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02-25-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,619
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: RV-7. The ultimate in giant scale

Sweet, What might be stored in the big white box?
03-06-2012, 11:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,481
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: What to do with a 19.8cc Mitsubishi engine.

My how time flys!

Oddy, maybe post a new thread with a picture of your engine and a question about the prop adaptor. Good luck.
07-20-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,310
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Zenoah G23L - Any Experience?

Do I recall correctly; I thought there was a problem with one of the hedge trimmers having a reverse rotation that was causing problems with conversion several years ago. Just a caution if correct.
Forum: Beginners
04-29-2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 849
Views: 181,956
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Pay It Forward Build Thread!! Sig LT-40 build

I may have to go dust off some planes in progress.
01-07-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,022
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Kioritz PB-400 Ignition Conversion ?

Thought that engine looked familar!

http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_2763014/anchors_2766956/mpage_1/key_/anchor/tm.htm#2766956
06-18-2010, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,939
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Walbro wt391...What goes here ?

Anyone with the experience to help on this? beyond my experience.

Instruction from perry: http://www.perrypumps.com/VP-30%20and%20VP-40.pdf
06-18-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,939
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Walbro wt391...What goes here ?

Read more: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_2813550/anchors_9809626/mpage_1/key_/anchor/tm.htm#9809626#ixzz0rEOCmBye

The small (very tight hole) is used to provide the suction from the engine...
Forum: Kit Building
04-09-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By mikenlapaz

how to resize ailerons and shaping

Building a mid-star 40 which came with 1/4" x 1"x 30" leading edge (LE) shaped ailerons. I plan to enlarge them to 1 1/4". I was given some 3/8" x 1.5" tapered aileron stock.
My first thought was...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-26-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Engine has sat for 2 years after crash - Tips to put back in service

Update: did as I outlined, once drain of fuel it spun freely with starter, replaced plug, filled tank and bingo off it went no unusual sounds at full and went to idle and behaved itself. Tomorrow it...
Forum: Glow Engines
03-26-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By mikenlapaz

Engine has sat for 2 years after crash - Tips to put back in service

Thunder Tiger 46 survived a crash. Balance of fuselage was a bucket case. Engine had an air filter on at the time and it did not allow dirt into engine. It turned over and did not appear to be...
Forum: Beginners
10-03-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,293
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: build from plans

do some kits firsts. my 2 cents
Forum: Beginners
06-12-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,729
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: what are the best bolts to attached the landing gear

Are you saying  you are suppose to boil <u>just the props and bolts</u>?  My planes have been rather heavy after I remove them from the bathtub. Humm
Forum: Kit Building
06-06-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,962
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Questions from a first time builder

Get the kit and enjoy the build. Figure about 200 for tools. Find a local builder and visit his shop if possible and drink a brew and talk.
Forum: Kit Building
06-01-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,382
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: SSE Racing Plane?

<font size="2" color="#00265e">Krener</font> (http://www.rcuniverse.com/community/profile.cfm?section=profile&amp;forum=1&amp;memid=295843)
Where might I find more info on the coke bottle cowl procedure?...
Forum: Kit Building
05-21-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: 4*40 Build Question & Photos

on my engines the bottolm surface of the mounts are in alignment with the c/l of prop.
Forum: Beginners
05-05-2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,310
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: old fuel disposal?????

RegFlyer Sorry about the pay scale, BUT THANKS FOR DOING THE JOB!
Forum: Kit Building
03-28-2009, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: C.G.Super Chipmunk

I had one piece missing from a Sig MidStar, that was quite late in arriving. Contacted Sig and the part was shipped promptly and carefully wrapped. The hassle and added costs of getting that...
03-27-2009, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,487
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: My newest Ryobi 31 Sukhoi!!!!

Go fly it and see how it handles. Sure lighter than the 16lbls spad that my Ryobi pulled around.
11-24-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 870
Views: 155,362
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Save $20 on a 50$ order from Tower..

Maybe someone can assist. Ordering via internet and using a discount code, is it possible to use a gift certificate on the order, if so just how is it done. Same order scenario, but you have a...
Forum: Kit Building
11-21-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,626
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Has anyone built a AMR Trainer 26cc ?

gelcoat-RCU Got any pictures to share?
Forum: Kit Building
11-09-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,022
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: I remember when......

Telephones with cranks on the side and seperate earpiece. 2-4D was just that stuff for you used for spraying ditch banks and it was not too big a deal get you hands wet with the stuff. Test...
Forum: Gas Engines
11-03-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,321
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Been looking

Ralph, glad your are back at least for awhile on RCU. ( I miss your concise, often humorous comments. I admit going to the other forum just to check for your posts.)

I hope the resolution of...
Forum: Kit Building
11-01-2008, 03:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,846
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: post pictures and opinion of your Sig Mid-Star 40

Gray Beard Got one on the bench that is awaiting tail feather construct and install. How much larger did tou make the rudder? any change on the elevator dimensions? Thks.
Forum: Sport Flying
11-01-2008, 02:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,277
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: 4* 120 engine?

ranger351w
When you investigate the gas engines or engine conversion forums ask about Ralph Cunningham's converted Zenoah 26 engines.
Forum: Beginners
10-31-2008, 02:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,218
Posted By mikenlapaz

RE: Cuban 8's: Tips and advice needed

lnewqban nice site thanks
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