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07-14-2016, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,351
Posted By OldRookie

I don't know how you got an DP Ultimate in at 9...

I don't know how you got an DP Ultimate in at 9 lbs.

Most of the people I have corresponded with on the Ultimate were at about 11+ lbs, as is mine.

I know there is nothing wrong with the 140L,...
07-14-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,351
Posted By OldRookie

I had a YS 140L in a Dave Patrick Ultimate bipe. ...

I had a YS 140L in a Dave Patrick Ultimate bipe.
That plane was a dog with that engine.
I changed over to an OS 160FX and it was an entirely different plane.
I don't know if the Gemini puts out...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-27-2016, 03:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By OldRookie

I received a reply in another RC forum. I'll put...

I received a reply in another RC forum. I'll put the size of the baffle here so any future searches for the baffle size will get an answer.
This baffle is for the OS 855 muffler used for OS 160 FX...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-20-2016, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By OldRookie

OS 160 FX Muffler Help

I have a muffler for the OS 160 FX, but there are no baffles in it. I am not sure if there are more than one, or what they even look like.
If any of you that have the ability to remove the baffle,...
04-26-2016, 03:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,422
Posted By OldRookie

I switched over to the digital magazine for the...

I switched over to the digital magazine for the same reason. I never read the magazine and trashed it after paging through. Very seldom anything worth reading. I haven't even looked at a digital...
03-06-2016, 05:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,141
Posted By OldRookie

Paint pens work well. They use lacquer paint so...

Paint pens work well. They use lacquer paint so they dry quickly.

Greg
Forum: Glow Engines
02-16-2016, 04:03 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 12,747
Posted By OldRookie

Famous old saying: You can always tell an...

Famous old saying:

You can always tell an engineer
But you can't tell him much.

Greg
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-26-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By OldRookie

Thanks Scale, I won't be flying anything...

Thanks Scale,

I won't be flying anything until about April, so I am not going to register with the FAA until then.

Greg
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-26-2016, 04:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,886
Posted By OldRookie

What AMA email? I keep seeing people writing...

What AMA email?
I keep seeing people writing about receiving email from AMA on this subject, but as of today I haven't received anything from AMA.

Greg
11-08-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,265
Posted By OldRookie

I have been using the non oxygenated fuel sold at...

I have been using the non oxygenated fuel sold at the local Fleet Farm here in Minnesota.
The obtain of this gas is always 92. I use this with Stihl synthetic.
The higher obtain doesn't have any...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-03-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 332
Posted By OldRookie

The Pilot's Guide to Mastering Radio Control

I have seen these books selling for $100.00+.
I see that Amazon has the Kindle version of this book in it's entirety for $9.99.
I purchased the book, and downloaded the Kindle software to view it....
Replies: 14
Views: 7,618
Posted By OldRookie

Maybe it is my computer, but the instructions...

Maybe it is my computer, but the instructions have a lot of characters around some words or phrases that make it confusing to read.
I took out all of these to make it easier to read for anyone else...
10-03-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By OldRookie

Thanks a lot to all who posted here. I have a...

Thanks a lot to all who posted here.
I have a 50 cc Yak that had good tires, but the hole in the wheel was all wallowed out.
This fix can save me about $11.00 and a weekend of flying..

Greg
10-02-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 423
Posted By OldRookie

Bushing In Wheel OK?

If I drill out my wheel hub and insert a piece of brass tubing, would the vibration of a running engine cause RF noise?
This would be a steel axle with a brass bushing about .005 bigger than thew...
08-07-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,678
Posted By OldRookie

When you change the diaphragm make note of which...

When you change the diaphragm make note of which way the housing is. Two ways to put it on.

Greg
04-25-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,968
Posted By OldRookie

You must have missed the part where I said that...

You must have missed the part where I said that the casual painter doesn't want to buy all of the equipment necessary to paint with a compressor. I took a quick look at Horbor Freight, and to get a...
04-25-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,968
Posted By OldRookie

I guess the popularity of hardware store paint is...

I guess the popularity of hardware store paint is because a lot of modelers don't want anything to do with learning how to spray paint, and having to buy all of the equipment and supplies needed to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-03-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By OldRookie

Have you checked out Bruce Simpsons series on...

Have you checked out Bruce Simpsons series on building mini quads?
Here are some links to his four part series.
Part 1...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jbpwqCCVbs
Part...
03-27-2015, 03:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By OldRookie

I finally got a chance last night to test the...

I finally got a chance last night to test the paint with acetone.
The acetone did nothing to the paint on the cowl, so I'm just going to scuff the paint up and repaint it.
Too many unfinished...
03-21-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By OldRookie

Speedracerntrixie... Good tip on the Rustolium...

Speedracerntrixie... Good tip on the Rustolium appliance paint. I was wondering how close the white would be to Ultracote white.
Jester...Good point on the acetone test to see if it will dissolve...
03-21-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By OldRookie

I think I am going to go with the advice of scale...

I think I am going to go with the advice of scale only 4 me.
I dislike any painting with a passion and want to get this done as easily as possible.
Did I say that I hated painting?

Greg
03-18-2015, 03:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By OldRookie

Do you think the cowl will need any primer before...

Do you think the cowl will need any primer before painting it?

Greg
03-17-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By OldRookie

Repaint New Cowl

I bought a Funtana 125 cowl as a replacement for the old cowl on my Funtanna 100X.
The new cowl is orange/red color and the paint needs to be removed and the cowl repainted all white. I am not sure...
Forum: RC Jets
01-23-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 22,872
Posted By OldRookie

What pulse jet rules are they changing? I would...

What pulse jet rules are they changing?
I would hope that the maximum tailpipe size will be increased.
They also needed to clarify the turbine waiver requirements description. It was open to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-31-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,031
Posted By OldRookie

RCU down about an hour. This just happened to...

RCU down about an hour.
This just happened to me when I was reading this thread.
I was going to go back using the arrow on the web address bar and it timed out trying to load the page.
This...
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