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Forum: ARF or RTF
03-27-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 114,420
Posted By jrf

What, or who is EF?

What, or who is EF?
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-26-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 114,420
Posted By jrf

Ken: As I just told Steveo, the tail control...

Ken:

As I just told Steveo, the tail control surfaces on that airplane are very large in relation to the wing. You have to use VERY low throws to keep them from overpowering the wing. I set mine...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-25-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,279
Views: 114,420
Posted By jrf

I have the manual and I also have a flying...

I have the manual and I also have a flying example with a Saito 180 in it. I will look up the manual for you Steveo. Ken, if you are interested in the flying version send me a note.

Jim
Forum: Kit Building
09-06-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3,096
Views: 252,553
Posted By jrf

Depends on how you describe performance. Level...

Depends on how you describe performance. Level flight top speed? Acceleration and vertical penetration? Usable speed range? Results are heavily dependent on the prop you use on each engine and how...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-11-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 368
Posted By jrf

And that teaches you to .............?

And that teaches you to .............?
Forum: Marketplace
07-05-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 374
Posted By jrf

E-flite PA20 Pacer 10e BNF with LiPo

Professionally assembled and flown once. Wingspan 44" (1120mm), wood, not foam. Includes motor, esc, LiPo battery, servos and a Spektrum receiver. This model is a great flyer. The owner passed away...
Forum: Marketplace
06-25-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By jrf

FMS 1400mm A6M Zero Gray with Spektrum receiver

This airplane was professionally assembled, then flown once before the owner passed away. It is in excellent condition. 100% of the net proceeds will go to the owner's widow.

Sorry, can not ship....
Forum: Marketplace
05-30-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By jrf

E-flite Commander 1.4m Sport Aerobatic, PNP

This is a gorgeous sport plane and a great sport aerobatic flyer. It is in excellent condition. SORRY, CAN NOT SHIP. LOCAL PICKUP ONLY.Key Features

Visionary design by Mirco Pecorari and David...
Forum: Marketplace
05-30-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By jrf

E-flite Commander 1.4m Sport Aerobatic, PNP

This is a gorgeous sport plane and a great sport aerobatic flyer. It is in excellent condition. SORRY, CAN NOT SHIP. LOCAL PICKUP ONLY.Key Features

Visionary design by Mirco Pecorari and David...
Forum: Marketplace
05-20-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 202
Posted By jrf

Parkzone Mosquito, w/ retracts, flaps, LiPo Battery and Spektrum Receiver

This is a very nice Warbird. The wingspan is 1250mm and it uses a 3 cell 2200 battery (included). A 6 channel Spektrum receiver is also included. It is easy to fly and easy to land and has the...
Forum: Marketplace
05-13-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 227
Posted By jrf

Phoenix 55" Spitfire, balsa + ply, electric power, w/Spektrum receiver + LiPo battery

This model was assembled and test flown, but then the owner passed away. 100% of the net proceeds of this sale will go to his wife. The servos, motor, ESC, the required LiPo battery and a Spektrum...
Forum: Kit Building
04-19-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,096
Views: 252,553
Posted By jrf

It's the heat that make it leave the color. You...

It's the heat that make it leave the color. You will have much less of a problem if you remove the old covering without heat. (More work, but worth it.)
Forum: Marketplace
04-08-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By jrf

FMS P-51D BNF, 1450mm, Including 4s LiPo Battery and Spektrum 7ch Receiver

This model was assembled and test flown, but then the owner passed away. 100% of the net proceeds of this sale will go to his wife. The required LiPo battery and a 7 channel Spektrum receiver are...
Forum: Marketplace
03-28-2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 189
Posted By jrf

Dynam ME 262, PNP, with battery and receiver.

This airplane has only been flown 2 or 3 times. It is PNP, including the required LiPo battery and a 6 channel Spektrum receiver. The owner passed away and 100% of the net proceeds will go to his...
Forum: RC Jets
03-19-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By jrf

Just spend your time on RCGroups and check back...

Just spend your time on RCGroups and check back every week or so to see if it is gone.
03-13-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,694
Posted By jrf

That is a "Der Jager" from Balsa USA. Not scale,...

That is a "Der Jager" from Balsa USA. Not scale, but a nice flying sport bipe.
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By jrf

[QUOTE=geneh-RCU;12409630] Checked lowest battery...

[QUOTE=geneh-RCU;12409630] Checked lowest battery voltage recorded after flight and it was 5.3 volts with max at 5.5.

My Aurora 9 transmitter runs on a 7.2 volt battery. (6 cell) That could be...
Forum: Kit Building
02-15-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By jrf

Thanks to all of you for the help. Especially to...

Thanks to all of you for the help. Especially to truckracer for all of the useful info. I am doing some experimenting with regular finishing resin or thinned finishing resin, squeegeed or not...
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By jrf

Tubig: I am using the fiberglass on the...

Tubig:

I am using the fiberglass on the bottom of a set of floats, to strengthen the wood for impact resistance. I want the resin to soak into the wood. That is the reason for the thinning, or...
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By jrf

Thanks for the tips. I will experimented and...

Thanks for the tips. I will experimented and found that rubbing with denatured alcohol will smooth out the folds before applying the cloth. I think I will try thinning the resin (saw that on...
Forum: Kit Building
02-12-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,096
Views: 252,553
Posted By jrf

Lengthening the main gear has the effect of...

Lengthening the main gear has the effect of moving the wheels forward with respect to the CG and also increases the wing's angle attack when on the ground. You might get away with it if you fly from...
Forum: Kit Building
02-12-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,096
Views: 252,553
Posted By jrf

Excellent choice. You will need to use a 3 blade...

Excellent choice. You will need to use a 3 blade prop for ground clearance, but those look and sound so cool, that will make it even better.

Jim
Forum: Kit Building
02-09-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By jrf

Smoothing fiberglass cloth

Fiberglass cloth comes neatly folded in a small package. I have never been able to get the folds smoothed out so that the applied glass doesn't show the folds. I have tried water and ironing the...
Forum: Kit Building
01-26-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 902
Posted By jrf

Be sure to leave the wing pinned down or in...

Be sure to leave the wing pinned down or in whatever jig you built it in. Sheeting the wing while it is loose almost guarantees a twist.
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-16-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By jrf

Or "Funstermaster"

Or "Funstermaster"
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