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    I have a couple old K&B 61 engines that just keep...

    I have a couple old K&B 61 engines that just keep on keep-en on! Finally had to replace the bearings. Treated right they will run forever. I run some castor in my fuel.Logair
  2. Thread: Tiny Receivers

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    First RC airplane I flew was a Trixter Beam with...

    First RC airplane I flew was a Trixter Beam with tube radio suspended as you explained. Logair
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    Now I'm confused since our fuel did separate when...

    Now I'm confused since our fuel did separate when left standing several days. But the Amyl Acitate kept it blended. I just today mixed some 80-20 fuel so will check it in a few days to see the...
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    a70eliminator, I have a balsa USA 1/4 scale Cub...

    a70eliminator, I have a balsa USA 1/4 scale Cub that I built back in the day when it was only around 69 dollars. Don't fly it much because it takes forever trying to attach the wings at the field....
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    Back in the sixties we use to mix glow fuel 80%...

    Back in the sixties we use to mix glow fuel 80% methanol plus 20% bakers AA castor oil. We added a blender called Amyal Acitate (spelling?) I don't see any mention of blenders added to fuel mix in...
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    Today we have radios with every gimmick you would...

    Today we have radios with every gimmick you would need or care to have. Buy your ARF today fly tomorrow is the scene for todays RC'er. I have never bought an ARF although a fellow gave me one that I...
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    The way I solve that problem is to use a crayon...

    The way I solve that problem is to use a crayon of the same color as the surface and draw a line in the center of hinge with the hinge line on both sides. That seems to work for me. If the glue does...
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    jdouce, I think the dihedral thing is a matter of...

    jdouce, I think the dihedral thing is a matter of personal choice, a little more acro I would say. It does have 5/8 dihedral in each wing panel. From my past experience a wing with no dihedral has a...
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    I know it has been awhile since I posted about my...

    I know it has been awhile since I posted about my Ace 4-60, so just to keep up to date I flew my Ace 4-60 two flights today. After a little down trim on trany it flew just like an Ace 4-60 is...
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    RE: Old Ace 4-60 clone

    jdouce, Glad you got the manual ok. No I don't recall an email from you. I will give a report on first flight . Maybe next week.Logair
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    RE: Old Ace 4-60 clone

    Well, almost done, still have a couple items to take care of but thought I would post a picture of it anyway. Logair
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    RE: Old Ace 4-60 clone

    jdouce, I will try to scan and email ether today or tomorow. No cost, just hope they are of some help. Logair
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    RE: Old Ace 4-60 clone

    I can make copies and mail to you or scan and send email. Logair
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    RE: Old Ace 4-60 clone

    jdouce, The construction manual calls for 1-1/2" under each wing panel for a total of 3". Logair
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    RE: Old Ace 4-60 clone

    The 5/8 dihedral, well I guess it looked just right to me so that was what I decided on. I am in process of covering the wing at this point. See if I can post a picture of fuselage. Logair
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    RE: Old Ace 4-60 clone

    Jollypopper, Thanks for your input on the Ace 4-60. Sorry you lost your airplane, especially from becoming dizzy. Pray your Dr. can help with the problem. Logair
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    RE: Old Ace 4-60 clone

    Tom, Thanks for posting the picture of you airplane, looks good. As I was building mine I got to thinking about blending in the cockpit to a more streamlined shape, but after a little thought decided...
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    RE: Old Ace 4-60 clone

    You may notice I took out most of the dihedral. only about 5/8 inch under each wing. Logair
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    Old Ace 4-60 clone

    Years ago when it was in production I bought and built the Ace 4-60. It was one of my favorite airplanes from a pure flying standpoint. It was a real put-put with and older OS four banger engine. It...
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    RE: GLOW FUEL PRICES???

    I refuse to pay a hazmat fee ,so I dont order fuel! Logair
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    RE: Midwest Tri-Squire

    Tri-Squire brings back many fond memories. I built one back in the middle sixties with a Fox 15, three Royal servos, (non-proportional)Kraft single channel rec. and kraft push button transmitter....
  22. Thread: dualist 2/60

    by logair
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    RE: dualist 2/60

    I have the plans for the Duelist 2/40 that are very incomplete as far as rib and former patterns. Would love to build this airplane if I could come up with the full size patterns. Logair
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    RE: 1st C/L flight in 40 yrs!

    R/C Phil, Great video. wings are not the easiest to fly. I might suggest when launching just stand in one spot holding the plane at waist level and just pitch it away. It should just fly right on...
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    RE: 1st C/L flight in 40 yrs!

    Gene, Last fall I flew a cl airplane after a 40some years layoff. The plane is a JW Firecat with a 25o.s. engine with 60ft. lines. No big deal, after all used to burn lots of fuel on week-ends in...
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    Sticky: RE: 1/2a Models in Magazines

    Just so happens I am building for a change of pace and a little nostalga a .020 rudder only plane that appeared in Flying Models April 1958 issue. It is a cute little all sheet balsa plane named...
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