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Old Dec 13, 2010, 06:02 PM
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use it. add weight as necessary. it's a Cub. No big deal.
Ya, big wing is not going to care about a little nose weight.

Make sure you let her roll out well before you lift off
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Old Dec 15, 2010, 12:21 PM
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Saito reliability



You could add a camera that could balance your cg out real nice!
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 07:25 AM
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I went ahead and got the saito 125 ,,,I think the extra weight will help out, thanks guys for all your input....Carl
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 07:30 AM
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I went ahead and got the saito 125 ,,,I think the extra weight will help out, thanks guys for all your input....Carl
Sorry if you already bought it but a lot of people including myself think the Saito 1.25 has been outdated with the recent release of the DLE-20.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXAEPW&P=7

http://www.valleyviewrc.com/DLE-20cc%20Gas%20Engine.htm

http://www.sdshobby.net/dle20-20cc-g...box_p1822.html
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 07:33 AM
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thanks, I'm a fan of the 4-stroke ..will probably move on to the saito 4-stroke gassers at some point....Carl
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 08:16 AM
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four strokes are better. good job.
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 10:59 AM
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I put a gasser on my Four-Star 120 (an Evo 26cc).

I have to say that I like the extended flight times and it hasn't dead-sticked yet. Gas is pretty cool.

On the other hand, I love my glow powered airplanes. The single battery, the simplicity, fuel that doesn't stink...I'm going to have both for a long time. That Saito 125 is going to be fun!!
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 11:27 AM
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all those advantages to glow are indeed true. But the biggest is the sound of a 4-stroke.
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 01:03 PM
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Only one battery is necessary for a gas motor. The same one can be used for the ignition and RX. Fuel consumption is so low you only need a 6 oz tank. No oil to wipe off fusalage. Fuel cost is $3.00 per gallon (plus oil). Initial cost is much lower. A 2 cycle has no valves to adjust. The DLE-20 has slightly more power than a Saito 1.25. Maybe the sound atvantage of the Saito overcomes it's disadvantages.

I don't work for DLE and have not yet purchased one but the choice seems pretty obvious to me.
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 01:12 PM
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DLE20 sounds like crap and stinks
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 01:26 PM
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DLE20 sounds like crap and stinks
We should feel sorry for the hundres of people that are buying them for their advantages.
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 02:39 PM
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screw 'em
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 02:44 PM
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I'm with Mike, I have a Poulan chain saw if I get lonely for the raucas, obnoxious, unpleasant sound. I add castor to my chain saw fuel to get that pleasing smell, it doesn't take much.
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 03:24 PM
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Sorry boys, but those are the facts. Not my opnion.
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Old Dec 16, 2010, 03:52 PM
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wrong thread. we say screw 'em!
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