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10-03-2011, 08:50 PM
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Posted By Old_Crow

It is fairly heavy but not as much as you'd...

It is fairly heavy but not as much as you'd think. And you're right, the plywood motor mount that came with the ARF is well built with notched construction. That's why I wanted to go with this motor...
10-01-2011, 03:10 PM
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Views: 2,087
Posted By Old_Crow

Well the motor mount arrived from Tower Hobbies....

Well the motor mount arrived from Tower Hobbies. However, it's not even close to lining up with the Tacon motor. I'm thinking of building a plywood base to fasten to the motor mount and then mounting...
09-24-2011, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Old_Crow

True, but I have to confess, I like the smell of...

True, but I have to confess, I like the smell of Nitro Fuel burning:)!
09-23-2011, 07:51 PM
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Views: 2,087
Posted By Old_Crow

Thanks Glacier Girl, I had found that one...

Thanks Glacier Girl,

I had found that one on Tower Hobbies and ordered it already. I'll let you know how I made out.

This is for an Escapade 40. I have a Thunder Tigre 46 to put in it but the...
09-22-2011, 09:20 PM
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Views: 2,087
Posted By Old_Crow

Motor Mount for Tacon Motor

I have a Tecon Bigfoot 46 bl motor (D=50mm, L=55mm, Shaft=6.0mm). I'm looking for an offset, firewall universal motor mount that I can use for this.

Any ideas?
Forum: Massachusetts
09-16-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 20,031
Posted By Old_Crow

I'm from Lakeville but fly in Raynham (about 15...

I'm from Lakeville but fly in Raynham (about 15 minutes North).
Forum: Beginners
07-18-2008, 02:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,808
Posted By Old_Crow

Get some altitude and then dive. Pull up full...

Get some altitude and then dive. Pull up full elevator and it will soar nicely into a loop. With enough speed I'm able to pull off a double. Haven't tried a triple yet. Hmmm, where's that bottle of...
Forum: Beginners
07-17-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,808
Posted By Old_Crow

I'll assume that's sarcasim based in frustration...

I'll assume that's sarcasim based in frustration since I can't imagine anyone intentionally destroying something that they've put time and money into.

I've had great luck with my EZ* after a...
Forum: Power Systems
07-14-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,117
Posted By Old_Crow

Okay, thanks. I do remember reading about that...

Okay, thanks. I do remember reading about that somewhere. I'm not at that step yet but I'll save this thread for when I get there. And as far as prop rotation....counter-clockwise??
Forum: Power Systems
07-14-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,117
Posted By Old_Crow

Thanks for the reply. I think I figured it out. I...

Thanks for the reply. I think I figured it out. I may post a picture of the assembled motor along with the extra parts so anyone may offer their $.02.

Thanks,
Bob
Forum: Power Systems
07-14-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,117
Posted By Old_Crow

Ron, Thanks for the reply. After pulling...

Ron,

Thanks for the reply. After pulling all of the parts out I figured it out. Okay, X-Mount that's what I'll use. The hardware was pretty self-explanatory once you lined everything else up.
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Forum: Power Systems
07-14-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,117
Posted By Old_Crow

Mounting a Hacker A20

First of all, please excuse my ignorance if the answer to this is obvious!!

I have a Hacker A20-50S that I will be mounting on my 31" Eugly Stick (about 8oz flying weight). The A20 came with a lot...
07-06-2008, 02:40 AM
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Views: 117,530
Posted By Old_Crow

I'm planning to build a Glow Trainer this fall so...

I'm planning to build a Glow Trainer this fall so it will be ready for next season. There are mostly wet planes at my club, especially the larger ones. I want to get into larger aircraft, and right...
06-15-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,359
Posted By Old_Crow

Damn your avatar! I keep wacking my LCD...

Damn your avatar! I keep wacking my LCD display!!::o
06-15-2008, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,108
Posted By Old_Crow

How about 30 days of clear calm weather! Oh, and...

How about 30 days of clear calm weather! Oh, and an E-Flight T-34 Mentor:D!
06-13-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,713
Posted By Old_Crow

As promised, here's the Beaver. I still haven't...

As promised, here's the Beaver. I still haven't flown it yet but maybe tonight. The weekend looks like it could be a washout and I was looking forward to some early morning flying on Father's day!:(...
06-04-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,757
Posted By Old_Crow

I've noticed that it doesn't get windy until I...

I've noticed that it doesn't get windy until I decide to rake leaves or go flying????

I took the Easy Star out on Sunday in some furious winds (17-20mph). After a harrowing 4 minute flight I...
05-28-2008, 03:01 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,228
Posted By Old_Crow

The Wildcat did not have the speed or climbing...

The Wildcat did not have the speed or climbing ability of the zero but I believe it was better armored.

It did necessitate the development of the Thach weave where 2 fighters would fly as a team...
05-23-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,713
Posted By Old_Crow

Actually, I ordered some spare props from...

Actually, I ordered some spare props from WWW.ALLeRC.COM (http://www.allerc.com/)and they showed up black and not orange! Who new???

I also ordered some spare cowls as I destroyed the only one I...
05-21-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,265
Posted By Old_Crow

Not sure where I saw this one, someone's...

Not sure where I saw this one, someone's signature maybe, but it's funny.

"To a tree, balsa and tissue taste like chicken!"
05-19-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,108
Posted By Old_Crow

And there you have the catch!! There's always a...

And there you have the catch!! There's always a catch!;-)
Replies: 4
Views: 1,191
Posted By Old_Crow

I was wondering the same thing. I got the email...

I was wondering the same thing. I got the email from BP Hobbies. Is this another example of "If it seems too good to be true, it probably is"?
05-15-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,708
Posted By Old_Crow

Nice Post! I especially like the Virtual Aircraft...

Nice Post! I especially like the Virtual Aircraft Museum. A LOT of information there on planes from all over the world!
05-11-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,067
Posted By Old_Crow

I've settled on Pat Tritle's kit. I've already...

I've settled on Pat Tritle's kit. I've already corresponded with Pat about the Landing Gear. He generally flies it with the gear up and belly lands.

I'm going to build his Eugly Stick first to...
04-25-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,414
Posted By Old_Crow

On the bright side (if you can find one) that's...

On the bright side (if you can find one) that's the kind of mistake you only make once. I did the same thing with the controls reversed. Now, I check to make sure the elevator movements are correct...
04-23-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,067
Posted By Old_Crow

I do fly at the local school which has a fairly...

I do fly at the local school which has a fairly large and wide open area and I suppose I could use the infield of the baseball field for take-offs and landings.

I wanted to use a more scale...
04-23-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,067
Posted By Old_Crow

Thanks E-Challanged. I've already checked...

Thanks E-Challanged.

I've already checked out Pat's site. He has a lot of nice kits to offer and his build threads are very helpful.

I do have some building experience so I don't think that...
04-18-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,067
Posted By Old_Crow

I had thought of the Guillows kit. The kit on...

I had thought of the Guillows kit. The kit on their site is a 31-1/4" wingspan. I'm wondering if this could be converted to electric RC. I wasn't necessarily looking to scratch-build this.
04-18-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,067
Posted By Old_Crow

I've seen them close up also. If I remember...

I've seen them close up also. If I remember correctly, there's one in the National Air and Space Museum in Washington. If you ever see a top view of the gunner's seat, it's very cramped and my father...
04-18-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,067
Posted By Old_Crow

SBD Dauntless

Does anyone know of any plans or kits for an Electric SBD-Dauntless? I want to build one sort of as an homage to my father who was a tailgunner in WWII and this was his plane.

I did some...
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