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Forum: IMAC
11-02-2003, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,173
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: Life of servos,gears in 35%

Hi,
Flying a 30% cap I replaced the gears once a season, the slop never got unacceptable BUT was certainly not desirable and this seemed a happy compromise...."preventative maintainence" and all...
Forum: 3D Flying!
10-28-2003, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,113
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: Servo questions

Hi,
A agree that hi spec servos are just wasted money, my 30% cap runs 9001 servos on the ailerons sucesfully. These are about £25 each and are very nice...If you changed your 3001's for them i...
Forum: 3D Flying!
10-23-2003, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,946
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: Giles 202 plans or 3 view drawing?

Hi,
This any good to you?
Forum: IMAC
10-13-2003, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: Glens 30% cap

Hi,
My ailerons do have counterbalances, the best thing to do is speak to glen and say you didnt get the aileron counterbalances, he's very helpfull so i'm sure he'll do what he can.
The 3W's...
Forum: IMAC
10-09-2003, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 923
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: Glens 30% cap

Hi,
I reckon either would do, if you use dubro you could pass a single pin through the lot and make it quickly removeable...i.e. similar to how it was designed. I would bear in mind that if you use...
Forum: IMAC
10-05-2003, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: Aresti? How to read?

Ahh, I don't usualy follow the explanation/name just fly the manouvre written in aresti as I find i remember the sequence better by remembering the aresti rather than the remembering just words.
Forum: IMAC
10-02-2003, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: Aresti? How to read?

Any specific questions, we'll all be able to help!
Forum: IMAC
10-01-2003, 03:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 960
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: Aresti? How to read?

Hi,
Search for the FAI web site, they have the full aresti catalogue on there which has a section in which they show you how to read aresti properly. It also covers K factors as well as all the FAI...
Forum: IMAC
09-29-2003, 12:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: what is IMAC?

Hi Acropad,
The IMAC (UK) season has now finished and I must say its been soooo much fun!
Remember how much fun the early days of flying where when you learnt loads every time you went out....its...
Forum: IMAC
09-26-2003, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: Downline tracking trim adjustment

Hi,
Check thrust line on vertical uplines as the model slows down which will tell you left/right and up/down thrust...CoG position will determine if the model pulls out in a dive.
This is the way...
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-25-2003, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By 3D_CAP232

RE: GlenModels 30%Cap232

Hi,
I've got about 2 seasons on my Cap, I'm very happy with the aircraft as they fly 3D very well and are still very good at IMAC style flying (in my opinion).
As long as you keep the aircraft...
Forum: IMAC
09-03-2003, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,343
Posted By 3D_CAP232

Thoughts on Glens Cap 232 120

Hi,
As I understand, the 10% rule only applies to National and International classes. However hinge lines may fall anywhere and airofoil sections maybe changed. I also understand that the Glens Caps...
Forum: IMAC
08-31-2003, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,343
Posted By 3D_CAP232

Thoughts on Glens Cap 232 120

Hi,
What about the Glens models extra 330?
Cheers
Rich
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-29-2003, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By 3D_CAP232

Streemers/ribbens

Hi,
Have used streamers in competition, I used them about 20m on a 30% which was enough to do one normal roll and still see it in the streamers.
I have also got it caught in the prop before and all...
Forum: IMAC
08-27-2003, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By 3D_CAP232

28% extra aileron servo?

Hi,
Funny you should say that, the reason I've been so busy is to retrofit a 3W75 in place of a ZG62 in my 30% cap!!! Involved alot of changing things to make it fit!!!
Cheers
Rich
Forum: IMAC
08-25-2003, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By 3D_CAP232

28% extra aileron servo?

Hi,
Sorry to put a late reply (been toooooooo busy), yes I am running single servos on each aileron, standard servos would do but you realy feel the diffirence by putting the coreless jobbies on!...
08-14-2003, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,214
Posted By 3D_CAP232

What's up with Futaba Customer Service?

Hi,
I've used all brands of equipment in my time and don't wish to get into a 'brand war' however i must point out that flutter on a surface would strip a metal geared servo since they have two...
Forum: IMAC
08-14-2003, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 957
Posted By 3D_CAP232

28% extra aileron servo?

Hi All,
Hate to disagree :rolleyes: ;) but on my 30% cap I'm running 9001's which are standard sized power (and I do fly 3d) and fairly quick....trust me these are upto the job!!! I would only...
Forum: IMAC
08-10-2003, 04:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By 3D_CAP232

what is IMAC?

Hi,
Not 100% sure what you mean by starting from the beginning but if you mean in regards to the schedule, you'll be placed into sportsman to begin with. I wouldnt worry, my first comp was more for...
Forum: IMAC
08-08-2003, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By 3D_CAP232

what is IMAC?

Hi,
The whole point of IMAC is to improve your flying and have a great time in doing it. Practise the schedules and get enroled to goto Ashbourne (the next IMAC comp after this weekend) and give it...
Forum: IMAC
08-08-2003, 06:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By 3D_CAP232

what is IMAC?

Hi,
Aero330LX is spot on!
I have met Keith Dawson at a couple of events, looks like he's getting back into IMAC...wonder if he's flying at the nationals?
Yup mine was the glens cap, done in the...
Forum: IMAC
08-07-2003, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By 3D_CAP232

what is IMAC?

Hi,
Your cap would be ideal, you'll start in sportsman and then earn promotion by acheiving consistent good scores.
Woodvale there where only 12 or so people, unfortunatley there isn't the intrest...
Forum: IMAC
08-06-2003, 08:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By 3D_CAP232

what is IMAC?

Hi,
To join (or general enquiries of) IMAC ring up Phil Goddard, his contact details are on the IMAC UK website... http://www.btinternet.com/~b.colclough/imacuk.htm
There are entry forms on this...
Forum: IMAC
08-05-2003, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,254
Posted By 3D_CAP232

what is IMAC?

Hi,
I've started IMAC this year and am having a great time. To answer your questions.
1) IMAC this year is around 8 events spread all over the country.
2) IMAC is similar all over the world (as i...
Forum: IMAC
08-04-2003, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 456
Posted By 3D_CAP232

help me identifi this staudacher

Hi,
It sounds like the Tom Miller plan which is 32%....if you could get a photo of the inside of the fuselage I could confirm this for definate as I built one a while ago.
Regards
Richard
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