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Forum: Beginners
05-06-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 520
Posted By bigedmustafa

If your nitro engine is glowing, it's probably...

If your nitro engine is glowing, it's probably too lean! :o
Forum: Beginners
05-06-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By bigedmustafa

I like to use 5-cell 6v 1200Mah to 1600Mah NiMH...

I like to use 5-cell 6v 1200Mah to 1600Mah NiMH receiver packs like this Onyx pack: https://www.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXGXMC&P=0

They are compact, easy to charge without having to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-24-2017, 11:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,616
Posted By bigedmustafa

Sorry to hear you're having trouble with your...

Sorry to hear you're having trouble with your order, Ken. I got my stuff quickly and accurately without any issues.l
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-18-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,616
Posted By bigedmustafa

The Magnum and ASP engines are just re-branded...

The Magnum and ASP engines are just re-branded Sanye engines. Sanye will still be manufacturing them so long as demand warrants it. Hobby King sells an ASP-branded .60 4-stroke that should fit...
Forum: Beginners
01-18-2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By bigedmustafa

This looks like a good fit, you'd need to swap...

This looks like a good fit, you'd need to swap the connector from your old batter with the standard servo connector that it comes with:
...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-18-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,616
Posted By bigedmustafa

I just placed an order for a few things today,...

I just placed an order for a few things today, just for the sake of placing an order. I really liked a lot of the product lines that Hobby People carried over the years. I also really liked Mike...
Forum: Beginners
11-05-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,665
Posted By bigedmustafa

Your Magnum .46 XLS and your Evolution .45 TPS...

Your Magnum .46 XLS and your Evolution .45 TPS are both made in China by Sanye, who also manufactures ASP glow engines. I am certain that both engines should fly your Nexstar quite well once tuned...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-05-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,437
Posted By bigedmustafa

The folks at Radical RC will be happy to sell you...

The folks at Radical RC will be happy to sell you Fireball glow plugs at a very reasonable cost:

http://www.radicalrc.com/category/Glow-Plugs-171
Replies: 76
Views: 3,603
Posted By bigedmustafa

Actually the Graupner product line got picked up...

Actually the Graupner product line got picked up by Sig last year for distribution. Tower Hobbies has them in stock and Sig is providing customer support and warranty service.

The Graupner MZ...
Replies: 76
Views: 3,603
Posted By bigedmustafa

And also THIS...

And also THIS (http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/__14348__FrSky_FF_1_2_4Ghz_Combo_Pack_for_Futaba_w_Module_RX.html) option.

Just because your 8U is a Futaba transmitter, you don't have to...
Replies: 76
Views: 3,603
Posted By bigedmustafa

I haven't seen anyone else recommend this to...

I haven't seen anyone else recommend this to erwabo, and he sounds like he wants to buy a new radio, but here is my advice anyway:

Keep your Futaba 8U, you can't buy a better quality radio for...
04-10-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,375
Posted By bigedmustafa

Part of the issue is confusing Global Hobby with...

Part of the issue is confusing Global Hobby with Airtronics/Sanwa. Sanwa won't be at Toledo, but Global Hobby will be. Global is Sanwa's exclusive distributor for Airtronics/Sanwa RC products for...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-08-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By bigedmustafa

Hopefully Tower will re-list them as available...

Hopefully Tower will re-list them as available shortly. As of a couple of minutes ago, they were still showing as Temporarily Unavailable for most of the glow plugs that I normally purchase:
...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-08-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By bigedmustafa

I really like Fox glow plugs. The RC Long is my...

I really like Fox glow plugs. The RC Long is my go-to 2-stroke plug, and I really like the Miracle plug as a cost effective alternative to the O.S. F-type plug.

I just placed a Tower Hobbies...
04-08-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,375
Posted By bigedmustafa

Airtronics makes most of its revenue outside of...

Airtronics makes most of its revenue outside of the radio control hobby, and what money it does happen to make with radio control products is made outside of the RC aircraft market.

The reality is...
Replies: 8
Views: 2,300
Posted By bigedmustafa

Both the Spektrum DX9 and the Hitec Aurora...

Both the Spektrum DX9 and the Hitec Aurora 9/Aurora 9X are excellent radio systems. I really admire the advanced touchscreen programming system that Hitec developed for the Aurora.

I would also...
Forum: Beginners
03-04-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,279
Posted By bigedmustafa

TT Pro .46 is a good match for this ARF; it's a...

TT Pro .46 is a good match for this ARF; it's a pretty quick combination even with stock exhaust.
Forum: Beginners
01-19-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By bigedmustafa

This type of problem can occur if the vent and...

This type of problem can occur if the vent and carb lines are accidentally reversed. The engine may start and run on the ground while it's full enough to draw fuel through the vent outlet, but will...
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By bigedmustafa

You've just described the Aurora 9 and Aurora 9X....

You've just described the Aurora 9 and Aurora 9X. The Futaba radio that you want is made by Hitec and retails between $329.99 and $499.99 depending on features and accessories. It certainly would...
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By bigedmustafa

Hopefully you'll be happy with your purchase,...

Hopefully you'll be happy with your purchase, jayseas. It should be a good radio system for flying foam aircraft. You may find that having to connect it to a computer to change the mixing or...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-09-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,486
Posted By bigedmustafa

The O.S. .61 should be a nice match. The Four...

The O.S. .61 should be a nice match. The Four Star 60 doesn't require gobs of power to fly well. The JBA 15cc gasser would also be a nice option if you don't have other plans for it. A .91...
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By bigedmustafa

2.4Ghz radio signals have a much shorter...

2.4Ghz radio signals have a much shorter wavelength than 72Mhz, and the transmitter requires direct line of sight with the receiver to operate reliably. Inside of the aircraft, the receiver can be...
Forum: Beginners
09-26-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By bigedmustafa

If the engine won't turn over due to being brand...

If the engine won't turn over due to being brand new and having a very tight pinch at the top of the cylinder sleeve, it shouldn't matter which glow plug you have installed. I suppose a shorter plug...
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By bigedmustafa

Hi pittfsae, I apologize for not being able...

Hi pittfsae,

I apologize for not being able to answer your questions directly, but I can point you to the folks who should be able to help: http://www.protekrc.com/customer-care/

Most "high...
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By bigedmustafa

These weights normally refer to the actual weight...

These weights normally refer to the actual weight of the servo itself. Specifications for many lightweight foamy models will often list equipment requirements like, "Requires four 9g servos."

A 5...
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