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11-17-2020, 07:44 AM
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Posted By sweinhart

One other question regarding this. My plane is a...

One other question regarding this. My plane is a c-130 which has 2 mains on each side. When taking measurements from front to wheels, would you assume the center point between the wheels as the...
11-16-2020, 02:32 PM
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Views: 1,085
Posted By sweinhart

thnx. Assuming the math/science confirms those...

thnx. Assuming the math/science confirms those calculations, it'll probably be the best method to apply given the size/weight of my model.
11-16-2020, 12:35 PM
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Views: 1,085
Posted By sweinhart

I looked and it seemed quite complicated with...

I looked and it seemed quite complicated with things called arms and datum I've never heard of before in reference to aircraft. One pictured showed a calculus formula after weighing the three wheels....
11-16-2020, 07:45 AM
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Views: 1,085
Posted By sweinhart

Thnx for input. No wing tube in this plane....

Thnx for input. No wing tube in this plane. Hopefully the wing joiner holds lol. I'm thinking about making a couple dummy ply wing ribs that will hold a dowel at the CG location and bolting them to...
11-12-2020, 07:44 AM
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Views: 1,085
Posted By sweinhart

Balancing heavy aircraft

My large scale aircraft is nearly complete. I've never had problems balancing a model before, but this one presents a little challenge, its heavy. I'm estimating in the neighborhood of 30-35lbs...
11-03-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,199
Posted By sweinhart

I will say I did purchase at least two of their...

I will say I did purchase at least two of their 1.2 Sbachs and had no issues. Unfortunately, their 1/3 scale version has some fatal differences in tail assembly
11-03-2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By sweinhart

guess no one has an answer. I'm going to try...

guess no one has an answer. I'm going to try this. I'm not aware of any reason not to. Its a common setup in other electrical applications.
11-03-2020, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By sweinhart

I got my c-130 plans and kit from a company...

I got my c-130 plans and kit from a company called kit-cutters but I don't know if they are still in business.
10-12-2020, 11:20 AM
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Views: 2,917
Posted By sweinhart

Working on my 1:12 scale 133" C-130. I'm about...

Working on my 1:12 scale 133" C-130. I'm about 3.5 years into it and estimate 2-3 more months of work before it is ready to fiberglass and paint
10-12-2020, 10:51 AM
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Views: 844
Posted By sweinhart

Ive built and flown many airframes and have never...

Ive built and flown many airframes and have never seen one that accommodated 'giant scale' servos. My largest airframes are 1/3 scale and 1/12th C-130 133" wingspan. They uses standard digital...
10-12-2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By sweinhart

Multi-Motor Question

I'm finishing up my 1:12th scale C-130 and am wondering about wiring configuration. It has 4 motors and obviously 4 battery packs. I will be using a voltage telemetry sensor for this as well....
10-12-2020, 10:11 AM
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Views: 3,199
Posted By sweinhart

I purchased the Phoenix 1/3 scale SBACH $1500...

I purchased the Phoenix 1/3 scale SBACH $1500 after engine and stuff. It went down on its maiden flight when one the horizontal stabilizers walked itself off the mounting tube. There was no locking...
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