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  1. Thread: Stiks.

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    If you are looking for a shoulder wing sport...

    If you are looking for a shoulder wing sport model you might look at the Sig Mid Star 40 or the Sig Something Extra kits. The Great Planes Easy Sport is only available as an ARF now but kits can be...
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    Donnyman I don't know if this is helpful or not...

    Donnyman I don't know if this is helpful or not but you asked if the foil covering would affect the reception on your radio with the antenna inside of the plane. I think it might. I remember reading...
  3. I just joined the VRCS and was disappointed to...

    I just joined the VRCS and was disappointed to find out there are no chapters near me. These guys fly just the kind of planes I like to build. I don't think I am going to make to your event but I...
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    The Rascal is a cool plane. Seems like I ran...

    The Rascal is a cool plane. Seems like I ran across some info the other day that said it is a design that has been around for a long time.

    I did what I should have done first on finding a Bisson...
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    The hole spacing per the info provided with the...

    The hole spacing per the info provided with the engine says it should be 1 7/16" or 1.4375. By my measurements with dial calipers it is 1 15/23" or 1.468. My measurements seem to be correct with the...
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    The new H9 Cub arrived today. Its in perfect...

    The new H9 Cub arrived today. Its in perfect condition and all the parts are there still in the sealed plastic baggies. What a nice model it is. I had forgotten how well built these plane are. The...
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    Hi Larry. I doubt it will sit for very long...

    Hi Larry. I doubt it will sit for very long before its put together. The biggest question is what engine will I use. I may pull the TT46 off my GP Stik 40 and use that. My buddy will give me the...
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    52Larry I won the auction on the J-3 Cub listed...

    52Larry I won the auction on the J-3 Cub listed on ebay. Thanks for the heads up on the plane.
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    Just thought I would add that if you use this it...

    Just thought I would add that if you use this it is not as sanding friendly as something like Titebond. Weldbond is a PVA glue and Titebond is an alphatic resin. Both have their place in my world.
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    If you are talking about RC-56 canopy glue I...

    If you are talking about RC-56 canopy glue I think this is the same stuff. Home Depot use to carry it in the stores but now you have to order it online. I have used this for years. I do most of my...
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    I feel the same way about cubs as you do. I...

    I feel the same way about cubs as you do. I stated that earlier. The man took flying lessons from is flying the second oldest airworthy cub in the U.S. I really need to call him and see about...
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    I just went and looked at the H9 cub again. You...

    I just went and looked at the H9 cub again. You know, it might just be a better plane than I gave it credit for the first time around. lots of details like jury struts and tail bracing wires. The two...
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    I have looked at the newer H9 Cub and it seems to...

    I have looked at the newer H9 Cub and it seems to be a little more scale but I didn't like the two piece wing and the bolt on tail group. Larry bid if you want. I get outbid all the time anyway. I...
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    Thanks Larry. Its on my watch list now.

    Thanks Larry. Its on my watch list now.
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    Yep the ARFs have their appeal. And its cheaper...

    Yep the ARFs have their appeal. And its cheaper to go that way. I just like to build. And if I built a cub I would probably cover it with monokote or ultracote not fabric. The fabric was just a...
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    You are more than welcome. Be sure and keep us...

    You are more than welcome. Be sure and keep us posted on what you get. Even though people don't build like they once did there are still a lot of kits to chose from. Sig has excellent kits. If...
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    Hi Larry. No I haven't ordered anything yet. I am...

    Hi Larry. No I haven't ordered anything yet. I am not really an ARFer and prefer to build. But I might have made an exception for the fabric covered plane. I may just build another cun knock off like...
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    I built my first stick and tissue plane when I...

    I built my first stick and tissue plane when I was about 8 years old. I didn't get it to fly but that didn't stop me from keeping on trying. By 12 I was building control line planes and they flew...
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    Everything CB said is correct. Get with the club...

    Everything CB said is correct. Get with the club you mentioned. I would get an ARF trainer just so you can be flying while we have good weather. The two trainers I would recommend are the Tower...
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    Hello Larry. I called Tower and you are correct....

    Hello Larry. I called Tower and you are correct. The fabric covered cub is gone. I am not sure the GP fabric cub needed the struts to fly but the new Tower Cub does say not to fly it without the...
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    Thanks BikerBC thats good info. I like the idea...

    Thanks BikerBC thats good info. I like the idea of a better landing gear and noticed the one with the plane looked weak with a single wire leg for each side.

    Larry52 the fabric cub isn't on the...
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    Hello Rusty. I will check out RC Online. I also...

    Hello Rusty. I will check out RC Online. I also looked at the ebay seller you mentioned. She didn't have the receivers I need for my JR radio. The two receivers I have now are 9 channel NER-549x. I...
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    Great Planes Fabric Cub

    I have a new Tower catalog and they show the Great Planes fabric covered ARF J-3 Cub back in stock. I am not an ARF or scale fan but am an absolute Cub nut. Does anyone have any experience with this...
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    Rusty I do remember reading that. $35 for the...

    Rusty I do remember reading that. $35 for the repair sounds reasonable. I like the 8103 radio the best of my radios. Even if I lost my settings I just have simple set ups for 4 channel planes. Dual...
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    I have a JR 8103 radio and would like to know...

    I have a JR 8103 radio and would like to know what you are talking about a 5 year lithium battery change out. I have had this radio about 4 years (bought off ebay) and this is the first I have heard...
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