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04-10-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 74,789
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Electric Retracts - Modifying existing Air/Servo-operated Retracts

There is a ready available micro processor unit available for this very type of problem, from S.M. Services.
It's called "screw jack controller", believe it or not! It's about half way down the...
Forum: RC Jets
01-23-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,991
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Mick Reeves Venom Info

There is a finished build thread on rcmf.co.uk

Richard
12-14-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,493
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Spinning Aluminum Cowlings?

Why not? I'm sure it would be a lot easier. Cowls are not usually circular, therefore, cannot be spun. It would have to be machined or cast, which would cost a small fortune. Or you could use litho...
12-06-2008, 03:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 310
Posted By trickydevil

Robart Retracts

I am having some oleo struts made and I intend to fit them in some Robart 550 retract units, the ones that are "robostrut ready". The problem I have is that I have not got the units yet and the guy...
10-26-2008, 12:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,007
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Spektrum Issue??????

I can only guess, but I would suspect a dodgy rx. Or have you checked the switch? Try swopping for another and try again.

Richard
08-10-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 34,371
Posted By trickydevil

RE: CD Scaledesigns Pup build

Re: engine trouble, I had similar problems recently and discovered it was my muffler loosening as the engine got hot. This caused a loss of pressure back to the tank causing the engine to lean out...
07-04-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 767
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Analog Servos w/Spektrum Rx?

Yes, it will be fine, makes no difference. The only thing you could check is whether the "old servos" are still working ok.

Richard
07-04-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,128
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Can I plug a 7.4 lipo directly into a receiver?

Hyper flight in the uk do a small voltage regulator for dlg's.


http://www.hyperflight.co.uk/products.asp?cat=Hyperflight+R%2FC+electric+%26+gliders&subcat=Electronics

HtH

Richard
06-06-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By trickydevil

RE: expanding Nyrod

Thanks for the replies, I have ordered some of the sullivan carbon pushrods to try.
FWIW my ailerons are in a scale plane (BT Kingfisher) and have concealed linkages, so have a very short "moment...
06-05-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,510
Posted By trickydevil

expanding Nyrod

I'm having trouble with the nyrods that control the ailerons expanding in the heat and upsetting the aileron trim.(They both droop). Is there a replacement product that I can replace the inner nyrod...
04-20-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,733
Posted By trickydevil

RE: TRITON JR - REMOVING TIME CUT OFF

My triton jr has just started cutting off 1.5 hrs after I start charging not 1.5 hrs after it finishes as stated in the manual. It did not do this before as I remember charging my field battery for...
09-29-2007, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,000
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Plans wanted

There is a Miles Messenger plan available from www.modelflyermagazine.com . Go to the "shop" click plans and go to page 3. Its on there.
It was featured in the magazine as well so you could...
07-07-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Canopy glue

I have used it now and it worked well.

Richard
07-06-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 794
Posted By trickydevil

Canopy glue

Is "household Goop" good for glueing canopies?

Has anyone used it for this purpose?

Thanks

Richard
05-18-2007, 12:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By trickydevil

RE: DC-3

Click here http://www.rcscalebuilder.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=4747&PN=1&TPN=16

About half way down the page is a description of balancing by hanging from the ceiling. It may solve your...
03-10-2007, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 623
Posted By trickydevil

Is this fuelproof?

I have some "Varathane diamond wood finish" water-based varnish, does anyone know if this is suitable for clearcoating?

Thanks

Richard
03-08-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,162
Posted By trickydevil

RE: PhoenixRC- Non functioning hardware and poor customer service

I bought phoenix direct from the website, after 1 month the hitec adapter stopped working. I sent them one email explaining the problem and they sent me a replacement adapter f.o.c.. It arrived 1...
01-30-2007, 11:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,546
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Silver soldering

OK, thanks, "stay bright" has been mentioned a few times, I will get some and give it a go.

Richard.
01-30-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,546
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Silver soldering

I was considering silver soldering (not soft soldering) a brass control horn to a wire torque rod (elevator joiner). I was under the impression that soft soldering is not intended for "mechanical...
01-28-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,546
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Silver soldering

Thanks for the replies, advice taken.

Richard
01-28-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,546
Posted By trickydevil

Silver soldering

I need to do some silver soldering. I have the silver solder, now I need some flux. Is brazing flux the correct stuff to get? Also, will a propane torch be hot enough? Its only for doing small areas,...
11-06-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,382
Posted By trickydevil

RE: Foolproof airfoil

Bozo gave up model flying years ago.:D
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