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Forum: ARF or RTF 05-19-2013, 07:03 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

On post 1179 i was asking if anybody was using loctite for their cowl. Looks like some are not. Just use it for the better chance of not having to fix your cowl. So far mine is staying tight and i...
Forum: ARF or RTF 05-04-2013, 08:41 AM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Yes go back and read some of this forum, around pages in the 40s maybe late 30s. I contacted towerhobbies, they contacted the warehouse and i was shipped out the landing gear replacement parts that...
Forum: ARF or RTF 04-22-2013, 03:13 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Mine's been up 3 times now, did awesome. You guys were right, the DLE 20 is the perfect engine for this plane and i didnt have to chop up the cowl. I think I flew with about 1/3rd throttle most of...
Forum: ARF or RTF 03-22-2013, 06:59 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Thanks cannonball. Yeah i got the dle 20 installed by driiling new holes in the standoffs and using blind nuts

Chopper man... How many times do you think you will fly this plane? Lets see,...
Forum: ARF or RTF 03-22-2013, 05:55 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

So you are planning on spending a lot of money on fuel then...
My thoughts are... Sell that nice engine on ebay or craigslist and buy a gas engine. You wont regret it. Dont buy the dle30 unless u...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-24-2013, 10:02 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

cannonball, those look like the wood standoffs that come with the kit, if so how in the world did you get the screw holes to line up right? Also where are you guys finding 2.75" to 3" screws to go...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-23-2013, 10:10 AM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Hey cannonball....
Ok, I gave up with the wood standoffs connected to the metal standoffs, too long. I am taking your advice on the set up of this plane and I bought a dle20 and the hangar9 engine...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-19-2013, 05:49 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Those pictures you posted of your dle20 and hangar 9 engine mount look real good and are very helpful... The dle 20 is on backorder at tower and at advantagehobby. I guess I am going to have to buy...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-14-2013, 04:32 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Thanks for the info. Glad the maiden went well. Do you know how much horsepower that engine has? Did it struggle a little on the hammerheads or did it seem like it had a little more power than it...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-12-2013, 08:03 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Do you all think my RCGF 20cc gas motor will be ok for this plane? I flew it in my previous plane before a battery failure but it was a 10 pound Sig Waco biplane. How much is this plane really...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-05-2013, 09:14 AM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

I now know that the problem is that the "main landing gear" piece (as listed in the manual) is glued wrong at the factory. They glued the fiberglass triangle shaped pieces too low which makes a...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-03-2013, 10:24 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

ORIGINAL: capt_todd

Have any of you had the fiberglass pieces be too small that go on the landing gear up by the fuselage? Im talking about thepieces that wrap around the landing gear at the...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-03-2013, 10:22 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Have any of you had the fiberglass pieces be too small that go on the landing gear up by the fuselage? Im talking about the landing gear fairings at the top of the gear, not the ones covering the...
Forum: ARF or RTF 02-01-2013, 04:40 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

don't take this the wrong way, but this is the wrong forum for that question. go to the gas engine forums for that kind of info. This forum is for the Waco. But since we're here....I know you are...
Forum: Gas Engines 01-08-2013, 07:23 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: I'm replacing glow with gas. Need some advice.

Well have you flown the gp waco with the dle20 yet? I would really like to know how it flies with that engine. I have a RCGF 20 needing a new home and was wondering if it had enough power for the...
Forum: Gas Engines 01-08-2013, 07:21 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: I'm replacing glow with gas. Need some advice.

Well have you flown the gp waco with the dle20 yet? I would really like to know how it flies with that engine. I have a RCGF 20 needing a new home and was wondering if it had enough power for the...
Forum: ARF or RTF 01-08-2013, 06:54 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Thanks for your info....ok, you are talking about the Great Planes Waco right? It is supposed to be: Weight: 12.75 - 13.75 lb (5.78 - 6.23 kg) as per great planes. Yours is over 16 pounds? wow......
Forum: ARF or RTF 01-07-2013, 08:44 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Very nice, did you have to add any nose weight? Do you know how much the plane weighs? Thanks
Forum: ARF or RTF 01-06-2013, 09:54 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: GP Waco?

Ok..
Has anyone flown the GP Waco with a DLE 20 yet? Lots of talk about trying it, how did it fly with it?
Forum: RC Scale Aircraft 01-06-2013, 09:03 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: Waco motor???

So have you tried the dle 20 yet in the Waco? Thinking of doing that myself, how did it go?
Forum: Electric RC Jets 09-03-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: Turnigy Lipos

"I have close to a HUNDRED Turnigy, Nano, Zippy, Rhino packs now."
If you have that many, please tell us which of these have worked the best. I have tried a couple of each of these but the 2 nano...
Forum: Electric RC Jets 02-13-2011, 09:12 PM
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Views: 910
Posted By capt_todd
RE: Phase 3 F-16 Question

I have it. Flies great. Just let off the elevator control when you touch down so you don't hurt your tail controls in the grass. Mine is stock but before you glue on the wings paint just the top...
Forum: Electric RC Jets 02-13-2011, 09:08 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
RC Lander F9f 70mm jet from Nitroplanes

Just bought it, wondering what servos are required. I like HXT-900 9 gram servos but I am wondering if the gears will strip on them if used in this plane? Also I need to know what motor and esc,...
Forum: Gas Engines 07-30-2010, 12:21 AM
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Posted By capt_todd
RE: Aerovate Engines

Hey,
It's been a while now since the post on the waco with the aerovate 20 so I wondered if you had any complaints about the motor or plane? I am probably going to buy both and wanted to ask...
Forum: RC Warbirds and Warplanes 11-19-2008, 08:39 PM
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Posted By capt_todd
Rich Models P47

I just bought the Rich Models Brand 120 size P47 arf. There is a green one and a silver one with black stripes. I can't find any information on it on this website. I am putting the Zenoah 20ei gas...
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