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Forum: ARF or RTF
07-14-2020, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By 52larry52

I don't think Will Hobby models were in the...

I don't think Will Hobby models were in the market place for an extended period so they are just a minor footnote in RC model history. I don't remember what the Pole Cat was but the one I purchased...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-13-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 414
Posted By 52larry52

Will Hobby models were sold on line (Ebay) about...

Will Hobby models were sold on line (Ebay) about 10 or 12 years ago. I bought a different Will Hobby airplane from them on Ebay and it was good flying well built ARF. I still have it and flew it...
05-14-2020, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 877
Posted By 52larry52

Tower still show the Great Planes 2"x 9" CA hinge...

Tower still show the Great Planes 2"x 9" CA hinge sheets in stock but not the packs of already cut ones that I used to buy. I didn't know they were also on the "endangered parts list"! Guess I better...
Forum: Marketplace
05-01-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By 52larry52

Graupner Taxi

Graupner Taxi
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-05-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By 52larry52

flynpreacher, "Flaperons" are a model airplane...

flynpreacher, "Flaperons" are a model airplane item only (and not advised by everyone). As rgburrill correctly stated it's such a slow landing plane they weren't built with them. Remember that a L-4...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-04-2020, 08:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By 52larry52

The full scale L-4 did not have flaps. Could be a...

The full scale L-4 did not have flaps. Could be a misstatement in the info for the model or if the model does have flaps, then it is not scale correct. Let us know.
Forum: Beginners
04-02-2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By 52larry52

Redcatmcd, Ditto to what was said by...

Redcatmcd, Ditto to what was said by BarracudaHockey, init4fun, and tedsander. All sound advice, I urge you to take advantage of their wisdom. Unlike many electric planes of the past (10 to 15 years...
Forum: Beginners
04-01-2020, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By 52larry52

Redcatmcd, Oh, and I forgot to mention that the...

Redcatmcd, Oh, and I forgot to mention that the stock supplied 1300 mAh battery is also more than enough, no up grade required here but you should buy a extra battery so you can have one battery...
Forum: Beginners
04-01-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By 52larry52

The Hobbyzone Carbon Cub S+ is a good choice....

The Hobbyzone Carbon Cub S+ is a good choice. After you have learned how to fly you can turn off the "safe thing" as you called it. No upgrade is needed to this airplane. Fly it just as it comes. It...
03-08-2020, 07:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By 52larry52

First off, You are correct to always balance a...

First off, You are correct to always balance a low wing plane inverted, not right side up. 2nd item, always C/G balance a fuel powered (gas or glow) with the fuel tank empty, and an electric powered...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-09-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By 52larry52

Yea, Ocala...typo! I think Taildraggers RC in...

Yea, Ocala...typo! I think Taildraggers RC in Cartersville is currently without a flying field, not sure of their status. Ditto for Bartow County Model Aviation. Big Sky RC in Menlo, Ga. may be an...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-09-2020, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By 52larry52

MarkC99, The planes in question are the Hanger 9...

MarkC99, The planes in question are the Hanger 9 Super Cub #N2496A, and the Hanger 9 J-3 Cub #NC41983. Both ARFs are cloth covered, red and cream for the SC, Cub yellow for the J-3, both have a 100"...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-08-2020, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By 52larry52

The manual you seek for your 100" H-9 Super Cub...

The manual you seek for your 100" H-9 Super Cub in actually a 2 plane combination manual as it covers both the 100" J-3 Cub and the 100" Super Cub of the same era. The two planes share the very same...
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,335
Posted By 52larry52

I think it's Krylon that sells an epoxy appliance...

I think it's Krylon that sells an epoxy appliance paint (spray cans) that is fuel proof. Only thing is that it only comes in 3 colors, black, white, and an off white cream. WalMart sells it here in...
Forum: Beginners
02-08-2020, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 485
Posted By 52larry52

Yellow Hawk, Yes, you can get rid of the Iso...

Yellow Hawk, Yes, you can get rid of the Iso mounts and hard mount the engine. I have heard other cases of them failing with age. You may just consider throwing the whole mount out and replacing it...
01-04-2020, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By 52larry52

Prboz, Now that you have me thinking about this...

Prboz, Now that you have me thinking about this model, here are some extra hints. Before heat shrinking the covering on the wings be sure to firmly iron down the covering on the wing tips. Get the...
01-04-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By 52larry52

Prboz, The Coverite cloth covering will heat...

Prboz, The Coverite cloth covering will heat shrink with your heat gun, just like Monocote, however be careful using a heat iron as the paint in the covering will melt and want to stick to your iron...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-21-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,413
Views: 288,057
Posted By 52larry52

I would put them on the main gear wheel pants.

I would put them on the main gear wheel pants.
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-11-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By 52larry52

A 90 for stroke is wasted on this plane, save the...

A 90 for stroke is wasted on this plane, save the 90 for something larger. Plus the nose weight of the 90 up there will make C/G balance a nightmare. Any modern 46 two stroke will be an easy fit and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-10-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 573
Posted By 52larry52

I am also a "Cub guy" who has never seen that...

I am also a "Cub guy" who has never seen that model. It is a modern lazer cut, semi scale ARF, not a kit build. With a 71" wingspan I feel any good 40 size 2 stroke glow, or 50 to 60 size 4 stroke...
Forum: Beginners
02-21-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,706
Posted By 52larry52

jester s1 is dead on 100% correct. In fact, to be...

jester s1 is dead on 100% correct. In fact, to be a bit more blunt...A SCALE MODEL PIPER CUB IS NOT A TRAINER PLANE. I am referring to a built up balsa wood scale or near scale model like you are...
Forum: Beginners
02-19-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,706
Posted By 52larry52

If the Kadet you're going to build after the Cub...

If the Kadet you're going to build after the Cub is a Kadet Senior I would use the 3010's on it everywhere except the throttle where the 3004 is fine. The size of the surface area being moved into...
Forum: Beginners
02-19-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,706
Posted By 52larry52

The Futaba S3010 servos are really overkill for...

The Futaba S3010 servos are really overkill for that size Cub. Futaba S3004 servos are more than powerful enough for that size J-3 Cub especially with a 6.0 volt on board battery. Give or take, you...
01-17-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By 52larry52

Yes, the Fults nose gear are no longer available....

Yes, the Fults nose gear are no longer available. They are hard to find, but every now and then one comes up on Ebay auction. Be prepared to bid strong for one, as they sell at high prices.
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Forum: ARF or RTF
01-17-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,255
Posted By 52larry52

so65imp3s3s, A Sig Kadet Sr. ARF cowl is a very...

so65imp3s3s, A Sig Kadet Sr. ARF cowl is a very close match for your Dragon 40 cowl. The general size and shape are the same except the Kadet ARF cowl doesn't have the oil cooler intake scoop bump on...
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