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Forum: ARF or RTF
09-02-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By fun2fly

Question Seagulls Ultimate Bipe Help

I just picked up a Seagulls Ultimate Bipe with an OS 120FS in it, appears to be the SEA50 model, the only thing wrong with it is it is missing the wing tubes. I hoping someone on here has one and...
Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,918
Posted By fun2fly

RE: GP PATRIOT XL BUILD.

I would check the wing, alot of times if you get a sudden roll on take off and its get worst with speed, you could have some wash out (twist) built into the wing. I had a small electric that did the...
01-08-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By fun2fly

RE: Patriot XL Conversion

Thanks for the calculator.. I have been running different setup through it.. Have used it to set up a plane? If so how accurate was it?
01-05-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By fun2fly

Patriot XL Conversion

I am getting ready to build a GP Patriot XL (.60-.90 glow) and I am considering building it as an electric versus a glow. I am having trouble determining the proper size motor for it. I am trying to...
Forum: Sport Flying
01-09-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,007
Posted By fun2fly

RE: Good plane for OS Wankel?

I had a Wankel on a Tower Hobbies Uproar.. boy would she move....
05-23-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By fun2fly

Correcting Warpped Control Surfaces

I pulled out a partially built kit I started on awhile ago. Everything seems true except a few of the control surfaces have a slight warp in them. Any suggestions on how to correct this?

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08-09-2004, 04:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 123
Posted By fun2fly

How to replicate Cessna Crimps on control surfaces

Does any one have a technique for replicating the cessna crimp on the control surface for a L-19, or any other cessna manufactured plane I posted a string in Scale Aircraft but no luck. Any help...
08-08-2004, 05:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By fun2fly

Cessna Crimp on Control Surfaces

I am looking for a way to replicate the cessna crimp that is on the control surfaces on the L-19. I am working on a 1/5th scale version. Any inputs or hints would be greatly appreciated.
07-13-2004, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By fun2fly

Oil % for cars

My buddy just got a new car, and the LHS sold him 16% nitro with 14% oil. I am a flier I don't run anything lower than 18% oil in my engines. What is the recommended % for cars. He is getting...
Forum: RC Jets
06-29-2004, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By fun2fly

1st Jet

I am looking in to getting a Hot Spot as a firts jet. I have about 15 years flying experience with standard glow engines, from .25 to 1.20. What are some of your recomendations as far as this jet...
05-23-2004, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,429
Posted By fun2fly

Shrike Belly Skid

Any good ideas on a good belly skid that will hold up to an asphalt runway? I was thinking velcro, that way it is replacable as it wears down. Any inputs will be great.
05-07-2004, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By fun2fly

NIMH and A-4

Has anyone had any troubles using the C function on thier A-4 for high capacity NIMH batteries? I just got some new 2300 and 2200 mAh packs and the first go around was 194 mAh on one and 210 on...
05-03-2004, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By fun2fly

RE: sig wonder!

Spend some money and put a OS Wankel on it, boy do they move.
04-23-2004, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,449
Posted By fun2fly

RE: Real F-15 crash

EDH13,
Careful you are showing your age. It must have been a totally different world being here back then. I have been here a year and boy do I miss fighters. I worked with F-4 several years...
04-22-2004, 02:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,449
Posted By fun2fly

RE: Real F-15 crash

Actually Aero Mech those are flight helmets, if you look closer they have the O2 hoses on them. Attention to detail is very important. Plus the AF doesn't use crainel caps on the flight line, only...
04-19-2004, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,505
Posted By fun2fly

RE: Removing fuel from balsa

Small amounts of ether will work too. Just keep it in a well ventilated area and no smoking or spark sources:D
04-19-2004, 11:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,711
Posted By fun2fly

RE: How often does your spouse/significant other come to the field?

My wife come sout 85% of the time. It is mandatory for all maiden flights for her to be there. The one time she didn't make it, it was a bad day for the plane.
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By fun2fly

RE: Crystals in Tx

I didn't think so, but I am not an expert on these things that is why I asked. That is the first question I get from new flyers to my area. Thanks for the help.
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By fun2fly

Crystals in Tx

Alright here we go. I know there is a long 4 page forum in the AMA section but I need some good intel on this stuff. Since I am in one of those countries that switching crystals is "legal" can I...
04-14-2004, 01:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,395
Posted By fun2fly

RE: Dropping eggs from planes

We use to do the breakfast drop, first have your spouse or someone you can get to hold a 16 inch frying pan out in the field, then you fly over and drop the egg as close to that person as possible....
04-12-2004, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 463
Posted By fun2fly

AA or AAA Flight Pack

I have seen some 4.8v AAA packs for sell. Any disadvantages over AA. I am looking at your typical 40 size or smaller application. Any inputs would be great.
04-06-2004, 03:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 692
Posted By fun2fly

RE: Real flight R/C simulator

Nick,
The Avistar is a good flying plane, I put an ARF version together a couple of years ago for a friend and it fly fine. I was able to train him fairly easy. But my personal opinion the SIG...
04-06-2004, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 565
Posted By fun2fly

AT-6

Does any one know where I can find a 60-90 size AT-6 kit. I haven't seen one in awhile.
04-06-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By fun2fly

RE: Prop Size for Shrike .10

Thanks Charlie, what kind of pipe are you running on your engine? I think once I get the enging broke in I will get one for mine. Aslo did you do any mods to the vertical stabs? They look a little...
04-04-2004, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 661
Posted By fun2fly

Prop Size for Shrike .10

I am researchhing prop sizes for my Shrike. I am going to be running a norvel .25 on it and so far I am looking at a 7x8 prop. Any other suggestions?
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