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08-24-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

Ash, Can't speak for Nick on his...

Ash,

Can't speak for Nick on his installation, but with some trimming of the mounting tab to get the distances correct you should be able to mount the pheonix hinges on the inside of the spar. ...
05-30-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

CaptRKO, Using an EME60, with their starter....

CaptRKO,

Using an EME60, with their starter. Will fit a DLE55 too. Don't believe it will work with the G62. Was swinging a 23X10 Biela 3 blade warbird prop at 6700 RPM. Lots of power... ...
05-28-2014, 01:54 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Finally got to maiden my girl last Sunday. Flew...

Finally got to maiden my girl last Sunday. Flew great, for 3 minutes...engine conked out and had to dead stick. Minor damage (lost the gear doors...dumb thumb....pilot (me) forgot to put the gear...
03-16-2014, 04:18 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

Ran the motor for the second time yesterday. ...

Ran the motor for the second time yesterday. Actually made sure I had a working tachometer this time. The EME60 tached out at 6500 RPM with the 23-10 Biela Corsair style 3 blade prop. According to...
03-02-2014, 12:28 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Scott, I agree, the wrinkles are very...

Scott,

I agree, the wrinkles are very annoying, and they keep coming back....LOL...I figure I'll give it a season or two then see about stripping and glassing it. I want to see how she does on...
02-25-2014, 04:23 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Nick, Thanks for the pic. Just what I...

Nick,

Thanks for the pic. Just what I needed. Hopefully I'll be able to get to cutting off the rudder and re-hinging it this weekend. I'm running an EME60 in my bird. My tach seems to have...
02-23-2014, 12:38 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Ran the motor for the first time today...seems to...

Ran the motor for the first time today...seems to have good power with the Biela 22-10 three blade...I did encounter one problem, and I hope someone can help...The top rudder hinge broke...not sure...
02-17-2014, 04:36 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Here is the video to go with the pics. Hope it...

Here is the video to go with the pics. Hope it can offer some assistance for the gear doors...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIrk4vO2COY&feature=c4-overview&list=UUXQMLgyBdEi1yrrFnwRI5pQ
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02-17-2014, 09:53 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

So, is anyone flying these birds? The vids...

So, is anyone flying these birds? The vids online are limited. I would love to see some more videos, or hear how your birds handle. Any weights from completed birds? Balance set ups?

This one...
02-17-2014, 09:47 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

The door set up is nothing fancy...basically, on...

The door set up is nothing fancy...basically, on the servo in the wing center section, the top half of the control arm is set for the left side doors (both are a push to open/pull to close) and the...
02-17-2014, 03:55 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

Jarrod, I used a single servo mounted...

Jarrod,

I used a single servo mounted forward of the two flap servos in the center section of the wing. This servo controls the four push rods for the doors. I hinged the doors, basically as...
02-16-2014, 03:05 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Please sign me up too...Several Byron/Iron Bay...

Please sign me up too...Several Byron/Iron Bay corsairs (on take-off), and the latest Hangar9 60cc...EME60/electric start, Robart electric retracts, flaps, gear doors...waiting for a bit warmer...
02-16-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Well finally about done with the build on mine. ...

Well finally about done with the build on mine. Weighing in at about 28-29 lbs, EME60 with electric start and all the trimmin's, she's ready for motor break in. Now if it would only warm up and...
02-01-2014, 04:22 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

I remember seeing something back on page 17 where...

I remember seeing something back on page 17 where one of the corsairs was lost due to the wing dowels coming loose. There was a recommendation to cut out a set of holes above the dowels in the...
01-13-2014, 03:46 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Good evening. As they sit now, they appear to be...

Good evening. As they sit now, they appear to be reversed. The wheels will be on the outboard side and the axle will rotate into the wheel well when left and right are correct. Upon closer...
12-15-2013, 09:55 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

Mitch, What's the gear controller with...

Mitch,

What's the gear controller with integrated sequencer run? Sounds like it will replace the original Robart controller and allow sequencing of the doors...pretty nice.

Thanks for your...
12-08-2013, 04:10 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

The 12 does allow for slow speed in both...

The 12 does allow for slow speed in both directions, just not a delay for when the servo starts like the DX18 does. Go figure...the 12X is about twice the price and doesn't do half the...
12-03-2013, 03:25 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Sno, I set it up on the Flight Mode switch...

Sno,

I set it up on the Flight Mode switch since that is right above the gear switch on the 12X. Been flying that transmitter too long to go hunting too far for the gear switch. The three way...
12-01-2013, 06:08 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

Using the flap switch for the flaps...three...

Using the flap switch for the flaps...three positions, up, mid and full....gotta love full flaps on a corsair... It will be a bit different this time using the Flight Mode switch for the gear/doors,...
12-01-2013, 05:01 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

Snobird, I finally gave up on the sequencer,...

Snobird,

I finally gave up on the sequencer, and did just as you suggested...tied the gear and an aux channel to the flight mode switch (on the JR12X just in front of the retract switch). Spent...
11-30-2013, 05:17 AM
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Views: 713
Posted By rschaffer

What size battery are you using? I believe it...

What size battery are you using? I believe it needs to be a minimum 6v battery. I've removed the jumper on mine, and I'm using an 11.1v LiPo with a voltage regulator to bring it down to 9v, and...
11-30-2013, 05:06 AM
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Views: 5,214
Posted By rschaffer

Good morning, I have a set of the Robart...

Good morning,

I have a set of the Robart Electric retracts for a 86" corsair. The issue I'm having is trying to get a EMS-Jomar gear door sequencer to work with the electric retracts. When all...
11-30-2013, 04:37 AM
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Posted By rschaffer

Ok, so I start working on the gear doors, I'm...

Ok, so I start working on the gear doors, I'm using Robart's electric retracts and an EMS Jomar gear door sequencer. I operate the gear, the door servo cycles first, then the gear retract. Flip the...
11-01-2013, 03:36 PM
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Posted By rschaffer

Well, I just ordered mine. Going to try the...

Well, I just ordered mine. Going to try the EME60 with the electric start option...see how that works out. Looking at the above, I guess I'll be checking the firewall pretty good :o
09-02-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,542
Posted By rschaffer

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1915790Cool, looks like it's coming together well. With about a month to go, me and the Crazy Chicken are looking forward to getting rid...
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