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Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 07-25-2017, 04:25 AM
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Posted By BOLTMAN
I haven't caught up with Pete for a while. If you...

I haven't caught up with Pete for a while. If you are on RC Scale Builder forum Pete has been posting a build on a new wing for his Sea Fury under the Roy Vaillancourt Plans section.
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 05-23-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,645
Posted By BOLTMAN
Hi Lou, Great to hear all went well for you at...

Hi Lou,
Great to hear all went well for you at Top Gun. Those are some fantastic photos you have posted.

Greg T reported that he liked the sound of the 4 cylinder DLA. I have actually picked up a...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-19-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 429
Views: 63,176
Posted By BOLTMAN
Finally back working on my Boomer. Today I...

Finally back working on my Boomer. Today I removed the existing retract rails & supporting ribs then fitted 2 new ribs to locate new rails to take the new retracts I will be using. I still have to...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 05-10-2016, 04:11 PM
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Views: 931,284
Posted By BOLTMAN
Hi P47Pilot, I think you are giving the DLE too...

Hi P47Pilot, I think you are giving the DLE too much credit to say it has "a lot more oomph than the DA50". I do run a DA50 as well and would say there is not much difference between the two.
I...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 03-11-2016, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,488
Posted By BOLTMAN
Due to other factors with the model I ended up...

Due to other factors with the model I ended up not going with the 85. The model flys really well with a DLE 55 on a 21x12 2 blade.
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 02-21-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 81,615
Posted By BOLTMAN
Did anything ever come of the 1/5 scale plans? ...

Did anything ever come of the 1/5 scale plans?

Or does anyone else know of other options for 1/5 scale plans?
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 02-20-2016, 03:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,224
Posted By BOLTMAN
Its not hard to spend 20-30 minutes a day reading...

Its not hard to spend 20-30 minutes a day reading the great build threads on RCSB. That is more than 100 hours per year, for $20 that works out at under $0.20 per hour. How can you possibly question...
Forum: Gas Engines 02-11-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,738
Posted By BOLTMAN
Hi Oldtimer. I have a DLE111 and is does not...

Hi Oldtimer.
I have a DLE111 and is does not fit. Having plug caps hanging out is not an option as I am building this model for use in competition.
I have flown a Ziroli Corsair powered by a Super...
Forum: Gas Engines 02-07-2016, 05:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,738
Posted By BOLTMAN
Hi Oldtimer, Thanks for the info. I hear what...

Hi Oldtimer,
Thanks for the info. I hear what you say about power, theres nothing like having spare & I definitely know how to use a throttle, but unfortunately the bigger twins you mention won't...
Forum: Gas Engines 01-30-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,738
Posted By BOLTMAN
Thanks Oldtimer. What Corsair are you running...

Thanks Oldtimer.
What Corsair are you running the EME in?
I am looking at a Corsair the same size as the Ziroli ( 93" or 2.36m ) and thinking of the EME 70 for that.
When you say the EME hauls...
Forum: Gas Engines 01-29-2016, 02:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,738
Posted By BOLTMAN
Been a while since any reports here, how are the...

Been a while since any reports here, how are the EME 70s going?

What props are you using after run in & what sort of rpm are you getting?
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 01-25-2016, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11,261
Views: 931,284
Posted By BOLTMAN
I have flown a pair of Jugs the same size as the...

I have flown a pair of Jugs the same size as the Top Flite, one weighs 28lb & the other 35lb. I flew the two in different categories in the same competition, jumping between the two over 4 days. Both...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 12-28-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,645
Posted By BOLTMAN
G'day Lou! Thats cool that you visit Oz, the...

G'day Lou!
Thats cool that you visit Oz, the field at Tingalpa is a nice facility. I have flown there several times including our National Championships this year for scale.
The more I look into...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 12-21-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,645
Posted By BOLTMAN
Hi Lou, Thanks for the info! I am weighing up...

Hi Lou,
Thanks for the info! I am weighing up between a Saito FG84 radial or the DLA 4 cylinder. The saito sounds great but I am worried about power and reliability with it. The DLA seems a much...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 12-20-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,645
Posted By BOLTMAN
Double post :mad:

Double post :mad:
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 12-20-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,645
Posted By BOLTMAN
Hi Lou, I am looking at building a Corsair the...

Hi Lou,
I am looking at building a Corsair the same size as yours and considering the 128 for power. How much flying time have you got on yours now and what are your thoughts on this engine now with...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 12-11-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 11,261
Views: 931,284
Posted By BOLTMAN
Hey Pete, great to see you back on here. Been...

Hey Pete, great to see you back on here. Been watching your progtess on facebook, she is looking good.
I have used graphite powder on metal rods in nylon outer tubes before and it works a treat. Did...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-01-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,292
Posted By BOLTMAN
This poses the question of what are you using as...

This poses the question of what are you using as a power supply to charge at this rate?

I was using the PowerLab 8 to charge 4 x 5 cell 5000mah packs and to do that in under 40 minutes needed a...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-31-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 105,512
Posted By BOLTMAN
Just kidding about the hard time :D I don't...

Just kidding about the hard time :D

I don't have too many problems with memory, mine only resets every time I sleep!

The markings on the Jug are RAF ( English ), 134 Squadron based in Burma...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-30-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 105,512
Posted By BOLTMAN
Already posted details of the model back in post...

Already posted details of the model back in post 1433 on page 58. Didn't want to repeat it all again.

HoundDog you should remember, you gave me a hard time about the pics in that post appearing...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-30-2015, 04:43 AM
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Views: 105,512
Posted By BOLTMAN
Thought I'd share a nice shot of my Robart Jug...

Thought I'd share a nice shot of my Robart Jug taken at a fly- in a couple of weeks ago.......

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2128390

Boltman. Thunderbolt...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-28-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,292
Posted By BOLTMAN
I fly an 85" 30 lb Thunderbolt that was electric...

I fly an 85" 30 lb Thunderbolt that was electric when I aquired it. I have since converted it to a DLE55. Originally it used 4 x 5 cell 5000mah batteries in a 2P10 configuration. I much prefer it on...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-19-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11,261
Views: 931,284
Posted By BOLTMAN
I agree Pete, SCAF has become a grey nomads...

I agree Pete, SCAF has become a grey nomads camping club that also happen to fly plastic 46 size ARFs that vaguely resemble a warbird. It no longer represents the reason it was conceived, ie to...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-18-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,157
Posted By BOLTMAN
+1 to all the above. I use no gaskets, RTV and...

+1 to all the above. I use no gaskets, RTV and stainless steel locking wire the same as I use on my full size aircraft.
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 10-17-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 11,261
Views: 931,284
Posted By BOLTMAN
Hi Pete, Had a good time at Luskintyre last...

Hi Pete,
Had a good time at Luskintyre last week, lots of flying lots of catching up with old friends. See attached pic of "Jungle Queen" for some Thunderbolt inspiration....
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