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04-02-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By PoormansACE

RE: How to for tinting canopy?

as a former rc car guy, the idea of tinting a canopy allways sonded like a MESS. for my aiplane canopys, I usually do is treat them like the lexan car bodies! most hobby shops that carry cars will...
02-27-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: p.v.a. or c.a.

So sorry, fluid ounce to fluid ounce, CA is lighter.
02-27-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: p.v.a. or c.a.

OK first off, you should use CA in a well ventalated area. That said, you can build a lighter, STRONGER airplane with CA. With CA, your fits MUST be tight. if you fit a wing rib to a spar, and...
Forum: Sport Flying
02-25-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 964
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: training young ones

Children pick up flying so fast its almost spooky. If youve got a standard 4 channel trainer, or something like a four star, sit them down, explain the controls, put them on a buddy cord, be...
Forum: AutoGyros
11-07-2008, 09:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,531
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Rotoplane with Aydlet rotor

thanks BACO!

I sure would hate to cut out parts for an airplane, and end up with a boat!HAHA elevation shouldent be a problem here in Oklahoma, my flying field is only 723 feet above sea level.
Forum: AutoGyros
11-06-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,531
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Rotoplane with Aydlet rotor

where can I find plans for one of these? I checked on MAN's website and could not find them. HELP!
10-03-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 677
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Burnt on glow fuel + Searching forums

slow cooker & antifreese works great. you can pick up an old crock pot at yardsales & goodwill for $5 all the time.

put your engine in overnight and presto! clean as a whistle.

I did this...
09-02-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: EPOXY ALTERNATIVE, HELP! ALERGY

I dont know what kind of epoxy your useing, but i started useing Sig epoxy because I cant stand the smell of regular epoxy. its GOT to be diffrent cause it dosent have that "burnt tire/moldy closet"...
08-16-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: After-run oil

If you have rust in a 2 stroke, its most likely in the bearings, and if your bearings are rusted, they are allready toast!
If your gonna own it, run it! :Dnothing lasts forever any how, so run it...
08-15-2008, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,548
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: After-run oil

I wont argue the benifits of after run oil, but are yall talking for long term storage or what? I've run Morgans Omega in my regular flyers and just run the fuel out at the end of a session... thats...
07-19-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,991
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Ultracote on top of monokote?

Hey SODBUSTER! finally got to try it!!! I dont know about any one elses experiances, only mine, and in my house it WORKS. came out lookin pretty good too. I got done piddiling with it at about 2...
06-16-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,991
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Ultracote on top of monokote?

I havent forgotten you sodbuster. the clock, the devil and I have been playing a mean game of tag lately. havent had time to try it out yet. BTW, horizon hobby carrys a similar product called "no...
06-12-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,991
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Ultracote on top of monokote?

I know i have put monokote over ultracoat. i'm not 100% if ive used it the other way round. I usually cut roundells or cheverons out of monokote because it has a ceartan stiffness that I find easy...
Forum: Sport Flying
06-11-2008, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,756
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Can aerobatics cause damage?

brace wires are a good idea. I had a friend who decided it was a good idea to do high speed lomshavacs in a 4 star. the first 2 were pretty, the wing broke in 2 pieces on the third.

my point...
06-11-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,991
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Ultracote on top of monokote?

tower hobbies sells a product called "monokote trim solvent". you buush it on the backside of the piece you want to apply, lay it down where you want it, slide it into position, then squegee it...
06-06-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 18,995
Posted By PoormansACE

black horse models

just wondreing if anyone has bought one of these Black Horse Models. I'm thinking about getting their spitfire if it has retracts. it looks like their models are similar to pheniox models. any...
06-06-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,728
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Saito Break-in

If your dodging props, it sounds like you may either be lean or you may have too much nitro for the 1.25. Some guys run 0% in these larger motors. pre-detonation is what causes your motor to "knock"...
05-16-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,980
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: soaking engines in antifreeze

This guy is right! ive done this with great sucess! depending on how dirty your motor is, you can even get 2-3 runs with the antifreese.
BE WARNED!!! THIS PROCESS WILL REMOVE POWDERCOAT!!
Ask...
05-11-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 698
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Rebuilding worn out engines?

Yes, you can rebuild most anything you can get parts for. I suggest you go to the tower&horizon sites to price some parts (say for an OSsaitottiger 1.28 speical!) :) and look what your getting...
Forum: Sport Flying
05-11-2008, 09:04 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 24,696
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Sig Wonder

good lookin plane! gteat colors![8D]
those are great flyers. I had a blast with one i got at a swap meet. Best fun I ever had with a plain bearing .40[X(]
hand launch was easy, full throttle,...
05-11-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,956
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Rudder Pull - Pull Cable Slop

Check out some of the books offered by Don's Hobby in Selina KS. He got alot of howto's and whys on everyting from setting up your plane to basic and advanced flying tecqnique. no matter how...
05-11-2008, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Tool Box

ROAD FIND! thats how! my dad can spot a tool handtool in a ditch at 75+ MPH! and not just the big stuff either, even sockets. AND he remembers it! I was teasing him this morning about it. He cant...
05-09-2008, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,054
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: First pattern plane size 40?

I Agree with FREE BIRD. the groovy is probably your best choice. Word models used to also make the ZEN .50, witch had retracts and a belly pan for a tuned pipe. both ard exellent planes. one of...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-08-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,960
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: Best fuel for 4-Stroke glow engines

I run omega 15% in my saito .82 & .30 yearround no problem.
Forum: Glow Engines
05-06-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,349
Posted By PoormansACE

RE: WANKEL

OK gang, I know I shouldn't touch the dead skunk, not even with a 10" pole but I will. These are my beliefs and opinions and besides, its my engine to tar up anyways!
1: there have been many...
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