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Snoopy1's Recent Activity

   
  1. Snoopy1 replied to the thread dry testing brushless motors.

    Ok my head is spinning great information but I am at info overload. Will have to come back and read more at a later date but must say...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 11:33 AM
  2. Snoopy1 replied to the thread Bridi Dalotel 84" Engine Recommends.

    That is an old design from the late 60’s or early 70’s if I am not mistaken it is a pattern plane. It two big cheeks on it. Well it...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 10:53 AM
  3. Snoopy1 liked 2walla's post in the thread Favorite connectors.

    i have used them all and prefer the xt plugs. app get slopoy and dont connect wellover time. Deans dont work well in low current...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 10:39 AM
  4. Snoopy1 liked ron van sommeren's post in the thread Too long battery wires can kill ESC: precautions, solutions & workarounds.

    To keep voltage and power losses the same when extending any wire, wire cross-sectional area should increase by same factor as increase...

    Apr 19, 2018 at 10:36 AM
  5. Snoopy1 liked ron van sommeren's post in the thread Favorite connectors.

    "The spark is your friend" (© CastleCreations [IMG]). No spark, then input caps are dead and rest of controller will soon follow....

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  6. Snoopy1 replied to the thread Too long battery wires can kill ESC: precautions, solutions & workarounds.

    Thanks that is good to know. When you say appropriate size as long as it is the same size as the motor.

    Apr 19, 2018 at 8:44 AM
  7. Snoopy1 replied to the thread Xpress builds a 115 AJ Laser - PICTURE HEAVY!.

    I think what I will do is if Hitec is at JoeNall then see if I can get one. Thanks.

    Apr 19, 2018 at 8:41 AM
  8. Snoopy1 liked Xpress's post in the thread Xpress builds a 115 AJ Laser - PICTURE HEAVY!.

    Little more work on the Laser tonight. Chad Wilson at TDRC coming through with the goods as always! [ATTACH] Cut out the holes in the...

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  9. Snoopy1 liked 49dimes's post in 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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  10. Snoopy1 replied to the thread Xpress builds a 115 AJ Laser - PICTURE HEAVY!.

    Just would like to thank for the info on the new Hitec servos. Went to the LHS and asked if they could get one for me try but at $259.90...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 5:27 PM
  11. Snoopy1 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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  12. Snoopy1 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 7:23 AM
  13. Snoopy1 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 7:22 AM
  14. Snoopy1 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 18, 2018 at 12:37 AM
  15. Snoopy1 liked acerc's post in the thread Xpress builds a 115 AJ Laser - PICTURE HEAVY!.

    I must admit that most of my engine's are up-draft. A number of years back I was doing my numerous choked flips and a fella told me full...

    Apr 18, 2018 at 12:34 AM
  16. Snoopy1 liked acerc's post in the thread Xpress builds a 115 AJ Laser - PICTURE HEAVY!.

    I don't do anything, it just does not do it. I PM all my planes every June and January and have yet to see any. The only thing I may do...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 5:22 PM
  17. Snoopy1 replied to the thread Xpress builds a 115 AJ Laser - PICTURE HEAVY!.

    How do you stop fuel from spitting and dripping in to the fuselage when choking and staring.

    Apr 17, 2018 at 3:01 PM
  18. Snoopy1 liked 49dimes's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Nor can I. Can't hold a "line" worth a hoot. Why do you think "freestyle" was introduced :laughing:.

    Apr 17, 2018 at 2:17 PM
  19. Snoopy1 liked Bartman's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Got this nice old gal back in flying condition. Engine was serviced with new bearings by YS service guru Rich Verano, swapped out a few...

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  20. Snoopy1 replied to the thread Xpress builds a 115 AJ Laser - PICTURE HEAVY!.

    I have a Da and it is not bad but I have 3W I don’t care hoe tunes it spits fuel all the lime and quite a bit, ever since then I hav...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 2:14 PM
  21. Snoopy1 replied to the thread Xpress builds a 115 AJ Laser - PICTURE HEAVY!.

    Looking at the pictures the one with carburetor coming through the firewall. Will be left just like that or will you do something to...

    Apr 17, 2018 at 2:05 PM
  22. Snoopy1 liked Xpress's post in the thread Discussion The I’m going out flying thread 2018.

    I'm loving this airplane more and more every time I fly it :D [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]...

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  23. Snoopy1 liked 49dimes's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Got my mind off food just long enough to get the Cub gear as it was and started working on the damaged cowl (again :face-palm:). Went...

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  24. Snoopy1 replied to the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Well the gear looks good again, must be that precision tool you used.

    Apr 16, 2018 at 11:01 PM
  25. Snoopy1 liked 49dimes's post in the thread The 'What did you do in your workshop tonight?' thread.

    Don't forget the "GREENS". A touch of malt vinegar and sum Louisiana hot makes em' real good. Darn it guy's ....... DAMN I'M HUNGRY!...

    Apr 16, 2018 at 10:59 PM