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Posted By ggale

I am seriously considering the flash 7 or 8....

I am seriously considering the flash 7 or 8. After 20 plus years of using Hitec products, I would pay a little extra over cheaper brands that have come along lately. Hitec still gives the best bang...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-02-2014, 06:05 AM
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Posted By ggale

I agree. Didn't intend to bash gas and agree had...

I agree. Didn't intend to bash gas and agree had makes sense in larger planes. But there are those of us that fly on a budget. If I go beyond 70" wingspan, it will most likely be used. I fly and...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-01-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By ggale

I see most of it as an rc personal preference....

I see most of it as an rc personal preference. What bothers me is how some flock to the latest thing. We all dropped 2st for 4st in the 90's, then 2st.came back thanks to evolutions simplicity and...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-30-2014, 03:57 PM
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Posted By ggale

sign me up

sign me up
Forum: Glow Engines
01-21-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By ggale

I find it interesting reading the comments....

I find it interesting reading the comments. Especially those with large scale planes who use gas. Probably a good choice. But many of us still fly 40 and 60 size planes and for me, it's all glow. I...
Forum: Kit Building
01-15-2014, 01:03 PM
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Posted By ggale

Flew and fixed a Tiger 60 for many years, built...

Flew and fixed a Tiger 60 for many years, built from kit in 1994. Tried to replace it with several models only to come back to it. It just flies like I want it. So when it did crash beyond repair, I...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-23-2013, 10:41 AM
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Posted By ggale

TT PRO 46 is my favorite. I have 2, one on a gp...

TT PRO 46 is my favorite. I have 2, one on a gp es.capade and one that will go into a SIG 4*40. Maybe the 45 will do. Its pretty old but runs good. Nice pics by the way and thanks.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-22-2013, 09:49 PM
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Posted By ggale

[QUOTE=aspeed;11597259]I'd try it first with the...

[QUOTE=aspeed;11597259]I'd try it first with the .45, but I am lazy. How long are the floats? I have a couple of Eagle 2 planes as well, Supertiger .45 and FX .46. I have some 29" floats to maybe...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-21-2013, 06:24 PM
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Posted By ggale

eagle 2 with floats

I have a couple of Eagle 2's, one was my original trainer over 20 years ago and still flys great with a K&B 45 sportster. (Its original engine) I recently aquired the other Eagle 2 as well as new in...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-21-2013, 06:04 PM
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Posted By ggale

I hope they haven't cheapened it but at a glance,...

I hope they haven't cheapened it but at a glance, it seems so. I have 2 of the "older" pro .46 and they are superb engines. One is over 12 years old and runs great with lots of power on 10% Morgan...
08-21-2013, 03:46 PM
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Posted By ggale

As with most items, It all adds up to what you...

As with most items, It all adds up to what you can afford. If I could afford a $1500 or more plane, then reusing crashed parts would not happen. All of my planes are kits or arfs that are 40 to 60...
Forum: Seaplanes
08-13-2013, 01:17 PM
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Posted By ggale

gee bee floats

I have been given new in box gee bee mark IV 33 inch floats. Before I got these, was planning on making a goldberg eagle 2 into a float plane. Would these be the correct size? Anybody familiar with...
04-26-2013, 07:00 AM
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Posted By ggale

RE: NiMH charging

For years I have used NiCd's with 1100 mah with no problems. So as they have aged I decided to change over to NiMH mostly since they are getting more available. I have 2 rx packs I am trying, one is...
02-24-2011, 06:03 PM
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Posted By ggale

RE: Nitro vs. Electric

I don't have any electric, but believe it is a personal preference. To add electric would mean added expense. Expense that I could use to buy a new plane or kit. Then there is the "smell of nitro",...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-28-2011, 05:11 PM
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Posted By ggale

RE: Recommend a glow plug

My 2 strokes run well on K&B idle bar medium range plugs. (perfect for your pro 46) My 4 strokes all have OS 4 stroke plugs.
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-19-2009, 06:20 PM
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Posted By ggale

gp p51 arf

I have a discontinued great planes p51D 40 arf. I would like to replace the cowl. Does anyone know where I could get this part, or any suggstions on how to replace it. Thank you in advance!
Forum: Glow Engines
12-19-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,374
Posted By ggale

RE: ASP .91 questions

Is there a ASP distributor in the states? I have looked at Just Engines, but not sure how shipping would be coming from the UK.
Forum: Glow Engines
10-17-2009, 03:56 PM
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Posted By ggale

RE: OS 4stroke engine: Will it run with castor?

my OS, THUNDERTIGER, AND MANGNUM 4 STROKES all run on morgan omega, which is a castor/synthetic blend. All run fine and just an occsional clean up of the muffler, is a small price to pay for castors...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-23-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,051
Posted By ggale

RE: Opinions on Thunder Tiger F-91S

The thundertiger 91fs was my first regular 4st, put in a Goldberg tiger 60, and ran every year for 8 years. Very reliable once I put a o.s. four stroke glow plug in. Adjusted the valve clearance...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-18-2009, 10:10 AM
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Views: 772
Posted By ggale

RE: Goldberg Tiger 2 ARF

For me, making it a taildragger (my preference), and installing one piece landing gear made a fun airplane even more fun. It just goes wherever you point it. I had an os 70 fs, which was more than...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-06-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,069
Posted By ggale

RE: ASP FS61FSAR Four Stroke Glow Engine

I would like to try an asp 4st, possbily the 61, but have not found a US supplier. Anyone know of one?
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-07-2009, 05:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,203
Posted By ggale

RE: Hangar 9 Super Stick vs Ultra Stick 40

I fly a super stick 60, with a surpass os 70, and like it. I have beefed the landing gear, and replaced the 4 bolts ( ace hardware is my supply for metric bolts) and thats about it. Have had this...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-02-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,925
Posted By ggale

RE: I just lost my Four star 40 - what plane should I get now?

I have the pulse xt 40, and had a tiger 40. the two are not the same, but both are great fun. (both use a os 70 surpass) and very forgiving.  I am certain a tiger 40 would fly just the the four star,...
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-27-2009, 11:43 AM
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Views: 622
Posted By ggale

RE: H-9 Pulse 40 w/.82 Saito

You will love this plane, especially with the .82. More power than you will ever need. Mine has a os 70 surpass, and it is a lot of fun to fly, very forgiving, yet acrobatic as you want it to be.
Forum: ARF or RTF
05-08-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By ggale

RE: Hangar 9 pulse xt 40 arfquestions...

Even though the 56 will be plenty, I agree with hollywood. Mine has a os 70 surpass also, and it soars!
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