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03-18-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By OIL CAN DAN

You are correct on the battery swap. I love the ...

You are correct on the battery swap. I love the Lipos and their consintincy ...altho Mine are new...I have enjoyed many flights with the new batteries and will never go back to the old "reliable"...
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: truck motor for airplane?

I think I can achieve an all up weight of 3 pounds considering the mahyhem motor alone is 7 oz...yikes...So I have ditched the idea of NMH for power and ordering 2200 3s 25C turnigy LiPo's. From...
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Views: 596
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: truck motor for airplane?

Thanks Dr Kiwi! Especially for doing all the math for Me. I am assuming that the set up that You put together will result in approx. a .40 sized airframe since it is swinging a 12 inch prop?
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

truck motor for airplane?

I've been flying Nitro forever and want to get into electrics and My Brother gave Me several motors but I think that they are for cars or trucks but will they work for planes? They are a Trinity...
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: Re-using Zagi motor

Unfortunately I am still using the old Ni-Cad battery pack and the CG is instantly variable with a little velcro fastening! I'm glad to hear that reversing the motors pull/push direction wont add to...
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: Re-using Zagi motor

I plan on keeping the weight the same as or even lighter than the Zagi 16 oz without the battery pack. It is a brushed motor but there are no markings on it as to size or amps. Am I OK turning the...
Replies: 5
Views: 570
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

Re-using Zagi motor

I am planning on building a fixed foam winged airplane with rudder and elevator only and reusing the old Zagi esc (20), and motor but I remember that You can't turn a glow pusher into a "puller" but...
01-13-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,721
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: TA-152 foam build

Are You going to cut the foam Yourself using a hot wire set up? I made one of these wire setups using a dimmer switch and piano wire strung between wooden dowels and it worked excellent. I had gotten...
01-13-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: Changing an Old Zagi to Lipo?

It just says Zagi 20 on the face of the esc, Ive flown this one in the past and it still works except very low on power and is a feat just to get her airborne.
01-12-2012, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

Changing an Old Zagi to Lipo?

I have an old foam zagi with 9,6 ni cad batteries in it and they are failing. Can I replace them with new lipo's as long as I maintain the amp and volt rating? I don't want to burn the esc up. and...
03-21-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: RCD 3800 jumper wire?

Sure does... and did...I was afraid of burning the reciever up but thanks for Your advice, I took the 50/50 plunge and I naturally was wrong but once I turned it around, it works like a champ. Seems...
03-21-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 684
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RCD 3800 jumper wire?

Hopefully a simple question for someone who knows, How does the jumper wire go to make my hitec rcd 3800 reciever talk to my xp652 jr radio? My Brother gave Me the radio but I have all Hitec and...
01-17-2005, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: Need help on a Douglas A20A Havoc

The World gets smaller when you think that My Dad may have worked on the same plane that Her Father flew! By the way, I did check out the American Eagle and they do make kits for the A20 but they...
01-16-2005, 08:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: Need help on a Douglas A20A Havoc

You guys have been SUPER!!! I was under the impression that the Havoc was an obscure airplane but I'm finding out that it had quite a following. These leads have been outstanding and I'll be...
01-12-2005, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,334
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

Need help on a Douglas A20A Havoc

I am looking to suprise my Dad with a Model of the plane that He worked on in WWII in the Santa Monica plant of the McDonald Douglas A20A Havoc. We have been to numerous air shows and museums and...
Forum: Kit Building
01-04-2005, 03:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 314
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

Please delete, moved question

moved question. moderator, please delete, Thanks
Forum: Glow Engines
10-21-2004, 02:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: 4 nipples on my new Magnum?

Will Do. Here goes nothing! Thanks For all the info. Dan
Forum: Glow Engines
10-20-2004, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: 4 nipples on my new Magnum?

So if I have it disconected, should I Plug the port in the intake or is it ok to just let it breath a little air?
Forum: Glow Engines
10-20-2004, 04:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: 4 nipples on my new Magnum?

I kinduf wondered if the wording of my question would gather those kind of responses, sorry, and Thanks Hobbsy. I figured that that's the only place it would hook up but the instructions said nothing...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-20-2004, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 956
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

4 nipples on my new Magnum?

I just recieved my new magnum .91 four stroke and it has four nipples on it. One on the muffler and one on the carb and one on the crancase with one extra on the intake pipe? Am I suposed to hook...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2004, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: Three blade prop vs two?

Sounds good, I'll give it a try. Is there any chance of overrevving the engine with too small of prop. I hear a lot about trying to increase rpm's and always wondered about going past "red" line!? ...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-14-2004, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: Three blade prop vs two?

Hobbsy, I hope that it doesn't take all those three blade props for Me to find the optimum one for the magnum .91???!!! [X(]. Top end performance isn't as important to me as loww end as in getting...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-12-2004, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: Three blade prop vs two?

Sounds like a winner to me. I'll start with the 13/6 and I'll also get the 14/6 two blade to see the difference. I take it that the preformance goes down with the three blade? The plane is a .60...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-12-2004, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

RE: Three blade prop vs two?

So the inch way would be to go to a 13/6 as opposed to a 14/5? and then spin it and look for performance?
Forum: Glow Engines
10-12-2004, 10:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 947
Posted By OIL CAN DAN

Three blade prop vs two?

I am buying a new magnum .91 four stroke and They recomend a 14/6 prop for it. I am putting the engine on a P-51 and want the three blade prop but since there is three vs two should I change to a...
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