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12-28-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 813
Posted By Newc

RE: Engine life

Something that hasn't been mentioned probably should be...How does the engine run right now? I would never buy an engine that I haven't seen run as part of the purchase agreement.
12-28-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By Newc

RE: Testing the 'Test Stand' Waters...

I agree with bipeaddict.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-24-2007, 08:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,729
Posted By Newc

RE: Recommend an Onboard Glow

I second what RCPilot100 said. Andy Low, the owner of Electrodynamics is very knowledgeable, an active RC pilot from helicopters to jets and very good to work with. It's for these reasons that I use...
12-24-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 49,434
Posted By Newc

RE: Air Compressor set up - water trap and hose length?

For what it's worth... I've used my compressor for over 30 years now, including a lot of painting of cars as well as some painting of planes. The way I have it set up now - for space saving as well...
12-16-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By Newc

RE: Bind Plug HELP HELP

In addition, the two wire charging wire that is mentioned in the original post won't work for binding. Need the three wire charge jack and then the binding plug.
Forum: Kit Building
11-30-2007, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By Newc

RE: Vacuum

Here are a couple of other very good links. The first is to Jim Young's excellent video (he is a true expert in the area of foam cutting and vacuum bagging) and the second is to a very good source of...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-25-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By Newc

RE: Back half of muffler

I got away from this problem by using Mac's single piece mufflers.
11-21-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,460
Posted By Newc

RE: Magnets for Hatches

Another source - the one I use - is www.kjmagnetics.com
11-17-2007, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 997
Posted By Newc

RE: YS 63 in twin??

I have twin YS 63s in my 108" PBN Nomad. Here's a couple of pictures.
11-17-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,234
Posted By Newc

RE: Sanding Table

Another thought for those of you with workshops attached to your homes and wishing to minimize the dust in the house: When I had our new home built I had designed my workshop as a room in the garage...
Forum: Kit Building
11-10-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By Newc

RE: G&P Sales kits, Still making them?

Great news. I think that you'll be happy with nthe experience and the finished product - I know I was and am!
Forum: Seaplanes
11-06-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,724
Posted By Newc

RE: Northstar mods for a 65 4 stroke

First of all, make sure that the cable only has smooth, large radius bends. Any tight bends will cause hard movement and potentially sticking of the cable. I have also used two different sets of...
Forum: Seaplanes
11-05-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,724
Posted By Newc

RE: Northstar mods for a 65 4 stroke

The battery and servo are already in the nose of the Northstar. There's more than enough speed and thrills from a Northstar powered by an engine such as the OS 46 FX or ST 51. Even with the ST 51...
Forum: Seaplanes
11-02-2007, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,755
Posted By Newc

RE: Big PBY?

No, the plans from Fred are certainly not bad. In fact, they are very well done. When I bought the plans from Fred I was living about 20 miles from him in Michigan so I went to his house to pick the...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-29-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By Newc

RE: Moki 210/180 Muffler screws frequently unscrew

Though I haven't used it in this application (and have in race car - full scale - applications) Loctite has an aerosol cleaner which is great for this use.
Forum: Seaplanes
10-29-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,755
Posted By Newc

RE: Big PBY?

I have a set of the plans from Fred Novak (Vintage RC Plans) and will be glad to make them available. It's looking at these plans that allowed me to be comfortable using Bill Price (G&P Sales) as the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-29-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,471
Posted By Newc

RE: Midwest Citbria

RCpilet - I have a Saito 91 in mine and when I fly off the water I wish thatr i had a larger engine. The floats for this plane are as big as a .60 size fuselage! If you have good reaso to belioeve...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-28-2007, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By Newc

RE: Moki 210/180 Muffler screws frequently unscrew

While I certainly agree with balancing props, spinners, etc., the Moki muffler is very prone to comimg loose anyway. After a number of times having the muffler on my 2.10 come loose and hanging on...
Replies: 55
Views: 4,690
Posted By Newc

RE: With all of this talk of 2.4 ss... !!!!!!

The above was posted in response to my post which referenced cost issues - showing very little cost difference between equivalent 72 MHz and 2.4 GHz systems. It's perhaps worth noting that my post...
Forum: Seaplanes
10-26-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,675
Posted By Newc

RE: Foam-core floats

Jim - You and I - and 400,000 other close personal friends - were at the Speedway that day. (I started going to the 500 in 1958, and my Dad had been a 500 car sponsor in the 30s and 40s.) I had the...
Forum: Kit Building
10-26-2007, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 754
Posted By Newc

RE: G&P Sales kits, Still making them?

Here's a similar thread http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_6441601/tm.htm
10-26-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,476
Posted By Newc

RE: Midwest exstra 300

If you kept the pieces - all that you could find at the debris field - you probably don't need the plans from anyone, as you ought to be able to fit them back together as you would with a jigsaw...
10-26-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,829
Posted By Newc

RE: Who did you Vote for in the AMA Presidential Election?

Perhaps Hoss can answer a question: Will AMA publish the actual numbers when the vote is concluded?
Replies: 55
Views: 4,690
Posted By Newc

RE: With all of this talk of 2.4 ss... !!!!!!

Some of the comments received have mentioned the expense of 2.4GHz versus a 72MHz system. Here's a true comparison - JR 7202 http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products/Default.aspx?ProdID=JRP7612 at...
10-23-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,476
Posted By Newc

RE: Midwest exstra 300

The only difference between the Midwest 300 and the 300 XS is the airfoiled tail feathers on the XS, so that shouldn't keep you from using the Midwest plans - since your tail feathers seem to be OK.
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