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Forum: ParkFlyers 07-17-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 30,563
Posted By buzzltyr
Nice looking EVA, time bandit. I'm sure it will...

Nice looking EVA, time bandit. I'm sure it will fly well for you -- they always do!

Mark
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-02-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 656
Posted By buzzltyr
I use ammonia with water as well. I have a 1"...

I use ammonia with water as well. I have a 1" PVC pipe, about 4 feet long, capped at one end. I just put the balsa sticks in it, fill with the water/ammonia solution, and put a piece of plastic...
Forum: Scale E-Powered Aircraft 05-15-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,287
Posted By buzzltyr
Easytiger Models supposedly has one. They don't...

Easytiger Models supposedly has one. They don't have the best reputation for customer service, but they list it on their website. $4995. 150" wingspan. He had the fuselage at NEAT last September....
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-29-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,646
Posted By buzzltyr
Steve, I knew that you were a bit advanced, as a...

Steve, I knew that you were a bit advanced, as a pilot, to get a lot of enjoyment out of the sport wing, so the 3D wing makes more sense. Using the sport wing as an aileron trainer also makes a lot...
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-29-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,646
Posted By buzzltyr
Steve, for what it's worth, I always trimmed my...

Steve, for what it's worth, I always trimmed my cowls on the EVA to stop at the back of the firewall (the ply one with the T-nuts to hold the motor mount). I never wanted to sand the hatch cover down...
Forum: ParkFlyers 04-27-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,646
Posted By buzzltyr
When the EVA was designed, the "go to" servo for...

When the EVA was designed, the "go to" servo for parkflyers was the Hitec HS-55, and that is what the servo tray was designed to accept. My recollection is that the Towerpro, etc. servos are a bit...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-21-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,371
Posted By buzzltyr
I love the P-61! I will be watching your...

I love the P-61! I will be watching your progress with great interest!

Mark
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-30-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,646
Posted By buzzltyr
It takes quite a bit of sanding. That is why the...

It takes quite a bit of sanding. That is why the tri-stock is placed in the corners. You actually will be sanding away some of the sheet sides to get the cowl to fit properly. Just go slowly and...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-29-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,646
Posted By buzzltyr
You might try fishing a piece of the music wire...

You might try fishing a piece of the music wire pushrod through from the exit, and then slide the tubing over it.

Mark
Forum: Company Discussions 03-18-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By buzzltyr
time bandit, I just received an email from Brian,...

time bandit, I just received an email from Brian, and he told me that he has responded to your email to him. Hopefully that will put your concerns to rest. I know that he will get your kit out to...
Forum: ParkFlyers 03-18-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 480
Posted By buzzltyr
I've built six EVA's, two bipes and four Sports. ...

I've built six EVA's, two bipes and four Sports. I've never built the 3D wing.
The plane comes with mounts for both a stick mounted motor and an outrunner mount. Any motor around 150 watts will be...
Forum: Company Discussions 03-18-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By buzzltyr
time bandit, I know Brian (the owner of MM) quite...

time bandit, I know Brian (the owner of MM) quite well. In addition to running MM, Brian has a wife and two kids, and is also attending college full time. I know Brian has not been feeling well. ...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-20-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,887
Posted By buzzltyr
Any retracts other than the GWS ones will require...

Any retracts other than the GWS ones will require you to modify the ribs. Unfortunately, as well, the GWS blue retracts are getting harder to find. GWS doesn't seem to be selling/shipping much to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-17-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 865
Posted By buzzltyr
dahawk, you can use a "servo slow" device to slow...

dahawk, you can use a "servo slow" device to slow the retracts down. There are a number of manufacturers/units available. HobbyKing has one, of course:...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-30-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By buzzltyr
Drummaker, I built one a long time ago. One of...

Drummaker, I built one a long time ago. One of the first kits Brian sold, actually. Your motor sounds like a bit of overkill. Brian does sell an outrunner mount that will slide onto the gearbox...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-23-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By buzzltyr
Pat Tritle has designed and sells a nice 50"...

Pat Tritle has designed and sells a nice 50" wingspan short kit at www.patscustom-models.com. Here is a link to his build thread on RCGroups: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1129562...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-28-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By buzzltyr
Rover, both the SmoothE and the ACE have...

Rover, both the SmoothE and the ACE have ailerons. In both cases, they are full length "strip" ailerons.

The primary advantage to the SmoothE, if you are a relatively new builder, is the foam...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-28-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By buzzltyr
Rolver, there isn't too much on this site about...

Rolver, there isn't too much on this site about the SmoothE, but there are threads on RCG about it:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=205796&highlight=mountain+model+smooth
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-28-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By buzzltyr
Rolver, I've built two SmoothE's. I still have...

Rolver, I've built two SmoothE's. I still have my second one, outfitted with lights for night flying. The SmoothE fits all your criteria, except for the ability to fly in wind. I don't think I'd...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-19-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,097
Posted By buzzltyr
Sorry to hear about your FS, Steve. I hope it...

Sorry to hear about your FS, Steve. I hope it isn't as bad as it sounds. I know you'll be able to build another one, if necessary, and that it will fly even better for you than this one did.
...
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 08-18-2012, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By buzzltyr
Mike, I just saw that you sold them on RCG...

Mike, I just saw that you sold them on RCG tonight (unless you have 4 for sale). Thanks anyway!

Mark
Forum: Radio Equipment For Sale & WTB 08-18-2012, 04:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 615
Posted By buzzltyr
Mike, I'll take them. PM me your Paypal info, if...

Mike, I'll take them. PM me your Paypal info, if that is how you prefer payment, or whatever method works for you.

Mark
Forum: Events, Shows and Fun Fly's - Electric Airplanes 06-04-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 700
Posted By buzzltyr
dmmalish, thanks for posting the pictures of the...

dmmalish, thanks for posting the pictures of the event. I had the honor of meeting Dr. Shaw when he came to NEAT five or six years ago. A genuine gentleman. His models are always impressive, as...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-20-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,886
Posted By buzzltyr
The cowls look great, Dave! Sparky really is the...

The cowls look great, Dave! Sparky really is the master of all things plastic and foam. I am constantly in awe of his foam builds. And the balsa models he's done are pretty darn nice, as well.
...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 03-06-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,886
Posted By buzzltyr
The DC-6 is looking fabulous, Dave. Your motor...

The DC-6 is looking fabulous, Dave. Your motor cowl plug also looks terrific. What are the dimensions? I wonder if you are going to have to draw the cowl in two halves, or whether you can do it in...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-21-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,886
Posted By buzzltyr
The Delight system allows you to do a lot of...

The Delight system allows you to do a lot of programming of the individual lights. To the best of my knowledge, it has red, green and white lights. Some can be programmed to appear to rotate, as...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 02-19-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,886
Posted By buzzltyr
David, you might look at the Delight system from...

David, you might look at the Delight system from Dimension Engineering. You'd have to extend the wires from the stock lengths, but it is a pretty sophisticated system. It took me awhile to figure...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-18-2012, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,057
Posted By buzzltyr
Thanks for the additional information. I've...

Thanks for the additional information. I've built two of Pat's kits, and they are well designed "stick" builds. At some point I do intend to pick up a 310 kit and build it up. Just too many...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-18-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,057
Posted By buzzltyr
Payne, I'm curious. Pat doesn't include the...

Payne, I'm curious. Pat doesn't include the plastics with the short kit? I thought he usually did. Parkflyerplastics doesn't list them seperately either. Do they need to be ordered seperately...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 01-15-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,057
Posted By buzzltyr
payne, you are a building machine! A Tritle 310,...

payne, you are a building machine! A Tritle 310, the DC-6 and now another 310. That's a lot of stick cutting!:D It looks like you are doing your usual superlative job, as well. Watching and...
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