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Forum: Sport Flying
07-06-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 49,142
Posted By zenith16

Twin Hots

Here is another custom Hots. All fly great. Unfortunately they are no more resistant to Mother Earth. ...
Forum: Sport Flying
07-06-2020, 06:40 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 49,142
Posted By zenith16

Big Hots

Just finished a Big Hots and was anxious to see how it flew. Very happy with responsiveness and how this DA50 drags it around. My third in the Hots Series definitely not my last. ...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-28-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 33,908
Posted By zenith16

Lifer, can you tell me the diameter of the...

Lifer, can you tell me the diameter of the spinner on the TF P-40. I would really like to put a 3 blade prop on this plane. I've got all the parts for this build except the actual model. Two weeks...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-28-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,870
Posted By zenith16

Thanks for the replies regarding the RPM and prop...

Thanks for the replies regarding the RPM and prop size. Once the mixture settings were dialed in I was real happy with the DLE throttle response. The plane this is destined for is the GS Top Flite...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-27-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,870
Posted By zenith16

DLE55 RA Performance w/ Bowman Ring and timing at 28 degrees BTDC

Just received my new DLE55RA engine. After reading all the good info to calm down the inherent vibration issues, here is where I'm at. 1)I've replaced the DLE ring with a Bowman ring. 2) lapped the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-08-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,129
Posted By zenith16

Just finished an old Dymond 72" Ford Flivver and...

Just finished an old Dymond 72" Ford Flivver and wanted to document some results with the build. There were no instructions with the kit so I tried to find what other pilots mentioned as their setup....
03-08-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

Chuck, Did you ever fly the Pepino model? My Waco is up for it's maiden this spring and it's in your weight range unfortunately. What kind of engine did you have? Aside from being a bit heavy how did...
02-11-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

It looks like a Pepino with some modified areas. The 11.5 cowl puts it in that size plane. One of the pictures shows a section of plans that does not look like the Pepino plans.
Forum: Seaplanes
01-20-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,812
Posted By zenith16

RE: 49

The Kohlman / Manzano kit and plans were a great Goose build. This model was covered in Koverall and nitrate dope. The interior was totally sealed with Deft. I used the suggested motors E-flite 370...
11-21-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

Good luck with the build. Its alot of thinking ahead and remembering to keep it light. This entire thread was a huge help during construction.
11-21-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

RBell, I measured the cowl on my Pepino and it's pretty much 10 1/4" max. The blisters are solid resin so it will take alot of carving to gain very little room. My Brison 3.2 has a side mounted...
09-20-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

Anthony, Just saw you were online. How is your Waco holding up? I've just finished putting together a CG rig and hope to get mine on the mark tomorrow. Fall winds are really blustering in NJ these...
09-18-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

Here is a larger picture of the model
09-18-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

Ken, I wanted to thank a number of contributors to this forum for all their great ideas and tips in building the Pepino Waco. Yourself along with stickbuilder, Damifino and waconut all made this...
01-18-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

Ken,. Thanks for putting all those shots on one post. I've fabricated the aluminum ends for the struts. Was there a drawing showing the aluminum fittings that are secured into the wing structures?...
01-18-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

Ken, I hope you are still looking at this thread. My fuselage is framed and the gear is being installed. My tail wheel came out great and I'm still trying to plan out where all the electronics will...
10-26-2011, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

Ken, Thanks for the ideas. I also have the Robart Tail wheel and saw your finished product somewhere in this thread. I'll get it together somehow. I have a ways to go until the tail wheel touchs...
10-23-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,577
Views: 191,800
Posted By zenith16

RE: Jim Pepino's YMF-5 Waco

BigBird
I've been experimenting with this tail wheel set-up with no luck. I've been unable to get it welded or brazed. What type of tubing did you use and what type of weld? Do you do any contract...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-10-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,944
Views: 352,799
Posted By zenith16

RE: Club Enya

Thanks for the manual pages. I did have the same info but appreciate the help. I'll put a new plug in today and go find myself some 5-10% nitro. I felt the same way about the engine sounding rather...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-09-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,944
Views: 352,799
Posted By zenith16

RE: Club Enya

I've had an ENYA R120 for years and now putting it back in service. It's mounted on a test stand while trying to make adjustments before putting it in my plane. My fuel is 15% Wildcat 4 cycle (no...
08-10-2008, 10:20 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 148,747
Posted By zenith16

RE: Nitro Planes A-10 Warthog for 95 dollars

aginzu, thanks for the reply and the flight data. I'm hoping that these Himax 4100kv motors will give me the power to weight ratio for a good performance. I haven't put a pull scale on the model but...
08-09-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 148,747
Posted By zenith16

RE: Nitro Planes A-10 Warthog for 95 dollars

I'm really interested in knowing how your flight went at 26 ounces. I've done all the mods mentioned: Himax 4100kv BL motors. GWS fan and had it balanced to fly on one TP 3s 1320mah 12c lipo pulling...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-31-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,341
Posted By zenith16

Walbro Carb Fuel Lines

I just finished converting a Stihl 31cc trimmer engine with a new electronic ignition and a Walbro WT433 carb. The new carb has two fuel inlet lines and I'm assuming the larger line is the main fuel...
Forum: Beginners
07-15-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By zenith16

RE: pos and neg shift???

Johnbuckner< I've got a negative shift JRRS6UL micro receiver. Is there anything I can do to make it a Positive shift and use it with my JR radio???Thanks
05-16-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,454
Posted By zenith16

RE: KAMODELS Mig-15 Park Flyer

I guess it would help if the hardware being used was stated. The fan is a Wometec 505 with a HET-RC Typhoon EDF 2W brushless motor, a tp3s 2100 prolite battery, Mystery 60 esc and JR 790 receiver....
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