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Forum: ARF or RTF
09-12-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,523
Views: 463,602
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Funtana 90!

Tom Taylor from Fiber-lite called me in less one hour after I sent an email to follow up. He accepted full responsibility for not getting the gear replaced in a timely manner and is sending them out...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-12-2005, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,523
Views: 463,602
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Funtana 90!

Has anyone had any failures of "Fiber-lite" composite landing gear? My FIBER-LITE gear de-laminated after about 20 flights (guess). I sent them an email and had to send a follow up to finally get a...
09-01-2004, 05:40 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Hangar 9 150 Size P-51

I put some lead in the nose and tore my CJ retracts out of the wing and bent the retract bracket. I have since fixed it and have moved the balance forward just a bit. I haven't tried it yet but will...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-01-2004, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4,523
Views: 463,602
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Funtana 90!

I have the 45 degree and the flexible headers that fit the Saito 100. My Saito 100 is mounted inverted and I am evaluating the size of the cowl cut-out I will have. Most of the cowl cut-outs I have...
07-05-2004, 08:59 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Hangar 9 150 Size P-51

I have finished my install of the Century Jet pneumatic retracts. Thanks to all who responded to my personal emails and on this thread. CJ supplies a small air tank that when bench tested is good for...
06-30-2004, 09:03 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Hangar 9 150 Size P-51

I just bought Century Jet retracts for my "stang" after giving up on the mechanicals entirely. I have never used pneumatics before and am a bit confused about where in the plane to put the air...
Forum: 3D Flying!
03-02-2004, 02:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,717
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: OK, so you want a Razzle flight report?

Got an OS 90 for Christmas, ordered an new cowl and installed both. I have flown it about 10 flights since then and all I can say is WOW. What a difference. It is my favorite fly now!!!! Only having...
01-26-2004, 07:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,879
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: SkyShark P40... Wow!

MIKE. IS THIS A ONE PIECE WING OR PLUG IN'S?? WHAT IS THE TARGET ALL UP WEIGHT? WHAT ENGINE IS SUGGESTED??
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By LBECKWITH

HS 75 BB failures

I have now had three HS 75 BB low profile retract servo's fail in my H9 P-51. I am using Frank Tiano all metal retracts that are smooth as silk that require very little torque to operate. I am using...
01-08-2004, 10:28 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Hangar 9 150 Size P-51

retract servo problems. I am using the suggested Hitec HS-75BB retract servo's and they are failing. I have now had 3 of them fail in total on my H9 P-51, 1.50 size. I am using a 6v NiMH battery and...
12-22-2003, 12:38 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Hangar 9 150 Size P-51

I am in the process of mounting the Frank Tiano all metal retracts. I had to do some very minor dremeling as they are a hair wider than the supplied products. Also note that the hole pattern is...
12-15-2003, 08:57 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Hangar 9 150 Size P-51

I just got a set of the Frank Tiano retracts. The entire mechanism is metal. They do not wobble and they are soooo smooth that I think a standard retract servo (but it would have to be a low profile)...
11-17-2003, 05:52 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Hangar 9 150 Size P-51

I finally had the opportunity about 10 days ago to fly my 1.50 P-51 using the spring loaded retract struts from Sky Craft Hobbies in Canada. They look really good but despite their efforts they made...
10-29-2003, 02:45 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Hangar 9 150 Size P-51

Received my spring loaded struts today from SkyCraft Hobbies in Canada today. I will be trying to install on the supplied mechanical retracts them this evening. They appear to be of good quality and...
Forum: 3D Flying!
10-09-2003, 09:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,717
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: OK, so you want a Razzle flight report?

I flew the 14X4W APC prop today. Performance was less than the 13X4W prop so I switched back. Now that I am comfortable with this set up I wish I had gone to at least a 90 4 stroke. I will see if I...
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-22-2003, 08:22 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 18,243
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Razzle 3D

I set my razzle up with a Saito 72, 4.75 cg, 13X4W APC prop, weight at 6lbs. 8oz., using 100% rates and it does everything I can ask. It floats extremely well. It hovers but not alot left to pull out...
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-22-2003, 07:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,717
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: OK, so you want a Razzle flight report?

picked up a 14X4w prop today. Will try to fly it in razzle with Saito 72 tomorrow(weather permitting- it rained all day today). Will let you know results.
09-22-2003, 07:42 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: retract

limitlss: Can you post the picture of your custom made spring loaded struts for the guys in this forum so they can see them??
09-18-2003, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,089
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Hangar 9 150 p51

I got some new information. A company in Canada is making replacement struts with springs that fit into the existing mechanical retracts. I ordered a pair and won't get to fly them until after 10-1....
09-18-2003, 10:44 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 118,778
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: retract

I am getting some spring loaded struts from Canada to replace the supplied 9forever bending) wires that come with the H9 P-51 1.50. Due to some time out of time out of town I won't get to fly with...
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-18-2003, 12:21 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,717
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: OK, so you want a Razzle flight report?

Thanks for the info on APC 14X4W. I didn't see it at Tower Hobbies link to the APC web site. I will try to get one tomorrow.
09-18-2003, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Chipmunk or Something Extra

The SSE was my second, third, etc. airplane. I crashed my unfair share. Low rates are necessary to start out and DO reinforce the landing gear mounting in the fuse. On high rates it is a handful. I...
Forum: Beginners
09-17-2003, 11:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,561
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: Sig Somethin' Extra: a good second plane?

My second plane was a SSE after flying a trainer for 30 days. I live 5 mins from our flying field, am retired and flew 6-10 times per week for that 30 days. Low rates are mandatory on the SSE to...
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-17-2003, 11:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,717
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: OK, so you want a Razzle flight report?

Thanks for the reply on my razzle experience. Who makes a 14X4W prop an where might I buy one? Thanks.
09-17-2003, 10:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,056
Posted By LBECKWITH

RE: H9 150-size P-51 ARF w/Saito 200Ti in-line twin

Limitliss: I would like to have all contact info regarding your replacement struts. I want to buy a pair right away. Please contact me.
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