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Forum: Control Lines
01-12-2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,926
Posted By Lee Taylor

That explains the radio transmitter. Was...

That explains the radio transmitter. Was wondering about that
Forum: Control Lines
01-12-2021, 06:28 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,926
Posted By Lee Taylor

Old u-controllers don't die, they just get dizzy

What a great looking u-control model plane. I can see the time and quality from here. The translucent canopy gives a nice touch! Great finish scheme. Looks like a great flying plane. Nothing like...
03-13-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

My connection to this term dates back to the 60's...

My connection to this term dates back to the 60's and the "slot-car" era
03-10-2020, 06:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

Are you planning purchased plastic hinges? Do you...

Are you planning purchased plastic hinges? Do you "pin" your hinges? If so, do you use toothpicks or metal pins?
03-09-2020, 03:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

Donated some of my time today to my engine test...

Donated some of my time today to my engine test stand. I am happy with the way it is developing

Test Stand Photos Click Here...
03-09-2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

I completely understand the household chores and...

I completely understand the household chores and repairs. I have a long list. That is a cool looking model. Trying to knock down the chores a little today so I will not feel so guilty when I...
03-09-2020, 04:12 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

I have been working on "other" projects. Its...

I have been working on "other" projects. Its endless. Have not done much modeling lately. It has been on my mind and I may put my hands on it today. My hobby focus lately has been the sim. I watched...
03-09-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

What are you flying these days?

What are you flying these days?
03-09-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

Holy cow that looks GREAT!

Holy cow that looks GREAT!
Forum: Control Lines
03-08-2020, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,597
Posted By Lee Taylor

Does not seem to be much control line flying...

Does not seem to be much control line flying around these days. There are some pockets here and there. I am sure there are some South Carolina Control Liners (U-Control) model plane builders and...
Forum: Control Lines
03-06-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,926
Posted By Lee Taylor

Dizziness - Model Planes, U Control

When we were kids we got so dizzy we would fall down after landing. Kinda a playful fall to fully express our dizziness. The dizziness went away with more flying time

We also started flying...
Forum: Control Lines
03-04-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 25,926
Posted By Lee Taylor

So very true.

So very true.
03-02-2020, 03:25 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

I do not think it will affect the flying or final...

I do not think it will affect the flying or final "looks", because it is so slight. Just leave it out of the equation when doing the alignments. In other words, align the wings, vertical stab, and...
02-29-2020, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Lee Taylor

It depends. If the stik has main-wing-lift, and...

It depends. If the stik has main-wing-lift, and can fly straight and level without any assistance from the elevator, then you will be just fine. But, when you throttle down and require a little...
02-28-2020, 05:08 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

Bondo without micro balloons is hard as a rock. I...

Bondo without micro balloons is hard as a rock. I use it on my house.

I was thinking the screen recordings would be faster than video but it is not faster. It takes just as long to upload. I like...
02-28-2020, 02:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

Rolls - Excellent

GREAT NEWS! My concern over the SS sim not rolling well, is incorrect. When I first saw the slow cork screw I addressed it by increasing the aileron deflection. At least I thought I was increasing...
02-28-2020, 01:49 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

It seems to me IF the wing surfaces, the main...

It seems to me IF the wing surfaces, the main wing, the horizontal stab, and the vertical stab are in proper relationship to each other then the fuse can just hang in there. The engine shaft...
02-28-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

Sportster - Great Planes, Testing, High Speed, RF8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-T35-MUGEE
02-28-2020, 08:50 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

Sportster - Great Planes, Testing, RF8

Testing hands-off straight and level flight at low speed (57mph). Testing the roll function.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4xc8TvWDKs
02-28-2020, 07:01 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

I do not know much about wing saddles (the area...

I do not know much about wing saddles (the area where the main wing contacts the fuselage. Are you planning to do anything in that area?
02-28-2020, 06:30 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcsadc36XSE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bcsadc36XSE
02-27-2020, 04:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

Okay... thanks

Okay... thanks
02-26-2020, 05:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

I am messing with an OS also. Mine is a .61....

I am messing with an OS also. Mine is a .61. Bought it used. We shall see.

...
02-26-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

Sounds like once you have an engine attached to a...

Sounds like once you have an engine attached to a plane you prefer it stays put.

I have one of these small screw guns. I highly recommend them. Makes it SO easy and I use it literally all the time...
02-26-2020, 03:19 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,006
Posted By Lee Taylor

You may have mentioned this earlier, do you have...

You may have mentioned this earlier, do you have an engine for the SS40?
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