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11-20-2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Britflier

+1 for DGrant. I have a Vanessa rig permanently...

+1 for DGrant. I have a Vanessa rig permanently set up in my garage.
Forum: Kit Building
11-15-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 246,105
Posted By Britflier

Progress on the Wizard Extra clone. I have a...

Progress on the Wizard Extra clone. I have a large gap between wing and fuselage. I don’t remember it being this way on my original. I can take care of it if I need to. Another issue, the wing...
Forum: Kit Building
11-05-2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 789
Posted By Britflier

A year or so ago I bought a digital protractor...

A year or so ago I bought a digital protractor for doing cabinet trim work and baseboard miter cuts. Then when I started my latest short kit build I found that the protractor was a great tool to...
Forum: Kit Building
10-19-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 246,105
Posted By Britflier

Steve, the CF landing gear I got from Hobbyking ...

Steve, the CF landing gear I got from Hobbyking is part number 445000110-0
Forum: Kit Building
10-19-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 246,105
Posted By Britflier

Yes, I tried to measure dihedral from root rib...

Yes, I tried to measure dihedral from root rib center line to centerline of the tip rib. I got about 0.1Ē
Forum: Kit Building
10-16-2020, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 246,105
Posted By Britflier

Has anyone measured the dihedral on the Extra ? ...

Has anyone measured the dihedral on the Extra ? I realize that we join the wings upside down using the support fixtures and hope everything turns out OK, but I would just like to verify that the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-13-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 246,105
Posted By Britflier

The wizardís Extra 300 clone is taking shape. I...

The wizardís Extra 300 clone is taking shape. I have a YS120 going up front and a cowl and canopy from FS. I got a carbon fiber landing gear from HobbyKing.
If I donít mess things up I hope to have...
Forum: Kit Building
09-12-2020, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 246,105
Posted By Britflier

Has anyone actually flown the Extra 300, built...

Has anyone actually flown the Extra 300, built from Wizardofflightís plans yet ? I would like to know how it flew compared to the original. I just want to verify incidences, firewall location, weight...
Forum: Kit Building
09-05-2020, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 246,105
Posted By Britflier

I'm building my second CG Extra 300 and need some...

I'm building my second CG Extra 300 and need some advice. I had a YS 120 in my first one and had the engine initially mounted on its side with a slimline wraparound muffler. Later I mounted it...
07-26-2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,773
Views: 197,853
Posted By Britflier

Iím building a Top Flite P-47 Gold Edition 63Ē....

Iím building a Top Flite P-47 Gold Edition 63Ē. Itís been a long project, but Iím now focused on it. Planning to use a DLE 20 RE for power. Whatís the options for finishing. Has anyone successfully...
07-09-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Britflier

The Great Planes GPMQ4766 is plastic red spinner...

The Great Planes GPMQ4766 is plastic red spinner and a completely flush aluminum backplate and is available from Graves RC. Their website was one that you listed.
Just a word of advice, do NOT run...
05-28-2020, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By Britflier

If you want to check the “quality” of aluminium...

If you want to check the “quality” of aluminium servo horns just compare the splines using a jewelers magnifier.
For example, check Secraft versus Hobbyking, then make your decision.
05-28-2020, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Britflier

Thanks Andy

Thanks Andy
05-27-2020, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By Britflier

Secraft Wing Bolts

Can anyone share their experiences with Secraft 1/4Ē x #20 wing bolts.
Do they stay secure after just hand tightening ?
05-27-2020, 09:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,545
Posted By Britflier

I converted my old Hobbico 12v starter to LiPo....

I converted my old Hobbico 12v starter to LiPo. It’s a 2100mAh 25C and it fits right in the box where the old gel battery was.
It starts most things I have, YS-120 FS, DLE 30. I don't use it on my...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-31-2016, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4,218
Views: 469,150
Posted By Britflier

Hi Fulcrum, Can you post a picture of your...

Hi Fulcrum,
Can you post a picture of your camera mount ?

Thats some rugged terrain you fly from
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-25-2016, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,218
Views: 469,150
Posted By Britflier

Hop aboard my Patty Extra for a trip around the...

Hop aboard my Patty Extra for a trip around the field !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NCIqy68Ucak
Forum: Kit Building
11-07-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 246,105
Posted By Britflier

Hi Unodinoi, Yes the cowl was from Fiberglass...

Hi Unodinoi,
Yes the cowl was from Fiberglass Specialities.
I haven't seen my plans for the last few years. Sorry
Forum: Kit Building
11-07-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 1,936
Views: 246,105
Posted By Britflier

Iím glad this tread is still going. I made my...

Iím glad this tread is still going. I made my maiden flight Ö well, I remember the movie Titanic had just started showing.
I still have the YS 120SF for power, fiberglass cowl of course, and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-06-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,218
Views: 469,150
Posted By Britflier

I bought this ARF in 2008; maidened about 2...

I bought this ARF in 2008; maidened about 2 months ago. ( It doesn't pay to rush these things). I am really pleased with the performance that the DA50 provides.
I can see this thread has got a...
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