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06-30-2022, 06:05 PM
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Posted By kenh3497

The little guy is a Flight Hobbies Stage 50 with...

The little guy is a Flight Hobbies Stage 50 with a YS 63 up front. Great flying plane. Would make a perfect entry level air frame. To bad it is no longer in production.

The big one is a 2M...
03-13-2022, 07:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By kenh3497

Wood kit, plans,A-10 Warthag wanted

I have a friend looking for plans, short kit or kit for a 80mm to 90mm EDF Warthog. I'd guess that would put the plane in the 70" ish wing span range???? I know there are some larger but he would...
01-18-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,771
Posted By kenh3497

Is this any help? ...

Is this any help? https://www.f3aunlimited.com/wheels-and-accessories/wheels

Ken
12-25-2021, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,749
Posted By kenh3497

I agree with Shawn's paint method. Sandpaper is...

I agree with Shawn's paint method. Sandpaper is your friend! BUT 800 grit is a bit fine for a final sanding of your primer. The color needs some "tooth" to bite into. I personally never go...
11-20-2021, 01:16 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 152,273
Posted By kenh3497

CK Aero??? https://www.ckaero.net/

CK Aero??? https://www.ckaero.net/
06-06-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,121
Posted By kenh3497

Go purchase a can or two aerosol brake parts...

Go purchase a can or two aerosol brake parts cleaner. I get mine at wally world as it's first ingredient is methanol, unless they have changed the formula. I would suggest ordering two or three...
06-02-2021, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By kenh3497

Thanks for the replies. I'll see what I can come...

Thanks for the replies. I'll see what I can come up with.

Ken
05-27-2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 553
Posted By kenh3497

Android caller app???

Has anybody come up with a caller app for an android phone?

All my efforts to try and learn and memorize a sequence is for naught. I don't have a human warm body that can call for me.
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05-06-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 36,230
Posted By kenh3497

How are you liking your wingtips so far?

How are you liking your wingtips so far?
04-03-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,232
Posted By kenh3497

Put your fingers on the rocker arms over the...

Put your fingers on the rocker arms over the pushrods. Turn the engine by hand and feel if the pushrods are moving. If they are then the valves are sticking. Use a little head and some penetrating...
04-03-2020, 07:34 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 36,230
Posted By kenh3497

Looking good Shawn. Do you feel there is an...

Looking good Shawn. Do you feel there is an advantage to using a double bevel compared to just beveling the aileron?

Ken
02-06-2020, 07:30 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 36,230
Posted By kenh3497

Shawn, To what do you attribute the weight gain?...

Shawn, To what do you attribute the weight gain?

What percentage of alcohol do you use to thin the epoxy? Denatured alcohol would do the same job would it not? Could also use acetone to thin...
01-04-2020, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,864
Posted By kenh3497

In my experience there is a bit of a learning...

In my experience there is a bit of a learning curve with the DZ (fuel injected) engines. They are just a bit different. NOT hard just different. I've never owned a CDI engine but have heard...
01-04-2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 36,230
Posted By kenh3497

I can't tell you know where i read it..... A...

I can't tell you know where i read it..... A gentleman was using artist acrylic paint (not the craft paint) on his models. It is heavy bodied so needs considerable thinning. The pigment is quite...
10-02-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By kenh3497

Sent the engine to Richard at YS parts and...

Sent the engine to Richard at YS parts and service. He replaced all the gaskets. Said there was no gasket under the carb and suspected an air leak. All gaskets replaced and he drilled the throttle...
08-16-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,976
Posted By kenh3497

Take a look at The World Models company. They...

Take a look at The World Models company. They have several choices. Maybe not the latest and greatest but every World Models airplane I've seen is of reasonable quality. The price is right so if...
08-16-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,908
Posted By kenh3497

MY OPINION. If the bearings are similar in size...

MY OPINION. If the bearings are similar in size to another engine of similar size that does not have bearing issues, then I would suspect it is not bearings. Without knowing what failed it is only...
07-28-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,170
Posted By kenh3497

Ys 120nc

This is a question for all you "old time" YS users..... First a little background.

I have a 120NC that has not seen much run time. Bought used but according to the son of the PO about two tanks...
05-18-2019, 05:20 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 60,569
Posted By kenh3497

Finally.... You have come to your senses!!! ...

Finally.... You have come to your senses!!! hahaha

Don't have much room to talk do i!

Ken
05-16-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 60,569
Posted By kenh3497

Congratulations Shawn! Great way to kick off the...

Congratulations Shawn! Great way to kick off the year!!!


I only have two short semi successful flights this year resulting in one wrecked airplane.

Ken
05-11-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 13,580
Posted By kenh3497

Consider this..... For those of us that remember...

Consider this..... For those of us that remember telephones that hung on the wall..... They were powered by a bank of batteries running at 48 volts DC. The RING was AC voltage imposed OVER the DC...
04-25-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,830
Posted By kenh3497

My decision was based on getting a 100 degree...

My decision was based on getting a 100 degree sweep with a retract that folded inward. Only D&L and Robart had what I wanted. D&L is less expensive than Robart and I'm not a Robart fan considering...
04-24-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,107
Posted By kenh3497

A gentleman on one of the F.B. groups has been...

A gentleman on one of the F.B. groups has been using artist acrylic paints. IIRC he uses the Liquitex brand From Hobby Lobby. They are very thick but highly loaded with pigment so still cover well...
04-18-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,591
Posted By kenh3497

For the price it should wipe your nose and your...

For the price it should wipe your nose and your butt. I guess I just don't see what these multi thousand dollar TX's do that a $500 or less TX won't do.

I guess I'm just a cheap bastage.....
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04-13-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,830
Posted By kenh3497

Down and Locked Retracts

I ordered a set of Down & Locked retracts for my Zlin. I got the Gold 120 size as they were the only set I could find that had the 100 degree sweep I was looking for. Of course after the arrived I...
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