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Forum: RC Tanks
09-15-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,107
Posted By Skeezix4me

Moving into tanks - need a little advice from the pros

Hello all - I've been flying fixed wing RC since the mid 90s and rotary wing since 2013. Im now looking into getting an RC tank as they seem cool, and Id like to get my young kids into the RC...
Forum: RC Fuels
09-27-2020, 02:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,826
Posted By Skeezix4me

Clear fuel is fine as long as you're flying...

Clear fuel is fine as long as you're flying fixed-wing.
I'm flying helis, and without color in the fuel it's difficult if not impossible to see the fuel level in the tank.
Thus, my need for...
Forum: RC Fuels
09-21-2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,826
Posted By Skeezix4me

Now that's very interesting! I wonder what dye...

Now that's very interesting!
I wonder what dye was used?

So in my case, is there an engine-safe dye that a consumer can use to dye 5 gallons of 23% nitro fuel?
Obviously the food coloring...
Forum: RC Fuels
09-20-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,826
Posted By Skeezix4me

It was a case of VP fuel I bought and upon...

It was a case of VP fuel I bought and upon opening it, found the dye had not been added at the blending facility.
Forum: RC Fuels
09-18-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 18,826
Posted By Skeezix4me

I had a case of fuel that was clear as soon as I...

I had a case of fuel that was clear as soon as I broke the seal.
After adding some food coloring to the fuel, I came back the next day to find that the food coloring had dropped out of the fuel,...
07-09-2020, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Skeezix4me

Thanks - I changed my initial response in the...

Thanks - I changed my initial response in the previous post.
If I end up making a spacer between the prop drive and spinner back plate, what material do you recommend?
07-08-2020, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Skeezix4me

Great idea, but with the way the cowl and...

Great idea, but with the way the cowl and compartment are shaped that isn't feasible.
07-08-2020, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 461
Posted By Skeezix4me

Knurled spacer on spinner backplate - help needed

Hi folks - I have a conundrum and am in need of some assiatance.

I purchased a kit-built Ultra Sport 40 that had a aluminium 2 1/4" spinner on the engine. Do to flying characteristics, I wanted to...
06-29-2020, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,993
Posted By Skeezix4me

Hello Dennis! An old RC buddy of mine is...

Hello Dennis!
An old RC buddy of mine is building a Sundancer 60, and wants to convert to electric power.
Can you recommend a motor/ESC? I'm not sure what the conversion is from glow to electric. ...
Forum: Kit Building
04-30-2020, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,106
Posted By Skeezix4me

Problem with Ultracote wrinkling - help needed!

All - several years ago I purchased a kit built Ultra Sport 40 that had been covered in (I think) Ultracote. Never had any issues with the covering, but over the winter, there have been wrinkles that...
Forum: Sport Flying
03-12-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,058
Posted By Skeezix4me

4 stroke in-cowl

Thanks jay cam! Is the cowl big enough to mount an Os .90 surpass 4 stroke and be fully enclosed? Mounting inverted is a possibility too - please let me know!!
Forum: RC Tanks
05-28-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By Skeezix4me

No worries Erik I actually saw a YouTube video...

No worries Erik I actually saw a YouTube video from a while ago on the PIII. I was hoping for a desert camo paint job on the all-metal version. You should tell Taigen to pass the metal body version...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-24-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By Skeezix4me

Thanks so much for responding! I had a look at...

Thanks so much for responding!
I had a look at your website, and really liked the Tiger 1 Mid and Late metal versions. I also like the Panzer III, but it appears it is only a plastic version.
...
Forum: RC Tanks
05-24-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,414
Posted By Skeezix4me

Looking for the best RTR Tiger tanks from WWII?

Hello all - long time RC plane and heli builder/flyer here. I'm looking into getting my first ready-to-run tank.

To date, I've found seen RTR tanks from Heng-Long, Taigen, Torro, and also on...
Forum: Kit Building
01-09-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Skeezix4me

I considered using some 'clamp on' fishing weight...

I considered using some 'clamp on' fishing weight on the tail wheel wire......IF they are still made. It's been more than a few years since I visited the fishing department!
Forum: Kit Building
01-08-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 319
Posted By Skeezix4me

Weighted tail wheels for balance

Good morning,

I have a slightly nose heavy plane that I need to add tail weight to, and was wondering if anyone has found weighted tail wheels for a .40-.60 size model?
Self adhesive lead...
Forum: ARF or RTF
01-08-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,240
Posted By Skeezix4me

As am I. SIG has faithfully served the RC...

As am I. SIG has faithfully served the RC community for many, many years.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-21-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,995
Posted By Skeezix4me

Thanks for the info - good to hear you have a...

Thanks for the info - good to hear you have a Wonder also.
I'll be on the lookout for an old 20-25 FP series and I don't want to deal with ball bearings.

Do you know what the difference is...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-20-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,413
Posted By Skeezix4me

Thank you for posting this information - I was...

Thank you for posting this information - I was considering the same swap you have done!
Forum: Glow Engines
12-19-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,995
Posted By Skeezix4me

OS 20FP/25FP drop in for an OS 25 MAX?

I purchased a used Sig Wonder with a very old and worn out OS 25 MAX with a strap-on muffler.

The engine just needs to be put down, and I was looking for a replacement with an old OS 20FP or...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-11-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 454
Posted By Skeezix4me

OS Alpha series four stroke - side/inverted mounting

Good morning. Per the title of the thread, Im trying to see if anyone who has run an OS Alpha-series four stroke has encountered any issues whether mounted upright, horizontally, or inverted.
...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-10-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,327
Posted By Skeezix4me

It seems I’m a bit late to the party here. I see...

It seems I’m a bit late to the party here. I see that OS released an updated FS-72α called the 72IIα with BLACK valve covers. They are also now using a nipple on the engine backplate to vent excess...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-10-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Skeezix4me

Thanks - I know the bolt pattern is the same, but...

Thanks - I know the bolt pattern is the same, but I'm referring to the measurement that aren't listed in the manual. That's why I was hoping someone who had used both could advise.
Forum: Glow Engines
12-10-2018, 05:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By Skeezix4me

OS 70 Surpass II drop in replacement --> OS 72α four stroke?

I have a kit built Great Planes Ultra Sport 40 that is currently using a long-in-the-tooth OS 70 Surpass II engine. At some point in the near future, I will need to replace the engine, and since the...
Forum: Marketplace
12-08-2018, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,712
Posted By Skeezix4me

Sold to me! Thanks!

Sold to me! Thanks!
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