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    You may get lucky and come in at book weight, but...

    You may get lucky and come in at book weight, but I never do. The DLE or OS22 have about an 11lbs thrust rating, not much more than finish weight with a tank of gas. You can fly it at 1/2 throttle...
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    I have built and flown the kit version of that...

    I have built and flown the kit version of that plane. It's large .60 size plane. You would be better off with a DLE 20 or an OS GT22.
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    My dad and I take our chances on our rear carb...

    My dad and I take our chances on our rear carb gasers and adjust them running. However if his OS GT55 (witch is a front carb 55cc gasoline engine) needs a little tweek it gets shut off.
  4. +1 Get all of your money back as a fraud case...

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    Get all of your money back as a fraud case and that may get the point across to them.
  5. Any one can build what they want, it just a...

    Any one can build what they want, it just a model, a creative way to display history. I have a huge respect for the attention to detail warbird builders have. However even though I'm only 30 and WW2...
  6. I had a hanger 9 ultra stick .60 and loved it....

    I had a hanger 9 ultra stick .60 and loved it. The thing was very sturdy. It got the green cancer (glow oil soaked) and I retried it after 8 years. I would buy another if they still made them.
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    Get both, and you will find even more uses for...

    Get both, and you will find even more uses for them after you get them.
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    DLE is just that kind of brand ware you hope you...

    DLE is just that kind of brand ware you hope you diden't buy one made on a Monday or a Friday. My DLE 20 runs great, my dads ran like POS.

    IMHO, with just about all brands using CM-6 plugs a 10mm...
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    There are plenty of high capacity NiCd packs out...

    There are plenty of high capacity NiCd packs out there. 1500-3000mAh. No sence in switching voltages and chargers until you get a plane with a more and bigger servos.
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    Glow will always be around, but with electric...

    Glow will always be around, but with electric motors and engines like this, I see it becoming more of a novelty.

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXDUWC&P=ML
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    Over the last 12 years my dad and I have put a...

    Over the last 12 years my dad and I have put a couple of planes (kits and ARF's) in to the dirt and the 1/4-20 nylon bolts never break! They either pull through the wing or pull the wing mounting...
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    I top gun it. Come in low, pull back hard on the...

    I top gun it. Come in low, pull back hard on the elevator stick till she is near stall, nose it back over and set it down.
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    If you are nervous use a 5200mAh fromeco li-ion...

    If you are nervous use a 5200mAh fromeco li-ion pack. 6.6oz and none of the dangerous poof and blow that li-po's are famous for.

    http://www.fromeco.org/categories/Lithium_Ion
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    Very interesting. Not even O.S. is using 2 needle...

    Very interesting. Not even O.S. is using 2 needle bearings on the connecting rod in there 40cc 4stroke.
  15. New one! Tower Hobbies sells them "Ready to Fly"...

    New one! Tower Hobbies sells them "Ready to Fly" engine modern 2.4gh radio installed.
  16. This is how we do it at our field too. However...

    This is how we do it at our field too. However there is always that one or two A-HOLES who fly backwards and blames it on his inability to turn right. )-=< I always fear losing my plane in a "mid...
  17. The sad fact is, in my area, hobby shops are...

    The sad fact is, in my area, hobby shops are closing. To run glow, I end up driving 1.5 hours round trip to get it. To those that would say mix up my own, I say it's cheaper and easier to mix up some...
  18. 19468741946875 These are photos of the one of...

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    These are photos of the one of two planes my Grandfather scratch built in the early 2000's. It was powered by a 105cc twin Brison gas engine and weighed a little under 50 lbs. He...
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    It's not a bad idea to have an extinguisher just...

    It's not a bad idea to have an extinguisher just in case, but it is not required for the gas or glow guys at our field. IMHO electric guys should carry them. In 10 years I have never seen a gasoline...
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    I do every thing in my power not to crash them,...

    I do every thing in my power not to crash them, including going home if there is a small fixable malfunction or unexplained gremlin that could lead to a crash. The stuff is just to damn expensive to...
  21. Ask any one with a Grate Planes U-Can-Do with a...

    Ask any one with a Grate Planes U-Can-Do with a non pumped glow engine. The siphoning action a will cause nothing but problems.
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    Rats nest topic. The big manufactures DA, OS, and...

    Rats nest topic. The big manufactures DA, OS, and DLE say 8-12 inch spacing between ignition and radio equipment. Is it possible to transmit RF interference through a battery? Dose the battery...
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    They also sell nut driver adapters at the Home...

    They also sell nut driver adapters at the Home Dpot if you put that in a drill with an extension you may be able to spin all 4 nuts off.
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    Easy to check. Put a short piece of gas line on...

    Easy to check. Put a short piece of gas line on it with a plug or a big machine screw in it to seal the other end. If it fires you are good if it dosen get a carb rebuild kit. Warbro makes a general...
  25. My grand father scratch built a 100cc fly baby a...

    My grand father scratch built a 100cc fly baby a few years back.
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