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Forum: The Clubhouse 06-16-2016, 10:46 AM
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Posted By dirtybird
Kinda like my exwife

Kinda like my exwife
Forum: The Clubhouse 06-16-2016, 05:23 AM
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Posted By dirtybird
Hobbyking*

Sunday I ordered 2 6s 5000 batteries from HK Hong Kong.
They arrived at my door yesterday (Wed)
Forum: Gas Engines 06-16-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,498
Posted By dirtybird
years ago I did this mod to install a Cline pump...

years ago I did this mod to install a Cline pump on a Moki 2.4.
Cline said to drill thru the motor mount. That gives you plenty of metal to install the nipple without interference with the rod.
Forum: Gas Engines 06-14-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By dirtybird
The NGH 26 is rated at 2.7 hp The oS 90 is...

The NGH 26 is rated at 2.7 hp
The oS 90 is rated at 2.9 hp
Forum: Gas Engines 06-14-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,225
Posted By dirtybird
First, the Groupner system modified the XPS...

First, the Groupner system modified the XPS system and had problems. If you get the genuine XPS system you will have no problems.
2.4 is very resistant to interference. It employs spread spectrum...
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By dirtybird
Sedate flying 75w/lb acrobatic flying 100w/lb ...

Sedate flying 75w/lb
acrobatic flying 100w/lb
3D flying 150w/lb
Forum: Gas Engines 06-13-2016, 05:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,081
Posted By dirtybird
I quit using Coleman fuel when it got to $10/gal

I quit using Coleman fuel when it got to $10/gal
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Views: 1,180
Posted By dirtybird
you were lucky before to have two evenly matched...

you were lucky before to have two evenly matched servos. As you are now finding that is not always the case.
The cheapest way to fix it is put the servos on separate channels that are mixed...
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By dirtybird
My personal opinion is if you can live with a 13...

My personal opinion is if you can live with a 13 usec deadband you are better off with analog servos.
I have friends that tell me they had servos burn up. I have never had one do that.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By dirtybird
Are you leaving the signal line open whenyou...

Are you leaving the signal line open whenyou apply power?
Forum: Gas Engines 05-30-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By dirtybird
I tried it on a 15. It started and ran the same...

I tried it on a 15. It started and ran the same as with ignition but I didn't pursue it as the engine has issues. Give it a try. They only cost $15.They are cheaper than the 1/4x32 ignition plug
Replies: 2
Views: 244
Posted By dirtybird
The TX comes witt a charger. Actually it is...

The TX comes witt a charger.
Actually it is just a power supply. The charger is built into the TX for NIMH batteries.
Replies: 26
Views: 1,621
Posted By dirtybird
I bought a couple of those servos several years...

I bought a couple of those servos several years ago. I removed them from use after I got several glitches that I traced to the servos. I think there is a problem with the microprocessor used in that...
Forum: Gas Engines 05-28-2016, 09:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,827
Posted By dirtybird
Yes I really am bored. I fell and broke a rib so...

Yes I really am bored. I fell and broke a rib so I don't want to go out for awhile.
But then as Donald Trump says,"you started it".
I would really like to know it one of those little engines will...
Forum: Gas Engines 05-28-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,827
Posted By dirtybird
I forgot. Electrics also don't have serious...

I forgot.
Electrics also don't have serious vibration and need a hole to spew out that nasty hot gas while running.
I normally switch back and forth between gas and electric. If you leave a gas job...
Forum: Gas Engines 05-27-2016, 02:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,827
Posted By dirtybird
With electrics you have no stinky gas can to...

With electrics you have no stinky gas can to carry,no needle valves to play with, no gas tanks to fill,no starters needed and after assembly all you need to do is push the button. And there is no...
Forum: Gas Engines 05-27-2016, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,827
Posted By dirtybird
I wonder how one would perform with one of OS's...

I wonder how one would perform with one of OS's gas glow plugs. It would be great to get rid of the ignition
Replies: 22
Views: 2,150
Posted By dirtybird
My answer is the same as on your post on RCG. If...

My answer is the same as on your post on RCG. If you are comfortable with 20 year old technology, stick with it. Its your money
Forum: The Clubhouse 05-24-2016, 12:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By dirtybird
I don't know why you are afraid of a three...

I don't know why you are afraid of a three wheeler. I have had one for 20 years. It works for me
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Views: 818
Posted By dirtybird
You need to consider the accuracy of the torque...

You need to consider the accuracy of the torque claims. Years ago I tested a number of servos. The hitec servos woild produce only about 2/3 of the torque claimed.
I suspect the Turnigy servo is...
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By dirtybird
Since I normally fly such an aircraft with 40...

Since I normally fly such an aircraft with 40 oz/in servos I believe that servo has plenty of torque. The hite 645 is just too slow for me
Replies: 13
Views: 818
Posted By dirtybird
Have you seen this? ...

Have you seen this?
https://www.amainhobbies.com/savox-sv0220mg-standard-digital-metal-gear-servo-high-voltage-sav-sv-0220mg/p234362?gclid=CLeJuObt8swCFVNqfgodQZ8Dgw
Forum: Gas Engines 05-24-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By dirtybird
The plug is a 1/4x32 size, So if the engine you...

The plug is a 1/4x32 size, So if the engine you get uses a CM-6 you will need an adapter. You can get this from Valley View.
Let us know how you make out.
My NGH26 cut out at full throttle twice. I...
Forum: The Clubhouse 05-23-2016, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By dirtybird
I feel sorry for you if you really believe that. ...

I feel sorry for you if you really believe that.
It is not hard to make a carburetor that will give you 100mpg at a slow speed.
The problem gets more complex when you need it to operate at all...
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