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    RE: New kit builder! Which clamps?

    Mini size Quick Grip clamps are really handy
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    RE: The FIRST Glow Engine You Ever Owned-remember?

    Norvell .061 in a little scratch built trainer. Then an O.S. 40SR in a Balsa USA stick plane in about 2000 that I still have today.
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    RE: t-maxx tranny ??

    Id get the alum steering rack. much stiffer and youd have more responsive steering. especially if it has ball bearings.
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    RE: Older T-Maxx shock problem

    Cut some half inch sections of fuel line and slip them over the rods. Helps to keep them from bottoming out so bad. Either that or lighter weight fluid.
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    RE: Street Force GP Engine

    Ive had an OS 18CVRX and the one way slipped pretty often. Ive got an airplane starter and thought of using a rubber wheel on it to use as a bump start to avoid the hassle. like this-...
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    RE: Street Force GP Engine

    Would I be able to bump start it or would I need the pullstart version? Thanks
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    Street Force GP Engine

    I just acquired a used street force gp from a trade on here and Im wanting to put a new engine in it. The original velocity 15 seems to have good compression but it needs a one way bearing and recoil...
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    RE: Engine trouble

    your clunk could be flipped around to the front of the tank. Take the plane and give it a good shake. Im not kidding, thats all it takes to fix that problem if thats what it is. Before that youshould...
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    RE: Any Suggestions for my First Build

    the boat that i did had the exact same internals like the motor, shaft, electronics, and gear reduction.
    I made it direct drive with a stock motor before i went to the 550 and i got about 15 mph...
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    RE: Any Suggestions for my First Build

    sorry those links didnt work hopefully these will

    rudder- http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXMNG9&P=ML
    boots- http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXMNK4&P=ML
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    RE: Any Suggestions for my First Build

    well you could probably go with the epic motor or get some sort of stock motor since they are usually reataively cheap and high in torque then get an esc like the duratrax streak since the stock one...
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    RE: Any Suggestions for my First Build

    I tried that with a nikko Island Cruiser and put a 12v 550 motor and LRP esc on 12 cells in it. man what a difference in power and speed but it didnt last long because it twisted the plastic coupler...
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    RE: Any Suggestions for my First Build

    just my thoughts but by the tim eyou put in some quality rc equipment you would have enough added up to buy a new "hobby" quality boat
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    RE: engine mount help

    you could try aluminum since it would be lighter and wouldnt rust
  15. RE: Blank Wall in my Workspace. Needs something!

    well idk how peg board is going to work on a solid brick wall unless you screw 2x4s to the wall first.
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    RE: brushed motor

    well i know you wouldnt want to use wd-40 and im not sure on the brake cleaner since ive never tried it but heres what i found out about it.

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    RE: brushed motor

    its when the commutator in your motor gets dirty and needs to have a layer cut off so its clean again.

    http://misbehavin-rc.com/pit-lane/motor-maintenance/g-motor-maintenance1.asp
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    RE: brushed motor

    you need to clean your motor. get some motor spray http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXSEL1&P=ML
    either that or you need a comm cut
  19. RE: Saito 90 radial - help with model selection?

    Maybe a sopwith camel or some other ww1 plane. or stearman
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    RE: magnum 70 4 stroke rough running???

    might check to make sure your prop is balanced also.
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    RE: Are OS 4S engines that bad?

    Ive got a Thunder Tiger 91 and its a beast. But Saito has a larger lineup of engines than OS and the lighter weight, which are the 2 main things I see why Saito seems more popular.
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    RE: magnum 70 4 stroke rough running???

    Check to see if the engine came with shims in the box. My thunder tiger 91 came with shims and the valve clearances on a sheet of paper.
    If its idling rough you might check your low end needle and...
  23. Poll: RE: What is the Best ARF Company on the Market regarding Quality

    Modeltech would have been my vote if it was listed.
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    RE: Glow Plug in 3.3

    actually the plug is always glowing as long as the engine is running.
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    Poll: RE: street tuner vs. hot rod

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjoCT6YvNnE
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