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Forum: Control Lines
01-26-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By Dzlstunter

covering film for electric

I am going to try something different, a small electric a control line stunt plane. What is a good lightweight covering material? Ultracote light? Others?

Dzl
Forum: Control Lines
01-26-2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 490
Posted By Dzlstunter

covering film for electric

I am going to try something different, a small electric a control line stunt plane. What is a good lightweight covering material? Ultracote light? Others?

Dzl
04-10-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 960
Posted By Dzlstunter

You can also use one of the plastic clunk tanks...

You can also use one of the plastic clunk tanks if you use fuel line that is impervious to the fuel. Been there, done that. Dzl
Forum: Control Lines
11-30-2016, 05:55 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 26,716
Posted By Dzlstunter

K.O. said: "AJ Firebaby, in 1954, or 55. I was 9...

K.O. said: "AJ Firebaby, in 1954, or 55. I was 9 or 10. I learned to fly it until the fuel ran out."

Ditto for me. Mine had a very nice Wasp .049 up front. I grew to hate the balloon fuel tank,...
Forum: Control Lines
07-14-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,868
Posted By Dzlstunter

If you google Percival Mew Gull and Napier Heston...

If you google Percival Mew Gull and Napier Heston racer, you will get the info you are looking for.

Dzl
Forum: Control Lines
04-17-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By Dzlstunter

In the early days of C/L, many models were flown...

In the early days of C/L, many models were flown clockwise to take advantage of the engine torque to overcome the weight and drag of the lines (instead of adding weight to the outboard wing tip). I...
12-16-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,133
Posted By Dzlstunter

So many of these posts assume the AMA did not "do...

So many of these posts assume the AMA did not "do its job" in the run up to this regulation. I think they made a huge, if unsuccessful, effort to prevent this from happening. As for throwing them...
Forum: Control Lines
12-15-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,514
Posted By Dzlstunter

When I was just starting out, I had a Fox 29 and...

When I was just starting out, I had a Fox 29 and a Buddy had a green head K&B Torpedo. I am sure that he reversed the needle valve to put the fuel line on the inside of the circle and the needle...
Forum: Control Lines
02-13-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,408
Posted By Dzlstunter

All six of my kids "soloed" with the Sterling...

All six of my kids "soloed" with the Sterling Eindecker with a Baby Bee up front. Of those, one is a very good modeler and flyer today. Dzl
Forum: Control Lines
09-06-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,408
Posted By Dzlstunter

Jim Walker Firebaby for me, too. Then Trixter...

Jim Walker Firebaby for me, too. Then Trixter Trainer, then profiles.
Forum: Control Lines
03-25-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,408
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: Your first CL Plane? just for fun

Firebaby, then Ringmaster for me. Dzl
11-13-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By Dzlstunter

Tower Tech Service

My son sent me one of the new DH Beaver ready-to-fly electrics with an Anylink system for my (now) ancient JR XP662 transmitter. I couldn't get the two to work together, and finally sent an email to...
11-12-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,301
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: can't give up old faithful (oil soaked wood)

You can mix up a "slurry" of alcohol and talc (or corn starch) so that it is just spreadable with a stiff brush. Brush it into the wood and let it dry.
When dry, brush the powder off with a...
11-06-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: T connectors from Hobby King

Thanks for the info, Sparky. I'll try to do the same for you sometime! Dzl
11-06-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: T connectors from Hobby King

Yes. Do they interchange with original Deans pins? Dzl
11-06-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By Dzlstunter

T connectors from Hobby King

Are they any good? Dzl
09-26-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: Home for OS 70FS

I'll "third" the SIG Senior suggestion. As big as you will need, I'm sure. It's one of the favorite models to flyeven the "pros" at our field drag one out when it is time to just kick back and...
09-18-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,626
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: OK Cub Diesel

earlwb: the link to Model Engine News was most informative and interesting to read. Thanks, Dzl
04-28-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,619
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: Hand Protection

Several good suggestions in this thread: heavy gloves, electric starters, removing glow igniter from the back. I'm a little surprised no one mentioned tuning the needle only after shutting down the...
04-20-2011, 04:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: Add ailerons to SIG Senior?

Thank you all for the kind replies and suggestions. I think I will go with John's idea, which is not to mess with a good thing. Dzl
04-19-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,232
Posted By Dzlstunter

Add ailerons to SIG Senior?

I have acquired a SIG Senior with the no-ailerons wing. Has anyone added strip ailerons to one of these? If so, what size, and what were the results? Thanks in advance for any contributions, Dzl
Forum: Glow Engines
03-27-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: refresh my memory please

If you don't vent it, you will have a REAL mess under the cowling when you finally notice things. Don't ask how I know that :eek:. Good luck, Dzl
03-01-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,835
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: kerosine heaters???

I use a kero heater in my shop which is attached to my garage. I keep the heater on hand for power outages in the house, but occasionally use it when I want to work in the shop on a very cold...
01-09-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,837
Posted By Dzlstunter

RE: Windy day plane

It's interesting to see "old hands" note that almost any plane can be flown in the wind. But I remember vividly a time when I was learning to fly my trainer (SIG LT-40), and a full-scale and RC...
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