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Forum: Beginners
09-30-2009, 08:41 AM
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Posted By boomerace

Tiger Extreme Slow Stick

Well I wasn't going to build any more Slow Sticks but..................... Just couldn't resist as after all I hadn't built one with 55 degree dihedral. Then there was my 334W Outrunner with a APC 10...
08-19-2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 128,613
Posted By boomerace

I am honered I made the display.:cool: For those...

I am honered I made the display.:cool: For those of you that might have missed it, here is the News Cast Coverage of the Oregon Fly In where the Moth was featured. BTW the "dork" explaining the moth...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-12-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Well to put the stripes where it indicated on the...

Well to put the stripes where it indicated on the pic and cutting to fit the fuse there was not enough length to the furnished stripes. Doesn't matter as no 2 of the original planes were alike...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-12-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Finished

Tough call on the rudder insignia on alignment... so lined it up so it looks square with the flight axes at level flight. Furnished tail stripes weren't long enough to install as shown. Here are...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-11-2009, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

All that's left is the Decals! Balances perfect...

All that's left is the Decals! Balances perfect with the 3S 2250 Lipo.:cool:
boomer
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-10-2009, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Battery where Bear said. I'll run a 3S- 2250 and...

Battery where Bear said. I'll run a 3S- 2250 and glue in a piece of thin ply for attaching velco to. I hate the Velcro straps as furnished as they seem to always interfere with inserting and removing...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-10-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Down to the home stretch. Installed Elevator &...

Down to the home stretch. Installed Elevator & Rudder Servos after widening trays slightly so servos would fit and wired plane. Routed RX antenna through fuse and out tail and taped short reminder to...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-08-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Progress

Cut and retied the front flying wires and installed springs. That monofilament is a bear to tie! :eek: Ran fake radiator hose to front of engine Pulled aileron servo wire through into fuse. Maxford's...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-07-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Very possible! Of the many WW1 planes I have...

Very possible! Of the many WW1 planes I have built over the years I have NEVER seen a flying wire attached this far forward of the wing before.:eek: That's what threw me. Emailed Manford Support and...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-07-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Eureka... I found out where the flying wires hook...

Eureka... I found out where the flying wires hook on! By Looking at the PDF of the Review on Manfords website and blowing it up to 200% I can see the wires attached to the front of the plane just...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-07-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Tackled the wings today. Wings come attached by...

Tackled the wings today. Wings come attached by bolt in lower wing strut. Instructions are silent on this but see no way to install servos without removing. Enlarged aileron control horn holes and...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-05-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Done in the WWI plane thread. boomer

Done in the WWI plane thread.
boomer
Forum: WWI Era
07-05-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5,147
Views: 679,873
Posted By boomerace

Pleae go to: ...

Pleae go to:
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48108 for a Albatros DIII Build Thread.
boomer
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-05-2009, 12:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

www.maxfordusa.com (http://www.maxfordusa.com)...

www.maxfordusa.com (http://www.maxfordusa.com) cost $131.39 plus shipping and any extras you desire.
boomer
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-04-2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Should have taken pics of the parts before...

Should have taken pics of the parts before assembly but looked so straight forward I didn't bother however instead I will describe what was encountered. First problem was the tail feathers. Went to...
Forum: ParkFlyers
07-04-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 14,003
Posted By boomerace

Building the Maxford USA Albatros D.III EP 40" ARF

Since I haven't found much published on the Albatros D.III EP 40" ARF I decided to do a Build thread. This could also go in scale as there are some nice scale touches however I will be using it for...
Forum: Beginners
07-02-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Mlotor is 2830-09/850KV combo with esc from here:...

Mlotor is 2830-09/850KV combo with esc from here:
http://lazertoyz.ncweb.net/28XX.htm
Counter Rotating props are avilable from:...
Forum: Beginners
07-02-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Total Watts. I can switch to 10 X 4.7 APC SF...

Total Watts. I can switch to 10 X 4.7 APC SF Props and get way more wattage out of the motors and that is a upgrade option if I don't feel this is enough power.
boomer
Forum: Beginners
07-02-2009, 08:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Update

Wright Flyer Maiden was a total disaster. I made the mistake of trying to ROG it from a trailer that was 5 feet off the ground and it came to the end of the trailer and landed on it's nose destroying...
Forum: ParkFlyers
05-14-2009, 05:46 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 38,542
Posted By boomerace

www.radicalrc.com (http://www.radicalrc.com) Look...

www.radicalrc.com (http://www.radicalrc.com) Look under "Kits/Slow Stick Hopups":cool:
boomer
Forum: Beginners
05-06-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Short Video of Wright Flyer Wing Warping. Hope to...

Short Video of Wright Flyer Wing Warping. Hope to fly Friday weather permiting:
http://rcuvideos.com/video/Wright-Flyer-Wing-Warping-wmv/theater#theater_title
boomer
Forum: Beginners
05-05-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Thanks looks great in the air! Still raining and...

Thanks looks great in the air! Still raining and blowing but looks like Thursday might be dry so I can maiden!
boomer
Forum: Beginners
05-03-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Problem Solved!

Problem: How do you keep your fingers on the balance point 1/2" back of LE of top wing because of the smooth tape and the curve?:confused:
Solution: Install 1/4" balsa fillers and install large...
Forum: Beginners
05-01-2009, 05:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Day 4

Almost done. Need to wire and do final adjustment of controls. Nothing but rain and or wind so no flying!:mad:
boomer
Forum: Beginners
04-30-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Day 3

OK finished canard setup, mounted servos for wing warping and rudder, assembled rudder, installed bottom wing and cut holes for supports and installed bolts also installed first motor mount assembly....
Forum: Beginners
04-29-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Yeah the V-tail flys great. Haven't been unhappy...

Yeah the V-tail flys great. Haven't been unhappy with any of Dave's goodies.:cool:
boomer
Forum: Beginners
04-29-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Progress Day 2

Didn't get too much done today as had appointment with my Quack!:D Cut mounting holes in Slow Stick Stab for the Canards and cut up Slow Stick elevators for the twin rudders. Trial fit on canard....
04-28-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,330
Posted By boomerace

Progress posted here: ...

Progress posted here:
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=40862
Post #83
boomer
Forum: Beginners
04-28-2009, 03:21 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,293
Posted By boomerace

Progress Report 1 Wright Flyer

OK here is where we are after an afternoon of work. The frame is assembled correctly only one way so careful attention to the written directions is essential. To assure the frame would be straight I...
04-27-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,330
Posted By boomerace

Didn't seem to be much interest here and the rest...

Didn't seem to be much interest here and the rest of Radical RC Slow Stick Goodies have been posted in the Beginners thread so figured it fit better there as it is Stand Off Scale.
boomer
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