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09-21-2014, 05:28 AM
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Posted By tgott

This makes perfect sense. I will give it a try on...

This makes perfect sense. I will give it a try on channel 5. The panic mode must be handled by the receiver since it is sensing speed and attitude and takes over control. Maybe the trainer switch...
09-17-2014, 05:59 PM
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Posted By tgott

How can I set up an Apprentice on a DX9?

Can anyone explain how to configure the beginner/intermediate/advanced trainer mode switch and the failsafe feature on a DX9 - i.e. what channels, settings and switches to use?? The Tx that comes...
01-15-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By tgott

RE: 91 FS tuning problem

Bill
Just thought I would report that I ran a test of my .91 today and it is now running great! I was able to get a reliable idle to 2400 rpm and max 10,500 high end with 14 x 6 prop (more than I...
01-09-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By tgott

RE: 91 FS tuning problem

Bax
Thanks for this info. I will give it a try next weekend.
Tom
01-08-2012, 05:37 PM
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Views: 945
Posted By tgott

RE: 91 FS tuning problem

One more thing.... when I flip the engine with a starter, there is fuel oozing out of the low speed needle cavity!!!
Tom
01-08-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By tgott

RE: 91 FS tuning problem

Bax
I am hoping you are monitoring earlier threads like this. I decided not to give up on my 92 Surpass and took it apart for cleaning and inspection. Then I discovered a broken exhaust valve...
11-29-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By tgott

RE: 91 FS tuning problem

Bax
Thanks for your reply. I have decided to buy a new 91. I figure with the cost of shipping back and forth to Canada and assessment and repair, I am at least half way towards the price of a new...
11-27-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By tgott

91 FS tuning problem

Bax
My well used .91 FS II will not maintain idle. I have 3 other OS 4-strokes that run great and I am familiar with tuning. I have set the valve clearances, new plug, and based on reviewing your...
08-02-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By tgott

RE: changing crystals

The link appears to be broken. Can you check it?

Also wanted to know more about crystals.
Are crystals for PPM and PCM receivers interchangeable?
Thanks
Tom
12-18-2006, 08:43 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 32,859
Posted By tgott

RE: All you Gee Bee people reply!

I'm not an expert on the Great Planes Bee but as far as I'm concerned the specs tell the story. I have flown my 1/5 scale Page R2 for 2 seasons and it flies great. The reason I chose it over the...
09-06-2006, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By tgott

RE: Profile on floats: Water rudder question?

Hey Spacey!
Looks like we really started something going here! Profiles on floats makes perfect sense to me!
I knew there had to be guys out there who had done it before! Thanks for the benefit...
09-04-2006, 11:22 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 32,859
Posted By tgott

RE: All you Gee Bee people reply!

Ben:
Thanks for the advice on the foam wheels. Mine flat spot too and I thought all foam wheels did that. I'll try some Sullivans!
Tom
09-04-2006, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By tgott

RE: Profile on floats: Water rudder question?

Ed:
Thanks for your reply and especially the photos. I see I will need to add the water rudders. I hadn't thought of dual rudders but with the simple link rod - looks easy to do.
Thanks again......
09-02-2006, 07:15 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 32,859
Posted By tgott

RE: All you Gee Bee people reply!

I have the 1/5 Page R2 too and pretty much fixed the landing on grass problem by bending a new set of struts that were about 3/4 " longer so the wheel is almost completely ahead of the leading edge....
09-01-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 876
Posted By tgott

Profile on floats: Water rudder question?

I would like to try my Bad Boy V2 on floats. On the ground it steers just fine without a steerable tail wheel because of the effect of the huge air rudder. Can anyone tell me if I need to add a water...
01-26-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 624
Posted By tgott

RE: Bad Bay V2, and no wing tips?

Glad to know I wasn't the only one to realize that the transparent covering is a whole lot more sensitive than monokote. Burned a hole right through it when it didn't tension up. This caution should...
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Views: 840
Posted By tgott

RE: Hitec Receiver compatibility with Futaba Transmiter

Michael:
Me again. Should have researched other threads first. Did a search on "low band" and found the answer. Seems Hitec doesn't care about low/high bands.
Tom
Replies: 5
Views: 840
Posted By tgott

RE: Hitec Receiver compatibility with Futaba Transmiter

Michael:
I have a related question. I just bought a Futaba 9CAP on channel 22 and want to use a Hitec dual conversion receiver previously used on Airtronics channel 53. If I switch the jumper for...
02-25-2005, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,357
Posted By tgott

RE: Page Gee Bee R-2

Hey Speed8:
Flew my 1/5 R2 this summer. There is a short video you can see on our club web site below. Of course it does the classic landing flip. I'm getting a little better at it though. But...
Forum: Kit Building
06-23-2004, 09:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 854
Posted By tgott

RE: GP Ultimate .40 Size

I built one about 5 years ago and still fly it. I love it. Great flyer and very responsive. It's not much harder than any kit except that you have to build up 2 wings of course. The tough part was...
Forum: Kit Building
11-15-2003, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By tgott

RE: New <span class=

I was wondering why last week I got 3 requests for the instructions after things went quiet for 6 months. Your replies put a fresh date on the post and it has generated new interest. I had to put...
Forum: Kit Building
05-21-2003, 01:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By tgott

New instructions for Adrain Page Gee Bee R2

There have been a lot of negative comments on the instructions for this great kit so if anyone out there is building an Adrian Page Gee Bee kit and unhappy with the quality of the instructions - here...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-16-2003, 10:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By tgott

Newsletter survival tactics

Gentlemen:
I became our club newsletter editor almost 3 years ago. Here are the methods I use to survive month after month.

1) I use newsletters only for "news". Keep it short. One page double...
Forum: Kit Building
01-18-2003, 04:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,059
Posted By tgott

Gee Bee R2

Don't ever send your credit card # by e-mail. Anyone could pick it up en route. For my order, I just called Delmar on the phone (listed on his web site) and got the video in 10 days. It's great by...
Forum: Kit Building
01-18-2003, 03:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,059
Posted By tgott

Gee Bee R2

Well looks like all you Gee Bee builders suddenly woke up and started talking again.

Sparky: Sorry - the Delmar book has over 200 photos but nothing of the instrument panel. You could e-mail him...
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