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by Glenn Rackstraw
November 7th, 2017, 8:36 pm
Forum: Electric Stuff
Topic: futaba 3050 servos
Replies: 1
Views: 2175

futaba 3050 servos

Hi, has anyone else had these servos going slow. I have about 15 of these and after a couple of years 4 have started to go slow, first it happens for the first few movements and then they are ok but after a further time of use the problem gets worse. Not experienced this with any Hitechs only the 30...
by Glenn Rackstraw
December 11th, 2015, 6:27 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: catalina u/c
Replies: 2
Views: 729

Re: catalina u/c

Thanks for the response and the pm, will be in touch when I have sufficient info on what is needed.
by Glenn Rackstraw
December 10th, 2015, 2:12 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: catalina u/c
Replies: 2
Views: 729

catalina u/c

I am looking to make a start on my 108 inch Catalina (american plan) which has a fixed u/c but would prefer a retracting u/c can anyone help with where one may be made or purchased.
Thanks in anticipation.
by Glenn Rackstraw
July 30th, 2015, 7:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: WW1 paint
Replies: 1
Views: 680

WW1 paint

Just finished covering my 1/4 scale Spad (balsa USA) now comes the hard part for me, painting. I would like to finish as Rene Fonck's in 1918 but cannot find paint suitable. I have checked at warbirds , not enough colours. Spectra paints don't match either, no light green and the dark green looks wr...
by Glenn Rackstraw
December 5th, 2012, 7:24 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Right thrust on twins
Replies: 4
Views: 2684

Re: Right thrust on twins

Many thanks to you both, your help is much appreciated.
by Glenn Rackstraw
December 4th, 2012, 6:28 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Right thrust on twins
Replies: 4
Views: 2684

Right thrust on twins

I need advice from a twin expert. My friend is building a Bristol Freighter with two 26cc petrols, the original had electric power with contra rotating props and offset in one motor so not very helpful. With two petrol engines is there a need for right thrust and or downthrust?? Any advice gratefull...

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