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Posted By smithfj

Go to hitecrcd.com and look under discontinued...

Go to hitecrcd.com and look under discontinued items It's in the airplane section. Looks like bye bye to me.
Frank
11-19-2018, 03:28 AM
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Posted By smithfj

Go to Hangtimes Hobbies...

Go to Hangtimes Hobbies (http://www.hangtimes.com) and read their LiFe battery section. The answer should be there for all your questions.
Frank
Forum: IMAC
07-30-2018, 02:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,092
Posted By smithfj

You might try researching Foremost Products for...

You might try researching Foremost Products for your trim. Tower use to carry it but apparently doesn't any more.
Frank
07-09-2018, 03:41 PM
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Views: 1,010
Posted By smithfj

One of my flying buddies told me - " You will...

One of my flying buddies told me - " You will never see those mistakes in covering 40 feet in the air". He's right on that point.
07-09-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,010
Posted By smithfj

Think you have a problem? I can't even cut a...

Think you have a problem? I can't even cut a straight line on a straight line cut. LOL.
Might be my age, eyes, or the sometimes twitching arm syndrome. I am always afraid of cutting into the ironed...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-26-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By smithfj

I agree. My tach sits directly over the receiver...

I agree. My tach sits directly over the receiver in my Hostettler's RV-4. It has a DLE60 twin in it so I have to double the rpm's.. The receiver is about 3 inches below the tach.
Frank
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-23-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By smithfj

25-30% of the chord should do it.

25-30% of the chord should do it.
06-19-2018, 03:26 AM
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Posted By smithfj

ElectroDynamics Inc...

ElectroDynamics Inc (http://www.electrodynam.com/rc/index.shtml)
This site has them as well as hangtimes.com
Frank
Forum: Marketplace
04-15-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 399
Posted By smithfj

If you want to Google Desoto Racing down in...

If you want to Google Desoto Racing down in Florida as they appear to be the distributor for Sanwa RC products. You can order the Airtronics compatible products from them.
Frank
03-25-2018, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,463
Posted By smithfj

You can Google Sanwa and find their web site....

You can Google Sanwa and find their web site. Also, Desoto Racing down your way has Airtronics equipment and is , in fact, the distributor for Airtronics ( Now Sanwa) radio gear. Good luck. I use...
09-01-2017, 12:37 AM
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Views: 1,780
Posted By smithfj

I feel for you as I have had the same problem. I...

I feel for you as I have had the same problem. I took a Dremel metal grinding tool and indexed the top of the bend post so I could line my marks to it. I also used vise grips to clamp the wire to the...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-20-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 818
Posted By smithfj

Sorry to her of his passing and I send my...

Sorry to her of his passing and I send my condolences to his family. Mr. Jensen had repaired several of my gas engines and he did an excellent job of doing so. They always ran great when I got them...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-12-2017, 12:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By smithfj

I agree with David and you will find your...

I agree with David and you will find your airframes to be easier to clean. Plus, no ignition sources to unplug around that spinning prop.
Frank
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-08-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,259
Posted By smithfj

I went to Tower Hobbies and compared the engines...

I went to Tower Hobbies and compared the engines to what was listed and the engine is okay, in my opinion. I looked at the OS .65 and OS.95 for comparison. You can do it to if you want to verify....
12-20-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,637
Posted By smithfj

I use a band saw for most of my cuts but the...

I use a band saw for most of my cuts but the trick is to take the kerf off the blade. Do this with a whetstone against the side of the blade on each side. The only draw back is on plywood or bass...
09-11-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,081
Posted By smithfj

Yes sir, that's the Dynaflite Decathlon menace....

Yes sir, that's the Dynaflite Decathlon menace. Mine took an awful lot also and when I sold it my flying buddy added even more. I have a giant scale RV-4 that is lighter than it was. It flies good...
09-09-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By smithfj

Hate to burst your bubble but your Headline is...

Hate to burst your bubble but your Headline is wrong. The United States Air Force did not come in to being until September 1947. Before that it was the United States Army Air Corps.
You do have...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-14-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,585
Posted By smithfj

http://www.bj-model-engines.com/ He has done...

http://www.bj-model-engines.com/

He has done work for me a couple years ago and he does good work.
FRank
Forum: Gas Engines
05-08-2016, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,080
Posted By smithfj

http://www.bj-model-engines.com/ He has...

http://www.bj-model-engines.com/
He has straightened mine and does great work and service.
Frank
05-04-2016, 01:54 PM
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Views: 716,520
Posted By smithfj

Bill, Sorry to hear about your demolished bird...

Bill, Sorry to hear about your demolished bird during shipment. Tower is good about replacing stuff and sometimes when they ship something I didn't order they tell me to keep it. Nothing big except...
05-03-2016, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4,086
Views: 716,520
Posted By smithfj

The crash was caused by flying to slow and a snap...

The crash was caused by flying to slow and a snap roll to it's death. I learned real fast the warbirds like the P-51 needs airspeed to stay aloft. My takeoff and trimming was no problem and a few...
05-03-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4,086
Views: 716,520
Posted By smithfj

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2160659http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2160660http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=216066...
04-15-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,200
Posted By smithfj

Another way of doing straight wings on a bipe is...

Another way of doing straight wings on a bipe is to take a framing square and butt it to the trailing edge of the low wing and measure to the front of the top wing then divide that measurement by...
03-17-2016, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,066
Posted By smithfj

These are all good ideas and I'll add one more. ...

These are all good ideas and I'll add one more.
Turn the plan over and spray it with silicone spray lubricant, use a paper towel to rub the wet spots, cover it and go to work. Ii have also...
Forum: Kit Building
02-07-2016, 12:34 AM
Replies: 573
Views: 50,295
Posted By smithfj

May have to kick it as she is a cute nurse. LOL ...

May have to kick it as she is a cute nurse. LOL
Frank
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