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Forum: Beginners
04-11-2006, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,102
Posted By Big Pete

What clear coat

Hi everyone,
I read in numerous posts that rustoleum was fuel proof (except metallics), so that's what I used. I've already painted my model with rustoleum enamel (red) and a thin coat of crystal...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,012
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Dual servo's

Hi,
Wow, I didn't know anyone would recognize "slog bitsko fignut". Yeah that came from a very old MAD magazine about how to fix your own TV. I wish I still had it, I remember it totally cracked...
Forum: Beginners
03-16-2006, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Installing Robart hinges

Thanks Colin, that makes sense to me. I'll do it just like you said.
Pete
Forum: Beginners
03-15-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 898
Posted By Big Pete

Installing Robart hinges

I watched the video on how to install Robart hinges and got the impression that you do both surfaces at the same time so that when you move the control surface up and down the hinges will self-align,...
03-09-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Debonair graphics

I forgot to mention that's how it's gonna look after my first flight!:eek:
Pete
03-08-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 666
Posted By Big Pete

Debonair graphics

I've been playing around with some graphic ideas for my Deb wing using Autocad and thought maybe you all would interested. I converted it to a jpg for posting. What do y'all think?
Pete
03-08-2006, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Robart hinges

Thanks y'all for the input. I think I'll just tape it with scotch crystal clear and scotch packing tape as I saw on another thread. It really ain't that bad. I plan on joining a local club and...
03-07-2006, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 509
Posted By Big Pete

Robart hinges

I don't like the way my aileron hinges came out on my Deb wing (I blotched it when I cut out the flute for the hinge, used an exacto knife and went all the way thru in a few places on the port...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-05-2006, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Muffler installation-Thunder Tiger .46

I'd like to thank everyone for thier input. Sounds like a little high temp silicone wouldn't hurt. I'll be sure to leave off the gasket too. Ya'll think some blue locktite on the bolt threads would...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-04-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 458
Posted By Big Pete

Muffler installation-Thunder Tiger .46

Hi all,
I'm soon going to mount the muffler to my brand new TT-.46 engine. Seems I saw somewhere to apply RTV or something on the gasket but can't seem to find it. Anyone got any tips before I...
03-04-2006, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Alcohol or acetone?

Thanks William. Didn't think of windex, I'll give it a try.
Pete
03-03-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By Big Pete

Alcohol or acetone?

What's better for wiping down coro before painting...denatured alcohol or acetone? I've got both.
Thanks,
Big Pete
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Dual conversion?

Thanks guys, I appreciate the help very much. I just want to get another reciever for a second plane I plan to train on. I just wasn't 100% sure about the dual conversion, now I understand thanks to...
Replies: 3
Views: 508
Posted By Big Pete

Dual conversion?

I have a Hitec Focus 4 PPM/FM radio. I think its dual conversion but not sure. The manual says it's AMA listed 1991 FM system and RCMA gold stickered transmitter. Does this mean dual conversion? I...
Forum: Beginners
02-21-2004, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By Big Pete

Flight packs

Is it best to buy a flight pack as oppsoed to buying everything indivdually? Whats the pro's and con's?
Thanks in advance,
Pete K.
Forum: Glow Engines
02-07-2004, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,003
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Vmax .46 engines good or bad

It got an excellent review in the Feb 2004 issue of Fly RC magazine.

Pete K.
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2004, 08:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By Big Pete

Control linkage

Disregard-answer found.
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2004, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Big Pete

Futaba & Tower servo's-Same?

Are Futaba and Tower Hobbies servo's in fact the same? Seems I read this somewhere.

Thanks,
Pete Killingsworth
Peshtigi, Wisconsin
Forum: Beginners
01-26-2004, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By Big Pete

Sig Koverall question

Can Sig Koverall be applied wet (damp) like tissue? If so what's the procedure? Same as tissue?What I'd like to do is put it on with a water based product such as polycrylic or varathane as I don't...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-23-2004, 07:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,497
Posted By Big Pete

RE: AKM MIG 29 question

I'm also building this model and made the mistake of using a 90 degree triangle for squaring up the fuselage formers because I assumed the former guide supplied in the kit was 90 degrees (looks like...
Forum: Beginners
01-21-2004, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Fuel tank w/engine rotated

Thanks guys, now I know just what to do. Excellent sugesstions.

Many thanks,
Pete
Forum: Beginners
01-21-2004, 10:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Big Pete

RE: Access hatches

Many thanks to all who replied, your input was most helpful. Now I feel I do my hatches with confidance. I really appreciate you taking the time to respond.

Pete
Forum: Beginners
01-20-2004, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By Big Pete

Fuel tank w/engine rotated

The plane I'm building has the engine mounted at 90 degrees. Do I also rotate the fuel tank 90 degrees or does it matter? The construction manual just say's to install the tank parallel with the...
Forum: Beginners
01-20-2004, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By Big Pete

Access hatches

How do you do your access hatches? I need info on how you attach the hatches, ie type of support,screws, thread inserts, etc, (balsa construction). All sugesstions greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
...
Forum: Kit Building
01-16-2004, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Big Pete

RE: AKM Mig-29

Say Chuck, where did you locate your reciever and batteries?

Pete
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