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Yesterday, 06:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,435
Posted By Skyhawk940

You're correct about the tapes, they soak up the...

You're correct about the tapes, they soak up the humidity. Most likely none are any use now. I worked in Government data centers and I know what you mean about cheap tapes. The drives were always...
02-21-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,435
Posted By Skyhawk940

Hey, Flyingagain, What's up with all of those...

Hey, Flyingagain, What's up with all of those computer tapes? I was a Field Eng for StorageTek years ago and worked on tape drives. Have not saw them for years.
Forum: Beginners
02-21-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 245
Posted By Skyhawk940

I'm an old timer that has been glow for longer...

I'm an old timer that has been glow for longer than I'd like to remember. First plane 1958. I love the sound of engines. Electric's are way too quite. I'm starting to change over now, but still have...
Forum: Beginners
02-18-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,413
Posted By Skyhawk940

The Y harness comes in two different modes. Same...

The Y harness comes in two different modes. Same direction and opposite directions. The main reason to use two channels is so you can dial in differential. Aileron moves more down than up. Or to...
02-09-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,940
Posted By Skyhawk940

Am building one now. 81' WS. Have photos if...

Am building one now. 81' WS. Have photos if wanted. The scale is 1 foot = 1 inch. Not an easy build!
Forum: Kit Building
01-22-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 684
Posted By Skyhawk940

For weighs I use plastic bags filled with dry...

For weighs I use plastic bags filled with dry sand. Also be very careful using CA if you bethe the vapor it WILL mess up your sinuses!!!!! I can't be around it at all. There is oderless and it's...
01-15-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Skyhawk940

Thanks for the https://www.tntlandinggear.com/ ...

Thanks for the https://www.tntlandinggear.com/ link. looks like what I need. The phone number is in my area code.
01-15-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Skyhawk940

It's the same thing I thought while browsing...

It's the same thing I thought while browsing their sites. I guess building is a lost art. I like building 'different' planes that everyone asks 'What is that?' When US old timers are gone, it ...
01-14-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 220
Posted By Skyhawk940

Wing tubes

Building a Wright Curtiss T-32 Condor, I need wing tubes, about 3/4 inch OD for the receiver tubes. Where do I find them???? I've tried most of the hobby sites and they have replacement tubes with...
Forum: Beginners
12-23-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 567
Posted By Skyhawk940

Just use some wax paper between the plans and the...

Just use some wax paper between the plans and the wood so the glued parts don't stick to the plans.
Forum: Beginners
11-30-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Skyhawk940

That will work just fine. Sounds like you're on...

That will work just fine. Sounds like you're on your way to a successful first flight. It's really good to let someone else to check out your plane to make sure you didn't miss something.
Forum: Beginners
11-29-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 661
Posted By Skyhawk940

You could find brass tube that just fits over the...

You could find brass tube that just fits over the screw threads and then fit it inside the wheel. The wheel hole would need to be enlarged to get a snug fit over the tube. The tube could extend out...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 440
Posted By Skyhawk940

Meet with some of the club members. They will...

Meet with some of the club members. They will more than willing to help. Go see what they are flying. You might even get some stick time to try it. I've giving equipment to beginners to help them...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-26-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,789
Posted By Skyhawk940

The Avistar is one GREAT airplane and trainer. ...

The Avistar is one GREAT airplane and trainer. You won't outgrow it. Even after having an Edge 260, the Avistar was the goto airplane!
Forum: Beginners
09-08-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,153
Posted By Skyhawk940

Is your radio only a two chan? If it's a four...

Is your radio only a two chan? If it's a four channel, you can add servos..
Forum: Beginners
09-08-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,843
Posted By Skyhawk940

I would buy a new tank stopper kit with new tubes...

I would buy a new tank stopper kit with new tubes and clunk. Would also replace all of the fuel lines. if you use clear tube to carb, you see if there is fuel in the line. I would start with 2 1/2...
09-04-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,488
Posted By Skyhawk940

All fixed now. Mistake was disconnecting the...

All fixed now. Mistake was disconnecting the black(-) wire.
09-02-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,488
Posted By Skyhawk940

Wiring twin electric motors problems

Built an OV-10 wired everything up and burned out an ESC! Ordered mew motors and ESC's, checked out each side separately and they worked fine. Put everything together and burned out the same side...
07-04-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,600
Posted By Skyhawk940

Most engines will run upside down just fine, just...

Most engines will run upside down just fine, just be careful that the cylinder doesn't get flooded on a prime. I've saw some place the plane upside down to start.
07-02-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,541
Posted By Skyhawk940

When I but join two pieces of wood together and...

When I but join two pieces of wood together and want a very smooth joint, I but the two pieces together tight and use blue masking tape along the joint. Use the tape like a hinge to fold the ends...
07-02-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By Skyhawk940

Do you have an AM transmitter? Your receiver is...

Do you have an AM transmitter? Your receiver is very old. You most likely will not find a transmitter. These operated just above the CB band and experienced a lot of interference. You would be...
Forum: Kit Building
07-02-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,109
Posted By Skyhawk940

I built a Kaos 90, Satio 120, foam wing, from...

I built a Kaos 90, Satio 120, foam wing, from plans and love the way it flys! A real joy.

Skyhawk
Sandusky, OH
05-08-2019, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Skyhawk940

Found one package, dark green, after calling many...

Found one package, dark green, after calling many hobby shops. Should be enough to finish the fuselages. Will cover the wing with something else.
04-30-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 415
Posted By Skyhawk940

No more Coverlite

I have a plane half covered with Coverite Coverlite, green. I'm trying to find more, but it looks like it's been discontinued. Now What?????

Skyhawk
03-17-2019, 05:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By Skyhawk940

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/ov_10_3e2c18a0b655700754afdd08c306a4199f56bd25.jpg...
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