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11-17-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 191,900
Posted By brockettman

Wow, excellent work! What a beautiful build... ...

Wow, excellent work! What a beautiful build...

Ben
Forum: Kit Building
01-25-2017, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 132,695
Posted By brockettman

Well done! Sorry to hear about the dead stick...

Well done! Sorry to hear about the dead stick landing...

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11-20-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 122,519
Posted By brockettman

Thanks for keeping the list up to date... I just...

Thanks for keeping the list up to date... I just made a correction to #25 brockettman...
Forum: Kit Building
01-01-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 119,627
Posted By brockettman

Lamar, I don't think tapering the ailerons...

Lamar,

I don't think tapering the ailerons will cause any trouble at all...
Forum: Kit Building
12-03-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 119,627
Posted By brockettman

Lamar, your set-up looks real good. The Syssa has...

Lamar, your set-up looks real good. The Syssa has run very good for me so far. I still need to put some time on it to get it run in. I still have less than 1/2 gallon through it!

Build well!

Ben
Forum: Beginners
11-28-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,429
Posted By brockettman

I always smile when I see happy holidays, or hear...

I always smile when I see happy holidays, or hear someone say it instead of Merry Christmas.

Holiday is derived from the term Holy Day.

So, God bless our troops, Merry Christmas and Happy...
Forum: Kit Building
11-26-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 119,627
Posted By brockettman

Lamar, I have a Syssa 30cc engine up front...

Lamar,

I have a Syssa 30cc engine up front with ignition and battery in the compartment behind the firewall. I moved my receiver battery back from the wing about 8 inches to balance the plane...
Forum: Kit Building
11-26-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 119,627
Posted By brockettman

Lamar, You will be fine putting the tank in...

Lamar,

You will be fine putting the tank in the forward position per plans. kmeyers is right that typically in gassers the fuel tank is on Center of Gravity. I moved my servo mount back and put...
Forum: Kit Building
11-26-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 965
Views: 119,627
Posted By brockettman

Hey Lamar, concerning the lower hatch, the panel...

Hey Lamar, concerning the lower hatch, the panel right in front of the landing gear is a perfect place to put one in. Here's what I did...


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11-20-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 541,239
Posted By brockettman

Hey Justin, If she's not squared and trued,...

Hey Justin,

If she's not squared and trued, it takes adjustment to make her fly straight and level...:) No such thing as overkill on a warbird. If you notice a problem on the ground, it won't...
Forum: Kit Building
11-12-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 119,627
Posted By brockettman

I put all servos in the standard location too,...

I put all servos in the standard location too, and also used the pushrods that came with the kit, the configuration seems to work fine. One thing I did upgrade are the control horns and I also...
Forum: Kit Building
11-09-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 965
Views: 119,627
Posted By brockettman

Hi Lamar, from the looks of your pics, you have a...

Hi Lamar, from the looks of your pics, you have a real nice build going there! I reduced the wing span on mine to 78" and she's still not real snappy in rolls, and still floats like a trainer! It's...
03-25-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,047
Views: 122,519
Posted By brockettman

Hey guys! Nothing "new", still working on the D...

Hey guys! Nothing "new", still working on the D to B conversion, but I think I've found a pilot for my T/F P-51D ARF 60 bashed into P-51B. He's a little big but I think he's going to make a nice...
02-14-2015, 01:45 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 30,876
Posted By brockettman

Jesse, PeterF is right, All of the wing weight...

Jesse,
PeterF is right, All of the wing weight is in the center section of the wing. The wing union should be strong enough if you build according to plans. One tip for you as you build your...
02-13-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 541,239
Posted By brockettman

I have been working on fitting E-flite electrics...

I have been working on fitting E-flite electrics into a wing that I am rebuilding. The stock retract struts have a 5 degree bend in them I guess to give the gear more forward angle. I cut a piece of...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-04-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,939
Posted By brockettman

Thanks for sharing Almasy! Looks great so far...

Thanks for sharing Almasy! Looks great so far...
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 90,861
Posted By brockettman

Hey wait a minute... Isn't that an ARF? :D ...

Hey wait a minute... Isn't that an ARF? :D

Is it just me or does everyone else have more than one build going on at one time. It seems like once I get to the covering part, I have to break out...
01-29-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 541,239
Posted By brockettman

Autotecart, you have probably figured it out by...

Autotecart, you have probably figured it out by now that you will have to run your wiring from the electric retracts around the wheel well and through the wing ribs. You just have to decide how to go...
Forum: Kit Building
01-23-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,511
Views: 90,861
Posted By brockettman

Well, thought it was about time I chimed in. I...

Well, thought it was about time I chimed in. I was encouraged by my uncle to buy a “wooden airplane kit that could really fly” when I was about 10 years old (Guillow’s I think). I have to admit, even...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-20-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,939
Posted By brockettman

You bet 52larry! When I bought it I was thinking...

You bet 52larry! When I bought it I was thinking it was a 71" span per the Horizon Hobbies specs, but was pleasantly surprised to find it is 80". I had to be sure so I measured two 37" wing halves...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-19-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,070
Posted By brockettman

I just picked up a Savage Cruiser and am also...

I just picked up a Savage Cruiser and am also interested in feedback from other owners. I am not going to get this plane together soon, however I have decided to go with tundra tires on it and I need...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-19-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,939
Posted By brockettman

Savage Cruiser

I just picked up a Seagull Savage Cruiser 90 ARF, and after a bit of research it looks like it is a scale model of a full size aircraft.

...
Forum: Beginners
01-18-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,348
Posted By brockettman

Awesome... The wife is on board! Congrats!

Awesome... The wife is on board! Congrats!
Forum: Beginners
01-17-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,348
Posted By brockettman

Ryan, You'll do great! Two planes in the hangar...

Ryan, You'll do great! Two planes in the hangar and some stick time on the simulator! Have fun!
Forum: Kit Building
01-14-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,330
Views: 132,695
Posted By brockettman

James, Ok, thanks for the info. Ben

James,

Ok, thanks for the info.

Ben
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