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Forum: Control Lines
07-14-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,539
Posted By MattCurtis

Tried the 8/4 prop. Not much slower but longer...

Tried the 8/4 prop. Not much slower but longer flight time. About 2:30 and not flying at full power all the time. I did look at a bigger battey but it is much heavier and the wires way thicker gauge...
Forum: Control Lines
07-09-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By MattCurtis

I don't think you can fix the decline so just fly...

I don't think you can fix the decline so just fly and have fun when you can?
Forum: Control Lines
07-08-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By MattCurtis

Thank you for the Iowa info. I am not planning on...

Thank you for the Iowa info. I am not planning on moving at this time. It is kind of sad to know that not much or anything at all is happening in the q/c for c/l? There was a combat contest there...
Forum: Control Lines
07-08-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By MattCurtis

Mikeanina is there any c/l flying going on in...

Mikeanina is there any c/l flying going on in Davenport Iowa? The flying site used to be at the Mount Joy airport and Floyd Layton was flying there? I flew one of my planes there maybe 10 years ago...
07-02-2019, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By MattCurtis

I flew 72mgz for years before 2.4 and only had...

I flew 72mgz for years before 2.4 and only had those 2 problems mentioned. I still think it is hard to tell when radio gear will stop working?
07-01-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By MattCurtis

Yes I flew 72megahertz when it was in use and...

Yes I flew 72megahertz when it was in use and crashed a plane with that because the crystal wentbad in the receiver. No way to check the crystal to see. Ifit is bad? Crashed 2 planes without warning...
07-01-2019, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By MattCurtis

The reason why I am going to build the spitfire...

The reason why I am going to build the spitfire c/l is because I will be less likely to crash it. I will be able to do touch and goes with it asI am going to have throttle control. My original plan...
Forum: Control Lines
06-25-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,539
Posted By MattCurtis

The prop that I flew this with is a 7/5. The...

The prop that I flew this with is a 7/5. The recomended prop is an 8/4. would that make much difference in slower speed and longer run time? I bought this plane used. Or would I be getting less run...
Forum: Control Lines
06-24-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By MattCurtis

Just do 2.4 ghz r/c for throttle. I have not done...

Just do 2.4 ghz r/c for throttle. I have not done 3 line and will not. Nice to not have to do 3 line.
Forum: Control Lines
06-24-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,539
Posted By MattCurtis

ring rat

Any one flying a ring rat? I flew mine yesterday and it is too fast. I am considering trying longer lines 42' versus 35'. I am only getting about 1:43 flight time and this is with throttle control...
06-24-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By MattCurtis

I have decided to build the Spitfire c/l instead...

I have decided to build the Spitfire c/l instead of r/c. I have flown the p51 mustang mentioned earlier in my post r/c and it crashed due to a radio problem that I could not figure out why it...
05-14-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By MattCurtis

Sorry to reply to my own post. The other thing I...

Sorry to reply to my own post. The other thing I may do is finish building my great planes .40 sized corsair and power it with gas so that after I have done all this I will be ready to tackle that...
05-14-2019, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,108
Posted By MattCurtis

royal spitfire

So I have a partially built royal spitfire kit and I am considering powering it with a 10 cc gas engine instead of a .60 glow engine. I think this will work and allow me to paint the plane with latex...
12-01-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By MattCurtis

RE: sources for Nelson paint

I only want to use the clear. I have used dope. it works wel lbut I don't like the cost and the smell.
12-01-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,284
Posted By MattCurtis

sources for Nelson paint

Are there any other places you can buy Nelson paint besides direct from John Desilets? I cannot get an order filled after numerous emails and a phone call ? I am about ready to file for a refund...
Forum: RC Fuels
05-11-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,798
Posted By MattCurtis

no nitro fuel and will it dissovle paint?

I am going to try using no nitro fuel and was wondering since it has no nitro will it dissovle paint like nitro fuel will. I know nitro fuel will dissovle latex paint and raw nitro fuel will melt...
04-29-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By MattCurtis

RE: Fuel pumps

I have found that My hangar 9 electric fuel pump will not pump fuel that has more oil content than omega or cool power. I thought there was some thing wrong with the lines-maybe a leak but when I got...
04-22-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By MattCurtis

RE: 6 volt battery for rx of xp6102?

Flew the radio today and it worked fine. Numerous flights with my Kadet lt 40. Nice sunny day and was fun.
04-19-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By MattCurtis

RE: 6 volt battery for rx of xp6102?

Thank you for the replies. I have been running the servos s3004 futaba with the 6 volt pack and they have been working fine. Had to install this radio in the plane I am flying for now as I have to...
04-18-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,039
Posted By MattCurtis

6 volt battery for rx of xp6102?

Is it okay to use a 5 cell 6 volt battery for the reciever on a xp6102 radio that is 72 mgz? I believe it came with a 4 cell 4.8 volt battery. the specs on the receiver talk about 4.8 volts but the...
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