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Forum: Gas Engines
11-11-2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,662
Posted By Oldsalt1

slimline pitts delivered

Oops, forgot to post delivery in early September. Both mufflers will be used on the 9cc Turnigy gas engine. The OS 46 mufflers fit pergectly in place of the overly large hard to fit in a cowl stock...
10-13-2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 14,817
Posted By Oldsalt1

Dang it Bob, you didn't even earn the coveted...

Dang it Bob, you didn't even earn the coveted "prop-buster" award for such significant damage. I have both an SBACH and Slick 20cc sizes sitting in boxes. This makes me to want to remove most of the...
Forum: Sport Flying
10-05-2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 118,752
Posted By Oldsalt1

Smile Like to join also.

I have two Goldberg Wildstick 120's; one with an ST 2300 and the other with a DLE 20, would these allow for the price of admission. I love floating around with the crow set up on both planes.
10-03-2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,981
Posted By Oldsalt1

I have had good luck with Sullivans.

I have had good luck with Sullivans.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Oldsalt1

I had one on a Goldberg Wild stick 120 and it...

I had one on a Goldberg Wild stick 120 and it started and ran great until I opted for MORE POWER. I replaced it with a DLE 20. Not anything special required, just treat it with the same processes for...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2022, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,152
Posted By Oldsalt1

Plain of rotation danger

Just a safety note, you should NEVER stand in the "plain of rotation" due to possible prop failure and the resulting bullet discharged piece.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-20-2022, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,842
Posted By Oldsalt1

They no longer service Magnums due to lack of...

They no longer service Magnums due to lack of parts. Guess I missed the boat on that one.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,662
Posted By Oldsalt1

I just got an email from Canada post that my two...

I just got an email from Canada post that my two mufflers have been received for shipment and should be here Sept. 1st, and I thought Hobby King was slow on shipping! I'll try to remember to post...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2022, 01:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,217
Posted By Oldsalt1

Sullivan Products 10' ProFlex Large Universal...

Sullivan Products 10' ProFlex Large Universal Fuel Line: 3/16" Tubing | Tower Hobbies (https://www.towerhobbies.com/product/10-proflex-large-universal-fuel-line-316-tubing/SUL216.html) a little on...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-20-2022, 12:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,662
Posted By Oldsalt1

So sorry that happened to you.

So sorry that happened to you.
Forum: Gas Engines
08-19-2022, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By Oldsalt1

According to the manual, you should just take the...

According to the manual, you should just take the tension off of the spring but leave it in place to keep the lateral load on the butterfly valve. Quote, from the DLE manual.

"8. Once the throttle...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-19-2022, 08:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,662
Posted By Oldsalt1

Bisson info.

I have ordered several mufflers recently from Bisson in Canada. In all cases it took nearly two months for them to deliver the mufflers I assume due to not in stock status, they sent me emails...
Forum: Gas Engines
08-19-2022, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By Oldsalt1

I built a couple of 4*60s from kits and put a...

I built a couple of 4*60s from kits and put a Magnum 1.20 4S on them and they worked great. Of course I hacked the heck out of the kit, flatening the wings, building up the ailerons, elevator and...
Replies: 19
Views: 28,111
Posted By Oldsalt1

transmitter decisions

I am up to version 9 upgrade and the new sound upgrade as well. I don't know anything about the FRSKY radio. I think it is open protocol, but to this old fart would be a complicated can of worms to...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-12-2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,196
Posted By Oldsalt1

Through this thread I believe you were referring...

Through this thread I believe you were referring to the Magnum 180 FS, rather than the XL 180 two stroke in question. I have the latter and it ran quite well on 5% nitro. Like one gent mentioned...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-12-2022, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,592
Posted By Oldsalt1

good oil to free up parts.

I have a toaster oven with good temp control to properly heat up an engine for bearing replacement. Many times, you can buy new and better ball bearings from a bearing company for allot less than the...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-12-2022, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 367
Posted By Oldsalt1

moki 2.10 mount.

I had a giant U Can Do with a Moki 2.10 and used the largest Great Planes mount (1.20 to 1.80 I think) with great success. I know HK has similar mounts available if you can catch them in stock. I...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-12-2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Oldsalt1

ST 2500 planes

I don't know the difference, but I am running a ST2300 on an older Goldberg wild stick 120 and it is awesome and fun if you take the time and trouble to set up crow.
Forum: Glow Engines
08-12-2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By Oldsalt1

What he said, totally agree. Too bad the bigger...

What he said, totally agree. Too bad the bigger 4Ss cost nearly twice their gas counterparts. Also, the cost of glow fuel is starting to make glow engine less than affordable for some.
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-08-2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 81,700
Posted By Oldsalt1

I guess you are not fully addicted yet, like the...

I guess you are not fully addicted yet, like the rest of us, with our $1K transmitters and a couple of thousand in just one plane. I started out cheap with the $200 trainer and 4 channel transmitter,...
Forum: Sport Flying
08-06-2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 54,627
Posted By Oldsalt1

Thumbs up What a great discussion group

So glad he listed the UPROAR, I would also agree with just about any Stick (I have several) too bad the U Can Dos are no longer around,, they made all of us look like aces. The Model Tech Majic was...
Forum: ARF or RTF
08-05-2022, 04:45 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 81,700
Posted By Oldsalt1

I retired from the Navy in 95 and started...

I retired from the Navy in 95 and started thinking about getting into CL that I was addicted to since childhood (in the 50's) I found a hobby shop nearby and after walking in and asking a few...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-05-2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 650
Posted By Oldsalt1

If you look at the weight of the Saito .82, it is...

If you look at the weight of the Saito .82, it is right between the weight of the OS .46 and .55. I purchased a GP PT-19 ARF recently and opted for the .82 over the 46 or 55 options. I would think...
Forum: The Clubhouse
08-05-2022, 02:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,013
Posted By Oldsalt1

I have been shopping with both Tower/Hobbico and...

I have been shopping with both Tower/Hobbico and HK for several years now, since my favorite local hobby shop closed. Since HK now has a US warehouse, I usually only shop for deals using the US only...
Replies: 18
Views: 840
Posted By Oldsalt1

The NiMH battery that comes with it is of fairly...

The NiMH battery that comes with it is of fairly low capacity but is easily replaced by a much higher capacity LiFE battery, which last for hours. I have a few of those, but two would be enough for a...
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