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Forum: Kit Building
05-29-2018, 07:41 AM
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

I'm sorry I probably missed that part in your...

I'm sorry I probably missed that part in your post and you are absolutely right, engine is required for that technique. Your only other option is to dive for the runway to keep the speed up and then...
Forum: Kit Building
05-29-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3,622
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

I see you two have been keeping the thread alive...

I see you two have been keeping the thread alive :). As I mentioned in a previous post, I do not have my 51 any longer. However I have again added fuel to the insanity argument surrounding my...
Forum: Kit Building
05-10-2017, 04:29 PM
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

I've moved on from mine which I think might have...

I've moved on from mine which I think might have been cursed as well. It is in the hands of a fellow flyer now and it continues to display demonic tendencies. I still love it though!
Forum: Kit Building
04-03-2017, 11:19 AM
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Congratulations.....nice flying plane isn't it!!!

Congratulations.....nice flying plane isn't it!!!
Forum: Kit Building
04-01-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,622
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Outstanding I am looking forward to the movies

Outstanding I am looking forward to the movies
Forum: Kit Building
03-31-2017, 12:01 PM
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

I used the DLE20RA and was more than happy with...

I used the DLE20RA and was more than happy with the fit and performance and that's an understatement. I think it is probably the best power plant you could fit in that airframe. I have a caution...
Forum: Kit Building
03-10-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,622
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Agreed....follow the manual suggestions for...

Agreed....follow the manual suggestions for throw. You will be surprised how little travel this plane needs on the elevator.

A couple other things to watch out for are;

Don't throw full...
Forum: Kit Building
03-07-2017, 03:05 PM
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Got the same problem here in Vegas. Aggravating...

Got the same problem here in Vegas. Aggravating when it is nice all week and then when the weekend comes the wind picks up and makes it impossible to fly. No problem for the Retirees but us working...
Forum: Kit Building
03-07-2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3,622
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Got this one along with about 7 or 8 others.

Got this one along with about 7 or 8 others.
Forum: Kit Building
01-05-2017, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3,622
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

I enjoyed the article and your English is fine. ...

I enjoyed the article and your English is fine. Do you live in Prague or one of the outlying city's mentioned in the article?
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Take your victories where they appear.....you...

Take your victories where they appear.....you have an engine that runs for 10 minutes without quitting and it looked like it idled nice too. I agree the plane flies like a dream but there is a...
Forum: Kit Building
11-29-2016, 05:42 AM
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Finally took the Leap ...

Finally took the Leap

https://youtu.be/1QnV0GtxMQE (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QnV0GtxMQE)


https://youtu.be/1QnV0GtxMQE
Forum: Kit Building
10-10-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,622
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Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Got my radio back and the service guy said NPF so...

Got my radio back and the service guy said NPF so I'll just have to take that leap of faith.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2185286......................to...
Forum: Kit Building
09-25-2016, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

It surprised me too how slow this warbird will...

It surprised me too how slow this warbird will fly, It's a good flying plane whenever you get the kinks worked out.

I'm finishing up the rebuild on mine and hoping to put it back up within a...
Forum: Kit Building
09-08-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

LIPO direct to the remote driver control box...

LIPO direct to the remote driver control box should work. You should not have to go through all those steps just to drive the glow plug. Hard to diagnose here, just remember its amps not volts that...
Forum: Kit Building
09-07-2016, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

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

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2180104Little by little

For future reference;

I think the damage could have been less severe or even avoided if I had carried the...
Forum: Kit Building
09-07-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

If you are not using a NICD battery on your...

If you are not using a NICD battery on your remote glow, try one. NIMH batteries don't release the energy fast enough for the onboard systems, I only use NICD batteries at the suggestion of Mr...
Forum: Kit Building
09-01-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Foam cores are $50 bucks just for the foam and...

Foam cores are $50 bucks just for the foam and besides the cost is the time and effort to completely build a new wing using techniques I am unfamiliar with. Point being it would be an expensive time...
Forum: Kit Building
08-31-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Nice looking plane and flight. If my eyes are...

Nice looking plane and flight. If my eyes are not deceiving me you are not using flaps and the plane still floats! :)
Forum: Kit Building
08-30-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

This is awesome stuff and why I love this forum. ...

This is awesome stuff and why I love this forum. Thank you
Forum: Kit Building
08-29-2016, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Thank you for the comments. I...

Thank you for the comments.


I unfortunately always rip down my leftovers into usable pieces so the negatives don't exist anymore. I can still order the ribs by sheet number from top flite so it...
Forum: Kit Building
08-29-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Already been to the website, I want to call them...

Already been to the website, I want to call them and see if they will let me pick their brain on construction. I have never worked with foam core although still young enough ( I think ) and not...
Forum: Kit Building
08-24-2016, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCbdY25vdko ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCbdY25vdko

So it looks like there are no wing kits for balsa (I've never worked with foam) unless someone can point me?
Forum: Kit Building
08-22-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

I do start the engine the first time after...

I do start the engine the first time after fueling in the inverted position However you should always check for hydro lock (fuel collecting in the head and hydraulically locking the piston) by hand...
Forum: Kit Building
08-21-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 517,890
Posted By BigTeeEldorado

Flies nice doesn't it! How do the flaps feel? ...

Flies nice doesn't it! How do the flaps feel?

I saw your video of you tuning the engine and noticed you are running the engine inverted. I fly a twin with inverted engines and I can tell you it...
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