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01-19-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By vicar

RE: Starter Battery Source

Another alternative is to use two Nicad packs like the ones used for RC Cars. They are 7.2 volts each and you can find them for under $10 a pack. I bought mine a year or so ago at a Radio Shack...
01-16-2005, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By vicar

RE: Ft Lauderdale in February

Henrik,

If you like IMAC, my club has its Annual Aerobatic Challenge scheduled for Feb 12 & 13, 2005. We are located in Southwest Miami, about 45 to 60 minutes from FT. Lauderdale. We expect a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-04-2005, 07:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 350
Posted By vicar

Need help writing press releases for events

I am the Events Coordinator for my club and have been given the task of writing press releases for our upcoming events (IMAC and IMAA). Having never done this before I find myself trying to figure...
01-04-2005, 07:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By vicar

Need help writing press releases for events

I am the Events Coordinator for my club and have been given the task of writing press releases for our upcoming events (IMAC and IMAA). Having never done this before I find myself trying to figure...
09-08-2004, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By vicar

RE: Field work tables

Our benches are exactly as shown in Carrell's instructions, with the exception that we added wheels to the front posts so they can be easily moved around. We used inexpensive lawn mower wheels,...
09-07-2004, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,101
Posted By vicar

RE: Field work tables

Hi Ron,

At our club we started with one and now we have six. They are great and all members, young and old, appreciate the usefulness of the tables. Ours were built based on plans we found in...
08-26-2004, 06:16 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 76,874
Posted By vicar

RE: 10 ft PC6 Turbo Porter

My Porter is 98" WS and weights 12+ pounds. Martin suggests an ST 3000 so you can go a little smaller but at 120" an OS 120 like mine will definitely not be enough.

In your original post you...
08-25-2004, 02:35 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 76,874
Posted By vicar

RE: 10 ft PC6 Turbo Porter

Mine is powered by an old OS 120 Surpass II which gives it plenty of power for the standard loops and rolls. I am seriously considering replacing the OS with an RCV 120, the one that is cone shaped...
08-25-2004, 07:03 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 76,874
Posted By vicar

RE: 10 ft PC6 Turbo Porter

Please keep us posted. I am waiting to finish my new building shed (working on it on weekends and taking a lot longer than I thought) so I will have enough room to build one. What power plant are you...
08-11-2004, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By vicar

RE: Anyone knows about the Armar Gorrion?

Joakim,

Please send me some pictures of your plane. I am quite interested in modeling it and would like to have some ideas as to what other people had done. My idea is to build one in the 2...
07-17-2004, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,846
Posted By vicar

RE: C130 Tease

Bob,

That is a great looking airplane. Could you please post more details on your slurry tank? I have been tweaking with the idea for a while but have not yet found a suitable solution. Either...
07-15-2004, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By vicar

RE: Where can I get DECENT rubber bands?

I have been using rubber bands from Office Depot/Office Max since I stated in the hobby. A one pound bag costs about $2.00 and it last forever. I do not remember a time when these rubber bands failed...
07-14-2004, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,948
Posted By vicar

RE: Anyone knows about the Armar Gorrion?

Chris,

Thanks for the info. Any chance that you have some pictures of your plane? Buying it from the UK saounds expensive. Can you give me an idea of the cost of shipping it the States?
Forum: Gas Engines
07-14-2004, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By vicar

RE: To our unsung Heroes.

[sm=thumbup.gif] to karolh, [sm=thumbdown.gif] to the grumpy/ungrateful hiram!
07-01-2004, 05:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,210
Posted By vicar

RE: Info on Monster Telemaster

Simco,

Which Porter are you building? I have the Ikon'n'wst version. Have you looked at the one by MR aerodesigns in Canada? It is huge and it seems a very well designed kit, there is a company...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-30-2004, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By vicar

RE: Remove crank shaft on OS MAX SF 46???

Guys,

Thank you for all the suggestions. It finally came out with the help of the people at the AutoZone store. They are the ones that lend tools out. I went my local store, which was not busy...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-27-2004, 08:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By vicar

RE: Remove crank shaft on OS MAX SF 46???

Dave, that is a tool that fits fine in my tool box and in my pocket hole... [sm=thumbup.gif]
Forum: Glow Engines
06-27-2004, 05:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By vicar

RE: Remove crank shaft on OS MAX SF 46???

Dave,

The bigger hammer did not do the trick, the heating of the hub did not work, I even tried to cool [8D] down the shaft, nothing, nada, rien, non niente, nichts! Tomorrow I am going to stop...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-27-2004, 03:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By vicar

RE: Remove crank shaft on OS MAX SF 46???

Rudeboy,

I have lightly, and not so lightly, tapped with a hammer and a couple of other tools but it will not release. Any other ideas?
Forum: Glow Engines
06-27-2004, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,876
Posted By vicar

Remove crank shaft on OS MAX SF 46???

I have an OS MAX SF .46 engine that needs new bearings. I have tried everything I can think off to remove the crank shaft in order to replace the bearings. It seems that the drive hub is attached...
06-25-2004, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By vicar

RE: Drill hole for servo leads in foam wing???

J_R,

I have done some testing on some old foam and have concluded exactly what you point to, the drill is too fast. It is difficult to control unless you prop it up and in the end it takes as...
06-24-2004, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By vicar

RE: Drill hole for servo leads in foam wing???

John,

Thanks for your reply. I was planning to attach the connectors arfter running the wires, my equipment and my flying are so good there will never be a need for a repair...:D
06-24-2004, 04:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,087
Posted By vicar

Drill hole for servo leads in foam wing???

As part of the modifications I am making to a set of foam wings I want to reposition the aileron servos. My idea is to make a 1/4" hole going from the wing saddle to about 24"-26" into the wing which...
06-01-2004, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 671
Posted By vicar

RE: scale attachment of wheels?

abufletcher,

I took a piece of brass tubing that would slide over my landing gear wire, soldered a flat washer to one end and made a sort of a hub with JB Weld ( which happened to be the same...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-31-2004, 04:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,018
Posted By vicar

RE: RCV SP 4 Stroke Engines- Need info

Pete,

You start your RCV from the front? I thought these engines did not like to be started that way, that you were supposed to start them from the back with their adapter.[sm=confused.gif]
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