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04-29-2019, 10:25 AM
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Posted By leadfootdriver

Recommendations for a good Slope plane?

I'm looking for recommendations on a plane that would be good to learn Slope Flying or Soaring with. I have flown a lot of different planes and helicopters over the years but have only flown a couple...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-11-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By leadfootdriver

Help finding parts?

Please Rc community help me out! My student crashed my Eflite Cessna 150 Aerobat 250 today buddy boxing and destroyed the last cowl that I had along with the battery tray. I had a spare tray but no...
10-12-2016, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,033
Posted By leadfootdriver

Who makes fairings?

I am looking at the Kyosho Hor, but I don't particularly care for the 80's styled motorcycles at all and want different fairings. So far though my searches haven't tunred up a single third party...
08-06-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By leadfootdriver

Flying Block/Bad Dreams?

I feel as though I might have some type of flying block? In December I was having major issues with my Transmitter, and lost 3 airplanes back to back the same day. I set the hobby aside until last...
06-25-2016, 11:27 PM
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Views: 551
Posted By leadfootdriver

DX8 Gen 2 Nano CP-X?

Well my Dx6i has finally had it and now I have the brand new DX8 Gen 2. I am primarily an Airplane enthusiast, but I have the Nano CP-X and Blade 400 and have no idea how to transfer these settings...
Forum: Kit Building
03-22-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By leadfootdriver

Thank you Ldm, this is the 4th attempt at this...

Thank you Ldm, this is the 4th attempt at this exact build. I made 3 attempts in 2014 the 3rd was promising, but I lost it and everything else to a fire. Needless to say I set the hobby aside for...
Forum: Kit Building
03-08-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By leadfootdriver

Guillows Cessna 180 Build/Conversion

I'm building and converting a Guillows die crunched Cessna 180 using the guts from the umx PT-17 Stearman. The fuselage after careful assembly following the plans instruction came out lopsided....
03-08-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,589
Posted By leadfootdriver

Here are the tail feathers

Here are the tail feathers
03-08-2016, 07:05 AM
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Views: 1,589
Posted By leadfootdriver

Guillows Cessna 180 Plans Build

I started building a Guillows die crunched Cessna 180, and the fuselage after careful assembly following the plans instruction still came out lopsided. Needless to say I went into this build...
06-21-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By leadfootdriver

Decimated Greatplanes Micro F-86 Sabre Help!

I'm Teaching my best friend of 11 years to fly R/C planes and have been teaching him on our Ares Taylor Craft 130 over the past two weeks and surprisingly which he flies well. On Friday I bought the...
02-20-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,435
Posted By leadfootdriver

Ugh last week the second fuselage was destroyed...

Ugh last week the second fuselage was destroyed Im trying to rebuild this one its in two main pieces but the nose is just gone so Ill reconstruct it with store bought 1/16 balsa sheet using the plans...
Forum: RC Drifting
02-01-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 412
Posted By leadfootdriver

Stolen HPI Sprint 2 Sport Drift!!?

Its been a while since my HPI Sprint 2 Sport Drift was stolen from my house here in Austin TX this happened on December 8th 2013 I'm posting here because I searched and still search all the RC forums...
02-01-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,435
Posted By leadfootdriver

Guillows Cessna 180 Conversion Build Thread

I started this build two weeks ago, but the fuselage was completely destroyed by my angry gf and I just bought a new kit a few days ago to continue my build, well I left for work after finnishing the...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-20-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,346
Posted By leadfootdriver

Glow power never left and probably never will?...

Glow power never left and probably never will? Electrics are just more readily available these days because of the way electronic equipment and power supplys have been advanced and then you get to...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-20-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,665
Posted By leadfootdriver

An odd question, but for me personally I like to...

An odd question, but for me personally I like to setup my landing by lining up with the runway from a good ways off and I like to have a nice long and shallow glide path because I cut 3/4's of my...
01-05-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 19,688
Posted By leadfootdriver

Most flying fields have a dictated flying pattern...

Most flying fields have a dictated flying pattern to follow, mine does you take off heading east down the runway lift off the ground come up and to the left starting a counter clockwise pattern. The...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-04-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By leadfootdriver

Yeah Ive heard all over that the plastic there...

Yeah Ive heard all over that the plastic there breaks all the time on these engines. When I place another order here shortly for the Baby Bee Thimble Drome .049's I have Ill order that machined part...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-03-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By leadfootdriver

I actually wasnt sure at all what size it was so...

I actually wasnt sure at all what size it was so I was just really hoping it was .020 and ordered it anyways lol. thats what I was told about it I wasnt really sure if that was true. no the grooves...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-02-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,021
Posted By leadfootdriver

Okay so I dont need the spring and cam? But No...

Okay so I dont need the spring and cam? But No matter what I need a glow igniter to start it, and how do I start the engine by hand flipping it?
Forum: Glow Engines
01-02-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By leadfootdriver

What size is this engine it looks just like the...

What size is this engine it looks just like the .010? That just occurred to me and my friend and neither of us have calipers
Forum: Glow Engines
01-02-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By leadfootdriver

That's actually what they are my mechanic and...

That's actually what they are my mechanic and good friend is a fellow hobbyist and he has experience with some of these engines but the piston wont go back into the cylinder it's bent so I had to...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-01-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By leadfootdriver

Its a .20 I found parts from Cox but I cant find...

Its a .20 I found parts from Cox but I cant find a new cylinder this one has two groves on the inside from wallowing so Im giving up on this engine it will never run, or at least run right again even...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-01-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,021
Posted By leadfootdriver

Do I need one of these snap starter cam rings for...

Do I need one of these snap starter cam rings for doing spring starts? And will I need a glow igniter if I use the spring start method? But yes Im having difficulty getting the piston and crank to...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By leadfootdriver

I dont think its .49 I have 2 .49 Baby Bee...

I dont think its .49 I have 2 .49 Baby Bee Thimble Drome engines and this one is made of red plastic and is definitely a lot smaller than either of those .49's
Forum: Glow Engines
01-01-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By leadfootdriver

Can Anyone Identify this engine?

I have this vintage engine along with many others but most of them have Identifications markings and such but several like this one dont can anyone tell me anything about it I'd like to repair it and...
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