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Forum: Kit Building
11-15-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By jbarnes

I’ve been using latex paints on my fabric planes....

I’ve been using latex paints on my fabric planes. You do need to seal the edge of your tape. I’ve not found a tape that stops bleeding on fabric. Mix your paint with 25% cheap windshield washer...
02-15-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 317,282
Posted By jbarnes

You may want to check out the balsa OV10 from...

You may want to check out the balsa OV10 from Motion RC. Its just a couple inches smaller and it flies great. Its a ARF.
Forum: RC Tanks
02-13-2021, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By jbarnes

They are kind of pricey but when you look at the...

They are kind of pricey but when you look at the manufacturing process they use you can see why they are so expensive. Plus they are very durable. Iím retiring this year so Iím spending a little...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-12-2021, 08:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By jbarnes

Thankyou all for your comments.

Thankyou all for your comments.
Forum: RC Tanks
02-12-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By jbarnes

Are these Dragon figures available via some store...

Are these Dragon figures available via some store or are they a ebay like item, no longer made?
Forum: RC Tanks
02-12-2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By jbarnes

Apologize for not including the manufacturer. ...

Apologize for not including the manufacturer. Its a company called Armortek. They are in the process of manufacturing a Sherman tank. It'll be several months before they have final details worked...
Forum: RC Tanks
02-12-2021, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By jbarnes

New tanker, looking for advice

Hey guys, I've been building RC balsa planes for years. Thought I'd build a tank for a change. I've got this 1/6 metal Sherman I'm looking to get. Trying to assemble some parts and pieces while...
05-31-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 317,282
Posted By jbarnes

Anyone using electric retracts? I don’t think the...

Anyone using electric retracts? I don’t think the eflite are strong enough for this bird. Thanks Jerry
Forum: Marketplace
02-17-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,237
Posted By jbarnes

Saito 61cc gas twin

I bought a Saito 61cc gas twin for my H9 XCub. After three flights I'm dissatisfied with the performance at my altitude (5600 feet). Motor runs and sounds great. I'll pay shipping in lower 48.
Forum: Marketplace
02-17-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By jbarnes

Nib dle111

I have a NIB, never opened DLE111. I'll pay shipping for lower 48.
02-27-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,072
Posted By jbarnes

I’ve been using them for the last several years...

I’ve been using them for the last several years in my trailer of giant scale planes. They are expensive but very robust and you avoid damaging wheel pants using bungee cords etc. The support struts...
02-04-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,593
Posted By jbarnes

Hey Mirion, I had plans for the Senior laying...

Hey Mirion, I had plans for the Senior laying around but then I caught wind that Hobby Express had just designed a new Twin Tele so I bought the kit from them. They told me I was one of the first to...
02-02-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,593
Posted By jbarnes

I’ve built two Senior Twins over the last 10...

I’ve built two Senior Twins over the last 10 years. The first was a trike gear with OS55’s. I did do outboard and down thrust. It flew great and engine outs were no issue. It was kind of boring...
01-10-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,341
Posted By jbarnes

I’d put some flying wires on it. My stab has...

I’d put some flying wires on it. My stab has broke twice.
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-08-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,617
Posted By jbarnes

Hey guys, you gave so much help with the assembly...

Hey guys, you gave so much help with the assembly of this bird I wanted to provide feedback on the results of my initial flights. I installed the Saito 90cc radial in mine and finished the cockpit...
Forum: Marketplace
08-03-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By jbarnes

Iíve got a 922 with three sats and soft switch. ...

Iíve got a 922 with three sats and soft switch. $40. Thanxs Jerry
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-27-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,617
Posted By jbarnes

Nice, thanks for sharing.

Nice, thanks for sharing.
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-03-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,617
Posted By jbarnes

I must say Iím impressed with this kit. Build,...

I must say Iím impressed with this kit. Build, covering and fiberglass are excellent.
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-29-2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,617
Posted By jbarnes

Thaknyou for the detailed pictures. Very nice. ...

Thaknyou for the detailed pictures. Very nice. I've found that the motor requires a electric starter to get started on the first flight of the day. I'm concerned the supplied spinner is not going...
03-29-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 59,226
Posted By jbarnes

Someone in the club did do a video, here is the...

Someone in the club did do a video, here is the link to it https://youtu.be/-PBSkBbU75o...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-29-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,617
Posted By jbarnes

Thankyou for the quick reply. I'm thnking of...

Thankyou for the quick reply. I'm thnking of moving the rudder servo to the tail. Dont' know if there will be room or not. I noticed you have the kelo exhaust on your bird. Did the exhaust fit...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-28-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 22,617
Posted By jbarnes

Hey Totto, I'm also putting a FG90 in mine. Can...

Hey Totto, I'm also putting a FG90 in mine. Can you tell me what you did for getting the CG to be reasonable without adding a bunch of weight? Also, where did you get the lighting kit? Thanks,...
03-27-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 59,226
Posted By jbarnes

I don't have any video, I'm digitally challenged!...

I don't have any video, I'm digitally challenged! When I get to Nall I'll get one of the guys to shoot some video for me. Doing a military scheme has proved to be a conversation piece. Everyone...
03-26-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 59,226
Posted By jbarnes

Picture

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/cf4aebb6_5795_4253_ac10_36700bcc3d9d_dbb5c5ab95dae7151ad082dbb6ff29379f314cce.jpeghttps://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...
03-26-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 59,226
Posted By jbarnes

Had several interruptions with this build but it...

Had several interruptions with this build but it finally flew this past weekend. I fly at 5200 feet which led me to using the DLE55’s. That proved to be overkill, you can hover this bird with the...
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