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10-14-2016, 12:06 PM
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Posted By DaddySam

Thanks Dave, Sandy, Stan, and Ram-bro! Yes,...

Thanks Dave, Sandy, Stan, and Ram-bro! Yes, strange how when I'm stressed I tend to revert back to old habits (like flying around myself - -I'm lucky I did not go back to thumbs). Trouble with this...
10-03-2016, 05:27 AM
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Posted By DaddySam

I took the Hurricane out to the flying field...

I took the Hurricane out to the flying field yesterday, having run out of excuses not to fly it. I've been flying more this year than any other, lots of planes needing rudder, and about the same...
Forum: The Clubhouse
07-24-2015, 11:03 AM
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Views: 5,726
Posted By DaddySam

I think it's hard for magazines to compete with...

I think it's hard for magazines to compete with the internet. By the time a product review makes it into print it's old news on the web. I've been able to contact the designers and company owners...
06-28-2015, 10:40 AM
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Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

Chris those pics are awesome. I'm glad to...

Chris
those pics are awesome. I'm glad to hear that the landing was a "non-event". I was wishing for an endless lake bed to do my maiden but now I'm wondering........ Anyway, if you don't have...
06-27-2015, 06:09 PM
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Posted By DaddySam

Chris, I am sorry for the damage but...

Chris,
I am sorry for the damage but thankful she flew well and landed. You might try contacting Jesse and Lazer Lizard ( I think it's www.lazerlizard.com) or Precision cut kits. Do you know...
04-13-2015, 05:05 AM
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Posted By DaddySam

Chris, The cg range is 4-1/2 to 5" from...

Chris,
The cg range is 4-1/2 to 5" from the LE of the wing at the center section. http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2088628. I have my CG at about 4.75". From the...
01-11-2015, 01:11 PM
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Views: 18,102
Posted By DaddySam

Prekin, I am following your thread with great...

Prekin,
I am following your thread with great interest. Your skills are way above mine so I am learning quite a bit. I'm looking forward to watching your progress. Maybe I should wait until you...
01-11-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 18,102
Posted By DaddySam

I have the BT 83" Spit kit as my next project so...

I have the BT 83" Spit kit as my next project so I'd be interested in a set or two of those beautiful exhausts. Wonderful work on your plane so far!
11-26-2014, 08:28 AM
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Posted By DaddySam

Brad, you are one of the people who make this...

Brad, you are one of the people who make this such a great hobby. I'm not sure if Aussies have similar holiday to Thanksgiving, which we Americans will celebrate tomorrow, so I'll say Happy...
07-16-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

Took the Hurri out to do some taxi tests...

Took the Hurri out to do some taxi tests yesterday. I found it is tippy, wanting to go up onto it's nose if I'm not careful, especially on a downwind taxi. I am going to put a few washers under the...
07-09-2014, 08:22 PM
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Views: 13,636
Posted By DaddySam

Beautiful work Chad! I will subscribe right...

Beautiful work Chad! I will subscribe right away!
sam
07-06-2014, 08:01 AM
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Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?att...

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2012095http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2012096http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=201209...
06-21-2014, 04:54 PM
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Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

Thank you Chad, for your expertise and support...

Thank you Chad, for your expertise and support throughout the build. I hope to have taxiing video next week and maybe flight video soon after. My brother is moving back to CA at the end of July and...
06-21-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

I finally got the plane on the CG machine...

I finally got the plane on the CG machine yesterday. I had hoped for no lead needed, but ended up with a small baggie of shot needed in the cowl area to get it to balance. It now balances in the...
06-15-2014, 10:25 AM
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Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

It's a quiet cool Father's Day morning, so I...

It's a quiet cool Father's Day morning, so I could not resist trying to make the foot trays for the cockpit. I made them out of balsa, covered with metal tape, and the channels were added with a...
06-08-2014, 06:37 PM
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Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

Here's a little better pic of the cockpit without...

Here's a little better pic of the cockpit without the pilot. Still need the rudder pedal trays and a seat belt harness!
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=2002610
06-08-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

I need to check the CG on the plane but I want to...

I need to check the CG on the plane but I want to do it with the pilot figure and cockpit in place. I wanted to have a removable cockpit so I can get to the gas tank and air tank, and anything else...
06-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

I got the engine running the other day. I took a...

I got the engine running the other day. I took a short video of the motor running with the cowling on. Here is the link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBNJRCWHoX0
05-30-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

I've been spending a lot of time getting the...

I've been spending a lot of time getting the controls working, the radio installed, wiring, etc - stuff you have to do with any plane. The choke rod on the 3W gave me fits until I downsized the fuel...
05-14-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

Thanks Gunnar! Maybe we can taxi it when you're...

Thanks Gunnar! Maybe we can taxi it when you're up visiting - unless it (and me) are ready for a flight!
05-12-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

I painted the canopy frame but the tape pulled...

I painted the canopy frame but the tape pulled off a bunch of the paint -GRRRR. I am going to try to respray it using a paper card with a slot cut in it as a mask. But here is the canopy on the...
05-10-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

I've been on a self - imposed vacation from...

I've been on a self - imposed vacation from building, and now that it's almost flying season I decided I needed to get back to work. The canopy has been a tedious affair, which I was not expecting...
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-04-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,404
Views: 204,473
Posted By DaddySam

You should be able to get the wire kit from...

You should be able to get the wire kit from Horizon, if they still have it. I use a DLE 30 in an aerobat and I have a 12 oz tank that never gets below half in most flights. I would think you could...
09-29-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

Not much done this past two weeks. My brother...

Not much done this past two weeks. My brother stopped by today and we did some more blending. I think it's really close. Next is the underside.
09-15-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 79,964
Posted By DaddySam

So in a few weeks "we" will do the underside and...

So in a few weeks "we" will do the underside and polish off the top surfaces. Maybe by then I'll have a workable canopy!
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