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Lone Wulffe R/C - Tips

 

 

 

Welcome to the Lone Wulffe R/C Tips page!  Since the two of us have only been flying for a year, we don't feel qualified to provide any tips of our own.... yet.  So we have gathered what we feel are some of the better tips we've come across from several sources.  If you have any you would like to add, please email us - we would be happy to post it for everyone's benefit!

 

Screw Tip Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Rib Hacksaw Tip
WWI Landing Gear

WW1 Landing Gear, by Clarke Smiley, Newmarket, NH, from "Radio Control Airplane How To's, Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1992

Servo Tray Installation, by Mike Lee, from "Radio Control Airplane How To's, Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1992

Servo Tray Installation
Splicing Tip

Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Foam Reinforcing
Fin Aligning Tip

Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Wing Venting
Tail Wheel

Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Landing Gear Reinforcing
Antenna Tip

Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Source:  Newman, Jim, "400 Great R/C Modeling Tips", Air Age, Inc., Wilton, CT, 1990.

Antenna Anchor

 

 

Prop Chart

2-Cycle Engines

4-Cycle Engines
Engine SizeStarting
Propeller
Alternate
Propeller
Engine SizeStarting
Propeller
Alternate
Propeller
.0496x35-1/4x4,
5-1/2x4,
6-3-1/2,
6x4, 7x3
.20 - .219x69x5,10x5
097x47x3,
7x4-1/2
7x5
.4011x610x6,10x7
11x4,11x5
11x7,
11x7-1/2,
12x4,12x5
.158x48x5, 8x6,
9x4
.45 - .4811x610x6,10x7
10x8,11x7
11x7-1/2,
12x4,12x5
12x6
.19 - .259x48x5, 8x6,
9x5
.60 - .6512x611x7-1/2,
11x7-3/4,
11x8,12x8
13x5,13x6
14x5,14x6
.29 - .309x69x7,
9-1/2x6,
10x5
.8013x612x8,13x8
14x4,14x6
.35 - .3610x69x7, 10x5,
11x4
.9014x612x10,13x8
14x8,15x6
.4010x69x8, 11x5 1.2016x614x8,15x6
15x8,16x8
17x6,18x5
18x6
.4510x710x6,11x5,
11x6,12x4
1.6016x615x6,15x8
16x8,18x6
18x8,20x6
.5011x610x8,11x7,
12x4,12x5
2.4018x1018x12,20x8
20x10
.60 - .6111x711x7-1/2,
11x7-3/4,
11-8,12x6
2.7020x818x10,18x12
.7012x611x8,12x8,
13x6,14x4
3.0020x1018x12,20x10
.78 - .8013x612x8,14x4,
14x5

Prop Chart
Courtesy of
SIG Mfg.

1.0816x615x8,18x5
.90 - .9114x613x8,15x6,
16x5
1.2016x816x10,18x5
18x6
1.5018x618x8,20x6
1.8018x818x10,20x6
20x8,22x6
2.0020x818x10,20x6
20x10,22x6

Engine Size Conversion Chart
Cubic Inches to Cubic Centimeters

CICC CICC
.049.8 .6110.0
.091.5 .8013.0
.152.5 .9114.9
.193.1 1.2020.0
.213.5 1.5025.0
.254.1 1.6026.2
.294.8 1.8030.0
.355.7 2.0032.8
.406.5 2.4032.8
.467.5 2.7044.3
.508.2 3.0049.2

 

 

 

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