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Posted By tucker1865

Hitec recievers with Futaba transmitter

I have some Hitec recievers,2 micro 555, dual conversion, ultra narrow band, a RCD3200/HFD-08RD that all say the same, dual conversion, ultra narrow band, and one that appears tp be a HRD-08R0, same...
07-17-2009, 05:52 PM
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Posted By tucker1865

OS4A Carb

Which OS Engines used the 4A Carb. Thanks
Forum: Glow Engines
06-05-2009, 06:00 PM
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Posted By tucker1865

RE: remote NV for older OS 25 F

Thanks for the reply jeffie. All I need now is to get the part of the needle valve out that is still in the carb when it snapped off.
Forum: Glow Engines
06-04-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By tucker1865

remote NV for older OS 25 F

I have a OS 25F that is missing the needle valve (no longer available). Plane kissed the fence and the needle valve is somewhere in the weeds. What, if any, remote needle valve assembly could I use...
Forum: Beginners
06-02-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 56
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Posted By tucker1865

RE: Ultracote & Monocote

I have always dreaded the covering of a new plane soI did an experiment on a trainer awhile back. Top half was Ultracote and bottom was Monocote. After 3 months the Monocote had the look of a...
05-04-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 766
Posted By tucker1865

How do you cut your canopy

I am building a Goldberg Tiger II kit and need some help with the canopy. There is nothing about the canopy in the instructions. How do you cut the canopy from the vacuum formed part, what tool do...
04-30-2009, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,615
Posted By tucker1865

RE: Brian Taylor Hellcat cowl / canopy wanted

Chad: All Brian Taylor parts are available from Bob Holman. http://www.bhplans.com/
04-20-2009, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By tucker1865

RE: what to use for main spars?

I would not use any of he construction grade lumber, Hem-fir or Douglas Fir, since they have not been kiln dried. As it dries it can cause you problems. I would stick to the more stable woods, such...
04-01-2009, 01:18 PM
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Posted By tucker1865

RE: What sungalss lens color is best for RC flying

My optomitrist made me a pair to correct depth perseption (20/40-20/70) and they called the company that did the tinting and they suggested golfer's yellow. Go to Walmart and get a pair of yellow...
03-29-2009, 11:00 AM
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Posted By tucker1865

RE: Monacoat removel

Frank: I use my heat gun, exacto knife and tweezers. A lot of heat and peel, watch your fingers. Finish up with acetone.
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2009, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
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Posted By tucker1865

RE: Warped wood

I am having the same problem with the Goldberg Tiger II. Tried Windex and weights, still skewed to the right. I am going to fill in the front with balsa block as far up as is necessary to get it...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-08-2008, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 846
Posted By tucker1865

Magnum 46 XLS...baffled

Day number 1.....Start engine, taxi out, start to take-off and engine quits at the end of the runway, same place every time. Check everything and replace fuel tubing and stopper. Notice that one...
Forum: Aerodynamics
06-30-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,294
Posted By tucker1865

RE: Trainer climbs like a Hot Air Ballon!

Thanks for the heads up on the article. It is a big help. Thanks again
Forum: Beginners
06-29-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By tucker1865

RE: not shure what to do here..... help me out

Didn't realize the post was that old, my mistake. I have been reading them from back (oldest) to front and got carried away. I too hope the problem was solved.
Forum: Aerodynamics
06-27-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,294
Posted By tucker1865

RE: Trainer climbs like a Hot Air Ballon!

Both planes would climb at a little below 1/2 throttle. They were both maidened by experienced pilots. When trimmed they both had trim tabs all the way forward (1/2 throttle, level flight), not so...
Forum: Beginners
06-27-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,279
Posted By tucker1865

RE: not shure what to do here..... help me out

Do not threaten him or mess with his plane. All you will do is make an enemy and he may have more friends at the field than you do. You are not going to change his mind so what's the point. ...
Forum: Aerodynamics
06-27-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,294
Posted By tucker1865

RE: Trainer climbs like a Hot Air Ballon!

OK, now I am confused or stupid. I have 2 trainers, PT-60 and PT-40 both later versions (MK II) and both climb (elevator trim tabs all the way forward). I think that there are now designed this...
Forum: Glow Engines
06-24-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By tucker1865

mounting screw size

What size screw, in mm, do you use to mount your engines. .25. .40, .46, .61, and .90. generally?
05-24-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 636
Posted By tucker1865

RE: Pitts Style Muffler?

Hey Geezer: Try J-tec, just google it and you will find it.
05-24-2008, 01:50 PM
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Posted By tucker1865

RE: hobby stores in Arizona

If you don't mind the drive, Hobby Barn in Tucson should not be missed. Just Google "hobby barn tucson and you will get everything you need to find it. A map and reviews. I believe it is on the...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-21-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,487
Posted By tucker1865

RE: Tower and GMS now late June and July!! What a mess.

Jeffie: Recently sent a Magnum 46XLS in for a minor problem. They sent me a new engine and recommended the Thunderbolt hot plug. Not to use OS#8. Haven't tried it yet but they said to run a...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-17-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By tucker1865

RE: Mufflers effect on performance..pitts and in-cowl

Proptop: It's 65 inch wingspan, 7 1/2 lbs with retracts and 720 wing area. Kit states it is for 40 to 60 and shows engine with baffle and no muffler. I have several older 60/61 engines and I...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-16-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By tucker1865

RE: Mufflers effect on performance..pitts and in-cowl

Proptop: Thanks for your help. I see you have a 80 4 stroke on 1/5 scale Aeronca. I have the Pica Spitfire. I dont suppose I can use a 60III to fly it, can I? the plans show an engine, inverted...
Forum: Glow Engines
05-15-2008, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By tucker1865

RE: Mufflers effect on performance..pitts and in-cowl

Do you have any experience or information you could share?
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