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Posted By RoyR

When I said I tried with the the V8 receivers I...

When I said I tried with the the V8 receivers I meant the ones I mentioned, the V8FRII, and V8R7II, I just shortened the name. I'm aware the others will not bind.
I spent a week going through the...
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Posted By RoyR

Initial binding issues

I posted this same question on RC Groups, but can not get a helpful answer.
Actually, I haven’t found a solution anywhere yet.

I Just bought a new X9D plus se from Hobbyking.
I am new to the...
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2019, 08:56 AM
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Views: 206,208
Posted By RoyR

Why do you say that? I have built many planes...

Why do you say that? I have built many planes using thin CA and epoxy exclusively, never had one fail.
Forum: Sport Flying
10-09-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By RoyR

RotoMax motor/ Velox II

Hi,
I am a Sport flyer. I don't do pattern, I don't do 3D. I just like to fly for fun.
I have been flying RC since the 70s. and Control line before that. So, yes, I'm getting up there. And yes, I...
Forum: Kit Building
09-19-2018, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 265,280
Posted By RoyR

You have given me new inspiration. I have a US 40...

You have given me new inspiration. I have a US 40 about the same age. It was one plane I built and flew back then that Never crashed. Over the years I have let it sit as I had an OS 45 pump and the...
Forum: Control Lines
09-14-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,300
Posted By RoyR

Interesting to see this thread. <-Pun??? I,...

Interesting to see this thread. <-Pun???

I, too am an oldie, in my 70s, and have been flying on and off nearly that long.
When I started building control line as a young kid I thought the string...
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Posted By RoyR

Turnigy ESC Can't hear tone

I am installing a Turnigy G46 with Turnigy Plush 80 Amp ESC in a new Airplane. Neither have been used, I bought them a few years ago.
Initially I plugged everything in, got the correct beeps, and...
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Views: 7,188
Posted By RoyR

I have been flying my Futaba 9C with a Frsky...

I have been flying my Futaba 9C with a Frsky Module for years with no problem. I am now flying all my airplanes with Frsky receiver. I was out of flying for a few years due to health reasons. Now...
Forum: Kit Building
05-23-2018, 05:07 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 265,280
Posted By RoyR

When they released them a few years ago I bought...

When they released them a few years ago I bought two. I built one and had a elevator servo failure and lost it. I have the one kit left. I guess if I build that and crash my Ultra Sport days will be...
07-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By RoyR

I think I'll give that a try. It may be a week...

I think I'll give that a try. It may be a week or so before I can get started, but I'll try to remember to post my results

Thanks.

Again, I've been building model airplanes most of my life,...
07-17-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By RoyR

Yes I bought some fiberglass resin at Lowes...

Yes I bought some fiberglass resin at Lowes yesterday so will give it a try as soon as I "RePrep" my cowl. As I said I have never used the ZPoxy resin before and didn't do enough research before...
07-16-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By RoyR

Right now I'm thinking about sanding it all off...

Right now I'm thinking about sanding it all off and starting all over. I'll mix up another bath of zpoxy just to test.

Yes, the first batch stuck good on the fiberglass cowl. It was just too...
07-15-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,694
Posted By RoyR

Z Poxy Cowl Repair

I want to find out if anyone else has this problem, as I can’t find it discussed anywhere else. I hope this is the right place to post this question.

I am rebuilding and recovering a Velox II...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-10-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,893
Posted By RoyR

I just looked at the manual for this engine. ...

I just looked at the manual for this engine. http://manuals.hobbico.com/osm/ggt15-manual.pdf there is one thing that will keep me from buying this engine. You can not flip start it. You have to...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-10-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,893
Posted By RoyR

Me either, I can only read japanese in cursives

Me either, I can only read japanese in cursives
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-04-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,151
Views: 736,244
Posted By RoyR

OK, sorry if I'm getting Way off topic. But when...

OK, sorry if I'm getting Way off topic. But when I was in Vietnam in 1967 some of us flew Control lines while there and we were able to buy Japanese engines and fuel at the PX. The fuel we used...
Forum: Kit Building
07-04-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 265,280
Posted By RoyR

I don't know for sure, but I would think most...

I don't know for sure, but I would think most ARFs have their own technique for building, which isn't like kits, but something they can do quickly and with less weight. But that's just my guess. I...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-03-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8,151
Views: 736,244
Posted By RoyR

I do agree with you. When I moved here I began...

I do agree with you. When I moved here I began switching to electric because so many in the club were all electric. It is convenient, easy, fast, clean, nothing to carry to the flight line except...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-03-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 8,151
Views: 736,244
Posted By RoyR

I imagine they are discontinuing glow engines...

I imagine they are discontinuing glow engines because no one buys them anymore. (OK, so I'm not completely negative, not as many people buy them anymore) I am switching from glow to gas and electric...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8,151
Views: 736,244
Posted By RoyR

Well you did say this is a theoretical speed. ...

Well you did say this is a theoretical speed. After all this is a Hobby, our lives don't depend on it being accurate to the mph. It is good information to know and use as a starting point.
Forum: Kit Building
07-01-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 265,280
Posted By RoyR

Wow, I would sure be interested in seeing that...

Wow, I would sure be interested in seeing that come together. Please post some pics if you get a chance.
Forum: Gas Engines
06-29-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By RoyR

True, but I didn't see it until 2014 and wanted...

True, but I didn't see it until 2014 and wanted to make a comment.
Besides there will always be people new to Gas and want to hear different opinions
Forum: Gas Engines
06-29-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,203
Posted By RoyR

I don't understand the problem. Just because it's...

I don't understand the problem. Just because it's gas, you shouldn't need a bigger servo. Unless there is binding in your linkage, you just need enough torque to move the spring. I'm sure 3D flyers...
06-29-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,683
Posted By RoyR

I just want to throw my two cents in on inverted...

I just want to throw my two cents in on inverted or not. To me, the first reason for inverting an engine or leaving it upright, or even side ways or 45º, would be cosmetic. What looks good for YOU....
Forum: Gas Engines
06-28-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 14,438
Posted By RoyR

I didn't mean anything derogatory , I just found...

I didn't mean anything derogatory , I just found it humorous the way you phrased it, which reminded me of informercials. "throw away your pesky standoffs, forget about those expensive mufflers. One...
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