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Forum: ARF or RTF
06-17-2014, 06:06 PM
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Posted By Capt Cash

Yep the scale gear with it's flex is really...

Yep the scale gear with it's flex is really awesome on this plane. My O-rings have held up well now to about a 100 touch and go's so far. Compliment the gear with some squishy tundra tires and you...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-09-2014, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Capt Cash

Entirely correct and also how I set my planes up...

Entirely correct and also how I set my planes up too. This plane however was significantly forward for me with no fuel and then obviously more forward with fuel added.
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-08-2014, 03:54 PM
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Posted By Capt Cash

For those using or planning to use the VVRC 40...

For those using or planning to use the VVRC 40 engine along with Airtop wheels, I found the CG considerably forward for my liking. I'm using the 7" Airtops and have since relocated my two 2300mAh...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-26-2014, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Capt Cash

Yep, I've always run two completely independent...

Yep, I've always run two completely independent batteries and switches in parallel, and with an IBEC there's no need for a third ignition battery. Redundancy has saved my butt more than once, almost...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-25-2014, 06:24 AM
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Posted By Capt Cash

The screen is nice, I may do that too. I'm...

The screen is nice, I may do that too. I'm actually glad I cut it out since now I can see the needles much easier for adjustment purposes. Normally you can look through the upper air intake holes to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-24-2014, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Capt Cash

Thanks for the data! Looks like the 20x9 is a...

Thanks for the data! Looks like the 20x9 is a good one and probably what I'll get. The Falcon CF 20x10 might be worth a try too. I was shooting for a prop that would give 7000 rpm and a quick...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-24-2014, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Capt Cash

I decided to cut out the little black rectangle...

I decided to cut out the little black rectangle above the air cooler dome to hopefully get some more consistent air flow/pressure around the carb. I now have a direct look at the carb butterfly so...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-24-2014, 05:21 AM
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Posted By Capt Cash

The VVRC 40 engine has close to 2 gal fuel...

The VVRC 40 engine has close to 2 gal fuel through it now and is still spitting a lot of oil. The gear is just soaked after every flight. I'm still messing with the needles but trying not to chase...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-24-2014, 04:32 AM
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Posted By Capt Cash

Got some more flying in yesterday, this plane has...

Got some more flying in yesterday, this plane has been a lot of fun. The flaps are really cool, one of the main reasons I got this one over the standard J3 Cub. I'm set up with 25, and 55 degree...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-22-2014, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Capt Cash

I have not had any failed Orings yet, then again...

I have not had any failed Orings yet, then again I don't have much time on the plane either. Common sense tells me they aren't designed to stretch much at all, especially not as much as they can in...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-21-2014, 12:20 PM
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Posted By Capt Cash

For the landing gear suspension I used #18...

For the landing gear suspension I used #18 O-rings in place of the rubber bands. Gives good piece of mind knowing they wont break down nearly as quick as rubber bands because they will get exposed...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-22-2014, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Capt Cash

Pics of my baffeling job for the VVRC 40cc twin. ...

Pics of my baffeling job for the VVRC 40cc twin. Still need to add some white touch up paint. One of the quickest baffle setups I've done and I think they will work great. The cups I used are rock...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-22-2014, 07:45 AM
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Posted By Capt Cash

Yes the tundras are certainly eye catchers, but...

Yes the tundras are certainly eye catchers, but as you say they are mostly to scale for their purpose. I still remember the 'Flying Wild Alaska' show with the huge tundras on the Cessna 180. That...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-21-2014, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Capt Cash

I baffled the 40cc twin on mine. It turned out...

I baffled the 40cc twin on mine. It turned out to be pretty easy.

What I did first was cut out the inlet sections that are painted black to allow the most airflow. Then I took two small, yet...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-04-2014, 06:17 PM
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Posted By Capt Cash

I was thinking about running the plug leads...

I was thinking about running the plug leads through the firewall. They shouldn't require to big a holes being the smaller caps and all.




That is odd, I have heard of the Hitec 5645 I think...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-03-2014, 08:00 PM
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Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

I have the small plug version of the VV40cc. It...

I have the small plug version of the VV40cc. It appears that's all that everyone here has used so far. Based on the tight clearance already I think the CM6 plug would not fit under the cowl.
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Forum: ARF or RTF
02-16-2014, 03:02 PM
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Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

Alcuy, Thanks for the tips, looks like...

Alcuy,

Thanks for the tips, looks like everything is working out well.
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-15-2014, 05:20 PM
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Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

The lights look great. They should definitely be...

The lights look great. They should definitely be visible.

Keep up the good work. :D
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-14-2014, 02:10 PM
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Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

Thanks 72. The silencers look very nice, and...

Thanks 72. The silencers look very nice, and come in blue! The TBM video provides an informative look at them.

Have you test fit them yet? I thought I read somewhere that the VVRC engine has a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-14-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

Wow, that wiring harness looks really cool!, but...

Wow, that wiring harness looks really cool!, but boy I would be scared about losing the connection from wing flex or vibrations from the engine.

I'm thinking about using these for landing lights,...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-14-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

Very nice 72, I see you cut the exhaust...

Very nice 72,

I see you cut the exhaust pipes down to get the cowl on. I would like to do the same and naturally leave the pipes as long as possible to still get the cowl on. Do you happen to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-13-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

Thanks for sharing. I came across your video a...

Thanks for sharing. I came across your video a while back on YouTube and it inspired me to get the 7" Airtop tires too as you stated you are using them in the video. Wasn't planning on lights...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-02-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

Alcuy, You discussed in previous posts how...

Alcuy,

You discussed in previous posts how you cut the exhaust pipes to fit the cowl and that VVRC included some hoses and clamps to do this. I noticed however that they did not include any...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-31-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

Agreed, I would like to have a heat gun sensor...

Agreed, I would like to have a heat gun sensor too, just to compare the difference in what it's telling me versus what my onboard temperature loops are recording. The onboard sensors will obviously...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-29-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 324,371
Posted By Capt Cash

Thanks for the info on the wheels, I'm not sure...

Thanks for the info on the wheels, I'm not sure where I can find just Dubro hubs without the tires? Anyway, I may stick with the hubs that came with the Airtops and try to fashion some homemade...
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