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    Saw the weight vs power coming, but didn't see...

    Saw the weight vs power coming, but didn't see the "sale" coming before the maiden:(

    You've done a beautiful job on a difficult airframe!

    Thank you for sharing
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    Ouch, that sucks! That was a lot of power/RPM...

    Ouch, that sucks!

    That was a lot of power/RPM for a 22" blade in the16D series to handle. Seems like it held in there for some time.
    The 25F series, or even the 32I looks like it might be a...
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    I love the minimalist approach to save weight....

    I love the minimalist approach to save weight. Lots of great ideas, and it's really looking good!
    Again, thanks for taking the time to share:)
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    One set inside the fuse, and the other set...

    One set inside the fuse, and the other set outside on the canopy. Reach in when the wing is removed. It's really a trick for getting a good fit to canopy frames, but can be used anytime its difficult...
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    Been using Formula 560 with no problems. Little...

    Been using Formula 560 with no problems. Little trick, use magnets to pull the canopy tight to frame, or anywhere else it needs to be held tight, but is difficult to get to with clamps. I was buying...
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    Very nice! Not going to get them any lighter...

    Very nice!
    Not going to get them any lighter than that!
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    Looks great Kris, congratulations!

    Looks great Kris, congratulations!
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    I too have never had an issue with Spring Air...

    I too have never had an issue with Spring Air gear, and am a big fan of their gear (lots of sets over the years). I have had problems with Robart's copy of Spring Air's gear ( came installed in a...
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    I too check in regularly to see how the project...

    I too check in regularly to see how the project is progressing. I am really impressed with what you have done, and the level of craftsmanship! There are still a few guys out there who like to build,...
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    I would order a FB canopy, and see if it fits....

    I would order a FB canopy, and see if it fits. Looking at hatch lines (and everything else) it really looks like a FB
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    It looks like a Feibao, how do measurements...

    It looks like a Feibao, how do measurements compare to http://www.fbjets.com/index.php?Page=25
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    It is so annoying when work gets in the way :p

    It is so annoying when work gets in the way :p
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    I've used it a bunch and found it to work better...

    I've used it a bunch and found it to work better with heavier cloth, and laminating resins. For some reason, I wasn't having too much luck using peel ply with 3/4 oz cloth with finishing resin. Went...
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    Hi George If going for ultra light weight, I...

    Hi George
    If going for ultra light weight, I agree, less is more.

    15 pounds is ambitious, no doubt about it. I know on the F-14s I have owned, the scale gear, and wing swing hardware are heavy....
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    Looking good! Now I have to say it, with your...

    Looking good!
    Now I have to say it, with your skill, and since you're waiting on weather anyways, why not add spoilers.
    Easy to do using a carbon, or K&S shafts, with either G-10, or ply spoiler...
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    Perfect, that's exactly what I needed! Wonder...

    Perfect, that's exactly what I needed!

    Wonder why the chainsaw shop couldn't have told/sold me that. Just placed order for one

    Thanks again!
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    Sachs 4.2 Walbro WJ1D carb help needed

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    Finally finishing up the conversion on my old Byron mustang from the reduction drive, to a 4.2 purr power. The plane needed the nose weight, so I put the heavy engine in it

    I wanted to freshen...
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    The KMP/YT was made by ESM. KMP was the North...

    The KMP/YT was made by ESM. KMP was the North American distributor, YT Europe, and sold under the KMP name here, guess the YT in Europe. Not an expert here, but ESM decided to make the kits with...
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    I don't see the difference, looks like the same...

    I don't see the difference, looks like the same ESM plane in the other thread to me
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    George Here is a video of a Jetmart F-14 with...

    George

    Here is a video of a Jetmart F-14 with no control surfaces on the wings. Also attached is a link to the RCG DCU F-14 thread, there are a few videos, pictures and other info. Pretty much...
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    Very Cool!

    Very Cool!
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    Glad to see this thread back on track. Just...

    Glad to see this thread back on track.

    Just my 2 cents, but why not go with full span flaps, and spoilers, or no wings surfaces as Castle mentioned, vs a non scale aileron? If you chose to add...
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    ProfLooney, Thanks for taking the time to post...

    ProfLooney, Thanks for taking the time to post those!

    FalconD, welcome. Best of luck on your new project.

    Thunderboat42, sounds good. I almost picked up Ziroli glass parts and wood kit here on...
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    Thanks Dean Right now is has 160s on 10S with...

    Thanks Dean

    Right now is has 160s on 10S with 18" Vario props

    Here a link to the thread http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2274813

    Mike
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    Great thread! Looking forward to seeing your...

    Great thread! Looking forward to seeing your glassing methods.
    You had me wondering about isophthalic resin. I rebuilt a crashed Yellow Aircraft P-38 (poly fuse), finishing it up for the 2015...
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