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    Receiver for Spektrum DX6i

    Hi everyone. I just picked up a Spekrum DX6i with my new Hanger 9 P-51. I need to get an additional receiver for my other plane. Can anyone suggestion which one is the best low cost model? I only...
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    RE: Magnum XLS46 Muffler Problem!

    That's the stuff I have (and will use). Thanks guys! Can't wait to get this plane IN THE AIR!!!!
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    RE: Magnum XLS46 Muffler Problem!

    Wow! Thanks for all the help guys!!!! Seems to be a little bit of a quality control issue with including the correct parts. I am going to go ahead and use some high temp gasket material that I use...
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    Magnum XLS46 Muffler Problem!

    The muffler on my XLS46 is leaking a bunch of oil so I went ahead and pulled it apart. Should there be a gasket between the front and back halves of the muffler? Because on mine there isn't. ...
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    RE: Mixing Channels - aka Aileron & Rudder

    I have a switch to turn mixing off when landing so that isn't an issue. Regardless I will continue my learning without mixing and then maybe look at mixing. Thanks.
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    Mixing Channels - aka Aileron & Rudder

    What do you guys think about mixing channels? On my Futaba radio I can mix channels so, for example, I can make it so as I input aileron it will automatically add in an amount of rudder. The amount...
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    RE: Fuel Leak HELP!

    The tank had a hole in it. I found it after removing. Must have happened when the tank was inserted. I will buy a new replacement tank this week. ARGH!!! Thanks for all the great answers...
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    Fuel Leak HELP!

    I went to fuel up my new Tower Trainer 40 today and it turns out there was a leak! Fuel got all over everything except the electronics. Does glow fuel damage the wood??? Thanks

    Mark
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    RE: Tower Trainer Battery Location Help!

    Okay sounds good. I mounted it with velcro so I can move it around as needed.
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    RE: Tower Trainer 40 MkII ARF

    Update,

    Plane is all put together ready to go flying. The one thing that really surprised me was the the CG with the battery in the location called out in the manual is WAY far forward. Ended...
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    Tower Trainer Battery Location Help!

    Finished up my Tower Trainer 40 last night and went to check CG. With the battery in the standard location in front of the servo tray it was extremely nose heavy. I had to move the battery back to...
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    RE: Update on my Tower Trainer 40

    Broke in the motor today. It idled from the get go. Ran it for around 30 minutes starting at 2.5 turns and then ended up at 1.25 turns. Runs awesome, idles awesome, I will just have to play with...
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    RE: Magnum 46XLS Carb Turns?

    Great thanks for the confirmation!
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    Magnum 46XLS Carb Turns?

    So I spend the morning breaking in my Magnum motor. Fired up after about 1 second with the starter motor. Followed the proper instructions for break in of an ABC motor. I started at 2.5 turns on...
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    Update on my Tower Trainer 40

    So after my lesson on the club trainer I set out in earnest to get my Tower Trainer built. So far I have done everything except put the wing and tailfin together. The quality of the kit is...
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    RE: Had my first lesson!

    I think it makes absolute 100% sense! Nexstar's are not cheap. Especially for a club. I think it was great they were even able to provide a club trainer...
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    RE: Had my first lesson!

    Our next lesson period will focus on touch and go's, emergency procedures, etc. They just don't allow that stuff with the club trainer!!! Have to do it with my own plane!!! In fact they don't allow...
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    RE: Cleaning TX

    Why can't you? My local shop will custom make whatever capacity battery I want for it. You should be able to get the same???
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    RE: good beginner kit???

    I just bought the Tower Trainer 40 ARF. Has lots of good reviews and only $70 which makes it easy if you wrap it around a tree. Combine that with a Magnum .46 motor for $70 and you have a nice...
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    RE: Cleaning TX

    I was just concerned that water could screw up the electronics inside...But maybe I shouldn't be so concerned if I just use it sparingly.
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    RE: Had my first lesson!

    No AFS was off the whole time. It just has enough dihedral (sp?) to be stable and its stall characteristics are very gentle.
  22. Thread: Cleaning TX

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    Cleaning TX

    I have a Futaba FP-T7UAP that I am going to break out and start using. It has been sitting in storage so it's quite dirty. Can anyone recommend what type of liquid to use to clean all the dirt/grim...
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    RE: Had my first lesson!

    It seems to fly just fine. Very stable, nice stall characteristics. I don't think you really can mess up bad in this plane. It seems like whatever you do it will correct itself. It did seem a...
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    RE: Had my first lesson!

    I am going to spend plenty of time with the instructor before I go ahead and solo. I will say this though, at $60 the Tower Trainer isn't so great a loss if I do happen to crash it!
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    Had my first lesson!

    Showed up at the field early this morning for my first lesson. Instructor was very nice and the club plane (a Nexstar) was in good condition with a nice OS motor. Anyway he went through the basic...
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