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    I think I'll give that a try. It may be a week...

    I think I'll give that a try. It may be a week or so before I can get started, but I'll try to remember to post my results

    Thanks.

    Again, I've been building model airplanes most of my life,...
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    Yes I bought some fiberglass resin at Lowes...

    Yes I bought some fiberglass resin at Lowes yesterday so will give it a try as soon as I "RePrep" my cowl. As I said I have never used the ZPoxy resin before and didn't do enough research before...
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    Right now I'm thinking about sanding it all off...

    Right now I'm thinking about sanding it all off and starting all over. I'll mix up another bath of zpoxy just to test.

    Yes, the first batch stuck good on the fiberglass cowl. It was just too...
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    Z Poxy Cowl Repair

    I want to find out if anyone else has this problem, as I can’t find it discussed anywhere else. I hope this is the right place to post this question.

    I am rebuilding and recovering a Velox II...
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    I just looked at the manual for this engine. ...

    I just looked at the manual for this engine. http://manuals.hobbico.com/osm/ggt15-manual.pdf there is one thing that will keep me from buying this engine. You can not flip start it. You have to...
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    Me either, I can only read japanese in cursives

    Me either, I can only read japanese in cursives
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    OK, sorry if I'm getting Way off topic. But when...

    OK, sorry if I'm getting Way off topic. But when I was in Vietnam in 1967 some of us flew Control lines while there and we were able to buy Japanese engines and fuel at the PX. The fuel we used...
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    I don't know for sure, but I would think most...

    I don't know for sure, but I would think most ARFs have their own technique for building, which isn't like kits, but something they can do quickly and with less weight. But that's just my guess. I...
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    I do agree with you. When I moved here I began...

    I do agree with you. When I moved here I began switching to electric because so many in the club were all electric. It is convenient, easy, fast, clean, nothing to carry to the flight line except...
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    I imagine they are discontinuing glow engines...

    I imagine they are discontinuing glow engines because no one buys them anymore. (OK, so I'm not completely negative, not as many people buy them anymore) I am switching from glow to gas and electric...
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    Well you did say this is a theoretical speed. ...

    Well you did say this is a theoretical speed. After all this is a Hobby, our lives don't depend on it being accurate to the mph. It is good information to know and use as a starting point.
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    Wow, I would sure be interested in seeing that...

    Wow, I would sure be interested in seeing that come together. Please post some pics if you get a chance.
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    True, but I didn't see it until 2014 and wanted...

    True, but I didn't see it until 2014 and wanted to make a comment.
    Besides there will always be people new to Gas and want to hear different opinions
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    I don't understand the problem. Just because it's...

    I don't understand the problem. Just because it's gas, you shouldn't need a bigger servo. Unless there is binding in your linkage, you just need enough torque to move the spring. I'm sure 3D flyers...
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    I just want to throw my two cents in on inverted...

    I just want to throw my two cents in on inverted or not. To me, the first reason for inverting an engine or leaving it upright, or even side ways or 45Ί, would be cosmetic. What looks good for YOU....
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    I didn't mean anything derogatory , I just found...

    I didn't mean anything derogatory , I just found it humorous the way you phrased it, which reminded me of informercials. "throw away your pesky standoffs, forget about those expensive mufflers. One...
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    You sound like an infomercial.

    You sound like an infomercial.
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    i really didn’t have any close calls before I...

    i really didn’t have any close calls before I retired or anything, but I was getting burned out.
    The sad thing is I have had two friends that were close to retirement age and another two that...
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    I just lost my Revolver yesterday. I had a good...

    I just lost my Revolver yesterday. I had a good first flight. I put it through it’s paces and everything was normal. I left it on high rates and landed. After a while I took it out for a second...
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    I am curious what, "Mess with the ignition"...

    I am curious what, "Mess with the ignition" means. All you do is install it in the aircraft, plug it on the spark plug and that's it. No problem at all.
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    This may sound cliche, but I don't think there is...

    This may sound cliche, but I don't think there is such thing as an ugly Ultra Sport.
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    wjcalhoun...

    wjcalhoun, My message was NOT directed at you or any one person, (although this one is) and I’m sorry you took it as a criticism of any kind. In fact, looking back at what you wrote, I thought...
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    Yes, when I wrote my post it wasn’t just for the...

    Yes, when I wrote my post it wasn’t just for the Revolver, but I notice on many threads it seems new people are under the impression that you Must make these changes for the plane to fly good.
    In...
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    I will probably get flak for this, but I just...

    I will probably get flak for this, but I just want to express an opinion. Everyone has their way of enjoying this hobby, which is what makes it so much fun, there is nothing set in stone.

    I have...
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    I have made some pretty detailed graphics with...

    I have made some pretty detailed graphics with the windex method. I have a Tiger head on a 4 star 40 with tiny pieces of monokote trim that haven't come off in a few years of flying. Using the...
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