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05-08-2005, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By snowball1288

RE: ugh... maybe its time for an OS CV-RX .18

so i pulled the pullstart off my engine, the shaft looks good. I played around a little with it, was about to remove the string, but in teh process the spring flew off so now i have a big wire...
05-01-2005, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,653
Posted By snowball1288

electric starter on a cox engine?

can i use an electric starter with my cox .049 engine?

I ran across this:
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXE199&P=7
which makes me wonder if my stock prop nut will work...
05-01-2005, 05:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,075
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Futaba s3003 Servo

if you need more servo throw... try a longer servo horn. that'd work right?
05-01-2005, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By snowball1288

RE: ugh... maybe its time for an OS CV-RX .18

its not hard right? Ive heard the horror stories about pullstarters springing apart into a thousand pieces....
05-01-2005, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,057
Posted By snowball1288

ugh... maybe its time for an OS CV-RX .18

ok, so i had a blast with my friends driving my nitro evader around... and i went to start it this afternoon. Everything looked good, lots of compression, etc. Id noticed earlier that my pull...
04-28-2005, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,272
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Can i install a larger fuel tank on a cox .049

well, thanks guys... i finally got a dubro 2oz tank and hooked it up like ptulmer said, and WHOA!!! its niiiiice. Im getting much longer flights.... my engine wont even stay running for the entire...
04-27-2005, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,272
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Can i install a larger fuel tank on a cox .049

how bout installing an external tank... a big one. like 1.5 oz or 2 oz. I found a nice sullivan Bullet tank (aerodynamic :) ). obviously i need to have the origional tank for mounting purposes,...
04-27-2005, 11:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,272
Posted By snowball1288

Can i install a larger fuel tank on a cox .049

ok so i have a cox .049 baby bee on my skyscooter. I have decided against getting a norvel (too much money to replace an engine that still works.... maybe when this cox dies ill replace it with a...
04-27-2005, 11:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By snowball1288

Can i install a larger fuel tank on a cox .049

whoops double post... my bad sorry bout that. check out the other one with the same title :)
04-26-2005, 12:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Turning to the dark side....

oh yea im planning on flying one on my skyscooter which currently weighs in under 16 oz. Its running a Cox baby bee .049 right now. On a Norvell with an external fuel tank, it should go up to about...
04-25-2005, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Turning to the dark side....

really? k ill check it out on their website then.

Im a bit of a 1/2A Glow newbie (although i routinely drive a .18 nitro rc car). All ive used is that little cox .049

I sure wish i could...
04-25-2005, 09:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Turning to the dark side....

ok yea a .15 LA might be too heavy, now that ive weighed everything. Lighter the better, right?

Would you guys recommend Norvel Engines?
I was thinking of this one:
...
04-25-2005, 07:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Turning to the dark side....

I think what id like to do is get a nice throttled .15 LA and put it on my skyscooter. Its 6.5oz with muffler, plus maybe two ounces of weight in fuel makes for an 8 oz increase in weight. My...
04-24-2005, 10:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 834
Posted By snowball1288

Turning to the dark side....

Although i own and routinely drive a Nitro RC Car, Ive been an E-Flight guy for all my days of flying (all 6 months of them) and i have a nice fancyfoam.com edge 540 3D plane w/ Brushless and lipos...
04-17-2005, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 502
Posted By snowball1288

RE: NEW POLL!: POSTS ONLY!

Duracells, long lasting, nice batteriies... spendy though

Those kirkland signature batteries that cosco selling in 40 packs... now those give you a good bang for you buck, they're what i use in...
04-16-2005, 02:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By snowball1288

Idea for NEVST gearing... will it work?

I was thinking... could you replace the Duratrax Evader's stock clutchbell with a Street Force GP clutchbell? Then you could get a 19T screw on gear, and it should all fit, afterall, its the same...
04-10-2005, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Gettin back into cars, and need a few pointers

well its the same diameter as the stock duratrax bell, so it *might* work, assuming its deep enough and 32 pitch. Maybe its worth a shot... my lhs might have one i can try out.

You guys think...
04-09-2005, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Gettin back into cars, and need a few pointers

yea when shmeal (who lives near me) let me try his gladiator tires for a couple minutes, it REAALY got going. No wheelspin (although my low end needle is really rich), no lateral sliding like on my...
04-09-2005, 02:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Gettin back into cars, and need a few pointers

i dont think ill be racing or taking any monster jumps (dont have teh cash for all aluminum). I definately dont want super sluggish acceleration, but i hate it when my engine tops out like it does...
04-09-2005, 12:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By snowball1288

Gettin back into cars, and need a few pointers

hey guys, ive been off flying RC planes for the last few months and my duratax evader has been sitting on the floor collecting dust. I finally took it out for a drive today with shmeal. He had a...
Forum: Beginners
02-27-2005, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Self taught flyer wondering about crunchies...

thanks!
(yea my 200 posts are from nitro RC Cars).

Im also a self taught flyer, and i dont personally know any other RC Pilots, so the only planes ive ever seen are my own. Those are all...
Forum: Beginners
02-27-2005, 11:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,020
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Another Question about the OS 40 LA

I agree with connery.

If at 3 turns its too rich, and at 2 it doesnt get sufficient fuel, play around with it and find a "middle ground". These needles can be extremely sensitive. On my nitro...
02-27-2005, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By snowball1288

You're kidding me.... a one dollar check?!

ok so im under 19, and i was filling out my AMA application.

Since im under 19, my membership,. without their magazine, is 1 dollar.
do i really need to have my parents write out a check for...
Forum: Beginners
02-25-2005, 01:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By snowball1288

RE: Self taught flyer wondering about crunchies...

yea im talking balsa... you guys have never heard them called crunchies?'
Forum: Beginners
02-24-2005, 11:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By snowball1288

Self taught flyer wondering about crunchies...

hey guys... i was just wondering what kind of durability i can expect from a crunchie type plane. Ive only flown foam type electric planes (I own a skyscooter, wattage hyperwing, and Fancyfoam.com...
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