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Forum: Marketplace
08-17-2020, 08:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 386
Posted By radfordc

BUSA 1/3 Fokker D-VII kit and engine

If you have been thinking about a really big WW I warbird here is a deal for you. Partially finished BUSA 1/3 Fokker D-VII....fuselage and wings framed up; set of 1/3 scale DuBro wheels, Brison 5.8...
08-07-2020, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By radfordc

This plane continues to impress me with it's nice...

This plane continues to impress me with it's nice flying characteristics. It is one of the easiest warbirds to land that I've ever flown. I changed the prop to a XOAR 20x10 3 blade and it flys just...
Forum: Kit Building
08-06-2020, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 186,741
Posted By radfordc

Rich, we're still kicking. Haven't been to an...

Rich, we're still kicking. Haven't been to an out of state event this year obviously. Maybe I'll have the D-VII at Guthrie next year.
Forum: Kit Building
08-06-2020, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 186,741
Posted By radfordc

Just scored a deal. BUSA 1/3 Fokker D-VII kit,...

Just scored a deal. BUSA 1/3 Fokker D-VII kit, Dubro 1/3 wheels, Brison 5.8 motor for $400. The kit has been started....fuse and wings framed up. That should give me something to do for the next...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-04-2020, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

I guess you have a lot of experience running the...

I guess you have a lot of experience running the FG60R3? Sorry you've had problems. I love mine and it is the least problematic motor I own. Runs like a Swiss watch.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-02-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

It might be worth a try. I don't have any...

It might be worth a try. I don't have any experience using a 3 blade on my Saito. I did try a 19x10 four blade and my engine overheated within one minute. I monitor cylinder temps in flight and...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-02-2020, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

Yes, the Saito will turn a two blade 22x10 at...

Yes, the Saito will turn a two blade 22x10 at 62-6500 on the ground. A 21x10 3 blade is probably too much prop and will overheat the engine quickly.
07-31-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By radfordc

Thanks. Our field used to be a landfill. We've...

Thanks. Our field used to be a landfill. We've done a lot to make it nice.
07-30-2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By radfordc

Seagull Zero 86" span

I just completed putting this one together last week. One flight so far and I'm happy with it.

https://youtu.be/bUUQmxA8eSc
Forum: Gas Engines
08-29-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

Really didn't have time to read through this...

Really didn't have time to read through this thread, huh? Try this.... use the "Search this Thread" function above and search on the term "temperature". That should give you about 50 posts that...
08-24-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 60,446
Posted By radfordc

In stock now....get'um while they're hot.

In stock now....get'um while they're hot.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-24-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

I use a 2S 1500 LiFe to power the ignition. ...

I use a 2S 1500 LiFe to power the ignition. Three flights uses less than 1/2 the battery capacity.
08-23-2018, 06:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,269
Posted By radfordc

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1011x758/corsair_1_ecc07bb003dae9b2285af618746787bf7118277e.jpg

This is my new Corsair. 75" span and 12 lbs; flying on 8S 5000mah batt,...
08-14-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 425,284
Posted By radfordc

I'm planning to be there. Look for my Bearcat.

I'm planning to be there. Look for my Bearcat.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-10-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

I agree!

I agree!
Forum: Gas Engines
08-10-2018, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

Maybe one cylinder is not firing? My engine has...

Maybe one cylinder is not firing? My engine has to warm up for a long time until all cylinders start firing correctly.
Check that a valve isn't stuck open.
At idle the low speed needle should be...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-31-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

Then you should have no problem.

Then you should have no problem.
Forum: Gas Engines
07-31-2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

[/left] Too much prop. I tried a four blade...

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Too much prop. I tried a four blade also....didn't work.
Forum: Gas Engines
07-07-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 336,261
Posted By radfordc

Interesting video that seems to show a cooling...

Interesting video that seems to show a cooling fan installed inside the cowl to keep the radial temps in check.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHS7EyiPo38
07-06-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 33,464
Posted By radfordc

It's a radio frequency of approx 5 MHz.

It's a radio frequency of approx 5 MHz.
06-20-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 33,933
Posted By radfordc

A sure sign of nose heaviness is running out of...

A sure sign of nose heaviness is running out of elevator control as the plane slows down. Your plane sounds nose heavy.

A tail heavy plane will be pitch sensitive....a touch of up elevator and...
Forum: Marketplace
05-12-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By radfordc

TOC-Extreme 30% Yak 54

Beautiful 30% size Yak 54 TOC-Extreme ARF. 88" wingspan; excellent DLE 55RA engine with canister muffler system; 2 JR DS8411s for elevators; 2 Hitec HS5585MGs for ailerons; Hitec HS5995TG for rudder;...
02-17-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,081
Views: 654,673
Posted By radfordc

I covered my plane with film, but didn't use...

I covered my plane with film, but didn't use Monokote. I found a film that is better than Monokote in every respect...it goes on easier, shrinks tight and doesn't wrinkle badly over time, is durable...
02-16-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4,081
Views: 654,673
Posted By radfordc

Interesting... I've got a TF ARF that flys at 21...

Interesting... I've got a TF ARF that flys at 21 lbs. I've deadsticked it in several times with no problem and no damage. I thought it was gliding just fine.
02-02-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,653
Posted By radfordc

Wrong!

Wrong!
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