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Forum: The Clubhouse
07-28-2004, 07:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,453
Posted By Roger George

RE: What was your first plane you built and how long ago?

I built my first R/C plane in 1976. It was scratch built Sterling Fledgling, from a set of plans my brother-in-law gave me. It had a K/B 40/pumper engine and I put a Cirrus radio in it. I still have...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-26-2004, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 595
Posted By Roger George

Does this happen to you guys also.

Why does my 120 Stinger and 50 Fiji fly for about 15 minutes, but when the wife makes me use the Weedeater it runs all day on the same amount of fuel? I confused. Maybe I should swap engines? By the...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-03-2004, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By Roger George

RE: TOP GUN this week

I was there Thursday, I too was on vacation in Florida and just had to go. This is really a great event. Got to see and talk to some of the greats in this hobby. I wish I could have stayed more than...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-07-2004, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By Roger George

RE: Engine cleaner

Hey Guys, Got some striper for aircraft last night, cost $9.95 for a pint. I had two mufflers that were really covered with baked on gunk. Put the stripper on and in 20 minutes I rinsed them in water...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-06-2004, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By Roger George

RE: Engine cleaner

No, I'm not new to RCU, I look every day. I just don't post very often. I get a lot of good help from RCU and it's members. No, I have not tried the antifreeze method. The z-best is a gell, I just...
Forum: The Clubhouse
04-05-2004, 01:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,125
Posted By Roger George

Engine cleaner

Help! Need source/sources for Z-Best or Demon clean engine cleaners. All my local hobby shops do not carry any more, and I can't find it in the Tower catalogue either. Both these cleaners worked...
02-04-2004, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 666
Posted By Roger George

Byrons 27% Sukhoi what engine.

I finally got a Byrons 27% Sukhoi. Been wanting one for a long time. I have my engine choices down to two. A Saito FA-300tl or the Fuji BT-64A. I want to get an engine before I start building. I know...
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-26-2004, 05:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,064
Posted By Roger George

RE: Problem Club member

Yes the club does have by-laws but fighting was not spelled out. Yes the member that was hit is also a problem child. We do not want to kick the people out but we are worried what may happen later....
Forum: The Clubhouse
01-26-2004, 10:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,064
Posted By Roger George

Problem Club member

We have a club member that has punched another member blooding his nose, he also threw a plane at another member (engine running) almost hitting several people. He is constantly arguing and sturring...
Forum: Polks Hobby
01-19-2004, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,475
Posted By Roger George

Old Airtronics vs New Airtronics.

When did the New Airtronics replace the Old. When looking at each what are the physical differences. I have 10 Airtronics radios and they all look alike. They have the black and red wires and black...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-06-2004, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By Roger George

RE: Pitts Muffler for Magnum 46

Thanks guys for the info. I found that the Slimline pitts muffler for the OS 46 fx fit right on the Magnum 46. Thanks again RCU community. Roger.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-05-2004, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,338
Posted By Roger George

Pitts Muffler for Magnum 46

I need a pitts style muffler for a 46 magnum. I looked at Bisson, Tatone, GMS, J-tec and Slimline, none of these list a pitts style muffler for the Magnum 46. Does anyone have a pitts style on a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
12-10-2003, 02:45 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 44,016
Posted By Roger George

RE: Discontinued Kits

I too would like to see the GP trainer 20,40 and 60 series kitted again. Yes they were great trainers and very acrobatic with most of the dihedral taken out. It is almost impossible to make a bad...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-30-2003, 05:34 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,129
Posted By Roger George

OS 91 FX

PS. to my last post. I'm curious as to what prop size you guys with the heating problems are using. I run all 3 of mine on 13x8's, this is the only prop OS recomends for this engine. They say this...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-30-2003, 05:17 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 14,129
Posted By Roger George

Os 91 FX

Love all three of mine. Ran great right out of the box. One flip start on them,idles great, and they really go. I have one in a 60 Stinger, unlimited vertical and screams in level fligh. They seem to...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-29-2003, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Roger George

vector

I ordered the Sukhoi 6 weeks ago, I have not received it yet. I Emailed Monday last week they said they would ship priority mail at end of week. I'm hoping to get it this week. They Emailed me back...
Forum: Glow Engines
07-17-2003, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Roger George

OS 91FX

Oh! Forgot, Omega 10% fuel at 5300 ft alt. Colorado.
Forum: Glow Engines
07-17-2003, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Roger George

os 91FX

I have 2 of these engines, I've not had the bubble trouble, these engines really perform. OS recomends only one prop for this engine, 13x8. They say this engine love to rev. I have one in a 60...
05-20-2003, 07:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 889
Posted By Roger George

Fun Fly and Swap meet, Denver, Co. Jun 7/8

Fun fly and swap meet at MAS Field, Denver, Co. Saturday and Sunday, June 7/8. There are no landing or swap fees. Bring your stuff, fly and swap, then fly what you swapped for. Food and drink will be...
Forum: The Clubhouse
05-08-2003, 02:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Roger George

Fuel Foaming

For years, I've been told that vibration/fuel foaming is the cause of so many of our engine troubles. I have always tried to mount and isolate my tanks so they would not foam. I have a plane with a...
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-13-2003, 07:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,889
Posted By Roger George

stupid mistakes

Back in the early 80s, I built a TF Contender. The plans show one wing correct length the other is shorter, suppost to add the rest from the other side. Completed the whole thing, yes including the...
03-11-2003, 10:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,792
Posted By Roger George

Help with aileron differential

Is there a set percent of up and down for aileron differential. For example if the manufacture calls for 1/2" up and 1/2" down, do you use 120% up and 80% down for example, or is it all trial and...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-19-2003, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,805
Posted By Roger George

This is what I wish model manufacturers would make.

Leanier servos. Servos with longer and/or adjustable mounting tabs. Servos with mounting tabs that can be moved to the sides or bottoms. Servos where the plug in lead can be moved to the side. Servos...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-13-2003, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By Roger George

Senior Falcon

Arculis,Wow, I just purchased a nib Senior Falcon at a local auction for a friend of mine. He has been wanting one for about 3 years now. The irony is that I learned to fly full scale at Yanatan Air...
Forum: The Clubhouse
02-11-2003, 07:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By Roger George

Kaos 40

I have been flying Kaos's for 6 years now. I currently have 3 40's 2 60's and 1 20. Yes I do have a 20 it is 10% smaller than the 40. It was built to fly at S.M.A.L.L. events. I have a 10 size I am...
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