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Forum: The Clubhouse
05-01-2016, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,802
Posted By KW_Counter

What is your basis for this statement? ...

What is your basis for this statement?

Thanks,
KW_Counter
02-02-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By KW_Counter

Use a weak Armstrong, you are dealing with...

Use a weak Armstrong, you are dealing with aluminum.
I just snug them up tight and have not had any problems.
Try and use about the same torque on all of the head bolts.

Good Luck,
KW_Counter
Forum: Kit Building
01-17-2016, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 890
Posted By KW_Counter

Graybeard, Glad to hear you're coming back to...

Graybeard,
Glad to hear you're coming back to CA.
As I recall, you were outside of Yosemite?
I'm in the process of leaving Lake County and heading back to Visalia.
Maybe we'll run into each other...
01-09-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By KW_Counter

46LA Carburetor Fuel Inlet Nozzle

I have an OS46LA with a remote needle valve.
While removing the hose going from the needle valve to the inlet, the inlet came out of the carburetor. It does not appear to be broken.
What needs to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-26-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 561
Posted By KW_Counter

What makes you so sure that is legal? KW_Counter

What makes you so sure that is legal?
KW_Counter
12-12-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By KW_Counter

When NiMh batteries have set for a long time they...

When NiMh batteries have set for a long time they require repeated cycling to get them back to fully charged.
I do not know why this is, I just know it happens.
I've seen it happen with as little...
Forum: Kit Building
12-12-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By KW_Counter

Look for sheet metal shops in your area. I...

Look for sheet metal shops in your area.
I walked into one and they cut and gave me 2 24" x 30" sheets of scrap for free.
I had to butt them on the board - no problem.

I was looking for a piece...
11-26-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By KW_Counter

Have you tried looking on the AMA sight? ...

Have you tried looking on the AMA sight?

KW_Counter
11-26-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By KW_Counter

Not much stuff that is that old will work on WIN...

Not much stuff that is that old will work on WIN 8.
We've just been Gated again.

KW_Counter
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-26-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By KW_Counter

If you are going to pack it yourself, look for...

If you are going to pack it yourself, look for used boxes - much cheaper!
How about donating some of it to your club for Christmas Party raffle prizes.

Good Luck,
KW_Counter
Forum: Beginners
10-22-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By KW_Counter

Look here for Cafeenman. Good Luck, ...

Look here for Cafeenman.

Good Luck,
KW_Counter
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-17-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,199
Posted By KW_Counter

I am partial to the Anderson Power Poles. What...

I am partial to the Anderson Power Poles.
What I like is there is no need to stock males and females.
Just get a bunch of red and black, or whatever colors you want, shells
and the appropriate...
10-10-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,691
Posted By KW_Counter

Batteries will stay at their nominal voltage for...

Batteries will stay at their nominal voltage for a long time.
When the LiXx batteries get past this they fall of quickly.
I am using a LiFe in my transmitter.
I charge when it gets below 9.9...
08-31-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By KW_Counter

I agree, it would be nice to see a chart of what...

I agree, it would be nice to see a chart of what engines are equivalent when using different fuels and strokes.
This is the first time I've heard the 50% Rule for 2 stroke vs 4 stroke.
I know...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-31-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By KW_Counter

DGrant, Just because you haven't had a problem...

DGrant,
Just because you haven't had a problem doesn't mean it is alright.
I am not a lawyer but copying plans and giving them away is, I believe, illegal.
Look at the music and video industry. ...
08-28-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 457
Posted By KW_Counter

I just rigged up a starter with a pair of 3s 2200...

I just rigged up a starter with a pair of 3s 2200 LiPos in parallel.
These were a few years old and weren't giving me sufficient flight times anymore.
They are working great and easily started a 90...
08-28-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By KW_Counter

Choosing New Wall Wart

I am still charging with the wall wart that came with my transmitter 10 years ago.
It is rated for a 4 cell 600mAh battery.
I am currently using 5 cell 2200mAh batteries.
I know I need a unit...
07-18-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,391
Posted By KW_Counter

John, It appears you are running the Torque...

John,
It appears you are running the Torque Master on a 3S LiPo.
What current rating?
How does it perform?
Have you tried it with a 4S?
I have one I am in the process of converting.

I run my...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-20-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By KW_Counter

I recently worked as a Return Material...

I recently worked as a Return Material Authorization agent for a fairly large company.
Guess what, they all screw up! However, on a percentage basis it is very very low.
Unfortunately, it has to...
06-13-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By KW_Counter

I've been happily using a Hobby King LiIon for a...

I've been happily using a Hobby King LiIon for a few years.
Don't need to charge it very often.
When I do charge it I remove it from the Xmtr for ease.
Good Luck,
KW_Counter
06-02-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 534
Posted By KW_Counter

How many hinges to use

When you are designing a plane how do you decide how many hinges to use on each control surface?
What are the variables use and how do they affect the decision?
Thanks,
KW_Counter
05-20-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By KW_Counter

Paper plans can be taken to a local graphics...

Paper plans can be taken to a local graphics store and be scanned to a pdf for a few bucks.
Avoid using Staples and FedEx as they are prohibitively expensive.
A local Office Depot wanted to send...
05-20-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,375
Posted By KW_Counter

I save everything, I'm Scottish! Electronics is...

I save everything, I'm Scottish!
Electronics is the dark area of this.
However, even a brand new electronic item can be bad or go bad in flight.
It's a crap shoot and there are a lot of arguments...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-20-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By KW_Counter

Rustyrivet, Do a search on line for blades. I...

Rustyrivet,
Do a search on line for blades.
I think you will find many suppliers who will cut your blades to length order.
Good Luck,
KW_Counter
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-12-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,069
Posted By KW_Counter

I agree! I get MAN & Fly RC and I can't believe...

I agree! I get MAN & Fly RC and I can't believe the number of large gasser reviews and electrics.
Then if a plane is designed for both glow or electric, the reviewer uses electric.
AMA seems hell...
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