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02-13-2021, 06:56 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,914
Posted By Lifer

Question on the wing structure: Does it use...

Question on the wing structure: Does it use spruce or bass spars, and does the plan call for shear webs or trusses?
02-07-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,764
Views: 452,597
Posted By Lifer

Now that I've seen the picture of the Sullivan...

Now that I've seen the picture of the Sullivan tank you intend to use, I understand what you meant about the right shape to for the Corsair. Strongly recommend you use the clapper clunk I made for...
02-05-2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,914
Posted By Lifer

Looks like the pilot is observing the build.....

Looks like the pilot is observing the build.....
Forum: Sport Flying
02-02-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,133
Posted By Lifer

Ritches Brew. Made in Houston. Order 20 cases and...

Ritches Brew. Made in Houston. Order 20 cases and the price goes lower. I've been using it exclusively for over 20 years.
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-31-2021, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,739
Views: 373,473
Posted By Lifer

Mines about 14 years old. Floats still attached....

Mines about 14 years old. Floats still attached. Covering is a little wrinkled in some areas, but so is mine. Flies GREAT on a 20cc swinging a 20x6 wood prop. Very realistic.
01-30-2021, 04:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,678
Posted By Lifer

Year 5 completed with no ill affects. Bought a...

Year 5 completed with no ill affects. Bought a new toy hauler this month and plan to take it to some of the major warbird and classic events a couple of states away from Missouri. I'll be easy to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-28-2021, 07:40 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 67,647
Posted By Lifer

Nobody can respond?

Nobody can respond?
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-27-2021, 08:45 AM
Replies: 359
Views: 67,647
Posted By Lifer

For those of you that have assembled the 1.20...

For those of you that have assembled the 1.20 size, did you screw the wings down to the wing tube as detailed in the instructions? I've never seen this called for before and was wondering if it is...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-21-2021, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,246
Views: 219,037
Posted By Lifer

I picked up a new one last year at a swap meet...

I picked up a new one last year at a swap meet thinking it was for the .40 Supertigre. It's the next size up so I believe it is for a .60.The bolt centers look to be 47 or 48 mm. Is that the one you...
01-16-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,914
Posted By Lifer

Radfordc, What 3-blade prop are you using...

Radfordc,

What 3-blade prop are you using and what diameter and pitch?
01-12-2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By Lifer

Best of luck, Sir.

Best of luck, Sir.
01-12-2021, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,268
Posted By Lifer

EBay, the "for sale" forums on RC Universe and...

EBay, the "for sale" forums on RC Universe and the other model plane websites. You might also contact all the local clubs and see if somebody knows something, etc.
01-10-2021, 08:50 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,914
Posted By Lifer

The centering shaft on the DLE 55 is threaded to...

The centering shaft on the DLE 55 is threaded to accept spinner mounting screws, as are most gassers.
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-04-2021, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8,161
Views: 745,978
Posted By Lifer

Capt1957, I hate typing, so send me a PM and...

Capt1957,

I hate typing, so send me a PM and I will give you my personal phone number.
01-04-2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,100
Views: 336,490
Posted By Lifer

Out of my budget, but that has to be the coolest...

Out of my budget, but that has to be the coolest model airplane, ever!
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-04-2021, 01:06 AM
Replies: 8,161
Views: 745,978
Posted By Lifer

Ailerons up is called reflex and that delays...

Ailerons up is called reflex and that delays stall. Putting them down increases the chance of a tip stall...not recommended.
12-30-2020, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 272,341
Posted By Lifer

Slightly too much throw. Are the servo(s) buzzing...

Slightly too much throw. Are the servo(s) buzzing in the up and locked position. If not, don't worry about it.
12-29-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,781
Posted By Lifer

The AMA lost my allegiance many years ago when...

The AMA lost my allegiance many years ago when they tossed the traditional flyer aside and jumped on the multi-rotor bandwagon. Additionally, as discussed in this thread they haven't enforced their...
12-29-2020, 03:33 AM
Replies: 4,278
Views: 450,635
Posted By Lifer

Nice Spitfire. What engine/prop are you using?

Nice Spitfire. What engine/prop are you using?
12-28-2020, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 272,341
Posted By Lifer

If your transmitter has the feature, I believe...

If your transmitter has the feature, I believe you can also slow down the servo speed on those A7040's. Looks a lot more realistic having a 5 or 6 second transit speed.
12-27-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,794
Views: 272,341
Posted By Lifer

I have several sets of Robart pneumatics and no...

I have several sets of Robart pneumatics and no major issues to date except the air tanks would spin and tie the airlines in to knots. That was cured with a few dabs of Shoo Goo. The gears are sturdy...
12-27-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,914
Posted By Lifer

Mike knows a local machinist that can cut your...

Mike knows a local machinist that can cut your spinner.
12-23-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,914
Posted By Lifer

I checked the Top Flite Giant P-40, and it's 5.5"...

I checked the Top Flite Giant P-40, and it's 5.5" and of course not a parabolic.
12-23-2020, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By Lifer

After run oil is injected directly thru the carb...

After run oil is injected directly thru the carb or into the exhaust port so it doesn't directly impact the o-ring. I always run the engine dry at the end of the season and then oil it well for...
12-21-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 53,906
Posted By Lifer

Plus 1 on CK1's post. The plywood lacks...

Plus 1 on CK1's post. The plywood lacks sufficient adhesive between the plys and as a result, the strength is minimal. A good soaking with thin C/A is the answer.
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