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05-19-2016, 02:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 12,472
Posted By ron ward

greybeard nailed it. my son and I raced karts...

greybeard nailed it. my son and I raced karts for years and the typical starter for most engines was exactly that same thing . it worked on all engines we raced. most were made from outboard boat...
Forum: Beginners
05-15-2016, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,403
Posted By ron ward

it really doesn't mater if anyone Knows which way...

it really doesn't mater if anyone Knows which way to turn the needle. the question had nothing to do with which way to turn the needle,....it asked what do I adjust, and what he adjusts is the low...
05-04-2016, 04:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By ron ward

the general rule is that for the size of 2 stroke...

the general rule is that for the size of 2 stroke you want to replace with a 4 stroke, the next general size range up in 4 stroke engine will deliver similar power as the replaced 2 stroke.
05-02-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By ron ward

i'll be running an air boat first and then maybe...

i'll be running an air boat first and then maybe a marine drive hydro of some sort..... just for fun.
05-02-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By ron ward

I do better with stick than wheel. I started way...

I do better with stick than wheel. I started way before they showed up and never even gave them any consideration because I had a stick radio already. back then when, I started rc, cars were...
04-28-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 732
Posted By ron ward

which radio

if you were going to buy a 2-4 channel system for a boat, what would you look at.
Forum: Beginners
04-28-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,403
Posted By ron ward

I agree, break-in has nothing to do with whether...

I agree, break-in has nothing to do with whether the carb is adjusted right. sounds like it's a bit lean.
04-27-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,800
Posted By ron ward

no I haven't, I just got done making a set of...

no I haven't, I just got done making a set of styrofoam floats for it and haven't been up to the cottage where I will fly it yet. it's got wheels on it right now. as said, I haven't flown in 40 some...
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-26-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,746
Posted By ron ward

i would hope he means conventional gear !.

i would hope he means conventional gear !.
Forum: RC Airboats
04-26-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,682
Posted By ron ward

these front prop boats seem...

these front prop boats seem underpowered,.....probably due to the fact that the prop has to be cut to a much smaller diameter for clearance. an air engine's "power", comes from the outer areas of...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-25-2016, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By ron ward

yes, rules for that are pretty much the same a...

yes, rules for that are pretty much the same a for planes....... i'm relatively new to rc boats, but not to rc. there is absolutely no-one in a 50or 60 mile radius around me, that runs a boat, so...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-24-2016, 07:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By ron ward

that's what I needed to find out,....thanks !.

that's what I needed to find out,....thanks !.
Forum: RC Airboats
04-24-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By ron ward

antenna questions.

what is used for the antenna tube on a typical water application of a 75 or 72 Hertz radio and how much antenna do I need to have in the tube for good reception ? I know at one time, years ago,...
Forum: Aerodynamics
04-24-2016, 04:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,746
Posted By ron ward

da Rock has it right. although the balance...

da Rock has it right.
although the balance point changes it s the influence that the tail moment has on the CG that is changing how the glider flies .the tail moment's effect on attitude work...
Forum: RC Airboats
04-20-2016, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,222
Posted By ron ward

50cc,....you could use a typical 8' flat bottomed...

50cc,....you could use a typical 8' flat bottomed fishing boat !
04-20-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By ron ward

good recurves can cost as much as good compounds....

good recurves can cost as much as good compounds. the problem is, unlike compounds, that all shoot pretty darn good, regardless of their cost, a low priced, entry level recurve can drive you nuts...
04-19-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By ron ward

boat parts

where can you buy marine drive hardware these days ?.
04-19-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,210
Posted By ron ward

if you need to have a look at plans,....there are...

if you need to have a look at plans,....there are downloadable Star 45 plans all over the net and on the Star 45 class websight. I would think Dumas's boat isn't much different, as it is a one design...
04-19-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By ron ward

outrigger airboat.

I would like to build a boat. have all airplane stuff and was thinking of building an outrigger hydro and adapting it to air boat pull drive. what do you think about using an outrigger design. ...
04-19-2016, 06:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,195
Posted By ron ward

as a teenager some 40 plus years ago, my best...

as a teenager some 40 plus years ago, my best buddy's dad, a TV repairman, built a few Heathkit radio systems. I remember that one was an 8 channel, which at that time was incredible having that many...
04-19-2016, 05:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By ron ward

exactly,....the less work the better. I am a...

exactly,....the less work the better. I am a retired carpenter with a ton of wood work experience and fully equipped cabinet shop. I could make a flight box with my eyes closed,.....maybe...
04-19-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,943
Posted By ron ward

Calvinman, yes, one leg of that antenna should at...

Calvinman, yes, one leg of that antenna should at right angles to the other leg, it really does make a difference in reception with 2.4 systems.
I really like those switches with the charge...
04-19-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By ron ward

I highly doubt a quarter inch will make any...

I highly doubt a quarter inch will make any difference. of course it will show up in the location of your CG, but a 1/4 one way or the other of spec'd location, is well within tolerable limits.
...
04-18-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 655
Posted By ron ward

then don't put any fuel or starter and battery in...

then don't put any fuel or starter and battery in your box !.
04-18-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By ron ward

" Velcro",...is a brand name for the hook and...

" Velcro",...is a brand name for the hook and loop fastening system.. it has become so synonymous with "hook and loop" that people just use "Vecro" to refer to any hook and loop fastening method..
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