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    01-28-2015, 05:39 AM
    Good show on that maiden flight. I am still waiting for my maiden flight on my Debonair. I tried it a few weeks back but runway was wet, muddy and...
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    01-18-2015, 07:27 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Home Depot sells 8oz. sample bottles for about $3.00. I just selected the colors I wanted from their color sample and had them mix it. The paint is...
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    01-18-2015, 12:19 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Yes, the whole airplane is covered in Koverall. Since I was concerned about balance I added an access hatch on the bottom and modified one former so...
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    01-17-2015, 07:53 PM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Jester if my Debonair takes to the air I will be a happy camper. I just need a slow plane to practice with. On landing I will try for the runway....
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    01-17-2015, 06:51 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Tom, I debated on engine size between an OS .55 n .65 I went with the .55 if the Deboniar flies nice but slow that is ok with me. Too fast may be...
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    01-16-2015, 09:18 PM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Jester the wheels look small but they are 3.5". Runway condition was the problem. Due to the wet conditions I could not mow it shorter. The mower was...
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    01-16-2015, 09:11 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    I've been working hard for that first flight. Visiting grand daughter wanted to see plane fly. Conditions not too good for flying. I still needed to...
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    01-11-2015, 10:07 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Well I have the needle valve extension installed. I did find that the hex nut was MM, 1.5MM. I thought about using locktite but went without. I...
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    01-10-2015, 08:53 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread Wing template in Tips & Techniques
    I've traced many patterns using a compass. it may work for this problem. Anyway FWIW. Use a piece of stiff cardboard or plywood longer than wing...
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    01-10-2015, 07:12 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Ah!!! Vibration. Never thought of vibration and the rubber hose. I did hold the hose straight during the engine run so vibration should have been...
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    01-07-2015, 06:32 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Thanks thailazer. I've been reading the forums and learning a lot. Relearning what I used to know and lots of the new. As for the gas engine it will...
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    01-07-2015, 03:37 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    John, i am with you. I am working with the receiver that came with the radio. I am thinking of getting a second for the second plane. I cannot see...
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    01-06-2015, 07:31 AM
    Looks good. What landing gear will you use, trike or tail dragger. I built a Debonair tail dragger. Hope to fly it soon.
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    01-06-2015, 07:07 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Thanks Tom, good catch. You are correct this fuel line is for gas and diesel. I will replace it with glow fuel line. The reason for the gas line is I...
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    01-05-2015, 07:48 PM
    ETpilot started a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    In about 30-40 years. As I have posted in a few threads, I am a returning RC Pilot. I started the journey in June last year hoping to fly by October....
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