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    I use one of them switch holders with a charging...

    I use one of them switch holders with a charging port built in, out is on for me.[ This aught to open up a new can of worms]. On the transmitter im with the crowd with up for high rates, down for...
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    try this site, Douglas DC3 Hanger on...

    try this site, Douglas DC3 Hanger on douglasdc3.com a ton of photos and info on dc3's and c-47's.
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    same for me, never could get used to a neck...

    same for me, never could get used to a neck strap. Glad to see your post, was feeling like the lone ranger for a minute. Never dropped a transmitter either. Pinch flier from day one.
  4. Thread: Building Surface

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    I use the ceiling tiles also. On top of a plastic...

    I use the ceiling tiles also. On top of a plastic folding table.
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    That's why I fly my cub a few times each time I...

    That's why I fly my cub a few times each time I go to the field. Flat turns keep my fingers in practice using the rudder and opposite ailerons. Sure looks good!
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    Been sitting here getting my nightly dose of...

    Been sitting here getting my nightly dose of happy reading this thread. Santa brought me a top flite DC-3 which I am going to cover as a c-47, like Donny a few other projects will need to be finished...
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    Spike Jones and his band was some funny stuff!...

    Spike Jones and his band was some funny stuff! Makes me feel like I missed out. I did have a black cat that we named ever ready after the cat on the battery mentioned in a previous post. Can not wait...
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    You guys are lucky that you just got cuts. I lost...

    You guys are lucky that you just got cuts. I lost an inch off my left thumb in june of this year. About two weeks of recovery and back to the field! The offending plane was one of the first flown....
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    I have been creepin on this thread since it was...

    I have been creepin on this thread since it was started, all I can say is fantastic! I share many of the same memorys as a lot of you do. I am only 51 years old but was raised poor also. had to post...
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    Go to the glow engine forum, type in magnum .52...

    Go to the glow engine forum, type in magnum .52 timing, your answer will be on page two. Lots of good info there. Hope this helps!:)
  11. Thread: Grass Runway

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    The run way size your wanting to do is to small....

    The run way size your wanting to do is to small. The grass run way we fly off of at our club is twice that big at least, on both the length and width. One inch would be the minimum height I would mow...
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    I have a G.P. .40 size cub and mounted the engine...

    I have a G.P. .40 size cub and mounted the engine to the right, but routed the muffler inside the cowl and out the bottom. With the dummy engine provided mounted on the left side it looks good. I...
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    Yes on the weathering. One of my other past times...

    Yes on the weathering. One of my other past times is building model cars, they always get weathered, its just the right thing to do! So many more details can be added!:rolleyes:
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    Go for it! Tell us how it does. I think that...

    Go for it! Tell us how it does. I think that would be a great combo. My experience is the same as mentioned above, have a magnum .80 in mine and still had to add weight to balance.:)
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    A member at our club has that combo and it is a...

    A member at our club has that combo and it is a screamer! It can be slowed down and lands just fine. I'd say go for it if your so inclined. Fuel cost will definitely be cheaper.:rolleyes:
  16. Thread: Hello All

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    Welcome back Andy! Good for you having more time...

    Welcome back Andy! Good for you having more time now, cant wait till I do. I'm with Charlie on the fuel, 10-15% nitro and 18% oil content, brand wise I'm a wildcat user. Good luck and smooth...
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    went through the same thing with mine. Turned out...

    went through the same thing with mine. Turned out to be the intake gasket. The engine backfired one time and would not idle after that no matter how it was adjusted. An old gentleman at the field...
  18. Thread: Old planes

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    I have a four star sixty that is 10 plus years...

    I have a four star sixty that is 10 plus years old with a few hundred flights that is still solid and flyable.
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    when the wind is strong enough to blow my hat off...

    when the wind is strong enough to blow my hat off my head, that's when I stop flying!:D
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    All right Dave, sign me up! Seems like I'm...

    All right Dave, sign me up! Seems like I'm creepin on this thread a lot anyway, might as well be a brother!:rolleyes:
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    Agree with the great looking covering job! I have...

    Agree with the great looking covering job! I have a sr. kadet kit waiting to be built that will be covered much the same manner, only with transparent green, and solid yellow. Giving me the fever to...
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    Tower hobbies has them. Click on aircraft...

    Tower hobbies has them. Click on aircraft accesary's then they will be in the scale parts section. I'm thinking a 1/12 will be about the right size. If not put him under a well placed razor saw. I...
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    agree with all the above, and here's one more...

    agree with all the above, and here's one more idea, read the manual that came with the radio. Should tell you everything you need to know.
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    sounds too lean to me, 12-6 prop should be fine,...

    sounds too lean to me, 12-6 prop should be fine, try tuning for max rpm on the ground then richen it up till you lose 3-400 rpm. once in the air your engine will run leaner. try this and see if it...
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    + 3 on the futaba 3004. Have some that have a lot...

    + 3 on the futaba 3004. Have some that have a lot of hours on them. Very good service.:)
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