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Forum: Gas Engines
07-06-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,128
Posted By John_M_

LoL, unfortunately yes she does... I use to build...

LoL, unfortunately yes she does... I use to build drag racing engines back a few years Pope, the cost of this RC hobby is quite a bit less expensive... I don't know how long you have been married...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-05-2017, 11:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,128
Posted By John_M_

I live in southern California now, in a small...

I live in southern California now, in a small city called Valley Village... originally was born in Southeast England near Dover... been in the states for over 54 years now.

Those "Tuff Sheds" are...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-05-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,128
Posted By John_M_

Yeah TF is a strange one, definitely a "Legend in...

Yeah TF is a strange one, definitely a "Legend in His Own Mind"... I don't go around bragging about myself and my accomplishments, but if he knew my background ( Brutus has an idea ) TF would be...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-05-2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,128
Posted By John_M_

Pope, I was banned for ripping into Taurus Flyer...

Pope, I was banned for ripping into Taurus Flyer after he made some nasty comments about Brutus's wife passing... I used some extremely foul language... they unbanned me long enough to remove all my...
Forum: Kit Building
07-04-2017, 11:37 PM
Replies: 4,393
Views: 402,767
Posted By John_M_

Just poking my nose in ;)... my god, who's...

Just poking my nose in ;)... my god, who's wearing the old socks! :p

John M,
Forum: Gas Engines
07-04-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,128
Posted By John_M_

Hey Pope, what are you doing over here... you got...

Hey Pope, what are you doing over here... you got me in trouble on the other board, lol; I've been banned for life over there.

DA stopped being the North American dealer because there wasn't...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-04-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,128
Posted By John_M_

Just realized that Kolm EZ-50v4 is 2350g with...

Just realized that Kolm EZ-50v4 is 2350g with ignition, (5.2 pounds)... the Gaui F-50 is 1580g with ignition (3.5 pounds)... nearly a 2 pound difference in weight... the Kolm is certainly nicely...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-01-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,128
Posted By John_M_

That is a good price for the GF40; I paid 760 USD...

That is a good price for the GF40; I paid 760 USD from TowerHobbies here in the states... the wife got the F-50R for 749 USD from PlanetHobby... the Kolm 50 is a nice engine, the EZ-50v4 with the...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-01-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,128
Posted By John_M_

Oh yeah, its nice looking; its a strong engine in...

Oh yeah, its nice looking; its a strong engine in comparison to the GF40... I think some people are expecting it to produce enormous / unrealistic power based on its looks and price... you have to...
Forum: Gas Engines
06-30-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,128
Posted By John_M_

"BUMP an old thread" Finally got the...

"BUMP an old thread"

Finally got the F-50R... was a Christmas present from my wife... Hornet Flyer, sorry you had a bad experience... its imperative you per-lubricate the bottom end and valve...
05-16-2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By John_M_

Use #'d drill bits, and drill out the nylon...

Use #'d drill bits, and drill out the nylon insert to fit your axle, shouldn't be an issue.


John M,
05-16-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By John_M_

STOP PAYMENT !!, they can't take your money, when...

STOP PAYMENT !!, they can't take your money, when they have both products you purchased in their hands.




John M,
05-15-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 824
Posted By John_M_

I don't see how you could have over voltaged the...

I don't see how you could have over voltaged the power board with a 2S lipo, fully charged, is 8.4 volts.... unless, they are talking about the combined voltage of 2 battery paks connected (one per...
05-11-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 306,548
Posted By John_M_

I would luv to have been there Ace to see how...

I would luv to have been there Ace to see how well she flew her little "mini me" :)... flying RC aircraft's is not as easy as it looks... RW pilots understand the principle of flight better than...
Forum: Kit Building
05-08-2016, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4,393
Views: 402,767
Posted By John_M_

lol, well I have been temped on several occasions...

lol, well I have been temped on several occasions to get that Paolo Severin L4 kit, but since OS stopped producing the FT-300 Super Gemini, I don't know what 4 stroke I would put in it... none the...
Forum: Kit Building
05-07-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,393
Views: 402,767
Posted By John_M_

An L4 would be nice... but you should replace...

An L4 would be nice... but you should replace that clipped wing cub, those colors you choose really pop on that model


If I did another cub, it would definitely be 1/3 scale, and I would take it...
05-07-2016, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,287
Posted By John_M_

Monokote when its new is pretty tough... the only...

Monokote when its new is pretty tough... the only thing with it is, it punchers very easily with small sticks and twigs... ultracote is even thinner than monokote, and punchers just as easily, if not...
05-06-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,287
Posted By John_M_

Do you know what covering was used to cover the...

Do you know what covering was used to cover the model?, plastic film, or fabric?"... solatex and 21st century are both fabrics, although the 21 century has less texture to it than solartex... plastic...
05-02-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,287
Posted By John_M_

It just takes some practice Dan, getting the iron...

It just takes some practice Dan, getting the iron temp set correctly as well... once you get the hang of it, you can produce some very nice results... I haven't used monokote in years... from what I...
05-02-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,287
Posted By John_M_

When I did my landing gear originally, I filled...

When I did my landing gear originally, I filled in the triangles with balsa stock and sanded it down flush, then I put one layer of lite weight fiberglass cloth with 24 hour epoxy, I squeegeed the...
05-01-2016, 06:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,287
Posted By John_M_

Make several "S" hooks just in case you break the...

Make several "S" hooks just in case you break the rubber band on a hard landing; you will loose the "S" hook... I had several "S" hooks in my flight box as spares... unless you can figure out a way...
05-01-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,287
Posted By John_M_

Dan33klein, the Sig cub uses a the same rubber...

Dan33klein, the Sig cub uses a the same rubber band idea as a shock system with their stock gear supplied with the kit... if you want to continues using the same "stock" landing gear; either bend a...
Forum: Kit Building
04-30-2016, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4,393
Views: 402,767
Posted By John_M_

I can't believe you sold that Ace... that is...

I can't believe you sold that Ace... that is probably one of the best looking clipped wing cubs I have seen apart from the traditional blue white (Hazel Sig) cub... you have to build another one Ace...
04-27-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,565
Views: 306,548
Posted By John_M_

Ace, did you get it on video, I would luv to have...

Ace, did you get it on video, I would luv to have seen her reaction... would be something if she got the RC bug and picked up the hobby, I bet she would do very well with it.


John M,
04-18-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,251
Posted By John_M_

Quote taken from the Futaba 14SG manual, so...

Quote taken from the Futaba 14SG manual, so that's what I did with my R7008SB receivers... no signs of overheating, or even running hot.





John M
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