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Forum: Beginners
01-27-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Engine mount not fitting motor... (Avistar)

I've recently read alot of bad things about the MDS 40 I was going to put on my Avistar.<div>Like the break in period, too high of idle RPM's and too low of Max RPM's.</div><div>Could I put an Enya...
Forum: Beginners
01-27-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Engine mount not fitting motor... (Avistar)

I definately dont have them.<div>I looked up and down.</div><div>But since I've moved twice due to my dads job, I probably lost them.</div><div>I dont feel comfortable modifying the mount when this...
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Pushrod Connectors?

Helps alot! Thanks for the info.
I appreciate it.

Chris
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By Capflyboy05

Pushrod Connectors?

Is there such a thing?
I can only find 12 in. sections of pushrods... :\
How do you get a pushrod to reach all the way to an elevator or rudder?
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-26-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Pushrod connectors?

I'm not sure why it ended up in the aerodynamics forum.<div>Please lock and/or delete.</div><div>I'm reposting in the proper place right now.</div>
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-26-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 229
Posted By Capflyboy05

Pushrod connectors?

is there such a thing?
I can only find 12 in. sections of pushrods... :\
I'm assuming they're on tower hobbies or something.
But how do you get a pushrod to reach all the way to an elevator or...
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,181
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: What kind of fuel to use?

Thanks for showing me that.
I appreciate it.
I didnt buy the engine either.
I inherited all of this a few years back when I was 13 and my friend/instructor from church died of a heart attack.
I...
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,181
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: What kind of fuel to use?

So I cant use Nitro in my MDS... what do I use?
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Forum: Beginners
01-26-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,181
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: What kind of fuel to use?

Hey guys!
I'm not sure where you're at,
But I'm in the Shenandoah Valley in VA.
We have about 4 in. right now.
They're still calling for another 3-6.
So I think both CG and I will need the skis...
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Engine mount not fitting motor... (Avistar)

I know it's a few extra bucks, but I have to get some stuff off of Tower Hobbies anyways.<div>I'll just get the new motor mount and use the pieces.</div><div>I dont really have much experience with...
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2011, 11:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Engine mount not fitting motor... (Avistar)

Okay, I really dont want to go with a different mount.<div>I'm sure the parts are around somewhere.</div><div>If not can I buy the plates and screws and bolts at a hardware store?</div>
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,181
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: What kind of fuel to use?

Thats what I was thinking about using... 10%
Sounds like a decent job my friend! :)
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Engine mount not fitting motor... (Avistar)

Uhmmm.....<div>Clamping plates...</div><div>I cant find those....</div><div>That cant be good. :\</div><div>I may just have to go with another mount...</div><div>I'll look again though.</div>
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Engine mount not fitting motor... (Avistar)

You just made my day with that bit of news.
I thought my very first REAL paycheck would have to go towards another engine. :P
So thank you.
I appreciate it!
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,181
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: What kind of fuel to use?

List of engines. (Bear with me,)
I didnt feel like taking the cowling off the FW 190. So thats the only one missing.

Super Tigre MDS 40 (The one I would like on my Avistar)

Max OS 25 (Not...
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,646
Posted By Capflyboy05

Engine mount not fitting motor... (Avistar)

Is it okay to use another motor mount?
It's a O.S. .40 engine as the instructions call for.
But the Mounting holes just dont line up... :\
Forum: Beginners
01-24-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,181
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: What kind of fuel to use?

The one I am most interested in running right now is an Enya 45.
And around that size.
I'll have to check tomorrow on all of them.
I have multiple sizes.
VERY old engine.
But I inherited all of...
Forum: Beginners
01-24-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,181
Posted By Capflyboy05

What kind of fuel to use?

How do I know what kind of fuel to use?
Percentage wise I mean.
My friend/instructor always just gave me the fuel...
Maybe he told me, I just dont remember.
I have many planes, but I'm not sure...
01-24-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,352
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: FW 190 Rebuild.

Heres some pics of this baby.
I feel like I should be working on my Avistar though. :P
But this one needs the most work.
I just need to pop in a fuel tank, control rods, an engine, and some servos...
01-24-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,352
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: FW 190 Rebuild.

Thanks for that advice.
I wasn't going to fly it without help.
I have a field about 15 mins from me.
Last time I tried flying a plane on my own that was a tail dragger (and NOT a warbird),
I...
01-24-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,063
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Mid Air collision

Poor Avistar took the brunt of the hit it looks like.<div>Great pics! </div><div>Sorry for the loss though.</div><div>Even if you're not too tore up over it.</div>
01-24-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,933
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: Phoenix Dolphin Crash - and rebuild - and crash

I guess some planes just aren't meant to fly huh? :\<div>Also the quote, "All RC planes have a crash date on the tail, but it;s in invisible ink."</div><div>Well, this one had two.</div><div>Sorry...
Forum: Beginners
01-24-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,671
Posted By Capflyboy05

How to recover from a tip (wing) stall?

I'm not sure this is the right area to post this in...
I already can recover from regular stalls.
But what other stalls are there that I should know how to recover from?
Also is there such a thing...
01-24-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,352
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: FW 190 Rebuild.

But does this type of setup have any higher amount of failure rate?
I mean, it's simple, but because theres more parts, theres more to go wrong?
Are there any documented cases of this?
01-24-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,352
Posted By Capflyboy05

RE: FW 190 Rebuild.

Yeah, having the servos move two different ways cant be that complicated can it?<div>I mean, just put one in one way, and the other one the opposite.</div>
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