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07-19-2017, 10:10 PM
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Posted By Rodneh

What do you mean "covered every place air can get...

What do you mean "covered every place air can get in"? You have to NOT obstruct the inlet area.
07-13-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 912
Posted By Rodneh

Dido, very good advice if you value your plane.

Dido, very good advice if you value your plane.
07-07-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By Rodneh

Yes, you will probably have to program some...

Yes, you will probably have to program some "down" elevator mix with the flaps to control excessive ballooning when you deploy the flaps.
Replies: 12
Views: 3,083
Posted By Rodneh

Since when have receivers required FCC...

Since when have receivers required FCC certification? I do not believe it is required, only transmitters require the certification. I could be wrong but can find no documentation stating such...
04-23-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 983
Posted By Rodneh

I have been using Eneloop batteries in my Futaba,...

I have been using Eneloop batteries in my Futaba, Hitec, Airtronics and Tactic radios. They hold a charge as well as the LiPos do and can use a standard NiCad charger. Like all NiCads, I charge at...
02-13-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,011
Posted By Rodneh

Since this appears to be a high wing plane, when...

Since this appears to be a high wing plane, when you want it to be more aerobatic, do not just take the dihedral out, put in some negative dihedral. This will tend to make it neutrally stable in...
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Views: 4,428
Posted By Rodneh

What kyleservicetech...

What kyleservicetech (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/member.php?u=21297) said; ++++
06-22-2016, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,050
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...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,993
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.
02-16-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
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...
02-16-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
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: 4,048
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: 3,669
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...
11-02-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,856
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. ...
11-02-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,856
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,...
10-19-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,578
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...
09-20-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,910
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: 1,403
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: 3,477
Posted By Rodneh

How about some pictures and descriptions of the...

How about some pictures and descriptions of the planes?
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Views: 6,055
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: 1,535
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...
06-12-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,213
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: 6,242
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...
05-29-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
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...
Replies: 0
Views: 697
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: 1,623
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...
04-24-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,576
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: 1,521
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...
02-23-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,846
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.
02-22-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,846
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?
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