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10-10-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 48,265
Posted By Prairie Mike

Justifiable homicide. Trees are nasty plane &...

Justifiable homicide. Trees are nasty plane & kite eating & a crop like wheat

Been there done it. Tree no longer a menace
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-24-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,951
Views: 262,161
Posted By Prairie Mike

I've been seriously thinking of selling mine. I...

I've been seriously thinking of selling mine. I don't like flying at high throttle settings and this thing seemed like it needed high power settings and wanted to drop it nose when in a turn if you...
Forum: The Clubhouse
06-30-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By Prairie Mike

I was thinking of buying 20 of 'em, but don't...

I was thinking of buying 20 of 'em, but don't think he had enough........... so I moved on........LOL
03-22-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 364
Posted By Prairie Mike

Gyro trouble can't shut it off

I’m having a devil of a time trying to shut off my gyro. The gyro is an A3 (Hobby Eagle sold by Motion RC)
Gyro instructions state that you can use a 3 position switch [3P] (like the flap landing...
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By Prairie Mike

lemon Rx's

It's a brand of receiver:
Has anyone tried the Lemon Rx DSMP/X 7-Channel receivers or any lemon Rxs?
12-04-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 145,408
Posted By Prairie Mike

Yeah, same here. It's just sittin' there teasin'...

Yeah, same here. It's just sittin' there teasin' me. I need to finish it or get rid of it.
01-05-2016, 10:11 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 25,957
Posted By Prairie Mike

1st successful plane was a Tauri with a .19. ...

1st successful plane was a Tauri with a .19. rudder , elevator & motor control, non simultanious. You could get busy landing in a crosswind.
1st arplane was Debolt with a non throttled enya.19. ...
Forum: Kit Building
06-11-2013, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 138,895
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: 07 TopFlite Stinson build

Marley is fantastic........ plane looks ok also. Now if you can teach him to fly..
03-15-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,819
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: How many have flown at Muncie?

flew there in 2004 Rally of Giants. Nice site, plenty of room. control line circles were nicely placed. the runway alinement could be better but was still useable in breezy conditions.
03-03-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,115
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: my

When I sent my 347 back for service and an upgrade, it came back as a 783, 8 channel. I gained additional memory, trim adjust throttle on twin engines, and an additional aux3 channel. BONUS
...
02-19-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,537
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: 2 Stroke Radial made in the 1980's

II remember that engine. It was built by Dale........... aw nuts my mind crapped out. He had a hobby distributorship in his basement. Nice guy, quiet type. He set me up with my first successful...
02-03-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,303
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: How to retrieve your RC airplane from a tree

One of the guys had a long extension pole the electric company uses. All that accomplished was poking a hole through the wing.
so
I went home and came back with my chainsaw.
Figured it was...
Forum: Glow Engines
01-19-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,782
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: asp engines

They seem okay. I've got a 160 twin and have not had any problems. It's supposed to be an OS clone.
Forum: The Clubhouse
10-23-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,380
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: paypal scam email,,, again

ask him $100 to buy stamps and an envelope
09-12-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: Dual Batteries

Dave,
Just be sure to charge them separately. Check Red Scholefield's website for info about this. I use dual batteries on my Staggering and when cha4rging just do them one at a time.
...
09-10-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: Rado Control Roach

had 'em out west. Since I moved off the prairie north Texas, now have fire ants. Nasty little critters!
09-09-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: Rado Control Roach

Ah nuts! It's the wrong kind of roach.
Forum: Gas Engines
05-24-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,087
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: Does anyone have any experience with Maloney engines?

I seem to remember that the Maloney had a stamped steel rod rather than forged.



Or do I have CRS?
05-11-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,637
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: trailing edge of aileron repair need help

Take a piece of 1/4" balsa and cut out the aileron and fit the stick, sand & cover. Or maybe you could use some filler and sand & cover. I agree wit pimmnz; just seal it, cover, and go fly.
The...
04-01-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: UNIDENTIFIED PLANE HELP

If it's an early model G-shark, raise the ailerons for your first flight to avoid tip stalling. If I remember correctly, later model fixed that problem, but the early ones were tip stalling motha's.
03-21-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,099
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: old plane

look on the ama plans service
T pg 24 at the bottom
Forum: Glow Engines
03-21-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,714
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: 4 stroke pressure tap, To use or not to use

Charley,
No haven't been over to Joe Pool Lake yet. Recently moved down here from places where is snow’s and just joined the Dallas RC club. And yeah, I've been around the sun a few times. Been...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-21-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,714
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: 4 stroke pressure tap, To use or not to use

That's only true if you use the down doaded fuel on your 1st flight of the next time out. Do not dump the used fuel back into yor fuel bottle!!!!!!!!!

I had personal experience that doing it...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-20-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,714
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: 4 stroke pressure tap, To use or not to use

I've done it both ways. Doesn't seem to matter much, which ever you choose. I download my last fuel tank load into a separate bottle and use it on the first flight of the day next time out. I...
03-19-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 25,957
Posted By Prairie Mike

RE: From the 60's - What was your 1st plane ?

sorry to take so long to answer. The servos had a hinge point offset from the rotary output of the servo. That way the first part of the servo rotation didn't give much movement to the control, yet...
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