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Forum: Marketplace
06-22-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By BelAirBob

Nice collection. I paid 3.95 for my Jr Falcon...

Nice collection. I paid 3.95 for my Jr Falcon way back.

The Scientific U controls I had were pretty good planes

Regards
Forum: RC Fuels
06-22-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By BelAirBob

I wouldnít add anything to the fuels especially...

I wouldnít add anything to the fuels especially if you dont know the original formula. If the fuels did pick up water, there is nothing you can do to remove it
Forum: RC Fuels
06-22-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By BelAirBob

If the fuels are sealed, they might be ok. Do...

If the fuels are sealed, they might be ok. Do you have any idea how old they are? I used to use Red Max all the time but I thought they disappeared long ago

Saitos tend to like high nitro. 15%...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-20-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By BelAirBob

Hobbico owned Tower and went bankrupt. Hobbico...

Hobbico owned Tower and went bankrupt. Hobbico supposedly did not own Top Flite or Great Planes or if they did, was not part of the deal. People at Horizon and othe people in industry say they are...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-17-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By BelAirBob

Maybe, but it has been stated in many places that...

Maybe, but it has been stated in many places that HH does not own Top Flite or Great Planes. They are supposedly trying to get the contracts and production back but is evidently not easy. No one...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-13-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By BelAirBob

Nothing like the smell of nitromethane in the...

Nothing like the smell of nitromethane in the morning. Afternoon and evening too

There is a guy in Texas who makes short kits. I have his name somewhere but someone will have his website. I got...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-13-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By BelAirBob

As more and more people buy off the internet it...

As more and more people buy off the internet it probably makes little sense for many of the companies to lug stuff to a show hundreds of miles away and then end up driving the unsold stuff back. For...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-25-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By BelAirBob

5-20% is ok and is in the manual as is the #8...

5-20% is ok and is in the manual as is the #8 plug

Happy flying
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By BelAirBob

Always fun to see something new.

Always fun to see something new.
Forum: Marketplace
04-14-2019, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By BelAirBob

Someone will buy this quick as a new in box is...

Someone will buy this quick as a new in box is sort of rare and in demand.

Bob
04-06-2019, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By BelAirBob

Yes, I have a Radian XL. I give it about half...

Yes, I have a Radian XL. I give it about half throttle with a little up when I toss. Once I have both hands on the transmitter, I raise the throttle and head up. The Radian is too heavy to go up at...
Forum: Control Lines
03-25-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,121
Posted By BelAirBob

Someone must have a Cox catalog from the 60ís...

Someone must have a Cox catalog from the 60ís with all their U control planes we loved but never flew. I think I had a Curtiss Pusher U-Control by Cox too. If someone has the catalog I hope they can...
Forum: Control Lines
03-25-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,121
Posted By BelAirBob

Great photo of the Ringmaster. Those were the...

Great photo of the Ringmaster. Those were the good old days but we didnít know it then. Of course, in 1965 we were only 20 years past WW2 which is Ancient history to many people nowadays

Hope...
Forum: Control Lines
03-20-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 16,121
Posted By BelAirBob

I had a Cox Helldiver too. It was a beautiful...

I had a Cox Helldiver too. It was a beautiful plane. It was $9.99. I wonder if any flew with out crashing

Good memories

bob
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-14-2019, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,251
Posted By BelAirBob

They just sent me an email about plane that has...

They just sent me an email about plane that has been on backorder since last year. Finally in stock. No telling where these planes are made but they canít sell them if they donít have them. You can...
03-05-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By BelAirBob

They were discontinued a year or two ago, but...

They were discontinued a year or two ago, but there should be a number of UltraSport 40ís out there. I bet most bought were never built and still in the box. I bought a few US 60ís for future...
02-20-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 235
Posted By BelAirBob

I would send it back to Horizon. No telling what...

I would send it back to Horizon. No telling what else possibly happened that you canít see. Not worth losing a plane at some point

Let us know what happens
01-29-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By BelAirBob

The Hangar 9 20cc Mustang does have flaps

The Hangar 9 20cc Mustang does have flaps
01-29-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By BelAirBob

Flaps would be neat but the reviewers in MAN and...

Flaps would be neat but the reviewers in MAN and MA say they are not needed. Probably kept the cost lower
01-29-2019, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By BelAirBob

There is a review on this in the Model Aviation I...

There is a review on this in the Model Aviation I just got out of the mail box. Looks like the reviewer loved it.
01-26-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By BelAirBob

A really good looking plane

A really good looking plane
01-22-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By BelAirBob

Let us know how you like it and what motor are...

Let us know how you like it and what motor are you going to use? The one reviewed in MAN used electric

regards
01-21-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By BelAirBob

My Dad did numerous construction articles for...

My Dad did numerous construction articles for Flying Models. He never got paid for the last few either according to him and they just folded. Another long time one not in our hobby was Popular...
01-21-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By BelAirBob

Say, Andrew, not to change the subject, but what...

Say, Andrew, not to change the subject, but what is going on at MAN? The magazine gets thinner and thinner every month. There is almost nothing in it

Nice review on the Hellcat and your article...
01-20-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 620
Posted By BelAirBob

You are right. I have been looking for more info...

You are right. I have been looking for more info too. The only thing I saw was someone making the remark that since there were no flaps, it was a no sell. Flaps would be nice but maybe not...
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