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11-06-2020, 10:56 PM
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Posted By Bill Rademacher

I have a non composite version with a PTR 36 in...

I have a non composite version with a PTR 36 in the nose. My biggest takeaway from the forum is to get the balance point correct. Seems to be critical.
I am using sierra retracts with those super...
07-19-2017, 08:10 AM
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Views: 462,179
Posted By Bill Rademacher

So here's a question; I have the Sierra...

So here's a question;

I have the Sierra retracts, Sierra wheel hubs and tires. These hubs weigh in pretty hefty.

Balancing the model, upside down on a custom balancer at 130mm, I noticed that...
07-17-2017, 05:01 PM
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Views: 462,179
Posted By Bill Rademacher

I have a spare cowl for mine. Diameter at the...

I have a spare cowl for mine. Diameter at the back is 9" .

Inside, measured at the front is 7".

Hope this helps.

Bill
Forum: Aerodynamics
10-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,351
Posted By Bill Rademacher

So cutting hollow wing cores is not that...

So cutting hollow wing cores is not that difficult - takes the right equipment and some patience and templates. I have cut a few for control line. As far as relocating equipment to the wings, maybe...
Forum: RC Tanks
09-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,819
Posted By Bill Rademacher

I live outside Fort Knox, KY. I think there may...

I live outside Fort Knox, KY. I think there may be one or two MBT-70s still on display there. As a retired Tanker, I am there frequently, so I'll try to snap some photos just for posterity and post...
05-19-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,662
Posted By Bill Rademacher

So I have a few flights on this now, with the 17...

So I have a few flights on this now, with the 17 inch prop. It has tons of power. I fly around at half throttle.

If you've never had a Goldberg Chipmunk, the plane flies like a dream. Extremely...
05-15-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,193
Posted By Bill Rademacher

Here is mine while I was finishing the...

Here is mine while I was finishing the conversion. All I had left was some decals and the framework on the cockpit. Quadra 35 for power.

billrad
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05-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,193
Posted By Bill Rademacher

I converted a Sig cub to an L4 a couple years...

I converted a Sig cub to an L4 a couple years ago. Mine is powered by a Quadra 35 turning a 18 6x10 prop. A perfect combination. I recessed the firewall 1/2 inch and use a Hangar 9 cowl.

I use a...
05-08-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,662
Posted By Bill Rademacher

Carl Goldberg Chipmunk conversion

I purchased a used Carl Goldberg Super Chipmunk at a swap meet recently fro $30.00. It was missing the cowl. It had old Airtronics servos in it, complete with flaps. I swapped out servos and...
01-28-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 15,318
Posted By Bill Rademacher

So, I have some experience with scale bipes. One...

So, I have some experience with scale bipes. One thing to do is find a friend that has a bipe that flies really well, and compare notes and airframes.

Right thrust will help, but only so much. How...
01-26-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 399
Posted By Bill Rademacher

EZ P39 manual hunt

Hi,

I recently picked up an EZ models P39 with fixed gear, by pilot models.

Does anyone out there have an old manual or info? I am looking for the balance point and control surface throws, etc....
12-06-2013, 08:15 PM
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Views: 462,179
Posted By Bill Rademacher

sounds good, thanks!

sounds good, thanks!
12-06-2013, 05:54 PM
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Views: 462,179
Posted By Bill Rademacher

Hi Folks, I have the 190 with a PTE 36....

Hi Folks,

I have the 190 with a PTE 36. Plenty of power. Paint scheme is stock, with a full cockpit and pilot. I have the sierra retracts, which I folded after a bad landing. She's all repaired...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-14-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,393
Posted By Bill Rademacher

I don't mind the forum changes. And I see they...

I don't mind the forum changes. And I see they added an images link under the thread tools. OOOOhhh thank you!

billrad
Forum: RC Tanks
09-04-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Bill Rademacher

http://www.toyeast.com/v3/ncatlvl2list.asp?cat_id=...

http://www.toyeast.com/v3/ncatlvl2list.asp?cat_id=17&clvl=2

1/24th tanks and accessories

thanks

billrad
Forum: RC Tanks
09-03-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Bill Rademacher

I think found some at Toys East. Thanks for the...

I think found some at Toys East. Thanks for the information!

billrad
Forum: RC Tanks
09-02-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Bill Rademacher

Looking for crew and weapons for 1/24th VS Tank

Hi all,

I was given a VS rc 1/24th Abrams for last Christmas from a friend. I am a retired U.S. Tanker.

I was wondering where I could purchase the figures and machine guns, etc.

I think...
08-21-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,505
Posted By Bill Rademacher

ok, here's a long shot - something to check. I...

ok, here's a long shot - something to check. I have a PTR 36 rear exhaust on a Sig Rascal. Motor was getting warm all cowled in and would quit after a few minutes of flying. What I discovered was...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-15-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 47,474
Posted By Bill Rademacher

RE: Before you buy from Troy Built Models read this

I have had good dealings with TBM except for one area: Props.

They were drilled for a 30 instead of a 55, and then the holes weren't lined up either.

At first they said it was me. I sent...
Forum: RC Combat
03-22-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,311
Posted By Bill Rademacher

RE: Can anyone ID this plane

the glow motor plane looks like an old LDM combat models kit. PVC downspout, .46 motor. They flew really well, just not that pretty. Foam wing. I think they kitted an A-10, F-15 and F-16 among...
Forum: AutoGyros
02-18-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bill Rademacher

RE: Cierva C4 plans needed

I got plans, thanks all

billrad
Forum: AutoGyros
02-01-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,171
Posted By Bill Rademacher

Cierva C4 plans needed

HI,

I have an old Cierva C4 from Arizona Autogyro. It is framed but I am finishing it. I have the booklet but not the plans.

If anyone has a copy of the plans they could duplicate and send...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-10-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,668
Posted By Bill Rademacher

RE: yeah, it's another what starter thread.

I fly helis and airplanes and I use this:

Sullivan dynatron with a finer edge adapter

http://www.afineredgemfg.com/


Also use a belt reduction unit with the same adapter for larger...
12-20-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,005
Posted By Bill Rademacher

RE: Bombers

B-26 Marauder

billrad
12-02-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,452
Posted By Bill Rademacher

RE: Home made RC Car 47cc water cooled . What do you think ?

Didn't I see that in Mad Max with Mel Gibson? LOL

too cool

billrad
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