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    Ok, thanks. Yes those are the rx's I mostly use....

    Ok, thanks. Yes those are the rx's I mostly use. I have no complaints about this radio system, just wanted to make sure this was ok! I love this transmitter, it is way overkill for a sport flyer but...
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    Range check with SD-10G

    I'm running a SD-10G with various rx's in sport, balsa planes. I make sure to mount the antennas in an old piece of nyrod or similar at a 90' angle. I've had no glitches or problems in flight, but...
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    I have some spoilers on my Kadet Senior. I got...

    I have some spoilers on my Kadet Senior. I got them from Hobbyking. I run them off a small servo, a HS85 i believe. I installed them right behind the spar, and about 6" out from the center of the...
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    Here's a coroplast, 8' span thing that got beat...

    Here's a coroplast, 8' span thing that got beat around here for a bit. And when I say beat around, I mean.....hung up in a tree, having to cut the tree down (and about 10 others) to get it down,...
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    Very nice Otter sir! A unique aircraft to model,...

    Very nice Otter sir! A unique aircraft to model, not many kits or plans out there! Unionville Hobbies in Canada have a 96" span "fun scale" Otter kit/plans, and a smaller one too I believe.
    I...
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    I have enjoyed every Sig kit/plane i've built and...

    I have enjoyed every Sig kit/plane i've built and flown. Four star 40, 60, kadet senior (7 of them) and a Kommander! The four star 40 is my go to plane to have a fun, relaxing evening at the field.
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    RE: Any RV Flyers Here?

    I just did a test fight on a newly built RV-9A. It was a dream to fly!! I fly Twin Otters and Turbo Beavers for a living but i'd say the RV was as enjoyable as the DH products! I had not flown a...
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    RE: R/C Bush planes?

    Look for Unionville Hobbies kits.
    Can be bought new from Great Hobbies.
    They make a beaver, turbo beaver, norseman and an otter, all in different sizes. They are not the most scale of builds...
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    RE: Turbo Otter

    Hello skychief
    Nope, sorry! I was not eve a twinkle in daddy's eye during 'nam.
    The name comes from flying the Norseman. One of it's nicknames is thunder chicken, because it is loud and well,...
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    Turbo Otter

    Hello all,
    I thought I'd share a bit about my 8' Turbo Otter.
    It was built from a Unionville Hobbies DHC-3 Kit. I wanted something a little different so 'converted' it to a turbo otter! In the...
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    RE: Airtronics users

    Hello,
    I love my sd-10g.
    Using the -3 rx's, I am using old Airtronics 94102 servos with no problems. I tried many different hitec's (non digital) and most of them had problems finding center and...
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    RE: Extreme Cold Flying

    I've flown nitro and gas down to -20C (-5f) or so and all works fine, except for the fingers!
    We use some lighter fluid or WD-40 (just a quick squirt in the carb) to start easier.
    The 46cc...
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    RE: Seaplanes or Snow

    I love the fin/airfpil on the skis in the first post, pic 4. For giggles, search the net for DC-3 skis. They use the same, to keep the skis "flying" in the right position.
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    e-flightline?

    Does anyone know if e-flightline is still in business?
    I have sent them a few e-mails and have had no reply, their web site does not list a phone number.
    I'd like to get a Vario prop!!

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    RE: Best scale photo!

    Unionville Norseman 7'. She is posing with her newer air service cousins, DHC-6 (Twin Otters) used by the Province of Ontario for Natural Resources management, including forest fire fighting (the...
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    RE: Snow Skis

    Nice skis!

    Here is what I cobbled together in about 20 minutes.
    Just a piece of 3/8" plywood, some coroplast and rubber bands with knots tied into them to get the correct tension. There is...
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    RE: Noorduyn Norseman on Floats

    Nice Noorduyn!
    I am building one at present, and am trying to do my landing gear struts the same way as yours! What did you use for material for them?

    By the way you'd better get retractable...
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    RE: gas fuel with glo plug no ignition

    Hello fellows
    I have been following this thread for quite some time, and have just tried a homelite 25cc engine on the glow/gas mix!
    Wow! it ran great! Started right up, a little tweaking on the...
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