Register

If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Lightspeed1551

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.38 seconds.

  1. Replies
    15
    Views
    491

    Run it next year it will be fine. I live near...

    Run it next year it will be fine. I live near Chicago and we get all weather throughout the year and I have never had a problem. I will keep and reinstall the little red plug under the cap at the end...
  2. Replies
    116
    Views
    2,851

    +1

    +1
  3. Replies
    45
    Views
    1,857

    When I was about 2 years into the hobby (2002ish)...

    When I was about 2 years into the hobby (2002ish) I adjusted the clevis position on an elevator servo arm and forgot to put the screw back in the servo. Took off, got the plane 50 feet out and100...
  4. Replies
    29
    Views
    1,134

    OS Gas engines don't shake anymare then there...

    OS Gas engines don't shake anymare then there glow cousins. Thay are nicely built, well balanced engines. I have the OS GT33, and my Dad has the GT 22 and GT 55. Just get a new good quality motor...
  5. Replies
    11
    Views
    348

    Another thought is buy another one (used) and...

    Another thought is buy another one (used) and keep it around for spare parts. They pop up on eBay regularly for about $180.
  6. Replies
    66
    Views
    2,091

    You may get lucky and come in at book weight, but...

    You may get lucky and come in at book weight, but I never do. The DLE or OS22 have about an 11lbs thrust rating, not much more than finish weight with a tank of gas. You can fly it at 1/2 throttle...
  7. Replies
    66
    Views
    2,091

    I have built and flown the kit version of that...

    I have built and flown the kit version of that plane. It's large .60 size plane. You would be better off with a DLE 20 or an OS GT22.
  8. Replies
    28
    Views
    985

    My dad and I take our chances on our rear carb...

    My dad and I take our chances on our rear carb gasers and adjust them running. However if his OS GT55 (witch is a front carb 55cc gasoline engine) needs a little tweek it gets shut off.
  9. +1 Get all of your money back as a fraud case...

    +1
    Get all of your money back as a fraud case and that may get the point across to them.
  10. Any one can build what they want, it just a...

    Any one can build what they want, it just a model, a creative way to display history. I have a huge respect for the attention to detail warbird builders have. However even though I'm only 30 and WW2...
  11. I had a hanger 9 ultra stick .60 and loved it....

    I had a hanger 9 ultra stick .60 and loved it. The thing was very sturdy. It got the green cancer (glow oil soaked) and I retried it after 8 years. I would buy another if they still made them.
  12. Replies
    34
    Views
    1,105

    Get both, and you will find even more uses for...

    Get both, and you will find even more uses for them after you get them.
  13. Replies
    132
    Views
    6,511

    DLE is just that kind of brand ware you hope you...

    DLE is just that kind of brand ware you hope you diden't buy one made on a Monday or a Friday. My DLE 20 runs great, my dads ran like POS.

    IMHO, with just about all brands using CM-6 plugs a 10mm...
  14. Replies
    17
    Views
    554

    There are plenty of high capacity NiCd packs out...

    There are plenty of high capacity NiCd packs out there. 1500-3000mAh. No sence in switching voltages and chargers until you get a plane with a more and bigger servos.
  15. Replies
    229
    Views
    7,209

    Glow will always be around, but with electric...

    Glow will always be around, but with electric motors and engines like this, I see it becoming more of a novelty.

    http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXDUWC&P=ML
  16. Replies
    57
    Views
    1,712

    Over the last 12 years my dad and I have put a...

    Over the last 12 years my dad and I have put a couple of planes (kits and ARF's) in to the dirt and the 1/4-20 nylon bolts never break! They either pull through the wing or pull the wing mounting...
  17. Replies
    127
    Views
    4,577

    I top gun it. Come in low, pull back hard on the...

    I top gun it. Come in low, pull back hard on the elevator stick till she is near stall, nose it back over and set it down.
  18. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,110

    If you are nervous use a 5200mAh fromeco li-ion...

    If you are nervous use a 5200mAh fromeco li-ion pack. 6.6oz and none of the dangerous poof and blow that li-po's are famous for.

    http://www.fromeco.org/categories/Lithium_Ion
  19. Replies
    1,105
    Views
    95,779

    Very interesting. Not even O.S. is using 2 needle...

    Very interesting. Not even O.S. is using 2 needle bearings on the connecting rod in there 40cc 4stroke.
  20. New one! Tower Hobbies sells them "Ready to Fly"...

    New one! Tower Hobbies sells them "Ready to Fly" engine modern 2.4gh radio installed.
  21. This is how we do it at our field too. However...

    This is how we do it at our field too. However there is always that one or two A-HOLES who fly backwards and blames it on his inability to turn right. )-=< I always fear losing my plane in a "mid...
  22. The sad fact is, in my area, hobby shops are...

    The sad fact is, in my area, hobby shops are closing. To run glow, I end up driving 1.5 hours round trip to get it. To those that would say mix up my own, I say it's cheaper and easier to mix up some...
  23. Replies
    466
    Views
    10,844

    19468741946875 These are photos of the one of...

    19468741946875

    These are photos of the one of two planes my Grandfather scratch built in the early 2000's. It was powered by a 105cc twin Brison gas engine and weighed a little under 50 lbs. He...
  24. Replies
    85
    Views
    2,498

    It's not a bad idea to have an extinguisher just...

    It's not a bad idea to have an extinguisher just in case, but it is not required for the gas or glow guys at our field. IMHO electric guys should carry them. In 10 years I have never seen a gasoline...
  25. Replies
    112
    Views
    4,236

    I do every thing in my power not to crash them,...

    I do every thing in my power not to crash them, including going home if there is a small fixable malfunction or unexplained gremlin that could lead to a crash. The stuff is just to damn expensive to...
Results 1 to 25 of 183
Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:58 PM.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.