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Forum: Beginners
03-16-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By chadxp1

John, I am building my own version of the...

John, I am building my own version of the SeaWind, so yes it is a flying boat! (I hope) haha. Unfortunately I already started the design so going to a two float system is to late. I really liked the...
Forum: Beginners
03-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By chadxp1

Thanks John and Brian. Would spraying some of...

Thanks John and Brian. Would spraying some of that expandable foam in the fuselage do any good? Im talking about the kind you get for home repair. I understand the idea is to keep the water from...
Forum: Beginners
03-08-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,663
Posted By chadxp1

how to waterproof balsa contruction?

I am building a sea plane out of balsa and wanted to know how to waterproof the fuselage. I thought I have read that the some have gotten by with just the covering (monokote). Anybody have any ideas?...
03-08-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 712
Posted By chadxp1

I bought some plastic bushings from Mcmaster-Carr...

I bought some plastic bushings from Mcmaster-Carr for this. I have many of these. PM me and i will send you some. I will try and find part number and post as well.

Chad
03-05-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By chadxp1

building my own seawind

I am going to attempt to build my own Seawind style air plane. It will be a basterdized version as I have a wing from a profile airplane and a fuselage from another airplane.

I have a couple of...
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-06-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By chadxp1

Thanks guys. I appreciate your input. I like...

Thanks guys. I appreciate your input.

I like this:
Forum: Aerodynamics
02-05-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,696
Posted By chadxp1

Horizontal stabilizer is not horizontal. What to expect

I did a repair to an airplane that was given to me. The rear horizontal stabilizer is not horizontal or square to the airframe. What can I expect when flying the airplane? Its off a few degrees or...
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-29-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,271
Posted By chadxp1

your favorite Star Wars aircraft and probability to make rc model of it

Tired of reading same old stuff so I thought I would start a "fun" thread. I watched Star Wars III tonight and liked one particular aircraft/spaceship and wondered if this thing could actually be...
Forum: Beginners
08-15-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By chadxp1

chain saw, no climbing needed . lol

chain saw, no climbing needed . lol
Forum: RC Jets
07-22-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,669
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Italian Typhoon at Royal International Air Tattoo

what are those control surfaces on the leading edge of the wings called and what do they do? That is a pretty plane!
07-12-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,162
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Inverted OS .46 Floods

I say stay at it and dont re-orient your engine. I have a U-CAN-DO with inverted OS46 that runs just fine. It is a matter of getting your tank correct height. Just my opinion.

Chad<br type="_moz"...
Forum: RC Jets
06-28-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,839
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Theft!! Please help!

Sounds like someone he knows did it. They know he kept his planes in car, they know he had a valuable airplane that could easily be sold. he'll, take the engine out, sell it. Re-coat the plane and...
Forum: Beginners
06-27-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Lipo charger

icharger 106b around $100.00 , yes I would like to have the 306 but the 106 does what I need (lipo, life, lilo, NiMh, NiCd, PB and maybe one more). Good charger.
Forum: RC Jets
06-27-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,839
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Theft!! Please help!

That is a sweet plane. Sorry about you loss. Eyes open here in ohio for ya!

Chad
Forum: Beginners
06-25-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,492
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Suggestions for a beginner going solo... and a few questions!

Gary, never mind these people (some of them). Bunch of a-holes. I learned to fly by myself as well. Its not impossible. I had a sim and I read a lot. I'm with you on the club thing. Sounds like you...
Forum: Kit Building
06-25-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,916
Posted By chadxp1

RE: CG = Wheels Up or Down?

I would think you would want gear down. Landing is most important to me :)
Forum: Beginners
06-25-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,996
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Can i save a rusted nitro motor?

I would remove all rubber o-rings before taking a torch to it.
Forum: Beginners
06-25-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,996
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Can i save a rusted nitro motor?

Have you peaked in on the engine? Tried rotating the crank?
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-25-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,234
Posted By chadxp1

RE: The Thing About Advice

I research in conjunction with advice obtained here. I also go with majority if someting I ask has two different answers.
06-19-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Assembly mistake

I hate wasting epoxy and usually find myself looking for something to "glue" together when I have extra left over after a mix. I see how this could happen. You want to hurry so expoxy doesn't cure so...
Forum: Beginners
06-17-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,996
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Can i save a rusted nitro motor?

This sounds like a story problem from a math book.http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/49_49.gifSo the total days rusted would be = 1 year + 5 or 6 days. Divide this...
Forum: Beginners
06-15-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,660
Posted By chadxp1

RE: taxiing a warbird and taking off

Guys the "race start" did the trick! I was able to maiden the airplane. It flew real nice. I was a little caught by how slowly she rolls. Doing a barrel roll was a little difficult in relation to my...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-13-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 82,902
Posted By chadxp1

RE: GMS Engine Tuning Problem

I am a proud (I hope) new owner of 2 GMS 25's used on a twinstar. One engine runs like a raped ape, the other doesn't. Im guessing an air leak as I can close the throttle barrel all the way and the...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-12-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,741
Posted By chadxp1

RE: Gas prices

Everyone, stop buying the gas so I can get it real cheap.http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/js/fckeditor/editor/images/smiley/msn/teeth_smile.gif
Forum: Beginners
06-03-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,660
Posted By chadxp1

taxiing a warbird and taking off

I have a 40 size corsair. I bought it used. I took it out today for a maiden of my own but could not taxi because the noze kept tipping over. The field I fly off of is rough. What can I do to...
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