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Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2020, 03:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 561
Posted By RBACONS

I think this is backwards. If the paint/dope is...

I think this is backwards. If the paint/dope is not fuel proof, its the top coat (i.e. clear coat) not the primer, that needs to be fuel proof.
01-16-2020, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By RBACONS

You may want to double check. 9 Degrees sounds...

You may want to double check. 9 Degrees sounds like a lot. I think the full size dihedral is 5 degrees.
01-09-2020, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By RBACONS

1. If you know the dihedral angle, then its 90...

1. If you know the dihedral angle, then its 90 deg - dihedral angle.

2. If the plans just tell you how much to block up the wing tip, then you'll need to measure the distance from the root rib...
01-09-2020, 03:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 554
Posted By RBACONS

Absolutely.

Absolutely.
01-07-2020, 03:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
Posted By RBACONS

BTEModels.com

BTEModels.com
Forum: Beginners
12-29-2019, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 644
Posted By RBACONS

Iron Cross

Iron Cross
12-24-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 625
Posted By RBACONS

Krill Aircraft sells replacement 35% wheel pants...

Krill Aircraft sells replacement 35% wheel pants in white. Part Number 2010300.02. I would suspect other large scale aircraft manufacturers would as well.
Forum: Marketplace
08-02-2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By RBACONS

35% Carden Extra 300S

35% Carden Extra 300S with strong/reliable DA-100, Mejzlik 3-blade 24 x 12. Wing and stab bags, rudder cover, and Carden canopy helmet. Set up with dual Futaba receivers, 3 heavy-duty switches/3...
07-28-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 751
Posted By RBACONS

I would try calling Central Hobbies. They may be...

I would try calling Central Hobbies. They may be able to help you out.
Forum: Beginners
07-09-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By RBACONS

You need a 4-channel receiver that is compatible...

You need a 4-channel receiver that is compatible with your transmitter. Without knowing the make and model of your transmitter, really can't be more specific.
Forum: Beginners
06-05-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,120
Posted By RBACONS

Go to modelaircraft.org. On the home page, under...

Go to modelaircraft.org. On the home page, under Media/Resources, there is a link for Find A Club/Flying Site. It shows a dozen clubs within 15 miles of 60176 and provides links to get in touch...
06-02-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,111
Posted By RBACONS

They are one and the same. GPMA 1295 is the...

They are one and the same. GPMA 1295 is the Great Planes part number. YMF 5D is just the WACO model. Take the best price you can find as long as its a reputable dealer.
03-07-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By RBACONS

What I do it assemble a wing but don't glue in...

What I do it assemble a wing but don't glue in the root rib yet. Then block up the wing tip 1 1/4" and glue in the root rib vertical to the building surface.
Forum: Beginners
02-19-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,419
Posted By RBACONS

Those servos are more than adequate for that cub....

Those servos are more than adequate for that cub. You can use better servos but you probably won't notice any difference given the way cubs fly. Looks like 4 servos if you use an aileron bell crank...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-18-2019, 01:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,230
Posted By RBACONS

I don't think you can say how much differential...

I don't think you can say how much differential to put in independent of how many degrees of aileron throw the plane has. Instead, starting with equal up and down movement, pull up to a 45 deg...
02-13-2019, 04:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 854
Posted By RBACONS

National Balsa is one of the better suppliers...

National Balsa is one of the better suppliers nowadays.
02-09-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By RBACONS

Maybe in theory but I haven't experienced any...

Maybe in theory but I haven't experienced any loss in rpms, so therefore no loss in power. The on-board glow is simply because 1) the OS twins have been known to drop a cylinder from time to time...
02-09-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 576
Posted By RBACONS

The FT160 definitely benefits from an on-board...

The FT160 definitely benefits from an on-board glow system. Switching to Fox Miracle plugs will also let you lean the engine more and greatly improve fuel economy.
Forum: Beginners
02-09-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,628
Posted By RBACONS

Would you be willing to share them? I have a set...

Would you be willing to share them? I have a set of wings and would like to scratch build a new fuse and tail feathers for it.
Forum: Beginners
02-06-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 889
Posted By RBACONS

There are some 32 sanctioned flying clubs in CT. ...

There are some 32 sanctioned flying clubs in CT. Given the size of CT, I would suspect you are probably fairly close to an existing club which would likely be more than willing to train you to fly. ...
01-27-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By RBACONS

There are several options. I'll give you the one...

There are several options. I'll give you the one I use and I'll let others will chime in with their alternatives.

I use Stits Lite fabric (from F&M Enterprises) for the covering. It gets applied...
Forum: Beginners
01-27-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 889
Posted By RBACONS

That is the trouble with those systems. In Safe...

That is the trouble with those systems. In Safe mode, it allows you to fly, making all kinds of mistakes and ingraining them into your muscle memory, but keeps the plane in the air. When switched...
01-09-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By RBACONS

I sand (or wire brush) the area to be soldered...

I sand (or wire brush) the area to be soldered until it is nice and shiny and wipe down with alcohol, then wrap the 2 pieces with thin single strand copper wire. I use Stay-Brite silver solder...
01-08-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By RBACONS

Most folks use K&S Music Wire for landing gear,...

Most folks use K&S Music Wire for landing gear, not cold rolled steel. In round numbers, music wire is about 60 times harder, 4 times more elastic, and 50 times stronger (tensile strength) than the...
01-04-2019, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By RBACONS

Definitely want an on-board glow with the 1.60...

Definitely want an on-board glow with the 1.60 twin. McDaniels, Sonic Tronics, and ElectroDynamics make dual-cylinder on-board glow drivers, to name a few. In addition to being able to set them to...
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