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01-30-2019, 06:59 PM
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Posted By tevans55

Hi ptdan I put a DLE 55 in mine which doesn't...

Hi ptdan
I put a DLE 55 in mine which doesn't help with your question. Cooling is an issue with this plane and I solved the problem by wrapping my muffler with automotive muffler wrap. Good luck,...
01-18-2019, 06:43 PM
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Views: 176,702
Posted By tevans55

Katniss- When I first built mine I was using SR...

Katniss-
When I first built mine I was using SR Batteries 5 cell 3500 mAh NiCd's. I had 4 packs and if I remember correctly I had all 4 packs in the space above the nose wheel. Perhaps you could...
01-16-2019, 07:48 PM
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Posted By tevans55

https://youtu.be/zhw-_Xq9dvk 34 lbs 4 ozs.

https://youtu.be/zhw-_Xq9dvk

34 lbs 4 ozs.
01-16-2019, 07:35 PM
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Posted By tevans55

https://youtu.be/zhw-_Xq9dvk Video of mine...

https://youtu.be/zhw-_Xq9dvk

Video of mine at 34 lbs 4 ozs. Flys great at that weight. Century Jet retracts with Robart aluminum wheels and brakes. Bomb drop, DLE 20's.
01-16-2019, 07:11 PM
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Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

Just a suggestion...with about 20 flights on my...

Just a suggestion...with about 20 flights on my winter 190 I would suggest a single layer of 1/2 ounce fiberglass on the inside of the gear doors and a second horizontal strip across the bolt holes....
11-08-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

Solved my overheating problem with this muffler...

Solved my overheating problem with this muffler wrap from Summit Racing.
...
11-05-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

The DLE 120 is 250mm wide and the DLE 111 is...

The DLE 120 is 250mm wide and the DLE 111 is 255mm wide. Looks like the DLE 120 would fit fine!
10-18-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

I am using the Sierra tail gear. I have a...

I am using the Sierra tail gear. I have a pull-pull between my rudder and tail wheel control horn with no springs. If you are ground looping with the tail wheel on the ground I would consider getting...
10-18-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

No. I am using the Sierra tail gear.

No. I am using the Sierra tail gear.
10-17-2018, 06:34 PM
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Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1024x696/39006500_1504003806413066_4506687580007301120_o_ecf580f21e9a1901c8627f6ca036892d01b8da7c.jpg

Here is a photo right before...
10-17-2018, 06:24 PM
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Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

The reason I asked those questions was because it...

The reason I asked those questions was because it sounds like you may be carrying to much speed into your landing. I have been using 48 degrees of flap which I believe is what the full scale used. I...
10-14-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

Several questions: How many degrees of flap...

Several questions:
How many degrees of flap are you using? Landing on grass or pavement? Is the ground loop always in the same direction?
10-08-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,816
Posted By tevans55

Sam, It was great to see you again and visit...

Sam,
It was great to see you again and visit for a few minutes at the Bluegrass WAC. I really hope you will build another CARF Corsair. I hope to make a few more events next year so we can spend...
09-30-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

I used the 1/5 scale cockpit. I put a plywood...

I used the 1/5 scale cockpit. I put a plywood panel behind the instrument panel cut to fit the fuselage like a former. I removed the entire Top RC cockpit and put in a new floor made out of G10...
09-19-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

I Fly Tallies Cockpit kits work fine. ...

I Fly Tallies Cockpit kits work fine.
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2176_25374010f1a104db4dbfcc661f07a0648b2be261.jpg...
08-29-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,936
Posted By tevans55

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/960x536/7_12_2015_142_e6bb4620b03ead09ab7629d97f8db778207abbe1.jpg...
08-12-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

I used wet sanding to remove the decals. They are...

I used wet sanding to remove the decals. They are clear coated so be patient. Once you get through the clear coat you will know it because the decal comes off very quickly.
08-12-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

Very small light cracks on the side of the...

Very small light cracks on the side of the fuselage between the front of the rudder and the rear fuselage former. you can see the carbon fiber mat I added to the inside of the fuselage. I cut one...
08-11-2018, 06:56 AM
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Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2189_a4a51048ee5856c495917c40e3013b05102b8933.jpg

Added a little over 13,000 vinyl rivets.
08-11-2018, 06:52 AM
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Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2230_89bc7219b2fe28f9535f530dfffd81ce4f51efd0.jpg

Empennage repair with carbon fiber mat.
08-11-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2176_8cc34ba7e20cce5bc1593c44ca9312928c2e1691.jpg

I Fly Tallies cockpit
08-11-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2228_379c5ff348ffdee51bce41f55b6dca6e322e8882.jpg

Post maiden photo of my Top RC FW 190. I made Walter Nowotny's plane. Flew...
03-20-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 253
Posted By tevans55

I balanced mine on the recommended CG with the...

I balanced mine on the recommended CG with the wheels up and the plane inverted. I added a few extra ounces and it flew very well. I'm no expert but it sounds as though you may be a little tail...
02-23-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

Looks like it may be a little like building a...

Looks like it may be a little like building a ship in a bottle! Is there any way to get a measurement of the widest part of the instrument panel? It looks like it may be the width of the entire...
02-22-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 30,836
Posted By tevans55

I have been looking at the Iflytailies.com FW 190...

I have been looking at the Iflytailies.com FW 190 cockpit kit. They have one where the instrument panel is 7 1/2" wide and one where the instrument panel is 9 3/8" wide. Any opinions on which kit...
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