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11-05-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 275
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Posted By CAPT John

Tower Hobbies has the retract set in stock as...

Tower Hobbies has the retract set in stock as well: https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0095p?FVSEARCH=ROBTF150F6FCB Their price is $548.99 but they have a $35 savings with coupon code 011R3...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-08-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 463
Posted By CAPT John

If either of you need a new cowl or landing gear...

If either of you need a new cowl or landing gear strut, I have them listed for sale in the RCU classifieds.
John
Forum: Gas Engines
11-28-2016, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By CAPT John

In my opinion, the DLE 20 is slightly more...

In my opinion, the DLE 20 is slightly more powerful than a OS120. I replaced as Saito 150 with a DLE 20 on a Great Planes Super Stearman and found it to be similar power. I did have to replace all...
06-29-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,887
Posted By CAPT John

On my setup the "Clear" button resets the...

On my setup the "Clear" button resets the timer.
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-29-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 11,828
Posted By CAPT John

I replaced a Saito 1.50 with a DLE 20 on my GP...

I replaced a Saito 1.50 with a DLE 20 on my GP Super Stearman and found it to be a great match. The power is every bit as good as the Saito 4 stroke if not better. The plane only required a few...
04-24-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By CAPT John

The P-47 batteries are good for at least 10...

The P-47 batteries are good for at least 10 flights before charging, although I have never flown it more than 5 before charging. On my P-47 I have each battery connected to a separate switch. The...
04-24-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By CAPT John

I have two 2100 mah LIFE batteries for the...

I have two 2100 mah LIFE batteries for the receiver and a 1700 mah LIFE for the ignition. My P-47 could easily fly 8 - 10 flights on these batteries with about 50% battery reserve. The plane uses an...
04-23-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By CAPT John

Yes, you only need to use one connector per...

Yes, you only need to use one connector per battery. The batteries peak at 3.6 volts/cell or 7.2 volts total.
04-23-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By CAPT John

I use the same batteries on my TF GS P-47 and...

I use the same batteries on my TF GS P-47 and love the LIFE batteries over NICADs/NIMHs. I use the JR leads to connect to the switches (one per battery) and use the balance leads when I balance...
02-28-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By CAPT John

Thanks Andy.

Thanks Andy.
02-28-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,285
Posted By CAPT John

Andy, Please confirm that DX9 1.04 update is...

Andy,
Please confirm that DX9 1.04 update is only the Audio 1.03 file (no firmware update).
Thanks
01-20-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 756
Posted By CAPT John

I request to join the Corsair Bro-hood. I have a...

I request to join the Corsair Bro-hood. I have a Giant Scale Top Flite Corsair and a baby brother FlyZone Corsair.
Thanks,
CAPT John
10-29-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4,203
Views: 374,739
Posted By CAPT John

I was able to get in a few flights this weekend...

I was able to get in a few flights this weekend with my ESM Spitfire but did not get any photos.
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-23-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,864
Views: 276,098
Posted By CAPT John

RE: GP Super Stearman

I am using the recommended 5 1/2" CG on my Super Stearman and like the way she flies at that balance point.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-25-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By CAPT John

RE: Fox 3.2 Help

My engine problem has been fixed and as they say, "we have met the enemy and he is us." The problem began as a loose/binding carb butterfly that was not allowing the throttle to close enough to get...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-17-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By CAPT John

RE: Fox 3.2 Help

Thanks everyone. I have sent the engine to Chris at Fox to determine if the problem is in the engine/carb. I had checked the fuel lines inside the tank, but while the engine is being checked out...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-15-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By CAPT John

RE: Fox 3.2 Help

I spoke with Chris at Fox and will be sending him the engine to check it out. If it runs good on his bench, I'll know the problem is with my fuel system.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-14-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By CAPT John

RE: Fox 3.2 Help

Iā€™m back for more help. I still cannot get my Fox 3.2 engine to idle below 4000 rpm. I found that the carb butterfly was binding and not closing completely, so I thought that was the problem with...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-07-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By CAPT John

RE: Fox 3.2 Help

Thanks everyone for the great suggestions. I had removed the idle screw, so that's not the problem. I'll check the butterfly valve and screw. I had removed the carb for a re-build, so maybe I...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-06-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,422
Posted By CAPT John

Fox 3.2 Help

I'm new to gas engines and am out of airspeed, altitude, and ideas with my Fox 3.2 engine. The engine is new with about 3 gallons of gas run through it. My problem is even with the throttle fully...
07-27-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,203
Views: 374,739
Posted By CAPT John

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

I have used PSP Mfg standoffs (specifically thier "Air Cooling" spacers). Here are links: http://www.pspmfg.com/RCAirCoolingSpacers.html and http://www.pspmfg.com/RCStandOffsMotorSpacers.html
06-12-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4,203
Views: 374,739
Posted By CAPT John

RE: Spitfire Brotherhood (All Spitfires Welcome)

I would be honored to join the Spitfire Bro Hood. I have an ESM 72" Spitfire. It's a real trooper and a blast to fly with a Saito 1.50.
John
04-26-2012, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By CAPT John

RE: Anzac Day 2012 - Lest We Forget

Great poem with a great message.
01-12-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,032
Views: 145,903
Posted By CAPT John

RE: Top Flite Giant P47 arf IS coming

Wyliewarbirds.com sells the fiberglass hatch for $10. I just ordered one! The Robart door hinges are not included but are available from Tower.
12-18-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,306
Posted By CAPT John

RE: topflite giant p-47 arf

TFarmer96 posted a great series of build photos on the "Top Flite Giant P47 ARF Is Coming" thread. It's not a G-62, but here's a link to his photos:...
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