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Forum: Kit Building
04-15-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,955
Posted By chemie

RE: Mojo 40 Build Thread

BTW. All those PowerHD servos have been replaced with Futaba 3004 and 3010's. That was a failed experiment as they striped or went bad or both.
Forum: Kit Building
04-15-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,955
Posted By chemie

RE: Mojo 40 Build Thread

So I went for an e-conversion this year after making it through last season without any crashes on my first 3D plane.

Using a VH g-32 for motor and a HK 85 amp ESC with HK 4000 mah batteries.
...
Forum: Kit Building
02-18-2012, 06:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,091
Posted By chemie

RE: GP Extra 300 build question

I discuss land gear in my thread:
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_9357051/mpage_2/key_/tm.htm

But after one hard landing those ply rails were still torn out. I have had to fix about 10...
Forum: Kit Building
01-03-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,370
Posted By chemie

RE: SSE: curved plywood ribs

I used some epoxy along with screwing the J hooks in and have never had any problems. Blind nut is overkill. Remember they just have to hold the rubber bands.
Forum: Kit Building
09-04-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,952
Posted By chemie

RE: Great Planes Extra 300S .60 Kit TIPS

ST-90 and just right for power
Forum: Glow Engines
08-26-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By chemie

RE: Super Tigre muffler internals

There are no rivets.

The darn thing is I just bought the adapter (between engine and muffler) because the old one broke. I see the MACS is only $3 more and I would not have had to waste the $15...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-26-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By chemie

RE: Super Tigre muffler internals

Did some more shaking and there are still several loose parts inisde but they must be between baffles as they will not come out....

So no way to take apart? I is 1/3 the price for new just for...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-26-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By chemie

Super Tigre muffler internals

My ST-51 started making noise (rattle). Consensus at the field was bad bearing. Brought it home and took it off and discovered the rattle was inside the muffler.

Pulled muffler out and found a...
Forum: Beginners
08-14-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By chemie

RE: Servo Chatter

Actually, Brad, the reason I got worried was that the plane had a bad wiggle in the air like the rudder was being pushed around. It did that once before when the same servo had two front screws come...
Forum: Beginners
08-13-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By chemie

RE: Servo Chatter

OK. This is interesting.

I started to troubleshoot and when I turned everything on, happened to have a different model selected...no chatter. So I cycled through all my models and only the...
Forum: Beginners
08-13-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By chemie

RE: Servo Chatter

analog; metal wires

setup worked fine for last 2 years so I doubt it is the metal.

I do not have the same servo but will swap in another just to see if that changes things. What is strange...
Forum: Beginners
08-12-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By chemie

Servo Chatter

I have a servo on a pull-pull set-up. With the clevis' disconnected from the rudder, everything is fine. Connect them and the servo jiggles back and forth. I tried increasing and decreasing the...
Forum: Kit Building
03-31-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 25,280
Posted By chemie

RE: GP Extra 300S 60 Build 2010

No need to sheet the fuse...just leave those fuse side stringers out (I did and it looks fine).
03-15-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 158,272
Posted By chemie

RE: Save $20 on a 50$ order from Tower..

Now they dropped the SS $ savings, I am not sure SS club makes sense. I notice you can get free shipping on $99 and they have $15 off $125 order too which is almost the same as these SS coupons.
Forum: Kit Building
03-12-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,252
Posted By chemie

RE: is there trouble here

Avira is doing it too; although like others, only some days but more often than not.
02-24-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By chemie

RE: Orange rx

suggest you scroll down a bit and/or search

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_10349407/tm.htm

also the radio forums has tons of posts on the subject. Bottom line is very positive results...
02-20-2011, 05:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By chemie

RE: Futaba Fasst Orange/Rx receivers on Hobbyking?

Also, if you leave the web page open for ~2 minutes, it will pop up an offer for $29.99.

more debates on the radio threads...like here: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_10286041/tm.htm
Forum: Beginners
02-14-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By chemie

RE: Swivel Ball Links Assembley

I have Photoshop Elements but use MS Paint for posting jpgs of the right size because it is so quick and easy. Load, and "save as" and it downsizes from 2MB to about 80kb. Done.

Your PS edit...
Forum: Beginners
02-14-2011, 03:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By chemie

RE: Swivel Ball Links Assembley

The camera is nothing special. Canon A610 5MP.

The key, as stated, is to have the right background, set the macro feature, turn off the flash, and get the right apature and shutter speed. It...
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,955
Posted By chemie

RE: Mojo 40 Build Thread

CG was close to the rear option on the drawing, even with engine mounted very far forward and battary forward of servo rails. Hopefully will be good to start. Set dual rates with low at 50% and...
Forum: Kit Building
02-13-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,955
Posted By chemie

RE: Mojo 40 Build Thread

Installed servos, control rods, etc. Mounted engine and tank.

Made a plate for the throttle servo and another for the Rx. I ran a tube down the plate for one antanae and the other went in the...
Forum: Beginners
02-13-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By chemie

Forum: Beginners
02-12-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,171
Posted By chemie

Swivel Ball Links Assembley

My first time using swivel ball links. The assembley is shown on the package (Photo 1) but it does not show where the control arm goes relative to the brass insert collar.

Is photo 2 or Photo 3...
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,955
Posted By chemie

RE: Mojo 40 Build Thread

This is the icing color I used
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 12,955
Posted By chemie

RE: Mojo 40 Build Thread

I tired something new and it worked well. I wanted black epoxy for the fillet for the tube. I do not have any laser toner so I "borrowed" some of my wife's black dye from cake decorating. I was...
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