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    RE: Sumo vs pickup truck

    Duct Tape.
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    How Long Nitro Engines last ?

    I have a Vortex SS which I've had for about a month. I've run at least 2 gallons of fuel through (20%), and now I'm wondering if the motor is worn out. I can start it fine, but as soon as I get it...
  3. RE: Troubleshooting steps if nitro won't start?

    Myself and 2 other friends all bought vortex ss. All three of them ran the first 3 tanks of gas through with no problem starting. On the 4 th tank, we spent about an hour trying to get them to...
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    Vortex SS Dogbones

    I've bent the front dog bone for the wheels (between wheel and diff.). I went to the store today and purchased a Part number 08059 which is what the parts breakdown says. The length in the manual...
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    Vortex SS Dogbones

    I've bent the front dog bone for the wheels (between wheel and diff.). I went to the store today and purchased a Part number 08059 which is what the parts breakdown says. The length in the manual...
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    RE: Best choice for single-rotor?

    Reading this post and finding myself in the same position I thought I would post this question. There are 3 heli's for sale privately. A CP pro which has never been used for 250 and comes with...
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    RE: Hanger 9 P-51 PTS Landing Gear

    you really should find the thread on the MUSTANG PTS, if you do a serch by my name you will find many posts (it's a huge thread). THere are many many many points made about the plane from making...
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    RE: Hanger 9 F-22 Craptor

    Before you go singing the praises of Black horses models you should see my review of their spitfire here:

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    RE: prop diametre ?

    Excellent thread. Thanks to all for contributing and explaining the question.

    B.Carter
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    RE: Laser Arrow Engine

    I have this plane with a OS .61SF and tuned pipe. It's fast. I would say to go with the engine that has the best power to weight ratio, or, just the most power. My engine is pretty heavy and...
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    Using Light Balsa filler

    Good Day All,
    I'm completing my first kit build and have a question about how to get the sheeting on the wing smooth. I glued the sheeting along each seem with thin CA. Now I have that hard...
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    RE: OSFX46 - Best Pipe for Money

    Thanks for all the reponses guys, it's appreciated. I was given a jaw dropper question today when discussing the tuned pipes, noise. When you factor this into the equation do the top choices remain...
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    OSFX46 - Best Pipe for Money

    I'm looking for a pipe, I realize that the FX isn't a super powerfull motor but can someone suggest the best "bang for the buck"?

    I've been looking at the MACS pipes both one piece and 2, (whats...
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    RE: Are Wing Fillets faster??????

    THanks for that detailed description ! I look forward to trying this.

    B.Carter.
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    RE: Are Wing Fillets faster??????

    All this talk about fillets and speed got me curious and hungry. I'm currently building a 40 shrike, I was considering putting fillets on the sides of the fuse to blend into the wings, I simply...
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    RE: How fast will this Diamond Dust go??

    Hey All,
    I'm looking for a home for my .60SF and tuned pipe. Has anyone had any experience making a DD "like" plane but for a 60 size engine? My 60 was in a Laser Arrow Delt V.

    Thanks.
  17. RE: Shrike 40 - Questions Questions Questions

    Thanks for the responses guys!

    As I continue to review the plans/instructions, and read posts about this plane I keep seeing great ideas! is there much benifit to cutting down on the size of...
  18. Shrike 40 - Questions Questions Questions

    Hey All,
    Just received my shrike today and although I've been reviewing many posts I still have some questions I hope some poeple can give me advice on.

    1. Motor choice. I have a 46FX...
  19. Bad Day at Field = Need for Replacement Plane

    Well..... it was bound to happen. FYI for the kids at home, this is NOT the proper way to land a R/C Plane. Having said that, it was spectacular !!!!! By the way this was a Arrow something or...
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    RE: SHRIKE CLUB # 1

    Hi all, name Brian I'm from Toronto Canada. So far my experience with fast type planes is the Tiger Shark (ARF) with an OS 61SF and MACS pipe. I recently purchased a Shrike 40 off ebay, and plan on...
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    RE: Formula for fast cheap plane

    How fast is fast? I would love to know approx. what speed that combo is reaching.
  22. Thread: SWOLLOW JET

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    RE: SWOLLOW JET

    Why not leave the landing gear off? I was considering putting landing gear (retracts) on my latest plane a Laser Arrow, but after flying it a couple of times I am conviced a fast plane ( or a plane...
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    RE: Reducing Prop Dia.

    thanks all for the replies. The reason I was thinking of doing this is because I have only been able to find a 12x12 prop (it's the 12 pitch I'm interested in). I know that the dia is too big so I...
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    Reducing Prop Dia.

    Can I get some ideas on the best way to reduce the prop dia. of a APC prop. I have a 12x10 and would like to reduce down to approx. 9 or 10" dia. What shap should I try for? leading edge does and...
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    RE: New delta on the block?

    Hey Guys,
    Not sure if this thread is still alive or not but here's hoping. I just got one of these planes and put a OS SF ringed 60 size motor in with a pipe. The plane boogies, some guysa...
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