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Forum: Glow Engines
05-09-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By chaos79

RE: OS .46 with a 'wandering' mixture

Nice!  Thanks for the tutorial  :)  Damn press fit bearings...  haha... 
Forum: Glow Engines
05-09-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By chaos79

RE: OS .46 with a 'wandering' mixture

The head was on in the correct position as was the sleeve.... But there was no gasket in the head... Is there supposed to be on these engines? And if so, what kind of gasket? would it be like a...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-08-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By chaos79

RE: OS .46 with a 'wandering' mixture

Ahh, that explains alot! :-D  I'll have to do some work with that then!  

But on a side note... I have done a kind of 'by feel' compression test, and i am also having a LARGE compression leak...
05-08-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By chaos79

RE: CG Falcon 56 Crash

Sure fixed the mains!  But now im having an issue with the nosewheel where it attaches to the firewall :-S   The firewall is cracked now... Haha...  Well I guess this way, im narrowing down all the...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-08-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By chaos79

RE: OS .46 with a 'wandering' mixture

Yeah, I already thought of the low speed needle turning due to vibration.. I had already tightened up the retainer clip (the clip that 'clicks' against the needle valve and holds it in its place) to...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-08-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By chaos79

OS .46 with a 'wandering' mixture

Ihave here an OSMax .46 SF with a bit of a problem... I dont know much on the original history of this engine, since i bought it used.
But I got it all set up on a plane... and it starts perfectly.....
05-07-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By chaos79

RE: CG Falcon 56 Crash

Yes it sure is a crazy hobby we indulge ourselves in...  Its like were just BEGGING for bad things to happen to our money!  haha

Anyways, I got that Royal ARF 'megafly' up for a few flights, and...
Forum: Beginners
05-05-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,365
Posted By chaos79

RE: Plane Cleaner

"No Name"brand glass cleaner - 1.99 for 950 ml
Avgas - 1.71 per Liter tax included (At our shop...for the time being anyways...LOL)

Not really that big of a difference.. .but the avgas is still...
Forum: Beginners
05-04-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,365
Posted By chaos79

RE: Plane Cleaner

LOL@SHAMWOW!!! HAHA

I usually just use windex... but if my plane gets REALdirty, i'll grab my spray bottle of 100LL (Avgas) Works pretty good for me :-)
Forum: Beginners
05-04-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,004
Posted By chaos79

RE: Questions about Monokote

Another option which I have considered before, Not sure if you are familiar with Aircraft Spruce... Its an actual aircraft parts supplier. But they have Ceconite (A type of fabric they cover real A/C...
Forum: Kit Building
05-04-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By chaos79

RE: Some projects I just aquired!

Yes... After some research, I do believe it is a Nosen P-51 kit! I am looking for either a set of plans (and possibly manual), or even just some pictures of certain parts of the plans... Especially...
05-04-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,696
Posted By chaos79

CG Falcon 56 Crash

Hey everybody... Had an incident a few days ago with my modified CGFalcon 56 while performing a Split S, and on the pull out the ground jumped up and hit me!

Just thought all of you would like to...
Forum: RC Humor
05-01-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 92,879
Posted By chaos79

RE: Youre addicted to RC, when..

When you frequently buy the "Jumbo Sized" bottle of glass cleaner from the store... But all of your windows are still filthy! <Guilty!>

When your TowerHobbies catalog, and your MAC Mag get...
Replies: 38
Views: 2,652
Posted By chaos79

RE: why did the chicken cross the street?

To get to the local hobby shop of course!!!
Forum: Kit Building
05-01-2011, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By chaos79

RE: Some projects I just aquired!

That circle on the P-51 is on both sides of it... exact same positioin.... He told me they used it as a display at one time so im figuring it may have been a decal there.... Ihave no idea which kit...
Forum: Kit Building
04-30-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,399
Posted By chaos79

Some projects I just aquired!

Just aquired some new project planes to finnish... Bought them off of some guy that wasnt much of a craftsman, so i think im going to go over everything with a fine tooth comb... but im sure my...
Replies: 168
Views: 11,866
Posted By chaos79

RE: Whats your occupation?

Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Mostly small stuff C-150's, 172's, 182's, also a 210... PA-28's, 32's ... RV-8's and 9's... Scouts... the list goes on... Also work on a bunch of one-off planes from...
Forum: Beginners
04-28-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,424
Posted By chaos79

RE: Please, please...somebody tell me they've made a goof like this!!

My first gas powered aircraft was a control line...  it was from cox, and i had the beastly Cox .049 engine to go along with it... after building it and doping it and attaching all the control lines ...
04-26-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 61,059
Posted By chaos79

RE: things we say when we crash

"well, I guess this means Im Grounded" Haha

But i never get too worked up when i crash... Its all in good fun... Anybody who fly's them... will eventually crash them... and then fix them... and...
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-14-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By chaos79

RE:

hmm.. sounds 'interesting' lol... I think you're right.. .sounds like one of those fad things....  although a variable piitch prop would be interesting for something to play with on my planes, i dont...
Forum: 3D Flying!
06-14-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,055
Posted By chaos79

"4-D" flying??

Just noticed this on the description of the forum


Just curious if somebody could give me - no pun intended - a crash course in what 4-D flying is?

Im assuming we dont have any models that...
Forum: Beginners
06-13-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,562
Posted By chaos79

RE: How many rebuilds have you done on one airplane.

I have a CG Falcon 56.. ive been flying it for about 13 years, and probably once a year or at least every other year i have to repair, or rebuild some part of it...  Although ive never had a major...
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,167
Posted By chaos79

RE: Fiberglass Finnishing

Oh, one more question!  (for now anyways....LOL)

I have some bondo fiberglass resin (the greenish stuff) and i have some 4 hour slow setting epoxy... would either of these be acceptable for my...
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2010, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,167
Posted By chaos79

RE: Fiberglass Finnishing

awesome!  Thanks for that link... ordered me 5 yards of the .5 cloth earlier today!   kind of afraid to see what the shipping is going to be to canada, but oh well... not many choices out there for...
Forum: Kit Building
06-10-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,167
Posted By chaos79

RE: Fiberglass Finnishing

thanks for all the great advice and points of view from everybody!  its been great!

Another question... I was planning on just using one coat of finishing epoxy resin with the cloth, using the...
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