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    Looks like the gear for the R3. Bob

    Looks like the gear for the R3.

    Bob
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    My friend I have to say that reading your post is...

    My friend I have to say that reading your post is like tearing pages right from my mind, so I could not agree with you more on anything you are stating. I will say that getting a ready for flight 40%...
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    What do you consider too light for a 40%...

    What do you consider too light for a 40% aerobatic bird?

    Bob
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    You are right about the ARFs they generally come...

    You are right about the ARFs they generally come in heavier than advertized, just one of the reasons I kit build or design and scratch build my own.

    Bob
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    So you will have around a 28 oz. wing loading and...

    So you will have around a 28 oz. wing loading and your cubed loading will be about 9 if you don't go over your weight budget. I look forward to seeing the finished product and final weight, will...
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    You are moving right along on this and looking...

    You are moving right along on this and looking great!

    Bob
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    Very nice build, what is your wing area and...

    Very nice build, what is your wing area and anticipated empty weight?

    Bob
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    Thanks Jim, Bob

    Thanks Jim,

    Bob
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    Boxing the spar is going to make it stronger, but...

    Boxing the spar is going to make it stronger, but I don't think you need it.

    Bob
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    :cool: Bob

    :cool:

    Bob
  11. For many years I went with duel receivers, duel...

    For many years I went with duel receivers, duel or triple batteries and a single switch like I did in these with no issues.
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    Now for years I have been going with a single receiver,...
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    These guys are great, you get to design what you...

    These guys are great, you get to design what you want on their web page see the price and make the order.
    ...
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    I made a set of two matched hot wire templates...

    I made a set of two matched hot wire templates from the cheapest wall paneling Lowes offers, attached them to the top and bottom of the core with dry wall screws, then using a hot soldering iron...
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    There is very little weight to be saved by...

    There is very little weight to be saved by cutting away the foam. And in fact it gives the sheeting a spot to crumple inwards and produce a failure.

    That is your own opinion and in fact, no fact...
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    Cutting bays in your surfaces will reduce the...

    Cutting bays in your surfaces will reduce the weight nicely, been doing it for years. I reduced the weight over 2 1/2 pounds on this airplane with a 167" wingspan and a 26 oz. wing loading. Here are...
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    Very nice Rick, I Iook forward to further...

    Very nice Rick, I Iook forward to further progress.

    Bob
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    I build them in my garage and store them there...

    I build them in my garage and store them there while I am flying them, but to make room I must sell them at times, in the case of the 70% Staudacher... I gave it away.

    Bob
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    Scratch building, kit building, or assembling an...

    Scratch building, kit building, or assembling an ARF is all good therapy, and flying any of them is a blast, but finding time and making time is two very different things for sure.

    16 years of...
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    I agree with Rodney, as long as the cables are...

    I agree with Rodney, as long as the cables are snug at center it just doesn't matter that the non loaded side goes a little slack when the rudder is deflected because it adds nothing in holding power...
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    You might want to read this, Pull-pull setup...

    You might want to read this, Pull-pull setup

    Personally I like push pull setups, but that is just me.
    Bob
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    I enjoy building very light but strong aerobatic...

    I enjoy building very light but strong aerobatic aircraft myself, then proceed to fly them as hard as I can. Remember this: The heavier an airframe is, the heavier it needs to be to support the extra...
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    Hello Mark, I have a question, what was your...

    Hello Mark,

    I have a question, what was your level of piloting skills prior to your absence from flying?

    Bob
  23. Thread: Wing area

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    Ignorance is truly bliss... Weight matters on war...

    Ignorance is truly bliss... Weight matters on war birds, civilian birds, and aerobatic birds including 3-D capable birds, the lighter the loading the better the airplane will stay on the wing or get...
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    On stuff this size 100, or 200 lbs. is not going...

    On stuff this size 100, or 200 lbs. is not going to get it done, there is just too much hydraulic area advantage for numbers that low, it takes more like 7000 lbs. pressure from a bagging and...
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    Light strong is an oxymoron that can’t be done. ...

    Light strong is an oxymoron that can’t be done.

    Not true.
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