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Thread: Lil Cub
22/02/2020 14:07:48

Hi Daniel, SELC said I should send them the plan and they would send me an estimate. Sarik said 'Check back in acouple of months'. I will contact SELC.

Have you actually built this model?.

Barry

Thread: Valdez Stol Record breaker build blog
22/02/2020 13:27:39

Peter , on the plan it quotes '4max PP-rack 4260 mount' for the motor. I cant find this item anywhere. Could you please give me some guidance on a motor mount. ( Sorry to be such a pain).

Many thanks Barry

Thread: Lil Cub
22/02/2020 13:17:14

Hi, I cant find anybody that supplies a kit already. Skip models have replied that they will look at my plan and quote!!!

Barry

Thread: Valdez Stol Record breaker build blog
18/02/2020 09:22:59

Thank you Peter & Steven for your feed back. I will follow these up.

Regards Barry

16/02/2020 10:12:06

I am having trouble sourceing some reasonably priced the main wheels. can any body have any suggestions?

Thank you in advance Barry

Thread: Dawn Flyer
04/12/2019 09:53:04

Hi Jim, thanks for the link. Looks like just the Kiddie !!!

Regards Barry

03/12/2019 09:18:37

Hi, can anybody tell me about the pilot figure for the Dawn Flyer !!!!

The only reference to the figure is Lindsays reference; ' Parkzone Pilot'.

What is the scale and where is the best place to look?. Thank you in advance. Sarik who sell the kit do not stock pilots so I am up a gum tree.

I am also having trouble finding wheels as 'Flair' dont seem to be around!!!!! (3" are reccomended)

 

Thanks for any suggestions, well all that are physically possible.

Barry

Edited By Basil on 03/12/2019 09:30:09

Thread: Film covering
26/11/2019 08:51:30

Many thanks to , Nigel, Don and Bob for your suggestions.

Barry

25/11/2019 14:49:29

I forgot to say I would like a nonglossy finish. Ideally satin. Is the Oratex like so. Barry

Thread: WW1 linen style covering
25/11/2019 13:30:04

Hi, I've been away from modeling for quite awhile. I am looking for a covering for the 'Dawn flyer', ww1 plane, that looks the part. Any suggestions.

Regards Barry.

Thread: Film covering
25/11/2019 13:21:08

HI, NOT SURE IF THIS IS THE CORRECT FORUM !!!!!.

I am trying to build the ' Dawn Flyer',(WW1 type fighter) and looking for a suitable covering , ie Linen look alike.

I have been away from modelling for some years and am rather out of touch.

Can any one suggest what I could use please.

Regards Barry

Thread: PPM
30/07/2019 15:23:38

Thank both, Martin & Don for your input. Yes it was cheap at a little over £9. It is identical to thepicture furnished by Martin, and the same but with the word Storm as on SMC,( @ £19.). I have also learned some thing about Helis, re channel use( Just bought an old second hand Align and spent time trying to get things running, and sustained minor injuries taboot. I suppose I could start a thread about that, but not now!!!!

I am going to put it in the Revolver (autogyro)see post.

So thank you once again Martin and Don

.Regards Barry

30/07/2019 15:23:17

Thank both, Martin & Don for your input. Yes it was cheap at a little over £9. It is identical to thepicture furnished by Martin, and the same but with the word Storm as on SMC,( @ £19.). I have also learned some thing about Helis, re channel use( Just bought an old second hand Align and spent time trying to get things running, and sustained minor injuries taboot. I suppose I could start a thread about that, but not now!!!!

I am going to put it in the Revolver (autogyro)see post.

So thank you once again Martin and Don

.Regards Barry

30/07/2019 14:25:09

Martin, its 2.4 and the brand is Storm( an S603 DSMX) A new brand to me, for spektrum TX.

I have been unable to obtain any info from them , its not available.

Barry

30/07/2019 14:05:02

Hi, I am an old retunee and I have a lot to learn and catchup on. When talking recievers, what is a PPM............? I have just bought a new RX that has an input/output that is labelled PPM., There is similar ' STAT ' , can someone fill me in please.

Barry

Edited By B YELLOP on 30/07/2019 14:16:58

Thread: Revolver Pusher type Autogyro trainer
20/07/2019 16:17:27

I have just been trying to get the motor off-set by susspending the model from the pylon and running the motor,. The motor turns anti-clockwise ( When viewed from the rear), leading edge to the front. BUT the motor is now on the left . I am using a master airscrew,( MA.3B09x70R01) 3 blade 9x7 R/P. Have I got a blade with the wrong characteristics??? Does the 'R/P' mean the wrong rotation or some thing else. Please excuse my ignorance as I am an old returnee and things have moved on a pace. Can anyone throw some light on this please . Other than that I THINK I may be almost there!!!!!

Barry

Edit  I think I have just twigged why, as the  motor turns anti-clock and not clockwise. R/P means reverse thrust. Steep learnibg curve, another lesson learned. Hope it will still perform OK.

Edited By B YELLOP on 20/07/2019 16:40:24

14/06/2019 09:28:24

Rich,is there a specific reason why the rotor blades are designed to revolve in the direction they are, other than the orientation of the aerofoil profile.? For instance if the profile were reversed would the blades go in the other direction.?

Or should I not get involved with the science!!!!!

Barry

12/06/2019 17:42:09

Steve, I measured the travel with one of those servo testers!!!!!. I assume then that this is not reflective of the travel experienced when using a TX??( Older person returned to hobby after many years, trying to catch up on everything, but learning fast, also not afraid to look an idiot, wether I am or not !!!!!!!!) That's me. I am waiting for comment by Richard before taking the plunge and cutting away the front of the mast support/fuc'ge .

Barry

12/06/2019 14:35:14

Richard, forgive me for what seems such a simple question to an expert like yourself but........

I am trying to cut out the hole/slot in the rear cabin cover for the control rods from servo to the head. I am using the same servo as yourself. They servo arm has a travel of some 135 degs, This amount of travel would require an enormous slot to allow full travel of the servo arm. I have examined the pics on the post , and the slots seem quite small. Is it possible to show a shot of the slot or more and perhaps some guidence for a long in the tooth novice lilke myself. I've got this far and don't want to make a big boo boo and have to make another fuse'g.

Many thanks Barry

07/06/2019 09:01:35

Hi, the article says prop is 8x7.5. It is illustrated as 3 blades. On this site I have seen many pictures/vids that are 2 bladed!. What is the size recommended for the D3530/14 motor and how many blades please. Being a returnee I have a lot to learn.

Regarding the balancing of the main rotor blades.

You recommend using Balsaloc , I assume this is to add weight in the right place!!. What else can be used as my local model shop has indicated that this type of product is not widely used. What type of product is acceptable for same purpose, assuming it will be covered at some point? As is glaringly obvious I have every thing  to learn about modern covering  types and techniques so please bare with me.

So many questions, sorry to be such a pain .

Barry

Edited By B YELLOP on 07/06/2019 09:05:43

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