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10-25-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 81,599
Posted By ezflyr

Hello Seeplaner, I have the manual, which...

Hello Seeplaner,

I have the manual, which contains CG information, but is otherwise pretty sparse! Throws, CG, and that is about it for guidance, but then again, what more do you need? :)

Send...
12-29-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 893
Posted By ezflyr

Sterling Models Fledgling Trainer

Hi All,

I was recently given a Sterling Models Fledgling Trainer. This model is approximately 40 years old, and has only had one flight! It is in extraordinarily good condition, so I want to...
12-09-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By ezflyr

Talking Hi All, Oops, my bad! :eek: I should...

Hi All,

Oops, my bad! :eek:

I should have said 'go to' person in my original post!

Thanks!
12-08-2020, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,045
Posted By ezflyr

Scale Pilot Figures?

Hi All,

I'm looking for a scale 'full body' pilot figure for a Hangar 9 1/5 scale Carbon Cub. I've found a few nice ones out there, but $80 for a scale pilot seems a bit rich for my blood! Any...
12-08-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 888
Posted By ezflyr

Custom Vinyl Graphics?

Hi All,

I've been a long time customer of Kirby's Kustom Vinyl Graphics, but now that Dennis has retired, I'm looking for a new source! Who is 'go to' guy for custom vinyl graphics these days?
Forum: Gas Engines
06-27-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 606
Posted By ezflyr

3 Blade Prop Clocking?

Hi All,

I need to drill a couple of 3 blade props for the DLE-55. Where should the prop be clocked with respect to the compression stroke? These engines will mostly be spun by a starter, but I may...
Forum: RC Jets
06-25-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By ezflyr

Servo Recommendations for 1st jet!

Hi All,

I'm in the process of completing my first turbine model, a PCM AV8R, and I'm looking for some servo recommendations! According to the manufacturer, the final weigh of the model should be...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-24-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 536
Posted By ezflyr

Pitts muffler for DLE-55

Hi All,

I'm looking for a recommendation on a Pitts style muffler for the DLE-55 gas engine. I want to use this style muffler to minimize the cowl modifications required, and preserve the scale...
05-17-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By ezflyr

Elevator Linkage Recommendation?

Hi All,

I'm currently wrapping up a giant scale Douglas DC-3 project, and would like some suggestions on the servo linkage I should use for the elevator halves. This is a 50 lb. model, so I want...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-07-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By ezflyr

Hi All, OK, I found the issue last night!...

Hi All,

OK, I found the issue last night! The metering valve side of the carb. was not the problem! The problem turned out to be on the other side where the cover is held on with a large central...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-05-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By ezflyr

G20 Carb. Problem....

Hi All,

I cleaned the small filter screen, and replaced the diaphragm on my Zenoah G20ei carburetor. Now, however, when I refuel the plane, fuel pours out of the carb. throat in addition to...
Forum: RC Jets
12-07-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By ezflyr

Pcm av8r

Hi All,

I'm about to begin the final assembly of an old PCM AV8R airframe. I'm missing some of the documentation, so I want to make sure I get the tail section assembled correctly. If anyone has a...
Forum: RC Jets
10-19-2017, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By ezflyr

Hi Guys, OK, thanks for the replies! I've...

Hi Guys,

OK, thanks for the replies! I've got a wheel on order now, and will look at the bronze bushing idea or the replacement bearing when it arrives!

Thanks!
Forum: RC Jets
10-19-2017, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 424
Posted By ezflyr

Fitting a nose wheel to a wire strut.....

Hi All,

I'm in the process of finishing off an old PCM models AV8R kit. The nose wheel strut wire measures 0.1580" (4.0mm), and I'm looking for a nose wheel to fit.

I'd like to use this nose...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-25-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,111
Posted By ezflyr

Hi Guys, The current ignition battery, a...

Hi Guys,

The current ignition battery, a 4.8V, 2500 mAH NiMH pack, is one year old, and has excellent capacity as verified by cycling. To be on the safe side I tried a new battery as part of my...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-24-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,111
Posted By ezflyr

Hi All, Unfortunately, cleaning the filter...

Hi All,

Unfortunately, cleaning the filter screen did not help, and this problem remains unresolved! When I removed the cover over the screen, the inside was very clean, but there was a very, very...
Forum: RC Jets
09-21-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By ezflyr

Inactive turbine....

Hi All,

I have an FTE-500 turbine that has been inactive for about 5 years. What do I need to do, if anything, before running this engine again? Overall, it's a low time turbine with less than 10...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-18-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,111
Posted By ezflyr

Hi, OK, thanks for the suggestion! I will do...

Hi,

OK, thanks for the suggestion! I will do this in the next day or so, and report my results!

Thanks,
Forum: Gas Engines
09-17-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,111
Posted By ezflyr

DLE30 Dies about 1/3 throttle.....

Hi All,

I'm in my 2nd season with a DLE30 in a GP Escapade, and have flown about 40 flights total with this combination. Haven't flown much this year due to work travel, but I've been getting out...
06-05-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 81,599
Posted By ezflyr

Hey Mr. DJ, Happy to see you are still...

Hey Mr. DJ,

Happy to see you are still around! We need to organize a fly-in somewhere to fly these TMMY DC-3 bad boys!!

John
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-20-2016, 04:37 AM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 402,456
Posted By ezflyr

Hi, The control surfaces on my PNP cub were...

Hi,

The control surfaces on my PNP cub were definitely pre-glued. On the other hand, after a year or so of flying I noticed that the rudder and one elevator half had started to come loose. After...
Forum: RC Jets
01-18-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By ezflyr

Hi All, The can is a typical 'blue' diesel...

Hi All,

The can is a typical 'blue' diesel storage container that you'd find at Home Depot or Lowes. The upper area above the fuel appears to be lighter blue than the area where the fuel is...
Forum: RC Jets
01-16-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,337
Posted By ezflyr

Old Jet A fuel.....

Hi All,

I haven't used my 5 gallon Jet A plastic fuel can in a couple of years. It's full of untreated (no algicide) Jet A which I will obviously discard and replace with fresh fuel. I also plan...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-13-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 402,456
Posted By ezflyr

Hi, I don't think I'd attempt to use a...

Hi,

I don't think I'd attempt to use a 'standard' servo in this airplane due to the flying weight, and resultant control surface air loads. I have the PNP version of this Cub, and it came with 6...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-12-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 402,456
Posted By ezflyr

Hi, Yes, a stock, unmodified H9 1/4 Scale...

Hi,

Yes, a stock, unmodified H9 1/4 Scale Cub!

John
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