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09-16-2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 529
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Posted By CAPT John

Does anyone have a copy of the drop tank and...

Does anyone have a copy of the drop tank and release installation instructions?
Thanks,
John
Forum: Marketplace
09-12-2020, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 157
Posted By CAPT John

F6F Drop Tank

I will take the drop tank if the $35 price includes shipping to zip code 38136.
Thanks,
John
07-08-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Thanks Chris.

Thanks Chris.
07-07-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

My Hellcat came out heavy at 29 lbs but I believe...

My Hellcat came out heavy at 29 lbs but I believe it will still fly well.
07-07-2020, 10:24 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

I installed the EME60 with electric start in my...

I installed the EME60 with electric start in my fiberglassed RTC Hellcat. I havenít had the chance to maiden the plane yet, but I love the electric start and the smooth running EME60.
04-11-2020, 10:44 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Thanks bro! Hopefully the need for social...

Thanks bro! Hopefully the need for social distancing will pass soon so you can help me maiden the Hellcat.
04-10-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

RBeanís wing joiner method works great. I used...

RBeanís wing joiner method works great. I used hex head bolts and a t-nuts. I also added an o-ring to keep the bolts in place. Thanks for the idea!

John
04-07-2020, 01:12 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Thanks for the reply. Using the 1/4” bolt would...

Thanks for the reply. Using the 1/4” bolt would allow me to cover the wing spar screw access holes when I fiberglass the wing.
John
04-05-2020, 05:27 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Will you still be using the wing spar attachment...

Will you still be using the wing spar attachment screws as well as the 1/4-20 socket head bolt?
John
03-29-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Thanks for the info. That’s an interesting wing...

Thanks for the info. That’s an interesting wing join solution. The three blade prop does look good!
03-28-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Great looking Hellcat! I hope this social...

Great looking Hellcat! I hope this social distancing need passes soon so we can get back to life under the new normal.

Was the flap joiner tab in your ARF glued into the outboard wing section...
03-28-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Thanks Bryan.

Thanks Bryan.
03-28-2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Good idea. The stock rods are 4-40. I just tried...

Good idea. The stock rods are 4-40. I just tried a 2-56 push rod and it still binds. I can see that the outer tube takes a visible bend just prior to the exit hole which is the binding point.
03-27-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

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
03-27-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Thanks Chad!

Thanks Chad!
03-27-2020, 10:53 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

I am working on the RTC version and had the same...

I am working on the RTC version and had the same thoughts about ordering a spare canopy. If you determine the Ziroli canopy will work, please let me know.
Thanks!
11-05-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 65,762
Posted By CAPT John

Tower Hobbies has the retract set in stock as...

Tower Hobbies has the retract set in stock as well: https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0095p?FVSEARCH=ROBTF150F6FCB Their price is $548.99 but they have a $35 savings with coupon code 011R3...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-08-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By CAPT John

If either of you need a new cowl or landing gear...

If either of you need a new cowl or landing gear strut, I have them listed for sale in the RCU classifieds.
John
Forum: Gas Engines
11-28-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 951
Posted By CAPT John

In my opinion, the DLE 20 is slightly more...

In my opinion, the DLE 20 is slightly more powerful than a OS120. I replaced as Saito 150 with a DLE 20 on a Great Planes Super Stearman and found it to be similar power. I did have to replace all...
06-29-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,193
Posted By CAPT John

On my setup the "Clear" button resets the...

On my setup the "Clear" button resets the timer.
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-29-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 15,814
Posted By CAPT John

I replaced a Saito 1.50 with a DLE 20 on my GP...

I replaced a Saito 1.50 with a DLE 20 on my GP Super Stearman and found it to be a great match. The power is every bit as good as the Saito 4 stroke if not better. The plane only required a few...
04-24-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By CAPT John

The P-47 batteries are good for at least 10...

The P-47 batteries are good for at least 10 flights before charging, although I have never flown it more than 5 before charging. On my P-47 I have each battery connected to a separate switch. The...
04-24-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By CAPT John

I have two 2100 mah LIFE batteries for the...

I have two 2100 mah LIFE batteries for the receiver and a 1700 mah LIFE for the ignition. My P-47 could easily fly 8 - 10 flights on these batteries with about 50% battery reserve. The plane uses an...
04-23-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By CAPT John

Yes, you only need to use one connector per...

Yes, you only need to use one connector per battery. The batteries peak at 3.6 volts/cell or 7.2 volts total.
04-23-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By CAPT John

I use the same batteries on my TF GS P-47 and...

I use the same batteries on my TF GS P-47 and love the LIFE batteries over NICADs/NIMHs. I use the JR leads to connect to the switches (one per battery) and use the balance leads when I balance...
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