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10-17-2021, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By RBACONS

1. First, just because the pdf looks small on...

1. First, just because the pdf looks small on your computer does not mean that it prints out that size. Try opening the PDF, doing PRINT, set the print options to 100% (it probably opened with FIT...
10-08-2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 340
Posted By RBACONS

The proposed battery will work with the radio,...

The proposed battery will work with the radio, assuming it fits into the battery compartment. The increase to 2000ma will give you substantially more flight time than the 600 ma battery however if...
Forum: Kit Building
09-29-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,715
Posted By RBACONS

Not surprising. You removed a heavy nose...

Not surprising. You removed a heavy nose gear/wheel from ahead of the CG and added a tailwheel assembly well behind the CG. Not much you can do other than shifting the batteries, fuel tank, or...
Forum: Kit Building
09-28-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 802
Posted By RBACONS

Do a search on "Vanessa"

Do a search on "Vanessa"
09-23-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,326
Posted By RBACONS

The premise of having two separate servos on one...

The premise of having two separate servos on one channel can only be done with a y-harness or some type of controllable module in between the 2 servos and the receiver, and which would also have to...
07-13-2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,241
Posted By RBACONS

It's doable. You would have to attack the areas...

It's doable. You would have to attack the areas where the fabric is attached to the wood with the appropriate solvent/thinner for the type of dope used to adhere the fabric down. It is a very messy...
12-28-2020, 01:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,924
Posted By RBACONS

Don't try to sand the seams on a fabric-covered...

Don't try to sand the seams on a fabric-covered plane without a layer of paint over them. You'll make a frayed mess that no amount of paint will hide. Once you've layed down some paint, you can wet...
12-27-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,924
Posted By RBACONS

If you're talking fabric cover, I would not...

If you're talking fabric cover, I would not expect any overlap except on the leading/trailing edges, wing tips, and the 4 corners of the fuselage. Usually, these are then covered with pinked tape...
12-25-2020, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,772
Posted By RBACONS

The original needs to be well supported so you'll...

The original needs to be well supported so you'll probably need to embed the canopy in something like a box of packed sand. The mold material will be fairly heavy and tends to distort the plastic...
12-25-2020, 02:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,377
Posted By RBACONS

I'd do some research on the expected weight of...

I'd do some research on the expected weight of the aircraft before selecting an engine. The BUSA 44" weighs 5.25 lbs and an 88" plan on eBay states 15 -20 lbs and calls for a G26 or G38. I flew my...
12-07-2020, 02:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,925
Posted By RBACONS

I use 3M 77 Adhesive spray and regular...

I use 3M 77 Adhesive spray and regular (non-sitcky backed) sandpaper. Will keep your sandpaper firmly attached. When changing sandpaper, peel off the old, wipe the tool down with mineral spirits to...
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,737
Posted By RBACONS

I think this is backwards. If the paint/dope is...

I think this is backwards. If the paint/dope is not fuel proof, its the top coat (i.e. clear coat) not the primer, that needs to be fuel proof.
01-16-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By RBACONS

You may want to double check. 9 Degrees sounds...

You may want to double check. 9 Degrees sounds like a lot. I think the full size dihedral is 5 degrees.
01-09-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By RBACONS

1. If you know the dihedral angle, then its 90...

1. If you know the dihedral angle, then its 90 deg - dihedral angle.

2. If the plans just tell you how much to block up the wing tip, then you'll need to measure the distance from the root rib...
01-09-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,023
Posted By RBACONS

Absolutely.

Absolutely.
01-07-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 15,516
Posted By RBACONS

BTEModels.com

BTEModels.com
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,028
Posted By RBACONS

Iron Cross

Iron Cross
12-24-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By RBACONS

Krill Aircraft sells replacement 35% wheel pants...

Krill Aircraft sells replacement 35% wheel pants in white. Part Number 2010300.02. I would suspect other large scale aircraft manufacturers would as well.
Forum: Marketplace
08-02-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By RBACONS

35% Carden Extra 300S

35% Carden Extra 300S with strong/reliable DA-100, Mejzlik 3-blade 24 x 12. Wing and stab bags, rudder cover, and Carden canopy helmet. Set up with dual Futaba receivers, 3 heavy-duty switches/3...
07-28-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,067
Posted By RBACONS

I would try calling Central Hobbies. They may be...

I would try calling Central Hobbies. They may be able to help you out.
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By RBACONS

You need a 4-channel receiver that is compatible...

You need a 4-channel receiver that is compatible with your transmitter. Without knowing the make and model of your transmitter, really can't be more specific.
Forum: Beginners
06-05-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,200
Posted By RBACONS

Go to modelaircraft.org. On the home page, under...

Go to modelaircraft.org. On the home page, under Media/Resources, there is a link for Find A Club/Flying Site. It shows a dozen clubs within 15 miles of 60176 and provides links to get in touch...
06-02-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,297
Posted By RBACONS

They are one and the same. GPMA 1295 is the...

They are one and the same. GPMA 1295 is the Great Planes part number. YMF 5D is just the WACO model. Take the best price you can find as long as its a reputable dealer.
03-07-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 690
Posted By RBACONS

What I do it assemble a wing but don't glue in...

What I do it assemble a wing but don't glue in the root rib yet. Then block up the wing tip 1 1/4" and glue in the root rib vertical to the building surface.
Forum: Beginners
02-19-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,997
Posted By RBACONS

Those servos are more than adequate for that cub....

Those servos are more than adequate for that cub. You can use better servos but you probably won't notice any difference given the way cubs fly. Looks like 4 servos if you use an aileron bell crank...
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