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Forum: RC Jets 09-03-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 375
Views: 114,045
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: 2 death 4 wounded in model airplane crash

I have always been a Jet Fan. I am going to be building a ShokJet top winger soon. A few friends are avid Jet guys.

Last Year there was a spectacular BVM Ultra Bandit Explosion/crash at...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 08-26-2008, 06:31 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

I took off my twin 3W106 and went to a DA-85, and man, I am a happy camper.

Vertical till forever, smokes like it is on fire.

I did vertical rolls with it Sunday.....just love it.
Forum: Gas Engines 08-10-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 9,489
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Where's Brillelli???

I tried to talk my friend out of buying one of these 60's, it was a "darling" during the first EF 88 Yak builds. My friend bit after reading the hype.

He has not had more than 5 flights ,...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 07-29-2008, 06:44 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

I would love to hear that 4-stroke.....cool.
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 07-24-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

Mine loves the wind, in fact I prefer to fly it on windy days, it flys much slower.

This bird can handle anything...

I have a set of the Hemple wheels coming. 75.00 bucks , but,...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 07-08-2008, 06:13 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

Mine is currently balanced on the rear edge of the tube. It still needed up elevator trim, just a few clicks. It needs a slight push during inverted , also.

Balanced right on the tube it...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 07-05-2008, 06:42 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

Ditto, I would be embarassed to put mine next to Mitsu's.

Mine is quite the ugly , beat-up duckling.

I am really interested in comments and perceptions on different CG Locations. ...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 07-03-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

Man, you guys have made this bargain bird into a show-bird. Kudos to you guys.


My beat up bird, on the other hand, is ready for re-maiden. I have the DA-85 back from DA , it was...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-27-2008, 07:02 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

It's monokote...the stripes peel off.

THe call sign on the side is from Europe. I have the damage just about repaired on mine from last Sunday. Just alittle bit of balsa work.

...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-25-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

Ha, LOL. No, it was an organized event, and I had a spotter, albeit a spotter that was not inclined to tell me if I was in the park or not......[:-][:-]

It's OK, and the 106 is back and...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-25-2008, 07:20 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

When the climber was in the tree , a few more planes went over....very very close to the tree he was in.

I am sure the club would love to have it and a few more cut down. LOL.


I just...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-23-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

SUPER CUB EXTRACTION FROM TREE.
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-23-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

I stuck mine in the trees again...............

Video of being extracted will be posted after I can get it encoded and uploaded.

Extracted in one piece....yay!!!!!!

Bad approach...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-20-2008, 07:09 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

I jusat got an email from Greatplanes support.

No landing gear available for this bird, only cowls and canopies, while they last.


Looks like I have to straighten my gear out , it is...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-16-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

You know, I thought my 106 was fine without baffling. It never really worked hard, and the heads were fully exposed on top, maybe one fin down.

I thought that cutting the cowl laterally at...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-15-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

I put holes in my Anti-rotation pins in the rear, and clevis them.

I Goop the wing bolt's head after tightening them, just keep it from vibro-rotating.
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - General 06-15-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 74,733
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: World Models 1/3 Super Cub

I have been flying the heck out of mine....blowing a lot of smoke oil through her. G62 on a Bennett Muffler.

The 106 is on the mend. I can really whip this one around with the G-62, now...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-10-2008, 06:21 AM
Replies: 7,327
Views: 521,200
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Extreme Flight 87" Yak 54 - Build & Fly

I have a complete one of these RTF that I would sell. But, given the bloated market on this class of bird, it probably wouldn't sell.


I have so many planes, and this one has not yet flown...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-10-2008, 06:02 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

AFPD ...Addison Fire Protection District, or Antioch Fire protection District?

The hole is like 2 x 2 with a little slant to it , ala the slant of the carb. I alum angled mine my corners,...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-06-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

Robinhood, man, that looks like an Ivory Palace in that bird. Absolutely gorgeous.

One thing is for sure, if you have any blowback, or smoke oil mishaps , clean up will be a breeze. Wow.
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Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-05-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

I Don;t know how you guys with the twins are going to get enough air through the cowl to cool them. I know I will be gutting the bottom of mine, for sure. It may have to be braced with cf and...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-04-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

It ends abruptly 'cus the Video Camera was junk, and a newbie was doing the taping. LOL.

Hey, I took the motor off for return to DA , the base gasket was leaking a bit (common , I quess), to...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-03-2008, 10:18 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

Oh Yeah,

How the hell did my crappy video make the Best Rated AND Most watched this week??

Would some of you guys go give it a 1 rating to knock it off the list?, I am embarassed. ...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-03-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

Mitsu, during the baffling you have to provide ample exit space for the air, I am sure you know this already. And unfortunately, that is going to be a real trick with this cowl.

I am taking...
Forum: Giant Scale Aircraft - 3D & Aerobatic 06-02-2008, 06:36 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 61,778
Posted By Bosshossv8
RE: Lanier 94" Yak help

Robin, nice install, I love the blue line, would love to have a source of it here locally.

Dave, come on down. Yes , the Golf dome is E-flight only,LOL. Wood blades only on helis...dont ask...
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