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05-01-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By rheauljj

RE: JR MatchBox, Spectrum Dx8, Elevator setup

Worked...I didnt understand that the 5-6 position were referring to the same channel...

Thank you for the help!
05-01-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,340
Posted By rheauljj

JR MatchBox, Spectrum Dx8, Elevator setup

I am in the final stages of completing a Seagull Yak 54, saito 1.25.

For the elevator setup I have installed a JR MatchBox, one servo in 1-5, the other in 2-6. system bound. However the servos...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-06-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By rheauljj

RE: Determining CG

"LE at the root"

LE is leading edge

What does root mean?

I appreciate your time giving me a hand with this.
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-05-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By rheauljj

RE: Determining CG

Thanks for the link...

Here are my results: Would you confirm my interpretation?

Mean Aerodynamic Chord (MAC) = 12.34

MAC distance from root chord (d) = 15.3

Wing Aerodynamic...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-05-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,449
Posted By rheauljj

Determining CG

I've secured an older EXTRA 230 (built from Kit) removed all components, checked frame integrity, addressed any covering issues and reinstalled new engine, fuel system, battery, servos and...
01-09-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,095
Posted By rheauljj

RE: DX8, Dual Ailerons

That is very interesting... Thanks for the information!
01-09-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,095
Posted By rheauljj

RE: DX8, Dual Ailerons

One more question (for now)...if I plug the TM1000 into the Bind/DAT channel on the receiver...where do I plug in the battery? I don't see a separate channel for the battery...not on the TM1000...
01-02-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,095
Posted By rheauljj

RE: DX8, Dual Ailerons

That works... overlooked that book.

Thanks for the help!
01-02-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,095
Posted By rheauljj

DX8, Dual Ailerons

I've selected Dual Aileron in the wing type setup on my new DX8. I have one aileron servo is connected to Aileron port on receiver...where do I connect the other aileron servo on a dual servo setup? ...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-30-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By rheauljj

RE: Saito 82 Stalling issue

Changed all fuel lines...and checked the tank.

Now engine works perfectly.

THanks for the advice.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-24-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,328
Posted By rheauljj

Saito 82 Stalling issue

I have a Saito 82 that I've had for several years. The last few flights my engine stalls in mid-flight at or around 6 minutes into a 13 minute flight. I've tried new glow plug...new fuel...reset and...
11-07-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By rheauljj

MGT 8.0 Shock Upgrade

I'm looking for advice on what I should buy buy for replacement for my shock absorbers. My stock items are beat.

Instead of buying the standard replacements, I thought this forum could make some...
10-26-2008, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By rheauljj

RE: Aileron servo tube

Excellent idea... I will give it a try. Thanks for the advice~
10-25-2008, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 958
Posted By rheauljj

Aileron servo tube

I want to make a tube to run my aileron servo wires to their wing locations. I was thinking a cardboard tube but I can't find anything that I can buy that will work. The tube would need to be rather...
09-24-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 730
Posted By rheauljj

Quik Fli Mark III

I have a set of plans that I bought years ago and never built. It's called a Quik-Fli Mark III by Phil Kraft. I was thinking to building it; but was curious if anyone out there has built one. I've...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-06-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 931
Posted By rheauljj

Saito 82 Engine Settings

I understand the principles of lean -vs- rich with regard to the hi/low speed needle settings. However, I don't know when the engine transitions from the low needle to the high needle. That is...as I...
09-02-2008, 08:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By rheauljj

RE: Balancing

Gringo & Major,

I'm inputing only elevator when initiating a loop.

When in a straight vertical climb the plane tends to dip to the right as it loses airspeed. I can correct the angle with...
09-02-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,120
Posted By rheauljj

Balancing

I know how to balance my plane for the CG (horizontal for the sake of the next question).

My question is on balancing the vertical. How can this be done? I feel that my plane cork screws...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-09-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By rheauljj

Saito 82

I've been running my Saito 82 for about a year now with few performance issues. As of late, I am having some difficulty maintaining performance, as I seem to spend more time with the needle...
Forum: Kit Building
06-12-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 500
Posted By rheauljj

3rd plane

I'm looking for some recommendations for a new building project. I've built a fine BTE Venture 60 (about a year ago) and now want something to build. I was thinking of the Carl Goldberg Ultimate...
06-04-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By rheauljj

RE: Fried Battery

Just bought a 5-cell, 2300mAh NiMH, JR battery to replace. Hobby store convinced me that the extra cell is a benefit...hope I got good advice.

5-cell battery: 6V
2300mAh
NiMH

plane: BTE...
06-04-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By rheauljj

RE: Fried Battery

If you use a Triton...what would your charging setting be for this size battery?

I'm not too knowledgeable on batteries...
06-04-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 663
Posted By rheauljj

Fried Battery

My Hobbico HydriMax 4-Cell 4.8V 2000mAh NiMH, battery, during a charge on my Triton 2 started smoking and hissing. Unplugged it from the charger and it continued to hiss and smoke for 15 minutes...
05-16-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By rheauljj

RE: Fuel waste

Do you vent the bottle?
05-16-2008, 09:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By rheauljj

Fuel waste

Whenever I gas up my plane, I always seem to waste a squirt or two when the tank is full. It's both wasteful and probably bad for the grass. If I collect this wasted fuel into a clean container, can...
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