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Forum: Control Lines
02-06-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 23,034
Posted By Tom Nied

We used to take a needle or pin and move the coil...

We used to take a needle or pin and move the coil until it touched and made contact, put it back on the engine, and many times it worked to get it started.
Forum: Beginners
12-24-2019, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 628
Posted By Tom Nied

I fly mine using a Thunder Tiger GP 42. Very...

I fly mine using a Thunder Tiger GP 42. Very lazy flying all over the field. A Thunder Tiger Pro 46 might be a better match. With the GP I did have to add nose weight. I built mine as a 3...
Forum: Control Lines
12-03-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,079
Posted By Tom Nied

I agree with you, but do you think the opening...

I agree with you, but do you think the opening poster is even interested considering the time that has elapsed? I'd be surprised if he even still flies controline.
Forum: Beginners
11-21-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,874
Posted By Tom Nied

For me with my ParkZone Wildcat, it doesn't have...

For me with my ParkZone Wildcat, it doesn't have GPS. So for the landing I fly it to a location that I believe is a good spot to start the descent to landing. Turn on Safe, throttle all the way...
Forum: Beginners
11-18-2019, 09:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,874
Posted By Tom Nied

I don't know, but I get a kick out of my ParkZone...

I don't know, but I get a kick out of my ParkZone Butch O'Hara's F4F Wildcat with safe. I'm an intermediate flyer, and sometimes it's just fun to have a plane I go out to the field and throw it and...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-22-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 283,161
Posted By Tom Nied

That's great! I'm glad to hear that others out...

That's great! I'm glad to hear that others out there are still flying it. The Escapade was always a good looking ARF sport flyer, but out of the box needed a few areas that need attention. Yeah,...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-21-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,842
Views: 283,161
Posted By Tom Nied

Almost a year later and I'm still flying the...

Almost a year later and I'm still flying the Escapade. I can do 9 ten minute flights before my Voltwatch starts showing a warning. That's a lot of flying in one day. It's a good looking and flying...
Forum: Control Lines
07-03-2019, 05:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,238
Posted By Tom Nied

Geez imacone, 15 years a member here and this is...

Geez imacone, 15 years a member here and this is your 3rd post? That was well written. I pretty much agree with you but have yet to try the Robart style hinge. 66 here and my first CL...
05-11-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,576
Posted By Tom Nied

Ha, well have you seen the new Spektrum...

Ha, well have you seen the new Spektrum antenna-less receivers? You don't need an antenna. ...
04-09-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By Tom Nied

The Radian is so easy to fly. You sure you have...

The Radian is so easy to fly. You sure you have the elevator neutral when the right stick is in the center?
04-04-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By Tom Nied

Goldberg used to have some really nice nylon...

Goldberg used to have some really nice nylon tape, perfect for small models. You might be able to find some on the internet. But, some fiberglass tape would work just as well. Fiberglass cloth, is...
02-10-2019, 05:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,766
Posted By Tom Nied

They like to break at the hole, don't they? My...

They like to break at the hole, don't they? My first Debonair crash broke the fuselage at the opening. Second fuselage I reinforced it between the wing hold down dowels with yardstick pieces...
02-10-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,766
Posted By Tom Nied

OK, found a $10 AA NIMH flat pack on Amazon. 2000...

OK, found a $10 AA NIMH flat pack on Amazon. 2000 mAh. More than what I think is necessary, but the price was right.
02-09-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,766
Posted By Tom Nied

aspeed, what kind battery pack are you using for...

aspeed, what kind battery pack are you using for the SPAD with the landing gear?
Forum: Control Lines
02-01-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 23,034
Posted By Tom Nied

Yeah for me it was the Cox PT-19 also. It wasn't...

Yeah for me it was the Cox PT-19 also. It wasn't even mine but my friends who shared it with me. We used a 4'x8' sheet of plywood as a runway to takeoff. Thank goodness for the design and rubber...
01-20-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 802
Posted By Tom Nied

It took a "crap"? Did it become disconnected? ...

It took a "crap"? Did it become disconnected? Did you use Heat Shrink tubing over the connection so that it wouldn't come loose? Was the "Y" good to begin with? Any connection can fail, "Y" or...
01-20-2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 802
Posted By Tom Nied

I have and use the optical kill on my Great...

I have and use the optical kill on my Great Planes Giant Super Sporster. Rudder, Elevator (2 servos with a "Y"), each aileron (2), Thottle, optical kill. 6 channels.
01-20-2019, 06:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 802
Posted By Tom Nied

I use an original Spektrum Ar6210. Comes with a...

I use an original Spektrum Ar6210. Comes with a remote Rx. Have had no problems with this Rx.
01-14-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 802
Posted By Tom Nied

I'm no expert but you might want to drop down in...

I'm no expert but you might want to drop down in size a bit. I've got a Great Planes Giant Super Sporster with a DLE 35ra for about that price ceiling. And it's a nice plane, although no longer...
01-10-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,766
Posted By Tom Nied

Interesting problem. Looked at that and replied....

Interesting problem. Looked at that and replied. I don't see any Spads at my field, so I'm weirdo. Keep experimenting for sure.
Forum: Control Lines
01-04-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By Tom Nied

I've got a handle, is it worth anything?

I've got a handle, is it worth anything?
12-31-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Tom Nied

A good recipe is Automatic Transmission Oil and...

A good recipe is Automatic Transmission Oil and Marvel Mystery oil for air tools. 50/50
12-12-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,766
Posted By Tom Nied

I get what you're saying. You're trying to...

I get what you're saying. You're trying to reduce the wing-loading, right? I don't think you need to go all the way 2x, but use LAR, (looks about right) and see what happens. More power will...
12-12-2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,740
Posted By Tom Nied

How do you control the 8 bar/5bar on off points? ...

How do you control the 8 bar/5bar on off points? Is it the position of the syringe and the power of the spring? I'm just trying to follow this. Thanks for an explanation.
Forum: Beginners
11-24-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,779
Posted By Tom Nied

Well, I guess he got two crappy ones. He has the...

Well, I guess he got two crappy ones. He has the luck of the the guy who lived in Hiroshima and moved to Nagasaki.
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