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03-16-2018, 01:13 PM
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Posted By ThunderBoat42

Checking in and sorry for the delay. Iíve been...

Checking in and sorry for the delay. Iíve been building a new workshop. Iím using a YS 175 engine with a Beila 17.25x8 four blade prop. Overkill but I like it. :-)
12-01-2017, 12:01 PM
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Posted By ThunderBoat42

Old thread but trying anyway :-)

Hey John. I have an extra TP70cc that Iíd like to research a reduction for. Not sure of the target plane yet. Either a BUSA DR1 or a P51 Top Flight.

My business email is...
Forum: Kit Building
11-01-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By ThunderBoat42

On the low amount of builders left. I disagree....

On the low amount of builders left. I disagree. The largest hobby related group of builders I’ve seen and active is the Facebook group Balsa Model Aircraft Builders association with 30k + active...
Forum: Kit Building
11-01-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By ThunderBoat42

I am interested in the SU26 Goldberg. Already...

I am interested in the SU26 Goldberg. Already have an Ultimate. I am willing to pay a fair price for it like $200 maybe?
Also lookjng for a Telemastet Sr and interested in Goldberg Cub, Eagle and...
Forum: Beginners
11-01-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,592
Posted By ThunderBoat42

i used the wing center Servo for flaps by...

i used the wing center Servo for flaps by connecting them and added small servos in the wings for the ailerons. Similar to the NextStar set up.
Forum: Beginners
11-01-2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,075
Posted By ThunderBoat42

I like that engine choice. Iím a fan of the LA & ...

I like that engine choice. Iím a fan of the LA & K&B Sportster too. Easy low cost fun. Agree of the 13x4 or 5 prop.
Forum: Beginners
11-01-2017, 06:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Scanned over this ... my 2 cents. Pick a plane....

Scanned over this ... my 2 cents.
Pick a plane. kit or ARF. The Tower trainer is inexpensive with the coupons and discounts. Cheap to replace if crash.
Pick power source - inexpensive glow engine...
10-31-2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 502,704
Posted By ThunderBoat42

I am using the 2100 LiFe on the flight pack, 4.8v...

I am using the 2100 LiFe on the flight pack, 4.8v NiMh on the Robart electric gear To keep isolated. The 4.8 is yielding a scale speed on the gear.
https://youtu.be/O5M7oaULVQQ
10-30-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 214,151
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Craig, why wouldnít you guys remove the cockpit...

Craig, why wouldnít you guys remove the cockpit from the website then? I ordered this plane and only learned after delivery it was no longer part of the package. The only solution was a $120...
05-22-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 66,416
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Ordered Old Crow yesterday but it's in back order...

Ordered Old Crow yesterday but it's in back order now. I guess a Run of orders at that price with the added $75 off putting it at $675 ish.
Patience. Patience. LOL.
Forum: Glow Engines
05-19-2017, 10:06 AM
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Views: 2,347,094
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Someone gave me info a while back on setting up a...

Someone gave me info a while back on setting up a Saito to run in reverse by using the cam out of a twin. Trying to find the data and available engine list it would work with. I need to set up a...
05-19-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 137,481
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Too bad Yellow is not still around. looks...

Too bad Yellow is not still around.
looks like VQ is re releasing theirs with some updates. ...
05-18-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 66,416
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Yes and use the coupon for another $75 off if...

Yes and use the coupon for another $75 off if your a super saver club member ($4.95 to join).
05-18-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 137,481
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Looks awesome! What kit is this taking the 35's.

Looks awesome! What kit is this taking the 35's.
05-16-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,405
Views: 137,481
Posted By ThunderBoat42

This is a slow fun relaxing build. I can wait. ...

This is a slow fun relaxing build. I can wait. I too have seen boom fractures. That said, Kevlar or carbon I could make work work. But prefer the glass.
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Views: 1,559
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Thanks. Will do. I have the same user name on...

Thanks. Will do. I have the same user name on all groups.
Forum: Scale Racing
05-16-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By ThunderBoat42

thanks for the link. I was looking at a...

thanks for the link. I was looking at a different site. I believe Callie Graphics has this one set up for custom graphics (?)
Forum: Scale Racing
05-16-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,053
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Which Strega is for the YS? On their web site...

Which Strega is for the YS? On their web site now.
05-16-2017, 04:18 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 66,416
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Dan has it on his page Dan Landis and also go to...

Dan has it on his page Dan Landis and also go to Tower Hobbies FB page where they re posted.
Naturally with FaceBook here is a lot of scrolling through other stuff. Kind of a pain at times.

Pages...
05-15-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 66,416
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Ordered the 60cc P51. Arrived with no cockpit....

Ordered the 60cc P51. Arrived with no cockpit. (Clearly says in video and features included). It is discontinued and not available. Yeah a hole under the canopy. They directed me to Dynamic Balsa to...
05-15-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 214,151
Posted By ThunderBoat42

The guy in dealer support told me to watch the...

The guy in dealer support told me to watch the parts list of the plane. If the parts start being discontinued its a sign the plane will be when stock runs out. Makes sense since it's happened to me...
05-15-2017, 12:41 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 66,416
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Reading through the thread... TIM... thank you...

Reading through the thread... TIM... thank you for taking the time to post all the pictures and updates. After the H9 / Horizon disaster - It good to see all the positive and hopefully this one wont...
05-15-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 66,416
Posted By ThunderBoat42

I have to TP70 also. In the Pitts it is...

I have to TP70 also. In the Pitts it is working well with the 24x10 prop. I will be trying a 21 or 22" solo prop. A 22x8 or 20x10 4 blade should be ideal for this engine. P51? Have not...
05-13-2017, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,655
Views: 214,151
Posted By ThunderBoat42

Unfortunately this one is about to be...

Unfortunately this one is about to be discontinued. Parts availability is dropping off and no more when current stock is gone. Got this direct from HH due to no cockpit in kit and none available -...
05-04-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 974
Views: 85,563
Posted By ThunderBoat42

FYI update on the H9 P51 60cc. Just learned...

FYI update on the H9 P51 60cc. Just learned (even though clearly stated on web site it's included) the cockpit is NO LONGER included with the model. Yes, you get a hole and no cockpit under the...
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