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02-14-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 573
Posted By rcted

RE: .020 glow heads. i need some

I have two 0.020 glow heads. one is on a card, and the other is in a plastic bag. Both are sealed. Make me an offer
02-08-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,840
Posted By rcted

RE: F-104 Landing Gear

The landing gear for the F-104 formed the basis for the gear on the F-16s. They were trying to use off the shelf parts wherever to cut costs. They would be a good place to start. There are many...
08-09-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By rcted

RE: Cox aluminum spinner

If you don't mind having a red plastic spring back, I have both the back and the spinner and screw. I had a black widdow when I was a kid, and I loved it. Just let me know where to send it.

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Forum: Kit Building
06-15-2009, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,501
Posted By rcted

RE: Sig Cadet Senior Barn Door Airlerons?

I used strip ailerons made from 1 1/4" aileron stock. They were hinged in the middle with a seperate servo in each wing half. I too decreased the dihedral, but I also planked the leading and training...
02-15-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 698
Posted By rcted

RE: Piggy back cradle launcher

Hi, I had one of these launchers, and used it to carry and launch a Sig Riser. It worked well after a few tweeks. First of all, use a high torque servo. I used a Futaba 148, and it wouldn't release...
Forum: Kit Building
12-27-2007, 04:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,864
Posted By rcted

RE: need advice on Sig Somthin Extra

I built one of these for my son for Christmas a few years ago. They are a great flying plane. I did as mentioned above, replace the tail wheel with a Du-bro mount. I have problems with the weight on...
Forum: Kit Building
10-01-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,403
Posted By rcted

RE: SSE Mods - Opinions/Suggestions Wanted

I built a SSE for my son a while back. I went with a Sullivan tail wheel also. Made things allot stronger in my opinion. I would suggest modifying the wing mount. I didn't initially, and went ahead...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-22-2007, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By rcted

RE: CG on Sig Kavalier

The Plans show a C/G range of approx 7/8 in moving forward from the center of the spar. Start at the forward end of the range, and work your way back to the spar a little at a time as you fly it....
12-25-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 974
Posted By rcted

RE: covering the holes

Hi,

Try poking a pin hole horizontally through the stab fron the training edge of the stab into the lightning holes. That will give the air a way out both during covering, as well as when the...
12-24-2006, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,606
Posted By rcted

RE: SIG RISER 78" CG LOCATION?

Hi,

I just found my Riser plans. The balance point is 2 3/4 inches aft of the leading edge. That puts it right on the aft plywood doubler on the wing center section. The manual says to fly the...
10-22-2006, 02:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,067
Posted By rcted

RE: Whats the best way to clean fuel soaked wood for covering?

Hi,

I've had real good luck using spray brake cleaner. It gets the oils out, and dries quickly. It's also a bargain at about $2.00 a can on sale. Spray it a couple of times, outside of course,...
01-06-2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,184
Posted By rcted

RE: New Workshop Under Construction NEED HELP

I am in the process of finishing my own shop. I put the outlets on each wall on a seperate circuit, as well as the outlet for my compressor, and window mounted A/C. I have one side of my bench set...
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2006, 03:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By rcted

RE: Instructions for Somethin' Extra

Daven,

Do you still need the manual? I have an extra (no pun intended). Let me know, and I'll send it to you..

rcted

acessmechanic@yahoo.com
Forum: 3D Flying!
03-06-2005, 01:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,626
Posted By rcted

RE: Plans of my new design

Mato,

This looks to ba a great design. Could you possibly send me a copy at acessmechanic@yahoo.com. I'd really appreciate it.

Thanks,

RCted
Forum: 3D Flying!
03-06-2005, 01:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,973
Posted By rcted

RE: Funtana 90 final thoughts

The club in St George Utah had a Fun Fly two weekends ago, and several flyers showed up with the Funtana 90s. During the course of the flying, three of them went in. I'm not sure of the cause of the...
02-23-2005, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 523
Posted By rcted

Pull-pull Controls

Hi

I am seriously considering designing an airplane for 3-d flying, mainly just to see if I can o it. I've talked to several people about using a pull-pull arrangement for rudder and elevator...
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By rcted

RE: Hitec Eclipse 7 or Futaba 7C ?

I've been flying with a Futaba T6XA, which was my first computer radio. I have now switched to a Hitec Eclipse 7 with the Spectra module, and really like it. My main complaint though is not being...
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