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Forum: Glow Engines
01-09-2003, 02:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,200
Posted By JERRY RCIA

My New OS 1.60 FX

Poncaflyer, I'm running this engine in an H9 Cap. This is one of the sweetest running engines I've ever owned. The best prop I've found is the APC 18/8. I run Powermaster 10% fuel and an OS # 8 plug....
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-04-2003, 12:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,028
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Another Rant!

Yeah Ben, I know the feeling. We have a guy at our field that is a real motormouth. This guy never shuts up and knows everything about everything. One of my buddies joined another club because he...
01-01-2003, 11:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,685
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Anybody have a Sig Sukoi?

There has been three of these planes flown at my club flying field at different times by three different owners. All three had wing failures. I would definitely avoid this lemon..........Jerry
12-29-2002, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 695
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Twin Sportster 60?

Dan, I to am thinking about building a Sportster twin. I ordered conversion plans from RCM, (plan # 930). This is for converting the 40 size Sportster to a twin. I plan to have these plans enlarged...
12-03-2002, 12:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 918
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Painting Question

Fly4fun2..........Are you planning to apply your basecoat, then have your friend do the airbrush work, and then clearcoat everything? If so, you should'nt have a problem but you might want to try a...
12-03-2002, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 865
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Where do I get BIG Lite Ply stock?

I would try Lone Star Models and perhaps they can special order or cut the size you need. Good luck..........Jerry
12-01-2002, 11:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 562
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Os 160

I'm having problems with this engine and I need help. It will not run beyond 1/2 throttle setting. It's mounted in an H9 1/4 Cap and has a Slimline Pitts Muffler. I flew this combo all summer without...
11-30-2002, 01:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,413
Posted By JERRY RCIA

anyone ever fly an ace whizard?

I had two Ace Whizards back in the 70's. They were both great flying planes. I even had ailerons on the second one. With todays lightweight radio gear, the Whizard would really perform. If your...
11-27-2002, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By JERRY RCIA

What are you scratch building this winter?

I'm building a Pica Bucker Jungmeister. It's a kit, but you might as well call it scratch building because the parts fit, instructions, and plans are very poor. I have it ready to cover now so the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-15-2002, 02:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,225
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Whats the stupidest mistake you've ever made while building?

The stupidest thing I did was not in building but flying...I hand launched a two channel (no throttle) Ace Wizard and forgot to turn on the receiver. I stood there and watched helplessly as the plane...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-15-2002, 01:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 561
Posted By JERRY RCIA

H9 1/4 cap-canopy mounting

I attached my canopy with a 1/2" strip of Ultra coat ironed on evenly between the canopy and fuse. This makes a very neat and firm installation. Set the iron temp very low and it works great. The...
11-09-2002, 11:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 822
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Moki Props

Has anyone tried the Moki props? Are they any good? How do they compare with the other upper end brands such as Menz, etc? Any input would be appreciated.........Jerry
11-09-2002, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 471
Posted By JERRY RCIA

K&B Paint thinner What is compatible?

An automotive urethane reducer should work just fine.........Jerry
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-05-2002, 12:27 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,538
Posted By JERRY RCIA

H9 Cap 232 1/4 scale?

I've been very happy with mine. It is powered with an OS160 and Hitec digitals on all controls. All up weight is 12-1/2 lbs. The overall quality was very nice ( for an ARF). Mine was the solid white...
10-30-2002, 01:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,467
Posted By JERRY RCIA

How do you get monokote off your balsa wing?

The easy way to remove all those little pieces of monokote that your unable to pull off is with a tool called a "Stripe Eraser' , which is available where bodyshop supplies are sold. This is a 3"...
Forum: 3D Flying!
10-17-2002, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Aluminum gear from TnT?

Rick, I have used TNT aluminum gear on several projects and had excellent results each time. I will certainly use them again..........Jerry
Forum: 3D Flying!
10-12-2002, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 495
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Central hobbies control rods

Bill, Clean the inside of the pushrod with a pipe cleaner and alcohol before gluing. When I cut the CF rods, I wrap the area to be cut with masking tape and use a dremel cut off wheel. I have had...
08-29-2002, 12:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By JERRY RCIA

C of G for Flybaby

Bill, I have a 1/5 scale Flybaby and I balanced it at 30% from the leading edge and this has worked out well. As for control throws, go with 1-1/2 inchs left and right on rudder, 3/4" up and down...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-22-2002, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Slimline Pitts Muffler for OS 1.6

I bought mine at my LHS about 2 months ago for $54.99 and they still stock them for that price. Don't know why Tower has them priced so high. But, do go with a Slimline, and not the Bison. It seems...
08-16-2002, 01:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,333
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Balsa filler

The best filler I've found is "Evercoat #417" available where bodyshop supplies are sold. It uses a hardner like bondo, sets up quickly, sands easy and does'nt shrink. Best of all, it's the same...
Forum: ARF or RTF
07-31-2002, 01:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,217
Posted By JERRY RCIA

H9 Cap 232 Plus Moki 180

I have an OS160 in mine. Mounted the servos up front and it balanced perfectly. Total weight is 12 1/2 lbs. and it really performs with great vertical. I would not advise mounting the servos in the...
07-24-2002, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,049
Posted By JERRY RCIA

Trim schemes? covering ideas?

I don't know where to find a bunch of examples on the net but here's what I do. I use the Monokote trim chart, and scan the magazines for different trim schemes. I never duplicate someone elses...
Forum: Kit Building
07-19-2002, 11:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,511
Posted By JERRY RCIA

monokote

Guys, There is an easy way to remove monokote or any other covering material from your planes. It can be done very easy with a tool called a "Stripe Eraser", which is available where bodyshop...
Forum: RC Jets
07-15-2002, 10:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 32,213
Posted By JERRY RCIA

PPG Omni Paint

The Omni clear is a great product. I use it exclusively in my automotive paint shop. But, it does have to be reduced. The instructions on the can say 2 parts clear and 1 part hardner but does'nt...
07-10-2002, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By JERRY RCIA

CG question for semi-wing

I start out balancing all of my planes at the 30% mark and adjust from there to suit my taste. I'm currently flying a sport plane which is balanced at 35% and it is very tame but very aerobatic. I...
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