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Forum: Marketplace
02-17-2020, 01:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By Lifer

Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Marketplace
02-16-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 39
Posted By Lifer

Need Deans p.n. 1009 Charging Jack Set

I am looking for several sets of Deans connectors, specifically the Charging Jack Set that bolts on the outside of the fuse for charging the flight pack.
02-16-2020, 09:30 AM
Replies: 583
Views: 89,329
Posted By Lifer

What prop do you use on your DLE 55?

What prop do you use on your DLE 55?
01-18-2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 390
Views: 43,009
Posted By Lifer

As long as there is enough room for the choke...

As long as there is enough room for the choke plate to open, the engine will get enough air.
01-15-2020, 03:10 AM
Replies: 390
Views: 43,009
Posted By Lifer

Nearly doubling the elevator throw is not a good...

Nearly doubling the elevator throw is not a good plan. Top Flite does a good job with balance and throw calculations. I highly recommend you stick the the manual!
01-12-2020, 03:46 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 91,463
Posted By Lifer

Balanced 6.125" inches back, flap throw per the...

Balanced 6.125" inches back, flap throw per the manual, 3/8ths inch up elevator throw. I can gently flare it 3 times to a soft touchdown. Check the end of the video.
Nose heavy airplanes land fast,...
12-17-2019, 01:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By Lifer

A friend of mine just crashed his last Summer....

A friend of mine just crashed his last Summer. The gear survived. Send me a PM and I'll give you the contact info.
Forum: Kit Building
12-11-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Lifer

Doesn't seem that anyone has any experience with...

Doesn't seem that anyone has any experience with this kit. Should be an interesting build though.
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-11-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By Lifer

Check out Valley View R/C for a 10cc gas engine....

Check out Valley View R/C for a 10cc gas engine. They are great people to work with.
Forum: Kit Building
12-09-2019, 02:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Lifer

Chea-Pass floatplane

Got an offer I couldn't refuse on the House of Balsa Chea-Pass float plane last week at a local swap meet. I was wondering if anybody remembers assembling one, if they have opinions on power choices,...
11-15-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 161,035
Posted By Lifer

Fred, That is a fine looking P-47!!!!!!

Fred,

That is a fine looking P-47!!!!!!
11-14-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,963
Views: 295,437
Posted By Lifer

Were there any yaw instability issues with the...

Were there any yaw instability issues with the bobtail version?
11-01-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,611
Posted By Lifer

1/8th to 3/16ths spacers behind the rear of the...

1/8th to 3/16ths spacers behind the rear of the mounting plates.
11-01-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,611
Posted By Lifer

A few degrees forward rake on all retracts is...

A few degrees forward rake on all retracts is S.O.P. with my birds. I fly off grass so it is necessary.
10-31-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,667
Views: 538,611
Posted By Lifer

Ditto on the throttle curve set up. Very gradual...

Ditto on the throttle curve set up. Very gradual applications of power when starting up, and it also allows for slight changes in power during the landing phase. Both elements add up to a better...
10-22-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lifer

I just hope nobody gets hurt by one of these...

I just hope nobody gets hurt by one of these things.
10-22-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lifer

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/240x320/plywood_prop_2e2902c6c49c06a5475efb132c09c1c3cc5b1dcc.jpg
No individual washers were used. The standard DLE prop clamp was only used...
10-10-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lifer

Don't know for sure how much torque was used, but...

Don't know for sure how much torque was used, but the hub isn't deformed so I question that line of reasoning. I use as much as necessary to be absolutely certain it is tight. In all my years of...
10-10-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lifer

Some interesting theories(?) but my take is that...

Some interesting theories(?) but my take is that they used wood blocks made up from laminations rather than a solid piece. As well, the glue was either insufficient in strength or quantity. In any...
10-07-2019, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lifer

Always checked for balance and runout.

Always checked for balance and runout.
10-06-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lifer

Hopefully the message will get out. I'd hate to...

Hopefully the message will get out. I'd hate to see somebody hurt by these things.
10-05-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lifer

Really scary. No ground contact, just about 10 or...

Really scary. No ground contact, just about 10 or 12 flights.

My preferred props are Mejzlik, followed by Xoar and Sail props. I'll be sticking with them.
10-05-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lifer

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1500x2000/image1_b045857dece8bfc02d2770d00bb8f62f90bbbbc5.jpeg...
10-05-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,174
Posted By Lifer

Giant scale propellor failure

Bought one of these because of the attractive price and wanted to try different props:

https://hobbyking.com/en_us/aerostar-gas-series-wood-propeller-24x10-1pc.html

Used it on an EME 60 a...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-01-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By Lifer

jstanton, Have you had a chance to fly her...

jstanton,

Have you had a chance to fly her yet? P-47's are typically good flyers. I am interested in your flight report!
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