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Forum: Control Lines
03-09-2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

I recall the fuel supplied in the box was low...

I recall the fuel supplied in the box was low nitro like 10-15% not the 25-30% required to get good performance. I did like the starter kit they included especially the Battery holder for the two D...
Forum: Control Lines
03-07-2022, 06:25 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

The COX line of planes, other than the PT-19 were...

The COX line of planes, other than the PT-19 were not suitable for rank beginners with no additional assistance to have any reasonable level of success.
The fact that COX included fuel that was...
Forum: Control Lines
03-05-2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

I was able to use the woodburning pen to melt the...

I was able to use the woodburning pen to melt the plastic and rebond several broken parts. I think on the PT-19 I replace the pegs that you rubberbanded the wing on the fuse with.
Parts were...
Forum: Control Lines
04-14-2020, 04:39 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

I had a Gilbert .11 not a very powerful engine. I...

I had a Gilbert .11 not a very powerful engine. I think it came in a crashed plastic CL airplane that I was gifted. (1966-67) I put it on a profile P-47 maybe a Berkley kit. It was heavy as i recall....
Forum: Control Lines
02-06-2020, 08:50 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

Jag look on the internet for Cox glow plugs they...

Jag look on the internet for Cox glow plugs they are available.
Sparky
Forum: Control Lines
10-11-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

Nope, I'm the world famous Sparky. I havent...

Nope,
I'm the world famous Sparky.
I havent flown CL for around 45 years I gave two brand new .35 stunters ready to go. I got them at an estate sale they are both much nicer than I could ever...
Forum: Control Lines
10-10-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

Nope the Cox handle has a crank and spool at the...

Nope the Cox handle has a crank and spool at the top or if you will bottom of the handle where you rolled your lines for storage and I did mange to adjust theline length while flying as well.
Sparky
Forum: Control Lines
10-10-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

I think hands down the best CL trainer ever made...

I think hands down the best CL trainer ever made was the Cox PT-19 trainer held together with rubber bands. I wore mine out sometimes i sprung for a new part but most of the time I used my...
Forum: Control Lines
10-09-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

Do you remember that Cox had a Urealy as well it...

Do you remember that Cox had a Urealy as well it was bit simpler but It did allow you to change line length while flying.
Sparky
Forum: Control Lines
03-29-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

Cox engines are not finicky:eek: Looking back we...

Cox engines are not finicky:eek: Looking back we usually didn't understand what these engines needed to run properly. You need Nitro to make them perform, Now days a great place to start is to use...
Forum: Control Lines
03-24-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

Clark 2017 a mere shell of itself. Trying to...

Clark 2017 a mere shell of itself.
Trying to post picture I flew into Clark in Nov 2017
Forum: Control Lines
06-28-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

Gary, Is that silk on your Shoestring? Quite...

Gary,
Is that silk on your Shoestring? Quite advanced finishing technique for a youth. If you did that without mentoring I am in awe!
Fingers on a nylon prop I still have the scars!
My first big...
Forum: Control Lines
06-27-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 69,788
Posted By elmshoot

That L-19 set me on my life course of C/L, RC,...

That L-19 set me on my life course of C/L, RC, Full scale pilot with 20 years military and 19 years airline flying. Retired now and trying to be full time model pilot. Model airplanes have been my go...
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