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11-16-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By tonyL1

RE: 7Amp 12volt Field Box Batt Question

thanks for all the info, interesting.... yeah if a local ad is placed the battery's condition will be mentioned... or
if the batt is toast, I may just purchase a new one in, along with suitable...
11-16-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By tonyL1

RE: 7Amp 12volt Field Box Batt Question

I used the battery quite a bit today, using the power panel's glow ignitor charger
the engine starter, the electric fuel pump etc all at once, it still seems to have quite a bit of power left
(...
11-15-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,119
Posted By tonyL1

7Amp 12volt Field Box Batt Question

I'm helping a ex-flyer part out his stuff ( his eyes/reflexes caused him to stop flying, ) his
equipment stash isn't much, but in 2006 he purchased a Hobbico 7 amp battery for the
field box, it...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-12-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,629
Posted By tonyL1

OS 40 FP what a long life!!!

I picked this engine up in 1996,30 bucks, Used, typical dirty look, history unknown for my 1st trainer. fast forward
to 2011, I still have the thing lol runs perfect for those slow putter about...
Forum: Beginners
05-12-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By tonyL1

RE: Where have all the kit planes gone??

Balsa USA has some good kits also, built 3 of them now, the Stick 40 Plus, Taube-40 and the Eindecker
I had the Balsa USA Stingray 40 ( kind of like a mid wing plane like the Sig midstar, ) but I...
Forum: Beginners
05-12-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,328
Posted By tonyL1

RE: Hobbico flightstar 40 need more opinions

That's cool!! , glad to hear of another FlightStar survivor, I'm guessing due to it's age, this was a very early ARF trainer for Hobbico, if not their first trainer ARF , followed by the Avistar,...
Forum: Beginners
05-11-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,328
Posted By tonyL1

RE: Hobbico flightstar 40 need more opinions

reviving a very old thread, but I purchased this actual FlightStar 40 off Northriver21 many years ago, welp today it was in the
air, still surviving. still flying!!!! I was actually doing a search...
Forum: Beginners
03-19-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,909
Posted By tonyL1

RE: Very Basic Questions

if on a budget, a Futaba 4channel Skysport is good very basic radio, Even though I outgrew mine, I still use it a lot on a couple of planes, like my slowstick and top flite elder .25 , also the ...
Forum: M.A.A.C.
03-19-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,577
Posted By tonyL1

RE: please delete this thread , thanks mods!!!!

ugh, still can't delete thread, but I tried, it'll need a mod to do it I guess, re-read my first post,
Forum: M.A.A.C.
03-19-2010, 12:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,577
Posted By tonyL1

please delete this thread , thanks mods!!!!

I can't seem to remove the thread as suggested , okay I'll bring all this up to the club locally at meeting etc , and keep it off the web and try to do this right and properly, sound fair? I'm...
07-23-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,467
Posted By tonyL1

RE: LF info 1960's Graupner Grundig radio

yeah I see the piper cherokee box in your pic, looks like a amazing kit, bigger box than the Taxi, what year is that kit, and those sailboat kits look amazing,
07-23-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,467
Posted By tonyL1

RE: LF info 1960's Graupner Grundig radio

wicked pics, thanks for sharing them, fantastic stuff,everything looks good...
07-23-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,467
Posted By tonyL1

RE: LF info 1960's Graupner Grundig radio

yeah I would have kept the taxi, but decided after 5 years of owning the untouched kit, it deserved going to a better place , so a collector in Texas bought it, but i wasn't expecting it to fetch...
07-23-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,467
Posted By tonyL1

RE: LF info 1960's Graupner Grundig radio

yeah i'll take look later, the battery was in terrible shape , although hasn't seemed to pollute the TX itself, which is good, the brown stuff was mostly dried up. and just brushed out for most part,...
07-23-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,467
Posted By tonyL1

RE: LF info 1960's Graupner Grundig radio

thanks for reply, yes I admit, it seems to be a bunch of random stuff, also I've realized its color coded also, to me it's a wonderful little collection of things, and I'll hang on to them, small...
12-29-2007, 10:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,375
Posted By tonyL1

RE: Kraft radio Guru needed for question

oh well , least mine doesn't look like this Kraft radio of a diff sort lol
12-29-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,375
Posted By tonyL1

RE: Kraft radio Guru needed for question

ugh, well that would explain ( possibly lol) why there isn't sticker on the RX maybe ?
to me with my limited knowledge on Kraft it looked like it was there since new
actually, there are 2 RX's...
12-29-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,375
Posted By tonyL1

RE: Kraft radio Guru needed for question

ugh, no back plate on bottom on this one, not sure it had one ( cant see any outline of such a thing) unlike yours there is a
sticker on rear of radio, that has no info, just says Kraft Series...
12-29-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,375
Posted By tonyL1

RE: Kraft radio Guru needed for question

yeah I found the servo reversing, lol, (it's manually done with little servo screws lol )
12-29-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,375
Posted By tonyL1

RE: Kraft radio Guru needed for question

the TX itself, is super clean, only thing i've done to it was remove those red letters OFF/ON ( added one by owner ages ago) sticky tape
things, the TX batt was removed ages ago so no damage or rot...
12-29-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,375
Posted By tonyL1

Kraft radio Guru needed for question

hi, ive had this TX 3 weeks now or so, single stick series seventy one
Gold Medal Series, I have no intention of altering it for use,
however i don't understand it, and I'm curious
k, i...
12-27-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,467
Posted By tonyL1

RE: LF info 1960's Graupner Grundig radio

k got the pics, the back of radio shows some issues with the plastic, not sure
but I've seen the same type of stuff happen when nitro fuel hits plastic
guess it'll have to live with it , unless...
12-27-2007, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,467
Posted By tonyL1

RE: LF info 1960's Graupner Grundig radio

the RX is actually the red larger box, the stacked colored units are actually channels,
the TX is basically 5 CH non proportional 4 channels on the sticks and 2 push buttons for the 5th
it took 5...
12-22-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,467
Posted By tonyL1

RE: LF info 1960's Graupner Grundig radio

got actual pics of the one I'm looking at locally, its dirty, im hoping to clean it up to at least make it presentable
looks to be from what I read from 1968 or so,
12-21-2007, 08:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 14,467
Posted By tonyL1

RE: LF info 1960's Graupner Grundig radio

k after a hard google's nights, i think i found what it looks, cripes , looks like AM radio ya take to the beach to listen to
tunes with , not a RC TX lol
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