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Forum: Marketplace
11-02-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 417
Posted By flyerdave

Pica 1/5 scale Waco YMF w/ Saito 150 and Servos

Kit built Pica 1/5 scale Waco YMF with Saito 150 and high torque servos. Never crashed, flies sweet. Comes with extra fiberglass specialties cowl.
Forum: Marketplace
09-14-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By flyerdave

1/3 Scale Piper Vagabond from Hostetler plans w/ Engine & servos

Scratch built 1/3 scale Piper Vagabond with 114" wingspan. Built from Hostetler plans. Comes with an RCGF 55 engine and high torque servos. 24" wood prop included. Just add your reciver and...
Forum: Marketplace
12-16-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By flyerdave

Windshield for Sig 1/4 scale cub

If anyone has a windshield for 1/4 sig cub,along with the template or manual, please let me know. Can do paypal, money order, etc. Thanks
Forum: Gas Engines
08-27-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By flyerdave

Okay, I've spent most of the afternoon testing...

Okay, I've spent most of the afternoon testing the ignition on the DA, I pulled the plug and it was wet with fuel indicating fuel but no fire. I put a fresh CM 6 plug in the boot just to be sure....
Forum: Gas Engines
08-27-2017, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 395
Posted By flyerdave

DA-50 returned from DA won't start ???

Had a DA 50 in a pilot Sbach and it had what I thought was very excessive vibration. I sent it back to DA and when I talked with the guy at DA he told me I simply didn't have the needles properly...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-26-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By flyerdave

DLE 40 TWIN or 3W 42i in 1/4 scale taylorcraft

I'm almost finished covering and painting my Lanier 1/4 scale Taylorcraft and though I had planned to put the DLE 40 twin on it, I just got offered a new in box 3W 42i at a price that is hard to turn...
05-02-2017, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By flyerdave

9CAP Super question

I know this is an older technology radio but I just bought one (new old stock). I've just got it and see that it has an FM module on 50mhz channel 00. Hopefully the only change I will have to make...
Forum: Kit Building
04-09-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 772
Posted By flyerdave

Ace 1/4 scale taylorcraft clipped wing- which engine is best???

I'm almost finished building a 1/4 scale clipped wing taylorcraft and I'm using poly fiber paint so I realize it will be a little heavier than some iron on coverings. I have a brand new DLE 40 twin...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-06-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 306
Posted By flyerdave

Hangar 9s new P3 Skip Stewart Biplane 60-70cc

I know somebody out there has bought this good looking biplane.Just wondering what are some thoughts on quality of this ARF. If this has already been discussed, my apologies, I couldn't find any...
Forum: Kit Building
12-04-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By flyerdave

Thanks jeffo,I appreciate the reply.What I didn't...

Thanks jeffo,I appreciate the reply.What I didn't tell you is that the solartex is natural and has not had any paint yet. Does anyone have experience with poly tone on solartex?
Forum: Kit Building
12-04-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By flyerdave

Solartex question- how much heat???

I recently bought a 1/4 scale taylorcraft that has been built all the way to the stage of wings having the solartex ironed on and being ready to paint. One problem, when the previous owner ironed the...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-14-2016, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By flyerdave

Thanks for the reply Milton. I was able to run...

Thanks for the reply Milton. I was able to run the engine today and I have to say I was surprised. I had the recommended PK 20 x 10 prop and this engine does have the ignition with the two individual...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-13-2016, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By flyerdave

Airhobbies 3.0 Twin, ignition question

I just bought an airplane with a new, never run Airhobbies 3.0 twin mounted on the front. I pulled off the cowl today and the two big coils which are part of the ignition were something I had not...
07-31-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19,392
Views: 2,029,785
Posted By flyerdave

Hey Brotherhood, I finally had a chance to fly...

Hey Brotherhood, I finally had a chance to fly the Waco today, all I can say is, this thing is sweet,way more responsive than I thought it would be. It is a Pica 1/5 scale kit built with monokote...
07-11-2016, 02:49 AM
Replies: 19,392
Views: 2,029,785
Posted By flyerdave

Okay, finally catching up on work and even though...

Okay, finally catching up on work and even though it's summer and everyone is flying,I want to get back in the shop and work on the WACO. It is a pica 1/5 scale and was built straight and true by the...
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By flyerdave

Futaba TM-14 module and the rx is set in the high...

Futaba TM-14 module and the rx is set in the high speed mode. I'm going to check the transmitter to see if it is in the correct mode. Thanks
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By flyerdave

Futaba 6014HS acting crazy on initial start up

I have a new plane I've set up with a futaba 6014HS and a smart-fly EQ10, Savox high torque digital servos and two seperate 2300ma A123 batteries. I went yesterday to set everything up to hopefully...
Forum: Kit Building
04-20-2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 297,137
Posted By flyerdave

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

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2158299http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2158300Pulled into the parking lot at work this morning and this is what...
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By flyerdave

Futaba 12 FG vs. Futaba 12Z

I have a 12FG and have the chance at a really good deal on a 12ZH. Just wondering if the 12Z is that much better and what the difference is in the 12Z for airplanes and the 12ZH for Helicopters....
Forum: Glow Engines
12-26-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,948
Posted By flyerdave

Finally had time to get the engine out of the...

Finally had time to get the engine out of the plane and on a test stand. I backed the high speed needle out to 3 1/2 turns and started the engine, ran a little rich but NEVER kicked the prop. I...
12-01-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 19,392
Views: 2,029,785
Posted By flyerdave

Well, if that's the case, then I will qualify. I...

Well, if that's the case, then I will qualify. I have a Pica 1/5 scale Waco YMF 5 that I picked up from a guy in the western part of NC. Although in my 36 years of flying I have built many balsa...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-28-2015, 03:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,948
Posted By flyerdave

Thanks for all the help, after reading the...

Thanks for all the help, after reading the responses,I am surely running it too lean. I will get it off the plane this evening and onto a test stand. Just for the record, on the Waco it is mounted...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-27-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,948
Posted By flyerdave

Thanks for the information. The reason I went...

Thanks for the information. The reason I went ahead and mounted the engine in the plane was because I bought it from a friend who had already broken it in. Still your idea is best, I will get it on a...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-26-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,948
Posted By flyerdave

Was it throwing props because the needles were...

Was it throwing props because the needles were set too rich?
Forum: Glow Engines
11-26-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,948
Posted By flyerdave

Saito 150 keeps locking up

Hey guys, I have a saito 150 that I've mounted on a Pica Waco and I know it will be the perfect powerplant for it if I can just figure out how to get it tuned right. I'm running an OS "F" plug and...
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