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Forum: The Clubhouse
05-17-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,488
Posted By OliverJacob

Same 'flukes' here. Every problem was taken care...

Same 'flukes' here. Every problem was taken care of, I got a refund or they shipped a new item, I never had to ship anything back. Many years ago HK had a terrible CS, times have changed. All I ever...
08-08-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By OliverJacob

I took a closer look with my snake camera and...

I took a closer look with my snake camera and found out this is a 6.5 cc engine, not a 65 I was told.
Oh well, that explains the small prop. I do have the 50 Weston engine, still mounted on a...
07-22-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 863
Posted By OliverJacob

Weston Magnum R

I just bought a couple Magnum Rs.
One looks like brand new and one has a few dings, I decided to try that one first.
There is a MVVS 65 installed, which seems like a good idea. It has a tuned pipe,...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-21-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,488
Posted By OliverJacob

Same people, same predictions, sky is falling...

Same people, same predictions, sky is falling since HK started.
After 40+ orders and a hand full of claims I have always gotten a replacement or refund.
I believe the first years HK's customer...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-30-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,488
Posted By OliverJacob

My e-Bay works the same as always, your problem...

My e-Bay works the same as always, your problem might be your browser ( I switch between Internet Explorer and Firefox to find out if that's the issue), also your internet service provider can...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-27-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 17,488
Posted By OliverJacob

100 % agreed. I have close to 40 orders and a...

100 % agreed. I have close to 40 orders and a hand full of doa items. Sometimes they just want a picture and sometimes a video to process your refund. It's a bit of work, but understandable that they...
Forum: Sport Flying
11-04-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 28,305
Posted By OliverJacob

Smile I went back to our store two days ago and they...

I went back to our store two days ago and they had a full cabinet of glow fuel. Now I feel better :cool:
Makes me believe that some folks are really going back to glow engines.
Forum: Sport Flying
11-01-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 28,305
Posted By OliverJacob

Last time I bought glow fuel, they just had two...

Last time I bought glow fuel, they just had two jugs of airplane fuel, then maybe 4 jugs of high nitro content for cars.
Scary, but I keep my glow engines as long as I can get fuel. And I'll mix my...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-10-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 28,305
Posted By OliverJacob

Size ban? Is that a limit on the wing span? I...

Size ban? Is that a limit on the wing span?
I can understand a noise restriction in some areas and with some fast planes it can be challenging to keep it within your field's boundaries, but what...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-16-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 28,305
Posted By OliverJacob

I am in for the variety, just yesterday we had so...

I am in for the variety, just yesterday we had so much fun with a bungee launched glider.
As long as glow fuel is available, I'll keep running my glow engines, nothing like a Weston 50 spinning with...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-04-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 241,725
Posted By OliverJacob

I did have the same problem on other engines, and...

I did have the same problem on other engines, and found them hard to tune for sudden throttle changes.
A delay would probably help out a lot. I'll try that.

Thank you
Forum: Gas Engines
07-03-2017, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 241,725
Posted By OliverJacob

That's really an odd size, thanks

That's really an odd size, thanks
Forum: Gas Engines
07-03-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 241,725
Posted By OliverJacob

Thanks, I just put on an order with Horizon,...

Thanks, I just put on an order with Horizon, except the muffler.
I may have one laying around here, i just want to make sure I get this engine to run before buying more parts.
Not such a great deal...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-02-2017, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 241,725
Posted By OliverJacob

So I picked up a low time FG20 and after reading...

So I picked up a low time FG20 and after reading this, I guess I know why it hasn't been running a lot...
Anyways - it had been crashed and needs a few parts. Besides push rods and sleeves and a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-15-2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By OliverJacob

Hmm, seems like my last comment had been deleted....

Hmm, seems like my last comment had been deleted. Sorry for upsetting the admin. You are doing a great job :cool:
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-14-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 495
Posted By OliverJacob

People are out flying :o This used to be a...

People are out flying :o

This used to be a great website. The marketplace is still worth a peek, otherwise people were getting frustrated with the site.

Anyways, there is a lot more traffic on...
06-10-2017, 10:20 PM
Replies: 633
Views: 30,603
Posted By OliverJacob

Just flew my SD for the first time after I...

Just flew my SD for the first time after I installed a 50 Weston. Real screamer and super fast, I wound up loosing a rudder ad just spiraled down like a leaf. Rudder landed about a minute later....
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-26-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 234,244
Posted By OliverJacob

I moved mine back, so the back end of the tanks...

I moved mine back, so the back end of the tanks hits the wing tube.
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-26-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 234,244
Posted By OliverJacob

Just the landing gear broke? I did only a 4-5...

Just the landing gear broke?
I did only a 4-5 flights on mine, I had no dead stick this far, but this plane won't float to well.
Great job, this could have been a lot worse :-)
02-24-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 633
Views: 30,603
Posted By OliverJacob

I'd be interested. Even more interested in a...

I'd be interested. Even more interested in a larger version - I have a 60 Rossi on the shelf. And a 90 OS.
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-23-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 234,244
Posted By OliverJacob

I did fly mine already. The engine does not have...

I did fly mine already. The engine does not have it's full power yet, but it pulls the plane nicely.
And I dialed in a lot of expo on all control surfaces, it has a wide speed range and is a lot of...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-23-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 234,244
Posted By OliverJacob

I have a 20cc Aerovate in mine and I am still in...

I have a 20cc Aerovate in mine and I am still in the process of breaking it in. I added a pitts muffler and a Bowman ring and it is a very good combination.
Forum: Sport Flying
12-19-2016, 08:16 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 28,305
Posted By OliverJacob

That's what I think, they just throw in some...

That's what I think, they just throw in some super cheap electronics and tell you it's a 'great deal'.
Give me some balsa, plywood and fiberglass. Then I will choose if I install a glow, gas or...
Forum: Sport Flying
12-05-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 28,305
Posted By OliverJacob

I just bought another glow engine. Weston 50 for...

I just bought another glow engine. Weston 50 for the Screamin Deamon. It will be fast and make noise.
The plane I fly the most is an electric hotliner. Both will be flown a lot next season and I'll...
09-04-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 790
Posted By OliverJacob

Kress RK 740 / OS 25 DF - EDF equivalent?

I am about to build a Horten 229, I like nitro engines, but not want to mess with ducted fans, so I'd like to install EDFs.
What size should I get? This has about 81" wingspan, not sure about the...
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