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12-03-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,513
Posted By mpriestley

Yes. The robart retracts work fine. I did have to...

Yes. The robart retracts work fine. I did have to use some shims between the mounting blocks and the retract mount. It was very easy. I think it was about 1/4 inch shim on the mains and the nose...
09-06-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 19,513
Posted By mpriestley

Can anyone comment on the CG balance on this...

Can anyone comment on the CG balance on this plane. I have a EVO 26 gx in mine with everything as far forward as possible and still require 1.25 lbs of lead in the nose to balance.

Any notes are...
05-31-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,953
Posted By mpriestley

RE: Wing MFG ??

hello,

is there anyone out there that has a b25 kit from Wing MFG that can tell me how large the fuel tanks are supposed to be and what brand they are? I am just about finished with this kit...
01-22-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,009
Posted By mpriestley

OS FS-30S 4stroke valve spring breaking

Hi Bill,

I have just finished running my engines againg for a c-130. I broke another exhaust valve spring on one engine! this is a brand new, OS part. The engine seemed to run great, I only...
01-21-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By mpriestley

RE: OS 30sf 4stroke

Can you give me any reason or guidance as to why all 4 exhaust springs broke? Why non of the intake springs broke?

Do the engines need additional break in time now that they have new exhaust...
01-20-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By mpriestley

OS 30sf 4stroke

Hello,

My question revolves around the rpm recommendations and limits for OS FS-30s engines. In addition some questions pertaining to the Valves and valve springs.

In the manual it states...
Forum: Seaplanes
10-20-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 27,872
Posted By mpriestley

RE: PBY Catalina ARF by Great Planes

Tony F,

How does yours fly with your motor set up? I have a set of the same motors eflight 450 park flyers and I am about ready to pull the trigger on ordering one. I decided to get a GP...
Forum: Seaplanes
08-27-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 27,872
Posted By mpriestley

RE: PBY Catalina ARF by Great Planes

Great thread guys,

I am hoping to get some info on the slow speed characteristics. I am considering purchasing one of these for a local lake, it is fairly small, "a community lake" with homes...
02-08-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 235,608
Posted By mpriestley

RE: BALSA USA 1/3 SOPWITH PUP?????

Big Thank you for the reply guys.

You can imagine the feeling I had last night, I have worked long and hard, I think of my self as a good builder, and I am always weight conscious. But...
02-07-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 235,608
Posted By mpriestley

RE: BALSA USA 1/3 SOPWITH PUP?????

Hi guys,

Hope you dont mind me jumping in here.

I have just balanced my 1/3 scale BUSA pup for almost nose heavy, (tail was level), it took 10lbs!

I am running the g62 with the Mick...
12-09-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2,995
Views: 460,015
Posted By mpriestley

RE: KMP / YT FW-190 Build Thread

Hello to the thread,

Thank you for all the help,

I am hoping I can get someone to verify a langing gear question, I just noticed that the actual retract was a regular 90 degree retrect, I...
03-20-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,621
Posted By mpriestley

RE: paint color for a sopwith pup

I have basically been paralyzed by the paint situation. I was getting ready to just try and get something that looked close. I have been struggling with the choice of Butyrate or Household paint...
03-19-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,621
Posted By mpriestley

RE: paint color for a sopwith pup

Bob,

THANK YOU,

I have been to their site before but for some reason I thought they were only doing WWII colors.

I am so excited! Thank you!
03-17-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,621
Posted By mpriestley

paint color for a sopwith pup

Hello,

I am looking for some guidance regarding the paint for my Sopwith Pup.

At this point I am open to finishing with Butyrate or household latex.

My biggest problem is trying to...
02-21-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,151
Posted By mpriestley

RE: Thinning Dope?

I really appreciate the tips guys.

I have obviously never worked with Dope before and I was a bit intimidated.

If there are any other tips out there i am all ears. :)

I postponed the...
02-20-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,151
Posted By mpriestley

RE: Thinning Dope?

Beautiful Plane!

and Really nice paint job.

I have been wavering on what paint I will use.

Butyrate or some other program.

it sounds like you really had a good time with the...
02-20-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,151
Posted By mpriestley

RE: Thinning Dope?

Thank you guys,

Looks like I am ready to Dope some wings today.
02-20-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,151
Posted By mpriestley

RE: Thinning Dope?

Thank you for the help.

So in general it should be more like milk vs. a glue like viscosity?
02-20-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,151
Posted By mpriestley

Thinning Dope?

I am hoping to get some advise on thinning Dope.

I am finishing a BUSA 1/3 Pup and I am ready to dope the covering.

I am looking for advise regarding the Sig Nitrate Dope.

How "thin"...
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By mpriestley

JR Radio, Hitec Reciever & Servos

Good afternoon,

My question is for re-assurance I guess.

I have a JR 9303 radio and purchased a plane with all hitec servos.

Am I better off to use a Hitec Receiver vs. JR receiver?...
01-24-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,498
Posted By mpriestley

RE: Gear & Door Sequencers?

Thank you bud,

I will be using air retracts and mechanical gear doors.

Sounds like a winner.

will hit the go button right now.
01-24-2008, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,498
Posted By mpriestley

RE: Gear & Door Sequencers?

Hey guys.

I am back at this sequencer question.

I thought I had made up my mind to go with the EMS/Jomar sequencer and then I had a question.

can I operate a trike landing gear system...
01-24-2008, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 812
Posted By mpriestley

4 1/2" scale tires?

Need some help finding scale tires for my B-25

I have built a wing mfg B-25, the plans call for 4 1/2 inch tires on the mains

Robart does not make a 4 1/2
Dubro has an inflatable tire but...
01-24-2008, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By mpriestley

scale 4 1/2" tires?

Need some suggestions.

I am building a wing mfg B-25, The plans call for 4 1/2 inch tires.

Robart only has 4" tires
Dubro makes a inflatable 4 1/2" tires but they seem pretty heavy

...
01-22-2008, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By mpriestley

RE: 3-view Drawings, Best place to buy

quick question for Mike Perik.

I checked out the site you recommended.

is this Free?

I found the 3 views for the b-25 and it just says to download it and or save it to file.

how...
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