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Forum: Beginners
03-08-2006, 01:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 434
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: new to flaperons

you could use it for flaps (asuming ur TX and RX can support the mixing) but there woudlent be all that much of a point to it IMO

as flapperons, both will go down increasing the lift of the...
Forum: Beginners
03-08-2006, 01:49 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,978
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Sig Somethin' Extra Build Thread

yes, the wings are very strong as are most sig wings (i love sig kits... im partial i no) BUT! its also VERY thickwhich will cause more sheer stress due to a larger crossectional area. however a .70...
Forum: Beginners
03-07-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: whats a servo?

it would also land u in prisson... i had this argument with some 1 on the jet forums.... it got messy, just take my word for it
Forum: Beginners
03-07-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,978
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Sig Somethin' Extra Build Thread

is it really?? wow i missed that in the plans,ignore me :-p

CA also doesent soak in the way wood glue does because of its fast cure rate, making it weaker.
Forum: Beginners
03-05-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 15,978
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Sig Somethin' Extra Build Thread

first off...... if you want any one to read this thread in detail u need to chill with the !!! and the smillies.... that said, putting a .61 prolly wont give u unlimited vertical... the SE is a heavy...
Forum: Beginners
03-05-2006, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: How Long Does Fuel Last??

nitroglycerine C3H5N3O9
nitromethane CH3NO2

good luck getting nitromethan to break down into somthing with more potential energy stored it in....
Forum: Beginners
03-05-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 968
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: whats a servo?

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXFKZ8&P=0

a metal rod (AKA a push rod) is attatched to one of the holes in the disk. the other end is attatched to a standoff from the flap u...
Forum: Beginners
03-05-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Stripped Servo??

so like increased mechanical advantage due to the different radii of the gears? u could just explain it and not make him tear his servo apart... especialy if uve never doen it before, its very...
Forum: Beginners
03-05-2006, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,670
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: How Long Does Fuel Last??

did a test, i have a bottle of norvel 10% out in the garage thats over a year old (pushing 2) its been sitting on a shelf so its been in some sunlight, but not direct and it managed to keep my big...
02-01-2006, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Taking an Old Patriot 40 Out of The Mothballs

i vote that you leave the .46 on whatever its on now and get a jett 50 at least (you can ram up to a 90 in there) also, i build my planes like rocks, i like to hear the ground groan as i plow into it...
Forum: Beginners
01-27-2006, 11:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,878
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: which brand of engine is the "best"

i cant speak for all engine types, i have a few small OS (a .10, .25 and a .40) all run really nice BUT i also havea magnum that i love to death... however its a 1.10 so i cant speak forthe smaller...
Forum: Beginners
01-27-2006, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,995
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: steerable nosewheel

if you are going to convert a nosewheele to a tail drager you MUST move the main gear forward significantly or the planewont ballance on the ground.... will either nosein when the engine revs up or...
Forum: Beginners
01-27-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 835
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Pushrod installation ? Need to glue tubes ?

1 ca is my choice, to use epoxy you have to rough up the outer tube with sandpaper to make it stick

2 no.... ud turn the engine on and the surfaces wouldjust shake :-p
Forum: Beginners
01-27-2006, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,900
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Pushrod lube

teflon has a lower coeficient of friction than graphite and i cant think of any ill effects that would arise from teflon and glow fule :-p solve the whole problem :-D use golden rods
Forum: Beginners
01-27-2006, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,019
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Stocking up on balsa

i personaly would just drive there.... its not a cheap hoby nor it is for the faint of heart :-P only 6 miles?? lucky [&o]
Forum: Beginners
10-24-2005, 09:34 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,648
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: MY KADET LT-40 BUILD

the screw would just be too easy right?
Forum: Beginners
10-24-2005, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,218
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Does this look like an airstrip to you?

*cough* crop circles *cough*:D
i have to say it looks flyable to me...
Forum: Beginners
10-22-2005, 07:53 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,648
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: MY KADET LT-40 BUILD

i never said to turn it into sawdust.... but hes snapping ribs in half...

not to mention the epoxy will fill any voids made by sanding... but do what you like

100% iso alcohol has almoast...
Forum: Beginners
10-22-2005, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 484
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Regarding pushrods, receivers and other odds and ends

mount the servos first... then add the radio equiptment to balance out the CG on the plane :-D beats adding dead weight
Forum: Beginners
10-21-2005, 07:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Cowling Installation Question?

use a compas to scrib the exact place to cut by holding the cowl over then fuse with the engine installed... works for me though the cardboard thing looks easier :-D
10-21-2005, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,465
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: FMS Keyboard Controls

a = left rudder
d = right rudder
w = up elevator
s = down elevator
q = left bank
e = right bank
r = throttle up
f = throttle down

(hard core FPS player [8D])
Forum: Beginners
10-21-2005, 05:02 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,648
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: MY KADET LT-40 BUILD

you may possibly be the most patient person ive ever seen.... my god i wish i could get myself to use a right angle and clamps.... (also... only thing i can see that could be improved... use the pins...
10-21-2005, 04:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,122
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Circular saw, good - bad ?

if you get a band saw with a grove in the table for a guide you can make strait cuts on it just like a table saw (u can even rip boards with it and theres almoast no kerf on a band saw... youd lose...
10-21-2005, 04:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,081
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: A.R.D. Stingray ?

theres over 5% difference in the plans im sure.... nice looking plane though... at 85$ a kit thats not bad at all... *CTRL + D*
10-18-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 18,784
Posted By Balsa Master

RE: Thinning Epoxy Resin

finaly.... thank you
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