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Forum: The Clubhouse
07-27-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,628
Posted By fredmcl2

I did not renew MAN and will not renew Fly RC...

I did not renew MAN and will not renew Fly RC when my subscription expires. I fly big gassers and there is little of interest to me in these mags. When I was flying 40 and 60 size ARFs, I found...
07-04-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 101,872
Posted By fredmcl2

Kelly, I sent you a text msg with an offer for...

Kelly, I sent you a text msg with an offer for the blue one.
Fred
Forum: Gas Engines
01-13-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,181
Posted By fredmcl2

Hi, I fly planes up to 160cc, and have learned...

Hi, I fly planes up to 160cc, and have learned several lessons not mentioned above. My 10 gassers are all slightly different in starting procedure, so one thing I do is focus for a few moments on...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-16-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,822
Posted By fredmcl2

I've had two of these, the first one powered by...

I've had two of these, the first one powered by the OS 61 2-stroke and the current one with the OS 91 4-stroke. I liked the 2-stroke better (faster) and am thinking now about either an OS 75 or...
08-15-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,710
Posted By fredmcl2

OMG, another oil discussion. The guy's question...

OMG, another oil discussion. The guy's question was does the measurement have to be exact? The answer is get as close as you can to the manufacturer's recommendation, which is 30:1 or 4.26 oz of...
04-14-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 101,872
Posted By fredmcl2

Kelly: I am a lucky man. I bought Kurt's plane....

Kelly: I am a lucky man. I bought Kurt's plane. All I have done so far is admire it.
Fred
Forum: Gas Engines
01-18-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,523
Posted By fredmcl2

Best advice I ever saw on here on this question,...

Best advice I ever saw on here on this question, was, "Put some oil in it and go fly." After owning and flying a bunch of gassers since then, I think that advice is still right. Buy the oil, read...
06-05-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 101,872
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: 2 for one - Carden 40% Extra 300 Build

Nice meeting you at the field today. Wonderful build thread. As I told you, I saw the red one and knew I was seeing something special, and now I see some of what went into it. Amazing.
Fred...
12-04-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 20,035
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: THE MOST BEAUTIFUL AIRPLANES

Valkyrie. Sole survivor is at Air Force Museum, Dayton, OH.
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-22-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,347
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: What size of RC planes do you like?

The ones I like are the giant Edges, Extras, and Yaks, 100cc-size and above.

The ones I actually fly are Edges (1), Extras (1), and Yaks (2) in the 50cc class, wing spans 82 to 89 inches. Just...
Forum: Gas Engines
04-03-2012, 02:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,799
Posted By fredmcl2

Zenoah Engine Repairs

Now that Mr. Bennett has passed, is there another reliable source for Zenoah engine repairs? I have a couple of G-62s that I would like to have repaired. If this has already been covered, please...
06-25-2009, 08:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,285
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: FASST receivers

I have no clue if I am in the right place and already tried to post this to the Futaba forum and now can't find my question, so assume I won'y find your respone, so am starting over. Here goes...
06-25-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 947
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Futaba 7C-2.4 antenna installation in plane

I have a new 7c-2.4ghz Futaba radio and have an aggravating problem. I am mounting two Hi Tec 645s on the elevator of my gasser and I cannot figure out how to make channel 5 operate the second...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-02-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4,523
Views: 480,744
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Funtana 90!

Hi, just got a used Funtana 90 and am setting it up. Need to decide whether to go with an OS 1.20 fs or an OS 1.20 2-stroke, since I already have those.

Does anyone know where an owner's...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-18-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,450
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Kangke Rearwin Speedster

Sorry, Jet Ranger, not familiar with the G-45. in general terms, I am told by the old-timers at my field that Zenoah engines are some of the best and most reliable, though heavy.
My Rearwin has a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-18-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 29,764
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: "New" Lil Toni by Great Planes

Hi, have not posted here in a while. I crashed my first Little Toni, nothing left but the motor and landing gear. It was all my fault, the plane went where I pointed it, right into the ground. I...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-08-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,450
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Kangke Rearwin Speedster

Two piece wing, Phil.

Fred
Maryland
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-15-2008, 03:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,450
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Kangke Rearwin Speedster

Lever02:

Thanks for the info, that is what I thought, and will go ahead a order the G-38.
Fred
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-14-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,450
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Kangke Rearwin Speedster

Hi, I bought a used Kangke Rearwin Speedster and am about to buy a new Zenoah G-38 for it. From what I can tell from this forum, that should fly this plane, right?

Also, there are several...
02-25-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 178,567
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Parkzone Supermarine Spitfire Mk11B

Hi, any clue why the ailerons are not working on my new Spitfire? They seem to go to one extreme and stay there. I can hear something electronic working and keeping the ailerons in that positiion,...
02-01-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Beginner Question-Battery Setup

OK, thank you very much for the clarification. Once again, there are no diagrams or specific instrcutions in the pamphlet that came with the ESC/BEC. I have already made several costly errors in...
01-30-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Beginner Question-Battery Setup

Hi, I just read the ESC instructions again, and though not absolutely clear, I now see that a BEC is included, and there is a lead that is for the battery slot in the receiver. I thank all of you...
01-30-2008, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Beginner Question-Battery Setup

OK, more to follow when I am at home and can write down the specifics of the ESC.

Fred
01-30-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By fredmcl2

RE: Beginner Question-Battery Setup

Bob, thanks. I am vaguely familiar with what a BEC does, and it does not have one. Therefore, I believe I set up the receiver with its own power source and the motor is run from its own source...
01-30-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,506
Posted By fredmcl2

Beginner Question-Battery Setup

Hi, this is a very basic question, but a very real one for me:

I am just starting a Mini-telemaster ARF, and will use an E-flight setup, 450 motor, 20 Amp ESC, and 11.4V 3 cell lipo pack.

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