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06-18-2006, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: My first build.

Yeah not too sure about this no drinking whilst building or flying rules. Sounds pretty restrictive to me. Best not let the Bora Ridge guys hear about that. [&:]:eek:[X(]

;)

Yes, the...
06-15-2006, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Lancair-RCU

My first build.

Hi all,
This is my first time building anything in about 20yrs, last time it was a kit of 2ch glider and I was 15.

This is an "Easy 3D", a free plan with RCM&E magazine, March edition.
Im...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-08-2006, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 599
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YS 63 FZ Quits at over 1/2 throttle - HELP please

The regulator is your problem. I cant remember which way it goes on now, but reverse the way you have it.

I had exactly the same issues with my 63FZ.

Ive seen the light now and dont own a...
04-16-2006, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: Help ID this engine please ?

Ive been busy with other models etc etc, thanks for the reply.

Ive spun the motor with a starter with the plug grounded against the engine and got what Id call a weak spark. Next step is connect...
04-12-2006, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: Help ID this engine please ?

OK, I needed to be more clear in my request.
The engine does not have any wiring other than the lead from ? magneto ? the spark plug. This lead is sheathed in a wire mesh sleave. The last 2 inches...
04-11-2006, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: Help ID this engine please ?

Excellant. Thanks for the replies.

Now can someone tell me or point me in the right direction to learn more about the engine. In particular the carby and ignition system ? or in other words, "...
04-11-2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 973
Posted By Lancair-RCU

Help ID this engine please ?

Hiya all,
I know very little about spark ignition engines and need some help with this one.

I picked it up from a friend for next to nothing. He bought it from a retired old gent who was...
Forum: Kit Building
04-06-2006, 06:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,430
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: Sig Wonder

I flew my Sig Wonder for the first time today.
I bought the wing and fuselage almost ready to cover from a club member for $40. It has an OS15 with a 7x4 prop(i think) up front, a motor I bought...
09-17-2005, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 611
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: Using Google Earth

Google earth is amazing.

The detail available in some locations is stunning. Ive used it like you to fly to places Ive been.
Great fun and could be a usefull aid for flight planning.

...
09-07-2005, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: Idiots guide for assigning / mixing channels

I may well be wrong, but I dont believe its possible.

Re assigning switches etc is done in System setup under Device Select.

EDIT: I am wrong. It is possible to create a mix using the...
08-27-2005, 11:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: JR 9X v2

Jack,
Im sure you know by now anyway, but in case you didnt ;) the Synth modules for the 9Xv2 are available in Aust, as are the matching Rx's.
I pick one up next week :D

Lancair
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-19-2005, 10:01 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

Chris, pretty much everything except maybe a control horn or two is re-useable, unlike your tragic mishap.
The Adrenalin with the OS140 was awesome, so Im considering another, I know I said...
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-18-2005, 07:58 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

Ive been thinking more about the crash flight and what Id done prior to the incident. I took off and held a 45 degree upline for about 100m then pulled vertical and went to full power, flicked high...
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-18-2005, 02:43 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

Well another one bites the dust. Well mine bit a cow paddock at great speed.

Second flight, going great, power was awesome. Vertical till its outa sight if ya wanted. Model was in a gentle left...
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-16-2005, 07:36 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

Well at long last my Adrenalin is almost ready to fly. I need to re-check my control throws and run the engine a few times to make sure its right.

Chris B Chips, Im wondering how the heck did...
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-13-2005, 03:30 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

Chris, thats not good news at all. [X(][X(][X(][X(][X(][&:][:@]:([:@]:([:@]:([:'(][:o][:-][&o]

:eek:

BUGGER.

Meanwhile I might just throw my adrenalin in the river. I havent flown...
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-12-2005, 05:29 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

The tailwheel had occured to me as being a third hinge point but Im going to put in another hinge, if I can find a spare one.
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-11-2005, 06:03 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

Ive got a question for everyone whos built an Adrenalin.

The rudder hinges, did you really just use two hinges on the top half only, as per the instructions and as supplied ? To me thats putting...
Forum: 3D Flying!
05-26-2005, 07:15 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

Funny one Darran.
Dont give up ya day job tho'.


To those who have reinforced the firewall, what did you do exactly to reinforce it ? ?
Forum: 3D Flying!
05-26-2005, 06:12 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

Im slowly, very slowly, putting my Adrenalin together.
An OS140 is going up front on mine.

Well done Darran. Congrats to the other winners in sportsman.
Chris B Chips you just get better...
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-09-2005, 08:38 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 106,317
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: YT International ADRENALINE

Whats the conclusion re the thrust offset ?
Vortec has suggested to me that he felt it needed more right thrust, elsewhere I read the the down is maybe not so needed ?

I have an OS140 with a...
03-15-2005, 10:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,534
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: OS140 Troubles

The wing deal didnt eventuate, someone doesnt know who told who or whatever ? No deal at that price anyway. Still evaluating options but its not looking good, no finance available right now for a...
03-09-2005, 03:48 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 36,849
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: CMPRO LEO 110

Actually the damage was limited to the fuselage sides where the wings were pushed backwards, and the left wing in a few pieces.
Replacement wings arent possible for a reasonble cost and Im no...
03-08-2005, 11:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 36,849
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: CMPRO LEO 110

Yeah thats too short by about 15-20cm. [:-]

Bugger. [:@] [:o]
03-08-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 36,849
Posted By Lancair-RCU

RE: CMPRO LEO 110

Indeed I did buy an ESM Arresti III.

Unfortunately it suffered a case of CFIT.

The "T" being "trees" at the southern end of our new field in Ballina.
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