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    A particularly good plan is available from RC...

    A particularly good plan is available from RC Model World in the UK. It was done by Dave Hurell, a well known name among WWI enthusiasts. It is 1/6 scale and should serve you well....
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    I've suggested before, but why not use Mick...

    I've suggested before, but why not use Mick Reeves' clevises in conjunction with his 2mm turnbuckles? Take the RH tread eye out of the turnbuckle and replace it with a threaded MR clevis on a short...
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    Very nice. I think that is the first model of a...

    Very nice. I think that is the first model of a Salmson I have ever seen.

    Martin
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    Thanks guys. I was under the impression that it...

    Thanks guys.
    I was under the impression that it was one of Ralph's so to limit it to 6V max. does make sense. I guess a set of Eneloops is best and simplest.

    Martin
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    Can I use A123s with this G-62 ignition?

    I'd like to use a 2 cell A123, (LiFe) pack with this ignition. Can it handle 6.6V?

    Thanks in advance,

    Martin
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    2115599 Brian, my flying buddy brought me a...

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    Brian, my flying buddy brought me a little gift tonight. His, (now retired), sister is a quilter every bit as driven as any scale modeller. Brian swiped one of my remaining fabric patches...
  7. Don, you could bolt on extensions to your cabane...

    Don, you could bolt on extensions to your cabane points, (think steel landing gear straps only smaller), and then attach your landing wires with a bolt through the wire loop and extension. If all...
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    209076120907622090763 Here's my 1/4 scale...

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    Here's my 1/4 scale Nieuport 17 flying last year, and at Toledo this year, (3rd place Designer Scale) after weathering and added detail. Power was a Tacon 110 ans 6S2P 4700...
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    Is the rib flat bottomed? (And is that a...

    Is the rib flat bottomed?

    (And is that a Boston in the background?)

    Martin
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    Please do a build thread on this! Looks great. ...

    Please do a build thread on this! Looks great.

    Martin
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    Foodstick - Son-of-a-gun! Your detaching tail...

    Foodstick - Son-of-a-gun! Your detaching tail beat mine to the flying field - http://www.rcscalebuilder.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=22453&TPN=6&get=last#484288

    I have a 14lb Nieuport 17 with a...
  12. Kiortz 40cc? Martin

    Kiortz 40cc?

    Martin
  13. Thanks guys. It is working well and is pretty...

    Thanks guys. It is working well and is pretty spritely. I can get 10 minute flights with about 50% of the battery capacity.
    Teus, it has a pilot now! (Like the turnbuckles? They should look...
  14. 1/4 scale Nieuport flies (scratchbuild)

    I thought people might enjoy these videos of a 1/4 scale Maurice Boyau Nieuport 17. The build thread is here: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1840714

    The first video is the raw...
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    I've loved going to Rhinebeck since 1975 and...

    I've loved going to Rhinebeck since 1975 and believe me, planes that are used ever day look a little worn and weathered.

    Martin
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    I think these models should be weathered. It...

    I think these models should be weathered. It needs to be subtle but adds a degree of realism that "factory fresh" doesn't have - at least for me.

    I had good luck with a simple brown latex wash on...
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    Good heavens John - you keep choosing the same...

    Good heavens John - you keep choosing the same planes I like!
    There are a couple of mid-side plans 55" or so. I think there was one in Flying Models.

    Martin
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    PM'd you, Art. Martin

    PM'd you, Art.

    Martin
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    OK, "other Dave" :rolleyes: It started life as...

    OK, "other Dave" :rolleyes:
    It started life as an old Brian Taylor plan, the 1970ish 60" span version, about 25 years ago. He enlarged it to 80" (1/6 scale) for a 4 cycle 120., and then started...
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    Thanks Dave. We met you at Toledo and he bought...

    Thanks Dave. We met you at Toledo and he bought the set you had. We were both impressed with the quality and engineering that went into these.

    Martin
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    You have managed an incredible result Jack. Well...

    You have managed an incredible result Jack. Well done!

    Martin
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    Thanks Jack, I'll email him tonight. Martin

    Thanks Jack, I'll email him tonight.

    Martin
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    80" Hurricane retracts

    A friend of mine is building a 1/6 scale Hawker Hurricane, (80"), and is looking for scale retracts. He is willing to spend some money and would prefer electric retracts, but that is only a...
  24. You could talk to Bisson about a custom muffler...

    You could talk to Bisson about a custom muffler or, if you want to PM me, I can send you a copy of how to make a home made muffler I got from Teus.

    Martin
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    Wing area on the original Snipe was 271sq.ft....

    Wing area on the original Snipe was 271sq.ft. Therefore 1/6th scale is 271X4=1084sq.in. or about 7 1/2 sq.ft

    Martin
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