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Forum: Kit Building
12-15-2010, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 265,103
Posted By goonybird1

RE: *** Ultra Sport Brotherhood ***

Hi USB Brothers!

I'm planning my winter U.S. 60 project and considering using a vintage Webra 10 ccm (.60) Black Head for power. It is a beautiful German ringed engine with loads of compression...
Forum: Kit Building
11-06-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 265,103
Posted By goonybird1

RE: *** Ultra Sport Brotherhood ***

Whoops! rcjim000 has #77. I'll take #78. Sorry rcjim000! :D

Mike G.
Forum: Kit Building
11-05-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3,127
Views: 265,103
Posted By goonybird1

RE: *** Ultra Sport Brotherhood ***

Looks like US Brotherhood Club Membership #77 is available. Think I'll grab it!

Thanks,
Mike G.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-23-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 301,017
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Club Enya

Downunder, thanks

My engines fall into the later catagory and utilize the black oxide, 3.5 MM alloy screws on the front housings. I was able to find these screws at the "Micro-Fasteners" booth...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-23-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 301,017
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Club Enya

Jim, thanks for your response! Yes, indeed the JIS screwdrivers are a must when working on these Japanese engines fitted with Phillips head screws. I just prefer the socket heads because I thing...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-22-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 301,017
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Club Enya

Hi guys,

I'm in the process of going through some of my old Enya .29 and .35 5224 plain bearing engines to clean them up and also to replace the phillips head screws with socket head cap...
Forum: Gas Engines
01-06-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 16,852
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Evolution 26GT2...Good bye you JUNK.

OOOOWEEEEE!

This has been a "spirited" thread to read! I just have a staight forward question. Can anyone briefly outline the improvements made in the Evolution 26 GX over the earlier 26 GT...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-23-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 48,590
Views: 2,793,300
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

blw,

Thanks for the membership # assignment!

Mike G.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-21-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 48,590
Views: 2,793,300
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Woops!!

Make that member# 13367! Thanks w8ye! Glad to know that. I finally resisted the temptation to over power a model.

Mike G.
Forum: Glow Engines
01-21-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 48,590
Views: 2,793,300
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Welcome to Club SAITO !

Hi Guys,

I hereby apply to become Saito Club Member #751. Just Just purchased a FA 62A to power my yet to be built Sig 1/5th Piper Cub. This is my first Saito and First four stroke. Cant wait...
Forum: Kit Building
01-17-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Who's building the Sig 1/5 scale Cub?

Khodges,

Thanks for your counsel on the Saito engines. Will be able make an informed decision now. I really like the flex exhaust pipe shown on the "Golden Knight" in pic #1. That adds a lot...
Forum: Kit Building
01-15-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Who's building the Sig 1/5 scale Cub?

bgfireman,

Well then, that settles it! From what I have heard and read about them, along with your testimonial, I'm ready to take the $259.00 plunge and purchase one. According to the Mfg...
Forum: Kit Building
01-15-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Who's building the Sig 1/5 scale Cub?

Well I had my heart set on powering my 1/5th scale Cub with a Saito FA-65 but alas, it seems it is no longer in production. Looks like the newest "hot tip" from Saito is the 72 AAC. Anybody have...
Forum: Kit Building
01-11-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Who's building the Sig 1/5 scale Cub?

Many thanks to khodges and bgfireman for your responses!
I've spent a few evenings reading every word of every thread dedicated to this kit and your posts have been very informative. This is by...
Forum: Kit Building
01-01-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 10,333
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Who's building the Sig 1/5 scale Cub?

Hi fellas and Happy New Year!

Just ordered a 1/5 Scale Sig J-3 from Tower Hobbies yesterday. Next, I must make a decision on a scale landing gear purchase. From reading this thread, looks like...
Forum: Glow Engines
10-03-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 301,017
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Club Enya

Hi rcdude7,

I'm sorry for being unclear. I meant to ask with the heads removed from the engine, is there an easy way to tell them apart?

Thanks,
Mike
Forum: Glow Engines
10-03-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 2,930
Views: 301,017
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Club Enya

Here's a quick question for any Enya buff who has the answer. Is there a quick way to visually discern the high compression heads from the low compression ones supplied with the older two stroke...
Forum: Kit Building
07-31-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 174,143
Posted By goonybird1

RE: The Long Awaited Ultra Sport 60 Build Thread

Well thanks for the "heads up" on the billing issue Fishin Geezer. Paul G. gave me assurances that he would not bill my account until he shipped the merchandise. I asked him that question...
Forum: Kit Building
07-31-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 174,143
Posted By goonybird1

RE: The Long Awaited Ultra Sport 60 Build Thread

Hi to all of those showing interest in the 3DExtreme Retracts designed by MinnFlyer. Just placed my order for two sets with Paul G. this morning. Estimated time of arrival from manufacturer is two...
Forum: Kit Building
06-26-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 94,972
Posted By goonybird1

RE: New producation run of the Ultra Sport 60?

Yeaaaa!!!!!!!

TH has posted a price reduction of 10 bucks and moved up the estimated arrival date to late June for the US 60. RC Ken, you are absolutely right, the manufacturers must follow...
Forum: Kit Building
06-19-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 94,972
Posted By goonybird1

RE: New producation run of the Ultra Sport 60?

Bax, Thanks for the clarification. I'm just happy that demand was sufficient to spurn another run of this great kit!

Regards,
Mike G
Forum: Kit Building
06-19-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 94,972
Posted By goonybird1

RE: New producation run of the Ultra Sport 60?

Hi R/C Ken and Minnflyer,

Just cruised over to the TH web site and learned that GP is making another limited production run of the US 60. Due in late July! I know you guys were instrumental...
Forum: Kit Building
07-15-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,706
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Kraftkit 4 Seasons 40 Build

Jim, I like the white control surfaces. Gives your plane extra color and character. The maple leaf on the top of the wing really makes her pop eh? Thanks for posting your pics and let us know how...
Forum: Kit Building
07-14-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 94,972
Posted By goonybird1

RE: New producation run of the Ultra Sport 60?

Just wanted to add my thanks to RC Ken for starting this thread and to Great Planes management for bringing back these great kits. Placed my order for (1) US 40 and (1) SS 40 with Tower Hobbies last...
Forum: Kit Building
07-14-2007, 07:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,706
Posted By goonybird1

RE: Kraftkit 4 Seasons 40 Build

Hi Jim!

Just finished reading your entire build thread. Your "4 Seasons" looks really great. I purchased one of these kits myself about 15 years ago when Joe Bridi had his shop and warehouse...
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