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Forum: The Clubhouse
08-05-2022, 06:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By daveopam

Currently everything I fly now is gas/petrol. I...

Currently everything I fly now is gas/petrol. I still own a few glow powered planes but haven't flown them in years. I'll never go back to glow but gas is not practical for a .40 size airframe...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-04-2022, 06:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 301
Posted By daveopam

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vb...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.rcuniverse.com-vbulletin/563x853/worms_5cc664ddb33a84f677d5861a79ce8cb8bcb988f5.jpg
Having flown both I will say this. On a 3D type plane I prefer a 4stroke using...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-04-2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By daveopam

I'm sorry i can't help with your list. Been in...

I'm sorry i can't help with your list. Been in the hobby 30+ years and I'm just not familiar with what you posted. That being said, don't discount the simulator. Yes it is easier to fly on it than it...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-01-2022, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By daveopam

Impressed with Extreme Flight Edge

I have the latest 40cc EF Edge and have to give credit where credit is due. This thing is stiff as a board.Lots of CF used during construction. Went together straight as an arrow. It also came with...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-01-2022, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By daveopam

welcome!!

welcome!!
08-01-2022, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By daveopam

Rule of thumb going from a 2 blade to a 3 is up...

Rule of thumb going from a 2 blade to a 3 is up one on pitch and down one on length. reversing the formula should get you close. The engine size should help with your answers unless it's a motor.
...
Forum: Sport Flying
07-23-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By daveopam

Great job!!! I have a 25 year old SS 90-1.20...

Great job!!! I have a 25 year old SS 90-1.20 I'm working on. The covering is fine but I'm cutting the nose off to invert mount a 20cc gas. It flew great with a Super Tigre 90 but I don't run glow...
07-23-2022, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By daveopam

Please throw it away!!!! There is no need to...

Please throw it away!!!! There is no need to take a chance on it. Take it from a guy who lost his first 1/4 scale to a clevis many years ago.


David
07-22-2022, 06:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 332
Posted By daveopam

I like to use these or a version of same. ...

I like to use these or a version of same.

https://www.chiefaircraft.com/smt-pe-11.html
06-15-2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By daveopam

I'm afraid the shipping would be cost prohibitive...

I'm afraid the shipping would be cost prohibitive on the whole airframe/wings. If you are serious I would take $250 for everything plus the shipping. I'm just think the shipping would be $200-$300....
06-14-2022, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 517
Posted By daveopam

I have a Yellow 50cc extra with a bad right wing....

I have a Yellow 50cc extra with a bad right wing. Was planning on a rebuild. But haven't got around to it. The gear is bent slightly but could be fixed.
I'll be honest though it would take a good...
Forum: Beginners
06-14-2022, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By daveopam

You should probably give some more details....

You should probably give some more details. Example: Park Flyer? Or certain wing span? Motor size or battery size you want to use?

David
05-09-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By daveopam

I have good luck with them. I'm sorry you are...

I have good luck with them. I'm sorry you are having an issue but listen long enough and you will hear something bad about everyone.

David
05-09-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By daveopam

Start by searching the AMA website for clubs. I...

Start by searching the AMA website for clubs. I can tell you though your radio is outdated. Very few fly on a channel anymore. Most are on the 2.4 protocal and we don't use freq pins at all. I...
05-04-2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By daveopam

Your problem is hard to resolve on line. First it...

Your problem is hard to resolve on line. First it sounds like both needles are off. The low sounds rich to me. Go in a 1/8 turn at a time until it will idle and rev up. Then work on the high. But...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-08-2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 336
Posted By daveopam

You might get some help with more info. For...

You might get some help with more info. For example, what thread size is that crank. Also, what is the stroke? This will get you closer at least.

David
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-08-2022, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,977
Posted By daveopam

It's not ideal. But i like to look through old...

It's not ideal. But i like to look through old spray bottles like Windex etc and see if I can find the side of a bottle that that will work. You would be surprised how well some of them work. I have...
Forum: Scale Racing
12-16-2021, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By daveopam

This is actually the one I have used before. ...

This is actually the one I have used before.

David

https://www.petenplanes.com.au/hardware-items/sullivans-extended-remote-glow-plug-connector-kit/prod_153.html
Forum: Scale Racing
12-14-2021, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 738
Posted By daveopam

I would use a version of a remote glow. I think...

I would use a version of a remote glow. I think Sullivan makes one also but this one popped up first.

David
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Forum: Gas Engines
12-01-2021, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 498
Posted By daveopam

Thanks. It's good to hear a positive outcome....

Thanks. It's good to hear a positive outcome. These kinds of problems can be a rear bear.

david
Forum: Kit Building
12-01-2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By daveopam

I have the plans and manual for the GP Trainer...

I have the plans and manual for the GP Trainer .60. The trainer has ailerons, less dihedral and a different airfoil from the PT series. More of a step 2 trainer. The plans are used and it would take...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-22-2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By daveopam

Interesting piece. Wish I knew. David

Interesting piece. Wish I knew.

David
11-15-2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,693
Posted By daveopam

Pucker factor of :8

Pucker factor of :8
Forum: Glow Engines
11-15-2021, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By daveopam

My answer is not specific to that engine. But on...

My answer is not specific to that engine. But on a two stroke glow the only reason to tap the crankcase is to pump fuel or run a smoke pump.

David
11-05-2021, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,029
Posted By daveopam

FANTASTIC work on the GeeBee!! David

FANTASTIC work on the GeeBee!!

David
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