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Forum: Sport Flying
01-23-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 43,878
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Just did the impossible, scored a NIB 120 Ultra...

Just did the impossible, scored a NIB 120 Ultra Stik Lite. It will replace my old one which has countless flights, recovered and several repairs. I have a VVRC 20 on it that continues to run...
Forum: Beginners
11-12-2017, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

CARS About the same and I like your idea...

CARS About the same and I like your idea of the larger battery at no increase in weight.
Forum: Beginners
11-05-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

A decent electric power glider would be about...

A decent electric power glider would be about right for my way of thinking, try for one that is not intended for soaring, they are slow and a little hard to control in wind. I have a Calypso from...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-03-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,534
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

2017 Toyota Tundra with a full cover over the...

2017 Toyota Tundra with a full cover over the bed, it's a 4 dr. so I can haul my 108 in. Valiant and several small foamy's as well as support equipment. It now has 8500 miles on it as I mostly...
10-02-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Lots of fires just north in BC and just east in...

Lots of fires just north in BC and just east in Montana...........much smoke at that time.
10-01-2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 706
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Mine flew away. Several weeks ago I was flying...

Mine flew away. Several weeks ago I was flying on a smokey day. One moment you could see it and then it was gone! After a little while I put it on hard left and pulled all power. Never saw...
Forum: Sport Flying
09-21-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 43,878
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Well I have my 30 cc US dialed in and find it to...

Well I have my 30 cc US dialed in and find it to have two minor shortcomings, it is not as agile as my 120 size US lite with a VVRC 20. The 30 cc is powered by a DLE 35 ra and has more power for...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-03-2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,710
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

The Metal holding the tailwheel failed just below...

The Metal holding the tailwheel failed just below the Rudder......normal grass landing, snapped off where there are no bends. Seems to be very brittle metal. Have the replacement to be...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-27-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 29,423
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Out of about 10 flyers at the field yesterday...

Out of about 10 flyers at the field yesterday there were about two glow powered planes. The rest were Gassers or electric, I had one of each. This has become about the norm.
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-27-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 319
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Put the engine up to the firewall and see how it...

Put the engine up to the firewall and see how it fits. Have a DLE 35 ra and it's a great match. A 56 seems like overkill?
08-27-2017, 04:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Very nice, great job!

Very nice, great job!
08-26-2017, 05:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Very nice job.......

Very nice job.......
08-26-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Thanks for the offer, just not enough time in the...

Thanks for the offer, just not enough time in the day for everything I woukd like to do.
08-25-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Tempting but a large job!

Tempting but a large job!
08-25-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 897
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Nice, does your DNR actually have a Cub? Most...

Nice, does your DNR actually have a Cub? Most of my career was with Cal. DFG now Fish and Wildlife. We had two Cessna 185's, STOL, now long houred out! I have a H-9 Valiant that I have been...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-14-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Go with Ahicks suggestion first, it's what I do. ...

Go with Ahicks suggestion first, it's what I do. Started one of my 20 year old chainsaws the other day, never had a carb re-build and runs like new. I use Ethanol free gas and the saws are stored...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-09-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Out where our field is noise is the least of our...

Out where our field is noise is the least of our fears..........
Forum: Gas Engines
08-06-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Flying my new Ultra Stick 30 cc w/DLE 35 today,...

Flying my new Ultra Stick 30 cc w/DLE 35 today, loud as hell, drowned out two others flying with me one a 20 cc and the other a DLE 35, go figure, my buddy with the 35 complained with a smile. Mine...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-06-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,445
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Suspect you drive thru more gas fumes driving to...

Suspect you drive thru more gas fumes driving to your flying site than you ever do when you get there. I don't make a habit of breathing any of it any longer than possible. The newer gas blends are...
Forum: Beginners
08-05-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Sorry about that I have a 52 XLS Haven't run it...

Sorry about that I have a 52 XLS Haven't run it for years and forgot about it completely.......Blue head. Had quite a few 52 4 strokes over the years.....
Forum: Glow Engines
08-05-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,445
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Byrons is best!

Byrons is best!
Forum: Beginners
08-05-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 818
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Great little engine, that being said Global...

Great little engine, that being said Global Hobbies the main US Magnum dealer is gone from what I have read. This may leave you with REAL PROBLEM finding parts. ASP is the same engine and sold in...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-02-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,445
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

What are your thoughts when smelling glow fuel?

Although I went to gas exclusively I still like the smell of Glow fuel and the memory's it brings back from many years past. Do others have the same memory's, when and what?
Forum: Gas Engines
08-02-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Sounds like an air leak.......have had several of...

Sounds like an air leak.......have had several of these and have had problems with gaskets between the carb and head. Check carefully to see if everything lines up (gaskets). Not bashing your...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-26-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,710
Posted By Gizmo-RCU

Tried the flap mix today, used 15% and it seemed...

Tried the flap mix today, used 15% and it seemed good. It was not a good day for attempting slow landings. It would gust and change directions as it was hot and we are in a open ag. area.
Lots...
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