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Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2020, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By daveopam

Best of luck Mike! One final word of advice....

Best of luck Mike! One final word of advice. These planes fly great when heavy but dead stick is another story. Even with a 90 2stroke biplanes glide terrible. With the big 1.20 up front it's a...
Forum: Kit Building
12-30-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By daveopam

You got good advice on the balance. I would add...

You got good advice on the balance. I would add that the Goldberg Ultimate will fly well behind the stock CG. I owned several of these. One of my favorite planes of all time. After you get it in the...
Forum: RC Jets
12-13-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,308
Posted By daveopam

Just a thought: What about a pulley and rope...

Just a thought: What about a pulley and rope system mounted to the roof of your van? A soft rope slipped over each end of the plane both running to a central mounted pulley would be easy to manage...
12-13-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 321
Posted By daveopam

I don't use either. I velcro it in place and then...

I don't use either. I velcro it in place and then put a velcro strap around them. The velcro soaks up a little of the vibration and it will stay in place.

David
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-13-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,419
Posted By daveopam

Our hobby and the club I'm in is suffering. Kids...

Our hobby and the club I'm in is suffering. Kids have many more options for entertainment these days. There are some bright spots though. ARFs are getting better every day. Flex Innovations for...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-01-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,992
Posted By daveopam

OK, so it's a few bucks cheaper than Tower and...

OK, so it's a few bucks cheaper than Tower and they are grateful for your business.

(comments above are to the best of my current knowledge at the time of posting and are meant to help and will...
11-01-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By daveopam

5-3/4" back from center of top wing. From what I...

5-3/4" back from center of top wing. From what I recall this was a nose heavy starting point. Most Ultimates are tolerant of AFT CGs but as always sneak up on it. I put two flights on one of these...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-01-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By daveopam

I would switch plug wires and see if the other...

I would switch plug wires and see if the other side starts to fire.

David
Forum: Gas Engines
10-29-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,992
Posted By daveopam

If a new ignition box is required, look at the...

If a new ignition box is required, look at the one from Valley View RC. It's a few bucks cheaper and a better unit IMHO>

David
Forum: Gas Engines
10-29-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By daveopam

If you truly want to step up in power. Look at...

If you truly want to step up in power. Look at the 70cc twin from Valley View RC.

David
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-24-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By daveopam

Good for him. I've got about 20 extra planes he...

Good for him. I've got about 20 extra planes he could bid on :-)

David
Forum: Gas Engines
10-21-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By daveopam

The manual for my DA-60 mentions both. David

The manual for my DA-60 mentions both.

David
Forum: Gas Engines
10-12-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By daveopam

Stihl synthetic here. It's one of 2 suggested by...

Stihl synthetic here. It's one of 2 suggested by DA. I figure they know and I can grab it at Ace Hardware.

David
10-12-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By daveopam

I use RedwingRC for LiFe batteries. Not sure...

I use RedwingRC for LiFe batteries. Not sure about the po

David
Forum: Gas Engines
10-12-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By daveopam

I can't help with your question about it being...

I can't help with your question about it being the same. But have some old starter springs from a friend that recently passed. PM or email me if you are interested and I'll take some pics. If they...
09-27-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,406
Posted By daveopam

I disagree. I flew one many times with a OS...

I disagree. I flew one many times with a OS Gemini 1.20. It didn't have floats but had plenty of power. That being said, it would not hang on the prop, but it's a Cub. This one was a 1/4 Scale Balsa...
Forum: RC Jets
09-27-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By daveopam

Flying toward the flight line concerns me more...

Flying toward the flight line concerns me more than his pocket book.

David
09-25-2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,174
Posted By daveopam

If it's balsa to balsa thin CA would be my...

If it's balsa to balsa thin CA would be my choice.

David
Forum: Kit Building
09-25-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,034
Posted By daveopam

It's no picnic if you are as picky as me. Heat...

It's no picnic if you are as picky as me. Heat helps but the glue is in the color and much of the color will stay behind. It can be cleaned with Trim Solvent or the like but is a mess. It's not a big...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-06-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,745
Posted By daveopam

Great News!! David

Great News!!

David
Forum: Gas Engines
08-31-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,745
Posted By daveopam

My advice to go back to basics and quit using the...

My advice to go back to basics and quit using the starter. Start them as follows: Set both screws to 2 turns out. Full throttle, full choke, ignition on. Make sure your prop is set so you are coming...
Forum: Marketplace
08-30-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By daveopam

Item is sold. Thanks.

Item is sold. Thanks.
Forum: Marketplace
08-30-2019, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By daveopam

Replied to both of your PMs. David

Replied to both of your PMs.

David
Forum: Marketplace
08-29-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 641
Posted By daveopam

3W twin 48i B2 gas like new

$300 OBO Selling for a the widow of a friend. I never saw this plane fly or this engine run. It's a scratch built Pitts that was his show plane. If it ever ran it was only a tank or two. The...
08-19-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By daveopam

I've gone to Hitec in everything. My suggestion...

I've gone to Hitec in everything. My suggestion would be the HS-7955TG It makes 333oz on 6.0V is is about $100. It's a lot of servo for the money. If this is a sport plane and does not have large...
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