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Forum: Beginners
12-02-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,991
Posted By BarksKT

RE: LiPo battery low voltage

I agree totally with the quote!!!

Why would anyone take a chance with a BAD battery pack and if you left it on or over discharged it -it is a bad pack. Why CRASH when a new battery is your ONLY...
11-06-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By BarksKT

VariEze Canard CG???

I aquired a VariEze Canard and need help with a CG point. There is no name on the model so I do not know what the brand is but can't wait to fly it. Any CG help is appreciated.
09-05-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 549
Posted By BarksKT

Saito Carb Fuel Leak

My new Saito 125 is leaking fuel around the barrel on the throttle arm side. Any info to fix this problem would be great.

Thanks
10-16-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 17,124
Posted By BarksKT

RE: Why Doesn't The AMA and the Hobby as a whole market to minorities?

Anybody is simply an ass if they CARE what color your skin is or where you are from. Come on guysthis is toy airplanes lets have fun!!!
10-16-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 17,124
Posted By BarksKT

RE: Why Doesn't The AMA and the Hobby as a whole market to minorities?

It would be nice if we were ALL color blind with NOTHING different for ANY race. Only when this happens will we achieve harmony. Why should we pander to ANY particular group why not warmly invite...
Forum: RC Humor
08-05-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 93,620
Posted By BarksKT

RE: Youre addicted to RC, when..

You are flying at the strip, a hearse drives by, a friend stops, turns toward the hearse and puts his hat over his heart. You say it is nice he shows proper respect. He says it is the least he could...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-25-2011, 04:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,121
Posted By BarksKT

Saito 100 vs 125

I have a Saito FA100 mounted on my Funtana and want more power. The problem is that I have the cowling cut for the FA100. Will the Saito 125 or even the 150 bolt to the same holes in the motor mount...
07-04-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By BarksKT

RE: New Trailer Question

At this point I think a 8'6"wide x 6'6" high x 16' long will work well for my Air Force. I will check into getting softer springs. If there are other opinions please let me know.

I have to...
07-03-2011, 08:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By BarksKT

New Trailer Question

I am going to be ordering a new trailer.
I have not had one before and am unsure what to get. I fly 50cc stuff with max wingspan of 74inches. I would like to have the option to transport with the...
Forum: RC Jets
11-28-2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 128,307
Posted By BarksKT

RE: Downwind turn Myth

So here is the question of the day??? If you have a load of pelicans in your airplane and you are too heavy to takeoff, if you get them flying in your airplane can you then takeoff?
Forum: RC Jets
11-28-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 128,307
Posted By BarksKT

RE: Downwind turn Myth

It is difficult to visualize the difference between airspeed and groundspeed. Maybe this will help. If you are on a lake in a boat doing 20mph, turn up a river with a 10mph current your boat is...
Forum: RC Jets
11-27-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 128,307
Posted By BarksKT

RE: Downwind turn Myth

Lets do not get airspeed and groundspeed confused. Yes your model will have an increased groundspeed downwind but the airspeed remains the same.
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-26-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By BarksKT

RE: CG Question

Thanks guys I appreciate your input and expertise.
Forum: Aerodynamics
11-26-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,351
Posted By BarksKT

CG Question

There is a difference of opinion at the field on a CG issue. Some say to balance the Aircraft with the fuel tank empty, some say balance it with the tank full. The tank on most glow aircraft will be...
11-21-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By BarksKT

RE: Chip Hyde Cap CG?

THANKS Steve,
I flew this bird and it flew like it was tail heavy so I balanced it to the 1/3 back from the leading edge area and thought that would be a good guess. I appreciate your time to help...
11-18-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By BarksKT

Chip Hyde Cap CG?

I have a Chip Hyde Cap (160 size) and need the proper CG point to balance it. It seems very tail heavy. If you have the info please let me know. Thanks
Forum: Glow Engines
08-17-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By BarksKT

Saito 180 Question

I have (had) a good running Satio 180. I took out the needle valve to remove the cowling and since I reinstalled the needle valve I can not get the engine rich enough. It runs VERY lean even with the...
08-17-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 470
Posted By BarksKT

Satio 180 Question

I have a good running Satio 180. I took out the needle valve to remove the cowling and since I reinstalled the needle valve I can not get the engine rich enough. It runs VERY lean. I have cleaned the...
03-28-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By BarksKT

RE: Saito 180 Question

Thanks for the info.
03-28-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By BarksKT

Saito 180 Question

I had to remove the carb on my Saito 180 and now it is getting air as it is lean and I can not get it rich. Is there supposed to be an "O" ring under the carb? Is there anywhere else I should look to...
01-16-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By BarksKT

What Size Engine Do I Need?

I bought a Sig Sukoi which is about 72" wingspan and about 12 lbs flying weight.
The OS 160 is 3.3BHP and the Zenoah 46 is 3.3BHP with an extra 2 pounds . I have looked at the Moki 180, it has the...
Forum: Kit Building
11-09-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By BarksKT

RE: My first kit in a while, need some advice...

Omni and Tower is the same company so do what you wish.
Bigger is always the way to go if you can get the plane to the field and can buy fuel for it.
11-04-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 459
Posted By BarksKT

Satio 180 - No High RPM -Need Help

I have a Satio 180 (4-stroke) it ran fine. I had to take the cowling off (and the needle valve out) to replace the glow plug, when I replaced the needle valve the engine would not run well at high...
11-19-2005, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,823
Posted By BarksKT

RE: Crash video links

Those are awesome--- THANX
08-26-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,155
Posted By BarksKT

RE: GWS PT-17 crashed on best flight yet

OUCH--- Those "just one more flight" flights are the ones that make me a great aircraft repairman. I will never learn as I crashed a Mid Star and a Four Star last time out. Gotta go -- I am tearing...
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