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    Depends on what you mean by trainer; Basic...

    Depends on what you mean by trainer; Basic trainer or Stunt trainer?

    If you mean a basic trainer, then I vote for the Guillows Basic Trainer but they are impossible to find these days. Next vote...
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    Seen lots of OK Cubs. Owned a few OK Cubs. ...

    Seen lots of OK Cubs. Owned a few OK Cubs. Never seen one run. Better have a backup engine.
  3. Thread: Radio Systems

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    FRSky Taranis. Worth checking out.

    FRSky Taranis. Worth checking out.
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    +1 on the Taranis. Very impressive radio, a...

    +1 on the Taranis.

    Very impressive radio, a "Game Changer" in my opinion, but a little on the Geek side. Lot's of videos and info out there for those who are not afraid to learn.

    The last...
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    Those who have never had dealings with the...

    Those who have never had dealings with the federal government and the FAA in particular, often under estimate their potential.

    Modelers would be well advised to do everything possible to stay...
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    Bought this one used off of Ebay. It was...

    Bought this one used off of Ebay. It was advertised as very good condition! Rough bearings, fair compression that leaks down rapidly. I'll have to order a piston & sleeve set along with the...
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    Enya 30SS w/BB on 10% Nitro & 22% Oil

    Engine - Enya 30SS with air bleed carb, ball bearings, lapped piston & sleeve, stock Enya small muffler
    Fuel - 10% Nitro, 22% Castor oil
    Engine Condition - High time - Well Used - Noisy bearings
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    Enya 25SS on 10% Nitro & 22% Oil

    Engine - Enya 25SS with air bleed carb, plain bearing, lapped piston & sleeve, stock Enya stock small muffler
    Fuel - 10% Nitro, 22% Castor oil
    Engine Condition - High time - Well Used
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    Talked to Sig today. it's about $200.00 to ship...

    Talked to Sig today. it's about $200.00 to ship 10 cases of their fuel to Tyler, Tx. I would buy 3 cases myself.

    Maybe we can get a hobby dealer in Dallas, Austin, or San Antonio to order 10...
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    Perhaps if I order enough fuel from Sig they will...

    Perhaps if I order enough fuel from Sig they will ship via truck to save the Hazmat fee. Anyone i the central Texas area interested in participating in a "group buy" of Sig fuel?
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    Powermaster glow fuel is made by VP Racing Fuels...

    Powermaster glow fuel is made by VP Racing Fuels and is a very small part of their main business of producing fuels for full scale race cars, airplanes and also pre-mixed fuels for small gas engines...
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    Where to buy Sig Fuel in Tx?

    Any hobby shops within 100 miles of Dallas that sells Sig Glow fuel?
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    I prefer engine sizes under .40 and I never run...

    I prefer engine sizes under .40 and I never run any of my engines on fuels containing less than 20% oil with the majority being castor oil. I often add castor oil to the fuel I buy. I prefer...
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    From a cartoon character "Foghorn Leghorn". ...

    From a cartoon character "Foghorn Leghorn". "That boy is as sharp as the edge of town!"
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    I like both Cox and Norvel engines but each is...

    I like both Cox and Norvel engines but each is best suited to their own type of aircraft. Smaller lighter airframes get the Surestart and larger airframes the Norvel. That said, I usually prefer my...
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    Sounds like the OP got his answer!

    Sounds like the OP got his answer!
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    Perhaps this is true. But the question is which...

    Perhaps this is true. But the question is which has the correct pitch?

    If what you say is true, then a Master Airscrew 11 x 5 and an APC 11 x 5 will not both have equal pitch. If true then you...
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    You can't look at the apparent "de-pitching" of...

    You can't look at the apparent "de-pitching" of the Master Airscrew prop without considering that it has much more blade area at the tip. The Master Airscrew prop has a squared tip with significant...
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    Enya 19-V on 10% Nitro & 22% Oil

    Engine - Enya 19-V
    Engine Condition - Near new, about 1 hour of total run time

    Atmospheric conditions:
    Elevation- 500' MSL
    Temperature - 90 deg F
    Relative Humidity - 45%
    Altimeter - 30.09
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  20. Weight of empty plastic 1gallon jug - 4.8 0z...

    Weight of empty plastic 1gallon jug - 4.8 0z
    Weight of empty metal 1 gallon jug - 12.8 oz
  21. Are you being short changed on glow fuel?

    I think that a well known fuel manufacturer is shorting us on fuel. I discovered the problem when I had the occasion to measure out fuel while mixing a special blend for 1/2A engines.

    I have a...
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    Some planes I do. I have a full house (remember...

    Some planes I do. I have a full house (remember that phrase?) Goldberg Jr. Falcon that is a blast to fly off of the pavement when I can find some that is not being used. Touch and goes! I have a...
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    Well yes a throttle is available as is the old...

    Well yes a throttle is available as is the old exhaust restrictor which actually works quite well. I have not tried the choke throttle although I have one.

    The thing is that it is a bit of a...
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    My Cox Surestarts start by hand with only a few...

    My Cox Surestarts start by hand with only a few flips, run very well, and are consistant runners. Plenty of power for anything under 14 oz or so. I have one on a sport Pylon racer that has well...
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    Try a Dave Brown pump. Simple, inexpensive,...

    Try a Dave Brown pump. Simple, inexpensive, parts are available and they last forever. I can't understand why people use any other pump while enduring all sorts of problems.
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