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    02-26-2015, 09:02 PM
    skylark-flier posted that list for me. See post 2500. I didn't know how to quote just that portion of his post without also including the...
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    02-25-2015, 06:45 PM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Whether this plane will fly is being limited now by the weather. I've had rain, sleet, ice and today snow. Everything is soggy as can be. It will be...
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    02-25-2015, 05:09 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    John, the long nose on these airplanes appears to be a standard thing. I've seen it on other builds n has been discussed. As my plane sits it is just...
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    02-24-2015, 07:13 PM
    As far as I know, SIG has come out with 10 versions of the Kadet and you can see what I gathered here:...
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    02-24-2015, 06:31 PM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Well it took a while but I got Deb II built. I hope it flies more than 4 turns. This one allowed me to reposition a couple of things that I did not...
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    02-23-2015, 09:17 PM
    Well, I've finished my current plane and I am clearing my building board. I copied the plans for the Kadet n just need to enlarge them a bit. This...
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    02-17-2015, 06:56 PM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    This is or was a new engine. Never thought I'd have to locktite the screw. The screw holds the throttle arm to the carburetor barrel. That may...
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    02-16-2015, 09:32 PM
    It's been a cold rainy day in East Texas. Freezing conditions about 40 miles North. They started pretreating n closing some roadways. Most are not...
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    02-16-2015, 11:32 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    The old wing could not be reused. The 2 spars broke in 2 and the Coro ripped top and bottom down one of the flutes. I have a new wing just about...
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    02-15-2015, 08:09 AM
    Tom, thanks for the reply. I wll go with your definition, I am a scratch builder. That plans book looks very interesting. Good for the library. I...
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    02-14-2015, 07:19 AM
    Tom, this thread brings back memories. The Contender was my first low wing plane that I built n flew. I've been looking at build threads and find...
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    02-13-2015, 06:59 AM
    I have a grass runway at home. I found plans and pictures of engine starting stands. I wanted to make the full size stand. Working on the plane at...
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    02-11-2015, 07:42 AM
    Rustyrivet I hear what you are saying. So many years and still not flying. Finding a dedicated instructor is not as easy as it sounds. I am just...
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    02-11-2015, 06:32 AM
    I've been out of the hobby for a few decades and I am just getting back to RC. I built a taildragger SPAD Debonair for my first attempt to fly. I had...
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    02-09-2015, 09:14 PM
    I found this Brotherhood thread by accident. I started reading thru the pages, but not all the pages just too many, and started getting interested in...
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    02-01-2015, 10:12 PM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    stevegauth30, I read a lot about batteries and went with the Life also. When I had the plane finished, I set it up in my living room and went thru...
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    02-01-2015, 01:04 PM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Crashing is just a part of this hobby. I did have some contrast. The top of the wing had a large red wingtip band. Plain white on the bottom. Many...
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    02-01-2015, 07:06 AM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Well I did need to be higher. I was at around 100'. It was not a wrong control input problem. My number 2 turn was similar and that was not a...
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    01-31-2015, 08:05 PM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Gray Beard, I don't feel too bad. It was fun for the short flight time. I knew this would happen some time. I would rather it happened a bit later n...
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    01-31-2015, 07:51 PM
    Well I flew n crashed my Debonair. Read my last post in this thread. First Engine Start
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    01-31-2015, 07:32 PM
    ETpilot replied to a thread First Engine Start in Beginners
    Well some good news and some bad news. First the good news. The weather finally turned in my favor. I mowed the runway down to 3". Today was a...
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