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06-10-2012, 12:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,409
Posted By mintie

RE: Airsail Piper PA 38 Tomahawk II

HI Brian...if you need any help just post on here...I did a few mods to mine to get it close as scale.
Having rebuilt 5 fullsize Tomahawks my eye was picking out fine detail on the model during...
06-09-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,534
Posted By mintie

RE: HELP!!! Robart 650 Retracts

when I did mine I dissmantled the strut,[watch that you dont lose the very small C clip on the oleo arm torque link]
make sure the top of the robo tube has no burrs,then sit the adaptor in nice and...
06-09-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,409
Posted By mintie

RE: Airsail Piper PA 38 Tomahawk II

Sorry the airsail kit is 72 in or 1.8 m w/s
There has been quite a number of these kits made and built
Mine first flew on october 2004 and it has done around 150 flights since then.
Build it...
04-11-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 61,697
Posted By mintie

RE: Royal Zero Kit Build into Rufe

Will be keeping an eye on this...here is my Royal Zero snr.built over a time frame of 21years. been flying for 12 months now and it flys absolutely superb
10.5 lbs and Super tiger 61
A lot of...
04-11-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,253
Posted By mintie

RE: Spring Air Retracts - Opinions Welcome

Yes I have spring air in my Zero ..It is 65in w/s and 10.5 lbs..have robart oleos and scale robart wheels all work very good.
would be happy to use them again on another scale model.
I like the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-28-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4,464
Views: 490,994
Posted By mintie

RE: ***CUB BROTHERHOOD***

Can I come in ? here is my 21 year old scratch built PA18 super Cub. 1/6 scale ,power OS 46 LA
08-03-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 5,779
Views: 842,729
Posted By mintie

RE: Best scale photo!

A couple of my Super Cub at a float fly last weekend .... Photos by Ian Evans
06-09-2011, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,318
Posted By mintie

RE: Pre-flight and log book

Have done preflights on all my planes over the last 30 years. just exactlly as we do in full size.
Also have logs books and I can tell you every thing about all my 13 A/C. all maintenance...
06-01-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 365,080
Posted By mintie

RE: Royal Kits

fabfal ... yes we do have a problem with some of the videos that my cameraman did.
He has not found the problem yet ,but with a few of his videos the sound doesnt go onto the disc.
Unfortunately...
05-31-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 365,080
Posted By mintie

RE: Royal Kits

video of the Zero test flights.


My mate took lots of little bits and joined to make this .....http://vimeo.com/24500477

what do you think. cheers Mintie
Replies: 37
Views: 16,567
Posted By mintie

RE: TURNIGY 1:4 Scale Brushless GoKart ARR

Here is mine ..all air brushed and running a 2650 ma 2s battery and getting 18 mins runs.
Now done over 5 hrs running and performing just great.
Two videos here...
05-23-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 365,080
Posted By mintie

RE: Royal Kits

Riddle4U Pm on the way cheers Mintie
05-23-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 365,080
Posted By mintie

RE: Royal Kits

Hello Eric....My Zero comes out at 10.5lbs ready to fly..Power is a Super tiger 61 with a custom built exhaust system that I made so as to fit into the cowl.
I also have engine baffles to help with...
05-23-2011, 12:55 AM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 365,080
Posted By mintie

RE: Royal Kits

yes a video will get posted..I do mine through vimeo so will put up a link for all to see.
Still got the smile on the dial from the test flights .still cant believe how nice the plane flys.
05-21-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 365,080
Posted By mintie

RE: Royal Kits

I have posted a few pics of my Zero here some time ago.Have been at the build off and on for 21 years and I test flew it yesterday...wow what can I say but an awesome plane to fly.
Here are a few...
02-24-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 1,903
Views: 365,080
Posted By mintie

RE: Royal Kits

My Zero finally finished after 20 year.
Already to test fly now.
Replies: 28
Views: 6,127
Posted By mintie

RE: First look at the Hobby King Go-kart

Bought two of them and I am most impressed with the construction

They are going to be a lot of fun.
10-10-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,959
Posted By mintie

RE: Voltwatch lights all on????

The volt watch is certainly a valuable piece of equipment. I have seven of them ,one in all my ic aircraft.Would never fly with out one.
Some interesting posts here and valuable information for...
09-01-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,429
Posted By mintie

RE: Center of Gravity contraption

You are correct in that the cg does move when the attitude of the a/c is nose high or nose low. The c/g does NOT remain constant regardless of attitude.
When a Full size A/C is having the weight...
Forum: Seaplanes
06-11-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,066
Posted By mintie

RE: Protecting electric engines from water

Dont worry about the motor ,but you need to protect your battery and ESC
04-03-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,014
Posted By mintie

RE: Dave Platt Zero Makeover

HI capt..this is pretty good stuff,as I am up to the same stage on my Zero. need to ask a question.....Do you leave the silver ali tape on the plane or remove after you have painted over it.
From...
03-27-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,294
Posted By mintie

RE: Sheeting Foam Wings with ordinary brown paper.

Yes I have ..about 15 years ago a friend and I built 5 planes all with foam fuse and wings and covered with brown paper...we had a couple of 40 size and a 60 size in the fleet and the sysem worked a...
Forum: Seaplanes
03-06-2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 20,452
Posted By mintie

RE: Icon A5 Seaplane, amphibian, where can I get one?

the only way to get a true one is build it like the guy has.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1199920
11-16-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 5,779
Views: 842,729
Posted By mintie

RE: Best scale photo!

Ok guys here is mine....perfect day for flying as you can see....taken by a fellow flyer of my Piper Tomahawk in flight. Look close and you can see the landing light is on.
10-31-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 958
Posted By mintie

RE: how to correct twist in sheeted/glassed stab?

A bit of heat on a glass surface will work .. but remember you have to move the wood underneath which has the twist and it is the hard part.You will need to mount the fin and put on some opposite...
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