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Forum: Gas Engines
12-14-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 366
Views: 39,129
Posted By sortie

RE: YD-A 56 vs. DLE 55

RC Pile It
As I am very green with gas engines, could you confirm the oil/gas mixture you are breaking the engines in with? Also, what RPM does one break in an engine and do you change any needle...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-13-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 39,129
Posted By sortie

RE: YD-A 56 vs. DLE 55

Thankyou RC Pile it..
I just recently bought an Aeroworks 50cc bi plane and have little experience with gas engines. I am hoping this thread educates me on how they function, parts they consist of,...
11-08-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,255
Posted By sortie

RE: Sig Liberty Sport

I built a Sig Liberty Sport and flew it for years.. One of the best flying biplanes I ever had..Oil fatigue finally made me retire the plane for safty reasons. Engine was a Saito 80 four stroke.
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-07-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 68,565
Posted By sortie

RE: GREAT PLANES YAK 54 BUILD THREAD

I chose the pull pull method on the rudder servo and am unsure how to apply the heat shrink tubing where the lines cross...as there is no access to this area, can anyone explain their method to me??...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-09-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,921
Views: 338,654
Posted By sortie

RE: New Great Planes Revolver

Beautiful plane cavandish
This last weekend I took out my faithful Twist 60 and never flown Revolver. Figured I would get some flights in with the Twist and then take the revolver up for its test...
03-28-2008, 02:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,395
Posted By sortie

RE: Finally getting bigger - have questions!

hornetnz
I have been looking at dual battery setups and think they are a good idea for the larger performance we are looking into. Here is a link to an excellent writeup and skematic..Hope this...
03-26-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,395
Posted By sortie

RE: Finally getting bigger - have questions!

Hi hornetnz,
I am so glad you are asking this question about dual elevator servos. I am currently researching on how to set these up and looking for any input. I know how to plug my ailerons into...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-03-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 63,831
Posted By sortie

RE: *GP Giant Aeromaster $100.00 Off*

Whats wrong with speaking the truth when a plane has so many problems...Yes, I did purchase the ARF Aeromaster and sent it back upon examination. Yes, I have built and flown other ARF's with...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-02-2008, 01:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,430
Posted By sortie

RE: Rude or stupid hobby store workers

Was doing my best to support our local hobby store, would spend a minimun of $100.00 every time I visited. I,m a firm believer in this, but I also expect service from a small store. I have stood in...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-03-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 63,831
Posted By sortie

RE: *GP Giant Aeromaster $100.00 Off*

I worked out the wrinkles on one wing panel last night, I was surprised how much heat it was taking to smooth the covering. However, didn't cause any holes (yet) and plan to work over all the pieces...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-02-2007, 09:07 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 63,831
Posted By sortie

RE: *GP Giant Aeromaster $100.00 Off*

I recieved my Aeromaster the other day. Came UPS with no damage. However, I am just shocked at the covering. It is so full of wrinkles I am speechless. Its not a few wrinkled parts, its every...
10-29-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,427
Posted By sortie

RE: The truth will set you free

I have never stomped a plane , but I did have a Liberty Sport maybe I should have stomped...Flew it for years untill I could not stop deterioration of the fuel soaked wood. Decided to burn it in my...
Forum: 3D Flying!
09-19-2007, 11:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,026
Posted By sortie

RE: Haner 9 twist 60 problem

Well you are not alone on having trouble getting this plane down on windy days...Makes me feel like a novice. Last time we were out the wind picked up to 25 mph. Landing was extremely tricky, when...
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-15-2007, 09:13 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 149,233
Posted By sortie

RE: Great Planes 25% Yak 81" 12-lb, seen on Fly3D Magazine

Thanks for the great flight report!!!!! My plane is still in the assembly stage, but you have definately inspired me to get her in the air. This summer has been blistering hot and evenings or...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-25-2007, 01:29 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 57,782
Posted By sortie

RE: Twist 3D 60 ARF

AA2DD
You described exactly how my first flights at the field were last season. Waiting for the weather to improve for the start of this year before flying again, but I am expecting the same thing...
Replies: 3,148
Views: 323,529
Posted By sortie

RE: Spektrum DX-7

Captain Jim
Thankyou for clarifing my misunderstanding on the antenna wiring refering to the DX3.
And yes, you all make great points about different batteries and proper chargers.
Thankyou
Replies: 3,148
Views: 323,529
Posted By sortie

RE: Spektrum DX-7

I am no expert at all here so I am hoping I didn't make a mistake about what I had read. The web page is
http://www.spektrumrc.com/Articles/HobbyWire.aspx
Replies: 3,148
Views: 323,529
Posted By sortie

RE: Spektrum DX-7

Went to the LHS today to buy the DX7. I backed off on purchasing when I discovered that the chargers in all the boxes were 50 milliamp. The transmitter batt is 1500 mag and receiver batt is 1100 mag....
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-20-2006, 01:15 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 57,782
Posted By sortie

RE: Twist 3D 60 ARF

After reading this post, I also glued my fin and stab to the fuse. After my experience tonight, i would like to give a few suggestions.
1. Install the wings to the fuse so you have something to...
01-08-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,144
Posted By sortie

RE: H-9 P-51 aftermarket retracts question

Brian,
You do not say what size your h-9 is , but it may not matter anyway. I will also be puttting robarts in my h-9 this week and know by experience that not only am I upgrading the retracts, i...
12-01-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By sortie

RE: Where can I get the Bell/Hiller head?

Hopefully the spindle on this Bell-Hiller upgrade EFLH1170 will be more durable. It is a weak point on my Cp with the stock unit. Anyone having bending problems with the spindle or is this a common...
11-28-2005, 12:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By sortie

RE: Hovering experiences

The hover finally happened!!! After letting my brain unscramble with all the imputs and fine tune adjustments of a heli, I made myself consentrate on the rudder imput to keep the tail towards me and...
11-27-2005, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By sortie

RE: Hovering experiences

I didn't think I implied anything about hands free, believe me , my hands are on the sticks....
11-27-2005, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 663
Posted By sortie

Hovering experiences

Recently bought the blade cp and have learned alot about the workings of a helicopter. I am a very experienced r/c aircraft pilot with radio knowledge and building skills. I have read many posts to...
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