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Forum: Kit Building
10-24-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I contacted Horizon first and was told they no...

I contacted Horizon first and was told they no longer reprinted discontinued plans. Since Horizon took over there has been a lot of changes and not for the good if your a builder. I guess all good...
Forum: Kit Building
10-23-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Big Stikflyer

GP Old Timer 40 plans

I just purchased a Old Timer 40 kit off eBay but unfortunately the plans are missing. Does anyone have a set of plans I could purchase or even a pdf of the plans that I could get and go print my own?...
Forum: Kit Building
10-16-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3,537
Views: 206,835
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I currently have a Sig Kadet Jr I fly on a...

I currently have a Sig Kadet Jr I fly on a regular basis. It's a typical Sig kit so there are no surprises there. I fly mine with a OS Max 25 up front. It's a well used engine but it still flies the...
Forum: Kit Building
09-22-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 119,691
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I have about 6 unbuilt waiting. I have a Phaeton...

I have about 6 unbuilt waiting. I have a Phaeton II, 2 Phaeton 90, a 1/4 Cub, a 1/3 Der Jager, a Super Stick 60, and a Stick 40 Plus. I also have a Stick 40 plus, and a Super Stick 60 almost...
Forum: Kit Building
09-21-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 16,848
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Looks good. You find out fast just how big this...

Looks good. You find out fast just how big this plane really is when you have to sand it down.
I was looking at your other pictures and I see you fly off grass. What size wheels are you using? I set...
Forum: Kit Building
09-17-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 119,691
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Nice looking bipes Dean. Which OS 4 Stroke did...

Nice looking bipes Dean. Which OS 4 Stroke did you put in the Phaeton 90? I have a 90 and a 120 4 stroke I can use, just not sure which one I want to use.
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 09:32 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 16,848
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Sounds good, enjoy your build.

Sounds good, enjoy your build.
Forum: Kit Building
09-10-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 16,848
Posted By Big Stikflyer

HAL9KPCM, What are you using to glue the wing...

HAL9KPCM,
What are you using to glue the wing Skins on that you need to use that much weight? I've been using DAP Weldwood non-flammable contact cement. It's safe for foam, you apply it to the skin...
Forum: Kit Building
09-08-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 16,848
Posted By Big Stikflyer

HAL9KPCM Just a FYI, if you think you'll ever...

HAL9KPCM
Just a FYI, if you think you'll ever order a set of cores from Eureka Aircraft, you might want to keep the core cradle you have from Sig so you can mark where the landing gear block goes. I...
Forum: Kit Building
08-22-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 119,691
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Very nice plane, job well done. I'm sure it fly's...

Very nice plane, job well done. I'm sure it fly's as good as it looks.
Forum: Kit Building
08-19-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 16,848
Posted By Big Stikflyer

HAL9KPCM Aw man that hurts, I really hate dumb...

HAL9KPCM
Aw man that hurts, I really hate dumb thumbs syndrome. It happens so fast. I'm sure you already know this but Eureka Aircraft has the foam cores for the wings should you ever need one. Also...
Forum: Sport Flying
07-16-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 328
Views: 35,039
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I have the Midwest Sweet Stik 40. I balanced mine...

I have the Midwest Sweet Stik 40. I balanced mine on the center of the main spar. I can do snap rolls with mine. In my opinion, balance on the spar for most planes seems to be a good place to start....
Forum: Kit Building
05-21-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 150,580
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Ouch, that had to hurt. It doesn' look to bad...

Ouch, that had to hurt. It doesn' look to bad from the picture, is it salvageable?
Forum: Kit Building
03-24-2018, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 150,580
Posted By Big Stikflyer

I like the gold, to me the black makes it look to...

I like the gold, to me the black makes it look to dark
Forum: Kit Building
03-24-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 119,691
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Thanks for all your input guys. Sorry I've been...

Thanks for all your input guys. Sorry I've been away from this forum so long. I've been working on my birds getting them ready for flying season. Just finishing up my stick 40 plus kit and need to...
Forum: Kit Building
03-12-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 150,580
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Very nice boat hydro. Do your planes come out as...

Very nice boat hydro. Do your planes come out as nice as your boat?
Forum: Kit Building
03-05-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 119,691
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Jeff - you stated this build is your 5th DVII. Do...

Jeff - you stated this build is your 5th DVII. Do you still have the others or did the Red Barron intervene? : )
Nice build, I wish I had the talent you guys have. I do ok on my sport models but I...
Forum: Kit Building
02-20-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,537
Views: 206,835
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Not NCTC Correy Field, I was at NAS Whiting...

Not NCTC Correy Field, I was at NAS Whiting Field, Milton Florida. We could only fly when the airfield was closed. When I transfered to NAS Lemoore, California we actually had a flying field right...
Forum: Kit Building
02-17-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3,537
Views: 206,835
Posted By Big Stikflyer

My first build was a rubber band powered Comet...

My first build was a rubber band powered Comet kit, covered in tissue and painted with low cost spray can paint. My oldest sister boyfriend got it for me. Gary showed me how to put the covering on...
Forum: Kit Building
02-16-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1,992
Views: 119,691
Posted By Big Stikflyer

You can buy a new manual direct from Balsa USA...

You can buy a new manual direct from Balsa USA for $6.00 plus shipping. Go to their website and look for the plans/manual tab. They are a good company and will take care of you.
Forum: Kit Building
02-10-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 150,580
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Looking good Captain, hope this one works out...

Looking good Captain, hope this one works out for you.
Forum: Kit Building
02-08-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 150,580
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Yes a nice flying airplane. If I build this one...

Yes a nice flying airplane. If I build this one again I would put ailerons on it but it flies just fine without them.
Forum: Kit Building
02-05-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,425
Views: 150,580
Posted By Big Stikflyer

​​​​​​​ Dave, I would like to see the...

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Dave,
I would like to see the Komander MKII and the Liberty Sport in that order make a comeback. Both are really fun to fly planes. I don't think either one is difficult to build either....
Forum: Kit Building
02-04-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 16,848
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Dale, if you have the MKII build manual, the...

Dale, if you have the MKII build manual, the vertical fin is in the center section of the book. If you don't have it, you can find the MKII build manual on outerzone that I sent them. It's a free...
Forum: Kit Building
02-04-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 16,848
Posted By Big Stikflyer

Congratulations Dan, that was the first Komander...

Congratulations Dan, that was the first Komander I built way back in the day. I have a new MKII waiting for me to build someday. I rebuilt my MKI and she will fly again this summer. Good luck and I...
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