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Forum: ARF or RTF
06-24-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

I'm sorry I should have made myself more clear..... I meant the oleo strut and not the wire. I'm looking at trying to find anyone that has these and want to part with them.
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-24-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

How are the guys doing with the robart 618 conv? I know sonny said a whike back he was going to get the wire replacement struts. I woukd love to have them but dont know about another $100 is worth it
Forum: Kit Building
06-22-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By hpelsromantic

Topflite at6 gear conversion

I'm wondering if anyone has installed the robart 618 conversion replacing the wire. I've been looking for a pair and don't know where to start. I know robart has them but would really like to know if...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-01-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

Hey Sonny, are you going to build it or are you going to wait till you wear your other one out?
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-31-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

Augie, How much weight did you add to your kit to ballance? Also, did you go the 4 1/4 from leading edge on it?
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-31-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

Sonny, I love the spitfire. what a pretty plane. It's great to hear that you like the texan so much that you want another. I know it's just a 60 size but really like the scale alot. I'm open to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-31-2011, 03:55 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

Thanks Augie11. as you can see in my image I kinda screwed myself on tom's retract mod. I don't know if you can see it or not but I built up the retract housing so the gear door will fit flush. I ...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-31-2011, 02:31 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

thanks Curt. That gives me a little piece of mind. That's really a shame that a company that has been around so long won't stand behind a supplier that clearly fell short of their quality control...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-30-2011, 02:35 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

Great to know. I hope the kit will fly as good as your arfs. From the looks of the dimensions they're the same plane. Here's a few pics of how much more I have to go. I moved a year ago and Most all...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-30-2011, 09:00 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

Thanks for the response. I'm glad yours are still in the air. This is one of my all time favorite planes. I hope I'm ok on the retracts. I have read through the entire thread and have seen the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-30-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 95,475
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Top Flite AT6 ARF

Looks like no one has been talking much about this model lately. I have a kit version that I acquired a few years ago that I found in a guys barn. It has robart retracts with it........ hope I didn't...
Forum: Kit Building
12-19-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 276,483
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

thanks again rick. Yeah, I know it's there are alot better choices for 3d. I've had this kit built for over a year and just finished a texan so I just wanted to get this one done and out of the way....
Forum: Kit Building
12-17-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 276,483
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

Thanks rick, I'm glad it will handle the 12" prop. I'm thinkin about making the rudder bigger also. I know it's really short coupled so I'm wondering if it's even possible to 3d with. (of course...
Forum: Kit Building
12-16-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 276,483
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

thanks mike. I have considered the weight and I see that the 72 is only 2.1 ounces more than the 56. and from what I've seen from other posts with a 56 in it, it seems that a few people have added a...
Forum: Kit Building
12-10-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 276,483
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: Sig Smith Miniplane build

I'm getting ready to cover mine now. Originally I had an os 46 ax with a pitts in mind. After reading I'm even less than convinced to put it on as I have a saito 72 just beggin for a new home. What...
11-13-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,483
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: CMP Sukhoi SU-31 90 69" CG Help

I did a little checking, here's your manual. http://www.quickworldwide.com/manuals/Sukhoi68.pdf It's really a china model productions product but distributed by giant scale planes. Here's a link to a...
11-13-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,483
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: CMP Sukhoi SU-31 90 69" CG Help

Sorry to let you in on this little secret on this plane. I have the same plane and put a fpe 2.4 on it to ballance it without adding nose weight. I moved the rudder to the middle to help. The fuse...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-13-2008, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: FPE 2.4 Needs a 3D home

Brian, I had a China Models Sukhoi su 31 that had a fiberglass fuse. It called to be a 90 to 120 size but had the rudder and elevator servos in the tail. I Moved the rudder to a pull-pull in the...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-12-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: FPE 2.4 Needs a 3D home

Thanks for all the replies. Seems I'm not the only one with an interest in the smaller 3d stuff. Jake do you know when they're coming out with the extra? It sounds like the weight and wingspan make...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-11-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: FPE 2.4 Needs a 3D home

The aeroworks looks pretty nice but I think if I'm going to spend 500 for that airframe I may just go ahead and sell that motor. I already have a 50cc yak that I paid about 1/2 that for the arf. I'm...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-11-2008, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By hpelsromantic

FPE 2.4 Needs a 3D home

I have a great running 2.4 fpe that I'd like to find a good plane for 3d. Am I stretching the limits of what this motor can do? I had it in a sukhoi but I was totally unhappy with landing the beast....
10-23-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 100,710
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: T-28 True 1/5 Scale

Hey John, Thought I'd give you an idea of paint. Found this picture of an old post that I really like..... plus it looks like it might be pretty close to the color of your gorgeous plane. Anyway,...
10-20-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 100,710
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: T-28 True 1/5 Scale

Hey Johnny, Brent here from Shawnee Mission Park. Saw you at our fun fly and thought I'd take you up on your paint help with my texan. I think we're all ready for shooting. I tried to call you a...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-30-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 6,841
Views: 753,184
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: RCGF Engines

hey t3beatz, you don't fly a league models yak do you? I ran into a guy from your area that does alot of 3d from that part of the country. Also, I saw somewhere in this thread that they were working...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-29-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6,841
Views: 753,184
Posted By hpelsromantic

RE: RCGF Engines

I think that's all I needed to hear. I'm tired of wiping down glo and I own two gassers now and love them. I'm not sure about prop clearance with the robart retracts but I'll check. thanks for the...
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