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Forum: ARF or RTF
01-06-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By tukkus

Nitromodels..what covering do they use ?

I have a NIB Nitromodels Fokker DR1 NIB and the top wing was cracked in shipping.

I want to know if anyone knows what kind of covering they used for the plane so I can do some repairs.

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Forum: Glow Engines
07-09-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 491
Posted By tukkus

Saito 82 bent shaft...how to know?

I drove my plane nose first into Mother Earth recently and demolished the fuse from the impact. I was wondering if I might have bent the shaft and if I did how would I check it?

I just mounted...
Forum: RC Jets
02-12-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,749
Posted By tukkus

RE: 2.4 JR Batteries, problems

BaldEagle

Assuming Makes A Tukkus Out of You and Me :p
Forum: RC Jets
02-12-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,749
Posted By tukkus

RE: 2.4 JR Batteries, problems

My battery in my 9303 2.4 lasted a little over a year. I've always charged it at 150mah with my Hobbico Elite charger, I charge all my Nicad/NiMh batteries at a 1/10C rate. I think of all the...
02-10-2010, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By tukkus

RE: stuck valve?

I figured it out.

I removed the cam cover and found that the tappet was stuck (luckily it was on the cover side). It took some time just to remove the cover and free up the tappet without...
02-10-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By tukkus

RE: stuck valve?

I removed the rocker assembly and found that the rocker was stuck, it now moves around freely but I've also noticed the pushrod on the exhaust side doesn't move up or down like the intake side does....
02-09-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,024
Posted By tukkus

stuck valve?

I have a 110 FZ that I can rotate the shaft with little or no compression. I removed the rocker cover and rotated the shaft again and noticed one of the rockers wasn't moving. This engine has been...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-19-2009, 04:13 PM
Forum: Glow Engines
12-19-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By tukkus

RE: How do i remove conrod from crankshaft?

I don't understand how to get the crankpin removed if the piston is completely enclosed by the engine case. There's maybe a 3-5mm gap between the piston and casing. I don't get it, can you describe...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-19-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,865
Posted By tukkus

How do i remove conrod from crankshaft?

Hello, I have an OS 91 Surpass. It has a rusty bearing that I'm trying to remove. The rod only wants to slide about 3/16' from the crankshaft and then doesn't budge. I've already removed the sleeve...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-04-2009, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By tukkus

changing to 30% from 20%..what needle settings?

I recently bought a plane from a club member and it has a Saito 125 that has been used only with 20% fuel. I only have 30% and plan on staying with that since I use it for my helis. I was wondering...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-21-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By tukkus

RE: Should I change needle settings with different # glow plug

That's kinda hard to do with a heli so I'm not sure what I should do to check the HS before flying each session.
10-21-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By tukkus

RE: Respirator for CA??

3M makes good respirators .... there are different types of filters to look for when working with chemicals. Your best bet would be to go to a paint store and ask what they would recommend for what...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-20-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By tukkus

Should I change needle settings with different # glow plug

I have an OS 50 sx non hyper heli engine, I had been running an OS #5 plug and now I need to change it but I only have OS #8's and I'm wondering if I should open the needles a little because it's a...
09-29-2008, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 977
Posted By tukkus

RE: Source for Wing tubes

http://www.tntlandinggear.com/store/shop/wing_tubes.htm
07-21-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,555
Posted By tukkus

how do I install this remote glow?.. O.S. Plug Cord Set II

Hello, I bought this remote glow plug from Central Hobbies. There wasn't any instructions and I'm not sure how to assembly it.

Am I supposed to do some soldering to something because I can't...
07-07-2008, 07:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By tukkus

inner and outer wing tubes?

I damaged my biplane not long ago and I'm getting around to fixing it. The area around the lower wing was cracked in several places so I completely ripped the wing out. It was permanently mounted to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-23-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,951
Posted By tukkus

RE: China production shutdown raising havoc with the hobby

30% heli fuel is in short supply in my area... while the LHS has some it most likely wont last long....we tried to do a club order for 16 cases of 30% heli fuel and were told that due to limited...
05-26-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 547
Posted By tukkus

o-ring for reg screw

Hi Troy,

I'm in the middle of rebuilding my reg and I was trying to replace the o-ring on the reg and ripped it in half..... I don't feel like spending another $20 for one ring, so I was...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-26-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 127,459
Posted By tukkus

RE: Lets see your Biplane!!!

This is one of 6 bipes that I have....it's an OMP Boxxer, it weighs about 4 1/2 lbs with a Saito 82, APC 15x4w prop and DS 821 servos. This is a 3D bipe and is great for harriers, hovering, knife...
05-20-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By tukkus

RE: Propeller balancing

the music is from Joe Satriani, the song is..... Surfing with the Alien

Satriani is among the best guitar players in the world, but the song is just background music for this vid, I guess it...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-30-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By tukkus

RE: 3 bladed prop for an OS 91 with 30% fuel ?

because I also fly helis and will be using this plane only once in a great while...all i buy is 30%
Replies: 21
Views: 9,393
Posted By tukkus

how to slow down a retact servo?

I recently bought a H9 Corsair and the retract servo( HS 422) seems like it's too fast.... it jerks the gear in and out so fast that it seems like it will eventually break something.

I was...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-30-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,011
Posted By tukkus

3 bladed prop for an OS 91 with 30% fuel ?

Hello, I just bought a H9 Corsiar and I put a OS 91 that I had lying around on it. I'm thinking of going with a 3 blade prop for the clearance and looks. The fuel I'll be using is Wildcat 30% helimix...
Forum: 3D Flying!
04-29-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,963
Posted By tukkus

RE: Funtna s90 & saito FA125 any advices for the start?

cloudancer, I would fly it with the 1.08 first to see what you think of it and then try the 120....it will be a pain to change the blind nuts but at least they are easier to get at than other planes....
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