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08-07-2018, 04:46 PM
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Posted By gregandhollie

Thanks, guys! The engine will be an EME 60 with...

Thanks, guys!
The engine will be an EME 60 with it's ignition on a separate battery.
Thanks for both of your suggestions. Hopefully someone will also chime in on the 3305 servos. The Hitec's are...
08-07-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 301
Posted By gregandhollie

Need input on batts and servos for TF giant P-47

I'm putting together my first giant scale plane, a Top Flite P-47. I've flown Futaba almost exclusively for almost 20 years and am leaning toward 3305 servos as recommended in the manual. I haven't...
Forum: RC Jets
08-03-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,104
Posted By gregandhollie

Your F-86 was my favorite plane at Jets Over the...

Your F-86 was my favorite plane at Jets Over the Heartland. I had to leave to get home and get the kids to another engagement that night, and was really disappointed that I wasn't able to see it...
07-29-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 246
Posted By gregandhollie

I lost a DLE 30 powered P-40 on Monday and I...

I lost a DLE 30 powered P-40 on Monday and I think it was an ignition interference issue. It affected the ailerons and throttle servo only, and control was fine again with the engine off after the...
07-26-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By gregandhollie

Sorry about your 109. It looked great!

Sorry about your 109. It looked great!
07-25-2018, 04:28 PM
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Views: 605
Posted By gregandhollie

It's definitely fixable but it's going on the...

It's definitely fixable but it's going on the shelf for a while. I may come back to it in a couple years. I had some resin exhaust stacks for it that would have gone on this weekend...
07-24-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By gregandhollie

RIP my P-40

I'm not superstitious, but I think my P-40 was cursed.

I bought this CMP P-40 five years ago on eBay and the problems started the day I got it. It was described as like new in box. The seller just...
Forum: Marketplace
07-17-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 453
Posted By gregandhollie

I'll take the DLE 61 if you still have it.

I'll take the DLE 61 if you still have it.
07-13-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,071
Posted By gregandhollie

Here's the full text that I assume all emails are...

Here's the full text that I assume all emails are being responded to with:
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-13-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,088
Posted By gregandhollie

No, it doesn't make sense to shut it down to me. ...

No, it doesn't make sense to shut it down to me. He said Horizon didn't think they would actually win the auction and weren't actually prepared to take over the company.

Looking at Tower's site...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-12-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,088
Posted By gregandhollie

He specifically said Tower a handful of times. I...

He specifically said Tower a handful of times. I put an order in at Tower for some stuff last night and they didn't have the props I needed so I went by the hobby shop hoping they would. He orders...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-12-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,088
Posted By gregandhollie

Tower Hobbies closing next week?

I just came from my local hobby shop and the owner told me Tower's website and all phone lines are to be turned off on July 19th, a week from today. This is contrary to what was said a month ago by...
07-08-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By gregandhollie

They work perfectly. They're probably half the...

They work perfectly. They're probably half the speed of what they were before.

https://youtu.be/Nz5fz1olrNI
07-08-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By gregandhollie

Robart air restrictors on Centurty Jet retracts?

I have a set of Century Jet retracts on my P-40 that I want to slow down before they destroy themselves. Century Jet specifically said not to use Robart restrictors on their gear, but I assumed that...
07-04-2018, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 131,737
Posted By gregandhollie

I have a new in box Nitroplanes P-38 stashed away...

I have a new in box Nitroplanes P-38 stashed away that I'm considering selling to help fund another project. Is there still any interest in this ARF?
06-26-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,071
Posted By gregandhollie

I emailed Bruce about an issue I was having with...

I emailed Bruce about an issue I was having with some gear I bought several years ago and got an overnight response. He's retiring and the company is for sale.
Forum: RC Jets
06-24-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By gregandhollie

Yesterday was my first time, and my six year old...

Yesterday was my first time, and my six year old daughter's first fly in, and we both had a great time. I expect to be back every year in the future. I don't yet own a jet but I now think that's...
Forum: RC Jets
06-21-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By gregandhollie

Thanks! I'll still plan for Saturday then.

Thanks! I'll still plan for Saturday then.
Forum: RC Jets
06-21-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,703
Posted By gregandhollie

I was planning to drive up on Saturday but this...

I was planning to drive up on Saturday but this has been the crappiest weather week all year. Is everybody still there? I haven't seen any chatter here, on Facebook and nothing on Youtube.
06-03-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By gregandhollie

I hadn't seen this plane until this thread, but I...

I hadn't seen this plane until this thread, but I think it looks great and is a great candidate for one of the 20cc gassers I have stashed away. I suspect it will fly just as good as my H9 P-47. I...
04-21-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 799
Posted By gregandhollie

Has there been any talk of pricing on the B-24?

Has there been any talk of pricing on the B-24?
04-04-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,839
Posted By gregandhollie

I emailed Tower just after the bankruptcy and was...

I emailed Tower just after the bankruptcy and was told all brands would be business as normal. I specifically had asked about Top Flite because I plan to buy a giant P-47 but need to move some other...
11-28-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By gregandhollie

I've flown my Hangar 9 P-47 with an RCGF 20 for...

I've flown my Hangar 9 P-47 with an RCGF 20 for four seasons without as much as touching a carb needle. Scale flight at about 1/3 throttle and I'm only burning about five ounces of fuel in 10-12...
Forum: Gas Engines
02-02-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,661
Posted By gregandhollie

Thanks for that. I had another reply typed up...

Thanks for that. I had another reply typed up that night but decided to just close the page. Nowhere did I say or imply I was going straight to the field with it without touching the carb.
Forum: Gas Engines
01-30-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,661
Posted By gregandhollie

I'm sure there is performance to be gained and...

I'm sure there is performance to be gained and seemed a little lean at full throttle but other than that it ran great out of the box without touching a thing.
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