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Forum: ARF or RTF
03-30-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 136,375
Posted By Catalinaflyer

I fly mine with an OS 33 and it's got excessive...

I fly mine with an OS 33 and it's got excessive power. The nice thing about a "draggy" bipe is that even when over-powered they can slow down to land which is not the case with very slick planes. It...
01-02-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,324
Posted By Catalinaflyer

I was referring to epoxy glues like Great Planes...

I was referring to epoxy glues like Great Planes 30 minute epoxy not finishing resins designed for exposure. Glues are designed to be hidden out of sight and out of the sun, finishes are intended to...
12-30-2016, 02:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,324
Posted By Catalinaflyer

Have not used West Systems but as per someone...

Have not used West Systems but as per someone elses comment have used Z-Poxy Finishing Resin for all my glass work for years. Nothing fancy, might on ocassion this with a tiny bit of 91% Iso then use...
12-23-2016, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,324
Posted By Catalinaflyer

I've used regular alcohol many times for many...

I've used regular alcohol many times for many different applications of epoxy however I use the 91% rather than the 70% sold right next to it.
04-17-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 134,401
Posted By Catalinaflyer

We'll have to wait and see if I get it.

We'll have to wait and see if I get it.
04-17-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 134,401
Posted By Catalinaflyer

PM sent and I promise a build thread on it. I'm...

PM sent and I promise a build thread on it. I'm no Top Gun builder but have built a 27% Hostetler Cessna 421, a pair of 1/4 scale Waco CTO's (taper wing) with a 3rd on the table as well as a host of...
04-16-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 134,401
Posted By Catalinaflyer

If nobody speaks up, I'd sure like to buy it...

If nobody speaks up, I'd sure like to buy it since mine was stolen years ago.
Forum: RC Jets
12-04-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 27,657
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: HOBBYKING - NEVER AGAIN!!!!!!!!

<span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">Okay, I'm not going to condone Hobby King or talk about all my orders with them. I am going to give a bit of experience.</span><div><span...
Forum: Kit Building
04-01-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,265
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: Whats happened to Monocoat ?

Well I have to agree with the OP, something in Monocote is not the same. I just tried starting a new covering job a couple of nights ago and cannot get the wrinkles to stay out of the black no matter...
Forum: Gas Engines
03-22-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,652
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: RCG 20CC from HobbyKing

Back on track to the OP's situation,
Did you order the engine from the USA warehouse or the international warehouse? That makes a huge difference. Just because your in the USA and they are in stock...
Forum: Kit Building
03-16-2012, 01:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,993
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: Cutting own parts vs. Laser cut parts

jcaspar1 - It's not as easy as just scanning the plans, they have to be digitized and that takes some time to do and some serious time to do correctly. Without going into ten pages of explination the...
03-13-2012, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 817
Posted By Catalinaflyer

Absolute Spektrum Cure!!!

I have found the cure for all Spektrum (and any other name brand radio) problems - Read On!

I happened to catch a thread that made the top 15 yesterday where a jet driver was asking for help in...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-11-2012, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 87,143
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: KMP/eBay YAK-54 Build and Fly

Okay, sorry it has taken so long to reply, every time I try I get an error message from RCU and finally just gave up on this forum all together.

The engines I'm using are the RCG ones from the USA...
Forum: RC Jets
03-01-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: HobbyKing - Good or Bad

Why is traffic down on RCU, I suspect it hasalmost nothing to do with the fact there are a lot of people into electrics and almost everything to do with the fact that people are sick and tired of...
Forum: RC Jets
03-01-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: HobbyKing - Good or Bad

And I still stand beside my statement, yourbeating the LHS drumyet advertising and eBay shop. I could really care less if you own a LHS as well (stop by my shop sometime). How many people on here are...
Forum: RC Jets
03-01-2012, 02:09 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: HobbyKing - Good or Bad

You can't possibly be serious, your talking about running the LHS out of business and right in your signature line you advertise "Your Friendly eBay Hobby Shop"? What does your ebay hobby shop do for...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-29-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 401,004
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: Hangar 9 40 Size Piper Pawnee!!!

Just thought I would get this thread back towards the front, currently bashing one of my Pawnees and installing a 26cc gasser in it so I can tow some bigger banners than we're towing with the Super...
Forum: RC Jets
02-29-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: HobbyKing - Good or Bad

I guess everyone reads things differently and anyone reading this thread is certainly entitled to put their personal spin on what they are reading.

The fact that it was posted in the Jet section...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-29-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,501
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: Throttle connections

I never said anything about a throttle curve period. The original poster was stating the throttle was wide open at 3/4 stick and by reading his question I incorrectly assumed he was talking the...
Forum: RC Jets
02-29-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,618
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: HobbyKing - Good or Bad

<p style="margin-bottom: 0in">One way to start a real heated debate is to mention the name Hobby King!</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">WARNING, this is a long post!</p><p style="margin-bottom:...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-29-2012, 03:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,501
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: Throttle connections

I'm going to use a quote from Tired Old Man and just in case your new to the scene, most any gas engine person will tell you that between him and JediJodythey are about as expert on anything gas...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-29-2012, 03:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,501
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: Throttle connections

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Forum: Gas Engines
02-28-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,501
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: Throttle connections

I'm surely not going to get in a flaming war over whether or not tygon grows when in contact with gas. I have suspended many different brands of tygon in a measured cylinder with a clunk in gasoline...
Replies: 102
Views: 8,493
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: SPEKTRUM Misrepresentation?

But of course only Captain Rob would have to use Ferrari as an example, the rest of us would be comparing Yugos or Fords.

All in good fun Captain (what are you flying now)? I'm back to my roots in...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-25-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,501
Posted By Catalinaflyer

RE: Throttle connections

You need to start off by adjusting the end points and sub trim on your throttle channel on your radio so that you get full range of the butterfly with full range of the stick.

Without seeing the...
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