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10-06-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Hortco

Actually 30% nitro

The Cox fuel is actually 30% Nitro- not 50. my bad.
09-29-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By Hortco

Cox fuel in AuqaCraft .18 engine?

I borrowed an AquaCraft Miss Vegas U-18 (the orange one with the Aqu .18 engine)
The only fuel with 50% nitro that I have is Cox fuel for .049 engines.
Will this fuel be ok?
Forum: Sport Flying
07-08-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,501
Posted By Hortco

Great Planes Sportster Bipe

I found a kit on the net!
Ive always loved this plane so I was super excited when I found it!
I wanted an unusual color and I believe I achieved it!
I put an ENYA .61 on it and a Spektrum radio...
Forum: 3D Flying!
07-08-2019, 03:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,118
Posted By Hortco

Tower Hobbies Uproar V2

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/1390x693/34089abd_fc5e_49c0_a09a_8f4097c90e24_4a9e142993819a47b8e1f7f44758851a3958760a.jpeg

Tower Hobbies Uproar V2...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-08-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Hortco

Good news-I found a built but never flown Kougar!...

Good news-I found a built but never flown Kougar!
got it dirt cheap.
its built very well and looks cool because the builder left off the plastic turtleneck and used a different canopy.
I put a...
Forum: 3D Flying!
02-01-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 690
Posted By Hortco

I have one!

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Forum: Kit Building
12-30-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,431
Posted By Hortco

Bummer

I know this is an older post but I just found it as I built the same plane.
Thats a real bummer about the crash.
I worked really hard on mine and spent a ton of time sanding and filling to get a...
Forum: Sport Flying
12-15-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Hortco

Great planes Rapture 40 completed.

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Great Planes Rapture 40...
Forum: Sport Flying
11-11-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Hortco

have you built one before? would you build the...

have you built one before?
would you build the wing or make a kit?
how accurate would it be?
Forum: Sport Flying
11-05-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Hortco

Thanks! iI am considering the wing kit from...

Thanks!
iI am considering the wing kit from sig.
$60 seems a bit high though.
Forum: Sport Flying
11-05-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Hortco

Yes, Iím interested!

Yes, Iím interested!
Forum: Sport Flying
11-04-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Hortco

How much does your Kougar wing weigh?

How much does your Kougar wing weigh?
Forum: Sport Flying
11-04-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,074
Posted By Hortco

Balsa wing for SIG Kougar?

Iíve got a Kougar thatís been around since 1989.
The wing has been broken and glued 3 times now.
The wing weighs 2.6 pounds.
Had anybody made a Balsa wing for a Kougar?
Forum: Kit Building
10-19-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Hortco

Need plans for GP Rapture 40

I just bought a Great Planes Rapture 40 kit which is complete except for the plans.
anyone have some?
Forum: Gas Engines
10-16-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Hortco

Got it started!

Well- with no starter powerful enough to start it I basically had a big model plane just sitting in my garage-totally useless.
Well I decided that I was not giving up.
I brainstormed other things...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-25-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Hortco

I ordered new points and a condenser. Ive never...

I ordered new points and a condenser.
Ive never installed points and I donít know how to set the gap.
how do you how what measurement to set the gap?
Forum: Gas Engines
09-22-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Hortco

After much research I discovered that this engine...

After much research I discovered that this engine is a Homelite Super xl 58cc old style chainsaw engine.
Im looking for coil, points, hard to find and expensive on eBay for used stuff.
Forum: Gas Engines
09-22-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Hortco

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

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Gere Sport
Well, I checked once again for...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-22-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Hortco

There is fuel-when I choke it and flip it a lot...

There is fuel-when I choke it and flip it a lot gas drips out of the carb.
like I said- the guy I got it from used to fly it.
Ill check the prop placement.
this isnít a weed wackier motor-itís a...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-21-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 707
Posted By Hortco

Chainsaw engine help please

I just received a Bud Nosen Gere Sport Biplane with a chainsaw engine.
I canít get it started.
First of all I donít want people telling me to just buy a modern engine or changing to electronic...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-04-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,567
Posted By Hortco

Thanks for the info. The engine runs, Iíve...

Thanks for the info.
The engine runs, Iíve flown the plane but sounds very rich. Before that I rebuilt the carb and removed the needle valves for cleaning but didnít keep track of how many turns....
Forum: Gas Engines
08-03-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,567
Posted By Hortco

Walbro high and low needle adjustment question

I have a Turnigy 52cc motor with a Walbro knockoff carb.
Anybody know the factory settings for the high and low speed needles?
Ive got them way out of adjustment.
08-02-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 521
Posted By Hortco

H.O.B. Electric P-51 converted to glow

I used to be into electric planes.
I got very frustrated with them; batteries swelling, getting hot- sometimes catching on fire, long charge times, issues with ESCs, motor shaft bent after light...
08-02-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Hortco

My Bingo doesnít do the double takeoff- maybe...

My Bingo doesnít do the double takeoff- maybe because of the 52cc motor?
i flew it again today and watched for that but it just lifts off level and smooth-climbs quickly.
The vibration from the...
07-31-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Hortco

Finally flew my Ace Big Bingo!

I bought a vintage Ace Big Bingo at a garage sale a few years ago. It was just the airframe. It was covered with silk and had a horrible paint job.
I already had a Turnigy 52cc motor on the shelf...
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