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11-15-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By Skyhawk940

I was wrong on the WS. it's 47 inches. So yes,...

I was wrong on the WS. it's 47 inches. So yes, it's the same plane. I built mine from the plans. Cut all the parts by hand. Mine is ready to go, but haven't flown it yet....
11-15-2020, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By Skyhawk940

My plans had shaped fixed rudders. I built flat...

My plans had shaped fixed rudders. I built flat ones with moving rudders. I used one rudder servo and tied the two rudders together with a wire. If you look you can see it under the elevator. I...
11-15-2020, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,155
Posted By Skyhawk940

What's the wing span of this plane? I built one...

What's the wing span of this plane? I built one from plans. 42 inch WS.
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Forum: ARF or RTF
04-24-2020, 05:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,828
Posted By Skyhawk940

Instead of kits, which are hard to find, try...

Instead of kits, which are hard to find, try building from plans. Plans come with all the patterns you'll need. There are hundreds of plans out there. I like to arrive at the field and have...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-09-2020, 05:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,567
Posted By Skyhawk940

Looks like a Cox model to me. Not made anymore. ...

Looks like a Cox model to me. Not made anymore. Maybe about 8 -9 years ago. Came complete with battery, esc and motor, but no charger. I have two and they fly good.
Forum: Beginners
03-27-2020, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By Skyhawk940

In your transmitter, reverse the throttle channel...

In your transmitter, reverse the throttle channel Should be a setting for this or on low price transmitters there is a switch.
02-26-2020, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Skyhawk940

Cool, thanks!!!!!

Cool, thanks!!!!!
02-26-2020, 06:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,179
Posted By Skyhawk940

My most used tool is my jig saw. I use 24 tooth...

My most used tool is my jig saw. I use 24 tooth blades and cut most of my parts on it. I don't see as well as I used to so I have a lighted 6" magnifying glass above it. I build from plans Makes...
Forum: Beginners
02-24-2020, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By Skyhawk940

Just said I love glow, but the only down side is...

Just said I love glow, but the only down side is clean up vers electric. They both have good and bad sides. I believe glow will die in the years to come. In my area, we are few and old. I don't...
02-22-2020, 06:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,179
Posted By Skyhawk940

You're correct about the tapes, they soak up the...

You're correct about the tapes, they soak up the humidity. Most likely none are any use now. I worked in Government data centers and I know what you mean about cheap tapes. The drives were always...
02-21-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,179
Posted By Skyhawk940

Hey, Flyingagain, What's up with all of those...

Hey, Flyingagain, What's up with all of those computer tapes? I was a Field Eng for StorageTek years ago and worked on tape drives. Have not saw them for years.
Forum: Beginners
02-21-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,270
Posted By Skyhawk940

I'm an old timer that has been glow for longer...

I'm an old timer that has been glow for longer than I'd like to remember. First plane 1958. I love the sound of engines. Electric's are way too quite. I'm starting to change over now, but still have...
Forum: Beginners
02-18-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,786
Posted By Skyhawk940

The Y harness comes in two different modes. Same...

The Y harness comes in two different modes. Same direction and opposite directions. The main reason to use two channels is so you can dial in differential. Aileron moves more down than up. Or to...
02-09-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,724
Posted By Skyhawk940

Am building one now. 81' WS. Have photos if...

Am building one now. 81' WS. Have photos if wanted. The scale is 1 foot = 1 inch. Not an easy build!
Forum: Kit Building
01-22-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By Skyhawk940

For weighs I use plastic bags filled with dry...

For weighs I use plastic bags filled with dry sand. Also be very careful using CA if you bethe the vapor it WILL mess up your sinuses!!!!! I can't be around it at all. There is oderless and it's...
01-15-2020, 06:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Skyhawk940

Thanks for the https://www.tntlandinggear.com/ ...

Thanks for the https://www.tntlandinggear.com/ link. looks like what I need. The phone number is in my area code.
01-15-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Skyhawk940

It's the same thing I thought while browsing...

It's the same thing I thought while browsing their sites. I guess building is a lost art. I like building 'different' planes that everyone asks 'What is that?' When US old timers are gone, it ...
01-14-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By Skyhawk940

Wing tubes

Building a Wright Curtiss T-32 Condor, I need wing tubes, about 3/4 inch OD for the receiver tubes. Where do I find them???? I've tried most of the hobby sites and they have replacement tubes with...
Forum: Beginners
12-23-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,019
Posted By Skyhawk940

Just use some wax paper between the plans and the...

Just use some wax paper between the plans and the wood so the glued parts don't stick to the plans.
Forum: Beginners
11-30-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Skyhawk940

That will work just fine. Sounds like you're on...

That will work just fine. Sounds like you're on your way to a successful first flight. It's really good to let someone else to check out your plane to make sure you didn't miss something.
Forum: Beginners
11-29-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Skyhawk940

You could find brass tube that just fits over the...

You could find brass tube that just fits over the screw threads and then fit it inside the wheel. The wheel hole would need to be enlarged to get a snug fit over the tube. The tube could extend out...
Forum: Beginners
10-05-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 680
Posted By Skyhawk940

Meet with some of the club members. They will...

Meet with some of the club members. They will more than willing to help. Go see what they are flying. You might even get some stick time to try it. I've giving equipment to beginners to help them...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-26-2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,272
Posted By Skyhawk940

The Avistar is one GREAT airplane and trainer. ...

The Avistar is one GREAT airplane and trainer. You won't outgrow it. Even after having an Edge 260, the Avistar was the goto airplane!
Forum: Beginners
09-08-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By Skyhawk940

Is your radio only a two chan? If it's a four...

Is your radio only a two chan? If it's a four channel, you can add servos..
Forum: Beginners
09-08-2019, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,660
Posted By Skyhawk940

I would buy a new tank stopper kit with new tubes...

I would buy a new tank stopper kit with new tubes and clunk. Would also replace all of the fuel lines. if you use clear tube to carb, you see if there is fuel in the line. I would start with 2 1/2...
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