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Forum: The Clubhouse
10-03-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,617
Posted By stevezero

RE: The times, they are a changin! Say it ain't so Joe?

I'll add my $.03 (adjusted for inflation and exchange rates). There are many reasons why I dont fly anywhere near as often as i used to. My situation is unique to me, but Im sure many have similar...
Forum: RC Sailboats
02-28-2011, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 990
Posted By stevezero

RE: Traveling with a sailboat.

You can also try a hard sided golf club carrying case. Cut out foam to fit the hull, mast, rudder and keel. Seawind guys have been using those for a couple years with great success.
Forum: RC Sailboats
10-26-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,160
Posted By stevezero

RE: small drum wheel for Hitec sailwind HS-785HB

The seawind is designed for an arm servo, specifically the futaba 3801. It is just slightly larger than a standard sized case. A hitec 765 is a direct bolt in instead of the 3801, and has 140...
Forum: RC Sailboats
05-26-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,039
Posted By stevezero

RE: sailing again

The evil empire (wally world) has Ugly Braid braided fishing line. Some stores have it on clearance for $5.00 for a 125 yard spool. 20lb test is about the same thickness as 4-6 lb monofilament. ...
02-11-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By stevezero

RE: Another Help me identify this plane...

Its not a ninja, we had it next to one. ninja's wing is wider at the fuse, had a much different chord and taper. canopy and nose are also more rounded on this model than the ninja. The wing is...
02-10-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By stevezero

Another Help me identify this plane...

Picked it up at a swap meet a couple weeks ago, and looking to find some info on it. It's the plane on the left. Removable canopy, lots of dihedral in the wing, about 60 inch wingspan. Flies...
02-10-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,681
Posted By stevezero

RE: Need a sailplane identified.

That looks like it should have been fabric covered, and painted a light blueish color.... and that the tail wood would be very very brittle and break at the slightest look..
05-01-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,467
Posted By stevezero

RE: PBX flyer with feet

www.hoverbatics.com is the website you want to check out. It is wingspan99's website. There might still be alot of disc/ xbox/xwing stuff on there.
Forum: 3D Flying!
12-27-2004, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By stevezero

RE: Spinner for Funtana w/.82

Try a Higley threaded prop washer and a higley or dubro prop nut. Both of them will cost you less than 15.00 total. Not exactly scale in appearance, but will protect you in the event of a backfire,...
Forum: 3D Flying!
12-27-2004, 10:06 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 41,872
Posted By stevezero

RE: Funtana90 video (Kyle)

WA Pilot. I've had great success with an APC 17/6 prop on an older saito 150. I'm at about 700 ft ASL. Mine was in the .60 sized UCD, right about the same weight range (under 9 lbs) It had gobs...
Forum: RC Sailboats
09-05-2004, 12:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,946
Posted By stevezero

RE: Looking for advice on 1st sailboat

Thanks for the input guys. Space really isnt too much of a consideration. Ive got a truck with topper, so I can just lay a boat on its side (up to 6ft long, and 52 inches wide.) I actually used to...
Forum: RC Sailboats
08-27-2004, 08:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,946
Posted By stevezero

Looking for advice on 1st sailboat

Hey guys,

I'm looking at getting a sailboat to occupy some lunchtime cruising at work (we have a moderate size retention pond on property at work). It would be my first attempt at a sailboat. ...
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-15-2004, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By stevezero

RE: Blender Question...

An inverted flat spin can be entered very softly, from a stall. A blender is a very very VERY violent entry (hence the name). It appears that the plane hits an invisible wall parallel to the...
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-13-2004, 01:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,134
Posted By stevezero

RE: Blender Question...

Throttle and entry speed also make a difference, as well as direction of the spin. My favorite entry is to point the nose down, 20-25%throttle or less, full right aileron. After couple of rolls to...
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-13-2004, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,112
Posted By stevezero

RE: Great Planes U Can Do 120 ARF!!!!

I thought the red/white/blue first UCD was 1.20 sized(mine had a saito 150 on it :) Let's hope they move the horizontal stab down to lessen the coupling. If they do that, they could do a plug in...
04-02-2004, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,039
Posted By stevezero

RE: Mid air crash video!

I cant get to the link with the stearman. is that site down due to "bandwidth consumption"? :D
04-02-2004, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,539
Posted By stevezero

RE: JR dual output servo

I think you are onto something there Eric. With the popularity of split elevators on just about everything these days, that could be quite a sellable product. Various sizes (mini-jumbo) offered...
03-25-2004, 09:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By stevezero

RE: Hyde mount for a Saito

Brian,

I use only the well nuts and not the fuel tubing. The well nuts are thick enough to be able to bite into the firewall, but soft enough to allow the engine to float some. The key part is...
03-23-2004, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By stevezero

RE: Hyde mount for a Saito

One or two words of caution on these. I would routinely check the well-nut bolts to make sure they are snug. If you decide to use threadlock on them, make sure it is the removable type (not the red...
03-22-2004, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,253
Posted By stevezero

RE: Hyde mount for a Saito

Look at www.piedmontmodels.com Lee shows a "cheap" homemade softmount that uses the Dave Brown 4 120FS mount, and neoprene well nuts. I made a similar mount for my Dr J. PHD for a saito 150, and it...
01-27-2004, 11:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,526
Posted By stevezero

RE: WHO WANTS A FREE SKYLARK ARF?

I'd fly the living snot out of it, and have people wanting to buy one from your distributor.

Mailing address can be PM'd to ya ;)
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-27-2004, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By stevezero

RE: 3D Plane for .25

The Fat Free Taco from Paul Swanson. Do a search on it, there are a ton of threads on it in the funfly forum.
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-23-2004, 11:22 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 15,498
Posted By stevezero

RE: 68" Yak 54 - Extreme Flight RC

Wayne,

Is there a published price on the baby yak yet? I need to know if I need to take my pattern plane to tomorrows' swap meet :D I sent Chris a PM yesterday, but didnt get a reply back yet....
Forum: 3D Flying!
01-04-2004, 10:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By stevezero

RE: Flying Gloves - Very Cool!

WalMart sells Remington Hunting Gloves, that have fold out mittens/thumbpiece, are goretex lined, and very warm. They are also very comfortable, with some antislip on the palms. I've used mine for...
Forum: 3D Flying!
12-16-2003, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 389,021
Posted By stevezero

RE: UCD

You can use the CA hinges from Radio South, the 1/4 scale ones. Or you can use pinned hingepoints. Either way, make sure you can seal your hingelines, both sides preferably.

Steve
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