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01-01-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By S3eker

Next step

I started with an mCX2 and am now looking at my next step up. What do you all recommend?
03-14-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By S3eker

RE: Ryan PT-20 CG

Thanks for the info wu1chef
02-04-2007, 12:19 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 36,842
Posted By S3eker

RE: ---------Planes you would like to see back in stock-----------

I second this. Also, I would like to see some retract options especialy for this bird.
01-31-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By S3eker

Ryan PT-20 CG

Can sombody at Nitromodels tell me where the center of gravity should be on the Ryan PT-20 ARF?
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-10-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 727
Views: 99,411
Posted By S3eker

RE: Great Planes RV-4 .60-.90 ARF

The kit flies great! I used a OS. 46AX. It looks like the same plane but with some mods. For example, the wing is in two pieces for transport. The kits wing in one piece.

This is not an...
Forum: Kit Building
01-10-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By S3eker

RE: R-4 kit wing balsa replacement

If it's the glow kit i'm interested [8D]




I'm talking about the glow version 40 kit.

I have a OS .46AX installed which is plenty of power for this plane. I'd like to see a .55 in...
01-09-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By S3eker

Great Planes RV-4 kit

I need to reorder the balsa to rebuild the RV-4 wing. My local Hobbie Shop cannot make the order. Is there an alternative? perhaps a website where I can order from?
Forum: Kit Building
01-09-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By S3eker

R-4 kit wing balsa replacement

Anybody know where I can order replacement balsa for a Great Planes RV-4 kit. The Great Planes website directs you to order from your local hobbie shop and publishes the part numbers (which I have)....
Forum: Kit Building
01-09-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By S3eker

RE: TF Contender

Sounds like a good idea on the ailerons. I'll consider doing the same. My kit finally arrived yesterday. I was going to post pics of the kit but I'm sure everyone has probably already seen it. I'm...
01-07-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By S3eker

RE: Monokote Ultrakote or whateverkote

Thanks for the replies. Based on your advice, I think I'm going with a darker bottom on my RV 4 wing. I have been considering a checkered pattern. The fuse is white and hard to track at times.
01-03-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By S3eker

Monokote Ultrakote or whateverkote

I'm finding that I must rebuild another RV-4 wing this winter and instead of covering it all white, I plan to use a different color on the bottom side of the wing. Now when it comes to flying, what...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-03-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By S3eker

RE: Arf production question

I do have to agree... I'm always discovering better ways to improve upon the ARF. I always find areas that require reinforcement or special attention. Then there are areas you modify "just because"...
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By S3eker

RE: TF Contender

Safebet, Is there a reason why you increased the aileron size?
01-03-2007, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By S3eker

Tower Hobbies Special $25 off -- missed it

Tower hobbies sent me an email saying to the tune: hurry up and use this code for $15 off $149 order by Dec 31, 2006... Then now they have another coupone code for $25!!! off an order of $149!! And I...
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2007, 12:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By S3eker

RE: TF Contender

Still waiting for my Contender to come in the mail. Anybody know if I can put retracts on her and which size I might consider? or perhaps good places to shop for retracts?

cheers
Forum: Kit Building
01-01-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By S3eker

RE: RV-4 wing rebuild

RCken, thanks yes it helps. what do you normaly use to cut your balsa? I have been using a small precision handsaw but it's very laberous. Do you recommend any type of small bandsaw?

thanks
12-31-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By S3eker

RE: Ultracoat a foamie parkflier

Thanks for the heads-up perttime. I hadn't thought about the temp on the foam. I might go ahead and paint her. Do you if that might cause any issues?
Forum: Kit Building
12-31-2006, 11:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 939
Posted By S3eker

RV-4 wing rebuild

I had crashed my RV-4 earlier this month and did some rebuilding of the wing. The issue I had was that the wing did not come out as straight as it should have and has made the plane very unstable...
Forum: Kit Building
12-31-2006, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By S3eker

RE: TF Contender

Thanks for all the great responses. It sounds like a great kit. This will be my second kit build. My first was the GP RV-4. I went ahead and ordered the kit and the TH .46BB. I may decide later to...
Forum: Kit Building
12-31-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,475
Posted By S3eker

TF Contender

I'm researching the Contender and am considering this for my next build. Anybody have any pros or cons they would like to share? Also, how does she fly? I like the large single flap it has as an...
12-31-2006, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By S3eker

Ultracoat a foamie parkflier

Anybody have any experience with attempting to ultra-coat a foamie? Specificaly I would like to cover my e-starter parkflier. I normaly build kits (and this seemeded like a kit at times) and enjoy...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-31-2006, 01:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,223
Posted By S3eker

RE: Arf production question

Hi guys, can you send me a URL where you sell your ARF's?

Thanks
12-29-2006, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By S3eker

Nitro Models Ryan PT-20

Ok.. where do I start? I have been building the PT-20 for the last week and I first must say that it is a beautiful bird. The body appears to have been made nicely and in good quality. I have...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-28-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By S3eker

RE: Slimline pitts style muffler - pressure

Thanks for the response [sm=shades_smile.gif]. Yes, I'll have to install a pressure tap I discovered. I ordered one from Tower Hobbies for 99cents. I just need to figure out if I need to block one of...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-27-2006, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 546
Posted By S3eker

Slimline pitts style muffler - pressure

I just ordered a pitts style muffler 3208 sports scale and just noticed it didn't have a connection for the fuel pressure similar to the stock muffler. Is there something I'm missing? Is there...
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