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11-21-2020, 08:38 PM
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Posted By jimkron

In Northern California we fly all year...

In Northern California we fly all year long...except when we're on fire.
11-21-2020, 10:24 AM
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Posted By jimkron

I'm trying to eliminate some nose weight as well....

I'm trying to eliminate some nose weight as well.
From the pictures, it looks like you are flying with the CG just forward of the main wing tube. This would put you maybe 1/2" or 5/8" aft of the...
11-21-2020, 09:37 AM
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Posted By jimkron

Not sure about Futaba. I have the Saito FG90. I...

Not sure about Futaba. I have the Saito FG90. I use a y-connector off the ignition box tachometer cable for my in-air telemetry with a Spektrum transmitter/receiver.
One Y-lead plugs into this: ...
11-15-2020, 01:35 PM
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Posted By jimkron

Hey Sparky, How did you secure the horizontal...

Hey Sparky,
How did you secure the horizontal stab to the fuselage? Suggestions?

jim
11-15-2020, 01:35 PM
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Posted By jimkron

Just finished my build. With the Saito FG 90,...

Just finished my build. With the Saito FG 90, Keleo exhaust, functioning fuselage louvers, new paint, Sierra landing gear, full cockpit, pilot, etc. The plane is 40lbs with about 1lbs in the cowl...
11-13-2020, 07:14 AM
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Posted By jimkron

Reverend is from Europe, maybe Austria area. ...

Reverend is from Europe, maybe Austria area. Nice man. Does this part time. Can be hard to get a hold of because of busy schedule. Works in medical field. Covid probably has him jammed up.
His...
10-17-2020, 03:20 PM
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Posted By jimkron

What kind of servo torques are you using on the...

What kind of servo torques are you using on the elevator halves. Standards or Minis? Brand, torque, and voltage please.

thanks,

jim
09-21-2020, 03:52 PM
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Posted By jimkron

Thanks Sparky, Got it all figure out. I added...

Thanks Sparky,
Got it all figure out. I added a separate servo (pull-pull) behind the rudder servo for the tailwheel. I like being able to set them up separately with different throws. I ended up...
09-17-2020, 05:57 AM
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Posted By jimkron

Sierra Tailwheel question. Trying to figure out...

Sierra Tailwheel question.
Trying to figure out how to thread the pull-pull cables through the bulkhead.
Did you use the existing holes in the bulkhead or did you have to drill your own?
Also,...
08-15-2020, 12:29 PM
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Posted By jimkron

Smile Good luck with the maiden. Take some video.

Good luck with the maiden. Take some video.
08-15-2020, 09:11 AM
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Posted By jimkron

Boy, that sounds great. No baffles? Very...

Boy, that sounds great.
No baffles? Very little exit air. Are you concerned about over heating?
Jeeeez, that Moki sound awesome!!! Plus, you're swinging a more scale looking prop.

jim
08-04-2020, 06:29 AM
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Posted By jimkron

Thanks totto, I'm going to be flying my FW with...

Thanks totto,
I'm going to be flying my FW with the Saito 90 using a Biella German style 3-bladed 20-10.
Your video with the Saito looked awesome. Why the change to the Moki? Were you looking to...
08-01-2020, 04:02 PM
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Posted By jimkron

Hey totto, What prop were you using for the...

Hey totto,
What prop were you using for the Saito 90? What prop is on the Moki?
06-12-2020, 08:42 AM
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Posted By jimkron

FW 190 Fan Test for Saito FG 90

Finally got my fan from Phillip in Austria. Cool guy.
The fan fits perfectly in the cowl with just a little sanding of the inner lip.
This is due to the right thrust built into the firewall....
06-04-2020, 07:51 PM
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Posted By jimkron

Cool. I could use that measurement as well.

Cool. I could use that measurement as well.
04-21-2020, 04:11 PM
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Posted By jimkron

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1008x756/exhaust_1_726cb2c6393215ef8b06545098d68da3a36488ff.jpg
Big hole in firewall...
04-12-2020, 02:21 PM
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Posted By jimkron

Did you do add any carbon fiber reinforcement...

Did you do add any carbon fiber reinforcement inside the main retract area?

thanks,

jim
02-08-2020, 09:49 AM
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Posted By jimkron

what system did you use for the rivets? they...

what system did you use for the rivets? they look awesome. Will you have a sliding canopy?
01-21-2020, 11:07 AM
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Posted By jimkron

The graphics are coated with a thin clear...

The graphics are coated with a thin clear plastic. Tough to sand or remove with chemicals. I took a razor blade and scraped off the plastic...then wet sanded with 180 & 220. Very easy once I...
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