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12-03-2020, 06:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,615
Posted By xplayer930

Sorry for all the misfortune you guys have...

Sorry for all the misfortune you guys have experienced. I'm also just getting back into the hobby. Purchased a SIG Riser 100 which I plan to power with a Eflite 480. Its pretty crazy how QA is that...
08-27-2020, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,551
Posted By xplayer930

Iím not looking to race. Just buzz around the...

Iím not looking to race. Just buzz around the yard and burn a tank or two after dinner.
08-27-2020, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,551
Posted By xplayer930

Yep, I know of the cost to get into nitro....

Yep, I know of the cost to get into nitro. Electricís are impressively fast, but nitro is just fun. Iím not military so I wouldnít qualify for a discount.
08-27-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,551
Posted By xplayer930

I agree.....This hobby has gone through some...

I agree.....This hobby has gone through some drastic changes. Same I started out in planes, and progressed. but other things have gotten in way over the years...Work/life/traveling.
The RC8 kit is...
08-27-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,551
Posted By xplayer930

hahaha!!!! Old school is 1994...My first car was...

hahaha!!!! Old school is 1994...My first car was the Inferno DX...at age 8..Been in an out of the hobby for last 15 years (mostly out) ...Looking to get an associated nitro 1/8th scale...But must be...
01-21-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,076
Posted By xplayer930

Losi Desert Buggy XL

Been a while since I been here. But have been doing a fair amount of research on the 23cc desert buggy xl....Rite off the bat I know it needs 29cc big bore, pipe and carb.

Went to LHS today asked...
Forum: RC Jets
03-04-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 23,993
Posted By xplayer930

Having heard through my LHS tower was going bust...

Having heard through my LHS tower was going bust I had to go online and search it for myself. Being a millennial (32yrs old), I have been in and out of the hobby since age 8. I gotta be brutally...
04-07-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,191
Posted By xplayer930

I would like it to be a full kit. My build time...

I would like it to be a full kit. My build time is limited as it is with work, so I much rather have a full kit, unless I'm able to source out a kit cutter ?
04-07-2016, 04:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,191
Posted By xplayer930

1/8th scale hydroplane kits

I'm looking to build a hydroplane next, what companies make scale kits? I like the Dumas Miss Circus Circus, but haven't heard to many good things about the kit quality, and if I'm going to spend 300...
05-07-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,082
Posted By xplayer930

GP Kunai

Getting back into planes and just ordered a GP Kunai from my LHS, should be in by mid June. How do you guys feel about this new air frame? Not sure what the gliding characteristics are going to be...
04-25-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By xplayer930

Will do. Off topic question; I am using your...

Will do. Off topic question; I am using your plastic screw down lid type radio box. Should I glue it directly to the bottom of the hull or make a support brace? My theory is 1) If the stuffing tube...
04-25-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By xplayer930

I'm a little baffled myself how I could make such...

I'm a little baffled myself how I could make such an error. It just pains me at the moment to remove the strake when I glassed, and gave 2 additional coats of finishing resin/ microballons to the...
04-19-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By xplayer930

So is that a yes?

So is that a yes?
04-19-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,009
Posted By xplayer930

screwed up strake

Decided to pick up my easy vee again and finish it. Went to glue on the strakes and the left one when on fine, gluing it 2.5 inches out from the keel. The right one I managed to glue 2.1/4 inches out...
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By xplayer930

Trouble setting up new speed control

Finally finishing up my rc10 classic, I went with brushed power because I don't want to kill the gear train. Please bear with me as this is my first electric, I have always had nitro/gas.
Speed...
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By xplayer930

So is a lower turn motor more powerful? Not sure...

So is a lower turn motor more powerful? Not sure how that works, I always had nitro cars. As for the body I plan on painting it just like the original on the box. Word of caution; if you haven't...
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By xplayer930

I actually got more done than I expected this...

I actually got more done than I expected this week. Basically everything but the shocks and body are finished. I am trying to keep it looking as original as possible, so I bought a Reedy 17t motor....
Replies: 5
Views: 567
Posted By xplayer930

rc10 classic

Just received my rc10 classic yesterday after pre-ordering it back in June. Anyone else acquire this kit yet? The packaging itself came very nicely, not sure how today cars come because this is my...
10-06-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 218,109
Posted By xplayer930

I have been in an out of the hobby for many years...

I have been in an out of the hobby for many years now. An at 27 years of age, I am a little discouraged with the AMA. First off, the local fields by me have been closing since the late 90s. I would...
09-29-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 472
Posted By xplayer930

Contemplating on-road car

Hey guys just need some input. Getting back into the hobby after 7 years or so, but looking to try something a little different. In the past I have had every type of off road car out there, and would...
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By xplayer930

Wantning to purchase 1/8th scale on road

Hey guys just need some input. Getting back into the hobby after 7 years or so, but looking to try something a little different. In the past I have had every type of off road car out there, and would...
09-21-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 951
Posted By xplayer930

Ziroli 1/2a sukhoi

Just got a 1/2a ziroli from my lhs. What modifications cane I do to this little plane? Personally id like to have dual aileron servos and Id like to go with lipo power. But unsure as to what size...
07-31-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,453
Posted By xplayer930

RE: cox 049 will not start

Bob,

I deff have glow because when I squirt nitro in the ports to prime I can hear it sizzle an see it smoke. Yes it is popping when I turn it over. No im noting using 1/2 A fuel. I don't even...
07-31-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,453
Posted By xplayer930

RE: cox 049 will not start

You can put the reed in backwards? I thought it was flat? An then you just replace the little circlip holding it in place.
07-31-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,453
Posted By xplayer930

cox 049 will not start

The owner/good friend at my lhs gave me a 049 to bolt up on my 1.5 meter sailplane. It is used an he was nice enough to give it to me for nothing. I took the motor completely apart an cleaned...
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