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Forum: Kit Building 10-08-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,117
Posted By OldScaleGuy
I built mine per Dave's specifications, it flew...

I built mine per Dave's specifications, it flew great and the static scores were always good.
Forum: ARF or RTF 10-04-2017, 02:56 AM
Replies: 4,215
Views: 441,217
Posted By OldScaleGuy
You do a great job of flying it too!...

You do a great job of flying it too! Congratulations on your contest successes with it.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 09-24-2017, 05:04 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 42,838
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Welcome to the Brotherhood Carl. 1....

Welcome to the Brotherhood Carl.

1. OldScaleGuy – Seymour, IN
2. Chad Veich – Litchfield Park, AZ
3. Rbean – Easton, PA
4. Aghost – Amarillo, TX
5. GallopingGhostler – Clovis, NM
6....
Forum: Gas Engines 09-22-2017, 02:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,513
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Is 42 Percent Products still being made?

Is 42 Percent Products still being made?
Forum: ARF or RTF 09-18-2017, 02:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,707
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Thanks Robert. I have been flying this Stuka for...

Thanks Robert. I have been flying this Stuka for quite some time now. While i found it to be a good plane/kit, it is not great. The biggest issue besides the high gloss has been the very thin plastic...
Forum: Gas Engines 08-30-2017, 04:15 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
I had been having trouble getting a good idle...

I had been having trouble getting a good idle speed on my 20cc RE, inconsistent and too high of an idle. Upon removing the carburetor i found the throttle butterfly screw was about 1/2 turn loose....
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 08-30-2017, 04:08 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 42,838
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Welcome aboard Rick. 1. OldScaleGuy Seymour,...

Welcome aboard Rick.
1. OldScaleGuy Seymour, IN
2. Chad Veich Litchfield Park, AZ
3. Rbean Easton, PA
4. Aghost Amarillo, TX
5. GallopingGhostler ...
Forum: Gas Engines 08-10-2017, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
I agree, i think it was the oil in this case....

I agree, i think it was the oil in this case. Spout away... :D
Forum: Gas Engines 08-10-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
The reason i have been running 40/1 Redline is...

The reason i have been running 40/1 Redline is that a retired racing go cart engine builder/friend of mine told me years ago when i first started flying gasoline that if i used that combination i...
Forum: Gas Engines 08-10-2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Based on a recommendation of one of our local...

Based on a recommendation of one of our local gasoline engine experts, i have mixed a gallon of fuel with conventional oil at 32/1. My RCGF 20RE seems to really like that mixture. I will run a gallon...
Forum: Gas Engines 08-01-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
FYI fella's. ...

FYI fella's.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/product-announcements-manufacturer-news-220/11640681-rcgf-70cc-twin-leisure-rc-models.html#post12356549
Forum: Product Announcements & Manufacturer News 08-01-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By OldScaleGuy
RCGF 70cc Twin at Leisure RC Models

The new RCGF 70cc twin is now available.
Leisure RC Models will have them on sale for $470.00 with free shipping for a limited time. Regular price is $499.00...
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 07-30-2017, 03:25 AM
Replies: 1,102
Views: 63,702
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Looks great Art.

Looks great Art.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-28-2017, 03:12 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 42,838
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Welcome jeep36. Do you have any pictures you...

Welcome jeep36.
Do you have any pictures you can share with us?

1. OldScaleGuy – Seymour, IN
2. Chad Veich – Litchfield Park, AZ
3. Rbean – Easton, PA
4. Aghost –...
Forum: Gas Engines 07-27-2017, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
That is great news Don. Thanks for the update.

That is great news Don. Thanks for the update.
Forum: Gas Engines 07-24-2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Most likely there is some vibration at the spark...

Most likely there is some vibration at the spark plug boots. Easiest way i have found to correct this is to use a small automotive hose clamp around the boot. (make sure your spark plugs are tight...
Forum: Kit Building 07-22-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,772
Views: 177,657
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Welcome back to the best hobby there is. ARF's...

Welcome back to the best hobby there is. ARF's have pretty much taken over but there are still a few builders out there, i am glad to hear you are one of them. Enjoy your CG Extra, i flew mine a few...
Forum: Gas Engines 07-20-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
That is much better. Remember, this is a new...

That is much better. Remember, this is a new engine and will take some time to break in. You are using a synthetic oil which will require additional break in time.
Forum: Gas Engines 07-19-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
That is great news. Thanks for the update.

That is great news. Thanks for the update.
Forum: Gas Engines 07-18-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
I see what you mean. It doesn't sound like it...

I see what you mean. It doesn't sound like it will idle correctly either.
If all else fails you may need to send it to RCGF USA for service. Let me know if you decide to do that and if you need an...
Forum: Gas Engines 07-18-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Is your plug a CM-6? Please keep us informed so...

Is your plug a CM-6?
Please keep us informed so we can all learn. Thanks.
Forum: Gas Engines 07-18-2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 6,834
Views: 663,352
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Some things to try: A richer low end needle ...

Some things to try:
A richer low end needle
High grade (high octane gasoline).
You may have a partially plug screen in the carburetor.
Are you thoroughly filtering your fuel?
A new spark plug...
Forum: AMA Discussions 07-08-2017, 02:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Thanks fella's.

Thanks fella's.
Forum: AMA Discussions 07-07-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By OldScaleGuy
With you on that Mike but was hoping to learn if...

With you on that Mike but was hoping to learn if the AMA had any policy regarding fireworks at a chartered club site. Thank you.
Forum: AMA Discussions 07-04-2017, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By OldScaleGuy
Fireworks

Does the AMA have a policy regarding fireworks at a chartered club site?
I searched the AMA web site but came up empty.
Thanks.
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