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01-12-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Electriceddie

Hi Guys, Some Great Tips and Valuable Info. ...

Hi Guys,
Some Great Tips and Valuable Info.

Thanks a Bunch
Ed
01-12-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 576
Posted By Electriceddie

New: Pull-Pull System - Need Help!!!

Hi Guys,

I am an old time builder from way back. However after 45 yrs. + of building and flying experience I have just never have gotten around to putting together a Pull-Pull Cable System. I am...
09-02-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By Electriceddie

Aging Balsa How does it last?

Hi Guys,

I was wondering does anyone know what the lifespan of Balsa is if it is kept well over the years? It all looks good No warps, not brittle etc.

Thanks
Ed
Forum: Kit Building
09-02-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By Electriceddie

Is Balsa like a fine Wine?

Hi Guys,

I was wondering does anyone know what the lifespan of Balsa is if it is kept well over the years? It all looks good No warps, not brittle etc.

Thanks
Ed
06-18-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 600
Posted By Electriceddie

Looking for New Nimah Batteries>\:

Hi Guys,

Since Tower Hobbies has started having issues meeting demand and stocking of inventory, can anyone tell me of any places that I can buy Nimah batteries? I am looking for standard size...
06-18-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Electriceddie

Finally A Good Fit:

Cooollll….. Thanks CK1... Thwill make the install a Whole Lot Easier.... I was using the Robart Large Air Yank and it was becoming a real ***** trying to get it into the Fuse ANYWHERE!!!!!!!!!
...
06-18-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Electriceddie

Not Trying to Beat A Dead Horse:

Question:

Could you use , lets say two different size tanks without any issues? Ex. A small tank and an Extra Small tank and get the same pressure to the retracts needed?

Thanks
Ed
06-14-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Electriceddie

Hi CK1 I have a Large Tank now but its to...

Hi CK1

I have a Large Tank now but its to Big & Cumbersome too get into the plane. I have the Extra Small tank, but its too small of air capacity for these size retracts. I was thinking of just...
06-13-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By Electriceddie

Robart - 630RS 90 degree Pneumatic Main Retracts - HELP Question:

Hi Guys,

I have the 630RS 90 degree Pneumatic Main Retracts .

I have the ESM Model Bald Eagle (approx.- 15 -18 pounds) 72" span. Is there a rule of thumb for the size of the air tank that can...
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Electriceddie

On a Side Note .... Why is there a Bra...

On a Side Note .... Why is there a Bra advertisement in front of me on 25 % of my screen????? LOL.....

Ed
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Views: 582
Posted By Electriceddie

So then there are NO markings on them in any way...

So then there are NO markings on them in any way to distinguish them from each other?

Thanks

Ed
Replies: 5
Views: 582
Posted By Electriceddie

Hitec & Futaba Servo Arms:

Hi Guys,

Over the 45 years in this Hobby/Sport I have acquired a lot of parts. I have a lot of Hitec and Futaba Servos and Servo arms.

My Question:

I Prefer Hitec servos over the Futaba and...
01-21-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Electriceddie

Hi Guys, I happened to have some JB Weld...

Hi Guys,

I happened to have some JB Weld Steel Stick. I rolled some out and made a 1/4" square and took a small round push rod and used it by pressing into the center of it making a small hole. Do...
01-21-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By Electriceddie

Angry Robart 630 - Cylinder Loose Nipple Issue: Help??

Hi Guys,

I have the Robart #630RS 90 deg Pneumatic Main Retracts. My question is at the end of the air cylinder there is an air inlet or nipple the air hose attaches to:

I noticed it was a bit...
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Electriceddie

Cool Hello Futaba, I have not bought a new radio...

Hello Futaba,

I have not bought a new radio in at least 8-10 years. I have been flying steadily since I was 12 yrs. old I am now 56 yrs. old. So almost 45 years I have been in this hobby. Started...
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Electriceddie

Unhappy Just a bit dissapointed:

"Go Fast & Turn Left".......




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Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Electriceddie

Smile 14SGA & 10J Comparisons:

Hi David,

I see that the 14SGA has what appears to be the latest technology the FASSTest, FASST and S-FHSS protocols. FASSTest which the 10J does not have. Is that correct? It does not have the...
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Electriceddie

Smile Futaba 14SGA 14-Channel or the 10JA 10-Channel Air T-FHSS System

Hi guys,


I am ready to make the jump to a new radio. I have been flying with a Futaba 9C – Super radio which I love and have had for years. However when I get out to the field I am the only guy...
08-27-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,053
Posted By Electriceddie

Smile Hi Raptureboy, I thought that the Lipo...

Hi Raptureboy,

I thought that the Lipo batteries should be at 3.8 volts per cell all the time.
If not what should the range be that they work in, from the just charged state to run down state...
08-13-2017, 09:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,053
Posted By Electriceddie

Lipo Battery: Good or Bad:

Hi Guys,

I have a Lipo Battery that has been used only 4-5 times and on and off and in the shop for set up and testing purposes. I have some Pics included below. It seems like there may be a...
08-12-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 178
Posted By Electriceddie

EVADER - Motor Beeps Quick Question:

Hi Guys,

I am fairly new to electrics. I have an Evader from Great Planes with a small electric ducted fan unit which seems to be quit powerful. Controlling the power to the motor and the servos...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-25-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Electriceddie

Hey It was just a Thought, I figured I would...

Hey It was just a Thought, I figured I would throw it out there................ LOL...

Thanks

Ed
07-25-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,175
Posted By Electriceddie

Hi Guys, I thought flexibility would be...

Hi Guys,

I thought flexibility would be good. Maybe the wing halves could flex like a bird in flight............ Then I would not use so much fuel up....LOL.....
07-23-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 387
Posted By Electriceddie

You can see here in this pic the 2 alignment...

You can see here in this pic the 2 alignment dowels and the 1/4 inch dihedral joiner. The root ribs are both 1/8th" or 3/32nd " on each wing panel. The Template would be sandwiched between the root...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-23-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 535
Posted By Electriceddie

Actually it is not too bad as far as cosmetically...

Actually it is not too bad as far as cosmetically speaking. The top of the wing is inside the Fuse (Remember it's a P51B Mustang) and the bottom is half covered by the Radiator. So only half of the...
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