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Forum: Marketplace
10-12-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By Lightspeed1551

Available?

Is this still for sale?
Replies: 32
Views: 5,139
Posted By Lightspeed1551

What sucks @#$ about this is there isn't going to...

What sucks @#$ about this is there isn't going to be a bigger better "9XL" that will work with the optama recevers. The whole line is just dead.
Forum: Marketplace
05-03-2019, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 233
Posted By Lightspeed1551

I got mine hear, brand new, about $90 less than...

I got mine hear, brand new, about $90 less than everywhere else.

http://www.valuehobby.com/power-systems/gasoline-engines.html
Forum: Marketplace
09-24-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By Lightspeed1551

Os GT33

This engine was bought new and flown for 2 seasons. She was put on Royal Purple synthetic 2 stroke oil immediately after break-in. The engine runs nice I'm only selling it to fund a 60cc project.

...
Forum: Beginners
12-04-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 953
Posted By Lightspeed1551

Run it next year it will be fine. I live near...

Run it next year it will be fine. I live near Chicago and we get all weather throughout the year and I have never had a problem. I will keep and reinstall the little red plug under the cap at the end...
12-02-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,704
Posted By Lightspeed1551

+1

+1
11-22-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,018
Posted By Lightspeed1551

When I was about 2 years into the hobby (2002ish)...

When I was about 2 years into the hobby (2002ish) I adjusted the clevis position on an elevator servo arm and forgot to put the screw back in the servo. Took off, got the plane 50 feet out and100...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-30-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,503
Posted By Lightspeed1551

OS Gas engines don't shake anymare then there...

OS Gas engines don't shake anymare then there glow cousins. Thay are nicely built, well balanced engines. I have the OS GT33, and my Dad has the GT 22 and GT 55. Just get a new good quality motor...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-26-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By Lightspeed1551

Another thought is buy another one (used) and...

Another thought is buy another one (used) and keep it around for spare parts. They pop up on eBay regularly for about $180.
Forum: Gas Engines
07-04-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,733
Posted By Lightspeed1551

You may get lucky and come in at book weight, but...

You may get lucky and come in at book weight, but I never do. The DLE or OS22 have about an 11lbs thrust rating, not much more than finish weight with a tank of gas. You can fly it at 1/2 throttle...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-03-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,733
Posted By Lightspeed1551

I have built and flown the kit version of that...

I have built and flown the kit version of that plane. It's large .60 size plane. You would be better off with a DLE 20 or an OS GT22.
Forum: Gas Engines
06-24-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,130
Posted By Lightspeed1551

My dad and I take our chances on our rear carb...

My dad and I take our chances on our rear carb gasers and adjust them running. However if his OS GT55 (witch is a front carb 55cc gasoline engine) needs a little tweek it gets shut off.
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-03-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,879
Posted By Lightspeed1551

+1 Get all of your money back as a fraud case...

+1
Get all of your money back as a fraud case and that may get the point across to them.
02-21-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,171
Posted By Lightspeed1551

Any one can build what they want, it just a...

Any one can build what they want, it just a model, a creative way to display history. I have a huge respect for the attention to detail warbird builders have. However even though I'm only 30 and WW2...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-20-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,127
Posted By Lightspeed1551

I had a hanger 9 ultra stick .60 and loved it....

I had a hanger 9 ultra stick .60 and loved it. The thing was very sturdy. It got the green cancer (glow oil soaked) and I retried it after 8 years. I would buy another if they still made them.
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-07-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,606
Posted By Lightspeed1551

Get both, and you will find even more uses for...

Get both, and you will find even more uses for them after you get them.
Forum: Gas Engines
01-31-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 8,813
Posted By Lightspeed1551

DLE is just that kind of brand ware you hope you...

DLE is just that kind of brand ware you hope you diden't buy one made on a Monday or a Friday. My DLE 20 runs great, my dads ran like POS.

IMHO, with just about all brands using CM-6 plugs a 10mm...
01-21-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 951
Posted By Lightspeed1551

There are plenty of high capacity NiCd packs out...

There are plenty of high capacity NiCd packs out there. 1500-3000mAh. No sence in switching voltages and chargers until you get a plane with a more and bigger servos.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-19-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 10,456
Posted By Lightspeed1551

Glow will always be around, but with electric...

Glow will always be around, but with electric motors and engines like this, I see it becoming more of a novelty.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXDUWC&P=ML
01-19-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,565
Posted By Lightspeed1551

Over the last 12 years my dad and I have put a...

Over the last 12 years my dad and I have put a couple of planes (kits and ARF's) in to the dirt and the 1/4-20 nylon bolts never break! They either pull through the wing or pull the wing mounting...
Forum: Aerodynamics
01-19-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,696
Posted By Lightspeed1551

I top gun it. Come in low, pull back hard on the...

I top gun it. Come in low, pull back hard on the elevator stick till she is near stall, nose it back over and set it down.
Forum: Beginners
01-13-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,746
Posted By Lightspeed1551

If you are nervous use a 5200mAh fromeco li-ion...

If you are nervous use a 5200mAh fromeco li-ion pack. 6.6oz and none of the dangerous poof and blow that li-po's are famous for.

http://www.fromeco.org/categories/Lithium_Ion
Forum: Gas Engines
01-11-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 265,415
Posted By Lightspeed1551

Very interesting. Not even O.S. is using 2 needle...

Very interesting. Not even O.S. is using 2 needle bearings on the connecting rod in there 40cc 4stroke.
Forum: Beginners
01-04-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,865
Posted By Lightspeed1551

New one! Tower Hobbies sells them "Ready to Fly"...

New one! Tower Hobbies sells them "Ready to Fly" engine modern 2.4gh radio installed.
01-03-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 19,815
Posted By Lightspeed1551

This is how we do it at our field too. However...

This is how we do it at our field too. However there is always that one or two A-HOLES who fly backwards and blames it on his inability to turn right. )-=< I always fear losing my plane in a "mid...
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