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Forum: Kit Building
01-02-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By mirwin

Dave, thanks. My (Pica) Waco YMF-3 is a...

Dave, thanks.

My (Pica) Waco YMF-3 is a floater even with the engine at idle.. The Super Skybolt (kit) was a sinker without that funny thing on the front of the engine going round-and-round...
Forum: Kit Building
12-30-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By mirwin

Much thanks, David You're the 4th flyer /...

Much thanks, David

You're the 4th flyer / builder to confirm my experience. I received no answers contrary to this. Tomorrow, I'll do the final engine test, and then I'll put the wings on and...
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By mirwin

Many thanks, Carl. You've confirmed everything I...

Many thanks, Carl. You've confirmed everything I was thinking.

Mike
Forum: Kit Building
12-28-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 755
Posted By mirwin

Carl Goldbert Ulimate 10-300 Kit Balancing Procedure

I recently became the owner of a well-cared-for and lightly-used Carl Goldbert Ulimate 10-300. It was built from the Goldberg kit; it is NOT the ARF.

Although the OS 1.20 Surpass III four stroke...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-17-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 127,353
Posted By mirwin

Ken, When I need hardware that I can't find...

Ken,

When I need hardware that I can't find anywhere else, I go to what I consider "the best hardware store in the sky": McMaster-Carr

I did a quick search on their website, and I'm pretty...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-02-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 127,353
Posted By mirwin

aspeed, It's always possible that the cam...

aspeed,

It's always possible that the cam has gone flat but that wouldn't explain the zero compression.
I'm going to open it up tomorrow. I'll post here when I find the problem.

Thanks for...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-02-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 127,353
Posted By mirwin

Thanks, Bob The valves work fine. I can...

Thanks, Bob

The valves work fine. I can open and close them manually just fine. The problem is that the camshaft or the lifters or the push rods or all of the above doesn't open and close the...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-01-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 127,353
Posted By mirwin

Hsukaria, In my reply to bhady, I wrote that...

Hsukaria,

In my reply to bhady, I wrote that I can manually manipulate both valves freely. The valve springs are strong, as I would expect. So, I don't believe I have a problem with sticky...
Forum: Glow Engines
12-01-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 980
Views: 127,353
Posted By mirwin

Hsukaria, Thanks. I didn't consider trying...

Hsukaria,

Thanks. I didn't consider trying to start the engine. I was a little concerned that if the piston ring was broken, the pieces might ruin the cylinder sleeve and the piston.

But I...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-30-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 127,353
Posted By mirwin

bhady, thanks for the reply. The valves...

bhady, thanks for the reply.


The valves are closed. I removed the valve cover and I can manipulate both valves freely. The valve springs are still strong, as I would expect.

I'll remove the...
Forum: Glow Engines
11-30-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 127,353
Posted By mirwin

OS FS-120 Surpass III - Strange Problem

I have what I think is an unusual problem with my OS FS-120 Surpass III which has about 300 trouble-free flights on it.

After flying the last time and during clean-up & maintenance, I noticed a...
05-18-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,286
Posted By mirwin

Thanks for the dimensions and photos. I wanted...

Thanks for the dimensions and photos. I wanted the Extra 260 but they were out and didn't know when they would be available. They lied to me, I think, because only a few weeks after I got my Extra...
05-17-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,286
Posted By mirwin

Seeking parts for Aeroworks .60 - .90 Extra 300 ARF-QB

RCU Forums (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/) > RC Airplanes (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-airplanes-226/) > Aeroworks Vendor Forum (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/aeroworks-vendor-forum-528/)...
05-17-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By mirwin

Regarding: RCU Forums...

Regarding: RCU Forums (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/index.php) > RC Airplanes (http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=226) > Aeroworks Vendor Forum...
05-12-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By mirwin

Seeking parts for Aeroworks .60 - .90 Extra 300 ARF-QB

May 2018

I need wheel pants for my Aeroworks .60 - .90 Extra 300 ARF-QB, the blue - yellow - white livery.

I would like to have a spare wing and cowling too.
05-12-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,487
Posted By mirwin

Tower Hobbies Acquired by Horizon Hobby??

I heard at the flying site a few days ago that Tower Hobbies is being acquired by Horizon Hobby.

Has anybody heard that?
02-18-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 779
Posted By mirwin

Aeroworks Replacement Parts

Soon after buying my Aeroworks .60 - .90 Extra 300 ARF QB (blue & yellow color scheme), Aeroworks closed their doors. I would like to find a replacement cowling for this model in the even I may...
02-18-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 985
Posted By mirwin

Aeroworks Replacement Parts

Soon after buying my Aeroworks .60 - .90 Extra 300 ARF QB (blue & yellow color scheme), Aeroworks closed their doors. I would like to find a replacement cowling for this model in the even I may need...
08-12-2016, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 518
Posted By mirwin

Eflite battery connectors vs. everything else

I primarily fly glow & gas, and I'm a real rookie when it comes to electric flight. I need some advice.

but I bought an eflite UMX Carbon Cub SS to fly at home. It uses a 180ma 2S battery with...
Forum: Beginners
08-11-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By mirwin

I bought one of these, actually the newer EOS...

I bought one of these, actually the newer EOS Sentry 3, but my battery plug doesn't fit.

I primarily fly glow & gas, but I bought an eflite UMX Carbon Cub SS to fly at home. It uses a 180ma 2S...
08-11-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By mirwin

I bought one of these, actually the newer EOS...

I bought one of these, actually the newer EOS Sentry 3, but my battery plug doesn't fit.

I primarily fly glow & gas, but I bought an eflite UMX Carbon Cub SS to fly at home. It uses a 180ma 2S...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-27-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,530
Views: 365,592
Posted By mirwin

I wonder if the wing from the recently announced...

I wonder if the wing from the recently announced H9 30cc F4U will work on my .60-size H9 Corsair. Appears to about the same scale. That would provide flaps and a more scale wing.
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-26-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,128
Posted By mirwin

I wonder if the wing on the new model will work...

I wonder if the wing on the new model will work on the .60 size H9 Corsair. That would give me instant flaps.
06-10-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,517
Posted By mirwin

RE: Lost passion for flying, now what?

<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 255);"><span style="font-size: medium;">Raptureboy wrote, " . . . . ARF's are like sex, all flash and then the excitements over in 5 min . . . "

Maybe so, but with...
06-09-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,517
Posted By mirwin

RE: Lost passion for flying, now what?

<span style="font-size: medium;">Josh,

After I came back from Vietnam I couldn't get interested in a lot of things that I had been interested in before.

Bad, sad, crazy times can change you....
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