Go Back  RCU Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: smilam
Showing results 1 to 25 of 34
Search took 0.45 seconds.
Forum: Kit Building
08-16-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By smilam

That is one of my concerns. Since I have never...

That is one of my concerns. Since I have never finished one with a fabric covering I will need to do a lot of reading and watching videos on that part. The sanding between coats is what I am most...
Forum: Kit Building
08-15-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By smilam

Thanks for the information about your experience...

Thanks for the information about your experience covering fiberglass wing tips. I am definitely going to go for it.
Steve
Forum: Kit Building
08-12-2020, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By smilam

You are right. I never thought about that. Come...

You are right. I never thought about that. Come to think about it on the full scale the wingtips are fabric covered and the cowl is made out of metal.
Steve
Forum: Kit Building
08-12-2020, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By smilam

I thought it would look better with the same...

I thought it would look better with the same textured look on the wingtips as the rest of the plane. I know if you are ten feet away you will never notice that.
Steve
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By smilam

Is a post cure just placing the fiberglass parts...

Is a post cure just placing the fiberglass parts in the oven at 150 degrees for six hours? Is this before doing anything to them or after sanding and cleaning any flashing? Should this be done to all...
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 206,188
Posted By smilam

Add me to your list. I have 1/5 and 1/4 scale...

Add me to your list. I have 1/5 and 1/4 scale Cubs. A Something extra that I built with my grandson. A Smith mini plane and am now working on a 1/4 scale Space Walker.
Forum: Kit Building
08-11-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 442
Posted By smilam

Covering fiberglass wing tips

I am currently building a quarter scale Sig Spacewalker. The kit has plastic wing tips and cowl and I am not sure how well they will last. I debated making balsa wing tips but since I decided to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-09-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By smilam

We checked into having a mowing company come out...

We checked into having a mowing company come out to mow for us. We had three company’s come out and look the field over but all three bids were high enough that we would have to increase our dues 150...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-07-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By smilam

Well said R Ward. I had been trying to think of a...

Well said R Ward. I had been trying to think of a way to reply to Red Head without coming off like I didn’t respect somebody’s opinion but I guess I am not the same kind of person that he appears to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-05-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,084
Posted By smilam

Field maintenance question

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/960x640/e19bfba8_9582_405b_8253_6166d7dab830_34f39df93af4749260d2bb80892162779ad152b9.jpeg
I am wondering how other clubs handle their field...
02-25-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By smilam

Thanks it sounds like a 60 or 70 size 4 stroke...

Thanks it sounds like a 60 or 70 size 4 stroke should work.
02-24-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By smilam

Sal Taibi Powerhouse

I was given a Sal Taibi Powerhouse that is covered and ready to paint. The main question I have is what engine to use on it. It has a 92" wingspan and I believe the plans originally called for it to...
09-03-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By smilam

RE: 62

Thanks for the help. I will set my balance there to start out. Have you changed your incidence from 0-0-0? I was guessing that the roll rate is going to be a little slow. I may decide to add ailerons...
09-01-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By smilam

RE: 62

Ok thanks for the reply. If I can get the on board glow to work I will be able to take it out Monday for a test flight. May just have to disconnect it and use a regular glow driver but hate to put a...
08-30-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,279
Posted By smilam

62" Lazy Ace CG

I bought a 62" Lazy Ace at an estate sale along with a tube that said it had two sets of Lazy Ace wing plans and a tube that said it had one Lazy Ace fuselage plan. When I got it home I found that I...
04-18-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,410
Posted By smilam

RE: DX6I servo travel in delta wing configuration

Hi Gordon
I had to use the dual servo program and add Aux 1 mixing.
Steve
04-18-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,410
Posted By smilam

RE: DX6I servo travel in delta wing configuration

Never mind. I found the answer on a RC Groups forumn.
04-16-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,410
Posted By smilam

DX6I servo travel in delta wing configuration

When I program the DX6I for a delta wing the servos reduce their throw to about half of what is normal. You can toggle between active and inhibit and see the difference. The same thing happened on...
02-17-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 486
Posted By smilam

Blade MCX oscillating & MSR going right

I have a blade MCX that oscillates in about a 24" circle while trying to hover. This just started recently. It use to hold a pretty stable hover. Does anybody have any suggestions on what to check?
...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-30-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 672,094
Posted By smilam

RE: NEW DLE30!

Thanks for the replys. Chief does have a good deal but I think I will go with the DLE 20 for the Cap for now like Microdon2 suggested. I need to replace the on board glow and the flight batteries...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-29-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5,283
Views: 672,094
Posted By smilam

RE: NEW DLE30!

I have a CG Sukhoi with a Saito 150 that I am thinking about changing to gas and using the DLE 30. What kind of modifications did you have to do to make it fit?
I am thinking that the DLE 30 would...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-25-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By smilam

RCU video

Has something happened to RCU video? I haven't seen anything new posted there since 7-12. Did I miss something or could it be my computer. I posted about it on the video forum and did not get any...
07-23-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,463
Posted By smilam

RCU videos

Has something happened to RCU vidoes? It looks like the last thing posted was 7-12. I try to watch them during lunch break but haven't had much time lately. Have I missed something?
07-12-2010, 02:08 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 35,098
Posted By smilam

RE: Fun Fly w/ 3D flying is prohibited

You will probably be glad to hear that Kansas City Radio Control Club ( KCRC ) is having a 3D Poker Fly-in 7-16-10 7-18-10 at the Fleming Park field. The KCRC group and the 49th Mid America Jumbo...
05-30-2010, 10:31 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 16,974
Posted By smilam

RE: Would you pay more for US made ARF''s?

I would much rather pay an american or legal immigrant for a product of equal value.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 34
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.