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07-10-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By R8893

Avi, What is the model you are planning to...

Avi,
What is the model you are planning to build? If it is to be scale I would align engines the same as the full-size for appearance sake. I have built several twins, although no where near as big...
07-10-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 451
Posted By R8893

AVI, I reversed the rotation of a DLE 35 and...

AVI,
I reversed the rotation of a DLE 35 and the method should work on any reed valve engine. If the Hall effect sensor is placed on the engine so that it is the same number of degrees after top...
07-10-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By R8893

I think it is generally accepted that the Corsair...

I think it is generally accepted that the Corsair designed by Brian Taylor is the most accurate in outline. It is available in 1/6th scale. Plans and parts are available from Sarik Hobbies in Great ...
07-08-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By R8893

Can you fit a spacer behind the motor mount nd...

Can you fit a spacer behind the motor mount nd move the engine forward?
06-12-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By R8893

SO4M is correct about the need for the clevis pin...

SO4M is correct about the need for the clevis pin to be on the same centerline as the pivot p[in of the retracts. I suggest you install some sort of a bracket that supports the steering pushrod so...
05-22-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 796
Posted By R8893

Here is the link to the "find a club" search on...

Here is the link to the "find a club" search on the website of our national organization. There are several in the Cleveland area. https://www.modelaircraft.org/club-finder
Chuck
Forum: Kit Building
05-19-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By R8893

Both models were done with .75 oz fiberglass...

Both models were done with .75 oz fiberglass cloth, epoxy finishing resin, polyurethane primer, and Klass Kote epoxy paint.
Chuck
Forum: Kit Building
05-18-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 489
Posted By R8893

If I expect a model to last more than few months...

If I expect a model to last more than few months I have been glassing and painting them. My film covered models all seem to start having wrinkles and the seams come unglued. With generous use of...
Forum: Marketplace
05-16-2020, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By R8893

Are these what you are seeking? Looks like I have...

Are these what you are seeking? Looks like I have the nose gear too. Send me a PM if you want them.
Chuck...
Forum: Kit Building
05-08-2020, 08:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,226
Posted By R8893

If you look at a front view of the full-size...

If you look at a front view of the full-size Ki-61 you will note that the wing has dihedral and the gear leg is straight down. The 85 deg unit will most likely be best for achieving this...
04-20-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By R8893

Quite common for vacuum forming, and works fine...

Quite common for vacuum forming, and works fine for flat pieces, is PETG. I'm to lazy to look up the mile long actual chemical name. You can do a search on mcmaster.com
Chuck
03-28-2020, 04:41 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 58,091
Posted By R8893

Chuck, My RTC Hellcat has the same pushrod...

Chuck,
My RTC Hellcat has the same pushrod binding issue for both elevators and the rudder. Did you cut a slot behind where the pushrod tub exits the fuselage?
Thanks,
John

Yes, that is what I...
03-14-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 58,091
Posted By R8893

I had problem with the elevator pushrods on...

I had problem with the elevator pushrods on mine. The last little bit of the installed guide tubes did not line up with the horn location and the friction was way too much. I had to cut a slot...
02-11-2020, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By R8893

James, Just the instruction book, right? Not the...

James, Just the instruction book, right? Not the plans. I have the instruction book. Send me your email and I will scan it. No charge.

I originally built mine as a controlline model then...
02-06-2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By R8893

Maj. Woody, I had the same problem with the up...

Maj. Woody,
I had the same problem with the up lock not releasing in the Robart gear for a H9 giant Corsair. I never could figure out the problem, but removed the latch and spring as you are...
11-27-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By R8893

Hydro, The deviations in the color scheme were...

Hydro,
The deviations in the color scheme were intensional. The fin markings are not accurate either: TM-1 for Tony Bonnetti Troublemaker rather than a Martin Torpedo bomber and a serial number that...
11-21-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 903
Posted By R8893

I used silver, really aluminum, dope and then...

I used silver, really aluminum, dope and then yellow on a Bob Dively SU-2 many years ago. This worked very well. Aluminum is totally opaque so it hides all the color variations in your wood and...
10-29-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By R8893

I suspect that in order to sell much you would...

I suspect that in order to sell much you would have to offer cowls, (probably fiber glass) and canopies. If not from you, then you would have to be able to link the buyer to a readily available...
10-26-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,054
Posted By R8893

I use a pump from the auto dept of Walmart that...

I use a pump from the auto dept of Walmart that runs off 12 volts. I use my starter battery. They will go up to at least 120 psig and have a pressure gauge built in. Less than $20. Harbor Freight has...
10-09-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,955
Posted By R8893

Cathurga, I have not done as you are...

Cathurga,
I have not done as you are considering, but have seen it done on some number of internet builds.
Forum: Kit Building
10-09-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By R8893

I have had a lot of experience with kids in Cub...

I have had a lot of experience with kids in Cub Scouts and grade school with the AMA Delta Dart, aka AMA cub. It is rubber powered free fight and is built with a safety razor blade and white glue....
Forum: Marketplace
08-29-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By R8893

Fred, please send me a PM with your email and...

Fred, please send me a PM with your email and let's discuss via email. I'll go take a photo of it now. There is not a cylinder directly attached, but I have the one I used on the Corsair.
Chuck
Forum: Marketplace
08-29-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By R8893

I have the very similar Robart tailwheel retract...

I have the very similar Robart tailwheel retract that fit the H9 60cc Corsair if you would be able to use that.
Chuck
Forum: Control Lines
08-26-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,852
Posted By R8893

Chic, I have built the Sea Hurricane (two...

Chic,
I have built the Sea Hurricane (two times) and FW-190 from that series of kits. They came out nose heavy with an OS .40 FP and I actually shortened the nose on the second Hurricane and FW. I...
Forum: Kit Building
08-05-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By R8893

I alway relieve the fuselage to clear the muffler...

I alway relieve the fuselage to clear the muffler and keep the engine on the centerline.
Chuck
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