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  1. A well positioned exhaust deflector can help a...

    A well positioned exhaust deflector can help a lot to keep oil residue off your airplane. I hardly get any residue on some of my models. A quick wipe with a paper towel is all that is required.
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    Yes, it was an error by the insurance company. ...

    Yes, it was an error by the insurance company. I had to verify this with the insurance company as our club meeting night is tonight (2/2/16) and the township that owns our meeting room requires...
  3. In my opinion, Dave Thacker is great when it...

    In my opinion, Dave Thacker is great when it comes to selling batteries, but politically he is a disaffected whack job.
  4. Thread: Saito 72 cam64

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    http://www.horizonhobby.com/cam-gear--right%3A-g-k...

    http://www.horizonhobby.com/cam-gear--right%3A-g-k-dd-ee-as-bm-bn-bv-bs-ca-sai6535a

    Right now they are out of stock?
  5. Ditto. I use plenty of them in 60 sized...

    Ditto. I use plenty of them in 60 sized airplanes and never had a problem. I use them on 4.8 V but then I still use 72 MHz receivers.
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    Thanks. Any problems with the cowl?

    Thanks. Any problems with the cowl?
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    RC Universe seems to be a magnet for the...

    RC Universe seems to be a magnet for the disaffected curmudgeons among us. The attitude at my club and the attitude on other RC forums is more positive.
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    Yes, it does appear to be a nicely covered...

    Yes, it does appear to be a nicely covered Goldberg Eagle II.

    While it might be worth maybe $100 to $200 to the right person, I think you will have trouble finding that right person. You...
  9. How would a club know if a member is giving them...

    How would a club know if a member is giving them a real number or a made up number? Is there going to be a way to verify the number in a data base? I think I would encourage my club to steer...
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    I think the story is made up. He just wants to...

    I think the story is made up. He just wants to see the reaction from others.
  11. I have been hacked. It was on a purchase from...

    I have been hacked. It was on a purchase from an online store. The credit card processing company that the store used was hacked, not the store's fault. I realized an incorrect charge when I...
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    I have had two HS-225MG fail. I no longer will...

    I have had two HS-225MG fail. I no longer will use a HS-225MG anywhere but throttle. I'm not saying yours will necessarily fail. This was about 10 years ago. Maybe Hitec has changed the design....
  13. I don't see regulation as a threat to the hobby. ...

    I don't see regulation as a threat to the hobby. The FAA has had lots of opportunity to squash general aviation and, if anything, they have made it easier to get a certification (sport and...
  14. -Pay attention to the height of the tank relative...

    -Pay attention to the height of the tank relative to the carburetor (glow engines).
    -Sideways mounted engines work best (glow engines).
    -Every engine seems to have it's own set of peculiarities. ...
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    Before Christmas there was the Roman holiday...

    Before Christmas there was the Roman holiday Saturnalia. Around the third or fourth century A.D., Roman Christians adopted the holiday and designated it Christ's birthday, even though historical...
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    Sideways mounted engine on U-Can-Do

    I'm thinking of getting a U-Can-Do 60. I have a Saito 100 on the shelf looking for a new home after the recent unfortunate demise of my Hog Bipe.

    I would like to mount the engine sideways, not...
  17. Thread: Lost our field

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    Here are some ideas: Use Google Maps...

    Here are some ideas:
    Use Google Maps satellite view to look for suitable locations
    Look into local parks. Two field in this area (Bucks County PA) are based in parks.
    Members of your...
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    Mojo 60 from Paul Swanson. ...

    Mojo 60 from Paul Swanson. http://www.swanyshouse.com/mojo60/mojo60.aspx
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    +1 I have thrown props and spinners from being...

    +1 I have thrown props and spinners from being too lean, never too rich. I set my HS needle by finding peak then backing off about 1/8 turn. This is done with about 1/2 tank of fuel. Then hold...
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    Does anyone have experience with transporting a...

    Does anyone have experience with transporting a Mojo 60 in a Subaru Forester? Will it fit with the wings installed?
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    I'm still all glow. I tried electric but did not...

    I'm still all glow. I tried electric but did not find it as much fun as glow and gave away the airplane. I'm turned off by the noise level, odor, and complexity of gasoline engines, but maybe I...
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    3D home for a Saito 100

    With the demise of my Hog Bipe my Saito 100 is in need of a new model. I'm looking for a 3D 60 size model. I know about the U-Can-Do 60. What else is available? What is your favorite?
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    Hobby epoxies seem to cure at an exponential...

    Hobby epoxies seem to cure at an exponential rate. After a few hours it is somewhat hard. After a few days it is pretty hard. After a few weeks it is totally hard. Temperature matters a lot.
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    Good point about the water absorption. I don't...

    Good point about the water absorption. I don't think the tank of methanol is vented to the atmosphere. But I don't know if the tank can breathe with atmospheric pressure changes.

    For that...
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    Source for methanol

    For any who are searching for a source of methanol for making glow fuel... I was surprised to learn that a local fuel oil / propane dealer has methanol for sale. He sells it for $4 a gallon,...
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