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    You can't legislate common sense, more laws won't...

    You can't legislate common sense, more laws won't accomplish anything, idiots don't obey what we have now, more won't accomplish squat.
  2. Thread: tower hobbies 75

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    Tightening the set screw should do the trick,...

    Tightening the set screw should do the trick, however if the arm comes off the round piece with the set screw, you may have to put the arm on it then peen it using a center punch expand the metal...
  3. Thread: ST Parts?

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    I think ST is gone never to return. It's been a...

    I think ST is gone never to return. It's been a long time since anything has been available. I would suggest buying ST engines from the classifieds or ebay to use or for parts. Bruce RC Engines is...
  4. Thread: NiMH Charger

    by bhady
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    For information, go to Red's Battery Clinic (No...

    For information, go to Red's Battery Clinic (No BS Batteries) website. There's a lot of information there on the care and feeding of battery packs.
  5. Thread: NiMH Charger

    by bhady
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    Your wall wart charger will work, however it may...

    Your wall wart charger will work, however it may take a considerable amount of time depending on the capacity of your pack to fully charge your pack. You should also cycle the pack at least five...
  6. Thread: Duraplane

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    I got a DuraBat from a friend a while back. He...

    I got a DuraBat from a friend a while back. He had a .60 on it, and said it was pretty fast. I removed the .60 and replaced it with a Tower .46 I had and turned it into a tail dragger due to the...
  7. Thread: Building Surface

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    I use 1/2" sheetrock, it's inexpensive, flat and...

    I use 1/2" sheetrock, it's inexpensive, flat and takes pins well. I cut a 4x8 sheet in half length way, saving the other half for when the first half needs replacing. You can get many builds from...
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    The easiest balancing method I've found (and the...

    The easiest balancing method I've found (and the most accurate also) is to use the Vanessa rig described here on RCU forums. I've used mit for a few years now with excellent results.
    bhady
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    I've been using standard ni-cad and 2000 MA NMH...

    I've been using standard ni-cad and 2000 MA NMH for years without any issues, cost is low, and they last several years. I keep all mine on a timer for an hour charge every night, always ready to go.
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    I use air tool oil in my 2 strokes, and outboard...

    I use air tool oil in my 2 strokes, and outboard fogging oil in 4 strokes. Just use the snorkel tube in the crankcase vent tube , the oil gets up inside the engine and works its way out through the...
  11. Just remember to check the pack/connector...

    Just remember to check the pack/connector polarity, JR is reversed from Futaba and the others
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    Kaos, Escapade, these are both great flyers....

    Kaos, Escapade, these are both great flyers.
    bhady
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    I've powered mine with Super tiger 40 and 45...

    I've powered mine with Super tiger 40 and 45 engines, and an OS 70 surpass. The Super Tiger 45 was my favorite, and fastest, clocked on radar 105.
    bhady
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    Yes they are definitely worth buying. My...

    Yes they are definitely worth buying. My son-in-law and I both taught ourselves to fly on GP RealFlight G2 simulators about fifteen years ago. We had no choice, there was no one in the area to...
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    Standard servos work just fine. It's a fast...

    Standard servos work just fine. It's a fast little plane, I've had 40 and 46 2 strokes in it as well as an OS .70 four stroke. I've had one for 3-4 years now, you'll enjoy it.
    bhady
  16. Just rotate the carb 180 degrees. bhady

    Just rotate the carb 180 degrees.
    bhady
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    I use the "Vanessa rig" fastest and easiest...

    I use the "Vanessa rig" fastest and easiest method to get the CG set properly. Check here on RCU there are threads covering its build and use.
    bhady
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    I personally knew two men who were B-17 crewmen. ...

    I personally knew two men who were B-17 crewmen. Both had great respect for German aircraft and the men who flew them. Neither had an issue with any enemy aircraft markings. As noted above very...
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    I am sick and tired of everyone having to bow...

    I am sick and tired of everyone having to bow down to the politically correct whiners. If an enemy aircraft had a swastika on it and the model is built to represent an enemy aircraft aircraft, put...
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    I also recently picked one of these on the...

    I also recently picked one of these on the auction site. It came with a photo-copy od the instructions. It's only four pages, I'll try to scan and e-mail it to you, if that doesn't work, I'll get...
  21. I charge my RX and TX packs up and bring them...

    I charge my RX and TX packs up and bring them inside for the winter. My planes and engines (treated with air tool oil) are stored in the garage. No problems.
  22. Thread: Nylon clevice

    by bhady
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    Use the fuel tubing! I lost a plane a few years...

    Use the fuel tubing! I lost a plane a few years ago (Kaos ARF). I forgot to slide the tubing back over the clevis after trimming. One elevator clevis opened, with only one elevator half working,...
  23. Thread: Engine surging

    by bhady
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    It sounds like it's lean. Possible air leak at...

    It sounds like it's lean. Possible air leak at the carb base, back plate, or very likely at the needle valve. Try a short piece of fuel line where the needle valve screws into the spray bar to...
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    I'm 63 and used to by gas for 25.9, later for...

    I'm 63 and used to by gas for 25.9, later for 29.9 for reg., and 31.9 for premium. you could fill up for $5.00 or just booze cruise on Sat. night for a buck and $5.00 for a case of beer with a...
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    Thanks for the tip. bhady

    Thanks for the tip.
    bhady
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