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01-25-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 21,458
Posted By da50ex

RE: VQ Me 109 E Build Thread

I've had the P51B for almost a year now with only a few problems. The retracts work well except the struts are very sloppy internally. I'm always amazed that they don't collapse, but they don't. The...
Forum: Sport Flying
02-21-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,080
Posted By da50ex

RE: Saito 82 / U Can Do 46 a good combo?

I bought a used Ucando 46 from a guy for $20. I was going to use it to break in a new Saito 82, but I like the way it flys so much, I had to go and by another Saito 82 for the warbird I intended...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-05-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,628
Posted By da50ex

RE: VQ P-51B

The covering certainly isn't paper and it seems to me to be as tough or tougher than monocote. It certainly has been applied better than otther arfs i've gotten and definatly better than I could do....
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-04-2007, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,628
Posted By da50ex

VQ P-51B

I Finally got my VQ P51B fliying today. All in all it was a rather easy build. I also removed the gear and cut out the wheel wells to accepy 2 3/4 inc wheels as our grass gets pretty soft and full of...
01-18-2007, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By da50ex

RE: Warbird for Saito 82?

I think Corsairjack got it right, I was tired of looking! I have a TF P51B that I retired a long time ago, I currently have a WM Spitfire 60 with a Saito 1.00 in it that flies real nice. I would be...
01-17-2007, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 933
Posted By da50ex

Warbird for Saito 82?

I'm tired of searchibg various threads, so I'll just ask. I got a new 82 that I'm finishing a break in period in a beater plane and am looking for a WW2 Warbird to stick it in. Any suggetions?
John
11-15-2006, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,481
Posted By da50ex

RE: Painting Canopy

Look in the ARF/RTF thread, there's a lot of recent discussion. I just use any spray paint on the inside of minr.
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-10-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,028
Posted By da50ex

RE: WHICH ENG FOR WM SPITFIRE 60

I first had an old Webra .61 on it. It was really under powered and needed lots of weight up front. I have since installed a Saito 100 and it is great. I still have a little weight added, so i...
Forum: Kit Building
09-06-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,417
Posted By da50ex

RE: Sterling, Stinson Reliant

SoonerAce,
How about some pictures? I'm about to start one myself. anyone know what years these kits were produced?
John
08-26-2006, 12:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,211
Posted By da50ex

RE: Silk and Dope finish thread? Any Interest?

Chip,
The Stinson I'm building is a small one, 57" wing designed for a .40 size engine. Kitted by Sterling models a long time ago. The kit is intact and in excellent condition. a little yellowing...
08-23-2006, 03:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,211
Posted By da50ex

RE: Silk and Dope finish thread? Any Interest?

Great info here, in answer to the original question, yes, i would be interested. I'm going to be building a Sterling Stnson Reliant and want to use dope and fabric as I have difficulty with the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-30-2006, 03:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,367
Posted By da50ex

RE: Building the world models clipped wing cub-48

I was just thinking of getting one of these, keep us posted
John
07-26-2006, 02:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,558
Posted By da50ex

RE: Muffler for Webra blackhead .61

Dan,
I run 2 of these engines. I also fly at a feild with strict noise policies. I bought the universal .60 size strap on muffler from Bisson. I enlarged the original holes in the engine for the...
Forum: Scale Racing
07-26-2006, 02:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,604
Posted By da50ex

RE: Rivets (modified)

Rog,
That looks like a lot of fun. It would be interesting to make a screaming electric park flyer out of it. Any idea on if it's a kit or was it scratch built.
John
Forum: Sport Flying
07-24-2006, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By da50ex

RE: Rivets (modified)

The plans call for a .40, but the .61 is a lot nicer like you said. It will snap in a heartbeat with no warning, but it sets up a nice descent for landing and handles the wind well. I tend to land...
Forum: Scale Racing
07-22-2006, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,604
Posted By da50ex

RE: Rivets (modified)

Thanks for the info, I was just 10 when he started it
Forum: Sport Flying
07-22-2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By da50ex

RE: Rivets (modified)

The yaw response is excellent. The original Rivets was a Formula 1 racer. It had a t tail and in the unfinished pic, you can see that the verticle stab and rudder were a lot smaller than i made it....
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-22-2006, 02:05 AM
Replies: 772
Views: 95,725
Posted By da50ex

RE: Pilatus PC-9, VMAR or Seagull?

Daniel,
It's 2 1/4 inches. Here's a shot of what it will look like unless you already did it.
John
Forum: Sport Flying
07-22-2006, 02:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By da50ex

Rivets (modified)

Well after 40 years, I actually completed a Rivets racer that my father started in 1967. The kit was from K & K Fibreglass, My dad had secured the fuselage halves, installed the firewall, sheeted the...
Forum: Scale Racing
07-22-2006, 01:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,604
Posted By da50ex

Rivets (modified)

Well after 40 years, I actually completed a Rivets racer that my father started in 1967. The kit was from K & K Fibreglass, My dad had secured the fuselage halves, installed the firewall, sheeted the...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-13-2006, 06:42 PM
Replies: 49,597
Views: 2,908,181
Posted By da50ex

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Thanks, I knew it was in here somwhere. Works great and the new ceramic bearings are in and it sounds much better. Now with my 1st bearing change under my belt doesn't it earn me entrance to the...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-10-2006, 11:21 PM
Replies: 49,597
Views: 2,908,181
Posted By da50ex

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Ok I'm new to Saito, I have a relayively new FA 100 about 15 flights I bought used. The bearings seem to have a lot of play, I can see the shaft move side to side. I thought there was a post on...
06-26-2006, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By da50ex

Jittery throttle

On one of my 6EXA transmitters, when I pull it back to idle, the engine started running funny. When I test it now, I can see the throttle glitching, only when I rest my thumb on it. If I advance the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-25-2006, 01:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By da50ex

RE: Ready to maiden my Skyraider Mach II

I've had one now with about 40 flights on it and love it. 1st I put an old OS 40FSR on it and quickly wore out the landing gear. I beffed up the gear mount and istalled the big Dubro fibreglass gear...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-09-2006, 02:40 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 20,936
Posted By da50ex

RE: HARMON ROCKET

I got one of these about a month ago. I have a Saito 100 in it. i had to move the firewall back about 3/4 inch to have the spinner correct and still ended up putting 2.75 ounces behind the goofy...
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