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Forum: ARF or RTF
11-14-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 23,774
Posted By allenpad

The reason I did this is that it's about 14...

The reason I did this is that it's about 14 inches from the main tank to the carb, so if all that line starts out empty, it takes a lot of cranking to fill it. You wouldn't want to plug the muffler...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-13-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 23,774
Posted By allenpad

I've put a Saito 180 in mine, and yes, it will...

I've put a Saito 180 in mine, and yes, it will fly the plane beautifully. Couple of problems, though. I mounted the engine inverted and found that the stock tank is way higher than the carb. This...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-18-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 23,774
Posted By allenpad

Hey Y'all, I have a Saito 180 that needs a job. ...

Hey Y'all, I have a Saito 180 that needs a job. What do you think, good choice for this plane? I really like the Beaver, but don't quite understand that engine mounting plug-in thingy. If it would...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-18-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 49,011
Views: 2,834,770
Posted By allenpad

Here's my recommendation: ...

Here's my recommendation: http://www.craineng.net/ I have two of these on inverted 4 strokes and they work great!
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-17-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By allenpad

I've been looking at that Valiant, and yes I'll...

I've been looking at that Valiant, and yes I'll bet it's a great flyer. I really wanted a model of a real plane, but this one would be a lot of fun to fly. A real possibility.
The DGA (Damn Good...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-15-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By allenpad

Thanks, Husker. I love that plane, and might go...

Thanks, Husker. I love that plane, and might go with it, but there's a couple of them already in my club, and if I could find something different, since I'm sort of different too..........
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-15-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By allenpad

C'mon guys, I know that you have a favorite...

C'mon guys, I know that you have a favorite airplane that you're using this or a similar engine in. Tell me about it........
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-14-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By allenpad

Saito 180 needs a job!

Hi guys,
I have a spankin' new Saito 180 that I'm looking to put into a new plane, preferably scale or semi-scale, civilian or warbird ARF (no 3D stuff). I know that glow is becoming obsolete, but...
11-10-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,444
Posted By allenpad

Hope I can bring this thread back to life,...

Hope I can bring this thread back to life, because I'm about to order this plane. I have a brand new Saito 180 that I plan to use in it, but Alex's post above is making me think again. I have...
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By allenpad

Need help with retract servo

Trying to get my new AT6 ready for spring, and need to solve this: I'm using a Hitec HB75BB retract servo, wired to an AR8000 receiver, and controlled by a DX8. Well, every time I turn the system...
Replies: 1
Views: 567
Posted By allenpad

Thanks anyway.....problem solved

Couldn't figure out how to delete post.</p>
Forum: Kit Building
04-05-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By allenpad

GP cub .60 cowling

Hey guys, I'm building a Great Planes .60 cub, and am considering using a fiberglass cowl from http://www.fiberglassspecialtiesinc.com/. They offer the standard J3 cowl, as well as a Supercub...
Replies: 6
Views: 12,389
Posted By allenpad

RE: DX6i switch replacement

Oh yeah, it worked perfectly. It's funny that Spektrum won't sell you replacement parts for these things; I guesssending them backfor service isjust another way to get in your wallet!
Replies: 6
Views: 12,389
Posted By allenpad

RE: DX6i switch replacement

Thanks, Fastback!

Yeah, nothing about it looked very difficult to me, just wanted to make sure I don't get surprised.

Being a very busy (or maybe lazy......yep, lazy) guy, and not wanting to...
Replies: 6
Views: 12,389
Posted By allenpad

DX6i switch replacement

Hi guys,

The Flap switch on my DX6i has begun to rotate around internally. The switch is not loose in the case, just something inside moves around. I don't remember it doing that when I first...
Forum: Kit Building
05-20-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 147,344
Posted By allenpad

RE: Sig Hog Bipe Build

Thanks guys, for the encouragement and the tips. I'm getting my mind back on this build, and certainly will get to fly it this season.

This is my second build (Tiger 60 was first), and after...
Forum: Kit Building
05-18-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 740
Views: 147,344
Posted By allenpad

RE: Sig Hog Bipe Build

My Hogbipe is ready to cover, and has been for a few weeks now. I don't know, it just seems like you need to shift gears completely to go from the construction phase to the covering phase. Covering...
Forum: Kit Building
11-23-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 67,529
Posted By allenpad

RE: TIGER 60 Build / Start date 12-05-09

If ya don't like blue, you can just clean it off with Goo-Gone or a paint stripper and polish it just slightly and come out with this. A little more polishing and it might even shine! Or maybe you...
Forum: Kit Building
11-13-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 67,529
Posted By allenpad

RE: TIGER 60 Build / Start date 12-05-09

<span style="color: #0000ff"><span style="font-family: Comic Sans MS"><span style="font-size: x-small">Yeah Wes, it's a taildragger. I've even given it a little more ground clearance for the prop by...
Forum: Kit Building
11-12-2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 67,529
Posted By allenpad

RE: TIGER 60 Build / Start date 12-05-09

<span style="font-family: Comic Sans MS"><span style="font-size: x-small"><span style="color: #0000ff">I'm glad you got that balance problem worked out..........I was really puzzled as to why you had...
Forum: Kit Building
10-10-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 67,529
Posted By allenpad

RE: TIGER 60 Build / Start date 12-05-09

<span style="font-size: x-small"><span style="color: #0000ff"><span style="font-family: Comic Sans MS">Aw Matt,

Those pictures are depressing. I've had several mishaps other planes with similar...
Forum: Kit Building
09-27-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 67,529
Posted By allenpad

RE: TIGER 60 Build / Start date 12-05-09

<span style="font-family: Comic Sans MS"><span style="font-size: x-small"><span style="color: #000080">Well Matt, I had this great lie all made up about how I hand-painted that eagle on the front of...
Forum: Kit Building
09-27-2010, 12:36 PM
Forum: Kit Building
09-27-2010, 12:34 PM
Forum: Kit Building
09-26-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 67,529
Posted By allenpad

RE: TIGER 60 Build / Start date 12-05-09

<div><span style="font-size: x-small"><span style="font-family: Comic Sans MS"><span style="color: #0000ff">Well, I finally finished my Tiger that I began last December. I worked on it a lot last...
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