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10-28-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,312
Posted By houckj

Are there some basic measurements we should...

Are there some basic measurements we should follow for Fuselage, Wing, Rudder and Elevator. The photo is not clear enough for a novice builder like me.

Thanks.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-07-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By houckj

Tower Pro 75 not running.

I purchased a Tower Pro .75 at a swap meet a couple of years ago. I added after run oil and put it in a bag. A few days ago I got it out and put it in a Tiger 60 (The OS 61fx was really tired). I...
07-05-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,495
Posted By houckj

TT Pro 40 engine problems

I have a TT 40 Pro that I plan to use for Club 40 pylon racing. It is my second TT Pro 40 engine. The first works flawlessly. This second engine has problems. After a few flights the engine sat for...
05-20-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 493
Posted By houckj

RE: 11.1 Sky Lipo and Cellpro Multi-4 charger

You can go to www.fmadirect.com (www.fmadirect.com).  They sell the cellpro charger and adaptors.  If you charge your A123 batteries use the XH adaptor (converts from cellpro to e-flite and others)...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,369
Posted By houckj

RE: servo motor paste?

Is this it:<div>
</div><div>http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/AdhesivesForElectronics/Home/Products/ThermalSolutions/ThermallyConductiveGreases/</div><div>
</div><div>Several 3M products...
Forum: Club 40
03-17-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,203
Posted By houckj

RE: Georgetown TX, Club 40 March 16, 2013

I had a great time. Thanks to all who supported the event. With no place to go but up I am working on tuning my Raider for Waco and completing my backup.  I definitely won't hesitate to go out and...
Forum: Club 40
02-18-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,699
Posted By houckj

RE: What scoring/timing/cut system is being used in Texas for C40, etc

Here is a link to the current software. www.nmpra.org/software.htm (http://www.nmpra.org/software.htm).

Still need to find more on the hardware construction. <br type="_moz" />
Forum: Sport Flying
12-11-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,175
Posted By houckj

RE: Best Mechanical Retracts (.40 Size)?

I have a airborne-models Mustang that I purchased at a swap meet.  The retracts have been bent so that the gear cannot retract.  There is no good way to straighten the gear.  I would recommend that...
11-26-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By houckj

RE: Need suggestion where to store batteries

Be sure to put the lipo's in 'storage mode'.  They should not be fully charged.  Most chargers have a storage setting.  About 3.8 volts.  <div>
</div><div>Your storage containers should be adequate....
Forum: Club 40
11-17-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,076
Posted By houckj

RE: Georgetown TX Club 40 race Nov 17, 2012

The competitors and Todays winners. Added the timing crew. Sorry I don't have all the names.
Forum: Club 40
10-17-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,076
Posted By houckj

RE: Georgetown TX Club 40 race Nov 17, 2012

If my airplane survives practice I plan to enter my first pylon race at Georgetown.  So another maybe.
Forum: Club 40
10-11-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,353
Posted By houckj

RE: Question About Club 40 rules and Skyraider II Set-up

I just finished assembling my first Sky Raider for my entry into pylon racing. It is the old type without the streamlined nose and has a single aileron servo (Hitec 425's)   I have owed 2 others but...
08-15-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,852
Posted By houckj

RE: 62

I am a Sportsman competitor in Pattern and learning a lot.  My (purchased used) Osiris has several of the problems described above and I am trying to figure them out. <div>
</div><div>What...
Replies: 1
Views: 1,769
Posted By houckj

RE: Replacement arms for Corona 929 servo

http://www.aliexpress.com/product-gs/499271515-F00011-10-10X-Servo-arms-discs-set-clamping-screws-For-Corona-DS929-CS929-servo-free-shipping-wholesalers.html<div>
</div><div>Google is your friend....
Forum: Glow Engines
06-23-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By houckj

RE: os 91 fx problem

It is my understanding that the needle valve position in the original lead to vapor lock.  It is located behind the cylinder so reduced airflow. The needle valve is attached directly attached to the...
05-31-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By houckj

RE: How many mAh should I get?

The 6 volt battery will give you more better performance with your servos (faster and stronger) but will consume more amps in the process and weigh 1 cell more.   <div>You will need a slightly larger...
04-25-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,609
Posted By houckj

RE: GP F-86 micro edf

I crashed my f-86 and ripped off the right wing near the root.  What glue or repair method would anyone recommend or do I need a new wing. The tear is clean without any missing pieces.  Did the same...
04-18-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 27,290
Posted By houckj

RE: Nitrocharged's 25mm EDF Micro BAE Hawk plans now available!

Looks like an interesting aircraft.  It would be great if you could post parts listing and places where they can be purchased online.
04-03-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By houckj

RE: Pattern Clinic and Contest at Georgetown, Tx

I believe Bill Meza won Sportsman.  His dad, Luis,  was 3rd in Intermediate.  They were both extremely helpful to me. This was  my first contest and the first time I had ever attempted to fly the...
03-23-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By houckj

RE: Hard case lipos

I have a fellow flyer who has used the hard case lipos in his own design p-38.  He did it because of the fit into the fuselage.  He has plenty of power to so the weight is not as important. The are...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-08-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,755
Posted By houckj

RE: Sig 4-star 60

I have a Tiger 60 I am thinking about doing the same thing to however I may have to make the landing gear longer to accommodate the bigger prop. or is there a suitable 12-13 inch prop for the dle. 
02-20-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By houckj

RE: 6EX with two elevator servos

You could use a y-cable or program a mix if you have enough channels.
02-03-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By houckj

RE: Pattern Clinic and Contest at Georgetown, Tx

I am from the Hill Country Aeromodelers in south Austin.  I plan on attending.

Not sure what I will fly but it won't be a full size pattern aircraft.  I purchased a 3DHS Aspera at the recent swap...
01-30-2012, 07:29 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 55,829
Posted By houckj

RE: NEGATIVE FEEDBACK: Northeast Sailplane Products

I ordered from them a few years ago and had good service. Ordered in late December 2011 and received an order confirmation but phone calls, fax and email go unanswered. Mail box is full, fax...
01-29-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By houckj

RE: What is the most common battery connector?

It would be interesting to have a chart of the most common plugs (Deans, XT60, bullets in 3,4,5,6 mm) etc and their max and spike amps different gage wire could handle.

Here is a wire gage link. ...
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