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03-10-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,368
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: garage ceiling storage ideas????

I saw something similar to this on RCU somewhere then I just made my own up using that idea for a template. I hang them off inexpensive bike hooks from the ceiling. Think they cost me about 6 to 8...
Forum: Sport Flying
07-21-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 990
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: need sugestions

The H9 Superstick value series 119 for the 60 or 99 for the 40. Covering isn't that great, but still a great flier.

The WM Skyraider 1 or 2 don't have the same covering they use to and look a...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-14-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 28,967
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: JBA .56

Harold

Supposedly www.knoxhobbies.com is the new distributor and said they do have the F series. I haven't seen them on their website, but did send them an email of which they replied saying that...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-14-2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 28,967
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: JBA .56

Well I got a JBA.56A and have been running it a bit getting it broke in and then took it to the field and flew it a few times. With an 11x7 APC at 5000 ft elev Ithought I would be getting a bit...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-07-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,043
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: .46 evolution trainer trouble

Since you got the engine used. Some people take the baffle out of the muffler for more power which would reduce muffler back pressure and also pressure to the tank. If after you try everything else...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-31-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,707
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Aviastar .46 issues

If you are still interested in a Mach II http://www.airborne-models.com/html/productdetails.asp?ProductID=16

They don't have the covering that shows on the site anymore. They are a solid color...
05-31-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: CoroSpit for 60 size TT

Here's UK's thread on spadworld http://spadworld.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=13970 UK has built a couple of these and could really steer you in the right direction. I'm not sure if he hangs around RCU...
04-10-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,680
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Please help me with these Spektrum problems

If it isn't a switch or connection problem, which is most likely. Check all your servos, you could have one that is binding up and drawing a lot of current which in turn lowers the voltage enough to...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-08-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,982
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Hottest glow plug?

Is there a chart like Flyboy Dave showed for OS for the Thunderbolt plugs? Global doesn't seem to give you a lot of info about the glow plugs and where best to use them.
Forum: Beginners
03-31-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,458
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Metric Drill Bits

just typed metric to english conversion in google and there was a bunch to choose from. matched to as close as I could and the plane flies fine.
03-29-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,933
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Who is responsible for your plane

Why not set up a insurance fund at your specific club for these type of incidents? Have a claims committee and add a few bucks on each months/years dues to pay for such incidents if you have Giant...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-29-2009, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: .15 size arf or kit

build a Gnat or a Getsome. You will find them at www.spadtothebone.com or Here is a link of an ARF at tower.
Forum: Beginners
03-29-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,458
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Metric Drill Bits

The Modelfly ARF's from Hobbypeople have metric sizes in their instructions. I just used a online converter and used Standard sizes that were close. Haven't crashed it yet...
Forum: Beginners
03-25-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,039
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: looking for second plane, need help

That's 200 hundred pounds he posted not dollars. Not sure what the going rate is for RTF nitro trainers are on the other side of the pond, but you will probably need a little bit more than 200...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-23-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 28,967
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: JBA .56

I called KangkeUsa last week to see if they had any .56 F series and they told me they just got some in the week before. So I ordered one 78 bucks with shipping, but turned out it was the Blue...
03-22-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,550
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Just Maidened my Saturday Night Special

Congrats on the Maiden!! great looking airplane. You have 3mm available right? You might give a look at the RNAF wing from the DPS plans. Great wing or you could make an all 3mm wing with a 5mm...
03-21-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,278
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: electric spad?

I've seen coro cut and made into planes like this one. Foam is lighter, but coro is much tougher and cheaper in your case! This is a parkflier sized plane. You will need a slightly larger motor for...
03-21-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: flock of spads

Terry,

www.spadtothebone.com has free plans and www.spadworld.net has lots of build threads, threads about materials and techniques. Spadworld also has lots of friendly folks that like to help...
03-21-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Super Stick .60 advice please

Look at www.hobbypeople.net and www.advantagehobby.com as well. Hobby people has sales every few days and you can save some money. Advantage has free shipping over 50 bucks.
03-21-2009, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Super Stick .60 advice please

You buying this stuff at a local hobby shop in Florida? Or do you have time to get some stuff shipped to you in Florida? Get a good supply of props. Depending on where you are flying from "type of...
Forum: Beginners
03-21-2009, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,070
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: flying a pt-40

After you get comfortable flying it like it is, you can modify the wing by taking out the dihedral, trimming a little length off, and adding another aileron servo. Those mods will really make a...
03-21-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,572
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: What's a good plane for windy conditions?

I answered with the Superstick in you other thread, but since Villa brought up SPAD's. SPAD's love the wind, because they tend to be a bit heavier than a balsa counterpart. Also they are much much...
Forum: Beginners
03-21-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 768
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: What is S.P.A.D.

Ozmo is right that they are usually a bit heavier than a Balsa counter part, but will win hands down in durability and ease of construction and reconstruction. If you built a Spadet to plans it will...
Forum: Beginners
03-21-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,786
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Sky Raider Mach 1 or Super Stick .60

The H9 Super Stick 60 is probably built much more solid than the Mach1 Skyraider. The fuse, horizontal and vertical stabs are all solid wood construction about a 1/4 inch thick. The Skyraider is...
03-17-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,440
Posted By A6Ordie

RE: Spektrum AR7000 antenna

You probably already plan on this, but I'll throw it out there. Do a serious range check once you get it all together. Just to make sure. With the remote receiver and all I bet everything will...
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