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    Done list for today.... -Mounted the ignition...

    Done list for today....

    -Mounted the ignition unit and battery. Wired up its charge jack and battery connections to switch and ignition unit.
    -Built up the fuel tank and got that mounted.
    -Ran...
  2. All Modes... What brand of starter and what kind...

    All Modes... What brand of starter and what kind of battery are you using? You might not have enough "oomph" to get it turning. I tried using a fair sized sealed gel cell from a UPS unit and it...
  3. Good stuff Leroy. White/yellow glue is also...

    Good stuff Leroy. White/yellow glue is also great for blind applications like putting sheeting on ribs, cap strips, and top/bottom fuse sheeting. Works great on balsa or on large area plywood...
  4. RC models with glass cockpits. I wonder how well...

    RC models with glass cockpits. I wonder how well you can see it in direct sunlight though.
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    Here is a toast of Tiger beer to all the Tiger...

    Here is a toast of Tiger beer to all the Tiger flyers and builders around the world. Merry Christmas and the very best to you and yours for the holidays.

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    Today's "done" list: -Mounted the electronic...

    Today's "done" list:

    -Mounted the electronic ignition cut-off switch and programmed the transmitter to use the AUX channel. Now have a "MAG" switch on the transmitter!
    -Got the nose wheel...
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    Got most of the control wiring done so today...

    Got most of the control wiring done so today built a padded cell just ahead of the wing hold-down bulkhead to house the receiver. Battery box is halfway to the tail to set the plane's CG. Still...
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    I hear yah! As I mentioned in an earlier post,...

    I hear yah! As I mentioned in an earlier post, I had a set of Kraft electric retracts on an old war bird. Sketchy is a good word to describe them, but anything today has to be better.
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    Okay, that's it! Next Tiger I build will have...

    Okay, that's it! Next Tiger I build will have retracts. The electric retracts have really come down in price and you don't have to hassle with air plumbing and tanks. Here is just one of...
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    Have thought of doing that but never remember to...

    Have thought of doing that but never remember to do it, current build included! Maybe there is time for an addition......
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    A good day of work on the Scout...... ...

    A good day of work on the Scout......


    -Figured out and drilled fuel line route.
    -Epoxied in the completed ailerons.
    -Finished aileron wiring and tested with servo driver.
    -Installed landing...
  12. Good comments on wing loading. My second and...

    Good comments on wing loading. My second and third RC Airplane years ago were a high wing Kadet Senior and a low wing Craft Air Scout. Had them both flying at the same time and the low wing...
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    Spaceworm.... You are Carl Goldberg Tiger Club...

    Spaceworm.... You are Carl Goldberg Tiger Club Member # 81. Hope you can post some photos of your build!
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    Novel skateboard and that engine should push it. ...

    Novel skateboard and that engine should push it. Gonna hurt if you tangle with it though!

    Regarding the voltage, you need to test it under load. 1.3 volts would drive the glow plug, but it...
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    Your glow plug driver battery is likely not fully...

    Your glow plug driver battery is likely not fully charged. You should be able to see a healthy bright red glow in your glow plug when you hook it up to your driver.

    Do you have much experience...
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    Have you checked to make sure your glow plugs are...

    Have you checked to make sure your glow plugs are lighting up? Sounds like you have fuel and air, so you just need that ignition source.
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    Brockettman.... You are Carl Goldberg Tiger Club...

    Brockettman.... You are Carl Goldberg Tiger Club Member # 80. Welcome aboard!

    By the way, if anyone wants to take over facilitation of the membership list for the Tiger Club, please drop me a...
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    Kevin.... Thank You for taking the time to take...

    Kevin.... Thank You for taking the time to take and post all the photos. Have always wanted to make plugs and molds for some of my scale projects but didn't have the know-how.
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    Got the main part of the wing covered and...

    Got the main part of the wing covered and fabricated a simple ignition cut-off switch. Some of the covering material was bought at a garage sale and it must be 20 years old. Worked okay but...
  20. Leroy... I used to fly at the Northwest Scale...

    Leroy... I used to fly at the Northwest Scale Masters events held at Farragut Park. Are those events still going on up there? Your J3 would look great there.
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    Nice score!

    Nice score!
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    Well here is a new one: I had to stop WORKING on...

    Well here is a new one: I had to stop WORKING on the plane today as it is too windy. My shop is an open studio in our house and after I got the bottom of the wing covered, it wanted to fly off the...
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    That is good to know. The wings were true but...

    That is good to know. The wings were true but doing that could have added some washout.
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    Cap strips are in, ailerons hinged and tested, ...

    Cap strips are in, ailerons hinged and tested, and the wing is ready for cover after a bit more sanding. Trying to see if my collection of covering is going to be enough for this bird! Lots of...
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    Love to see these old designs reappear. That...

    Love to see these old designs reappear. That is going to be one fast plane with the Webra!
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