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Forum: Beginners
03-07-2016, 03:36 AM
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Posted By Campy

I am using a compressor.

I am using a compressor.
Forum: Beginners
03-06-2016, 10:29 AM
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Posted By Campy

Help needed with Badger 150 airbrush

When I start spraying with the 150 airbrush the spray comes out OK. About 1/3 of the way through the 2 oz bottle the spray starts to slow down and typically it stops spraying the color at about 1/2...
09-28-2014, 04:34 AM
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Posted By Campy

Help needed with programming Eurgle TX

I have an Eurgle rcps61207 tx with the original firmware/software (they also make flysky, imax, turnigy and others).

I would like to program flaps to the AUX 3 position switch.
Various...
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Views: 355
Posted By Campy

Help needed with programming early Eurgle TX

I have an Eurgle rcps61207 with the original firmware and software. (This is a 9 channel (8 if using ppm) 2.4 tx)

I am trying to program the AUX switch (3 position switch) to use flaps. So far I...
08-10-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,334
Posted By Campy

You need to determine the weight of the plane...

You need to determine the weight of the plane WITHOUT the engine in it. Then determine the weight of the motor you plan to use (how many oz) AND the weight of the battery. Add this to the weight of...
08-10-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Campy

The 1st thing is to make sure the surface you are...

The 1st thing is to make sure the surface you are going to poly is GLASS SMOOTH - (if it isn't glass smooth you will not get a smooth finish). Then I normally spray the poly on. Your spray setup...
03-11-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,215
Posted By Campy

RE: Lonestar balsa Oou of Business

Their email is also down. I tried emailing twice - both times it was returned as "undeliverable".
02-12-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Campy

Problem with Eurgle 8 channel receiver

Last year I purchased an Eurgle rcps61207 transmitter and 5 Eurgle 8 channel receivers.
The receiver I installed last year is fine.

I am presently TRYING to install another receiver in...
11-22-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,832
Posted By Campy

RE: How Do You Debond CA Glue Is there a special trick?

All debonder is, is acetone. I buy it by the quart and fill an empty debonder bottle as needed.
11-22-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,094
Posted By Campy

RE: Plok Tracker II and Futaba Value

I do not know about the Futaba, however I still use my Tracker II.

The Tracker II is an excellent 72mhz radio that can be used (set for) ANY CHANNEL used on 72 mhz. The Seeker receiver will...
Forum: Beginners
02-19-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Campy

RE: Newbie [What plane?]

Just my 2 cents worth.

Start with a 40 size ARF. After you have put in all the time building your "Pride and Joy" you will be reluctant to do many of the things you need to learn because you...
10-24-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 681
Posted By Campy

RE: Vacuum Mold Help

DO NOT use foam for your plugs - use wood. "Ideally" it should be yellow pine, however, I have used regular pine, oak and even balsa (for smaller parts).
10-02-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,399
Posted By Campy

RE: Help, engine turned black after cleaning

You might try the crockpot using antifreeze. The SHOULD have the engine looking like
brand new.

2 CAVEATS WITH THIS - 1. DO NOT USE THAT CROCKPOT FOR FOOD AGAIN (the antifreeze
will poison...
10-02-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,775
Posted By Campy

RE: Solartex Questions??

What the others have said about SolarTex, PLUS it is lighter than Coverite fabric and (IMO) holds better
than Coverite.

One thing I do suggest though - If you use a glow or gasoline engine,...
10-02-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Campy

RE: Customer service from NitroPlanes???

Yeah, I SHOULD have known better. The problem was I needed a gift quickly and they fit the bill for that.

I have ordered a couple of other planes from them and everything was OK (no customer...
10-01-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By Campy

Customer service from NitroPlanes???

I recently ordered an RTF trainer from NitroPlanes as a gift for a 12 year old. When it arrived there was no damage to the box,
HOWEVER, the aileron/elevator gimbal on the transmitter was...
Forum: Beginners
07-21-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 754
Posted By Campy

RE: Who owned a Cessna 182, please help me!!!

If you look inside the nose of the plane, you will find a "cut out" in the foam for the battery. Once you find the cut out AND VERIFY THAT THE WEIGHT FITS IN IT, I suggest using 30 minute epoxy to...
06-16-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 617
Posted By Campy

RE: Bluebird servos are good ?

Contrary to what the others are saying, I feel the BMS-380MG are great little servos (50 oz of torque @ 4.8 volts). The regular BMS-380 servos tend to strip the gears easily. If you go with the...
Forum: Beginners
06-11-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By Campy

RE: Battery storage

Lipos can be stored for long periods of time.

When you buy a lipo, how long has it been sitting on the dealer's shelf ? From the factory,
lipos typically have 1/2 of a charge - for instance...
Forum: Beginners
06-07-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 773
Posted By Campy

RE: Broken antenna base

I would suggest sending into Futaba.

While it is possible to repair it yourself, think about what might happen if
you broke one of the wires on the circuit board.

Just my $0.02 worth
05-30-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Campy

RE: Need help on the right size brushless motor.

What you aare looking for is a motor that will put out 100 - 125 watts PER POUND OF FLYING WEIGHT. Weigh the plane, then add the weight of the motor, the battery and the esc.
You will now have a...
05-25-2011, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,040
Posted By Campy

RE: Balsa core Laminate

I would definitely want something much more sturdy than that. Your dishes and accessories
for the dining room table add weight up quickly.

My wife and I remodeled our kitchen about 3 years...
05-20-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,048
Posted By Campy

RE: Super Glue // Epoxy Glue

DO NOT USE REGULAR SUPER GLUE !!! If you MUST use a super glue get FOAM SAFE super glue. (Sit down before you look at the price - it is about double what regular super glue is) Regular super glue...
04-24-2011, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,108
Posted By Campy

RE: Does anybody knows a tutorial about make a canopy ?

I use PETG for my vaccuum formed parts. It is available from...
Forum: Beginners
04-08-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Campy

RE: Safety Message Electric Models

A couple of things about this:

1. ALWAYS remove the prop when doing ANY type of adjustments on an electric, especially if you need to have the battery connected to do the adjustments. The...
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