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Posted By 378

Aw hell yeah. Dave Draiman knocked that cover out...

Aw hell yeah. Dave Draiman knocked that cover out of the park! Friggin love that track. I was already a fan of the OG cut from the 1960s but Disturbed just rocked it.

Should check out some of...
09-30-2021, 04:29 PM
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Posted By 378

Advertising, no. I am vicious about adblocking so...

Advertising, no. I am vicious about adblocking so RCU has no ads at all for me no matter what. But I have noticed this place turn into an absolute ghost town over the years. A decade ago this place...
09-25-2021, 04:32 PM
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Posted By 378

Very much agreed. I am part of the Instructor...

Very much agreed. I am part of the Instructor Program and one of my club's 5 official trainers. It feels hollow and disingenuous when I tell a new pilot after they've done super super well on the...
05-21-2021, 05:34 AM
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Posted By 378

yeah I'm wondering how they stay in business as...

yeah I'm wondering how they stay in business as well. I'd love the lightning 46 flying wing, some of the jet trainers, but it is what it is. I do have their Long-EZ and it seems to be a well built...
05-21-2021, 05:06 AM
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Posted By 378

It might also have a lifting tail. My old VK...

It might also have a lifting tail. My old VK Cherokee 60 has a fully aerfoiled horizontal stabilizer and a correspondingly aft CG.
10-06-2020, 12:02 AM
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Posted By 378

Couple vids of my Fox 049 FAI running!

https://youtu.be/dpQlV8txQMs

https://youtu.be/OwaRTsSP9fM

I've got a COX 3-fin glow head fitted with a brass adapter ring and I've got a Cox airbleed carb for a 051RC fitted to the intake tube....
10-05-2020, 11:57 PM
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Posted By 378

Making me want to pull the covering off of my...

Making me want to pull the covering off of my Phoenix ARF. I've got a 40-size SBD sittin' here to build and I'm wondering if it's got the same sorts of flaws the giant birds have. Still haven't done...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-20-2020, 10:07 AM
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Views: 2,219
Posted By 378

It's not hard to tell why this place is nearly...

It's not hard to tell why this place is nearly dead. I asked this same question, copy pasted word for word, on RC Groups as well, on the basis that it was a longshot I'd even get a reply on this...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-16-2020, 10:18 PM
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Posted By 378

My 46AX pulls something close to 15K on a 10-5-3....

My 46AX pulls something close to 15K on a 10-5-3. A 10-7-2 is way underpropped for that thing and would overrev it. OS own instructions say that thing is good to swing a 12-7-2!. A 10-7 is something...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-16-2020, 08:38 PM
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Posted By 378

Anyone know anything about the old Super Tiger G60-16 Blue Head engine?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTulWqhNZ1M

Got this thing on the nose of an old VK Cherokee, and it runs absolutely amazingly. Gonna leave it there, fly it, no reason not to. Seems to love that...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-16-2020, 07:14 PM
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Posted By 378

It's only as expensive as you let it get. ...

It's only as expensive as you let it get.
...
07-25-2019, 06:07 PM
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Posted By 378

https://youtu.be/FuA_I7Vftro

https://youtu.be/FuA_I7Vftro
07-12-2019, 05:27 PM
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Posted By 378

I will evaluate the servos and decide whether to...

I will evaluate the servos and decide whether to replace them when I get a receiver and receiver battery put in it. I've got four S3004s sitting in my parts bin that are brand new, but I'm not going...
07-11-2019, 10:03 PM
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Posted By 378

FP-S148 x4. They're much newer than the receiver...

FP-S148 x4. They're much newer than the receiver and have standard J plugs on them. Incidentally, this also means I have four 3" long J to G adapter cables!

Servos themselves...Tower still has a...
07-11-2019, 04:41 PM
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Posted By 378

Huh. Apparently this thing's needing ballast so...

Huh. Apparently this thing's needing ballast so much because the 40FP is far too light for the airframe, that it was designed for a dual ball bearing engine rather than a plain bearing engine. And...
07-11-2019, 04:22 PM
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Posted By 378

Hah. PO had it balanced roundabouts where you're...

Hah. PO had it balanced roundabouts where you're saying to balance it.
07-11-2019, 03:46 PM
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Posted By 378

Mmn. yeah it basically needs to fly itself...

Mmn. yeah it basically needs to fly itself passively. Lemme throw the wing on, bolt it down, and see whereabouts it balanced in its previous life.
07-11-2019, 03:14 PM
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Posted By 378

10 7/8" if my tape measure is accurate.

10 7/8" if my tape measure is accurate.
07-11-2019, 02:31 PM
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Posted By 378

Someone on the Flite Test forums has one he built...

Someone on the Flite Test forums has one he built 25+ years ago, showed me a pic of the plans for the fuse. CG is supposed to be 3" back from the leading edge on it according to the plans for the...
07-11-2019, 12:42 PM
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Posted By 378

Hehe, glad to hear it's gonna fly great. 3 for 3...

Hehe, glad to hear it's gonna fly great. 3 for 3 on smooth flying planes in my fleet, it seems. My NexSTAR is the same way, as is my FT Commuter 049. The Commuter, sporting a choketube throttle...
07-10-2019, 10:19 PM
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Posted By 378

Current going rate for a running 40FP on eBay is...

Current going rate for a running 40FP on eBay is 50 bucks shipped, so yeah. Guess you could say I got a free airplane with the purchase of a used OS engine haha~ [quote]


It is bare wood in...
07-10-2019, 05:32 PM
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Posted By 378

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAgmcB3hPRw ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAgmcB3hPRw




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OoK-0T6HItk

It runs great! Got the low end dialed in, passes the 'nose up' test with flying colors...I'm...
07-09-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,733
Posted By 378

Just scored big at the LHS. What the hell did I buy?!

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/424071740642164746/598244491677401089/IMG_20190709_150252.jpghttps://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/424071740642164746/598262463934496804/IMG_20190709_160908.jpg...
07-09-2019, 06:38 PM
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Views: 48,375
Posted By 378

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/42407174064...

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/424071740642164746/598244491677401089/IMG_20190709_150252.jpghttps://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/424071740642164746/598262463934496804/IMG_20190709_160908.jpg...
07-02-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 48,375
Posted By 378

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Co3yMLt_Hk0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Co3yMLt_Hk0

Few days late posting it, but I built a Flite Test Commuter, and I decided the best power system it could possibly have would be a Cox 0.049! AND IT...
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