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    HS-81s are good servos, but due to their "mini"...

    HS-81s are good servos, but due to their "mini" size, cannot withstand abuse or shock like a standard size servo. They should be fine on the ailerons, but I would install the metal gear kits in them...
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    I hate Subway food, it's all overpriced crap....

    I hate Subway food, it's all overpriced crap. Talk to a couple local grinder shops, see if they have those 4 foot long grinders available. That generally works out pretty well and is cost effective....
  3. Thread: Band Saw

    by Hemikiller
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    The Sears/Rikon 10" band saw is one of the most...

    The Sears/Rikon 10" band saw is one of the most highly rated out there among woodworkers in it's price range. I bought mine on a holiday sale for $180 and grabbed a pack of blades while I was there....
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    There's a reason why hardly anyone one makes a...

    There's a reason why hardly anyone one makes a 4-door body - no market. Kinda like why the 4 door Chevelles were scavenged for parts for their 2 door brethren. If you can't find what you need in the...
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    You can still get plans from Precision Aero. ...

    You can still get plans from Precision Aero.

    https://www.precision-aero.com/shop/wild-thing-40-plans/

    Also found this company selling a WT40 kit
    ...
  6. Doubtful many hobby shops would remember these. ...

    Doubtful many hobby shops would remember these.

    A quick Google search on "Brilliant BS-113" steered me to this post.

    http://www.tamiyaclub.com/showroom_model.asp?cid=82463&sid=15762

    Looks...
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    Same here, used a bunch of random off-cuts, drops...

    Same here, used a bunch of random off-cuts, drops and roll ends from a local sign shop for my spads. Never had an issue other than the general use and abuse of flying taking it's toll on the adhesive.
  8. The screws for the rudder, aileron and flap...

    The screws for the rudder, aileron and flap control horns are #2 x 3/8" sheet metal screws

    See pg 50 of the manual...

    http://manuals.hobbico.com/top/topa0120-manual-v2.pdf
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    It's a Balsa Nova, Morris Hobbies had a 40 and a...

    It's a Balsa Nova, Morris Hobbies had a 40 and a 120 size in a kit and later an ARF as well. These are great flying planes, too bad that whole line disappeared after Morris' death and the new owners...
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    Nathan, sorry for your loss, appears your...

    Nathan, sorry for your loss, appears your grandfather was a huge influence in your life. Cherish the memories...


    First plane makes me want to say Lanier Stinger, but the wing and fuse are wrong....
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    Sheesh, no kidding... First, you probably...

    Sheesh, no kidding...

    First, you probably should have posted this in the Warbirds forum, you'll find a more focused audience there, rather than this general giant scale forum.
    ...
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    Might want to just call them, they might have...

    Might want to just call them, they might have them on hand. Jarvis was always very good to work with.
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    Yes, Maxx Products does. I have the Anderson 4n1...

    Yes, Maxx Products does. I have the Anderson 4n1 power panel on my field box, came from them a couple years ago.

    http://www.andersonmodel.com/products/products_show.php?language=_eng&pid=33&cid=5...
  14. From the above, I'm guessing you've never handled...

    From the above, I'm guessing you've never handled membership renewals for a club. Six years as a Treasurer who also handled the membership renewals for a 150+ member club, my experiences were exactly...
  15. The hobby hardware places have their place, but I...

    The hobby hardware places have their place, but I buy all my hardware from McMaster unless I'm desperate and have to go to the local True Value. I really really hate going there, as for the cost of 6...
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    Best to keep an eye on eBay, that stuff pops up...

    Best to keep an eye on eBay, that stuff pops up now and again as hobby stores clear out dead inventory.

    If you're more in a rush, then maybe the cowl from the TF GE P-40 would work. I'd PM any of...
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    Try RCM&E. from Britain... ...

    Try RCM&E. from Britain...

    http://www.modelflying.co.uk/

    You can pick up issues at Barnes & Noble bookstores
  18. Thread: New Format

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    #1: put an "are you sure" step in any thread that...

    #1: put an "are you sure" step in any thread that is over a certain age. Just saw a 13 year old thread resurrected....
  19. Agreed, the clubs need to take a seat til the...

    Agreed, the clubs need to take a seat til the dust settles and see if the FAA requirement is proven to be the law of the land. At that point, any club with a private flying site, AMA or not, should...
  20. Many cards offer disposable one time use numbers....

    Many cards offer disposable one time use numbers.

    https://www.cardbenefits.citi.com/products/virtual-account-numbers.aspx

    FWIW, stop thinking of your credit card numbers as "yours", they are as...
  21. I would get a PODs or whatever they have in TX,...

    I would get a PODs or whatever they have in TX, just for your airframes. They drop it in your yard and you can load it at your own pace. Personally, I would build a framework out of cheap 1X & 2X...
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    According to the cross reference, the 5B carb was...

    According to the cross reference, the 5B carb was originally for the 50FSR-H heli engine.

    http://www.osengines.com/parts/discontinued.html

    No matter what, the FSR series is good stuff and...
  23. Thread: Big Mastake

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    G-26 engines NIB $200 ~ $250 on RCU. If you...

    G-26 engines NIB $200 ~ $250 on RCU.

    If you didn't get what the seller represented it as, then you should go back to them and get your $$ back.
  24. +1 The Hots is a fantastic plane!

    +1

    The Hots is a fantastic plane!
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    Could be one of many; Great Planes, Chinese...

    Could be one of many; Great Planes, Chinese knockoff, you never know...
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