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The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread

Discussion in 'Giant / Scale RC General Discussions' started by Xpress, Sep 13, 2014.

   
  1. Snoopy1

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    Spent a little time looking up the Valach 250 that is one nice motor and it has valve covers and push rod tubes so it does it’s own lubrication properly, I like that some body is doing some good engineering. Let me know when you get one.
     
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  2. Snoopy1

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    We are not sure yet but the insurance company has been informed time will tell.
     
  3. AKNick

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    Ended up going with the Turnigy 5000 6S 60C from HK, couldn't beat the price anywhere else for the size and shipping was free when I bought three.... and these particular Lipos had a good rep. They gained 1-1.5min of flight time in comparison to my 4200's and overall no performance loss or gains. So a 7.5 minute flight the packs were at about 20% with mild aerobatics.

    This plane does great pop-tops, blenders are super easy, will do a mesmerizing waterfall, and other things a high wing shouldn't do. The flight envelope is very wide. I need to play with props a bit more, but as of now I think it may be under propped. It would be cool if they made a 35cc version of this plane, it really is a winner despite my initial thoughts on this bird.... I would recommend this to anyone looking for a sunday flier but wants a little more excitement from time to time.
     
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  4. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    Oh my! I had a Bob Dively Super Stearman but never got to finish it. Kids came first. Mine was the 1/3rd scale. I believe the top wing was like 112 or 116 inch. Been too many moons ago. What is the wing span of the 1/4 scale?

    And I know I'm going to ask, so might as well get the question out of the way now. What would you take for it?
     
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  5. 49dimes

    49dimes Damn I'm hungry

    Installed a new carby and did a reed mod to my buddies DLE 35RA on his Demonstrator. It cleaned up the bottom end "burble" and transitions smooth as silk now. He said he "LIKEY" :). He "LIKEY" so much he is going to "Let me" fix his QQ300 o_O.

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  6. The 1/4 scale is a 96" ws. As for a sale price, uh, uh uhhhhhh, don't know if I could actually do it much less what I'd let it go for.
     
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  7. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    But...but...but, I did not realize the QQ300 has a carby?!?!? crazy-sign-smiley-emoticon.gif
     
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  8. 49dimes

    49dimes Damn I'm hungry

    LoL nether did I Rob.......But I did get it fixed up for him. Don't think it can take another "Punch in the nose" and be ready for round 6 :concern:.

    It will still "float like a butterfly" but the sting like a bee ??? :beaten: .

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  9. dhal22

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    Did not know you had a Sukhoi. :way_to_go:
     
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  10. stangflyer

    stangflyer I like 'em "BIG"!

    No? Huh! I've had it since new outta the box '15. I maidened it originally with a GP176 EVO in February of that year. Shortly thereafter I swapped the 176 for the beast "Dub" 170. Love this plane for deals.
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