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03-27-2007, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,160
Posted By smitymax

RE: Fiberglass cloth scissors...

I have found that the cutting wheels found at sewing centers-fabric shops cut fiberglass quite well. Otherwise probably Fiskars scissors work about as well and any scissors.
11-30-2006, 01:33 AM
06-28-2006, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By smitymax

RE: What's up with RCU?????? Forums down a lot...

Never have had any problems with it here. All is working fine....I check into the RCU just about every evening and have had no errors or slow downs.
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-24-2006, 12:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By smitymax

RE: AK Models 3D Freedom...anyone have it?

Yes, I have one, been flying it for three, four years now with a Saito 120. Nice flying model. In fact the original name was Somthin' Bigger but Sig objected so the name was changed. It is a...
Replies: 12
Views: 1,064
Posted By smitymax

RE: Futaba 8uaps and split elevator

One thing I would do is to get both thes ervo arms pointing in the same direction...up and then reverse one of the servos so that the elevator halves move the same direction. Make sure the...
03-26-2006, 12:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By smitymax

RE: I know almost nothing about Batteries and i need a charger please help!

Recommend that you learn a bit about batteries...as they are very important to your airplane. Batteries come in various forms.. lead acid, NiCad, Nickle Metal Hydride (NmH), Lithium....etc. A...
Forum: Kit Building
03-20-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,449
Posted By smitymax

RE: Dyna Flight Decathlon

I have one with a Brison 2.4...more than adequate power to do anything you want that the model is capable of doing. Great engine..
Replies: 4
Views: 604
Posted By smitymax

RE: leaking acid?

Seems like the common problem that has not been addressed is the "batteries" themselves. You say "your Dad gets them free at work". What is the source of these "free" batteries? what is their...
03-04-2006, 12:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,942
Posted By smitymax

RE: Stans Fibertech

Yes, Stans Fibertech is a small operation, but there is not a nicer guy than Stan to deal with. You need a little patience but you will get a good product whatever it is. Try an email to Stan if...
02-27-2006, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By smitymax

RE: Is there a 149DP PCM receiver available on 29 MHz?

I don't think so. 29 mHz is in the ten meter amateur radio band and as far as I know there are no RC frequencies authorized in that band. Did you mean 27 mHz? Which is the 11 meter CB band and...
Replies: 2
Views: 480
Posted By smitymax

RE: Heathkit srevos

I have some Heathkit servos and parts still...don't know exactly what I have left. I think I may have a receiver or two and I know I have three transmitters two dual stick and one single stick. Its...
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By smitymax

RE: problems utilizing 8th channel on an 8 channel Hitec Receiver

Does channel 8 work without the "Y" harness? plug your battery into another channel temporarly and a servo into channel 8 and see if it works... Check out your "Y" harrness to see that it has good...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-29-2006, 01:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,139
Posted By smitymax

RE: Frequency Control and Member Identification

At my flying field we have a shallow box with doors that has clips that holds a laminated card that has a clip that you can attach to your shirt pocket or transmitter that has the channel number...
01-27-2006, 01:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 455
Posted By smitymax

Java Script Error:

The last couple of weeks I have been getting a "Java Script Error" screen popping up when I go from the home page to the "Topic Page" and then when I click on a topic to go to the posts the "Java...
12-16-2005, 11:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By smitymax

RE: Source for cells and shrink hoses

"Batteries America" do carry the "shrink tubing" for the homemade packs. They have it in at least three sizes and in almost any quantity you would want. I have purchased it from them. Just saw...
07-17-2005, 11:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,470
Posted By smitymax

RE: Stans Fibertech or Fiberglass Specialties?

I have delt with Stan and have gotten nothing but the best service and products. Don't think you would go wrong with Stans Fibertech.
07-14-2005, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By smitymax

RE: Canopy for Ohio RC Extra 330L

Thanks, I did locate one from the original manufacturer of the canopy and cowels for that model...Stans fiber tech
07-14-2005, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 510
Posted By smitymax

Canopy for Ohio RC Extra 330L

I have an Ohio RC 28% Extra 330L That I built from their kit just before Ohio RC went belly up. The other day I was doing some adjustments and laid the top hatch with canopy on the table and then...
Forum: 3D Flying!
07-14-2005, 12:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By smitymax

RE: Funtana 90 - does it build OK?

I would not only beef up the landing gear block but also the landing gear itself. Get at least the longer and stronger gear from TNT. I put a Saito 120 on mine and am running a 16-4 prop...I got...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-03-2005, 11:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 753
Posted By smitymax

RE: Sealing Hinge Gaps

I would not use the "Duct" tape I will eventually ...sooner than later...come loose. Go with the clear monocote or ultracote. However, I did use the yellow on my funtana on the top and the clear...
Forum: Beginners
06-25-2005, 12:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,801
Posted By smitymax

RE: How do you get your models/supplies?

No Local hobby shop. Nearest one is a "craft" shop that carries some airplane stuff, but with the price of gas its cheaper to pay the freight and order online or over the phone.I buy from many...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-25-2005, 12:04 AM
Forum: Gas Engines
05-26-2005, 12:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,042
Posted By smitymax

RE: Where do you buy the oil in USA

Good quality synthetic oil 2 cycle oil is available at most small engine shops. Also Redline synthetic 2 stroke racing oil is availabele from many auto parts stores...ie Crown auto parts and others...
Forum: IMAC
05-24-2005, 12:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By smitymax

RE: Best IMAC prop choice for Brison 4.2 ?

I have the identical setup...Ohio RC Extra 300L with Brison 4.2. I have heard that the Bolly props are inherently noisy, although I have not used one myself. Why not use the Mejlik 24/10 on the...
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