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10-18-2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By TXAG96

I stuffed a DLE 20 in mine. Even with that I...

I stuffed a DLE 20 in mine. Even with that I needed nose weight. It is glasses and painted with latex and flies great at 11.5lbs. She is not a floater but is a blast to fly. It is a rocket with...
Forum: Gas Engines
09-13-2016, 09:08 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 57,506
Posted By TXAG96

AGM seems to still be around. ...

AGM seems to still be around.

http://www.agmhobby.com/list/gas-engines-parts-agm-gasoline-engines-c-16_17.html

Not sure I would buy one again, but my AGM30 has been fine since I got the updated...
09-08-2016, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By TXAG96

rustyrivet, I am actually using cheap...

rustyrivet,

I am actually using cheap hobbyking electric retracts with homemade struts. The weak part of those retracts are the plastic mounting plate. I have made aluminum plates instead and...
09-07-2016, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By TXAG96

I can't comment on the P-51 but I have the...

I can't comment on the P-51 but I have the Spitfire and I love it. I have no issues at all with tip stalling and mine is heavy. I think it is somewhere around 12lbs dry. I have a dle20 in mine and...
10-16-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,753
Posted By TXAG96

Have a DLE 20 in my 60 size TF spitfire. Great...

Have a DLE 20 in my 60 size TF spitfire. Great combination. You won't regret it. Can't find a finished pic right now but here is one when under construction....
Forum: Gas Engines
05-28-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 57,506
Posted By TXAG96

I thought I would give a quick update for those...

I thought I would give a quick update for those considering the AGM. Mine appears to have low compression and therefor low power. I am getting only 6300 on an 18 x 8 prop. I am confident in my...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-26-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 57,506
Posted By TXAG96

Aaron, Thanks. Let me know how it turns...

Aaron,

Thanks. Let me know how it turns out. My first reply from agm was to use an 18x8 prop and set the needles. That was of course what I had already done. I may try swapping out another...
Forum: Gas Engines
05-25-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 57,506
Posted By TXAG96

I have an agm 30 with an agm 18x8 prop and pitts...

I have an agm 30 with an agm 18x8 prop and pitts muffler. I am only able to get 6300 rpm. I tweaked the needles as much as possible and that is all I get. It starts, transitions and runs great but...
Forum: Kit Building
04-19-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By TXAG96

It is a great flying plane. I have one that is...

It is a great flying plane. I have one that is 13 years old now and is still flying great. It is not built like a new 3d plane but is a great acrobatic plane. I have an old gms .76 in mine the...
Forum: Kit Building
12-07-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 152,240
Posted By TXAG96

Vertical, Sorry just making a few for...

Vertical,

Sorry just making a few for friends. I don't plan to market them. Not too difficult but plenty of hours to make them.
Forum: Kit Building
12-06-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 152,240
Posted By TXAG96

Working on G38 reduction drives . ...

Working on G38 reduction drives .



http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2052769
Forum: Kit Building
10-06-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,868
Posted By TXAG96

I am pretty sure it is from where the wing meets...

I am pretty sure it is from where the wing meets the fuselage. That is how I balanced mine and it flew great. Did you get the retracts figured out? I used Spring Air units with shindin struts on...
10-03-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 640
Posted By TXAG96

I agree with Ham639. 1/3 BUSA Pup. Home...

I agree with Ham639.

1/3 BUSA Pup. Home Depot Behr latex over Sig Koverall.

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2036931
Forum: Kit Building
09-17-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By TXAG96

Vonmarshall, I have built both the FW-190...

Vonmarshall,

I have built both the FW-190 and the TF Spit. Both excellent fying planes. Both have some characteristics that can complicate things. The FW with the long gear is tough to land...
08-07-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By TXAG96

I would try www.onlinemetals.com...

I would try www.onlinemetals.com (http://www.onlinemetals.com) I order quite a bit from them. They will rough cut to length for a small fee. Fast delivery good prices.
08-07-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,150
Posted By TXAG96

Dale, It is not converted to electronic...

Dale,

It is not converted to electronic Ignition. It is not hard to start once you get it set up correctly (prop position). I have found the G45 likes to be really wet. Most days it starts just...
08-06-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,150
Posted By TXAG96

I am flying my TF GS P-51 kit built on the G45...

I am flying my TF GS P-51 kit built on the G45 using a 19 x 10 prop. Great flying airplane. I don't use the spring starter and it balanced without any weight needed.


Jerry Bates Hellcat flying...
Forum: Kit Building
06-04-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By TXAG96

9.5 lbs with DLE 20 RA - Electric retracts from...

9.5 lbs with DLE 20 RA - Electric retracts from HK (will see how that works out) Home made struts. Fiberglass cloth, Zpoxy. Latex paint, some panel lines but limited details. HS645 MG servos. ...
Forum: Kit Building
05-30-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 152,240
Posted By TXAG96

Sorry, I don't have any very good pictures of the...

Sorry, I don't have any very good pictures of the drive right now. The one on the Pup is using a Fuji 50 because that is what I had. It is turning the 32 x 18 prop at just over 3000 rpm. I am now...
Forum: Kit Building
05-25-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,085
Views: 152,240
Posted By TXAG96

Here is my entry for the brotherhood. 1/3 pup...

Here is my entry for the brotherhood. 1/3 pup with homemade belt reduction drive. 32x18 prop....
Forum: Kit Building
04-29-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,583
Posted By TXAG96

Not sure about a .90 but here is a DLE-20 RA gas...

Not sure about a .90 but here is a DLE-20 RA gas engine in the nose of the TF Spitfire.
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1991147
11-12-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 64,790
Posted By TXAG96

Richard, Well, I am not sure my drawings are...

Richard,

Well, I am not sure my drawings are quite good enough to send out, I tried to upload a few shots of the solid models but rcu doesn't seem to be taking them. PM me with your email and I...
11-12-2013, 04:41 AM
Replies: 670
Views: 64,790
Posted By TXAG96

Richard, I apologize I did not have the time...

Richard,

I apologize I did not have the time to look for the drawings last night. You are correct about the gear ratios. I decided to split the difference and have a 95 degree retraction /...
11-11-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 64,790
Posted By TXAG96

Richard, Wow, Your experience with Sierra...

Richard,

Wow, Your experience with Sierra sounds similar to mine with Robinaire. That is actually one of the reasons I got my own machining equipment. That and I just like to cut metal. I do...
11-11-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 64,790
Posted By TXAG96

Check6, Originally, I got a set of retracts...

Check6,

Originally, I got a set of retracts from Lee Robinson (Robinaire). They were horrible and took forever to recieve but worked...sort of. I then designed and built a set myself and sold...
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