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My first thought was to send it in, but we are...

My first thought was to send it in, but we are having some of best flying weather right now. I will be out of town during part of July and will send it in then. Thanks for the reply.
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Posted By Texastbird

Aurora 9X anomoly

My 9X which has been great for the time I have owned it threw me a little curve at the field the other day. It would change to a different screen all by itself. Once it was randomly changing from...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-31-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Texastbird

Hmm, I got one a few years ago from him, and it...

Hmm, I got one a few years ago from him, and it looks just like yours, except the carb is an older style aluminum one with a remote needle valve. It has what looks like to me a K@B plug, and it is...
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Posted By Texastbird

My flying buddy has one we have used with the...

My flying buddy has one we have used with the Dymond module and receiver made by Corona and it works fine. You just have to be aware of the linking and binding process which is different than most,...
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Posted By Texastbird

Aurora 9X update

Any ETA on an update to the 9X to be able to save model info or transfer data?
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Posted By Texastbird

On a polyhedral wing like a lot of beginner...

On a polyhedral wing like a lot of beginner gliders have, ailerons wouldn't be very effective. It will turn just fine with the rudder and elevator. Just hook the rudder servo to the aileron input...
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Posted By Texastbird

I have Admin. privilege, and it works fine on my...

I have Admin. privilege, and it works fine on my computer. I think to install any program on Win. 8.1, you would have to have admin. level. But I'm not an expert. Good luck.
Forum: Gas Engines
09-12-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By Texastbird

New NGK plug, not Chinese? I have a small...

New NGK plug, not Chinese? I have a small collection of Chinese spark plugs that are junk. Why 3 hours on the ground? They break in much better in the air. Good luck. Wait, you've already got...
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Posted By Texastbird

I think the FR sky module and receivers would be...

I think the FR sky module and receivers would be worth a try Especially for the modest cost. They work just fine from what I hear. Besides the main power battery, don't the JRs have a lithium...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-25-2014, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Texastbird

Yeah, it sure does, Bill. I think I hit that...

Yeah, it sure does, Bill. I think I hit that same "crawdad" hole a couple of months ago, ha, ha.
Tim
Forum: Gas Engines
05-10-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By Texastbird

Red Line or Stihl seems to be the consensus in...

Red Line or Stihl seems to be the consensus in our club. I don't know anyone who uses the Evolution oil.
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By Texastbird

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1994280http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1994282
I saw this one at Planes of Fame in Arizona just the other day....
04-05-2014, 06:26 PM
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Posted By Texastbird

The new planes look awesome in the pictures I saw!

The new planes look awesome in the pictures I saw!
03-26-2014, 08:05 PM
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Posted By Texastbird

Relax and enjoy. You are less likely to crash a...

Relax and enjoy. You are less likely to crash a large scale plane than a .40 size. They fly so much better. But what is a DHL 55? Never heard of it.
03-18-2014, 03:44 PM
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Views: 1,043
Posted By Texastbird

I think you can get used to a servo like the...

I think you can get used to a servo like the 5645, I still have them in a 25% plane. But I changed them out in a different plane and it was like finally getting connected to the plane and not...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-14-2014, 08:53 AM
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Views: 510
Posted By Texastbird

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/golden-age-vintage...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/golden-age-vintage-antique-rc-196/3821319-original-lanier-arfs-nearing-end.html
This thread has some pictures and some information. My brother had a Comet and it was...
Forum: RC Jets
03-13-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,891
Posted By Texastbird

http://www.sdshobby.com/19171000-mm-carbon-fiber-r...

http://www.sdshobby.com/19171000-mm-carbon-fiber-roll-tube-p-3648.html?zenid=d2755ea8d5a958fe0f3b93f46b48a533
This company sells carbon fiber tubes in a variety of sizes. I have ordered one of the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-10-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,225
Posted By Texastbird

http://www.theworldmodels.com/para/products/coveri...

http://www.theworldmodels.com/para/products/covering/coveringToughLon.php
Maybe one of the blues they sell might be a close match? You can order it from Airborne models.
Forum: Gas Engines
02-02-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 495
Posted By Texastbird

I think I would use the $70 as a down payment on...

I think I would use the $70 as a down payment on a DLE. It will just be something else later on if you put a new ignition on it.
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-01-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,155
Posted By Texastbird

they had it on sale the other day, but it looks...

they had it on sale the other day, but it looks like its back up to full price,,,,,:mad:
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-27-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By Texastbird

I have seen the full threaded rod snap in the...

I have seen the full threaded rod snap in the middle more than once from vibration on gas powered planes. The cure is to use a section of carbon fiber tubing over it with some epoxy to hold it in...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-26-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 845
Posted By Texastbird

Around 24 ounces should be enough.

Around 24 ounces should be enough.
Forum: Gas Engines
01-24-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 997
Posted By Texastbird

Try an 18X8 prop. This is not the most powerful...

Try an 18X8 prop. This is not the most powerful engine in the world. Mine barely pulls a 19X6 Xoar.
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