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08-03-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,385
Posted By daveopam

I buried a 33% fabric covered Weeks that belonged...

I buried a 33% fabric covered Weeks that belonged to another member due to mechanical issues. Not sure I'd want to try a 55%.

David
08-03-2020, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By daveopam

When we need a space heater we burn Jet-A....

When we need a space heater we burn Jet-A. Thankfully in a small town like I am in it's easy to go the airport and buy it. It's actually cheaper than buying a 5 gallon can of kero. Of course we have...
Forum: Kit Building
08-03-2020, 06:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 683
Posted By daveopam

I'm jumping the gun here. Wanted to touch base...

I'm jumping the gun here. Wanted to touch base with you on covering. On a stick built flat area like on your stab and fin. It's at this point I like to take a small T pin and make some holes in the...
08-03-2020, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By daveopam

Sorry to interject again. But why not use Jet-A...

Sorry to interject again. But why not use Jet-A instead of diesel? It would cure the smell issue.

David
Forum: 3D Flying!
08-01-2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By daveopam

It's true that bigger flys better. But the real...

It's true that bigger flys better. But the real deal is bigger planes are easier to fly and make you look better. Things just happen slower for the most part.

David
08-01-2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By daveopam

the same can be said about compact cars over...

the same can be said about compact cars over there "diesel are in regular use in Europe and Australia".

david
07-31-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By daveopam

I wish you luck if you decide to take this on. I...

I wish you luck if you decide to take this on. I was just trying to be the voice of reason and maybe a skeptic. Thanks for understanding that.

david
Forum: Glow Engines
07-31-2020, 07:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 244
Posted By daveopam

Gentleman. Enough is enough. The tone of these...

Gentleman. Enough is enough. The tone of these post should be to help. Not just the OP but all who read here. If you don't care for the advice given than move on with your life. If you ask for...
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By daveopam

There used to be one available from Futaba....

There used to be one available from Futaba. Advertise in the buy/sell/trade you need one.

david
07-31-2020, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 220
Posted By daveopam

I don't know anybody running diesel. However the...

I don't know anybody running diesel. However the main problem IMHO is distribution. Hazmat charged to ship fuel makes the price prohibitive when gas can be had on every corner. All of the sudden...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-28-2020, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 166
Posted By daveopam

I'm leaning toward an ignition problem of some...

I'm leaning toward an ignition problem of some sort. We know it's getting gas. Could be a bad plug? Maybe taking the cowl off did something to the boot or ignition box wire? You said it had spark but...
Forum: Kit Building
07-27-2020, 07:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 683
Posted By daveopam

The pic I was talking about you labeled "my first...

The pic I was talking about you labeled "my first rib installed". It may just be the photo. Your work looks really good.

David
Forum: Kit Building
07-25-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 683
Posted By daveopam

You could not have picked a better air frame. The...

You could not have picked a better air frame. The LT-40 is a great trainer assuming you have someone to buddy box with you. I notice a gap where the rib in your next to last picture fits around the...
07-25-2020, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By daveopam

It will fly it. It's going to be more of a scale...

It will fly it. It's going to be more of a scale type flying though. I'm of the school that extra power can get you out of trouble so I would put the 1.25 on it. But if you are looking for a slow...
Forum: Kit Building
07-20-2020, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 375
Posted By daveopam

If you decide to use Monocote. Think about using...

If you decide to use Monocote. Think about using the transparent version. It is much lighter and easier to use in delicate situation.

David
Forum: Glow Engines
07-17-2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By daveopam

Yes, PM or email is fine. It will be tuesday...

Yes, PM or email is fine. It will be tuesday before I can do it.

[email protected]
Forum: Beginners
07-17-2020, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By daveopam

You didn't say how many cells are in your...

You didn't say how many cells are in your battery. If it is a 5 cell and you are using the charger that came with the radio to charge it it is not getting a full charge.
We used to fly trainers...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-17-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By daveopam

I'd have to measure. I think I have a good...

I'd have to measure. I think I have a good crankshaft if you find out it has been cut. It's yours if you pay the shipping.

David
07-17-2020, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 190
Posted By daveopam

OMP was a bought out a few years ago and promptly...

OMP was a bought out a few years ago and promptly sold the inventory. It's a shame cause I have a few of their profiles and really like them. RedWing RC makes 20cc in a few colors. I have not seen...
Forum: Kit Building
07-16-2020, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By daveopam

That's good work! David

That's good work!

David
07-09-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By daveopam

Will a three blade spinner cone fit onto the...

Will a three blade spinner cone fit onto the spinner back plate you have?

David
07-08-2020, 06:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By daveopam

Great info Speed! David

Great info Speed!

David
Forum: Kit Building
07-07-2020, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By daveopam

I may suggest you look for a Sig Something Extra....

I may suggest you look for a Sig Something Extra. It's wings are on a tube and it's about the same size as a hots. It would be easy to modify a kit slightly to look like a Hots.
You talked about...
07-07-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By daveopam

That's interesting Speed. I assumed it would be...

That's interesting Speed. I assumed it would be brittle.

David
07-06-2020, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By daveopam

I prefer to drill into the back of the prop hub...

I prefer to drill into the back of the prop hub and add small amounts of lead. No real reason for it, just like doing it that way.

David
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