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  • karolh's Avatar
    04-21-2014, 06:46 PM
    We have been using both the Solar anaolg and digital servos in both our .60 size planes and 1/8 scale buggies and so far they have stood up to...
    24 replies | 351 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-20-2014, 11:17 AM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Paint in Kit Building
    True, you aren't going to get that perfectly smooth finish and it isn't going to be as durable as you will get on a new car. You also won't get that...
    10 replies | 199 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-19-2014, 11:44 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Paint in Kit Building
    Gas exhaust has no more effect on Latex house paint then it does on any other type of paint. Any oil stain just wipes off. Most of my gas powered...
    10 replies | 199 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-19-2014, 05:06 PM
    I haven't forgotten. I will even be cutting lightening holes in them. Just one of the beauty things about constant cord. Easy to just make a hardwood...
    956 replies | 73974 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-19-2014, 04:53 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Paint in Kit Building
    With gas power you can use any exterior Latex house paint bought at any hardware store. It's water based and makes for an easy clean up and it's easy...
    10 replies | 199 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-19-2014, 04:50 PM
    One of the only good Great Planes tools I have is there stripe cutter. When I sharpen my own blades I'm able to get some really nice thin strips of...
    19 replies | 398 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-19-2014, 04:39 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread 72 MHz or 2.4 in Beginners
    I would like to offer to buy any Futaba 9-C radio John comes across for the ten bucks plus shipping. I use a 2.4 module in my old one but still use...
    74 replies | 1399 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-17-2014, 08:18 PM
    Well, I'm impressed, CAD drawing and everything. Pretty soon I will be cutting ribs for one. I have a lot of short blocks of balsa I will start...
    956 replies | 73974 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-17-2014, 03:57 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Doping in Questions and Answers
    I used my HF pin stripe gun and Klass Kote today to finish painting the repairs on my plane. SURPRISE!!! It came out pretty well, even Tom would have...
    27 replies | 577 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-16-2014, 07:35 PM
    Gray Beard replied to a thread Doping in Questions and Answers
    I bought one of the 4 OZ HVLP guns at Harbor Freight for under $14.00 and painted my last two planes with it. About the perfect size gun for our use....
    27 replies | 577 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-16-2014, 07:24 PM
    Max and I are in a very dry climate so we don't really have a rust problem. I run my engines dry at the end of the day to get rid of the alcohol left...
    23 replies | 718 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-11-2014, 06:16 AM
    Cyberwolf replied to a thread Evolution 62 EFI in Gas Engines
    Well shoot to set the needles a person needs at least a BS in mechanical engineering, A Masters Degree in Mechanics,Carb and engine design at least...
    90 replies | 3766 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-11-2014, 05:22 AM
    No old fart please read what was said to start with before you jump off the bridge.Frankly I don't care what you do with your own engine's but as for...
    16 replies | 300 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-10-2014, 08:52 AM
    Your question may be better answered in the Glow engine forum. But what ever you do Do Not Block Off The Breather Nipple by hooking into a pump or...
    16 replies | 300 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-09-2014, 09:10 AM
    The plug is the correct one if it is a Type F, the oil is coming from a to rich condition that will also cause the engine to die when the heat from...
    22 replies | 290 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-09-2014, 08:47 AM
    Is this the FG.21 Gas engine you have?
    16 replies | 300 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-09-2014, 08:01 AM
    What glow plug are you using?
    22 replies | 290 view(s)
  • karolh's Avatar
    04-07-2014, 09:48 AM
    karolh replied to a thread Goldberg Extra 300 in Kit Building
    Either of the mounts that you have can work but I tend to prefer the nylon composite ones.
    1568 replies | 134853 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-06-2014, 05:18 AM
    Well for one thing neither the 70 or the 90 props will clear using the stock landing gear,or if they do not by much, I had to be very carefull with...
    10 replies | 229 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-06-2014, 04:54 AM
    I'm glad you never had a Durbo mount groment fail Gene , but I have and it didn't take long less than a gallon of fuel and I went thru 2 sets of...
    1568 replies | 134853 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-06-2014, 04:20 AM
    Cyberwolf replied to a thread First Saito Engine in Gas Engines
    While a wood prop is lighter and will spool faster they don't as a rule get as high of RPM that the composite props do. What type of wood prop are...
    12 replies | 295 view(s)
  • karolh's Avatar
    04-05-2014, 07:13 PM
    My very first real model was a 1958 scratch built CL profile model sporting an ED Competition Special 15cc diesel engine, while my introduction to RC...
    182 replies | 14049 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-05-2014, 06:32 PM
    The incidence Jim is giving you are pretty much what I use on all the bipes I have built. Only one I had a problem with was an Aeromaster 60 I built....
    9 replies | 200 view(s)
  • karolh's Avatar
    04-05-2014, 06:14 PM
    karolh replied to a thread RCGF Engines in Gas Engines
    I was saddened to hear of the recent passing of the founder of BP Hobbies Bob Peru. My sincerest condolences to his immediate family, and hopefully...
    6179 replies | 533103 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-04-2014, 10:43 PM
    Nope, every Profile I have seen has the tank on the side of the fuse. I have only had one profile other then my little 3-D electric and that one had...
    15 replies | 360 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-04-2014, 02:37 PM
    OK, just for grins I got up on the step ladder and measured things. First thing I did was take a photo of the DB mounts I use on my small gasser....
    1568 replies | 134853 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-04-2014, 12:24 PM
    I don't recall ever having a problem with the inside lines of a fuel tank. I have had bungs shrink and loosen up on planes in storage. They usually...
    15 replies | 360 view(s)
  • Cyberwolf's Avatar
    04-04-2014, 09:41 AM
    Just some food for thought. Myself I would stay away from the rubber iso dubro mounts,the rubber will not hold up for very long using any large...
    1568 replies | 134853 view(s)
  • karolh's Avatar
    04-03-2014, 04:28 PM
    karolh replied to a thread Goldberg Extra 300 in Kit Building
    Well Gene (Gray Beard) beat me to responding, but just do as he suggests and you should be good to go. My Extra started life first with a ST 61, then...
    1568 replies | 134853 view(s)
  • Gray Beard's Avatar
    04-03-2014, 11:44 AM
    The only weak area in the whole plane is the fuse from the leading edge forward. It really isn't a weak area at all but the plane is an old design...
    1568 replies | 134853 view(s)
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