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04-06-2021, 10:23 PM
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Posted By WestCoastD

Airtronics/Sanwa M12 & M12S, Quality

Hello Friends:


I have brand new in-box, never used, Airtronics M12 & M12S radio systems. I purchased years ago (2016), but have been stored at home. I am now opening them up. I plan to use for...
03-24-2021, 11:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,214
Posted By WestCoastD

Modifying Ace R/C DigiPace 3 unit

Hello:

I own a few Ace RC DigiPace cycling/charge units, they are great devices (I think), as Im still running Ni-Cd packs.

I race (nitro) RC model boats, and use 5-cell 6V Rx, and 8-cell 9.6V...
03-20-2021, 11:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,851
Posted By WestCoastD

thank you for your info. I'm running primarily RC...

thank you for your info. I'm running primarily RC gas (nitro) powered boats- ie. 3-channel surface models. We run mostly 5-cell 6V packs.

Personally, I'm using new-generation Airtronics/Sanwa M12...
03-19-2021, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,851
Posted By WestCoastD

yes, good ol “thread resurrection day”, yippie! ...

yes, good ol “thread resurrection day”, yippie!

And, yes, the new-generation batteries are very good, and way-outperform old-school NiCad batteries. And at some point I will switch over...
03-15-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,851
Posted By WestCoastD

wish these guys were still around, I love their...

wish these guys were still around, I love their batteries
03-15-2021, 08:24 PM
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Views: 380
Posted By WestCoastD

SR Batteries Inc

Hello Friends:

Anyone still using SR Batteries here? I've used them going back to 1980's, and have always loved using them. However, looks like they are out-of-business? Website not responding, or...
01-26-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,290
Posted By WestCoastD

Airtronics 94772M servo's, jittering?

Hello:

Here we are, January 2018. I own several brand-new never-used Airtronics 94772M servo's. Plan to use them in (80mph +) RC Boat's for rudder control primarily. Hope there is no jitter? I use...
03-16-2017, 11:10 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

wow, scary RPM's! :D

wow, scary RPM's! :D
02-27-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

not yet, I've been working on multiple boat...

not yet, I've been working on multiple boat projects for a while now. I'll post some stuff once I get to a certain point of complettion.

are you implying he uses stainless internal fuel lines?...
02-27-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

yes, I have purchased and used Walt Barney's fuel...

yes, I have purchased and used Walt Barney's fuel tanks, they are some of the best product. Walt Barney's stainless-steel fuel tanks ("Tanks-2-U") are a standard in the current-day RC model boat...
02-13-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

very cool design there! You're something else :) ...

very cool design there! You're something else :)

Once again, which engine is that you're using (I'm confused by "SH .07")? Also, is that a "Walt Barney" custom fuel tank?
02-06-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By WestCoastD

sorry, looks like my son nabbed the Picco P80...

sorry, looks like my son nabbed the Picco P80 marine, he's using it in a new outrigger. If I have another I'll send you a private message
02-05-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,287
Posted By WestCoastD

I may have a brand-new never-used Picco P80...

I may have a brand-new never-used Picco P80 Marine engine, I'll have to get back to you in a day or so with images.
01-26-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

really appreciate all your detailed information...

really appreciate all your detailed information you've provided me. Interesting that you mention the Profi crankshaft is not structurally good for model boat use? I'm surprised. But the Tee Dee...
01-25-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

Hello: So if I were to use a Cox Tee Dee...

Hello:
So if I were to use a Cox Tee Dee .049/.051, or a Profi .8cc engine, what is a good source for:
1. flywheel
2. engine shaft coupler
3. prop(s)
4. shaft (I know some are using thin-gauge...
01-15-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

thanks for the detailed post, a big help! Yeah,...

thanks for the detailed post, a big help! Yeah, I'm trying to justify purchasing the Profi tuned-pipe. Hobby Club, in Southern Calif, is selling pipe alone for $90.00USD (more than most serious .45 -...
01-14-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

Cool, nice running boat. I would image you could...

Cool, nice running boat. I would image you could play with exhaust timing and [maybe] make more power?

Curious, how well does the Profi pipe work with a stock Cox Tee Dee .049 or .051? I have a...
01-14-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

nice little outrigger. Should run nice with the...

nice little outrigger. Should run nice with the SH engine.
09-13-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,104
Posted By WestCoastD

would be nice to confirm whether this version of...

would be nice to confirm whether this version of Picco P67 marine is a 3-port or 5-port? Picco released quite a few variants of this engine at the time
08-14-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

ah I see. Thanks for providing these details,...

ah I see. Thanks for providing these details, exactly what I was looking for. Very neat simple outrigger kit. I would have preferred the "conventional" verison of the Picco P Zero as well, the...
08-08-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

wow, that's incredible! Looks like you got...

wow, that's incredible! Looks like you got perfect tuned-pipe and prop combination
07-22-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 21,813
Posted By WestCoastD

wow! I don't even know how you guys can even see...

wow! I don't even know how you guys can even see this aircraft, especially at that speed. And this is a speed trainer? :D
06-28-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 515
Views: 131,715
Posted By WestCoastD

beautiful little Dumas boat! Looks like the...

beautiful little Dumas boat! Looks like the rudder hardware may be sized for a .20 or .40 sized boat? ;)
05-31-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,944
Posted By WestCoastD

What Airtronics or Sanwa servo are folks here...

What Airtronics or Sanwa servo are folks here using on 1/10th & 1/8th scale on-road (nitro ) cars?
05-26-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,944
Posted By WestCoastD

I see, thanks Todd. This is good. As far as...

I see, thanks Todd. This is good.

As far as current Sanwa/Airtronics gear, I assume they are equal? ie. a Sanwa M12 radio is equal to an Airtronics branded M12 part-for-part?
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