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Forum: Kit Building
01-30-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 400,403
Posted By Motowncali

The build is clean and light. Sorry, not the...

The build is clean and light. Sorry, not the greatest photos. Ive been busy working on a reservation and dragging everything out for photos is not easy.
The one plane has been flown, and has...
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 400,403
Posted By Motowncali

Builds are clean. One never flown. One glass...

Builds are clean. One never flown. One glass cowl, one stock plastic cowl, only one canopy. He put textured covering on half of one plane... so either way, I would suggest removing the covering....
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 400,403
Posted By Motowncali

Is there anyone close to Napa,CA looking for a...

Is there anyone close to Napa,CA looking for a built airframe? I just brought home two more of these. Kit built, not ARF’s...
Forum: Kit Building
01-10-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 400,403
Posted By Motowncali

Shipping the wings across the country doesn’t...

Shipping the wings across the country doesn’t seem to be cost effective... basically $100!?!?!?

with that said if someone local is interested great, but I think I will offer the cabanes to I...
Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 400,403
Posted By Motowncali

Here are the parts.

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Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,375
Views: 400,403
Posted By Motowncali

I recently purchased a framed up Ohio Ultimate...

I recently purchased a framed up Ohio Ultimate that came with a few extra parts... I knew immediately that the other parts were wings, cabanes, tail feathers and the precut turtledeck for a Carl...
12-19-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,677
Views: 221,302
Posted By Motowncali

I have a NIB kit that I don’t see myself getting...

I have a NIB kit that I don’t see myself getting around to building. Too many planes, not enough time. It is one big box of wood.... anyone interested in purchasing it, let me know. Honestly, I am...
06-18-2006, 10:44 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 129,840
Posted By Motowncali

RE: 157" Discus Glider

I picked up one of these about 3 weeks ago, my brother got the 103". I just ordered up the servos, but as I go through the kit, the instructions are useless, don't think I really need them, but will...
06-18-2006, 09:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,192
Posted By Motowncali

RE: Watch OUt for NorthEast SailPlanes

I am sorry to hear about your bad experience with Sal. I too will never buy from him again. A few years back, I bought a hand toss glider from NESail. When I received the glider, due to poor...
01-19-2005, 02:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,704
Posted By Motowncali

RE: Anyone flying the Fliton Quiet Storm

drose
Have you gotten any responses on the AXI 2808/24 motor install on this plane. I just picked up this plane and Axi 2808/24 and an APC 10X5 E prop. I totally agree with everything you...
Forum: IMAC
02-15-2003, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,615
Posted By Motowncali

IMAC meets in California???

This is from an E-mail off the IMAC group.

Mo

Here are the 2003 scheduled SA contests in the area. Both IMAC and SCAT are listed. Thank you Derek for putting this list together.

Mike

...
Forum: IMAC
02-07-2003, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,615
Posted By Motowncali

IMAC meets in California???

I know there is a group of guys that are working out the details to get a few IMAC events going on here in the Bay Area. Scat will be in Buttonwillow and Salinas, all other events are much further...
Forum: Kit Building
11-30-2002, 10:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By Motowncali

trailing edge.. to round off, or not to round off??

spell it the way you want, slonlow got my point. The airplane gets squierly, like a car out control. it changes directions erractically, and just gets "hairy". When you get out of the power...
11-30-2002, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Motowncali

Lightning holes

I think a little more info would be good, what engine do you plan to use. These planes do fly really well even at the higher weight than most newer kits. If I recall, if you use a G-62 then the...
11-25-2002, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Motowncali

Lightning holes

No real rule of thumb that I have heard of, just comes from experience and wher you are planning to use the ply? Can you use light ply instead of birch? Can you please give a little more info about...
11-25-2002, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Motowncali

constant snaps with the low elevator input

A couple things to think about.

When you shut the power off does the plane continue straight and level?

When the airplane is inverted does it require any down input?
If no down is...
Forum: Kit Building
11-25-2002, 09:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,106
Posted By Motowncali

trailing edge.. to round off, or not to round off??

lownslo,
I will agree with most all of what has been said above, but you have to look at each use. On a fast sail plane you would want a sharp pointy trailing edge, but when these get...
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By Motowncali

Futaba versus JR?

DOn't wan tto bash the futaba servos, but I know two futaba fliers that use the JR 8411's on their 40% because they don't strip as often as the Futaba's. Both have great holding power and work well,...
Forum: Kit Building
07-01-2002, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By Motowncali

Bevel on Control Surfaces?

I bevel both. Even if you only want 30deg. of throw it is stronger to bevel both surface 15 deg rather than 30 on one surface. Just make sure your hinges move freely and you seal the gap between...
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By Motowncali

Prices on JR Radios,etc.

Ok so you want different servos.

TX only 799 minus 100 rebate

Then add
RX 200
TX module 60
Data Safe 100
Battery 30
switch 15
Replies: 21
Views: 1,240
Posted By Motowncali

Prices on JR Radios,etc.

Just a thought guys. I went with the TX only and still to this day I wish I had gotten the Radio w/ receiver and servos. When you add a tx module, reciever and battery, all the servos are free! ...
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