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Forum: Kit Building
02-15-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,011
Posted By raynman

RE: Hinging question, upcoming SSE build

You will enjoy your slot machine...probably already have. I needed surgery after slipping with #11 blade to repair index finger tendons I sliced. Check out...
08-30-2007, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,280
Posted By raynman

RE: Brought back LiPo from the dead!?!?

my pack is a maxamps pack. It seems ok.....although I bought as second pack...just to have a backup anyway...they are EXCELLENT!!!!:D to deal with at maxamps. I mean Excellent!!!
OHHH !! I just got...
08-29-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,280
Posted By raynman

Brought back LiPo from the dead!?!?

My first Lipo battery experience was not good.....I left my pack (2100 mah 11.1v 3-cell) in my plane over the weekend...and
guess what? the charger would not charge it!!!. I told the charger it was...
08-16-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By raynman

RE: What connects to the charger?

Thanks! The pack is "MaxAmps" Sold through Hobbytown USA. they said it's made by thunder power..but I am not sure...like I said this is all kinda new to me. I rechecked the voltage, it reads
...
08-16-2007, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By raynman

What connects to the charger?

My LiPo 2100 mah 3 cell 11.1 v battery has a deans connector on it, and I soldered the same connector to the esc on my new mini ultra stick eflite pnp. I charged the Lipo by connecting the leads from...
08-12-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 576
Posted By raynman

Mini Stick Ultra E-flite Stab Twist

The stabilizer on my new PNP Mini stick ultra has some twist to it. How can this be removed? I don't want it to corkscrew if you know what I mean!!
Forum: Kit Building
07-31-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 87,083
Posted By raynman

RE: Four Star 60 building. By a 54 year old beginner.

KMOT:D I am a tile man...email me with any questions you have on your project. Also don't pay retail for tile. EMAIL ME!! or PM me whatever it is ....
raynman.
11-12-2006, 12:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 889
Posted By raynman

No more holes in covering!!

[:@]I have often "slipped" while screwing control horns onto elevator / rudder / ailerons.... an inevitably put a hole in my new plane's covering. But a light bulb went off in my head the other...
Forum: Kit Building
11-02-2006, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,072
Posted By raynman

RE: What is Tack Glue?

Tack glue refers to spray adhesive such as 3M 377 spray adhesive. You spray it on and surface becomes "tacky"
You could do a web search for 3M 377 spray adhesive or just spray adhesive if you want...
Replies: 23
Views: 2,115
Posted By raynman

RE: I was shot down today.....

I am a member of a club, and yes, this would not happen there. But this area is a nice place to fly, and close to home.
Replies: 23
Views: 2,115
Posted By raynman

I was shot down today.....

Hi,
I am throwing this into the forum for some opinions.....My brand new(10 flights) four star 60 was shot down today, and I think it was the other pilots fault. Although he made no offers to help...
06-06-2006, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By raynman

RE: Whiplash By AGR

Thanks, Alot for your inputs. I'll do the twist thing and report back. When I was flying on Saturday it was in the hills above the Concord pavillion / Willow pass grade. There is alot of lift there I...
06-04-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By raynman

RE: Whiplash By AGR

Well,
I got her flying on saturday-if you can call it "flying" I could get it flying into the wind and just keep it hovering and small dives up and down. But it is very unresponsive at turning....
05-31-2006, 01:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By raynman

RE: Whiplash By AGR

I do have the instruction book that came with it...and I am balanced at the recomended CG. I'll double-check it though. I drive home Grizzly Peak every day. But since I am new to this, I don't want...
05-30-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By raynman

Whiplash By AGR

Has anyone ever flown a Whiplash slope glider? I purchased one at a swap meet a week ago and it was built except covering...and winglets. I am just trying gliders and have some good slopes near home....
Forum: Glow Engines
03-10-2006, 12:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 715
Posted By raynman

Can't prime new Magnum 91 RFS

Fellow Magnum four stroke owners,
I have a new 91 RFS in my four star 60. It doesn't want to prime when I close the choke via the lever, and flip the prop several times.... the fuel won't draw...
Forum: Kit Building
03-07-2006, 01:11 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 87,083
Posted By raynman

RE: Four Star 60 building. By a 54 year old beginner.

Kmot, That's a great scheme you came up with!! It looks alot better on the plane than on the instruction book!!:D
Forum: Kit Building
03-04-2006, 02:32 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 87,083
Posted By raynman

RE: Four Star 60 building. By a 54 year old beginner.

Kmot,
I used the Ultracote on my 4 star. I liked it alot..It goes on at medium-high temp and smooths out at higher temp. I found it easy
to work with. After some practice. I had only used...
Forum: Kit Building
02-27-2006, 10:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By raynman

RE: Aileron"Gap" Four Star 60

Thanks everyone!!
I'm still balancing...(it's a little tailheavy) about 5 oz. of weight on the front end (fuse bottom under engine) seemed to balance it
right on the spar. Break-in of the mag 91...
Forum: Kit Building
02-27-2006, 01:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 944
Posted By raynman

Aileron"Gap" Four Star 60

Hello,

I was wondering about the aileron gap on my finished four star 60...I was reading some other posts and heard mention that the gap between the aileron/fuse side should be about 1/8" !!...
Forum: Kit Building
02-23-2006, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By raynman

RE: CG For Four Star 60

So balance on the spar no matter what...is what I understand. Even if it takes some bolt-on lead to do it. OK..
Forum: Kit Building
02-23-2006, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By raynman

CG For Four Star 60

I am completing my Four Star 60 and it seems slightlt tail heavy. The plane balances (upside down) about [ ] this much
behind the main spar. Where do your four stars balance? Is this spot...
02-20-2006, 01:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By raynman

RE: Stabilizer/Wing angle

If I heat this thing up, I can see the covering coming off, and the vertical fin would need to come off as well. I am really not opposed to having tape on only one side, or sanding the saddle down on...
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2006, 09:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,253
Posted By raynman

RE: Four*60 Main Spar Balsa Straight?Build pics

1 more pic my dsl is acting up again..:eek: :D
Forum: Kit Building
02-19-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,253
Posted By raynman

RE: Four*60 Main Spar Balsa Straight?Build pics

Well, It's finished !!! :D (For the most part.) I have really enjoyed this project, and hope the RCU community has too! I can't wait to build another kit..not that I want to jinx anything you know;)...
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