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Forum: Kit Building
08-19-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,994
Posted By longboard

RE: Is Monokote really garbage??

One of the guys at my club tells me that balsarite is nothing but nitrate dope!Does anyone know if this is true?
07-04-2007, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,327
Posted By longboard

electrifying the Sig Riser

I have a Sig "Riser"that I'd like to convert to electric .I'm not sure whether to go brushless or not.I don't want to use li-po's probably NI-MH.What type of motor would you reccomend for a...
03-22-2007, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By longboard

new tx battery or cycler?

I have a Hitec Focus 6 transmitter that I haven't used in quite a while.I charged it last night and it did not fully charge.It's right on the line of the fully charged section of the meter(not...
01-01-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By longboard

wash-in in a PT-40 wing

I was building a Great Planes PT-40 MKII and mistakenly put the wash- out jigs on the wing backward.This was an older kit before the instruction manual was updtaed and the the placement of the jigs...
Forum: Beginners
02-11-2006, 06:59 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 21,231
Posted By longboard


I'm building my second PT-40 wing.I got a kit before they updated the instruction manual and I mounted the wash-out jigs backwards so I have wash-in instead.Would there be a problem with just...
Forum: Kit Building
02-02-2006, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,461
Posted By longboard

RE: wing warp, how do I fix it??

I have a similar problem with a Great Planes PT-40 MK-II.Igot a kit before they updated the construction manual and I used the wing jig that sets the wash-out in the wing panels(both)backwards so now...
Forum: Beginners
01-20-2006, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 536
Posted By longboard

FMA Co-Pilot

I've seen acouple of ads in the RCU classified for the FMA Direct Co-Pilot.Does any one have any experiance with this unit?Is it a wothwhile install even if learnig to fly with an instructer and...
06-05-2004, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By longboard

weather sealing tape as hinge material

Iwas surfing the Tufflite web page and saw that they reccomended using weatherseal tape for hinging material on their combat models and thei"4-D"model.has anyone tried this stuff?I'm at the point...
Forum: Beginners
05-30-2004, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,555
Posted By longboard

RE: fiberglassing wing center

I just got done glassing the center section of my stick 40 plus and had something happen that I never saw before.I soaked the bottles of Epoxy(Hanger 9 30 Minute)in hot water to thin it for easier...
Forum: Beginners
05-15-2004, 07:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,993
Posted By longboard

RE: Balsa USA Stick Forty Plus

I'm building a Stick 40 Plus right now.I've got the fuselage and half the wing done.The outer nyrod sheaths for the aileron pushrods go between the spars at the 3rd and 5th rib bay do I need to run...
05-08-2004, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By longboard

dual aileron servos on a balsa usa stick 40 plus

:D I'm building a Balsa USA Stick 40 Plus.I saw elsewhere on the site that the wing needs some re-enforcement .I was going to use Fiberglass tape on the center section anyway but I'm also going to...
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