

    The FAA put out this circular a few years back. ...

    The FAA put out this circular a few years back. It may be more info than you want or need, but if you can wade through it, it's a pretty good description.
    ...
  10. Replies
    14
    Views
    480

    Jester, I had a similar problem with a Brison 95....

    Jester, I had a similar problem with a Brison 95. I checked spark and everything. Turns out the screws that fastened the carb block to the engine were ever so loose and allowed air leak. Removed...
  11. flyerdave If you will give me the measurements...

    flyerdave

    If you will give me the measurements of your Sbach installation, I will do a drawing that will give you a pretty good idea where to put your servo arms and control horns. I'll need the...
  12. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,112

    It is always interesting when arguments like this...

    It is always interesting when arguments like this begin. Both sides seem so very convinced of their position that there must be some element of truth in both sides. On the one hand, I do agree 100%...
  13. Replies
    10
    Views
    320

    Suggest that you take a look at this site. ...

    Suggest that you take a look at this site. http://www.amr-rc.com/about-us/ There are several build threads on RCU about these kits that you can check out as well. They offer Stiks of just about...
  14. Replies
    78
    Views
    2,386

    Thanks for your support, Rodney. Your posts on...

    Thanks for your support, Rodney. Your posts on technical matters always seem to be 'spot on'.

    Thanks again,
    Charles
  15. Replies
    78
    Views
    2,386

    As I said earlier, "Repeating incorrect...

    As I said earlier, "Repeating incorrect information over and over again does not make it any more correct. Neither does name nor title dropping add any veracity to your statements." I guess we can...
  16. If thousands are doing it, why not ask them? ...

    If thousands are doing it, why not ask them? Oh yea, they're Al Qaeda. Never mind!
  17. Could this be Al-Qaeda? Just saying!

    Could this be Al-Qaeda?

    Just saying!
  18. Replies
    73
    Views
    2,039

    I experienced some elevator flutter on a Great...

    I experienced some elevator flutter on a Great Planes Escapade 40. The plane made a very loud, low frequency buzzing sound when it got too fast. It was real easy to identify after I landed. The...
  19. Replies
    78
    Views
    2,386

    Repeating incorrect information over and over...

    Repeating incorrect information over and over again does not make it any more correct. Neither does name nor title dropping add any veracity to your statements. Please bear with me and I will try...
  20. Replies
    78
    Views
    2,386

    Sorry, I've never heard of Jim Newman. I was...

    Sorry, I've never heard of Jim Newman. I was hoping that you could help explain it to me.

    I suggest that you try the very analysis that you suggested on the crossed cables. See if the cable...
  21. Replies
    78
    Views
    2,386

    We have probably beat this topic to death...

    We have probably beat this topic to death already, but I think that I disagree with much of what you posted. I would not say that pull-pull set-ups are easy -- they are straightforward, but they do...
  22. Replies
    78
    Views
    2,386

    Not exactly true, but very close. Depending upon...

    Not exactly true, but very close. Depending upon whether the lines are straight or crossed, there will be some difference in the total cable length required for the circuit from one rudder horn to...
  23. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,292

    That is exactly why we would like to see your...

    That is exactly why we would like to see your build thread.

    Either start one or don't.
  24. Replies
    78
    Views
    2,386

    Roo Man I'm not really familiar with the DuBro...

    Roo Man

    I'm not really familiar with the DuBro twin arm, but there are many servo arms out there that cannot be offset. I've never used this one, but it is close to what you want and I have heard...
  25. Replies
    86
    Views
    2,239

    This sad little lizard told me that he was a...

    This sad little lizard told me that he was a brontosaurus on his mother's side. I did not laugh; people who boast of ancestry often have little else to sustain them. Humoring them costs nothing and...
Results 1 to 25 of 303
Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:55 AM.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.