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08-22-2020, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Hey, thanks and I will do that. I will buy a prop...

Hey, thanks and I will do that. I will buy a prop from him and see what he suggest. I will start by getting one for my lightly modded blackjack 24. Merely just an ESC upgrade to run 4s instead of 3s....
08-22-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,125
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Pursuit steering rod binding.

Our TFL pursuit has the swing away rudder for if you hit something and when I steer the rudder, the rod connecting to the servo binds and lifts the rudder, plus whn it is in neutral it is sprung up...
08-22-2020, 06:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By Pilot_Guy

TFL is the company that makes boats like the...

TFL is the company that makes boats like the Pursuit and Genesis. Very good quality, we can't stop looking at our pursuit, because of the glass smooth and shiny finish. I got my Vegas Duece Hydro 11...
08-22-2020, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By Pilot_Guy

TFL is the company that makes boats like the...

TFL is the company that makes boats like the Pursuit and Genesis. Very good quality, we can't stop looking at our pursuit, because of the glass smooth and shiny finish. I got my Vegas Duece Hydro 11...
08-10-2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By Pilot_Guy

I'm done with boats, they are a PITA and can't...

I'm done with boats, they are a PITA and can't get any parts it seems, like the one piece shaft for the TFL pursuit or my Hydropro inception. Very little support for them, except hoping you get your...
08-09-2020, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,490
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Propeller starting point

My dad and I are really new to these FE boats and running a stock TFL Pursuit with a 120 sea king and the SSS 1620 motor stock prop that came with it on 4s. I want to put in a 6s battery to see what...
07-25-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,764
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Do you know the frustration of being in RC for...

Do you know the frustration of being in RC for decades and knowing that the electronics really enjoy a dry, cool storage option then tellling this information to someone that totally disregards the...
07-18-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,764
Posted By Pilot_Guy

It's a TFL Pursuit with the two piece stinger...

It's a TFL Pursuit with the two piece stinger shaft which I hear is a pain in the ass without the one piece shaft. I compared the dyna grease made for RC boats with the marine grease he got from...
07-12-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,764
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Full size boat grease in RC boat

My dad stuffed his new pursuit with Actual, full size boat marine grease. I assume it would be ok, just making sure. Anyone else do this, or is it going to ruin the boat?
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-21-2020, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Pilot_Guy

I looked I to the Vanessa system, I think too...

I looked I to the Vanessa system, I think too complex for balancing this foam plane. Probably later when I start my hangar 9 Carbon Cub which is a huge plane. I think for now I will just balance with...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-20-2020, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

I ended up disconnecting all the control rods...

I ended up disconnecting all the control rods from the control surfaces and putting all the trims and subs to zero. Then taped the surfaces perfect centered and adjusted everything to fit the horns....
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-20-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Yepp, it's a nice feature. I'm going over the...

Yepp, it's a nice feature. I'm going over the entire plane tonight and going back step by step making sure all screws are in place, make sure all control surfaces are leveled and the right...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-20-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Yepp I just figured that out like an hour ago. I...

Yepp I just figured that out like an hour ago. I also learned you have to assign a switch before SAFE works too. I thought SAFE just worked no matter if you had a switch or not. I like the switch.......
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-20-2020, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Im going to disconnect the flap rods and then...

Im going to disconnect the flap rods and then deploy flaps via transmitter and see if servos still buzz. If they don't them might be the flaps are just bottomed out. I'd like to try and fix it...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-20-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

This little plane is starting to grow on me,...

This little plane is starting to grow on me, since I'm slowly figuring out how it works and watch it progress. A bit more tuning and learning and some balancing, I'll be r...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-20-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Mine says position zero is minus 100% flaps the 1...

Mine says position zero is minus 100% flaps the 1 is 0% and 2 is plus 100% picture included. I figured it out though...it says MINUS 100% I didn't see that and put in plus 100% works perfect now, but...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-20-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

I did the bind last night and I now have control,...

I did the bind last night and I now have control, but I see my flaps do not go all the way up. I adjusted the flaps according to the manual for switch D and it says 0 position 100% 1 position 4% and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-19-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Balancing tools

What is everyone using these days to balance the CG on their airplanes? I've done it by finger tips and it works pretty good, but looking to get a good, CG tool/balancer. Can't find the GP Balance...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-12-2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

This p.o.s finally made it into the trash I can't...

This p.o.s finally made it into the trash I can't deal with such poor workmanship. One of the tiny plugs fell into my hands from a mere tug to get it out of the wing, are you kidding me. I got to my...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-12-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

I checked every corner for the hardware/bind...

I checked every corner for the hardware/bind plug/control rods. I have never seen an offset for p factor like that in all the planes I've had. Always dead ahead and straight. Oh well, was looking...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-12-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Wow, even the fake antennas are missing. ...

Wow, even the fake antennas are missing.
​​​​​​Crooked motor shaft/motor? No hardware, no bind plug, no fake antennas, all missing. This little project went to hell fast, lol. I'm now looking to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-12-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,260
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Eflite Maule unboxing disappointment.

Finally got around to getting my Maule together, unboxed everything and two issues. Can't find the screws or binding plug, anyplace is there a secret location I'm not seeing? Other issue is the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-06-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,126
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Im loving this airplane the more I look at it. I...

Im loving this airplane the more I look at it. I received the floats for it today, the reccomended floats from hangar 9. They are huge, all metal strutting, ballast hatches, servo mounting, drop down...
06-06-2020, 06:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,219
Posted By Pilot_Guy

TFL Pursuit

I ordered a TFL Pursuit from TFL North America down in Florida I believe. They called me up to say it is on back-order, wasn't even built yet and it would take a few weeks before getting shipped....
06-03-2020, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By Pilot_Guy

Wow, thanks.... I didn't know props would be so...

Wow, thanks.... I didn't know props would be so complex. He even explains how props work all the way down to explanations of rake, pitch, diameter... great stuff. thanks again. I think I will take...
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