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    Sticky: Nice looking Super Kaos there speedracerntrixie. ...

    Nice looking Super Kaos there speedracerntrixie. I have a Killer Chaos 60. It's a sweet flying "tracks like it's on rails" "solid" "grooves" whatever you call it. Makes me look like I can fly a...
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    Thanks for the input and advice. I am planning...

    Thanks for the input and advice. I am planning on attending and depending on how confident I am I will be in either novice or sportsman. I've recently moved and changed clubs. I'm now in...
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    Killer Kaos vs Daddy Rabbit

    I have a Killer Kaos with taildragger retracts and a 61 fx. I'm starting to get into SPA. I'll probably fly Chattanooga in Novice or Sportsman. I know I have to leave the gear down. My question...
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    I second the 4star 40. I have a kit built one...

    I second the 4star 40. I have a kit built one with an OS 52 4strk. Mine is is built with clipped wings like the 4star 54 arf. Your 52 will be perfect in this sport plane I fly mine with a 12x6...
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    Looks great Breeze! This thread brings back all...

    Looks great Breeze! This thread brings back all kind of nice memories of the 2 Four Stars I've built and how proud I was of each. Everyone says you just put glue in the box and shake and wham out...
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    If the fly or bird is airborne within the...

    If the fly or bird is airborne within the aircraft when it crashes will he die? :confused: :p That was the problem for the mouse he didn't know when to jump.
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    Lamar, sound like you have nice light one. Mine...

    Lamar, sound like you have nice light one. Mine after a few "improper arrivals" is probably a little over 5 lbs. As far as the infamous 4 Star bounce. Make sure you have the gear put on with any...
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    Lamar, to answer your question, yes the 4...

    Lamar, to answer your question, yes the 4 star's do pitch down when rudder is applied. It's a aerodynamic trait or flaw they have. Moving the cg reward will make it pitch less but be careful it...
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    Sorry to hear about the demise of the old flair...

    Sorry to hear about the demise of the old flair cub. Well at least you had a lot of fun with it I think. Sometimes it's those old twisted, maladjusted, odd flying planes that teach us more than a...
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    Birds in a plane!

    I've been leaving the garage door up and noticed a bird in there a couple times. I wondered where the twigs were coming from. I looked around a couple weeks ago thinking it may be building a nest...
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    eddieC, That looks like an oversized Guillows...

    eddieC, That looks like an oversized Guillows Arrow. Man I wish I had some pics of some of the monstrosities I've seen. We used to have one guy in the club that had a twin ugly stick made of 2...
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    Yeah it needs more down than it should inverted. ...

    Yeah it needs more down than it should inverted. I've got a pretty modified 4-star that would climb inverted hands off if pitched nose up when I had it pretty tail heavy. Boy would that thing snap...
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    Thanks Vert.. You can call me Jimmy. It wasn't...

    Thanks Vert.. You can call me Jimmy. It wasn't that much work to build it. The retracts took a bit to figure and rig them. It like yours kept getting put on the back burner though. Some hobby...
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    Reading back through this thread and hearing all...

    Reading back through this thread and hearing all these great Kadet stories has me wanting to fix my old Senior up and get it back in the air. With the crazy deals on Chinese 52 4 strokes I might...
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    Hey VerticalG! Your Sun Fli looks great! Glad...

    Hey VerticalG! Your Sun Fli looks great! Glad you finally got her done and flown. Story sounded alot like my Kaos. Bridi Bluejay Killer Kaos 60 kit with mechanical tail dragger retracts took me...
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    Thanks Bmathews for the input. I had not thought...

    Thanks Bmathews for the input. I had not thought about harmonic vibrations. That makes sense and will take your advice. The elevator will be a pull for up pushrod. I hinge tight usually but may...
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    I may slim it down a bit. But remember this is...

    I may slim it down a bit. But remember this is being modeled after the Flying Machine. Mine will probably be more on the hot sport plane side. I want it to be capable of knife edge loops which is...
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    New Hot Rod Flying Machine wannabe

    So I've been wanting a really hot plane for a while. The Flying Machine by Don Muddiman seemed about right. 100+ mph snap rolls and 4 pounds with hot 46 on a pipe. To get a Flying Machine one has...
  19. Thread: NOS Covering

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    NOS Covering

    I've been rebuilding this old PT-40 trainer (club trainer #2) this season. I've been trimming it up to look like a school bus. I've been using scrap and leftover covering for it and pulled out a...
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    dphill2 Have you had a chance to tach your speed...

    dphill2 Have you had a chance to tach your speed 13 on the 11x10? I'm thinking of getting one and putting on my Killer Kaos. I run a os 61fx and have flown it with a 11x10 some.
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    Thanks guys for the research on the Goldberg Cub....

    Thanks guys for the research on the Goldberg Cub. I was wondering because my earliest memory of RC planes was at a field in Louisville and I'm sure it was a cub with a four stroke that looked like...
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    Count me in. I've built 2 4 star 40's, a 1/6...

    Count me in. I've built 2 4 star 40's, a 1/6 scale Sig Cub and a Kadet Senior. The 4 Star #2 is my go to fly everyday plane. I love that Sig is making a comeback and didn't go the way of most of...
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    Hey I'm wondering if anyone knows when the...

    Hey I'm wondering if anyone knows when the Goldberg Anniversary Cub originally came out? Was it out in the early-mid eighty's?

    Thanks,
    J
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    Hey Arup, I'm Jimmy. I knew a couple Sizemore...

    Hey Arup, I'm Jimmy. I knew a couple Sizemore kids in school. But that dates back to early 90's.

    Peace,
    J
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    Thanks for the help Bob. Looks like the Goldberg...

    Thanks for the help Bob. Looks like the Goldberg is only 4 13/16" at F2. Guess I'll have to go with the stock wire and fab up some bungees.
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