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Forum: ARF or RTF
10-17-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

I have had one of these models now for about 1 year. I fly it every time I go to the field. I have a Saito 82 mounted sideways. The first 30 or so take offs, were a bear, mainly because of being too...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-07-2008, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 459
Posted By ricfly52

Hi,

Hi,

I done a search and did not get a return. I hope there are some older engine guru's here. I have two K&B 61's that are, I am guessing about 1980 era. Both engines are NIB, that I recieved...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-31-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Moving to Reno, NV

Hey thanks husker,

I have been to Reno several times for business, and prior to that just passing through. I am originally from central Idaho. I do well in temperate climates bearing on the cold...
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-21-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,389
Posted By ricfly52

Moving to Reno, NV

Hi,

Hey, I am going to be moving to Reno, Nv within 45 days. I was wondering what clubs, and flying sites are available.

I am looking forward to meeting new friends, to share this great...
09-09-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 991
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Possesed HoneyBee

Dang, thanks guys, I can just see me doing that!
09-09-2007, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13,939
Views: 750,403
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Walkera 22E Lets Talk

Hi all,
Man, it has been ages since I posted on RCU, and a first in heli sections.
I have just been lurking here for a few days. I am flying an Eagle 50, which I assume is similar to the 22E....
08-17-2006, 06:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,971
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Hobbico accu cycle charger/cycler

Save your money, and buy the Accu-cycle elite. It will take care of you. Tritons are good also, I have friends that have them. I personally have the elite. I really like it. I have anywhere from...
Forum: ARF or RTF
03-12-2006, 12:02 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

As said in a prior post I lost my first SD to dumb thumbs at low altitude. I have since built a second one, and flew it three weeks ago. I flies as well if not better than the first one. However I...
Forum: RC Tanks
12-29-2005, 10:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 39,873
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Heng Long Pershing here, big quality issues. UPDATE

I am wondering if the spy ax came from Texas?
Forum: RC Tanks
12-27-2005, 08:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 39,873
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Heng Long Pershing here, big quality issues. UPDATE

Ok, I know what you are saying about this junk transmitter. It is junk! I fly rc planes and most of them are on a JR 9303. I have been flying for 10 years and know a bit about RC and RC channels....
Forum: RC Tanks
12-26-2005, 09:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 39,873
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Heng Long Pershing here, big quality issues. UPDATE

I just got the Hen Long pershing no smoke. It drives ok, but doesn't shoot good at all. It jams easy, and gets double shots only going two feet or so. But the most disturbing info I just found out...
Replies: 11
Views: 1,172
Posted By ricfly52

RE: how do I clean my transmitter?

Haa, Haa, Haaaa, haaha.
Jr and Futaba sales just jumped 100% with all the new transmitters they will be selling soon!:D
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-22-2005, 08:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,139
Posted By ricfly52

RE: christmas wishes

Better situations with my kids, better fishing this coming year. And some more Q-tips, so I can get these voices outta my ears!:D
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-19-2005, 05:49 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

[8D] Man I was just getting to really like this plane. This morning I done a dummy. I done a slow roll about twenty feet off the deck, and got disorientated. I might re-kit, I just don't know yet....
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-13-2005, 08:01 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

Sorry, I am such a dork when it comes to computers. I will get the picture thing, figured out someday. My Sd has a Saito 82 mounted sideways. I figure that if I am going to install a beautiful engine...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-06-2005, 07:00 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

Oh heavens, by the way, I flew the SD for the second day in a row. This is a great plane to fly. Yes it is demanding. Yes you must fly this plane, and don't for one mliisecond let it fly you. But the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-06-2005, 06:48 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

Bldrums,
You are right that the current thrust angle is 0 degrees. I do not do my models scientificaly. I simply draw out an arch in front of the plane. divide it into 180 increments, (half of a...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-06-2005, 09:38 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

bldrums,

I replaced the original mount with a new metal mount. I had to re-drill new mounting holes to match the existing installed blind nuts. This is a two piece mount. I then took some thin...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-05-2005, 09:19 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

Gyro for sale.[8D] I flew my SD for the first time today. I had a gyro installed, but as I said I wanted to try the first flight with it turned off. I honestly think this plane tracked better down...
Forum: ARF or RTF
11-04-2005, 09:47 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

I finally finished my SD. It is a good looking plane for an ARF. But my question is, mine finished out at 7 3/4 pounds dry, with a Saito82, 1100mah battery, and standard ball bearing servos. I did...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-09-2005, 12:11 PM
Replies: 48,558
Views: 2,788,227
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

What a cool club. I currently have three Saitos. A 91s in a Hog Bipe, with about three hundred flights on it. A 72 in a Spacewalker that replaced an OS 70 that will be a fishing weight next time I go...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-08-2005, 06:49 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

Hey John, I just love this forum for getting info from people who have really done it. Now I know you have to trust that the people who post are real and have "done" it. I am such an amateur in...
Forum: ARF or RTF
10-08-2005, 01:21 PM
Replies: 511
Views: 52,896
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Seagull Decathlon

I spent a little time here this morning and read all the posts in this thread. Thank heavens I read them all. The first few posts I read, I almost called HH and canceled my SD. But now, I guess since...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-20-2004, 10:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,760
Posted By ricfly52

RE: Tower hobbies .46 dies during flight? help!

I have a tower hobbies .46. I currently have it dismounted out of any planes, and am getting ready to ues it as a fishing weight. It ran like a raped ape, when I could get it started. Finaly I could...
Forum: Glow Engines
04-19-2004, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 763
Posted By ricfly52

RE: OS70FS Detonation

I had to walk out into the garage to see what prop I am using, it is a zinger 13x5. I don't believe I am over propped. Maybe under if anything. I use OS F type plugs in all my four strokes. But...
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