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06-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By Dave ESPI

just give it a good overall inspection. they are...

just give it a good overall inspection. they are quite durable. Make sure it runs and stays running when the engine is warmed up at temp. as the engine expands, the rings can allow exhaust gases to...
Forum: Beginners
12-30-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,635
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: Is Gas Engines a Fad?

I hate Glow. Had several bad experiences wirth planes, cars and frustrating failures with helis. Went Gasoline and never looked back.

Fill it,
Prime it,
Choke it,
Pull it,
Run it.

...
10-08-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,497
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: ParkZone Micro Mosquito!!!

Ive got 6 flights on my MK VI its awesome. If it was Brushless with a bit heavier wing strength it would be sick. the power is a bit lazy for such an awesome WW2 plane. I noticed the wheels are...
08-15-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,270
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: HPI Revolution…1/8th Scale Gasoline Power!

There is not much room n a savage for anything bigger than a 15cc Gas engine. Chances are they are just downsizing a Zenoah or a Fuelie.

Id rather just see more product devlopment in 1/5th scale.
01-22-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 982
Views: 86,620
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: NITROMODELS REPLACEMENT PARTS REQUEST_Post Here

STILL... after almost TWO YEARS ! [:-] I need a nose cone for an ART-TECH SU-47.....

and now also AIRFIELD 1450mm wing span P-51 Props. I would like them and more nosecones.

I know it is...
10-22-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,752
Posted By Dave ESPI

LIGHTNING gear ratios. Spur gear adaptors?

SO I have been racing with a redcat lighting. Silvercan motor, 27 turn 18000rpm. 26 tooth pinion and 64 tooth spur.

I figure the ratio is 26:64:14:40 which translates to 2:8:5 or a 701 Final...
10-15-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 678
Posted By Dave ESPI

Redcat Planes = AWESOME

I work @ a LHS in upstate NY. We are the only vendor of redcats for atleast 150 mile radius. Ive been very impressed with their cars and durability of parts. I personaly race a lightning in the...
Replies: 87
Views: 6,513
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: Bad Rep at hobbyking???

I work for a LHS. I personaly dont buy VENOM packs and when I can avoid it, the EFLITE ones also. they are junk IMHO. We sell them because we have product support. Eventhough we have a NO WARNTEE...
08-29-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,271
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: Blade SR 120

I work for a hobbyshop.

Ive been frothing @ the mouth for one of these 120s to come in stock.... We got 3 and I didnt even see it on the shelf till lastnight. I had my first flight in my kitchen...
04-26-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,023
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: Hirobo 400 EP class CCPM or smaller?

I will have my CP Quark in 2 weeks :D

HAPPY DANCE !
04-26-2010, 12:30 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 17,940
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: Redcat Rampage V3 Monster Truck and Dunerunners

I work in a Hobby Shop.

I've bashed the electric and some the nitro stuff from redcat. Their 8th scale Rockcrawler is cool.
Obviously they are billed as "entry level", so the price is low, and...
04-26-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,967
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: HPI Baja, is it worth the money?

I had owned a HPI baja 5bSS and a clone. I could not tell the differance in them until I got more than 3 gallons of gas and bashin' time into them. The KO started to show wear and tear and busting...
Replies: 271
Views: 29,280
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: Off Road Racer / Pro 2™ ThunderTech Scale Desert Truck Prototype

I wanted one of these years ago... but delays after delays and redos on the design..... made me not want one anymore and the price was insane.

With all the other trucks out there that take a...
Replies: 870
Views: 87,660
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: The Official Traxxas 4wd Slash Thread...

I sold my 1/5th scale HPI baja SS and in part of the trade I got a 4x4 Slash.

It is my first Traxxas truck since the SLEDGEHAMMER back in 1992..... I really am impressed with how much abuse the...
03-16-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 35,932
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: ESTES Airforce 1 Ducted Fan 747 Jumbojet

I know it has been a while that this thread was active, but I reciently decided to FINALY convert my AF1 into a flier again.

If one of you guys could post pics of how you mounted the servos and...
03-13-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 54,013
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: Hirobo SRB Quark Forum: Photos Q&A

You are incorrect on this.

It will be RTF with all the required switches and channels.
03-12-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,903
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: The eSSpi build begins.....

I still have this car if anyone is interested in running large scale cars in upstate NY ....this is spring time! :)
01-15-2010, 12:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 73,994
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: blitzrcworks-webpage?

not sure, I was looking earlier today actualy. I have a F-117 with a funky ESC... wanted to warntee it, but the website search is a dead end.

Saddly it was a plane bought from banana-brain-Petes...
12-05-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,766
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: King Motor Baja to HPI 5t conversion

If I dont sell my SS I will do a modified build up to mine to a 4T also.

Those trenchers are a MUST HAVE !
Forum: RC Jets
12-05-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 51,678
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: 2.4ghz lockout today

This is all very interesting, entertaining and also informative..... How the hell did we manage the tripple lindy on RCU of this Is beyond me, but thanks!
It explains why my dx6i would not bind...
11-28-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 244,394
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: COMP ARF 110

This thread is amazing.

[X(]

My hats off to you "builder guys".
11-28-2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 36,015
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: How many WWII German aircraft were MINUS the swastika?

Im just waiting for THE HISTORY CHANNEL to replace all the swastikas with "Smiley faces" thru video editing all the old war footage and the films for the sake of "PC".

[&o]

Its like saying...
11-25-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 10,766
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: King Motor Baja to HPI 5t conversion

any new update?

Im debating converting mySS over also as it seems noone wants the buggy anymore.
11-22-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,522
Posted By Dave ESPI

RE: I think I love GUANLI ARF/RTF planes !

check your center of gravity. I found they are very sensetive to that being an issue. I had to move the battery back on 2 of their planes an inch for them to be able to fly right. ALso they need a...
11-15-2009, 11:39 AM
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