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  1. The easiest road traveled when entering this...

    The easiest road traveled when entering this hobby is #1 join AMA, #2 join a local rc club, #3 find a buddy at the club that will take you under his wing and buddy box with you.
  2. John, The nylon arm is slipping and slopping on...

    John, The nylon arm is slipping and slopping on the brass rod. Can you post a pic of the double push rod setup you are referring to? I've searched and I can't find any pic's of that type setup.
  3. Now that I have a name for it I'll research my...

    Now that I have a name for it I'll research my options and see what I can come up with. Thanks for the help.
  4. Does anybody know the proper name for this...

    Does anybody know the proper name for this elevator linkage? I've looked online for this elevator linkage and can't come up with anything like it. The original linkage is worn and slips and I'm...
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    Yes, something like the old buzzard bomb, Quaker...

    Yes, something like the old buzzard bomb, Quaker etc. I've found some nice one's built from kit's that were give away price but they're always on the wrong side of the U.S. and they will never offer...
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    Old timer airplanes

    Does anyone know of any old timer ARF's out there? I thought there were a few companies that use to make some but my search has been fruitless. I know there's loads of kit's out there but I don't...
  7. The Ikon kit's if untouched still garner top...

    The Ikon kit's if untouched still garner top dollar price's above most all other kit's out there and the Ikon plane's alway's draw a crowd at Joe Nall every year. The other plane I told you I had...
  8. I don't know much about theses kit's other than...

    I don't know much about theses kit's other than what I have researched and read here and on other forum's. I would safely say that 70% of people who have written review's on these kit's sounded like...
  9. Never heard of this plane before. Thanks for...

    Never heard of this plane before. Thanks for posting. I love it.

    Good luck with your's.[/QUOTE]

    These planes were made around 1928 and I don't think there were very many produced. Like the...
  10. he he, I wasn't counting. For all I knew those...

    he he, I wasn't counting. For all I knew those big boxes were beer cooler's.
  11. Tom, My Curtiss has a 98" wing. I'll get me some...

    Tom, My Curtiss has a 98" wing. I'll get me some of the natural solartex on the way. I've also got to order some streamline tubing to replace some that is damaged on the landing strut. I'm going to...
  12. What are the blocks for just above the tire's?...

    What are the blocks for just above the tire's? The landing gear has built in spring loaded shocks just above those block's and those shock's seem to work quite well.
  13. Tom, I've never used Solartex before but if you...

    Tom, I've never used Solartex before but if you guy's are willing to stick with me on this one I would like to try it on this plane. Callie graphic's will be making all my decal's. Where's the best...
  14. I haven't decided yet. It had painted cloth when...

    I haven't decided yet. It had painted cloth when I stripped it.
  15. Here's a few pics of the old bird. ...

    Here's a few pics of the old bird.

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    I'm relieved to hear that I can leave the tail assembled during the covering...
  16. I don't think there were very many Curtiss Robin...

    I don't think there were very many Curtiss Robin kit's ever sold compared to Ikon's other kit's. The Ikon Monocoupe seem's to be one of the most popular. This plane appears to have sat for many...
  17. Need advise and help on new project

    Hi Guy's, I've got a new project in my shop and I've hit a wall. I recently got an older built Curtiss Robin OX-5 that was built many years ago using a kit from the now defunct company which was...
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    I set the CG at 84mm from LE from the manual with...

    I set the CG at 84mm from LE from the manual with fuel tank empty then I adjusted it so as to be just a hair nose heavy from that setting. All controls have been double if not triple checked and all...
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    It's finally done. Now all I need is a calm day ...

    It's finally done. Now all I need is a calm day and a little bit of courage :cool:19525861952587
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    I was waiting on some glue to dry on the top...

    I was waiting on some glue to dry on the top hatch window and while waiting I looked up at my P-47 hanging on the rack with those nice wing ordinances and the wheels just starting spinning in my...
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    Got my field box finished today and the work...

    Got my field box finished today and the work bench is shaping up nicely.
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    Did they ever make a cub bomber? He He:D 1950992

    Did they ever make a cub bomber? He He:D
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    Jester, I set it like you advised. I'm running a...

    Jester, I set it like you advised. I'm running a Pitts style muffler with a 11x5 prop. I also ran a 10x6 prop and the only difference was a few more rpm's with the temp running about the same.
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    I got the fuel dot installed today. The way the...

    I got the fuel dot installed today. The way the servo trays are positioned it looks like we have another front seat pilot. I tied the plane down and ran the engine today. Running a full tank of fuel...
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    I'll have to look into some of those details. My...

    I'll have to look into some of those details. My other cub has a pilot mounted and I knew he should be in the back but I had to put him up front because of where my battery had to be in order to...
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