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02-23-2013, 05:25 AM
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Posted By jedorme

mark - I just stumbled on your Sig 4 Star 20 EP...

mark - I just stumbled on your Sig 4 Star 20 EP build & just wanted to add I use the very same portable stand with a number of electrics with bottom hatches, & like you say, how much trouble is it to...
02-13-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,053
Posted By jedorme

Venture 60 Build Thread

Not wanting to clutter up this thread with stuff that is in another post, this is to let anyone know who is interested that I have started a Venture 60 build thread in another location. You can...
02-11-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,053
Posted By jedorme

For anyone following this Venture 60 thread, the...

For anyone following this Venture 60 thread, the January 2013 issue of Flying Models magazine has a review of the V60 by Larry Kruse that is both laudatory & informative. Here is a link to some more...
01-31-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,033
Posted By jedorme

Along with the Goldberg Tiger 2, which is an...

Along with the Goldberg Tiger 2, which is an excellent plane to fly & kit to build, if you are thinking low wing but still mild mannered, you might also take a look at the Sig Four Star 40 kit. ...
01-29-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,053
Posted By jedorme

+1 to both of your prior posts! I've only...

+1 to both of your prior posts!

I've only been in the hobby for four years after I retired, but in that time, among other AC, I have built 2 Sig kits & assembled 2 Sig ARF's. The only problems...
01-28-2013, 05:32 AM
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Views: 6,053
Posted By jedorme

BTE Venture 60 Kits Are Back!

I received a notice today from Bruce Tharpe at BTE that he has completed the build of his Venture 60 kits & that they will be available for shipping by the end of January. I've already put in my...
12-21-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By jedorme

My Hitec Aurora9 radio has a throttle lock & I...

My Hitec Aurora9 radio has a throttle lock & I auto set it when the radio first gets turned on, & I don't turn it off until I'm out of the pits with my plane on the ground ready for take off.

Jed
12-17-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By jedorme

Hello Dereck - you're right about weight vs....

Hello Dereck - you're right about weight vs. balance these days. I calculated the weight of my 46 sized motor, ESC & 4S4400 Lipo compared to an OS 61 with a full 16 oz fuel tank, & the difference was...
12-15-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By jedorme

Hello Dereck - As they say about pictures being...

Hello Dereck - As they say about pictures being worth 1000's of words, I really appreciate the photos you provided, particularly the first one of what looks to be a very comparable design to the V60...
12-14-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 159,694
Posted By jedorme

Chellie - I couldn't agree more! Many of the...

Chellie - I couldn't agree more! Many of the folks I fly with are either already flying electric or slowly converting, but it is funny how I can't seem to convince most of them that the quality of...
12-14-2012, 02:29 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 159,694
Posted By jedorme

I've only been flying 4 years since I retired &...

I've only been flying 4 years since I retired & my instructor first told me about HURC. Now I have 12 planes, & all but one have one of their complete systems installed - motor, ESC & Lipo (& many...
12-14-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 140,043
Posted By jedorme

Add BTE Kits To The List

I may have missed it but I don't believe that there is any mention of BTE Kits in the previous postings. Probably because they are not electric per se, but many have been adapted in the past. But...
12-13-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,330
Posted By jedorme

Venture 60 Electrified

Bruce Tharpe (who designed the original Sig 4 Star 40 & 120 while at Sig) is getting ready to release a batch of new kits for his Venture 60. I plan on getting one & converting it to EP. Is there...
11-08-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,444
Posted By jedorme

I used a Heads Up 25 sized motor with that same...

I used a Heads Up 25 sized motor with that same mount for my Sig Kadet LT-25 kit build that I electrified. So I suspect it will be fine for the LT-40. The specs say the mount adjusts from 2.1" to...
Forum: Foamies
03-27-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,035
Posted By jedorme

jnylund-here is some more info on foam repair...

jnylund-here is some more info on foam repair that is posted in this forum; look under the "Beginners" section for this:
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Forum: Foamies
03-25-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,035
Posted By jedorme

jnylund-hard to tell without seeing what it...

jnylund-hard to tell without seeing what it really looks like, but I have made numerous repairs on my F4F, both wing & fuse, so I wouldn't give up without maybe trying. Also found that applying...
07-20-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 24,255
Posted By jedorme

Another interesting WW II fact: As I recall, 17...

Another interesting WW II fact: As I recall, 17 naval aviators were awarded the Medal of Honor; 8 of them got them in the F4F Wildcat! Including our models namesake - LtCdr Butch Ohare. Thanks...
12-23-2009, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,294
Posted By jedorme

LT-25 Build Photos

I'm a new guy ( about 8 or 9 months into RC) & started building a Sig Kadet LT-25 kit a while ago. At the point where it's almost done (everything covered except the wing) & I'll try to post photos...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,027
Posted By jedorme

JR Transmitter Problem

Chellie, Firemanbill & Mustangman - Many thanks for the helpful directions & suggestions. I think I read the "Flaperon" section but was looking for the right settings in the Function Mode instead of...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,027
Posted By jedorme

JR Transmitter Problem

Chellie - Radio is JR XP662 72 Mhz version. Only been flying since first of year & first time I've tried dual aileron servos. AC is also the electric Sig Seniorita with ESC running motor only with a...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,027
Posted By jedorme

JR Transmitter Problem

I'm setting up a JR 6 channel tx in a new Sig Kadet Seniorita with a 6 channel Hitec rx. Using servo leads on chan 2 & 6 to my aileron servos, the left aileron (chan 6) goes to full up or down,...
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