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  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    Today, 06:46 AM
    Range checks must be line of site. That means nothing between you and the airplane. Also an engine off range checks is only half a range check, ...
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  • LSP972's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:07 PM
    LSP972 replied to a thread Super Skybolt ARF in ARF or RTF
    Yes, I remember that... but you were fixing a collapsed issue firewall, right? If I just reinforce the still-solid original kit firewall, along with...
    901 replies | 102346 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 04:12 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread Flap setting in Beginners
    You don,t need anything fancy (fast or strong) for that airplane those servos will be fine in fact just plain old 'standards' such as the HS 425...
    20 replies | 377 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 03:13 PM
    Which is beginning to make that L150 for your local club sound like not such a bad deal. With all due respect Technogc trying to design...
    28 replies | 758 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 02:50 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread Flap setting in Beginners
    When the subject is flaps and the angles of extension it is always the angle of movement of the flap surface away from the in trail position of the...
    20 replies | 377 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-19-2016, 10:11 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread gas kadet senior in Beginners
    Well alright then now I am pumped and can,t wait to hear your thooughts on the 'clones':cool:
    38 replies | 734 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-19-2016, 08:28 PM
    Good grief Stick 40 perhaps your advice would serve a better purpose if you actually addressed the original poster, the owner of the subject...
    52 replies | 2593 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-19-2016, 07:51 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread gas kadet senior in Beginners
    OK First the disclaimers. If you don,t already know how to fly then save this for later. You can either work with a helper so you can keep...
    38 replies | 734 view(s)
  • LSP972's Avatar
    07-19-2016, 07:35 PM
    LSP972 replied to a thread Super Skybolt ARF in ARF or RTF
    I'm getting a new Pitts muffler with the engine. Not the Bisson, I recognize the other major brand but cannot recall the maker. Its the better of the...
    901 replies | 102346 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-19-2016, 07:02 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread gas kadet senior in Beginners
    Yes Mark that airplane I was setting up permanently on floats and I did not at that time build wheeled gear for it. Since I only can get to the...
    38 replies | 734 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-19-2016, 12:47 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread gas kadet senior in Beginners
    Mark that required about 400 feet with a light winds down the centerline, runway length is 900 feet. Here is another variation that required no...
    38 replies | 734 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-19-2016, 12:29 PM
    Actually that term was in frequent use during an earlier period in RC when many manufacturers produced modular units most often packaging two servos...
    5 replies | 110 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 11:37 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread gas kadet senior in Beginners
    Now this is an overweight Cadet Larry:cool: Engine OS 55AX, payload eight pounds of deadweight sandbags at the center section. While it was...
    38 replies | 734 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 11:06 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread gas kadet senior in Beginners
    Larry I have had considerable experience with the clone 'Super Seniors' which occurred when Sig had their problems with CMP and for some time Sig...
    38 replies | 734 view(s)
  • LSP972's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 09:08 PM
    LSP972 replied to a thread Issue with OS .55ax in Glow Engines
    I do. And for what it's worth, both of the engines I was talking about in my post here had EVERYTHING checked, on the engines and the airplanes, by...
    8 replies | 285 view(s)
  • LSP972's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 08:57 PM
    LSP972 replied to a thread Super Skybolt ARF in ARF or RTF
    Dean, I thought I was out of the picture; the several new O.S. AX Chinese-made engines I've seen (both .55AX and .65AX) have been crap. So I figured...
    901 replies | 102346 view(s)
  • LSP972's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 06:53 PM
    LSP972 replied to a thread Issue with OS .55ax in Glow Engines
    I've had the same problem. I broke it in on the stand, as they described, two 10 ounces of 15% Cool Power, ran fine. I installed it on a Sig SE, good...
    8 replies | 285 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 11:37 AM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread Nexstar select in Beginners
    Yes only a fifth of a gallon is not going to be a big issue as long as you have no lean runs i.e. setting the needle too lean. What ever fuel you...
    10 replies | 247 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-18-2016, 08:54 AM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread Nexstar select in Beginners
    Krokodyl I just dug out a 6ex that I use for buddy boxing the fellows with certain futaba tx's using their cordless buddy system. This seved to...
    10 replies | 247 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-17-2016, 07:36 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread Nexstar select in Beginners
    Congratulations on winning another ship. If you use the 6ex my advice is to get rid of that battery and in no way attempt to fly with it. ...
    10 replies | 247 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-16-2016, 09:07 AM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread gas kadet senior in Beginners
    Yes off course you can and as I noted on your other thread of the same subject It is an ideal combination for the cadet senior wheels or floats. ...
    38 replies | 734 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-13-2016, 04:30 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread My first BIG crash in Beginners
    Allmodes that should make an excellent choice and engine combo that you will enjoy:cool:
    30 replies | 1172 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-09-2016, 03:53 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread Landing Gear Coils in Beginners
    This one is likely to be a bit controversial but it is my feeling the traditional thinking on this is that the coils should be arraigned so that as...
    9 replies | 305 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-08-2016, 05:03 PM
    Yes I do of course the question must be asked do you wish to fly glow or electric? Many still do start with glow and I always suggested if you...
    6 replies | 210 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-08-2016, 10:43 AM
    Hey Smoketrail I agree with Charlie, while I do not use this system for my own stuff I do own one of the transmitters so that I can buddy box with...
    6 replies | 210 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-07-2016, 06:53 AM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread My first BIG crash in Beginners
    AllModes if I read correctly you lost your only airplane/trainer yesterday. If so it is very important that you do not stop flying to build an...
    30 replies | 1172 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-06-2016, 06:32 PM
    JohnBuckner replied to a thread My first BIG crash in Beginners
    It is my opinion AllModes just not only from this post but also your other posts that it is indeed perhaps time for something else and another basic...
    30 replies | 1172 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-06-2016, 08:38 AM
    Hey don,t feel to bad about that first one. A common experience among many of us with our first stick an tissue ships, especially when we got...
    7 replies | 244 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-06-2016, 03:40 AM
    So back to the subject, what is the latest on this buyout. does it look like it is going to happen?
    31 replies | 987 view(s)
  • JohnBuckner's Avatar
    07-05-2016, 02:33 PM
    Those wooden things are called dowels and yes often used for wing rubber hold downs. Yes they are installed by drilling four holes and the dowels...
    7 replies | 244 view(s)
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