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Forum: Kit Building
10-06-2022, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By DGrant

I absolutely remember Jack Thomas, and his...

I absolutely remember Jack Thomas, and his brother Bob,and Mid-Cal Hobbies was the shop on Larkin Ave in Clovis. They were both real nice guys. Sorry to say they're both gone now. Bob passed...
Forum: Kit Building
10-05-2022, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,206
Posted By DGrant

I was in/around Madera/Fresno back then(still...

I was in/around Madera/Fresno back then(still am), and I vaguely recall a lady flyer in the area. I was actually in the Madera club for a few years in that era, as well as the Fresno club(still am...
09-21-2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By DGrant

Still waiting for major breakthroughs we heard...

Still waiting for major breakthroughs we heard about almost a year ago. Hope everything is alright.
08-26-2022, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By DGrant

Reality is yes, you can plug both batteries into...

Reality is yes, you can plug both batteries into any open Rx port. It doesn't double the voltage, it's just a parallel connection into the servo/power bus. You're fine using 2500mah 2s LiPo's(x2)...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-25-2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By DGrant

Those are some nice foam planes!! Very crafty...

Those are some nice foam planes!! Very crafty indeed. I've not built anything near that big with Depron. I have built several wood builders kits though, up to 43%(126" wingspan/200cc engine). The...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-24-2022, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By DGrant

This stuff works great on Depron and the likes......

This stuff works great on Depron and the likes... I used it quite a bit when I was building foamies.... precise foamies that is.... :)

UHU POR Glue | HobbyKing...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-02-2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By DGrant

Ok, hope you find your info. I'm not sure if...

Ok, hope you find your info. I'm not sure if there's any particular easy answers to your working time question, as alot of that is directly related to your environment. Obviously a warmer...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-01-2022, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 849
Posted By DGrant

I'd say practice on some scraps of some sort. ...

I'd say practice on some scraps of some sort. Hot melt sticks are cheap cheap. I'd also say the low watt gun is the low-temp, to be used on more sensitive materials, and the high watt is for...
07-25-2022, 06:48 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By DGrant

Any progress on the project? Still waiting for...

Any progress on the project? Still waiting for the big report and hope to hear its everything you said it would be. You did have quite a build up to it on more than one site, and I'm pretty sure...
06-12-2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By DGrant

Any progress? We're expecting mighty big things...

Any progress? We're expecting mighty big things ya know. Hope everything is alright.
04-15-2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By DGrant

Yeah love the TechAero IBEC's. Silly simple to...

Yeah love the TechAero IBEC's. Silly simple to install, and generally make other devices obsolete... but I only speak from experience though.
People have to use what they're accustomed too until...
04-12-2022, 04:44 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By DGrant

A gas engine in the 50cc-60cc range can run more...

A gas engine in the 50cc-60cc range can run more than 20 minutes on a 24oz tank. I have 32oz tanks in my 100cc twin cylinder giants and use barely half of it in 15 minutes of IMAC sequences. I have...
04-12-2022, 07:28 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By DGrant

Very nice Mustang Todd! Congratulations on the...

Very nice Mustang Todd! Congratulations on the maiden flight! Looks like you'll enjoy it for years to come!
03-12-2022, 09:00 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By DGrant

On those connectors, they also might be referred...

On those connectors, they also might be referred to as "Mpx" type in some arenas.
03-12-2022, 06:53 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By DGrant

Battery plug ID... "Multiplex" You'll need the...

Battery plug ID... "Multiplex" You'll need the female side for batteries.

Available from several suppliers. I've seen these used in FrSky onboard systems, as well as others, so you might start...
01-28-2022, 08:20 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,517
Posted By DGrant

Smile Not much of a tab there. That notch you cut is...

Not much of a tab there. That notch you cut is about 1/3 of the whole tab area. It's just an observation.
Forum: Kit Building
01-06-2022, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By DGrant

Pgs 14, 15, 16 are very clear the servo goes into...

Pgs 14, 15, 16 are very clear the servo goes into the root of the horizontal stab. What part of the picture is hard to understand?
Forum: RC Jets
06-23-2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,850
Posted By DGrant

There will be another Jet Rally for sure. I...

There will be another Jet Rally for sure. I think in October. I know we have an IMAC contest late September if you're interested in giant scale competition. I've had some physical challenges...
Forum: RC Jets
05-27-2021, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,850
Posted By DGrant

Wondering if you made it to the show? It was one...

Wondering if you made it to the show? It was one of the best so far. I think there were around 35 registered pilots, and no doubt over 50 jets... flyin it up all day every day.
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By DGrant

Take a reading of the amps your system is...

Take a reading of the amps your system is drawing... multiply voltage( 22,2v apparently) x amps(whatever that is) = watts. "V x A = Watts"... That will give you total watts your system actually...
Replies: 32
Views: 4,731
Posted By DGrant

Therein probably lies the problem. Pg 47 in the...

Therein probably lies the problem. Pg 47 in the manual I mentioned back in post #15. If memory serves me, activate will look like ACT.. and inhibit will be INH...

...but it's been a while...
Forum: Aerodynamics
03-19-2021, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,539
Posted By DGrant

There can be several factors that affect...

There can be several factors that affect non-neutral surfaces, but when a plane gets closer to trim and balance, if everything is straight, the surfaces are true/trim/neutral as well..

Incidence...
Replies: 9
Views: 982
Posted By DGrant

It sounds like you've got a mix activated. Do...

It sounds like you've got a mix activated. Do you have any other models in the radio to compare too, or even an open memory slot that's still set to factory default you could plug things into for...
Forum: Kit Building
03-16-2021, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,424
Posted By DGrant

Dave Brown Products has had some problems with...

Dave Brown Products has had some problems with several issues, the spinners are just the tip of the iceberg.

Do yourself a favor and call Tru-Turn and get a spinner that actually fits correctly,...
Forum: RC Jets
03-14-2021, 11:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,850
Posted By DGrant

BVH, you're certainly welcome to come out and...

BVH, you're certainly welcome to come out and see what it's all about. The link to the club and information is at ClovisRC.club .. You should be able to look at the calendar and get event info. ...
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