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05-27-2008, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By Helijack

RE: Russian military pics Yak

How interesting, thanks.
05-26-2008, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By Helijack

Russian military pics Yak

Usually I can find what I need at Airliners.net, but to no avail,

Would like to do a Yak 54 in original Russian Military color scheme, unable to find pics of. Any links out there?
Thanks.
09-14-2007, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By Helijack

Try this conversion

Great Planes Yak 54 3D, 81 inch wingspan. ARF

Motor: Axi 5330/18
Controller: Jeti Advance 90+
Prop: 20x8
RX power is dual 2500 mah, dual switches
Radio system JR 9303 with Xtreme...
06-28-2007, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By Helijack

Retract info needed

Hi folks,
Say, I just got my hands on a Byron Originals Beechcraft F33A kit, never been unpacked. I want to build this with retracts, but am unable to find any listings for the specific aircraft...
Forum: RC Jets
01-08-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,340
Posted By Helijack

RE: spot welding and simulators.

Not sure if you can spot weld those dissimilar metals, stainless should fill all your needs. You can make a spot welder;

http://www.5bears.com/welder.htm

You will have to make a delivery...
01-07-2007, 07:41 AM
01-03-2007, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By Helijack

RE: JR 9303 stryker setup

I think you need to set the model as a delta wing, flaperons. Otherwise use the reverse function. You using to outputs to the ailerons or one?
01-03-2007, 07:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,997
Posted By Helijack

RE: Band Saw or Scroll Saw

I have the Royobi 4" bench sander and the Royobi Scroll saw. Have an older Delta (3-wheel). Was thinking on making a surface around the bench sander........for a different hobby.
12-31-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,169
Posted By Helijack

RE: New heli pilot looking for great bird

VARIO
http://www.eastcoastvario.com/
Joe is awesome. Product is expensive. Product has low parts count. They make 3D machines to scale machines. Electric to turbine.
J
Forum: RC Jets
12-31-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,749
Posted By Helijack

RE: Super micro turbines

The day is coming, I hope I live long enough to see such small turbines powering todays RC models.

I can remember dreaming about jet powered models back in the '70's when they were verboten
J
12-30-2006, 10:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,698
Posted By Helijack

RE: Jack Stafford Models Announces Closing

Excellent statement. My son, with my help, is building a Martin guitar for his senior project. The 'intimacy' of this is bringing the two of us closer to each other. My son who never built...
12-29-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,997
Posted By Helijack

RE: Band Saw or Scroll Saw

You know, I have both, use both.

Scroll saw is great for cutting formers or something where you have to cut out the center and keep the outer....can't do that on a band saw.
Scroll saw has...
12-29-2006, 07:52 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,698
Posted By Helijack

RE: Jack Stafford Models Announces Closing

We as a society have done this to ourselves.

Least expensive for the customer, highest profit markup for the retailer....Cheap foreign labor.

All these Unions, minimum wages, strikes,...
12-27-2006, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By Helijack

RE: electric start

They are made for gassers, not sure about glow, but the toy trucks like the trex have onboard start, maybe modify? I have one for a gasser helicopter and it is so sooooooo nice.
12-25-2006, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By Helijack

RE: Dave Patrick Models

That is too bad that he has not only ruined his customer base but to sell substandard product on top of it.....

Some people like suicide I guess.
12-24-2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By Helijack

RE: FAI Documentation ??

You said that much better than I ever will, I whole heartdly agree.
Jack
12-23-2006, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 847
Posted By Helijack

RE: FAI Documentation ??

A little trick I learned with heli scale competition and judging.

You can use pictures of the wrong aircraft, so long as the judges can't figure out that you did that. Black and white is a big...
12-21-2006, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By Helijack

RE: What are the most commonly used ply

Ok, lets go this way,
When I go buy ply, I buy
A 12x12x1/64
2 12x48x1/8 lite ply
1 12x48x1/16 lite ply
1 12x48x1/16 aircraft ply
2 12x48x1/8 aircraft ply

Often I will laminate...
12-19-2006, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By Helijack

RE: JR 8103 FM air radio

Look for swash in the functions setup (Where you choose model number). Choose heli as the model type. Great radio for heli. I keep one for a backup to my 9303.
12-19-2006, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Helijack

RE: AXI 5330 Power Requirements

I do happen to be playing with a scratch build scale model that is a bit smaller than yours using the 5330/18 I doubt seriously if you can obtain 2 hours flight time unless you can come up with 12,...
12-19-2006, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By Helijack

RE: What are the most commonly used ply

You have lots of size choices, no material choices.

Myself I like to work in the 1/16-1/8 range, maybe some 3/16 and I use lite and aircraft plys.

For example I am scratching a pretty...
Forum: RC Jets
12-05-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,648
Posted By Helijack

RE: Need Info on Repainting Fiberglass Jet

I use Citristrip, avail at Wally World, Ace, etc. None of the strippers available on the open market will truley say fiberglass safe. I have used it more than once without damage to fiberglass.
11-30-2006, 07:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,877
Posted By Helijack

RE: Your thoughts on scale kits

I get disappointed in kits and the lack of information in the plans, deviation from scale, the garbage plastic part or piece of wood. Cheap hardware....with the exception of Proctor. The Proctor...
11-27-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,469
Posted By Helijack

RE: do arfs belong in scale forum?

I didn't vote because I don't think BARKS (Arf arf...lol) don't belong with the "from the ground up" scratch build. I build in many mediums, wood, fiberglass, composites, metals. Each has a...
11-25-2006, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,513
Posted By Helijack

RE: great planes christen eagle electirfied

That is cool to know. What prop? Man that plank is heavy. I have the same motor combo going in a 93" Storch I am scratching. Sounds like I will have plenty of touch and gos. Maybe I can talk my...
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