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Forum: Foamies 07-12-2009, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,312
Posted By Gnascher
You can make a control rod with CF similar to the...

You can make a control rod with CF similar to the way they used to make them with balsa sticks.

You simply use a small diameter CF rod cut just a little short of the distance from your servo to...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-28-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,885
Posted By Gnascher
...and here he is hot-doggin' around in it. ...

...and here he is hot-doggin' around in it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R80DaXf8O54
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-25-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Gnascher
Try flipping the flaps switch back and forth.

Try flipping the flaps switch back and forth.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-25-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By Gnascher
Does your Aileron (AIL) channel have the same...

Does your Aileron (AIL) channel have the same throw as the Flaps (FLP) channel?

When you're doing flaperon mixing, both of these throws should be set at 100%. Then, to adjust aileron throw you...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 11-05-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,362
Posted By Gnascher
Great deal on cordless dremel

Don't know if this is appropriate in this forum or not, but I think the denizens of this forum will be interested in this:

http://www.woot.com is offering a cordless dremel roto tool and a driver...
Forum: Seaplanes E-Powered 10-27-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,878
Posted By Gnascher
Perhaps they are simply to stiffen that big flat...

Perhaps they are simply to stiffen that big flat expanse of skin on the top of the hull.
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-24-2008, 01:59 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,273
Posted By Gnascher
I'll put it up tonight if I can. I'm using a...

I'll put it up tonight if I can. I'm using a sharpie ... all I have on hand at the moment ... and yeah ... it takes forever. :( I only got the top surface of the left wing and h-stab done last...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-24-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,273
Posted By Gnascher
If you look in the plans, there's a circle that's...

If you look in the plans, there's a circle that's broken up into 4 black and white quadrants just under the wing and just behind the forward part of the canopy.

This mark indicates the position of...
Forum: WWI Era 10-21-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,905
Posted By Gnascher
Have you got one of these? ...

Have you got one of these?
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXHY61&P=ML

You should be able to use that to balance your dummy motor and get rid of the vibration.

It'll work on...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 10-21-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,505
Posted By Gnascher
The MountainModels P-51 was my first full kit...

The MountainModels P-51 was my first full kit build. It was successful and came out great. I can recommend it.

Here's my build thread:
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=26844
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 08-10-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 49,543
Posted By Gnascher
That thing's looking great. Definitely one of...

That thing's looking great. Definitely one of the more refined looking versions.

I doubt anything you've done will negatively impact the flying characteristics as long as you've kept the weight...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-28-2008, 03:43 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 49,543
Posted By Gnascher
Not sure how many there are currently flying. ...

Not sure how many there are currently flying. The only one's I've seen first-hand are mine, PD1's and Praymond's. However, there has been quite a lot of interest and I know PD1 has handed out a lot...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 07-28-2008, 03:17 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 49,543
Posted By Gnascher
Looking great. I'm really digging the canopy. ...

Looking great. I'm really digging the canopy.

I crashed mine last time out with Paul a couple weeks back ... not too bad but I just haven't had the time to get the repairs done.

This has not...
Forum: Beginners 07-08-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By Gnascher
I would also check your battery connectors. The...

I would also check your battery connectors. The stock Tamaya style connectors that come with the SuperCub are pretty dicey sometimes.

Consider upgrading your connectors ... I used mini-Dean's...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 06-26-2008, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,644
Posted By Gnascher
You can use a low-temp iron on film such as...

You can use a low-temp iron on film such as EconoKote (http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0095p?FVPROFIL=&FVSEARCH=econokote&search=Go) or TowerKote...
Forum: Vintage and old timer models 06-24-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,813
Posted By Gnascher
Paul, I can understand you feeling this way,...

Paul, I can understand you feeling this way, however I don't agree.

I think what you're seeing is an expansion of the hobby ... people are flying now who once saw the task of having to build a...
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 06-16-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 49,543
Posted By Gnascher
Let's see ... lots of those problems are solved...

Let's see ... lots of those problems are solved in this thread, but here's what comes to mind immediately.

1. Positioning of the firewall.
2. Battery positioning and hatches
3. Electronics...
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 05-16-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,957
Posted By Gnascher
You'll find most of the community here to be...

You'll find most of the community here to be about like this. We are passionate about the hobby and love to see new people catch the bug.

You've chosen a good first plane ... I learned to fly on...
Forum: Beginners 05-14-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 560
Posted By Gnascher
What this means to you is that your motor will...

What this means to you is that your motor will cut out (much) sooner. Don't remove that jumper unless you intend to use LiPo batteries instead of NiMh.
Forum: Crash and Safety Forum 05-13-2008, 08:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,085
Posted By Gnascher
Don, Without knowing for sure if you...

Don,

Without knowing for sure if you maintained attitude control after the motor quit, I can't say for certain that it is LVCO, but that is what it sounds like to me. 2250 is a lot of juice, but...
Forum: Power Systems 05-08-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,232
Posted By Gnascher
Here's details on the 12T and the 18T. There's a...

Here's details on the 12T and the 18T. There's a lot of overlap between these motors.

Look at the specs below and pick the one that looks like it'll be at home pushing your glider into the...
Forum: Power Systems 05-07-2008, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,232
Posted By Gnascher
Here's a pretty comprehensive description of the...

Here's a pretty comprehensive description of the TowerPro motor lineup:

http://www.geocities.com/jefforyr/bmguide.html
Forum: Beginners 05-02-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By Gnascher
Zook, Check out this forum:...

Zook,

Check out this forum: http://supercubclub.proboards78.com/

Completely dedicated to owners of the HZ Supercub. There are a number of different "how to" threads for the aileron mod.
...
Forum: Beginners 05-02-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,109
Posted By Gnascher
Ailerons are an easy mod if you're willing to...

Ailerons are an easy mod if you're willing to invest in "Standard" electronics for the plane. (All the guts except the motor need to be replaced).
Forum: Beginners 04-30-2008, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 951
Posted By Gnascher
Congrats Zook! Glad to see you had some great...

Congrats Zook! Glad to see you had some great flying!
Forum: Scratch and Kit Built Aircraft 04-27-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 905
Posted By Gnascher
"Glass Tape" is also known as "strapping tape". ...

"Glass Tape" is also known as "strapping tape". It's that clear tape that has the opaque lines running down it's length. Those lines are fiberglass, and give the tape additional tensile strength.
...
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-27-2008, 02:15 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 39,185
Posted By Gnascher
Yay! Well done. Did you try rolling to get...

Yay! Well done.

Did you try rolling to get the gear up?
Forum: Warbird Electrics 04-27-2008, 01:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,392
Posted By Gnascher
Multi-blade props and belly landing aren't happy...

Multi-blade props and belly landing aren't happy bedfellows.

Now, the Corsair flew with a 4-blade prop, so that's what you'd want if you were looking for scale appearance. That's the "worse...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 04-27-2008, 01:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 733
Posted By Gnascher
You'd need to make sure that it had the same mAh...

You'd need to make sure that it had the same mAh and C rating as the rest of the pack.

Really, it should be from the same manufacturer, as that's really the only way you're likely to end up with...
Forum: Beginners 04-23-2008, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By Gnascher
The Super Cub prop shaft has quite a bit of play...

The Super Cub prop shaft has quite a bit of play in it. This is OK, as long as it's not enough for the spur and pinion gears to become disengaged.

Interestingly, the replacement shaft kit comes...
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