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Forum: Questions and Answers 06-26-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Mk23socom
I think the MOVEMENT of the magnetic field would...

I think the MOVEMENT of the magnetic field would be where the issue would lie. My guess, given the nature of magnetic fields, inductance, and stuff like that
Forum: RC Jets 06-05-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 364,148
Posted By Mk23socom
I'm thinking I may have to get rid of my...

I'm thinking I may have to get rid of my Xcalibur. I don't have the space or time to get it going, it's still new in the box. Is anyone stateside looking to get into one?
Forum: RC Jets 03-15-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 364,148
Posted By Mk23socom
Sounds good Dave, I found info in the manual to...

Sounds good Dave, I found info in the manual to work with and put together a list of servos I will need for it. With your input, I feel confident that my choice is good. I have picked out these Hitec...
Forum: RC Jets 03-14-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,301
Views: 364,148
Posted By Mk23socom
Hey guys, I had the fortune of picking one of...

Hey guys, I had the fortune of picking one of these models up. It will be here Monday, I was curious to see what everyone is running for servos in their models. I'm considering running either a K-60...
Forum: Questions and Answers 08-14-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,015
Posted By Mk23socom
I wonder if that tired old man uses a 4lb hammer...

I wonder if that tired old man uses a 4lb hammer for driving nails too?..
Forum: Questions and Answers 05-24-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By Mk23socom
I did a crappy job doing some rudder hinges and...

I did a crappy job doing some rudder hinges and noticed the were pulling out, I did this last night on a whim.. it worked awesome and I don't care about the appearance as its one of a few .60 size...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 02-21-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,720
Posted By Mk23socom
I'm 31 and I will build/fly the snot out of any...

I'm 31 and I will build/fly the snot out of any airplane if it scratches a historic itch with me, appeals to me aesthetically or any other reason I can invent to satisfy my needs/wants. I love...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-16-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mk23socom
*sigh*.. I know you know what I mean.. keep it...

*sigh*.. I know you know what I mean.. keep it tuned happy and refrain from running with a known tuning issue, even if it seems minor..
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-16-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mk23socom
We are both fairly particular about cooling air...

We are both fairly particular about cooling air as well as getting the tuning right. We have both witnessed bad tuning and poor air delivery come back and bite someone, it's rarely something you want...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mk23socom
well, hearing about bearing replacements and...

well, hearing about bearing replacements and such.. I have to wonder if running it at 75 wouldn't be a terrible idea.. it's worth looking at.. our experience with the 100 has only been over about 3...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-15-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mk23socom
If you guys have a website, that would be...

If you guys have a website, that would be excellent. If not, I will keep in contact with you on here. I have a number of weekends spoken for this summer, but if you guys have something going on and...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-15-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mk23socom
which place are you talking about?.. I have time...

which place are you talking about?.. I have time and funds available this year to travel to some events and such, I'm committed to a few but have probably 2 trips worth left over to make a trip or...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-15-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mk23socom
were you running any additives with that 100:1?.....

were you running any additives with that 100:1?.. I made the switch at the advice of a fellow modeler who has had years of use with it but only with the conditioner additive.. by no means am I saying...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-15-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mk23socom
HA!! whataya know!.. I drive through (Athol)...

HA!! whataya know!.. I drive through (Athol) there every sunday and Thursday on my way to and from work!! My old man and I have both been using Amsoil Sabre 100:1.. designed for it and we toss in a...
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-14-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By Mk23socom
100:1 Synthetic.. loving it.. so do the engines!!

100:1 Synthetic.. loving it.. so do the engines!!
Forum: Questions and Answers 02-14-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 498
Posted By Mk23socom
I like to snip a little bevel to the corners and...

I like to snip a little bevel to the corners and also sink a pin in the hinge line on each edge to keep the hinge squared up in the slot..
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-11-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Mk23socom
http://wyliewarbirds.com/products/wwbglass/fibergl...

http://wyliewarbirds.com/products/wwbglass/fiberglassparts.htm
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-14-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15,468
Views: 703,617
Posted By Mk23socom
RE: Knowledge Quiz for Warbird wiz

These are cool little planes.. I am friends with a guy who has one.. was rescued from the corner of a hangar in Saigon years back..
Forum: Questions and Answers 07-05-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By Mk23socom
RE: Solo Propellers

Indeed he is.. Just retooled with a CNC machine as I understand it!
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-14-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,575
Posted By Mk23socom
RE: VQ 60 Size Hurricane with DLE 20

Thanks Bean! I have a DLE 20 in my TF AT-6 that I really like alot so I would have loved to have the 20 for the 'Cane. Fact is, its a 60 size plane, which I am trying to get away from, and it was...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-09-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,601
Posted By Mk23socom
RE: ESM P-39 I got all dirty

I have a secret crush on the P-39.. and a not-so-secret crush on PJ..
seriously, though, seeing how much you enjoy that 39, makes me want to ensure my old man gets one.. he loves the Airacobra..
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-09-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,575
Posted By Mk23socom
RE: VQ 60 Size Hurricane with DLE 20

Great work both of you guys.. this thread, and the overwhelming desire to ditch glow prompted me to get an RCGF 15cc to hang on my Hurricane. She had about a half dozen flights on it with a GMS .76...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 06-01-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By Mk23socom
RE: Poor mans warbird - YAK50

as I understand it, it was used as a military trainer for several countries.. that would qualify it to be a warbird from what I understand.. I would suppose it is no different than the AT-6/SNJ-4 in...
Forum: Beginners 05-25-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By Mk23socom
RE: Elevator Radio Set Up

http://www.horizonhobby.com/products/y-harness-6-inch-reverser-standard-EXRA320

A reversing Y is an option for you to consider.. works like a standard Y but has been modified to reverse one of the...
Forum: Engine Conversions 05-19-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 18,924
Posted By Mk23socom
RE: BFM 80 single Cylinder Engine with gear

I see myself springing for one of these combinations more and more.. keep up the good work Ralf!!
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