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Forum: Marketplace
12-24-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Hitec Compatible (A-FHSS ) Receivers

2 pieces 8Ch and 1 piece 4 Ch Hitec Minima A_FHSS compatible receivers .

2X 8Ch purchased for a twin but project abandoned. One mounted and flown 3 flights in another plane. Both in perfect...
10-17-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

I used block foam, soft foam with cutouts to...

I used block foam, soft foam with cutouts to clear the sticks and switches . Almost like a TX tray. Worked well.
10-17-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

I definitely mark the ports and careful to insert...

I definitely mark the ports and careful to insert the caps correctly but have not cleaned the ports with solvent before replacing caps. Will try it the next time. Do you store with plunger down ?
10-17-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 822
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

How to store plunger type epoxies

Most of the epoxies come with 2 tubes in a plunger configuration. I hate this packaging because it so wasteful for small amounts. I usually end up wasting the first 1/2 inch or more due to clogged...
10-17-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,542
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

https://www.amazon.com/Velcro-90595-White-Industri...

https://www.amazon.com/Velcro-90595-White-Industrial-Strength/dp/B07J322LVL

I bought mine from HD. Color is white.
10-07-2019, 05:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,542
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

I have been using industrial grade self adhesive...

I have been using industrial grade self adhesive Velcro . The adhesive is very strong but better with either CA or epoxy treatment of wood. I also add a strap to hold battery to tray for extra...
10-06-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

safely ship TX

I dumped my original packing box and material a long time ago. What's the safest way to pack the TX for shipping to manufacturer without harming the switches and control sticks /pots ? Should I...
09-24-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,542
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Attaching Velcro to wood parts

Do you apply a thin layer of epoxy to the wood surfaces and let it set before attaching the hook and loop material to improve adhesion ? Does this really help?

I normally stick the hook side on...
Forum: Marketplace
05-05-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Miniwave EDF short kit +

Miniwave for 90mm ducted fan by Rich Uravitch . This is a laser cut short kit I purchased from him some time ago but I lost interest in building so its for sale.
The total bundle consists of Plans,...
Forum: Marketplace
05-05-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 114
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

In Runner Motors Hobbico and Kontronics

2 new Ammo in runner motors 35-56-1200 , 36-56 -1800 . Never taken out of sealed clampshell .
1 very slightly used ( like new) Hobbico Kontronics FUN600-17
Will split for $45 each plus...
Forum: Marketplace
04-26-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 855
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Clipped Wing Taylorcraft 1/4 scale

Well built 1/4 Scale clipped wing T'craft from a Lanier Kit. Originally powered by OS1.6 converted 4 years ago to Electric .
Color : White and Red Coverite 21st Century Fabric , patterned after real...
06-20-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 303
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

What type of paint to use over Coverite 21st paint

I have to repaint a cowl in which I originally used Coverite 21st century paint . ( white and light red) to match the fabric. Since this is no longer available what kind of paint can I use?
I...
06-20-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Li ion jump start pack as source for charger for field use

I had a " heavy" Marine battery that I used as a power source for my field charger. The battery died.
Instead of replacing with another heavy marine battery , I was thinking of replacing it with one...
08-04-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

To rotate the axle , I have to re position the...

To rotate the axle , I have to re position the Oleo strut guide screw i.e. remove screw , drill and tap new hole at the new position. This is more work than removing the retract and filing a new...
08-03-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Here's are 2 photos to illustrate what I mean. ...

Here's are 2 photos to illustrate what I mean.
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There is already a flat preground flat but its the wrong location (Second photo) . I need the flat to be 90 degrees to the preground...
08-03-2017, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

It looks like I have to remove the retract from...

It looks like I have to remove the retract from the wing before filing the flat to get it right.
08-01-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Locating the spot is easy, What I am asking is...

Locating the spot is easy, What I am asking is how to make sure that when I am filing the flat , its parallel to the Fuselage center line.
08-01-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 654
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

How to grind a flat accurately on a LG shaft

Is there an easy way to grind a flat on the shaft of an electric retract LG so that the LG struts which will be inserted over the LG shaft will remain correctly oriented (i.e. the wheels align...
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Makes sense. Thanks

Makes sense. Thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Futaba 4 arm servo output numbers

I have never bothered with the numbers 1-4 printed on the servo arms . I just select whichever arm output is needed for my use.
However its interesting to know what the numbers really signify...
10-21-2016, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,581
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

Dare/Brodak Super Constellation

Has anyone purchased and started to build this aircraft?

http://brodak.com/dare-super-constellation.html


Tks
10-20-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

I am going to try with offset . If it does not...

I am going to try with offset . If it does not track straight I will replace spring nosed gear with a straight wire. Tks
10-20-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

That just moves the offset from one side to the...

That just moves the offset from one side to the other.
10-20-2016, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

The Trident and the A10 also has off set nose...

The Trident and the A10 also has off set nose gear .

OK. I will go with the off set because it saves a lot of effort .
The alternatives are a) replacing the coiled nose gear with a straight wire...
10-19-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 517
Posted By sportflyer-RCU

OV-10 ground tracking with slightly off center nose gear

I would like to add landing gear spring struts to my Scale Tech OV-10. http://www.goldenskiesrc.com/SLG.html

I was thinking of just adding the nose gear strut to the existing fixed nose...
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