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General Discussion / Re: Need some OD Green solartex
« on: June 14, 2018, 08:44:26 AM »
Have you called BalsaUSA ?

General Discussion / Re: Need some OD Green solartex
« on: June 11, 2018, 09:33:18 AM »

Never ordered there before so I can't vouch for them...

Buy, Sell, Trade or Give Away / 15% Nitro
« on: March 05, 2018, 08:24:56 AM »
I have 2 cases (4 jugs per case) of 15% full synthetic Ritch's Brew nitro for sale. 
Selling the cases, not individual bottles.
$100.00 per case.


General Discussion / Re: Gord
« on: November 23, 2017, 05:46:54 AM »
Oh man...terrible news...  I couldn't begin to count the amount of knowledge he's passed on to us members.  He'll be greatly missed for sure.


General Discussion / Re: Indoor flying
« on: June 29, 2017, 11:19:42 AM »
You're doubled up on me Dwayne...Once for me so far.. Makes it even worse when your limited to the weekends too..


General Discussion / Re: lipo fire
« on: October 15, 2016, 06:14:20 AM »
Wow...that's a close call Wilf...glad it was just the box and not the whole garage/house.
What kind of LiPo's were they?  What C rating were you charging at? 


General Discussion / Re: Plane in tree
« on: July 29, 2016, 04:59:39 PM »
Merril's still on holidays...

Great shots...  It was a great day there...

Hahaha, that's awesome...

General Discussion / Re: converting glow fuel burning engine to gasoline.
« on: December 10, 2015, 01:13:10 PM »
I've been reading up on some of the conversions that people do and came across one post on RCG (maybe RCU) with this little tidbit of info..
It scared me enough for me to let others try it out 1st...if they're successful then maybe down the road...until then I'll suck up the cost of nitro...

" Now then you cannot just stick the G5 plug into any glow engine and have it run properly as a gasoline engine. Many glow engines have too high of a compression ratio and may wind up with pre-ignition or detonation occurring. You may be able to use high octance aviation gasoline to compensate though. But using some head shims may be better. Also the regular RC glow engine carburetor is calibrated for methanol fuel and is designed to run a more rich air to fuel mixture. You will likely have to do something about that. If it is a free flight or control line engine, it isn't a problem as you can adjust the needle to compensate. Methanol will still combust inside a glow engine with a wide range of air-fuel mixture ratios. But gasoline only works within a very narrow range, which is why they have fuelo pressure regulators, etc in the carburetors to help them work right. Some gas engines such as the NV-Engines GX-40 .40 gas engine changed a lot of things inside the engine too. A different combustion chamber shape, porting, piston, etc were all changed."

VIDEOS and PICTURES from KRCM Events and Activities / Re: Gord's AutoGyro
« on: December 02, 2015, 07:15:30 AM »
Good job Gordy....looks like a fun little project..  ;D


Looking good Wilf...Hope to see it in the air this coming season...

Open the pic you want...right click as....


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