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05-02-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By tacx

That would be the 3.0 amp setting.

That would be the 3.0 amp setting.
05-01-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,394
Posted By tacx

Steve, Both diagrams are correct, except the...

Steve,

Both diagrams are correct, except the bottom diagram indicates no battery sizes.

The first diagram is correct when using four 6s packs. Two sets of two packs each. Each set being...
05-01-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By tacx

The meter and knob are only for adjusting the...

The meter and knob are only for adjusting the voltage to a connected glow plug. You normally would only use this if you were not using a portable glow plug driver to start your engine. To connect a...
05-01-2016, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By tacx

2.8 amps

2.8 amps
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-22-2016, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By tacx

agrevating ads

Why do we have to be inundated with tomato ads and womens clothing ads. It seems every aspect of our lives is crammed with ads.

Is there a way to stop this or does RCUniverse get paid for...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,368
Posted By tacx

read the "required" section of the plane link you...

read the "required" section of the plane link you provided.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-22-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 986
Posted By tacx

You need a hobby !

You need a hobby !
03-17-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,975
Posted By tacx

Jolly, I had the same experience with HObby King....

Jolly, I had the same experience with HObby King. The covering was listed as "in stock" at their East warehouse. So, I ordered it, but after 10 days went by and it showed that it had not been shipped...
02-28-2016, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By tacx

A quick check of the engine parts says it is a...

A quick check of the engine parts says it is a 3/8 x 24 thread size.

http://www.horizonhobby.com/crankshaft-%283-8x24%29-e100210%3A-100-evo110210
02-28-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,698
Posted By tacx

The coat hanger method works well. Just slip a...

The coat hanger method works well. Just slip a foam pipe tube over it to protect the plane. Two hooks into the ceiling. I take my wings off but the hangers would work just fine if you leave your...
02-28-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,933
Posted By tacx

Look for thin cotton baby socks. Also, many ankle...

Look for thin cotton baby socks. Also, many ankle socks come in thin cotton.

With an old white t-shirt it's easy to cut out a pattern that will fit your iron and then sew in a cord around the...
12-18-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,164
Posted By tacx

Yes, Tom is correct. Let it dry ( cure ) as long...

Yes, Tom is correct. Let it dry ( cure ) as long as you can. It makes a difference.
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-14-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By tacx

The best set up is to pack up all your belongings...

The best set up is to pack up all your belongings and head south
Forum: Beginners
11-28-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By tacx

The plane comes with separated elevators and a...

The plane comes with separated elevators and a servo pocket for each side. Of course one can revamp it so the elevators are connected, but the plans call for two separate elevators.

I don't find...
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By tacx

Dep293, I have the same plane. You...

Dep293,

I have the same plane.

You don't HAVE to have them on separate channels. You can connect them together with a "Y" harness. If the elevators travel opposite each other, just rotate one...
Forum: Beginners
11-27-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,664
Posted By tacx

First, those are also high wing planes as is the...

First, those are also high wing planes as is the Apprentice.

A good step would be a Avistar which is considered an advanced trainer. It has a semi symmetrical wing which allows more acrobatics....
11-25-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 684
Posted By tacx

Your only concern will be the extra weight. You...

Your only concern will be the extra weight. You would be close to doubling it?
11-25-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,098
Posted By tacx

Nicads and nimh have been the standard for years,...

Nicads and nimh have been the standard for years, but they are on their way out.

Life's are the only way to go.
11-08-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By tacx

Reversing a prop, tractor or pusher, does not...

Reversing a prop, tractor or pusher, does not reverse the air flow. Your APC prop should have printing molded into the front of the prop. The front of the prop should face the front of your plane.
10-30-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 898
Posted By tacx

Yes, they will be fine. Most people think of...

Yes, they will be fine. Most people think of freezing in relationship to water. Battery chemistry doesn't freeze at the same temperature as water or water based fluids.

A good spot to keep your...
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By tacx

Your missing a few items. 1. A receiver ...

Your missing a few items.

1. A receiver

2. A battery to power the receiver and servo.
10-14-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By tacx

Jonboy2, I have read posts that explain how...

Jonboy2,

I have read posts that explain how to do what you are asking. But, if you don't want to be cutting wires etc, etc. Just get a balance lead extension and run the balance lead out to a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-29-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By tacx

Plank the tops with the plastic composites used...

Plank the tops with the plastic composites used for decks. Never rots, never needs painting, oil and fuel will not soak into it and soften it like wood.

Expensive stuff but when you consider...
Forum: Beginners
09-27-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By tacx

What John means is, the nose of the plane is...

What John means is, the nose of the plane is closer to the balance point than the tail of the plane.

As an example, lets say you have a suggested balance point on a plane that is 10" from the...
Forum: Beginners
09-27-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By tacx

Jimmy, How did you end up balancing the...

Jimmy,

How did you end up balancing the plane? Balancing on the spar is not good advice as spars are not always located on the suggested balance point.
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