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05-23-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By TonyF

I use the grease Contra supplies. Available...

I use the grease Contra supplies. Available through F3A Unlimited.
05-22-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,072
Posted By TonyF

I have only owned Contra drives. First the V.1,...

I have only owned Contra drives. First the V.1, all the iterations through V.3 and now V.4's. I have flown the Adverun and built installations for two models using them. I haven't flown the Adverun...
02-04-2019, 07:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 15,033
Posted By TonyF

1/4" x 20.

1/4" x 20.
04-24-2018, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By TonyF

Heck, it took 30 years for the FAI to incorporate...

Heck, it took 30 years for the FAI to incorporate 1/2 points!
02-19-2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,093
Posted By TonyF

I can tell by many of the comments that...

I can tell by many of the comments that practically no one posting has actually installed a currently available gyro system, set it up and tuned it. I work a lot with the club members at my field and...
01-20-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,093
Posted By TonyF

In AMA pattern Sportsman already fly in the box...

In AMA pattern Sportsman already fly in the box for short series of maneuvers with exit and reentry to the box. It is when going to Intermediate that all of the maneuvers must stay in the box, much...
01-20-2018, 04:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,093
Posted By TonyF

As far as I know, and I use the AR7200BX, the...

As far as I know, and I use the AR7200BX, the axis of the unit still need to be aligned with the axis of the model. Yes, it can be oriented in different ways, but the axis must still align. And...
01-16-2018, 09:32 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,093
Posted By TonyF

Over time I have spent a lot of effort getting...

Over time I have spent a lot of effort getting new people in to RC Aerobatics. One thing that is evident, we are not getting younger people in to the event. For the most part it is the...
12-27-2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 559,152
Posted By TonyF

The last few months I have been working with Mike...

The last few months I have been working with Mike Gaishin on some improvements and upgrades on the Contra V4. I have been very impressed working with Mike on his determination to keep the V4 Contra...
10-12-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 37,387
Posted By TonyF

I have an Inspire and I thought it was the best...

I have an Inspire and I thought it was the best flying model I ever had until I got the Agenda. I feel my Agenda flies great. I don't understand the comments about rolling issues. I've never seen any...
10-12-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 559,152
Posted By TonyF

Just look on Facebook for Tony Frackowiak.

Just look on Facebook for Tony Frackowiak.
10-07-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,990
Views: 559,152
Posted By TonyF

I can attest that the BJ Craft Agenda is another...

I can attest that the BJ Craft Agenda is another excellent choice. Before it I was also flying an Inspire and I wasn't sure anything would fly better than that. But the Agenda flies everything I have...
05-23-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

Here are the finished mounts for the Gator...

Here are the finished mounts for the Gator adjusters.
05-23-2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

BJ Craft supplies two wing adjusters with the...

BJ Craft supplies two wing adjusters with the kit. The intent is to mount the wing using just these two, fly the model, make any adjustments, then glue in the parts for the remaining two locations. I...
05-23-2017, 03:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

To finish off the landing gear I installed the...

To finish off the landing gear I installed the tail wheel. The supplied tail wheel assembly works great if installed correctly. I start with gluing in the nylon pivot bearing. It has threads on it,...
05-21-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

I think the wheel pants on the BJ Craft planes...

I think the wheel pants on the BJ Craft planes have gotten kind of a bad rep. If done correctly I think it is a great system. I have never broken a pant after I learned the right way to do this...
05-21-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,172
Posted By TonyF

Boy, I do too!

Boy, I do too!
05-11-2017, 10:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

Next I installed the landing gear legs. I was...

Next I installed the landing gear legs. I was happy to see that gone are the days when you had to work on the fuselage openings to install the gear. I didn’t have to open anything up. But not gone is...
05-11-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

To cut the holes I use a dremel with a carbide...

To cut the holes I use a dremel with a carbide bit. I use an 110vAc dremel as I don't think the battery powered ones I've had turn up fast enough. The faster these things turn the less likely they...
05-11-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

Using the templates BJ Craft supply with each...

Using the templates BJ Craft supply with each model, I now mark off and cut the cooling holes. I used a pic on BJ's website to locate the holes. I put masking tape on the fuse where the holes will be...
05-11-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

Now is when you have to check the accuracy of the...

Now is when you have to check the accuracy of the hinge slots. Most of the time the centering of the rudder to the fin will not be correct. Now is the time to check that and adjust the hinge slots...
05-11-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

Sorry for the slow updates, but RCU is getting...

Sorry for the slow updates, but RCU is getting increasingly difficult for me on my 10 yr old computer! BTW, I am much further along on my Facebook page.

This is the first pattern model where I am...
05-10-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

The last few pattern models I have done I've...

The last few pattern models I have done I've installed a removable battery tray. I make it out of a good grade of 1/8" 5-ply plywood. The cross pieces are 1/4" carbon fiber tubes. The mounting pieces...
05-10-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

So on to the rear support. The needle bearing in...

So on to the rear support. The needle bearing in the grommet has worked for me so that's what I'll use here. The frame is held in the fuse with the rubber grommets and the formers glued in to the...
04-14-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,467
Posted By TonyF

Now I took the 1/16" ply nose ring spacer I made...

Now I took the 1/16" ply nose ring spacer I made up several installations ago and lightly tack glue it to the nose. Just three very small spots of medium CA is what I used. This creates the slight...
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