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07-07-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,428
Posted By Highflyer

os .15 la conversion

hey guys im thinkin about putting a davis head on the .15 that will go in the clancy lazy bee im building. the engine is new and i was wondering if it should be broken in first on glow or can i just...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-30-2005, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By Highflyer

sport/scale arf for an OS 40

hey everybody
i havent posted in a while and im looking for someadvice.....i am building a sig Hog-Bipe that is almost all framed up minus the bottom wing, a cub that is waitin on an engine and a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
11-13-2004, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,032
Posted By Highflyer

RE: Plane Magazines Plain Boring now

i think that RCreport is by far the best mag out there.....they tell the truth about products and u will see some bad reviews. also all of the articles are very interesting
Model Aviation has an...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-21-2004, 10:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,438
Posted By Highflyer

RE: Buddy Box wars

u would have to line them up w/ one plane directly behind the other and they would have to have the exact same engine and prop. and do a tandem takeoff...ive wondered about this before but i dont...
Forum: Kit Building
08-19-2004, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By Highflyer

RE: My First Kit plane can anybody help me pick one

i would suggest a laser-cut kit. you not really going to find a beginner scale kit. I think an SR batteries kit would be a great choice. they are about as easy as it gets pretty much falls together...
Forum: RC Fuels
08-18-2004, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,523
Posted By Highflyer

Where to buy methanol

i know that everybody gets their methanol at race shops but there arent any around here. I dont need nitromethane because i plan on mixing a 0% nitro 20% oil fuel. any help on where to find some...
06-21-2004, 11:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,154
Posted By Highflyer

RE: Change to Synthetic Fuel

first off always use 20% percent oil in your fuel. I like a 50/50 mix of castor/synthetic. If you must, a 2% castor/18%synthetic will do, but i would never run all synthetic it cannot stand up to the...
Forum: Beginners
06-17-2004, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 955
Posted By Highflyer

RE: MUST use epoxy?

dont use wood glue to join your wings
you could use thick CA but i would just use epoxy. If you dont have any go to your local hardware store or a lowes or home depot. you can get a small tube of 5...
06-16-2004, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Highflyer

RE: Assembling Laser Cut Parts

from my Sig Hog Bipe Manual:
"The edges of all the laser-cut parts have a "burnt" appearance varying from light brown to dark black, depending upon the thickness and type of material the part is...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-16-2004, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,931
Posted By Highflyer

RE: What kind of radio do you use?

ive always used futaba with no problems so i have no reason to change
06-15-2004, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 793
Posted By Highflyer

RE: Assembling Laser Cut Parts

all sig kits tell you to sand the edges of a laser cut part so the glue can bond better
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-14-2004, 08:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,467
Posted By Highflyer

RE: 3 Gallon Custom Gas Tank???

like Basin Bum said its all about effieciency...the transatlantic model was running on Coleman lantern fuel. I'm not sure of the modifications if any are recquired to run this fuel in an engine but i...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-14-2004, 07:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,148
Posted By Highflyer

RE: HELP!! Can I burn glow fuel (nitro) in my truck?

why not just call AAA and have them bring you a can full of gas and not worry about harming your engine....which nitromehtane would especially an EFI engine
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-25-2004, 10:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,559
Posted By Highflyer

RE: New aircraft transport!

I have to drive my moms Jeep Grand Cherokee to the field because not too many planes fit in my Firebird:D
Forum: Glow Engines
04-24-2004, 04:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,257
Posted By Highflyer

RE: Modifying 4c Engines

its nice to see some fellow car guys on here
David: you make a good point but with modification that mustang could make close to that HP
Forum: Glow Engines
04-23-2004, 05:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,257
Posted By Highflyer

RE: Modifying 4c Engines

everyones replies do bring up some good ideas.
as for new heads it would be pretty simple to go in there with a grinder and "deburr" the ports and polish the combustion chamber. experimenting with...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-22-2004, 07:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,257
Posted By Highflyer

Modifying 4c Engines

has anyone tried to or thought about modifying 4stroke engines? It is so common in all other forms of motorsports why not use some of that technology in the modeling world? we could ask for companies...
04-22-2004, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By Highflyer

RE: repairing a crashed cub

do you guys think it would be ok to use regular 1/4" ply instead of aircraft ply? because i have lots of the regular stuff lying around the house
thanks
04-21-2004, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By Highflyer

RE: repairing a crashed cub

thanks alot guys....i'm still trying to decide about the thickness of the ply, i dont want to add too much weight to the nose with all that epoxy and if i used 1/4. i will probably use 1/8 w/...
04-21-2004, 07:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,488
Posted By Highflyer

RE: Stripped Hex Head Removal

use a torx end driver. the work wonders on stripped out allen head screws.
Forum: Kit Building
04-21-2004, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 800
Posted By Highflyer

RE: Magazine

Flying Models is a good magazine focusing mainly on kits and scratch building
R/c Report is an excellent mag and my favorite...a few ARFs but alot of really great information and alot of kits.
MA...
Forum: RC Fuels
04-21-2004, 06:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,685
Posted By Highflyer

RE: a few questions about mixing my own fuel

thanks everybody
Cogburn: i checked at tractor supply and could't find it. Is the bottle labled Methanol or is it named something else??
04-18-2004, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 922
Posted By Highflyer

RE: repairing a crashed cub

yeah that makes sense..thanks
the break is even with the top of the fuel shelf... the bottom piece is abot 1-1.5" tall and the other piece is about 2.5-3" tall all four engine mount holes are on...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-18-2004, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Highflyer

RE: just ordered a Magnum .91 fourstroke

thanks guys...one more question do any of you guys make your own engine test stands. I dont really want to do initial break in inside of the airplane.
Forum: Glow Engines
04-17-2004, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 684
Posted By Highflyer

just ordered a Magnum .91 fourstroke

Does anyone have any tips on breaking in or running this particular engine? It's going to go into my Hog-Bipe thanks
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