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09-26-2019, 09:18 AM
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Posted By thevirginian

Va. Beach MAD-Patrol 2019

Hey Guys,
Just wanted to remind y'all that TRC is hosting their annual MAD-Patrol event 2019 at the famous venue, the Military Aviation Museum in Va. Beach, VA again. The event will start Oct. 2rd...
03-03-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/dsc02269_2__aedf701d7b2b427211b443e9d20a415221d2f9b6.jpg
As good as done! Mine came out to 25.5 lbs. No additional weight needed...
03-03-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By thevirginian

Nice job! But I think he was talking about full...

Nice job! But I think he was talking about full scale plans. And how he could down size them.
03-03-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 477
Posted By thevirginian

How large are the "full scale plans"? Are you...

How large are the "full scale plans"? Are you using Autocad, or a 3D program? There are full scale plotters for commercial use on the market for converting full scale scale raster drawings into...
02-16-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

Although I had planned to put a Saito FG90 R3 in...

Although I had planned to put a Saito FG90 R3 in this airplane, I changed my mind due to quite a few less encouraging posts about this engine. First, the gas/oil mixture is different compared to a...
02-14-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By thevirginian

I mix all of my gas with Stihl Premium 2Cycle...

I mix all of my gas with Stihl Premium 2Cycle oil. I also use a one liter container and a metric syringe for the oil. It's a lot easier to calculate the proper mixing proportions, if you do it in...
01-30-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

Oops, one picture didn't attach. Here it...

Oops,
one picture didn't attach. Here it is.https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1632x1224/dsc02262_4dd575f041fb23c690b4fb9085c0012167eddc3f.jpg
01-30-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

Here is one issue that had to be corrected. The...

Here is one issue that had to be corrected. The small wing brackets for the N-struts are right angle aluminum pieces. Since the N-struts are slanted to the wing surfaces these little brackets had to...
01-28-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1224x1632/dsc02263_a2232d65a06bfbcd3b8a3132e533be3c5b28f13c.jpg...
01-27-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

Next step: The landing gear. When cutting the ABS...

Next step: The landing gear. When cutting the ABS fairing parts care must be taken. The plastic will crack easily and the white paint will chip off. I heated the parts with the heat gun clamped...
01-26-2019, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

I started this project by following the...

I started this project by following the instructions in the very detailed manual. Gluing the hinge points of the ailerons into the wings. Next was the installation of the aileron servos. I went with...
11-23-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

Thanks CK1 for allowing me to use your thread for...

Thanks CK1 for allowing me to use your thread for my build. The motor I am planning to use is the Saito 90R3. It is a four stroke gasser and fits nicely under the hood. I know a good 60cc single, or...
11-23-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

Thanks CK1, Please forgive me for hijacking you...

Thanks CK1,
Please forgive me for hijacking you thread without asking you for permission. But if you don't mind I would like to post some pictures from time to time with the progress of my build. I...
11-22-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,141
Posted By thevirginian

Received a huge box from Tower yesterday, after...

Received a huge box from Tower yesterday, after work. Opened it today and inspected every part. NO DAMAGES, what so ever. Covering is top notch, not even one wrinkle. I will go over the interior with...
12-13-2016, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By thevirginian

Earth magnets

I am planning to add some earth magnets to a couple of access doors on my giant scale Sopwith Pup. I am not sure, if these strong earth magnets would interfere with the receiver, which is only about...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-10-2016, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By thevirginian

Thanks a bunch for your reply

Thanks a bunch for your reply
Forum: Gas Engines
02-10-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 801
Posted By thevirginian

Experience with DLE 85

I am planning to buy a DLE 85 for my 1/3 scale BUSA Sopwith PUP. I know this would be plenty of power for this airplane. But I don't want to put a wimpy motor on this plane and then have to add even...
06-02-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 224,178
Posted By thevirginian

oliver75, I am going to do the same thing as you...

oliver75, I am going to do the same thing as you just pointed out. I already have the 3/8 carbon tubing and the K&S brass tubing that slide over the carbon. The bottom wing was easy. I drilled 3/8...
11-04-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 224,178
Posted By thevirginian

Andy, your love to details is incredible....

Andy,
your love to details is incredible. That's what building such an airplane is all about. I did pretty much the same thing when I built my 1/4
scale BUSA D7. Here are a few pictures...
11-01-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 224,178
Posted By thevirginian

He Andy, Amazing work what you are doing. I am...

He Andy,
Amazing work what you are doing. I am far behind you. I just started the fuse. Tail feathers are done, so far. I am planning to power mine with an EME-70 Twin. Looks like a decent motor for...
10-31-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 224,178
Posted By thevirginian

Hello Andy, I am building the same Pup. Just...

Hello Andy,
I am building the same Pup. Just started with mine and thought of opening another building thread. But if you continue here on RCU, I could pitch in, if you don't mind. I love what you...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-08-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,835
Posted By thevirginian

RE: CRRC GF50I 50cc great deal or got screwed? We will see.

joncammarata, search for this engine in this forum. There is another thread somewhere, way back. BTW, I have the same engine and I am very happy with it. It is an incredibly strong engine thqat also...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-08-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By thevirginian

RE: dl50

If this motor hasn't been abused, then you should have one of the best and most reliable 50cc motors there is. I have one of them for five or six years without not a single problem. Still running...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-02-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6,841
Views: 725,617
Posted By thevirginian

RE: RCGF Engines

Thanks captmicom. Hopefully I will not need any parts (soon), if this engine performs nearly as good, as my good ol' trusty DL-50 did. So far, so good. After about five years of usage I just put a...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-01-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6,841
Views: 725,617
Posted By thevirginian

RE: RCGF Engines

BP Hobbies out of NJ show this engine on their website for $307.00. In case I need parts, what's the best place to call?
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