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06-10-2016, 04:23 PM
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Posted By Ed_Moorman

As I recall, the head and back plate bolts are...

As I recall, the head and back plate bolts are 2.5mm. Get a good, aluminum handle wrench. It'll set you back $6-$7 bucks, but it's a really good investment.

Another thing, again as I recall, the...
08-08-2015, 09:11 AM
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Views: 286
Posted By Ed_Moorman

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2113232http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2113234http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=211323...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-05-2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 7,306
Views: 327,497
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Hey, Dirtybird, Thanks for the kudo on the...

Hey, Dirtybird,

Thanks for the kudo on the column. I'd been doing it for 10 years, so I was getting burned out on it anyway. I still have copies of the articles if you are interested in any of...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-03-2015, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7,306
Views: 327,497
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Hey, Pa Ben, Is that a Heckler in your avitar? I...

Hey, Pa Ben, Is that a Heckler in your avitar? I had one several years ago and loved it so much I bought a second kit. I recently found it in the attic and am finishing it as an electric. I'm 77 now...
Forum: Seaplanes
07-04-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 335
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Flyzone Motor

Any ideas for a more powerful replacement motor for the Flyzone DHC2 Beaver?

Ed Moorman
02-22-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Zeeb, It's the manual for the new all black...

Zeeb,

It's the manual for the new all black one with voice alerts, etc.

Ed
02-22-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,109
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Dx6 & dsm2

Andy,

I downloaded the DX6 manual and noticed a box on page 10 that states that the DX6 no longer supports DSM2! What gives, I have a lot of DSM2 receivers?

I understand that the European...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-24-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7,306
Views: 327,497
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Reading these posts takes me back. I'm 77 and...

Reading these posts takes me back. I'm 77 and flew my first glow powered plane in 1950. It was a Scientific Lil Devil with an OK Cub .049 with a wood 6-3 prop. I had flown gliders before that, but I...
12-23-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By Ed_Moorman

That Fox engine has an early Fox carb. It has a...

That Fox engine has an early Fox carb. It has a butterfly in the center of the carb. The fuel enters from the front. Note the fuel nipple on the front of the carb.

This carb adjusts differently...
Forum: Seaplanes
12-04-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 186,134
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Polaris Ultra

Polaris Ultra ARF by Model Aero.

It will not get blown over as you taxi back in. (I speak from experience here.)...
Forum: Kit Building
07-29-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,167
Posted By Ed_Moorman

It's half Kaos and half Ultra Stick 40

One thing Flaps would do is to is to ask for all the parts & pieces from bashed planes. These made great parts to use on an experimental project. This is one of those.

Hey, it does look like a...
Forum: Kit Building
07-29-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,167
Posted By Ed_Moorman

4-Star 60 Kit Bashes

Most of my kit bashing was done with my late flying buddy, Carl "Flaps" Laffert, who died 3 years ago at age 90. Flaps loved to build, but wasn't the best RC flier. We teamed up many years ago and I...
Forum: Seaplanes
07-28-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Polaris

Any Modelaero.com Polaris. The Ultra is the ARF. Takes off easily, lands easily. Flies great, fast, slow, any way. Can't tip over. One piece.
07-27-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Harvey, I did not know that out of sync was...

Harvey,

I did not know that out of sync was that big of a problem in full scale planes. Not having much recip time in the Air Force, I don't have any experience in that area. My twin time was what...
07-25-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Glad to have you guys copy anything you want. ...

Glad to have you guys copy anything you want.

I remember one of the guys at my field spending nearly 30 minutes with a tach synching up 2 OS .46AX engines. I could fly 2 planes in the time he...
07-25-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By Ed_Moorman

I recommend you do not complicate things. ...

I recommend you do not complicate things.

TWIN NOTES BY ED MOORMAN
10 years as author of Fun Aerobatics column for R/C Report magazine
(emoorman25@gmail.com)

Engines for twins notes:


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Forum: Kit Building
06-18-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Ed_Moorman

The lightest and easiest tail brace I've used is...

The lightest and easiest tail brace I've used is lightweight weed eater line. Drill a few holes, run the line through and hold with medium CA glue. It doesn't have to be drum tight, just snug enough...
05-04-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 298
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Throttle lock program on JR

What's the general procedure of a throttle lock program for electric motors on JR radios 9303 or 8103? I know mixing and JR/Spectrum programming, but don't know the general idea of a throttle...
04-03-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 454
Posted By Ed_Moorman

I have a Neptune now and had one several years...

I have a Neptune now and had one several years ago. It's really a copy of the Seamaster ARF'ed in China. Great flying airplane with a ball bearing .46 or a 4-stroke .70-.75. It'll fly well with a...
12-26-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Harv, I'd be glad to help. -My buddy and I...

Harv,

I'd be glad to help.
-My buddy and I built 25 twins and I flew them all. Many were scratch.
-I wrote the "Fun Aerobatics column for R/C Report magazine for 10 years.
-In my 2-part column,...
12-26-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,096
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Try lengthening your nose gear strut 1/4". If...

Try lengthening your nose gear strut 1/4". If your plane sits on the ground with the nose down slightly, it will be hard to rotate.

Once in the air, trim for full power. Fly by in front of...
Replies: 15
Views: 8,981
Posted By Ed_Moorman

LEMON SATELLITE RECEIVER For those of you...

LEMON SATELLITE RECEIVER

For those of you who were interested in the lemon satellite receiver, I have done a basic initial test. I did install a Lemon satellite into a Spektrum 7-channel RX and...
Replies: 15
Views: 8,981
Posted By Ed_Moorman

Lemon RX Test

I have flown the Spektrum/JR Lemon receivers in 3 different planes so far without a hitch. The latest plane is a PBF (Pizza Box Flier). I had one several years ago and it flew well. A buddy wanted to...
Forum: Beginners
10-25-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 731
Posted By Ed_Moorman

You are probably holding some up elevator during...

You are probably holding some up elevator during the roll. In addition, a traIner with a flat bottom airfoil will naturally drop its nose when inverted.

When I wrote the Fun Aerobatics column for...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-10-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,239
Posted By Ed_Moorman

I have a Magnum .70, an OS .70, a Saito .72 and I...

I have a Magnum .70, an OS .70, a Saito .72 and I had a Thunder Tiger .75. They all run about the same. The Maggie takes longer to break in than the OS. (A lot of engines do.) The Mag .70 is a copy...
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