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Forum: Sport Flying
12-17-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

I've got a 20:1 Wilder winder, rubber stripper,...

I've got a 20:1 Wilder winder, rubber stripper, and a real good supply of Gampi tissue. Time is the problem.
Forum: Sport Flying
12-17-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

I checked out Maxfliart, absolutely agree with...

I checked out Maxfliart, absolutely agree with you. I used to fly Indoor Free Flight, and yes, it really does teach trimming for flight. I get mesmerized watching a good flight. It was hard pulling...
Forum: Sport Flying
12-06-2017, 06:04 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Well born2build, don't forget rubber power. It's...

Well born2build, don't forget rubber power. It's still viable, fun and available.
Forum: Sport Flying
11-16-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

, I got the same problem and with all the pre...

, I got the same problem and with all the pre holiday housework I have to do. very hard to get down to the shop.
Forum: Sport Flying
10-19-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Original question?

Original question?
Forum: Sport Flying
08-26-2017, 09:56 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Well thanks, here's the bottom. I wanted...

Well thanks, here's the bottom. I wanted something different from the top with a little "razzle dazzle" Ha.
Forum: Sport Flying
08-25-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Uproar and me. Now there's a snarling oil...

Uproar and me. Now there's a snarling oil spewing Nitro classic.
Forum: Sport Flying
08-25-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

So I'm flying the Razor and thinking, this engine...

So I'm flying the Razor and thinking, this engine is running great. OH, it's not a Magnum, it's a Thunder Tiger Pro .46. What a sweet setup. I forgot I had a Thunder Tiger Pro .46 in it. 6 flights no...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-25-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Thanks, I don't hear that too often. Today, I'm...

Thanks, I don't hear that too often. Today, I'm taking the Tower Hobbies Razor 3D out that has a snarling oil spewing Magnum .46 on it. And in my fuel I throw an extra 4 ounces of castor/gallon. ...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-24-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

I spray castor oil on my electric models after...

I spray castor oil on my electric models after flying just so I can experience the luxury of wiping it off and getting it on my clothes.
Forum: Sport Flying
08-16-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

I'm kind of in the same frame of mind as...

I'm kind of in the same frame of mind as OliverJacob. I like it all. Monday I was out with my Giant Super Sporster gasser, today I just grabbed my electric Super Sporster, because of weather...
Forum: Sport Flying
12-15-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Some CL guys are using electric, but I haven't...

Some CL guys are using electric, but I haven't seen it yet
Forum: Sport Flying
12-15-2016, 08:00 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

I've said it before. I like glow fuel engines so...

I've said it before. I like glow fuel engines so much, I use Glow fuel as cologne. They're actually fun to start and run. But, I also like EP and gas, or even rubber.
Forum: Sport Flying
12-06-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

I even like Free Flight models powered by a band...

I even like Free Flight models powered by a band of rubber.
Forum: Sport Flying
12-05-2016, 09:06 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Right On! One of the things I learned after...

Right On! One of the things I learned after being in the model aircraft hobby was that you should always keep an open mind on the new technologies that come along. When I was young (1960's)...
Forum: Sport Flying
12-05-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Actually, I fly both. I don't know why some...

Actually, I fly both. I don't know why some think one is better than the other. I enjoy both.
Forum: Sport Flying
09-01-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

I like nitro so much I use Sig Champion 25 as...

I like nitro so much I use Sig Champion 25 as cologne.
Forum: Sport Flying
08-18-2016, 04:14 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

That's good to hear FlyerInOKC because I like...

That's good to hear FlyerInOKC because I like all. Glow, Electric, Gas, I do them all. Right now I'm working on a Gas job (Great Planes Giant Super Sporster), but I love my .40 size glow sport...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-06-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Yeah, I noticed that too. Last year I picked up...

Yeah, I noticed that too. Last year I picked up a Thunder Tiger GP 42, used, but in great condition on Ebay for $38 shipped to me. I put it on the test stand and it runs great. I've always liked...
Forum: Sport Flying
05-16-2016, 05:03 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Somebody want to interpret that?

Somebody want to interpret that?
Forum: Sport Flying
05-15-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

That's pretty accurate, I agree. "It's just as...

That's pretty accurate, I agree. "It's just as good as bacon frying or coffee brewing." Also, I love just getting it all over myself. Coming home from the field smelling of castor oil is just...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-10-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

The exciting part will be when you run them. I...

The exciting part will be when you run them. I bought a Thunder Tiger GP 42 on eBay for $38 with shipping. It's an engine that I really like. When I got it, I put it on my test stand and it runs...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-01-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Coming home from the field smelling of castor...

Coming home from the field smelling of castor equals having a good day. Did somebody say "good riddance"? Not me, I embrace my glow engine models. Heck, sometimes I just take the fuel and rub it...
Forum: Sport Flying
02-29-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Well not for me, I just ordered a new glow plug...

Well not for me, I just ordered a new glow plug clip.
Forum: Sport Flying
12-05-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 26,247
Posted By Tom Nied

Totally agree combatpig

Totally agree combatpig
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