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01-17-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,719
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: Polishing an aluminum spinner

Thanks for the test results. The next question that needs to be answered is...

Are there any products you can apply to the spinner after to keep the shine, that will also resist finger prints. ...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-27-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

I wanted to post a follow-up to the broken crank saga.

I received a brand spanking new engine from Hobby Services last week. I included a letter with the broken engine when I returned it to...
Forum: Gas Engines
12-03-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

That's right K-Bob, Three little girls. Dont think I am going to have much time for my planes over the coming months, But i am holding out hope for a little anyway.

Back to the engine. I...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-27-2012, 06:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

Sorry to not reply back to this any sooner. My life has been crazy to say the least the past several weeks with the birth of my first three children.

To respond to the questions above. I...
Forum: Gas Engines
10-16-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

Soooo, I got my warranty repaired engine back from Hobby Services in August. I sold my house in the middle of August and moved into a new one in the middle of September so flying was a low priority...
Forum: Seaplanes
10-04-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,640
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: Flyzone Beaver

OK, I will go over and check it out. Thanks
Forum: Seaplanes
09-28-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,640
Posted By Flyin Beagle

Flyzone Beaver

I posted this in the parkflyer area as well, but though you guys may have an opinion on this one.

Saw this plane that was recently realeased and it has caught my interest.

...
09-28-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,913
Posted By Flyin Beagle

Flyzone DHC-2 Beaver

Saw this plane that was recently realeased and it has caught my interest.

http://www.flyzoneplanes.com/airplanes/flza4020/index.html

I have been wanting a nice little plane to fly off the...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-02-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

Ok, thanks for all of the info. I just wanted to be sure that it wasn't something I could remedy easily.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-01-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

David,
When I get my engine back is there anything I should do to prevent this from happening again?
Forum: Gas Engines
07-31-2012, 05:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

The shaft extension is a factory part as it is the nut that holds the prop hub in place. If Hobby Services had the parts in stock it would already be on its way back to me.
Forum: Gas Engines
07-30-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

I shipped it back to Hobby Services last week and just checked online for the repair status. The repair parts are on backorder and wont be in for a couple of weeks. Thats not too bad, but I hate...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-19-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

I agree with all of the comments above. Once I got it taken apart I was amazed that the entire assembly stayed on engine after the failure. I also agree that no one should ever be in front or to the...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-18-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

I had thought about that before, maybe I did overtighten the spinner screw, but then I thought that the spinner screw is far smaller than the crank. I would think that I would strip the allen head...
Forum: Gas Engines
07-18-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,796
Posted By Flyin Beagle

DLE 55 Crank Broke in Flight

Last Saturday I was flying my Wild Hare Edge 540 with a DLE 55 and the engine began running very erratically in the middle of my first flight of the day. It would start to rev up and then it would...
06-13-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 394
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: DLE-55

You will probably get better and more accurate responses if you ask this in the Gas engine section of this forum. I have the same setup with a Xoar prop but for the life of me cannot remeber what...
05-16-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,894
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: Plane noses up for no reason

I am no expert at this, but as far as I know, you are correct about the vapors from the curing of regular silicone causing problems in electronics. I believe that it releases acetic acid vapor which...
04-16-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 565,333
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: Lock

I am just finishing my trailer up, but I am currently looking at it from an entirely differnet perspective. My trailer will hold all of my regularly flown planes with room to add a random "special"...
Forum: Beginners
04-16-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,280
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: On board Glow driver

Sea plane flying and drinking beer, Two of my most favorite things although I have never tried them together. I however have seen many many times what even a few beers does to my golf game so for...
Forum: Beginners
04-16-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,439
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: I tried to warn him

I find this to be very Funny. So often we see some new comer to these forums say they want to learn to fly on thier newly acquired ducted fan banana hobby POS fighter jet. We all tell them to go...
04-11-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: glow fuel

Wildcat Fuels does club orders as well. I dont know if they will sell you a drum, but they may. Give them a call.

http://www.wildcatfuels.com/container.html
04-11-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,694
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: Need a .25 glow ARF

Nitroplanes has several planes in the .25 size although the bobcat looks pretty good to me. I have several planes from nitroplanes and have never had any problems. You should know what you are...
04-11-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: Parkzone Extra 300: Performance too high for my skill level

I am glad to hear you decided to keep it. I have one of these planes and now that I figured it out, it is that one plane that always goes to the field with me no matter what.

First thing I...
04-05-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,057
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: USPS, Service with a smile. The Sequel

When he asked me if it was fragile I would have been tempted to bop him on the head with it and ask him if his head is fragile, Its not marked so it should be OK. What a douchebag.
04-02-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 565,333
Posted By Flyin Beagle

RE: Lock

Nevermind about my previous question, I found this online and this company has an overstock of this so its on sale for $6.00 per linear yard for a 60" wide sheet. I couldnt pass it up so I will let...
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