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09-27-2017, 10:29 AM
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Posted By I_Fly

I regularly fly mine 3-4 flights of about 10 min...

I regularly fly mine 3-4 flights of about 10 min each and have done 5 flights in a day. Mine has standard servos (Futaba 3003), Hobby King retracts (large if my memory is correct) and a 4.8 volt...
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Posted By I_Fly

The process for binding the R617FS receiver is: ...

The process for binding the R617FS receiver is:
Power on the transmitter.
Hold the little button while connecting power to the receiver.
After powering on the RX continue to hold the button and...
Forum: Control Lines
11-26-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 19,873
Posted By I_Fly

I received a Cox Follker biplane for my birthday...

I received a Cox Follker biplane for my birthday in about 1979 or 1980. My age would have been 8 or 9 years. Couldn't start and run it my self but could get it running with my older brother. It's...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-07-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By I_Fly

Thanks for the replies. Some good information. ...

Thanks for the replies. Some good information. I don't think it's the muffler pressure or the prop size. I've seen others with the same pressure setup working fine and it's part of the patio...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-31-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By I_Fly

Satio 100T (twin) idol question.

Hello

I have a new Satio 100T that does not want to behave. This is the 100 twin version with dual carbs. At this piont it has less than an hour of run time. So after a bit of rich break in...
Forum: Kit Building
10-10-2016, 04:47 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,541
Posted By I_Fly

I had one of these cubs for many years. My...

I had one of these cubs for many years. My understanding is that the current kit is largely the same except the laser cutting and some minor quality issues.

For the engine offset you can do...
Forum: The Clubhouse
09-26-2016, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,163
Posted By I_Fly

About 10 miles/fifteen min of driving. The dues...

About 10 miles/fifteen min of driving. The dues are $75/yr. This seems to be on the high end of cost but that goes toward a really nice field and several annual events. The field is 500x40ft of...
09-04-2016, 06:31 PM
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Posted By I_Fly

Mine has the nose over issue on grass. ...

Mine has the nose over issue on grass. Fortunately our club has a paved runway. I'm fine if it stays on the pavement but it does not usually fair well on the grass unless it was just cut or I'm a...
Forum: Kit Building
01-15-2016, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 299,041
Posted By I_Fly

Spinner nut = yes Spinner = ?? (OK, maybe...

Spinner nut = yes

Spinner = ?? (OK, maybe some supper cub variation)

I can see how the idea gets out there - http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXFBMG&P=ML
Forum: Kit Building
01-06-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 299,041
Posted By I_Fly

The recessed firewall is common on cubs this...

The recessed firewall is common on cubs this size. I'm not sure why but it could be a way of simplifying or reducing the size of the cowl while still allowing room for the engine. It sounds like...
Forum: Kit Building
09-09-2015, 06:24 PM
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Posted By I_Fly

That Zoar from Valley View seems like a good...

That Zoar from Valley View seems like a good option. From what I have herd their props are good.

Sometime in the past few years I read an article about creating that look. Wish I could find...
Forum: Kit Building
09-09-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 299,041
Posted By I_Fly

I don't see them on the Tower Web Page but Zoar...

I don't see them on the Tower Web Page but Zoar has a number of classic looking designs.

PJWWI-Lance - http://www.xoarintl.com/rc-propellers/gas-props/PJWWI-Lance-War-Bird-Series-I-Propeller/
...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-27-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44,194
Views: 2,456,968
Posted By I_Fly

Hobbsy - is that a 100 twin? I recently...

Hobbsy - is that a 100 twin? I recently purchased one to use in a cub. Have not run it yet because it sat for a number of years and the rubber pushrod seals are cracked. New ones are on the way....
Forum: Glow Engines
06-11-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 44,194
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Posted By I_Fly

No. No. He needs to start flying the airplane...

No. No. He needs to start flying the airplane on it's side! :)
Forum: Glow Engines
06-10-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 44,194
Views: 2,456,968
Posted By I_Fly

IMHO you have two opportunities here. I bit of...

IMHO you have two opportunities here. I bit of tuning may get more even performance for you. If that does not yield what you want then the tank position does sound low. It's hard to tell from...
05-28-2015, 06:22 AM
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Views: 71,131
Posted By I_Fly

For me this is the biggest factor!

For me this is the biggest factor!
05-27-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 786
Views: 71,131
Posted By I_Fly

Big I don't think the larger set was...

Big

I don't think the larger set was available when I put mine together. Although the smaller set had held up the larger size could be a good option. The limiting factor is the distance from the...
05-27-2015, 05:28 AM
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Views: 71,131
Posted By I_Fly

Gear for this size plane requiring rotating legs...

Gear for this size plane requiring rotating legs has been a big debate. Like you I couldn't or wouldn't swing the cost of the higher end gear. I used the E-Flight 25-45 100 degree rotating...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-21-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 44,194
Views: 2,456,968
Posted By I_Fly

I don't own a 72 by my 115 gets noticeably hotter...

I don't own a 72 by my 115 gets noticeably hotter than the 2 cycle engines I've had. One of my fellow club members assured me this is normal. The 2 cycles do get hot but seem to cool quicker. ...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-01-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 44,194
Views: 2,456,968
Posted By I_Fly

Last night I picked up a T100. It was mounted...

Last night I picked up a T100. It was mounted but never run and looks great. It should look and perform really nice on the front of my new Piper Cub (on order). I've never owned a twin before and...
Forum: Kit Building
04-16-2015, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 299,041
Posted By I_Fly

Thanks for the ideas. I do love this size and...

Thanks for the ideas. I do love this size and flying characteristics. A little bigger would be OK also. The wing seems largely OK but only a close look inside will tell for sure. I like the idea...
Forum: Kit Building
04-15-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4,296
Views: 299,041
Posted By I_Fly

OK. After some bad luck and dumb thumbs...

OK. After some bad luck and dumb thumbs yesterday I'm without a cub in my hanger. This was an old favorite. This was a Carl Goldberg Anniversary Edition that I put together in 1993. Flown often...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-08-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 44,194
Views: 2,456,968
Posted By I_Fly

I have a FA-115 and it is a great engine. ...

I have a FA-115 and it is a great engine. Essentially the power of a 120 in a case the size of a 90. It is one of my favorites.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-28-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 44,194
Views: 2,456,968
Posted By I_Fly

Looking from a distance may not be safe either. ...

Looking from a distance may not be safe either. That's what happened to me. I noticed something through an opening on the underside of a cowl. The closer I looked the more I wanted to see. Then I...
01-21-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 147,969
Posted By I_Fly

Probably the best use of telemetry that I have...

Probably the best use of telemetry that I have herd of...
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