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    Yes on the weathering. One of my other past times...

    Yes on the weathering. One of my other past times is building model cars, they always get weathered, its just the right thing to do! So many more details can be added!:rolleyes:
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    Go for it! Tell us how it does. I think that...

    Go for it! Tell us how it does. I think that would be a great combo. My experience is the same as mentioned above, have a magnum .80 in mine and still had to add weight to balance.:)
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    A member at our club has that combo and it is a...

    A member at our club has that combo and it is a screamer! It can be slowed down and lands just fine. I'd say go for it if your so inclined. Fuel cost will definitely be cheaper.:rolleyes:
  4. Thread: Hello All

    by biam
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    Welcome back Andy! Good for you having more time...

    Welcome back Andy! Good for you having more time now, cant wait till I do. I'm with Charlie on the fuel, 10-15% nitro and 18% oil content, brand wise I'm a wildcat user. Good luck and smooth...
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    went through the same thing with mine. Turned out...

    went through the same thing with mine. Turned out to be the intake gasket. The engine backfired one time and would not idle after that no matter how it was adjusted. An old gentleman at the field...
  6. Thread: Old planes

    by biam
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    I have a four star sixty that is 10 plus years...

    I have a four star sixty that is 10 plus years old with a few hundred flights that is still solid and flyable.
  7. Thread: wind speed

    by biam
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    when the wind is strong enough to blow my hat off...

    when the wind is strong enough to blow my hat off my head, that's when I stop flying!:D
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    All right Dave, sign me up! Seems like I'm...

    All right Dave, sign me up! Seems like I'm creepin on this thread a lot anyway, might as well be a brother!:rolleyes:
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    Agree with the great looking covering job! I have...

    Agree with the great looking covering job! I have a sr. kadet kit waiting to be built that will be covered much the same manner, only with transparent green, and solid yellow. Giving me the fever to...
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    Tower hobbies has them. Click on aircraft...

    Tower hobbies has them. Click on aircraft accesary's then they will be in the scale parts section. I'm thinking a 1/12 will be about the right size. If not put him under a well placed razor saw. I...
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    agree with all the above, and here's one more...

    agree with all the above, and here's one more idea, read the manual that came with the radio. Should tell you everything you need to know.
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    sounds too lean to me, 12-6 prop should be fine,...

    sounds too lean to me, 12-6 prop should be fine, try tuning for max rpm on the ground then richen it up till you lose 3-400 rpm. once in the air your engine will run leaner. try this and see if it...
  13. Thread: Servo's

    by biam
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    + 3 on the futaba 3004. Have some that have a lot...

    + 3 on the futaba 3004. Have some that have a lot of hours on them. Very good service.:)
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    I am with John , have always cut mine off also....

    I am with John , have always cut mine off also. makes a much better covering job, Imho.:)
  15. Thread: Bearing question

    by biam
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    Bearing question

    getting ready to install new bearings in my .80 magnum four stroke, I noticed that the rear bearing is sealed on one side, which way should the sealed side go? Toward the prop, or toward the backing...
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    I like it! something else learned on R.C.U ;)

    I like it! something else learned on R.C.U ;)
  17. Thread: Bend landing gear

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    +4 on removing them! I tried to bend them on the...

    +4 on removing them! I tried to bend them on the plane before and ended up doing a lot more repairs than was intended.
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    well said! Cubs need to be handled like fine...

    well said! Cubs need to be handled like fine women, nice and easy. Gently coaxed in to the air, and then thoroughly enjoyed while slowly flying around at a scale speed! Try this approach and have...
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    +1 for power dissolver,all I ever use, spray on...

    +1 for power dissolver,all I ever use, spray on and use an old tooth brush for the nooks and crannys. Makes em look great!:D
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    Poll: RE: Are you a member of a club?

    Been flying for about ten years, member of two clubs, c.s.r.a. flyers in Georgia, and Mineral Area Modelers in Missouri. Good experiences at both places. The club in Georgia was while I was on the...
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    RE: I won a GP Escapade

    If your set on a four stroke put at least a .70 size in it. I have the .61 escapade with a magnum .91 r.f.s. in it. Good combination, one of my favorite planes!:D
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    RE: My Apologies to RCU members!

    +1 I thought your post was great, keep up the good work, don't quit.;)
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    RE: What does everybody do for a living??

    Laborer for 13 years, supervisor the last 17 years. Love my job!:) Work another six years to get the youngest daughter through college then become a full time model builder/ flyer!:D
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    RE: glow fuel - what can I expect to pay?

    I have been paying around 16 dollars per gallon. Even after burning 13 gallons last year, I am still not concerned about the price.:D Cheap entertainment in my book!
  25. Thread: Bearing noise

    by biam
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    RE: Bearing noise

    The bearings on hand are new, maybe three months old, but good advice for future oppurtunitys. Thanks for the reply,it all makes perfect sense.;)
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