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49dimes's Recent Activity

   
  1. 49dimes liked Xpress's post in the thread AJ Laser 230z 73" Build Thread.

    Try and set your servo up so that it has a mechanical curve built into the throttle linkage, it really smooths things out and makes the...

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  2. 49dimes replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    http://www.chiefaircraft.com/swb-125hs-f.html In stock 25 tooth will fit Savox

    Apr 20, 2018 at 1:24 AM
  3. 49dimes attached a file to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    I got the crack in the cowl repaired and trial fitting the dummy continental with cooling shrouds. Opened up the front of cowl so I can...

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  4. 49dimes liked acerc's post in the thread Scale BullDog II build.

    No, they were two different planes that Jim flew. The 2 was a bit different both in airframe and in scheme. Look at the difference in...

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  5. 49dimes liked pawnshopmike's post in the thread Scale BullDog II build.

    [IMG]

    Apr 20, 2018 at 12:10 AM
  6. 49dimes liked acerc's post in the thread Scale BullDog II build.

    I have been told that when one receives anything related to a build, the build has started. I just received the engine for the BullDog...

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  7. 49dimes liked acerc's post in the thread Bridi Dalotel 84" Engine Recommends.

    Welcome to GSN John. And then there is those of us whom the women spend on. Just last week the wife gave me 5K to go towards my next...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 12:06 AM
  8. 49dimes liked RCPal's post in the thread Bridi Dalotel 84" Engine Recommends.

    Ha Ha that's true but some of us old farts run out of airplane money. We spent too much on women and wine.

    Apr 20, 2018 at 12:05 AM
  9. 49dimes liked dhal22's post in the thread Bridi Dalotel 84" Engine Recommends.

    Ahh, real pattern planes are wheels up and on the pipe. And no tail wheel.

    Apr 20, 2018 at 12:04 AM
  10. 49dimes liked Snoopy1's post in the thread Bridi Dalotel 84" Engine Recommends.

    Well if you like coveral and dope then I think you may like this. This is a scratch built from my Own design an 80 inch wing span...

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  11. 49dimes liked RCPal's post in the thread Bridi Dalotel 84" Engine Recommends.

    Yes Snoopy it was a pattern plane designed by Hanno Prettner. Able to compete in F3A or IMAC. Checking weights on various engines with...

    Apr 20, 2018 at 12:03 AM
  12. 49dimes liked RCPal's post in the thread Bridi Dalotel 84" Engine Recommends.

    You may be right. A 40cc twin may very likely not output as much as a 35cc single. My singles run with cans that are giving me 7800 on...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 7:56 PM
  13. 49dimes liked AKNick's post in the thread Pilot 40% 330 Recover and Build.

    I'm an ultracote fan as well. I started off using monokote but it's not as forgiving as ultracote when it comes to stretching and heat...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 6:27 PM
  14. 49dimes liked Doc's post in the thread Young kid builds and flies best Magnus Effect plane.

    Never heard of it fascinating Id like to see one live

    Apr 18, 2018 at 6:24 PM
  15. 49dimes liked Michael Grossman's post in the thread Young kid builds and flies best Magnus Effect plane.

    Its great to see this young man doing somthing like this most of these kids today are just jackasses my nefew is an aeronautical...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 6:23 PM
  16. 49dimes liked pawnshopmike's post in the thread Bridi Dalotel 84" Engine Recommends.

    I know a couple people that have the OS GT22. Seems to be a really sweet running engine. Very quite. Only problem is they are currently...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 6:20 PM
  17. 49dimes replied to the thread Bridi Dalotel 84" Engine Recommends.

    Hi John and welcome to GSN :shake:. It was quite some time ago but a dear friend of mine flew the Bridi Dalotel with a Saito 270 twin....

    Apr 18, 2018 at 6:16 PM
  18. 49dimes liked Xpress's post in the thread Xpress builds a 115 AJ Laser - PICTURE HEAVY!.

    I will have to cut a hole beneath the carb to let fuel drip out into the open. Carburetors will always spit some fuel after choking,...

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  19. 49dimes attached a file to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Got the cooling shrouds painted and installed on the dummy continental. Repaired all the damage to it as well. Will have to make a...

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  20. 49dimes liked HRRC Flyer's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Now you're talking @Bartman . . . . . . :yesss:

    Apr 18, 2018 at 5:31 PM
  21. 49dimes liked Patto's post in the thread Hostetler Cessna 336 Skymaster.

    I am actually more worried about the cooling for the front engine. I can only baffle one side of the intake on the cowl. I did my best...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 11:24 AM
  22. 49dimes liked Patto's post in the thread Hostetler Cessna 336 Skymaster.

    Regarding the cooling for the rear engine. I ended up using some flexible foam to create a tunnel from the intake at the scoop on top of...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 11:23 AM
  23. 49dimes liked AKNick's post in the thread AJ Laser 230z 73" Build Thread.

    Fast rollers and blenders finally caught up with this bird. Right wing bolt support cracked! Wing moves about a 1/2” with the bolt...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 11:56 PM
  24. 49dimes liked capthis's post in the thread Sport Cappy cuts/builds an old school Ultra Hots with a few mods..

    It was really too windy but I just had to test fly it. I got two solid flights tonight. No one else out so no video. CG is now about...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 11:52 PM
  25. 49dimes liked capthis's post in the thread Sport Cappy cuts/builds an old school Ultra Hots with a few mods..

    Video from tonight [MEDIA]

    Apr 17, 2018 at 11:49 PM