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Forum: RC Humor
05-14-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,274
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: how many out there actuially have wives that support your hobby

56 years married ! She's HATED this hobby from the first day[:@] !! She vows that if I go first, she's gonna pile up my planes with my body on top, pour the remaining glow fuel all over us and light...
Forum: Kit Building
11-12-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 45,793
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: SIG Astro Hog

I have an older Instruction manual and the throws are as follows:
Elevator-3/4" up & down
, Rudder- 1' right & left
Ailerons-3/8" right & left
No CG point on the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-25-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 376
Views: 65,676
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Just got the Phoenix Super Decathlon

I had the same problem with my Decathlon... I got the answer here on RCU. The fix was to block the inlet (from the inside) opposite the cylinder and open the outlet a little more. Worked fine !
Ugo
Forum: Beginners
07-27-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: E-poxy use for firewall

Round Toothpicks work great for pinning the firewall !!
05-31-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,430
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: ICS Robin Hodd

Don't know what to tell you Spook...CG at the spar worked for me. Although , My servos were in the cabin area.
Ugo
Forum: Beginners
03-28-2009, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 889
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Main gear location

Typically it would be the axels at the wing LE. Or center of the wheels.
03-22-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,197
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Wire Landing Gear

Thanks GreyBeard ! Flaps ALWAYS has something on the board ! LOL !:D He keeps Ed Moorman busy as his Test Pilot. ( Ed Loves it !) Last week Ed tested a big P-39 Aircobra....
It bit the dust after...
Forum: Beginners
03-20-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,075
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: flying a pt-40

This plane is a "Trainer", But can perform all these basic maneuvers in the right hands, and increased control surface throws. First learn how to fly it "Round & Round" !:D Good Luck !
Ugo
03-19-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,197
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Wire Landing Gear

TedMo, Take another look between the Mains.[X(] No bounce Wire? Works real good ! As far as resistance and weight,,,Common now.Jack ! Thank you rsands208 ! It was just something to do...;) Good...
03-18-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,197
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

Wire Landing Gear

To give the "Spindly" looking landing gear, on the typical trainer type airplane, a more "Beefy" look, Add some greater diameter Soda Straw to them. I got the Red straws from our local Burger King...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-14-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 283,342
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Great Planes Escapade .40 ARF

I added a couple of stars to help these old eyes !:D
Ugo
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-11-2009, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 283,342
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Great Planes Escapade .40 ARF

No added weight necessary.. I just pushed the engine as far foward as possible, 3/8" shy of the end of the mount. I did however place the battery under the tank against the firewall and used a heavy...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-10-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 283,342
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Great Planes Escapade .40 ARF

Hi Gary ! That LA 40 will be fine ! I'm flying my Escapade with a 10 yr. old OS .40FS ! More than enough power. My wing are NOT glued together and it does not seem to be a problem. I think the epoxy...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-09-2009, 08:28 AM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 283,342
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Great Planes Escapade .40 ARF

Excellent fix Eric !:D
Ugo
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-08-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 283,342
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Great Planes Escapade .40 ARF

My tail wheel aint coming off ! I used the cicular metal clip that is used with the square brass "Quick Connect"...Took me a while to get it on the axel, but it aint coming off ! Kept hitting my...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-08-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 283,342
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Great Planes Escapade .40 ARF

I put the wire through the hole in the plastic thingy termed the "Post" in the bottom of the rudder Ref. Page 11. in the manual.
Ugo
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-08-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 283,342
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Great Planes Escapade .40 ARF

Test flew mine yesterday...Nice airplane, however, on the taxi out , the little plastic insert on the rudder for steering broke and I was all over the runway[X(] but managed to get airborne. She's a...
Forum: Kit Building
03-03-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,049
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: ASTRO-HOG Needs Power - .55AX or .75AX

I had a Thunder Tiger .61 in my Hog... (Check my Avitar) More than enough power !:D
Ugo
Forum: Beginners
02-20-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,676
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: Nose Wheel linkage

This works for me ! Tower has them for $5.59. Part # LXFV50
Ugo
01-22-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: DX6I - Direct fast charge rate

The book says the system will work down to 3.8v but I wouldn't push it that far ! I think the flashing would be warning enough ! I never got down to the flashing....[X(]
Ugo
01-22-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: DX6I - Direct fast charge rate

I have been charging, in the Xmtr, 4 Kodak 2100 mil Ni-Mh Rechargable Batteries ,using the 150 mil wall charger that came with the radio. Overnight charging tops out at 5.5 volts as indicating on the...
01-14-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: SPEKTRUM 2.4 ANTENNA ORIENTATION

Thanks Ken for the quick reply ! I thought it might be OK but just needed verifcation. Good idea on the extention ! I will do that ! It sure make an installation a lot easier.:)

Good Flying !
...
01-14-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,066
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

SPEKTRUM 2.4 ANTENNA ORIENTATION

Would it be acceptable to orientate the receivers like thus, on the same side of the fuse?
Forum: Beginners
11-11-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,840
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: patching hole in plastic fuel tank?

I ain't believing this !! Let them fly " Electrics" No more tank problems LOL !....I'm atta here !
Thanks again for your support, HighPlains...
Ugo
Forum: Beginners
11-11-2008, 08:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,840
Posted By Ugo Ferrari

RE: patching hole in plastic fuel tank?

Thank You High Plaines !! Have you ever seen such CRAP over trying to repair a fuel tank ?? It's laughable !:D
Ugo
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