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Forum: Marketplace
09-15-2022, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Herc Pilot

I have a couple of these in 25% Wacos and they...

I have a couple of these in 25% Wacos and they are absolutely perfect in every way. They run like a sewing machine and never miss a beat. Best engine O.S. ever made IMO and run circles around the...
Forum: Marketplace
12-03-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,559
Posted By Herc Pilot

Hempel 46% Piper Pawnee - BNF

Hempel 46% Piper Pawnee - BNF*
198" Wingspan, 130" fuse length, 75 lbs
3W 210 competition twin spark
Xoar 34x10 prop
JR 400 oz servos
JR powersafe receiver
Unilight lighting system
Scale pilot...
11-15-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 539,788
Posted By Herc Pilot

Electric retracts

I would recommend staying away from the electric retracts if possible. We went through 3 tail wheel actuators and had to send one of the mains in for getting stuck half way up. All this after only 18...
Forum: Marketplace
04-12-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,939
Posted By Herc Pilot

?

What is this covered with? Was any scale documentation used?

Thanks.
07-27-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 539,788
Posted By Herc Pilot

Hi Tim, We've got about 20 flights on ours...

Hi Tim,

We've got about 20 flights on ours with the stock Evo 77 on glow. It develops more power as it breaks in, but from the models I've seen, it seems the big 3 cyl Saito's perform much...
07-20-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 539,788
Posted By Herc Pilot

Hi Kevin, You will be pleased. It was...

Hi Kevin,

You will be pleased. It was assembled in Mike Barbee's 'Monster Hangar'. Mike is the current president of the National Association of Scale Aeromodelers (NASA) and has been building...
08-18-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 539,788
Posted By Herc Pilot

Chroner, Thank you for your input on the TW...

Chroner,

Thank you for your input on the TW actuator. I'll definitely get inside the little bugger and make sure things are as they should be as I'll probably lose my mind if another has issues....
08-18-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 539,788
Posted By Herc Pilot

chorner, I would imagine your engine mods...

chorner,

I would imagine your engine mods are a huge gain. We're running 7.5% nitro, 10% oil, and the rest alcohol. Also, I'm curious.. what was Robart's proposed do it yourself fix for the...
08-17-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 539,788
Posted By Herc Pilot

I agree most of the frustration stems from the...

I agree most of the frustration stems from the gear issues. There are some quality issues that can be remedied and overlooked, but should we have to for a plane at this price? There were three of...
08-17-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 539,788
Posted By Herc Pilot

Hi all. I'm new to the thread and haven't read...

Hi all. I'm new to the thread and haven't read through everything here yet, but figured I'd share my experiences with this plane at 18 flights in hopes that my comments may help someone here.
...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-26-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,398
Posted By Herc Pilot

Hi Guys, Haven't been here or even thought...

Hi Guys,

Haven't been here or even thought about this thread for a while until I received a PM about it this morning. I've tried to catch back up on the current posts and it's good to see so...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-15-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Please ID this plane: (BRAND)

Every indication leads me to that. There were a few companies overseas that sold Pilot/EZ models more recently, but I've been unable to find anymore info on this one online.
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-15-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,989
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Please ID this plane: (BRAND)

Pilot/OK Models - EZ series

(Not to be confused with the Pilot company that builds aerobatic ARF's in China or Pilot-1 distributed by Hobby Lobby.)
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-10-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,398
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Seagull Model Cessna 337 ARF

OK, it looks like RCU is working now so I'll try this again...

http://i1279.photobucket.com/albums/y521/Adam_Grubb/cp_1_zpsdcbbf9f1.jpg

...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-09-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,398
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Seagull Model Cessna 337 ARF

RCSpectator, Thank you for dropping by and showing us pics of your friends Skymaster. It looks great with the gear up. Now we know of two that have flown. ;)


Well, I haven't been on here...
03-22-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 457
Posted By Herc Pilot

Static Show and Swap Shop - 3/23/13 - Lancaster, OH

The flyer says it all!

http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x162/agrubb27/2013Static.jpg
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-15-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,147
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: **Seagull Nemesis** The need for speed build thread!!

I haven't personally had any custom headers made from Macs, but I know plenty who have. They are a great company to work with and very willing to help. We used the K&B 40 exclusively on our club...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-15-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,147
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: **Seagull Nemesis** The need for speed build thread!!

We used Macs almost exclusively. I like that you aren't using a muffler and going with straight pipes. That exactly what we did and you will LOVE the sound. Macs makes pipes for the DLE 30 about...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-14-2013, 02:29 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,147
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: **Seagull Nemesis** The need for speed build thread!!

I've been following this thread with interest. I love the Nemesis and have been throwing around the idea of doing what you are with this one. I have a Hostetler Nemesis that I raced back in the day...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-10-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,398
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Seagull Model Cessna 337 ARF

Don,

We figured the red ones were meant to be pushrod exits for the two rudders and the elevator. We replaced them with better looking ones from our LHS. I really liked your idea of very tiny...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-08-2013, 04:45 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,398
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Seagull Model Cessna 337 ARF

Free Bird,

I like that color scheme, real classy! That should be fairly easy to accomplish without removing a lot of covering. I think you'll be happy with the personal touches.


Don,
...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-06-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,398
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Seagull Model Cessna 337 ARF

Don,

No, We didn't have issues with the rear cowl width, it fit pretty well that way. If you push it further up on the fuse will it help or is there still too much gap? You could always add a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-06-2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,398
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Seagull Model Cessna 337 ARF

Thanks, Mark. I really appreciate it. PM sent.
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-06-2013, 04:14 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,398
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Seagull Model Cessna 337 ARF

Mark,

Looking good my friend. They sure were way off on those stand offs. Hopefully someone from Seagull will take notice of this thread and make the changes we suggested. :) Where did you...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-04-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 115,398
Posted By Herc Pilot

RE: Seagull Model Cessna 337 ARF

Good point about the axles. We went with Dubro as well. It's a shame that some of these companies don't spend a little more time choosing quality hardware for their planes instead of wasting money...
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