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by Arthur Fielding
November 7th, 2018, 7:28 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Mick Reeves 25% Spitfire Build
Replies: 113
Views: 16007

Re: Mick Reeves 25% Spitfire Build

Well done Rob Good to see the spitfire has flown. I followed the build from your first post with great interest, as I had just started building my own spitfire from the Brian Taylor plan.in fact I copied your aileron drive system with great success ,so much better than looking at control horns. Than...
by Arthur Fielding
July 21st, 2018, 8:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Topics
Topic: over 20k rule
Replies: 1
Views: 275

over 20k rule

Hi
Is there any truth in the rumour that the weigh limit for models is going up to 25k ?
regard's
Arthur.
by Arthur Fielding
July 19th, 2018, 5:13 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: TX SWITCH
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: TX SWITCH

Thanks for the reply Dave. I looked up the part At RS .It does seem to have a long operating plunger, could you tell how much travel is needed to operate it as ideally I would like it to be protected by a shroud the plunger being level with the top. The switches are cheap enough to just order one an...
by Arthur Fielding
July 10th, 2018, 8:42 am
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: TX SWITCH
Replies: 3
Views: 656

TX SWITCH

Hi I would appreciate some advice please. Is there a plug in device available that i can buy (I am no good with a solding iron ) that will let me use the sprung switch on my Tx(Futaba 16 ) when deployed, to drive a servo one way and have it stop,and then using the same switch a second time have the ...
by Arthur Fielding
July 1st, 2018, 8:12 am
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: JR 2.4 Module
Replies: 5
Views: 527

Re: JR 2.4 Module

Hi I have a spare 2.4 dsm2 module for a JR radio If you live anywhere near Southend on sea in Esssex you are welcome to call in with your radio and we can fit it and see if it works.I would not just wont to sell and post on as if on fitting my module the problem is still there you will still have do...
by Arthur Fielding
May 12th, 2018, 7:49 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Spitfire flaps
Replies: 8
Views: 861

Re: Spitfire flaps

Hi Back in March I requested information on the effects of the flaps on my Brian Taylor Spitfire. At the time still being built. With the CG and control throws as per the plan, and in-between the rain shows it had its first flight today, and I am well pleased. Dave Wilshere got it spot on with his d...
by Arthur Fielding
March 12th, 2018, 6:36 pm
Forum: Your New Projects
Topic: Sist Fw 190 make over
Replies: 7
Views: 1013

Re: Sist Fw 190 make over

Hi
For what is worth Nitro moors do a paint stripper for use on GRP used it in my boating days
Most good boat charlenders should have it.
Reguards
Arthur.
by Arthur Fielding
March 8th, 2018, 2:11 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Spitfire flaps
Replies: 8
Views: 861

Spitfire flaps

Hi
Any one out there flown a Brian Talyor MK 9 spitfire 83in version built from his plans.
Getting ready to test fly mine and was wondering what to exspect trim wise when the flaps go down.
Would appreciate any info
Thanks
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
January 7th, 2018, 5:57 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: M2 Left hand thread screws
Replies: 14
Views: 573

Re: M2 Left hand thread screws

Hi
Have a look at Mick Reeves models( under accessories he sells 2m turnbuckles L-R hand thread . And lots of other bits as well.
Regards
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
January 4th, 2018, 7:14 pm
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: RDS system
Replies: 2
Views: 245

RDS system

Hi I have been following the Spitfire build by Mr Rob Crawford. I liked the RDS system he used on the ailerons . I was not to far into my Brian Taylor spitfire build that I could not copy and fit this system. A bit of time on the lathe etc saw it up and running, and to be honest not a real problem t...
by Arthur Fielding
October 27th, 2017, 9:27 pm
Forum: Electric Stuff
Topic: ferrite rings
Replies: 2
Views: 318

ferrite rings

Hi I would appreciate sum advise please I have a power box ignition kill switch working with a OS 33 petrol engine , the engine has started to miss fire, and I notice the red ignition light goes out. Now as this unit works through the RX I believe it is picking up interference from the ignition unit...
by Arthur Fielding
September 30th, 2017, 8:48 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: Engine/silencer joint repair
Replies: 10
Views: 638

Re: Engine/silencer joint repair

Hi I had the same problem with a OS 33 petrol ,the silencer kept coming loose .Despite drilling the bolts for wire locking and the use of spring washers. I was told clean it up and glue on with epoxy.( still using the bolts of cause ) To be honest I was not expecting it to work, but i does. No more ...
by Arthur Fielding
August 11th, 2017, 7:53 am
Forum: Electric Stuff
Topic: switches
Replies: 2
Views: 615

switches

Hi
I have a JR radio system that is all 4.8 volts and no problems ,however I wont to upgrade the servos to the HV type (7.4volts
My question is will the original JR rx on/off switch handle the higher voltage? and if not what should I use?
Thanks for your time
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
July 10th, 2017, 7:11 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted. SD Greenley
Replies: 2
Views: 491

Re: Wanted. SD Greenley

Hi
Please look at my post 18 May, might be of interest.
Regards
Arthur.
by Arthur Fielding
June 10th, 2017, 8:58 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: JR RD922 Rx
Replies: 5
Views: 780

Re: JR RD922 Rx

Thanks for all the advice, the Rx is back on line.
Like a lot things its simple when you know how.
Regard's
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
June 10th, 2017, 3:12 pm
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: JR RD922 Rx
Replies: 5
Views: 780

Re: JR RD922 Rx

Thanks for the reply, but still not sure.
I have a plug with plus, minus and signal wires ,one of these wires goes to the switch and then back to another wire at the plug. But I do not know which wires to use.
Hope you can help
Thanks
Arthur
by Arthur Fielding
June 10th, 2017, 11:09 am
Forum: Radio Equipment
Topic: JR RD922 Rx
Replies: 5
Views: 780

JR RD922 Rx

Hi The on /off switch on my JR RD 922 power save Rx got its self broke ( don't ask) .now the manual tells me that I can not use a normal switch cos its wired differently. Now the plug is a standard three pin servo plug, but only two wires come out of the on/off switch , both are black. My question i...
by Arthur Fielding
May 18th, 2017, 7:17 pm
Forum: For Sale or Wanted
Topic: glider tug for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 701

glider tug for sale

one scaled up Wot 4,not from a kit, built by me, for glider towing and general flying , two seasons use. 90 inch two piece built up wing with flaps , covered in blue and white solatex. tail is sheet balsa with spruce spares ,and removes complete from the fus .two bolt fixing Fus is a spruce and bals...
by Arthur Fielding
March 19th, 2017, 7:58 pm
Forum: Electric Stuff
Topic: Twin Batterys
Replies: 1
Views: 648

Twin Batterys

HI. I would appreciate sum advice The story so far,i am running two lipos through a voltage regulator with two outlets into one Rx, no problems. My current build has quite a lot going on in the wing so I wont to fit a second Rx in the wing, using the Lipo`s in the fus for power. Now I can use one ba...
by Arthur Fielding
February 1st, 2017, 9:31 am
Forum: Technical Help required
Topic: easy start for 80cc twin
Replies: 20
Views: 1645

Re: easy start for 80cc twin

Hi
My Z80 manual states that the easy start system is designed to work on a power supply between 4 and 6 volts.
Regards
Arthur

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