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Forum: Glow Engines
02-08-2004, 06:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: perfect engine rpm?

i am basically at sea level right now. i don't think you get much closer than what i am at. i am flying full aerobatics. the engine is in a segull models 300s. that was the recommended prop for the...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-08-2004, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: perfect engine rpm?

it's got a 12x7 prop on it right now. it's not a new engine. i didin't do the break in either. last time it ran hot regardless of setting, but then again we hada 4 stroke plug in it. i'm just trying...
Forum: Glow Engines
02-08-2004, 03:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By jdavies300s

perfect engine rpm?

ok, i just got an o.s. .61 fx, i need to tune the engine, but i can't seem to do it by sound. i have a tach, and am curiouse as to what the perfect, or ideal rpm should be at idle. at all settings...
02-08-2004, 03:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,746
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Um, kinda funny. plane retreival help please

ok, just out of curiousity, are you allowed to fly on a military installation? i live on a navy base, and maybe it's just because we are aviation, but we are not alowed to fly r/c planes n e where on...
01-13-2004, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,870
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Amazing midair picture.

stlpilot, is that a seagulls model 300s you're holding? looks like it to me. what engine do you have in it and how does it perform. do you think an O.S. 61 FX will pull it around nicely.(little 3d,...
01-13-2004, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,321
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: reversed alierons

all too familiar. used 300L purchased from a friend and my own radio. hooked up my rx, turned it on, checked throws(wasn't sure which way the ailerons were supposed to go)(i do now!), listened to a...
01-13-2004, 07:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,776
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: crashes and stuff volume 3 video

i am on high-speed, and man this thing is takin a while. should be worth it though! i'll post again or edit when done d/ling the file!
Forum: Glow Engines
01-07-2004, 11:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,070
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: how to tell if if a glow plug is bad??

i have to agree with lady. any defect is just that, a defect. it is better to replace the defective part when you find out about it, not when it causes you problems. some people are lucky when it...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-07-2004, 11:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 551
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Need help with fuel tank location!!!

i don't think the tank even has to be higher than the carb. remember that the suction for the fuel is powered by the muffler. you may want to watch out with extremly long fuel lines. it'll take...
Forum: Beginners
01-02-2004, 01:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,848
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: starting

well lee,

i am very partial to the evo .46. like i said, i bought one and am still using it today. it isn't the fastest engine by far, but it is very easy to start, and very reliable. i have...
Forum: Beginners
01-02-2004, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Transmitter prices & Frequencies ETC.....

thanks n e way frog. i just had to change out the xtal on my rx/tx due to a new plane that i got. it works like original as long as you stay on the same band.(low/high) i moved tx from ch 35 (high...
01-02-2004, 01:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: dual aileron w/7ch quattro tx and 7ch rx?

thank you very much! went to LHS and picked up a universal. it works well with the 300s, but not with the 300l that i have? i'm not sure why this is. it made my ailerons turn into elevators! but the...
Forum: Beginners
01-02-2004, 12:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,348
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Done with the hobby...

i've crashed 3 planes now. one of which i built from scratch. it is very frustrating indeed. all i can say is don't give up! there is nothing more to it. i will never quit this hobby, it is way to...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-30-2003, 02:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: seagull models .60 300s engine?

ok, seen that site, i guess i didn't pay much attention to it the first time. as far as the trade in, that kinda iffy, but yes, that is a very good price. thank you so very much, i believe i have...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-30-2003, 02:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 939
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: seagull models .60 300s engine?

ok, as far as the relatively inexpensiveness, this can come from n e one selling an engine! plus i'm poor n e way. lol

thank you for the site, sounds like a great deal. i don't want n e thing...
Forum: Beginners
12-30-2003, 02:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 637
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Transmitter prices & Frequencies ETC.....

umm, couple different things. the exchange of aud to usd. or vice-versa. look on the net it'll tell you the current rates. then look on the net at u.s. sites to find out how much the tx s are...
Forum: Beginners
12-30-2003, 02:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,848
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: starting

ok, the .46 la is a great engine. i'm not sure how much the o.s. one runs, i do know that the evolution .46la is a great engine. i have used it in many slow flyers with great results. i'm still on my...
Forum: Beginners
12-30-2003, 02:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 801
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: New flyer has airfield question

hi dan,
first and foremost, welcome to the best hobby in the world! you can usually fly at a park, the firebird if i'm not mistaken, is a small electric with no landing gear? i haven't flown one...
Forum: Beginners
12-30-2003, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Transmitter improves ability?

all the above is true. a better tx will not make a better pilot. only practice will improve your ability to fly. as far as the flapperons go, don't do it. the best way to go is the half-aileron...
Forum: Beginners
12-30-2003, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Going from electric to gas

razor really hit the nail on the head. you should always get an instructor to help you out. i learned to fly years ago, got out of it, and thought i could still fly the same!(good ole' hard headed...
12-29-2003, 02:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,318
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Razor 300 sucks???

ok short and to the point! ever consider glow power? i got out of electrics do to the lack of flying/charging ratio. the only way to have n e fun is to have like 6 battery packs lined up so that you...
12-29-2003, 01:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By jdavies300s

ALRIGHT NEW PLANE!!

finally got a new plane, again. picked up a used magic extra 300L from a good friend. $100 including servos, plane, and engine. not a bad deal. one crash on the plane, nicely repaired though. already...
Forum: Beginners
12-28-2003, 01:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 812
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Wish me luck

excellent point there dennis.

nice plane, on my original r/c starting i bought a cap 232 56" wingspan plane. i flew a trainer for a long time, but it will start to bore you. low wings are good...
Forum: Beginners
12-28-2003, 01:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Nice but cheap trainer please help

i'd have to agree with spokman, if you can utilize someone elses trainer,(paying for gas yourself), then it is a great way to learn. the cub is easy to fly, once you have down the basic controls and...
Forum: Beginners
12-28-2003, 01:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By jdavies300s

RE: Nervousness!!!!

good job on your first flight. my first landing wasn't so pretty either. the nervouseness will subside, but will never go away completely. once you are used to flying, and are not so nervous, listen...
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