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Forum: Glow Engines
11-05-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,426
Posted By iflyg450

Get yourself some valve lapping compund. Put some...

Get yourself some valve lapping compund. Put some in the head of the screw, the grit in the compund will help the wrench to get some bite on the screw. Its an old A&P trick that has served me well.
Forum: Beginners
10-30-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,191
Posted By iflyg450

The Contender was my first kit build. It was easy...

The Contender was my first kit build. It was easy to build and it flew great!! My flew with a Super Tigre G51, it had plenty of power. The instruction where easy to flow and it had a good hardware...
Forum: Control Lines
08-07-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By iflyg450

I completely understand what you are saying sir...

I completely understand what you are saying sir and I have the upmost respect your knowledge and experience. I am just looking for a plane to use my norvels on. I have no plans to combat, just make...
Forum: Control Lines
08-07-2014, 01:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By iflyg450

Thank you for the help! I think 45' lines will be...

Thank you for the help! I think 45' lines will be a good place to start. I found a black widow motor in my shop last night, I forgot that someone gave it to me years ago. I put it on my digital scale...
Forum: Control Lines
08-06-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By iflyg450

Thank you for the reply. I will use the .012...

Thank you for the reply. I will use the .012 lines as you suggested. I would use a smaller engine, but I do not have any. My thought for using the Norvel is this. Brodak recommends their .049 which...
Forum: Control Lines
08-06-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,241
Posted By iflyg450

Brodak Lil' Satan with a Norvel 061 ame

I just orderd the kit from Brodak. I plan on using one of my Norvel 061 Ame I have laying around and .008 braided lines. My question is what line length should I start with? I was thinking someware...
Forum: Control Lines
11-06-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 722
Posted By iflyg450

Building a 1/2a Pinto electric

Getting ready to start building a RSM Pinto. Was going to use a Novel 061. But I think I might try an electric setup. I have an E flight timer. I know almost nothing about electric flight. I have a...
11-05-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By iflyg450

The 45 is not too heavy for the plane, I have...

The 45 is not too heavy for the plane, I have thought about bolting a OS .91 and dynamax on it. If your turbine weights less than the .25 and makes more thrust then I think you have a winner. I...
11-01-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,873
Posted By iflyg450

the wing span in 39.5" and its 29.25 long from...

the wing span in 39.5" and its 29.25 long from the front of the engine mount plate to the trailing edge of the elevons.
10-31-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By iflyg450

No, it flew pretty much straight and tru. I...

No, it flew pretty much straight and tru. I thought the high thrust line it would require a ton of up trim. In this picture, the fuel tank is in the nose, which created fuel delivery problems. Later...
10-31-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By iflyg450

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1935316
10-31-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 948
Posted By iflyg450

I have a Jetser its a great flying plane! I have...

I have a Jetser its a great flying plane! I have been flying it with a K&B 45 and Turbax setup. Its moves along pretty good maybe 80 mph range. I get about 8 lbs of thrust from my setup.
10-30-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,873
Posted By iflyg450

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1935096
10-30-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,873
Posted By iflyg450

Just found the manual. It is 56mm from the front...

Just found the manual. It is 56mm from the front of the skid. I will try to post a picture.
10-30-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,873
Posted By iflyg450

Having flown the ARF and the Kit. I can say the...

Having flown the ARF and the Kit. I can say the factory CG is spot on. I checked the manual and my plane is right where they say to put it. My current arrow is no lightweight having the Picco 60 and...
10-30-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 162,128
Posted By iflyg450

Looking to use my Norvel .061 AME in a proto...

Looking to use my Norvel .061 AME in a proto speed plane. Would like to mess a round with a single blade props. Anyone know of a good size to start with???
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-28-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,740
Posted By iflyg450

"Someone is going to get hurt" Saw a prop...

"Someone is going to get hurt"

Saw a prop give a guy 20 stiches last weekend so whats your point? If you have never operated a pulse jet then you should not make comments.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-28-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 13,740
Posted By iflyg450

This whole post is so funny. 1) They are...

This whole post is so funny.
1) They are nothing new if you go to any control line event and you will see them flying.
2) Know one is asking you or anyone if we should be able to buy one. SO BE...
08-01-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,293
Posted By iflyg450

RE: Viper500 Tips Before I maiden it ?

My hats off to you sir. I might have to give that prop another chance.
08-01-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,293
Posted By iflyg450

RE: Viper500 Tips Before I maiden it ?

I race Club 40 with a TT 40 Pro and from years of running them I can tell you that that is not the right prop for that engine. Head over to the Club 40 forum for more info. There is way more speed to...
07-22-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,459
Posted By iflyg450

RE: Magnum

I might get another. My last Magnum flew off into the sunset along with a ST X-40....
06-17-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,284
Posted By iflyg450

RE: A new low from Hobby King

After it falls off people will order a new one and that one will fall off as well. After buying at leat 10 replacement pilots they will come on RCU and post Hobby King stinks.
06-17-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,284
Posted By iflyg450

RE: A new low from Hobby King

Do worry its a Hobby King product, the finger will fall off on the first flight.
Forum: RC Jets
05-29-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,794
Posted By iflyg450

RE: If you crash...

Sure I grew up in New England. What are we inspecting?
Forum: RC Jets
05-29-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,794
Posted By iflyg450

RE: If you crash...

I do, but WI is a bit further than I would normally travel.
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