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Forum: Kit Building
04-24-2021, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By R8893

There are several detailed Ziroli B-25 builds...

There are several detailed Ziroli B-25 builds over on rcscalebuilder dot com
Chuck
Forum: Kit Building
04-17-2021, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 425
Posted By R8893

I started using a new OS 55AX this year and had...

I started using a new OS 55AX this year and had to lean the carb low end almost 3/4 turn from the factory setting. Also a student came to the field last week with a new 45AX and we had to lean the...
Forum: Marketplace
03-14-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By R8893

Don, did you get my followup PM Saturday...

Don, did you get my followup PM Saturday afternoon?
Chuck
03-05-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 247
Posted By R8893

I have been happy with two projects from National...

I have been happy with two projects from National Balsa.
Chuck
Forum: Kit Building
02-21-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 588
Posted By R8893

I suggest you get hooked up with a local club....

I suggest you get hooked up with a local club. Most likely there'll be someone who can help with any of your building questions and for sure you want to get flying instructions from experienced...
02-12-2021, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By R8893

A lot depends on the airplane; especially the...

A lot depends on the airplane; especially the wing loading. That is about 33 feet/sec or a bit over 20 miles per hour. That is less than what I would expect for most models.
Chuck
Forum: Marketplace
02-10-2021, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By R8893

I'll take the spinner. How do you want paid?

I'll take the spinner. How do you want paid?
02-01-2021, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By R8893

Back in grade school we learned a technique where...

Back in grade school we learned a technique where you take the drawing of the original object and overlay a grid of squares. Typically 1/4" squares will work. Now draw a grid with squares larger by...
01-17-2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 381
Posted By R8893

I have worked on several OS 61's and have the SF...

I have worked on several OS 61's and have the SF version, although I don't remember if I have disassembled it. I have had my best luck when removing the cylinder liner first (may take a little heat...
01-08-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 543
Posted By R8893

The answer depends on what type of airplane you...

The answer depends on what type of airplane you willies the engine on; if diameter, small pitch for a WWI biplane, just the opposite for a speed demon sport model. The 10-6 is small for the OS 46.
Forum: Kit Building
01-04-2021, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By R8893

The OS engines are still great engines. You'll...

The OS engines are still great engines. You'll find that he current versions are more powerful than your experience 25 years ago. They also turn somewhat bigger props.

FWIW I have been flying R/C...
01-03-2021, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 584
Posted By R8893

RCSB +1 chuck

RCSB +1
chuck
11-26-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By R8893

plug the dimensions of your model into this...

plug the dimensions of your model into this spreadsheet. Choose a 15% static margin. I've used this on many sport and scale models. CG (https://rcplanes.online/cg_calc.htm)
Chuck
10-17-2020, 04:54 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 69,827
Posted By R8893

PM sent to LtMash1A

PM sent to LtMash1A
Forum: Aerodynamics
09-21-2020, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,960
Posted By R8893

I can't imagine it will matter. I have watched,...

I can't imagine it will matter. I have watched, and flown, many models where only one of the main gear retract extended due to some sort of problem. That would be a much greater effect than your...
Forum: Kit Building
08-12-2020, 03:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 549
Posted By R8893

If you are planning paint the model there is no...

If you are planning paint the model there is no need to cover the fiberglass parts.
Chuck
Forum: Control Lines
08-06-2020, 02:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By R8893

60' is pretty standard for that size model. The...

60' is pretty standard for that size model. The AMA website has guidelines for line diameter I believe, maybe under the combat rules which I have not read in years, or for sure in the stunt rules. I...
07-10-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,429
Posted By R8893

Avi, What is the model you are planning to...

Avi,
What is the model you are planning to build? If it is to be scale I would align engines the same as the full-size for appearance sake. I have built several twins, although no where near as big...
07-10-2020, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,429
Posted By R8893

AVI, I reversed the rotation of a DLE 35 and...

AVI,
I reversed the rotation of a DLE 35 and the method should work on any reed valve engine. If the Hall effect sensor is placed on the engine so that it is the same number of degrees after top...
07-10-2020, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By R8893

I think it is generally accepted that the Corsair...

I think it is generally accepted that the Corsair designed by Brian Taylor is the most accurate in outline. It is available in 1/6th scale. Plans and parts are available from Sarik Hobbies in Great ...
07-08-2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 443
Posted By R8893

Can you fit a spacer behind the motor mount nd...

Can you fit a spacer behind the motor mount nd move the engine forward?
06-12-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By R8893

SO4M is correct about the need for the clevis pin...

SO4M is correct about the need for the clevis pin to be on the same centerline as the pivot p[in of the retracts. I suggest you install some sort of a bracket that supports the steering pushrod so...
05-22-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,162
Posted By R8893

Here is the link to the "find a club" search on...

Here is the link to the "find a club" search on the website of our national organization. There are several in the Cleveland area. https://www.modelaircraft.org/club-finder
Chuck
Forum: Kit Building
05-19-2020, 03:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By R8893

Both models were done with .75 oz fiberglass...

Both models were done with .75 oz fiberglass cloth, epoxy finishing resin, polyurethane primer, and Klass Kote epoxy paint.
Chuck
Forum: Kit Building
05-18-2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,000
Posted By R8893

If I expect a model to last more than few months...

If I expect a model to last more than few months I have been glassing and painting them. My film covered models all seem to start having wrinkles and the seams come unglued. With generous use of...
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