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Forum: Glow Engines
10-07-2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 280,566
Posted By Doug47

Morgan fuels makes some fine products. They do...

Morgan fuels makes some fine products. They do not in any way recklessly just sell engines that due to their nature encourage corrosion.
A lapped top end motor that runs at high rpm does require...
10-01-2016, 10:34 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 21,541
Posted By Doug47

That's a darn good post, and it's good to read...

That's a darn good post, and it's good to read something from a clearly honest man.
I'm glad you still have your Ultra Sport 1000, an excellent...honest ;).....aircraft.
I'm not an micro electrical...
09-01-2016, 04:38 PM
Replies: 804
Views: 115,011
Posted By Doug47

Joe Bridi's web site has brand new laser cut...

Joe Bridi's web site has brand new laser cut complete kits in stock,VERY nice kits by Blue bird.
For what it's worth if in a hurry to get airborne the ARF's replaccement wing set can be mounted...
Forum: Glow Engines
09-01-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 280,566
Posted By Doug47

Good stuff : ...

Good stuff :
http://suddenlink.net/donramsey/YSEngines.htm
Forum: Glow Engines
09-01-2016, 07:01 AM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 280,566
Posted By Doug47

Boyzzz! Dont mid understand ! I have 5 Enya's...

Boyzzz!
Dont mid understand !
I have 5 Enya's now, and am looking for a cream puff .80 them per now.
What did the warranty folks say about your FZ's ? I know people & have myself a couple with a...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-31-2016, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 280,566
Posted By Doug47

Hey, who called anyone an idiot ? Let's hear...

Hey, who called anyone an idiot ?
Let's hear Details on YOUR experience with a YS engine then ? Oh, probably just seeing someone struggling with one ?
An idiot is one who spread BS and is too proud...
Forum: Glow Engines
08-31-2016, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2,927
Views: 280,566
Posted By Doug47

That's too bad about probably never having a YS...

That's too bad about probably never having a YS in your collections, because rumours about them being undependable or needIng a lot of extra maintenance is one of the biggest myths in R/C.
I love...
Forum: Kit Building
08-31-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,096
Views: 254,348
Posted By Doug47

" [/QUOTE]It flies great with a .75, but it was...

" [/QUOTE]It flies great with a .75, but it was designed for a .60 but I think it will look better with the smaller one in the nose. Everyone has their favorite accessories but I used a Sullivan...
Forum: Kit Building
08-12-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 3,096
Views: 254,348
Posted By Doug47

That looks awesome, way to go! I've learned to...

That looks awesome, way to go!
I've learned to fiberglass at long last, so I'm going to fully sheet the wings and go at it with fiberglassing.
With my Rossi .60 w/tuned pipe it oughta be a blast....
07-30-2016, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 204,618
Posted By Doug47

Hi, You may want to give Fiberglass Specialties...

Hi,
You may want to give Fiberglass Specialties a call or e-mail . sales@fiberglassspecialtiesinc.com
Though I didn't see it listed they make a TON of beautifully made cowls, exhausts, gear...
05-04-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Doug47

RE: 120 sr Horrible shake will not hover

That crack could very well be a problem.
However you can't see whether a mainshaft is bent enough to cause a big vibration always. If you remove a mainshaft, don't replace it, then finally have to...
05-03-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 680
Posted By Doug47

RE: 120 sr Horrible shake will not hover

This is almost always a bent main rotor mast and/or featthering shaft.
If it ran perfectly smooth before the parts swap and there had been no rotor blade strikes at all subsequently then I'd...
Forum: Control Lines
03-24-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 18,114
Posted By Doug47

RE: Your first CL Plane? just for fun

Cox P-40, then about all they made over the next two years. Then I flew a buddies Flite Streak and Cox days were over, sure had fun with them though. First wood built-up kit was a Shark 15 (that I...
03-15-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 90,510
Posted By Doug47

RE: New Top Flite P-40 60 sized arf

They look pretty solid raptureboy, I believe I'd be optimistic about those, spread the word after a few bouncy landings (one of my specialties, tragically ) and let us know what you think.
I sure...
03-14-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 90,510
Posted By Doug47

RE: New Top Flite P-40 60 sized arf

Aluminum Overcast you are a hell of a builder. That's a beautiful,beautiful job ! Doug
03-14-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 658
Views: 90,510
Posted By Doug47

RE: New Top Flite P-40 60 sized arf

You must not get around much :) :
http://youtu.be/C_3A4ekuxPg
Mine work just as you've seen, first time, everytime,and through appx 1000 cycles and at least 5-600 non-manicured grass field take...
03-14-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 658
Views: 90,510
Posted By Doug47

RE: New Top Flite P-40 60 sized arf

You've sure got that right Raptureboy.
Out of the box the 615's are JUNK. They were junk when they were first introduced and they're junk today. Sure, if you're into modifying them to take out all...
02-19-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By Doug47

RE: Moving up to an SR

Also consider that nitro powered helis are far,far from obsolete or irrelevent. What they have that electrics don't is amazing 15-20 minute flight times....invaluable when learning, big-time....
02-18-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By Doug47

RE: Moving up to an SR

Understand I think E-Flite and Horizon have been a blessing to r/c aviation, and I own andd will own more of their products.
Also understand the SR is a p.o.s. The tail rotor motors fail regularly,...
01-24-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Doug47

RE: BLADE 450 RTF ??

You bet, there's a ton of upgrades for them. The heli right out of the box can do more than 99.9999% of non-pro heli pilots. It depends where you are at moreso than the heli, where are you in the...
01-23-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By Doug47

RE: BLADE 450 RTF ??

Well, the renowned John Salt of www.rchelicopterfun.com fane thinks that combination is the best available for teaching a new collective pitch heli pilot to fly, by using way reduced control throws...
01-17-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,883
Posted By Doug47

RE: Top Flite P-40 Kit Build

Then Carl, you, uh....suck :). What a jewel the F-18 has the F-18 turned out to be for the Navy and Marine Corps, in all its outstanding configurations.
Seriously thank you both, Carl and Scott....
01-16-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,883
Posted By Doug47

RE: Top Flite P-40 Kit Build

I know this post has been up awhile, but I just had to comment on what a beauty that is, nice work !
Also, for anyone building a .60-1.20 sized airplane that needs rotating retracts those Sierra's...
12-13-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 596
Posted By Doug47

RE: Original Blade CP Question

Yes, that's what he did. A CP+ has a new 'frame' that makes mounting a G-90 to it.
It , nor any other modification to a CP, CP plus,CP Pro are worth the time and/or money unless maybe you can get a...
12-06-2012, 06:45 PM
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