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    It most likely is a Quadra (U.S.engine).

    It most likely is a Quadra (U.S.engine).
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    If it was an ARF,anything is possible.

    If it was an ARF,anything is possible.
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    No,but at that time I was following Waconut's...

    No,but at that time I was following Waconut's thread,we were building tripes at the same time.jeffo
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    Rich, With the middle wing at 0* top...

    Rich,
    With the middle wing at 0*
    top wing +1*
    bottom wing -1*
    stab +1*
    That's what I set my tripe at as per Dave Lewis (BUSA)
    Flies great,once balanced,minimum pitch trim...
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    Why are you using outdated equipment?

    Why are you using outdated equipment?
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    I've seen Jim and his planes last year at...

    I've seen Jim and his planes last year at Dayton,real nice guy.The mans work is amazing.jeffo
  7. Thread: Clevis failure

    by jeffo
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    I've also had the clevis pin fall out,and I lost...

    I've also had the clevis pin fall out,and I lost a Dynaflite Spitfire to a cracked threaded solder connector.You could tell when you looked at the end 3/4 was all ready broke,with a 1/4 fresh...
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    We've found the best engine in our club is a...

    We've found the best engine in our club is a Zenoah 80 twin.Me and my buddy tried G62,G62 with reduction drive,and a G80 twin.The twin had the best performance.If you want a 60 size twin,consider a...
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    The main reason I'm pushing a 6 volt system is...

    The main reason I'm pushing a 6 volt system is the safety factor.I lost my Giant scale Aeromaster to a 4.8 volt system that went week on the third flight of the day.It's a good feeling watching the...
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    Solid choice in servos,highly recommend 6 volt...

    Solid choice in servos,highly recommend 6 volt system.
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    Use a good quality servo,name brand,at least 100...

    Use a good quality servo,name brand,at least 100 oz.servo with a 6 volt system.jeffo
  12. Show us a pic,has it been flown before?jeffo

    Show us a pic,has it been flown before?jeffo
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    If I'm not a little nervous the first flight,I...

    If I'm not a little nervous the first flight,I quit the hobby.Love the rush.jeffo
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    JB weld woks excellent,nice and thick,does not...

    JB weld woks excellent,nice and thick,does not run out.It is epoxy,so it cleans up with alkahol.jeffo
  15. Thread: 2 peice wing

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    Once you assemble the two wing halves together...

    Once you assemble the two wing halves together with the joiner,now it's a one piece wing.Treat it the same as a one piece wing.jeffo
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    The F-16 is one of the most desired fighters in...

    The F-16 is one of the most desired fighters in the world.First rate fighter,cost effective,and well designed.My son is an airforce crew chief for the F-16,he says the pilots love them.There life...
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    Drummaker. Tom is spot on,as long as you see...

    Drummaker.
    Tom is spot on,as long as you see your skills improve after each build keep pushing forward.Finishing a model is the hard part,everyone sees it,and judges you on it.You can have a...
  18. Foodstick, You will find out how strong...

    Foodstick,
    You will find out how strong solortex is,you basically have a bag of balsa.When you start stripping it down,it's a lot worse than you think.Jeffo
  19. Thread: employment

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    Aspeed,I got in a debate with a client once,he...

    Aspeed,I got in a debate with a client once,he told me that he only pays 28.00 per hour.I told him how can you pay the Ford dealer 118.00 per hour to a guy who just swaps old parts with new...
  20. Thread: employment

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    If I could give any young person any advise,pick...

    If I could give any young person any advise,pick a skill or business where you own it.You may not become a millionaire,but at least you have control of your economic future.I'm a toolmaker,self...
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    Sal,it would not have to be a big model,even out...

    Sal,it would not have to be a big model,even out of foam.The question is can you make a stab that generates enough lift that it pushes the C.G. back to the trailing edge of the main wing.jeffo
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    Sal,this build would be interesting to say the...

    Sal,this build would be interesting to say the least.If I were you,I would build a smaller prototype with all the same proportions free flight,and experiment with the c.g.before building such a huge...
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    My guess it would be the YKP point,it never fly...

    My guess it would be the YKP point,it never fly at the trailing edge.jeffo
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    Thanks davey,but it's a little late,there are...

    Thanks davey,but it's a little late,there are thousands out there,and he won't have a recall unless there is a major problem.I have them in my elev.,it was to late to remove them.I have a servo in...
  25. Thread: WACO YMF

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    Waconut, weren't you building a stinson?You...

    Waconut,
    weren't you building a stinson?You also bought a 60 size twin.I was following your build,just like your tripe.jeffo
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