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Forum: The Clubhouse
11-03-2021, 03:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 39,899
Posted By Joystick TX

Here is the latest revision to the small bench. I...

Here is the latest revision to the small bench. I thought it was posted before. The latest revision to the large one is on post #68.
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-03-2021, 03:54 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 39,899
Posted By Joystick TX

One of our club members donated the wood for five...

One of our club members donated the wood for five new benches and some club members put them together and put on the finish. It's nice to have new ones....
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-27-2021, 04:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 39,899
Posted By Joystick TX

Looks good. That should work very well. I...

Looks good. That should work very well.

I never thought about making the tailpiece adjustable.
Forum: Gas Engines
10-09-2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,773
Posted By Joystick TX

I ran the 6V NiMh batteries in my planes for...

I ran the 6V NiMh batteries in my planes for years. I liked them because if I forgot to turn off the plane when I got home, it didn't ruin the batteries.

I use a low voltage alarm now so I feel...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-09-2021, 02:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,773
Posted By Joystick TX

Another thing I found is that the new ignition...

Another thing I found is that the new ignition modules will quit if the voltage drops below about 4.3 volts. If you have any sudden load changes, lights, stalled servo, etc. that loads down the...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-09-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,773
Posted By Joystick TX

Glad you got it working. I have had and see a lot...

Glad you got it working. I have had and see a lot of problems related to the opto kill switches and stopped using them several years ago.

I only use the Tech Aero IBEC now and two batteries and...
02-06-2021, 07:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Here is the ignition setup I use on all of my...

Here is the ignition setup I use on all of my 30cc and above gas planes:
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1056x816/ignition_setup_f4d20f39168e203996ec69ea492cb7a85168b861.jpg
01-09-2021, 11:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Got 21 fights on the bird now. Everything is...

Got 21 fights on the bird now. Everything is holding together okay. The weather is getting cold, makes flying a lot less fun....
01-07-2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

David did a great job of filming one of my...

David did a great job of filming one of my flights.

Here is the link to his site:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-vlp9gKd5Ds
12-27-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

I put the New Dog on the scale today, all those...

I put the New Dog on the scale today, all those details and decals add up, it came out to exactly 20 lbs.

Next year when the weather warms up and the pain of building a plane wears off again I may...
12-27-2020, 08:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

I really like Redbubble vinyl decals. I get most...

I really like Redbubble vinyl decals. I get most of my big ones from M.C. Graphic Decals. Both companies have good prices and quick delivery.
12-27-2020, 06:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Got my decals from Redbubble a couple of weeks...

Got my decals from Redbubble a couple of weeks earlier than expected.

The 301st Tuskegee Airman squadron decal looks pretty good.
...
12-26-2020, 03:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Got the name on the plane. Only a few more...

Got the name on the plane.

Only a few more details to add in the next couple of weeks.
...
12-26-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Flight number 8, had trouble keeping the plane...

Flight number 8, had trouble keeping the plane straight, the tail wheel kept swiveling, added a wheel collar to keep it from rotating on the shaft.

While doing that, decided to add a block to...
12-24-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

I really like this color of red. Hope it sticks...

I really like this color of red. Hope it sticks okay to the coroplast.

The black spray paint held up pretty well on the LA Biplane.
...
12-23-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

I hated to take off the tail wheel, wire bracing,...

I hated to take off the tail wheel, wire bracing, and control horns and put them all back on again, but it was worth it.

I can't wait for the 301st squadron decals to show up. I hope they make it...
12-23-2020, 05:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

My 'red' coroplast was more like 'pink' and that...

My 'red' coroplast was more like 'pink' and that has been bothering me. There are no famous pink tail planes.

The little square patch of coroplast is the original color....
12-22-2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Got in two more flights this morning. That's all...

Got in two more flights this morning. That's all of the flying for this week due to the weather and holidays.

The plane does great in the wind including cross winds. I'm happy with it. I really...
12-21-2020, 04:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Great day at the flying field. I need to...

Great day at the flying field.

I need to make a front gun sight.

...
12-21-2020, 04:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

It's possible to curve it in all directions, but...

It's possible to curve it in all directions, but it requires heat and skill. You might try experimenting with it and see what you can come up with.

Another option is to use wood, or foam to shape...
12-21-2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Had four more flights today, only a couple of...

Had four more flights today, only a couple of minor problems.

Lost a servo screw on the right aileron, didn't notice much difference in flight, it just had a slower roll rate than normal.

My...
12-20-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Got all the mods done and some little things done...

Got all the mods done and some little things done to make it look a little better.

Will try to fly tomorrow if the wind isn't too bad....
12-19-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

Got the gear moved forward, the flying wires on...

Got the gear moved forward, the flying wires on the tail, and the large control horn mounted on the rudder.

Will give it another flight tomorrow and wring it out a little more to see if any other...
12-18-2020, 02:35 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 27,254
Posted By Joystick TX

I finished the other coroplast build. Details are...

I finished the other coroplast build. Details are on this site, you can search for New Dog, or follow the link at:...
12-18-2020, 06:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,558
Posted By Joystick TX

This is why the rudder fluttered. I found the...

This is why the rudder fluttered. I found the large control horn after I put the small one on and was too lazy to change it before I flew. Easy fix....
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