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Forum: Kit Building
03-21-2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 47,579
Posted By Mustang Fever

It's been so long I forgot about this thread. ...

It's been so long I forgot about this thread. Started mine in Feb 16, and just finished it last week. Just used the plans as is and "corrected" problems as I went along. (Like sighting down the...
03-25-2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 304,662
Posted By Mustang Fever

You nailed it. 49.8 mph and .4 pound static...

You nailed it. 49.8 mph and .4 pound static thrust at 41,985rpm. http://personal.osi.hu/fuzesisz/strc_eng/

Here's my own design "Bullet". Converted to electric from .46AX glow. Scorpion HKIII...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-23-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 224,011
Posted By Mustang Fever

I think if I ever had to do that much to mine,...

I think if I ever had to do that much to mine, I'd chuck it and build a BUSA one.
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-29-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 224,011
Posted By Mustang Fever

They're built so light, considering their size,...

They're built so light, considering their size, that this is probably inevitable. Mine was the same way. I just put it together and shimmed it all over the place to get it as near to zero-zero as I...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-23-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 224,011
Posted By Mustang Fever

Slice or remove the covering hinges, then lay the...

Slice or remove the covering hinges, then lay the ailerons bottom edge to bottom edge of the wing, leading/trailing flats parallel, and cover them on that way. (Aileron is actually upside down and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-23-2016, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 224,011
Posted By Mustang Fever

H9 did the hinging wrong on the ailerons. They...

H9 did the hinging wrong on the ailerons. They are too close to the wing, and that's why you get so little up travel.
Forum: Seaplanes
01-20-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,320
Posted By Mustang Fever

Monokote is so light, I quit worrying about the...

Monokote is so light, I quit worrying about the weight of it. The thing about it on a box like the Northstar or the Arrow, is it's impossible to keep tight, as the sides bow in on you with age and...
Forum: Seaplanes
01-20-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,320
Posted By Mustang Fever

The Arrow had stress concentrations in the rear...

The Arrow had stress concentrations in the rear corners of the battery/electronics hatch. I reinforced that area by running the hatch rails aft about 4 inches, and making them of spruce rather than...
01-09-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,602
Posted By Mustang Fever

Thanks, Zip. Yeah, the hobbico tri gear...

Thanks, Zip. Yeah, the hobbico tri gear mechanicals from Tower.
01-04-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,602
Posted By Mustang Fever

Oh, yeah. The last straw was when the clunk fell...

Oh, yeah. The last straw was when the clunk fell off the fuel line on my BUSA 1/4 scale DR-1 and I had to dead stick from about 100 feet. Not enough altitude to do that with a triplane, and it...
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 574,864
Posted By Mustang Fever

I thought that was the case: the 80 inchers have...

I thought that was the case: the 80 inchers have the strut in front of the retract unit, the 60 inchers have conventional strut in the middle retracts. It would be great to have the same style for...
01-03-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,602
Posted By Mustang Fever

I have two 46 AXs and one 120 AX that are for...

I have two 46 AXs and one 120 AX that are for sale.
Forum: Sport Flying
01-02-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 118,754
Posted By Mustang Fever

I always wondered about Joe. Now I know.

I always wondered about Joe. Now I know.
01-02-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,602
Posted By Mustang Fever

Strykaas: Forgot to mention, my latest project...

Strykaas: Forgot to mention, my latest project is here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2571976#post33611604

My masterpiece is here: ...
01-02-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,602
Posted By Mustang Fever

Same to you, buddy. Happy New Year.

Same to you, buddy. Happy New Year.
01-01-2016, 05:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,602
Posted By Mustang Fever

Thanks, Strykaas. You working on anything these...

Thanks, Strykaas. You working on anything these days?
Forum: Seaplanes
12-31-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,320
Posted By Mustang Fever

Yes, two blade APC "E" prop. 11x8 You can...

Yes, two blade APC "E" prop. 11x8

You can subscribe to Markus' propeller ecalc for about 5 bucks a year.

http://www.ecalc.ch/

He has sub menus of motors, batteries, props, and escs. Real...
Forum: Seaplanes
12-30-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,320
Posted By Mustang Fever

Warbird: I've been using Markus Mueller's ecalc...

Warbird: I've been using Markus Mueller's ecalc for quite awhile, and it has always been right on the money.

I ran your proposed set up across it, and it looks pretty good, if you can go to an...
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 574,864
Posted By Mustang Fever

I couldn't find any reference to the offset style...

I couldn't find any reference to the offset style mains for the 60 size on the Robart Web site.
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 574,864
Posted By Mustang Fever

That's the 80 incher, isn't it? I wish they made...

That's the 80 incher, isn't it? I wish they made the same style for the 60 size.
12-28-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,602
Posted By Mustang Fever

Finished picture, after switching to 4500 45C...

Finished picture, after switching to 4500 45C pack and obtaining the correct Tru Turn adapter. Final performance numbers put it over 100 mph in level flight.
Forum: Kit Building
12-28-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 574,864
Posted By Mustang Fever

I had spring down/air ups (robart, bought from...

I had spring down/air ups (robart, bought from spring air) in a TF 1/7 P-51 kit, and they were nothing but trouble. Part of the problem was Robart's crummy valves, but I believe gear should be...
Forum: Kit Building
12-27-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 3,632
Views: 574,864
Posted By Mustang Fever

BigTee: unless you build really, really light,...

BigTee: unless you build really, really light, use a 90 2 stroke minimum. They are under powered even with a 75. Also, get yourself a GYA 430 rudder gyro to help tame that mad left turn on...
Forum: Sport Flying
12-24-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 118,754
Posted By Mustang Fever

I guess because they can.

I guess because they can.
12-24-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 939
Posted By Mustang Fever

Magnificent

Magnificent
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