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Forum: The Clubhouse 11-01-2017, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By daveopam
DGrant, look at a 10CAP before you buy. It will...

DGrant, look at a 10CAP before you buy. It will program like an old friend.

David
Forum: Questions and Answers 11-01-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By daveopam
By todays standards they are slow on control...

By todays standards they are slow on control inputs. But they are a great relaxing flyer. I've had 3 and all of them were ST.90 powered. If you add elev throw and yank it hard it will fold the stabs....
Forum: Questions and Answers 10-26-2017, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By daveopam
Tower has this...

Tower has this one.https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXHME8&P=7

David (https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXHME8&P=7David)
Forum: Composites Fabrication And Repair 10-16-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By daveopam
Use strips of it to reinforce the fuse. I would...

Use strips of it to reinforce the fuse. I would not make the complete fuse out of it.

David
Forum: Control Lines 10-16-2017, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 513
Posted By daveopam
Our old flying site had dirt patches for a year...

Our old flying site had dirt patches for a year after we moved.

David
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 10-03-2017, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By daveopam
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ If John says two...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ If John says two tanks, I would do two tanks.

David
Forum: Gas Engines 10-01-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By daveopam
Hobby Services would fix it. Before I sent it I...

Hobby Services would fix it. Before I sent it I would try a different plug. Then find another set of eyes to look it over. The best of us can miss something.

David
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 09-30-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By daveopam
I think as long as both engines are running it...

I think as long as both engines are running it would be a simple system. I would use a 3 line set up. One vent line with a T fitting and two clunk lines. Even if one engine dies the other should run...
Forum: Twin & Multi Engine RC Aircraft 09-26-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By daveopam
I'm sorry, I don't mean to be a Debbie Downer or...

I'm sorry, I don't mean to be a Debbie Downer or offend anyone, but WHY? This goes against the KISS way of doing things. I don't see a benefit over two smaller tanks side by side. If anything I see...
Forum: Glow Engines 09-09-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By daveopam
Your small block Ford equation is more like a 275...

Your small block Ford equation is more like a 275 than a 255 LOL.
Forum: Glow Engines 09-09-2017, 06:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By daveopam
Good point. From my time with ST engines the 90's...

Good point. From my time with ST engines the 90's were among the easiest to tune. I ran 14x6 APC on mine and rarely touched the needle. I hope the OP has the same luck.

David
Forum: Glow Engines 09-08-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 462
Posted By daveopam
It will idle and transition better if you point...

It will idle and transition better if you point the inlet nipple at the rear motor mount bolt.

David
Forum: Kit Building 08-29-2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 972
Posted By daveopam
For me it is the type of plane I fly. I like a...

For me it is the type of plane I fly. I like a high performance, light weight, 3D plane. If there is a kit out there in the 30cc-50cc size I have not seen it. The ARF don't meet my standards in many...
Forum: Kit Building 08-29-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By daveopam
I used the one posted above for many years on the...

I used the one posted above for many years on the same plane. It's not CF but mine was a rocket with a ST.75. I just drilled and tapped the chin block and harden the threads with thin CA. Used three...
Forum: Beginners 08-29-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By daveopam
Looking at your set up I see one potential...

Looking at your set up I see one potential problem. It looks like your throttle cable could hit the ELEV pushrod under certain conditions. The piece of foil on the window is not the issue on it's...
Forum: RC Humor 08-24-2017, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,623
Posted By daveopam
A man marries a woman thinking she wont change...

A man marries a woman thinking she wont change and she does.
A woman marries a man thinking he will change and he doesn't.

It's not funny, but this joke falls under those rules :-)
Forum: Kit Building 08-24-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By daveopam
You got some great suggestions above Jerry. I...

You got some great suggestions above Jerry. I have also zip tied lead strips to the motor mounts with success. I would also think about moving the battery and/or throttle servo forward to reduce...
Forum: Electric RC Jets 06-22-2017, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By daveopam
The OP ask this thread be moved to the...

The OP ask this thread be moved to the appropriate forum. It seams like this is a good place for it and help is being provided. I suggest leaving it.


David
Forum: Questions and Answers 06-22-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 240
Posted By daveopam
It will as stated above. Not as thick as a gasser...

It will as stated above. Not as thick as a gasser but it will. Also the bigger the glow the better. 1.20s will make a nice trail while a .60 size is so so. Wrapping the head a few times in copper...
Forum: Electric General Discussion 05-01-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By daveopam
I'm not much help with electric stuff. You should...

I'm not much help with electric stuff. You should start a new post asking for help. Something like " what motor and ESC for this (list wing span) unknown ARF"

David
Forum: Electric General Discussion 05-01-2017, 06:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By daveopam
Yea, the SE has a two piece wing even , on a...

Yea, the SE has a two piece wing even , on a tube. Since you can't find a name I really feel like it's a knock off. The SE also has the servos inboard not in the tail.

David
Forum: Glow Engines 04-29-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 316
Posted By daveopam
I Just use one of the pushrods through the intake...

I Just use one of the pushrods through the intake lifter hole. Just be careful not to bend it. The tool shown above would eliminate that risk.

David
Forum: Electric General Discussion 04-29-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By daveopam
Looks like a knock off of a Sig Something Extra. ...

Looks like a knock off of a Sig Something Extra.

David
Forum: Gas Engines 04-17-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,916
Posted By daveopam
I've used the black mount shown above a few...

I've used the black mount shown above a few times. But I glued the tabs together on each end, cut out the center section and just used the beams. Looked like and overgrown CG mount when I was done. ...
Forum: The Clubhouse 04-12-2017, 08:12 AM
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