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Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-22-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Rodneh
If you are really serious about measuring the...

If you are really serious about measuring the temperature of various devices, you should get yourself an infrared thermometer. This allows you to quickly measure the temperature of things hard to...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-17-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Rodneh
If this servo is on an extension, de-mate and...

If this servo is on an extension, de-mate and remate the connectors a few times to scrub off any corrosion. A bad contact can cause such problems.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-16-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Rodneh
Would that not create a mirror image? Maybe you...

Would that not create a mirror image? Maybe you mean that you can recoat the newly exposed back side of the decal with Mod Podge also just before you place the decal where you want it. That is...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-16-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Rodneh
How can you salvage old decales?

I recently acquired an old kit with water slide decals. However, the decals will not release from the paper backing no matter how long they are soaked. The paper backing will eventually soften...
Forum: Beginners 01-08-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By Rodneh
Sorry, this is a drone. Any unmanned...

Sorry, this is a drone.
Any unmanned airborne device is, by definition, a drone.
Forum: Beginners 01-02-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,657
Posted By Rodneh
I have not seen much mention of CG (center of...

I have not seen much mention of CG (center of gravity) mentioned here. That is probably the most important thing of all in order to fly a model. Most models show where it should be located. You...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-02-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,744
Posted By Rodneh
I have been using many brands of epoxy for years...

I have been using many brands of epoxy for years and I have never found any difference in hardness caused by temperature variation on cureing. Now this means within most environmental temperatures. ...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-02-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,744
Posted By Rodneh
You caused this by using wax paper to mix the...

You caused this by using wax paper to mix the epoxy on. Any wax coated container can cause this problem; always mix on a material that will not contaminate the mix. Use glass, clear plastic, wood,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 10-19-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 796
Posted By Rodneh
I have been using pull-pull on most of my models,...

I have been using pull-pull on most of my models, 1/4 scale on down to the smallest electrical powered and find it to be far superior to other methods. There are two things that you must do to have...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 09-20-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By Rodneh
Some close up pictures of the landing gear from...

Some close up pictures of the landing gear from various angles would be interesting.
Forum: Beginners 07-02-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 820
Posted By Rodneh
A second antenna does nothing in so far as...

A second antenna does nothing in so far as increasing range, it just help to insure that the signal is not masked (one or the other antenna should be unmasked if properly placed). By having the two...
Forum: Beginners 06-20-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,000
Posted By Rodneh
How about some pictures and descriptions of the...

How about some pictures and descriptions of the planes?
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 06-19-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,509
Posted By Rodneh
Yes, a very acceptable way to do it.

Yes, a very acceptable way to do it.
Forum: Beginners 06-18-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 900
Posted By Rodneh
I dont think those are gas, they are glow...

I dont think those are gas, they are glow powered. They appear to be in good shape and you can probably find a buyer. It helps to show your location and how to be contacted should any one be...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-12-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 676
Posted By Rodneh
The ammonia actually softens the cellular...

The ammonia actually softens the cellular structure so that when it re-hardens, it stays that way as the cells physical structure is actually permanently changed and less susceptible to warping...
Forum: Beginners 06-07-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,339
Posted By Rodneh
The Apprentice's that I have examined have just...

The Apprentice's that I have examined have just two screws attaching the stab to the fuse and at best it is a rather loose fitting. By just putting a piece of scotch tape at each edge of the stab to...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 05-29-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By Rodneh
June issue of Model Aviation

If you have looked at the latest issue (June 2015) you probably noticed that it is much easier to read. I think the editor need to be congratulated on the great improvement on the readability of the...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 05-27-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By Rodneh
Servo replacement for SMART rudder/elevator

The replacement servo for the elevator and/or rudder on the SMART plane has been out of stock for months. It is a rather odd size and I had a difficult time finding one that would fit in the...
Forum: Beginners 05-25-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 984
Posted By Rodneh
Unless you use the EXACT SAME parts for servos,...

Unless you use the EXACT SAME parts for servos, receivers, battery, esc and place then in the same position as the manufacturer did, you can not expect to have the CG be at the same or recommended...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-24-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 820
Posted By Rodneh
You do know that on the Tactic and Futaba, you...

You do know that on the Tactic and Futaba, you must have the channel for the throttle set to reverse to have the throttle operate in the proper direction, i.e. low throttle with the stick down and...
Forum: Beginners 03-31-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 866
Posted By Rodneh
You can also get plug in modules for that...

You can also get plug in modules for that transmitter for either Spectrum type receivers or one that works with FrSky on 2.4GHz. I have both and they work very well. Nothing wrong with just using...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-23-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By Rodneh
For tail draggers, make sure that you have a bit...

For tail draggers, make sure that you have a bit of toe-in on the wheels. Any toe-out will almost guarantee a bad taxi experience.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-22-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 799
Posted By Rodneh
Telemasters could be built as either trike gear...

Telemasters could be built as either trike gear or tail draggers, which is yours?
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 02-20-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,191
Posted By Rodneh
Fortunately, all the major brands of transmitters...

Fortunately, all the major brands of transmitters are very good. I have Futaba, Airtronics, Spectrum, Hitec and Tactic. All very good performers. In my opinion, right now the best buy for your...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-11-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By Rodneh
Weller makes use of this phenomenon, they make...

Weller makes use of this phenomenon, they make soldering iron tips that automatically adjust the heat by having a magnet in the tip that looses its magnetism at a specific temperature to turn the...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-01-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,480
Posted By Rodneh
Clear dope or clear epoxy paint like KlassKote

Clear dope or clear epoxy paint like KlassKote
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-16-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By Rodneh
There is a reason that high wings often need more...

There is a reason that high wings often need more down thrust. Drag is located higher on a high wing plane than a low wing plane and increases faster as speed increases. This tends to make the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Rodneh
see comments in red

see comments in red
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-29-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,315
Posted By Rodneh
Drones (any pilotless flying vehicle) can be any...

Drones (any pilotless flying vehicle) can be any size as many full scale planes have been converted to drones, usually by the military. Also, many of the current drones such as those being used in...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 08-27-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,644
Posted By Rodneh
+1 on the Tactic; I have both the Tactic and the...

+1 on the Tactic; I have both the Tactic and the DX6i and IMHO the Tactic does every thing the 6i does and is easier to program at a lower price.
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