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04-15-2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 158
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Posted By TimD.

I originally had the 7-90 in it and it fit...

I originally had the 7-90 in it and it fit nicely, but required about 4.5lbs of lead to balance it out. I thought the 5-125 would but unless you cut holes for the rocker arms it will Not. I have a...
04-15-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

The UMS 5-125 will not fit - to large in...

The UMS 5-125 will not fit - to large in diameter. I attempted a swap out three weeks ago.
02-09-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

Over all the quality is decent. Just keep in mind...

Over all the quality is decent. Just keep in mind that you NEED an engine with 10-12lbs of weight to balance without having to add dead lead. The only reason mine plane has not been finished is I put...
02-08-2021, 04:16 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

I have Not flown mine. I bought the engine to put...

I have Not flown mine. I bought the engine to put in it but honestly, just lost interest in it for the time being.
01-29-2021, 07:48 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

Evo 777 is Way to Small of an engine for this...

Evo 777 is Way to Small of an engine for this plane. You need about 10lbs of engine weight.
Forum: RC Jets
01-21-2021, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,046
Posted By TimD.

Damn, And I thought one of my...

Damn,
And I thought one of my shipments was bad. Drove a forklift right through the box destroying a fuselage with two fork holes through the box. Both sides.
Forum: RC Jets
01-14-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By TimD.

Love the looks !!!, Just too BIG for me.

Love the looks !!!, Just too BIG for me.
01-07-2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

Here is how I do my sliding canopy's. The rail...

Here is how I do my sliding canopy's. The rail material is 1/4"x1/4" square with a 2-56 size hole in the middle of it. They are from Plastruct. I got them from an old hobby shop. Sure you can find...
Forum: Marketplace
12-09-2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By TimD.

Evo 7-77 radial

Evo 7-77 radial. I have two of this engine for sale 2-3hrs of run time. Just need to get rid of a couple
" have 8 radials" Runs Strong. Comes with glow driver system and exhaust ring and OS carb...
11-25-2020, 05:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

same here

same here
11-19-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

I glued my spars and wings to create a one piece...

I glued my spars and wings to create a one piece wing . That helped with some of the flexing.
11-19-2020, 05:22 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

The Springs in the gear need to be cut down about...

The Springs in the gear need to be cut down about 1" or replaced with a softer spring. These gear are similar to the Yellow aircraft gear. Two springs = one for absorption and a bottom out preventer....
Forum: Marketplace
11-05-2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By TimD.

Evo 7-77 radial

Evo 7-77 radial. I have two of this engine for sale 2-3hrs of run time. Just need to get rid of a couple
" have 8 radials" Runs Strong. Comes with glow driver system and exhaust ring and OS carb...
Forum: RC Jets
09-29-2020, 12:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,538
Posted By TimD.

What is the bump under the nose on it? I was...

What is the bump under the nose on it? I was considering one.
Forum: RC Jets
05-28-2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,540
Posted By TimD.

Honestly you may want to wait. Reasoning is...

Honestly you may want to wait. Reasoning is within the next couple of years we are all going to be forced into buying the new RF ident whatever to be in compliance with the FAA.
I have Spektrum...
05-24-2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

Ok, after my final attempt at Balancing . I added...

Ok, after my final attempt at Balancing . I added another 20oz to the front totaling 4 1/4lbs of dead weight lead and it still needs more. I am speculating another 4lbs or so.
I plan to do an engine...
05-20-2020, 05:29 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

Mine did not come with them. I guess they figured...

Mine did not come with them. I guess they figured we would come up with some or they did not calculate the hardware pack correctly. I made mine from 3/4" aluminum L-Stock. I cut 1/4" pieces. I bought...
05-20-2020, 02:46 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

I have the UMS 7yylinder 90cc radial in mine. I...

I have the UMS 7yylinder 90cc radial in mine. I have a couple of bigger radials if I need to change it up. I added 2lbs of lead on standoffs as far forward as I could get it. I mounted an APS fuel...
05-17-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

Mine would rub at the middle flap and outer flap...

Mine would rub at the middle flap and outer flap where the wing joins. Its like the jigs at the factory were off a 1/16th upon drilling the hinge holes. I took a piece of sand paper and a piece of...
05-17-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

Anyone putting this plane together , just a FYI...

Anyone putting this plane together , just a FYI it will need approx. 12-13lbs of engine weight. So pick your engine accordingly. I recommend a 120-180cc radial you will need the weight and in my...
05-03-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

After doing another count I believe there are 19)...

After doing another count I believe there are 19) servo extensions and 2) Y-harness. I make my own extensions per plane. They are custom cut to proper lengths.

I have the Top RC gear also. They...
05-03-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

It will work. I used the 645mg's on all of the...

It will work. I used the 645mg's on all of the flap and ailerons. The outboard flaps on one side will mate up with the inner flap on the opposite side. I used a Y harness to couple them and vise...
05-02-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

Honestly I did not look at their assembly manual,...

Honestly I did not look at their assembly manual, except when I first downloaded it. Like you say it really does not give much helpful advise. "VERY Generic"
I have built models for 35yrs or so, so...
04-26-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

OK,, back to earlier in the thread "Finishing". ...

OK,, back to earlier in the thread "Finishing".
Prior to the build I mentioned how I trace all panel lines and panels with a pencil. This is how I go from there....
04-25-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 28,277
Posted By TimD.

I'm getting close to final on assembly....

I'm getting close to final on assembly. Everything is programmed and hooked up. Now I have to do a weight and balance. As of now the plane sits at 39lbs. I still have the cockpit , cosmetic detail...
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