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Forum: ARF or RTF
09-19-2014, 06:45 AM
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Posted By oppie

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http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2033457http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2033458It's been a while since I have posted here. I was one of the very...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-20-2013, 11:44 AM
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Views: 136,607
Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

Well problem solved! I just called Hobico Tech line and mentioned my problem and they are sending me a new cowl no charge! Now that is great customer service. I will have a little work to reset the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-20-2013, 11:35 AM
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Views: 136,607
Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

I'm having trouble getting a color match so I can touch up my cowl, I bought the Cub Yellow by Top Flite # TOPR 7518 and it was to light a yellow. I went to my LHS and looked at the other Top Flite...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-19-2013, 05:50 PM
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Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

I did some research since I purchased the wrong paint. GP instructions say the covering is MonoKote Cub Yellow so you would think when I went to my LHS the Top Flite Cub Yellow TOPR7518 would be the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-19-2013, 05:24 PM
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Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

My cowl came lose in flight and my prop scraped off some of the paint and I need to match the color. Does anyone know if the GP stock paint will match the color of the Cub Yellow used by the Waco?
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-04-2011, 09:45 AM
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Views: 136,607
Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

Lablover, I wish I would have read the RC Groups threads on the H9 Blue Nose then I would have gotten the Top Flight! Oh well I love my Waco
By the way I use two batteries in mine both 6 V.
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-04-2011, 05:31 AM
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Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

Well I finally got to maiden my Waco yesterday. But first before I flew the Waco I took out my new P51 to give it a maiden flight. Now to put everything into prospective the new Hanger 9 P51 blue...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-30-2011, 07:45 AM
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Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

That's why I used the side mounted carb DLE 30. Now it will be easy to "tune" the carb and get to the adjustment screws.
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-21-2011, 12:12 PM
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Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

Roaddog2 thanks man, I took the wings off today and did the final final step, I velcro'd the pilot in his seat so it's ready just waiting for decent weather. The pilot is always the last think I do...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-21-2011, 09:22 AM
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Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

I lightly CA'd mine to the firewall so it can be removed if need be. I did that because I was getting tired of having to put the motor on and off so many times and having to deal with the spacers,...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-20-2011, 05:19 PM
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Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

OK it's ready just waiting for the weather to clear enough to do a maiden.
First picture is of the switch location. the second picture is of the way I
had to run a wire to connect to the choke...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-19-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 136,607
Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

I just bought the Miracle switch from Valley View RC. I got the one with out the fuel dot because I didn't want to run a fuel line back inside the fuse through the fire wall. I could just imagine a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-16-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 136,607
Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

I just got my Jtech muffler in the mail Friday so I can finally finish mine. All I have left is fitting the cowl. I already put mu DLE 30 on a test stand at the field to run it in. I'll post flight...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-19-2011, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 136,607
Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

raptureboy
JR Hobby Hardware had the exact bolt I needed, Thank you! McMaster would only sell 100 ea and no one else had anything over 2.5" so thanks again that is what is so great about this...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-17-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 136,607
Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

I'm using a DLE 30 with side carb. The instructions call for using 13 spacers and with the standoffs that came with the motor you need a 10-32 x 4" socket head bolts. I would like to know where to...
03-08-2011, 01:25 PM
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Posted By oppie

RE: WACO YMF

acerc, you wouldn't happen to have any pictures of how you did the access through the front cockpit? Or is this just how you plan to do it.
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-07-2011, 01:08 PM
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Views: 136,607
Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

Another thing I did was to replace the tail wheel assembly with this, also from Valley View but I'm sure any good fuse mounted tail wheel setup will be an improvement over the one in the kit.
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Forum: ARF or RTF
03-07-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 136,607
Posted By oppie

RE: GP Waco?

I am using a Pits style muffler. I haven't received it yet it is coming from Valley View RC, http://www.valleyviewrc.com/DLE-30cc%20gas%20engine.htm
When I ordered my DLE -30 I specified a side...
03-04-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 19,392
Views: 2,035,502
Posted By oppie

RE: WACO YMF

Skypup50 I just hope you didn't fly using an Orbit radio!
03-04-2011, 08:30 PM
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Views: 2,035,502
Posted By oppie

RE: WACO YMF

Stickbuilder, thanks for inducting me into the Waco Brotherhood! I go by Oppie and my real name is Don, AMA 29442
Hey Skypup50 I built one of those Platt kits too bank in the late 70s I think.
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03-04-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19,392
Views: 2,035,502
Posted By oppie

RE: WACO YMF

Stickbuilder I would like to join the brotherhood as well. I am picking up my GP Waco ARF today and I have to admit I am a closet ARF assembler former scratch builder for 40 years. I currently have...
04-20-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,127
Posted By oppie

RE: new gyro setup for pro?

Truglodite
I am having trouble hooking up my brushless DD using an Align gyro, DX 7 w/ a 6100 rec. When I run it up I don't get a tail responce until almost at full throtle. It is going at the...
04-20-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,081
Posted By oppie

RE: upgrading to brushless on the Blade Cpp how easy/hard?

mrasmm,
Have you any expereance with a brushless tail motor and full separates? I am using an Align gyro DX 7 with a 6100 reciever and brushless tail motor. ( brushless main motor as well.) Are we...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-27-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,816
Posted By oppie

RE: Running engine indoors

this only proves that you know this hobby is reserved for those of us who are the wackiest. That hobby shop only proves it. I'm glad my wife doesn't read RC Groups. LOL
Forum: Glow Engines
12-26-2006, 12:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,816
Posted By oppie

RE: Running engine indoors

I guess I should have explained myself better. I was wanting to test run an engine in my garage with the door slightly open ( because it's cold here) and keep the noise down as well as any smoke.
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