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02-12-2014, 04:41 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Hi all. Thought this thread was dead ages...

Hi all.
Thought this thread was dead ages ago, been so long! One thing I've noticed from experience is that, even for the same size or similar motor, turnigy motors are very inefficient in...
12-31-2013, 08:36 AM
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Posted By gazzacov

Nice! What setup did you use on the tigercat?...

Nice! What setup did you use on the tigercat? I've done the asm lancaster and black widow, thats next on my list if I can find one.
12-30-2013, 10:33 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Trying to do a long low approach with my Sunracer...

Trying to do a long low approach with my Sunracer V4, as it comes in at about 40-50mph (no joke!), misjudged the height from distance, went behind and into a 6' thorn hedge with a very loud 'crack'....
12-28-2013, 09:50 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Had to make a balancing jig for the Lanc, was way...

Had to make a balancing jig for the Lanc, was way to heavy for the normal type. luckily a had an old computer desk to butcher! This type of jig is called a 'Vanessa rig' i believe. anyway, pleased to...
09-23-2013, 06:33 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Lanc landing lights

Lancaster has two landing lights in the port wing, that hinge down when on, so i thought i'd make some! (Hope the ling works..)
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10153314661655651
09-19-2013, 11:30 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Hi Hawk. Not thought about that one. Quite an...

Hi Hawk.
Not thought about that one. Quite an old kit, so not sure. Do have a couple more in the pipeline though, one is an avro york, as the wings and tail are actually lancaster items, just a...
09-19-2013, 06:17 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

On this one I used robart retracts mated to ASM...

On this one I used robart retracts mated to ASM oleo's, & Dubro pneumatic tyres. fits very well! The other two lancs are fitted with bespoke retracts made by a company called Kingfisher Aviation, in...
09-17-2013, 06:57 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

I have used a load of 3mm carbon rod as diagonal...

I have used a load of 3mm carbon rod as diagonal braces either side of the front/rear fuselage joint, seemed there isn't a lot of strength there. The battery stuff is all fairly hard wood stuck with...
09-15-2013, 06:59 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

some more pics of the Lancaster..

https://scontent-b-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1238917_10153318999150651_2131161926_n.jpg
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09-14-2013, 06:49 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

If you mean the blank post above, then i know,...

If you mean the blank post above, then i know, was supposed to be a video link but it doesn't work. Cant work out how to delete it!
09-14-2013, 06:38 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=1015331466165...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10153314661655651&set=vb.519890650&type=2&theater
09-14-2013, 06:14 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-frc3/1175049_10153314612845651_641501521_n.jpg
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09-14-2013, 06:10 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

For some reason I cant remember how to post pics...

For some reason I cant remember how to post pics on here! (it's an age thing) Tried posting them to my facebook, then inserting a link, but that doesnt seem to work. Can anyone help?

Dont worry,...
09-14-2013, 06:06 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

I have some pics & video here, mostly the early...

I have some pics & video here, mostly the early versions of things, it's all changed a bit now, but it will give you some idea. the battery bay area pics are on the pc at home, so will post later. As...
09-14-2013, 05:05 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Re:pics

I do have a few pics somewhere... I've been home since I last posted but have been so busy clean forgot to post em! I think I emailed some to a buddy, so may be able to retrieve them then post....
08-21-2013, 10:31 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

I wouldn't use the 5s packs, if memory serves me...

I wouldn't use the 5s packs, if memory serves me correctly, the G32 is only rated up to 14.8v, i.e. 4S packs
08-21-2013, 04:59 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Nice looking plane. Did you have to do any...

Nice looking plane. Did you have to do any surgery to the fuselage for the battery, or will it fit where the fuel tank used to be?
08-13-2013, 06:56 AM
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Posted By gazzacov

Thank you for the kind comments guys. Makes it...

Thank you for the kind comments guys. Makes it all the more worthwhile when your work is appreciated by fellow modellers. I have some more detailed pics & video of the builds somewhere, will look...
08-12-2013, 06:27 PM
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Views: 139,751
Posted By gazzacov

Conversions

Hi all. Been a long, long time since i posted on here. Spotted this thread and thought I would share a couple of my conversions..
fist, a Seagull 120 size super Tucano, beautifull looking model,...
01-01-2013, 10:24 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Presuming you're fitting them the right way...

Presuming you're fitting them the right way round, as I don't think you can get them the wrong way? I never noticed this much on mine, maybe 0.5mm at most. If its the same both sides, make sure the...
12-30-2012, 10:59 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

They are covers for the servo output arms on the...

They are covers for the servo output arms on the wings. To be honest, I dont know anyone that used them!
04-19-2011, 06:39 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Not much of a plane, more of a javelin!

Flying my wasp E2K pylon racer today, but alas, she is no more. 3rd flight, after about 2 minutes of flat out, 'go fast, turn left' stuff came down in a full throttle 45 degree dive across the strip....
04-13-2011, 10:53 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

I'm using a mixture of Savox SH0257MG (ailerons)...

I'm using a mixture of Savox SH0257MG (ailerons) & Savox SC1258TG on rudder & elevator. Very smooth, faster than I can move the sticks, so highly recommended. Have heard some of the smaller ones...
04-07-2011, 12:12 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Ooh, you have a wind s? Thats another bird on my...

Ooh, you have a wind s? Thats another bird on my wishlist! Either that or the sebach. Need a bigger hangar... Futaba are good, most of my warbirds a kitted with them, though the savox beat them hands...
04-06-2011, 12:36 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Nice install there! What servo's did you go with?...

Nice install there! What servo's did you go with? I'm using the Savox digital metal & titanium gears, brilliant, move as fast as i can move the sticks! The wings are a 30 second job, only one screw...
02-01-2011, 06:54 PM
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Posted By gazzacov

Hi man. Thanks for the comments. Did you get that...

Hi man. Thanks for the comments. Did you get that Neu motor yet? Interested to see how that one goes in.
I bought a couple of bags of robart pin hinges the other day, but not planning to swap yet....
01-31-2011, 12:48 AM
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Views: 117,167
Posted By gazzacov

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNdFRjB3yHU ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNdFRjB3yHU
Managed a bit o video of the Miss Wind, thought I'd share!
01-31-2011, 12:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 50,703
Posted By gazzacov

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNdFRjB3yHU ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cNdFRjB3yHU
Second and better quality video.
Also, re batteries, after 5 minutes flight I put 1850mah back into 4000mah 6 cell, so now setting timer for 8 mins & see...
01-25-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 50,703
Posted By gazzacov

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkkH2SXDdFo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hkkH2SXDdFo
01-25-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 50,703
Posted By gazzacov

been trying to post a video link, but not...

been trying to post a video link, but not working, grr
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