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Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 51,417
Posted By OldFart1

Ok, the G62 as it turns out doesn't exist (at...

Ok, the G62 as it turns out doesn't exist (at least as far as coming my way). So - DLE55 or DLE55RA?

AND - going to change the trailing edge of the wing and tail to make it a 50cc UltraStick ...
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 51,417
Posted By OldFart1

Let me rephrase the question - has anyone run the...

Let me rephrase the question - has anyone run the magneto G62 and just ran the battery pack further aft to get CG?
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 51,417
Posted By OldFart1

Lets see if there's still life forms out there :)...

Lets see if there's still life forms out there :)

How much weight was required on the nose for those of you that went 50-55CC's? I may have a G62 coming my way - but it's an older (magneto) motor....
09-03-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,495
Posted By OldFart1

Mike, changed radios in my 540 (the older...

Mike, changed radios in my 540 (the older red/white/blue version), aileron centering is off. IIRC - there was an alignment guide for this - of course i tossed it ages ago.....

Help Mr Wizard :)
06-27-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,163
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Transporting in a pickup

Funny RD, I do just about the same thing. Upside down table - the fuel box against the tailgate pretty much wedges it in fore to aft, I have a piece of plywood with a 2x4 that sits between it and the...
06-26-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,163
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Transporting in a pickup

Have a tonneau on my F350 crew cab (short bed) - worked fine for electrics and the first wave of fuel planes. 36% Katana fits diagonally across the bed, almost a foot taller than the cover. Should...
06-25-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 34,340
Posted By OldFart1

RE: AMR High Wing Stick 30

Here's what I run on the 36% Katana
http://www.troybuiltmodels.com/items/WRCIBEFV2.1.html
06-12-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 34,340
Posted By OldFart1

RE: AMR High Wing Stick 30

It's not completely dark yet in Ohio - get some purple going!
06-05-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 34,340
Posted By OldFart1

RE: AMR High Wing Stick 30

Anthony, did the plans allow for optional 4 servo wing (quad flaps)? I have an electric Mini UltraStick set up this way and it's a blast. I was looking at the 50cc AMR Stik, but this size looks like...
Replies: 222
Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

Well, you listen good, Skank. I know it's gonna be hard with your melon on chemical overload, but there's a killer out there and I'm gonna track the hairball down. So, when you two crater-heads get...
Replies: 222
Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country
Replies: 222
Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

Lt. Col. Alan Caldwell: Now, are you sure you want to have a fight? Because I'm only gonna use my thumb.
Bully in Bar: Thumb?
Lt. Col. Alan Caldwell: My right thumb. Left one's much too powerful...
Replies: 222
Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

Barnhardt: Have you tested this theory?
Klaatu: I find it works well enough to get me from one planet to another
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Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

“Now you understand. Anything goes wrong, anything at all… your fault, my fault, nobody’s fault… it don’t matter…I’m gonna blow your head off. It’s as simple as that.”
Replies: 222
Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

They should have not only refunded anyone's money thast paid to see Starship Troopers, but should have bought a round to get the horrible taste out of their mouths.

The other quote came from...
Replies: 222
Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

Robert A Heinlein (actually his character Lazarus Long). Met Heinlein in the early 80's, was very impressed.

Hmm..... on of my favorites. I'll pull the names as to not give it away:

"You...
Replies: 222
Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

Actually Dr Evil :)

Here's an easy one:

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts,...
Replies: 222
Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

eddieC - Correct!

The details of my life are quite inconsequential... very well, where do I begin? My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from Belgium with low grade...
Replies: 222
Views: 12,952
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Post your favorite quotes

A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody...
Forum: RC Jets
05-11-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,632
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Hypoxia in F-22's? Scary thought...

Yep, old (non -400) 747's. Have one on the south ramp currently (charter air side of LAX). They transport lots of horses - typically through the AOA gate next to my office. Fun to watch unless the...
05-03-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,881
Posted By OldFart1

RE: do all warbirds need extra nose weight

Two of mine (26cc 1/7 scale P-47 and YS120 1/8 scale F6F) required none. My 60 sized P-51B (YS110) required tail weight :)

All of the others took weight in the nose, with the Dr.1 being the...
Forum: ARF or RTF
04-04-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 31,198
Posted By OldFart1

RE: Goldwing 50cc Pitts Python V3.

What did you decide on for servos? I looked at my GP Ultimate 160 (ZDZ 50cc), I went with HS 645MG's in the wings and throttle , Power HD 9150's on the tail.
01-16-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,724
Posted By OldFart1

RE: What kind of weight/lead do you use to CG balance big planes?

I used dive weights when I was adding several pounds to the nose of my 36% Katana
01-01-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 39,986
Posted By OldFart1

RE: *World Models 70

IMHO, no. I have 26cc on mine, wish I'd waited for the DLE 30
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