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Forum: Marketplace
09-12-2021, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By stupidaso

Radio package

Hello sir,
I am interested in the item(s). Could I trouble you to email a picture of the transmitter?
Thank you

Brian Stewart
208-651-6196
[email protected]
04-11-2008, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,955
Posted By stupidaso

RE: Oil content of Cool Power Fuel

Thanks so much........I guess I didn't look well enough on my own.
Appreciate your help.

Thanks again,
Stu
04-10-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,955
Posted By stupidaso

Oil content of Cool Power Fuel

Does anyone know the percentage of oil in Cool Power? I know it's synthetic only, and I want to add castor. The only reason I bought it was that my LHS didn't have any other 5% nitro fuel, and I...
03-13-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By stupidaso

RE: Minnow and Jett 90......how fast are we talkin here ?

That sounds like a lot more reasonable approach, Bob.

I think I will try to find a Jett engine....seems to be the most popular performance engine 'round here.

I just really like the way the...
03-12-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By stupidaso

RE: Minnow and Jett 90......how fast are we talkin here ?

I actually have 2 vipers with TT 40s on them, set them up for racing and have practiced a few times. I am unable to race, as even to practice it's a 3 hour drive.

The vipers are quick, people at...
03-12-2008, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By stupidaso

RE: Minnow and Jett 90......how fast are we talkin here ?

Thanks!
Where can I check out the cermark? I am unfamiliar with thier planes. Would a 40-size set-up be more mph/$ and still fly well?
03-11-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,305
Posted By stupidaso

Minnow and Jett 90......how fast are we talkin here ?

I am considering the above combination, but I would love some input from you speed demons. Would I be better off with some other combo? Would my money be better spent on something else? I just don't...
02-24-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 855
Posted By stupidaso

Foam wing core woes

I'm about halfway through my first scratch build. What is holding me up now is cutting the foam wing cores.

I built a good hotwire cutter, made templates out of countertop laminate, and am...
01-05-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By stupidaso

RE: Stupid question

Thanks to everyone for the help! I feel I can get started now. I think I will try to have a copy made as a back-up, and then use the "cut out and temporarily paste" technique.

Thanks again!
...
01-05-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,420
Posted By stupidaso

Stupid question

Taking on my first scratch build project. What is a good way to transfer the shapes on the plans to the wood stock for cutting?
Make copies and somehow temporarily attach to wood for cutting?
...
12-30-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,242
Posted By stupidaso

RE: painting

I am doing a painting project for the first time too.

I know if you want a smooth surface, you can use 2 modest coats of polyester resin, such as Sig finishing resin. You can sand between coats,...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-15-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By stupidaso

RE: OS 160 Behaving Badly

Thanks for all the help!

I will try the different fuel and plug combo before going through installing the regulator.

I pulled the tank, the klunk, tubing, and plumbing all look good.

...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2006, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By stupidaso

RE: OS 160 Behaving Badly

Pat,
Thanks for the input..... I just don't understand why it ran so well for the first gallon or so, then this.
I have an Iron Bay fuel regulator, maybe it will cure the issue.

What type of...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2006, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By stupidaso

RE: OS 160 Behaving Badly

I forgot to mention, I also took the tank out, checked the klunk and all the plumbing....looks good.

I will try some different fuel and maybe even a diff plug, though the #8 is the rec one.

...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By stupidaso

OS 160 Behaving Badly

Here's the scenario:
A new FX 160, OS #8 plug, stock muffler, 16X10 APC in an Ultra Sport 1000. Broken in with 5/20 (blended oil). Ran flawlessly for the break-in and 8 subsequent flights.

On...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-01-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By stupidaso

RE: Need a hot 15-25

Thanks for all the info, I'll look further into it.
I'ver heard mvvs are strong, but rather heavy for their size. This app is a small aircraft,so the fox may be a better choice.

Thanks again,...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-30-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,402
Posted By stupidaso

Need a hot 15-25

I'm looking for a high performance 0.15 to 0.25 size engine, either aero or ducted fan. I would really like a ducted fan 0.18 or so, but am having a heck of a time finding one, new or used.

Can...
Forum: Unusual R/C
08-23-2006, 09:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,560
Posted By stupidaso

RE: TwinJet to Rocket Propelled/Ever been done?

I really don't know which motor to start with. I like your idea with a "reloadable motor system". I am still trying to educate mysef on the details of model rocket engines. I am concentrating on...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-23-2006, 09:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,610
Posted By stupidaso

RE: SIG Wonder needs advice

I have built 2 of them, and these guys are giving very good advice. I used a magnum 15 in one and an os la 25 in the other. the LA is plenty. I also pylon race, and the wonder with the 25 reminds me...
Forum: Unusual R/C
08-23-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,560
Posted By stupidaso

RE: TwinJet to Rocket Propelled/Ever been done?

I am building a sig wonder, which I am planning to put a rocket motor in. It will have the conventional glow engine up front, with the rocket motor inside the fuselage. As you may know, the wonder...
Forum: Unusual R/C
08-23-2006, 12:36 AM
08-09-2006, 09:21 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 83,352
Posted By stupidaso

RE: O.S 1.60FX Owners. Post your tach readings

OK, I'll break it in with the 16x10, then check the rpm and add more pitch for more speed later.
Thanks for the input. Can't wait to run it.
08-08-2006, 07:58 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 83,352
Posted By stupidaso

RE: O.S 1.60FX Owners. Post your tach readings

What do you guys think about an APC 16x10? I use a 16 for ground clearance on my Ultra Sport 1000. Is it enough prop to keep the RPM from jumping too high too fast (once broken in)? I have not run...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-07-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By stupidaso

RE: Stripped glow plug threads on engine head.

I actually acquired the engine after the damage was already done. I like your idea with the fuel tubing, I will definitely use it! "Thank you!"
Forum: Glow Engines
03-06-2006, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 789
Posted By stupidaso

RE: Stripped glow plug threads on engine head.

:D Thanks so much for the help! This will save me having to buy a $100 head! I will call him right away, now I can sleep tonight!:D
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