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Forum: ARF or RTF 10-09-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By thailazer
The plane is very light and it could easily fly...

The plane is very light and it could easily fly with a .25 off a paved runway. I have an OS 46AX in mine and use full throttle for take off from a soft grassy runway, but once airborne, I throttle...
Forum: ARF or RTF 10-08-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,155
Posted By thailazer
Blueyonder... I have about 1.5 gallon through my...

Blueyonder... I have about 1.5 gallon through my Tiger 3 now and have to say it flys exactly like the Carl Goldberg Tiger I built from a kit. The only bad thing I can say about the Phoenix...
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By thailazer
A few hours of flying and a gallon of fuel down...

A few hours of flying and a gallon of fuel down now on the 6J and I like it. The throttle curve programming is great as I like to shoot a lot of touch-and-go's. I ended up buying another system...
Forum: Kit Building 10-02-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By thailazer
I think you have hit on the best way to cut those...

I think you have hit on the best way to cut those holes! A bit more time and equipment involved but those router bits do indeed produce a clean cut. Do you have a source for 1/8 inch shank router...
Forum: Kit Building 09-30-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 92,002
Posted By thailazer
Quick update on the Phoneix Tiger.... It is a...

Quick update on the Phoneix Tiger.... It is a great flying plane and flys exactly like the Carl Golberg version since it has the same areas and moments. The firewall is very soft and I had to...
Forum: Glow Engines 09-14-2017, 04:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,381
Posted By thailazer
ASP is still selling a lot of engines, as is OS. ...

ASP is still selling a lot of engines, as is OS. There will always be a niche for these gems.
Forum: Kit Building 09-04-2017, 01:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By thailazer
Hey, Thanks all for the suggestions! I think I...

Hey, Thanks all for the suggestions! I think I am going to grind down my hole cutter as it is indeed way to aggressive. Backing plate is a good idea too, and I do usually cut in from both...
Forum: Kit Building 09-04-2017, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By thailazer
Making large holes in Lite Ply

Just starting a project and was going to use the hole cutter to make some lightening holes in a some lite ply fuselage sides. Even using the hole cutter, the lite ply will splinter and not leave a...
Forum: Glow Engines 09-03-2017, 12:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 916
Posted By thailazer
ET.... Hoping your test run goes well. Also...

ET.... Hoping your test run goes well. Also make sure you replace your glow plug as I have had kick back problems on engines using off brand plugs. My bet is that you had a bad connecting rod...
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By thailazer
Okay.... Got the short AA 5 cell pack and...

Okay.... Got the short AA 5 cell pack and modified the back cover and it fits perfect. Now the next challenge... finding a charger plug that will fit! Looks like it is a 3.5 mm coaxial plug with a...
Forum: Kit Building 08-28-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,258
Views: 92,002
Posted By thailazer
Been flying the Phoneix Models copy of the Tiger...

Been flying the Phoneix Models copy of the Tiger 2 and it flies just like the kit version. They even copied the bad parts like the landing gear mounting blocks too far forward so you have to bend the...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-26-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By thailazer
The Charger will certainly work on the RX and TX...

The Charger will certainly work on the RX and TX nicad and metal hydride batteries, but you will need a special charger that the LiPo power packs use. Make sure you get a fire proof bag for them as...
Forum: Sport Flying 08-26-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 19,476
Posted By thailazer
I am with HighPlains. I have tried electric but...

I am with HighPlains. I have tried electric but the glow engines are amazing to me still after 50 years of flying models. You can certainly call me a retro-grouch as I am currently building a...
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By thailazer
I would like to put a NiMH battery pack in the...

I would like to put a NiMH battery pack in the transmitter, but it looks like a 5 cell AA pack would not fit. What battery packs are folks installing in the 6J6?
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By thailazer
I like to build as well. I just got an old...

I like to build as well. I just got an old Craft Air Mystique kit off of eBay that I will build up this winter. I have some scratch projects planned as well so will have to get some more Futaba...
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By thailazer
Well, I got the transmitter today and I like it...

Well, I got the transmitter today and I like it already. Much easier to find the functions needed, and the manual is miles ahead of the Spektrum's. Now to install it in a plane and see how it...
Forum: RC Humor 08-21-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 18,793
Posted By thailazer
Good idea! I am pretty thrifty. I used this...

Good idea! I am pretty thrifty. I used this transmitter on six planes over way too many years. Last week the plastic on the trim tabs just gave up the ghost but I hate to retire the thing! It has...
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By thailazer
Wow! A 25 years old Tiger! I know how that...

Wow! A 25 years old Tiger! I know how that goes... I flew one for years several times a week and one day I could not make the runway with 40 MPH winds outflowing from a thunder storm. Broke the...
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By thailazer
Thanks Calvin. Hopefully someone can reply with...

Thanks Calvin. Hopefully someone can reply with an answer to your settings questions. Some of those configurations can be hard to find on modern equipment, no matter what it is.
Replies: 11
Views: 396
Posted By thailazer
Futaba 6J6

Anyone using one? I just ordered one as it is a better value than the Spektrum stuff I have been using for the past six years. Not much in the way of info or reviews on this radio out there. ...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-12-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,303
Posted By thailazer
Ran across this thread looking for the schematic...

Ran across this thread looking for the schematic and thought I would try to post it here since I did find it.
Forum: The Clubhouse 07-17-2017, 01:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,068
Posted By thailazer
Gee, my Tartan Twin went through with no...

Gee, my Tartan Twin went through with no problems! Glad I had not seen this article before.
Replies: 12
Views: 13,369
Posted By thailazer
I've been using a DX6i for several years now and...

I've been using a DX6i for several years now and have a lot of trust in it. I did tighten the battery connectors but that is about the only weakness I can comment on. I took a fall down some...
Forum: Kit Building 06-25-2017, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By thailazer
I just bought one on eBay and should have it...

I just bought one on eBay and should have it soon. If anyone needs a copy of the plans, let me know and I can get a .pdf shot of it. I love all Craft Air kits and am looking forward to building...
Forum: RC Fuels 05-25-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By thailazer
Thanks. Sig Champion fuel is good for sure and I...

Thanks. Sig Champion fuel is good for sure and I got a free gallon at a contest years ago. Turns out FHS is still making the Red Max fuel I used in the past so will go that route. As posted...
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