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06-20-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By reelquick

RE: Wing tips J-3 balsa trainer cub.

It looks fine, there just flat tips now and not up swept. My first stick kit was a Carl Goldberg Eagle 63 that I built and covered at age 12.
Sold it, and am here 25 years later, self taught flyer...
06-13-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By reelquick

RE: Wing tips J-3 balsa trainer cub.

Better than I do. Like a kite.Happy as a clam with it.
06-10-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By reelquick

06-04-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

This is AWESOME !!!
Went out last night after the storm, dead calm. Perfect.
Up she went and I proceeded to make a 100 left turns from one end of the field:D to the other .
Have 4 batts...
06-04-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By reelquick

RE: 50 V-2 conversion ?FBL

Guess I`ll start saving up for a FBL. And leave the old girl alone.
06-01-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By reelquick

50 V-2 conversion ?FBL

After looking for 5 years I met up with a bunch of guys who fly Helies.
Thankl GOD !
Should I say they tear the sky apart with them.
Have seen 3 d in Y tube ,but to see it in person was an...
06-01-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

I got up Way early because the wind don't start till it sees me putting the J 3 in the back of the truck :D.
Happy I did.
Put her on the lawn,very bumpy,11-8 prop, left stick advanced little up...
05-23-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

WIND WIND WIND !!!!!!!!
Shes ready to go! I fixed the wing tips and made them flat.
I could not have asked for a better oooops.
I have been jerking around with an EP trainer 4 channel foamie...
05-17-2013, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By reelquick

RE: Motor cutting out.

Thanks for the heads up.
05-16-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By reelquick

RE: Motor cutting out.

Was gonna order a new Nicad to replace the old one,is there something better ?
I only have the one Futaba charger that that does the RX and TX.
If I changed the rx to some thing differant I...
05-14-2013, 05:18 AM
05-13-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 775
Posted By reelquick

Wing tips J-3 balsa trainer cub.

I have a 3 channel cub that I converted to electric.
It had rounded wing tips, 48 inch. Had an ooops and the tips broke off clean.
I sanded the end spars and covered them, now its a 46 span....
05-09-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

Waited for the rain and wind to stop and found a new field .
Put rudder on right stick,Checked everything, advanced throttle.
Up she went to 20 feet and tried right rudder, right rudder, right...
05-08-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By reelquick

RE: Motor cutting out.

Ha ! Thats funny.
Just charged it over night.
Looks like I an getting a new RX batt. Don`t ever want that feeling again ! Not worth it.
Thanks for all your help.
05-08-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By reelquick

RE: Motor cutting out.

RX battery slowed after 3 minutes of working the sticks.
How did you know that ??
And Thank You.
05-07-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

That vid was AWESOME !! Thanks!
05-07-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By reelquick

RE: Motor cutting out.

Thanks will do........drain down and start over.
05-07-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 812
Posted By reelquick

Motor cutting out.

Fired up the Rappy 50 after a fly bar fix. Had about 30 flights on her.
Started right up, warmed her up ,idled fine.
Spooled her up and went into hover.
10 seconds in and 10 feet up she cut out...
05-04-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

Thats funny i was at the range yesterday,worked up a load for a 44 carbine 12.5 grns of tight group. 2-3 inch groups at 100.
That cutter is neat, does it work by heat ?
05-03-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

LOL ,
Well if I lived in the High Hills of the desert I would fire up one of these nitro ****`s thats hanging in my basement and be back tomorrow. never flew one but tried.
My Raptor 50 is...
05-03-2013, 04:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

Ordered a great planes adjustable mount.
Gonna chop the front clean and start fresh.
I`ll give switching sticks a shot, not a bad idea for 3 channel birds.
I`ll be back.
05-02-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

Oh! schould I just chop off what they had in my original picture of the motor mount and go directly to the fire wall ?
Or do I have to get a stand off mount.
I have some aluminum stock around...
05-02-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

After 2 trips to the house for servo reversing DUHHHHHHH [:@] . New TX Futaba 6 fasst. Very new to me
I got her squared away pretty good, of coarse the wind picked up and I was nervous as heck,...
05-01-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,172
Posted By reelquick

RE: J-3 cub Identifly.

It`s together ! Not pretty, the can was longer than the cowl.I can cut that out
I put the biggest prop on her I have 11 x.5.5 Man it blew everything off my bench.
I checked the ballance from 2...
04-30-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,441
Posted By reelquick

RE: Hobbico NextStar Mini EP vs. E-Flite Apprentice 15e

Thanks for the review, converting glo to E can be frustrating.
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