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02-04-2014, 03:08 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

It sold. Thank you.

It sold. Thank you.
11-30-2013, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

All helis will hover with a tilt due to the tail...

All helis will hover with a tilt due to the tail rotor thrust. To compensate for the translational force of the tail rotor, there has to be a compensating aileron input to balance out the forces. ...
11-07-2013, 11:41 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

95" Senior Telemaster kit NIB $225 shipped to US.

Got this in a trade, it's a NIB 95" Senior Telemaster kit. This is the older, out of production kit. http://www.hobby-lobby.com/srtele.htm

It is unstarted and complete, EXCEPT the formed...
07-07-2013, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

Parkzone J-3 Cub/Decathlon gearbox and prop shaft on Ebay

Not sure if anyone is still flying these, but I have a Parkzone J-3 Cub gearbox and prop shaft NIB cheap for sale:
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04-27-2013, 05:06 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

Hi Dereck, I'm glad your 4*Star is flying...

Hi Dereck,

I'm glad your 4*Star is flying well. Mine sure turns heads at the field...since you can't buy it as a ARF. :D

Mark
04-09-2013, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Scirocco14

Wow, a full pound heavier! Or about 50% higher...

Wow, a full pound heavier! Or about 50% higher wing loading. And it still flies well. Goes to show how good a design the 4*Star is!!

Mark
04-08-2013, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

The OS 10 brushless motor is more than ample to...

The OS 10 brushless motor is more than ample to fly this plane. Since I'm not a 3D pilot, and the 4*star is not a 3D plane, I didn't see the need to overpower it. All up weight ready to fly,...
04-07-2013, 01:17 AM
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Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

I'm happy to report that the maiden flights went...

I'm happy to report that the maiden flights went well today! :) Winds were close to 10 mph, and the 4*Star 20EP was buffeted around a bit but flew like a champ. With a 10x5E prop, I was only using...
04-02-2013, 04:14 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

They fit perfectly. I'm using 2200 mah 3s 11.1V...

They fit perfectly. I'm using 2200 mah 3s 11.1V lipos, the same ones I use with my T-rex 450 helis. They're almost the exact same shape & size as the one shown on the plans.

Mark
04-01-2013, 11:24 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

Interesting note: I put the 4*Star on my Vanessa...

Interesting note: I put the 4*Star on my Vanessa C.G. rig and tested the C.G. with the battery in the stock location on the plans. It balanced right on the main spar, the desired spot. So my...
04-01-2013, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

Thanks, guys! Dereck, I'm going to paint the...

Thanks, guys! Dereck, I'm going to paint the cowl white. Not even going to try and match the orange Monokote.

Mark
03-31-2013, 07:06 PM
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Posted By Scirocco14

It's ready to fly! Only a few little details...

It's ready to fly! Only a few little details left; need to paint the cowl when the weather warms up a little bit, and add a couple of little, tiny spots of monokote to finish the covering job (where...
03-22-2013, 03:53 AM
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Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

Thanks, guys! After 4 years in the hobby, I've...

Thanks, guys! After 4 years in the hobby, I've decided that it is GOOD to be able to see your plane in all sorts of conditions. For me, yellow, red and orange shows up well so going forward my...
03-22-2013, 02:12 AM
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Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

Wing is covered, servos installed, ailerons...

Wing is covered, servos installed, ailerons installed, graphics applied. The underside is separate sections of Monokote 'stitched together' at the seams, to help save weight instead of applying...
03-13-2013, 08:08 PM
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Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

Color starting to go on.... The wing will be...

Color starting to go on....

The wing will be the negative of the tail feathers; orange with white darts on the top. White ailerons.

The fuse will be all orange with a white stripe down the...
03-12-2013, 01:36 AM
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Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

covering has started!

covering has started!
Forum: Beginners
03-07-2013, 02:36 AM
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Posted By Scirocco14

Building your first kit can be intimidating,...

Building your first kit can be intimidating, especially an RC kit which is expected to fly well. :<:

When I got into RC a few years ago, I had a little experience building kits back in the 70s...
03-07-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

A few more pics of the progress. I installed the...

A few more pics of the progress. I installed the rudder & elevator servos, the pushrod tubes in the fuselage. Instead of using the stock .035" wire, I'm using the Dubro 1/2A control rods & pushrod...
03-01-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

Thanks, Dereck. I will be careful. Last...

Thanks, Dereck. I will be careful.

Last winter I built a Scout 15 by Craft Air and covered it in orange Monokote. It has about the same size tail feathers, and didn't have any trouble with...
03-01-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

No problem, it's all good! It's hard to tell on...

No problem, it's all good! It's hard to tell on the internet what somebody is trying to say. The smilies help. :D

I will be using Monokote for this plane. I thought (albeit very briefly)...
03-01-2013, 02:15 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

Huh? That's painter's tape holding the top...

Huh? That's painter's tape holding the top sheeting in place while the glue dries...

:cool:

Or was that an attempt at humor? ::o

Mark
02-28-2013, 09:34 PM
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Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

Fuselage almost done. Tail feathers...

Fuselage almost done. Tail feathers hinged...starting to look like a 4*Star!

Picked up a 10x7E prop for it at the LHS. I used the Castle Creations Prop Calculator program, that was the first...
02-27-2013, 12:07 AM
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Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

More progress... Captain Morgan bottles have...

More progress...

Captain Morgan bottles have another use besides storing great tasting elixirs...

I also included a picture of the SIG Aerobipe I built last winter and decided to electrocute it...
Forum: 3D Flying
02-23-2013, 11:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,772
Posted By Scirocco14

If it's anything like my Ultra Micro Sukhoi 26XP,...

If it's anything like my Ultra Micro Sukhoi 26XP, I couldn't fly it until I put in a TON of expo (40-50% :eek: ) in it. And flew it on low rates for a while at first. Now it's a really fun plane...
02-23-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

This is great! I'm fairly new to electrics and I...

This is great! I'm fairly new to electrics and I appreciate all the tips and advice.

Mark
02-23-2013, 12:31 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

Thanks for the links to the arming plug. I'm new...

Thanks for the links to the arming plug. I'm new to electrics and I'm definitely looking into them. I'm surprised the heli guys don't use them more, except that we have 'throttle hold' functions on...
02-22-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

Top formers going in place.

Top formers going in place.
02-22-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

You guys crack me up. :silly: Here's my...

You guys crack me up. :silly:

Here's my 4*Star 40 slimer...

Markhttps://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/524975_10200173331795575_1194917247_n.jpg
02-22-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

I appreciate the advice guys. I'm just...

I appreciate the advice guys. I'm just hard-headed and am going to build it per the plans. I like the clean look of the fusealage w/o the hatch on top. If it doesn't work out, I can always go in...
02-22-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,874
Posted By Scirocco14

I'll put your name on the hatch, just in case I...

I'll put your name on the hatch, just in case I forget. ;)

Mark
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