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12-15-2019, 05:18 AM
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Posted By WacoNut

Hi Guys, I have been away for a while. I had...

Hi Guys,
I have been away for a while. I had made a career change and been very busy with my new job. I have also had some health issues and I am getting ready to have another back surgery. With...
Forum: Kit Building
09-28-2015, 02:43 PM
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Views: 70,392
Posted By WacoNut

Congrats. All good reasons to take a break...

Congrats.
All good reasons to take a break from a build. Good luck entering this new chapter in your life.
Later!!
Anthony
09-17-2015, 01:24 PM
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Views: 787,960
Posted By WacoNut

Very Nice!!! The WACO has to be one of the...

Very Nice!!!
The WACO has to be one of the prettiest planes ever designed.
09-17-2015, 06:38 AM
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Views: 787,960
Posted By WacoNut

Here is one taken at the field a couple years...

Here is one taken at the field a couple years ago. I uploaded the full image, you can click on it and get to the full size file.
09-17-2015, 05:41 AM
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Posted By WacoNut

Thanks, it is insignia blue and white with gold...

Thanks, it is insignia blue and white with gold trim. KlassKote paint with Dupont gloss clear.
09-15-2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By WacoNut

A couple shot my wife took of my WACO at the...

A couple shot my wife took of my WACO at the field a few weeks ago....
09-10-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19,408
Views: 2,046,167
Posted By WacoNut

I run an optical kill switch on all my gassers. I...

I run an optical kill switch on all my gassers. I think it is a very safe way of running a gas engine. I had a throttle servo fail on my grandsons 30cc Extra and was able to line up with the runway...
09-09-2015, 04:42 PM
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Posted By WacoNut

Looks good tmac, I finally got my WACO...

Looks good tmac,

I finally got my WACO out this past Monday to try the new prop. The plane flew much better. Picked up quite a bit of needed speed and pulled thru rolls and loops well. I did...
09-07-2015, 05:26 PM
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Posted By WacoNut

That is funny, I also spent time landing my WACO...

That is funny, I also spent time landing my WACO on the same hill.
09-07-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

Steve, You can probably load the plane into...

Steve,
You can probably load the plane into 3.5 but it may fly a bit different. Not sure but you can try.

I like the way the plane handles in RF, Robert has a winner on his hands.
Anthony
09-07-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

Hey Robert, I downloaded the AV file, sweet...

Hey Robert,
I downloaded the AV file, sweet the plane fly's great. I can hover it 6" off the ground with no issues. Can I try it with yours? :D

Have fun with it, flying my WACO on the sim...
09-05-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

Robert, Glad to see you have RF 7.5 now....

Robert,
Glad to see you have RF 7.5 now. Like I said it runs so much smoother. Anyhow go grab my WACO, search for waconuts white and blue with numbers. When you find the download page for the...
08-21-2015, 12:25 PM
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Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

By all means take a snap shot. I cannot find...

By all means take a snap shot. I cannot find where to edit the Pitts engine.
08-20-2015, 05:44 PM
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Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

It fly's good, I adjusted the size to 46% and...

It fly's good, I adjusted the size to 46% and increased the physical model to match. The only thing I haven't been able to do is correct the sound. It needs the sound of a big twin gasser in it for...
08-20-2015, 02:36 PM
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Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

Robert, I went from 3.5 to 7.5 and just bit...

Robert,
I went from 3.5 to 7.5 and just bit the bullet and bought the full version with a new controller.

It runs so much smoother than the 3.5 version and from what I am told you need to...
08-19-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

Jim, My WACO is 1/3 scale has a 120" span...

Jim,
My WACO is 1/3 scale has a 120" span and a 3W-157 for power. With a 10ft span the WACO is a massive plane. Quite impressive in the air I might add.

Robert,
The RF version 7.5 runs...
08-19-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3,323
Views: 360,369
Posted By WacoNut

The tips are actually green. The lighting...

The tips are actually green.
The lighting was not the greatest when I took the pic. With these props costing over $60 a pop you don't want to have to buy too many for sure.
08-18-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 19,408
Views: 2,046,167
Posted By WacoNut

tmac, Do you have the ability to print your...

tmac,
Do you have the ability to print your own decals? I can scan one and send it to you and you can size it to 1/3 scale and print on decal paper.
08-18-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,323
Views: 360,369
Posted By WacoNut

I bought a new Xoar 32x12 prop for the WACO. ...

I bought a new Xoar 32x12 prop for the WACO.
The blade tips are not very scale so I rounded off the tip a bit and painted it up like a Sensenich wood prop. I used gold paint to simulate the brass...
08-18-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 19,408
Views: 2,046,167
Posted By WacoNut

tmac, I got the decal from Gary Siebert, he...

tmac,
I got the decal from Gary Siebert, he owns Pink-it.net and produces pinked finishing tapes. Here is his web site http://www.pink-it.net/

He has his e-mail and phone number listed. When...
08-18-2015, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

Jim, My 1/3 WACO is highly detailed and...

Jim,
My 1/3 WACO is highly detailed and weighs about 60 lbs. I crashed it once due to getting too slow on landing and had to do a total rebuild. The RF time just helped to get confidence back with...
08-17-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

Yes I do, I have 7.5 A guy on the Knife...

Yes I do, I have 7.5

A guy on the Knife Edge forums created a CS for my 33% WACO. He also modified the AV file for me so it fly's like my WACO. Really does help.
08-17-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

Nice Job!!!

Nice Job!!!
08-17-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19,408
Views: 2,046,167
Posted By WacoNut

tmac48, I bought a new Xoar 32x12 prop for...

tmac48,
I bought a new Xoar 32x12 prop for the WACO and detailed it out. I did alter the tip shape a bit to make it more scale. It is still off a little from a Sensenich prop but I didn't want to...
08-15-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 290,500
Posted By WacoNut

Hi Robert, I found something cool on the...

Hi Robert,
I found something cool on the Knife Edge swap pages today for Real Flight.
It is in 33% scale but you can increase the size to match your plane.
Later!!
Anthony
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