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04-18-2018, 07:34 AM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

Did you go ahead with this build? I have got a...

Did you go ahead with this build? I have got a second hand one that needs re-covering.
07-25-2017, 04:25 AM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

I haven't caught up with Pete for a while. If you...

I haven't caught up with Pete for a while. If you are on RC Scale Builder forum Pete has been posting a build on a new wing for his Sea Fury under the Roy Vaillancourt Plans section.
05-23-2016, 08:31 PM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

Hi Lou, Great to hear all went well for you at...

Hi Lou,
Great to hear all went well for you at Top Gun. Those are some fantastic photos you have posted.

Greg T reported that he liked the sound of the 4 cylinder DLA. I have actually picked up a...
05-19-2016, 05:22 AM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

Finally back working on my Boomer. Today I...

Finally back working on my Boomer. Today I removed the existing retract rails & supporting ribs then fitted 2 new ribs to locate new rails to take the new retracts I will be using. I still have to...
05-10-2016, 04:11 PM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

Hi P47Pilot, I think you are giving the DLE too...

Hi P47Pilot, I think you are giving the DLE too much credit to say it has "a lot more oomph than the DA50". I do run a DA50 as well and would say there is not much difference between the two.
I...
03-11-2016, 04:30 PM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

Due to other factors with the model I ended up...

Due to other factors with the model I ended up not going with the 85. The model flys really well with a DLE 55 on a 21x12 2 blade.
02-21-2016, 07:20 AM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

Did anything ever come of the 1/5 scale plans? ...

Did anything ever come of the 1/5 scale plans?

Or does anyone else know of other options for 1/5 scale plans?
02-20-2016, 03:39 AM
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Views: 2,285
Posted By BOLTMAN

Its not hard to spend 20-30 minutes a day reading...

Its not hard to spend 20-30 minutes a day reading the great build threads on RCSB. That is more than 100 hours per year, for $20 that works out at under $0.20 per hour. How can you possibly question...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-11-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,103
Posted By BOLTMAN

Hi Oldtimer. I have a DLE111 and is does not...

Hi Oldtimer.
I have a DLE111 and is does not fit. Having plug caps hanging out is not an option as I am building this model for use in competition.
I have flown a Ziroli Corsair powered by a Super...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-07-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,103
Posted By BOLTMAN

Hi Oldtimer, Thanks for the info. I hear what...

Hi Oldtimer,
Thanks for the info. I hear what you say about power, theres nothing like having spare & I definitely know how to use a throttle, but unfortunately the bigger twins you mention won't...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-30-2016, 05:44 PM
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Views: 4,103
Posted By BOLTMAN

Thanks Oldtimer. What Corsair are you running...

Thanks Oldtimer.
What Corsair are you running the EME in?
I am looking at a Corsair the same size as the Ziroli ( 93" or 2.36m ) and thinking of the EME 70 for that.
When you say the EME hauls...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-29-2016, 02:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,103
Posted By BOLTMAN

Been a while since any reports here, how are the...

Been a while since any reports here, how are the EME 70s going?

What props are you using after run in & what sort of rpm are you getting?
01-25-2016, 08:11 AM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

I have flown a pair of Jugs the same size as the...

I have flown a pair of Jugs the same size as the Top Flite, one weighs 28lb & the other 35lb. I flew the two in different categories in the same competition, jumping between the two over 4 days. Both...
12-28-2015, 03:04 AM
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Views: 21,637
Posted By BOLTMAN

G'day Lou! Thats cool that you visit Oz, the...

G'day Lou!
Thats cool that you visit Oz, the field at Tingalpa is a nice facility. I have flown there several times including our National Championships this year for scale.
The more I look into...
12-21-2015, 06:28 AM
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Views: 21,637
Posted By BOLTMAN

Hi Lou, Thanks for the info! I am weighing up...

Hi Lou,
Thanks for the info! I am weighing up between a Saito FG84 radial or the DLA 4 cylinder. The saito sounds great but I am worried about power and reliability with it. The DLA seems a much...
12-20-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,637
Posted By BOLTMAN

Double post :mad:

Double post :mad:
12-20-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,637
Posted By BOLTMAN

Hi Lou, I am looking at building a Corsair the...

Hi Lou,
I am looking at building a Corsair the same size as yours and considering the 128 for power. How much flying time have you got on yours now and what are your thoughts on this engine now with...
12-11-2015, 05:28 AM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

Hey Pete, great to see you back on here. Been...

Hey Pete, great to see you back on here. Been watching your progtess on facebook, she is looking good.
I have used graphite powder on metal rods in nylon outer tubes before and it works a treat. Did...
11-01-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,391
Posted By BOLTMAN

This poses the question of what are you using as...

This poses the question of what are you using as a power supply to charge at this rate?

I was using the PowerLab 8 to charge 4 x 5 cell 5000mah packs and to do that in under 40 minutes needed a...
10-31-2015, 01:42 AM
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Views: 111,566
Posted By BOLTMAN

Just kidding about the hard time :D I don't...

Just kidding about the hard time :D

I don't have too many problems with memory, mine only resets every time I sleep!

The markings on the Jug are RAF ( English ), 134 Squadron based in Burma...
10-30-2015, 08:58 PM
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Posted By BOLTMAN

Already posted details of the model back in post...

Already posted details of the model back in post 1433 on page 58. Didn't want to repeat it all again.

HoundDog you should remember, you gave me a hard time about the pics in that post appearing...
10-30-2015, 04:43 AM
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Views: 111,566
Posted By BOLTMAN

Thought I'd share a nice shot of my Robart Jug...

Thought I'd share a nice shot of my Robart Jug taken at a fly- in a couple of weeks ago.......

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2128390

Boltman. Thunderbolt...
10-28-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,391
Posted By BOLTMAN

I fly an 85" 30 lb Thunderbolt that was electric...

I fly an 85" 30 lb Thunderbolt that was electric when I aquired it. I have since converted it to a DLE55. Originally it used 4 x 5 cell 5000mah batteries in a 2P10 configuration. I much prefer it on...
10-19-2015, 06:10 PM
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Views: 941,686
Posted By BOLTMAN

I agree Pete, SCAF has become a grey nomads...

I agree Pete, SCAF has become a grey nomads camping club that also happen to fly plastic 46 size ARFs that vaguely resemble a warbird. It no longer represents the reason it was conceived, ie to...
10-18-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,198
Posted By BOLTMAN

+1 to all the above. I use no gaskets, RTV and...

+1 to all the above. I use no gaskets, RTV and stainless steel locking wire the same as I use on my full size aircraft.
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