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08-05-2022, 11:56 PM
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Posted By atesus

Same here! I had no interest whatsoever in wet...

Same here! I had no interest whatsoever in wet power but once I stumbled upon a diesel, I got hooked. No idea why, ether fumes maybe :)
07-27-2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 745
Posted By atesus

I realize and hope that you probably solved the...

I realize and hope that you probably solved the fuel problem by now, but I wanted to give some feedback on the original question.

I pour some unknown diesel fuel into a 10cc cylinder, 2cc or so...
02-09-2022, 10:47 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 66,788
Posted By atesus

Thanks John! Yes, Trexler wheels but so far they...

Thanks John! Yes, Trexler wheels but so far they are more hassle than I like...

Here's a video of the maiden.
https://youtu.be/jHTd4pjgJCQ
02-04-2022, 11:51 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 66,788
Posted By atesus

Resurecting this thread with a few pictures of my...

Resurecting this thread with a few pictures of my 0.35cc SAM35 Diesel powered "Buzz" the Baby Bombshell. It's a blast to fly!


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10-05-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,308
Posted By atesus

I let the engine sit in fresh nitro fuel...

I let the engine sit in fresh nitro fuel overnight. Afterwards I mount a prop and heat it up using a heat gun (hair dryer set to high also works). Gently rocking the prop slowly unseizes the engine....
09-19-2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,759
Posted By atesus

Old thread, but I wanted to give my 2 cents. I'm...

Old thread, but I wanted to give my 2 cents. I'm new to diesels so in no way I'm an authority, but I use 1-K kerosene and Lamplight Farms Ultra Pure Lamp Oil (clear, available at Ace Hardware)...
11-12-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,147
Posted By atesus

RE: Leisure Playboy

On Saturday I ended up with (saved from the dumpster)some OT plans at a local swap meet. Leisure Playboy is one of them. Not sure if it's your version but I'd be more than happy to ship them to you...
04-20-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,077
Posted By atesus

RE: Dakota Bipe.

Sorry for barging in, I couldn't resist:) I had built the Osprey -R/C version of the Dakota- 20+ years ago. Recently I replaced the broken sheet wings with built-up wings and converted it to...
Replies: 9
Views: 3,642
Posted By atesus

RE: Any plans for 2.4Ghz micro receiver?

Is there any updates on these receivers? Will need a couple very soon...
06-18-2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,858
Posted By atesus

RE: Help needed to identify a plane (identified as Joe Wagner's Osprey)

I'm finally done with the rebuild. I gave my 21 yr old model AKA "Lady Sunflower" built-up wings with flat-bottom airfoil, I enlarged the upper wing to 36" and the lower wing to 31". Too bad I...
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Views: 3,642
Posted By atesus

RE: Any plans for 2.4Ghz micro receiver?

Super! Thanks for the quick answer.
Replies: 9
Views: 3,642
Posted By atesus

Any plans for 2.4Ghz micro receiver?

Does Hitec have any plans for a small 3/4 ch 2.4Ghz receiver?I'm very happy with my Optima 7's Ihave but Icould definitely use something smaller in my RES sailplanes.

Thank you!
02-24-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,858
Posted By atesus

RE: Help needed to identify a plane (identified as Joe Wagner's Osprey)

Chuck,

This is very nice of you to find and provide the plans, thank you. There's surprisingly little information online on this neat design. I found a build thread on rcgroups, which contained...
02-22-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,858
Posted By atesus

RE: Help needed to identify a plane (identified as Joe Wagner's Osprey)

I believe I found it! It looks like it's Osprey, another fine Joe Wagner design... Many thanks to all who took a look.

... from RC Store web site

Osprey
Description:This 1/2A all-balsa cabin...
02-21-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,858
Posted By atesus

Help needed to identify a plane (identified as Joe Wagner's Osprey)

Hello all,

I built this biplane about 20 years ago from plans. The plans are long lost, and I have no other information on the plane. It looks very much like Joe Wagner's Dakota, except for the...
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