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03-12-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,246
Posted By claytucker

RE: Sabre 47

Finally, I got to fly my maiden flight with the Sabre 47 & Saito 82 @ dusk, last night. I was pleasantly supprised on the quality of the build and use of carbon fiber thru out the plane. I knew...
02-15-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,246
Posted By claytucker

RE: Sabre 47

geez us murphy this thread is dead! However, I've heard a few guys saying how much they love the Sabre 47. They were 3d flyers I know, not just shills or sales people. So I made the purchase and...
02-11-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,246
Posted By claytucker

RE: Sabre 47

is the sabre a foam sheeted balsa fuselage or a built up fuse...
02-10-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 43,164
Posted By claytucker

RE: EF Chinn Yak

funny all the best videos out there are of the chinn yak, even the proyak's video at OMP is just figure 8's in a harrier. Looking for major move up in the 3d, not willing to consider a full build...
05-29-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By claytucker

RE: Help with design - plane unstable

the picture is deceptive</p>

the elevator is 12 inches by 3 inches, just the horizontal stabalizer in front is only 12 inch by 3/4 inches, so 12 inches by 4 inches of total tail area would be 48...
05-28-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,023
Posted By claytucker

scratch built profile fun fly need help, unstable : (

<span style="font-size: 10pt">I was trying to build a tough plane and was successful building using a heli 37 sz OS engine on a modified sickle wing using carbon fiber/EPP/L connecting aluminum and...
05-28-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,243
Posted By claytucker

Help with design - plane unstable

<div><span style="font-size: 10pt">I was trying to build a tough plane and was successful building using a heli 37 sz OS engine on a modified sickle wing using carbon fiber/EPP/L connecting aluminum...
05-06-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,062
Posted By claytucker

RE: Parkflyers.com GEE BEE RTF 3D

does anyone know the center of gravity for the Gee Bee?
I ve had them in the past and did not like the electronics very well in the model, so I am just buying the parts now
01-17-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

I can’t find my manual or open any of the above listed files. In the kit there is a roll of 1” wide transparent tape. Is it for the hinges? but there are hinges that come in the kit. Maybe...
12-20-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

YS 45 LOOKS GREAT but i checked the weights and it adds up, 6 oz between coupler-pipe-header and 4 oz extra engine and 3 extra ounces of fuel and 2 oz reinforcement we are talking about a wopping 3/4...
12-18-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

idigrc2 , that is a beautiufl scat cat!

have we met ? you fly at Rdg RC or Ash Creek?

I have not had much time to fly at either. When ever I get a break I sometimes fly electric where...
12-18-2008, 06:06 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

another likely mistake that I made was ordering the epp foam wing cores sliced side to side (wing tip to wing tip) at the 2 main spar locations where I was going to place a .2" thick by 1/2 " c/f...
12-18-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

how much additional speed on the Rear Exhaust Then side???

I was going to use one single fin 1/8 nomex core carbon fiber laminated VS. the V style fin much. The single c/f is larger and very...
12-18-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

do you really tune a ys 45 pipe as well, there is no back pressure system off the pipe, it's off the crank case pressure line, if so for the side exhaust it should be how long? i think mine has...
12-18-2008, 01:19 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

I should have waited for the rear exhaust, does it really make that much of a difference, the pipe can't effect speed/ air drag/ dynamics much...
I don't need a pipe to launch a DD. Remember , I...
12-15-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

don't listen to any of the rumors about me at the field. I am a tru pro and follow the rules to a the "T". Some of those guys just lie about me! I am NOT wreckless AND I swear I've NEVER directly...
12-15-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

roadrunner69 is the montague field at the really big old military airport?
If so I've been there and/or where is it?
we have two fields one in S. Redding-Anderson, Redding RC, not very much air...
12-15-2008, 12:32 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

freakingfast, thanks for the help
did anyone else bid on flea bay for the jett or ys? It rallied at the last min, anyway I finally won the ys 45 and will give it a try. 69 roadrunner, do you...
12-14-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

12 12 was around 14,000 rpms =/+ best to my memory it was a joke landing, elevator control was awful, you could not run out of fuel, you had to be on final and cut fuel and land fast. way too...
12-13-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

PLEASE HELP Standard diamond dust:

what's the better option, likely top speed and easiest to launch:

OS 35 AX 1.3 hp from a 10 oz engine w/ a 2 oz tuned mousse can Total weight is 12 oz ...
12-13-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

freaking fast, the ys 91 sr is only 3 oz heavier than the 45 ys. As it does not require back presure off the pipe I ran a small mousse can and the total weight was just 19 oz.
With a 12 11n prop...
12-13-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 304,921
Posted By claytucker

RE: Speed Freaks Wanted- Over 200 Members already !

I am very serious about my friends used 40 Jett (he never ran it, picked it up from someone else), it says rr 2 and Jett is written vertical so i think it is the q500 model. It lacks a pipe but I...
12-13-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 304,921
Posted By claytucker

RE: Speed Freaks Wanted- Over 200 Members already !

the Jett engine that my friend wishes to sell looks like a q40, lack muffler and says "rr 2". The condition and compression looks very good
Can I run it with a larger prop and be okay?
I had at...
12-13-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

the Jett engine that my friend wishes to sell looks like a q40, lack muffler and says "rr 2".
Can I run it with a larger prop and be okay?
I had at least 20 flights w/ the ys91sr whiplash. I...
12-12-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,758
Posted By claytucker

RE: DIAMOND DUST RC LIVES!!!!!

i had the whiplash before that ended up at 5 lbs and was too difficult to handle. Trying to stay light. I am looking at two used engines and would like some advice: 1. "RR 2", "40", "Dubb Jett."...
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