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Forum: Beginners
03-25-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,041
Posted By rlipsett

I usually flip the monocote upside down and use a...

I usually flip the monocote upside down and use a marker on the release plastic on the bottom of the monocote. if I have small intricate cutting to do I use spray adhesive to the release film of...
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,546
Posted By rlipsett

one piece of advice before you start building I...

one piece of advice before you start building I would take the plans to a local copy facility like stapes business center and have them make a 100% copy of the plans so that you can use them on the...
11-28-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By rlipsett

actually I do have the knowledge to perform the...

actually I do have the knowledge to perform the project. what I lacked was the time to open up the radio at the moment. I was hoping someone had the information at hand so I could answer a friend...
11-27-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By rlipsett

voltage and current on selection switches for futaba 9c radio

I am looking for some data on the voltages and currents that run through futaba selection switches on a 9c radio. A friend of mine was wants his 9c to buzz as a warning when he throws a switch on...
Forum: Beginners
08-19-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 991
Posted By rlipsett

Replace the whole tank it is only about 5...

Replace the whole tank it is only about 5 dollars. the brass in the tank reacts slowly with the nitro in the fuel and degrades over time. The rubber stopper on the tank gets used to being in a...
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By rlipsett

I can see the two pushrods binding with each...

I can see the two pushrods binding with each other. they are tied close together but the two pushrod guides try to separate them when they are pushed which is causing a lot of friction and binding...
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By rlipsett

I can see the two pushrods binding with each...

I can see the two pushrods binding with each other. they are tied close together but the two pushrod guides try to separate them when they are pushed which is causing a lot of friction and binding...
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By rlipsett

physical movement of the rudder surface is...

physical movement of the rudder surface is paramount to solving the problem do not waste time on servo until physical motion problem is solved
Forum: Beginners
08-04-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 868
Posted By rlipsett

we are now at the point where we need picures of...

we are now at the point where we need picures of the problem to determine the best course of action. try to photograph where the bind is or what is getting wedged into the fuselage like control horns
Forum: 3D Flying!
07-16-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By rlipsett

I once had an airplane that sounded like it was...

I once had an airplane that sounded like it was fluttering apart. upon a close inspection I found out the surfaces were not fluttering but where radiating the sound of a loosely mounted engine that...
Forum: Beginners
07-02-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 18,820
Posted By rlipsett

if you have a scanner then scan and print it on...

if you have a scanner then scan and print it on your clear decal paper. white is never printed when making decals it is usually the white of the background of the paper stock you are using or the...
Forum: Beginners
06-11-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 742
Posted By rlipsett

definitely replace the fuel tank and fuel lines...

definitely replace the fuel tank and fuel lines they are no good after all this time. check to see if the engine rotates freely. If not disassemble and clean the old congealed fuel out of it or...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-26-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10,219
Views: 722,089
Posted By rlipsett

I remember getting into the flying hobby by the...

I remember getting into the flying hobby by the T. O. Y. method. as a young boy I remember collecting box tops to buy a Cessna plane that was essentianly a plane on a long stick that you held out...
Forum: Beginners
01-25-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,202
Posted By rlipsett

some engines get tuned to lean when they have a...

some engines get tuned to lean when they have a bad glow plug. if the glow plug is getting tired the engine does not run to well unless it is very lean but as soon as you take off the engine unloads...
Forum: Beginners
10-08-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,428
Posted By rlipsett

have yo verified visually that it is truly full. ...

have yo verified visually that it is truly full. if the vent which is normally turned up in the tank so that it is at the top of the tank is instead turned down then fuel would come out of the vent...
Forum: Beginners
09-10-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 667
Posted By rlipsett

sounds a lot like your esc was not providing...

sounds a lot like your esc was not providing enough power to the receiver and causing a brown out of the receiver. check your failsafe position for your throttle and see if the engine runs when you...
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,163
Posted By rlipsett

no I don't believe that at all but I have seen...

no I don't believe that at all but I have seen pilots who were competent enough to fly there own aircraft but were still early on in there own learning to fly, destroy an airplane because they were...
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 708
Posted By rlipsett

inspect the liner and make sure you did not...

inspect the liner and make sure you did not scratch or damage it at all when you broke the ring
Forum: Beginners
05-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,163
Posted By rlipsett

how much actual rc instruction have you done and...

how much actual rc instruction have you done and what is your proficiency flying. Instructing rc pilots is quite stressful unless you have a very relaxed proficiency. Students can pick out if you...
Forum: Beginners
04-18-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 907
Posted By rlipsett

our fuel reacts with brass. the stopper will get...

our fuel reacts with brass. the stopper will get looser with age. I had a morris the knife with an internal tank and I should have replaced it sooner. with the tank in the wing you can't see if it...
03-02-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,632
Posted By rlipsett

a ys engine will give you a pressurized fuel...

a ys engine will give you a pressurized fuel system so you will have positive fuel flow without the use of a pump
Forum: Beginners
02-26-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,859
Posted By rlipsett

personally I would have used a cable throttle...

personally I would have used a cable throttle connection it allows you shift the connection out on linear alignment without binding. you would have had to changed where the pushrod came out but as...
02-05-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 988
Posted By rlipsett

also check the engine mount for left thrust.

also check the engine mount for left thrust.
Forum: Beginners
02-05-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,748
Posted By rlipsett

just remember don't dunk the carb. the...

just remember don't dunk the carb. the antifreeze will deteriorate the rubber o rings
02-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 620
Posted By rlipsett

I am of the opinion of checking out the local rc...

I am of the opinion of checking out the local rc club for planes. There are a lot of members there who have probably outgrown there older beginning aircraft and are willing to part with it for a...
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