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Forum: Control Lines
01-22-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,266
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: R/C Twist for C/L??

I have two models with absolutely no rudder, and they fly great. So you don't have to have a rudder for CL.

Fred C.
Forum: Control Lines
01-19-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,266
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: R/C Twist for C/L??

I have converted lots of RC models to CL, the largest being the 1/4 scale Sig Morrisey Bravo, most of them are in the 36" to 60" span. Install a bellcrank, leadout guide and the motor and you are...
Forum: Control Lines
11-22-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,454
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: CL Big Changes coming

After flying with electronics for 21 years now the thing I noticed different from 3-line to down the lines electronics is that you have more precise control and if you loose line tension you still...
Forum: Control Lines
10-21-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,454
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: CL Big Changes coming

I have been flying two CL scale models with 2.4 Ghz controls and have been flying with the down the lines electronic controls for the last 21 years. This will be a great change and allow for better...
Forum: Control Lines
04-19-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,829
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: C/L scale handle

I simply crimp the electrical wires to the stainless steel wires and shown in my book (see link above) and have never had a problem with lines since the only thing being transmitted is a signal and...
Forum: Control Lines
02-29-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,829
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: C/L scale handle

I have been flying with electronic controls for over 20 years now and it's amazing how many twists and turns this has taken over the years. I wrote a book on electronic controls and a PDF copy is...
Forum: Control Lines
02-12-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,602
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: C/L engines for sale

That is a lot of engines....Wow...

I have unloaded a bunch of my engines lately since I have recently converted over to electric power

I have sold engines thru these sources with good luck...
02-12-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,910
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: E-Flite 60 - 120 90 Deg Electric Retracts

Thanks....that's what I thought, do you like the E-flite retracts? I am looking for retracts for a warbird with a 65" span and wanted to know if these are good quality retracts and worth buying.

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02-12-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,910
Posted By clscale-RCU

E-Flite 60 - 120 90 Deg Electric Retracts

Does the E-flite 60 - 120 90 Degree electric retracts use a set screw to hold the wire strut in place or does it use the clamp method on the robart gear?

Does anyone have a picture what the...
Forum: Control Lines
01-08-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,937
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: A couple of my old control line planes.

I also have flown with the Bill Young Handle and a host of other electronic control systems. I have a friend who flies his Piper cub (80" span) with a 2.4 Ghz radio and reports that the line tension...
Forum: Control Lines
10-14-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: R/C to C/L Engine Conversion

Except for one of my models they all have throttle control, I would make the model with throttle control either with 3-line or electronic controls. Hopefully 2.4 Ghz gets approved for competion use!...
10-04-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,585
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: My 12 foot Sunderland

I am flying a Great Planes RV-4 (56" span) with an E-32 and a 4S battery for power that weighs 6.25 lbs and flies at 1/2 power with ease for CL scale. WHen I had the E-32 on the test bench with an...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,240
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: Motor, ESC most reliable choices?

When I flew with Nicad packs the indivual cell size was well defined and the number of cells defined how much power you had. I had two packs for my Cub, it flew with an Astro Flight brushed 40 geared...
Replies: 0
Views: 437
Posted By clscale-RCU

Hobby Lobby eRC 45 amp speed control?

does anyone have any experience with the Hobby Lobby eRC 45 amp speed control, good or bad? I would be using it with a E-flite E25 motor and 4S battery.

Thanks
Fred C.
Replies: 10
Views: 10,355
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: Turnigy Good or Bad?

I have tried the G10 motor and a 2200 Mah battery with good results. I will consider the G series motors and batteries for aircraft but haven't decided about the speed controls yet
09-17-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,207
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: Rivets and panel lines in a 60 size AT-6?

Try getting hold of Bob's aircraft documentation, he has lots of pictures of SNJ's and AT-6's in every color scheme possible. Once you know how detailed a photo pack you need and what type of...
Forum: Control Lines
09-13-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,361
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: im new here just flew my first CL in 30 years!

Gus,

I have some lines coming your way for Flite Streak. I am glad you are doing well and nice to see some new faces join this portion of the Hobby. I just flew this past Sunday with three...
09-11-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By clscale-RCU

4 engine models - E-10 for power - Max Weight?

Just wanted to know if anyone has experience flying a 4 engine model with the E-Flite E-10 motor.

My question is how much do the models weigh?

What would be the maximum weight of the model...
08-15-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,936
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: P-51D - Old Crow - Decals available ??

Thanks for the link, I have contacted them.

Fred
08-14-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,936
Posted By clscale-RCU

P-51D - Old Crow - Decals available ??

Does anyone know of a source for decals for the P-51D, "Old Crow" as seen the attached picure. Any size will do (as long as they are not too small), since they would be scaned and resized to match...
06-10-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: What paint alternatives?

When I painted the Spitfire I used the spray can primer from Lowes, then brushed on the flat latex house paint (use the right kind of brush), then brushed on the Nelson clear, I did not use any air...
06-09-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,090
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: What paint alternatives?

This is my CL scale Great Planes Spitfire that was stripped and recovered.

the wings are covered with Sig Koverall, then has Lowes Valspar (spray can) primer, then latex house paint (exterior...
Forum: Control Lines
05-11-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,974
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: Not wanting bellcrank

I put a small metal eyelet in the side of the fuselage and wear and having the leadouts bind has never been a problem. I use a normal bellcrank and have the lines exit the fuselage in a straight...
Forum: Control Lines
04-14-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,829
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: C/L scale handle

Just so everyone knows that there is a rule proposal with the AMA that will allow 2.4Ghz radios, that will eliminate the need for the insulated lines and sending the signal downs the lines. If that...
03-29-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 28,774
Posted By clscale-RCU

RE: CALLING ALL PIPER CUBS!

This is a 80" span Hanger Nine Cub from about 1996 and has been rebuilt once and recovered. This is a Control Line scale model with an .46 glow for power and uses electronic controls for the...
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