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    The same thing has happened in the states,I've...

    The same thing has happened in the states,I've been building for 30 yrs,and in my club about 5 to 10 percent of the members still build.Jeffo
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    Zor I think the plane is called a "lake...

    Zor
    I think the plane is called a "lake amphibian".jeffo
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    All looks great,but the dowel that joins the...

    All looks great,but the dowel that joins the elev.looks awful short.I would be at least one inch per side.jeffo
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    You can trim them off,it would look neater.I...

    You can trim them off,it would look neater.I would use loctite,or a small lock washer.keffo
  5. Is your fuse straight?Construct a straight line...

    Is your fuse straight?Construct a straight line from the leading edge center line to the center line at the end of fuse.See where the trailing edge center line ends up.Personally,your worried about...
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    I'll hope to get pics and weight this...

    I'll hope to get pics and weight this weekend,still doing final ass'y,and I want out door pics.The plans are your basic stick built fuse with formers and sheeting.The wing is a flat bottom...
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    I'm just finishing Tarvin's Monocoupe 110...

    I'm just finishing Tarvin's Monocoupe 110 special,clipped wing,I'm hoping to fly it this weekend.It's going to be a brute,I have a 100cc twin for power.I scratched built mine,he advertises a kit,but...
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    Steve,beautiful job,will it be at Dayton this...

    Steve,beautiful job,will it be at Dayton this weekend?I'll be there as a spectator.jeffo
  9. If your worried about the fuse gap,mask off one...

    If your worried about the fuse gap,mask off one side(scotch tape or wax paper) put JB weld on the other, bolt together wipe off excess with alcohol,perfect fit.jeffo
    JB weld is epoxy
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    That has to be quite rewarding,looks fantastic &...

    That has to be quite rewarding,looks fantastic & flies effortlessly.You don't get that feeling out of an ARF. jeffo
  11. Thread: Nieuport 27

    by jeffo
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    Nieuport 27

    I scratch built a Nieuport 27,29% scale. The reason I chose this size is that I have a Saito 3250. Too small for 1/3 scale, and too big for 1/4 scale. I purchased plans off Ebay,1963 Model...
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    Paul, What do you want for your...

    Paul,
    What do you want for your Dyna-chipmunk?jeffo
    toolmaker1960@hotmail.com
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    Mike' 195mm is almost 8",that does not sound...

    Mike'
    195mm is almost 8",that does not sound right.Even with the sweep of the wing,your over 50%.Can you contact the manufacture to express your concern about the C.G.?I'll be honest with you,if it...
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    Mike, Your projected wing is 13",you should...

    Mike,
    Your projected wing is 13",you should roughly be 25%.The 86mm would apply to top wing,not bottom.Jeffo
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    Are these wings swept back? What is the chord on...

    Are these wings swept back? What is the chord on both wings.jeffo
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    As a general rule I'll go with - Stab-0* ...

    As a general rule I'll go with -
    Stab-0*
    bottom wing- -2
    top wing-0*/-1*
    Many opinions on this one,Keep in mind that if you have a flat bottom air foil,your plane wants to climb.If...
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    Tom, Your garage looks like my basement.It...

    Tom,
    Your garage looks like my basement.It seems like I always got a half dozen things going on at once.
    Where does your wife park her car? Jeffo
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    Wildbill, I've got the kit,will there be a...

    Wildbill,
    I've got the kit,will there be a mod. for this problem,or do you think it's a balancing issue.jeffo
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    I'm on vacation right now,you can send a print in...

    I'm on vacation right now,you can send a print in a pdf file to my email address (toolmaker1960@hotmail.com)I can at least give a cost and timing.Jeffo
  20. Thread: What To Build?

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    Test your skills on a WW1 war bird from BUSA,if...

    Test your skills on a WW1 war bird from BUSA,if you hunt around on RCU you'll be under budget.Jeffo
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    Zinger 20-10 Jeffo

    Zinger 20-10 Jeffo
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    Inspect those props

    I'm sure there are a lot of guys like me who have a plane they fly on a regular basis bump the prop on landing,but no nicks in the prop,so you assume no harm,no foul.Well I had a 1/3 Sig Spacewalker...
  23. Usually,I find to be a safe place to start-call...

    Usually,I find to be a safe place to start-call the bottom wing 0*,top wing 1 to 2 degrees pos.stab 1 to 2 degrees pos.I also put a degree or 2 down,and right thrust.The way you should think about it...
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    You will love this plane.Great flying...

    You will love this plane.Great flying characteristics,never tip stalls,and with a 61cc will go like a bat out of hell.I have 2 one ARC,one ARF,the only complaint is the covering,once it starts...
  25. Thread: Wright Flyer

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    Tom the reason I said he was unamerican is...

    Tom the reason I said he was unamerican is because he is trying to destroy true aviation heroes,who basically risked there lives trying to prove powered flight was possible.jeffo
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