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Forum: Gas Engines
01-09-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 24,784
Posted By gsmith6879

We buy our starters from SDS Hobbies. But these...

We buy our starters from SDS Hobbies. But these are only for the version 3 DLE111 They won't fit the earlier versions.
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08-16-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Long trip back but all went well. See you guys...

Long trip back but all went well. See you guys again next year.
08-16-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Howard and I got the two big Skyraiders in the...

Howard and I got the two big Skyraiders in the air at the same time at the Northern Alliance Military Fly In in Owatonna this past weekend. They both flew well and Howard won "Best Modern Military...
08-04-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,409
Posted By gsmith6879

Part of the Okie crowd left this morning. The...

Part of the Okie crowd left this morning. The rest will follow today and tomorrow. Some new airplanes and a new face or two. Going to be a great weekend!
07-17-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Howard and I completed the re-test flight on my...

Howard and I completed the re-test flight on my nearly completed 120" A1H Skyraider this week. We now have his AD5 and my A1H about ready to show off. Here is a video of the flight.
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05-23-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,762
Posted By gsmith6879

The Okies will be well represented again this...

The Okies will be well represented again this year.
05-02-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Jim, Thanks. I'm going the easy route on...

Jim,

Thanks. I'm going the easy route on the color scheme. It will be remake of the 577 that I did for the 100". I already have the graphics done in CAD and have a vinyl cutter to do the paint...
05-01-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Howard did the maiden on his AD5 this week....

Howard did the maiden on his AD5 this week. Performance was outstanding. Check out the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QcUtL7JZxr4

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Replies: 273
Views: 38,738
Posted By gsmith6879

Yea, he keeps looking at the price tags and...

Yea, he keeps looking at the price tags and wondering were he went wrong:-)
Replies: 273
Views: 38,738
Posted By gsmith6879

Mike, Great info. My buddy has a DX18 and I...

Mike,

Great info. My buddy has a DX18 and I have the Taranis. We are always comparing functions. This make it much easier.
04-13-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

I just finished the installation of the bottom...

I just finished the installation of the bottom dive brake on my A1H. I should start on the plugs and molds for the side brakes tomorrow. The photos show the installation of the bottom dive brakes...
04-13-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Going well! Howard had his nearly completed 120"...

Going well! Howard had his nearly completed 120" AD5 out this Saturday for show and tell. We put the lower dive brake on Howard's AD5 and my A1H is being fitted with the lower dive brake today and...
Replies: 273
Views: 38,738
Posted By gsmith6879

As I said earlier, I'm currently "testing" my...

As I said earlier, I'm currently "testing" my Taranis on my scratch built giant Stik. I have one of my X8R receivers in the Stik using 6 channels. Servos are old Hitec HS 645s. The engine is a MVVS...
Replies: 273
Views: 38,738
Posted By gsmith6879

I inadvertently tested the Model Matching feature...

I inadvertently tested the Model Matching feature of the X8R receiver. I had been working on programing the 2 - X8Rs for my Skyraider and had gone as far as binding and testing the programing. I...
Replies: 273
Views: 38,738
Posted By gsmith6879

I did my upgrade a few weeks ago and had the same...

I did my upgrade a few weeks ago and had the same problem. Not an issue as far as I'm concerned but a little unsettling.

I'm currently "testing" my Taranis on my scratch built giant Stik. I have...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-27-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By gsmith6879

Yep, you're right. It looks like DLE used the...

Yep, you're right. It looks like DLE used the same cylinder from the 20cc side exhaust engine and just designed and cast the crankcase to take two of the cylinders. The good news is he got the...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-27-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By gsmith6879

But they only sell one replacement cylinder. ...

But they only sell one replacement cylinder. Meaning it is rotated to fit either side. Wouldn't that mean they can be rotated?

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXECGF&P=Z
Forum: Gas Engines
02-26-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By gsmith6879

DLE-40 Twin

A friend wants to use the new DLE-40 twin in at Dave Platt T-28 Trojan. The cowl is big enough to accommodate the twin but the problem is that the bottom mounted carburetor interferes with the nose...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-31-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,243
Posted By gsmith6879

The main clutch bearing appears to be sealed. So...

The main clutch bearing appears to be sealed. So nothing you can do with it. I can't tell if the secondary bearing is sealed or not. I apply a light oil on the gears and at the secondary bearing...
01-25-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Steve, Look forward to the photos. I...

Steve,

Look forward to the photos. I started on the plugs for the gear door molds yesterday and at the end of the day today here is the progress.
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01-25-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Howard got the rear doors operating on his AD5...

Howard got the rear doors operating on his AD5 and sent this video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RMmwps8tDwE
01-23-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Steve, Thanks. We are having a ball building...

Steve,

Thanks. We are having a ball building these big guys. I've seen that video of Charlies AD5 and love it. Can't wait to set in the flesh.
01-22-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Great looking jet. The 120" Skyraider design...

Great looking jet. The 120" Skyraider design uses the standard Robart F6F Hellcat gear.
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01-21-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Not a full composite but you might be interested...

Not a full composite but you might be interested in the project. Cad Design detailed plans, laser cut short kit parts, and most FG parts needed to complete. Unless there is a major issue, my A1H ...
01-21-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,513
Posted By gsmith6879

Probably time to update the progress on Howard's...

Probably time to update the progress on Howard's AD5 and my A1H Skyraiders. Howard has his wing finished and I have his AD5 canopy operating. He is working on final details and that huge cockpit. ...
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