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03-26-2008, 05:51 AM
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Posted By uslimey

Anyone interested in a Flaperon mod for the...

Anyone interested in a Flaperon mod for the T28?... I am working on one to plug into the RX to mix the Aileron and CH5 outputs to allow both alierons to be pitched down for landing... I should have...
03-06-2008, 03:33 AM
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Views: 99,931
Posted By uslimey

After 100's of landings I finally broke the...

After 100's of landings I finally broke the firewall at the point where the front wheel attaches... Also the wing wheel mounts started to come lose. It would seem that they were fatigued by rough...
03-06-2008, 03:27 AM
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Views: 99,931
Posted By uslimey

How do you configure spoilerons?... That's not a...

How do you configure spoilerons?... That's not a standard mix on the controller that comes with it is it?
02-10-2008, 02:52 AM
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Views: 99,931
Posted By uslimey

FYI RE: Trainer Cord for T28 I called...

FYI RE: Trainer Cord for T28

I called Horizon about the trainer jack on the T28 controller... Apparently they don't support it... So I took my TX appart to investigate... It turns out that a...
02-10-2008, 02:43 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 99,931
Posted By uslimey

I have yet to crash, but after 50 or so flights,...

I have yet to crash, but after 50 or so flights, landing on the soccer field resulted in a crack in the firewall... I glued mine with SUMO glue... Its way better than Gorilla... Any way, I started by...
12-21-2007, 02:27 AM
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Posted By uslimey

Ok it just finished charging... It took 5 hours...

Ok it just finished charging... It took 5 hours to charge a 1.8Ah battery at the 1A rate... somehow I think the rate dial legend is a little inaccurate... That time seems like a 0.5A rate.
12-21-2007, 01:30 AM
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Posted By uslimey

Anyone have problems charging?... My battery has...

Anyone have problems charging?... My battery has been on charge at a 1A rate for about four hours now.... Apparantly it is balancing the cells... It seems like an excessive amount of time considering...
11-10-2007, 03:40 AM
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Posted By uslimey

OK so flapron mixing may not be a good idea... I...

OK so flapron mixing may not be a good idea... I think I recall reading that the ESC has a prop brake option... Has anyone tried that yet?... One of the problems I have been having concerns the...
11-03-2007, 02:46 AM
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Views: 99,931
Posted By uslimey

Big Tone, What do you anticipate your flaps...

Big Tone,

What do you anticipate your flaps doing?... I am assuming they will provide more lift allowing slower airspeed for landing... Is that something that could be mixed with the ailerons...
10-31-2007, 12:17 AM
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Posted By uslimey

My T28 had its maiden voyage today... Holy Cow!...

My T28 had its maiden voyage today... Holy Cow! It flys beautifully - well balanced, extremely agile, and plenty of power... I was little worried about tak off and landing on the football field, but...
10-23-2007, 04:12 AM
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Views: 4,837
Posted By uslimey

Here's an interesting snippet... After stripping...

Here's an interesting snippet... After stripping 4 or 5 gears I complained to Horizon... They sent me a new fuselage... Guess what... The motorhas a steel pinion gear... Go figure!
10-22-2007, 02:21 AM
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Views: 99,931
Posted By uslimey

Just finished assembling the T-28... It is way...

Just finished assembling the T-28... It is way better than the other PZ warbirds... The fuselage is a lot stronger, and has more rigidity. Also factory assembly of the fusealge no longer uses tape......
08-13-2007, 08:23 PM
Forum: ParkFlyers
08-06-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,351
Posted By uslimey

Hang tight a second.... I have the P51 amd...

Hang tight a second....

I have the P51 amd I have been very dissapointed... So far I have lost 3 pinion gears in 8 flights, which has led to 3 pretty hard landings... The plane is now out of...
08-04-2007, 03:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,985
Posted By uslimey

Park Flyers - Which brand is best?

I started with a Hobbyzone Firebird Phantom... It had 3 channels and cost $60... It was plagued with so many quality isues however, I ended up speending another $100 or so keeping it flying... I...
08-04-2007, 03:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,837
Posted By uslimey

Hi Guys, I went to two hobby shops and all...

Hi Guys,

I went to two hobby shops and all I could get were replacement nylon gears... The first I installed with a little lock tight... The first flight at 60-80% throttle was fine... The gear...
08-04-2007, 03:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,208
Posted By uslimey

k, Want to know whats even worse... I...

k,

Want to know whats even worse... I bought two ne pinion gears today... The first I applied a little lock tight to... I flew one battery at a fairly low rate - 60-80% throttle... Landed...
08-03-2007, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,837
Posted By uslimey

Mertch, So far I have had my plane up 5...

Mertch,

So far I have had my plane up 5 times, and the last 3 have been plagued with disaster... The nylon gear on the motor keeps sliding down the motor shaft where for some reason it appears to...
Forum: Beginners
08-02-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 93,229
Posted By uslimey

There is an easier way to align the tail...

There is an easier way to align the tail feathers... remove the main wing and lay the plane upside down on a flat surface... When the flat part of the fuesage (where the main wing is installed) and...
08-01-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,208
Posted By uslimey

OK, so I adjusted as suggested, which seemed to...

OK, so I adjusted as suggested, which seemed to work fine... I flew yesterday, and on the second launch the plane lost power and dropped to the ground... The nylon gear on the shaft of the motor had...
08-01-2007, 04:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,208
Posted By uslimey

K... Thanks for your advice... I am still working...

K... Thanks for your advice... I am still working on the ideal solution... Actually, this plane is a filler plane while I wait for the new PZ T28 Trojan to come in... I am glad to hear it is the...
07-31-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,837
Posted By uslimey

I had the same issues... looking at the plane...

I had the same issues... looking at the plane from the rear, the rudder does seem to be slightly favoring the left... My maiden, I needed full right stick on low rates to keep it from rolling left......
07-31-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,208
Posted By uslimey

Thanks Grasshopper... I spent a couple of hours...

Thanks Grasshopper... I spent a couple of hours on FMS simulator and now have the landings in the bag!... I am coming in dead stick with a fairly steep angle of attack (i.e. keeping the airspeed up)...
07-29-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,208
Posted By uslimey

Parkzone P51 Landing Issues

I learn't to fly with the Firebird Phantom (3 ch V-Tail)... I think I pretty much mastered it and have flown in some pretty substantial winds... Anyway, I recently bought the P51... The plane flys...
Forum: Beginners
07-16-2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 93,229
Posted By uslimey

In regard to mod's... Here are a couple of things...

In regard to mod's... Here are a couple of things I did to the Phantom:

1: Replaced the boom with new CF rod, reinforced with aluminum tube
2: Taped all edges of the main wing with clear packig...
07-16-2007, 10:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,733
Posted By uslimey

So what's the deal with Horizon Hobby??? I've had...

So what's the deal with Horizon Hobby??? I've had this plane on order for 3 months now... The delivery date has be pushed back 3 times already... Now it's supposed to be available at the end of...
Forum: Beginners
06-21-2007, 02:47 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 93,229
Posted By uslimey

Boz, Once you get the hang of the Phantom,...

Boz,

Once you get the hang of the Phantom, I think you'll be surprised as to how much wind it can really handle... I was working in Las vegas last week... I bought a Phantom at the LHS to fly at...
Forum: Beginners
06-16-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,945
Posted By uslimey

Personally I have not seen much of a tendancy for...

Personally I have not seen much of a tendancy for these planes to flip over in the air, unless a big gust grabs them. In fact many will resist inverted flight.[/quote]


A couple of quick...
Forum: Beginners
06-07-2007, 06:45 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 13,945
Posted By uslimey

You Phantom is totally repairable... If you go to...

You Phantom is totally repairable... If you go to the LHS, you should be able to buy carbon fiber tubes... Unlike the Phantom' boom the stock tubes at the LHS are not tapered... I founf one that fit...
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