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Forum: Marketplace
07-24-2019, 01:35 PM
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Posted By KaP2011

Ultimate 10 - 300 kit

I've got a NIB kit of the Goldberg Ultimate 10-300 up for sale. As far as I can tell the kit has never been unpacked. Everything appears to be there. The box is in fairly good condition but does have...
Forum: ARF or RTF
06-08-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1,289
Views: 136,437
Posted By KaP2011

Broken bracket

The only problem I had with my Waco was the N struts cracked over time, not the aluminum but rather the fiberglass cover over the aluminum. It cracked lengthwise and flaked off but the aluminum was...
Forum: Kit Building
07-30-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 297,214
Posted By KaP2011

Thanks, I'll get one on order.

Thanks, I'll get one on order.
Forum: Kit Building
07-29-2018, 02:50 PM
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Views: 297,214
Posted By KaP2011

Quick question for Cubman, what cowl did you use...

Quick question for Cubman, what cowl did you use on your 1/4 scale L-4?
Forum: Kit Building
07-18-2018, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 297,214
Posted By KaP2011

Cubman, I looked at both BUSA and Sig's kits...

Cubman,
I looked at both BUSA and Sig's kits and neither were close enough to scale for me and I certainly can't afford Paolo Severin's 1/4 scale kit I figured building from plans was the way to go....
Forum: Kit Building
07-18-2018, 12:01 PM
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Views: 297,214
Posted By KaP2011

Scale ailerons

Thanks Leroy and cubman, that's what I needed to know. Great pictures btw. This will be my first scale project and I figured scale ailerons were an important part to get right.
I'll be placing my...
Forum: Kit Building
07-16-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 297,214
Posted By KaP2011

Question for the brothers, does the 1/4 scale L-4...

Question for the brothers, does the 1/4 scale L-4 on cubman's website have true to scale ailerons? I want to build an L-4 but it must have scale ailerons. I've read about 35 pages of this thread so...
07-11-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,535
Posted By KaP2011

BTW, 3 years later the Eflite's are still working...

BTW, 3 years later the Eflite's are still working perfectly, not a single failure after dozens of flites.
07-11-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,535
Posted By KaP2011

A few years ago I helped a friend put a TF...

A few years ago I helped a friend put a TF Corsair together and had the opportunity to compare Shulman Aviation, Eflite and a set of Hobby King retracts.
​​​​​​​The Shulman were crappy at best,...
Forum: Kit Building
06-27-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,494
Posted By KaP2011

Try Ebay, I see them on there from time to time....

Try Ebay, I see them on there from time to time. Even a canopy from a US 1k will work.
Forum: Kit Building
04-16-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,494
Posted By KaP2011

So I'm guessing from others experiences that the...

So I'm guessing from others experiences that the US 1000 comes out tail heavy. That being the case this thing is going to have to go on a diet for my 1.20 to work out. Lightening the tail feathers...
Forum: Kit Building
04-07-2018, 04:29 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,494
Posted By KaP2011

US 1000 build thread

So I'm finally going to get a US 1000 kit today, been wanting one for some time now. It seems like I remember reading a build thread where the builder modified the wing to a two piece wing, is it my...
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,865
Posted By KaP2011

I believe you can get that tank up a little...

I believe you can get that tank up a little higher by removing some of the former above it. I would try to raise it as high I could reasonably get it.
Forum: Kit Building
12-29-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,865
Posted By KaP2011

If I were to build another one I would put in 2...

If I were to build another one I would put in 2 degrees positive on the horizontal stabilizer. I've been working on a Liberty Sport and it's the same so I've built in 2 degrees positive on it as well.
Forum: ARF or RTF
12-24-2017, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 267,157
Posted By KaP2011

After having 3 of the Robart 3/8" fold up on...

After having 3 of the Robart 3/8" fold up on smooth landings I can heartily recommend to get the 7/16" Robart strut. The 3/8" is too light for this plane, I had 2 of them fold up on a turn at the end...
Forum: Kit Building
10-14-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 496
Posted By KaP2011

I've used eflite on several planes including a US...

I've used eflite on several planes including a US 60 on both paved and grass runways without any problems. You have to understand that the retracts are just part of the package that also includes...
Forum: ARF or RTF
09-03-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 267,157
Posted By KaP2011

I've assembled 2 of these planes and the wheel is...

I've assembled 2 of these planes and the wheel is definitely too low in the pant.
08-11-2017, 02:04 AM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 511,146
Posted By KaP2011

I use a Venom 6v. I've never ran out of power so...

I use a Venom 6v. I've never ran out of power so I don't know how many cycles it gives.
Venom NiMH 5-Cell 6.0V 3000mAh Large Scale Rx Universal | TowerHobbies.com...
08-07-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,349
Views: 511,146
Posted By KaP2011

I used the same setup as acdii I believe. Eflite...

I used the same setup as acdii I believe. Eflite 60-120 85 degree main retracts. I did not use Robart struts because I think they are way overpriced for what you get. Instead I used HK Turnigy struts...
Forum: Kit Building
04-27-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,865
Posted By KaP2011

No problem sniper. I would advise that you stay a...

No problem sniper. I would advise that you stay a little on the nose heavy side for your first couple of flights. When I first flew my SMP it was a wild ride, it was a little tail heavy and I wound...
04-26-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,707
Views: 150,239
Posted By KaP2011

Problem with my Seagull 60 size P-47 SNAFU. I...

Problem with my Seagull 60 size P-47 SNAFU. I assembled this plane per the instruction manual, I didn't check the incidence on anything, I assumed everything would be at least close to where it...
Forum: Kit Building
04-26-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 247,865
Posted By KaP2011

I just happen to have been organizing my plans...

I just happen to have been organizing my plans and have the SMP plans handy. The c/g on my plans is 4 7/16 inch back from the leading edge of the top wing, or just in front of the top rear mounting...
Forum: ARF or RTF
02-20-2017, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 267,157
Posted By KaP2011

I don't have any pictures of my setup. The OS 95v...

I don't have any pictures of my setup. The OS 95v was mounted inverted, pretty much everything was in side the cowl except for the front of the engine and tops of the valve covers. The two pictures...
Forum: Kit Building
02-06-2017, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,494
Posted By KaP2011

I have built Ultra Sports both with Minnflyer's...

I have built Ultra Sports both with Minnflyer's mods and without them and I have to say I like the Ultra Sport with the mods, including the flaps. Yes, as most have said in the past, the US lands...
Forum: Kit Building
01-08-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,086
Views: 248,494
Posted By KaP2011

Agreed, my few bad experiences with Great Planes...

Agreed, my few bad experiences with Great Planes models all ended well. My one bad experience with Airborne/World Models ended in the trash can.
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