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  • acdii's Avatar
    07-21-2016, 08:08 PM
    Yeah, when I maidened my Biper Cub, it turned out to be tail heavy. I dang near had it on the ground, had it on approach, and some fool drove a...
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    07-21-2016, 07:00 AM
    Well, that is sort of what I am looking to do. Add some STOL to it. Even better, land it going backwards.
    3238 replies | 150318 view(s)
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    07-20-2016, 07:30 PM
    acdii replied to a thread ~~SIG Brotherhood ~~ in Kit Building
    It's Official, the Rascal 168 is now up on the SIG website for pre-order. http://www.sigmfg.com/cgi-bin/dpsmart.exe/IndexText/FSIGRC168.html?E+Sig
    1778 replies | 68440 view(s)
  • acdii's Avatar
    07-20-2016, 07:22 PM
    It"s official http://www.sigmfg.com/cgi-bin/dpsmart.exe/IndexText/FSIGRC168.html?E+Sig
    8 replies | 1274 view(s)
  • acdii's Avatar
    07-20-2016, 07:17 PM
    Hey guys, Looks like it is time to do some aileron repairs to my LT-40. Looking to put in dual servos, so where in the wing should I put them? ...
    3238 replies | 150318 view(s)
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    07-20-2016, 07:06 PM
    acdii replied to a thread ***CUB BROTHERHOOD*** in Kit Building
    Cub fans of course! :)
    4001 replies | 210924 view(s)
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    07-20-2016, 07:13 AM
    acdii replied to a thread ***CUB BROTHERHOOD*** in Kit Building
    The FG-21 is equivalent to the FA 125, so go with that one as its the correct size.
    4001 replies | 210924 view(s)
  • acdii's Avatar
    07-20-2016, 07:08 AM
    The 72 I have on my SSE is a good runner, and I think it has the plastic back plate on it.
    31789 replies | 1916394 view(s)
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    07-19-2016, 09:12 AM
    Key word there, NEWER. I wouldn't call my 12X inexpensive. It is a $1500 radio. Really nice, comfortable in the hands, plenty of adjustments,...
    3418 replies | 431749 view(s)
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    07-19-2016, 07:06 AM
    The one thing I don't like about JR/Spektrum is the time it takes to connect. The Futaba is almost instant, when I turn the RX on, by the time I get...
    3418 replies | 431749 view(s)
  • acdii's Avatar
    07-19-2016, 07:02 AM
    Well Old Man, :) I do like the smell of a Saito burning Wildcat, but I hate the goop all over the airplane that makes it hard to pickup without it...
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    07-18-2016, 10:55 AM
    Great to see Doc flying again! We now have TWO B-29's in flying status, great achievement.
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    07-18-2016, 10:41 AM
    LOL! The FG-21 is similar to the FA-125(or close, not sure which one they are still selling, but its the identical engine but with a locked collet...
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    07-15-2016, 02:18 PM
    What does the RX look like? I have had issues with Spectrum/JR which has the remote antenna, which gives it 4 little antennas to grab signal, and...
    3418 replies | 431749 view(s)
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    07-15-2016, 08:00 AM
    acdii replied to a thread The Sig T-Clips 70 thread in ARF or RTF
    I finally got the hang of the ground handling. Step one, LOTS of expo and very small throw, but only on take off. Keep the stick straight as it...
    149 replies | 10152 view(s)
  • acdii's Avatar
    07-14-2016, 05:24 PM
    Windows 10 SUCKS!!!! I hate it It is the WORST! I had to replace my other laptop because windows 10 upgrade bricked it.
    2851 replies | 109205 view(s)
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    07-13-2016, 08:49 PM
    acdii replied to a thread 4*120 Build Thread in Kit Building
    It had a slight gap, about the thickness of a business card. Too many power dives did the damage. I loved going WOT down the runway, pull up until...
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    07-13-2016, 08:07 PM
    acdii replied to a thread 4*120 Build Thread in Kit Building
    Yeah, I got flutter on my 120 with a DLE 20 on it. I replaced all the aileron hinges with Robarts pin hinges, so now the tail flutters a bit in a...
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    07-12-2016, 06:43 PM
    acdii replied to a thread 4*120 Build Thread in Kit Building
    Did you say a 91 2 stroke or 91 4 stroke? Makes a huge difference on the 4*60. An OS 91 2 stroke weighs 1 pound 9.75 ounces, and is larger in...
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    07-12-2016, 06:16 PM
    I didn't catch the engine you are running, but if its a DLE20 or similar, then burbling is normal for them. Every one I have been around makes that...
    3418 replies | 431749 view(s)
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    07-12-2016, 06:08 PM
    I had the same issue with my rudder pushrod, made for interesting flying when the rudder would stick. Replaced it with rod from servo back to rudder.
    3238 replies | 150318 view(s)
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    07-12-2016, 06:04 PM
    Where did that DOG come from????? No kidding, actually said that after putting my Biper in a ditch. Had a very bad maiden, CG was way off,...
    445 replies | 54385 view(s)
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    07-12-2016, 01:36 PM
    Wow what you consider garbage, my friend and I rebuild! LOL If you only saw what his Cub looked like after the tree swatted it out of the sky.
    586 replies | 46507 view(s)
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    07-11-2016, 02:25 PM
    Cost, AYe Yi Yi! I forgot to lock the tailgate of my truck this morning, and as I head down to lock it, I realized, 3 planes, 2 radios, Field gear,...
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    07-11-2016, 02:15 PM
    wow, nice clubhouse! Our's consists of a canopy, when the person who owns it is there. On the left is a farm field with corn, on the right, a...
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    07-11-2016, 02:04 PM
    acdii replied to a thread 4*120 Build Thread in Kit Building
    A 91 2 stroke may be too much motor for the plane, both in torque and weight. The 4*120 will be yanked around the sky with one. They are some massive...
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    07-10-2016, 07:32 AM
    Add more cooling? Maybe not enough exit area? I would agree that an RX hit could kill the engine. That's the theory I have on the Something Extra...
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    07-10-2016, 07:24 AM
    You know, if I typed that much in, by the time I got to the last sentence, something, I repeat, SOMETHING would happen that I would wipe it all out!...
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    07-09-2016, 06:22 PM
    Quite possibly so. He removed it and found the stamp is FA-50.
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    07-09-2016, 06:14 PM
    Price a gallon of clear and hardener, along with reducer for cleaning the gun. $150 is reasonable. They may have single stage color in 2K, so you...
    1301 replies | 54862 view(s)
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