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12-29-2009, 11:27 AM
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Posted By KenVW

RE: Antenna Question

PROBLEM SOLVED!!

also emailed Futaba Tech help, this is their reply:


Thank you for your recent e-mail.

"The 9C Super does use the ANT12. The ANT8 is for the older "G" series...
12-29-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By KenVW

Antenna Question

Hello, have a question. I just bought a new replacement antenna for my 9CAP Super at hobbytown USA. They sold me an ANT8. But that's not exatly what mine was. It is the same physical diameter,...
Replies: 16
Views: 7,053
Posted By KenVW

RE: POWER HD-DS120M HV Anybody using them?

I will be watching this thread closely. I am putting together my first "big" plane. Its a 30% Carden Extra/75cc/89"WS. (1 servo per surface) It is used & has (2) new JR 8411 servos in it but the...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-28-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By KenVW

RE: surging in flight

Sad followup to my thread:(:(:(
Took my treehopper out again this evening got several flights in. Me & another guy was flying both our treehoppers following each other around. I went into a dive...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-23-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By KenVW

RE: surging in flight

Well GOOD NEWS!!!:) Last night I soldered a pc of brass tubing to the diaphram cover & run a pc of fuel tubing thru the firewall & into the tank area of the fuse. I started it, tweaked the carb a wee...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-22-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By KenVW

RE: surging in flight

sorry! the one we flew last nite has the magneto. It flew great. He purchased a brand new carb & b&b muffler. It ran sweet. Mine actually had a magneto at first & flew well as I recall but I had my...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-22-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By KenVW

RE: surging in flight

not so easy. his has a 10mm hole & mine has 8mm hole. enines are same but prop adapters are differrent. I could bush his down I suppose.
I plan on working on it tonite but won't be able to get in...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-22-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By KenVW

RE: surging in flight

MrB
I will definately fix the slop

Edwin,
at full throttle on the ground it doesn't surge at all. I will check anyway

Michael,
don't understand the term "prop unloading" but will try...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-22-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By KenVW

surging in flight

2 clubmembers & me built 3 of the RCGuys Treehoppers. It is my first gasser. We have 3 identical conversion 26cc engines. All 3 engines were brand new. 2 of us converted to EIC & one remains...
Forum: Kit Building
12-05-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By KenVW

Forum: Kit Building
12-05-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By KenVW

RE: Help with a covering crisis

Gary,
You're right, probably should. I might just pursue that for the reasons you stated.

Ken
Forum: Kit Building
12-05-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By KenVW

RE: Help with a covering crisis

As promised I will now report on the covering issue. Wed nite the owner came over to help decide what direction to go. Included in the choices were completely recovering the whole plane...new...
Forum: Kit Building
12-02-2008, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 192,490
Posted By KenVW

RE: Where Have All The Kits Gone ?

Let's not overlook Paul Swanson Kits:

http://www.swanyshouse.com
Forum: Kit Building
11-30-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By KenVW

RE: Help with a covering crisis

my thoughts too Ed.
I didn't buy the covering, the owner of the plane did. I have not been able to get in touch with him because of the Holiday weekend. I'm gonna get with him & either he will want...
Forum: Kit Building
11-30-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By KenVW

RE: Help with a covering crisis

yes, I took the clear backing off, I've done that too[sm=spinnyeyes.gif]
I tried it yet again, it just will not stick. I does shrink with the heat, just doesn't stick. We have 3 rolls of this for...
Forum: Kit Building
11-30-2008, 03:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By KenVW

RE: Help with a covering crisis

Thanks Gary,

A fellow clubmember told me to try the same thing. He was out of it. I treked clear to the next town to our local Hobby shop & he didn't have any nor did he understand what I...
Forum: Kit Building
11-30-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,590
Posted By KenVW

Help with a covering crisis

hopefully this is the best spot for this question.

First I will say that I've covered a dozen or so planes so far & felt like I was getting pretty good at it. I am doing a repair for a club...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-08-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,046
Posted By KenVW

RE: OS .55AX problem???

Well, I've been reading this intently as I have the same problem. I have 2 OS 55AX's on profiles. They are the most powerful engine I have and also the most frustrating. I have worked together with...
01-27-2008, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,929,683
Posted By KenVW

RE: New Mini Electric is here the Falcon 3D!!

well, not a good day. I flew the falcon this eve in the back yard. Was doing pretty good, beyond just hovering into ff but it did get ahead of me & we have a row of pine trees (you know where this...
01-26-2008, 09:05 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,929,683
Posted By KenVW

RE: New Mini Electric is here the Falcon 3D!!

Went to the field today with a buddy. 30° & windy. I Took 2 planes & the falcon. He brought I plane and a carbon belt CP. I discovered I had left my falcon TX on all nite & the batteries were dead....
Forum: Kit Building
01-17-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 14,149
Posted By KenVW

RE: SlowPoke Build , Again!

Hey everyone, I've just been enjoying reading this thread. Brings back some memories. Not too long ago I was part of a thread like this here. I still have & love to fly my slowpoke. I ought to snap a...
01-16-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,929,683
Posted By KenVW

RE: New Mini Electric is here the Falcon 3D!!

Thanks Harry,

I knew they couldn't come off because of the bevels. I will see when they get here. I need to live next door to HL :)
01-16-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,929,683
Posted By KenVW

RE: New Mini Electric is here the Falcon 3D!!

Thanks OldScaleGuy,

I have both and will try them when gears get here.

BTW, I looked at your planes, gallery etc. You really have some nice planes. I just maidened a Kyosho PT17 Stearman...
01-15-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,929,683
Posted By KenVW

RE: New Mini Electric is here the Falcon 3D!!

I flew 5 batteries this past weekend I began a little directional flight around the yard, all tail in. I finally started using the idle-up switch & it flies much better & motor stays much cooler too....
01-10-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 9,014
Views: 1,929,683
Posted By KenVW

RE: New Mini Electric is here the Falcon 3D!!

Darkside,
I had to chuckle when I read your post :) I fly planes & just got the Falcon at Christmas time & I have told several people the exact opposite from what you said. When I make a wrong move...
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