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05-13-2015, 03:49 AM
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Posted By northiceman

Hey BAX - I do not see a "General Radios Forum"...

Hey BAX - I do not see a "General Radios Forum" anyplace - tried an advanced search-NOTHING. So looks like this question was KILLED ?
04-13-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,073
Posted By northiceman

Hey Dave - thanks for the "wake-up call". I have...

Hey Dave - thanks for the "wake-up call". I have MANY flights on the RimFire and I WILL post a few pics (as I promised - seems like so long ago - 2013). Been busy spending most of the winter in the...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-28-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 23,222
Posted By northiceman

Gerry-I'm kinda late but I agree 100%. I think I...

Gerry-I'm kinda late but I agree 100%. I think I may post a pic of my nice new shiny DLE55 - just to annoy the weathermen on this forum :>)
04-20-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,073
Posted By northiceman

RE: Sterling RIMFIRE

I believe someone around here found the defrost switch ! It may get warm enough to get a flight or two in tomorrow - if so, will post a few pics.
04-07-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,073
Posted By northiceman

RE: Sterling RIMFIRE

Happy Masters Week ! Finally did the maiden Rimfire flight this am - flies great-I forgot how well this baby flies - and it glides like a big bird on dead-stik ! Yes-I HAD to try a dead stik...
03-25-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,201
Posted By northiceman

RE: Vintage Citizen Ship radio help

I started flying with Citizen-Ship radios in the 60's. I have the same transmitter (the Model FL) and the Model PR-27 receiver. Both work fine. I also have a source for tubes for both if you need...
03-25-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,201
Posted By northiceman

RE: Vintage Citizen Ship radio help

I started flying with Citizen-Ship radios in the 60's. I have the same transmitter (the Model FL) and the Model PR-27 receiver. Both work fine. I also have a source for tubes for both if you need...
03-17-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,073
Posted By northiceman

RE: Sterling RIMFIRE

Hey Greg - I guess I've been sleeping ! Just real busy with tax, planes, trying to get the remnants of the tons of snow off the 600 squares of patio ! I have not flown her yet - picked up a nice...
02-11-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,073
Posted By northiceman

RE: Sterling RIMFIRE

Greg-what is that model you are building? I recognize the shape but cannot remember the airplane name :<)
02-11-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,073
Posted By northiceman

RE: Sterling RIMFIRE

Rimfire is almost ready to test. Canopy on its way from Tower and I need to fix the tail feathers perm. Muffler is one I received with a Webra blackhead many yars ago. Fits most enyas and is very...
01-30-2013, 02:35 PM
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Views: 9,073
Posted By northiceman

RE: Sterling RIMFIRE

Rimfire is coming along fine. Have it almost completely roughed out - complete with flaps.
01-20-2013, 09:24 AM
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Views: 9,073
Posted By northiceman

RE: Sterling RIMFIRE

Thanks for the plans ! I'm well into the construction (having cut all parts with xacto knife!) - the body is nearing completion and the wing is roughed out as well as the vet fin/stab/elev/rudder. ...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-25-2012, 09:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,200
Posted By northiceman

RE: Need help identifying gas engine

Might be a chainsaw engine with some REAL aircraft engine parts - I have seen some very nifty and good performing engines in this category. Who would have the time to do all the work is a totally...
10-20-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,341
Posted By northiceman

RE: CO2 Engine help ...

Hi - I just bought one recently - but the CO2 cartridges I bought are too long for the "holder" (the one used to charge the engine tank. Give me a shout, we can figure this out - I have been in the...
04-03-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,355
Posted By northiceman

RE: Super Lazy Ace

Lazy Ace is a GREAT flying machine. I built my first one in 1982 and she is still flying. I am about to start the build of the Super Lazy Ace kit that I bought right from ole Chuck himself from...
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Views: 15,846
Posted By northiceman

RE: what was your first radio system?

Thanks Dan - I appreciate the tip. I just arrived back from Florida lkast week (back to Ottawa, ON, Canada) - I have been shovelling snow every day since !
Replies: 156
Views: 15,846
Posted By northiceman

RE: what was your first radio system?

I still have my old 1-channel Citizen-Ship receiver. I want to get it flying again with the Citizen-Ship transmitter and Babcock escapement (control rudder and elevator). The receiver is the...
11-24-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By northiceman

RE: Good .60 Aerobatic Warbird

OK-thanks Ed - appreciate the first-hand experience info. I may try that Mustang.
~ Ron
11-23-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By northiceman

Good .60 Aerobatic Warbird

Question for you guru's of methanol fame - I'm looking for a good ARF or RTF that would fit a beefy .60 engine, a plane that will roll well and be on the acrobatic side. What do you think about the...
11-23-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,629
Posted By northiceman

RE: what is the best RC transmiter out there?

Oops-sorry - didn't know I was in with Benny&The Jets !!!
11-23-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,227
Posted By northiceman

RE: Hobbico Superstar 40 Crash & Rebuild

Question for you guru's of methanol fame - I'm looking for a good ARF or RTF that would fit a beefy .60 engine, a plane that will roll well and be on the acrobatic side. What do you think about the...
11-23-2010, 09:23 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,629
Posted By northiceman

RE: what is the best RC transmiter out there?

Been looking at a LOT of forums and DUUUH ! Futaba is still the Champ = pretty much all in their favor. But as one of you said - what you like is best! I do prefer the Spread Spectrum technology...
11-22-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,629
Posted By northiceman

RE: what is the best RC transmiter out there?

Thanks for the info.
Been hearing a lot of good about the DX8 - but I am waiting to see what Futaba has in the "dark room" (especially when it is DEVELOPED). This is kinda kool tho.....
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11-22-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 31,629
Posted By northiceman

RE: what is the best RC transmiter out there?

Hey guys/gals-one dumb question...
I see a LOT of advertisement about airplanes with Spectrum receivers talking about the BNF (Bind & Fly) ability. I have a flock of Futaba 2.4 Ghz xmitters -...
11-10-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,711
Posted By northiceman

RE: Have ya'll seen the new BH Stuka?

Anyone know how the ESM Dehavilland Beaver performs ?
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