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Forum: Gas Engines
04-23-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,822
Views: 286,041
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Saito FG-20 or 21

W8ye, had a go at the new one? Sounds like they put the modification you'd get by sending in the first gen, but now is part of the production process? On that note, have you played with a modified...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-13-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,822
Views: 286,041
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Saito FG-20 or 21

My Saito engines of run too well to need to send them back - I have yet to prove their good service.

The udpated FG20 carb is documented in this very thread, rep speaks to it here:...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-03-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 125,036
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Show us your Beaver!

Unionville 8' turbo kit - my own hinges, extended the nose (thanks to flythreetimes) added details, etc. Floats from scale drawings. Weird Hodge-podge but it's been a fun building experience. I hit...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-03-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 125,036
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Show us your Beaver!

updated to floats, some details still in progress:
Forum: Seaplanes
01-03-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,831
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Turbo Beaver waiting for some web feet

yes, old thread but Baldeagle and the thread were a great help/inspiration on my project over the last couple of years. This is why I can't understand a board that expires a thread or when people...
Forum: Seaplanes
07-02-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 531
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: 40-60 sized turbo beaver

Mr Aero
https://mraerodesign.securicom.ca
Says he'll scale his up or down as requested and it's often touted as the best beaver kit out there. A quick email to him would never hurt.
Forum: Aerodynamics
06-14-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,234
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Boost Tabs

Why metal gear? Added weight and they don't wear as well. Good for shock loads, say as a steering servo, but I wouldn't see them as needed/wanted for a flight surface. I'd run the numbers through a...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-19-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,100
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Saito - Pro FG 20

I'm with you on the two strokes! I swore them off a few years ago and only have a single OS .70 2stroke in a heli I plan to keep.
As for electric, if we compare a Saito revving to the sound of...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-19-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,100
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Saito - Pro FG 20

W8ye sums it up and always has very appropriate suggestions! I don't have near his engine experience and I'm not a '3D' pilot. I do like to be verbose and based on my understanding:

You're...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-11-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,822
Views: 286,041
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Saito FG-20 or 21

Exactly the reason I bought too many and over extended myself. I'm glad you like it so far.
04-07-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,165
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Looking for suggestions on a future twin build

how does 138" sound with all the work done? here is someone who prototyped one, built three beautiful models (he indicated the first one even had scale flaps) and a laser company wanted to produce...
03-15-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,838
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Servo torque question II.

hot/windy; I also agree, and have often argued for bigger planes with the usual park fliers I fly with for those exact reasons. However the thread was on 'what torque servo', not how to make a plane...
03-15-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,591
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Whats a warbird?

Here is the WMWA def:
Warbird Aircraft.

"The WMWA defines a "Warbird Aircraft" as a model of any aircraft used for military purposes by any Country at any time. It must be a scale or...
03-15-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,838
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Servo torque question II.

I appreciate mass being more stable, but I like my scale planes light so I'm actually flying them, not just flying the biggest engine I can fit. I like to be able to fly slow to try and make a very...
03-15-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 14,591
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Whats a warbird?

I love this forum for the great projects and neat solutions to issues, I hate this forum for the anally retentive opinions stated as facts. Some need to open their minds, take off their blinders and...
03-15-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,838
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Servo torque question II.

This will of course give you the exact requirements. (I love reading posts from those in the industry - I tend to learn things!) As posted early in the thread was the suggestion of using a...
02-23-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,729
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: EasyTiger B-17 EPO Memphis Belle: WOW!

Happy birthday! I hope you have fun with the kit!
Please let us know how the servos, motors, ESCs hold up. You may want to plan for their replacement with a known good quantity before your...
02-16-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,837
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Servoless electric Retracts?

You can try Lado: http://www.lado-tech.net/affiliate.php
02-08-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,230
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Best 9 thru 12 channel 2.4 Radio?

Above is the best advice yet IMHO. There is some awesome technology out there and all the big name have some unique features that may be BEST for YOU.

Hitec Aurora already has 2-way telemetry...
Forum: Seaplanes
02-07-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 125,036
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Show us your Beaver!

Thank you. Yes, I still have the TGY AerodriveXp 160 SK Series 63-64 230Kv for power although I replaced the Turnigy ESC with a CC HV80 ice, which told me I'm hitting about 3500 watts at peak (fresh...
Forum: Seaplanes
02-06-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 125,036
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Show us your Beaver!

"should " do it? it's all about if you want to do it. On my Unionville 98" I reworked the ailerons and flaps to be scale, including the mixing. That was the fun part for me. I do find them to...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-03-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 20,100
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Saito - Pro FG 20

For those of you with experience, would someone compare and contrast a Zenoah G26 vs the Saito FG20? The suggested prop size is 2" less in pitch for a 16" diameter for the FG20 than the G26, however...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-29-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 125,036
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Show us your Beaver!

I do have brakes, although I am still searching for a good pad material, my last stuff glazed after two uses. When I get around to redoing them, I'll probably adapt 1/10 car brakes. Here's a short...
01-28-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,317
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Best tow plane ever

It is as cool as you thought, mostly because YOU did it!
so, take a look at the big tugs posted (including mine) and think about this: how long does it take you from pulling into the parking spot...
01-27-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,317
Posted By MaxAdventure

RE: Best tow plane ever

unless you have IC engine restriction, how short can you land it? (it is a beautiful tug!)

here's my answer to small field electric 'best tug ever' 2.4M @ 4.2HP /3200 watts:
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